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And finally… panenk-nah II

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

Why anyone gets involved with panenka style-penalties, despite the many high profile videos in recent years showing how risky they are, is beyond us. This week Venezuelan Brendix Parra was sacked by his club after this disastrous contribution to panenka lore – costing his side their place in the Copa Sudamericana. 

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And finally… panenk-nah

The panenka style penalty is a risky business – get it right and you look suave leaving the keeper scrambling. Get it wrong and you look like, well, you look like Swansea City’s Bersant Celina at the Hawthorns this week. Truly terrible.

And finally… one And finally to rule them all

From somewhere in Greece, we presume, comes this combination of ever And finally… ever. Awful goalkeeping ✓ Mad last ditch defending ✓ Atrocious miss from the forward ✓ Inexplicable flag from the linesman ✓ Enjoy!

And finally… highs and lows

You may remember Baroka FC ‘keeper Mamelodi Sundowns making headlines last year after scoring an outrageous overhead kick. He’s back in the news again, but this time for all the wrong reasons. Have a look.

And finally… the best/worst of 2016

You can head to Match of the Day, Sky Sports or your newspaper of choice to celebrate the amazing technical feats, athletic prowess and skill shown across football in 2016. Not here, though. Here we’ll be looking at worst misses, own goals and defensive blunders from the last 12 months…

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