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And finally… panenk-nah

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

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.

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And finally… panenk-nah II

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. 

And finally… recovery

This is some recovery from Argentinian goalkeeper Agustín Marchesín in the CONCACAF Champions League this week. Lobbed from distance, being caught off his line, but he doesn’t give up. Amazing recovery.

And finally… you tried

Al Gharafa’s Medhi Taremi provides us with another high quality entry into the And finally… library of hilarious misses this week. Latching onto a through ball, Taremi gets passed a lunging goalkeeper only to feebly miss in the end. At least he tried.

And finally… learning

Tough times for And finally… this week with the international break. Thankfully, a poor young Brentford under-23 player has stepped in to save us from a severe content drought. Let’s hope the rookie defender learns from this horrorshow. 

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