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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… fairytale town

18-year-old Lois Openda recently had the chance to defeat an expensive Monaco side in the dying moments of a Europa League match, but the Club Brugge youngster somehow missed an open goal. Luckily at this time of year there’s loads of alcoves to hide in across the fairytale town.

And finally… Wayward heath

Hayward Heath stuffed Crawley Town 3-1 in the Sussex Senior Cup this week after being sent on their way by this simply astonishing own goal from Town defender Germain Dua, channeling his inner Jamie Pollock.

And finally… Sad Lamb

Serbian Superliga defender Zarija Lambulic has staked his claim for the own goal of the year, with this delicate beauty. Unfortunately, Lambulic’s magic touch sent his Proleter Novi Sad side on their way to a 2-1 defeat to Radnički Niš. 

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