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#ICYMI: What a hit

Poor old Elliot Justham, who will now be remembered for more than having a song sung about him and Tesco sandwiches, after conceding a remarkable goal at Notts County this week. The Dags keeper’s poor clearance landed at the feet of Michael Doyle who smashed it in from halfway with no hesitation.

#ICYMI: Rouge-faced

Great stuff from Ligue 1 for this week’s #ICYMI – where a comedy of errors leads to St Etienne scoring a bizarre own goal. Keep an eye out, too, for a sensational bit of skill from PSG forward Kylian M’bappe in the build up.

#ICYMI: Attention

Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Jamie Jones is the subject of this week’s #ICYMI. Stopping mid-match against West Brom to help himself to some refreshments, not realising a backpass was headed his way. Cost his team dear, it did.

#ICYMI: Red-faced

This week’s #ICYMI comes from Hee-Chan Hwang who plays for a fizzy drinks manufacturer in Austria. Watch him do well to beat the offside trap and round the keeper, but spurn his chance. Luckily for Red Bull Salzburg, the Korean would later salvage a point.

#ICYMI: Walking football

This week the Brazilian Copa Verde served up one of the most moronic pieces of football we’ve ever seen – Caíque Oliveira costing his Paysandu side the tie with a truly terrible penalty. What was he thinking? Awful.

#ICYMI: Rotten

Brazil and Argentina were the latest FAs to take the Saudi money during this international break, playing a friendly in the authoritarian regime’s capital, Riyadh. An unremarkable game marked with this quite unremarkable penalty from Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus. Rotten all-round.

#ICYMI – Rash

Did you see Marcus Rashford's miss against Brighton at the weekend? It's an excellent contribution to the growing #ICYMI archive of footballing incompetence.

#ICYMI – The cheek of it

Usually, a kick up the backside is administered at half-time to an underperforming team. Yaya Touré, however, took the phrase a bit too literally this week, getting sent off for dishing out that particular punishment to an opponent just 10 seconds into his final game for Qingdao Huanghai in China.

#ICYMI: Qatar stars

This week’s #ICYMI is an incredible series of misses from the Qatari league that end up with a glorious sliced effort into the barren athletic track surrounding the pitch. Least no-one was there to see it though, eh?

#ICYMI: rebounds

Ashley Fletcher is the poor soul who christens #ICYMI – the first of our new weekly featurettes on the FSA’s website.

#ICYMI… Slabhead

Basford United’s Slef Galinski scored an astonishing goal against FC United this week and the first of its kind that we can remember – a headed goal from inside his own half, albeit helped by some comically bad goalkeeping. Basford went on to win 3-1.

And finally… Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Egyptian keeper Mahmoud Gad making a remarkable save which followed some dubious decision making in the first place (even Superman doesn’t get everything right). Gad’s Enppi Club still lost the game 4-0 though after the opposition players unleashed some kryptonite rendering Gad’s powers useless.

And finally… he’s the nuts

The best bits of skill look effortless at first glance, but only upon a second look do you truly appreciate their brilliance. Miranda’s own goal for Jiangsu Suning falls into that category – not only is a backheeled finish from a tight angle, he also manages to nutmeg the goalkeeper into the bargain, to earn his place in this week’s …And finally

And finally… slice of luck

Here’s something from the Australia’s under-17 match against Brazil, where one of the young Socceroos delightfully slices a looping ball into his own net. Hopefully, the young centre-half learns from his mistake and never troubles the And finally… archive again.

And finally… Rostov his feet

FC Rostov defender Evgeni Chernov is the star of this week’s And finally… with an incredible double goal-line clearance against Lokomotiv Moscow. His heroics would help Rostov go on to beat Lokomotiv and stay joint-top of the Russian Premier League.

And finally… not forgotten

There’s a long road ahead for Bury fans as they look to pick up the pieces following the demise of the club and we’ll be offering our support along the way. But for now, let’s look back at some of Bury’s finest goals from last season.

And finally… Face/off

LA Galaxy defender Jørgen Skjelvik’s face cost his side three points against Seattle Sounders in MLS this week – as the Norwegian’s attempts to recover from a break sent the ball hurtling towards his own goal in the 82nd minute. Extremely unlucky.

And finally… all aboard

The last time Josef Martinez’s buffoonery featured in And finally… we said: “Hopefully the Venezuelan has learned a valuable lesson about show boating.” Alas, it would appear that he has not, missing yet another penalty with the very same clownish routine.

And finally… Kenilworth woes

The football season is back underway and with it the same old brouhaha as Luton and Boro proved at Kenilworth Rd.

And finally… de-carbonated

Chelsea winger Pedro scored a delightful little goal against an Austrian side owned by a large soft drink brand in a largely meaningless pre-season friendly tournament this week.

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