Ex-Denmark coach Moller Nielsen dies

Denmark's 1992 European Championship-winning coach Richard Moller Nielsen has died at the age of 76, the Danish Football Association has announced. Moller Nielsen was admitted to hospital in Odense last June after becoming ill and, although he was initially discharged after a few days, later scans determined he required an operation on a brain tumour. He underwent surgery the...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch the 5 Goals Scored By Goalkeepers in the Premier League From 2001-2013

In the past 13 years, roughly 0.38 goals per year have been scored by goalkeepers in the Premier League. So when a goalkeeper does score, it’s such a rare treat that it’s something you want to embrace and watch over and over again. Only five goalkeepers are in the folklore of Premier League keepers who have scored in England’s top flight. Here are the five goals from 2001-2013...
Via EPL Talk
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Five things we learned this week in the Barclays Premier League

Asmir Begovic and Artur Boruc shake hands after the game which saw the Stoke keeper score after 13 seconds. Asmir Begovic is lethal is his own box Scoring after just 13 seconds is impressive. Scoring as a goalkeeper is extremely rare. Scoring as a goalkeeper, after 13 seconds, from your own box was unheard of, until this weekend. Asmir Begovic’s driven long pass was taken by the...
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Premier League Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic Scores Goal 13 Seconds After Kickoff From 100 Yards Out (GIF)

Asmir Begovic is a full-fledged member of soccer’s fraternity of goalkeepers, but he sensationally broke ranks with his comrades on Saturday. Begovic, the starter at English soccer club Stoke City, scored just 13 seconds into his team’s Premier League game against Southampton. Yes, you read that correctly. The Bosnian stopper’s wind-assisted clearance traveled 100 yards, bounced...
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

OSG Prem: Stoke's Begovic Scores... And It's A Big Deal...

((HT: BPL on NBC)) After just 12 seconds in today's Stoke-Southampton match, Potters goalie Asmir Begovic scored for Stoke City- joining the likes of Tim Howard, Paul Robinson, and Peter Schmeichel as goalies who scored in Premier League action. It was 1-1 at the break... Enjoy...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic Scores A Long-Range Effort After 12 Seconds

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic became only the fifth goalkeeper in Premier League history to score a goal today, joining the elite ranks of other scoring goalkeepers Peter Schmeichel, Tim Howard, Brad Friedel and Paul Robinson. What made Begovic’s goal today against Southampton even more special is that he scored after just 12 seconds at the Britannia Stadium. Here are two...
Via EPL Talk
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Mancini wary of Chelsea threat

A statue of Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has been unveiled under the stand bearing his name at Old Trafford. Over 2,500 people attended, including former United greats Sir Bobby Charlton, Peter Schmeichel, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Andy Cole, Denis Irwin, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar and Eric Cantona. And Ferguson's wife, Lady Cathy, stood next to her husband...
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November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Schmeichel: Onus on Ibrahimovic´s team-mates

Peter Schmeichel said Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic should be given preferential treatment, ahead of their Euro 2012 opener with Ukraine. The...
Via Soccer News
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Injured goalie Sorensen out of Denmark squad

Denmark coach Morten Olsen has dropped veteran goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen from the European Championship squad because of a back injury. Sorensen was injured during Saturday's friendly against Brazil, and Olsen says he likely ''will not recover in time.'' Olsen on Tuesday called up Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel - the son of Denmark great Peter Schmeichel...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Manchester United legendary goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel praises David de Gea

Former Manchester United star goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has backed David de Gea to become the Red Devils No. 1 keeper...
Via Soccer News
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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