Brave Keeper Saves Five Penalties In One Game

Scott Sterling, Goalkeeper diving for the ball

In professional sport, amateur sport, large & little games, across the land, around the world, sporting heroes emerge every weekend.  This weekend. Next weekend. This video clip reveals an unexpected hero and also reminds us to have fun in sport. Enjoy your sport. Many players forget to enjoy their sport amidst the intensity of many sports battles. … Read more

Football Respect Challenge

Football

Watch this video. Then see if you can help us to fill in who is doing what at each stage of the video of these heart warming acts of kindness, respect, friendship, humility……   Please do help our readers by adding names and any information . 0.03 Ronaldinio, Real Madrid? (and Brazil) being congratulated by……..? … Read more

World Cup 2014 Best Sportsmanship Moments (Part 1/2)

PR Smith, author, sitting on couch with footballs on the wall

What a World Cup it’s been. Shocks, sensations, revelations, great football mixed with the odd  fear packed paranoid game, some crazy behaviour, wonderful goals, great celebrations, great fun, great fans,  – some of whom were literally out of this world and lots of great sportsmanship. Sit back relax and enjoy some of the great moments … Read more

“If one day I score, I’d be so happy that I’d fly.”

“We’ll score when we grow old.” These are just some of the magical quotes from a Spanish football team of 5 and 6-year olds who have never won a game and never scored a goal, but are arguably, the essence of sportsmanship. Well done to them and their coaches and parents. Sit back and enjoy … Read more

He missed 3 penalties in one match but never gave up.

He missed 3 penalties playing for Argentina against Colombia. He scored a goal in the next game. He broke his leg while celebrating a goal for Villa Real. He scored a goal from inside his own half. His injuries kept him out of football twice for 6 month periods. His 200th goal for Boca Juniors … Read more