Sad news came from China this week that former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tioté had died from a heart attack aged just 30. During his 139 appearances for the Magpies he scored only one goal - you don't need us to explain the backstory, just enjoy it once more. Rest in peace, Cheick. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly newsletter. Sign-up here.
Katarzyna Kiedrzynek had a rough match for PSG in the Women's Champions League final, receiving several knocks and a head injury during the match. The pressure was on though, as the match went to penalties... And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Get it here.
Have you seen Fikayo Tomori's 50-yard own goal for the England under-20s at the FIFA under-20s World Cup this week? It's quite something and ultimately cost England the win against Guinea. If he can master missing important penalties, under-performing at major tournaments and miming Good Save the Queen badly he has a bright international future ahead of him. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our ...
Jamie Pollock? Lee Dixon? Tony Popovic? Peter Enckelman? The debates around the greatest own goal have raged on for decades, but their might just be a new champion to crown. Have a look at this effort from lower league Swiss football. Astonishing. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly newsletter. Sign-up here.
You may remember Baroka FC 'keeper Mamelodi Sundowns making headlines last year after scoring an outrageous overhead kick. He's back in the news again, but this time for all the wrong reasons. Have a look. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Sign-up here.
We've seen many horrendous own goals here in And Finally... over the years. But is this one too terrible to be true? Have a look at this horror show of a clearance in the Ukrainian Persha Liga and make up your own mind. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Sign up here.
Have a look at this preposterous dive from Olympiakos forward Karim Ansarifard, theatrically throwing himself to the floor when an AEK Athens defender dares to go within a postcode of the Iranian. Rather than sheepishly accepting his mistake, he doubles down - contininuing to argue with the unimpressed officials. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly e-bulletin. Sign-up here.
San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski has two goals in 2017. He's unlikely to add many to his tally with this sort of finishing - his hilarious effort apt for this game against New England Revolution, ending 0-0. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly bulletin. Sign-up here. Oh Wondo. #NEvSJ pic.twitter.com/0adx6H8Y9Z — Ben Baer (@BenBaer89) April 20, 2017
Cristian Campestrini joins the likes of Shay Given and Andy Dibble (Google him, kids) in being caught out by lurking forward. Like those before him, Campestrini forgot to look over his shoulder before rolling the ball out in front of him and it cost his Puelba side a point against Chivas in the 94th minute, At 36, you'd think he'd know better. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly ebullet...
Plucky Little Pescara™, bottom of Serié A with 13 points, gave Italian giants AC Milan a game this week at Stadio Adriatico, drawing 1-1. They took the lead thanks to this wonderful own goal from AC defender Gabriel Paletta... And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Sign-up here.