“Corinthians 10, Tiradentes 1 in the 1983 Brazilian First Division ties with Sochi-Rostov,” says Carmine Seu. “Tiradentes (a small side from Teresina, Piaui, in north-east Brazil) shocked São Paulo’s Corinthians by scoring first through a penalty, but Socrates led a major comeback, scoring four times (two of which were penalties and one of which was a free-kick). This is still the biggest win in the Brazilian First Division, and the last time Tiradentes played in the top flight.” … [Read more...] about Have any songs been written about specific football matches?
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Another Honved fan, Zoltan, said you could sum up what it means to him coming back to a stadium in one word: "Everything. It means everything to us. Football means everything to us. Kispest (a nickname for Honved) is our life. We love it. We don't watch foreign leagues. We just watch the Hungarian league. And this team is our heart and soul." … [Read more...] about Football fans in Hungary allowed back into stadiums
The ball was Barcelona’s and so were the chances, but they were few and fewer still were clear. Suárez was absent, which is often when he appears, but not this time. Nor, indeed, could Messi find a way through the wall bricking off the box. Antoine Griezmann continued to sit it out, not introduced until the 90th minute, his presence virtually pointless. The ball circulated but rarely penetrated, Barcelona’s players held at the perimeter. Only Arturo Vidal found a way to break through, driven by a determination and directness that so few of his companions possess – and that was not enough. … [Read more...] about Real the big winners after Barcelona are held at home by Atlético Madrid
After Shreeves attempted to clarify, Klopp stated: "If you want to lead this story in the direction that we were not focused on that game, then do it. … [Read more...] about Watch Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fume at Geoff Shreeves after Man City thrash newly-crowned champions 4-0
Fans expressed their disagreement over how the league was resumed. "Our money is more important than your health — Bundesliga at any cost!" read a series of satirical advertisements pasted on walls in Cologne on Saturday morning. Some fans had positioned a couch outside Cologne's ground and spray-painted it with the words: "Stadium, not sofa!" Later, a banner draped across the empty terrace in Augsburg proclaimed: "Football will live — your business is sick!" … [Read more...] about Bundesliga celebrates triumphant return: Football as it has to be, not as it’s meant to be