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Awful own goal, ref fail and an insane bounce in a wacky weekend
by Samuel Charles, April 15th, 2013 1:46AM
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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] A defender in the Netherlands tucking home one of the year's worst own goals, a referee needs assistance to book a player in England and one of the strangest goals in soccer history from Algiers.

Crazy footage today, the first clip is a minute, the next two are both under 30 seconds.

FC Utrecht got two red cards and Jozy Altidore scored three goals, all in the first half of AZ Alkmaar’s 6-0 win on Sunday. Unfortunately for 20-year-old Mike van der Hoorn, his calamitous own goal making it 4-0 outshone everything else.

If an opposing player and an official are consoling you, it just can’t be good …



Set to book Danny Guthrie in the 51st minute of Reading’s 0-0 draw with Liverpool on Saturday, referee Mark Clattenburg realizes he forgot his cards in the locker room…



Finally, from Friday’s semifinal of the Algerian cup. MC Alger beat ES Setif 3-2, with Alger’s opener coming off one of the craziest bounces ever.

Poor keeper, he thought they were using a soccer ball …



1 comment
  1. R2 Dad
    commented on: April 15, 2013 at 11:52 a.m.
    Senior moment? Should be the beginning of the end for Clattenburg....

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