Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Keeper Own Goal: Blunder or Bad Luck?
by Mike Woitalla, October 21st, 2013 12:36AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men, off the post, video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] The video of Iona's fluke goal against Fairfield University quickly went viral with headlines such as "Epic Fail" and "All-time Great Howler," but we think those takes on keeper Matt Turner's misfortune is a bit harsh.

Iona Freshman Jordan Scarlett's long-range shot hit the crossbar and bounced straight up.

What goes up must go down, and the ball returned just inside the crossbar, making it extremely difficult to handle for Turner, who's team ended up losing 2-1.



5 comments
  1. David Mozeshtam
    commented on: October 21, 2013 at 7:44 a.m.
    Come on! "Whose team", not "who's team"! Doesn't anyone care about the language any more?

  1. Wayne Root
    commented on: October 21, 2013 at 8:41 a.m.
    No. They rarely do.

  1. Paul Dueker
    commented on: October 22, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
    C'mon Mike. Don't you think a college-age keeper should be able to do a simple tap over the bar ??

  1. Jeff EAst
    commented on: October 22, 2013 at 11:42 a.m.
    for any of you who have ever played baseball will know that when playing catcher it is extremely hard to catch a simple pop fly from that angle (going away from you not coming at you). When turned towards your own goal it is really tough to judge. yes he should have tipped it over the bar but those arent balls you practice catching. big moment plus a strange occurance equals being a goalie sucks. keepyour head up kid

  1. Ginger Peeler
    commented on: October 23, 2013 at 10:29 a.m.
    David, there are still some of us out here who care about the language...but, I've noticed, smart phones sometimes do evil things to messages I'm trying to type.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: David Carter    
"Chivas in the L.A. market is beyond an afterthought. I think even most soccer fans aren't ...
Goal celebration sends player into abyss    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] After Joel scored a fine goal for Brazilian club Coritiba he ...
Guardiola: Bayern Munich deserved to win    
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Wednesday] Off to a relatively quiet start to its league season, German champion ...
Impact edges Red Bulls to take command    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Wednesday] In a Concacaf matchup of MLS teams, Montreal went with its stars, ...
Lichaj's Nottingham Forest stays on top    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Eric Lichaj, one of the few available European-based U.S. internationals not called into the ...
Women take to turf for final qualifying warmup    
[USA-MEXICO] With the threat of U.S. women's national team players to sue FIFA over the issue ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Midweek] In 2013, North Carolina came up against William & Mary as the No. 1 ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Midweek] No. 2 Virginia improved to 8-0-0 with a 5-0 victory over Old Dominion. The ...
A neat free-kick goal from Down Under     
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Choreographed free kicks usually don't work out better than a simple shot on ...
Charlotte gains Independence as Eagles' successor    
[USL PRO] The Charlotte Independence will take the place of the Charlotte Eagles in USL PRO ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives