Soccer Referee Outruns Mob Of Angry Players And Team Officials

This happened during a match between Al-Nahda and Al-Salam Zgharta of the Lebanese second division soccer league. It is very weird. It begins with the referee issuing a yellow and a red card to Al-Nahda's Youssef Omar, who then decides to attack the referee and chase him across the pitch. And then more people start… »3/07/13 5:35pm3/07/13 5:35pm

UAE Soccer Player May Be Punished For "Disrespectful"-But-Also-Awesome Backheel Penalty Kick

On Sunday, Theyab Awana, a 21-year-old winger with the United Arab Emirates national team, scored on a penalty kick in a friendly against Lebanon. Only he did it off of a 180 and using his heel. UAE was up 5-2 at the time, and they ultimately won 7-2, so the stakes weren't very high for either team. Does this make… »7/19/11 11:15am7/19/11 11:15am