New record for most goals scored before Christmas in a UEFA competition

While there might appear to be a goal drought in some leagues, Alfredo Morelos is on a roll. The Rangers man has scored 14 goals in his side’s run in the UEFA Europa League so far this season (qualifying and group stages included). It’s most ever scored by a player in a UEFA football club competition before Christmas. UEFA confirmed the record on Tuesday. At this rate, Morelos is on course to snatch another record from Colombian compatriot Radamel Falcao. His tally leaves him in

How average goals scored compares in the PSL vs top European leagues

It’s the silly season and for some soccer leagues around the world, it’s about to get even sillier as the festive fixtures pile up while others will take a short break. Some teams might be wishing for a break, especially where goalkeepers are concerned. December to January roughly marks the middle of the season for most of the world’s soccer leagues. It’s also a time of reflection, so, let’s do just that. Rightly or wrongly, for many football fans, goals scored often defines entertainment value.

New Zealand’s Cape Town Sevens win comes with unique quirk

Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby. New Zealand’s win at the 2019 Cape Town Sevens came with a unique quirk. The All Blacks beat South Africa 5-7 in a feisty final. It was only the second time since the South African leg of the World Series moved to Cape Town that the team that scored the most points across the weekend also won the series. Captain Scott Curry praised his team for rising to a “massive challenge” as they avenged a