When was beachball goal?
October 17th, 2009
On October 17th, 2009, Darren Bent’s shot found its way into the Liverpool goal via a big red beachball! It was the only strike of the game, giving Sunderland a 1-0 win at the Stadium of Light.
How many times has Sunderland beat Liverpool?
Liverpool have suffered only three defeats at Sunderland in the last 27 league meetings going back to 1959. They have won 16 and drawn eight. However, they have lost two in the last three. In the last 55 league games home and away Sunderland have won only five times.
What year did Liverpool beat Sunderland?
The 1992 FA Cup Final was contested by Liverpool and Sunderland at Wembley. Liverpool won 2–0, with goals from Michael Thomas and Ian Rush.
Who scored the beach ball goal?
Darren Bent’s Infamous Beach Ball Goal Vs Liverpool Happened 12 Years Ago Today. “The Stadium Of Light erupts!” screams the Sky Sports commentator.
Should the beach ball goal have stood?
It is basic law in football. The goal should just not have stood. The laws of the game state that if there’s an outside interference the game has to be stopped.
When did Sunderland beat Chelsea?
On This Day (14 Nov 2010) Sunderland stun Chelsea as the lads run riot at Stamford Bridge.
Who threw the beach ball?
Exactly 10 years ago, an innocuous shot by Sunderland’s Darren Bent was heading straight towards Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina. But in what then-Reds manager Rafael Benitez described as “a special situation”, Bent’s shot struck a beach ball, thrown on to the pitch by a fan, and was diverted into the visitors’ net.
When did Sunderland win the Premier League?
Since its formation in 1879, the club has won six top-flight (First Division, now the Premier League) titles (1892, 1893, 1895, 1902, 1913, and 1936), and has finished runners-up five times.
Who won the 1992 FA Cup?
Liverpool F.C.1991–92 FA Cup / Champion
Who won the 1992 FA Cup final?
Liverpool F.C.1992 FA Cup Final / Champion
Who ended Chelsea’s unbeaten home run?
Iconic Moment: Chelsea’s record home run ended by Liverpool.
Who ended Mourinho home record?
Jose Mourinho’s nine-year, 150-game unbeaten home record—stretching all the way back to March 16, 2002—came to an end on April 2, 2011 after Sporting Gijon beat his Real Madrid team 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu.
What trophies have Sunderland won?
Honours and achievements. Sunderland have won a total of six Football League Championships including three in the space of four seasons, along with being runners-up five times. Sunderland have also experienced success in the FA Cup, winning it twice; in 1937 and 1973.
When did Sunderland win the league?
How did Sunderland go 1-0 up against Liverpool?
Steve Bruce’s Sunderland came flying out of the blocks. Andy Reid flashed a shot wide inside two minutes and with five minutes on the clock they were 1-0 up – assisted by a Liverpool-branded beach ball, which had been thrown onto the pitch by an away fan and blown by the wind into the Reds’ penalty area. “Andy Reid got down the line on the right.
What TV channel is Manchester United vs Liverpool on?
Watch Manchester United host Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday from 3pm on Sky Sports Premier League; Kick-off 4.30pm Created with Sketch. Darren Bent scored one of the most bizarre goals in the history of football 10 years ago this Thursday – with the help of a beach ball.
What happened to Darren Bent at Sunderland?
Sunderland’s main threat was Darren Bent. The striker, signed from Tottenham for £16.5m in the summer transfer window, was on fire. He’d scored seven times in eight games.
Who was the referee who awarded Liverpool’s goal against Man City?
The referee that day was Mike Jones and presuming the ball had gone in off another player in the box, awarded the goal. As the Liverpool players complained, the official realised something was amiss.