Up there with the all-time greats of own goals
This bizarre own goal comes from the Irish Combined Counties Football League Division 3, which regular readers will know we don’t feature all that often. Melville Celtic are playing Ballymahon B.
The Ballymahon keeper safely collects the ball and attempts to punt it downfield. But the ball smacks a defender on the back of the head. Not only is the victim knocked out, the ball takes a massive ricochet (perhaps that was his name) and flies back over the keeper into the net.
Now if the keeper had tried to do any of that…