Football

Video: Man Utd’s Phil Jones Produces an Epic No-Look Backwards Header

Video: Man Utd’s Phil Jones Produces an Epic No-Look Backwards Header

Phil Jones really is a special breed of footballer; a player like no other we’ve seen in modern day British football.

The Manchester United defender is enjoying himself back in the Red Devils’ starting line-up  after an injury ravaged campaign last season, and he even found time to pull out the flicks and tricks against West Ham in the EFL Cup last night.

It was barely noticed by fans watching at the time, but with United leading 1-0 in the first-half, Jones chased a loose ball towards the half-way line and, well, he produced what can only be described as a no-look backwards header.

We have no idea if this really was deliberate, but we’re willing to give him the benefit of the doubt:

He might not produce your typical flicks and tricks but Phil Jones is definitely a showman – and with skills like this, we can only take our hat off to him.

Well played, Phil. Excellent work.


 

You’ll Love Our Podcast

In this week’s show, Daniel is back and joined by website assistant editors Connor Boylan and Scott MacArthur as they look back on the League Cup, Joe Dodoo’s heroics and much more.

More in Football

Video: Philippe Coutinho Scores Absolutely Fantastic Solo Goal v Bournemouth

Daniel CawDecember 17, 2017

Video: Celtic Fans Applaud and Thank Players Despite 4-0 Defeat to Hearts

Daniel CawDecember 17, 2017

Everyone’s Making the Same Joke About Scott Brown and Harry Cochrane

Daniel CawDecember 17, 2017

Video: Brendan Rodgers Congratulates His Celtic Players After 4-0 Defeat to Hearts

Daniel CawDecember 17, 2017

Rangers Defender Fabio Cardoso Says ‘Moan the Celtic’ in Clip with Hoops Fans

Daniel CawDecember 17, 2017

Reiss Nelson Retweets Jan Vertonghen’s 2012 ‘We Are S***’ Tweet After Tottenham Lose

Daniel CawDecember 16, 2017

Chris Sutton Says Tommy Wright Did Well in His Audition For Rangers Job

Daniel CawDecember 16, 2017

Video: Efe Ambrose is Only Player Who Gets Praise From Neil Lennon After Aberdeen Defeat

Daniel CawDecember 16, 2017

Should Arsenal Fans Be Happy With Arsene Wenger’s Mesut Ozil Update? Or Confused?

Stuart HyndDecember 16, 2017