Mohamed Salah of Egypt celebrating after the victory against Morocco. Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium on January 30, 2022.

17 things we loved this weekend: Salah, Mane, Amad, Ramsdale, Elliott

The Premier League was on its winter break over the weekend – but there was still plenty of football to keep us all entertained.

Senegal, Egypt, Burkina Faso and Cameroon all booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals and Celtic closed the gap on Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.

We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the field. 

Sadio Mane

A lovely, lovely pass. Senegal are through to the semis.

Mohamed Salah

Just as magic at AFCON. Mane’s Senegal may well await in the final.


The Man Utd winger loves making a good first impression.

Aaron Ramsdale

Arsenal have already found their Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang replacement.

Will Alves

Looks like Leicester ave got another talent on their hands.

Harvey Elliott

We can’t wait to see Elliott playing in the Premier League again.

Salomon Rondon

This was to complete a hat-trick. Everton fans look away.

Jacob Brown

Not sure what we like more, the mess of a build-up or the cracking finish.

Krystian Bielik

If Derby stay up, it would go down as one of the greatest football miracles.


The Celtic forward certainly enjoyed their late winner against Dundee.

Michael Owen

Newcastle fans always knew Owen was a doughnut. Now they have proof…

Egypt and Morocco

Scenes we love to see etc…

Karna Solskjaer

This just makes us feel really old.



Alphonso Davies

Looks like Canada are off to the World Cup. Look how delighted he is.

Ben Brereton Diaz

We will never tire of Blackburn’s finest tearing it up in South America.

Nestory Irankunda

The goal is good but the celebration is even better.

This goal

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