Amad Diallo celebrates scoring for Sunderland in their Championship match against Birmingham City at Stadium of Light, Sunderland, May 2023.

14 things we loved this weekend: Diallo, Gundogan, Keane, Clichy…

May is arguably the greatest month in the footballing calendar and this weekend’s action at the business end of the 2022-23 season lived up to expectations.

There were some cracking goals across Europe, while in the Premier League Manchester City took a giant stride to winning a third successive league title and the play-offs got underway in the Football League.

Here are 14 of our favourite moments from a brilliant weekend of action.

Ilkay Gundogan

Disgusting goal.

Ilkay Gundogan celebrates during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park, Liverpool, May 2023.

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Amad Diallo

This boy is the truth.

Roberto De Zebri

We’re calling it now; this guy is the next Mourinho.

Gael Clichy


Gael Clichy during the Swiss Super League match between Servette and Basel at Stade de Geneve, Geneva, October 2022.

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Roy Keane & Patrick Vieira

When these two are sparring, everything is right with the world.

AC Milan ultras

Terrifying and inspiring in equal measure.

Luke Ayling

Ayling has a stutter, meaning this post-match interview was truly inspirational.

Notts County

Back in the Football League after four seasons away.

Sebastian Haller

Naughty. Very naughty.

Feyenoord fans

That’s one big banner.


Their first La Liga title in four years.

Martin Keown



We don’t need a translator to understand what this last-minute winner against Vietnam meant to Indonesians…

Fulham’s Twitter admin

Well played.

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