Sunday, August 4, 2019

Tag "Barclays Premier League"

    Kanté wins third player of the season award

Kanté wins third player of the season award

Chelsea's midfielder N'golo Kanté has been named the EA Sports Premier League player of the season.It is the third major award the 26-year-old has received after an outstanding season with Chelsea.In April, he won the Professional Football Association (PFA) player of the year award, while two weeks ago, the Football Writers’ Association named him the footballer of the year in England.His latest award [...]

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    Econet rivals DSTV, to air EPL for free

Econet rivals DSTV, to air EPL for free

Econet Media is giving DSTV a run for its money, as it has signed a deal with the English Premier League to show premier league matches for free.On Wednesday, the Premier League announced that Econet Media, owned by Strive Masiyiwa, a Zimbabwean tycoon, struck a deal valid for the 2016/17 and 2018/19 seasons.“The Premier League is pleased to announce that [...]

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    Vardy beats Ighalo to BPL award

Vardy beats Ighalo to BPL award

Jamie Vardy has beaten Odion Ighalo to the Barclays Premier League Player of the Month for October.The Leicester City forward received the award for scoring five league goals in four games in October.The striker emerged ahead of a six-man shortlist of Watford’s Odion Ighalo (three goals, two assists), Arsenal's Mesut Ozil (one goal, six assists), Oliver Giroud (three goals), Stoke [...]

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    Spurs earn derby point at Arsenal

Spurs earn derby point at Arsenal

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have played out a 1-1 draw in Barclays Premier League north London derby at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.Spurs took the lead just after the half-hour mark as Danny Rose's ball over the top was met by Harry Kane, who showed good composure inside the box to score.Kieran Gibbs came on in the 73rd minute [...]

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    Misery continues for Mourinho after Chelsea’s loss

Misery continues for Mourinho after Chelsea’s loss

Jose Mourinho was not at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday, but pressure on him mounts after a third straight Barclays Premier League defeat.With the Portuguese coach serving a one-match stadium ban, Marko Arnautovic converted an acrobatic effort early in the second half.The defeat, Chelsea's seventh in the top flight this season, leaves the champions languishing in 16th place with just [...]

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    No derby delight for Arsenal as Spurs will ‘steal’ at least a point at the Emirates

No derby delight for Arsenal as Spurs will ‘steal’ at least a point at the Emirates

Arsenal will host rivals Tottenham at the Emirates in the star match of this weekend's Barclays Premier League fixtures on Sunday.The Gunners are currently in second place while Spurs are placed fifth. The difference between the two sides, at the moment is five points, which could change at the weekend.Our soccer analyst is not a politician that talked (but [...]

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    Mourinho loses appeal against FA charge

Mourinho loses appeal against FA charge

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, has had his appeal against a £50,000 fine and a suspended one-game stadium ban dismissed by the Football Association.The 52-year-old was sanctioned for implying match officials were biased against the Barclays Premier League champions in comments made following the October 3 loss to Southampton.It was a charge he rejected, but his appeal was thrown out, the [...]

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    Mikel: We are ‘right behind’ Mourinho

Mikel: We are ‘right behind’ Mourinho

Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, has declared the team “is right behind” Jose Mourinho as he looks to turn around the club's fortune. The defending champions have lost six of their 11 Barclays Premier League games this season and occupy the 15th position in the table.But Mikel, who has featured in each of Chelsea’s past three games, said the players trust [...]

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    Carneiro takes legal action against Mourinho

Carneiro takes legal action against Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is to be the subject of an individual legal claim from former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro.Legal papers will be served on Mourinho this week as part of separate but connected claims against him and against the club, according to Press Association Sport.It means the Portuguese manager will have to appear in person at an employment tribunal unless [...]

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    Ighalo scores two to condemn West Ham to first away loss

Ighalo scores two to condemn West Ham to first away loss

Odion Ighalo took his Barclays Premier League tally to seven as a goal either side of half-time gave Watford their second home win of the season against West Ham.Slaven Bilic’s high-flying Hammers finished the game with ten men after James Collins' sending off.The Super Eagles of Nigeria forward capitalised on errors in the visitors backline to give the Hornets a [...]

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    The Bridge to stand firm after Klopp invasion

The Bridge to stand firm after Klopp invasion

All roads lead to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea host Liverpool in the star match of this weekend's Barclay Premier League fixtures.The ride has been bumpy for Jose Mourinho this season but he will hope his Chelsea side continue their recent fine run against Liverpool.It’s been eight matches across all competitions since Liverpool defeated Chelsea though the Reds have drawn [...]

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    Mane frustrates Liverpool… Manchester derby ends in draw

Mane frustrates Liverpool… Manchester derby ends in draw

Sadio Mane's late equaliser for Southampton denied Jurgen Klopp his first victory as Liverpool manager.The Reds dominated possession at Anfield and took the lead when Christian Benteke headed in James Milner's cross from the right.But with four minutes left, Mane bundled in when Gaston Ramirez's header across goal was palmed by keeper Simon Mignolet into the body of the forward.Mane [...]

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    Aston Villa sack Tim Sherwood

Aston Villa sack Tim Sherwood

Tim Sherwood has been sacked as manager of Aston Villa, the club has confirmed.Sherwood leaves after only taking charge in February, paying the price for the club’s dismal start to the Barclays Premier League season.Assistant manager Ray Wilkins, first-team coach Mark Robson and performance analyst Seamus Brady have also left, with Kevin MacDonald, who has been coaching the under-21s, placed [...]

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    United to trade places with City after derby

United to trade places with City after derby

Manchester United welcome their city rivals to Old Trafford in one of the most interesting derbies in English football.City currently sit two points clear of United on top of the table, but a win for United would see them leapfrog City, possibly into first place.On the other hand, three points for City would be even more crucial as they [...]

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    Yaya: I’ve won titles, made money, but I’m not happy

Yaya: I’ve won titles, made money, but I’m not happy

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, is not a happy man despite his bulging bank balance and trophy cabinet.The 32-year-old has launched a stinging attack on the media in England and Ivory Coast, insisting that he has been treated unfairly for his performances with club and country, claiming: “I have won titles, lots of money, but I am not happy.”Toure told [...]

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    Klopp to start Premier League sojourn with a loss at White Hart Lane

Klopp to start Premier League sojourn with a loss at White Hart Lane

Tottenham host Liverpool in Jurgen Klopp’s first game in the Barclays Premier League at White Hart Lane on Saturday.The German replaced Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool’s manager and expectedly, the build up to the game is around the 48-year-old tactician.Adeshina Aderele Ajayi (AAA), our guest this weekend, is not yet 48 or training to be a soccer tactician, but he’s in [...]

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