Tag "Barclays Premier League"

    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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    Klopp: We have to change from doubter to believer

Klopp: We have to change from doubter to believer

New Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has a message for the team’s supporters: We have to change from doubter to believer. Now. The 48-year-old German was appointed as Brendan Rodgers' successor on Thursday, signing a three-year deal worth £15m to become the 20th boss in the club’s illustrious history. He arrives with a formidable pedigree and a track record of success which he [...]

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    Advocaat quits as Sunderland manager

Advocaat quits as Sunderland manager

Dick Advocaat has stepped down as Sunderland coach with the team yet to win a Barclays Premier League game this season. The 68-year-old was appointed in March and guided them to safety, but a poor start to the season has seen the Black Cats slide to second-from-bottom in the league. The club announced the news in a statement a day after Advocaat's [...]

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    United ‘won’t lose’ to Arsenal at the Emirates

United ‘won’t lose’ to Arsenal at the Emirates

It’s always more than the three points that are at stake whenever Arsenal take on Manchester United. Sunday’s game at the Emirates is no exception.  Our soccer analyst is well aware that pride and bragging rights are solicited extras aside the maximum point that comes with victory. Edward Eboh, though, is prejudiced – he’s a Manchester United faithful! “Well, I cross my [...]

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    Spurs hammer City at the Lane

Spurs hammer City at the Lane

Tottenham striker, Harry Kane, scored his first goal in over 640 minutes of football as he helped Spurs come from behind to beat Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester City 4-1 at White Hart Lane. Without captain Vincent Kompany, who couldn’t shrug off injury, and No. 1 goalkeeper, Joe Hart, who was left on the bench in favour of Willy Caballero, the [...]

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    FIFA announce Nov/Dec dates for 2022 World Cup in Qatar

FIFA announce Nov/Dec dates for 2022 World Cup in Qatar

FIFA have announced the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The number one football event will now be staged from November 21 to December 18 in 2022. FIFA's executive committee confirmed the dates which means it will be the first ever winter World Cup from the traditional summer tournament to avoid Qatar's heat. Also, the event will take place over 28 [...]

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    Chelsea see off nine-man Arsenal at the Bridge

Chelsea see off nine-man Arsenal at the Bridge

Chelsea grabbed a morale-boosting 2-0 win against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Kurt Zouma and Eden Hazard scored after the break to consign nine-man Arsenal to defeat in a fiery London derby. The game erupted before the break when Diego Costa grabbed Laurent Koscielny's face and body-slammed the defender to the turf. As the tension rose, Costa goaded Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista, [...]

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    Arsenal to earn at least a point at the Bridge

Arsenal to earn at least a point at the Bridge

Chelsea will be looking for their first home league win of the season when they face Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. No one would have imagined that the champions will be in 17th position on the log with a mere four points from a possible 15. Not even a hater like our soccer analyst this week, Patrick Agbiboa, a senior [...]

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    Ighalo: I turned down ‘crazy money’ from China

Ighalo: I turned down ‘crazy money’ from China

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has claimed he turned down “crazy money” to play in the Chinese in the summer to remain with Watford.  The 26-year-old signed a new five-year deal at Vicarage Road on Friday and he celebrated that with the lone strike against Swansea City on Saturday to earn his side their first Barclays Premier League win of the [...]

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    Iheanacho scores first BPL goal

Iheanacho scores first BPL goal

Nigerian youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho, has scored his first goal in the Barclays Premier League for club side Manchester City. Iheanacho scored on the dot of 90 minutes, smartly poking home the ball in the penalty box after Crystal Palace goalkeeper, A. McCarthy, spilled Samir Nasri's shot. The goal could prove City's most vital yet, as City would have dropped their first points [...]

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    Man United to bounce back against Liverpool

Man United to bounce back against Liverpool

The Barclays Premier League resumes after the international break with a tantalising fixture – Manchester United play host to Liverpool this Saturday. Our guest today is neither a fan of the two bitter rivals. Dayo Oyelaja is a brand specialist and a fan of “the best club in London and England”, Arsenal. He takes us through this match of the week and [...]

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    Andre Ayew wins Premier League award

Andre Ayew wins Premier League award

Swansea City striker, Andre Ayew, has been named August's Barclays Premier League Player of the Month. The Black Stars of Ghana forward has scored three goals as the unbeaten Swansea sit in fourth place with eight points from their opening four games. The 25-year-old took the award ahead of his team-mate Bafetimbi Gomis as well as Manchester City duo David Silva and [...]

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    Ighalo agrees new contract with Watford until 2020

Ighalo agrees new contract with Watford until 2020

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo, has signed a new five-year deal with his Barclays Premier League side Watford. The 26-year-old forward, who has scored 21 goals in 42 games since signing for Watford in July 2014, has further committed his future to the club until 2020. Ighalo initially moved to Watford on loan ahead of the 2014/15 campaign, but [...]

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    Iheanacho eyes more playing time with City

Iheanacho eyes more playing time with City

Nigerian starlet, Kelechi Iheanacho, is seeking more opportunities to shine at Manchester City. The 18-year-old forward was brought on as a late substitute in the 2-0 win against Watford and now he’s eager to play his part again as City look to maintain their perfect start to the Barclays Premier League season. With Wilfried Bony facing a race to be fit for [...]

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    Mbokani signs for Norwich on loan from Dynamo Kiev

Mbokani signs for Norwich on loan from Dynamo Kiev

Norwich City have signed DR Congo international Dieumerci Mbokani on a season-long loan from Dynamo Kiev. The 29-year-old DR Congo international, four times a Belgian league champion across his spells with Standard Liege and Anderlecht, will move to Carrow Road pending the approval of a work permit. The Canaries have an option to buy Mbokani, who has scored 19 goals in 46 [...]

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    Iheanacho finally makes league debut for City

Iheanacho finally makes league debut for City

Kelechi Iheanacho made his Barclays Premier League debut for Manchester City in their 2-0 win against Watford at the Etihad Stadium. The 19-year-old came on for Raheem Sterling in the 89th minute of the encounter as City maintained their 100 percent start to the new season with their fourth win in a row. Iheanacho started on the bench for each of [...]

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