Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "Clint Dempsey"

    Dempsey salutes ‘best-ever partner’ Martins

Dempsey salutes ‘best-ever partner’ Martins

Seattle Sounders striker, Clint Dempsey, has disclosed that Obafemi Martins is one of the best strike partners he has played with.Dempsey scored two goals in Sounders 3-0 win over New England Revolution on Sunday night. One of the goals was an assist from Martins and he paid the compliment back after his assist led to the Nigerian’s goal.And the [...]

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    Martins bags MLS player of the month award

Martins bags MLS player of the month award

Super Eagles forgotten man, Obafemi Martins, has been voted the Etihad Airways Player of the Month in the Major League Soccer (MLS) for September.According to a statement on the MLS official website, the Seattle Sounders forward polled 58.48 per cent of the total votes by fans to win the award.He scored five goals and had one assist in the month [...]

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    72 amazing facts about Brazil 2014 World Cup

72 amazing facts about Brazil 2014 World Cup

As the dust begins to gather on the memories of Brazil 2014, here are a few reminders of some of the statistics that have illuminated the tournament, courtesy of Opta.• There were fewer red cards at the 2014 World Cup than any other edition since 1986 (8).• The 2014 World Cup saw a joint-highest number of goals scored (171).• Germany [...]

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    De Bruyne, Lukaku send Red Devils to quarters after thriller

De Bruyne, Lukaku send Red Devils to quarters after thriller

Belgium secured their first FIFA World Cup quarter-final berth since 1986 with a pulsating 2-1 extra-time win over United States.Kevin De Bruyne, one of a host of Belgium players to find USA goalkeeper Tim Howard in sensational form, smashed into the bottom corner in the third minute of the additional period after the initial 90 somehow ended goalless at Salvador's [...]

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    Uninspiring friendlies, Echiejile’s injury, and the World Cup

Uninspiring friendlies, Echiejile’s injury, and the World Cup

It is barely four days away from the start of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ and the injuries keep on robbing nations of their big names. Radamel Falcao, Rafael van der Vaart and recently, Franck Ribery and Marco Reus are already ruled out. Meanwhile, Portugal point man and Balon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, is flirting dangerously with this list.Nigeria [...]

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    [ANALYSIS] Super Eagles badly exposed by US

[ANALYSIS] Super Eagles badly exposed by US

It is very difficult to pick holes in the actions or selections of a title-winning coach. It even seems more foolish when one considers or remembers how this coach and his charges have made pundits eat humble pie in the past.At the final whistle of the friendly international between the Super Eagles and the United States on Saturday, some Nigerians [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 27: Can USA profit from Donovan’s last hurrah?

COUNTDOWN 27: Can USA profit from Donovan’s last hurrah?

If ever there was one American looking to put the country on the map as one of the best in the game of football (or soccer as it is known to Americans), it has to be Landon Donovan.The Los Angeles Galaxy striker and legend has striven to improve the country’s league, snubbing the allure of Europe. Three World Cup appearances [...]

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