Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "English Premier League"

    Conte sacked by Chelsea with compatriot Sarri set to take over

Conte sacked by Chelsea with compatriot Sarri set to take over

Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea as their manager.Conte guided the Blues to the Premier League title just one year ago in what was his debut season at Stamford Bridge.His second campaign proved far less harmonious, however, and although they lifted the FA Cup in the spring, they could only finish fifth in the Premier League.Conte is now understood [...]

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    Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract at Liverpool.The Egyptian committed his future to the club after a sterling performance last season in the English Premier League. Salah scored 44 goals in 52 appearances.With the new deal, Salah will be at Anfield until 2023 and there's no release clause in the contract.The deal will see him become the highest earning [...]

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    Champions Man City to face Arsenal in EPL opener

Champions Man City to face Arsenal in EPL opener

Manchester City, champions of the English Premier League (EPL), and Arsenal will trade tackles in the 2018-19 season opener.The EPL on Thursday released dates for all 380 matches that will be played throughout next season.Arsenal will host the tie with City when the new EPL season kicks off on August 11.In the same weekend, Manchester United will take on Leicester, [...]

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    Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure has accused Pep Guardiola of having "problems with Africans" following his exit from Manchester City.Toure and Guardiola's relationship has been shaky since their time together at Barcelona.The Ivorian struggled for regular starts under the Spaniard over the last two years and has now been released by the club.He played just 17 times in the 2017/18 English Premier League [...]

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    Ferguson, Kanu, Van Persie hail ‘great’ Wenger

Ferguson, Kanu, Van Persie hail ‘great’ Wenger

Tributes and encomiums have been pouring in since Arsene Wenger announced that he will quit as the manager of Arsenal at the end of the season.He made his intention known in a press statement on Friday.Sir Alex Ferguson, Wenger's longtime rival, has described the Frenchman as "one of the greatest Premier League managers".The Frenchman has been in charge of Arsenal [...]

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    Ikeme’s Wolves return to English Premier League after six-year absence

Ikeme’s Wolves return to English Premier League after six-year absence

Nigeria's Carl Ikeme's Wolverhampton FC have been promoted to the English Premier League (EPL).Wolves' six years absence from top-flight football ended on Saturday despite not being in action.The championship leaders, who will play Birmingham on Sunday, secured a return to the EPL after third-placed Fulham failed to beat Brentford.Brentford’s Neil Maupay headed home from close range in the fourth minute [...]

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    Iheanacho hungry for ‘more’ after scoring first EPL goal for Leicester

Iheanacho hungry for ‘more’ after scoring first EPL goal for Leicester

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho is looking forward to scoring more English Premier League goals for Leicester City.He got his first EPL goal for the club in a 4-1 win over West Brom on Saturday.Iheanacho came on for Shinji Okazaki in the 60th minute. He also provided an assist for Riyad Mahrez to score Leicester's second goal of the game [...]

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    ‘Guardiola is fantastic — but CANNOT repeat Barcelona success at Man City’

‘Guardiola is fantastic — but CANNOT repeat Barcelona success at Man City’

Toni Alvarez, a La Liga coach instructor, says it will be "difficult" for Pep Guardiola to repeat his Barcelona days achievements in Manchester City.Alvarez, a Uefa pro-license coach, believes it will be a tall order for any manager to put together a team like the Barcelona side that Guardiola tutored to multiple success."I don't think he can reach that level of [...]

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    Nigeria is top goalscoring African nation in the EPL

Nigeria is top goalscoring African nation in the EPL

The English Premier League website has ranked Nigeria as the most productive African nation in terms of goalscoring.According to data on the EPL website, the three-time African champions are the 10th best goalscoring nation in the world since the start of the league in 1992.Nigeria has 471 goals followed by Ivory Coast with 321 goals and Senegal with 314.England is ranked [...]

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    Ronald Koeman sacked as Everton coach

Ronald Koeman sacked as Everton coach

Ronald Koeman has been sacked by Everton FC following a poor run of form which culminated in the home thrashing by Arsenal on Sunday.The Dutch manager is the third coach to be sacked in the English Premier League club in the 2017/18 season after Frank Boer and Craig Shakespeare.The 5-2 defeat left the Toffees 18th in the Premier League with [...]

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    Chelsea host Burnley, Arsenal battle Leicester on opening day of 2017/18 EPL season

Chelsea host Burnley, Arsenal battle Leicester on opening day of 2017/18 EPL season

Champions Chelsea will begin the 2017/18 Premier League campaign at home to Burnley hoping to continue their impressive record of having won 16, drawn six and lost only three of their opening day fixtures.Premier League runners-up Tottenham Hotspurs kick off the new campaign away from home with a potentially tough trip to Rafa Benitez's newly-promoted Newcastle.Manchester United will also begin [...]

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    Ndidi helps Leicester defeat West Brom

Ndidi helps Leicester defeat West Brom

Wilfred Ndidi contributed significantly to Leicester City's 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday.The Nigerian midfielder continued his remarkable form in the middle of the park from the first sound of the whistle.He had a shot deflected off target in the 6th minute. He would have more of such chances but they were either deflected or [...]

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    Ndidi scores stunning goal as Leicester defeat Stoke

Ndidi scores stunning goal as Leicester defeat Stoke

Wilfred Ndidi scored a screamer to put Leicester on the path to a 2-0 victory over Stoke City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.The Nigerian midfielder got the English Premier League champions ahead with his first league goal for the club when he picked up a pass from Danny Drinkwater and unleashed a wonder shot into the top right-hand [...]

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    Ndidi: My father — a soldier — never wanted me to play football

Ndidi: My father — a soldier — never wanted me to play football

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, says his family was against his decision to play football professionally.According to Ndidi, his father, a soldier, wanted him to go to school.Ndidi in an interview with Leicester Mercury spoke about his background and career progression thus far."My family were not really into football. My dad wanted me to go to school, not play football," [...]

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    Bale: If you play well for 45 minutes, you won’t win a match in the EPL

Bale: If you play well for 45 minutes, you won’t win a match in the EPL

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale says teams in the English Premier League have to play at a high level for 90 minutes to win games as opposed to their counterparts in the Spanish La Liga."Every game in the Premier League, you have to be at 100 per cent for 90 minutes or you will lose," the player who transferred from [...]

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    Referee Mark Clattenburg quits England for Saudi Arabia

Referee Mark Clattenburg quits England for Saudi Arabia

Famous referee, Mark Clattenburg, has quit the English Premier League (EPL) to continue his career in Saudi Arabia.Clattenburg has now taken up a job with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF).The Professional Match Official Limited (PGMOL) has issued a statement praising his contributions to the English game."PGMOL would like to wish Mark Clattenburg well as he prepares for his move [...]

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