Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Everton"

    Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving, gets two-year road ban

Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving, gets two-year road ban

Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to taking the wheel while intoxicated.The Everton forward was also ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid community work over the next twelve months.Everton will also fine the 31-year old two weeks' wages after he pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge.The former England captain was stopped [...]

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    Rooney retires from international football, says ‘it is time to bow out’

Rooney retires from international football, says ‘it is time to bow out’

Wayne Rooney has retired from international football despite Gareth Southgate including him in England's squad for the World Cup qualifiers.Rooney scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country, making him England's all-time leading goal scorer."It was great that Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the upcoming matches ," [...]

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    I definitely fancy a return to Everton as coach, says Amokachi

I definitely fancy a return to Everton as coach, says Amokachi

Former Super Eagles and Everton star Daniel Amokachi says if given the opportunity, he'd be interested in coaching the English Premier League side.Amokachi, who was bought by Everton for 3 million pounds in 1994, said this when he recently paid a visit to the Merseyside."I definitely would like to come back too," the 44-year-old former Super Eagles assistant coach told Skysports UK."It [...]

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    Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Romelu Lukaku was arrested last week after neighbours complained about noise from his luxury holiday pad in Los Angeles, US.The Belgium international was said to have been released at the scene of his arrest.Lukaku, who is poised to join Manchester United from Everton, was verbally warned by the police, who were called six times by neighbours.The former Chelsea player was holidaying at [...]

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    Man United agree £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku

Man United agree £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United have agreed on a £75million deal to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, BBC reports.United and Premier League rivals, Chelsea, have been tracking the Belgian forward all summer.The deal is expected to be finalised this weekend.Lukaku was Mourinho's main summer transfer target, and now that the deal is in the bag, United may no longer be interested in Real Madrid [...]

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    Everton ‘sign’ Henry Onyekuru despite Arsenal interest

Everton ‘sign’ Henry Onyekuru despite Arsenal interest

Everton FC have reportedly beaten fellow Premier League side Arsenal to the signing of Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru from KAS Eupen.The 20-year-old was the top scorer in Belgium last season with 22 league goals.Onyekuru attracted interest from Arsenal, West Ham, Birmingham City as well as Celtic but Everton have beaten them all to his signature.The KAS Eupen striker completed a medical [...]

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    Amokachi appointed technical director of JS Hercules

Amokachi appointed technical director of JS Hercules

Ex-Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has been promoted to the position of technical director by his team JS Hercules of Finland.The new position will broaden his job specification within and outside the club, according to the club board of directors.Amokachi's new position was announced in a statement on the club's website.It read: "In a decision that will change and [...]

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    Moses stars as Chelsea move closer to EPL title

Moses stars as Chelsea move closer to EPL title

Victor Moses was impressive on Sunday afternoon as Chelsea moved a step closer to the English Premier League title.The North London side defeated Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park.If the first half of the encounter ended goalless due to a lack of inspiration, the second half had no such problem.The Blues meant business and it showed in their play.In the 67th minute, [...]

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    Everton player Ross Barkley, who has Nigerian roots, suffers ‘racist abuse’

Everton player Ross Barkley, who has Nigerian roots, suffers ‘racist abuse’

Everton FC midfielder Ross Barkley is believed to have been racially abused in a controversial newspaper article published in The Sun.Barkley's paternal grandfather is Nigerian and his father, according to Kickoff.com, is Liverpool resident Peter Effanga.The alleged racist abuse contained in the article was sequel to Barkley being punched in a Liverpool bar last weekend.His lawyer had described the incident [...]

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    Aiyegbeni signs for Coventry City on short term deal

Aiyegbeni signs for Coventry City on short term deal

Yakubu Aiyegbeni has inked a short-term deal with Coventry City.The striker's contract with the English League One side is expected to last until the end of the ongoing season.Aiyegbeni, who will wear jersey number 22 at Coventry City, has been out of contract since leaving Turkish team, Kayserispor.A struggling Coventry side will need Aiyegbeni's help to escape relegation, after earning [...]

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    Yakubu Aiyegbeni on trial at Coventry City

Yakubu Aiyegbeni on trial at Coventry City

Yakubu Ayegbeni, a former Nigerian international, is on trial at English League One side, Coventry City. Russell Slade, gaffer of Coventry City, has confirmed that Yakubu is now training with the team.The former English Premier League star, famously called Yak, started training on Monday.Slade said: "He’s in, he has had his first training day with us this morning. As you know, [...]

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    Everton sack Roberto Martinez

Everton sack Roberto Martinez

Everton FC have relieved Roberto Martinez of his duties as the club's manager following a 3-0 loss to Sunderland on Wednesday.Everton have been able to pick only four points in the English Premier League (EPL) since March.Martinez, who had three years remaining on his contract, led the club to the semi-finals of the FA Cup and Capital One Cup this [...]

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    Yobo opens up on regrets of his centenary game

Yobo opens up on regrets of his centenary game

Joseph Yobo, former Super Eagles skipper, says the only regret he has about his testimonial game is the inability to invite all those willing to participate in the match.He expressed delight over being able to secure the services of major international players.Preparations for the game has taken Yobo to his old stomping grounds in Europe."It has been amazing. Almost everybody [...]

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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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    Brendan Rodgers sacked as Liverpool manager

Brendan Rodgers sacked as Liverpool manager

Brendan Rodgers has been sacked as Liverpool manager, the club have confirmed.Rodgers leaves the club after just one win in the last nine games in all competitions, the final match being Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Everton – the fifth 1-1 draw in the last six games.The 41-year-old was reportedly told within an hour of today’s 1-1 draw, both in person [...]

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    United gunned down by Arsenal at the Emirates

United gunned down by Arsenal at the Emirates

Three goals in 13 first-half minutes were enough to leave Arsenal in control as they ran out to a 3-0 win over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.       The Gunners came out blazing and found themselves 2-0 up after just seven minutes.Alexis Sanchez flicking home a fine effort at the near post before Mesut Ozil placed a low [...]

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