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    Iheanacho scores in Leicester’s defeat as West Ham shock Chelsea

Iheanacho scores in Leicester’s defeat as West Ham shock Chelsea

It was mixed fortunes for Super Eagles players in the English Premier League (EPL) as Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho took part in Everton's 2-1 win over Leicester City at Goodison Park on Wednesday night. While Iwobi had an average game, Iheanacho scored for Leicester, with Ndidi conceding a penalty for Everton to double their lead. Everton took a two-goal [...]

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    Ndidi scores in five-star Leicester win over Newcastle

Ndidi scores in five-star Leicester win over Newcastle

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, scored the fifth goal in Leicester City's 5-0 demolition of Newcastle United. The combative midfielder capped a dominant midfield performance with his second goal of the league season against a poor Newcastle side. It was his second goal of a season in which he has only missed one game. Wing back, Ricardo Perreira opened scoring with a long-range [...]

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    Liverpool maintain perfect start at Chelsea, ten-man Arsenal hurt Aston Villa

Liverpool maintain perfect start at Chelsea, ten-man Arsenal hurt Aston Villa

Liverpool proved their title credential with a deserved 2-1 away win over Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge to maintain their 100% start to the season. Goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino ensured Jurgen Klopp’s Reds made it six wins from six. The win means Jurgen Klopp’s juggernauts have won 15 league games on the bounce. They also became the first team [...]

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    SEALED: Ahmed Musa heads to CSKA Moscow on loan

SEALED: Ahmed Musa heads to CSKA Moscow on loan

Ahmed Musa has sealed his loan move from Leicester City to CSKA Moscow. The Russian club sold the Nigerian to City for £16 million two years ago. But Musa has struggled to find his feet at the club and has been unable to get enough games under his belt. "I'm happy to be going back home," he told TheCable. Both clubs, he said, reached the [...]

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    Ndidi helps Leicester win first away game of the season

Ndidi helps Leicester win first away game of the season

Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, played from start to finish as Leicester continued a resurgence which began after Claudio Ranieri was sacked. The English Premier League champions on Saturday secured their first away win of the season in the 3-2 defeat of West Ham United at the Olympic Stadium. As early as the 5th minute, Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez combined neatly for [...]

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    Musa’s goal earns Leicester a draw

Musa’s goal earns Leicester a draw

Ahmed Musa, the Nigerian striker, who started his Premier league career on a slow note, has scored for Leicester City in his last two games. The Nigerian forward got his second goal of the premier league in the 48th minute, helping Leicester share the point at White Hart Lane. The game saw the home team having 65% of possession. Vincent Janssen converted from [...]

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    Leicester City makes £23m bid for Ahmed Musa

Leicester City makes £23m bid for Ahmed Musa

Leonid Slutsky, the CSKA Moscow manager, has declared that Leicester City has renewed interest in Ahmed Musa, Nigerian International. Leicester tried to sign Musa in January and had a bid turned down by CSKA. Appearing on Russian sports channel Match TV, Slutsky said they have returned with a new offer for the Nigeria international, thought to be in the region of [...]

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    Coach banned for calling Nigerian player ‘black idiot’

Coach banned for calling Nigerian player ‘black idiot’

Marko Nikolac, coach of Slovenia's league leaders Olimpija, has been handed a seven-game ban for calling Blessing Eleke, a Nigerian player in the club, a “black idiot”. Nikolic was caught on camera saying "look at that idiot" while Eleke was celebrating an equaliser in the game against rival Zavrc. The coach felt Eleke spent too long celebrating the goal – Eleke's first home goal for [...]

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    The twists, drama of the 2015-16 premier league season after 15 games

The twists, drama of the 2015-16 premier league season after 15 games

The 2015/2016 English premier league season has continually thrown up names like Chelsea, Leicester, Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp, in what seems like the most dramatic season of all time. The results, the table positions and the woes of the defending champions have pitched this season as the most unpredictable season in over 20 years. In the past twelve months, the history of [...]

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    BPL Panel: United to crush City in Manchester derby

BPL Panel: United to crush City in Manchester derby

Numbers four and five are the new “ringing tones” in this Manchester derby as the two key stats going into Sunday’s game revolves around the numbers.   Five: Manchester City could become the first side in Barclays Premier League (BPL) history to record five consecutive victories against Manchester United. Four: No Manchester City manager has lost four successive BPL away games since Stuart Pearce [...]

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    BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

Impress your mates with these epic football facts and stats on this weekend star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) – Arsenal v Liverpool! Did you know that…? Arsene Wenger’s side have kept four clean sheets and conceded just one goal in their last five BPL home games? Liverpool v Arsenal has seen more hat-tricks than any other match in BPL history [...]

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    Ideye sets West Brom BPL safety target

Ideye sets West Brom BPL safety target

West Bromwich Albion striker, Brown Ideye, is targeting the maximum points for his club in their next two games in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) to ensure survival. The Baggies have back-to-back home games against QPR and Leicester, both of whom are currently in the bottom two. Ideye, who is facing a race to be fit for Saturday’s game against Rangers, believes [...]

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    THE EPL PANEL: Arsenal to draw? Man U to win?

THE EPL PANEL: Arsenal to draw? Man U to win?

Are you struggling with your Barclays Premier League predictions? Do not fear, because TheCable now brings you the predictions from our team of analysts comprising Kayode Tijani, Aisha Falode, and Sunday Omeike ahead of another weekend of matches. Key stats from Opta are added as dessert! Kayode Tijani Aston villa 2-1 Newcastle Chelsea 3-0 Leicester City Crystal Palace 1-1 West Ham Southampton 2-0 West Brom Swansea [...]

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