Friday, January 18, 2019

Tag "Liverpool"

    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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    Steven Gerrard ‘never liked black people’, says El Hadji Diouf

Steven Gerrard ‘never liked black people’, says El Hadji Diouf

El Hadji Diouf has labelled his former Liverpool teammate Steven Gerrard a racist.Diouf and Gerrard played together at Anfield between 2002 and 2005 but in his autobiography 'My Story' which is being serialised in the Daily Mail the LA Galaxy midfielder had some strong words to say about Diouf.“I don't really want to waste time thinking about El Hadji Diouf [...]

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    Jordon Ibe confirms allegiance to England

Jordon Ibe confirms allegiance to England

Liverpool winger, Jordon Ibe, has confirmed he wants to play international football for England rather than Nigeria.The 19-year-old is also eligible to play for the Super Eagles, and Coach Sunday Oliseh tried to convince him to represent the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winners.However, London-born Ibe, who recently made his debut for England Under-21s, has opted to stay loyal to [...]

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    Jordon Ibe commits to England future, says Oliseh

Jordon Ibe commits to England future, says Oliseh

Liverpool youngster, Jordon Ibe, has committed his international future to England, according to Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh.England manager, Roy Hodgson, is a big fan of the winger but has refused to call him up to the national team just to prevent him playing for Nigeria in the future.But Nigeria coach Oliseh tweeted on Sunday that Ibe has opted for [...]

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    Martial’s goal on debut secures United win against Liverpool

Martial’s goal on debut secures United win against Liverpool

Anthony Martial scored on his debut to clinch a 3-1 victory for Manchester United over Liverpool in the star game of the week in the Barclays Premier League.With Wayne Rooney injured, Louis van Gaal had an early opportunity to hand £36 million signing Anthony Martial his debut, but he resisted the temptation and opted to start Marouane Fellaini in [...]

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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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    Moses: I want to add my quality to West Ham

Moses: I want to add my quality to West Ham

Super Eagles of Nigeria winger, Victor Moses, is looking forward to adding his quality to West Ham United.The 24-year-old was one of four deadline day signings made by the club, joining midfielder Alex Song, Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic and fellow winger Michail Antonio in moving to the Boleyn Ground, and one of 12 summer arrivals in total.Moses spent his first [...]

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    Victor Moses completes West Ham loan deal

Victor Moses completes West Ham loan deal

West Ham United have completed the loan signing of Chelsea winger Victor Moses.Having already brought in Barcelona midfielder Alex Song on a similar deal, the Hammers moved to bring in Nigeria international Moses – who was also believed to be a target for Tottenham.The 24-year-old has spent the previous two seasons out on loan with spells at Liverpool and Stoke [...]

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    Liverpool finally sign Awoniyi

Liverpool finally sign Awoniyi

Liverpool have signed Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi, with the player immediately joining FSV Frankfurt, the Bundesliga 2 side, on loan.The 18-year-old becomes the 16th player to leave the club on loan this summer, following similar temporary moves for Samed Yesil (FC Luzern), Sergi Canos (Brentford), Joe Maquire (Leyton Orient) and Ryan McLaughlin (Aberdeen) in the past few days.Liverpool reportedly beat [...]

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    Tottenham to win first league game of new season

Tottenham to win first league game of new season

Tottenham host Everton at White Hart Lane in our star match of the week in the Barclays Premier League.Our soccer analyst this week is a familiar face. He was among our Three Musketeers who entertained you with their in-depth views and near-perfect predictions of all the Premier League games last season. We welcome back Kayode Tijani.CURRENT FORMTottenham will surely want [...]

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    Awoniyi set to join Liverpool

Awoniyi set to join Liverpool

Taiwo Awoniyi is on the brink of completing a deal with Liverpool.Nigeria U-23 team’s media officer Timi Ebikagboro has confirmed that Awoniyi is currently missing a training camp ahead of the All-Africa Games in order to fly to Merseyside to undergo a medical and sign a contract.The 18-year-old striker will sign for the Reds from a Nigerian based academy, Imperial [...]

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    It’s stalemate at the Emirates

It’s stalemate at the Emirates

Arsenal are still searching for their first win at home after they battled to a scoreless draw with Liverpool at the Emirates.The Gunners were without their regular central defence pair of Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny and it wasn’t a surprise that they were fortunate not to be behind in the first half as Liverpool hit the woodwork twice.But [...]

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    Arsenal to dent Liverpool’s 100% start to season

Arsenal to dent Liverpool’s 100% start to season

Arsenal host Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night in what is set to be one of the most interesting games of the weekend.Our guest to preview the star match is Bolaji Idowu, a fan of “the number one club in London”.Bolaji has been a Chelsea fan for about 18 years after falling in love with the club’s jersey [...]

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    Odemwingie ruled out for two weeks

Odemwingie ruled out for two weeks

Osaze Odemwingie is set for a two-week spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury in training.The news will come as a blow to the Super Eagles of Nigeria forward who endured a frustrating 2014-15 campaign after suffering knee ligament damage in the 1-0 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last August.He, however, made a full recovery [...]

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    Liverpool win 1-0 at Stoke, West Ham stun Gunners

Liverpool win 1-0 at Stoke, West Ham stun Gunners

Philippe Coutinho’s goal less than five minutes to the end of the match gave Liverpool a 1-0 win against Stoke City at the Britannia.The game looked to be heading for a draw until the Brazilian turned Steve Sidwell 25 yards from goal and firing a dipping shot into the net.Two mistakes from Arsenal’s new goalkeeper Petr Cech gave West [...]

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    V is for ‘viewing centres’… and other A-Z items of the new premier league season

V is for ‘viewing centres’… and other A-Z items of the new premier league season

It’s August yet again and an august visitor is knocking on the door!What better way to preview the 2015-16 Barclays Premier League (BPL) campaign than to give you a letter-by-letter guide with a Nigerian flavour strewn around it?Ready?Welcome to the A-Z guide to the new season! A is for APL… And that’s not the new name of the ruling party in [...]

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