Friday, February 22, 2019

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    UCL PREVIEW: ‘Hurricane on the field’ of Anfield

UCL PREVIEW: ‘Hurricane on the field’ of Anfield

Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, has predicted a “hurricane on the field” when his side clash with Real Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday night UEFA Champions League (UCL) tie.Two of the great names of European Cup football meet on match-day three when the Reds host the defending champions in Group B.And Rodgers expects an explosive game.“The hurricane will be on [...]

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    Own goals rescue Liverpool, Stoke pip Swansea

Own goals rescue Liverpool, Stoke pip Swansea

Liverpool secured a second successive Premier League victory, although they left it late to beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 at Loftus Road.Steven Caulker's own goal deep into stoppage time eventually settled matters in an explosive finish with four goals in eight minutes.Liverpool had led through an earlier own goal courtesy of Richard Dunne, only to be pegged back by Eduardo [...]

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    BPL PREVIEW: Chelsea to drop points… again

BPL PREVIEW: Chelsea to drop points… again

The Barclays Premier League returns after the long international break of shocking results (Iceland's 2-0 win over the Netherlands and Germany's 2-0 loss to Poland while being held at home by Ireland) and a sacking (Stephen Keshi with Nigeria).Our soccer analysts, who are still keeping their jobs, are back to give you their views and predictions on Day 8 of [...]

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    Moses Stoke City’s best player, says Shawcross

Moses Stoke City’s best player, says Shawcross

Stoke City defender, Ryan Shawcross, is of the opinion that Victor Moses has been the team's best player in every game he has played for the club.Moses, who was brought in on a loan deal from Chelsea this summer, has wasted no time making an impression at the Britannia Stadium.The former winger’s pace and power have proven to be a threat [...]

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    EPL: City leave it late, Liverpool taste home win

EPL: City leave it late, Liverpool taste home win

Manchester City left it late to secure victory over Aston Villa at Villa Park in the English Premier League (EPL).City came close to breaking the deadlock on a number of occasions, but were frustrated until the 81st minute.Talisman Yaya Toure finally broke down Villa's defensive resolve, firing his low effort past Brad Guzan.Sergio Aguero secured the win when he placed [...]

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    BPL PANEL: Stamford Bridge will fall…yes, no

BPL PANEL: Stamford Bridge will fall…yes, no

Ahead of this weekend's Barclays Premier League (BPL) action, our analysts are here again to provide you with their views and predictions on every fixture.The star match is the London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The odds and the Jose Mourinho’s factor give the Blues the edge.But what do Kayode Tijani, Aisha Falode and Sunday Omeike think?Find [...]

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    Roy Hugson defends England squad selection

Roy Hugson defends England squad selection

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    UCL PREVIEW: David v Goliath as Ludogorets host Madrid

UCL PREVIEW: David v Goliath as Ludogorets host Madrid

Ludogorets play their first home game in the UEFA Champions League on match-day two when holders Real Madrid visit Sofia.No one is giving the home side a chance in this game. For Ludogorets to even get a point, the Bulgarian champions for three consecutive seasons will have to play at the very top of their game and hope – better still, [...]

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    Draws for derbies, victories for United, Chelsea

Draws for derbies, victories for United, Chelsea

Merseyside and north London derbies ended 1-1, but Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reacted quickest in the penalty area to draw Arsenal level against Tottenham, as the season's first north London derby ended in stalemate.Spurs had taken the lead in the second half through Nacer Chadli, [...]

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    EPL Panel divided by Merseyside, North London derbies

EPL Panel divided by Merseyside, North London derbies

It’s a weekend of derbies.Passion and pride aka bragging rights, divide Merseyside and north London fans.Our analysts are divided, too – in different ways.Theirs go beyond the two P’s but a lot more on informed analyses based on current form and record book.Mind you, they are well aware those two take the back seat when Liverpool meet Everton and Arsenal [...]

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    EPL Panel: Chelsea to drop points, finally

EPL Panel: Chelsea to drop points, finally

It’s too early to predict who wins the Barclays Premier League title.Our analysts are well aware of this and so in their usual style, it is one game at a time.Welcome to this week’s BPL predictions. QUEENS PARK V STOKE CITY Sunday Omeike (SO): Harry Redknapp's QPR are a game from being singled out as the first official relegation candidate and [...]

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    Real Madrid start Champions League defence

Real Madrid start Champions League defence

The UEFA Champions League returns for the 2014-15 season as the group stage kicks off.Less than four months after they earned their 10th win in the competition – the La Decima that was an obsession for many years – Real Madrid will begin their title defence against Group B rivals FC Basel.Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal meet for the third time [...]

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    Panel keeps faith with Man U, predicts first win

Panel keeps faith with Man U, predicts first win

A week is a long time in football.A week without Barclays Premier League is even longer.So, after seven days of international friendlies, Euro 2016, and Morocco 2015 qualifiers, the BPL is back! Our analysts are back, too, to serve you their predictions and views on all 10 games. ARSENAL V MANCHESTER CITY Aisha Falode (AF): Arsenal humiliated Man City 3-0 in [...]

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    ‘Gutted’ Odemwingie gears up for surgery

‘Gutted’ Odemwingie gears up for surgery

Stoke City forward Osaze Odemwingie has confirmed he will require surgery on the cruciate knee ligament injury that has derailed his season.Odemwingie missed the second half of the Potters' shock 1-0 win against Manchester City on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium after he was stretchered off the field on 46 minutes.It was initially thought the damage was insignificant as he [...]

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    Liverpool pummel Spurs at the Lane, Leicester hold Arsenal

Liverpool pummel Spurs at the Lane, Leicester hold Arsenal

Mauricio Pochettino’s perfect start as Tottenham’s manager came to an end at White Hart Lane, after a Alberto Moreno’s solo strike capped a dominant Liverpool performance with the Reds winning 3-0.The Merseyside produced the ideal response to Monday’s defeat at Manchester City, with Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and a goal-of-the-season effort from Moreno condemning Spurs at home.The first defeat of [...]

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    The BPL Panel predicts a first win for Man U

The BPL Panel predicts a first win for Man U

After a week of action in the UEFA Champions League play-offs and the second-round of the Capital One Cup, the Barclays Premier League resumes this weekend.As usual, our panel comprising Kayode Tijani (KT), Aisha Falode (AF) and Sunday Omeike (SO), are on hand to give their verdict on all the ten games. Burnley v Manchester UnitedSO: Burnley will always struggle in [...]

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