Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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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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    Mikel and mates get favourable UCL draw

Mikel and mates get favourable UCL draw

Chelsea have been handed a favourable draw for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League, with the 2012 winners paired with Schalke, Sporting Lisbon and minnows Maribor.The Blues reached the semi-finals of the competition last season, before losing to Atletico Madrid.Manchester City were handed a tough draw as they are up against German champions Bayern Munich again. The Premier [...]

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    Moses shines in Potters win

Moses shines in Potters win

Victor Moses put in a man-of-the-match performance on his Stoke City debut as two goals from Jon Walters and one from Peter Crouch saw off League Two side Portsmouth 3-0 in the Capital One Cup to set up a third-round trip to Sunderland.Moses is on his second loan spell in successive seasons after a less-than-productive campaign at Liverpool having [...]

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    City win BPL first heavyweight clash

City win BPL first heavyweight clash

A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday.With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the stands, last season’s runners-up Liverpool looked lively at Etihad Stadium, but an error from debutant Alberto Moreno allowed Jovetic to smash the ball home after 41 [...]

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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 NewcastleChelsea 3-0 Leicester CityCrystal Palace 1-1 West HamSouthampton 2-0 West BromSwansea [...]

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    Hughes: Moses will give us power and pace

Hughes: Moses will give us power and pace

Stoke City’s manager, Mark Hughes, is happy to have Victor Moses in his team and he’s backing the winger to shine for the Potters despite his disappointing loan spell with Liverpool last season.Moses completed his season-long loan from Chelsea over the weekend and could force himself into Hughes’ side that will face Hull City next Sunday.“We’re pleased we’ve been [...]

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    Moses joins Stoke on season-long loan deal

Moses joins Stoke on season-long loan deal

Stoke City have completed their sixth signing of the season, bringing Nigerian winger Victor Moses in on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.  Moses has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since moving from Wigan for £9 million in 2012 and spent last season on loan at Liverpool.The 23-year-old, who can play on both flanks and in a [...]

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    The big kick-off: Barclays Premier League returns!

The big kick-off: Barclays Premier League returns!

After this summer’s World Cup, fans are in for a longer treat as the new season in England begins. And guess who’s back, too? Sunday Einstein Omeike, our analyst of the World Cup fame.In this interview with TheCable, the soccer aficionado bares his mind on his expectations for the new season.Teaser: Manchester United fans will, at the end of the [...]

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    Gerrard quits international football

Gerrard quits international football

Steven Gerrard has hung up his England boots after 14 years and 114 appearances for the national team.The 34-year-old captained Roy Hodgson's side at the World Cup in Brazil, where England crashed out in the group stages with just one point.Gerrard will now focus on extending his club career with Liverpool."I have enjoyed every minute of representing my country and [...]

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    Suarez makes ‘lifelong dream’ move to Barca

Suarez makes ‘lifelong dream’ move to Barca

Liverpool have confirmed that Luis Suarez will be leaving the club after a transfer agreement was reached with Barcelona.The Reds have agreed a fee with the Catalan giants and the Uruguay international will sign for them after undergoing a medical.Barcelona have confirmed the move and said that Suarez will sign a five-year contract with them and be presented next week. [...]

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    10 notable moments of the World Cup 1st round

10 notable moments of the World Cup 1st round

On the field and off it, we recount the beautiful and ugly moments of the first round of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.RVP’s wonder goal against SpainRobin van Persie's wonderful diving header for Holland against Spain is destined to be among the defining moments of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. No controversies.The goal came when Daley Blind fired a [...]

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    What’s it about human flesh that Suarez can’t stop biting?

What’s it about human flesh that Suarez can’t stop biting?

Not for the first time. Not for the second time.It is the third time, in fact, that Luis Suarez has been accused of biting an opponent.Following on from a seven-game suspension for biting Otman Bakkal while he was playing for Ajax.And the time he munched down on Branislav Ivanovic while playing for Liverpool in 2012, an action that earned him [...]

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    Uruguay dump Italy out of World Cup

Uruguay dump Italy out of World Cup

Uruguay made it to the last 16, thanks to Diego Godin’s late goal. However, they will have to wait to see if Luis Suarez will join them, after he appeared to bite defender Giorgio Chiellini in the victory.Captain Diego Godin scored in the 81st minute as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 to reach the second round of the World Cup. [...]

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