Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "Newcastle"

    The Bridge to stand firm after Klopp invasion

The Bridge to stand firm after Klopp invasion

All roads lead to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea host Liverpool in the star match of this weekend's Barclay Premier League fixtures.The ride has been bumpy for Jose Mourinho this season but he will hope his Chelsea side continue their recent fine run against Liverpool.It’s been eight matches across all competitions since Liverpool defeated Chelsea though the Reds have drawn [...]

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    Sunderland appoint Sam Allardyce as new manager

Sunderland appoint Sam Allardyce as new manager

Sunderland have appointed Sam Allardyce as manager on a two-year contract.The 60-year-old has replaced Dick Advocaat who quit the job on Sunday with the Black Cats second-bottom of the Barclays Premier League and without a win in their opening eight games.Allardyce, who has been out of management since he left West Ham at the end of last season, is looking [...]

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    Odion Ighalo scores to earn Waftord away point

Odion Ighalo scores to earn Waftord away point

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, cancelled out Glenn Murray’s strike to ensure that his side Watford and hosts Bournemouth shared a point in their Barclays Premier League clash on Saturday.  The visitors were gifted the equaliser just before half-time as the Cherries keeper Artur Boruc misplaced a pass straight to Ighalo, who fired past the Polish international to level the [...]

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    United ‘won’t lose’ to Arsenal at the Emirates

United ‘won’t lose’ to Arsenal at the Emirates

It’s always more than the three points that are at stake whenever Arsenal take on Manchester United. Sunday’s game at the Emirates is no exception. Our soccer analyst is well aware that pride and bragging rights are solicited extras aside the maximum point that comes with victory. Edward Eboh, though, is prejudiced – he’s a Manchester United faithful!“Well, I cross my [...]

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    Ighalo, Moses earn sides win

Ighalo, Moses earn sides win

A double from Odion Ighalo has helped Watford to a 2-1 away victory over Newcastle United.The Super Eagles forward put his side ahead after just nine minutes with a strike placed between the legs of Daryl Janmaat.Papiss Cisse missed a good chance to equalise for the hosts as his effort flashed wide before Moussa Sissoko also missed a decent opportunity [...]

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    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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    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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    Swansea cruise past 10-man Newcastle

Swansea cruise past 10-man Newcastle

Swansea continued their impressive start to the season with a 2-0 win over 10-man Newcastle United at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.     Bafetimbi Gomis gave the Welsh side an early lead and the hosts were boosted by Daryl Janmaat's sending off four minutes from half-time.Andre Ayew made it 2-0 shortly after the break heading the ball home from a Jefferson Montero [...]

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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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    Giroud bags brace for Arsenal gunning for second-spot

Giroud bags brace for Arsenal gunning for second-spot

Arsenal ended a disappointing week on a bright note by maintaining their push for second place in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with a 2-1 win at Newcastle United.Olivier Giroud scored two goals as the Gunners put their midweek UEFA Champions League misery behind them with a hard-fought win at St James’ Park.Moussa Sissoko provided some hope for the home [...]

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    Cisse, Evans banned for spitting

Cisse, Evans banned for spitting

The Football Association has banned Newcastle’s Papiss Demba Cisse for seven games and Manchester United's Jonny Evans for six matches for spitting.The incident occurred during a Barclays Premier League game at St James’ Park on Wednesday which ended 1-0 in favour of the Red Devils.Cisse accepted the charge and has been suspended for an extra game as he has already [...]

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    Cisse, Evans face FA spitting probe

Cisse, Evans face FA spitting probe

Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans are facing likely bans and fines from the Football Association after appearing to spit at each other during a Barclays Premier League match at St James’ Park.The incident occurred in the 39 minutes of Wednesday’s 1-0 victory for Manchester United over Newcastle United.The United defender appeared to spit down at the Newcastle forward as he [...]

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    Ameobi happy to be back in the Premier League

Ameobi happy to be back in the Premier League

Former Super Eagles striker, Shola Ameobi, is excited to be back in the Barclays Premier League after joining Crystal Palace on a short-term deal until the end of the season.Ameobi departed England in May 2014 to join Turkish side Gaziantep but left them in December.The 34-year-old forward is now reunited with his boss in Newcastle United, Alan Pardew.“I'm very excited [...]

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    Skrtel heads late leveller for 10-man Reds against the Gunners

Skrtel heads late leveller for 10-man Reds against the Gunners

Martin Skrtel headed home a late equaliser to salvage a point for Liverpool against Arsenal cancelling out strikes from Olivier Giroud and Mathieu Debuchy to end the game 2-2 at Anfield in the Barclays Premier League.Liverpool took the lead minutes before half-time thanks to a superb strike from Philippe Coutinho but it was short-lived as Debuchy scored the equaliser [...]

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    Man City pip Everton, Chelsea lose unbeaten record

Man City pip Everton, Chelsea lose unbeaten record

Manchester City cut Chelsea's lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League to three points as they beat Everton 1-0 at the Etihad.Yaya Toure’s 24th-minute penalty after Phil Jagielka had fouled James Milner beat Tim Howard from 12 yards.Man City lost top scorer, Sergio Aguero, who left the field in tears with a knee injury after just three minutes.With this [...]

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    Arsenal gunned down at Liberty Stadium, Newcastle can’t stop winning

Arsenal gunned down at Liberty Stadium, Newcastle can’t stop winning

A stunning Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick helped Swansea to a hard fought victory over Arsenal at the Liberty Stadium.Arsenal went ahead through Alexis Sanchez after a well cut-back from Danny Welbeck inside the box. But the lead lasted only ten minutes with Sigurdsson netting a 25 yard free-kick after Modou Barrow was brought down by Keiran Gibbs.Swansea secured all three points [...]

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