Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tag "Romelu Lukaku"

    ‘We were so poor my mother borrowed bread for us to eat’ — Lukaku pens touching life story

‘We were so poor my mother borrowed bread for us to eat’ — Lukaku pens touching life story

Romelu Lukaku, Belgian and Manchester United striker, says his family was so poor the borrowed bread from the bakery to eat, and pay later. [...]

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    Moses put on lively display but Mourinho’s men defeat Chelsea

Moses put on lively display but Mourinho’s men defeat Chelsea

Manchester United defeated English Premier League champion, Chelsea, 2-1 at the Old Trafford on Sunday.Nigerian wingback, Victor Moses, was lively and impressive against the Red Devils before he was taken off in the 78th minute for Olivier Giroud.Chelsea were the better side in the first half, but Manchester United displayed character and resilience despite being far from their best.Antonio Conte's men [...]

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    Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Romelu Lukaku was arrested last week after neighbours complained about noise from his luxury holiday pad in Los Angeles, US.The Belgium international was said to have been released at the scene of his arrest.Lukaku, who is poised to join Manchester United from Everton, was verbally warned by the police, who were called six times by neighbours.The former Chelsea player was holidaying at [...]

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    Man United agree £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku

Man United agree £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United have agreed on a £75million deal to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, BBC reports.United and Premier League rivals, Chelsea, have been tracking the Belgian forward all summer.The deal is expected to be finalised this weekend.Lukaku was Mourinho's main summer transfer target, and now that the deal is in the bag, United may no longer be interested in Real Madrid [...]

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    Belgium-born Nigerian youngster, Dessers, keen on playing for Super Eagles

Belgium-born Nigerian youngster, Dessers, keen on playing for Super Eagles

All things being equal, yet another talented Europe-born footballer may soon be playing for the Super Eagles.His name is Cyriel Dessers, and he was born in Belgium - a country blessed with the likes of Romelu Lukaku and Christian Benteke.Owing to the array of talents in the Belgian national team, Dessers has hinted on the possibility of pitching his tent with [...]

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    Arsenal miss out on Champions League for the first time in 20 years

Arsenal miss out on Champions League for the first time in 20 years

Arsenal have missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years despite defeating Everton 3-1 at the Emirates on Sunday.Liverpool and Manchester City's victories rendered the Gunners' 3-1 triumph irrelevant as Arsene Wenger's side end the season in fifth place.The last time the Gunners missed out on the top four was in the 1995/96 season, when [...]

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    Moses stars as Chelsea move closer to EPL title

Moses stars as Chelsea move closer to EPL title

Victor Moses was impressive on Sunday afternoon as Chelsea moved a step closer to the English Premier League title.The North London side defeated Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park.If the first half of the encounter ended goalless due to a lack of inspiration, the second half had no such problem.The Blues meant business and it showed in their play.In the 67th minute, [...]

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    Costa treble inspires Chelsea victory… Arsenal, City draw

Costa treble inspires Chelsea victory… Arsenal, City draw

Diego Costa's hat-trick and a debut goal by Loic Remy ensured Chelsea maintained their 100 per cent record in the Barclays Premier League.The current player-of-the-month added another three goals to his impressive goals tally to help the Blues seal all three points against Swansea.Swansea took the lead in the 11th minute thanks to an own goal by Chelsea captain John [...]

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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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    Everton sign Samuel Eto’o on two-year deal

Everton sign Samuel Eto’o on two-year deal

Everton have completed the signing of striker Samuel Eto'o on a free transfer, with the 33-year-old agreeing a two-year contract.The former Barcelona player scored 12 goals for Chelsea last season, including a hat-trick against Manchester United, but saw his relationship with Jose Mourinho go sour when the Portuguese questioned his age in a leaked footage from a French television interview.He [...]

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    Mikel, Moses missing in Chelsea’s pre-season tour

Mikel, Moses missing in Chelsea’s pre-season tour

John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses are not among Chelsea players listed for the London club's pre-season tour to Austria.Their omission is due to their involvement in Nigeria's 2014 World Cup campaign this summer.Like the Super Eagles duo, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Oscar, Ramires and Andre Schurrle have also all been omitted after their extended World Cup campaigns.Chelsea’s new [...]

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    Argentina beat Belgium to qualify for first semis in 24 years

Argentina beat Belgium to qualify for first semis in 24 years

Argentina are through to the World Cup semifinals for the first since 1990, after a 1-0 victory over Belgium in Brasilia.The Albiceleste broke the deadlock early on, and managed to withstand everything the Red Devils threw at them. The two-time champions will play either the Netherlands or Costa Rica in the next round, while a disappointing Belgium are heading home.It took [...]

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    Belgium beat Algeria to complete Africa’s hat trick of losses

Belgium beat Algeria to complete Africa’s hat trick of losses

Belgium fought back from a goal down to score twice in the final 20 minutes and earn a hard-fought 2-1 win over gutsy Algeria in their World Cup Group H opener on Tuesday.Substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens turned the game around after Algeria playmaker Sofiane Feghouli had given them a 25th-minute lead with a penalty at the Mineirao Stadium.Belgium, [...]

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    Countdown 29: Can Kompany’s Belgium emulate ’86 golden generation?

Countdown 29: Can Kompany’s Belgium emulate ’86 golden generation?

The biggest stage is where he loves to be; and with the World Cup up in a month’s time and fresh from lifting the English Premiership title with Manchester City, Vincent Kompany is ready for the challenge to lead arguably the tournament’s most star-studded side.At 28 years, the Manchester City captain is at his peak; and as often seen at [...]

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