Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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    Moses helps Chelsea wallop Stoke 5-0

Moses helps Chelsea wallop Stoke 5-0

Chelsea continued their strong home form with an emphatic 5-0 win against Stoke on Saturday.It was all about North London side in the first half as they had little to do defensively.Antonio Rudiger opened the scoring after three minutes of play, Danny Drinkwater scored his first Chelsea goal with a screamer in the 9th minute while Pedro increased the home [...]

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    Mourinho hit with one-match stadium ban

Mourinho hit with one-match stadium ban

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, has been handed a one-match stadium ban and also fined £40,000 by the Football Association.The punishment comes after the embattled coach admitted a misconduct charge over his language and behaviour in the defeat by West Ham on October 24.The ban takes immediate effect which means he will miss Chelsea's league game at Stoke on Saturday unless [...]

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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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    Odemwingie: I’m still a few months away from being 100%

Odemwingie: I’m still a few months away from being 100%

Stoke City forward, Osaze Odemwingie, has admitted that he is still months away from full fitness.The 34-year-old Nigeria international suffered a knee ligament injury last season which left him out of action for eight months.Despite making his comeback in April and featuring in Stoke's pre-season friendlies against Everton, Singapore and Brentford, the forward says that he still requires time to [...]

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    ‘Emotional’ Odemwingie returns to first team action

‘Emotional’ Odemwingie returns to first team action

Stoke City forward, Osaze Odemwingie, was full of emotions as he made his return to Barclays Premier League action after eight months on the sideline.Odemwingie got the loudest cheer from the packed Britannia Stadium crowd when he came in for Jonathan Walters after 79 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Sunderland on Saturday.And he has admitted his emotions were running [...]

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    Moses out for ‘few weeks’

Moses out for ‘few weeks’

Stoke City manager, Mark Hughes, is expecting winger Victor Moses to be out for few weeks after picking up a hamstring injury.  The Super Eagles of Nigeria player limped off in the 44th minute during the Potters 1-1 draw with West Ham on Saturday in the Barclays Premier League after pulling up when attempting a shot.“It looks like Victor has [...]

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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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    BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

Impress your mates with these epic football facts and stats on this weekend star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) – Arsenal v Liverpool!Did you know that…?Arsene Wenger’s side have kept four clean sheets and conceded just one goal in their last five BPL home games?Liverpool v Arsenal has seen more hat-tricks than any other match in BPL history [...]

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    Victor Moses’ penalty wins it for Stoke

Victor Moses’ penalty wins it for Stoke

Victor Moses' stoppage-time penalty spoiled Tim Sherwood’s debut as Aston Villa manager as his side were condemned to a 2-1 loss at Villa Park in the Barclays Premier League.Sherwood saw his side get off to a flying start when on loan winger Scott Sinclair headed home Fabian Delph's cross after 20 minutes.But the visitors equalised on the stroke of half-time [...]

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    Hazard saves Chelsea, Moses scores for Stoke

Hazard saves Chelsea, Moses scores for Stoke

Chelsea needed a controversial penalty decision to edge past QPR at Stamford Bridge in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).The Blues had taken the lead in the 32nd minute when Oscar curled in exquisitely with the outside of his foot. But Charlie Austin flicked in a badly-hit Leroy Fer shot in the 62nd to give Harry Redknapp's side hope of earning [...]

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    Van Gaal still awaiting first BPL win after Sunderland draw

Van Gaal still awaiting first BPL win after Sunderland draw

All eyes were again on Louis van Gaal after Manchester United began their campaign with a 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City last week, but the Dutchman’s spluttering start to life at United continued as they drew 1-1 with Sunderland in the Premier League.United lacked any fluency at the Stadium of Light and were fortunate to take a 17th-minute lead [...]

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    World Cup baby for Odemwingie!

World Cup baby for Odemwingie!

Super Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie is now the father of two sons.His wife Sarah was wheeling their first child Noah around the garden when the strain appears to have sent her into premature labour.But all's well that ends well because the birth of baby Theo appears to have gone smoothly according to Odemwingie's humorous tweet.“My wife underrated Noah's weight yesterday [...]

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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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