Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag "Stoke City"

    Echiejile defends Etebo’s decision to sign for Stoke City, tips him to excel

Echiejile defends Etebo’s decision to sign for Stoke City, tips him to excel

Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile is confident Oghenekaro Etebo will be a big hit at Stoke City when the new season of the English Premier League (EPL) starts.The central midfielder recently agreed to join the Potters from Feirense in a deal reported to be in the region of £7 million.Clubs in Spain and Portugal had chased the Nigeria international for many [...]

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    Etebo joins Stoke City on five-year deal

Etebo joins Stoke City on five-year deal

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has signed a five-year contract with Stoke City.The English Premier League club paid £6.4 million to sign the Nigerian.Gary Rowett, the new manager of Stoke City, described Etebo as an "energetic midfielder" and a great addition to the club."We’re really excited to have got the deal over the line for Etebo," Rowett said on Wednesday."I’m looking [...]

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    Odemwingie scores on Indonesian league debut

Odemwingie scores on Indonesian league debut

Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie scored on his debut for Indonesian side, Madura United, in a 2-0 win over Bali United on Sunday.In what was the first league game of the season, Bayu Sanggiawan gave the home side the lead in the 32nd minute.Odemwingie came off the bench to score the winner from a spot kick in the 74th minute.Madura United [...]

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    Iwobi scores as Arsenal go top of EPL table

Iwobi scores as Arsenal go top of EPL table

Alex Iwobi scored in the 3-1 win over Stoke City to see Arsenal go top of the table on goal difference ahead of Chelsea, who play against West Bromwich at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.Arsenal have been in excellent form and haven't lost since their opening-day defeat to Liverpool.Stoke City took the lead from the spot after Granit Xhaka caught Joe Allen [...]

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    Sublime Iheanacho assist stokes Manchester City’s win

Sublime Iheanacho assist stokes Manchester City’s win

Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho played only the last seven minutes of Manchester City's away league clash with Stoke City, but it was his assist that helped Nolito confirm victory for Pep Guardiola's side.City were comfortably leading the game through two Sergio Aguero goals but Stoke threatened to climb back into the game when Bojan krkic scored a penalty midway through the [...]

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    Odemwingie joins Bristol City on loan

Odemwingie joins Bristol City on loan

Osaze Odemwingie, Nigerian striker, has been signed on loan to Bristol City, the club in the second tier division for the remainder of the season.Odemwingie is leaving Stoke City, where he has made just five Premier League appearances this term.Lee Johnson, head coach of Bristol, expressed delight over the loan deal, saying he is looking forward to working with the [...]

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    I may sack myself, says Van Gaal

I may sack myself, says Van Gaal

Louis Van Gaal has hinted that he could quit Manchester United before the board sacks him.Addressing a post-match conference after his side’s 2-0 loss to Stoke on Boxing day, the Dutchman disclosed that the club didn't have to ‘fire or sack’ him. when asked if he feared the exit door."That is something I discuss with Ed Woodward, not you," distraught-looking [...]

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    PREVIEW: How will Super Eagles players fare in the EPL?

PREVIEW: How will Super Eagles players fare in the EPL?

Nigerian players will resume action for their various clubs this weekend in the English Premier League (EPL).Watford’s Odion Ighalo is currently the best performer of the pack while Kelechi Iheanacho will aim to improve on his scoring form for Manchester City.Here is an update on the players' current form.Odion Ighalo (Watford): The striker scored last Sunday against Aston Villa to [...]

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    Ighalo on target but Iheanacho, Osaze missing in action

Ighalo on target but Iheanacho, Osaze missing in action

Watford striker, Odion Ighalo, was on target for his eighth goal of the season in the English Premier League against Aston Villa at the Villa Park Stadium on Saturday.The Nigerian forward broke the deadlock in just 17 minutes, converting a loose ball from close range and went on to win the game. The win has taken Watford to 11th position [...]

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    Ighalo, Iheanacho, Mikel set for EPL action

Ighalo, Iheanacho, Mikel set for EPL action

Some of Nigeria’s export in the English Premier League will file out this weekend for their various clubs on match day 14 of the league. TheCable examines the players.ODION IGHALO (Watford)The striker has been in blistering form for his club this term, scoring seven goals and providing two assists in 13 appearances so far. Although he failed to lift his team [...]

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    Misery continues for Mourinho after Chelsea’s loss

Misery continues for Mourinho after Chelsea’s loss

Jose Mourinho was not at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday, but pressure on him mounts after a third straight Barclays Premier League defeat.With the Portuguese coach serving a one-match stadium ban, Marko Arnautovic converted an acrobatic effort early in the second half.The defeat, Chelsea's seventh in the top flight this season, leaves the champions languishing in 16th place with just [...]

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    Mikel: We are ‘right behind’ Mourinho

Mikel: We are ‘right behind’ Mourinho

Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, has declared the team “is right behind” Jose Mourinho as he looks to turn around the club's fortune. The defending champions have lost six of their 11 Barclays Premier League games this season and occupy the 15th position in the table.But Mikel, who has featured in each of Chelsea’s past three games, said the players trust [...]

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    Mame Diouf’s mother killed in September Hajj crush

Mame Diouf’s mother killed in September Hajj crush

The mother of Stoke City forward Mame Diouf is understood to have died in a stampede during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September.The crush in Mina, near Mecca, happened as two large groups of pilgrims converged as they were taking part in one of the Hajj's major rites.Foreign media and officials put the death toll from the [...]

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    Odemwingie sets sights on scoring goals for Stoke

Odemwingie sets sights on scoring goals for Stoke

Osaze Odemwingie believes he will soon be back scoring the goals for Stoke City after his long injury layoff.The Super Eagles of Nigeria forward missed the vast majority of last season after suffering a knee injury, but he did come back just before the end of the campaign as Stoke finished ninth in the Barclays Premier League.The 34-year-old started [...]

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    Moses set for Chelsea stay

Moses set for Chelsea stay

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, may now be given a chance to play at Chelsea after returning from his loan deal at Stoke, says Potters manager Mark Hughes.Moses has not played for the Blues since Jose Mourinho returned to the club in 2013 as he was loaned out to Liverpool and Stoke for the past two seasons.The 24-year-old, who joined [...]

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    Odemwingie signs contract extension

Odemwingie signs contract extension

Super Eagles forward, Osaze Odemwingie, is remaining a Stoke City player for at least one more season.Odemwingie signed a new one-year deal at the Britannia Stadium, and the contract also holds the option for another year should the club wish to trigger it.The 33-year-old missed the majority of last season with a serious knee injury sustained in the 1-0 win [...]

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