Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag "Sunderland"

    Musa still missing but Ndidi stars as Leicester can’t stop winning

Musa still missing but Ndidi stars as Leicester can’t stop winning

Wilfred Ndidi was impressive in Leicester's 2-0 win against Sunderland at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.He was replaced in the 82nd minute with Andy King.It is the fifth victory on the spin for Craig Shakespeare since he took over from sacked Claudio Ranieri.The first half was an absolute barn burner. Sunderland were more dangerous going forward and asked [...]

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    Anichebe’s brace lifts Sunderland

Anichebe’s brace lifts Sunderland

Victor Anibeche's brace in the match against Hull City helped Sunderland to move out of the bottom of the English Premier League.Sunderland won 3-0 at the Stadium of Light on Saturday evening.Jermain Defoe opened the scoring in 34th minute, and the game ended at 1-0 at the end of the first half.Few minutes into the second half, the stadium was [...]

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    Fulop, former Sunderland keeper, dies

Fulop, former Sunderland keeper, dies

Ex-Sunderland and Ipswich Town goalkeeper, Marton Fulop, has died at the age of 32.The former Hungary international had a tumour removed from his arm in 2013 but was cleared to continue his career.He played 47 times for the Black Cats between 2006 and 2010 and last appeared for Town in 2011, making 38 appearances for the Suffolk club in all.And [...]

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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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    Advocaat quits as Sunderland manager

Advocaat quits as Sunderland manager

Dick Advocaat has stepped down as Sunderland coach with the team yet to win a Barclays Premier League game this season.The 68-year-old was appointed in March and guided them to safety, but a poor start to the season has seen the Black Cats slide to second-from-bottom in the league.The club announced the news in a statement a day after Advocaat's [...]

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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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    Bournemouth edge seven-goal thriller at West Ham

Bournemouth edge seven-goal thriller at West Ham

Callum Wilson scored a hat-trick as Bournemouth picked up their first-ever Barclays Premier League victory at the expense of 10-man West Ham.The visitors dominated the first half at Upton Park and looked to be cruising to a historic three points when striker Wilson netted twice inside 30 minutes.But the hosts came back after the break, with Mark Noble’s 48th-minute penalty [...]

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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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    Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull City have been relegated to the Championship after a 0-0 draw with Manchester United and Newcastle's 2-0 win over West Ham condemned them to the drop.The Tigers had to better the Magpies' result, but goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez ensured Hull’s goalless draw with the Red Devils came to nothing.Paul McShane and Robbie Brady had goals ruled [...]

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    BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

The talking point of the last game of the season is not, obviously, on who wins the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title.Rather, the attention is on whom between Hull City and Newcastle United joins Burnley and QPR in the Championship.It’s a straight fight between “City” and “United” so let us play the number game without involving our soccer analysts.Of the [...]

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    BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal are evenly matched this season as they go into battle for third place.United won 2-1 at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in November, despite Arsenal dominating for the majority of the match.Arsenal won 2-1 at Old Trafford in the FA Cup in March, despite United dominating for the majority of the match.There's little [...]

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    BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

It’s all about Chelsea at the moment.After winning the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with three games to spare, they will be looking to dent Liverpool’s hope of catching up with the floundering Manchester United and pipping them to a fourth place finish on the log that will guarantee a berth in the UEFA Champions League.So, can Jose Mourinho and his [...]

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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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    Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

There are a lot of books on football, but Arsene Wenger is yet to come across one that will teach him how to end a bad run against an adversary.In 12 meetings with Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman has not won a game.Our soccer analysts are not convinced he’s about to break the jinx when Arsenal and Chelsea meet at [...]

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    Odemwingie set for league action after 239 days ‘holiday’

Odemwingie set for league action after 239 days ‘holiday’

Stoke City manager, Mark Hughes, is impressed with the fit-again Osaze Odemwingie and could name him in the squad to face Sunderland in a Barclays Premier League match on Saturday.The 33-year-old has been on the treatment room since he suffered cruciate knee ligament damage during the 1-0 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last August.He only came back [...]

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    Stoke’s chairman still has faith in Odemwingie

Stoke’s chairman still has faith in Odemwingie

Stoke City chairman, Peter Coates, insists that Osaze Odemwingie still has a role to play, despite spending most of the season out injured.Odemwingie has been on the treatment table since suffering cruciate knee ligament damage in the 1-0 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in August.The Super Eagles player only joined the Potters in January last year [...]

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