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    Ndidi, Iheanacho at risk as three Leicester players exhibit coronavirus symptoms

Ndidi, Iheanacho at risk as three Leicester players exhibit coronavirus symptoms

Brenda Rodgers, Leicester manager, says three of his players are currently in isolation from the rest of the squad after displaying symptoms of coronavirus. Rodgers disclosed this during a press conference, ahead of the Foxes clash against Watford on Saturday. The Leicester gaffer didn't mention which players had been quarantined but added that the club had "followed procedures," according to Sky Sports. "We've had [...]

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    Watford end Liverpool’s 44-game unbeaten record

Watford end Liverpool’s 44-game unbeaten record

Watford comprehensively defeated Liverpool, English Premier League leaders, 3-0 to end the Anfield club's unbeaten record in the league. Two goals from Senegal's Ismaila Sarr and a third from Troy Deeney consigned Liverpool to their heaviest defeat in two years. The Reds were aiming to set the record of 19 straight top-flight wins but Watford crashed Jurgen Klopp and his boys' party, [...]

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    Ighalo ‘linked with loan move to Man United’

Ighalo ‘linked with loan move to Man United’

Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles forward, is reportedly linked with a loan move to Manchester United. In their bid to search for a replacement for injured Marcus Rashford, the Shanghai Shenhua player, has become Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's target for the striking position, according to Sky Sports. The 29-year-old former English Premier League star -- who had plied his trade with Watford -- [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: European clubs couldn’t afford my buy-out clause, says Ighalo

EXCLUSIVE: European clubs couldn’t afford my buy-out clause, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo,Super Eagles striker, has revealed that European club sides could not afford his buy out clause as the reason for opting for another Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua. Ighalo told TheCable his buy out clause was €40 million ($45.2 million) at the Chinese side Changchun Yatai. He also admitted that reuniting with his former Watford FC of England coach, Quique Sanchez Flores, [...]

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    Iwobi on Arsenal’s poor run: We have to do better in defence and attack

Iwobi on Arsenal’s poor run: We have to do better in defence and attack

Alex Iwobi has spoken in defence of his Arsenal teammates who have been criticised for lacking in passion and commitment. The players had come under serious criticisms after losing four straight games. It is their worst run of form in over 15 years. Speaking ahead of their next home game against Watford, Iwobi said the team is a cohesive unit and that the [...]

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    Nigerian duo Success, Moses missing as Chelsea survive Watford onslaught

Nigerian duo Success, Moses missing as Chelsea survive Watford onslaught

Nigeria's Isaac Success and Victor Moses were missing in action as Chelsea came back twice to defeat Watford 4-2 at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Blues took the lead in the 12th minute through Pedro's stunner from the edge of the box, but Antonio Conte's men were never able to establish control of the game. Watford grew in confidence as the [...]

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    Isaac Success arrested after ‘asking four sex workers to pay back £2000’

Isaac Success arrested after ‘asking four sex workers to pay back £2000’

Nigerian forward Isaac Success was reportedly arrested after demanding back the cash he had paid to four escorts. Success, 21, reportedly paid £2,000 for a hotel romp on September 11. Alexis Domerge, an escort, claims that the Watford player angrily asked for his money back after a 90-minute romp. The star, who earns £30,000 a week, was arrested in the Hertfordshire hotel lobby [...]

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    Ndidi on target as Leicester thrash Watford

Ndidi on target as Leicester thrash Watford

Wilfred Ndidi scored his second English Premier League goal on Saturday as Leicester recorded a 3-0 win against Watford at the King Power Stadium. The Foxes were hardly ruffled for most parts of the game. Ndidi opened the scoring for Leicester by taking advantage of Watford's failure to deal with a corner kick. The Nigerian midfielder struck a low shot with the side of [...]

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    Deeney’s goal denies Allardyce first win as Eagles manager

Deeney’s goal denies Allardyce first win as Eagles manager

Troy Deeney scored his 100th goal to square up for Watford in a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace on Monday afternoon. But for Deeney, Sam Allardyce would have secured his first victory for his new club. A poor offside trap from Watford allowed Yohan Cabaye to break in behind, and latched on to a pass from Townsend before a finish into the bottom [...]

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    Watford Earns first EPL win against Everton in 29years

Watford Earns first EPL win against Everton in 29years

Stafano Okaka's brace and Sebastian Prodl's goal against Everton which ended 3-2 earned Watford their first win over Everton since 1987. Both sides have struggled for form in recent weeks with Everton winning one of their last nine while the Hornets have lost their past two matches. Romelo Lukaku scored his first goal in five Premier League games to edge Everton in [...]

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Klopp’s Reds whipped Mazzari’s hornets 6-1 to top league table

Jurgen Klopp's Reds goes top of the league after 11 games from thrashing Watford FC 6-1 at Antfield Sunday afternoon. Liverpool ran riot against Watford from the blast of the whistle racing into a 3-0 lead by half time at Anfield. Watford defended well in the opening stages, but were finally opened up by Sadio Mane’s header in the 27th minute. Philippe Coutinho [...]

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    Ighalo named EPL player of the month

Ighalo named EPL player of the month

Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo, has been named as the English Premier League player of the month. Ighalo was awarded alongside Quique Flores, who was also named manager of the month, for his side’s remarkable performance throughout the month of December. Flores' side took 10 points from five fixtures to finish the calendar year strongly, recording victories over Norwich, Sunderland and Liverpool. Ighalo was the [...]

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    EPL panel reduces Ighalo’s goals from 14 to 13

EPL panel reduces Ighalo’s goals from 14 to 13

Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo, has seen his goal tally of 14 in the premier league reduced to 13 after one of his goals was ruled out by the Premier League's Goal Accreditation Panel. Sitting on Tuesday, the panel cancelled Ighalo's goal in the 2-2 draw against Chelsea on Boxing Day, meaning his 2015 record of 30 goals shrinks to 29. Ighalo's shot [...]

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    I’m not sure I can say no to Manchester United, says Ighalo

I’m not sure I can say no to Manchester United, says Ighalo

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has hinted he can only leave Vicarage Road if an offer came from a club like Manchester United. Ighalo has been in superb for Watford since his move from Spanish side, Granada, in 2014, helping them gain promotion to the English Premier league; and the 26-year-old did not stop even with the feat in their pockets. He has [...]

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    Ighalo misses out on Watford’s 86-year record

Ighalo misses out on Watford’s 86-year record

Odion Ighalo and his Watford mates have lost back-to-back games in the EPL, starting the new year 2016 on a bad note. They had lost their last game in the year 2015 to Tottenham Hotspur at the same ground on December 28, but with Ighalo scoring his 14th of the season and 30th of the year. The Hornets were stunned at Vicarage [...]

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    Ighalo nets 14th goal, but Watford lose to Tottenham

Ighalo nets 14th goal, but Watford lose to Tottenham

Odion Ighalo continued his scoring streak in Monday’s EPL game against Tottenham Hotspur but could not salvage any point for Watford. Spurs took a first-half lead through an Erik Lamela strike before Ighalo equalised for the hosts after proving too strong for three Spurs defenders to poke home from close range. Ighalo forced his way past Eric Dier, and faced with challenge from [...]

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