Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tag "Wembley Stadium"

    Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Nigeria's Victor Moses had a cameo as Man City edged Chelsea to win the Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium.The defeat was the third consecutive Shield loss for Chelsea, but for City, it was a fifth title.A brace from Sergio Aguero was enough to hand the English Premier League (EPL) champions the title.Pep Guardiola's men outclassed Chelsea for most of the [...]

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    England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

The Super Eagles and the Three Lions will battle for bragging rights at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.It will be the Eagles' penultimate friendly match before heading to Russia for the World Cup.The Nigerian team was average against DR Congo on Monday; a match where Gernot Rohr paired Joel Obi and Oghenekaro Etebo in central midfield and utilised Tyrone [...]

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    Asisat: FA Cup win justifies my move to Arsenal

Asisat: FA Cup win justifies my move to Arsenal

Asisat Oshoala says the victory of Arsenal Ladies in the English Women's FA Cup has justified her transfer from Liverpool.Arsenal Ladies defeated Chelsea Ladies 1-0 at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday to lift the FA Cup, the 14th in the club's history.An excited Oshoala told TheCable: "Alhamdulilahi for His mercy and blessings. I feel very excited for being part of this team [...]

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    Figo proposes expanded 48-team World Cup

Figo proposes expanded 48-team World Cup

Luis Figo would look at increasing the number of teams in the World Cup from 32 to up to 48 if he is elected to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.The former Portugal international said while releasing his manifesto at Wembley Stadium that the current format of the World Cup could be increased to 40 teams or FIFA could stage [...]

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    Ideye dreaming of Wembley stadium

Ideye dreaming of Wembley stadium

West Bromwich Albion forward, Brown Ideye, is one game away from realising his childhood dream of playing at Wembley stadium.After Saturday’s 4-0 win over West Ham in the 5th round of the FA Cup, the in-form striker is now a game away – barring any replay – from playing at one of the world’s most famous arenas.“We are one game [...]

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    Arsenal lift FA Cup to end 9-year drought

Arsenal lift FA Cup to end 9-year drought

Arsenal’s long wait for a trophy is finally over as the Gunners came from behind to beat Hull in extra-time to be crowned FA Cup champions.It was a classic underdog performance from the plucky Tigers, who opened up a 2-0 lead inside ten minutes in a packed Wembley Stadium.But the north London outfit’s superior endurance paid dividends as Arsene Wenger’s [...]

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    Aluko: I just want to beat Arsenal in FA Cup final

Aluko: I just want to beat Arsenal in FA Cup final

Hull City will face Arsenal Football Club at the Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday in the FA Cup final. Nigeria international Sone Aluko, who plays for Hull, spoke to TheCable and took other questions from twitter on the all-important match of his careerTheCable: Is the FA Cup final still as big a match?Aluko: Most definitely. Anyone who says otherwise is [...]

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    Match-fixer claims helping Nigeria qualify for World Cup

Match-fixer claims helping Nigeria qualify for World Cup

Wilson Raj Peruma, a notorious Singaporean match-fixer, has revealed in a new book that he helped both Nigeria and Honduras qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.The 49-year-old, who was part of an international syndicate responsible for fixing hundreds of matches around the world, has already admitted to bribing corrupt officials and players since first being arrested in [...]

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