Friday, November 16, 2018

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    I now know what it feels like to die, says Wenger on imminent Arsenal exit

I now know what it feels like to die, says Wenger on imminent Arsenal exit

Arsene Wenger says all his decisions, good or bad, at Arsenal Football Club were for the fans.He said although he still has much to offer, the fans were unhappy with the club's performance, hence his decision to leave at the end of the season.Wenger has been at the helm of affairs at Arsenal for 22 years.The Frenchman spoke on his imminent [...]

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    Everton ‘sign’ Henry Onyekuru despite Arsenal interest

Everton ‘sign’ Henry Onyekuru despite Arsenal interest

Everton FC have reportedly beaten fellow Premier League side Arsenal to the signing of Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru from KAS Eupen.The 20-year-old was the top scorer in Belgium last season with 22 league goals.Onyekuru attracted interest from Arsenal, West Ham, Birmingham City as well as Celtic but Everton have beaten them all to his signature.The KAS Eupen striker completed a medical [...]

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    Ndidi helps Leicester win first away game of the season

Ndidi helps Leicester win first away game of the season

Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, played from start to finish as Leicester continued a resurgence which began after Claudio Ranieri was sacked.The English Premier League champions on Saturday secured their first away win of the season in the 3-2 defeat of West Ham United at the Olympic Stadium.As early as the 5th minute, Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez combined neatly for [...]

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    Frank Lampard retires from football — ‘after 21 incredible years’

Frank Lampard retires from football — ‘after 21 incredible years’

Frank Lampard, former West Ham, Chelsea, Manchester City and England midfielder, has announced his retirement from professional football.Lampard, who earned 106 caps for England, left New York City FC in November after his contract expired.The Chelsea all-time record goalscorer on Thursday took to his social media accounts to announce his decision to retire despite receiving "a number of exciting offers [...]

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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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    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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    BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

With the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title now a two-horse-race between Chelsea and Manchester City, another ‘title’ fight – for top-four finish – is being spearheaded by Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton.Two of the title rivals meet this weekend as United welcome Spurs to Old Trafford.Our soccer analysts – who have their own title fight too – [...]

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    BPL PANEL: Manchester City to drop points against Liverpool FC? No…Yes

BPL PANEL: Manchester City to drop points against Liverpool FC? No…Yes

You could agree with Shakira and say hips don’t lie.It’s not that straight forward, though, with stats.As Liverpool welcome Manchester City to Anfield in this weekend’s star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL), here are some of the stats, according to Opta.Liverpool have won just two of the last 12 BPL matches against Man City (W2 D6 L4). Manchester City [...]

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    BPL: Southampton to draw or beat Liverpool

BPL: Southampton to draw or beat Liverpool

On Sunday, Liverpool and their trio of former Saints – Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Rickie Lambert – return to St Mary’s Stadium to face Southampton in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).On Friday, TheCable and their trio of soccer analysts – Aisha Falode, Kayode Tijani and Sunday Omeike – return to the studio after the FA Cup to give their [...]

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    BPL Preview: Spurs won’t beat Arsenal

BPL Preview: Spurs won’t beat Arsenal

It’s a Saturday of super derbies in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).Yes, the 169th edition of the North London derby will take place with Arsenal travelling to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham.It doesn’t end there though, as the longest running top flight derby will be held for the 224th time as Everton host Liverpool in a crucial [...]

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    BPL Panel: Chelsea, City clash will end in stalemate

BPL Panel: Chelsea, City clash will end in stalemate

Title contenders Chelsea and Manchester City light up Stamford Bridge in this weekend's star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).It’s January 31 so it’s too early to be talking about a title decider, yet that's precisely the feeling around Saturday night's epic battle between the two teams.Our soccer analysts are back to give you their views and predictions of [...]

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    BPL Panel: Arsenal will pick a point against City

BPL Panel: Arsenal will pick a point against City

Manchester City and Arsenal get top-billing this weekend in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) so expect fireworks at the Etihad Stadium.Without a league win in six, Aston Villa will be looking to Carles Gil, their new £3.2m signing, to inspire against Liverpool who are gradually gathering momentum.Our soccer analysts are back to give their views and predictions on all [...]

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    Egwuekwe: Time for me to move abroad

Egwuekwe: Time for me to move abroad

Super Eagles defender, Azubuike Egwuekwe, has confirmed his readiness to take his career beyond the Nigeria Professional Football League.The Warri Wolves defender has had his fair share of appearances for the Super Eagles in the past three years and he is now itching to take his game outside the shores of the country.“I think this is the right time for [...]

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