TOM SEUN ADEYEMI's Norwich City gain promotion
Published: April 17, 2010
Norwich City have gained promotion to the Championship after beating Sammy Sodje's Charlton Athletic 1-0 in front of 20,023 spectators at the Valley.Sammy and his younger brother,Akpo both featured in the encounter but Akpo had to be substituted as early as the 43rd minute for Jamaican international, Deon Burton.In an ...
IDEYE opens Ligue 1 account
Published: April 17, 2010
Former Under 20 world cup star,Brown Ideye,opened his ligue 1 account this evening against Grenoble Foot 38  at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble.Grenoble started brightly and Ljuboja had the first chance after 10 minutes but fired wide from the edge of the area.Sochaux opened the scoring when Marvin Martin's free...
Female Under 17 thrash Bantwana 5-0
Published: April 17, 2010
Nigerian Under 17 female team thrashed their South African counterparts 5-0 in the first leg of the female Under 17 world cup qualifier,played today at the MKO Abiola Stadium,Abeokuta.Striker Ngozi Oparanozie opened the floodgates as early as 35seconds into the game.She ended scoring a double brace.Nigeria’s othe...
Captain TAIWO scores dramatic late winner.
Published: April 17, 2010
A Taiye Taiwo(who wore the skipper's armband) penalty deep into injury time handed Marseille a precious 2-1 win at struggling Boulogne-sur-Mer that keeps OM on course for a first title since 1992. A poor first half was brought to life by Mathieu Valbuena’s opening goal, but this didn’t provide a spark for...
YAKUBU keeps his promise,scores 10seconds after coming on as Sub
Published: April 17, 2010
Substitute Yakubu inspired Everton to victory in a dramatic five-goal thriller at Ewood Park.At the end of a week in which most of England has been left grounded, a dark cloud appeared to be forming over Everton's hopes of travelling into Europe next season after the hosts twice hit wondergoals to come from beh...
MARADONA reveals starting back four against NIGERIA
Published: April 17, 2010
Argentina boss Diego Maradona expects to use the same defence at the World Cup which has kept clean sheets in their last two games.The controversial manager, who narrowly sealed qualification for South Africa in their final group game, has called up over 90 players for his 16 matches in charge of the national side.The ...
Honours even as OSAZE and ODIAH clash in today's Moscow derby
Published: April 17, 2010
CSKA Moscow missed the chance to move clear at the top of the Russian Premier League at the Khimki Stadium, as Lokomotiv earned a 1-1 draw late on. The Moscow derby was a scrappy affair and one which CSKA will hope to forget and move on from. They took the lead through striker Guilherme very early on, and held on until...
ENIOLA ALUKO wins Player of the Week in USA
Published: April 17, 2010
Nigerian born England striker Eniola Aluko has won the first player of the week award in the new Women's Professional Soccer season in the United States.Aluko, who plays for Saint Louis Athletica, scored both goals in her team's 2-0 triumph over FC Gold Pride.It is the second time she has  taken the honour, having...
CHINEDU EDE's Union Berlin escape relegation
Published: April 17, 2010
Chinedu Ede's Union Berlin beat FC St Pauli 2-1 to be certain of remaining in Bundesliga 11 next season.The team has been flirting with relegation all season.Union Berlin failed to win their last eight games before yesterday's encounter.Chinedu saw action for 45 minutes before he was replaced in the second half by Brun...
CAPELLO likes me- CARLTON COLE
Published: April 17, 2010
Not many English footballers can claim to have had their game transformed by the personal tuition of Fabio Capello and Gianfranco Zola, but then not many footballers have had the unlikely path to the top trod by the West Ham striker Carlton Cole.At 26, Cole can finally claim to have arrived this season. He has been cap...
Villa Coach tells AGBONLAHOR to improve
Published: April 17, 2010
Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has been told his best is yet to come by manager Martin O'Neill.Agbonlahor has recently hit the 50-goal mark in his Villa career but O'Neill has challenged the player with Nigerian descent to move his game on to the next level.O'Neill said: "What he has got to do is continue this ...
WORLD CUP GOLDEN MOMENT- 17042010
Published: April 17, 2010
1994  THE MARADONA OF THE ARABSThe greatest goals of the World Cup tend to come from the household names. The likes of Bergkamp, Maradona and Pele are regularly cited when the arguments are put forward for the goals of the tournament. But at the 1994 World Cup, the goal of the Finals came from an unlikely hero - S...
FIFA apologises to fanatics
Published: April 17, 2010
FIFA's World Cup ticketing partner apologised to South Africans on Friday after computer glitches marred the first day of direct ticket sales, government media reported. "We want to extend our apologies to the general public, who tried to obtain tickets, and we want to thank them for their patience and understanding," ...
Proud AMODU: I am not AWOL
Published: April 16, 2010
Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu has reacted angrily to the suggestion by the NFF that he has not reported back to work after his compassionate leave.Supersport.com reports.On Thursday, NFF President Sani Lulu Abdullahi said the coach had failed to return to his duty post at the end of his leave, and that the secreta...
SAMMY SODJE ready for World Cup
Published: April 16, 2010
Charlton Athletic defender,Sammy Sodje has revealed in a telephone conversation with allnigeriasoccer that he was contacted by Super Eagles helmsman,Lars Lagerback.''The coach spoke to me before and after our game against Colchester United on Tuesday.I am very positive of being among the 45 man list as i have been play...