UEFA YL: New Mikel, Aina Missing As Chelsea Shock Roma In Italian Capital
Published: October 31, 2017
Two-time champions Chelsea are three points clear in Group C of the UEFA Youth League following their 2-1 win over Roma at Stadio Tre Fontane (Roma) on Tuesday afternoon.With England U17 World Cup winning midfielders Callum Hudson-Odoi and Geroge McEachran named in the Blues traveling squad a day after arriving the Eng...
Nigerian Defender Likened To Cafu Will Not Face Chelsea In Champions League
Published: October 31, 2017
It is confirmed that promising Nigerian defender Nura Abdullahi will not make his Champions League debut when AS Roma host Chelsea at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday night.Through their official website, Roma have announced that the Football College Abuja product did not make the 19-man squad available to manager Eusebi...
Victor Moses Sends Cryptic Message To Rohr He's Out Of Algeria, Argentina Games
Published: October 30, 2017
Chelsea right wing-back Victor Moses has provided a positive update on his injury, saying he hopes to be back doing his thing in the near future.The Nigeria international has not kicked a ball since he was substituted in the 40th minute of Chelsea's 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace on October 14 after suffering a hamstring i...
Ndidi Puts In Another Impressive Shift As Leicester Win Battle Of The Blues
Published: October 29, 2017
Leicester strolled to a 2-0 victory against shambolic Everton to kick-start a wonderful beginning to his new regime for Claude Puel in the English Premier League on Sunday evening.Everton's precarious campaign took another hit as they went down to the Foxes at the King Power Stadium, with goals from Jamie Vardy and Dem...
Man Utd, Sevilla, Wolfsburg, Marseille Make Check On Super Eagles Winger
Published: October 29, 2017
Some high-profile European clubs were in attendance during Friday night's Belgian First Division A clash between Sporting Charleroi and Gent, as per reports.According to Scouts In Attendance, Manchester United, Bayer Leverkusen,Wolfsburg, Sevilla and Olympique de Marseille posted their scouts to run the rule over the t...
Liverpool 1 Leicester 2 PL2 : Solanke Builds Up Fitness, Ejaria Features, Adekanye Benched
Published: October 29, 2017
An injury time goal saw Leicester City beat table-toppers Liverpool 2-1 on game week nine in Premier League 2 on Sunday afternoon at Prenton Park in Merseyside.In the month of October, 2017 Fifa U20 Golden Ball winner Dominic Solanke has managed only 42 minutes of game time from a possible 450 for the Reds first team, ...
Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 PL2 : Kehinde Sparkles, Asoro Logs 90 Minutes
Published: October 29, 2017
Tosin Kehinde made his fifth consecutive start in the Premier League 2 as Manchester United claimed a 1-0 win against Sunderland at Eppleton Colliery Football Ground on Sunday afternoon.Sweden U21 international of Nigerian descent Joel Asoro was the most eye-catching name in Sunderland's starting line-up, while former ...
In-Form Liverpool Starlet Bobby Adekanye To Be Rested Against Leicester?
Published: October 29, 2017
Ibadan-born Bobby Adekanye might not figure for Liverpool U23 when they take on Leicester City in the Premier League 2 on Sunday afternoon.With the winger playing 68 minutes of the U18s 4-1 hammering of Rangers at Ibrox on Friday night, today's contest at Prenton Park has come too soon for the Netherlands youth-teamer ...
Swansea Coach: With Abraham On The Pitch, You Believe You'll Get A Chance...
Published: October 29, 2017
Swansea City coach Paul Clement has rued his side's failure to get at least one point from their Premier League clash against Arsenal on Saturday afternoon.Sam Clucas put Swansea ahead in the 22nd minute after a lovely assist from Nigerian striker Tammy Abraham, and  Ayew would have doubled the lead just before half-t...
Brewster Fails To Break Osimhen's Record As England U17 Are Crowned World Champions
Published: October 28, 2017
England trounced Spain 5-2 in the final game of the U17 World Cup tournament 2017 to cart home the ultimate prize and just for the first time in their illustrious history.The game could have easily gone the young La Roja's way after Sergio Gomez had struck twice in the first thirty minutes to hand Spain a comfortable l...
EPL Wrap: Abraham Assists; Iwobi Benched; Solanke Subbed In; Akpom, Ejaria, Tosins, Ladapo Missing
Published: October 28, 2017
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, October 28.Nigerian players with dual nationalities that have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kickoff, Manchester United youth-tea...
Chelsea Loanee Aina On Nottingham Forest : It Will Be A Test For Us
Published: October 28, 2017
Hull City host Nottingham Forest at the KCOM stadium in the English Championship this evening and Ola Aina is expecting the Reds to put up a very tough display.The Nigerian had been an ever present in the rear guard for the Premier League-chasing Tigers believes that Forest who have been equally impressive in the divis...
Nigerian Striker To Miss Arsenal Clash Against Swansea City
Published: October 27, 2017
Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom is not in contention to make his first Premier League appearance of the season when Arsenal host Tammy Abraham's Swansea City on Saturday, October 28.The Hale End Academy product was not photographed training with the Gunners in their final workout at London Colney on Friday, fueling specul...
Arsenal's Okoflex Scores Again, Outshines Dembele As Ireland Retain Victory Shield
Published: October 27, 2017
Republic of Ireland U16 National Team retained the prestigious Victory Shield following a 2-0 win over Scotland in their final group match on Friday, October 27.Goals from Dublin-born Arsenal striker of Nigerian descent Armstrong Okoflex and Matt Everitt secured a win for the Irish at Clandeboye Park.The 15-year-old re...
Liverpool Star Backing England U17 Sensation To Equal Osimhen's World Cup Record
Published: October 27, 2017
Liverpool's Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum is backing England U17 sensation Rhian Brewster to equal Victor Osimhen's single tournament scoring record of ten goals when the Young Lions tackle Spain in the showpiece game of the World Cup on Saturday.The ex-Chelsea starlet will enter Fifa's history books if...