AOGO's Hamburg courting ERIK GERETS
Published: May 03, 2010
For several weeks,he has been heralded as the future coach of Morocco,but the man who turns 56,May 18, Erik Gerets,(86 caps for Belgium) is being trailed by Dennis Aogo's Hamburg.Hamburg have announced this morning that Gerets,the former coach of Marseille, is their top target for next season.The Belgian is under contr...
ANICHEBE's offside position sends Everton out of Europa place
Published: May 03, 2010
Everton assistant boss Steve Round has expressed his bitter disappointment at the decision which has ended the Club's European hopes.Referee Howard Webb ruled out Phil Jagielka's 73rd minute headed goal at Stoke, consigning the Blues to a goalless draw which means they can no longer finish in the top seven.Steve Round ...
ETUHU awed by Europa league success
Published: May 03, 2010
Nigeria international and Fulham midfield anchor,Dickson Etuhu admits that he is shocked by Fulham's progression to the final of the Europa league.The Kano born lad has been instrumental to Fulham's amazing run,even scoring a goal against the mighty Juventus at Turin.“I’m still in shock to be honest,”...
Former England gaffer,Steve McClaren now favourite to coach MARTINS at Wolfsburg
Published: May 03, 2010
Former England gaffer, Steve McClaren, who turned 49 yesterday,is now the favourite candidate to coach Obafemi Martins at Wolfsburg next season .Ex-Liverpool boss,Gérard Houllier(OBE) turned down a lucrative offer from the current German champions last week.McClaren looks bound for Germany after a strong signal ...
UTAKA thanks AVRAM GRANT for boosting his World Cup chances
Published: May 03, 2010
John Utaka has paid tribute to Portsmouth  boss Avram Grant.Utaka has been included in Nigeria’s provisional squad for South Africa after being ditched for the Africa Cup of Nations in January.And as the £7million former Rennes star prepared to take on Wolves, he said: “Avram coming was a big boo...
JOHN CHIBUIKE injured,wishes Eagles well
Published: May 02, 2010
Allnigeriasoccer can exclusively reveal  that one of the rising stars of Swedish football,John Chibuike of Hacken is currently nursing an injury which he picked up in training during the week.However,the starlet is so important to the plans of his coach that he was risked against Orebro in a Swedish league match t...
Sochaux name IDEYE third best player for April
Published: May 02, 2010
The FCSM fans have voted Brown Ideye as the third best player for Sochaux in the month of April.Riyadh Boudebouz won the award with 27% of the votes cast,the young goalkeeper,Matthew Dreyer is second with 13% while Ideye who scored his first Ligue 1 goal last month polled 11% of the votes for third place.The 21 yea...
ODIBE's SIENA relegated
Published: May 02, 2010
Siena were relegated to Serie B on Sunday after losing 2-1 at home to Palermo.That they have survived in Serie A this long is something of a miracle for such a small club, and this season was always going to be especially tough after the sales of Houssine Kharja, Daniele Galloppa and Juan Zuniga last summer.Coach Alber...
Official:South Africa reports Nigeria to CAF
Published: May 02, 2010
South Africa have officially lodged a protest against Nigeria on allegations of fielding over-age players during the Under-17 World Cup qualifier at Opperheimer Stadium on Saturday.South Africa warned the Nigerians against fielding over-age players in the first leg, after losing 5-0, but they came back to to honour the...
Akpala on target as Club Brugge keeps Champions League hope alive
Published: May 02, 2010
Club Brugge have moved to second place in the Belgian Jupiler league play offs,after beating St Truiden 2-0 this evening at the Jan Breydelstadion, and keep alive their hopes of Champions league football next season.Brugge started the game without confidence.They'v not won in five matches.However,Dorege Kouemaha did pu...
African Cup of Nations switched to odd years
Published: May 02, 2010
The Africa Cup of Nations will be switched to be held in years with odd numbers, it has been revealed. The tournament, which is held every two years, meaning that every second competition falls on a World Cup year, has been moved after sustained pressure from players and football associations. Playe...
CARLTON COLE on target for both sides
Published: May 02, 2010
Fulham's marvellous season continued with a comfortable 3-2 home win over West Ham.Clint Dempsey opened the scoring on the stroke of half-time and an own goal by Carlton Cole put them 2-0 ahead shortly after the re-start.Cole redeemed himself when he headed West Ham back into the game but Fulham substitute Stefano Okak...
No pink boots for AKPALA and team mates
Published: May 02, 2010
The Belgian club of Joseph Akpala,Club Brugges, have banned their players from wearing pink boots,as it pays too much attention to the colours of their rivals,Anderlecht."The fans are annoyed at those boots," said club manager Luc Devroe.  "Purple shoes refer to Anderlecht. During the last match,the fans sang that...
EXCLUSIVE:ETUHU's coach favourite for Liverpool job
Published: May 02, 2010
Roy Hodgson  has emerged as the shock front-runner to succeed Rafa Benitez at Liverpool this summer.The Fulham chief is a wanted man after leading the Londoners to the Europa League final.Although Benitez's future will not be resolved until the end of the season, Hodgson has emerged as a potential replacement at A...
JOHN UTAKA speaks on scoring the 1000th Premier league goal this season
Published: May 02, 2010
John Utaka scored the 1000th Premier League goal in the 2009/2010 EPL season. This is not to be mistaken as the 1000th EPL goal,which was scored by Rio Ferdinand's cousin,Leslie Ferdinand(MBE)Utaka spoke to the English press on the achievement:Some people jump for joy – but John Utaka is not some people.Usually o...