Everton to offer ONUOHA four year contract
Published: May 01, 2010
Everton believe they can secure the services of Manchester City utility man Nedum Onuoha for £3.75million.A four-year deal worth as much as £30,000 a week is being prepared for the defender who has had a frustrating season at Champions League hopefuls Manchester City this season.Onuoha, 23, can play in cent...
Mexico names DOS SANTOS brothers in 26 man World Cup squad
Published: May 01, 2010
Javier Aguirre, coach of Mexico, has named 26 players in his preliminary squad for the World Cup.He hopes to prune down the number to 23 after a test game against Chile on May 16.There are no surprises in the squad as the Dos Santos brothers, Giovani and Jonathan are listed.Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (America), Lui...
LUKMAN HARUNA gazes as PSG nick French Cup
Published: May 01, 2010
An extra-time goal from Guillaume Hoarau handed Paris St Germain their eighth French Cup success on Saturday to deny Monaco at the Stade de France.The 26-year-old Hoarau, from Saint Louis on La Reunion island in the Indian Ocean, struck seconds before the turnaround in the final half hour to add some gloss to what has ...
BALOTELLI may join COLE at West Ham
Published: May 01, 2010
Inter Milan want to send controversial striker Mario Balotelli to England, with West Ham an ideal destination if Gianfranco Zola stays in charge at Upton Park.The brilliant but temperamental forward has had a stormy relationship with Jose Mourinho and the Inter fans all season.Balotelli, 19, is an Italy Under-21 intern...
APAM down with knee injury,not listed for Boulogne match
Published: May 01, 2010
Nice captain,Onyekachi Apam is down with a knee injury and is not listed for tomorrow's match between Nice and Boulogne,the French football magazine,France football reports on its website.His position in central defence has been taken over by Larrys Mabiala,the Congo DR international.The Nice coach,Eric Roy has called ...
Nigeria Female Under 17 qualify for Trinidad
Published: May 01, 2010
Nigeria's female Under 17 team beat the Bantwana of South Africa 2-1 this afternoon to qualify for the FIFA female Under 17 World Cup to be held in Trinidad and Tobago,September 2010. The girls qualify 7-1 on aggregate.First leg tormentor of the South African team, Ugochi Oparanozie, still had unfinished business as sh...
Everton's Euro dream over
Published: May 01, 2010
Everton's bid to secure a place in the Europa League was brought to a controversial end in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Stoke.David Moyes' side had to win to have any hope of catching seventh placed Liverpool, but they are now four points behind their Merseyside rivals with only one game to play.The Toffees thought they had ...
KESHI applies for Benin job
Published: May 01, 2010
Former Mali coach,Stephen Keshi, is one of the front runners for the vacant Benin managerial position,our sources tell us.The Benin Football Federation (FBF) in looking for a new coach for the national team after the sacking the Frenchman Michel Dussuyer, has so far received 19 applications."We received a total of ...
UTAKA bids farewell to Premier league football at Fratton Park with goal
Published: May 01, 2010
Fratton Park bid farewell to Premier League football for at least another season as relegated Portsmouth claimed a 3-1 triumph over already-safe Wolverhampton Wanderers on the penultimate weekend of the campaign. The home side broke the deadlock on 21 minutes when Wolves' defence went to sleep on a Michael Brown free...
HARUNA LUKMAN in French Cup final tonight
Published: May 01, 2010
There isn’t much to split two of France’s most successful French Cup sides as they do battle at the Stade de France on Saturday night in a bid to salvage a Europa League ticket from otherwise disappointing seasons.While ninth-placed Monaco have a slight edge on Paris Saint-Germain in the league this season,...
Ahn makes his comeback
Published: May 01, 2010
South Korea star,Ahn Jung-Hwan, has been nominated the South Korea preliminary squad,two years after making his last appearance for the national team,and will probably also travel to South Africa.''Every game will be tight,so there is need for a striker of proven quality,'' South Korea coach,Huh told local media on...
Hope for MARTINS as DZEKO ponders exit
Published: May 01, 2010
There may be light at the end of the tunnel for the ''most effective striker'' in the Bundesliga,Obafemi Martins as one of the players keeping him out, Edin Dzeko, is pondering leaving the Bundesliga club in the summer as they are bound to end the current season at a low ebb.The Wolves, who won the German league title ...
More Competition for the Yak
Published: May 01, 2010
Everton hope to conclude the free transfer of Jermaine Beckford from Leeds United at the end of this season,putting question marks on the future of the Nigeria international,Yakubu Aiyegbeni.The striker, who has scored 30 goals for the League One club this season and impressed against Premier League opponents in the cl...
Fulham cleared in 'weak team' probe
Published: May 01, 2010
The Premier League have cleared Fulham of any wrongdoing after West Ham complained about the team they fielded against Hull on March 27.The Hammers lodged an official complaint after Cottagers manager Roy Hodgson rested five key players for the 2-0 defeat at the KC Stadium, which allowed the Tigers to pull level with G...
SAM SODJE insists Charlton can still clinch second spot
Published: May 01, 2010
Sam Sodje has insisted Charlton will stop another away-day promotion party at the Valley today.League One leaders Norwich sealed their return to the Championship with a win in south-east London a fortnight ago.And now second-placed Leeds can seal promotion with a victory at Charlton if Millwall fail to win at Tranmere....