Former Nigeria U17 invitee named in a Chelsea gameday squad for the first time this season
Published: February 27, 2021
Former Golden Eaglets invitee Prince Adegoke was included in a gameday squad for a Chelsea team for the first time this season as the U18 side defeated Norwich City in an U18 Premier League fixture at Lotus Training Center on Saturday afternoon. Previously, the Chelsea youth team coaches were not able to utilise the...
Brighton & Hove boss remembers Bolton Wanders was an exciting side with Jay-Jay Okocha
Published: February 27, 2021
Brighton & Hove coach Graham Potter says Sam Allardyce deserves respect for his managerial career spanning three decades and remembers that the 66-year-old once managed an exciting Bolton Wanderers team that contained showboater Austin Jay-Jay Okocha. Potter was speaking just before the Seagulls entered the pitch t...
Derby County beat Premier League clubs to sign Fapetu As Midfielder Departs Arsenal after ten years
Published: February 27, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been told that talented box-to-box midfielder Bayo Fapetu has agreed a pre-scholarship deal with Championship club Derby County.   On Friday, Fapetu took to social media, to announce that he has put pen to paper on a long-term contract with The Rams without revealing the length of the deal. ...
Nigerian midfielder makes competitive debut for Manchester United U18 in loss to Derby County
Published: February 27, 2021
Promising Nigerian midfielder Maximilano Oyedele made his competitive debut for Manchester United U18s in their surprise 3-1 loss at the hands of Derby County on Saturday afternoon. Oyedele was among the U16 players that started for the Red Devils at Trafford Training Centre, Carrington, while Manchester United acad...
Super Eagles striker Maja gives reasons for rejoining Fulham in winter transfer market
Published: February 27, 2021
Josh Maja has got instincts of a natural born striker and showed that quality when he bagged a brace on his full Premier League debut against Everton on Valentine's Day. Since the Super Eagles star made his debut for the Cottagers, they are unbeaten in four matches, winning two and drawing the others while keeping an ...
Light at the end of the tunnel for Arsenal-owned midfielder Olayinka six weeks after his last match
Published: February 27, 2021
Arsenal-owned midfielder James Olayinka has returned to training at Football League club Southend United. The Hale End Academy product is spending the remainder of the season on loan at the Shrimpers but has not featured for the club since suffering a grade two ligament damage on his ankle during the goalless draw a...
Chelsea boss runs the rule over Anjorin ahead of big Premier League clash vs Manchester United
Published: February 26, 2021
Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel continues to monitor Faustino Anjorin at close quarters with a view to the possibility of including the talented winger in his gameday squad for Sunday's blockbuster Premier League clash against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Anglo-Nigerian...
Fulham's most decisive player Lookman not looking at his goals and assists pre-Crystal Palace
Published: February 26, 2021
Fulham winger Ademola Lookman has stressed that he is not looking at his goals and assists this season ahead of the London derby against Crystal Palace on February 28. With four goals and three assists to his name, the 2017 U20 World Cup winner is statistically Fulham's most decisive player in the top-flight but he'...
Photo : Arsenal's Nigerian midfielder joins Derby County on a permanent deal
Published: February 26, 2021
Nigerian midfielder Bayo Fapetu has taken to social media to announce that he has ended his association with Arsenal by signing a contract with Championship outfit Derby County. Thus, Fapetu will not be among the new intake of academy scholars at Arsenal for the 2021-2022 season. The promising teenager is departi...
Seven Arsenal products of Nigerian descent hail ex-Super Eagles target Saka after starring vs Benfica
Published: February 26, 2021
Mikel Arteta's Arsenal kept their season alive after coming from behind to beat Benfica 3-2 to progress to the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday evening. No Nigeria-eligible player was involved in the game held in Athens, with the Spanish football tactician omitting registered players Arthur Okonkwo, Tol...
How five ex-Manchester United teenagers of Nigerian descent reacted after Shoretire set new club record
Published: February 26, 2021
Shola Shoretire was delighted after setting a new record for Manchester United in their goalless draw with Real Sociedad in a Europa League round of 32 second-leg clash on Thursday night. When Shoretire stepped out onto the Old Trafford turf in the 76th minute to replace Mason Greenwood, he became the club's younges...
Super Eagles striker Olayinka reacts after Slavia Prague shock Ndidi's Leicester City in Europa League
Published: February 26, 2021
Super Eagles striker Peter Olayinka was impressive as Slavia Prague progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League following their shock 2-0 win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Thursday night. The Slavia Prague number 9, who was so confident ahead of the game, went the distance along with Leice...
Nigeria-Eligible Winger breaks Manchester United record that stood for 39 years after European debut
Published: February 25, 2021
Manchester United are through to the last sixteen of the UEFA Europa League after beating Spanish opponents Real Sociedad 4-0 on aggregate, with tonight's second leg at Old Trafford ending goalless. The Red Devils had chances to win the game; Portugal star Bruno Fernandes hit the woodwork while Anthony Martial and D...
Ex-Bolton Wanderers playmaker Okocha advises Salah to dump Liverpool for Barcelona
Published: February 25, 2021
Former Bolton Wanderers playmaker Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has urged Egypt international Mohamed Salah to leave Liverpool and move to Barcelona if he receives an offer from the Spanish powerhouse. The Super Eagles legend is of the opinion that Salah needs a new adventure in his career after winning almost all possible ...
Solskjaer hints at Shoretire setting new Manchester United record tonight
Published: February 25, 2021
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted at Shola Shoretire setting a new Manchester United record by revealing that there's a possibility of the Anglo-Nigerian winger getting playing time tonight. The 17-year-old would be the youngest player to feature for Manchester United in European competition if he is involve...