Burnley 0 Chelsea 4 : Moses-Less Chelsea Extend Unbeaten Run With Impressive Win
Published: October 28, 2018
Chelsea continued their start to the English Premier League season as they defeated Burnley 4-0 on Sunday afternoon. Prior to kickoff, the Blues had only won one of their last four top-flight matches although were unbeaten under new manager Maurizio Sarri. Burnley found themselves on the wrong end of a 5-0 hiding b...
Crystal Palace 2 Arsenal 2: Iwobi Goes The Distance As Gunners 11-Game Winning Run Ends
Published: October 28, 2018
Crystal Palace and Arsenal shared the spoils in an entertaining 2-2 draw on Sunday afternoon. Before the game, the Gunners recorded 11 successive victories in all competitions. Palace headed into the fixture at Selhurst Park having suffered defeat in their last three league outings, and that run of results left the...
Tomori Gives One Of His Best Displays In A Derby County Shirt Ahead Of Trip To Chelsea
Published: October 28, 2018
Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori gave one of his best displays in a Derby County shirt as Frank Lampard's side were held to a 1-1 draw by Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon. And it was not surprising that the England U21 star picked up the Man of the Match accolade at the end of the game at Riverside Stadium. To...
Man Utd Legend Neville Tears Into Huddersfield Nigerian Star For Poor Defending Against Watford
Published: October 28, 2018
Nigerian defensive midfielder Philip Billing was one of the Huddersfield Town players criticized by Manchester United legend Phil Neville for his bad defending in the lead-up to the first goal scored by Watford at The Vic on Saturday afternoon. Ten minutes into the game, Watford's Roberto Pereyra cut inside and weav...
Chelsea Loanee Aina Picks His Standout Moment So Far At Torino, Enjoying Wing-back Role
Published: October 28, 2018
In an interview with Chelsea's official website, Ola Aina was asked to pick his standout moment so far at Torino, where he's spending the entirety of the 2018-2019 season on loan. Since the interview was conducted prior to Torino's Serie A clash with Fiorentina, the Nigeria international did not mention his Man of t...
'It Was Obviously A Studs-Up Tackle' - Ndidi Hails Referee For Sending Off West Ham Captain
Published: October 27, 2018
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has praised referee Michael Oliver for showing a red card to West Ham captain Mark Noble in the first half of their 1-1 draw with the Hammers at King Power Stadium on Saturday evening. Noble was dismissed in the 38th minute after catching the Nigeria international with his stu...
Leicester 1 West Ham 1 : Late Ndidi Goal Salvages Draw For Foxes; Iheanacho Starts Ahead Of Vardy
Published: October 27, 2018
In a dramatic game at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening, Leicester City claimed a point after sharing the spoils with West Ham on match day ten in the Premier League. The Foxes French boss Claude Puel surprisingly chose Kelechi Iheanacho to lead the frontline ahead of Jamie Vardy and the number eight was jo...
Watford's Isaac Success Reacts After Netting First Premier League Goal In Two Years
Published: October 27, 2018
Speaking after Watford recorded an impressive 3-0 victory against Huddersfield Town, Isaac Success was pleased to net his first Premier League goal for the Hornets in two years. The Hornets number ten has scored a couple in the League Cup but last netted in the English topflight against AFC Bournemouth in October 20...
EPL Wrap: Success Scores; Billing Booked; Balogun & Ibe Benched; Iheanacho, Ndidi Start; Solanke, Obafemi Not In 18
Published: October 27, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, October 27.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted. At Vicarage Road Stadium, Isaac Success starte...
Red-Hot Box-To-Box Nigerian Midfielder Scores On Debut For Chelsea U23
Published: October 27, 2018
Nigerian midfielder Faustino Anjorin continued his rich vein of form after scoring for Chelsea in their 3-2 loss to Brighton & Hove in a Premier League 2 contest staged at Electrical Services Stadium (Aldershot, Hampshire) on Saturday afternoon. Another Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe started for the Young Blues an...
Chelsea 3 BATE Borisov 1 : Victor Moses Subbed In As Loftus-Cheek Steals The Headlines With Hat-Trick
Published: October 25, 2018
Ruben Loftus-Cheek popped up with a hat-trick for Chelsea as they defeated Bate Borisov 3-1 in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.The Blues have taken a giant step towards a place in the last 32 with victory tonight. Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri made eight changes to the side that rescued a late 2-2 draw against Manch...
Sporting CP 0 Arsenal 1 : Iwobi Comes On As 86th Minute Sub As Gunners Win 11th Straight Game
Published: October 25, 2018
A 78th minute strike from Danny Welbeck proved to be enough for Arsenal to pip Sporting CP 1-0 in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.With the win at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, Arsenal continued their flawless sweep in Group E with nine points from three games.They had earlier accounted for the scalp of Qarabag and Vors...
No Debut For Rangers' Nigerian Striker In Europa League Clash Vs Spartak Moscow
Published: October 25, 2018
Promising Nigerian teenager Adedapo Awokoya-Mebude will not make his professional debut when Rangers face Spartak Moscow in the Europa League on Thursday night. The center forward is one of the three Nigerian players registered for the competition by the Glasgow club, the others being Sadiq Umar and Ovie Ejaria. ...
Chelsea Legend Frank Lampard : Tomori's Dream Is To Play At Stamford Bridge
Published: October 25, 2018
Derby County manager Frank Lampard has hailed Chelsea's decision to permit Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount to play against their parent club in next week's Carabao Cup clash at Stamford Bridge. Tomori, an England U21 international, joined the Rams on a season-long loan from Chelsea in the summer and ...
UYL Molde 0 Chelsea 4 : Anjorin On Target; Uwakwe Handed Corner-Taking Duties
Published: October 24, 2018
Faustino Anjorin continued his brilliant form after scoring for Chelsea as they claimed a 4-0 win over Molde in the first round of the UEFA Youth League, domestic champions path. Wednesday evening's game was a dead rubber as Chelsea thrashed their Scandinavian opponents 10-1 in the first leg played at Cobham Trainin...