Arsenal's Folarin Balogun & West Ham Defender Alese Score In London Derby
Published: October 06, 2018
Arsenal maintained their position at the top of the U18 Premier League table after beating West Ham 2-1 in a London derby staged at Shenley Training Centre (Shenley, Hertfordshire) on Saturday afternoon. Three players of Nigerian descent were named in the starting line-up, goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo and Folarin Balog...
Nigerian Midfielder Likened To Yaya Toure Scores 25-Yard Stunner For Chelsea U18s vs Brighton
Published: October 06, 2018
National champions Chelsea are third in the U18 Premier League standings with 16 points following their 2-1 win over Brighton & Hove at American Express Elite Football Performance Centre (Lancing, West Sussex) on Saturday afternoon. Young right-back Ayo Tanimowo started for the Seagulls, Faustino Anjorin of Chelsea ...
Chelsea Loanee Aina : Torino Looking For An Identity, It Takes Time
Published: October 06, 2018
Ola Aina has spoken about the problems faced by Torino in the early stages of the season, noting that the Serie A side are still in a rebuilding process. The Turin outfit won only one of their first six matches in the Italian topflight but won their second game in a row after beating Frosinone 3-2 at the Stadio Olim...
Iwobi Urges Arsenal To Offer New Deal To Liverpool, Chelsea And Man Utd Linked Midfielder
Published: October 05, 2018
Alex Iwobi has advised the Arsenal Board to offer a new contract to Wales international Aaron Ramsey amid speculation linking the midfielder with a departure from the Emirates Stadium as from the January transfer window. Ramsey's future at the Gunners is up in the air after the recent failed contract negotiations a...
England Call-Ups For Chelsea, Spurs, Liverpool Starlets Of Nigerian Descent, Felix Nmecha Too
Published: October 05, 2018
The English Football Association on Friday morning announced the rosters for the U19, U20 and U21 national teams and as expected, several dual-eligible English-Nigerian players have received invitations for the October fixtures. Liverpool's Dominic Solanke, Chelsea duo Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham, Tottenham Hots...
England Now Ahead Of Nigeria In Race For QPR Sensation Eze, Striker Handed Maiden England Call-Up
Published: October 05, 2018
England have leapfrogged Nigeria in the race for Queens Park Rangers sensation Eberechi Eze after the striker cum attacking midfielder was included in the Young Lions squad for games in October. Eze, who has caught the eye for QPR this campaign and was recently named the club's Player of the Month, has received his ...
Tottenham Hotspur Product Oduwa In Line For Vejle Debut Today
Published: October 05, 2018
Former Nigeria U23 international Nathan Oduwa is in line to make his competitive debut for Vejle in their Danish Superliga clash against SønderjyskE at the Sydbank Park (Haderslev) this evening. Vejle boss Adolfo Sormani has named 21 players in the provisional squad with the Tottenham Hotspur Academy product making...
Skillful Nigerian Winger Nets Winner For Manchester United Youth Team Against Sheffield United
Published: October 05, 2018
Manchester United have seen the potential in Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire and have wasted no time in fast-tracking him into their U17 team. On Wednesday, Shoretire started for the Red Devils, along with striker Mipo Odubeko, in their hard-fought 1-0 win over Sheffield United and he didn't disappoint after netting...
Iwobi Receives Mixed Ratings In Arsenal Triumph Over Qarabag
Published: October 05, 2018
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi was in action for 70 minutes as Arsenal defeated Azerbaijan side Qarabag in 3-0 their second Group E UEFA Europa League game in Baku on Thursday night. Iwobi was replaced by Alexandre Lacazette and the Nigerian's performance was rated by some of the English media who covered the game. ...
Player Of The Month Honors For Huddersfield Town's Billing, Queens Park Rangers' Eze
Published: October 04, 2018
Two young Nigerian stars in the shape of Philip Billing and Ebere Eze have won the Player of the Month awards at their respective clubs. Billing has been one of Nigeria's most outstanding players in the Premier League so far this season and Blue and White Foundation members voted the central midfielder as Huddersfi...
Isaac Success' Brilliant Strike Vs Tottenham Nominated For Watford Goal Of The Month
Published: October 04, 2018
Isaac Success's goal against Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the League Cup has been shortlisted for Watford's Goal of the Month award for September 2018. The Nigeria international has to beat off competition from Roberto Pereyra, Craig Cathcart and Andre Gray to win the monthly accolade. Within forty sec...
Iwobi Lagging Behind Lacazette, Cech & Torreira In Arsenal Player Of The Month Poll
Published: October 04, 2018
Alex Iwobi is among four players nominated for Arsenal's Player of the Month award for September 2018. The Nigeria international is in the running for the award alongside Alexandre Lacazette, Petr Cech and summer signing Lucas Torreira. Last month, Iwobi featured in four matches from a possible six, missing the g...
Tottenham Confirm : Nigerian Midfielder To Undergo Surgery Next Week, Out For The Season
Published: October 04, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed via their official website that Nigerian starlet Luke Amos has been ruled out for the season after rupturing an anterior cruciate ligament in a Premier League 2 clash against Blackburn Rovers on September 28. The central midfielder had to make way for Lloyd-Bennett in the 21st minute...
Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Newcastle, Crystal Palace Watch Henry In Champions League Tie Vs Porto
Published: October 04, 2018
Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal were among the English Premier League clubs that sent scouts to watch the Champions League meeting between Porto and Galatasaray at the Estádio Do Dragão on Wednesday evening, according to reports. A Bola has confirmed via its print edition that at least six Premier League ...
Moses Set For 15th Appearance In Europe As Chelsea Boss Indicates He Could Make Up To Seven Changes
Published: October 04, 2018
Former Nigeria international Victor Moses is poised to make his fifteenth appearance in European club competitions when Chelsea take on Hungarian side Vidi at Stamford Bridge on Thursday evening. Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has indicated that he could make up to seven changes to the starting line-up that drew 1-1 wi...