Leicester 0 Man Utd 1 PL2: Three Nigerian Whizkids Feature, West Ham Product Testing
Published: August 14, 2017
Manchester United U23s began their campaign to win the Premier League 2 with a 1-0 road win over Leicester City at the The Leicester City Training Ground on Monday afternoon.Three players of Nigerian descent were handed game time by their respective coaches, Lagosian Tosin Kehinde and USA youth-teamer Matthew Olosunde ...
Solanke In, New Paul Pogba & Ojo Out As Liverpool Name Champions League Squad (Full List)
Published: August 14, 2017
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has announced a 22-man roster for Tuesday night's Champions League play-off game against Hoffenheim at Rhein-Neckar Arena, Sinsheim.England U20 World Cup-winning duo Ovie Ejaria and Sheyi Ojo were omitted from the squad list, while the Golden Ball winner Dominic Solanke has been included.The...
Lukaku Fails In Bid To Break Manchester United Record Held By Rashford & Ruud van Nistelrooy
Published: August 14, 2017
Romelu Lukaku impressed on his Premier League debut for Manchester United, scoring a brace in their 4-0 hammering of West Ham on Sunday, August 13.However, the Belgium striker could not break a Manchester United record jointly held by Ruud van Nistelrooy, Marcus Rashford and James Wilson, and could only match their ach...
Chelsea's Spanish Striker Fires Back: I Don't Care If Chelsea Fine Me N3.7 Billion
Published: August 14, 2017
Spain international Diego Costa, who has a frosty relationship with manager Antonio Conte, has confirmed that he has been fined by Chelsea after his refusal to return to Cobham for training ahead of a transfer this summer.Giving his version of events, the Blues number nineteen said that he has been treated like a crimi...
Liverpool Celebrate 'New Rashidi Yekini' After Debut Goal In Belgium
Published: August 14, 2017
Liverpool were presumably delighted with Nigeria U23 international Taiwo Awonyi after he made an immediate impact on his competitive debut for Belgian First Division A club Royal Excel Mouscron.Dubbed in some quarters as the New Rashidi Yekini in his homeland, Awoniyi celebrated his 20th birthday in a beautiful way by ...
Manchester United Beaten By Real Madrid In Adidas Cup Final
Published: August 13, 2017
Manchester United U18s lost 2-0 to their Spanish counterparts Real Madrid in the showpiece game of the 2017 Adidas Youth Tournament in Herzogenaurach, Germany on Sunday evening.The Red Devils qualified for the final after beating Juventus 1-0 on Saturday, but the young Los Blancos were too strong for the English team t...
Man Utd 4 West Ham 0: Lukaku At The Double, Matic & Rashford Impress, Nigerian Defender Features
Published: August 13, 2017
Jose Mourinho continued his unbeaten start to a Premier League season after Manchester United beat Angelo Ogbonna's West Ham 4-0 at Old Trafford on the opening weekend of the English top-flight on Sunday afternoon.On 33 minutes, West Ham were exposed which allowed Belgian international Romelu Lukaku to net his first Pr...
Nigerian Whizkid On Target, Six Make Squad As Arsenal Suffer Big Loss To Fulham
Published: August 13, 2017
Arsenal suffered a big 4-1 loss to Fulham at Motspur Park (New Malden, Surrey) in their first game of the U18 Premier League on Saturday, August 12.Six players of Nigerian descent- Tobi Omole, Joseph Olowu, Folarin Balogun, Joseph Olayinka, Bukayo Saka and goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo- were included in Arsenal's 16-man sq...
Chelsea Run Out Of Patience With Their Spanish Striker, Fined N141.6 Million
Published: August 13, 2017
Spain international Diego Costa is set to be fined two weeks wages after skipping training, according to reports.The online edition of the Sun says the Chelsea striker was due to report for training two weeks ago but was seen partying in Brazil.Diego Costa currently takes home around 150,000 pounds every week, meaning ...
Manchester United Beat Juventus To Set Up Final Meeting With Real Madrid At Adidas Cup
Published: August 12, 2017
Manchester United U18s have qualified for the final of the 2017 Adidas Youth Tournament in Herzogenaurach, Germany after a hard fought 1-0 victory over Italian club Juventus on Saturday.England U17 international Angel Gomes hopped off the bench before netting the winner for the Red Devils.Manchester United's reward for...
Chelsea Boss Conte Refuses To Press The Panic Button : Moses Will Return Against Tottenham
Published: August 12, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has refused to press the panic button in the wake of his side's shock 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge in their first game of the new Premier League season.The Italian will not be able to count on the services of captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fàbregas for the short trip to Tottenham ...
Manchester United Legend Sets New Premier League Record
Published: August 12, 2017
Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney set a new Premier League record in Everton's 1-0 win over Stoke City at Goodison Park on the opening weekend of the 2017-2018 season.The England international netted the game winning goal when he planted a powerful header past Butland in the 45th minute.According to the statisticia...
EPL Wrap: Okaka & Man Utd Legend Score, Liverpool Trio Missing, Abraham Debuts, Tomori & Ladapo Benched
Published: August 12, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com brings you all the information and goalscorers on the opening weekend of the Premier League on Saturday,August 12, including performances of players of Nigerian descent.In the early kickoff, Liverpool were held to a 3-3 by Watford at the Vicarage Road Stadium.Italy international Stefano Okaka start...
Watford 3 Liverpool 3: Nigerian Striker On Target, Salah Grabs Debut Goal, Solanke Benched
Published: August 12, 2017
Miguel Britos struck an injury time equalizer to salvage a point for Watford in their 3-3 draw with Liverpool at The Vic on Saturday afternoon.Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka opened the scoring for the Hornets with a header in the eighth minute, only for another African in the shape of Sadio Mane to restore parity for t...
New Mikel Stars, Anjorin Bags Assist As Chelsea Start Title Defense With Win
Published: August 12, 2017
Defending champions Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-0 in their U18 Premier League opener at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground in Warwickshire on Saturday afternoon, with two talented players of Nigerian descent in action.In a 3-5-2 formation, England U18 international Tariq Uwakwe, dubbed the new Mikel, and England U16 interna...