Azeez scores stunning goal from range as Arsenal thrash Blackburn Rovers in FA Youth Cup
Published: March 20, 2021
Miguel Azeez scored the pick of the goals as Arsenal thrashed Blackburn Rovers 4-1 at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon to progress to the next round of the FA Youth Cup. The Anglo-Spanish-Nigerian midfielder being drafted into the U18s team underlined the importance of the competition. And he was joined in the Gu...
Super Eagles target makes cameo as Southampton reach Emirates FA Cup semi-final
Published: March 20, 2021
Super Eagles target Nathan Tella is still awaiting his first senior goal after failing to get a scoresheet for Southampton as they thrashed Bournemouth 3-0 at the Vitality Stadium to advance to the last four of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday afternoon. While Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke started for the Cherri...
Slavia Prague's Olayinka admits Glasgow Rangers were very aggressive; Balogun deserved red card
Published: March 20, 2021
Slavia Prague winger Peter Olayinka has admitted that Glasgow Rangers were too aggressive during their Europa League round of 16 clash at the Ibrox Stadium on Thursday night. Israeli referee Orel Grinfeld dished out yellow cards to five Rangers players while Leon Balogun and Kemar Roofe were sent off in the second ...
Michael O'Neill counting on Mikel to motivate Stoke City players in business end of the season
Published: March 20, 2021
Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill namechecked Super Eagles and Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel among the experienced professionals he is counting on to help motivate the players in the business end of the season. With nine matches left in the regular Championship season, it appears the Potters are playing for nothing...
Okoye suggests a big club should buy him and loan back to Sparta, similar to Chelsea's transfer strategy
Published: March 20, 2021
Maduka Okoye has suggested that one of the big clubs supposedly interested in his services in the summer transfer window should buy him then loan him back to Sparta Rotterdam, similar to Chelsea's transfer strategy of buying young players and loaning them to continue their development. Chelsea acquired Kenneth Omeru...
'You need to put the ball in the net' - Fulham boss reacts to crucial Lookman miss vs Leeds
Published: March 20, 2021
Fulham boss Scott Parker has rued Ademola Lookman's missed chance during the second half of their 2-1 loss to Leeds United at Craven Cottage on Friday night. The Super Eagles target would have put the Cottagers 2-1 up but somehow fluffed the chance and it was the turning point in the game as Leeds United scored from...
Ex-Arsenal, Norwich City stars criticize Tosin for the two goals conceded by Fulham vs Leeds United
Published: March 19, 2021
Fulham remain in deep trouble in terms of their Premier League safety following their 2-1 loss to Leeds United at Craven Cottage on Friday night. Manager Scott Parker handed starts to English-born Nigerian quartet Ola Aina, Tosin Adarabioyo, Ademola Lookman and Josh Maja. Patrick Bamford set Leeds United on their...
'I'm happy with him' - Chelsea boss hints at including Anjorin in squad to face Sheffield United
Published: March 19, 2021
Speaking to reporters at Friday's pre-match press conference before Chelsea's Emirates FA Cup quarterfinal clash against Sheffield United, manager Thomas Tuchel strongly hinted at including Faustino Anjorin in the gameday squad for the second consecutive fixture. The England youth international, who is eligible to ...
Red-hot striker Etete on target as Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United U23s 3-0
Published: March 19, 2021
For the second time this season, Tottenham Hotspur's Anglo-Nigerian striker Kion Etete was on target against Manchester United in the Premier League 2 and his latest strike came this afternoon, helping the north London club to a 3-0 win at Hotspur Way. As many as five players of Nigerian descent were named in the st...
'He thanked everyone else' - Leicester City coach praises Iheanacho for his humility
Published: March 19, 2021
Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers spoke to the media on Friday before his side's Emirates FA Cup clash against Manchester United and one of the topics he addressed was Kelechi Iheanacho's interview after his hat-trick against Sheffield United last weekend. The Northern Irishman praised the Nigeria international f...
England squads announcement: Seven Nigeria-eligible youngsters including Man Utd's Shoretire invited
Published: March 19, 2021
The English Football Association has finalised its rosters for upcoming international matches this month. As previously reported, head coach Aidy Boothroyd has selected Crystal Palace's Eberechi Eze and PSV Eindhoven winger Nonso Madueke in the squad list for the 2021 European U21 Championship group stages. The...
'He's been rewarded for his hard work' - Leicester midfielder Tielemans on Iheanacho stepping up
Published: March 19, 2021
Leicester City's Belgian international Youri Tielemans has paid tribute to Kelechi Iheanacho before Sunday's Emirates FA Cup clash against Manchester United. The Super Eagles striker has put himself in contention to be nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award after racking up five goals in three ma...
Leeds United, Tottenham, Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Liverpool battling to sign Nigerian midfielder
Published: March 19, 2021
At least five English Premier League clubs are set to battle it out in the summer to sign Reading midfielder Michael Olise, who has been named on the Super Eagles standby list for this month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Football Insider says Leeds United are monitoring the situation of Olise but are aware se...
Barnsley striker Dike admits his ultimate dream is to play in the English Premier League
Published: March 19, 2021
Orlando City loanee Daryl Dike has revealed that his ultimate dream is to play in the English Premier League amid link with a move to a top six club in the summer transfer window.  The Nigeria-eligible attacker has got an amazing record since transferring on loan to Barnsley just before the close of the winter transf...
First squad involvement for young Arsenal goalkeeper Okonkwo in UEL clash vs Olympiakos
Published: March 18, 2021
England youth international of Nigerian descent Arthur Okonkwo has been included in an Arsenal matchday squad for the first time in his career. The 2001-born glovesman trained with Arsenal first teamers this week and manager Mikel Arteta has rewarded him with a place on the bench in Thursday evening's Europa League...