Kelechi Iheanacho Plays For 25 Minutes As Man City Are Beaten By Real Madrid
Published: July 24, 2015
In front of 99, 382 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Kelechi Iheanacho appeared for Manchester City for the third time in a pre- season fixture. Against Real Madrid, the Flying Eagles midfielder was subbed on in the 65th minute in place of Spain international David Silva.In a game dominated by Los Blancos, The Citizens wer...
Mikel Pledges Loyalty To Chelsea Amid Interest From Qatar, UAE
Published: July 24, 2015
John Obi Mikel has vowed to see out the last two years of his contract , amid speculation linking him with an exit from Stamford Bridge in the summer transfer market. It is believed that clubs in United Arab Emirates and Qatar had expressed an interest in signing the defensive midfielder.“I have two years left on...
Joshua Onomah Wants To Emulate Harry Kane
Published: July 23, 2015
Having recently extended his contract with Tottenham Hotspur for four more years, Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Joshua Onomah  is hoping he can achieve similar success at White Hart Lane as Harry Kane.At the age of 18, the England youth - teamer made his debut for Spurs, coming off the bench against Burnley in the F...
Dele Alli Delighted To Get Off The Mark For Tottenham Hotspur
Published: July 23, 2015
England Under 19s international Dele Alli has expressed his joy at scoring in his maiden appearance for Tottenham Hotspur.Against Brentford on Wednesday, the attacking midfielder, a second half substitute, dispatched a penalty in the closing stages of the scrimmage after he was brought down by Bonham.“I know it&r...
Victor Moses Promises To Work On His Finishing
Published: July 23, 2015
Victor Moses thought he had given Chelsea the lead in their friendly against New York Red Bulls after he was set up by Obi Mikel, only for the ball to rebound off the post. Ahead of the next pre- season fixture against PSG, the winger who lasted 45 minutes against the Americans has promised to make amends if he is pres...
Kelechi Iheanacho To Challenge Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero And Dzeko For Man City Goal Of The Season
Published: July 23, 2015
Nigeria youth international Kelechi Iheanacho is in the running for the Nissan Goal of the Season awarded to the most eye - catching goal scored by a Manchester City player during the 2014 - 2015 season.To scoop the award, the attacking midfielder will compete with some of the illustrious names in the game including th...
Jose Mourinho Impressed By Victor Moses Progress
Published: July 23, 2015
In his post match comments shortly after Chelsea lost 4 - 2 to New York Red Bulls in their first pre - season fixture, manager Jose Mourinho refused to confirm whether winger Victor Moses will be farmed out on loan for the upcoming season.But the Portuguese coach admitted that the Nigeria international has developed in...
Kelechi Iheanacho Puts In Five Star Performance As Manchester City Beat Roma
Published: July 21, 2015
In the build up to the new season, English Premier League vice - champions Manchester City were involved in a friendly against AS Roma on Tuesday afternoon an the International Champions Cup taking place in Australia.The Citizens defeated their Italian opponents 5 - 4 on penalties after normal time ended in a 2 - 2 dra...
Sheyi Ojo Benched Again For Liverpool Clash Against Adelaide United
Published: July 20, 2015
England youth - teamer Sheyi Ojo has once again been overlooked for selection as Liverpool manager Rodgers named his starting XI for Monday morning’s clash against Adelaide United.While the highly - rated starlet only made the bench, winger Jordon Ibe has been named as a starter along with new signing Milner and ...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Extends Scoring Run To Four Games
Published: July 19, 2015
Odion Ighalo extended his goalscoring streak to four games after finding the back of the net on Sunday in Watford’s 2 - 0 victory against SC Paderborn 07 at their training camp in Germany.The Hornets manager, Quique Sanchez Flores, decided to omit the Nigeria international from the starting lineup but he was late...
Alex Iwobi Benched, Akpom Makes Cameo Appearance As Arsenal Win BAT
Published: July 18, 2015
Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute in Saturday afternoon’s 3 - 1 victory over Everton in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy. Chuba Akpom, who bagged a hat -trick against Singapore XI in the Gunners first pre - season friendly, replaced Frenchman Giroud, in the 76th minute.On 83 minutes, Akpom...
Kelechi Iheanacho Misses Manchester City Win Against Melbourne City
Published: July 18, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho was surprisingly missing from Manchester City’s 22 - man squad for their second pre - season game in Australia on Saturday morning with Melbourne City.Recall that the Flying Eagles star was given game time in The Citizens 2 - 0 win over Adelaide United three days ago.For today’s game, coa...
West Brom Striker Brown Ideye Nets Game - Winner Against Charleston Battery
Published: July 18, 2015
Brown Ideye was pleased to get on the scoresheet in West Brom’s 2 - 1 win over Charleston Battery in a pre - season friendly staged in South Carolina, USA.The contest was heading for a draw until the Nigeria international popped up in the 82nd minute to score the game - winner.The Baggies manager, Tony Pulis, nam...
Chuba Akpom Floating After Netting Hat - trick For Arsenal
Published: July 16, 2015
Chuba Akpom was over the moon after notching a hat - trick in Arsenal’s 4 - 0 win over Singapore XI on Wednesday in their first game of pre - season.The 19 - year - old has stated that his priority now is to break into the starting line-up of The Gunners in the 2015 - 2016 campign, after making 3 cameo appearance...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Continues Fine Goalscoring Form With Brace Against SC Verl
Published: July 15, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo netted twice to assist Premiership newcomers Watford defeat SC Verl in a pre  - season friendly on Wednesday.The 26 - year - old ’s first - half goals took his tally in pre - season to 5 goals from 3 matches.Scotland international Ikechi Anya, who is of Nigerian descent, st...