ODEMWINGIE Targets Top Four Finish
Published: November 24, 2012
West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Odemwingie says fans shouldn't write off a top four tilt this season.Odemwingie laughs like everyone else when asked if West Brom can qualify for the Champions League this season.But then he remembers how people did the same when he joined French club Lille eight years ago and turned ...
MIKEL Charged With Misconduct
Published: November 22, 2012
The Football Association has cleared referee Mark Clattenburg of using "inappropriate language" towards Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi, reports BBC Sport.The FA have decided there is “no case to answer” over the allegation the referee said “shut up you *****” to midfielder John Obi Mikel.An F...
Rafa Benitez To Coach MIKEL,MOSES
Published: November 22, 2012
London club Chelsea FC, who have on their payroll two Nigeria internationals John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, have appointed former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez as interim manager until the end of the season, having been unable to get their number one target Pep Guardiola.Chelsea informed in a statement on the offici...
ODEMWINGIE Accepts Squad Rotation Policy
Published: November 21, 2012
Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie has accepted in good faith manager Steve Clarke's squad rotation policy. The West Brom attacker was left out of the starting line-up in the penultimate round of games against Wigan Athletic on November 11 despite being on the score-sheet five days earlier in the 2 -0 victory over ...
MIKEL Blames Team For Defensive Frailties
Published: November 21, 2012
After losing 0 - 3 to Juventus on Tuesday night, Chelsea could be the first defending champion to fail to progress to the knock out rounds of the UEFA Champions League since Steaua Bucuresti, Romania.Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has blamed the side for the defensive frailties exhibited against the Italian champ...
AGBONLAHOR Happy At Aston Villa
Published: November 21, 2012
Aston Villa ace Gabby Agbonlahor says he's happy at Aston Villa.The striker has won over new Villa boss Paul Lambert and doesn't imagine himself moving away.The Anglo - Nigerian forward was quoted as saying by Tribalfootball.com: "I understand that Gareth Barry and James Milner opted for a new challenge. For me it's di...
ODEMWINGIE Nets Fourth Of The Season
Published: November 19, 2012
Super Eagles and West Brom forward Peter Osaze Odemwingie was in  blistering form for his team when they recorded a surprise 2-1 win over reigning European champions Chelsea this past weekend .    The Baggies took the lead when Shane Long put the home team ahead in the tenth minute of the game, and ...
MOYES Pleased With VICTOR ANICHEBE, VAUGHAN
Published: November 13, 2012
Everton boss David Moyes admits the emergence of James Vaughan and Victor Anichebe was one of last season's biggest positives.The academy graduates were key factors in the club's qualification for next season's UEFA Cup after cementing places in the first-team squad.Moyes told EvertonTV: "It has been a great boost to b...
Manchester United Legend PAUL SCHOLES Inspires AMEOBI
Published: November 12, 2012
Source: Tribalfootball.comNewcastle United winger Sammy Ameobi used Manchester United legend Paul Scholes as inspiration as he battled with asthma as a junior.Ameobi admits he feared he would never get the chance to play at international level when he started suffering from asthma aged 11.He still has to use an inhaler...
ODEMWINGIE Urges West Brom To Keep LUKAKU
Published: November 08, 2012
Peter Odemwingie has urged West Brom to keep strike partner Romelu Lukaku until the end of the season. Chelsea's Lukaku is on loan with The Baggies until June 30, 2013, but there is a clause in the agreement stipulating that the European champions can recall the teenager to Stamford Bridge in the next two months.''If w...
VICTOR MOSES Happy With Match Winner
Published: November 08, 2012
Victor Moses's late winner in the fourth minute of injury time against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday handed Chelsea a 3 - 2 victory over the Ukrainian champions.The Nigeria international, who has been named by Eagles gaffer Stephen Keshi for next week's exhibition match with Venezuela, in his post match comments to Sky...
SHOLA AMEOBI Targeting More Goals For Newcastle
Published: November 07, 2012
Super Eagles invitee Shola Ameobi is targeting more goals to add to his tally of 13 in tomorrow's UEFA Europa League encounter with Club Brugge of Belgium.Only former England international and Newcastle hero Alan Shearer has scored more goals that Ameobi in European competitions.''I’m proud of the record. To be m...
ODEMWINGIE Hails West Brom Manager
Published: November 06, 2012
Peter Odemwingie has hailed manager Steve Clark for West Brom's form in the English Premier League. On Monday night, a brace by the Nigeria international earned the Baggies a 2 - 0 win over Southampton.''We are improving as players individually which is very important. I can see that. It is so obvious many players have...
Manager STEVE BRUCE Heaps Praises On SONE ALUKO
Published: November 04, 2012
Manager Steve Bruce has heaped praises on his Nigerian forward, Sone Aluko, who netted his fifth goal of the season against Barnsley in the 14th round of matches in the Championship.Bruce told Sky Sports: ''Aluko is a good player and was a delight to work with when he was 16. "Perhaps it has taken him time to develo...
GABBY AGBONLAHOR Praises Strike Partner CHRIS BENTEKE
Published: November 01, 2012
Anglo - Nigerian attacker Gabby Agbonlahor in an interview with British media has tipped teammate Christian Benteke to be the new John Carew.Both point-men led Aston Villa to League Cup success on Wednesday, scoring in the 3-2 win over Swindon Town. Impressed with the Belgian's contribution so far following his move fr...