Man City Talent Kelechi Iheanacho Starts On Bench Against West Brom
Published: August 10, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho was named in Manchester City’s 18 - man squad for Monday night’s Premier League clash against West Brom.It remains to be seen if the 18 - year - old will be introduced in the second half, as Argentina star Sergio Aguero and France international Nasri are out of the starting line-up, with c...
Odion Ighalo Says Watford Were Unlucky Not To Win Against Everton
Published: August 10, 2015
Odion Ighalo has reflected on Watford’s 2 - 2 draw with Everton in the Hornets first game of the season on Saturday.With the Nigeria international opening his Premier League account in the 83rd minute, Watford were poised to snatch all three points, only for Arouna Kone to net the equalizer three minutes later.&l...
Arsenal Striker Iwobi Disappointed With Loss To West Ham
Published: August 10, 2015
Arsenal talent Alex Iwobi was disappointed with The Gunners 2 - 0 loss to West Ham in their first game of the season.The ex England youth international practiced with the first team squad ahead of the encounter at The Emirates but was omitted from the 18- man squad after Alexis Sanchez declared himself fit.Iwobi is hop...
Odion Ighalo Is The Best Striker In England In 2015, Says Premier League
Published: August 09, 2015
The English Premier League has acknowledged that Nigeria international  Odion Ighalo is the leading scorer in the top four divisions in England in 2015.The Watford striker capped off a fine performance on his Premier League debut by scoring in the 83rd minute in the Hornets 2 - 2 draw with Everton on Saturday.That...
Alex Iwobi Trains With Arsenal First Team Ahead West Ham Clash
Published: August 09, 2015
Is Alex Iwobi in line to make his official debut for the first team of Arsenal? That question will be answered in the next few hours when Arsenal tackle fellow Londoners West Ham in the Premier League.Having trained with the Gunners first team in their final practice session on Saturday, the odds are in his favour that...
Arsenal Loanee Chuba Akpom Marks Hull City Debut With First Professional Goal
Published: August 08, 2015
In his maiden appearance for Hull City in a competitive fixture, Arsenal loanee Chuba Akpom scored his first professional goal in The Tigers 2 - 0 win over Huddersfield Town in the English Championship.The England youth - teamer made sure the three points were safe in the bag after scoring in the 71st minute to give Hu...
Odion Ighalo Hops Off The Bench To Score On Premier League Debut
Published: August 08, 2015
Odion Ighalo and Watford began the new Premier League season on a good note, drawing 2 - 2 with Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday. The 26 - year - old became the first Nigerian player to score in Europe’s top five leagues this season when he found the back of the net in the 83rd minute against The Toffees.Havi...
Mikel And Moses Start On The Bench Vs Swansea City
Published: August 08, 2015
Nigeria internationals John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses have both been left out of the starting line-up for Chelsea’s Premier League opener against Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.Manager Jose Mourinho has opted to start Serbia international Nemanja Matiä† ahead of Mikel for the umpteenth time just as ...
Dele Alli In Line To Make Official Debut For Spurs, As Josh Onomah Is Left Out Of 18 - Man Squad
Published: August 08, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has named his starting XI for his side’s Premier League opener against Manchester United on Saturday afternoon.England youth international Dele Alli is in line to make his official debut for the Londoers, having made the bench.However, there is no place in the 18 - ma...
Kelechi Iheanacho Reaches Top Three In Man City Goal Of The Season Poll
Published: August 06, 2015
Flying Eagles attacking midfielder Kelechi Iheanacho’s strike against Manchester United in the Under 21 Premier League came third in the Nissan Goal of the Season poll.Manchester City Women’s star Toni Duggan picked up the accolade on Wednesday night for her volley against Chelsea Ladies in October 2014.Fra...
Dele Alli Shines Against Real Madrid In First Start For Tottenham Hotspur
Published: August 04, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was pleased to be named in the starting XI by manager Mauricio Pochettino for the first time since transferring to the Londoners from MK Dons on Tuesday night.The highly - rated youngster featured for 69 minutes in Spurs 2 - 0 loss to Real Madrid in the Audi Cup.He was unfazed by ...
Josh Onomah Thrilled To Play Against MLS All - Stars
Published: August 03, 2015
Josh Onomah has thanked Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino for including him in the squad that traveled to the United States last week for an exhibition game against MLS All-Stars.The 18 - year - old was thrilled to play against World Cup and Champions League winners Kaka and David Villa.“With the like...
Sheyi Ojo In Dreamland After Scoring First Liverpool Goal
Published: August 03, 2015
England youth international Sheyi Ojo, who has Nigerian blood flowing in his veins, was pleased to score his first goal for the first team of Liverpool in their 2 - 1 win against Swindon Town on Sunday.The 18 - year - old was a threat after he came off the bench and capped off a fine performance with his maiden goal fo...
Pre - Season Friendlies Wrap : Bright Enobakhare Shines For Wolves As Iheanacho, Balogun, Onyedinma, Ikpeazu And Odemwingie Hit Target
Published: August 01, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho scored his second pre - season goal for Manchester City as they were beaten 4 - 2 by Bundesliga side Stuttgart on Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The Flying Eagles midfielder subbed on in the 46th minute and scored 6 minutes from time after being set up by Raheem Sterling.Stoke City lost 2 - 1 to...
Arsenal Congratulate Nwankwo Kanu On His Birthday
Published: August 01, 2015
English Premier League club Arsenal have wished their former striker Nwankwo Kanu happy birthday.Born August 1, 1976, the ex Super Eagles skipper is celebrating his 39th birthday today, Saturday, and the Gunners posted a tweet to congratulate their former striker.“Morning all - we start the day by wishing a very ...