'He Has A Lot Of Quality' - Rashford Delighted To See Shoretire Make Man Utd Debut
Published: February 22, 2021
Marcus Rashford was delighted to see Shola Shoretire make his professional debut against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Sunday night. The Anglo-Nigerian replaced Rashford in the 89th minute for his senior bow and became the second youngest United player in history to debut in the Premier League in the process, ...
'He's Got A Lot Of Skill' - Michael Owen Highlights Qualities Of Man Utd Superkid Shoretire
Published: February 21, 2021
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen has highlighted the qualities of Shola Shoretire after the 17-year-old made his professional debut for Manchester United in a 3-1 win over Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Sunday night. Owen, who broke onto the scene as a teenager, mentored Shoretire until the age of twelve a...
Manchester United's Shoretire Makes Professional Debut Against Former Club Newcastle United
Published: February 21, 2021
Newcastle-born winger of Nigerian descent Shola Shoretire made his professional debut on Sunday night as Manchester United defeated Newcastle United 3-1 to go back into second place in the English Premier League table. Wearing the number 74 at the back of his jersey, the very talented teenager entered the game as a ...
First Premier League Appearance On The Bench For Man Utd Wonderkid Dubbed 'New Okocha'
Published: February 21, 2021
Versatile Manchester United winger of Nigerian descent Shola Shoretire is in contention to make his Premier League debut in the ongoing clash against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. Red Devils boss boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has picked the Newcastle native in his matchday 20 but he starts on the bench - his first s...
Goalkeeping Rival Names Ejeheri As The Most Committed Arsenal Academy Player
Published: February 21, 2021
Speaking to the Arsenal Matchday Programme for the visit of Manchester City, goalkeeper Remy Mitchell fielded questions on his teammates and spoke about a variety of topics. Mitchell joined Arsenal at U9 level in 2012 and signed a scholarship deal with the Emirates Stadium outfit before the start of the 2020-2021 s...
Social Media Reaction From Iwobi After Everton's First Away Win At Liverpool Since 1999
Published: February 21, 2021
Alex Iwobi helped Everton register their first away win at Anfield since 1999, beating reigning Premier League champions Liverpool 2-0 courtesy of goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Nigeria international came off the bench as a replacement for Richarlison with four minutes remaining - his ninth appeara...
Super Eagles Legend In Attendance At Craven Cottage As Lookman Nets Fulham's Winning Goal
Published: February 21, 2021
1994 Africa Cup of Nations-winning striker Efan Ekoku was in attendance at Craven Cottage on Saturday night as Ademola Lookman enhanced his growing reputation by scoring the game-winning goal for Fulham in a 1-0 win over Sheffield United. Ekoku, who usually works as a commentator for Premier League Productions, was ...
'Ajayi Had To Go' - Arsenal Hero Keown Has His Say On Red Card Shown To West Brom Star
Published: February 20, 2021
Legendary former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes that referee Mike Dean made the right call to send off Semi Ajayi on the half-hour mark against Burnley but was baffled by the decision of the official not to award a penalty to the Clarets in the 53rd minute of the contest at Turf Moor. Though Ajayi was a long...
Ex-Chelsea Captain, Man Utd Legend Blame One West Brom Player For Semi Ajayi's Red Card
Published: February 20, 2021
Former Chelsea captain Andy Townsend and Manchester United legend Owen Hargreaves have acknowledged that referee Mike Dean made the right call when he sent off Semi Ajayi in the 30th minute of West Brom's clash against Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday evening - the 111st red card he has shown as a Premier League refere...
Nigerian Fullback Makes Starting Debut For Chelsea U18s, Fresh From Signing A New Contract
Published: February 20, 2021
Nigerian fullback Derrick Abu finally made his starting debut for Chelsea U18s as they were beaten 2-1 by Reading in an U18 Premier League match held at Cobham Training Center on Saturday afternoon. Last week, Abu took to social media to confirm that he has signed his first professional contract with Chelsea, a reward...
2013 U17 World Cup Winner Likened To Erling Haaland Reiterates Desire To Return To Liverpool
Published: February 20, 2021
2013 U17 World Cup-winning striker Taiwo Awoniyi has reiterated his desire to return to his parent club Liverpool on the expiration of his loan deal with Union Berlin. Since joining Liverpool in the summer of 2015, the Super Eagles hopeful has also taken in loan spells at FSV Frankfurt, NEC, Royal Excel Mouscron, KA...
Chelsea Loanee Moses Reveals His Best Position, Consulted Only One Nigerian Player Before Spartak Move
Published: February 20, 2021
Former Nigeria international Victor Moses has revealed his ideal position on the pitch, saying that he prefers to be deployed as a left winger. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner has shown his tactical flexibility in recent seasons, impressing as a wing-back in Chelsea's last title winning season under manager An...
Ex-Arsenal Star Urges Balogun To Leave The Gunners, Names 3 Strikers Ahead Of Him In Pecking Order
Published: February 20, 2021
Arsenal-reared striker Benik Afobe has urged Folarin Balogun to leave the Emirates Stadium outfit as he is behind at least three players in Mikel Arteta's pecking order of attackers. The American-born Nigerian wonderkid is in the final four months of his contract with the north London club and it is believed talks ...
Fiabema's Goal Drought Extends To Eight Games As Chelsea Are Beaten By Liverpool U23s
Published: February 19, 2021
At Kingsmeadow tonight, Chelsea were beaten 3-2 by Liverpool in a Premier League 2 clash with Norwegian-Nigerian striker Bryan Fiabema in action for the Blues. In a 3-4-3 formation, manager Andrew Myers fielded Fiabema as the center forward and he was flanked by Thierno Ballo and Harvey Vale. Fiabema's goal drough...
Six Players Of Nigerian Descent Feature, Balogun Missing As Arsenal Lose To Manchester City PL2
Published: February 19, 2021
Nigerian goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo was impressive for the second consecutive game in the Premier League 2 but could not prevent Arsenal from losing 2-0 to Manchester City at Meadow Park on Friday night. As for team news, manager Steve Bould handed starts to three other players of Nigerian descent namely Ryan Alebios...