Anglo-Nigerian CM insists he wants to play first team football even if it means leaving Arsenal
Published: May 18, 2022
Anglo-Nigerian central midfielder Miguel Azeez has sent a message to Arsenal, saying he wants to play first team football next season, even if it means leaving the Emirates Stadium outfit.   The England youth international spent the first half of the season at Portsmouth but had to be recalled in the January tra...
Super Eagles winger valued at N7.2b ahead of potential permanent move to Leicester City
Published: May 18, 2022
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to tie up a permanent deal for Super Eagles star Ademola Lookman.   According to The Daily Mail, the winger will cost the Foxes 14 million pounds (approximately N7.2 billion in Nigerian currency) if they decide to sign him on a permanent basis.   The 2017 U20...
West Ham planning bid for N10.4b-rated Super Eagles star but face Newcastle competition
Published: May 18, 2022
West Ham United are reportedly set to firm up their interest in signing Super Eagles star Emmanuel Dennis by tabling a bid to Watford.   According to The Mirror UK, the Hammers are planning a £20m (N5.4 billion) bid for Dennis and representatives of the striker will hold talks with the Hornets higher-ups after ...
Tella bags assist but Southampton are beaten by quadruple-chasing Liverpool
Published: May 17, 2022
Nathan Tella bagged an assist for Southampton in a Premier League clash at the St Mary's Stadium on Tuesday night but it counted for nothing as the Saints were beaten 2-1 by quadruple-chasing Liverpool despite taking the lead.   Nathan Redmond with the aid of a kind deflection broke the deadlock inside a qua...
Arsenal willing to listen to offers for Nigeria-eligible fullback amid Blackburn, Bristol City interest
Published: May 17, 2022
Arsenal are reportedly willing to listen to offers for talented fullback of Nigerian descent Ryan Alebiosu amid interest from two Championship clubs.   Football Insider claims that Blackburn Rovers and Bristol City are plotting moves to sign the Hale End Academy product this summer.   Alebiosu has been at...
Confirmed : Legendary Manchester United midfielder to coach Ejaria at Reading
Published: May 17, 2022
Legendary Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince has been appointed as Reading manager on a permanent basis, the official website of the Championship club has reported.   Ince is staying on as Reading manager after helping the club avoid relegation at the end of the season.   A key member of England's...
Manchester United's Anglo-Nigerian midfielder called up to Poland U18 squad
Published: May 17, 2022
Manchester United U18 star Maximillian Oyedele has received a call-up to Poland U18 side for a training camp and a friendly tournament in Slovenia.    Born in Manchester, the central midfielder is also eligible to represent the youth teams of England and Nigeria.   Oyedele is in line to add to his solita...
Photo : Arsenal legend Jens Lehmann lands in Lagos for scouting programme
Published: May 16, 2022
Arsenal legend Jens Lehmann landed in Lagos, Nigeria on Monday, May 16 for a scouting programme organized by Amadehi Football Club in collaboration with Sports Solutions United Kingdom.   The scouting programme is scheduled to start on Tuesday, May 17 at the Ansar-Ud-Deen College in Isolo, Lagos and ends on Frid...
Official : Bristol City retain 2002-born Nigeria-eligible defender
Published: May 16, 2022
EFL Championship club Bristol City have announced their retained and released list following the conclusion of the 2021-2022 season.   2002-born defender of Nigerian descent Duncan Idehen is among the U24 players retained by Bristol City.   Idehen has a contract with Bristol City until June 30, 2024 havin...
Iwobi overtakes Everton's Nigerian hero in minutes played in Premier League
Published: May 16, 2022
Alex Iwobi has overtaken Everton legend Yakubu Aiyegbeni in minutes played in the English Premier League after going the distance for the Toffees in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Brentford at Goodison Park.   The Hale End Academy product now ranks fourth among Nigerian players in terms of total minutes accumulated in...
2021 Super Eagles invitee ruled out for the season after Patrick Vieira reveal
Published: May 16, 2022
2021 Super Eagles invitee Michael Olise will not play again this season according to Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira.   The France U21 international of Nigerian and Algerian descent was surprisingly omitted from the matchday squad of the Eagles in their 1-1 draw with Aston Villa on Sunday.   And it ...
League Two playoff semifinal : Koiki strikes; Leicester loanee subbed in; Egbo, Odimayo feature
Published: May 16, 2022
Four players of Nigerian descent were involved in League Two playoff semifinal, first leg matches at the weekend.    At the One Call Stadium in Nottinghamshire on Saturday, Mansfield Town beat Northampton 2-1 with exciting left-back Ali Koiki playing the full game for the visitors.   The Stags establishe...
EPL wrap : Etebo subbed in; starts for Eze, Kalu; Iheanacho, Lookman, Ekong, 4 others benched
Published: May 15, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of Nigeria-eligible players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Sunday, May 15, 2022.   At Vicarage Road, Super Eagles duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman watched on from the bench as Leicester City thrashed Watford 5-1.   ...
'Casual defending' - 1994 AFCON winner backs referee's decision to award Tottenham a penalty vs Burnley
Published: May 15, 2022
Tottenham Hotspur have climbed to fourth in the Premier League standings following a controversial 1-0 win over Burnley at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday afternoon.   Tottenham struggled to create anything in the face of some brilliant defending by Burnley but were ahead at the break thanks to Harry Kan...
'He's really good' - Watford insider tips Super Eagles striker to leave Hornets this summer
Published: May 15, 2022
Watford insider Ryan Gray, who is Watford Observer's senior sports reporter, has predicted that Emmanuel Dennis will be leaving the Hornets in the summer transfer window.   Watford's relegation from the Premier League was confirmed last weekend after they were beaten 1-0 by Crystal Palace.   The V...