Ex England Youth Teamer Lateef Elford - Aliyu Nets For Valletta In Win Over Qormi
Published: September 28, 2014
22 - year - old Anglo - Nigerian attacker Lateef Elford - Aliyu was amongst the goalscorers as Valletta defeated Qormi 4 - 0 in the sixth round.The ex West Brom youth - teamer opened scoring for the Maltese Premier League champions in the 32nd minute before further goals in the second half by Alex Terra, Azzopardi and ...
Peter Odemwingie Confirms Surgery Was Successful
Published: September 25, 2014
Crocked Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie has undergone surgery to repair his knee ligaments which he damaged against Manchester City at the end of August, the player has confirmed through his official Twitter account.However, both the 33 - year - old and the medical team at the Potters are keeping sealed lips on the...
Gabby Agbonlahor Says Villa Have Put Arsenal Defeat Behind Them
Published: September 22, 2014
Aston Villa skipper Gabby Agbonlahor has commented on the 3 - 0 loss to Arsenal in the English Premier League on Saturday.The Anglo - Nigerian has stated that they have put the defeat to the Gunners behind them, and the squad is focused for the game against Chelsea this coming weekend. “We’re going to regro...
Ross Barkley Set For Spell On The Sidelines
Published: August 16, 2014
Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Ross Barkley will sit out Everton’s first game of the season against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The England international sustained a knee injury during training yesterday, and is set to spend at least the next six weeks on the sidelines.This summer...
Victor Moses Hoping For Chelsea Lifeline
Published: August 12, 2014
Victor Moses is hoping to force his way into Chelsea after an unfortunate loan spell at Liverpool last season.The 23-year-old winger was loaned out to Liverpool last season, but he failed to cement his place at Anfield where he made 19 appearance in all competitions and started on six occasions in the Premiership. &nbs...
Brown Ideye Pops Up At West Brom Training Ground
Published: August 08, 2014
New West Brom signing Brown Ideye trained on Friday for the first time with his teammates, ahead of the start of the English Premier League next weekend.  The striker had been stuck in Nigeria for up to three weeks processing his work permit application, despite the Baggies announcing his transfer as being complet...
Nedum Onuoha On Cloud Nine As Queens Park Rangers Seal Promotion To Premier League
Published: May 24, 2014
Queens Park Rangers are back in the English Premier League on the back of their 1 - 0 win over Derby County in the Championship Playoff final decided at Wembley this afternoon.For the last half an hour, the Londoners had to play with ten men following the sending off of Gary O Neil, but in second half stoppage time, Bo...
Kettering Town Star, Dubi Ogbonna Says He Had A Successful Season
Published: May 22, 2014
With 32 goals in all competitions , Kettering Town striker Dubi Ogbonna has every right to score himself high marks looking back at his performances this past season. Born in Enugu, Eastern Nigeria, the 22 - year - old broke St. Ives Town hearts when he dumped the club and penned a two - year deal with their Southern L...
Nedum Onuoha Stars As Queens Park Rangers Reach Final Of Playoffs
Published: May 13, 2014
Nedum Onuoha was named in the starting lineup by Queens Park Rangers manager, Harry Redknapp as the Londoners attempted to qualify for the finals of the playoffs and bag a ticket to the English Premier League.QPR advanced to the final after a 2 - 1 aggregate win over Wigan Athletic on Monday at Loftus Road Stadium, and...
Shola Ameobi Rues Defeat To Liverpool
Published: May 12, 2014
Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi was unimpressed that his side surrendered a one - goal lead to lose 2 - 1 to EPL vice - champions Liverpool on Sunday. In the first half, a Martin Skrtel own goal gave the Magpies an unlikely lead before the Reds scored two quick - fire goals after the interval through Daniel Ag...
Shola Ameobi On Target as Newcastle United End Poor Run
Published: May 03, 2014
Newcastle United ended their poor run of six consecutive defeats with a 3 - 0 win over bottom side Cardiff City on Saturday. In the 18th minute, Nigeria international Shola Ameobi opened scoring for the Magpies before two late goals by Loic Remy and Steven Taylor sealed their 15th win of the season. With this vic...
Odemwingie Nets Seventh Premier League Goal
Published: May 03, 2014
Stoke City attacker Peter Odemwingie netted his seventh Premier League goal of the season as the Potters inflicted a major defeat on Fulham in the 37th round. The scoreline ended 4 - 1 in favour of the hosts, with the Nigeria international opening scoring six minutes before half time. Arnautović , Assaidi ...
Shola Ameobi Breaks 16 - Month Goal Drought
Published: April 19, 2014
Newcastle United suffered their fifth consecutive defeat in the Premier League, losing 2 - 1 at home to Swansea City in their 35th game of the season. Evergreen Nigeria international Shola Ameobi put the Magpies noses in front in the 23rd minute, his first strike in the topflight since December 2012.Ivory Coast Nationa...
Grieving Conor Okus Pays Tribute To Ex West Ham Teammate Dylan Tombides
Published: April 19, 2014
Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Conor Okus is now experiencing grief following the death of his friend and West Ham striker Dylan Tombides. 20 - year - old Dylan Tombides, an Australian youth international, passed away on Good Friday after spending the last three years battling with cancer.“I did play with Dylan in t...
Nedum Onuoha Inspires Queens Park Rangers To Win Over Nottingham Forest
Published: April 12, 2014
In a festival of late goals, Queens Park Rangers defeated Nottingham Forest 5 - 2 in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday to cement their fourth position on the table. The encounter at Loftus Road Stadium was heading for a 2 - 2 draw until Anglo - Nigerian defender Nedum Onuoha popped up to give the Londoners a one - g...