Arsenal Coach Emery Explains Why Lacazette Was Not Taken Off For Iwobi Just Before First Goal
Published: September 23, 2018
Arsenal coach Unai Emery was quizzed by the reporters at the post-match press conference over his decision not to introduce Alex Iwobi just before Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring in the 56th minute in their 2-0 win against Everton at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners had taken the lead against the run of play...
Arsenal 2 Everton 0: Iwobi Subbed In, Lookman Benched As Gunners Win Fourth Game On The Spin
Published: September 23, 2018
Alex Iwobi was a second half substitute as Arsenal moved to sixth place in the English Premier League table with a 2-0 victory over Everton at Emirates Stadium.The Super Eagles winger replaced  Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 69th minute of action.This game began as a meeting between the two enter...
West Ham 0 Chelsea 0: Moses Non-Playing Sub As Blues' One Hundred Percent Record Ends
Published: September 23, 2018
Nigeria's Victor Moses was benched for the full duration as Chelsea dropped points for the first time this season in the English Premier League on Sunday. The latest bench show will raise concerns on the future of the retired Super Eagles star at Stamford Bridge and might lead to the former Wigan winger seeking a move...
Leicester City's Iheanacho Gives Reasons Why He Should Be Jamie Vardy's Strike Partner
Published: September 23, 2018
Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho has sent a message to Leicester City boss, Claude Puel, that he wants to become Jamie Vardy's strike partner because they have struck up a perfect understanding. Against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, the number eight netted the equalizer, a well taken goal with his left foot set ...
Liverpool Loanee Sheyi Ojo Too Hot For Dijon To Handle On Full Debut For Reims
Published: September 23, 2018
Liverpool loanee Sheyi Ojo made his full debut for Reims as they were held to a goalless draw by Dijon on game week six in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday evening. The England U21 star, who joined Reims on a season-long loan in the summer transfer window, earlier appeared off the bench in matches against Montpellier ...
Nigerian GK Keeps Clean Sheet As Tottenham U18s Score NINE Goals Against Okocha's West Ham
Published: September 23, 2018
Free-scoring Tottenham Hotspur demolished West Ham 9-0 in an U18 Premier League fixture held at Little Heath Sports Ground on Saturday afternoon. This is the second match in five months that Spurs have scored nine goals without reply in the league against a London club, having defeated Arsenal by the same scoreline ...
Leicester City Boss Reveals Why Iheanacho & Vardy Started Together For The 8th Time In Premier League
Published: September 22, 2018
Speaking to reporters after Leicester City's 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town at the King Power Stadium, manager Claude Puel has explained the reason behind his decision to name Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy together in the starting lineup. Of the 27 matches Iheanacho has played for the Foxes in the English topfli...
EPL Wrap: Iheanacho Scores & Assists; Ndidi & Billing Go 90; Success Subbed In; Solanke Missing; Balogun In 18
Published: September 22, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 22. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted. In the early kickoff, Isaac Succ...
Manchester City's Nmecha, Derby County's Shonibare Open Premier League 2 Account
Published: September 22, 2018
Two players of Nigerian descent were on target for their respective sides in a five-goal thriller between Manchester City and Derby County in a Premier League 2 encounter at the Academy Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The hosts were two goals up at the break thanks to two early strikes from Felix Nmecha and Lorenzo G...
The Team News From CD Leganes That Will Likely Disappoint Chelsea, Rohr & Nigeria Fans
Published: September 22, 2018
The waiting game continues for Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo as he bids to become the 22nd youngest Nigerian player to debut in La Liga after he was left out of the match day squad against Eibar. Leganes manager,  Pellegrino, has called up 19 players for the game week five fixture at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurú...
Chelsea Loanee Aina Reveals His Two Tactical Deficiencies, Inspired By Real Madrid Star
Published: September 22, 2018
Ola Aina's transfer from Chelsea to Torino has been an important step in his development as he has been given the chance to play on a regular basis in one of the top five leagues in Europe. The Super Eagle has shown his versatility in his first four games in the Italian topflight, playing as a right wing-bac...
Battle Of Nigerian Wingers: Saka Outshines Adekanye As Arsenal Romp To 4-0 Win Vs Liverpool PL2
Published: September 21, 2018
In a match involving two promising Nigerian wingers, Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka outshone Bobby Adekanye as the Gunners romped to a 4-0 win in a Premier League 2 clash at Meadow Park (Borehamwood, Hertfordshire) on Friday evening. Saka caused Liverpool a lot of problems with his ability to cross the ball and capped ...
Abraham Offered Chelsea First Team Hope As Besiktas Target France World Cup-Winning Striker
Published: September 21, 2018
Nigerian striker Tammy Abraham will fancy his chances of breaking into the Chelsea first team in the near future with reports linking France World Cup-winning striker Olivier Giroud with a departure from Stamford Bridge. After much delay, the England U21 star linked up with Aston Villa for the remainder of this seas...
Liverpool Striker Solanke Returns To Practice After Suffering Concussion
Published: September 21, 2018
Speaking at a press conference on Friday afternoon, Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has hinted that English-born striker of Nigerian parentage Dominic Solanke will not make his first appearance of the new season when the Reds face Southampton at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. The England U21 star trained for the first ...
Chelsea Hail Nigerian Defender For Performance Against Blackburn Rovers
Published: September 21, 2018
Chelsea have praised Nigerian defender, Fikayo Tomori, for his impressive performance against Blackburn Rovers on match day eight in the EFL Championship on Tuesday, September 18. An England U21 international, Tomori has been loaned out to The Rams for the entirety of the season, his second loan spell after spending...