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2014 World Cup: Keshi Unveils 35-Man List In Abuja

2014 World Cup: Keshi Unveils 35-Man List In Abuja

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi is expected to unveil his 36-man provisional list for the Brazil 2014 World Cup when he holds a meeting with the technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in Abuja today. According to reports, Keshi would defend his list of invited players for the Super Eagles pre-World Cup camp while the technical committee members ... Read More »

UEFA confirms Courtois can play against Chelsea

UEFA confirms Courtois can play against Chelsea

UEFA says that Chelsea cannot stop on-loan Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois facing his parent club should the two be drawn together in the Champions League. Courtois is nearing the end of his third season on loan at Atletico. Atletico president Enrique Cerezo claimed this week that a clause existed in the loan agreement between the clubs prohibiting the Belgium ... Read More »

Fabregas tells Mourinho & Barca detractors to ‘shut up’

Fabregas tells Mourinho & Barca detractors to ‘shut up’

Cesc Fabregas hit back at Jose Mourinho and the rest of Barcelona’s detractors, telling them to “shut up” after the Catalans seized control of their Champions League knockout clash with Manchester City. The first leg of the last-16 tie at the Etihad Stadium was finely poised until the 54th minute when City defender Martin Demichelis hauled down Lionel Messi with ... Read More »

‘Don’t take Qatar’s blood money’ – Barcelona’s Twitter accounts hacked

‘Don’t take Qatar’s blood money’ – Barcelona’s Twitter accounts hacked

Three of the Blaugrana’s social media profiles were infiltrated by what appeared to be an organisation known as the Syrian Electronic Army criticising the club’s links with Qatar Barcelona’s official Twitter accounts were hacked on Tuesday following their 2-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League. All of the posts contained a link to the profile of the ‘Syrian ... Read More »

Incredible Ibrahimovic set for best ever scoring season with 41 goals in 41 games

Incredible Ibrahimovic set for best ever scoring season with 41 goals in 41 games

Leverkusen may have performed abysmally on Tuesday, but the Swedish superstar’s deadly double means that he is enjoying his greatest ever campaign in front of goal When Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent a blistering left-footed shot into the top corner of the Bayer Leverkusen net after 42 minutes of Tuesday’s last-16 first leg, it was a strike that effectively secured Paris Saint-Germain’s ... Read More »

Worst Barcelona in years? No way, Jose

Worst Barcelona in years? No way, Jose

The Blaugrana dominated Manchester City to win 2-0 on Tuesday to show that Jose Mourinho’s jibe earlier this week was well wide of the mark. We all knew Jose Mourinho was fishing for a response from Manuel Pellegrini this week when he claimed Barcelona were at one of their lowest points in recent history. But the Catalans showed in their ... Read More »

Champions League Watch: PSG hammer Leverkusen, Barca down City

Champions League Watch: PSG hammer Leverkusen, Barca down City

Manchester City 0-2 Barcelona: Messi and Alves capitalise on Demichelis sending off The Catalan giants took full advantage of the dismissal of the Argentine to leave Manuel Pellegrini needing a minor miracle at Camp Nou in order to avoid an exit. Messi dusted himself down to score from the spot on 54 minutes after being brought down by Demichelis, who ... Read More »

Sweet vengeance: Arsenal bundle Liverpool out of FA Cup, romp into Q-Finals (Gunners 2, Reds 1)

Sweet vengeance: Arsenal bundle Liverpool out of FA Cup, romp into Q-Finals (Gunners 2, Reds 1)

Eight days after suffering a humiliating 1-5 rout away to Liverpool at Anfield in the English Premiership, Arsenal this evening exacted vengeance by bundling the Reds out of the FA Cup. The enthralling FA Cup fifth-round tie that left the throng at the Emirates panting for breath ended 2-1 in favour of the homers, who showed character by successfully withstanding ... Read More »

Uzoenyi, Kwambe, Egwuekwe close to joining South African clubs

Uzoenyi, Kwambe, Egwuekwe close to joining South African clubs

CHAN 2014 Most Valuable Player Ejike Uzoenyi, is understood to be close to sealing a move to a top club in South Africa, with Orland Pirates leading the race for his signature. His team mates, Azubuike Egwuekwe and Solomon Kwambe, are also believed to be on the verge of signing for South African teams. The three players were not part ... Read More »

It’s official! Odemwingie completes Stoke City move

It’s official! Odemwingie completes Stoke City move

Stoke City have confirmed the signing of Osaze Odemwingie from Cardiff City. The Super Eagles forward, who has struggled to keep a permanent spot in the Welsh club, has penned an 18-month deal with the Potters, in a deal that saw Kenwyne Jones leave for Cardiff in a swap. Stoke manager Mark Hughes, express his delight at the arrival of ... Read More »