Breaking: Notable World Cup winner is dead

September 28, 2021 Dailymail 0

Roger Hunt, a member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad and Liverpool’s second-highest goalscorer ever, has died at the age of 83. Hunt was central figure in Sir Alf Ramsey’s England squad that delivered the nation’s first and only World Cup win in ’66, playing in attack alongside Sir Geoff Hurst. He played in all six games for England in Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires blank as Manchester City end Chelsea’s unbeaten run at Premier League

September 25, 2021 BBC 0

Manchester City produced an impressive display to end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the season with a deserved victory at Stamford Bridge. In the meeting between two sides fully expected to fight it out for this season’s Premier League title, the reigning champions dominated against a strangely passive and conservative Chelsea. Gabriel Jesus settled a tight affair when his 53rd-minute effort Read More

(Breaking) Carabao Cup: West ham dump Manchester United out, Iheanacho, Lookman salvage Leicester City *Chelsea, Arsenal match on

September 22, 2021 BBC 0

Premier League surprise package West ham on Wednesday sent out giants Manchester United from this team’s Carabao Cup after the 5th round match ended 0-1 in favour of the former. It was like a revenge for West Ham after Sunday’s Premier League defeat at Manchester United by knocking their hosts out of the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford. Manuel Lanzini’s Read More

Relief as Odegaard fires Arsenal to victory, Manchester City drop Premier League points, Nigeria’s Emmanuel Dennis lifts Watford

September 18, 2021 Supersport 0

Martin Odegaard scored his first goal since his permanent switch to Arsenal on Saturday to further ease the pressure on Mikel Arteta as Sadio Mane helped fire Liverpool to the top of the Premier League. Defending champions Manchester City dropped two points at home to Southampton after a 0-0 stalemate while struggling Wolves lost their fourth match in five against Read More

Breaking: Lukaku’s first UEFA Champions League goal for Chelsea subdues Zenit, Ronaldo fails to rescue Manchester United

September 14, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea opened their defence of the Champions League with a victory as Romelu Lukaku finally pierced Zenit St Petersburg’s stubborn resistance at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku, a £97.5m summer signing from Inter Milan, has already demonstrated his goal threat in the Premier League and was on the mark again with his first goal for Chelsea in the competition they won for Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires first goals at Stamford bridge as Chelsea crush Aston Villa in Premier League clash

September 11, 2021 BBC 0

Romelu Lukaku scored his first ever goals at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea beat Aston Villa to maintain their unbeaten start. Lukaku kissed the club badge as he celebrated his opener in front of Blues fans after beating Villa goalkeeper Jed Steer on his 15th appearance at the stadium overall. The Belgian’s clinical finish through Steer’s legs came from a precise Read More

@36, Ronaldo becomes highest paid player in Premier League

August 28, 2021 Editor 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has now emerged the highest-paid player in the Premier League, following his shock return to Manchester United, according to Sky Italia. The 36-year-old has agreed on personal terms with United, which will see him sign a two-year deal worth £480,000 a week. Ronaldo is now ahead of Lukaku, who also moved back to Chelsea this summer. Once image rights and Read More

Breaking: Tough UEFA Champions League draw as Manchester City face PSG, Chelsea confront ‘troubled’ Juventus *See full draw

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Liverpool have been thrown into group B of the just concluded UEFA Champions League draw for 2021/22 season, to face Atletico Madrid, Porto and AC Milan. Manchester City are in group A alongside PSG, RB Leipzig. While Lionel Messi has completed PSG, his arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to Etihad to seal possible Manchester City mega deal. Read More

Breaking: Aubameyang fires hat-trick as Arsenal ‘go goal gaga’, whip West Brom in EFL clash

August 25, 2021 Editor 0

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was on fire for Arsenal as his hat-trick gingered a bewildered London club that thrashed Championship side West Brom 6-0 in the Carabao cup second round contest on Wednesday night. Nicholas Pepe, Saka and Lacazette were the other Arsenal players that registered their names on the scoresheet. Before the match, Arsenal had suffered defeat during their opening English Read More

Pictures: How Chelsea ‘s Romelu Lukaku bullied Arsenal to Premier League submission

August 22, 2021 Editor 0

It was a move seven years in the making and 10 years since he last wore the shirt, but Chelsea proudly declared on their website earlier this month that Romelu Lukaku had “come home”. His second debut, against Arsenal on Sunday, turned into a dream afternoon as Lukaku opened the scoring in an “unplayable” performance which the player himself described as “dominant”. Read More

Premier League: Chelsea’s Pulisic out of Arsenal clash, Kante, Ziyech

August 21, 2021 ESPN 0

Chelsea and United States men’s national team midfielder Christian Pulisic will miss his side’s Premier League clash against Arsenal on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19. Manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed on Friday that the 22-year-old has not trained with the side since Wednesday following his positive test and will isolate for at least 10 days under government guidelines. “Christian is unfortunately pretty easy to explain,” Tuchel told Read More

Breaking: Romelu Lukaku returns, completes Chelsea switch

August 12, 2021 Dailymail 0

Chelsea have completed a £98million deal to bring Romelu Lukaku back to the Premier League. Talks with Inter Milan reached a conclusion on Saturday after days of negotiations over the fee and structure of the transfer.  The 28-year-old landed at Biggin Hill airport on Wednesday evening ahead of his move back to Stamford Bridge, having passed the main part of his medical in Milan Read More

For a second time, Arjen Robben announces retirement from football

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Arjen Robben has retired from football for the second time after deciding not to spend a second season playing for Dutch club Groningen. The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich winger, who made 96 appearances for Holland, thanked fans for the ‘heartwarming support’ after confirming his decision on Twitter. Robben, 37, originally hung up his boots in July 2019 Read More

Breaking: Mikel Obi leaves Stoke City, joins club in Kuwait

July 1, 2021 Editor 0

Kuwaiti Premier League club Al Kuwait SC have announced the signing of John Obi Mikel from Championship side Stoke City. The Brigadiers disclosed hat the former Chelsea and Trabzonspor star has penned a one-year contract that will keep him at the club for the 2021-22 season. Mikel’s signing comes as reinforcement for Al Kuwait who finished third in the Premier League Read More

Insecurity: NEF, Ohaneze strategise on northerners, southerners’ safety

June 25, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide have met to deliberate on the safety of Northerners living in the South-east and Igbo people living in the North. In a communiqué jointly signed by the acting convener of Northern Elders’ Forum, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande and the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Ambassador Prof. George A. Obiozor, in Abuja Friday, Read More

Breaking: Again, Manchester City ‘s Kevin de Bruyne, Chelsea ‘s Kirby win PFA best player of the year awards

June 6, 2021 BBC 0

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has won the Professional Footballers’ Association men’s Players’ Player of the Year award for the second consecutive season. City team-mate Phil Foden won the PFA Young Player of the Year award. Both players were influential as City won a third Premier League title in four years and the Carabao Cup. De Bruyne, 29, is Read More

Tuchel strikes new deal at Chelsea

June 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension until the summer of 2024. Tuchel, 47, signed an initial 18-month deal when he replaced Frank Lampard as Blues boss in January. He led the club to victory in the Champions League final and a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League. Chelsea were ninth in the Premier League and without a Read More

Breaking: Tuchel strikes fresh Chelsea deal

June 4, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension until the summer of 2024. Tuchel, 47, signed an initial 18-month deal when he replaced Frank Lampard as Blues boss in January. He led the club to victory in the Champions League final and a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League. Chelsea were ninth in the Premier League and without a Read More

Breaking: Midfield marshal, N’Golo Kante, is player of Manchester vs Chelsea Champions League final match

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

Chelsea midfield commander, N’Golo Kanté, has been named player of the match for the 2021 UEFA Champions League final after helping his team defeat Manchester City 1-0 in Porto. The latest defeat is third in barely two months against Manchester City. The French international was a consistently solid presence in the Blues midfield, harrying his City counterparts and thwarting attacks Read More