Breaking: Iheanacho, Ndidi on parade as Chelsea sink Leicester City in Premier League clash

November 20, 2021 BBC 0

Premier League leaders Chelsea ruthlessly tightened their grip on top spot by punishing the failings of lacklustre Leicester at King Power Stadium. Antonio Rudiger continued his habit of scoring against the Foxes with a glancing, looping header from a corner whipped in by ex-Leicester wing-back Ben Chilwell. Another former Foxes favourite, midfielder N’Golo Kante, doubled the lead by firing home Read More

Breaking: Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen included in Super Eagles list vs Liberia, Cape Verde World Cup qualifier

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

Head Coach Gernot Rohr has called up Odion Ighalo despite his caution against a rush inclusion in the Super Eagles team. Also, the coach has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Leon Balogun, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi, forwards Moses Simon and Victor Osimhen, as well as 16 others for Nigeria’s closing Read More

Premier League: Arsenal continue resurgence, down Leicester City in Premier League clash

October 30, 2021 BBC 0

Arsenal continued their recent resurgence with a comfortable Premier League win over Leicester City at King Power Stadium. The visitors capitalised on a lacklustre start from the hosts to dominate the early exchanges and were rewarded with a two-goal lead inside 20 minutes. Gabriel put the Gunners in front, climbing above several static Leicester defenders to head in from Bukayo Read More

Breaking: Iheanacho torments Maguire as Leicester City outclass Manchester United, Man City labour to victory

October 16, 2021 BBC 0

Leicester City increased the pressure on Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they ran out fully deserved winners in a thriller at King Power Stadium. Manchester United at one stage threatened to steal a point from a dreadful performance but the Foxes rallied to secure their best win of an indifferent start to the season. The defeat ends United’s Read More

Europa: Fans in Police net over Leicester City, Napoli violence

September 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Several arrests were made after clashes between Leicester City and Napoli fans ahead of their Europa League tie. Police said eight Napoli fans and a 27-year-old man from Leicester were detained following a street fight about a mile from the King Power Stadium. A 39-year-old man from Italy was also detained on suspicion of racially abusing a taxi driver. Leicestershire Read More

Breaking: Oparanozie back as Super Falcons storm Austria, begin preparation ahead Aisha Buhari tourney

July 15, 2021 Editor 0

A contingent of nine –time African champions Nigeria has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna for an 8-day training camp as part of intense preparations for some upcoming challenges, most notably the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament. Already, initially branded outcast, Desire Oparanozie, has been recalled after he reportedly apologised to the officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over Read More

Premier League: Lingard edges Iheanacho, becomes player of the month

May 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

West Ham forward Jesse Lingard, on loan from Manchester United, has been named April’s Premier League Player of the Month. The 28-year-old scored four goals in four league games last month, taking his tally to nine for the season since joining West Ham on loan at the start of February. Lingard had not played a minute of Premier League football Read More

Breaking: Ezenwa returns as Rohr calls up 31 Super Eagles ahead Cameroon friendly… see full list

May 14, 2021 Editor 0

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has drawn up a provisional squad list of 31 players for Nigeria’s prestige international friendly game against five-time African champions Cameroon in Austria on Friday, June 4, 2021. Incidentally, home-based goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been handed a fresh call-up. A press statement from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) further revealed that the game will take place at Read More

Premier League: Iheanacho ‘s late goal not enough as Newcastle shock Leicester

May 8, 2021 BBC 0

Newcastle moved to within one point of Premier League safety with an impressive win over Champions League-chasing Leicester City. Joe Willock put the visitors ahead with a cool finish after pouncing on an error from Foxes defender Caglar Soyuncu. Paul Dummett doubled the Magpies’ lead, rising above Wesley Fofana to head past Kasper Schmeichel from Matt Ritchie’s corner, before Callum Read More

Ahmed Musa set to rejoin Kano Pillars, 10 years after – Report

April 12, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain and former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) topscorer Ahmed Musa is reportedly making plans to rejoin Kano Pillars on a short-term deal. Musa, 28, has been without a club since October 2020, after severing ties with Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr and was unable to tie up a deal in Europe during the last transfer window Read More

Breaking: Thomas Tuchel is best Premier League manager in March

April 2, 2021 Editor 0

Following another month without defeat as Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has been rewarded with the Premier League Manager of the Month award for March. It is the first time the German has won the prize after being nominated alongside Brighton boss Graham Potter, Brendan Rodgers of Leicester City and Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. On receiving the award, Tuchel Read More

Breaking: Inform Iheanacho nets brace as Leicester City lash Manchester United, set up Saints’ FA Cup semis clash

March 21, 2021 BBC 0

Leicester City reached their first FA Cup semi-final for 39 years with a fully deserved win over Manchester United at the King Power Stadium. Brendan Rodgers’ side will face Southampton at Wembley with Chelsea and Manchester City meeting in the other semi-final. Leicester, who lost to eventual winners Tottenham in the 1982 semi-final, were the more vibrant and positive team Read More

Breaking: NPFL goalkeeper, Osimhen, Aina, Ndidi, 19 other make Super Eagles’ list ahead AFCON qualifier games

March 9, 2021 Editor 0

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has included Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Victor Osimhen in a 24-man list for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battles with Benin Republic and Lesotho. Nigeria, top of the Group E log with eight points (one ahead of Benin Republic and five more Read More

Europa: Manchester United face AC Milan, Arsenal get Olympiakos date

February 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Manchester United will play seven-time Champions League winners AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League. AC Milan, who sit second in Serie A, are yet to win the competition while United’s only triumph was in 2017. Arsenal, finalists in 2019, face Greek side Olympiakos, who knocked them out in the last-32 stage last year. Tottenham will play Read More

‘Ndidi best Nigerian player at Europa’

February 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi is now the most outstanding Nigeria player in the UEFA Europa League, while little known Iyayi Atiemwen has crashed into the Top-3. Ndidi scored 2903 points to be the No 1 Nigeria player in the Europa League after Leicester City held Slavia Prague to a goalless draw Thursday night. This comes after Leicester City boss Read More

Breaking: Tuchel becomes Chelsea coach

January 26, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea have appointed former Paris St-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel as their new manager on an 18-month contract. Tuchel, 47, won two league titles, the French Cup and the French League Cup in his two-and-a-half years in Paris. Frank Lampard was dismissed on Monday after 18 months in charge, following a run of one win in five league matches. German coach Read More