Sunday, August 24, 2014

FOOTBALLER DIES AFTER BEING STRUCKED ON THE HEAD BY AN OBJECT THROWN FROM THE STAND AT ALGERIAN LEAGUE

Tragedy: Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse died after being hit in the head by object thrown from stands

Cameroonian striker,Albert Ebosse has died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the stands during an Algerian league game.

According to his club, club JS Kabylie, Ebosse was fatally struck by a projectile at the end of Kabylie's match with USM Alger in Tizi Ouzou.

MOURINHO IS AT IT AGAIN! CHELSEA BOSS BRAND HIS SIDE 'LAZY' DESPITE WIN OVER LECEISTER CITY


Come on lads: Jose Mourinho cut a frustrated figure during the first half at Stamford Bridge 
Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho has described his side's performance as 'lazy' despite their 2-0 win over Leicester City at Stamford bridge.

Mourinho tore into his ‘lazy’ Chelsea team at half-time to inspire the Blues to the top of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-0 win over Leicester.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

WELCOME BACK EPL by Theophilus Agbonlahor

If the first round of matches were anything to go by, them the premier league isn’t going to be too different from last seasons, Louis Van Gaal discovered just how difficult the old Trafford job is. 

Liverpool have shown that they can cope without Luis Suarez, who moved to Barcelona as they picked up three points, but despite all their summer signings, they still have a shaky defense, the impending arrival of Mario Ballotelli may further bolster an already impressive attacking lineup, but the Merseyside club will have to improve their defense. 

Friday, August 22, 2014

''MY ONLY REGRET ABOUT FABREGAS IS THAT HE LEFT US'' -ARSENE WENGER


Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has said he has no regrets about not re-signing Cesc Fabregas following the Spainard impressive debut for Chelsea.

Fabregas left Arsenal in 2011 for boyhood club Barcelona and Wenger had the option to bring the Spain international back to Emirates Stadium this summer.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

ROJO NOW A MANCHESTER UNITED PLAYER



Incoming:  Rojo is heading to Manchester United after they agreed a fee with Sporting Lisbon
English Premier League side, Manchester United have announced the £16m signing of Argentina international defender Marcos Rojo on a five-year contract.

Rojo, who touched down in Manchester on Tuesday evening, has signed a four-year contract after passing a medical and agreeing personal terms.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

TWO FORMER EPL STARS AT LOGGERHEADS OVER COSTA'S CONTROVERSIAL BOOKING! ONE VOWS TO QUIT JOB IF THERE IS EVIDENCE OF HIM DIVING

Harsh decision? Diego Costa attempts to take the ball around goalkeeper Tom Heaton before being booked

Former English Premier League stars were involved in a Twitter spat following Diego Costa's controversial booking for a dive during Chelsea's 3-1 win at Burnley on Monday night. And you will be amazed!

For starters, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville, now a pundit on Sky Sports, claimed every player, at one point or the other had gone to ground to win a foul in the Premier League era.

But ex-Liverpool striker Stan Collymore, took the argument further.

Collymore, who is now a radio presenter and commentator, said he will quit broadcasting if Neville can find footage of him diving. Now that this is interesting.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Women's Rugby World Cup: England Beat Canada To Win Title



England ended their wait for a second Women's Rugby World Cup crown with a 21-9 victory over Canada in the 2014 final in Paris.

After finishing as runners-up in the last three tournaments, Gary Street's side held their nerve to see off underdogs Canada and reclaim the title they first won in 1994.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

''MAIGARI'S IMPEACHMENT IS NULL AND VOID'' FIFA ORDERS NFF TO RESINSTATE HIM AS PRESIDENT


Fifa orders Maigari reinstatement as NFF president
The drama in Nigeria football administration continues as the world football governing body, FIFA, have ordered the Nigeria Football Federation, to reinstate the impeached President, Aminu Maigari immediately.

Maigari was sacked by the board of the NFF last month. Two other board members of the NFF, Chris Green and Ahmed Fresh, were also suspended by the board.

''THERE SHOULD BE CAMERAS IN THE DRESSING ROOMS'' - VALENCIA MANAGER, NUNO SANTO

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks gives his team a speech in the locker room after the Super Bowl XLVIII
Coach of Spanish La Liga side, Valencia, Nuno Santo is of the view that football clubs' dressing rooms should be open to TV cameras as they are in American sports.

Some FA Cup games in England have cameras in the changing rooms but it does not happen in the Premier League, La Liga or Champions League and Santo think it should happen as there are no secret in football.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

RACING DRIVER KILLED BY CAR OF EX - NASCAR CHAMPION, STEWART


Tony StewartThis is not the best of times in motorsports as racing driver has died after being struck by the car of three-time Nascar champion Tony Stewart during a local sprint race in New York.

Kevin Ward Jr, had collided on the previous lap of the dirt track race and the 20 year old climbed out of his car on to the track and was gesturing at Stewart in his passing car when he was struck.

''NO IPAD AND TABLETS IN OLD TRAFFORD'' MANCHESTER UNITED TELLS FANS AHEAD OF NEW SEASON

Historic: Manchester United have instructed fans of the new restrictions in an email

English Premier League side, Manchester United have banned supporters from bringing iPads and tablet devices into Old Trafford this season.

There has been a growing trend for supporters to use iPads to capture the action, sometimes blocking the view for supporters sitting behind.

VAN PERSIE TOPS PREMIER LEAGUE MOST POPULAR PLAYER IN SHIRT SALES

Winner: Manchester United's Robin van Persie is the most popular player in the Premier League

Manchester United Robin van Persie is the most popular player in the English Premier League, howbeit, in terms of shirt sales.

According to findings on Premier League Season Review 2013/14, Van Persie was ahead of Liverpool pair Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez in having the most fans use his name last season.

Suarez has since moved away from Anfield, after a £75million deal with Barcelona, but Liverpool fans across the world previously flocked to have the Uruguayan on their replica kit.
                               Flocked: Arsenal fans in their hundreds bought Mesut Ozil shirts when he signed from Real Madrid last year
On signing for Arsenal this time last year, Mesut Ozil's reputation was plainly evident with hundreds of people pictured with the strip accompanied with the Germany star's name ahead of his first game.

Unsurprisingly, Wayne Rooney is consistently in the top 10 and that was no different in the last campaign.
Household name: England striker Wayne Rooney finds himself consistently in the top 10 
The continued sale of 'Rooney 10' shirts goes some way to explaining why United have always been so desperate to keep the striker and only heightens the perception that the club's global brand is as important as results.
                                Friendly shake: Shinji Kagawa (greeting Ozil) has a strong appeal in Japan and Asia in general 
Shinji Kagawa, has shifted loads of Manchester United shirts since his move from Dortmund, largely because of the Japan midfielder's vast appeal in Asia and not necessarily because of his on pitch form.
                           Put a name on it: Juan Mata's transfer from Chelsea to Old Trafford in January sparked more sales 
Others include, Chelsea's Eden Hazard has become the main attraction in Jose Mourinho's Chelsea squad, Manchetsr City's Sergio Aguero, who missed a chunk of last season but fans still wore his shirt, Juan Mata, whos transfer from Chelsea to Old Trafford in January sparked more sales for Manchester United and Frank Lampard who left Chelsea on free last season and is now with Manchester City on a 6 months loan.

THE TOP 10 SHIRT SALE

1. Robin van Persie
2. Steven Gerrard
3. Luis Suarez 
4. Eden Hazard
5. Mesut Ozil 
6. Wayne Rooney
7. Sergio Aguero
8. Juan Mata
9. Shinji Kagawa
10. Frank Lampard 
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