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Adoyi Joshua Adoyi

Adoyi is a Nigerian with a keen passion for sports  - more so football and is an avid supporter of Manchester United. He spends his weekends glued to his TV screen, watching the beautiful game.


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Italy
Douglas Costa: Juventus' underappreciated creative spark
15:01 Tuesday 1st October 2019

The name Douglas Costa doesn't bring too many cheers from fans. Despite consistently top performances, the Juventus winger has continued to slip under the radar. This season, in a star-studded attack, the Brazilian has continued to…

Premier League
Are Norwich City the Premier League's dark horses?
09:01 Thursday 19th September 2019

Norwich City enjoys a good start to the Premier League season. Of the three newly-promoted sides, the Canaries faced the most difficult set of opening fixtures. They've come through with heads held high. With comparatively easier fixtures…

Premier League
How good is Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles?
09:01 Wednesday 11th September 2019

Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland Niles has begun the 2019/20 campaign in similar manner to how he finished last term. Brought in as cover for Hector Bellerin, the 22-year-old has quickly made the right-back slot his own.  It was…

Spain
Can Shinji Kagawa put Real Zaragoza on the map?
15:01 Sunday 25th August 2019

Shinji Kagawa joined Real Zaragoza from Borussia Dortmund earlier this month. It had become apparent that the Japan icon was no longer needed - while leaving the German club was best for all involved. The 30-year-old now seeks…

Spain
Ranking La Liga's top 10 summer signings
08:00 Saturday 17th August 2019

The 2019/20 La Liga season beckons. There is the usual anticipation that comes with every new season. This year, however, the offseason brought spectacular change.  The transfer window doesn't close till 2nd September but…

Premier League
Will 2019/20 be the season of Barkley at Chelsea?
15:00 Sunday 11th August 2019

It's been a year-and-a-half since Ross Barkley switched Merseyside for west London. Life at Stamford Bridge is an improvement on Goodison Park but only from poor to average. The 25-year-old hasn't quite hit the mark. Not yet…

Premier League
How will VAR impact the Premier League?
09:01 Sunday 4th August 2019

The Premier League will introduce the Video Assistant Referee this coming season. The system was used at last year's World Cup and in the 2018/19 Champions League knockout stages. The FA Cup even took it on, albeit only in the stadia which…

Womens Football
How far can Nigeria go in the World Cup?
12:00 Saturday 8th June 2019

The Women's World Cup is here and the Nigerian women have a message for the traditional powers in the game. Look out for the Super Falcons. While the team has found it difficult to translate their continental success to a global stage,…

Afcon
Can this be a West African AFCON?
15:00 Wednesday 5th June 2019

The African Cup of Nations is nearly upon us. Countries from West Africa have risen to the fore in the competition in the last decade or so. Although defending champions Cameroon had something to say about that last time out, one wonders if…

Premier League
Where are they now? Relegated clubs from the 2012/2013 Premier League season
12:00 Friday 3rd May 2019

Bouncing back into the Premier League presumes you can keep all your players. Reality usually means you turn over your squad, losing chemistry in the process. Meanwhile, contending clubs in the Championship have momentum. They have been chasing…

Opinion
Remember him? Three young guns fading fast
09:00 Friday 22nd February 2019

Every year, prodigiously talented youngsters tease us with their promise. A good number never quite fulfil their potential, leaving us to wonder whatever happened to so-and-so if we even wonder at all.  Nothing thrills more than seeing…

Premier League
Solid Ben Foster exactly what Watford needed
12:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

Scoring goals hasn't been Watford’s problem since they returned to the Premier League. Keeping them out has. That's less of a concern with Ben Foster between the sticks.    Goalkeepers can single-handedly,…

Premier League
Did Arsenal Really need to run into the City buzzsaw now?
08:00 Sunday 3rd February 2019

After a hiccup or two in December, Manchester City were their normal swashbuckling selves again. At least until the midweek defeat at St. James’ Park. The Cityzens are now five points behind Premier League leaders, Liverpool, with no…

Premier League
Can Ralph Hasenhuttl take Saints to the Promised Land?
12:00 Thursday 17th January 2019

Seven years ago, Southampton returned to the Premier League. They settled in rather quickly then survived relegation by the skin of their teeth last season. The manner in which they started this campaign under Mark Hughes suggested regular…

Premier League
Whatever happened to Christian Benteke?
11:00 Saturday 12th January 2019

There was a time when no defender wanted to face Christian Benteke. His career has been on a downward spiral over the last few years, however. The Belgian has gone from being amongst the most sought after strikers in the Premier League to being…