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8 Players who signed but never played
17:00 Monday 20th January 2020

With the time put into football transfers these days and the hype built around them, players face enormous expectations to deliver the goods and justify their price tags. In some cases, though, the player never has the chance. …

Why Gernot Rohr should be crucified for Nigeria's struggles, not Balogun
12:01 Saturday 6th July 2019

Leon Balogun needs to find himself. Hopefully, he does it before the 2019 African Cup of Nations is over. While the light-skinned Nigerian battles his demons, fans of Nigeria can’t seem to give him a breather. His manager, meanwhile,…

Why Middlesbrough must extend Jon Obi Mikel immediately
15:00 Thursday 28th February 2019

Every team needs a Mikel. Those were the words of former England manager Steve McClaren after his QPR side succumbed 2-nil to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. If there was ever any doubt regarding John Mikel Obi influence on Boro it was soundly…

Super Eagles showdown with Zambia for World Cup place
11:00 Saturday 7th October 2017

Nigeria's Super Eagles trade tackles with Zambia today to decide their respective World Cup fates. The Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo will be rocking. After breezing past fellow African giants Algeria and Cameroon in the so-called Group of Death,…

Premier League
Chelsea step up pursuit of Franck Kessie with second bid rejected
11:00 Sunday 29th January 2017

Franck Kessie is a name that is ever growing amongst footballing fans across the world, with the highly rated 20-year old being referred to as the next Yaya Toure and is in great demand right now.

Chelsea set to hi-jack ANOTHER ‘set-in-stone’ Manchester United target
12:11 Thursday 26th January 2017

Towards the early days of the January Transfer Window highly-rated Centre-Back Victor Lindelof's proposed move to Premier League giants Manchester United looked all but done. Reports from The Daily Mail suggested at the beginning of the month…

Is this the end of Mikel at Chelsea?
12:19 Wednesday 21st September 2016

Nigerian midfielder, Mikel John Obi, is certainly one of Chelsea's most loyal stewards over the last decade. The 29-year-old who joined the Blues in 2006 from Lyn Oslo is just three games shy of amassing 250 appearances - making him the second…

Neymar, Mikel and the best performers at Rio Olympics
17:30 Monday 22nd August 2016

While Nigeria brought Honduras back to reality -  beating the Central Americans 3-2 in the bronze medal match - both games on Saturday.As we all know, football is a team sport, but some team members however, are of more impact than the others.…

Cisse Magic Means Glory Or Bust In Munich
10:34 Sunday 6th May 2012

A tired and flat Chelsea performance against Newcastle United was punished by two stunners from Papiss Cisse and a well organised Newcastle side, which now leaves Chelsea in the precarious position of having to beat Bayern in Munich to qualify…

Improved Defence The Key For Di Matteo
22:40 Wednesday 7th March 2012

Last night's comfortable 2-0 victory at St Andrews against a stubborn and well organised Birmingham side presented Roberto Di Matteo with a solid foundation from which he can build from.Most importantly, the defence looked assured in dealing…

Déjà Vu – It's Drogba Time
14:28 Monday 20th February 2012

In many ways the first half of the FA Cup tie against Birmingham perfectly summarises Chelsea's last couple of months. A ponderous and uncreative midfield combined with a blunt and under-supplied attack, mixed with an alarmingly regular defensive…