Lallana: Nothing Wrong With Winning Ugly

BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON— Liverpool midfielder, Adam Lallana, is happy the Reds bagged maximum points in last weekend’s season’s opener at Stoke City, but agreed they didn’t play the prettiest of football at Britannia. Philippe Coutinho’s 86th minute scorcher helped the Brendan Rodger’s make a wining start to their campaign, at the same venue they were

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Blackburn Thrilled By Akpan Signing

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Hope Akpan’s summer arrival at Blackburn has lifted the spirit of both coaches and players of the Championship. The 23-year-old Nigeria midfielder joined the club from Reading over the weekend after penning a two-year contract with Gary Bowyer’s side for an undisclosed fee. His former teammate at Reading, Danny Guthrie is pleased

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Eduok’s srike lift Esperance in Mali

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Nigeria striker, Samuel Emem Eduok’s strike was all Esperance of Tunisia needed to record an upset against Stade Malien in a CAF Confederation Cup MatchDay four encounter at Stade Modibo Keita in Mali capital Bamako on Monday. It was the former Dolphin player’s seventh goal in 13 matches for the Blond and

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Rangers close in on 6th Federation Cup title

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Rangers International Wednesday took a step closer to their sixth Federation Cup title, after defeating El-kanemi Warriors 3-0 in one the quarter-final matches in Abuja. In Lokoja, Lobi Stars ended the fairytale run of youthful BJ Foundation of Benin 2-1, to set up a semi-final clash with Rangers. Nassarawa United edged FC

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Ojo Seeks the Heights with Wolves

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Nigerian teenager striker, Sheyi Ojo, is determined to make the most of his season-long loan spell at Wolverhampton Wanderers from Liverpool.. The 18-year-old has hit the ground running at the Championship side by setting up a goal in his club’s 2-1 victory Newport County on Tuesday, having played as a late substitute

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Pedro Demands Respect from Barca Director

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Scoring the winning goal in Tuesday’s European Super Cup final to hand Barcelona their fourth trophy in one calendar year, has made Pedro Rodeiguez not only the current most popular player in football, but has also given him the bragging right over his future at Nou Camp. The 28-year-old, who was left

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Akpom Lifts Hull with a Brace

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Chuba Akpom Tuesday scored his third goal in his first two games for Hull City following his loan move from Arsenal last week The 19-year-old scored eight minutes to the end of regulation time and also converted from the spot as the Steve Bruce’s side triumphed 4-3 on penalties at Accrington Stanley,

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