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Grass Root Spot-light: Owolabi Abiodun ‘pelz’

Grass Root Spot-light: Owolabi Abiodun ‘pelz’

Inside Africa January 16, 2015 at 2:41 am 0 comments

Our Grass Root Spot Light is on this prodigiously talented 20 year old based in Lagos,below is a round up on his exploits . Name; Abiodun Pelumi Owolabi Date Of Birth; 17/12/1994 Positions; winger L/R.(7/11) Nationality; Nigeria Weight; 70kg Height;Read More

Yaya Sanogo joins Crystal Palace on loan

Yaya Sanogo joins Crystal Palace on loan

England, Exclusives, Transfer Zone January 13, 2015 at 9:14 am 0 comments

Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo has joined Premier League rivals Crystal Palace on loan for the rest of the season. The 21-year-old has only played six times for the Gunners this season, but did manage his first competitive goal for theRead More

Schalke sign Nastatic on loan from Manchester City

Schalke sign Nastatic on loan from Manchester City

England, Germany, Transfer Zone January 13, 2015 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Schalke have agreed a deal to sign Manchester City’s Matija Nastasic on loan. The agreement, which is subject to a successful medical, runs until the end of June when Schalke will have the option of making the transfer permanent. SchalkeRead More

Cristiano Ronaldo retains Ballon d’Or Title

Cristiano Ronaldo retains Ballon d’Or Title

Exclusives, International, Spain January 13, 2015 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Ballon d’Or for a third time at a ceremony in Zurich. The Real Madrid superstar topped a poll of journalists, international coaches and captains for the second year running and is now within oneRead More

Wolfsburg youngster Junior Malanda has died in a car accident.

Wolfsburg youngster Junior Malanda has died in a car accident.

Breaking News January 10, 2015 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

German newspaper BILD say that Wolfsburg youngster Junior Malanda has died in a car accident. < br /> RIP. Thoughts go out to his loved ones. By @iamlanreban

Frank Lampard clarifies contract situation

Frank Lampard clarifies contract situation

England, Exclusives, MLS, Transfer Zone January 9, 2015 at 10:52 pm 0 comments

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard has moved to clarify his contract situation to end the “lies and nonsense” he says has been written about his move to New York City. On Thursday night, the Premier League confirmed that Lampard isRead More

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Edin Dzeko all back for City

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Edin Dzeko all back for City

England, Exclusives January 9, 2015 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

Manchester City stars Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Edin Dzeko have been named in the squad to face Everton on Saturday. Aguero, who has scored 19 goals in 21 games for City this season, has not played since the startRead More

Hull City target Yaya Sanogo and Jermain Defoe

Hull City target Yaya Sanogo and Jermain Defoe

England, Exclusives, Transfer Zone January 9, 2015 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

Hull City are discussing the possible signings of Yaya Sanogo and Jermain Defoe, manager Steve Bruce has confirmed. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger’s preference is for Sanogo, 21, to join a Premier League side on loan for the rest of theRead More

Tony Pulis hopes to keep Saido Berahino

Tony Pulis hopes to keep Saido Berahino

England, Exclusives January 9, 2015 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

West Brom manager Tony Pulis says he is hopeful the club can keep Saido Berahino beyond the January transfer window. The England U21 international has been linked with a move away from The Hawthorns this month and Sky sources understandRead More

Matija Nastatic ‘close’ to joining Schalke 04

Matija Nastatic ‘close’ to joining Schalke 04

England, Germany, Transfer Zone January 9, 2015 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic is near to a move to Schalke, according to the German club’s general manager. The 21-year-old Serbia international is out of favour at City under Manuel Pellegrini, having not made a Premier League appearance thisRead More

Lukas Podolski critical of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Lukas Podolski critical of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

England, Exclusives, Italy January 9, 2015 at 9:58 pm 0 comments

Lukas Podolski has criticised the way he was treated by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger prior to his loan move to Inter Milan. Podolski scored three goals in 13 appearances for the Gunners this season but struggled to secure a regularRead More

Jose Mourinho charged by FA for criticising officials

Jose Mourinho charged by FA for criticising officials

England, Exclusives January 8, 2015 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for criticising officials after December’s 1-1 draw at Southampton. Mourinho was upset at referee Anthony Taylor for not awarding a penalty with midfielder Cesc Fabregas instead booked for divingRead More

Jermain Defoe to train with Spurs

Jermain Defoe to train with Spurs

England, Exclusives, MLS, Transfer Zone January 8, 2015 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

Tottenham have announced that striker Jermain Defoe will train with the club this week as he seeks to maintain his fitness amid rumours of a return to the Premier League. Defoe left Spurs in January 2014 to sign for MLSRead More

Victor Valdes signs for Manchester United

Victor Valdes signs for Manchester United

England, Exclusives, Transfer Zone January 8, 2015 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

Manchester United have signed former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes on an 18-month contract, with the option to extend for a further year. The 32-year-old has been a free agent since leaving the Catalan club last summer and has been trainingRead More

Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid in first leg of Copa Del Rey

Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid in first leg of Copa Del Rey

Exclusives, Spain January 7, 2015 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

Fernando Torres made his second debut for Atletico Madrid as the Spanish champions beat Real Madrid 2-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey capital city derby. Returning to the club where he established his reputation before movingRead More

Matija Nastasic could leave Manchester City

Matija Nastasic could leave Manchester City

England, Germany, Transfer Zone January 7, 2015 at 10:45 pm 0 comments

Manchester City centre-back Matija Nastasic is looking to leave the City of Manchester Stadium, with Bundesliga side Schalke strongly linked with the player, sources say. Nastasic’s move could be either be on loan or a permanent transfer, with the dealRead More

Aston Villa in talks to sign Scott Sinclair

Aston Villa in talks to sign Scott Sinclair

England, Transfer Zone January 7, 2015 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

Aston Villa have opened talks with Manchester City about signing Scott Sinclair, according to sources. The 25-year-old midfielder has struggled to break into City’s first-team since a £6.2m move from Swansea in 2012. He has made just three starts forRead More

Steven Gerrard excited about LA Galaxy move

Steven Gerrard excited about LA Galaxy move

England, Exclusives, MLS, Transfer Zone January 7, 2015 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has confirmed he will join Los Angeles Galaxy this summer. In announcing his decision to leave Liverpool, Gerrard stressed he could not play for another European club if there was a chance they would come upRead More

Wilfred Bony might join Manchester City – Agent

Wilfred Bony might join Manchester City – Agent

England, Exclusives, Transfer Zone January 7, 2015 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Wilfried Bony’s agent has told sources he expects a deal to be done with Manchester City over the next few days. Premier League title challengers Manchester City have been short of options up front of late and it emerged onRead More

Victor Valdes ‘set to join Manchester United’

Victor Valdes ‘set to join Manchester United’

England, Exclusives, Spain, Transfer Zone January 7, 2015 at 10:06 pm 0 comments

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is set to join Manchester United on an 18-month contract, reports suggest. Valdes has been a free agent since leaving the Catalan giants last summer. But the 32-year-old has been training with United for threeRead More

Lukaku’s late strike sets up FA Cup third round replay

Lukaku’s late strike sets up FA Cup third round replay

England, Exclusives January 6, 2015 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

Everton ended a run of four consecutive defeats as Romelu Lukaku’s stoppage-time strike earned a 1-1 draw with West Ham and a FA Cup third round replay at Upton Park. A fairly even opening half saw Everton produce the bestRead More

Alex Song retires from International football

Alex Song retires from International football

AFCON, England, Exclusives January 6, 2015 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

Alex Song will be available for West Ham this month after announcing his retirement from international football with Cameroon. Song had been in Africa talking with key figures in Cameroon’s football federation having been left out of coach Volker Finke’sRead More

QPR complete the signing of Mauro Zarate

QPR complete the signing of Mauro Zarate

England, Transfer Zone January 6, 2015 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

QPR’s striking options by completing the loan signing of forward Mauro Zarate from West Ham. Rangers announced that Zarate has signed a deal until the end of the 2014-15 season and is in line to make his debut against BurnleyRead More

Crystal Palace release club legend Andy Johnson

Crystal Palace release club legend Andy Johnson

England, Exclusives January 6, 2015 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

Crystal Palace have released former England striker Andy Johnson, the Premier League club have announced. The 33-year-old club legend returned to the Eagles in September on a free transfer after coming to the end of his deal at fellow LondonRead More