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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 13th, 2012
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Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni says he is in good condition and hopes to make his debut for his new Chinese club in Sunday’s Guangzhou derby. The 29-year-old striker was officially unveiled by Guangzhou Fuli on Wednesday and told reporters he hopes to be involved on Sunday after his move from...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2012
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Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni may have played his last match for relegated Blackburn Rovers. The 29-year-old has told BBC Sport that he is not keen on playing in the Championship, after Rovers dropped out of the top flight. Yakubu was the one bright element in an otherwise gloomy season for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 7th, 2012
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Blackburn Rovers were relegated on Monday night with rain, tennis balls and relentless derision falling on their beleaguered manager Steve Kean. Whatever Kean’s limitations, it was a disgrace that Rovers’ owners, the Venky’s, did not turn up for this brutal denouement. This fine club has been left be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2012
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Reading are understood to have put Aiyigbeni Yakubu at the top of their summer shopping list – ahead of former favourite Kevin Doyle. Royals boss Brian McDermott is already scouring the continent on the lookout for new signings and clubs that look set to drop out of the Premier League, such as ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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This was not a performance of champions; but it was the mark of one. Manchester United earned the victory that extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to five points. With seven games left it is emphatically their title to lose and although they were indebted to goalkeeper David de...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2012
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Although the visitors have struggled to get a foothold in the league, they have already won at Old Trafford this season and will be hoping for a similar shock in this game. Manchester City have a full squad to choose from except for the ongoing absence of Carlos Tevez but, with Roberto Mancini claimi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2011
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Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie hopes West Bromwich Albion can take ‘positivity’ from the Blackburn victory on to the field at Newcastle on Wednesday. Odemwingie, who scored Albion’s late winner against Rovers, believes Wednesday’s trip will be a tough test. He told the birminghammail.net:R...
By benim
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Oct 30th, 2010
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If Manchester City want to be taken seriously as top four, let alone title, contenders, this is the sort of match they need to not just win, but win convincingly. It started promisingly enough, with a first Premier League goal of the season for Emmanuel Adebayor, but City were punished for schoolboy ...