FA Cup

By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 1st, 2013
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Sir Alex Ferguson hopes Wayne Rooney will have recovered from a groin injury in time for Monday’s Manchester derby after the injury forced the striker to sit out United’s trips to Sunderland and Chelsea over the Easter weekend. The striker picked up the problem while away on international...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 13th, 2013
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Manchester City executive Brian Marwood has urged Carlos Tevez to extend his stay at the Premier League champions. The Argentine international took his tally to 15 goals in all competitions this season with a hat-trick in City’s 5-0 FA Cup demolition of Barnsley last weekend. But with his current con...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 10th, 2013
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Chelsea launched a thrilling comeback to draw their FA Cup quarter final against Manchester United, despite going two goals down. United looked to be cruising, after going two-nil up after just eleven minutes. Javier Hernandez had opened the scoring, latching onto a superb lofted pass from Michael Ca...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 26th, 2013
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Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has conceded that this season’s battle for the Premier League title is “a one-horse race” due to Manchester United’s significant lead at the top of the table. United are currently 12 points clear of second-placed Manchester City with 11 games ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2013
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Manchester United will face FA Cup holders Chelsea in the quarter-finals if both clubs win their fifth-round ties as the draw guaranteed at least one team from outside the Premier League in the last four. Manchester United play Reading at Old Trafford on Monday night and Sir Alex Ferguson will be up ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 29th, 2013
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Lionel Messi’s four-goal burst ensured that he and Barcelona returned to the top of the Associated Press Global Soccer rankings this week. The romance of England’s FA Cup produced some unlikely names in the Top 10 teams and a previously unknown striker at No. 9. Thirteeen out of 18 paneli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 27th, 2013
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Nicolas Anelka is set to join Juventus on a short-term deal, according to the club’s director general Giuseppe Marotta. Anelka will reportedly undergo a medical on Monday to allow the Shanghai Shenhua striker to sign a five-month deal, coinciding with the Chinese off-season. Marotta told Sky Italia: ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 8th, 2013
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Goal.com Nigeria fans have voted for Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel as the best Nigerian footballer of 2012. Mikel polled 36.82 per cent of votes cast to edge out Chelsea team mate Victor Moses to second place. Moses earned 26.35 per cent of votes that were cast on the Goal.com website during the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 5th, 2013
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Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all in action in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday. Follow us as we cover the action LIVE on IndepthAfrica. *Live coverage will begin at 10:30pm HKT. For the early kick-off, follow the early action live with our      ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 31st, 2012
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Nigeria football federation have not received any communication from Chelsea regarding the release of players John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses. Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez was quoted as saying that he will delay the duo till January 9, when their FA Cup tie against Swansea and Southampton are decided. &...