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Meet Former Super Eagles Striker, Who Is A Commentator For The English Premier League.

Efangwu Goziem Ekoku is a former Nigerian Super Eagles striker, who is currently an English football commentator. As a professional footballer, he played for Sutton United, Wimbledon, Grasshoppers, AFC Bournemouth, Norwich City, Sheffield Wednesday and Dublin City. He secured coaching licences from FA (Football Association) and UEFA, after his retirement.

  1 year ago ago
Meet Former Super Eagles Striker, Who Is A Commentator For The English Premier League.

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Champions League Final Location Officially Announced - UEFA

UEFA Champions League officials have finally announced where the final of The UEFA Champions League will take place.According to a report from an authentic source, the UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea FC will be held at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto on 29 May 2021, kick-off 2100 CEST.

  1 year ago ago
Champions League Final Location Officially Announced - UEFA

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Story Of How The FIFA World Cup Trophy Was Stolen In 1966

The Jules Rimet Trophy, awarded to the winner of the football World Cup, was stolen in 1966 prior to the 1966 FIFA World Cup in England. One man was convicted for being involved but other possible culprits are still unknown. The trophy was eventually won by the hosting team England.

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Story Of How The FIFA World Cup Trophy Was Stolen In 1966

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Analysis of Chelsea's first 5 matches next season.

Chelsea Football Club is undoubtedly one of the English Premier League favorites for next season after their UEFA Champions League triumph. Photo credit: Getty Images This is because they would be signing more players this summer, as such, their already star-studded squad will become more strengthened.

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Analysis of Chelsea's first 5 matches next season.

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How Chelsea violated English FA rules, and why the charges against them are justified.

According to a recent online report, Chelsea Football Club has been charged by the English FA for violating FA Rule E20 during their match against Liverpool at Anfield. But, did Chelsea really violate FA rule E.20, and what exactly does the E20 rule state? The following paragraph explains the rules and where Chelsea falls short.

  1 year ago ago
How Chelsea violated English FA rules, and why the charges against them are justified.

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Opinion: FA Is Unfair For Fining Chelsea Over Players' Conduct In Reaction To James Red Liverpool

The Football Association (FA) has charged Chelsea for its players' behaviour during Saturday's Premier League match against Liverpool. This was in response to the Blues' reaction last week Saturday at Anfield when Reece James was sent off in the first half. After a VAR review, James was sent out for using his hand to prevent Mane's shot from going in, and Liverpool was awarded a penalty.

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Opinion: FA Is Unfair For Fining Chelsea Over Players' Conduct In Reaction To James Red Liverpool

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Chelsea has been fined over players’ conduct in reaction to Reece James red card vs Liverpool

Chelsea has been punished by the Football Association (FA) for their players' actions during Saturday's 1-1 draw with Liverpool. The charge stems from the Blues' reaction when Reece James was sent off late in the first half of their Premier League match at Anfield.

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Chelsea has been fined over players’ conduct in reaction to Reece James red card vs Liverpool

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Opinion: Why the English FA were wrong to punish Chelsea over players reactions to James Red card.

The blues have been fined by the Football Association ahead of their encounter with Aston Villa for failing to control their players who protested angrily at referee, Anthony Taylor's decision to sent defender, Reece James off in their encounter with Liverpool in August. The Chelsea players were angered by Taylor's decision, insisting the ball had struck the England full-back's thigh before hitting his arm.

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Opinion: Why the English FA were wrong to punish Chelsea over players reactions to James Red card.

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Chelsea, Leicester City Charged By FA For Touchline Brawl

Chelsea Football Club and Leicester City have been charged by the Football Association (FA) for breaching E20:1 FA rule. Both teams were charged for the injury-time fracas that broke out between the two without restraint, during Tuesday's Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. The management of the two teams have until next week Tuesday, May 25, to provide their responses to the charge.

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Chelsea, Leicester City Charged By FA For Touchline Brawl

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Top-10 Best Football leagues In Africa

According to the International Federation Of Football History And Statistics(IFFHS), these are the top-10 best leagues in Africa. The Egyptian Premier League(No 15) Point obtained: 534 Teams: 18 Founded: October 22, 1948 Country: Egypt Current champion: Al Ahly

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Top-10 Best Football leagues In Africa

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Super Eagles player faces racist abuse

Following Sunday’s defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League, West From and Super Eagles defender, Semi Ajayi, was a subject of racial abuse on Social Media.The Football Association had earlier called on the government to introduce legislation that would compel social media companies to do more to eliminate online racial abuse.

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Super Eagles player faces racist abuse

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The Premier League Rule Changes That Will Impact Teams in 2021/2022

The 2021-22 Premier League campaign will see some notable rule changes that could potentially affect the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, West Ham, Brentford and Crystal Palace. The boom of fans celebrating, the pain and anxiety of waiting for a VAR call and the painful grasp of realising a goal had been disallowed for a marginal offside call or a foul in the build-up.

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The Premier League Rule Changes That Will Impact Teams in 2021/2022

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Chelsea and Co to be punished by UEFA

A few days after the conspiracy announced the establishment of a new Super League, the hiatus was announced.Due to threats from the Football Association and protests from fans, most teams withdrew from the game .Despite the announcement of the plan, the nine reorganized teams - Arsenal, AC Milan, Chelsea, Atlético de Madrid, Inter Milan, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - will lose the season they had acquired from UEFA.

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Chelsea and Co to be punished by UEFA

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What Is The Correct Term For The Game: Soccer Or Football?

One of the best known differences between British and American English is the fact that the sport known as football in Great Britain is usually called soccer in the United States. Because the sport originated in England, it is often assumed that soccer is Americanism. In fact, the word is thoroughly British in origin.

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What Is The Correct Term For The Game: Soccer Or Football?

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Why Premier League Clubs Will Not Release Players For International Games In Red-List Countries

The Premier League says its clubs have "reluctantly but unanimously" decided not to release players for matches in red-list countries during September's international break. Because of the 10-day isolation time necessary upon return to the UK, players would be forced to miss many games under current UK government guidelines.

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Why Premier League Clubs Will Not Release Players For International Games In Red-List Countries

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Battle Of Titans: How Chelsea Is Going To Deal With Man City Today

Today is definitely one of the big day every football fans have been waiting for, a big battle of the titans , today two former English Premier league champions are going to slug it out on the pitch today, today is Football Association ( F A ) semi final which is going to be between Man city and Chelsea today by 5:30pm. Thomas Tuchel will have to continue with his pragmatic approach today , he will have to sit back and try to hit Man city on the counter, though Man city is definitely going to dominate the midfield

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Battle Of Titans: How Chelsea Is Going To Deal With Man City Today

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Point deduction: Man United could be punished by FA for failed Liverpool tie

According to latest reports, Man United face the possibility of having points deducted from their premier league total after fan unrest marred the league game between Man United and Liverpool at Old Trafford yesterday.This comes after a large group of Man United supporters gathered outside Old Trafford to protest against the club's American owners, the Glazers.

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Point deduction: Man United could be punished by FA for failed Liverpool tie

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Denmark FA Slams UEFA For Making Them Resume Match After Eriksen's Injury

The Football Association chairman of Denmark has slammed UEFA for making them resume their opening day fixture against Finland less than two hours after their midfielder, Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch from a heart attack. Eriksen collapsed in the pitch in the closing hours of the first half and the medical team spent over 10 minutes on the pitch trying to resuscitate him, before transferring him to the hospital.

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Denmark FA Slams UEFA For Making Them Resume Match After Eriksen's Injury

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Why England Players Were Booed For 'Taking The Knee'

During England's opening game against Croatia at Wembley, some fans were seen booing the English players while they were taking the knee. This isn't the first time this is happening as some England fans also booed the team when they took on Austria and Romania in their Euro 2020 warm-up fixtures.

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Why England Players Were Booed For 'Taking The Knee'

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FA commences investigation after Arsenal’s 1-0 win at Burnley

The Football Association (FA) has reportedly commenced investigation into the crowd trouble at the end of Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Burnley on Saturday, Newspremises reports. It would be recalled that the rival fans were housed in the Cricket Field Stand and threw plastic bottles and other items at each other for several minutes after the final whistle.

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FA commences investigation after Arsenal’s 1-0 win at Burnley