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Two Reasons Why Paulo Di Canio Is Right About Osimhen Being Better Than Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku.

Paulo Di Canio played as a striker for a host of clubs around Europe and the retired Italian forward has been talking about Romelu Lukaku and Victor Osimhen. Victor Osimhen has been in sparkling form for club and country this year. The Nigerian striker has been arguably the best player in the Serie-A this season, scoring vital goals for Napoli.

  10 months ago ago
Two Reasons Why Paulo Di Canio Is Right About Osimhen Being Better Than Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku.

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OPINION:The 10 Greatest Italians To Play In The Premier League

When you think of Italians, you think of defending. But English fans knows that there is so much more to their game. Here we would be looking at the top 10 Italians to play in the premier league. 1: Zola Gianfranco Zola the little magician transformed Chelsea and had such a great impact at Stamford Bridge.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION:The 10 Greatest Italians To Play In The Premier League

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Football: 7 Times Players Fought With Coaches

Fights in football are normal, especially when it happens between a player and an opponent. But then we have seen fights between teammates too, like that of Eric Dyer and Lee Bowyer. But fights between players and coaches? Well, that is the height of it, I must say. However, there were times they did occur. See below: 1. Potosi vs Edgar Escalante In a Bolivian league match between Real Potosi and Sports Boys, striker Edgar Escalante was sent off for a tackle on Marcos Ovejero. His coach was seen pushing him

  2 years ago ago
Football: 7 Times Players Fought With Coaches

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THE ANATOMY OF A PERFECT STRIKER: From Messi’s left foot and Ronaldo’s heart to Vardy’s pace

Here, details how the "perfect" striker might look RIGHT FOOT - KYLIAN MBAPPE Mbappe ability to fire off thunderous shots on goal while running at full speed. Thanks to his cracker of a right foot. Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney also good shouts in terms of right foot shots. LEFT FOOT - LIONEL MESSI You could probably say he got everything a perfect striker will have but his left foot is his best asset. His ability to score from dead-ball and his drilling skills is incomparable. It's hard to argue that Messi

  2 years ago ago
THE ANATOMY OF A PERFECT STRIKER: From Messi’s left foot and Ronaldo’s heart to Vardy’s pace

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5 of Football Longest Bans

Check them out... Luis Suarez – Four months Luis Suarez at the 2014 World Cup, Luis Suarez bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini and as a result, he was banned for four months. He also bit Branislav of Chelsea in a game involving Liverpool vs Chelsea. David Prutton – 10 games Prutton was given a 10-game ban as well as a £60,000 fine for pushing referee Alan Wiley following his red card in a game against Arsenal in 2005. Paolo Di Canio – 11 games Paolo Di Canio, an Italian pushed referee Paul Alcock in

  1 year ago ago
5 of Football Longest Bans

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How Antonio transitioned from defender to West Ham's highest goal scorer in the EPL

Michail Antonio became West Ham United's highest goal scorer in the Premier League yesterday after he scored 2 goals against Leicester City. He leapfrogged Paolo Di Canio into first place after scoring his 49th Premier League goal for West Ham United. The story may sound hard to believe when you consider the fact that he was a right back winger during his first season at West Ham United.

  11 months ago ago
How Antonio transitioned from defender to West Ham's highest goal scorer in the EPL

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Graeme Souness Agrees With Paolo Di Canio About Romelu Lukaku Boosting Chelsea’s Title Chances

According to an article sighted by floky on Football.london, two football pundits Graeme Souness and Paolo Di Canio are both of understanding that Chelsea have a great opportunity of winning major trophies this season after re-signing Romelu Lukaku. Souness and Di Canio also reckons that the Belgium International signing will significantly strengthens an already strengthened Chelsea’s squad.

  1 year ago ago
Graeme Souness Agrees With Paolo Di Canio About Romelu Lukaku Boosting Chelsea’s Title Chances

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Chelsea are wounded after Man City defeat – Juventus boss told what to expect from Chelsea

Photo Credit: Getty images Paolo di Canio, a former Juventus player, has provided his opinion on tonight's Champions League match between Juventus and Chelsea. “Juve will encounter a Chelsea wounded by the knockout against Man City, but no less conscious of its own strength,” Di Canio, now 53, told Tuttosport via TMW.

  10 months ago ago
Chelsea are wounded after Man City defeat – Juventus boss told what to expect from Chelsea

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Top five premier league goals of all time

While sports news platforms are scrambling for contents and stories to report while football is on hold, SkySports seem to be ahead of others when it comes to content creation, they are one of the best and most creative especially when it comes to the Premier League. They’ve continued to dish out quality contents despite the suspension of football leagues around the world, one of it is the three weeks pool organized to know the greatest Premier League goals ever scored. Fans were asked to vote for their g

  2 years ago ago
Top five premier league goals of all time

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Who would you rather have in your team, a Zlatan Ibrahimovic or the Brazilian Kaka?

Football is a game played within the permitted rules and regulations, with passion as the fuel that powers the kinetic engine and pull between fans and players. It is very difficult to play football without passion, even the most poised, conservative and self aware person, would erupt like a volcano if his/her team scores a match winning goal like Kanu Nwankwo did in the semi finals of the 1996 Olympics, in Atlanta. Kanu Nwankwo also scored a 15 minutes hattrick to claw Arsenal back to win against Chelsea f

  2 years ago ago
Who would you rather have in your team, a Zlatan Ibrahimovic or the Brazilian Kaka?

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Osimhen better than Lukaku- Paolo Di Canio

Former Juventus and West Ham striker Paolo Di Canio, has expressed that Victor Osimhen is better than Rumelu Lukaku. He said that there is no basis for comparison between the two forwards. Di Canio slamed the Chelsea forward during an interaction with Sky Sorts Italia. He opined that Lukaku has failed to score in six games for Chelsea.

  10 months ago ago
Osimhen better than Lukaku- Paolo Di Canio

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10 best acts of sportsmanship football has ever seen

10. Robbie Fowler vs Arsenal, 1997 Robbie Fowler is bewildered by the referee’s decision to award him a penalty. The game of football has often seen honesty take a back seat with the cut-throat competition. The business end of the season brings out more gamesmanship and the uglier side of the game. Well, someone forgot to give Robbie Fowler the memo. In a match against Arsenal at Highbury in 1997, the England international was played through on goal by a long ball from Mark Wright. With just David Se

  2 years ago ago
10 best acts of sportsmanship football has ever seen

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Premier League Legend Paolo Di Canio Labels Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku "Dull' But "Functional"

Though the current English Premier League leaders Chelsea FC emerged victorious when they were hosted by Brentford FC at the Brentford Community Stadium, West London on Saturday, the team was not spared of criticisms as they fell short of expectations and only managed to win the match by a goal.

  10 months ago ago
Premier League Legend Paolo Di Canio Labels Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku

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6 Strange Football Players Attitude

Check out.. Jens Lehman Former Arsenal Goalkeeper known for his safe hands has some funny character which include when he got red carded for pushing players over, diving and the infamous one was when he was caught on camera urinating by the side of his goal during play and on sighting the other opposing team approaching towards his goalie, he leapt back to his goalie without fully relieving himself Paolo Di Canio There was a time Di Cano threw tantrum and refused playing by sitting on the pitch with both his

  1 year ago ago
6 Strange Football Players Attitude

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Michail Antonio wins EA Sports Player of the month award for August.

West Ham United forward and Jamaican international Michail Antonio, today scooped the EA Sports player of the month for August. The West Ham United forward came out top beating other competitors like Chelsea's Marcos Alonso, Manchester United golden boy Mason Greenwood, and his fellow teammate Said Benrahma to win the second player of the month award in his career.

  11 months ago ago
Michail Antonio wins EA Sports Player of the month award for August.

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Michail Antonio named Premier League Player of the Month for August

The 31-year-old continued his good form in the next match, which he played at home against Leicester City. He took advantage of Caglar Soyuncu's error to send up Benrahma for a tap-in goal before scoring two goals himself in a 4-2 triumph. He surpassed club great Paolo Di Canio to become the Hammers' all-time leading scorer in the Premier League.

  11 months ago ago
Michail Antonio named Premier League Player of the Month for August

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David Moyes Hails 'Different Class' Michail Antonio as West Ham Beat Leicester

Michail Antonio was dubbed "different class" by David Moyes after the striker etched his name into the West Ham record books and propelled the Hammers to the top of the Premier League table. At a boisterous London Stadium, Antonio's quickfire double sealed a 4-1 victory over 10-man Leicester.

  11 months ago ago
David Moyes Hails 'Different Class' Michail Antonio as West Ham Beat Leicester

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Funny Top 7 Football Moments And Fans Reactions

Fans all around the world have experienced the disappointment football carries with it. But enough doom and gloom! Barney Corkhill brings you the lighter side of football, with the top 15 funniest football moments ever! 1.  Paolo Di Canio v Fabien Barthez Ok, so many Manchester United fans won't find this funny, but for everyone else this was gold! What was that wacky frenchman Fabien Barthez thinking?! If I keep my hand up long enough they're bound to change their minds! Even when Paolo Di Canio was just

  2 years ago ago
Funny Top 7 Football Moments And Fans Reactions