The Story Of Duncan Ferguson, The Footballer Who Was Imprisoned For A Foul He Committed On The Field
This is a story of Duncan Ferguson, a former Rangers and Everton player who was given a prison sentence over a foul he committed on the field. He's the first and only player in Britain to be served such a punishment and that ought to beg the question, 'what exactly did he do?'
Photo credit: dailypost.ng The UEFA Europa League is back with a full pack of action-packed fixtures today. Football fans all over the world have enjoyed the third round of the UEFA Champions League. They will look forward to the Europa League today. Below is a list of five UEFA Europa League fixtures and their predictions:
Good football is interesting, but good results are satisfying. If a football club keeps the majority of the possession in a football match but doesn't win, it may not be appreciated because only good results delivers trophies. Football is becoming more competitive daily, but some clubs manage to remain unbeaten in their league.
Football is a sport that was born out of competitiveness. Matches against major opponents are always significant and elicit a great deal of emotion. Football fans are devoted to their team, and every fan's ambition is to attend a derby match. We've compiled a list of the top 10 most crucial football derbies for you, in no particular order.
Our Super Eagles players featured for their respective club sides over weekend and there were some incredible individual performances that deserve a special mention. In this article, we are going to review some of those impressive performances and fit the players into a starting lineup. Goalkeeper: Sabastien Osigwe (FC Lugano)
It has been an eventful season so far for Almeria in the Spanish Segunda Liga. The player who is the key figure is 24-year-old striker Umar Sadiq. The Nigerian has become somewhat of a big game player, scoring key goals for the club. Umar is a very talented player.
Leon Balogun was in the starting lineup for Rangers in the UEFA Europa League today when they welcomed Broendby to the Ibrox Stadium on Thursday evening. The Super Eagles Defender put up a stunning performance in the match as he inspired Rangers to a comfortable 2-0 victory over their visitors Broendby.
It took the Video Assistant Referee more the 1 minutes to take a decision in the EUROPA league match between Rangers and Broemdby on Thursday night. Another outstanding performance from Steven Gerard's team Rangers in this season EUROPA League cup match. The former Liverpool player started his strongest team against Broemdby.
The adjective ‘paradoxical’, one has to believe, was created for Joe Aribo, for there has never quite been such a player capable of being described in so many different ways. Humble yet sweetly naive yet frighteningly calculative - even Aribo's football combines contrasting qualities - physical strength with elegant touches.
Photo Credit : Twitter New Super Eagles invitee Calvin Bassey was in action for Glasgow Rangers in a Europa League encounter with Sparta Prague on Thursday. The 21-year-old left back played the entire minutes of the match as Rangers went down 1-0 to their hosts at the Generali Arena.
Rangers are reportedly nearing the signing of former Sunderland midfielder Stephane Sessegnon, having agreed terms with the player. Sessegnon is a free agent since his departure from Turkish Super Lig side Gençlerbirligi in June 2020. The 37-year-old player has agreed to move to the Nigeria Professional Football League side on a short term contract.
Super Eagles star players are doing well in their respective clubs as Victor Osimhen and Leon Balogun scored today in the Europa League. Photo Credit: Twitter.com Leon Balogun who played for the Scottish side Rangers was the one that scored Napoli's first goal. Photo Credit: Twitter.com
Like wine, 33-year-old Nigeria and Rangers defender, Leon Aderemi Balogun is not only getting better with age, but has also discovered his knack for goals in the twilight of his career. The Berlin, West Germany-born has recently been foraying upfront for both club and country and it was just a matter of time before he start being among the goals.
All 23 players who were selected by Gernot Rohr for the upcoming 2022 world cup qualifying games have made it to the training camp. Preparations are now ongoing for tomorrow's game, and the super eagles will be hoping to win the two-legged tie to increase their chances of securing early qualification for the world cup.
The UEFA Europa League returned to the screen after international break matches on Thursday. The matches were very competitive and interesting with a lot of action at different venues, but the video assistant referee took a decision that affected a team. The most disgracing result of the night saw Bodo/Glimt thrashing As Roma by 6:1.
With UCL ended for the week, Matchday 2 of the UEFA Europa league kicks off today. Without much ado, A number of footballers with Nigerian heritage would be fielded tonight and we take a look at 5 Nigerians you'd like to keep an eye on tonight.
Manchester United football club are so keen on lifting their first trophy under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and have completed the signings of Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo to bolster their squad. And even with those additions, the Old Trafford side have endured a mixed start to the 2021/2022 season so far and are currently sitted in 4th position on the Premier League table.
UEFA Europa League Matchday 2 took stages in different venues where every Team tried to make statements for the 2nd tier European title and respect deserved. Sparta Prague has rendered Steven Gerrard's Rangers powerless this season following their flop against the Czech Republic side. Defender David Hancko's 29th minute header from a corner kick made the difference for Sparta Prague as they grab another 3 points to keep Rangers away from the Log top.
Rangers are looking to strike a deal with the Nigerian football association to prevent their team stars from missing Celtic clash in January due to AFCON Rangers are hoping to ensure their star Nigerian trio are available for the Old Firm clash in January despite the Africa Cup of Nations Competition.
Premier league side crystal palace have their eyes on Nigerian midfielder, Joe for a possible move to England. According to football insider the club are monitoring the situation of the player's contract with his current club Rangers . The midfielder who has attracted a lot of attentions due to his performances in Scotland and he could emerge as a potential January target for the premier league club .