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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Francois Zoko was the standout man in the Football League this weekend, as his two goals earned Yeovil a very late comeback over Barnet. It was back to normal in the Football League this weekend,...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

December 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Championship saw two brothers’ clubs come face to face this weekend, while it was a African-packed game at Elland Road between Leeds United and Hull City. Leagues One and Two continued their FA Cup campaigns...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Championship returned to action this weekend following the international break and so did the goals, as Africans were involved in some high-scoring encounters. Mohamed Diame set up Shaun Maloney’s 73-minute equaliser, playing the Scotsman...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Despite plenty of African involvement in the Championship, it was the continent’s stars in League One and League Two who took the limelight. Tom Adeyemi could have given Leeds the lead before Shola Ameobi’s goal,...

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Wolves end Ameobi interest

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wolverhamtpon Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett has confirmed the club have ended interest in former Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi. The 33-year-old Nigerian was expected to join the Championship club after being released by Newcastle back in...

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Wolves ponder Ameobi signing

September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing former Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi. The 33-year-old, who left Newcastle in 2014, is set to appear for the Wolves Under-21 side at Swansea on Monday. Ameobi...

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ROUND UP: Africans in the EPL

February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Papiss Cisse and Saido Berahino scored decisive goals for their respective clubs in the Premier League’s Saturday afternoon action. Saido Berahino bagged his 17th goal of the season early on against high-flying Southampton in West Brom’s win...

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DONE DEAL: Ameobi joins Palace

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Nigerian striker Shola Ameobi on a free transfer the club has confirmed. The former Newcastle striker has signed a short-term deal with the Eagles until the end of...

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Ameobi to head to MLS

January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In recent days, Shola Ameobi had been rumoured to be preparing a return to his former side Newcastle United from Turkish second-tier side Gaziantep. The Nigeria international did make his way back to the Tyneside recently, but...

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Owen in awe of Sammy Ameobi potential

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sammy Ameobi has been endorsed by former England striker Michael Owen as a special talent. Sammy scored for the Toon club over the weekend in their come-from-behind win over Tottenham at White Hart Lane, and...

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