Man United fires head coach

By Ezenwa Obinna Stephen Louis Van Gaal has been sacked by Manchester United. The Dutchman who has been under fire following his inability to deliver the goods has been shown the door at Manchester. He becomes the second Manchester United coach to be sacked after David Moyes was sacked in april 2014. Although, Van Gaal […]

Diego Costa in not so good terms with boss

By Ezenwa Obinna Stephen Independent Chelsea coach Guus Hiddink has accused Diego Costa for being too slow in front of goal. Costa scored the first goal against Sunderland, with his 14th minute strike, before Khazri wonder strike put the home team back on track, Nemanja Matic put the blues in front before the stroke of […]

Eden Hazard looks foward to better days

By Ezenwa Obinna Stephen My poor season would be quickly forgotten if I have a good outing at the Euros – Eden Hazard. Eden Hazard has faced a difficult campaign with a run of poor games and just 2 goals and 3 assists all season long. The Belgian feels he can make a fresh start […]

Arsenal “Prizes” Mahrez

By Ezenwa Obinna Stephen Sport reporter/analyst (Soccer), CoNnect Just after winning the PFA, Riyad Mahrez is on the news again, with La liga heavyweights Barcelona and Real Madrid keen on signing the 25 year old winger, but Arsenal looks more likely to capture the Kings Power talisman. Arsenal has made Mahrez their top summer target […]

Soccer today: The Riyad Effect

By Ezenwa Obinna Stephen Riyad Mahrez has been named the PFA player of the year for the 2015/16 Backlays Premier League season beating team mates Jamie Verdy and N’Golo Kante to the coveted prize. The 25 year old Algerian has been a vital gear to Leicester’s season with his 17 goals and 11 assists, netting […]