The Bafana star has struggled to make an impact since he bowed in the Premier League, but he may be the key to the Seagulls’ attack. It’s no exaggeration to say that the Premier League’s most intriguing story, aside from Manchester City’s increasingly ridiculous dominance at the top, centers around Brighton and Hove Albion. Las … Read more The addition of Percy Tau may be the solution to Brighton’s scoring difficulties
A soccer game to forget may have impressed Roy Hodgson, but it offers little inspiration to the talented Nigerian wonder boy. When Eberechi Eze was replaced by Jeffrey Schlupp with six minutes of normal time to play, the 22-year-old was likely relieved by his retirement. Usually there is a rumor when Manchester United visit, but … Read more Can Eze really realize his potential at Crystal Palace?
With the Foxes severely decimated in attack, the Nigeria international has a chance to finally take on a leadership role in the Premier League. Ultimately, it would have counted for very little, but it’s easy to understand Kelechi Iheanacho’s anguished reaction when he thrashed from close range in injury time against Arsenal. The Gunners had … Read more Can Iheanacho rise to the challenge amid Leicester’s injury crisis?
The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on English football have been felt everywhere, with one of the most notable impacts, evident to anyone watching a Premier League game on television, being the empty stadiums that serve as a backdrop. background to this season’s games. The atmospheres on English football pitches are one of the most … Read more Assessing the Impact of Covid-19 on Premier League Gates Revenue
Jurgen Klopp will look to his leading forwards to pick up where they left off in the Merseyside Derby as they look to get back on track to victory on their home turf. Clinical Liverpool? It feels like an age since Jurgen Klopp’s team produced a finish of the highest quality, but they found their … Read more Salah & Mane ‘clinical’ may restore Anfield’s fear factor against Everton
The former Bayern Munich center-back never gets the credit he deserves for his achievements with the German giants Does Samuel Kuffour really get the credit he deserves? There have been few African centers that have stood out as true European giants, let alone the success of the Ghanaian. Is Samuel Osei Kuffour the most underrated … Read more African Soccer HQ: How Underrated Was Kuffour?
It’s Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend … Will things get even worse for Spurs? The weekend’s high-profile Premier League showdown, when Manchester City take on Tottenham Hotspur, is one of the big agenda items on this week’s African Football HQ podcast. Ed Dove and Malek Shafei anticipate this encounter … Read more African Soccer Headquarters Podcast: Aurier vs Mahrez?
The 31-year-old has signed a deal with Al Shabab, despite several Premier League teams needing to add a goal threat in a bid for safety. As is often the case with pleasant dreams, Odion Ighalo’s time at Manchester United ended with something of an anticlimax. What had started with such warmth and goodwill 12 months … Read more Could Odion Ighalo have done better than Saudi Arabia?
The Cottagers have struggled for goals in their bid for survival but should find respite and threat in the former Sunderland striker. Wednesday night would have been a very instructive visualization for Fulham’s new signing Josh Maja. On the day of the transfer deadline, the former England youth international joined the London club on loan … Read more New signing Josh Maja gives Fulham teeth in relegation battle
The African Football HQ podcast comes in the middle of a very successful African football weekend. On Monday, the transfer window concluded, concluding a month of fascinating deals involving African players. Malek Shafei and Ed Dove evaluate the best and worst of those January deals on this week’s episode of podcast. Featured There have been … Read more Mashemeji Derby Special: African Soccer Headquarters Podcast