1. African Interest in the Champions League Round of 16

    In this feature, we run down the five fixtures in the Champions League Round of 16 with the most intense African interest. Several of the continent’s players starred in the group stage, although many have already fallen by the wayside...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 494 reads 1 comments

  2. What Role Can John Obi Mikel Realistically Play for Chelsea?

    After several years of imbalance, John Obi Mikel appears to have found his level at Chelsea . Several years ago, he was an influential member of the first XI...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 3 months ago 5,777 reads 20 comments

  3. African Giants Set to Miss out on Cup of Nations

    At the halfway point of the group stage of 2015 Cup of Nations qualification, some of Africa’s major sides are in danger of missing out on the January showpiece in Morocco...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 4,186 reads 2 comments

  4. 10 Players with Points to Prove in AFCON Qualifiers on October 10-11

    International football returns to Africa this weekend with rounds three and four of Cup of Nations qualification. During the opening series of matches, various players shone and several sides performed exceptionally...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 1,501 reads 1 comments

  5. Yaya Toure and the Stars to Watch in AFCON Qualification This Week

    Qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations continues on Wednesday with a whole selection of matches across the continent...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 3,057 reads 2 comments

  6. Ramires and the Players Chelsea Should Have Sold in Transfer Window

    A total of 36 players departed Stamford Bridge this summer—10 permanently, while the remaining 26 went out on loan to teams across Europe...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 5 months ago 33,930 reads 76 comments

  7. Chelsea Transfer News: Andre Schurrle Bid Readied, Latest on John Obi Mikel

    Atletico Madrid will try to continue their ongoing transfer business with Chelsea by registering a move for German World Cup winner Andre Schurrle...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 6 months ago 31,627 reads 81 comments

  8. Chelsea Transfer News: Sami Khedira Would Represent Upgrade on John Obi Mikel

    Having spent intelligently in the summer transfer window, it appears that Chelsea are now ready to enter a new era as one of football’s overlords...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 6 months ago 22,009 reads 26 comments

  9. Chelsea Transfer News: Fernando Torres and Big Names Threatened with Blues Exit

    Chelsea have been among the big winners of the 2014 summer transfer window, but the Blues could be forced into selling one or more big names to comply with the Premier League's and Champions League's homegrown quotas...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 6 months ago 24,665 reads 103 comments

  10. Chelsea Transfer News: Blues Wise to Sell John Obi Mikel

    As Chelsea's summer recruitment drive rumbles on, it would appear that John Obi Mikel's eight-year stint at Stamford Bridge could be coming to an end...

    Dominic Raynor Written by Dominic Raynor about 6 months ago 12,764 reads 2 comments

  11. Chelsea Transfer News: High-Value Players Blues Should Sell to Raise Funds

    After a campaign that has yielded no trophies for Chelsea , Jose Mourinho will this summer set about building a squad that can challenge on multiple fronts next season...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 9 months ago 14,359 reads 64 comments

  12. Mikel Lends Support for '#BringBack Our Girls'

    Nigerian international John Mikel Obi has leant his support to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign. pic.twitter.com/VhYHB9VwVe.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 9 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  13. Why John Obi Mikel's Transfer out of Chelsea Is Inevitable

    It's become a soundbite that has come back to haunt Jose Mourinho . "We've found gold from Africa," he confidently declared when Chelsea proved successful in their battle with ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 9 months ago 13,483 reads 33 comments

  14. Scouting Report: Jose Mourinho Replacing John Obi Mikel with Younousse Sankhare?

    Chelsea defensive midfielder John Obi Mikel will be sold in the summer transfer window, per Simon Johnson at the London Evening Standard , so could manager Jose Mourinho ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 24,067 reads 8 comments

  15. Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2014 Guide

    Nigeria head to Brazil as African champions and they will hope to improve on their last two World Cup showings, when they were eliminated in the first round...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 9 months ago 898 reads 0 comments

  16. Nigeria: World Cup Player-by-Player Guide

    Nigeria were one of the first nations to release their preliminary squad for the 2014 World Cup. The Super Eagles have named an initial squad of 30 players, which will be whittled down to 23 in time for the tournament in Brazil...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 9 months ago 6,002 reads 5 comments

  17. John Obi Mikel Set to Trade Chelsea for Inter Milan

    Chelsea and Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel appears ready to quit Stamford Bridge in favour of Italian club Inter Milan ...

    Liam Newman Written by Liam Newman about 9 months ago 5,666 reads 16 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Africans Most Likely to Earn Transfers on Back of World Cup Form

    World Cup summers naturally bring with them a flurry of transfer activity. Clubs either attempt to tie down players before others become interested ahead of the tournament, or scour the competition to make the final call on a potential new recruit...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 9 months ago 3,931 reads 4 comments

  19. Chelsea Transfer Rumours: Blues Would Be Wise to Sell Wantaway Marko Marin

    Marko Marin is on the verge of leaving Chelsea to sign a permanent deal with Sevilla , claiming that he could stay in Spain for life, according to Daily Star 's Nick Lustig ...

    Dan Brett Written by Dan Brett about 11 months ago 1,662 reads 1 comments

  20. Mexico vs. Nigeria: 6 Things We Learned

    For Stephen Keshi and Nigeria, the friendly against Mexico represented a major step on the road to the 2014 World Cup...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 3,637 reads 17 comments