Several Manchester City fans made a comparison between Emmanuel Adebayor and Rodri Hernandez after the latter scored a stoppage time winner against the Gunners in a fierce Premier League contest on Saturday. The City fans used their various Twitter accounts to make reference to Emmanuel Adebayor and his wild celebration against the Gunners in 2009 after Spanish international Rodri celebrated in a similar manner during the league game at the Emirates Stadium last weekend.
Emmanuel Adebayor signed for Manchester City from North London club Arsenal in a controversial transfer worth £25m and he would proceed to celebrate in a wild manner after finding the back of the net against the Gunnersduring the first Premier League meeting between the two teams on the back of his transfer. He scored one of the goals in a 4-2 win over Arsenal. His wild celebration was the product of him being booed constantly by the visiting Arsenal fans during the game. Continue reading “CITY FANS MAKE RODRI, ADEBAYOR COMPARISON”
Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayorwas left on the bench for the entire duration of the 2004 Champions League final as his AS Monaco side lost to FC Porto thereby losing the 2003/04 Champions League title.
AS Monaco had never won the Champions League title when they claimed some big scalps on the way to the Champions League final and they were in convenient mood for the FC Porto game. In the end, Portoeased to an emphatic win to claim their second title in the history of the competition and a second European title in two seasons. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR: 2004 CHAMPIONS FINAL EXAMINED”
Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah recently set a new record for Africans in the Premier League. The Egyptian international broke the record of Didier Drogba for the most goals scored by an African in the Premier League in style when he scored three goals in the recent 5-0 defeat handed out to arch rivals Manchester United in front of their home fans.
Salah scored three goals and also provided an assist for fellow African player Naby Keita during the game against the Red Devils at the Theatre of Dreams. Apart from Guinean international Keita, Portugal international Diogo Jota was also on target for Liverpool. The visitors scored four goals in the first half before Salah completed his hattrick at the start of the second half to take his tally of Premier League goals to 107 goals. Continue reading “PL: LIST OF AFRICAN SCORERS REVEALED”
Togolese international Emmanuel Adebayor ended his short Crystal Palace career without any trophy. However, he was a member of the Eagles squad that lost to Manchester United in the 2016 FA Cup final.
Emmanuel Adebayor had been without a club for six months when Crystal Palace signed him to a six-month deal in January 2016. The Togolese striker was released by North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur at the end of his contract in 2015.Adebayor was a Crystal Palace player until the end of the 2015/16 season. His lone goal for Palace came during the 2-1 loss to Watford on February 13, 2016 in the Premier League. The Togolese senior national team star player was subsequently released at the end of his Crystal Palace contract. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR: PALACE MAJOR HONOURS UNVEILED”
Former Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City striker Peter Crouch has praised Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy for the way he has been running the club. According to him, Levy is a difficult negotiator but he’s the right man to take any club forward. Crouch talked about Levy and Spurs in his column with the Daily Mail. He praised the Spurs supremo for his hard stance on Kane who was linked with a move to Premier League champions Manchester City throughout the summer. Levy was adamant that Kane is not for sale. In the end, Kane stayed at the club and also penned a new deal.
Manchester City showed the first glimpse of their intention to dominate the Premier League when they signed striker Emmanuel Adebayor from Arsenal on July 18. 2009. The 12th anniversary of the move from Manchester City to Arsenal was recently celebrated.
At the time Emmanuel Adebayor moved to Manchester City, the club was still struggling to show that it can compete with the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal. Manchester City were able to poach the best striker at Arsenal at the time and that sent a message of intent across Englis.h football. Continue reading “HOW ADEBAYOR TRANSFER SHOWED CITY’S INTENT”
Togolese football legend Emmanuel Adebayor showed his emotional side for all and sundry after he celebrated his all-grown daughter as she turned 13 last weekend. Emmanuel Adebayor took to his official Instagram page to celebrate his daughter, Kendra.
Emmanuel Adebayor was not the only one who celebrated Kendra on his Instagram page as a lot of his fans and well wishers also sent their best wishes to his daughter. In a special post made to Kendra on Instagram, Emmanuel Adebayor described her as a charming and positive daughter and that he’s so proud of her. The former Real Madrid and Olimpia striker said that no one can take her place in his life and that no one compares to her. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR CELEBRATES DAUGHTER ON HER DAY”
NicklasBendtner has named Emmanuel Adebayor his least liked Arsenal player during his time at the club. According to the Danish international, he didn’t get on well with Emmanuel Adebayor when they both shared the same dressing room at Arsenal.
Bendtner talked about Emmanuel Adebayor as the least liked Arsenal player for him while he was in North London in an exclusive interview with TalkSports. Bendtner said he never liked Adebayor and that the feeling is mutual on the part of the Togolese football icon. Apart from his situation with Adebayor, the Danish striker said he got on well with most of his Arsenal teammates. Continue reading “BENDTNER REVEALS LEAST LIKED ARSENAL PLAYER”
Togolese football legendEmmanuel Adebayorgot his fans talking towards the end of last month after he posted a photo of himself sleeping in front of his garage.
Emmanuel Adebayor posted a photo of him having a nap in front of his garage filled with some of the most expensive cars in the world. The photo led to further validation from his fans that the former Premier League player is living like a true millionaire. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR FLAUNTS EXPENSIVE CARS”
Following their failure to secure a ticket to Cameroon for the next African Cup of Nations tournament, Emmanuel Adebayor has provided some support and motivation for the Kenyan players and asked them to believe in their dreams.
Adebayor’s country Togo played one of their African Cup of Nations qualifiers fixtures against Kenya at the Kegue Stadium in Lome this past Monday and he saw his compatriots seal a much-needed 2-1 win over their rivals, condemning the Harambe stars to immediate crashing out. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR MOTIVATES HARAMBE STARS”