Posts Tagged ‘emmanuel adebayor’

African Cup of Nations Preview - Part One 0

African Cup of Nations Preview – Part One


On the 4th of December 2006, Angola beat off competition from Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Senegal for the right to host the 27th edition of the African Cup of Nations. Paul Geraghty is here to preview each group, breaking down each nation taking part, talking about their qualification campaigns and identifying key players which may […]

FIFA Puskas Award - Goal of 2009 3

FIFA Puskas Award – Goal of 2009


FIFA have announced the ten goals nominated for the Puskas Award, named after the Hungarian legend, given to the scorer of the best goal of the year. The winner will be chosen by votes cast on the FIFA website and criteria for the award include the quality of the goal and the importance of the […]

Contrasting Celebrations 0

Contrasting Celebrations


After Emmanuel Adebayor’s infamous celebration in front of the Arsenal fans a few weeks ago, we’ve had two very contrasting examples of the right way to celebrate after scoring a goal, especially against your old club. As the celebration becomes somewhat of an art form in football, the Michael Jackson moonwalk, the gymnastic somersault or […]

Adebayor to return after FA decision 0

Adebayor to return after FA decision


Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor will return to action on Monday night against Aston Villa after he was fined £25,000 and given a suspended two match ban by the FA following his elaborate celebration against Arsenal two weeks ago. The Togo international had already missed his side’s last three games through a suspension picked up […]