NaijaBet brings you all the squad lists from the 32 teams that will be at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. [Provisional is 30-man, while the final squad announcement will be a 23-man one.]  Algeria Provisional: Rais M’bolhi (CSKA Sofia), Mohamed Zemmamouche (USM Alger), Ezzdine Doukha (USM El Harrach), Mohamed Cedric (CS Constantine); Essaid Belkalem (no club), Madjid Bougherra (no club), Lyassine Cadamuro (Mallorca), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli), Rafik Halliche (Academica…

May 14, 2014

Chelsea To Sign De Bruyne

Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Genk winger Kevin De Bruyne, with a club official revealing the transfer could soon be concluded. However, the Belgian outfit will not be affected by his departure just yet, with Andre Villas-Boas planning to loan the 20-year-old straight back to Genk until the end of the season. Genk’s general manager Dirk Degraen was reported to be in London on Tuesday as the…

January 25, 2012

Frank Lampard: I’m Very Committed To This Club

Frank Lampard says the core of the team which helped Chelsea win silverware in recent years remains crucial to the club’s chances of success. Lampard popped up late on Monday against Wolves to score the winning goal and after the match he reminded his manager of his desire to get a regular 90 minutes, saying he is at his best when he is a mainstay in the team. “The boss…

January 4, 2012

Villas-Boas Pleased With Point

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas was delighted with his team’s 1-1 draw against Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Thursday. Emmanuel Adebayor was on the end of a Gareth Bale cross to put Spurs ahead after eight minutes, but Daniel Sturridge’s ninth league goal of the season 15 minutes later secured a point for Villas-Boas’ side in what was a pulsating affair. “It’s one of the days that the results really…

December 23, 2011

John Terry To Face Prosecution

England and Chelsea captain John Terry will be charged with racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand, the Crown Prosecution Service confirmed on Wednesday. Terry, who has denied the allegations against him stemming from an incident during Chelsea’s Premier League match at Loftus Road in October, will appear at West London Magistrates’ Court on February 1. Alison Saunders, Chief Crown Prosecutor for London said: “I have today advised the…

December 21, 2011

Raul Meireles: We Need Didier And His Goals

Raul Meireles has praised Chelsea team-mate Didier Drogba and believes his goals are the key to their English Premier League title challenge. Meireles scored the equaliser in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Manchester City on Monday, but previously it had been Drogba scoring the goals, with the Ivorian netting four times since November 23 and three of those coming in the Champions League. The return of the striker to the starting…

December 14, 2011