Thursday, January 28

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Armstrong Oko-Flex Nearly Makes Celtic Debut With AirPods In His Ears

    Celtic youngster Armstrong Oko-Flex nearly made his professional debut for the club with AirPods in his ears. The Hoops were taking on Hibernian on Monday evening and wanted to inject something fresh up front. Oko-Flex was called from the bench and was ready to make his Scottish Premiership debut. But the 18-year-old still had his AirPods in while putting his shirt on and he was seconds away from taking to the pitch with them still in. It's likely he was using them to communicate with members of the Celtic coaching staff who weren't in attendance at the game. Manager Neil Lennon and 14 Celtic players were forced to self-isolate after Christopher Jullien tested positive for Covid-19. Regardless of the reason, fans were still in shock at seeing Oko-Flex ...
‘I joined Derby because of Lampard’ – Efe Ambrose admits to ‘frustrating’ time in England
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‘I joined Derby because of Lampard’ – Efe Ambrose admits to ‘frustrating’ time in England

The Nigeria international have vowed to keep fighting despite failing to play for the Championship side during his short spell with the Rams Efe Ambrose says the presence of Frank Lampard was the reason why he joined Derby County from Hibernian. The 30-year-old joined the Rams on a short-term deal from the Scottish Premier League side, however, he failed to feature for Lampard’s side before he was let go at the end of the 2018–19 season. In a chat with Goal, he voiced his frustrations at Pride Park Stadium, claiming his mission to the club was not achieved following continuous snub from the manager he has a lot of respect for.
Ghana’s Agyepong raring to go at Africa Cup of Nations
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Ghana’s Agyepong raring to go at Africa Cup of Nations

The winger speaks on his eagerness to play at the continental fiesta after making the Black Stars' final squad Ghana attacker Thomas Agyepong is excited about the opportunity to play at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Manchester City winger, who spent last season on loan at Scottish outfit Hibernian, is among the surprise inclusions in the Black Stars' selection for the June 21-July 19 championship following a rather tough club campaign. He made only nine league appearances, having spent a large part of the term on the sidelines due to injury.
Wife of ex-Premier League football star is Arrested For Having sex with Married Police Chief
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Wife of ex-Premier League football star is Arrested For Having sex with Married Police Chief

The wife of an ex-Premier League football star has been arrested over claims she had sex in a park and ride car park with a married police superintendent. 41-year-old Claire Makelwas arrested over the allegations she was involved in a 'park and ride' romp with father-of-one Gareth Blair, 48, on the 21st of May, 2019. The mother-of-two, who lives in Lauder in the Scottish borders is married to former Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers,Hearts and Livingstone footballer Lee Makel, who is currently a coach for Hibernian.   A police spokesman said: 'A 41-year-old woman has been arrested following a report of public indecency in Edinburgh on May 21. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.' The spokesman also confirmed that the police superintendent has be...
Ajayi, Moses, Ndidi, Ola Aina Named In Nigerian Team Of The Week
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Ajayi, Moses, Ndidi, Ola Aina Named In Nigerian Team Of The Week

rounds up the best Nigerian performers from the different leagues to put together our first team of the week for the new year, with debutants, David Amoo and Jonathan Obika all featuring in the list. Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United) : Ajiboye has impressed at the domestic Eagles get-together in Abuja and has his eyes set on securing the starting spot for Nigeria in the African Nations Championship in Morocco. Semi Ajayi (Rotherham): Ajayi got in among the goals for Rotherham with an early opener in their 2-1 win over Walsall in an EFL League One clash. Efe Ambrose (Hibernian): Ambrose went the full duration of action for the Hibees as they drew 1-1 with Kilmarnock in the Scotland Premiership. Ola Aina (Hull City): The Super Eagles defender logged the full ninety minutes for Hull City in t...
Ambrose Finally Joins Hibernian For Pre-season
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Ambrose Finally Joins Hibernian For Pre-season

Nigerian defender, Efe Ambrose, has finally joined his Scottish Premiership club Hibernian for pre-season after going AWOL. According to Edinburgh Evening News, Ambrose returned on Thursday following an extended period of absence, with the player saying it was due to “personal reasons”. Hibernian boss, Neil Lennon who expressed displeasure over Ambrose’s late arrival for pre-season, stated that he is pleased the defender has finally joined up with his teammates. “Efe is back,” Lennon said. “He was supposed to be in on Monday but he had a bit of a personal issue to attend to so he is back in the building and there was a full explanation for it. “He may not be ready for Saturday (against Montrose in the Scottish League Cup) but he should be ready for Ross County game on Friday. ...
Hibernian To Sanction Efe Ambrose For Missing Pre-Season
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Hibernian To Sanction Efe Ambrose For Missing Pre-Season

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose will most likely be sanctioned by his Scottish club Hibernian after he failed to resume for the pre-season training, his coach Neil Lennon has disclosed. The manager said Ambrose was given an extended summer break, but Lennon revealed he can’t get in touch with the player who ought to have returned to work by now. “There’s no sign of Efe, so he is in a bit of trouble. I can’t get a hold of him at all. He was given a wee bit of time off but he is pushing the boundaries now,” Lennon reported. “The sooner he is back, for his sake, the better. “It will be discussed behind closed doors so he’s got that to look forward to when he gets back.” The former Celtic player has missed all of Hibernian’s pre-season games. Ambrose signed a two-year deal after...