Emmanuel Adebayor

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

The 10 best goals scored by African players in the Premier League

Ever since Rupert Murdoch invented football in 1992 (see Fivers passim), African players from all over the continent have lit up the English Premier League and helped turn the competition into a continent-wide obsession. (Just last week, Arsene Wenger said he had been “frightened” by the intensity of Arsenal’s popularity in Nigeria and Kenya.) African

Friday, April 8th, 2011

“Your dad washes elephants, your mother’s a whore”

Tottenham Hotspur fans, reacting in disbelieve to how their team gets annihilated by Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid in the first leg of the teams’ UEFA Champions League semi-final match, pull the race card: Tottenham are unlikely to...

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Where is Angola?

The tragic attack on the Togolese football team bus (three people were killed and one player seriously injured) on the eve of the African Nations Cup in the disputed Angolan province of Cabinda, is just that: tragic....