The English premier league resumed this weekend after the international break. Liverpool, Manchester city and Leicester were among the winning teams in the Premier League this week as they did extremely well to secure all three points in their respective fixtures. The latest round of results also saw several clubs take the top spot in the Premier League standings, with Liverpool and Chelsea sitting at first and second place in the Premier League table respectively.
Chelsea kept their fifth cleansheet of the season against Norwich.This season and infact since Thomas Tuchel's arrival, Chelsea have had one of the best defenses in the premier league.Below is how the cleansheets table looks like. Manchester City are in the lead still after they kept a cleansheet against Burnley.Today however a new goalkeeper was used and not Ederson.Zack Steffen started in the absence of Emerson.So technically,Ederson has five cleansheets.
Foootball has various kinds of people who do their best to display a good performance no matter what size they are. There are some positions that are mostly played by tall players like the goalkeeping and the defence. However, there are those small players who have proven that they are also capable of playing these positions.
Arsenal duo Bukayo Saka and on loan William Saliba have been nominated for the Golden Boy Award of 2021. The good news will elevate Arsenal's die-hards for vote for them. A win for either of the players is a win for the club and fans at large.
Winning the golden boot has always been one of the dreams of every forward in football. Several players have won the big award in the last seasons but it has been long since a player from Old Trafford won it. Robin van Persie is the last player from Manchester United to win the big award in 2012/2013 when the Red Devils were in the Premier League.
5) Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal) Aaron Ramsdale was bought by Arsenal from Sheffield United last summer as a backup to Bernd Leno. However, the young English goalkeeper has successfully overtaken Leno in the starting 11. He has been excellent for the Gunners after a series of good performances.
The Ballon award will return at the end of the year after failing to take place in 2020 due to Covid 19 pandemic. The race for the top award has been tough due to incredible performances but great players this year. There have been international tournaments this year that will greatly determine the winner of the Ballon d'Or.
Ulinzi Stars goalkeeper James Saruni has been recalled to the national team to provide cover in the goalkeeping department; ahead of the Harambee Stars second leg FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifier against Mali set for Nyayo National Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The goalkeeper who won the golden glove last season in the FKF Premier League was not included in the final 25 man squad despite featuring in Engin Firat's first 34 man provisional squad.
Premier League Golden glove race is taking a new shape ahead of October and November fixtures as Liverpool remain they only unbeaten side in the division. Manchester City Goalkeeper Ederson is at the top of Golden Glove race table with 5 clean sheets in 2021/22 season. Liverpool Goalkeeper Alisson has kept 4 cleansheets in the Premier League while Arsenal Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale has kept 3 EPL clean sheets this season.
Harambee stars striker Michael Olunga has been scoring goals at will in Qatar. The Kenyan international striker who doubles as the national team captain was seen at the airport as Kenyans anticipate to see their deadly striker. Olunga has so far scored seven goals in two matches topping the goalscoring chats in Qatar.
It has been tradition for the last 40 years that France Football only announces one winner for the prestigious Ballon D'or award.Things are however set to take a different course this season as they are set to award two winners that is the 2020 and 2021 winners.This is because 2020's ceremony was cancelled due to the corona virus pandemic.The outright winner for the 2020 year was none other than Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski.Lewandowski won the champions league trophy,DFB Pokal cup and the Bundesliga league title in addition to the FIFA best player of the year award and European golden shoe.This year's winner is expected to be Argentina and now Paris Saint Germain forward Lionel Messi.Messi won the Copa Del Rey cup with Barcelona in May and the Copa America tournament with Argentina in July.The ceremony is set to be held on 29th November this year in Paris France .
Manchester United club for the first has seen his teammates Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo both been nominated for the prestigious Ballon d'Or award, given to the world’s best player. The original 30 player shortlist has been announced today by the editors at France Football Association, the organisers of the event.
This morning Head Coach engin Firat has named his final squad to face Mali on October 7th in Morocco and the return leg 3 days later in Nairobi in a world cup qualifier matches.The squad sees a number of local based and international based players dropped including Marumo Gallants star Ovella Ochieng and FKFPL 2020/2021 golden glove winner James Saruni.Here is the full squad;
Manchester United star player Cristiano Ronaldo and Chelsea's top striker Romelu Lukaku have been two key players who are expected to win the Premier League golden boot this season. The two top skippers conquered in Serie A last season and had a terrific start to the new atmosphere.
Paris Saint Germaine star Lionel Messi, 34 is among the 30 contestants for the coveted Balon d'Or award. The Argentine has won six Balon d'Or awards beating his rival Cristiano Ronaldo who has bagged the prestigious award five times. Messi helped his struggling Barcelona side throughout last season and won them Copa del Ray as well as finishing in the third spot.
The only way a goalkeeper can win the golden gloves in EPL is by keeping many clean sheets. For a goalkeeper to keep many clean sheets he must make more saves and have a strong defence. These are the three goalkeepers with most clean sheets in 2021/2022 English Premier League season.
Didier Drogba Didier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian retired professional footballer. He is best known for his career at Chelsea where he scored many goals than any foreign player and is currently the club's fourth highest goal scorer. In 2009/10 Didier Drogba scored 29 goals in 32 Premier League games winning the Golden Boot.
The only way a goalkeeper can win the UEFA Champions League golden gloves is by keeping more clean sheets. These are the current goalkeepers who have not conceded any goal in the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League season. 1. Wojciech Szczesny - The Juventus goalkeeper has kept clean sheet in all the two UCL matches he has played this season.
Ulinzi Starlets won the inaugural Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Women's Cup in their first season in the top tier league. The Joseph Mwanza-coached club managed to defeat the three-time Women Premier League (WPL) champions Vihiga Queens, 2-1. Vihiga Queens will represent the CECAFA region at the inaugural Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women's Champions League in Egypt.
The Golden Gloves Award is presented to the best goalkeeper in a World Cup tournament.They therefore strive to make saves and keep clean sheets to help their teams go further in the tournament. The award was known as the Lev Yashin Award and was introduced in the 1994 World Cup.It was later phased out in the 2006 World Cup and was renamed as the Golden Gloves Award.