Lookman Set to Dump England for Nigeria

first_imgHe spent the second half of the 2017-18 season on loan at Leipzig, impressing with five goals in 11 games, and made a permanent move to Germany this summer by penning a five-year contract with the Bundesliga side.Lookman has been capped by the Three Lions at U19, U20 and U21 level and would follow in the footsteps of Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi who both represented England at youth level before playing for the senior Nigeria side.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram England U21 winger Ademola Lookman is “open to the idea” of switching his international allegiance to play for Nigeria, according to Sky sources.The Nigerian FA have approached Lookman about the possibility, with the 21-year-old, who was born in south London, qualifying to play for the Super Eagles through his parents.Lookman recently completed a £16m move to RB Leipzig from Everton after making 36 Premier League appearances for the Toffees and starting his career at Charlton.last_img read more

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Yeager Wins 5,000 Meters On Final Day of MVC Track & Field Championship

first_img400-Meter Hurdles3. Malik Metivier, 51.104. Hudson Priebe, 52.547. Dominic Lombardi, 54.00 5,000 Meters1. Josh Yeager, 14:39.024. Maximilian Fridrich, 15:02.7815. Kyle Cass, 15:48.41 2018 MVC Track & Field ChampionshipDay 3 – May 13, 2018 Final Women’s Team Standings1. Illinois State, 191.50    2. Southern Illinois, 160  2. Indiana State, 160       4. Northern Iowa, 113.505. Missouri State, 106       6. Loyola (Ill.), 41  7. Drake, 23       8. Bradley, 17  9. Valparaiso, 5 4×400-Meter Relay8. Tyler Zak, Caulin Graves, Dominic Lombardi, Xavier Lechleitner, 3:22.10Pole Vault16. Erik Olson, 14-2.5 (4.33m) Sunday Results His performance helped the Drake men record finish fifth in the team standings, the program’s best finish since 2013. Freshman Maximilian Fridrich (Salzburg, Austria) trailed Yeager in the race in fourth place to score in his second event of the weekend. The women’s team finished seventh in the team standings as Illinois State earned the women’s team title while UNI claimed the men’s. On the weekend, the Bulldogs record seven All-MVC performances. Story Links 100-Meter Hurdles – Finals2. Mary Young, 13.70 Yeager’s impressive race capped a day in which the Bulldogs shined on the track in the hurdles with a combined 29 points being scored by the hurdlers. 4×100-Meter Relay3. Aaron Cheir, Kundai Maguranyanga, Malik Metivier, Caulin Graves, 40.58 The men’s sprinters were equally impressive as freshman Kundai Maguranyanga (Harare, Zimbabwe) announced his presence to the MVC with a second-place finish in the 200 meters with the second-fastest time in school history at 20.67. He also posted a personal best in the 100 meters with a wind aided time of 10.44 to finish second. Teammate Aaron Chier (Belgium, Wis.) finished the race in sixth at 10.70 and the pair teamed up with Metivier and Caulin Graves (Overland Park, Kan.) to finish third in the 4×100-meter relay. 4×100-Meter Relay6. Mariah Crawford, Mary Young, Sophia Jackson, Rai Ahmed-Green, 48.04 “I wanted to wait as long as possible to make a move and see what I could do,” Yeager said. “My teammates and I had a plan and it sounds cliché, but I just had to finally convince myself that I could go out and do.” TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Drake’s final day at the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Track & Field Championship was highlighted by Josh Yeager (Center Point, Iowa) overcoming hot and humid conditions to win the 5,000 meters. Drake Individual Women’s Results5,000 Meters8. Bailee Cofer, 17:56.4429. Olivia Rogers, 19:14.4030. Morgan Garcia, 19:25.66 200 Meters – Final 2. Kundai Maguranyanga, 20.67 Yeager is the first Bulldog to win the event since 2013 and bested the field by nearly 10 seconds with his time of 14:39.02 following an impressive final 1,000 meters including a 65-second 400 meters to close the race. The men’s 400-meter hurdles yielded 13 points for the Bulldogs with sophomore Malik Metivier (Toronto, Ont.) finishing third with a personal best of 51.10 followed by senior Hudson Priebe (Chamberlain, S.D.) in 52.54 and Dominic Lombardi (54.00) in seventh. Priebe’s finish marked the fourth-straight year he has scored in the event as he was second as a freshman, third as a sophomore and fifth as a junior. Earlier in the afternoon, Mary Young (Urbandale, Iowa) put the finishing touches on her MVC Championship legacy by taking second in the 100-meter hurdles in 13.70. Young entered the day as the defending champion in the event and also has two third-place finishes in the event. The women’s hurdlers earned a pair of runner-up finishes including Victoria Coombe (Centennial, Colo.) recording her second personal best in as many days with a time of 59.49 in the 400-meter hurdles, the third-fastest time in school history. Drake Individual Men’s Results100 Meters – Final3. Kundai Maguranyanga, 10.446. Aaron Chier, 10.70 Yeager was also honored as the MVC’s Elite 17 Award winner, given to the competitor with the highest grade-point average to finish among the finalists in an event. He was one of two MVC award winners for the Bulldogs as Kundai Maguranyanga (Harare, Zimbabwe) collected MVC Men’s Freshman of the Year honors for finishing in the top three in both the 100 and 200 meters. 400-Meter Hurdles – Finals2. Victoria Coombe, 59.49 Final Men’s Team Standings1. Northern Iowa, 170       2. Illinois State, 169  3. Indiana State, 143       4. Southern Illinois, 125  5. Drake, 74       6. Bradley, 57  7. Loyola (Ill.), 53       8. Valparaiso, 22  9. Evansville, 4                                           4×400-Meter Relay6. Rai Ahmed-Green, Meghan Kearney, Mariah Crawford, Kayla Giuliano, 3:53.34 Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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The Arizona Cardinals showed one of their better e

first_imgThe Arizona Cardinals showed one of their better efforts last week against the Kansas City Chiefs despite the 26-14 loss at Arrowhead Stadium.This week, Arizona faces a team in the Oakland Raiders who has also had a disappointing season thus far with a 1-8 record.The Cardinals’ offensive line has struggled to stay healthy this season and just lost guard Justin Pugh to a torn ACL injury in Sunday’s game.The team will look to overcome issues at the offensive line after being named the worst in the NFL through week 10.Related LinksCardinals leading tackler, Budda Baker, ruled out against Raiders Game Status Designations:Out-Will not playDoubtful-Unlikely to playQuestionable-Uncertain if player will play Kyle WilberLBKneeLimitedLimitedLimitedQuestionable Justin PughOLKneeDNPDNPDNPInjured Reserve Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Daryl WorleyCBShoulderLimitedLimitedLimited— Dwayne HarrisWRFootFullFullFull— Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Rudy FordSHeelDNPDNPDNPQuestionable Larry FitzgeraldWRNot Injury RelatedDNPFullFull— Mike IupatiOLBackDNPLimitedLimitedQuestionable Kelechi OsemeleGKneeLimitedLimitedLimited— Chad WilliamsWRAnkleDNPDNPDNPOut Rodney GunterDTNot Injury RelatedDNPDNPDNPQuestionable Corey PetersDTHeelLimitedFullFull— Martavis BryantWRKneeDNPDNPDNPOut PlayerPositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status PlayerPositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status Robert NkemdicheDTCalfDNPLimitedDNPQuestionable Below is the official Week 11 NFL injury report for both teams.center_img Jeremy VujnovichOLHamstringLimitedFullFull— D.J. HumphriesOLKneeDNPDNPLimitedQuestionable Kolton MillerTKnee/ElbowFullFullFull— 2 Comments   Share   Josh BynesLBWristLimitedLimitedFull— Nick NelsonCBIllness——LimitedQuestionable Gareon ConleyCBGroinLimitedLimitedLimitedQuestionable Phil DawsonKRight HipDNPLimitedDNPQuestionable Budda BakerSKneeDNPDNPDNPOut Jordy NelsonWRKneeDNPDNPDNPOut Daily Practice Designations:DNP-Did Not ParticipateLimited-Limited Participation (Less than 100% of normal repetitions)Full-Full Participation (100% of normal repetitions)(-) (Not listed) Rodney HudsonCAnkleLimitedLimitedLimited— Gabe JacksonGPectoralFullFullFull— Doug MartinRBHipFullFullFull— The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Jon FelicianoGRibsFullFullDNP— Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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