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Yak makes scoring return

Posted: 26 August 2009 Time: 09:20

Yakubu Aiyegbeni made a goal scoring return to the pitch on Tuesday night, scoring one and assisting a second as Everton Reserves ran out 3-0 winners over Burnley Reserves.

Yak, who has been out since last November with an Achilles injury, opened the scoring within the opening thirty one seconds.   The Nigerian latched onto James McCarten's long ball and calmly side footed home.   He then set up Everton's second with an intelligent pass to Dan Gosling who calmly steered home in the seventh minute.   The Blues were in full control and Hope Akpan, who has just committed his international future to Nigeria, could have extended the lead soon after Gosling's effort.   The two sides exchanged penalty claims either side of the half hour mark as the game became more evenly matched.   Yakubu was taken off after 69 minutes, and his replacement Cody Arnoux added a third on 82 minutes to seal a convincing win.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 09:42 am
The Yak is back! Competition in the SE can only push him to give us his club form. If he does, I assure you we'll win next years Nations Cup
posted: 10:05 am
Yakubu, you are welcome what about aniechebe. I don't like seeing you injuring because I know that you are the only player in super eagle who can challenge (slap) Amodu and his crews if they misbehave. May God guide you through out this season?
posted: 10:30 am
"just feed the yak & we will be home & dry", nice to see you back after all this months in rehab....Eneramo should perform to stake a claim to the squad or else ?????...we do expect the level of competition to rise to the next level anyway!
posted: 10:44 am
welcome back yakphobia utaka also scored yesterday for portmouth
posted: 10:46 am
Glad you have finally started playing and scoring too!Hope you will have an injury free season especially as we intensify preparations for the Nations Cup and World Cup next year.Competition in the SE attack will continue to get tougher and there will be no place to accomodate mediocres any longer.I am giving you a minimum of 20 goals target this season - hope you will make it!
posted: 12:48 pm
na today yakubu ssart to score for everton my brother no bi today prior to the anc2008 yak score about 4goals but as usual he is absolutely useless please stay with everton never return here amodu if you are looking for younger yak then call chrisantus. by GOD'S GRACE IF WE QUALIFY FOR WC AND ACN2010 amodu please call yak,utaka,olofinjana then hopefully we will fail amodu gets sacked then siasia comes in for the real wc
posted: 01:12 pm
Yakubu Aiyegbeni thank God you are back, please keep doing it for everton as we d't need you in the SE
posted: 01:28 pm
guys did you hear about obinna going to malaga what an insult after teams like valencia,everton,posmouth,napoli,spurs bid for him he rejected the funny thing is that from day 1 mourinho told him to leave inter but he refused
he thought mourinho might change his mind now is too late
posted: 01:36 pm
@Mike1,I believe you have been severally admonished for your use of derogatory words to qualify our players. The phrase ''absolutely useless'' is an unfair terminology to use to describe any human.Why we all understand that the idiosyncracies of individuals governs their thought and expression patterns which is responsible for the varied degrees with which we react to issues; I believe it is a ''categorical imperative'' of morals that we should all strive to be civil in language at all cost.Please see reasons with those against your style of argumentation, and strive to hid to advice.
Your second posting is reasonably good.
Billion Original
posted: 01:46 pm
I'm happy with Yakubu getting back to his scoring form; one can only hope he replicates this whenever he features in the SE. Thank God there's no MRI test in SE else Nigeria won't have quality players in SA 2010..
posted: 03:16 pm
Somebody exsplain to me, the bond between Amodu and Obinna Nwaneri. We have shitu and etuhu left out. I really weep for Nigerian footbal. Well i don't blame him, but NFA, who went back to their Vomit.
posted: 03:21 pm
Na wa for u o billion. Your comments really show how you reason. What has MRI test got to do with being a quality player or not? I doubt if you have ever played the game of football in your life.
posted: 03:27 pm
Somebody exsplain to me, the bond between Amodu and Obinna Nwaneri. We have shitu and etuhu left out. I really weep for Nigerian footbal. Well i don't blame him, but NFA, who went back to their Vomit.
posted: 03:59 pm
@kenten: next time please try to use a very simply english as i am very sure that @mike1: did not understand you.
or are you a lawyer ??
posted: 04:25 pm
Billion,i keep saying it that either u are not current or u don,t know anythign about d game of football.What do u know about MRI test.Wake up small boy.
posted: 06:11 pm
why do people have to say rubbish everytime do you honestly think that etuhu or akpala can bring anything to super eagles hell no etuhu has been playing since 2007 and has never been impressive
the same with akpala so please stop this nonsense
let me anaylis this 4players
utaka-good player before but right now he is rubbish very lazy and annoying
AKPALA- never se material has had many chances but never impressive in any game
NWANERI-rubbish has not even played in 5months
SHITTU- 50/50 good against big players like drogba,koller but bad against technical players still important for se. so fans if you want to argue about amodu say something that will make sence not like saying amodu should call etuhu for kaita like if any of them will make the big difference to me i don't know why we have 4 defensive midfilders. before the game amodu please tell your family you love them very much because if we lose hmmmmmmmmm thats all i could say
posted: 06:54 pm

he..he..he.. lol.
am laughing hard man!
posted: 07:16 pm
Good news! Let's hope he will rekindle his club form for country. THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER!
posted: 07:20 pm
mikel1.or whatever is ur name.can,t u see u reason just like ur brother billion.WHAT ABOUT U.How do u rate yourself.Have u kicked football once in yourlife? U better say what u know ,ok.
posted: 08:19 pm
Good, but we dont need u in the super eagles. Concentrate on ur club career as u are surplus to requirement
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