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Victor Moses Relishing London Stadium Return As Chelsea Eye Revenge Mission Against West Ham

2 hours ago /

Chelsea wing back, Victor Moses, will temporarily cast aside the fond memories of his time at West Ham United when the London rivals meet in the Premier League at the London Stadium on Monday. Moses, who has made 25 league appearances for leaders Chelsea this season, spent last season on loan...

Dalung To Meet NFF Over CAF Elections

23 hours ago /

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has called for an emergency meeting with the executive board members of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), on Tuesday in Abuja. This follows the controversy surrounding the elections into the Confederation of African Football (CAF), scheduled to hold on March 16, in Addis Ababa,...

Leicester City Sacks Manager, Claudio Ranieri

4 days ago /

Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri, has been sacked, nine months after leading them to the Premier League Title. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. His remarkable achievement with a squad worth £55million saw him named as FIFA coach of the year. But the Italian was unable...

Mourinho Unhappy With Timing Of Chelsea FA Cup Showdown

5 days ago /

Jose Mourinho's delight at Manchester United's progress to the last 16 of the Europa League has been tempered by the timing of their FA Cup quarter-final against Chelsea, with the manager criticising the tie being scheduled for a Monday. United, who beat St Etienne 1-0 on Wednesday to progress 4-0 on...

FA Cup: Wayne Shaw's Pie Resignation 'A Nightmare' Says Sutton Boss, Paul Doswell

6 days ago /

Sutton United's FA Cup fairytale turned into a "nightmare" with the resignation of goalkeeper Wayne Shaw on Tuesday, says manager Paul Doswell. Shaw, 45, was seen to eat a pie on the bench during Monday's FA Cup loss to Arsenal, after a bookmaker offered odds of 8-1 that he would do...

Giggs Discusses Man United’s Chances Of Signing Bale

1 week ago /

Ryan Giggs does not believe Manchester United or any other Premier League side will tempt Gareth Bale to return to England any time soon. Bale joined Real Madrid from Tottenham in summer 2013 for a then-world record £86million. The Welshman has won two Champions League trophies, a Copa del Rey, a UEFA...

Everton Restore Six-Point Lead At Top

1 week ago /

Strikes from Liam Walsh and Kieran Dowell secured a 2-0 win over Southampton that restored Everton's six-point lead at the top of Division 1. Walsh netted a fourth-minute opener in front of a bumper crowd at Goodison Park - who helped raise funds for 'Home Is Where The Heart Is', a campaign led...

Hull City Fined £20,000 By FA For Failing To Control Their Players

1 week ago /

Hull City have been fined £20,000 by the Football Association after admitting a misconduct charge for failing to control their players in a Premier League game against Arsenal. The charges relate to a 55th-minute incident in Hull's 2-0 defeat at Emirates Stadium on 11 February. Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs was booked for a...

Nigeria Star Oshoala Heads For China

1 week ago /

Nigeria winger Asisat Oshoala has left Women's Super League One club Arsenal Ladies to join Chinese side Dalian Quanjian. The 22-year-old won the BBC's inaugural Women's Footballer of the Year Award in 2015. She helped the Gunners win the Women's FA Cup at Wembley in May 2016, as well as playing for her...

Nigeria Football

2 weeks ago /

World football governing body, FIFA has extended the five year ban on five Nigerian officials from all football related activities to a global scale this Saturday. The officials include founder of Giwa FC, Chris Giwa and four others......

Angola Stadium Stampede Kills 17

2 weeks ago /

At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say. Hundreds more were reported to have been injured when supporters stormed the gates after failing to gain entry. Some of those who fell became trapped and suffocated at the venue on Friday,...

100,000 Set For Lagos Marathon

2 weeks ago /

No fewer than 100, 000 athletes from 27 countries including Nigeria will be participating in the second edition of Access Bank sponsored Lagos Marathon billed to hold from 7am to 2pm today. Also, 64 elite athletes from 26 countries and 102 from Nigeria, as well as 30 special athletes will also...

Tiger Woods Says He Will Never Feel Great Again

2 weeks ago /

Fourteen-time major winner, Tiger Woods, says he will “never feel great” again because of the number of injuries suffered during his career. The 41-year-old, pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round this month, because of a back spasm. Woods’ first return to competitive action after a 15-month lay-off...

 

Bill Gates Was Offered Chance To Buy Liverpool

2 weeks ago /

Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft were offered the chance to buy Liverpool as the reign of Tom Hicks and George Gillett came to an end. The information is revealed in court documents from an ongoing legal battle between a company called Mill Financial and Gillett and the...

International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Has Banned Athletes Switching Nationality

3 weeks ago /

The IAAF is upholding its global ban on Russian athletes and freezing all nationality switches. Following a council meeting in Monaco on Monday, IAAF president Sebastian Coe said Russian athletics should not expect "full reinstatement" before November. The decision rules out Russia competing at the world championships in August in London. IAAF...

Chelsea Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois 'Striving For Perfection' Under Antonio Conte

3 weeks ago /

Chelsea goalkeeper,  Thibaut Courtois, has  admittted  he is striving for perfection as his side race towards the Premier League title this season. Antonio Conte's side have made very few mistakes on their way to a nine-point lead at the top of the table, but Courtois is looking for more from his...

Jose Mourinho Annoyed By Praise Of Antonio Conte’s Tactics At Chelsea

3 weeks ago /

Jose Mourinho has launched a dig at admirers of Antonio Conte’s tactics at Chelsea by claiming that he did not receive the same credit during his reign at Stamford Bridge. Manchester United secured a 3-0 victory over Leicester City on Sunday but remain 14 points behind Chelsea following their win against...

Odion Ighalo Completes Move To China From Watford

3 weeks ago /

The January football transfer window closed several hours ago with several players changing clubs.  Nigeria's striker Odion Ighalo missed Watford's match against Arsenal last night to seal a deal to Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai for £20m.  He becomes the latest English Premier League player to join the Chinese league.  Ighalo, 27, joined the...

Crystal Palace's Jordon Mutch Joins Reading On Loan

3 weeks ago /

Crystal Palace's Jordon Mutch has joined Reading on loan for the remainder of the season. The 25-year-old joined Palace from QPR in January 2015, but has since struggled to nail down a regular role at Selhurst Park. Mucth has made just 11 Premier League starts in two years at Palace and is...

Hull City Agree £3m Fee For Watford’s Adlene Guedioura

4 weeks ago /

Watford have reportedly agreed to sell midfielder, Adlene Guedioura to Hull City for £3m, according to the Watford Observer. The Premier League side, who currently sit 14th in the English top-flight table having not won a league fixture since December 10, 2016, have been heavily linked with offloading the Algeria international...


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