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Olympic chiefs admitted Friday they face a “very big communications job” to soothe concerns over the coronavirus epidemic in the run-up to this summer’s Tokyo 2020 Games. The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) coordination commission insisted there was no danger of Tokyo 2020 being cancelled or moved, despite fears over the fast-spreading virusRead More
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Liverpool are expected to take another step towards clinching a long-awaited Premier League title at bottom-of-the-table Norwich, while behind the runaway leaders the battle for Champions League places takes centre stage this weekend. The Reds can extend their mammoth 22-point lead over Manchester City at Carrow Road on Saturday as they aim to not onlyRead More
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Paul Pogba “would not mind” returning to Juventus as “Italy is like home” for the Manchester United star, according to his agent Mino Raiola. Pogba – who continues to recover from an ankle injury – has been linked to Serie A champions Juve and LaLiga giants Real Madrid, with the United midfielder reportedly unhappy inRead More
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Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury meet once again on February 22 in one of the most anticipated rematches of the year. After their first bout ended in a controversial draw, a rematch was inevitable. Rival British boxer Anthony Joshua believes that Fury is in better shape to beat Wilder than he was in their firstRead More
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In his playing heydey, Taribo West was a tough-tackling defender taking on the best strikers in Italy’s Serie A with his trademark shock of brightly-coloured braids. Now the former Inter Milan and AC Milan player is one of several ex-Nigeria national team stars and officials on a crusade to stamp out the corruption eating awayRead More
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By Ayo Ademokoya The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr Femi Adesina has once again reiterated his support for the foremost and oldest football club in South-West Nigeria, the Oluyole Warriors, also known as Shooting Stars. The diehard Shooting Stars supporter said this during a courtesy visit by Mr Ayo Ademokoya,Read More
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Liverpool are believed to be worth £2 billion, following a successful upturn in fortunes since Fenway Sports Group purchased the club almost 10 years ago. Sir Martin Broughton was brought into Anfield in 2010 to expedite the sale of the club and bring an end to a disastrous reign by then-owners Tom Hicks and GeorgeRead More
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When Cesc Fabregas left Arsenal in the summer of 2011, having set up at least 15 goals in each of his final four seasons, many fans wondered who could fill the creative void left by the Spaniard. Step forward, Alex Song. Having joined the club in 2005, Song had established himself as a key manRead More
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he could be sacked if his side lose their last-16 clash against Real Madrid. Second-placed City are currently 22 points off the pace in the Premier League with rivals Liverpool storming the league having only dropped two points all campaign. ALSO READ: ‘He will bring charisma’ ― Adepoju backs Yobo’sRead More
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Joseph Yobo is an ideal choice to bring the Super Eagles players together says ex-Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju. Yobo was appointed as Gernot Rohr’s assistant on Wednesday, replacing Imama Amapakabo, but his managerial wherewithal has been questioned by many who see him as the wrong choice. However, the Everton legend has a history in internationalRead More
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English Premier League (EPL) giants, Arsenal has confirmed that Nigerian defender, Joseph Olowu, has left the club to join Cork City on loan for the rest of the season. Olowu, 20, joined the Gunners from Charlton Athletic at aged 13. The player signed his first professional contract with Arsenal in December 2017. Arsenal disclosed this […]
EPL: Arsenal confirm deal for Nigeria defender, Olowu
Former Arsenal playmaker, Santi Cazorla, has revealed he has received calls from people at the club, asking about two of his current team-mates. Cazorla left the Gunners after six years and returned to Villarreal in 2018. The Spaniard plays with defender, Pau Torres and winger, Samuel Chukwueze, who are both attracting interest from top clubs. […]
EPL: Cazorla confirms Arsenal’s interest in Samuel Chukwueze
Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has admitted that his side’s Coppa Italia semi-final first leg 1-1 draw against Zlatan Ibrahimović-led AC Milan on Thursday night at San Siro was ‘tough’. Ronaldo also urged his teammates to stay strong together when they play against AC Milan in the second leg on March 4 at Allianz. Ante Rebic’s […]
Coppa Italia: Cristiano Ronaldo reacts as Juventus failed to beat Zlatan Ibrahimović’s AC Milan
Chelsea defender, Kurt Zouma, has said Jose Mourinho once called him “rubbish” during their time together at the club. Mourinho brought Zouma as a 19-year-old to Stamford Bridge from St Etienne in 2014. Following a performance he was not impressed with, the Portuguese called Zouma into his office and gave him a dressing down. “I […]
EPL: Mourinho told me I was rubbish – Chelsea defender, Zouma
Former Brazil striker, Pele, has dismissed talk he is depressed and reclusive on Thursday. Pele’s son, Edinho, in an interview on Monday, claimed that the three-time World Cup winner was depressed and reluctant to leave his house, because he cannot move properly due to hip problems. However, Pele has come out to insist that he […]
Brazil legend, Pele breaks silence on suffering from ‘depression’
Former Juventus boss, Max Allegri could be heading to Old Trafford to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United manager, according to Corriere dello Sport. The newspaper reports that the Italian already has a deal in place to manage ‘a great English club.’ He helped Juventus win 5 successive Serie A titles before standing down […]
EPL: Max Allegri heading to Manchester United to replace Solskjaer
Former Arsenal star, Charlie Nicholas, expects Chelsea to win when they host Manchester United on Monday night. The Blues lost 4-0 to the Red Devils on the opening day of the season. But Frank Lampard’s men have recovered from that heavy defeat and are currently fourth on the table. United, however, have only won nine […]
Chelsea vs Man Utd: Charlie Nicholas predicts EPL clash at Stamford Bridge
Mino Raiola, the agent to Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has admitted the player “would not mind” returning to Juventus after this season. Pogba is currently recovering from ankle surgery and has been out for several weeks. The 26-year-old rejoined United from Juve in 2016 for a then world-record transfer fee of £89m, but has […]
EPL: Pogba’s agent hints at Juventus return
Ajax winger, Hakim Ziyech, has said he has “unfinished business” with the Dutch club, after his move to Chelsea was confirmed on Thursday. Ziyech will move to Stamford Bridge after this season for a fee of €44million. The 26-year-old has been struggling with a calf problem for the past three weeks and made a return […]
EPL: Ziyech breaks silence after Chelsea move is announced
Bobby Madley will make a return to professional refereeing in England after 18 months away. Madley stopped officiating in the Premier League in August 2018. The 32-year-old relocated to Norway, after being sacked by refereeing body Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL). “Following discussions over the last few weeks, Bobby Madley has taken the opportunity […]
Referee Bobby Madley to return to English football after 18 months
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