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Man United’s Lingard to return against Norwich, says Solskjaer

Jesse Lingard is poised to return to action for Manchester United against Norwich City after recovering from illness, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United face Norwich at Carrow Road on Saturday with a place in the FA Cup semi-finals up for grabs. Lingard has not played in either of United’s two matches since the seasonRead More
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E2%80%95-haaland/ I don’t want Dortmund second all the time ― Haaland

Erling Braut Haaland said he is eager to end Bayern Munich’s eight-year reign as German champions next season and will not settle for being “second all the time”. Bayern will be presented with the Bundesliga trophy after the final round of matches on Saturday, with Dortmund runners-up for the second year running. Haaland, 19, hasRead More
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Liverpool win Premier League to end 30-year title drought

Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions on Thursday as Chelsea’s win over Manchester City ended the Reds’ 30-year wait to win the English title, with jubilant fans ignoring social-distancing guidelines to converge on Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s men sealed a 19th league title with a record seven games remaining after defeat for second-placed City left theRead More
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Liverpool confirm Nathaniel Clyne departure

Liverpool have confirmed Nathaniel Clyne will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the month. The right-back moved to Anfield in June 2015 when Brendan Rodgers was in charge, joining from Southampton for a reported fee of £12.5million. An England international, Clyne became a regular during his first two years withRead More
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Arsenal boss Arteta thrilled by ’incredible’ Eddie Nketiah

Mikel Arteta is thrilled by the “incredible” maturity shown by Eddie Nketiah since his return to Arsenal, while he also reminded Bukayo Saka he has all he needs at Arsenal amid transfer speculation. Arsenal had suffered back-to-back defeats to Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion following the Premier League’s resumption earlier this month, with the Gunners falling well short ofRead More
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NPFL adopts Point Per Game option as season wraps up

The Point-Per-Game (PPG) voting system adopted by the Club Owners Association to decide placements in the 2019/2020 season, has finally been approved by the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. Some clubs had cried foul over the decision of the 17 Clubs who voted for the PPG but superior argument ended the hisses yesterday in anRead More
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Liverpool legend Dalglish didn’t envisage 30 year title drought

Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish thinks anyone predicting 30 years without a league title would have been “arrested and sectioned”. Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea on Thursday ended the Reds’ three-decade wait to be crowned top dogs in England for the 19th time, Jurgen Klopp’s imperious side now holding an unassailable 23-point lead with sevenRead More
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Organisers set plan for revamped National Principals Cup

Organizers of the National Principals Cup for secondary schools have proposed to hold the competition at the end of the year, as a fitting event to relax students from the boredom and trauma of the long lockdown. Coordinator of the age-long and prestigious school sports event, Tony Pemu, also Managing Director of Hideaplus, gave theRead More
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PL CHAMPIONS: Winning league with Liverpool is incredible – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp admitted he was overwhelmed at Liverpool’s achievement in winning the Premier League after they were confirmed as champions, describing it as an “incredible moment” for all linked to the club. Manchester City’s 2-1 loss to Chelsea on Thursday means the Reds cannot be caught at the top of the table, securing the MerseysideRead More
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Qatar and FIFA to stage pan-Arab tournament in 2021

Qatar  Football  Association  (QFA)  and  FIFA  have  announced  plans  to  deliver  a pan-Arab tournament that will be played in the Gulf state in late 2021, with the competition acting as a crucial preparatory event for the FIFA World Cup 2022™, that kicks off on 21 November 2022.
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EPL: Guendouzi tells Arsenal’s chiefs he wants to leave Emirates

Arsenal midfielder, Matteo Guendouzi has reportedly told the club’s chiefs he would be willing to leave Emirates this summer. According to L’Equipe, Guendouzi made this known during a disciplinary meeting with Arsenal’s hierarchy this week. The French youngster was forced to answer to the Gunners’ board following his clash with Brighton player, Neal Maupay, during …
EPL: Guendouzi tells Arsenal’s chiefs he wants to leave Emirates

EPL: Steven Gerrard reacts as Liverpool are confirmed Premier League champions

Liverpool’s legend, Steven Gerrard, has congratulated the club for winning the Premier League title. Gerrard, who is now the current coach of Rangers, described the title as an ‘incredible achievement’. Recall that Jurgen Klopp’s men were confirmed champions following Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Manchester City on Thursday night. It was Liverpool’s first league title in …
EPL: Steven Gerrard reacts as Liverpool are confirmed Premier League champions

EPL: Guardiola reveals why Man City lost title to Liverpool

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted his side failed to match Liverpool’s desperation to win the Premier League title this season. City’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea on Thursday, confirmed Liverpool as champions for the 2019/2020 season. It effectively ended Guardiola’s quest to win the league for a third consecutive year. Although, Kevin De Bruyne …
EPL: Guardiola reveals why Man City lost title to Liverpool

EPL: How Arsenal offered Willian £250,000-per-week deal

Arsenal were ready to offer Willian a £250,000-a-week contract before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the UK Mirror reports. The Brazilian is out of contract at Chelsea this summer and it remains to be seen if the Gunners will follow through with a deal for the 31-year-old. Free agents usually get big deals, but Arsenal may …
EPL: How Arsenal offered Willian £250,000-per-week deal

EPL: Klopp reacts as Liverpool are confirmed champions after Chelsea beat Man City

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has described winning the Premier League title as an “unbelievable’ achievement. The Reds were confirmed champions following Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Manchester City on Thursday night. It was their first league title in 30 years. “I have no words. It’s unbelievable,” Klopp told Sky Sports after the match. “It’s much more …
EPL: Klopp reacts as Liverpool are confirmed champions after Chelsea beat Man City

Liverpool crowned Premier League champions

Liverpool are Premier League champions for the 2019/2020 season. The Reds were confirmed title winners without kicking a ball, following Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea on Thursday night. Frank Lampard’s men took the lead through Christian Pulisic’s fine solo effort in the first half. City levelled through Kevin De Bruyne’s exquisite free-kick. However, Fernandinho …
Liverpool crowned Premier League champions

EPL: Man City’s Riyad Mahrez reveals who should win Premier League Player of the season

Manchester City winger, Riyad Mahrez, has named Liverpool’s forward, Sadio Mane, as the player that should win the English Premier League Player of the 2019/2020 season. The annual Professional Footballers’ Association, PFA, Awards would have been scheduled to take place on April 26, but have naturally been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But Mahrez …
EPL: Man City’s Riyad Mahrez reveals who should win Premier League Player of the season

Arsenal confirm two players to leave club

Arsenal on Thursday confirmed that two players would leave the club on July 1 once their contracts expire. The Gunners disclosed this in a statement via its official website. The two players are Tobi Omole and Matthew Dennis. A club statement on Arsenal’s official website read: “Tobi Omole and Matthew Dennis will leave the club …
Arsenal confirm two players to leave club

EPL: Liverpool confirm eight players to leave in summer Full list

Liverpool have announced that eight players will be released by the club on June 30. Former Southampton defender, Nathaniel Clyne, makes the list. Clyne has not made any appearance for the Reds this season and has only featured 10 times in the previous three seasons. His time at Anfield has been hampered by injury and …
EPL: Liverpool confirm eight players to leave in summer Full list

FA Cup semi-final draw: All you need to know about Man Utd, Chelsea, others

The draw for the semi-final of this season’s FA Cup will be conducted on Sunday night. The draw will take place during the half-time interval of the match between Newcastle United and Manchester City, which kicks off at 18:30 BST. Man United will battle Norwich City on Saturday evening for a place in the last …
FA Cup semi-final draw: All you need to know about Man Utd, Chelsea, others

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