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Breaking: Christian Chukwu alive, embarrassed by news of his death

Nigeria’s soccer legend Christian Chukwu is alive. Chukwu was rumoured to have passed on Saturday, same day that he spoke with the Saturday editor, Vanguard Newspaper, Onochie Anibeze who was then unaware of the rumour. Anibeze said Chukwu was full of life and cracked many jokes during their chat. He said Chukwu was elated byRead More
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COVID-19: Premier League introduces stricter restrictions

The Premier League are bringing in stricter COVID-19 regulations with immediate effect and are threatening action against players and clubs who flout the rules. Coronavirus rates in the UK are currently higher than they were when the lockdown was initially ordered back in March 2020, and a number of Premier League managers have called forRead More
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BATTLE OF THE BRITS: Tyson will easily beat Anthony Joshua – Tommy Fury

Former Love Island star Tommy Fury has predicted that his ‘invincible’ brother, Tyson, will dismantle Anthony Joshua in a historic unification bout. In a revealing interview with MailOnline, the 21-year-old boxer declared it will be the ‘easiest fight’ of The Gypsy King’s career while claiming Tyson’s former opponent, Deontay Wilder, could also finish AJ. ALSORead More
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Agent Neymar: Samba star convinces Messi to join PSG

When Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint Germain, Brazilian journalist Marcelo Bechler was the first one to come up with the full information on the move. Now it seems there’s a compatriot of his trying to break the news of a similar transfer, which would be Lionel Messi’s departure to the French side. On hisRead More
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Glasgow Rangers keen on extending Balogun stay

Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is hoping to retain Super Eagles star Leon Balogun in his squad beyond the end of the 2020-2021 season. The former Brighton & Hove centre back joined the Light Blues on a one-year deal last July with the club holding an option to extend his stay for a further year.Read More
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I thought Chukwu didn’t like me — Odiye

By Jacob Ajom, One of Nigeria’s most celebrated central defenders in the 1980s Godwin Odiye has divulged one of his long-kept secrets when he disclosed that at the beginning of his association with his former teammate and captain, Christian Chukwu, who was his roommate at the national team camp, he did not know his partner.Read More
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E2%80%95-celebrating-the-chairman/ Night of a galaxy of Stars ― celebrating the ‘Chairman’

By Dr Segun Odegbami, Two nights ago, I hosted my regular television program, The Sports Parliament, on Africa’s largest television network, Nigeria Television Authority, NTA. It featured a number of megastar African football players from different parts of the continent. Many persons have wondered how I pulled it off, getting all of them to agreeRead More
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Semi Ajayi suffers FA Cup heatbreak with West Brom

By Temisan Amoye Super Eagles and West Brom defender Semi Ajayi experienced the unpleasant side of the ‘Magic of the FA Cup’ when the baggies lost to League one Blackpool 3-2 in extra time on Saturday The third-tier side held their Premier League opponents to a 2-2 draw in full time, going on to winRead More
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E2%80%95-solskjaer/ Van de Beek will get his chance at Man United ― Solskjaer

By Temisan Amoye Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reiterated his commitment to keeping Dutch midfielder, Donny Van de Beek at the club despite struggling for game time. Since Van de Beek’s arrival from Dutch giants Ajax in a £40million deal, the Dutchman has made a shocking two league starts for Manchester United. ALSORead More
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E2%80%95-lampard-replies-critics/ ‘I am very confident in what I do’ ― Lampard replies critics

By Temisan Amoye Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has slammed his critics, saying criticising is easy, and that he is ‘very confident’ in his abilities and his project at the London club. Chelsea are currently on a run of one win in their last six Premier League games, losing three games, including defeats to local rivalsRead More
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Chelsea vs Morecambe: I could be sacked even though I’m a legend – Lampard

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has admitted he doesn’t think that his status as a legend at the club, will afford him more time than any other previous manager. A recent poor run of form has seen the Blues earn just one win in their last six games. It has led to speculation that Lampard could …
Chelsea vs Morecambe: I could be sacked even though I’m a legend – Lampard

Chelsea vs Morecambe: Lampard reveals what Roman Abramovich did to him

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has revealed that the club’s owner, Roman Abramovich, helped his career as a player when he arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2003. Lampard said this ahead of Chelsea’s FA Cup third-round tie against Morecambe on Sunday afternoon. The Blues boss enjoyed a trophy-laden career as a player at Chelsea during the …
Chelsea vs Morecambe: Lampard reveals what Roman Abramovich did to him

LaLiga: Messi sets another record after Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Granada

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, on Saturday, made another new record following his side’s away La Liga 4-0 victory over Granada. Barcelona defeated Granada at Los Cármenes, thanks to a brace each from Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. Messi’s two goals against Granada means the Argentine captain has now scored 11 goals in the La Liga …
LaLiga: Messi sets another record after Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Granada

Burnley vs Man United: Solskjaer gives injury update on Bailly ahead of EPL clash

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided the latest injury update on defender, Eric Bailly, ahead of his side’s Premier League clash with Burnley on Tuesday. Bailly sustained an injury during Man United’s FA Cup 1-0 win over Watford on Saturday at Old Trafford, thanks to Scott McTominay’s first-half header. The Ivory Coast player …
Burnley vs Man United: Solskjaer gives injury update on Bailly ahead of EPL clash

LaLiga: Messi overtakes Cristiano Ronaldo’s record in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Granada

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, on Saturday, overtook Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo’s direct free-kick goals record. Messi achieved the record after scoring a free kick in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Granada. Two goals each from Messi and Antoine Griezmann gave Barcelona all three points against Granada at Los Cármenes Stadium. Messi’s free-kick goal against Granada means …
LaLiga: Messi overtakes Cristiano Ronaldo’s record in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Granada

Transfer: Lyon confirms Dembele’s next club

Lyon have confirmed they are in negotiations with Atletico Madrid over the transfer of Moussa Dembele to the LaLiga leaders. Atletico are looking to replace Diego Costa, who had his contract terminated last month. Diego Simeone wants more support Luis Suarez in his attack, as they challenge on many fronts this season. It would appear …
Transfer: Lyon confirms Dembele’s next club

Zidane blasts LaLiga after Real Madrid fails to defeat Osasuna

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, had hit out at the league and said their fixture against Osasuna should have been called off, because of the snowy conditions. Los Blancos could only draw 0-0 on Saturday with the visitors who are second from bottom. The snowstorm that blitzed northern Spain and the capital, forced the champions …
Zidane blasts LaLiga after Real Madrid fails to defeat Osasuna

Arsenal vs Newcastle: Wright singles out one player after FA Cup win

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has singled out Emile Smith Rowe for praise following the club’s FA Cup 2-0 win over Newcastle United on Saturday. Wright also revealed manager, Mikel Arteta’s biggest problem at Arsenal after the Gunners defeated Watford at Emirates. Two goals from Smith Rowe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Arteta’s men the victory over …
Arsenal vs Newcastle: Wright singles out one player after FA Cup win

FA Cup: Solskjaer calls Man United star ‘monster’ after 1-0 win over Watford

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has described midfielder, Scott McTominay, as a ‘monster’ of a human being following the Red Devils’ FA Cup third-round 1-0 win against Watford on Saturday. Solskjaer was impressed with McTominay’s performance against Watford, stating that the Scotland international was more dangerous against the visitors. McTominay’s header gave Man United …
FA Cup: Solskjaer calls Man United star ‘monster’ after 1-0 win over Watford

Chelsea forward dumps England for Nigeria

Chelsea forward, Ike Ugbo, has begun the process of switching his international allegiance from England to Nigeria. Ugbo was born in England and has represented the Three Lions at both the U-17 and U-20 levels, scoring seven goals 20 appearances. However, the 22-year-old is also eligible to play for Nigeria through his parents and has …
Chelsea forward dumps England for Nigeria

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