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NPFL: Dakkada snap up 1-0 win against FC IfeanyiUbah

FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi on Sunday, lost their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) MatchDay 3 by 1-0 against Dakkada FC of Uyo inside the main bowl of the FC Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium. A 29th-minute goal scored by Nnamdi Mejuobi in his first start for Dakkada turned out to be the only goal and talking pointRead More
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NPFL: Ahmed, Sani shine as Katsina United edge Adamawa United

A goal in each half by Rasheed Ahmed ensured Katsina United subdued their guests, Adamawa United in one of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) MatchDay 3 games played at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium on Sunday. Faisal Sani delivered both assists in a similar fashion as Rasheed headed in the first on 42 minutes and baggedRead More
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NPFL: Nasarawa United, Pillars share spoils in 1-1draw

League leaders Nasarawa United pulled out all the stops on Sunday to stop Kano Pillars from claiming all three points on offer, as Adamu Hassan’s 82nd-minute strike cancelled out Nyima Nwagua’s 46th-minute poke. It was one of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 3 fixtured between the two sides in Lafia on Sunday. NyimaRead More
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NPFL: Super-sub Israel Abia secures away win for Rangers at Jigawa

Rangers International FC of Enugu picked their first away victory of the 2020/2021 NPFL season as a substitute, Israel Abia’s volley gave them a 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in the Matchday 3 encounter at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Jigawa Golden Stars will feel undone by luck as they had several chances toRead More
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Dennis Obasi on target as MFM beat Sunshine in narrow victory

Dennis Obasi’s 7th-minute effort was all MFM FC needed to condemn Sunshine Stars to a defeat in Lagos in a matchday 3 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) South West Derby Obasi combined well with Akanni Elijah who assisted the goal with a beautiful and brave square play. Sunshine Stars replied with a decent attacking play,Read More
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NPFL: Lobi Stars tame Warri Wolves 3-0 in Makurdi

Lobi Stars convincingly defeated Warri Wolves 3-0 in the Matchday 3 of Nigeria Professional Football League, (NPFL) played at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi on Sunday. The Pride of Benue have now recorded a hundred per cent performance in their last two games. Ossy Martins gave Lobi the lead under the first minute of theRead More
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NPFL: Heartland searching for first win after 3-0 loss to Plateau Utd

It was a change in fortunes for Plateau United as it secured the first win in the 2020/21 NPFL season with an emphatic 3-0 defeat of struggling Heartland at the New Jos Stadium. After a four-match goal drought in as many matches played so far both in the continental and league fixtures, Muhammadu Zulkifilu registeredRead More
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Enyimba see out 1-0 win against Wikki Tourist

Enyimba FC of Aba got their second victory of the 2020/2021 NPFL season with a slim 1-0 victory over Wikki Tourists of Bauchi. It was a game that saw coach Usman Abdallah return to play against his former side Enyimba started the game with the quest to get an early goal but they could notRead More
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COVID-19: English league chief warns football risks another suspension if…

Football risks another suspension if clubs “continue to flout the rules” in place to limit the spread of coronavirus, the chief executive of the English Football League (EFL) has warned. Elite sport has been allowed to continue despite a fresh national lockdown designed to slow down the rate of Covid-19 infections. However, a number ofRead More
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FA Cup: Liverpool, Man United square off, other fixtures

By Temisan Amoye, Premier League champions, Liverpool will travel to Manchester to face perennial rivals Manchester United in a highly-anticipated FA Cup fourth-round clash Liverpool strolled 4-1 past a very youthful Aston Villa team due to a COVID-19 outbreak that swept through the midlands team, while United edged past Championship side, Watford, in a 1-0Read More
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Transfer: Manchester United star, Fosu-Mensah leaves Old Trafford for Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen and Manchester United have agreed a deal for the transfer of defender, Timothy Fosu-Mensah to the German Bundesliga outfit. The prayer will be in Germany today to complete the move, according to Sky Sports Germany. Bayer Leverkusen have agreed a €2m deal with the former Premier League champions for the Dutchman. The player’s …
Transfer: Manchester United star, Fosu-Mensah leaves Old Trafford for Bayer Leverkusen

EPL: Solskjaer reveals what he did to Man Utd players during half time of 1-0 win at Burnley

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said he had to calm his players down at half-time against Burnley, after two VAR decisions went against them. United eventually went on to win 1-0 at Turf Moor, thanks to Paul Pogba’s fine volley. The result sends them three points clear at the top of the Premier …
EPL: Solskjaer reveals what he did to Man Utd players during half time of 1-0 win at Burnley

EPL: Referees’ body releases statement on VAR decisions during Burnley vs Man Utd

The Professional Game Match Officials (PGMOL) Board have released a statement after the controversial double incident during Manchester United’s win at Burnley. During the first half at Turf Moor, VAR was called on to check two fouls at once. In a controversial passage of play, VAR was used to check if Burnley defender Robbie Brady …
EPL: Referees’ body releases statement on VAR decisions during Burnley vs Man Utd

EPL: Solskjaer singles out one Man Utd player after 1-0 win at Burnley

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said Paul Pogba is “at his best” after the midfielder’s goal against Burnley sent them top of the Premier League. Pogba volleyed in Marcus Rashford’s cross to give United all three points at Turf Moor. It means Solskjaer’s team head into Sunday’s crucial clash with Liverpool three points …
EPL: Solskjaer singles out one Man Utd player after 1-0 win at Burnley

Barcelona to continue paying Messi until 2025 even if he leaves this summer

Lionel Messi will receive a huge cash windfall from Barcelona in bonuses even if he departs this summer, Marca reports. The 33-year-old’s future is still uncertain and it looks as if he will finally quit the Nou Camp. In December, Messi admitted the club were in a “really bad situation” with “no money” to reinvest …
Barcelona to continue paying Messi until 2025 even if he leaves this summer

Transfer: Yves Bissouma chooses Arsenal

Brighton midfielder, Yves Bissouma, would prefer to join Arsenal ahead of any other English Premier League (EPL) club, according to Football London. Bissouma’s first-choice option is to join Arsenal ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool, who have also been linked with a move for the player. Bissouma is ‘keen’ on a switch to Arsenal ‘if …
Transfer: Yves Bissouma chooses Arsenal

EPL: Rio Ferdinand reveals how Arteta should have handled Ozil’s situation at Arsenal

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has revealed how Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, should have handled playmaker, Mesut Ozil’s situation at Emirates. Ferdinand believes Arteta did not handle Ozil’s situation well at Arsenal, adding that it doesn’t make sense for the Gunners to let the former Real Madrid star depart the North London club. Ozil is …
EPL: Rio Ferdinand reveals how Arteta should have handled Ozil’s situation at Arsenal

EPL: Abramovich set to bring ex-manager Avram Grant back with Lampard under pressure

Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, is considering bringing back former manager Avram Grant to work with current boss Frank Lampard, according to Sky Sports. The Russian billionaire believes Grant’s experience could provide invaluable support to Lampard and his staff. Chelsea has won just one of their last six Premier League fixtures and has dropped to ninth …
EPL: Abramovich set to bring ex-manager Avram Grant back with Lampard under pressure

Burnley vs Man Utd: Maguire risks suspension for Liverpool clash

Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire, could be suspended for this weekend’s Premier League clash at Liverpool, if he is booked tonight against Burnley. However, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will play at Turf Moor. Maguire has picked up four yellow cards in 16 appearances this season and another yellow card would rule him out …
Burnley vs Man Utd: Maguire risks suspension for Liverpool clash

Transfer: Man Utd to offer Sergio Ramos two-year deal

Manchester United is open to the idea of offering Sergio Ramos a mega two-year deal, according to Calciomercato. Ramos is yet to agree on a contract extension at Real Madrid. The World Cup-winning defender will become a free agent this summer, when his current deal expires. However, Ramos is free to talk to foreign clubs …
Transfer: Man Utd to offer Sergio Ramos two-year deal

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