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Rivers govt begins admission into Madrid football academy

By Davies Iheamnachor, Port-Harcourt The Rivers State Government has commenced admission of students into the Real Madrid Football Academy in the state. The selection process for interested persons which started yesterday in Port Harcourt is conducted by the State’s Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Real Madrid Football Academy. In a statement in PortRead More
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Why I empower former footballers – Davies

…registers Ottasolo for amateur league A football administrator, Gabriel Davies, has revealed that his passion for the round leather game informed his empowerment programme for former players. The former Stationery Stores and Mogas ’90 of Benin player said even in retirement, football was all his life and that led to the setting up of OttasoloRead More
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Play It Dream It: FAME foundation signs MoU with FCT football association

FAME Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FCT Football Association under the PLAY it DREAM it Initiative, to mentor and equipped under-served and Internally Displaced Girls within the FCT with life skills, which in turn will result in the education of the girls, reduction in the occurrences of early marriage and increasingRead More
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Top 10 Nigerian players abroad for the weekend

By Emmanuel Okogba Below is a list of the ten best performing Nigerian players abroad for the weekend of 15/01-17/01 Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo (Crotone – Italy) The towering forward grabbed a brace as his side ran out 4-1 winners over Benevento. Fejiri Okenabirhie (Doncaster Rovers – England) Scored both goals as his side defeated SwindonRead More
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Japan government dismisses reports of possible Tokyo Olympics cancellation

Japan’s government on Sunday dismissed suggestions that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics scheduled for this summer could be cancelled owing to the coronavirus pandemic. “We have decided the venues and schedule, and the people involved are working on preparations, including infection control,” the Kyodo news agency quoted government spokesman Katsunobu Kato as saying. The statement cameRead More
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Messi sees red as Barca slump to late Inaki winner

Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in his Barcelona career after Inaki Williams scored a sublime goal that gave Athletic Bilbao a shock 3-2 win in the Supercopa de Espana final. The Catalan giants were on the brink of a record-extending 13th triumph in the competition after Antoine Griezmann scored twice, either sideRead More
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Manchester Utd maintain top spot, as City go 2nd

Manchester United held on to the top spot in the ongoing 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) after a 0-0 draw at champions Liverpool on Sunday.
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Inter dent Juventus title defence after 2-0 victory

Inter dealt a blow to Juventus’ Serie A title defence and moved level on points with leaders Milan by securing a 2-0 victory at San Siro on Sunday. Former Juve midfielder Arturo Vidal opened his Inter account with a 12th-minute header and Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku wasted chances to increase the Nerazzurri’s lead. The Bianconeri wereRead More
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Rare Stones brace as Man City trash Crystal Palace 4-0

John Stones scored twice as Manchester City moved into second place in the Premier League by sweeping aside Crystal Palace 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium. With league leaders Manchester United and defending champions Liverpool sharing the spoils in a goalless stalemate at Anfield, City took full advantage to move within two points of first place.Read More
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E2%80%95-solskjaer-reacts-to-liverpool-draw/ ‘I am a bit disappointed’ ― Solskjaer reacts to Liverpool draw

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer felt Manchester United missed an opportunity against Liverpool after they played out a 0-0 draw with the champions on Sunday. Premier League leaders United maintained a three-point advantage over their Anfield hosts after an uneventful encounter, as they stretched their unbeaten away league run to 16 matches. Liverpool had 66 per cent ofRead More
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Fulham vs Man United: Edwin van der Sar sends message to Van de Beek

Former Manchester United goalkeeper, Edwin van der Sar, has urged midfielder, Donny Van de Beek not to seek an exit from the club due to his lack of regularly playing game time. Van der Sar believes Van de Beek will eventually get there at Old Trafford, adding that there is no shame for him to …
Fulham vs Man United: Edwin van der Sar sends message to Van de Beek

EPL: Tottenham set price tag for Dele Alli amid interest from PSG

Tottenham Hotspur has set a price tag for their midfielder, Dele Alli, amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain this January transfer window. Alli has been strongly linked with a move to PSG since Mauricio Pochettino took charge of the French Ligue 1 champions last month. The player has fallen completely out of favour with Spurs’ manager, …
EPL: Tottenham set price tag for Dele Alli amid interest from PSG

Arsenal vs Newcastle: Arteta speaks on Smith Rowe, Bukayo Saka’s performance after EPL win

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has commented on the performance of Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka following his side’s 3-0 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday. Arteta said that Smith Rowe and Saka both performed well against Newcastle, adding that he was pleased with what they are bringing to the Gunners’ …
Arsenal vs Newcastle: Arteta speaks on Smith Rowe, Bukayo Saka’s performance after EPL win

Alaba to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich defender, David Alaba will join Real Madrid as a free agent next summer transfer window. This was disclosed by football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, on Monday night. According to Romano, Alaba’s dream was to play for Real Madrid in the future. “David Alaba’s dream was always to play for Real Madrid. The pre-contract …
Alaba to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich

Wilfred Ndidi in shock move to Real Madrid

Real Madrid have been linked with a shock move for Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi. According to Spanish transfer new site Fichajes.com, the Spanish giants are looking to strengthen their holding midfield position this summer. Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, is believed to see Ndidi as the best option. Brazilian Casemiro, who has been a stalwart across …
Wilfred Ndidi in shock move to Real Madrid

Why Arsenal will miss Mesut Ozil – Arteta

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has insisted that the Gunners will miss midfielder Mesut Ozil’s quality because the former Real Madrid star is a very special player. Arteta said this following Arsenal’s 3-0 victory over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday night. Ozil left Arsenal to join Fenerbahce on Monday after being frozen out …
Why Arsenal will miss Mesut Ozil – Arteta

Leicester City vs Chelsea: Lampard reacts as midfielder leaves Stamford Bridge

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said that it was great for midfielder, Danny Drinkwater, to leave Stamford Bridge in order to get more playing time for himself. Lampard said this on Monday ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League tie with Leicester City on Tuesday. Drinkwater had signed for Kasımpaşa on loan from Chelsea. The 30-year-old has …
Leicester City vs Chelsea: Lampard reacts as midfielder leaves Stamford Bridge

EPL: What Arteta said about Partey, Aubameyang after Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Newcastle

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has said that Thomas Partey is a special player for the Gunners following his side’s 3-0 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday. Arteta also said that he was pleased with captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s display against Newcastle United. Arteta’s men defeated Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium, thanks to …
EPL: What Arteta said about Partey, Aubameyang after Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Newcastle

Leicester City vs Chelsea: Lampard gives injury updates ahead of EPL clash

Leicester City vs Chelsea: Lampard gives injury updates ahead of EPL clash Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has confirmed Andreas Christensen is available for the game against Leicester City on Tuesday. However, N’Golo Kante is not yet fit enough to feature at the King Power Stadium. Third-placed Leicester will fancy their chances against an out-of-form Chelsea …
Leicester City vs Chelsea: Lampard gives injury updates ahead of EPL clash

Pogba reveals who to blame for 0-0 draw with Liverpool, apologizes to Man Utd team mates

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has taken the blame for their missed opportunity against Liverpool and apologized to his team-mates after the game, the UK Metro reports. The 27-year-old put in a strong performance for United, with Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford among those well below-par. However, the game’s best chance fell to the Frenchman. …
Pogba reveals who to blame for 0-0 draw with Liverpool, apologizes to Man Utd team mates

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