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target=_blank rel=noopener>Werner ends goal drought as Chelsea revival gathers pace

Timo Werner ended his Premier League goal drought as the Chelsea forward sealed a 2-0 win against Newcastle that lifted the Blues into fourth place on Monday. Werner netted late in the first half at Stamford Bridge after setting up Olivier Giroud’s opener for Thomas Tuchel’s revitalised team. It was a cathartic moment for Werner,Read More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: West Ham win over Sheffield United lifts them into top four

West Ham United moved into the top four of the Premier League standings after an efficient 3-0 home win over bottom side Sheffield United at the London Stadium, on Monday. Declan Rice’s 41st-minute penalty had the hosts in front at half-time. Issa Diop added a second in the 58th minute with a header and RyanRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria, Ghana to rekindle athletics meet, says IAAF instructor Nesiama

A former Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (Rtd) has described his recent appointment as World Athletics instructor to Ghana Athletics, as an opportunity to revive the  sporting relationship between Nigeria and Ghana. Nesiama said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday,Read More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Marco Rose: Borussia Dortmund name new manager for next season

Borussia Moenchengladbach’s highly coveted coach Marco Rose will take over at Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season, the two clubs announced on Monday. Leipzig-born Rose, 44, has long been favourite to succeed interim coach Edin Terzic in the Dortmund dugout. “We have had a lot of discussions about Marco’s future inRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Koeman says youthful Barcelona can still compete with Europe’s best

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman insists his resurgent team can still compete with the strongest in Europe as they prepare to take on a Paris Saint-Germain side missing Neymar in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Tuesday. “I don’t see other teams who are much better than Barcelona, but I think it’s not goodRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lukaku, Ibrahimovic clash turned into mural outside San Siro ahead of Milan derby

After the match, which AC Milan won, Ibra, it was understood, spoke to his teammates, assuring them that he wasn’t racist in intentions.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Leipzig boss Nagelsmann wary of Liverpool despite results

RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann is refusing to read too much into the Liverpool’s poor recent results ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League showdown in Budapest. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have won just three of their last 12 games and fly to Budapest for the last 16, first-leg tie against Leipzig on the back of threeRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Tributes in a season of death

In the past month, four former international football players, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association and a fine sports journalist have all passed on.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Mike Tyson is right on Joshua— Oboh

Last week, we reported a statement credited to former World heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, when he advised the WBO, WBA and IBO champion Anthony Joshua to fix some technical flaws before he meets fellow Briton and WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury in the blockbuster unification fight billed for later this year.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Yisa Sofoluwe: His fears for Eagles, advice for Rohr, recipe for football devt

Nigerians woke up to a rude shock Wednesday morning, when news of the passing of one of the country’s most gifted football players of his time, Yisa Sofoluwe broke out. He died Tuesday evening at the age of 53.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kepa vs Mendy: Jamie Carragher names Chelsea’s better goalkeeper

Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Edouard Mendy as a better goalkeeper for Chelsea ahead of Kepa Arrizabalaga. Carragher disclosed this on Monday as Kepa started ahead of Mendy in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory against Newcastle United in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge. Kepa, who Chelsea signed for £72million in 2018 from Athletic Bilbao,
Kepa vs Mendy: Jamie Carragher names Chelsea’s better goalkeeper

target=_blank rel=noopener>Thomas Tuchel discloses Chelsea’s target this season

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has disclosed that the club’s target is to finish in the top four positions on the Premier League table this season. Tuchel made this known following Chelsea’s Premier League 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday night at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner. Tuchel’s men
Thomas Tuchel discloses Chelsea’s target this season

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL table: Werner scores as Chelsea climb into fourth place after Newcastle win

Chelsea defeated Newcastle United 2-0 on Monday night, to move up to fourth position on the Premier League table. It was the Blues’ fourth league victory in a row under its new manager, Thomas Tuchel. Olivier Giroud put Chelsea 1-0 with a simple finish from inside the box. Timo Werner then ended his goal drought
EPL table: Werner scores as Chelsea climb into fourth place after Newcastle win

target=_blank rel=noopener>Leipzig vs Liverpool: I don’t need a break – Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has debunked rumours that he could leave the club and insists he does not need a break. Last weekend, Klopp admitted the Reds would not be able to defend their Premier League title, following a 3-1 defeat against Leicester City. Liverpool have now lost three consecutive league games and sit 13
Leipzig vs Liverpool: I don’t need a break – Klopp

target=_blank rel=noopener>Man Utd: Bloody hell, you should be embarrassed for your action – Rio Ferdinand tells Maguire

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has said that captain, Harry Maguire, should be “embarrassed” for what he did during the club’s 1-1 draw with West Brom last weekend. Maguire was awarded a penalty in the second half of Sunday’s draw at Hawthorns Stadium, but the decision was reversed after a VAR check. The England defender
Man Utd: Bloody hell, you should be embarrassed for your action – Rio Ferdinand tells Maguire

target=_blank rel=noopener>Southampton vs Chelsea: Tuchel provides fresh injury update on Tammy Abraham

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has provided the latest injury update on striker, Tammy Abraham, ahead of his side’s away Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday. Abraham hobbled off the pitch during Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday at Stamford Bridge. The 23-year-old was replaced by Olivier Giroud after 20 minutes following a
Southampton vs Chelsea: Tuchel provides fresh injury update on Tammy Abraham

target=_blank rel=noopener>Chelsea vs Newcastle: We need ‘strong’ Kepa in our squad – Tuchel

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted that the club needs a ‘strong’ Kepa Arrizabalaga, in his squad. Tuchel said this while explaining why he featured Kepa ahead of Edouard Mendy in the Blues’ Premier League clash against Newcastle United on Monday night. Tuchel said Kepa had a good game in Chelsea’s FA Cup 1-0 victory
Chelsea vs Newcastle: We need ‘strong’ Kepa in our squad – Tuchel

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Chelsea to continue paying Lampard £75,000-a-week salary

Chelsea will continue to pay their former manager, Frank Lampard, his £75,000-a-week salary till the end of the season unless the Englishman decides to take a new managerial job, according to The Sun. The Premier League club sacked Lampard on January 25, 2021, and appointed Thomas Tuchel as their new manager. The Blues didn’t decide
EPL: Chelsea to continue paying Lampard £75,000-a-week salary

target=_blank rel=noopener>Kepa vs Mendy: Tuchel announces Chelsea’s number one goalkeeper

Thomas Tuchel has said that Edouard Mendy will remain Chelsea’s number one goalkeeper. He said he wanted Kepa Arrizabalaga to find some rhythm by selecting him in goal against Newcastle last night. Kepa was in goal for a second game in a row when Chelsea defeated Newcastle 2-0 in the Premier League on Monday night.
Kepa vs Mendy: Tuchel announces Chelsea’s number one goalkeeper

target=_blank rel=noopener>FA Cup quarter-final TV schedule confirmed

Manchester United will travel to Leicester City for a 5pm kick-off on March 21 in the FA quarter-finals, after the schedule and TV selections are confirmed on Monday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will be hoping to reach a second consecutive semi-final, having lost at the last-four stage to Chelsea last year. It will be one
FA Cup quarter-final TV schedule confirmed

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