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target=_blank rel=noopener>Premier League: West Ham up to fourth as troubled Tottenham crash again

West Ham moved into fourth in the Premier League with a 2-1 win against troubled Tottenham on Sunday that left their London rivals’ top four bid in tatters. Jose Mourinho’s side slumped to a fifth defeat in their last six league games as they paid the price for a sloppy defensive display at the LondonRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Djokovic defeats Medvedev to win Australian Open

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has won a record-extending ninth Australian Open and 18th grand slam with a 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. His latest triumph in Melbourne has brought the 33-year-old world number one Djokovic to within two of the record mark of 20 major wins shared by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.Read More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Bayern Munich stunned by Eintracht Frankfurt in spite of Lewandowski’s season 26th

Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Amin Younes scored a superb goal and helped to create another as his team beat Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich 2-1 on Saturday. The win helped them to stay on course for a UEFA Champions League spot. Bayern Munich remain on 49 points, with second-placed RB Leipzig, who have 44 points, in actionRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Everton end long wait for derby win over Liverpool

Everton enjoyed their first Premier League win at Liverpool since 1999 with a 2-0 victory at Anfield, condemning Juergen Klopp’s fading champions to a fourth straight home defeat. The win moved seventh-placed Everton, who had not won in 20 attempts in the league against their Merseyside rivals, level with Liverpool on 40 points. Brazilian RicharlisonRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>The Dream Academy – the future of grassroots sports development

It is most unlikely that many would be familiar with the name of a town called Ileogbo. I never heard about it until a few months ago, when I was appointed as a consultant to work on a project sited in Ileogbo in Osun State.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Sam Onyeaka: Why Insurance hit Rangers 3-0 in 1978

Sam Onyeaka was one of the stormtroopers who made Enugu Rangers African Winners Cup champions in 1977. A veteran of many battles, he survived the Civil War,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NSSF plans maiden board games championships

The Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) will soon organise its first Board Championships nationwide, the federation’s President, Olabisi Joseph, said on Thursday in Lagos.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Juventus goalkeeper Buffon fined for blasphemy

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was on Thursday fined 5,000 euros ($6,000) by the Italian Football Federation for blasphemy. The 43-year-old Italian World Cup winner, who escaped a ban for the offence, was overheard using a “blasphemous expression” towards teammate Manolo Portanova during Juve’s 4-0 league win over Parma on December 19. Buffon, who holds theRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Wikki FC players escape death in road accident as bus burns to ashes

By Charly Agwam – Bauchi The players of Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi State escaped death on Thursday morning as the bus conveying the team to Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State for a match fixture with Dakada United of Akwa Ibom was involved in an accident. Secretary of the club, Abdullahi IbrahimRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lesotho wins 34th Ajegunle Mock Nations Cup

  By Emmanuel Okogba Two goals were enough for defending champions Lesotho as they brushed aside Ghana to win the 34th Ajegunle Mock Nations Cup on Sunday. The final which was played at the Nigerian Navy playground in Ajegunle was the first since 2019. ALSO READ Bale ‘towards end of career’, admits agent At the resumptionRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Wenger names three players that are future of Arsenal

Legendary Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has named the three players at the club that fill him with hope for the future. They are Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe and Gabriel Martinelli. Wenger spent over two decades in charge of the club and oversaw the developments of many young players during that time. But after leaving
EPL: Wenger names three players that are future of Arsenal

target=_blank rel=noopener>Man Utd vs Newcastle: Solskjaer speaks on Shoretire’s debut in 3-1 win

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has expressed his confidence that Shola Shoretire will go on to have a long career at the club, after handing the teenager his debut. Shoretire, 17, was given a short cameo off the bench in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over Newcastle. The teenager replaced Marcus Rashford in the 89th minute
Man Utd vs Newcastle: Solskjaer speaks on Shoretire’s debut in 3-1 win

target=_blank rel=noopener>Osimhen suffers head trauma after collapsing against Atalanta

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, has been diagnosed with head trauma, after he collapsed during their 4-2 defeat to Atalanta on Sunday. The Super Eagles star was knocked unconscious, after falling awkwardly in the final minute of the game, following a collision with Cristian Romero. Osimhen hit the back of his head on the pitch after
Osimhen suffers head trauma after collapsing against Atalanta

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Hudson-Odoi not happy with Thomas Tuchel – Joe Cole

Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole has said that Callum Hudson-Odoi is not happy with the way he was treated by manager Thomas Tuchel during Saturday’s Premier League clash with Southampton. Cole said the manager took a huge gamble with his treatment of the Ghanaian born England International. During the 1-1 draw with the Saints, Tuchel
EPL: Hudson-Odoi not happy with Thomas Tuchel – Joe Cole

target=_blank rel=noopener>Arsenal vs Benfica is a final for us – Arteta

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has said this week’s Europa League second-leg clash against Benfica is a “final”. Arteta was speaking to the media, after the Gunners suffered their 11th Premier League defeat of the season to Manchester City on Sunday. Raheem Sterling scored the only goal in a 1-0 win for the league leaders at
Arsenal vs Benfica is a final for us – Arteta

target=_blank rel=noopener>Osimhen collapses, rushed to hospital as Napoli lose

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, was stretchered off in their 4-2 defeat at Atalanta on Sunday, after he collapsed in the final minute of the encounter. Osimhen fell awkwardly and hit his head on the pitch. The Super Eagles star appeared to lose consciousness and was taken into an ambulance, amid frantic calls for oxygen. “It’s
Osimhen collapses, rushed to hospital as Napoli lose

target=_blank rel=noopener>COVID-19 kills Ronaldinho’s mother

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho’s mother, Dona Miguelina is dead. The 71-year-old passed away in a hospital in Porto Alegre after testing positive for COVID-19. Atlético Mineiro, the World Cup winner’s former club, confirmed her death on Twitter on Sunday, with a message of condolence. “It is with great sadness that Clube Atlético Mineiro receives the
COVID-19 kills Ronaldinho’s mother

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: We suffered a lot, Arteta knows everything – Guardiola

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has said that his team suffered a lot following their 1-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday. Guardiola also praised Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, adding that his former assistant “knows everything” about football. Raheem Sterling’s first-half goal ensured Man City defeated Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Speaking after the game, Guardiola told
EPL: We suffered a lot, Arteta knows everything – Guardiola

target=_blank rel=noopener>Arsenal vs Man City: Arteta criticized for starting Odegaard ahead of Smith Rowe

English television presenter and pundit, Alex Scott, has criticized Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta’s decision to start Martin Odegaard ahead of Emile Smith Rowe against Manchester City. Odegaard had a poor game and was replaced by Smith Rowe in the second half, but Scott believes Arteta should have started the England youngster ahead of the Real
Arsenal vs Man City: Arteta criticized for starting Odegaard ahead of Smith Rowe

target=_blank rel=noopener>Arsenal vs Man City: We lacked quality – Arteta gives reason for EPL 1-0 defeat

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has said that his team was defeated 1-0 against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday evening because the Gunners lacked the quality to score goals. Arsenal had seven shots against Man City in the game, but only one of those was on target as Raheem Sterling’s first-half goal gave
Arsenal vs Man City: We lacked quality – Arteta gives reason for EPL 1-0 defeat

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