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Pillars, Warriors, Bayelsa United Passed for Mid-Season Transfer Business

Bayelsa United Gets LMC Clean Sheet for Mid-Season Transactions.

Only three Glo Premier League clubs: Kano Pillars, Abia Warriors and Bayelsa United are eligible to transact business in the on-going mid-season transfer window, according to the League Management Company (LMC). These clubs have provided the Nigerian League governing body with the necessary information concerning their obligation to players at ... Read More »

Fed Cup: Enyimba, Two More Glo NPFL Teams Heads into Semis

Kingsleyb Sokari Celebrates With Abdulrahama Bashir During a Pre-Season Match in Abuja.

Cup holders Enyimba International FC defeated Sharks FC 2-0 at the Fifa Goal Project in Abuja to reach the last four of this year’s tournament, as Dolphins emerged 4-2 winners over Lobi Stars. Kingsley Sokari fired Enyimba into the lead from Mfon Udoh’s assist five minutes to the half-hour mark ... Read More »

Van Gaal: United Squad Raring to Impress

Louis van Gaal Passes Instruction During Tuesday Night's Training Session in Pasadena's Rose Bowl Stadium. Image: Man United.

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has expressed delights about his players’ commitment and response to his tactics three days into the tour of the United States of America. The Premier League club are scheduled to play at least four pre-season friendlies; beginning with tonight’s clash with Major League ... Read More »

Diarra: I wasted two years in England

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Alou Diarra says he wasted two years at West Ham but remains positive he can kick- start his career this season. Diarra cancelled the final year of his contract with West Ham earlier this month after just six Premier League appearances in two seasons under manager Sam Allardyce. And the ... Read More »

Barca Sign Defender Mathieu for £15.8m

Jeremy Mathieu joins Barca from Valencia.

Barcelona have signed Defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia on a four year deal for a fee of £15.8m. The Frenchman, who has won two international caps and can be fielded as a left-back or centre-back, becomes the Catalan giants’ fifth major signing of the summer. “Jérémy Mathieu will sign a ... Read More »

Porto Sign £5.1m Algerian Playmaker Brahimi

Yacine Brahimi Celebrates Algeria's First-Ever Passage to the Knockout Stage of the Fifa World Cup in Curitiba, Brazil. Image: Getty Image.

FC Porto have announced the signing of Algerian attacking midfielder Yacine Brahimi from Spanish club Granada for €6.5m (£5.1m). The 24-year-old has penned a five-year deal with the Portuguese outfit. Brahimi, a former France youth international having represented the country at all youth levels, was part of ‘La Fennec Foxes’ ... Read More »

Brazil Name Dunga New Boss

Dunga Returns for a Second Spell With the Brazil National Team.

Brazil have announced that Dunga will return to take charge of the national team, four years after guiding the country to the quarter-finals of the Fifa World Cup. The former Internacional boss, 50, captained Brazil to the 1994 World Cup title- their fourth triumph. His first spell with ‘A Selecao’ ... Read More »

Caulker Completes QPR Move from Cardiff

Steven Caulker Completes QPR Transfer from Cardiff City. Image: QPR.

Queens Park Rangers (QPR) have completed the signing of Steven Caulker from Championship side Cardiff City for a fee believed to be £8.5m. The England international centre-back a has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League new comers. The move marks a return to London for the 22-year-old who ... Read More »

Glasgow 2014: Team Nigeria Wrestlers Arrive Amidst High Expectations

Team Nigeria Contingent Arrives Glasgow for Commonwealth Games.

The Nigerian wrestling contingent will be among the last batch of participants to arrive in Glasgow on Tuesday as preparation for the start of the championships heightens in Scotland. The wrestlers, who have been on a training tour of Romania for over a week, comprises of 14 matsmen and seven ... Read More »

Bojan Joins Stoke on a Four-Year Deal from Barca

Bojan Krkic Joins  Stoke City.

Stoke City have confirmed the signing of Spanish striker Bojan Krkic on a four-year deal from Barcelona. Both clubs are yet to release the actual figure of the transfer. Bojan is Stoke’s fifth signing of the summer following the arrival of Mame Biram Diouf, Steve Sidwell, Phil Bardsley and Dionatan ... Read More »

Aurier undergoes Paris Saint-Germain medical

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Aurier Toulose defender Serge Aurier is set to complete his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain after undergoing a medical with the French champions early on Wednesday. The Cote d’Ivoire right-back had previously been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal as they sought a replacement for Bacary Sagna, who has joined ... Read More »

James will seduce fans – Perez

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Florentino Perez has backed James Rodriguez to “seduce” supporters after completing his €80 million move from Monaco to Real Madrid. The 23-year-old was unveiled as a Madrid player in front of 44,000 fans at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday evening following the completion of his medical and signing of a ... Read More »

Leicester Sign Argentine Striker Ulloa

Leonardo Ulloa Joins Foxes.

Newly promoted Premier League club Leicester City have broken the bank to sign Brighton striker Leonardo Ulloa. The Argentine, 27, becomes the club’s the ‘Foxes’ record signing in an £8m deal, which exceeds the £5.5m paid for Ade Akinbiyi in July 2000. The fee could also rise up to £10m ... Read More »

Juve New Boy Morata Out for Seven Weeks

Alvaro Morata Sprained His Left Knee in His First Training With the Italian Club.

Juventus new signing Alvaro Morata will miss the start of the club’s Serie A title defence with a sprained left knee. The former Real Madrid striker was forced out of the Bianconeri’s training session early on Monday after sustaining the injury. Subsequent scans carried out at the Clinica Fornaca di ... Read More »

Mikel Obi, Moses Absent from Chelsea Pre-Season Training

Jose Mourinho Addresses Chelsea Team Before Tuesday's Session.

Nigeria World Cup stars Mikel John Obi and Victor Moses were not part of Chelsea’s 26-man squad which arrived in Austria on Monday for the start of a two-week European training camp. Coach Jose Mourinho nonetheless named the club’s three new acquisitions Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa and Filipe Luis to ... Read More »

Real Sign £59m Rodriguez from Monaco

World Cup Golden Boot Winner Rodriguez Joins Real Madrid. Image: Getty Image.

Real Madrid has confirmed the signing of James Rodriguez from Monaco for an undisclosed fee. The Colombian World Cup star, 23, who joined Monaco from Porto in a deal worth £21.5m in May 2013, opted out of his five year deal with the Principality club to become the European champions’ ... Read More »

Koeman: Southampton Will Sell Lovren if the Price is Right

Dejan Lovren Celebrates Scoring for Southampton Last Season.

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has said Dejan Lovren could quit the club this summer but wants Liverpool to meet the player’s evaluation. The Croatian defender has made clear his intention to join the Merseyside club, with reports suggesting Brendan Rodgers’ side are closing in on a move for the 25-year-old. ... Read More »

‘Messi deserved Golden Ball’

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Messi Lionel Messi was a deserving winner of the Golden Ball at the World Cup, according to his Barcelona team-mate Sergi Roberto. The Argentina star started the tournament with a bang but faded as the competition progressed and was a peripheral figure as his side lost to Germany 1-0 in ... Read More »

Gerrard international retirement will boost Liverpool – Carragher

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Gerrad Steven Gerrad’s retirement from England duty will be of huge benefit to Liverpool, Jamie Carragher has predicted. Gerrard stepped down from the international game on Monday after amassing 114 caps and leading England into three major tournaments as captain. The 34-year-old cited Liverpool’s involvement in the Champions League as ... Read More »

Free Agent Drogba Mulls Chelsea Return

Didier Drogba Ponders Chelsea Return.

Didier Drogba is on the verge of returning to Chelsea, two years after scoring a memorable winning penalty in the Champions League final. The ‘Blues’ legend, now a free agent after leaving Turkish outfit Galatasaray, is considering a one-year deal to return to the club he left in 2012. Representatives ... Read More »

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