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EPL Update: Lampard stings former club, Everton stutters at Goodison

Frank Lampard equalized to earn a draw for the Citizens in a tame affair. Manchester City and Chelsea had to share the spoils in the late fixtures of the Barclays Premier League. In a game that failed to live up to expectations, the visitors resorted to defending while the Citzens ... Read More »

Manchester United’s title aspirations given a reality check

Leicester fought back from 3-1 down to beat an attacking minded United side. Manchester United only have themselves to blame as they squandered a healthy lead when they faced a defiant Leicester City outfit in the early fixtures of Super Sunday. The Red devils had the first initiative when Robin ... Read More »

Arsenal showed class against Aston Villa; Classic Madrid on fire

Ronaldo scored an hattrick

Tuesday’s demeanor in the Uefa Champions League meant Arsenal needed to recover and adjust from the horrific display in Dortmund. So it was no surprise when Mesut Ozil was drafted to the middle alongside Aaron Ramsey, with Santi Cazorla on the left flank and the pacy Oxlade Chamberlain entrusted to ... Read More »

Liverpool Lose 3-1 at West Ham

Diafra Sakho and His Team-Mates Celebrate at Home to Liverpool.

Goals from Wiston Reid, Diafra Sakho and Molgan Amalfatino consigned Liverpool to a second successive defeat after just five games of the 2014-15 Premier League season on Saturday. Sam Allardyce’s side went into the break with a 2-1 lead following Raheem Sterling’s 26th minute response to Reid and Sakho’s double, ... Read More »

EPL Update: Welbeck First Goal Delight, Cisse Saves Pardew Catastrophe

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Danny Welbeck opened his Arsenal account as the side bounced back from their disappointment in the midweek’s Champions League opening group game to comfortably beat Aston Villa 3-0 a Villa Park. Papiss Cisse salvaged a point for Newcastle United at home to Hull City as pressure continues to mount on ... Read More »

Deportivo La Coruna 2-8 Real Madrid: Ronaldo Stars in Los Blancos Rebirth

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Real Madrid returned from two successive La Liga losses to pounce Deportivo La Coruna 8-2 away from home. Cristiano Ronaldo scored thrice as Real claimed their first-ever win by eight goals on the road in the La Liga. Gareth Bale and Manchester United loannee Javier Hernandez both grabbed braces- the ... Read More »

Cameroon to Host Afcon 2019, Ivory Coast & Guinea Co-Host 2021

Confederation of African Football.

Cameroon have won the bid to host the 2019 Orange Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced in Addis Ababa on Saturday. Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea are both chosen to co-host the 2021 Afcon finals, Caf President Issa Hayatou revealed at the African Union (AU) headquarters ... Read More »

Seattle Sounders Sign Onyekachi Apam

Onyekachi Apam Joins Seattle Sounders.

Seattle Sounders have signed defender Onyekachi Apam for an undisclosed fee in a Major League transfer deadline day acquisition. The 27-year-old Nigeria international’s transfer is subject to acquisition of his work permit. “Onyekachi brings vast experience from French Lique 1 and the Nigerian National Team,” said Sounders FC sporting director ... Read More »

NFF ExCo Elections to Hold on September 30

Nigeria Football Federation.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elective congress will come up on September 30 in Warri, Delta State, the football family decided at an Extra-Ordinary Congress held on Saturday. Notable observers at the congress, presided over by outgoing NFF president Aminu Maigari, are representatives of the sports minister and director general ... Read More »

QPR 2-2 Stoke: Kranjcar’s Late Free-Kick Spoils Hughes’ Return

Victor Moses Bundling His Way Into QPR's Defence at Loftus Road. Image: Getty.

Niko Kranjcar bundled home a superb free-kick to secure a hard-earned point for Queens Park Rangers on Mark Hughes’ return to Loftus Road since November 2012 as Stoke City boss. Mame Biram Diouf headed home from Peter Crouch’s assist in the 11th minute, but Kranjcar’s fellow summer signing Steven Caulker ... Read More »

Leicester vs Man United: Captain Rooney Will Always Start

Wayne Rooney is Some Few Strikes Away from Equaling Sir Bobby Charlton Club Record Goal Tally. Image: Getty.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal yet faces the challenge of finding places in his team for a wide array of attacking prowess before Sunday afternoon’s Premier League kickoff at Leicester City. A week ago, prolific goalscorer and United’s summer signing Radamel Falcao had to make his debut from the ... Read More »

Yaya Toure Wants to Win Champions League

Manuel Pellegrini Believes Toure is Just Passing Through Difficult Times Following the Death of His Brother. Image: Getty.

Yaya Toure says he wants to win the Uefa Champions League with Manchester City to return favour back to the fans who have always gotten behind him. The Ivory Coast midfielder, 31, came under heavy criticism following his performance in the 1-0 defeat at Bayern Munich in their opening group ... Read More »

Aston Villa vs Arsenal: Flamini, Chambers Back for Villa Test

Arsene Wenger at Villa Park Last Season. Image: Getty.

Arsenal will look to bounce right back from Tuesday’s disappointment when they visit Aston Villa on Saturday. The ‘Gunners’ were less impressive in the Champions League opening group game at Borussia Dortmund in the midweek, eventually conceding twice in the space of three minutes either side of first-half and second-half. ... Read More »

President Jonathan to Confer MON On MVP Oshoala

Asisat Oshoala Flanked By France's Pair of  Griedge Mbock Bathy and Claire Lavogez During the Fifa U-20 World Cup Award Presentation Ceremony. Image Getty.

Most Valuable Player (MVP) of last month’s Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup, Asisat Oshoala, is among a list of 305 Nigerians/friends of Nigeria set to be decorated with an national honour by President Goodluck Jonathan. Fresh from winning the adidas Golden Boot and Ball courtesy of her 7 goals and ... Read More »

Spurs’ Assou-Ekotto Charged With Improper Conduct

Benoit Assou-Ekotto Charged By English FA.

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been handed a three-match suspension by the Football Association, after being found guilty of improper conduct in relation to the Nicolas Anelkak ‘quenelle’ incident. The Cameroon full-back has also been fined £50,000 and has from now until Friday, September 26 to appeal. After an hearing ... Read More »

Chelsea Aiming to Extend Perfect Start- Mourinho

Jose Mourinho Says Chelsea Want to Win at Manchester City on Sunday. Image: Getty.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Chelsea are poised to continue with their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season ahead of Sunday’s trip to Manchester City. The ‘Blues’ have won all four of their domestic games this season- scoring 15 times and conceding six goals- while Wednesday’s 1-1 ... Read More »

Milan to host 2016 Uefa Champions League Final

The Uefa Champions League Trophy.

Milan’s Estadio Giuseppe Meaza will host the 2016 Uefa Champions League final, European football’s governing body decided at a meeting of its executive committee in Nyon, Switzerland. The final of the UEFA Europa League next season will be held in the Swiss city of Basel and that of the Super ... Read More »

EURO 2020 Final Billed for Wembley

The New Wembley Stadium (a 90, 000 Capacity Stadium) Built on the Ruins of the Old Wembley and Re-Opened in 2007. Image: Getty.

London’s Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European Championship, Uefa president Michel Platini have announced . The United Kingdom’s capital city beat its sole rival Munich for the top bid. The 2016 finals will be the first to be held in 13 different countries across ... Read More »

Drogba: Legendary Lampard Remain a True Blue

Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard Played Together at the Bridge for 8 Seasons.

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba can’t wait to reunite with Frank Lampard, with the latter set to welcome his former team-mates to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Drogba and Lampard were key components of the west London club’s generation which achieved a 50-year wait for a first championship trophy in ... Read More »

Two Time Grand Slam Champ Li Na Retires from Tennis

Li Na After Beating Flavia Panneta at the Australian Open This Year. Image: Getty.

China’s two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na has officially announced her retirement from professional tennis at the age of 32 after struggling to overcome knee problems. Li, who became the first and only Asian tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title in 2011 at the Roland Garros and ... Read More »

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