New Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis earned his first win, thanks to Marouane Chamakh’s goal at Selhurst Park on Tuesday. The Eagles edged Sam Allardyce’s West Ham by a lone goal but a still three points behind fourth from bottom Cardiff. After the Hammers had early control with Mohammed Diame ... Read More »
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New Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis earned his first win, thanks to Marouane Chamakh’s goal ...
Three of the 2014 Brazil World Cup Stadiums presently under construction will now miss the year-end ...
Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama continued in his imperious form in goal for French Ligue One side...
Nigeria have been placed in Pot Two along with the other four African sides and two South American t...
Manchester United boss David Moyes expects mixed reactions from Everton fans as he prepares to face ...
Three of the 2014 Brazil World Cup Stadiums presently under construction will now miss the year-end deadline earlier set by FIFA. Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Curitiba’s Arena da Baixada and Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians stadium are all set to miss the 31 December date. The world football governing body also ... Read More »
Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama continued in his imperious form in goal for French Ligue One side Lille by completing 1035 minutes without conceding a goal, eclipsing Salvatore Sirigu’s record in the club’s 1-0 win over Marseille on Tuesday. Nolan Roux scored the all-important match-winner two minutes into time added and ... Read More »
Nigeria have been placed in Pot Two along with the other four African sides and two South American teams for Friday’s World Cup draw at the Costa do Sauipe resort in Brazil. The Super Eagles could face any of the top eight seeds from Pot One. The final World Cup ... Read More »
Manchester United boss David Moyes expects mixed reactions from Everton fans as he prepares to face his former club for the first time since his departure. The Scot left Goodison Park to assume the managerial position at the Premier League champions and was succeeded by Spaniard Roberto Martinez. Stepping into ... Read More »
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could make a return to first-team football on Wednesday night against West Brom after recovering from a thigh injury he suffered in the club’s 3-1 win over Everton in October. The 27-year-old defender, who has missed ten games on the sideline, has been selected by ... Read More »
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said Hull City FC have nothing to lose when they face the Premier League leaders on Wednesday night. The ‘Tigers’ dealt another Premier League outfit, Liverpool, a heavy blow on Sunday, preventing the Anfield club the chance to trail the ‘Gunners’ after securing a 3-1 ... Read More »
2013 FIFA Confederation Cup revelation, Nnamdi Oduamadi, became a household name after scoring hat-trick of a goals in the 6-1 drubbing of Tahiti on June 17 at the Estadio Mineirao Stadium in Brazil. The on-loan Brescia forward is optimistic the Super Eagles could use the experience gained at the World ... Read More »
Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side Taraba FC have handed the coaching job of the club to former Heartland coach Ndubuisi Nduka. Coach Nduka has reportedly held talks with the Jalingo-based club’s management and will be leading the side in the 2013/14 Glo Premier League season. According to the ... Read More »
WBC heavyweight champion and opposition (URDA) party leader Vitali Klitscko broke up a potentially fatal confrontation between protesters and police on Sunday in Kiev, Ukraine. Protesters were planning to storm the Presidential Administration building, but Klitschko forcefully warned them to get back and not fall into trap. With that, the ... Read More »
Super Eagles defender Godfrey Obaobona was on the scorers sheet at both ends in Monday’s Turkish Super Lig encounter between his club, Caykur Rizespor and Konyaspor. Despite opening his goalscoring account away at the Konya Ataturk Stadium when he drew level for the visitors, the ex-Sunshine FC defender’s own goal ... Read More »
Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named winner of the 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year for the first time. The 30-year-old beat the likes of Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi, Jonathan Pitroipa and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to this year’s crown as voted for by fans ... Read More »
Cross River State at the weekend in Ilorin retained its title at the Sterling Bank-sponsored 6th National School Sports Festival after coming top on the overall medals’ table, thereby winning the trophy for keeps after winning it for three consecutive times. The state finished with 115 gold, 78 silver and ... Read More »
The Nigeria football Federation (NFF) does not expect anything short of progress into the semi-finals of the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup from the Super Eagles, despite not favouring the chances of the side winning the tournament. Ahead of Nigeria’s fifth appearance on the biggest world soccer stage, the football ... Read More »
Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure who had been nominated in each of the past four years, beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi and Jonathan Pitroipa to be crowned 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year. The 30-year-old told BBC Sport: “I think I’ve been nominated ... Read More »
Norwegian footballer’s wife Caroline Berg Eriksen has been criticised for posting photographs on Instagram, flaunting a flat stomach just four days after giving birth to a baby girl. Berg Eriksen, a health and fitness blogger who claims to have to the biggest blog in Norway, posted a selfie on the ... Read More »
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in Paris St-Germain’s 4-0 win over Olympique Lyonnais to help the defending Ligue one champions go four points clear at the summit. Edinson Cavani opened scoring nine minutes before the interval with a flicked header before Ibrahimovic made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after the ... Read More »
Brazilian psychic diva Marcia Fernandes has said Germany will win the World Cup in Brazil next year. “Germany is going to prevail,” she said in a highly anticipated prediction at Mystic Fair, an event that drew more than 40,000 people at an exhibition center in suburban Sao Paulo on Sunday, ... Read More »
Athletic Bilbao reduced La Liga champions Barcelona to their first league defeat on Sunday night, which capped off a miserable week for Gerardo Martino’s men. The visitors’ flame was doused in the 71st minute when Iker Muniain sidefooted home the impressive Markel Susaeta’s cross from the right side of the ... Read More »
Fulham FC have confirmed former Manchester United assistant manager Rene Meulentseen will take charge at Craven Cottage, after the club’s American owner, Shahid Khan, drew the line on Martin Jol’s two season’s spell on Sunday. This hardly comes as a surprise news to Jol himself who was asked after Saturday’s ... Read More »