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Amodu Upbeat in Rescue Mission

Amodu Shuaibu Promises to Slavage Nigeria's Hope in Afcon Qualifiers.

Coach Shuaibu Amodu has promised to do everything humanly possible to help Nigeria qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). The Super Eagles trail leaders South Africa by four points and second-placed Congo by three points in Group A of next year’s Afcon qualifiers. The third-placed West African ... Read More »

WTA Finals: Williams, Halep Off to a Winning Start in Singapore

Serena Williams WTA Finals

Serena Williams began her WTA Finals title defence on a winning note, seeing off Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-4 in the first match of the 2014 season-ending campaign in Singapore. The two-time defending champion is joined at the top of the Red Group standings by rising star Simona Halep, who ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Tottenham interested in Podolski

Tottenham are strongly interested in the services of Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski, Information Nigeria understands. Mauricio Pochettino was left frustrated with Roberto Soldado, who missed a penalty and a sitter to level matters at the Ethiad, that subsequently saw them finish the game with a four goal deposit against Manchester ... Read More »

Bale Doubtful for Anfield Trip

Gareth Bale Could Miss Real's Champions League Game at Liverpool. Image: AFP/Getty.

Gareth Bale is doubtful for Real Madrid Champions League game at Liverpool on Wednesday having pulled his right gluteus muscle. The European champions, in a short statement on Tuesday, said the forward “has been diagnosed with a muscular injury in the right pyramidalis muscle”- the point where the thigh meets ... Read More »

Costa, Mikel, Schurrle & Ramires Out of Maribor Visit

Injured Diego Costa and John Obi Mikel Ruled of Champions League Tie With Maribor. Image: Getty.

Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle, Ramires and John Obi Mikel will all miss Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Maribor, according to manager Jose Mourinho. Costa was sidelined from the 2-1 win at Crystal Palace at the weekend due to a niggling hamstring problem. When quizzed on the Spaniard’s fitness, Mourinho said: ... Read More »

Keshi “Not Happy” About Sack Reports

Stephen Keshi Says He Was Never Sacked Because He Had No Contract With NFF. Image: Getty.

Erstwhile Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is irked by media reports that he was sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The NFF parted company with the 52-year-old following a ‘disappointing’ start to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final qualifier, in which the Super Eagles have only ... Read More »

Chievo Name Rolando Maran New Coach

Rolando Maran is a Former Chievo Player Who Turned Out 330 Times for the 'Flying Donkeys'. Image:  Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Struggling Italian Serie A outfit Chievo Verona has announced that former Catania manager Rolando Maran will succeed Eugenio Corini, who was sacked after Saturday’s 3-0 defeat to Roma. Last weekend’s defeat at Roma’s Stadio Olimpico was Chievo’s fifth in seven matches, which saw them sit second from the bottom of ... Read More »

Okon: Falcons Angry & Hungry for Victory Over Bayana

Super Falcons Coach Edwin Okon.

Coach Edwin Okon does not expect South Africa to be second time lucky in their meeting with Nigeria in the semi-finals of the African Women Championship. Nigeria’s ‘Super Falcons’ progressed to the last 4 of the ongoing women’s biennial championship with a 100 per cent record and a win over ... Read More »

Man City are “Very Weak in Defence”- Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa Says Man City are Weaker Than Bayern Munich.

Ahmed Musa says Russian club CSKA Moscow are ready to exploit Manchester City’s defensive frailties as both sides prepare to meet in a Uefa Champions League group stage double-header. The Russian champions are bidding for their first win over City having lost their previous two meetings last season. Musa’s brace ... Read More »

Swansea Boss Alleges Moses is a Cheat and Should be “Ashamed”

Victor Moses Had Before the International Break Claimed He Should Have Won a Penalty in this Challenge By Newcastle's Youan Gouffran. Image: Stoke City.

Swansea manager Garry Monk has described Stoke City winger Victor Moses as a cheat after helping the ‘Potters’ grab a first-half penalty in Sunday’s Premier League game at the Britannia. Swansea defender Angel Rangel was penalised for a foul on Moses which Charlie Adam converted on 43 minutes to restore ... Read More »

IK Uche Hits 100th Goal in Spain

Uche Celebrates His Match-Winning Brace at the Estadio El Madrigal. Image: AFP.

Ikechukwu Uche scored both goals as Villarreal sealed a 2-0 win at home to Almeria to move two places up the Spanish La Liga standings to 6th on Sunday. The 30-year-old Nigeria international headed home from close range his first of the night in the 23rd minute, a rebound from ... Read More »

Glo Premier League: Nasarawa Edge Pillars, Enyimba Seal Narrow Win in Kaduna

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Kano Pillars and Warri Wolves were both pegged back in the race for the Glo Premier League title on Sunday, as only five points now separate the Top 8 teams in the table. Crowd at the Lafia Township Stadium were thrilled to an entertaining encounter as coach Baba Ganaru led ... Read More »

Chievo Verona Sack Coach Corini

Eugenio Corini Dismissed as Chievo Boss. Image: Getty.

Chievo Verona have relieved their manager Eugenio Corini of his duty following Saturday’s heavy loss to Roma, the Italian club confirmed in a statement on their website. Verona’s 3-0 defeat away at the Stadio Olimpico have placed the side just outside the Serie A relegation zone. The ‘Flying Donkeys’ have ... Read More »

La Liga Round Up: Messi Eye Goal King Record & Ronaldo’s Goalscoring Start

Lionel Messi Celebrates With Gerard Pique and Neymar His 250 La Liga Goal. Image: FC Barca.

Barcelona 3-0 Eibar Barcelona maintained their four-point lead at the summit of the Spanish La Liga with a 3-0 win over Eibar. Goals from Xavi Hernandez, Neymar and Lionel Messi helped the Catalan giants maintain their unbeaten league run. After a resilient display by Eibar, Xavi and Messi exchanged passes ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere fit for Wednesday despite injury fears

Jack Wilshere was forced to leave the pitch on Saturday with a knee injury, while the Gunners were trailing 2-1 to Hull City. Arsenal’s injury woes seemed exacerbated on Saturday when Hull City were visitors at the Emirates Stadium. The home side drew first blood early on with Alexis Sanchez ... Read More »

EPL Update: Southampton Rout Sunderland, Chelsea, Everton, West Ham Win

Graziano Pelle and Duan Tadec Celebrates Southampton's Sixth Goal in an 8-0 Whitewashing of Sunderland. Image: Getty.

The Barclays Premier League goal galore continued on Saturday with five afternoon kick-off games producing 22 goals. Southampton alone claimed 36 per cent of it after an 8-0 humiliation of Sunderland at the St. Mary’s Stadium while Arsenal and Hull City shared a 4-goal thriller two-goal apiece. Arsenal 2-2 Hull ... Read More »

Falcons Captain Evelyn Lauds Perfect Start to AWC

Super Falcons Won All Three of Their Group Matches at the Ongoing AWC in Naimbia.

Nigeria skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku praised her team-mates’ performance after their 2-0 win over Namibia on Friday in the last Group A match of the ongoing Caf African Women Championship (AWC). A second-string Super Falcons side beat hosts Namibia to progress into the semi-finals of the championship. The six-time winners will ... Read More »

Revealed: Guardiola Hates Tiki-Taka After All

Pep Guardiola Post CSKA

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has disclosed his hate for the famed tiki-taka style of play and foresees himself coaching Manchester United one day. Guardiola, who won three consecutive La Liga titles in four years as coach of Barcelona, made these revelations in a new book written about himself by ... Read More »

Man City 4-1 Spurs: World Class Aguero Stars in a Record-Breaking Performance

Sergio Aguero Scored All Four Goals as Man City Thrash Tottenham Hotspur 4-1. Image: Getty.

Manchester City delivered in another high-scoring duel with Tottenham Hotspur, claiming a five-goal-thriller 4-1 to retain pressure at the top of the table. Meetings between both sides have proved a goalfest since the turn of the 20th century, with the last six producing at least three goals. City emphatically dismantled ... Read More »

Glo Premier League: Pillars, Wolves Continue Title Chase

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The Top two teams in the Glo Premier League title run-in kept clean sheets at home on Thursday en route to a deserved wins as they continue to build on their title ambitions. Leaders Kano Pillars beat Gombe United 2-0, while second-placed Wolves continue to impress with a comfortable 3-0 ... Read More »

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