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Former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for defrauding the Spanish state of 3.3 million euros (2.8 million pounds). A Spanish court filing which indicated this on Tuesday showed however also that the Portuguese would not serve any jail time. The filing indicated that the tax ministry and Mourinho’s defence […]

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho took a nasty tumble at an ice hockey game outside Moscow on Monday, drawing gasps and laughs after performing a ceremonial puck drop. Mourinho, who was sacked by Manchester United in December, made the first puck drop of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) game. They will also be between […]

Karim Benzema scored his sixth goal in four games as Real Madrid beat Alaves 3-0 on Sunday for a fourth successive La Liga victory. The win took the European champions to within eight points of leaders FC Barcelona. The French striker knocked a cross from Spanish left back Sergio Reguilon into the net from close […]

Solomon Ogbeide, the Technical Adviser of Lobi Stars Football Club, says the club will surely defeat Wydad Athletic Casablanca of Morocco in their 2018/2019 CAF Champions League meeting on Friday. Ogbeide told newsmen in Enugu on Thursday that he was confident of victory because his team was afraid of no opponent in the continental competition. […]

Philippe Coutinho struck twice as FC Barcelona mounted a comeback to thrash Sevilla 6-1 and sweep into the Copa del Rey semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate on Wednesday. After a 2-0 defeat in Seville last week in which they rested key players, the Catalans broke the deadlock in the 13th minute. That was when Coutinho slotted […]

Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Wednesday drew goalless with visiting Kwara United FC of Ilorin in a Match Day 4 fixture of the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bendel Insurance were playing their first home game in the abridged competition, coming after 11 years […]

Kwara United Coach, Abubakar Bala, says his wards are ready for the test Insurance will pose during the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match day 4 clash on Wednesday in Benin. Bala said he was looking forward to the match because it would give him an insight on the team’s standing after the victory over […]

Lionel Messi came off the bench to inspire FC Barcelona to a 3-1 win at the Nou Camp over a dogged Leganes side on Sunday in the Spanish La Liga. Messi created one goal and scored another to keep the Catalans five points clear at the top, after the visiting side had drawn level and […]

The 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season continued with Match Day 3 fixtures on Sunday, but it was a much better match day than the first two. There was action in eight of the 12 league venues with four home victories, one away win and three draws recorded in the two groups of the […]

Atletico Madrid eased the pain of their midweek Copa del Rey exit to Girona by strolling to a 3-0 win at basement club Huesca on Saturday. The win helped the second-placed side move to within two points of La Liga leaders FC Barcelona. France defender Lucas Hernandez scored in his first league appearance for over […]



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