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Liverpool treated their fans to some Christmas cheer with a 4-0 thrashing of Newcastle United at Anfield on Wednesday, extending their lead at the top of the table. The win put Liverpool on 51 points at the halfway point in the 2018/2019 English Premier League (EPL) season, six ahead of Tottenham Hotspur who hammered Bournemouth […]

Manchester City slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat by Leicester City on Wednesday as Ricardo Pereira’s superb late strike condemned the champions to a second successive English Premier League loss. Manchester City, beaten 3-2 by Crystal Palace last time out, were in front after 14 minutes when Bernardo Silva finished with his left foot after […]

Manu Garba, the Golden Eaglets’ Head Coach, on Friday assured that his five-times world champions would be ready when the 2019 Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations begins in Tanzania. Garba, whie speaking in Abuja, said his wards already have the mentality of champions, but would not approach the finals in East Africa with an attitude […]

Rivals Nigeria and Cameroon found themselves at the opposite ends following the draw for the final tournament of the Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Tanzania 2019. This was on CAF website on Thursday. The draw held on Thursday night in the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam, pitted the two-time champions Nigeria in Group […]

Tottenham Hotspur gained sweet revenge over north London rivals Arsenal as goals in each half by Son Heung-min and Dele Alli earned them a 2-0 win on Wednesday. It also earned them a League Cup semi-final place. Seventeen days after losing 4-2 in a pulsating English Premier League clash, in-form Tottenham returned to the Emirates. […]

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi on Tuesday said he never expected to have such a successful career after receiving his fifth Golden Shoe in Barcelona. The award was for his being the top goalscorer in Europe last season. The forward scored 34 times in La Liga last season to claim his fifth Golden Shoe award, […]

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect following a dismal start to the season, the English Premier League side announced on Tuesday. United have made their worst start to a league season in 28 years and were beaten 3-1 by arch-rivals Liverpoool on Sunday in what was Mourinho’s final match […]

World number one Novak Djokovic produced a rock-solid performance to dismantle the challenge of German firebrand Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals on Wednesday. The Serb, 10 years older than his opponent, was made to work hard in an absorbing first set but Zverev’s challenge crumbled at the O2 Arena as Djokovic won 6-4 6-1. […]

Team captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Tuesday evening. The Super Eagles by the training stepped into gear for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battle against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg. According to a statement by Ademola Olajire, the Director […]

Italian referees are to boycott amateur football matches in the region of Lazio after one of them was attacked following a match on Sunday. Riccardo Bernardini, 24, had to be treated in hospital after being attacked by at least two supporters following a match between Virtus Olympia and Atletico Terranova, Italian media said on Monday. […]


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