Football

Klopp: Liverpool success helps and hinders with transfers

Jurgen Klopp admitted success helped Champions League titleholders Liverpool attract players, but it also made completing signings harder. While they hold a 19-point lead atop...

Arteta hopes to convince Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta knows some of Europe’s top clubs are interested in signing captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but he hopes to convince the Gabonese...

HIFL semifinals to go ahead today, says organisers

Organizers of the Higher Institution Football League (HIFL) Pace Sports and Entertainment Marketing (PSEM) and the Nigerian University Games (NUGA) has assured that the...

Plateau United hold Lobi Stars, retain top position as Enyimba fall in Lafia

League leaders, Plateau United yesterday in Makurdi ensured they remained on top of the table with a gutsy showing at Lobi Stars in their...

Fernandes can play same role as Scholes, Veron – Solskjaer

Midfielder Bruno Fernandes can help unlock the potential of Manchester United’s attack much like Paul Scholes and Juan Sebastian Veron did during their days...

Joao Felix will fulfil potential if he listens to Simeone & Atletico team-mates – Koke

Atletico Madrid captain Koke said Joao Felix can fulfil his enormous potential if he listens to Diego Simeone and his team-mates after making a...

Ekiti FA boss condoles Remo stars owner on player’s death

Ekiti state football association chairman, Bayo Olanlege has sent a condolence message to Hon. Kunle Soname, the proprietor of Remo Stars football club over...

NPFL 2019/20: Rivers topple Pillars to move into second 

A classy Rivers United performance culminated in a 2-1 victory over Kano Pillars at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt in one of the...

REJOINDER TO THE OFFICIAL PRESS STATEMENT OF THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE OGUN STATE COMMAND ON THE MURDER OF TIYAMIYU KAZEEM (KAKA)

“When impunity reigns supreme in our society anarchy is inevitable” what a dark day not because the sun did not rise, but because...

BURUJ SPORTS ACADEMY TRASH KINGS FC [2-0] IN A TEST MATCH

“A first clean sheet attained by Edet Inyang the King of the match with fabulous penalty save.” The match kicked off at exactly 3.50pm at...

NPFL 2019/20: REAL REASON WHY WE FAIL TO BEAT RANGERS INT’L AND RIVERS UTD – IBRAHIM MUSA

Kano Pillars FC technical adviser, Ibrahim A. Musa has singled out poor finishing in front of goal by his forward players as the main...

Tuchel excuses Neymar’s ‘human’ reaction after PSG red card

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar was exempt from blame for his sending off in a 4-3 win over Bordeaux on Sunday after head coach Thomas...

Former Juve & Man City forward Bojinov sent off before debut

Former Juventus and Manchester City forward Valeri Bojinov was sent off before he could make his debut for Serie B outfit Pescara. Bojinov joined Pescara...

NPFL: Heartland were unlucky against Katsina United, says Eric Dufegha

  Heartland FC striker, Eric Dufegha has played down his side’s goalless draw at the weekend at home to Katsina United, stating that the visitors were very lucky to...

Cavani emotional after reaching PSG milestone: It’s a very special moment

Edinson Cavani reflected on a "special moment" after scoring his 200th goal for Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday's Ligue 1 win over Bordeaux. Cavani - PSG's all-time...

Juve v Inter in doubt with Italian PM considering postponing Week 26 Serie A fixtures due to coronavirus

Italy prime minister Giuseppe Conte revealed all of Serie A's Week 26 fixtures, including the blockbuster showdown between Juventus and Inter, could be postponed...

La Liga: Felix back with a bang as Atletico brush aside Villarreal

Atletico Madrid followed up their surprise win over Liverpool by beating Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday as Joao Felix marked his return from...

Ligue 1: Neymar sent off as PSG beat Bordeaux in seven-goal thriller

Edinson Cavani scored his 200th Paris Saint-Germain goal and Marquinhos netted twice as the Ligue 1 leaders bounced back from their Champions League defeat...

Neymar sent off as shaky PSG beat Bordeaux

PARIS Paris St Germain extended their Ligue 1 lead to 13 points with a 4-3 home victory against Girondins de Bordeaux on Sunday but...

Felix back on target as Atletico beat Villarreal to go third

MADRID Atletico Madrid’s record signing Joao Felix scored for the first time in the league for almost five months as his side beat Villarreal...

Atletico Madrid 3-1 Villarreal: Joao Felix scores on return from injury

Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Villarreal 3-1 and move into third place in LaLiga, with Joao Felix scoring on his return from...

Paris Saint-Germain 4-3 Bordeaux: Neymar sees red as Cavani hits milestone goal

Neymar saw red as Paris Saint-Germain moved 13 points clear at top of Ligue 1 after Edinson Cavani's 200th goal for the club helped...

Guardiola: Real Madrid are the club Manchester City want to emulate

Pep Guardiola labelled Real Madrid the kings of the Champions League as the former Barcelona boss prepares to lead his Manchester City side against...

Serie A: Lazio on Juve’s heels, Roma back winning amid coronavirus lockdown

Lazio kept their bid for a first Serie A title in 20 years on track as they stayed one point behind leaders Juventus with...

La Liga: Sevilla thrash Etebo’s Getafe to boost top four hopes

Sevilla delivered a huge boost to their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League by winning 3-0 away at top-four rivals Getafe on...

Rodrygo to miss ‘Clasico’ for overzealous celebration in reserve game

MADRID Real Madrid’s plan to give Brazilian Rodrygo Goes some extra playing time in the reserves backfired badly after the forward was sent off...

Mkhitaryan shines as Roma end losing run with 4-0 win

ROME AS Roma notched up their first home league win for more than two months when they hammered Lecce 4-0 in Serie A on...

Cavani scores 200th goal for PSG

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani scored his 200th goal for the club in all competitions during their Ligue 1 clash with Bordeaux on Sunday. The...

Chelsea confirm five-year deal for Ziyech

Chelsea have confirmed Hakim Ziyech has agreed a five-year contract and will join from Ajax at the end of the season. Ajax announced last week...

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