Barcelona, Real Madrid clash in El-clasico

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Barcelona have not won any of their last four games against Real Madrid in LaLiga (D1 L3) – should they fail to win this game, it will be their longest winless run in the competition against a specific opponent since May 2008, also against Los Blancos (D2 L3). Real Madrid have won their last three games in all competitions against Read More

UEFA Champions League: Again, Ronaldo rescues Manchester United, Chelsea, Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal, Bayern win

October 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

A late Cristiano Ronaldo winner capped another Manchester United comeback in the Champions League on Wednesday, this time against Atalanta, as holders Chelsea and Bayern Munich cruised to big victories and Barcelona gave their campaign a shot in the arm. The knives were out for United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as his side found themselves 2-0 down at halftime at Read More

How Messi sparked another record-breaking feat on international duty

September 11, 2021 Agency Report 0

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to overtake Pele as the top international goalscorer in South American football history on Thursday as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 victory over Bolivia in their 2022 World Cup qualifier. Messi pounced for his 77th, 78th and 79th international goals to keep Argentina firmly on course for a place at next year’s finals in Qatar Read More

Breaking: Tough UEFA Champions League draw as Manchester City face PSG, Chelsea confront ‘troubled’ Juventus *See full draw

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Liverpool have been thrown into group B of the just concluded UEFA Champions League draw for 2021/22 season, to face Atletico Madrid, Porto and AC Milan. Manchester City are in group A alongside PSG, RB Leipzig. While Lionel Messi has completed PSG, his arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to Etihad to seal possible Manchester City mega deal. Read More

Player of the Year: UEFA axes Ronaldo, Messi as N’Golo Kanté, De Bruyne, Jorginho make final shortlist

August 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

One of Kevin De Bruyne, Jorginho or N’Golo Kanté will be named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2020/21 – the first all-midfield shortlist in the prize’s 11-year history. The winner will be named – along with the UEFA Women’s Player of the Year and UEFA Champions League positional award winners – during the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League draw Read More

Happening now: Paris stands still as PSG officially unveil Lionel Messi to fans

August 11, 2021 Editor 0

Lionel Messi is set to speak publicly as a Paris Saint-Germain player for the first time this morning, as he is officially unveiled by his new club.  In a transfer that has reverberated around world football, six-time Ballon D’Or winner Messi left Barcelona after a trophy-laden 21-year spell, signing a two-year contract with the French giants.  Messi, who will wear the No 30 shirt, which he wore Read More

Breaking: Amidst Liverpool interest, PSG confirm Messi ‘s capture

August 10, 2021 90mins 0

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of Lionel Messi on a free transfer following the expiration of his Barcelona contract.  The move brings Messi’s legendary spell at Barça to an end. Joining the club aged 13, he would go on to make just shy of 800 appearances in all competitions, scoring 672 goals and providing 305 assists. Along the way he helped Read More

Breaking: PSG, Messi agree 2-year deal worth £500, 000 per week

August 10, 2021 Dailymail 0

Paris Saint-Germain have reached agreement with Lionel Messi and his lawyers with the 34-year-old expected in the French capital this afternoon.  Sources at the French club confirmed Messi’s lawyers had been pouring over the contract proposal since Sunday but gave it their approval this morning and Messi will travel to Paris from his home in Barcelona.  A press conference is Read More

‘Heartbroken’ Messi announces ‘next destination club’ after Barcelona exit *Life and times of Argentine at Camp Nou

August 8, 2021 BBC 0

An emotional Lionel Messi said joining Paris St-Germain was “a possibility, but nothing is agreed” as he confirmed his exit from Barcelona. Messi is ending his 21-year association with Barca, who cannot afford to honour the new contract they agreed with him because of La Liga’s salary limit. The record six-time Ballon d’Or winner, 34, is now a free agent. “My family Read More

Breaking: Messi weeps in public days after Barcelona exit

August 8, 2021 Eurosport 0

Lionel Messi broke down in tears as he attempted to explain his dramatic exit from Barcelona at a press conference at the Camp Nou. Barcelona confirmed on Thursday the 34-year-old would not sign a new contract with the Spanish club amid financial concerns “and structural obstacles” which prevented Messi from renewing. “In recent days I’ve been thinking about what I Read More

Breaking: At last, Lionel Messi quits Barcelona

August 5, 2021 Editor 0

Legend Lionel Messi has finally quit his childhood club Barcelona. This was confirmed in a statement by the club on Thursday evening. Read the statement below  Official statement from Barcelona “Despite having reached an agreement between Barcelona and Leo Messi and with the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today, it will not be possible to Read More

Breaking: At last, Jadon Sancho completes Manchester United switch

July 23, 2021 BBC 0

England winger Jadon Sancho says joining Manchester United is “a dream come true” after he completed his £73m move from Borussia Dortmund. Sancho is the second most expensive English player of all time behind his new United team-mate Harry Maguire. He joins United on a five-year deal. “I’ll always be grateful to Dortmund for giving me the opportunity to play Read More

Messi mobbed in US days after leading Argentina to win Copa America

July 17, 2021 Editor 0

Lionel Messi was mobbed by hundreds of fans outside an Italian restaurant in Miami, Florida as the Argentine takes some well-needed rest before heading back to Barcelona. The 34-year-old has endured a summer like no other after he was effectively released by Barcelona at the start of July, before lifting his first eve international trophy title with Argentina in the Read More

Breaking: At last Liverpool, Chelsea book Champions League place

May 23, 2021 Supersport 0

Liverpool secured a place in next season’s Champions League by sweeping aside Crystal Palace 2-0 as 10 000 fans returned to Anfield on Sunday. Sadio Mane struck either side of halftime as the Reds registered an eighth win in their final 10 games of the season to finish third in the Premier League. Jurgen Klopp’s men had to celebrate the Read More

Breaking – European Super League: Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona slam Premier League, other clubs, dare UEFA

May 8, 2021 Sportsmail 0

Juventus, Real Madrid and Barcelona have released a joint statement slamming ‘unacceptable pressures, threats and offences’ to scrap the Super League project, turning on the nine clubs that have signed a deal with UEFA.  Europe’s biggest clubs are at war amid the fallout of the disastrous £3.5bn plot that threatened the football landscape. On Friday, nine of the 12 participating clubs agreed a peace Read More

European Super League: UEFA sanctions Chelsea, Arsenal Liverpool, 6 others

May 8, 2021 BBC 0

Nine of the original European Super League clubs, including the Premier League’s ‘big six’, have been given a financial punishment by Uefa. The nine – Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, plus AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid – have also committed to the European governing body and its competitions. However, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Read More

El Clasico: Real Madrid overcome Barcelona, go top of La Liga

April 11, 2021 BBC 0

Real Madrid moved top of La Liga with victory over Barcelona in an El Clasico played in torrential rain at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium. Karim Benzema broke the deadlock with a sublime near-post flick – his ninth goal in his past seven La Liga games. Real doubled their lead before half-time through Toni Kroos’ deflected free-kick. Oscar Mingueza pulled Read More

Breaking: Oshoala stars as Barcelona batter Manchester City, near Champions League semis

March 24, 2021 Editor 0

Manchester City women will have to venture into unchartered territory if they are to keep their Champions League dream alive. A humbling 3-0 defeat by Barcelona means Gareth Taylor’s side face an uphill battle to make the semi-finals. No team has ever progressed to the next round after losing the first leg of a knockout game by three goals.  Barca have not conceded more than Read More

PDP, NLC suffering from Stockholm syndrome

March 22, 2021 Eze Jude Ogechukwu 0

From the foregoing, it can safely be inferred that Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) might be suffering from Stockholm syndrome. They are inordinately getting used to taking comfort on the sideline and feigning ignorance of our corporate ordeals. The masses who hoped on them to lead a march against some Read More