Confirmed: Pochettino is new PSG coach

January 2, 2021 BBC 0

Former Tottenham and Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has been appointed head coach of Paris St-Germain. The Argentine, 48, who succeeded Thomas Tuchel, has signed a deal until 30 June 2022, with the option of an extra year. Pochettino, who played for PSG between 2001 and 2003, has been out of work since being sacked by Spurs in November 2019. PSG are third Read More

#EndSARS: Inter-Faith group rises against same sex marriage propagation

October 20, 2020 Editor 0

The National Inter- Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP) has expressed displeasure with Pastor E.A Adeboye, Bishop David Oyedepo and other respected clerics over alleged links to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) community in stoking the #EndSARS protests In a statement signed by Director of Publicity, Rev. Steven Onwu, Monday, the clerics alleged that the intention was to overthrow the government and Read More

Van Dijk facing 8 months out with injury

October 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has reportedly suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury and is facing seven or eight months out of action. The Netherland international limped off after a horror challenge from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the first half of Saturday’s Merseyside Derby. Pickford was lucky to escape a red card after scything the Dutchman down in the Read More

‘Solskjaer faces sack from Manchester United if…’

October 18, 2020 TheSun 0

Manchester United have reportedly added Massimiliano Allegri to their shortlist to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Mauricio Pochettino is another name linked to the Old Trafford dugout, should the club make a change. Solskjaer, 47, is under mounting pressure after United’s poor start to the campaign. Losses to Crystal Palace and Tottenham have heightened doubts over the Norwegian’s ability to push his Read More

Premier League matchday: Liverpool confront Everton as Manchester Utd seek redemption

October 17, 2020 Editor 0

Liverpool face Premier League pacesetters Everton this weekend determined to prove their 7-2 drubbing by Aston Villa was just a bizarre blip while misfiring Manchester United could slip into the relegation zone. The Merseyside derby kicks off the Premier League action on Saturday after the international break, with Manchester City’s match against Arsenal also catching the eye. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Read More

Shaqiri adds to Liverpool Covid-19 cases

October 6, 2020 Editorial III 0

Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri has joined Liverpool teammates Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane in contracting coronavirus, the Swiss football federation announced on Tuesday. Shaqiri had joined up with the national set-up at the start of the week hoping to make his first appearance for his country since June 2019, but will now be quarantined. He will miss Wednesday’s friendly with Read More

Breaking: Osimhen out of Super Eagles vs Algeria, Tunisia clash… Onuachu invited as replacement

October 4, 2020 Editor 0

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has been excused from the friendly clash between Nigeria’s Super Eagls and Algeria. In his place, Paul Onuachu who plays for Belgian club Genk has been invited. Confirming via its twitter handle, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a while ago on Sunday wrote, “@victorosimhen9 has been excused from @NGSuperEagles’ games against Algeria and Tunisia. His replacement is Read More

Mbappe plots PSG exit, eyes Liverpool move

October 4, 2020 90mins 0

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé has told club officials that he wants to be sold next summer, with a move to either the Premier League or La Liga in his sights, 90min reports. The 21-year-old, who cost PSG a whopping £165m back in 2018, will have just one year remaining on his contract at the end of the current campaign, Read More

Breaking: Nketiah nets late goal as Arsenal edge West Ham, squeeze another Premier League victory

September 19, 2020 BBC 0

Eddie Nketiah’s late goal ensured Arsenal maintained their 100% Premier League start as they condemned West Ham to a second successive defeat. The Gunners largely controlled the early stages and went ahead with their first effort on goal when Alexandre Lacazette headed in from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s chipped cross. Despite Mikel Arteta’s team largely dominating possession West Ham slowly grew into Read More

Breaking: Chelsea strike deal with ‘new goalkeeper’ ahead Premier League move

September 19, 2020 Goal 0

Chelsea have agreed a fee of around £22m ($29m) with Rennes for goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. According to goal, the 29-year-old has reached a verbal agreement on a five-year contract with the west Londoners and is set to complete the relevant paperwork and undergo a medical upon his arrival in the United Kingdom. The Blues have been locked in talks all month after making their first approach, Read More

Europa League: See the last 4 standing

August 11, 2020 Editor 0

After the quarter-final matches were decided at the ongoing concluding part of 2019/20 Europa League, clubs for the semi-final stage have emerged. While Sevilla face Manchester United, Inter Milan will tackle Sharkter Donetsk in the last four encounter. Fixtures Sevilla v Man Utd Inter v A.Donetsk

Premier League: Chelsea out to maintain top 4 charge

July 14, 2020 Gbenga Isaac 0

Chelsea will welcome Norwich City to Stamford Bridge as they look to return to winning ways. The Blues’ top four charge suffered a setback after losing 3-0 to Sheffield United. Fortunately for them however, fourth placed Leicester missed the opportunity to leapfrog them after losing 4-1 to Bournemouth.  They are now under even more pressure to win their remaining games, Read More

Ighalo eyes FA Cup, sets Man U target

Former Super Eagles and Manchester United of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has set new targets for himself as he extends his loan spell to January 31, 2021.  The 30 year old Nigerian said he wants to help The Red Devils win the English FA Cup and UEFA Europa League as well as finish within the league’s top-four, which would Read More

FIFA wants Premier League, others cancelled

April 28, 2020 Editorial III 0

FIFA’S medical chief is calling for the Premier League season to be cancelled. Michel D’Hooghe compared the deadly coronavirus pandemic to World War Two and insists football should not resume until September — with the start of NEXT season. The Belgian’s demands were described as “sensible” by Brighton striker Glenn Murray. And they are a huge blow for hopes of Read More

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Chelsea staff begged me to stay after I joined Arsenal – Luiz

March 20, 2020 Editorial III 0

David Luiz has revealed staff at Chelsea were begging him to return, just days after his sensational switch to Arsenal last August. The Brazilian centre-back made a surprise £8 million move to the Emirates in the summer transfer window after ending his second spell at Chelsea. Luiz played for the Blues between 2011 and 2014, and 2016 and 2019 and Read More

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Giroud happy at Chelsea but unsure over future

March 9, 2020 Editorial III 0

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud says he is happy at the club but is unsure if his long-term future lies at Stamford Bridge. Giroud, 33, has started the Blues’ past five games and scored twice. His latest goal came in Sunday’s 4-0 rout of Everton, a clinical back-post finish at a corner. The French striker is now enjoying a new lease Read More

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Liverpool announce record turnover & £42m pre-tax profit

February 27, 2020 Editorial III 0

  Liverpool have announced a pre-tax profit of £42 million ($54m) in its latest annual financial accounts. The Reds’ success on the field is being matched off it, with a record turnover of £533m ($688m) also confirmed for the year ending May 2019. That figure was boosted by the club’s second-placed finish in the Premier League last season, as well Read More

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Saka is premier league best young player- Lacazette

February 27, 2020 Editorial III 0

    Alexandre Lacazette has praised teammate Bukayo Saka as the best young player in the Premier League. The Arsenal striker spoke as the teenage wideman outlined the story behind his determination to reach the first team – as his junior teammates fell by the wayside. Saka, 18, has provided nine assists so far this season, the most recent of which enabled Lacazette Read More

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Odion Ighalo transfer to Manchester United

February 11, 2020 Editor 0

Premier League giants Manchester United signed Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo right before the transfer deadline. It was reported that Manchester United and the Nigerian’s parent club Shanghai Shenhua agreed a loan deal of 4 million pounds, with no option to buy. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had been linked with a host of potential signings following the unfortunate injury to Read More