Napoli stadium named after Diego Maradona

December 5, 2020 AFP 0

Napoli’s stadium has been renamed after Diego Maradona in memory of the late Argentine who led the club to two Italian league titles, Naples town hall said Friday. The city authorities and the club’s president had proposed renaming the San Paolo Stadium within hours of Maradona’s death on November 25. “The decree was signed by the entire city council,” the Read More

PSG gunning for UCL revenge at Manchester United

December 1, 2020 Editor 0

Wednesday is a big day in the UEFA Champions League with several groups still having places in the knockout rounds up for grabs going into matchday five. We start with a look at Group E. Both Chelsea and Sevilla have collected 10 points, while Krasnodar and Rennes dwindle in the bottom half of the table with one point apiece. Although Read More

AFCON 2021: Fixing defence key for Nigeria

November 10, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria had a flying start to their campaign in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers and after the coronavirus hiatus, they will be back in action, with a home game against Sierra Leone. The double header against Sierra Leone in Group L holds a big key towards Nigeria’s qualification. With two wins in the two coming matches, they will only Read More

Premier League Round 7: Table set to loosen up

October 31, 2020 Editor 0

A number of top matches are on the cards this weekend, as the Premier League goes into the seventh week of action. We expect that a compact table occasioned by the fast start to the season will start opening up in Round 7. At the end of the Round 7 matches, any side in the top nine can ascend to Read More

Ronaldo, Messi gear up for ‘war’ as PSG face Manchester United in UEFA Champions League action… see full draw

October 1, 2020 BBC 0

Manchester United will face Paris St-Germain, RB Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Liverpool will have to negotiate a group containing Ajax, Atalanta and Danish side Midtjylland. Chelsea will play Europa League winners Sevilla, Krasnodar and debutants Rennes. Manchester City are in Group D with Porto, Olympiakos and Marseille. Meanwhile, Cristiano Read More

Breaking: Ibrahimovic tests positive for Coronavirus

September 24, 2020 Editor 0

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for Covid-19, AC Milan have confirmed. The striker scored twice for the Italian side in his last appearance when the club beat Bologna 2-0. Reports in Italy state that the 38-year-old striker has now returned a positive test, and AC Milan confirmed his test. Milan said that the Swede would miss the Europa League match Read More

Premier League: Without Dele Alli, Son nets 4 as Tottenham sink Saints

September 20, 2020 BBC 0

Son Heung-min scored four goals in a stunning display as Tottenham secured their first Premier League win of the season by coming from behind to thrash Southampton. The South Korea international combined with Harry Kane for all four of his goals as Spurs took control after Danny Ings’ fine finish from a tight angle had given Southampton a first-half lead. Read More

Breaking: From Real Madrid, Bale returns to Premier League, ‘completes’ Tottenham switch

September 16, 2020 Editor 0

Gareth Bale completed his emotional return to Tottenham on Wednesday night in a move that was driven by Jose Mourinho, according to Dailymail.. The Wales international has agreed terms on a year-long deal that Sportsmail understands to be worth more than £13million – part of which will be financed by Real Madrid – and he is relishing the prospect of relaunching his career at the club that propelled Read More

Breaking: Wolves coach strikes fresh 3-year deal

September 13, 2020 Skysports 0

Nuno Espirito Santo has signed a new three-year deal as head coach of Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves finished seventh in the Premier League last season and the Portuguese has been rewarded with a new contract at Molineux until 2023. Nuno’s men begin their new season against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on this week’s Monday Night Football. If Wolves’ epic season, Read More

Breaking: Super Eagles midfielder Ndidi dazzles as Leicester blow West Brom in Premier League return

September 13, 2020 BBC 0

Jamie Vardy scored a second-half penalty double as Leicester condemned West Brom to a disappointing return to the Premier League. After goalkeeper Sam Johnstone twice came to the home side’s rescue with saves to deny Harvey Barnes in the first half, new signing Timothy Castagne broke the deadlock when he nodded home a far-post cross from fellow Belgian Dennis Praet Read More

In European competitions, Lukaku equals Ronaldo’s goal scoring feat

August 21, 2020 Goal 0

Inter striker Romelu Lukaku made a little piece of personal history during the Europa League final against Sevilla as he matched a feat last achieved by Cristiano Ronaldo. The Belgium international, who departed Manchester United for San Siro last summer after a disappointing spell at Old Trafford, has exploded back to life under Antonio Conte and has now scored in six successive major European competition matches, levelling Ronaldo’s achievement Read More

Breaking: Inter wreck Shakhtar Donetsk, set up Sevilla Europa final clash

August 17, 2020 Editor 0

Two goals each from striker Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez, then one from D’Ambrosio ensured that Inter Milan conveniently walloped Shakhtar Donetsk in the semi-final of the Europa League. With the victory, Inter anchored by Antiono Conte will now face Sevilla in the final on Friday.. Inter will be playing in the final of any Europa competition after 10 years. 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

In pursuit of Havertz: Leverkusen table fresh condition for Chelsea

August 10, 2020 Europsort 0

Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller has insisted that there will be no coronavirus discount for Chelsea target Kai Havertz. The man Chelsea have lined up to add to their young, exciting squad remains with Leverkusen in Germany, as Bayer prepare for their Europa League quarter-final with Inter Milan on Monday. The Blues want to make Havertz their next acquisition Read More

Premier League final day: Fans anxious as Chelsea, Manchester Utd, Leicester battle Champions League spot, others fight relegation

July 26, 2020 BBC 0

Champions League qualification and the battle to avoid relegation are the major issues at stake as the Premier League season concludes on Sunday. Coronavirus prompted fears the campaign might not be completed but after 92 games in 40 days the top flight is set for a dramatic finale. Leicester City host Manchester United with both teams and Chelsea competing for the Read More

Breaking: Chelsea thump Manchester United, set up Arsenal FA Cup final

July 19, 2020 BBC 0

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea endured a Wembley nightmare as Chelsea strolled to victory and set up an FA Cup final date with Arsenal. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ditched his usual FA Cup keeper Sergio Romero to keep faith with De Gea – but the experienced Spain international produced two horrendous errors either side of half-time to gift Read More

Breaking: Aubameyang dazzles as Arsenal outclass Manchester City, hit record 21st FA Cup final

July 18, 2020 Editor 0

Arsenal produced error-free performance to defeat Manchester City 2-0 at Wembley in the first semi-final of 2020 FA Emirates Cup in England on Saturday night. Aubameyang scored the two goal in both halves of the crucial encounter. Fresh from beating Liverpool in the Premier League, Mikel Arteta’s side had to defend for large parts of this semi-final but thwarted City Read More

Breaking: Manchester Utd, Wolves face tougher test as UEFA confirms Europa quarter-final fixtures

July 10, 2020 Skysports 0

Manchester United will play Copenhagen or Istanbul Basaksehir in the Europa League quarter-finals if they overcome Austrian side LASK. United are in a strong position to reach the next stage of the competition as they hold a 5-0 first-leg lead over LASK with the second game still to be played. Wolverhampton Wanderers will face Sevilla or Roma if they progress in Read More

Breaking: Saka extends deal with Arsenal

July 1, 2020 Skysports 0

Bukayo Saka has signed a new long-term deal with Arsenal, Skysports report. The 18-year-old joined the club’s academy at the age of seven and has made quite the impression this season. He has assisted 11 goals and is the first teenager to do so for Arsenal since Cesc Fabregas in the 2006/07 season. He has made 34 first-team appearances since his debut in Read More

Breaking: UEFA takes ‘post Covid-19 decision’, reveals when Champions League, Europa ‘ll return

May 6, 2020 TheSun 0

UEFA have reportedly began compiling a calendar to complete the Champions League season with Juventus’ clash against Lyon set to take place on August 8. According to French news outlet RMC Sport, Uefa officials held a video meeting on Wednesday morning with relevant club presidents to reaffirm their desire to conclude the campaign. In that meeting, they declared that all domestic Read More

Breaking: Ajax end season with no Eredivisie title as FA cancels league

April 24, 2020 TheSun 0

Ajax have been denied the Eredivisie title after the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte banned football until September due to the coronavirus crisis. The Amsterdam giants were leading rivals AZ Alkmaar on goal difference before the league was suspended. The Netherlands football association have now announced that their top-flight has been scrapped, with no promotion or relegation this season. That Read More

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Europa: Ighalo makes goal-scoring history as Manchester Utd pound Linz

March 13, 2020 Editor 0

Manchester United took a big step towards the Europa League quarterfinals by thrashing Austrian side LASK Linz 5-0 on Thursday in their last-16, first-leg tie at an empty Linzer Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic. Three other fixtures were also played behind closed doors, including Wolverhampton Wanderers’ 1-1 draw at 10-man Olympiakos. The match in Athens was given the go-ahead Read More