Premier League: Liverpool to test Arsenal revival as pressure mounts on Manchester United, Leicester lay siege for Chelsea

November 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Liverpool will pose a stern test of Arsenal’s revival when the Premier League title chasers host Mikel Arteta’s resurgent side on Saturday. The international break offered a welcome respite for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but Manchester United’s beleaguered manager is in the firing line again as his troubled team head to Watford. Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is back in the Premier Read More

Breaking: Salah hits hatrick as Liverpool humiliate Manchester United in Premier League clash

October 24, 2021 BBC 0

Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick and Paul Pogba was sent off as Liverpool embarrassed Manchester United at Old Trafford. Four of the Reds’ five goals were scored in a clinical first-half display as a mixture of poor defending and fine finishing humbled Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s insipid side. Naby Keita rolled in the first from Salah’s through-ball to put Liverpool ahead Read More

At last, Mo Salah reveals club he prefers to end career

October 23, 2021 Agency Report 0

Mohamed Salah has said that he would love to remain at Liverpool for the rest of his career, but added that his future remains out of his hands. The Egypt international, arguably in the form of his career for Jurgen Klopp, will see his current contract at Anfield expire in June 2023, and is yet to pen an extension. But Read More

Premier League: Man Utd confront Liverpool, Chelsea battle injuries

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Manchester United, revived by their European escape act, face a stern test against bitter rivals Liverpool in a crucial clash in the Premier League title race this weekend. Rocked by injuries to Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner, Chelsea need their understudies to rise to the challenge when the leaders host Norwich. After Steve Bruce’s exit this week, Newcastle head to Read More

Breaking: Liverpool, Manchester City share spoils in Premier League thriller

October 3, 2021 BBC 0

Kevin de Bruyne’s deflected late equaliser gave Manchester City a fully deserved point after a moment of genius by Mohamed Salah looked to have earned Liverpool victory in an Anfield thriller. Reigning champions City and Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool were each hoping to take over from Chelsea at the top of the table, but this result means Thomas Tuchel’s side stay Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires blank as Manchester City end Chelsea’s unbeaten run at Premier League

September 25, 2021 BBC 0

Manchester City produced an impressive display to end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the season with a deserved victory at Stamford Bridge. In the meeting between two sides fully expected to fight it out for this season’s Premier League title, the reigning champions dominated against a strangely passive and conservative Chelsea. Gabriel Jesus settled a tight affair when his 53rd-minute effort Read More

Relief as Odegaard fires Arsenal to victory, Manchester City drop Premier League points, Nigeria’s Emmanuel Dennis lifts Watford

September 18, 2021 Supersport 0

Martin Odegaard scored his first goal since his permanent switch to Arsenal on Saturday to further ease the pressure on Mikel Arteta as Sadio Mane helped fire Liverpool to the top of the Premier League. Defending champions Manchester City dropped two points at home to Southampton after a 0-0 stalemate while struggling Wolves lost their fourth match in five against Read More

Premier League: Sadio Mane nets 100th goal for Reds as Liverpool crush Crystal Palace, go top

September 18, 2021 Supersport 0

Sadio Mane scored his 100th Liverpool goal as the Senegal star inspired a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace that sent his side top of the Premier League on Saturday. Mane’s milestone strike came in his 224th appearance for the Reds, breaking Palace’s rearguard action late in the first half at Anfield. Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Guinea midfielder Naby Keita Read More

Premier League: Man Utd face West ham as Chelsea confront Tottenham

September 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

All eyes are once again on Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United aim make amends for a shock Champions League defeat to Young Boys when the Premier League leaders head to West Ham on Sunday. Second-placed Chelsea are behind United only on goals scored and will look to extend their unbeaten start in a London derby at Tottenham. Liverpool and Manchester Read More

Breaking: Ronaldo nets brace on Premier League return as Manchester United maul Newcastle, Arsenal win at last

September 11, 2021 BBC 0

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to Manchester United as the hosts eventually cruised to victory against Newcastle to send Old Trafford into raptures. Cheered from the moment he left the team coach on its arrival at the ground, throughout the warm-up and then once the game had started, Ronaldo repaid the backing in the best possible manner. Twelve 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

Premier League: Chelsea’s Pulisic out of Arsenal clash, Kante, Ziyech

August 21, 2021 ESPN 0

Chelsea and United States men’s national team midfielder Christian Pulisic will miss his side’s Premier League clash against Arsenal on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19. Manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed on Friday that the 22-year-old has not trained with the side since Wednesday following his positive test and will isolate for at least 10 days under government guidelines. “Christian is unfortunately pretty easy to explain,” Tuchel told Read More

Breaking: Fernando hits hat-trick as Manchester United sweep Leeds away, kick off new Premier League campaign on high

August 14, 2021 BBC 0

Bruno Fernandes scored an opening-day hat-trick as Manchester United swept Leeds aside with a devastating second-half display. The Portugal midfielder opened the scoring on the half-hour mark at a packed Old Trafford, but Luke Ayling’s thunderous strike drew Leeds level early in the second half. Mason Greenwood restored the hosts’ lead with a crisp finish less than two minutes later, Read More

Premier League: Liverpool ready to fight as new season kicks off

August 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

Liverpool will fight “for everything” this season but manager Jurgen Klopp expects it to be a really tough battle between several clubs as his side bids to regain the Premier League title that Manchester City reclaimed last term. While new signings, unlike their main rivals, have been kept to a minimum – France Under-21 defender Ibrahima Konate was announced back 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

Chukwumerije always stand for us, deploys personal resources for Taekwondo development – Athletes, others

July 15, 2021 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The name Chukwumerije still rings bell in Nigeria’s sporting fraternity after years of dedication and purposeful impact, especially in Taekwondo by an entire family spearheaded by late father Senator Uche Chukwumerije. Of all his children, Chika Chukwumerije, an Olympian who made the country pround when he won ‘golden’ bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing has continued to sustain Read More

Virgil van Dijk, Gomez in Liverpool pre-season camp

July 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez have both been named in Liverpool’s squad for their pre-season training camp in Austria. The centre-backs have both been out for extended periods of time with major knee injuries. Van Dijk, 30, suffered his in the 2-2 draw with Everton on 17 October, whilst 24-year-old Gomez was injured on England duty in November. New Read More

Amina Mohammed reappointed UN Deputy Secretary-General

June 19, 2021 Agency Report 0

Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed has been re-appointed as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. António Guterres on Friday asked Mohammed to serve as Deputy Secretary-General for a second term, shortly after the UN General Assembly re-appointed him for a second term. Guterres’ second term starts on January 1, 2022, and will run for a period of five years. He succeeded Ban Read More

Titanic clash looms as Chelsea confront Manchester City in #UCLfinal

May 29, 2021 Dailymail 0

The wait is almost over as Manchester City and Chelsea get ready to battle it out for Europe’s most prestigious prize. City overcame Paris Saint-Germain to book their place in their first ever Champions League final while Chelsea saw off Real Madrid in the search for their second crown in Europe’s elite competition. A fascinating contest between the two English giants awaits us, and with plenty of talent Read More