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

Liverpool agree to sign Konate

May 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Liverpool have agreed to sign centre-back Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig for £35m on a long-term deal. The French defender, 22, has passed his medical and agreed personal terms, with his move subject to international clearance and a UK work permit. “It’s a really exciting moment for me and my family,” said Konate, whose contract will run from 1 July. 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: Protest rocks Old Trafford as Liverpool down Manchester United, near Champions League spot

May 13, 2021 BBC 0

Jurgen Klopp celebrated his first win at Old Trafford as Liverpool came from behind to beat Manchester United and boost their chances of a Champions League place. In a thrilling game played against the backdrop of noisy protests against the United ownership outside the ground, United struck first through Bruno Fernandes’ deflected opener. But Liverpool, who had seen one of 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

Awoniyi ready to quit Liverpool

April 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Taiwo Awoniyi is open to quit Liverpool after he signed for the Premier League club five years ago and he has been shipped out on loan seven times. Awoniyi, who is currently on loan to Bundesliga club Union Berlin, said he wishes to sign a permanent deal as a loaned player is often not given enough opportunities. “It’s time for Read More

Breaking: Chelsea outclass Porto, near Champions League semis

April 7, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea bounced back from a testing few days to earn a commanding first-leg quarter-final away win over Porto in the Champions League. Mason Mount’s clever turn and finish in the first half helped bring some welcome relief to Blues manager Thomas Tuchel after his side’s heavy defeat to West Brom on Saturday, which was followed by a training ground incident between team-mates Read More

Real Madrid beat Liverpool in Champions League quarterfinal battle, Manchester City edge Borussia Dortmund

April 7, 2021 Supersport 0

Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr came of age to score twice as his side punished a sloppy Liverpool to win 3-1 at home in Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg. The 20-year-old Brazilian fired the 13-times European champions into the lead in the 27th minute at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium after controlling a long diagonal pass from Toni Kroos Read More

Breaking: Xabi Alonso set to strike first major coaching role

March 22, 2021 Mirror 0

Xabi Alonso is the shock choice to replace Marco Rose as manager of Borussia Monchengladbach. The former Liverpool and Real Madrid star is returning to Germany, where he had a stint with Bayern Munich before ending his playing career, to take charge of Gladbach this summer. The German side are losing highly-rated boss Rose to rivals Borussia Dortmund, after BVB activated a release clause Read More

Updated: Liverpool face Real Madrid, Porto vs Chelsea in Champions League last eight

March 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Manchester City have been drawn against Borussia Dortmund, while Chelsea play Porto and defending champions Bayern Munich take on Paris St-Germain, the team they beat in last year’s final. In the semi-finals, the winner of the Real Madrid v Liverpool tie will face Porto or Chelsea and Manchester Read More

Breaking: Real face Liverpool, Bayern Munich vs PSG in Champions League quarter-final clash… see full draw

March 19, 2021 Editor 0

This year’s quarter-final matches have been decided. In the just concluded draw on Friday, Premier League Leaders Manchester City will battle Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. Round of 16 Atletico Madrid conqueror Chelsea will clash with Porto. Also, Bundesliga multiple title champions will squaring up verses Paris Saint Germain (PSG), while Spanish La Liga contenders Real Madrid verses Premier strugglers Liverpool Read More

2021: Top football clubs with largest Fanbases in the world

March 9, 2021 Editor 0

When people think about the most popular, most followed sport in the world, there’s no doubt that football is the first to come to mind. International by nature, professional and amateur leagues can be found in dozens of countries, alongside enthusiastic fans that will follow their favorite players to the end of the globe. In Europe especially, a select few of the most celebrated Read More