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: Father, agent in Spain, meet Barcelona, Real Madrid over Haaland big move

April 1, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Erling Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola and his father Alfie have been seen arriving at Real Madrid this afternoon, just hours after the pair visited Barcelona for talks over the star striker.   Haaland is one of the most sought-after players in Europe, having scored 49 goals in as many games since arriving from RB Salzburg last January, with Manchester United, City and Chelsea all interested 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

Sanusi battles Chelsea for Champions League semifinal ticket

March 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Zaidu Sanusi and FC Porto will next month take on Chelsea for a place in the semifinal of the UEFA Champions League. Super Eagles defender is the only Nigeria star left in this season’s Champions League. He has scored a goal in the competition. Porto, who eliminated Juventus in the Round of 16, will host the first leg. The overall 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

Premier League: Manchester United, City in titanic clash

March 6, 2021 Supersport 0

Manchester City have history in their sights as the runaway leaders bid to take a huge step towards the Premier League title in Sunday’s showdown with fading challengers Manchester United.  City are 14 points clear of United with 11 games left and victory in the derby would effectively end their second placed rivals’ faint hopes of catching them. Pep Guardiola’s Read More

Sergio Ramos dumps PSG idea, eye Manchester United move

January 31, 2021 Editor 0

Manchester United could sign Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos at the end of the season, reports say. The Spain international’s time at the Bernabeu appears to be winding down, with the 34-year-old out of contract come the summer. And while Paris Saint-Germain have been linked, he appears to prefer a blockbuster move to the Premier League instead. Manchester United wanted Read More

Breaking: Benitez set to grab new job day after quitting club in China

January 24, 2021 Mirror 0

Rafa Benitez is set to become Celtic’s new manager. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Newcastle boss has quit Chinese Super League club Dalian According to Mirror Football, he is now in the frame to take over from Neil Lennon at Parkhead. It would mean 60-year-old Benitez going head-to-head with his former Kop captain Steven Gerrard for supremacy in Glasgow. Gerrard saw his Rangers team go Read More

Breaking: Benitez dumps Chinese club Dalian pro

January 23, 2021 AFP 0

Rafa Benitez abruptly left as coach of Chinese Super League side Dalian Pro on Saturday, saying it was for family reasons in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The 60-year-old Spaniard, who took Liverpool to Champions League glory in 2005, had been in charge of Dalian since July 2019. “Unfortunately, like so many things in the last year, Covid-19 has Read More

Updated: More hard times for Real Madrid as Zidane tests positive for COVID-19

January 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for coronavirus as his week from hell continues. Los Blancos will be without their under-fire manager for Saturday’s crunch clash against Alaves. The legendary Frenchman, 48, will now enter a period of self-isolation. Real Madrid confirmed the news with a statement on their club website. It read: “Real Madrid CF announces that Read More

Third division club shock Real Madrid in Copa del Rey clash

January 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

European giants Real Madrid were handed a humiliating Copa del Rey last-32 defeat by third division outfit Alcoyano – who were down to 10 men. Zinedine Zidane’s side took the lead through defender Eder Militao but Jose Solbes took the tie to extra time. Alcoyano – who play in Segunda Division B – had Ramon Lopez sent off for a Read More

2020: Lewandowski, Klopp are the best… Messi, Ronaldo go down low

December 18, 2020 Editor 0

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been named the top men’s coach at the Best FIFA awards, with Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski claiming best men’s player. There was more success for Liverpool as four of Klopp’s players were named in the men’s team of the year alongside Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. Manchester City and England defender Lucy Bronze Read More

Breaking: Chelsea get Atletico last 16 Champions League date, it’s Barcelona vs PSG… see full draw

December 14, 2020 Skysports 0

Chelsea will face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16, while Liverpool play last year’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig. Chelsea face a tough tie against Diego Simeone’s side, who are second in La Liga, level on points with Real Sociedad with two games in hand. Manchester City will play German side Borussia Monchengladbach, who are in the Champions League knockout Read More

La Liga: Real Madrid hand Atletico first defeat

December 13, 2020 BBC 0

Defending champions Real Madrid inflicted a first defeat of the season on La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid to move within three points of the summit. Casemiro’s 15th-minute header from Toni Kroos’ corner gave the hosts a deserved lead at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium. Dani Carvajal’s excellent second-half strike from outside the box rebounded off the post and in off Read More

La Liga: More woes for Koeman as Barcelona succumb to another defeat

December 6, 2020 BBC 0

Cadiz beat Barcelona for the first time in La Liga since 1991 as former Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo scored a famous winner. It was a first home win in the top flight against any opposition for promoted Cadiz since 2006 and takes them four points above Barcelona. Alvaro Gimenez put Cadiz in front before an own goal from Pedro Read More

Revealed! Ronaldo ‘dumps’ Manchester Utd, plot Real Madrid comeback

November 22, 2020 TheSun 0

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly keen to rebuild bridges with Real Madrid ahead of a shock return to the Bernabeu. The 35-year-old scored 450 goals in 438 matches for the Spanish giants between 2009 and 2018. Ronaldo left Zinedine Zidane’s side to join Juventus for £99million in July 2018. Marca claim the Portuguese star is already contemplating a move back to Madrid. He has Read More

Wike Cup: Lobi Stars shock Rivers United in opener

November 7, 2020 Editor 0

A 22nd minute goal from Lobi Stars’ Ossy Martins proved to be the difference in the opening match of Governor Wike Pre-season tournament against hosts, Rivers United. Martins capitalised on Rivers United’s defender error to score a superb lob into the top right corner that caught Ospina Egbe napping. Lobi Stars thought they had scored another goal in the 72nd Read More