• La Liga gets June 8 restart date

    La Liga gets June 8 restart date
    Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has given the go-ahead for La Liga to return as soon as June 8.
    There has been no football played in the country’s top division since Eibar’s game against Real Sociedad on March 10, but there is now optimism it can follow the lead of the Bundesliga, with matches set to resume behind closed doors.
    Spain has been on of the worst-hit countries in Europe from coronavirus, but with cases now dropping busi- nesses are gradually re-opening, and foo
  • Rashford congratulates Ighalo on contract extension

    Rashford congratulates Ighalo on contract extension
    English striker Marcus Rashford has congratulations Odion Ighalo following his contract extension with Manchester United.
    Ighalo was signed on loan from Shanghai Shenhua back in January after Rashford sustained an injury that ruled him out of action for three months.
    The six-month loan initially expired on May 31, but United decided to retain the services of the former Super Eagles striker for another six months and he now remains at Old Trafford until January 2021.
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  • Champions League: Man United plot Sterling transfer if City’s ban is upheld

    Champions League: Man United plot Sterling transfer if City’s ban is upheld
    Manchester United are considering an incredible move for Raheem Sterling if rivals City’s Champions League ban is upheld, according to reports.
    Pep Guardiola’s side were given a two-year ban in February for alleged serious breaches of Financial Fair Play rules.
    But the reigning Premier League champions are set to appeal the ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over the course of three days next week.
    ALSO READ: Victor Osimhen voted Lille’s Player of The Year
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  • Victor Osimhen voted Lille’s Player of The Year

    Victor Osimhen voted Lille’s Player of The Year
    Nigeria and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen
    Nigerian superstar, Victor Osimhen has been voted as Lille’s Player of the Year, following an outstanding debut season at the Ligue 1 club, where he has netted 18 goals across all competitions.
    The Great Danes striker, was signed from Belgian Jupiler side Sporting Charleroi after his eye-catching performances for the Belgian side, where he banged in 19 league goals before his departure.
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  • Tonali looking to stay in Serie A, keen on Inter or Juve move says Cellino

    Tonali looking to stay in Serie A, keen on Inter or Juve move says Cellino
    Sandro Tonali is keen on a move to Juventus or Inter according to Brescia owner Massimo Cellino – news that will apparently come as a blow to Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.
    In-demand midfielder Tonali continued to burnish his reputation this season despite Brescia languishing at the bottom of Serie A.
    With relegation looming, the 20-year-old appears certain to move on and he is not short of potential suitors.
    ALSO READ: CR7 not among Ronaldo’s favourite five footballers
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  • Giroud: God Influenced My Stay At Chelsea

    Giroud:  God Influenced My Stay At Chelsea
    Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud believes his stay at the West London club was influenced by God. The French man recently signed a contract extension to extend his stay at the club. The 33-year-old looked to be on his way out of Chelsea in January after failing to earn a regular playing time in the first […]
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  • EPL title: We’re not Champions yet, Klopp tells Liverpool players

    EPL title: We’re not Champions yet, Klopp tells Liverpool players
    Jurgen Klopp has warned his Liverpool squad that the Premier League title is still not won, with Manchester City the only team still mathematically capable of catching them at the top of the table.
    The German’s side are currently 25 points clear and chasing the club’s first league title for 30 years.
    Liverpool needed just two more wins to be officially crowned Premier League champions before football was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic back March.
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  • CR7 not among Ronaldo’s favourite five footballers

    CR7 not among Ronaldo’s  favourite five footballers
    Lionel Messi celebrates his winning goal against Brazil
    Brazil great Ronaldo has rated Lionel Messi as the best player in the world at the moment.
    When asked to name his top five current football players, Ronaldo named Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard and Paris St. Germain duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe apart from Messi.
    However, Juventus superstar and Messi’s arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo was a notable omission from his list.
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  • Rohr wants EPL or Serie A move for Eagles star Osimhen

    Rohr wants EPL or Serie A move for Eagles star Osimhen
    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said he would support Victor Osimhen to move to the Premier League or Serie A this summer.
    The 21-year-old has been one of the most exciting young talents in Europe at the moment. Having netted 18 times in all competitions, the Nigeria international has been Lille’s top scorer this season so far.
    And Rohr believes Premier League or Serie A would be the ideal destination for his goalscorer.
    ALSO READ: Rugby federation shares palliatives to Rugby clu
  • Rugby federation shares palliatives to clubs

    Rugby federation shares palliatives to clubs
    The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation on Friday handed out palliatives to all rugby clubs in Lagos as part of their drive to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the globe.
    The brief event which took place at the National Stadium, Lagos was supervised by the Players Representative on the NRFF board, Adeniran Gbenga, the captain of the senior men’s national team, Azeez Ladipo, Victor Anusa (NRFF Secretary) and secretariat staff of the federation.
    The player’s rep,
  • Rohr: I’ll make Eagles champions of Africa again

    Rohr: I’ll make Eagles champions of Africa again
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    Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr said he made sacrifices in his new contract with Nigeria in order to guide the country to a fourth Africa Cup of Nations triumph.
    Rohr, 66, has extended his stay in Nigeria till 2022 after he agreed to a pay cut in the local currency and reside in the country.
    Officials said the German-born coach will earn $49,000 a month instead of the $55,000 stipulated in his previous contract and he will live in Nigeria for at least 10 months a year.
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  • Tyson Fury talks tough, vows to smash Joshua, Wilder, Whyte

    Tyson Fury talks tough, vows to smash Joshua, Wilder, Whyte
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    Britain’s world heavyweight boxing champion, Tyson Fury sent messages to Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, Dillian Whyte and even Eddie Hearn during his workout Tuesday morning.
    The WBC heavyweight champion was in a teasing mood and decided to ruffle some feathers with his comments.
    Fury began: “I don’t know any more news, but I’m on it [training] four times a day, just in case. “There’s a certain few dossers that I wanna smash up this year.
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  • FIFA call for “common sense” after Sancho yellow card for Floyd tribute

    FIFA call for “common sense” after Sancho yellow card for Floyd tribute
    FIFA have urged competition organisers to use “common sense” when dealing with players who display messages of support to the George Floyd movement.
    Floyd was killed in the United States by a police offer and his death has sparked mass protests.
    Several Bundesliga players helped lend their support to the protests at the weekend with Jadon Sancho lifting his shirt to show a message of “Justice for George Floyd” after scoring a hat-trick.
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  • Partey Refuses New Atletico Madrid Contract Offer Amid Arsenal Interest

    Partey Refuses New Atletico Madrid Contract Offer Amid Arsenal Interest
    Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey is refusing to sign a new contract with the LaLiga giants, claims a journalist. According to Sky Sports pundit Guillem Balague while giving an update on the future of the midfielder on his YouTube channel, Partey is not going to sign a new deal at the Wanda Metropolitano. Partey has been linked with Arsenal and […]
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  • COVID-19: Messi’s enthusiasm contagious for Barcelona squad – Alba

    COVID-19: Messi’s enthusiasm contagious for Barcelona squad – Alba
    This handout pictured made available by FC Barcelona shows Barcelona’s Argentine forward Lionel Messi attending a training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi on May 8, 2020 as Spain prepares to ease its tough lockdown measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease. – The Spanish government announced a deconfinement plan for professional footballers which initially allowed them to train separate from each other, with a maximum of six players on a fi
  • Solskjær reveals Ighalo dream as Premier League prepares return

    Solskjær reveals Ighalo dream as Premier League prepares return
    <p class="">Nigeria’s own Odion Ighalo has recently put pen to paper on a contract extension allowing him to remain at Manchester United until the extended season comes to a close. </p><h1>Lagos born Ighalo made the shock loan move from parent club Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League in the dying minutes of the January transfer window. </h1><p class=""><strong>Ighalo </strong>himself has made it no secret of the love and af
  • Former Man City defender Onuoha says ‘fear and distrust’ US police

    Former Man City defender Onuoha says ‘fear and distrust’ US police
    Former Manchester City defender, Nedum Onuoha, who now plays for Real Salt Lake says he has a “fear and distrust” of police in the United States as protests against racial injustice sweep across the country following the death of George Floyd.
    Onuoha moved to Major League Soccer in 2018 after spells at Manchester City, Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers.
    “I am always very wary of how I behave and how it could be viewed by people who have power,” Onuoha, 33, told the BBC.
  • Klopp has transformed Liverpool into an amazing team – Benayoun

    Klopp has transformed Liverpool into an amazing team – Benayoun
    Jurgen Klopp has turned Liverpool into an “amazing” side who are a joy to watch, according to Yossi Benayoun.
    The Reds are 25 points clear at the Premier League summit and two wins away from a first top-flight title in 30 years.
    ALSO READ: I have unfinished business with Super Eagles – Gernot Rohr
    Klopp has already led the side to Champions League glory and Benayoun, who plied his trade at Anfield between 2007 and 2010, is delighted to see the progress they have made unde
  • England Sim Fantasy: the Starting Elevens for GW20

    England Sim Fantasy: the Starting Elevens for GW20
    Do you want to know who’s guaranteed to play in today’s gameweek? You’re in the right place! You know we’ll need a bit of help and we want to erase any doubts you might’ve had about who you should pick for this gameweek. This is an indispensable information for you to have the best performance you […]
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  • I don’t like watching my children when playing for Black Stars- Abedi Pele

    I don’t like watching my children when playing for Black Stars- Abedi Pele
    <p class="">Abedi Pele Ayew has disclosed that he doesn’t enjoy watching his children while playing for the Black Stars because of the anxiety he goes through.</p><h1>The 'Maestro' as he is affectionately called explained that he can’t bear the pain of watching his children end up at the losing end of matches, so he feels paranoid whenever he watches them play especially in the shirt of the Black Stars.</h1><p class=""><strong>READ MORE
  • Boxing Promoter Confident of Joshua-Fury Fight Taking Place

    Boxing Promoter Confident of Joshua-Fury Fight Taking Place
    Promoter of WBC champion Tyson Fury, Frank Warren, is confident the much anticipated fight against Anthony Joshua can take place insisting their door is open to make it happen. Fury and Joshua hold every major belt between them and Warren is in “ongoing talks” with promoter Eddie Hearn to stage a fight that would crown the […]
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  • Ighalo: Manchester United Squad Ready For Premier League Return

    Ighalo: Manchester United Squad Ready For Premier League Return
    Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo says Manchester United’s squad are inching closer to match fitness ahead of Premier League return. The Premier League was suspended in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus. Club’s were granted permission to resume training two weeks ago under strict social distancing guidelines They are now partaking in contact training […]
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  • Arsenal To Keep Aubameyang Until End Of Contract Next Summer

    Arsenal To Keep Aubameyang Until End Of Contract Next Summer
    Arsenal are ready to keep unsettled striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang until the end of his contract instead of selling him for a knockdown price, The Sun reports. Aubameyang who will turn 31 this month and his current contract, worth around £200,000-a-week, expires at the end of next season and there have been no talks on extending his stay. […]
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  • Former Lille Forward Sow Hails Osimhen

    Former Lille Forward Sow Hails Osimhen
    Former Lille forward Moussa Sow has described Victor Osimhen as an excellent player and hopes he will maintain his scoring form for the club. Osimhen was one of the key performers for Lille in the French Ligue 1 last season. The Nigeria international scored 18 goals and recorded six assists in 31 league appearances for […]
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  • Ighalo aiming to lift Man Utd after loan extension

    Ighalo aiming to lift Man Utd after loan extension
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    Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo hopes to lift Manchester United “higher and higher” after extending his loan deal at the Premier League club from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of January 2021.
    Ighalo, whose initial loan spell from the Chinese Super League side was set to end on May 31, scored four goals in eight games for United before football was suspended due to COVID-19.
    “I am buzzing and ready to go … the last few days have been difficult as there have
  • Nigeria was N0 13: Now N0. 3

    Nigeria was N0 13: Now N0. 3
    Gernot Rohr said he has improved the fortunes of the Super Eagles since he started managing the team almost four years ago.
    Before the Nigeria Football Federation hired the 66-year-old gaffer in August 2016, the Super Eagles had failed to qualify for two consecutive editions of the African Cup of Nations.
    The three-time continental champions, evidently going through one of their lowest ebbs in recent times, had also slipped out of CAF’s list of the ten best teams in Africa.
    But Rohr’
  • Ndidi has ‘telescopic legs’ – Former Genk boss

    Ndidi has ‘telescopic legs’ – Former Genk boss
    Former Genk manager, Peter Maes has praised Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi for his strong qualities and attributes, describing him as having “telescopic legs”.
    The 56-year old tutored the Nigerian as a 19-year old who arrived from Nath Boys Academy in 2015.
    He was able to blend in with the first team, making 83 competitive appearances in one season and a half before departing for Leicester City in January 2017.
    Ndidi raised his ‘A’ game in East Midlands and has
  • Ighalo: I’m really happy with Man U extension

    Ighalo: I’m really happy with Man U extension
    Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo has expressed his satisfaction at clinching an extended stay with the Reds, after confirmation his loan period will run until the end of January 2021.
    The Nigerian striker was an instant hit after arriving from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua at the end of the winter transfer window but that deal was due to expire on the final day of May.
    Much to the 30-year-old’s relief, negotiations over an extension proved successful to enable him to remain in Manchest
  • Oparanozie signs for Dijon

    Oparanozie signs for Dijon
    Desire Oparanozie will be joining French outfit, Dijon in the coming weeks after parting ways with Guingamp, Goal can exclusively report.
    The Nigeria international saw her six-year-long career come to an end with the French side following the cancellation of the 2019-20 season in France due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
    During her sojourn, Oparanozie scored 45 goals in 106 appearances for the Brittany team, including six goals in 12 matches before the suspension, and later premature ending of the
  • Fury’s 3-year-old son wants to fight Joshua

    Fury’s 3-year-old son  wants to fight Joshua
    Tyson Fury’s three-year-old son seemingly has all the confidence of his father as he called out Anthony Joshua yesterday morning.
    The ‘Gypsy King’ has five kids, with Tyson Fury II – known as ‘Tutty’ – the middle child at present.
    All five children have regularly featured in the WBC heavyweight champion’s home workouts, which he’s been running almost every day throughout lockdown.
    On Tuesday morning, ‘Tutty’ joined in and was aske

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