• Wilfred Ndidi Should Consider Arsenal’s Approach Before It’s Too Late

    Wilfred Ndidi Should Consider Arsenal’s Approach Before It’s Too Late
    It’s obvious that Nigeria’s defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is currently the best DM in England based on the number of tackles won by any defensive midfielders since last season. So far this season, the 23-year-old has won more tackles than any other defensive midfielder in the League (According to ESPN), making him one the best […]
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  • Schroder Can’t Guarantee Awoniyi Stay With Mainz

    Schroder Can’t Guarantee Awoniyi Stay With Mainz
    FSV Mainz director of football, Rouven Schroder has stated that Taiwo Awoniyi could end his loan spell with the Bundesliga outfit this month and return back to his parent club, Liverpool, reports Completesports.com. Awoniyi, a former FIFA U-17 World Cup winner has failed to make much impact at the club since his arrival on a […]
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  • Football, more than just a game – lesson from Ghana !

    Football, more than just a game – lesson from Ghana !
    Odegbami
    By Segun Odegbami
    I have always known that football is more than just the game played on the field. It is an incredibly powerful weapon that can be deployed effectively  to drive a cause, tackle a societal problem, impact lives, win an election, halt a war, resolve crisis, make a political statement, and even change the world.
    Once again, it is the ‘changing of the world’ aspect that continues to intrigue and interest me, as I understand the world better. To do any of t
  • Turkish Federation issues license to Onyekuru

    Turkish Federation issues license to Onyekuru
    Turkish Federation Issue License To Monaco Loanee Onyekuru; Sekidika Still In Limbo
    The Turkish Football Federation have issued a license to Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru and this is a seal of approval from the football regulator that he is now a bona fide player of Galatasaray and eligible to represent the Turkish champions in their upcoming matches, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The player’s license number 16956 issued on Friday, January 17 shows that he joined Galatasaray on Janu
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  • Mourinho keen on signing Osimhen

    Mourinho keen on signing Osimhen
    Manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that Tottenham Hotspur are in the market for a striker in the January transfer window.
    Spurs’ England captain Harry Kane could miss the rest of the season and this summer’s European Championship after tearing his left hamstring in a Premier League game against Southampton on New Year’s Day.
    The North London club wants to sign a replacement for Kane and have been linked with possible moves for Lille’s Victor Osimhen, PSG’s Edinson C
  • Man City, Crystal Palace duel, others live on GOtv this weekend

    Man City, Crystal Palace duel, others live on GOtv this weekend
    A series of top-flight games involving elite European teams across various football competitions will be aired live on GOtv during this weekend.
    The games, scheduled to hold from Saturday, 18th – Sunday, 19th January, will be broadcast live on SuperSport Select 2 to GOtv Max and GOtv JOLLI subscribers, and on SuperSport Select 4 and SuperSport Select 5 exclusive to GOtv Max subscribers.
    A fascinating game lies in prospect when Real Madrid host Sevilla at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in La
  • Second stanza of LaLiga Santander begins

    Second stanza of LaLiga  Santander begins
    The second half of the 2019/20 LaLiga Santander kicks off this weekend with hopes of new beginnings and fresh starts at the top and bottom of the table.
    Barcelona reached the half-way point just ahead of Real Madrid on goal difference – but nevertheless the blaugrana outfit have changed coach with Quique Setien replacing Ernesto Valverde on the bench. Setien’s first game in charge sees Granada visiting the Camp Nou – where the Andalusians have lost on their last five visits wit
  • Sports Minister praises Adekuroye for Gold feat in Rome

    Sports Minister praises Adekuroye for Gold feat in Rome
    The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has showered encomium on wrestling sensation Odunayo Adekuroye for winning gold in the final of the 57kg class of the Mattei Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in far away Rome.
    The Minister praised the former world no 1 wrestler for knocking out her opponent Indian Anshu Anshu 10-0 via technical superiority to clinch the gold in that category.
    “I am not surprised really, she is a true representation of the never say die Nigeria
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  • Super Eagles defence-line still worrisome – Uwe

    Super Eagles defence-line still worrisome – Uwe
    Joe Apu
    Ex-Super Eagles star, Andrew Uwe now based in Germany is best remembered for his defensive role. As Flying Eagles captain, he led Nigeria to the FIFA World Youth Championship in Russia back in 1985 finishing in third place and rose to play for the Super Eagles representing Nigeria at the Seoul Olympic Games in 1988.   
    The former Leventis United defender who graduated from Igbobi College in this interview with The Sun Sports on Saturday from his base in Germany looks at the cur
  • Adesanya to defend UFC title March 7

    UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will mount his first official title defense at UFC 248 against MMA veteran Yoel Romero, according to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.
    The event is scheduled to take place on March 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
    Adesanaya leapt to MMA stardom in October with a dominant win over then-champion Robert Whittaker, knocking out the Australian in the second round to unify the middleweight title. Adesanya got his shot at the title thanks to a classic win over Kelvi
  • Ex-Juve striker and 1968 European champion Anastasi dies, aged 71

    Ex-Juve striker and 1968 European champion Anastasi dies, aged 71
    Anastasi
    Former Juventus striker Pietro Anastasi, who scored in Italy’s 1968 European Championship final victory over Yugoslavia, has died at the age of 71, the Turin club announced Friday.
    “Today is a sad day for Juventus, Italian football and for all those who knew him. Pietro Anastasi has left us at the age of 71,” said the Italian champions in a statement.
    READ ALSO: Rashford a major doubt for Liverpool clash ― SolskjaerAnastasi spent eight seasons with Juventus,
  • Odegbami: Football, More Than Just a Game – Lesson From Ghana!

    Odegbami: Football, More Than Just a Game – Lesson From Ghana!
    I have always known that football is more than just the game played on the field. It is an incredibly powerful weapon that can be deployed effectively to drive a cause, tackle a societal problem, impact lives, win an election, halt a war, resolve crisis, make a political statement, and even change the world. Once […]
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  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson breaks silence on father Rocky’s death

    Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson breaks silence on father Rocky’s death
    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson paid tribute to his late father, Rocky Johnson, on Friday with an emotional letter to the WWE Hall of Famer on Instagram.
    The “Jumanji” star, who is of Samoan and Black Nova Scotian heritage, shared a video from one of Rocky’s wrestling matches and credited his father for helping him embrace his diverse background.
    ALSO READ: I am dying to meet Rihanna – Brownie
    “You broke color barriers, became a ring legend and trail blaz
  • Mourinho anticipates Lloris return in early February

    Mourinho anticipates Lloris return in early February
    Tottenham Hotspur’s French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris lies injured after Brighton’s French striker Neal Maupay scores his team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on October 5, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)
    Jose Mourinho offered no specifics when asked when Hugo Lloris could be back in action for Tottenham after the goalkeeper made his return t
  • Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool transformation in Arsene Wenger interview

    Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool transformation in Arsene Wenger interview
    ​Jurgen Klopp has opened up to Arsene Wenger about how he’s revolutionised his Liverpool squad since his arrival, turning them into potential Invincibles this season.
    After finishing eighth in Klopp’s debut campaign at the helm in 2015/16 – albeit it wasn’t his first full season – Liverpool have morphed into Premier League title-challengers and European champions within five years of the German’s arrival.
    And the Reds have continued to go from strength t
  • Premier League Officials To Start Using Pitch-Side VAR Monitors

    Premier League Officials To Start Using Pitch-Side VAR Monitors
    Premier League referees have been told to use pitch-side VAR monitors to review some red card decisions. Referees’ apparent reluctance to use the monitors has been one of the most common complaints about the current use of VAR in the Premier League. Now, after guidance from The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), they will […]
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  • Rashford a major doubt for Liverpool clash ― Solskjaer

    Rashford a major doubt for Liverpool clash ― Solskjaer
    Manchester United’s English striker Marcus Rashford (R) puts the ball past Norwich City’s Dutch goalkeeper Tim Krul (L) to score the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 11, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)
    Marcus Rashford is unlikely to be fit for Manchester United’s clash with Liverpool on Sunday, according to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
    Rashfor
  • Aribo Wins Scottish League December Goal of The Month Award

    Aribo Wins Scottish League December Goal of The Month Award
    Super Eagles and Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has won the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) December Goal Of The Month award, Completesports.com reports. The SPFL made the announcement with a Tweet and published a short video clip of the goal on their verified Twitter handle on Friday. Also Read: Saudi King Cup: Ogu Makes Debut As […]
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  • Alex Ferguson’s fears about Klopp’s Liverpool have turned into reality

    Alex Ferguson’s fears about Klopp’s Liverpool have turned into reality
    Liverpool’s German coach Jurgen Klopp (C) raises the European Champion Clubs’ Cup as he celebrates with players their victory after the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on June 1, 2019. (Photo AFP)
    Sir Alex Ferguson’s fears of Liverpool surpassing Manchester United under Jurgen Klopp just a few months after the German’s appointment have swiftly turned into reality.
    After the Re
  • Wilder hails ‘remarkable story’, targets repeat of Arsenal ‘marker’

    Wilder hails ‘remarkable story’, targets repeat of Arsenal ‘marker’
    Chris Wilder thinks the rise of Sheffield United is one of the stories of the season so far.
    The Blades have been the surprise package in the Premier League after many tipped them for an immediate return to the Championship but the
    club’s first top-flight campaign for 12 years has been a resounding success to date, with the team currently sitting sixth in the table.
    Survival was the aim at the beginning of the campaign and victory at Arsenal on Saturday would move Wilder’s side on t
  • Klopp reveals pep talk that inspired Liverpool’s comeback against Barca

    Klopp reveals pep talk that inspired Liverpool’s comeback against Barca
    Liverpool’s German coach Jurgen Klopp ties his medal after winning the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on June 1, 2019. (Photo / AFP)
    Jurgen Klopp has revealed what he told his Liverpool squad that inspired them to their remarkable comeback against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals.
    The Reds lost the first leg 3-0 to a Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona at the Nou Camp, but produced one
  • Inter Milan Confirm Young Signing From Man United 

    Inter Milan Confirm Young Signing From Man United 
    Inter Milan have announced the signing of Ashley Young from Manchester United on a deal that will last until 30 June 2020 with an option to extend for a further season. Inter made the announcement in a statement on their official website on Friday. Young joins former Manchester United teammates Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez at Inter. He now […]
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  • Solskjaer hits back at Klopp after boring Man United claim

    Solskjaer hits back at Klopp after boring Man United claim
     
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has responded to Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s claims that Manchester United are a team that only defends.
    Klopp’s comments came following Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford earlier in the season. But on the eve of United’s trip to the runaway Premier League leaders this Sunday, Solskjaer insisted he “took it as a compliment”.
    ALSO READ: Africa Cup of Nations change a ‘catastrophe’ for Klopp
    “I don’t
  • Taggart Backs Iheanacho To Maintain Top Form For Leicester City

    Taggart Backs Iheanacho To Maintain Top Form For Leicester City
    Leicester City legend Gerry Taggart has hailed the impact of Kelechi Iheanacho in recent games for the Foxes, reports Completesports.com. Iheanacho has fought way into recognition at the club after failing to earn a regular playing berth at the start of the season. The 23-year-old has scored six goals and registered two assists in nine […]
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  • Klopp confirms injury boost as Liverpool host Man United

    Klopp confirms injury boost as Liverpool host Man United
    Liverpool FC manager, Jurgen Klopp
    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said Joel Matip and Fabinho are “likely to be in the squad” to face Manchester United on Sunday.
    Both players have spent a significant period on the sidelines, but their absence hasn’t affected Liverpool, who are 14-points clear at the top of the Premier League.
    ALSO READ: Man United’s pace out wide can trouble Liverpool again
    The Reds have won all but one game this season the 1-1 draw with United in the
  • Struggling Nasarawa United stun Dakkada FC 3-0 in Uyo

    Struggling Nasarawa United stun Dakkada FC 3-0 in Uyo
    Upsets in the MatchDay 15 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) continued on Thursday with Anas Yusuf lifting lowly placed Nasarawa United at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium against a hitherto high riding Dakkada FC on a day they were most uninspiring.
    Yusuf in the 30th minute executed a corner kick from which Ibrahim Matthew tapped in the opener, before he buried two late goals in the 89th and 94th minutes.
    It was Dakkada FC’s third NPFL loss this season but they
  • NPFL: Outsiders will not fix our league for us ― Alex Goma

    NPFL: Outsiders will not fix our league for us ― Alex Goma
    It’s not every day you run into company executives who show active interest in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) but Alexander Goma is as big as they come and as intense as any diehard fan can be.
    Goma, the head of Grand CereaIs, a subsidiary of United African Company (UAC) was one of the over 20,000 fans that thronged the new Jos Township Stadium to see the MatchDay 14 fixture between his favourite side, Plateau United and the visiting Akwa United.
    The fixture made it to th
  • Saudi King Cup: Ogu Makes Debut As Al Adalah Lose To Musa’s Al Nassr

    Saudi King Cup: Ogu Makes Debut As Al Adalah Lose To Musa’s Al Nassr
    It was not the best of starts for Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu at Al Adalah as they lost 1-0 at home to Ahmed Musa’s Al Nassr, in the quarter-final of the Saudi King Cup on Friday, Completesports.com reports. Al Nassr’s goal was scored by Abderrazak Hamdallah in the 51st minute. Also Read: Iwobi To Make […]
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  • Trending On Complete Sports 17.01.20

    Trending On Complete Sports showcases the trending stories making the rounds this week on Complete Sports, they are the Editors *“Pick of the week”* You can click on the link to read the full story. Enjoy! Klopp Admits AFCON Reschedule Is A Catastrophe For Liverpool Solskjaer : Man United ‘ll Not Suffer 30-Year EPL Title […]
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  • Ricky Rubio Finishes With 25 Points And 13 Assists As Suns Beat Knicks 121-98 On The Road

    Ricky Rubio Finishes With 25 Points And 13 Assists As Suns Beat Knicks 121-98 On The Road
    The Knicks fell behind early in the game. The Knicks went on their first run of the game, a 6-0 push at the 6:29 mark in the 1st quarter, in a 1-minute span setting the score at 21-13. The score was 32-25 after Cheick Diallo missed a layup to close the 1st quarter. Julius Randle […]
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