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Arsene Wenger has agreed that Arsenal’s hopes of ending their Champions League exile are in severe danger after Harry Kane condemned them to a damaging one-nil defeat against bitter rivals Tottenham. Kane’s second half header at Wembley on Saturday left Wenger’s sixth placed side languishing six points adrift of the Premier League’s top four. Worryingly […]

Nigerian champions, Plateau United, are hopeful of a good outing as they kick-start their continental cup campaign against Eding Sport of Cameroon in one of this weekend’s Total CAF Champions League preliminary round-first leg fixtures Previously known as Nigeria Standard FC, the Jos-based club in North Central Nigeria, has not won the league title since […]

Enugu Rangers recorded their first win in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL this season following a hard-fought 1-0 victory against South-East rivals Heartland at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Sunday. In Umuahia, champions Plateau United lost for the first this season as they were handed a 1-0 defeat by Abia Warriors. At the […]

Manchester United will charge Sevilla fans eighty-nine pounds to attend the Champions League last-16 tie at Old Trafford on 13 March in response to the Spanish club’s “unfair and excessive” ticket pricing. United say they will use the proceeds to subsidise fans attending the first leg in Spain on 21 February. Sevilla are charging Man […]

Super Eagles dependable defender, Leon Balogun has successfully undergone surgery after suffering a fracture to his left hand on Friday. The Nigerian international star did not suit up for his clubside, FSV Mainz 05 in their one-nil win over Cologne on Saturday afternoon. The German club confirmed the situation on their twitter handle, but said […]

La Liga leaders Barcelona will appeal the yellow cards handed to defender Gerard Pique and striker Luis Suarez during Saturday’s 3-0 win at Leganes, the Spanish club has said.   Pique was booked in the first half for fouling Leganes midfielder Nordin Amrabat and will miss Barcelona’s league game against second-placed Valencia through suspension if […]

France and Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been ruled out of Tuesday’s friendly against Germany with a thigh injury and has returned to the Premier League club for treatment, the French Football Federation (FFF) has said.   The thirty-one-year-old scored his twenty-ninth goal for France during Friday’s two-nil win over Wales but was substituted in […]

Former home based Super Eagle’s player Igado Andrew has pledged to bring his wealth of experience to bear with his new club Kwara United Fc to be among the first three clubs in the NPFL at the end of the 2017/ 2018 season.   He disclosed this in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital while speaking […]

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Champions, Plateau United and Enugu Rangers are among the eight clubs that will storm Lagos for the Annual ‘Tata’ Cup tournament.   According to the organizers, this year’s Tata Cup will hold from November twentieth to twenty-fourth at the Agege Stadium Lagos. Other clubs expected to take part are NPFL […]

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is unlikely to be available for Brazil’s friendly against Japan due to a muscle injury, but could play against England four days later.   Coutinho has missed the Reds’ past three matches due to a thigh problem, but joined his national team for their upcoming friendlies in France and England. However, […]

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