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As relegation Looms, No Hiding Place For Winless Sheffield United, Wilder Says

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has said there was “no hiding place” for him and his players after they suffered their 15th Premier League defeat of the season at Crystal Palace on Saturday. Jeffrey Schlupp...
First Ever Pan African Catholic Congress Kicks off In Enugu

Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats

Pope Francis has hailed fellow Argentine Diego Maradona as a “poet” on the pitch, but also acknowledged his frailty away from the sport. In a wide-ranging interview with Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport...

Manchester United Close In On Liverpool With Win Over Aston Villa

Manchester United closed in on the pole position in the English Premier League (EPL)  on Friday after a 2-1 home win over Aston Villa. The victory put them level on points and games played with...

2 Championship Games Put Off After COVID-19 Outbreaks

Two Championship matches scheduled for Saturday have been postponed after Bristol City and Luton Town reported COVID-19 outbreaks in their squads on Friday. Bristol City were scheduled to play second-placed Brentford while Luton Town were...

Former Chelsea Striker Hasselbaink Reappointed Burton Manager

Burton Albion have reappointed former Chelsea and Netherlands striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink as their new manager to replace Jake Buxton, who was dismissed following Tuesday’s 4-3 home defeat by Wigan Athletic, the League One...
SPORT FLAKES: AMODU SAVED NORTH FROM BONDAGE

SPORTS FLAKES: SHOOTING STARS FROM THE NORTH

They shone like Northern Stars, came back home to Ibadan and made more marks at Shooting Stars Football Club. Some progressed to the national team, winning laurels. At least one of them topped the...

Barcelona’s Coutinho To Undergo Knee Surgery, Says Club

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho is set to undergo knee surgery after sustaining an injury during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Eibar, the Spanish club said on Wednesday. Coutinho, 28, started the game on the bench and...

FC Barcelona Held By Eibar As Injured Messi Watches On

FC Barcelona suffered, in the absence of the injured Lionel Messi, as they drew 1-1 at home to struggling Eibar in La Liga on Tuesday after Martin Braithwaite missed a penalty for the Catalans. Eibar,...

Substitute Lacazette Gives Arsenal 1-0 Win At Brighton

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette scored 43 seconds after coming on as a second-half substitute to secure a 1-0 win at Brighton & Hove Albion in the English Premier League on Tuesday. The visitors enjoyed plenty...

All Qualifiers For AFCON U 20 “Mauritania 2021” Known

Twelve countries that will play the next Africa Cup of Nations Under-20 football tournament, “Mauritania 2021”, were announced at the weekend. In addition to the host country, Gambia will represent Zone A of the Union...

EPL: Iheanacho Misses Penalty In Leicester, Palace 1-1 Draw

Leicester City have been held to a 1-1 draw away at Crystal Palace in an English Premier League match played on Monday. Kelechi Iheanacho had the chance to put City in front at Selhurst Park...

Ajayi’s Late Goal Earns West Brom Surprise Draw Against Liverpool

A late header by Super Eagles’ defender Semi Ajayi earned struggling West Bromwich Albion a surprise 1-1 Premier League draw at champions and leaders Liverpool on Sunday. Ajayi’s goal cancelled out Sadio Mane’s early opener...

Ronaldo Knocks Out 3 Contenders To Win Player of the Century Award

Cristiano Ronaldo, knocked out three other top contenders, for the Player of the Century crown at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Sunday. The Juventus forward attended the awards to receive the top prize...

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