Thomas Partey issues apology to Arsenal fans after his red card against Liverpool in Carabao Cup semi-final

Thomas Partey has issued an apology to Arsenal fans after he was shown a red card in the club’s 2 – 0 defeat to Liverpool in the Carabao Cup semi-final on Thursday night, January 20. The Ghanaian midfielder rushed back to club duty after his country exited the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage … Read more

Naomi Osaka Crashes Out Of Australian Open

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was stunned Friday by unseeded American Amanda Anisimova in the Australian Open third round. READ ALSO; Side chicks in the mud as Queen Naomi reportedly returns to the palace The Japanese superstar won the first set on Margaret Court Arena but failed to close out the match with Anisimova winning 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 … Read more

‘Lewandowski Is Best Bundesliga Striker Of Modern Era’ – Klinsmann

Jurgen Klinsmann rates Robert Lewandowski as the best Bundesliga striker of the modern era with the Bayern Munich star poised to inflict more misery on struggling Hertha Berlin this Sunday. League leaders Bayern start the weekend with a six-point cushion ahead of Sunday’s game at Hertha, against whom Lewandowski has scored 10 goals in his … Read more

Nigeria may fail to qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup

Nigeria is the only team that finished with maximum points in the group stages at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Read that again, this time very slowly. In a tournament where Senegal, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Cameroon and Tunisia are present, the Super Eagles have shone the brightest. The three-time champions saw off Egypt 1-0 in their opening fixture, … Read more

AFCON 2021: Peseiro has not signed contract to take over from Eguavoen – NFF reveals

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has claimed Jose Peseiro has not signed any contract to take over the national team after the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Augustine Eguavoen, who is currently the NFF technical director, was put in charge of the team after Gernot Rohr was fired. The former defender has led the Super Eagles to three straight victories at the AFCON, despite … Read more

Africa Cup of Nations: Five things we learned on Day 12

1, 2, 3 Bye, Bye Algérie. And Gambia upset the form books to beat 10-man Tunisia. Mirror, Mirror There’s a magnificent episode of the Star Trek sci-fi series from the 1960s in which Captain Kirk and three of his Starship Enterprise crew are transported onto their vessel which exists in an alternative universe. Perhaps that’s where the actual Algeria team … Read more

Arsenal competing for a player who demolished Tottenham

Burnley has joined Arsenal in the race for Mislav Orsic as they bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League. The Croatian has been on the radar of the Gunners for a long time now, but the Clarets could beat them to his signature, according to The Sun. He caught the attention of English clubs when he scored a hat-trick … Read more

Barcelona respond after legal warning as Ousmane Dembele releases statement

Ousmane Dembele has released a statement after Barcelona told him that he must leave the Camp Nou, and the club were sent a legal warning as a result of their demand, which they have responded to Barcelona have responded after the club were hit with a legal warning following their decision to tell Ousmane Dembele that he must leave the Camp Nou. … Read more

ESPN shift in Australian Open coverage challenging for fans

Tennis fans used to staying up through the night to watch the Australian Open have had to change their viewing habits and are having trouble finding some of the matches they want to see. ESPN has dramatically reduced the amount of coverage on ESPN2 during the first week of the first Grand Slam event of the year, leaving the … Read more

Jota Double Fires Liverpool Into League Cup Final

Diogo Jota fired Liverpool into the League Cup final against Chelsea as the Portugal forward’s double sealed a 2-0 win at Arsenal in the semi-final second leg on Thursday. Jota put Liverpool on course for Wembley with a first half strike and he clinched their berth with a late second goal in north London. Jurgen … Read more

Defending champions Algeria finish bottom in AFCON group, crash out

Defending champions Algeria finished at the bottom of Group E at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The holders crashed out of the tournament after losing their final group match 3-1 against Ivory Coast on Thursday evening. The Desert Foxes had needed to win to progress to the last 16, but … Read more

AFCON 2022: La Liga Celebrate Nigeria In Pidgin English

La Liga, the top professional football division of the Spanish football league system has congratulated the Super Eagles for topping their group in the African Cup of Nations.  The congratulatory message on Instagram came in pidgin and a photo of Super Eagles players celebrating a goal was attached to it.  La Liga wrote;  We dey congratulate … Read more

Robinho To Begin Nine-Year Rape Sentence

Italy’s highest court has upheld former Brazil forward Robinho’s nine-year sentence for the gang rape of a young woman, the victim’s lawyer said on Wednesday. Judges at the Court of Cassation in Rome confirmed the sentence for the offence which dates back to January 2013, when the 37-year-old was playing for AC Milan. Jacopo Gnocchi said … Read more

12 Tunisia Players Test Positive To COVID-19

Tunisia’s preparations for their final Africa Cup of Nations group match against the Gambia were thrown into disarray after 12 players in the 28-man squad contracted COVID-19, the country’s football federation said Wednesday. Key player Wahbi Khazri is among the players to test positive. “This evening (Wednesday) the players took part in a training session … Read more

No salary for Eguavoen, NFF says

Interim coach Austin Eguavoen will be entitled to only win bonuses as the Super Eagles gaffer at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (#AFCON2021) in Cameroon Eguavoen was appointed on a short term deal after the Nigeria Football Federation sacked Gernot Rohr in December. Rohr was Nigeria’s longest-serving manager after taking charge in August 2016, … Read more

AFCON: Iheanacho is not a typical number 10 – Okocha

Austin Okocha, a Nigeria legend who knows a thing or two about playmaking, has weighed in on Kelechi Iheanacho’s new role at the Africa Cup of Nations. Augustine Eguavoen, Nigeria’s caretaker manager, appears to have delegated playmaking duties to Iheanacho, who is primarily used as a second striker at club level these days. Iheanacho was involved in half of Nigeria’s six … Read more

Africa Cup of Nations: Five things we learned on Day 11

The Nigerians came to Garoua with some serious sounds in the stands as well as some pretty moves on and off the field. It’s worth turning up early The Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua is a charming place. It holds only 25,000 spectators and when the majority of them are Nigerian, it can become a soundscape. A phalanx turned up … Read more

Furious Cristiano Ronaldo’s angry words towards Ralf Rangnick after Man Utd substitution

Cristiano Ronaldo was visibly furious with Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick after the superstar was subbed off during Wednesday’s win at Brentford Cristiano Ronaldo let rip at Ralf Rangnick after the Manchester United superstar was subbed off during their 3-1 win at Brentford on Wednesday. The 36-year-old was hauled off by the Red Devils interim manager in the 71st minute, with Harry Maguire replacing … Read more

Report: Everton set to interview manager who once said he hates Liverpool FC

According to The Telegraph, Everton are set to interview Wayne Rooney for the manager role at Goodison Park. The Derby County boss has been working wonders in the Championship this season. He’s had to work under incredibly strict restrictions and with a mammoth points deduction, but somehow, his Rams side are still in the survival mix. However, if Everton have it their way, … Read more