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Champions League, Europa League to Introduce a New Competition

Plans are now underway to create another European club competition asides the Champions League and Europa League from the 2021-2022 season. According to Sky Sports, European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli said this in a meeting in Split, Croatia. Agnelli stated that under the new regime, the Europa League which currently has 48 teams will …

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Pathetic! ‘We can’t and We won’t Play Attacking Football’ – Mourinho Explains (Must See)

The Portuguese said it was due to United’s fragility in defence. Mourinho’s side travel to Burnley on Sunday after two consecutive defeats in the Premier League. The former Chelsea manager’s playing style has been widely criticised by football pundits but the 55-year-old insisted his defence needs to be better in order for United’s attack to …

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“Nigerians Made 2018 World Cup Interesting” – Says FIFA

Roughly 50 days after the conclusion of the World Cup which France won in a very convincing manner, FIFA has declared the football fiesta as a very successful one with Nigeria playing a key role therein. This was made known by the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, on Thursday, in a letter he wrote to the …

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Super Eagles Star, Iwobi Speaks Compares Emery And Wenger

  Nigerian international footballer, Alex Iwobi seems to be enjoying life under new Arsenal manager, Unai Emery at the Emirates Stadium and has spoken on his impact on him and his teammates. While speaking in an exclusive interview with Arsenal.com, Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, who joined Arsenal academy as a 9-year-old, and grew up …

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Super Eagles Forward,Victor Osimhen Joins Belgian Club

   Victor Osimhen has joined Charleroi from Wolfsburg on a season-long loan.The forward joined Die Wolfe in 2016 after impressing at the 2015 Fifa U-17 World Cup, committing to a pre-contract agreement which saw him join officially in January 2017, after he turned 18. The young striker made his debut in May 2017, as a …

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Mesut Ozil quits International Football over Racism and Discrimination

  Mesut Ozil has confirmed that he is retiring from international football with immediate effect following the “treatment he received from the DFB.” The Arsenal attacker claims that the way he has been treated by the German football association makes him “no longer want to wear the German national team shirt.” Ozil announced the decision …

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Breaking! Real Madrid announce Spain Coach, Julen Lopetegui as Manager

Real Madrid has named Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui, 51, as the next manager of the Spanish club following the departure of Zinedine Zidane. The news comes just weeks after Julen committed his future to Spain’s national team by signing a deal until 2020 on May 22 but will be joining the Spanish giants …

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‘I will stay in football for sure, I am addicted and I don’t think it can be cured’ – Says Arsene Wenger

Frenchman, Arsene Wenger took charge of his final game ar Arsenal yesterday bowing out of the club after 22 years and and 1,235 games. In his post-match interview after Arsenal’s win at Huddersfield, Wenger said: “I had an impact on the club as a whole because the club is in a strong position, it has …

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte discusses board and transfer woe after Tottenham horror show

ANTONIO CONTE decided to swerve suggestions that Chelsea’s damaging defeat to Tottenham vindicated his frustrations over the club’s recent transfer policy.The Blues boss insisted he would not tell Chelsea’s board ‘I told you so’ despite the west Londoners having all but surrendered the chance for Champions League qualification with today’s 3-1 home loss to Spurs. …

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Russia 2018: FIFA Deducts Point From Nigeria For Fielding Ineligible Player

  For fielding Shehu Abdullahi in the final game of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been punished by FIFA. The world football governing body fined Nigeria 6,000 Swiss Francs (approximately N2,175,660.00).Nigeria played a 1-1 draw with the Algerians on November 10.According to the world football governing body, …

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So Sad! Police officer kills a young man on a football pitch In Osun State (Must Read)

  In the early hours of sunday,a Police officer allegedly shot dead a young man named Segun Emir at Gbeja football pitch around Oke-Baale in Osun state. According to reports, an argument was said to have ensued between the victim and the police officers while being questioned along-side others which thereafter led to one of them …

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Photo: Cristiano Ronaldo shares picture of his new set of twins(Must See)

  Cristiano Ronaldo has finally shared a heartwarming photograph of his twins born via a surrogate mother. The 32-year-old footballer confirmed on Facebook yesterday that he was leaving the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia to be with his new babies for the first time. He uploaded the picture via Instagram this evening and wrote: “So …

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Wow! Ronaldo Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Footballer In The World(Must Read)

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, continues to top Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes, beating out NBA star LeBron James. Ronaldo, 32, is reckoned to have earned $93 million (€82.5m, £71.7m) between his Real salary ($58m) and off-the-field endorsements ($35m) last year.Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who was No. 2 last year, was third on …

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