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Zidane speaks on Ronaldo, PSG


Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said that his star forward Cristiano Ronaldo is extra motivated as Real Madrid prepare for La Liga game against Real Sociedad and a Champions league round of 16 first leg against PSG. Five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Ronaldo has fallen below his usually prolific goalscoring standards this season. The Portuguese’s performance has affected Real Madrid who are putting up a ... Read More »

Mahrez reveals why he went on strike


Leicester City winger, Riyad Mahrez, has said that speculations about his recent absence from training with the club, were “completely untrue”. Mahrez returned to training on Friday, for the first time since the January transfer window closed. Manchester City had a bid for Mahrez turned down on deadline day and it was suggested that the Algerian went on strike in protest, having submitted a transfer ... Read More »

Sport Totteham v Arsenal: Keown advises Wenger on team selection


Arsene Wenger has been told to drop midfielder, Granit Xhaka in their weekend match against Tottenham. A former Arsenal player, Martin Keown urged Wenger to drop Granit Xhaka and start Jack Wilshere in Saturday’s much-anticipated north London derby. Xhaka played the entire 90 minutes when Arsenal thrashed Everton 5-0 last weekend but Keown said the Swiss should be dropped on Saturday to compensate for Wilshere. ... Read More »

Manchester United reveal why they made Alexis Sanchez highest-paid player in EPL


Manchester United’s Executive Vice-Chairman, Ed Woodward, has said that the club was able to finance a big deal for Alexis Sanchez, because of their “solid business model”. Woodward stated this during a conference call with investors on Thursday, following the release of United’s second-quarter reports for 2017/2018. “Our solid business model allowed us to invest in the future of the Club with the extension of ... Read More »

NPFL: LMC adjusts four fixtures


The League Management Company (LMC) has adjusted some fixtures in the current Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. This is because of some clubs are involved in continental competitions this weekend. In a memo, LMC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Salihu Abubakar, disclosed that the matches originally scheduled for Sunday, February 18, have been moved to new dates. Specifically, the Match Day 8 fixture between Wikki ... Read More »

My Heart Is In Madrid – Courtois


Thibaut Courtois has fuelled Real Madrid transfer speculation by saying his “heart is in Madrid”, even though he is in talks with Chelsea over a new deal. The 25-year-old, who is under contract with Chelsea with 2019, has reportedly emerged as a target for reigning La Liga and European champions Real. In an interview with Belgian publication Sport/Foot Magazine, Courtois confirmed talks are ongoing with ... Read More »

Eagles World Cup Kits Unveiled


The Super Eagles’ new kits for the Russia 2018 World Cup were unveiled by Sports manufacturers Nike in London on Wednesday. According to Goal, the jerseys feature the home kits that pay tribute to the 1994 squad which they wore during the USA ’94 World Cup qualifiers.Alex Iwobi and Sophia Omidiji were among the models at the unveiling. The Eagles will wear the jerseys for ... Read More »

Eagles Keepers Need More Playing Time –Rufai


Former Nigeria goalkeeper Peter Rufai says the current Super Eagles keepers need more playing time to gain experience. Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho and Dele Ajiboye have represented the country at different tournaments since first choice keeper Carl Ikeme was diagnosed with acute Leukaemia last year.In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday, Rufai said unlike other players, the keepers needed ... Read More »

World Cup: D’Tigress Draw Argentina, Australia


African champions D’Tigress have been drawn alongside Argentina, Turkey and 2006 champions Australia in Group B of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup scheduled for Tenerife, Spain, from September 22 to 30. At a ceremony on Tuesday at the Teatro Leal, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Korea, Greece, Canada and France were drawn in Group A while hosts Spain, Japan, Puerto Rico and Belgium occupy ... Read More »

Robben Nets Twice As Bayern Power Into Cup Semis


Arjen Robben scored twice as Bayern Munich breezed into the last four of the German Cup with a 6-0 quarter-final romp at third-division Paderborn on Tuesday. Kingsley Coman, Robert Lewandowski, Joshua Kimmich and Corentin Tolisso all hit the target for Bayern before Robben added two late goals as the Bavarian giants continued their quest for a record 19th German Cup title. “We only need one ... Read More »

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