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EPL: Wenger, Cech Blast Referee Mike Dean After Draw At West Brom

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has lashed out at referee Mike Dean, after he awarded West Brom a controversial late penalty for a Calum Chambers. Jay Rodriguez converted from the spot to deny the Gunners victory on New Year’s Eve, after Alexis Sanchez’s deflected free-kick looked set to give them all three points at the Hawthorns. “It wasn’t a penalty. It was not a deliberate handball. ... Read More »

Ferguson Hails Record-Breaker

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Alex Ferguson believes Arsene Wenger’s record for Premier League games managed will never be beaten, Goal reports. Arsenal boss Wenger clocked up 811 Premier League fixtures in the dugout during Sunday’s controversial 1-1 draw with West Brom, surpassing the benchmark previously set by his old foe Ferguson at Manchester United. Wenger is widely seen as the last of a dying breed, having managed the Gunners for more ... Read More »

EPL: Mourinho Reveals Frustration Ahead Of Man United Clash With Southampton

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho admits he has been frustrated with his players’ inability to convert their dominant performances into victories in their last two English Premier League, EPL, matches. He said this ahead of Southampton clash on Saturday. United lost 2-1 to Championship side Bristol City in the League Cup quarter-final before successive 2-2 draw with Leicester City and Burnley in the EPL. The ... Read More »

Victor Moses Named Goal Africa Player Of The Year For 2017

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Nigeria’s Victor Moses has been named Goal Africa Player of the Year for 2017. He won the award ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah. The top football site explained why Moses was picked for the award. According to Goal, “Moses enjoyed a remarkable transformation during the 2016-17 season, winning over the doubters and earning ... Read More »

Laliga: Real Madrid Set Ronaldo’s Transfer Fee As Exit Looms

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Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly asked the club to allow him leave the Santiago Bernabeu next year. The LaLiga champions have set an asking price of no more than €100million. Daily Record reports that Ronaldo’s relationship with Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, has reached a “dangerously low ebb,” with the pair not even on speaking terms at the moment. That has alerted Manchester ... Read More »

Wenger Slams Mourinho

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Arsene Wenger has hinted Jose Mourinho should stop complaining about being unable to match Manchester City’s spending power. Arsenal boss Wenger has insisted he has “learned to cope” with battling richer rivals during his 21-years in charge of the Gunners. A frustrated Mourinho reacted to Manchester United’s 2-2 Old Trafford draw with Burnley by insisting the Red Devils must increase their spending to catch runaway ... Read More »

FIFA Presents Badges To 29 Nigerian Refs

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FIFA has presented badges to 29 Nigerian  referees. According to the Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Referees Association, Kelechi Mejuobi, they  are 22 men  and seven women  referees. He said the men  referees consist of 14 centre  referees and assistant referees, four futsal referees and four beach soccer referees. He said the seven women are all football referees and assistant referees. “From the 2017 approved ... Read More »

Beach Volleyball: Nigeria Players Leave For Cameroon Invitational Tourney

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The Nigeria Volleyball Federation says it will participate in a beach volleyball invitational tournament in Yaounde, Cameroon on Friday. Kehinde Lamide, Chairman of Media and Publicity Committee of the NVF, said this on Thursday in Akure. He said four of Nigeria’s Beach Volleyball players will be representing the country at the invitational beach volleyball tournament. The players comprised two males, Hilary Simon and Ogunshina Obayemi ... Read More »

Mourinho Takes Dig At City’s Extra Day

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Jose Mourinho aimed a Christmas Day dig at Manchester City, claiming the runaway Premier League leaders have been handed an unfair advantage by playing their next match more than a day later than his United team, AFP reports. United welcome Burnley to Old Trafford on Tuesday but City, who have a huge 13-point lead over their city rivals, won’t play again until Wednesday night when they travel ... Read More »

How Real Suffer Without Benzema, Ronaldo Goals

Six goals between Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema in the current LaLiga season is a woefully disappointing return, according to MARCA. Therein lies an explanation for many of Real Madrid problems this season, with a 14 point gap between the reigning champions and the current league leaders, Barcelona, who look destined to lift the trophy. That statistic is particularly worrying in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo, ... Read More »

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