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Guardiola Targets First Trophy For Man City Against Arsenal


Pep Guardiola is targeting a first trophy in English football when Manchester City take on Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley sunday. City’s quadruple hopes were ended last Monday when they suffered a shock 1-0 loss at Wigan in the FA Cup, and Guardiola says his players are determined to learn from their mistakes in a bid to win the first silverware of ... Read More »

Liverpool Leapfrog United To Go Second

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch” as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield saturday. Klopp’s men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point ahead of bitter rivals Manchester United, who host fourth-placed Chelsea today, as Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane ... Read More »

I Snubbed Biggest Clubs In The World – Wenger


Arsene Wenger has rubbished reports suggesting he could leave Arsenal this summer, with the manager saying he’s snubbed the “biggest clubs in the world” to stay with the Gunners, Goalreports. Once seen as untouchable, as he tasted Premier League title glory and pieced together a squad of ‘Invincibles’, the Frenchman has seen his position called into question of late. FA Cup glory in 2017 helped to ... Read More »

Real Madrid Blow As Kroos Suffers Knee Injury


+1 Toni Kroos   Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos faces a spell on the sidelines after his club confirmed on Friday that he had picked up a knee injury. “Following tests carried out on Toni Kroos…he has been diagnosed with a sprain to the exterior lateral ligament in the left knee. His recovery will continue to be assessed,” Real said in a statement on their website. While ... Read More »

Eagles Drop In FIFA Rankings

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The Super Eagles dropped one place from 51 to 52 in the February world rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. Nigeria  began 2018 by retaining the position they dropped to in December but the team could not maintain the spot and slid down a spot in February. In the  rankings, the Eagles have 606 points against the 651 points they had in the January rankings. ... Read More »

South Korea To Pay $2.6m For North’s Olympic Presence


Seoul on Wednesday approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said, after the North’s leader praised the South’s hospitality. The 2.86 billion won will cover transport, hotel, food and other cost for 229 cheerleaders, a taekwondo demonstration team, and around 140 art performers, the Unification Ministry said in a statement. The bill for 22 ... Read More »

Argentina Want Messi To Play Less


Argentina’s national football association  president Claudio Tapia has said he has spoken to captain Lionel Messi about playing fewer games for La Liga side Barcelona in order to stay fresh for his country ahead of the 2018 World Cup, Reuters reports. Tapia’s pleas have largely gone unheeded by Barca coach Ernesto Valverde, who has started Messi in 33 of the team’s total 39 games this ... Read More »

UCL: Real Madrid Ready For PSG Clash —Zidane


Zinedine Zidane insists he is not letting the pressure get to him as he prepares his Real Madrid side for Wednesday’s huge Champions League last-16 clash with Paris Saint-Germain at the Santiago Bernabeu, AFP reports. “I’m very happy. We all live for these moments. I don’t feel any particular pressure,” a relaxed Zidane said at a press conference at Real’s Valdebebas training complex on Tuesday. “We have ... 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 »

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