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Premier League’s early start has taken toll on players – Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/Files England coach Gareth Southgate said the Premier League’s early start was a factor in some of his players lacking sharpness or suffering from injury, and questioned why the

Russian football players arrested over violent attacks

Alexander Kokorin and Pavel MamayevPHOTO: BBC A Moscow court has ordered the arrest of Russian football internationals Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev late on Thursday after they were charged over violent attacks in central Moscow. Zenit St Petersburg forward Kokorin

Bendel Insurance players urged to step up performance

Mr Philip Shaibu, Edo Deputy Governor. The Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has called on players of Bendel Insurance Football Club to step up performance in their three remaining league games to finish top of the Nigeria National League (NNL).

Spanish Players Association rejects U.S. game

Atletico Madrid’s players celebrate after the match La Liga’s plan to host a game in the U.S. suffered another blow on Monday when the Spanish Football Players’ Association (AFE) announced they were against the idea. The league’s ambition to stage

Super Eagles Need More Solid, Experienced Players – Fashanu

Former Professional Footballer, John Fashanu says the Super Eagles need more experienced and older players to represent Nigeria in major competitions. Fashanu said this on Monday when he appeared as a guest on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. He

Transfer news: Messi points out 3 players for Barcelona to sell

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has reportedly told his club to sell three players following their club-record £142 million signing of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, Diario Gol reports. Coutinho was paraded as a Barca player on Monday lunchtime, bringing an end

Ronaldo miss out as Neymar, Messi, Kane top list of most valuable players in Europe [See full list]

Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, and Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi top list of Europe’s most valuable footballers. Meanwhile, no Real Madrid player is in the top 20 list compiled. The survey was conducted on Monday by the CIES Football Observatory. CIES

2 killed, others injured as police opens fire on players, fans in Ebonyi football match

A football team match that took place in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State yesterday turned bloody as police officer allegedly shot 2 dead while other fans sustained bullet wounds following a squabble that ensued between them and some

Transfer news: Real Madrid line up three star players to replace Ronaldo, Benzima, others

Spanish giants, Real Madrid have reportedly named three star players that will replace the club attack line, Karim Benzima, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo (BBC). The Los Blancos have line up Paris-Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, Chelsea star, Eden Hazard and Tottenham

EPL: Guardiola warns Man City players are going to be “killed”

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has expressed his concern that the Premier League’s hectic schedule could “kill players”. Guardiola was speaking after his side beat Watford 3-1 on Tuesday. However, it was a bittersweet victory, as Kyle Walker became the

LaLiga: Cristiano Ronaldo hands Real Madrid list of players to buy

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has handed his transfer demands to the club’s chiefs to bolster the LaLiga champions in the January window. Ronaldo requested for two goalkeepers in the list, according to Diario Gol, via Daily Mail. The Portugal

2018 World Cup: Benjani reveals three key Super Eagles players

Former Zimbabwe striker, Benjani Nwaruwari, has said the trio of John Mikel Obi, Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses, need to play a key role if Nigeria will go far in the 2018 World Cup. Captain Mikel scored crucial goals against

NBBF invites 20 players for Commonwealth Games preparation

Twenty players have been invited by the Nigeria Basketball Federation for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In a memo signed by the Secretary General of the NBBF, Chimezie Asiegbu and sent to the respective

EPL: Real Madrid ready to snatch Chelsea’s three players

Spanish giants, Real Madrid are ready to do deal with England champion, Chelsea over three of the club’s players. According to Don Balon, the Los Blancos want to sign Thibaut Courtois, Cesar Azpilicueta and Eden Hazard from the Blues, according