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FA Cup 4th round: Man United get Yeovil, Chelsea could play Newscastle [See full draw]

The FA Cup fourth-round draw has been conducted on Monday, before the final tie of the third round between Brighton and Crystal Palace. There were a total of 13 teams from League One and League Two in the fourth round draw, with…
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Stoke City sack manager Mark Hughes

English Premier League club Stoke City have sacked manager Mark Hughes after they were beaten by League Two side Coventry City in the FA Cup third round, the club announced on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Hughes…
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Liberia: The Rise of George Weah, by Reuben Abati

George Weah’s emergence as Liberia’s President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a number of reasons. Number one is George Weah’s popularity.  The first African footballer…

Eboue speaks as Galatasaray offers ex-Arsenal star job after suicidal thoughts

Galatasaray have offered Emmanuel Eboue a lifeline after the former Arsenal defender revealed he had contemplated suicide. Eboue, who once slept in a palatial home and drove expensive cars, recently disclosed he is bankrupt. He played…

Ex-Arsenal player, Emmanuel Eboue is broke, sleeps on a friend’s floor

Former Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue, cannot afford a washing machine and sleeps on the floor in a friend’s place after suffering a dip in fortunes. The Ivory Coast’s former player pocketed millions of pounds per year while plying…

Barcelona blow away Madrid in El Clasico

Barcelona opened up  a huge 14-point lead over Real Madrid,  the European and world champions after beating them 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal made sure that Madrid will…

Video: Arsenal, Liverpool in Emirates thriller

It was a thriller at the Emirates on Friday night as Liverpool survived an incredible Arsenal fightback and rescued a  3-3 draw,   a match that soccer pundits described as a  strong contender for the Premier League’s game of the season. And…
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Swansea City sack Paul Clement as manager

The 45-year-old has been under pressure, with the Welsh club winning only one game in their last 11 fixtures, leaving them in real danger of relegation. “To change the manager, especially at only the halfway point of the season, is the…

Netanyahu slams Iran for forcing wrestler to avoid Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Iran forcing their wrestler to lose a bout in order to avoid competing against an Israeli perfectly summed up the regime’s hostility to the Jewish state. In November, wrestler Iranian Alireza…

Wenger refuses to give up on Arsenal title hope

Arsene Wenger has refused to give up on the Premier League title despite a goalless draw at West Ham United that left Arsenal 19 points adrift of leaders Manchester City. Arsenal are seventh, below Burnley, having added just two points in…
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England FA apologises to Eniola Aluko after her former coach made racist jibe about Ebola and her family in Nigeria

The English FA has apologised to two England women's team players Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence after an internal investigation revealed that their former coach, Mark Sampson made discriminatory remarks towards them. The FA bosses and Aluko…
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Eni Aluko ‘exposes’ FA chief for asking her to sign statement saying they are NOT racist in return for pay-out

Nigerian born American based female footballer, Eni Aluko sensationally accused Football Association(FA) chief executive, Martin Glenn of ‘blackmail’ on Wednesday afternoon after revealing he asked her to write a statement saying the FA…
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Islami State Threatens To Attack 2018 FIFA World Cup In Russia

The Islamic State terror group has threatened to attack the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The deadly militant group published a propaganda image of a rifle-carrying ISIS fighter and a bomb baring the regime’s infamous black flag in front…

Morocco to replace Kenya as CHAN hosts

The emergency committee of the African Football Confederation (CAF) met Saturday in Lagos and unanimously decided to give Morocco the green light ahead of Equatorial Guinea. A third candidate, Ethiopia, was not considered because it did not…

Latest English Premier League table

English Premier League table after Sunday’s matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Man City       8  7  1  0  29   4  22 Man Utd        8  6  2  0  21   2  20 Tottenham      8…

Wenger fumes over ‘scandalous’ penalty as Arsenal crash

Arsene Wenger claimed Arsenal were the victims of a “scandalous” penalty decision in their shock 2-1 defeat at Watford on Saturday. Wenger’s side were leading through Per Mertesacker’s first half goal when referee Neil Swarbrick ruled…

Sharapova reaches first final since drugs ban

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova crushed Peng Shuai 6-3, 6-1 at the Tianjin Open on Saturday to reach her first final since serving a 15-month doping ban. The 30-year-old Russian, playing on a wildcard in the seventh tournament…
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Woman named to head sports federation in Saudi

A princess has been named to head a Saudi multi-sports federation, in a first for women in the conservative Muslim kingdom where men dominate all sports, an official said Saturday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity,…