Analysis-Soccer-Miranchuk delivers at last to rekindle Russian hopes

Russia revived their hopes of reaching the Euro 2020 knockout stages with an unimpressive 1-0 win…

A 36-year-old soccer player had a heart attack – but she brushed it off as heartburn and resisted going to the ER

Lindsay Huie was coaching five soccer teams and parenting five kids when she had a heart…

Super League: Big Six to Pay £20m Cost of Settlement to Premier League

Reports suggest the supposed big six English clubs that secretly agreed to play in a European Super League…

Chelsea pursuing Erling Haaland interest and looking at whether move is viable

Chelsea are pursuing their interest in trying to sign Erling Haaland this summer, despite acknowledging that…

Mourinho names ‘the best centre-back in the world now’

Jose Mourinho believes Ruben Dias is the best centre-half in the world. Dias capped a sensational…

Lionel Messi to join David Beckham’s Inter Miami side after 2 year deal with Barcelona

Superstar footballer, Lionel Messi has agreed to stay at Barcelona for two more years before joining…

Soccer-Chelsea extend Tuchel’s contract to 2024 after Champions League win

Chelsea have extended Thomas Tuchel’s contract until 2024 after the German manager won the Champions League…

Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Super Eagles highly motivated to play well – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has stated he’ll like his team to beat the Indomitable…

Newcastle One Point from Safety After Thumping Leicester 4-2

Newcastle moved to within one point of Premier League safety with an impressive win over Champions…

Super League Trio Madrid, Barcelona. Juventus Face Sanctions after Nine Clubs Sign UEFA Deal

The three teams that remain involved in the breakaway Super League operation, Real Madrid, Barcelona and…

Barcelona Host Leaders Atletico in Pivotal La Liga Weekend

Barcelona host leaders Atletico Madrid on a pivotal weekend in the La Liga title race as…

Virals: West Ham keen on Stoke City defender Harry Souttar

West Ham are believed to be interested in Stoke City centre-back Harry Souttar.  Irons boss David Moyes has long…

Soccer-Ramos suffers hamstring injury, may have played last game for Real

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos may have played his last game for the club after they…

Man Utd Supporters’ Trust release statement in reply to Joel Glazer letter

Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST) have released a statement in reply to Joel Glazer’s open letter…

Soccer-Tuchel urges Chelsea to stay grounded amid finals hype

Chelsea cannot afford to get carried away by their run to the finals of the Champions…

Anti-Olympics Campaign Gains Traction Online in Japan

An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled has garnered almost 200,000 signatures…

Chelsea Subdue Madrid, Set Up Champions League Final with Man City

Chelsea reached their first Champions League final since 2012 as goals from Timo Werner and Mason…

Iheanacho Stunner Boosts Leicester’s Hope’s of Champions League Qualification

Nigerian international, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a sensational goal and set up another as Leicester came from…

Guardiola Says European Super League is ‘Not Sport’ Because ‘it Doesn’t Matter if You Win or Lose’

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has come down hard on plans for the European Super League by strongly…

Spurs ‘Failed at the Basics of Life’: Mourinho Carpets Players after Europa Loss to Dinamo Zagreb

Jose Mourinho apologised to Tottenham fans and said his players failed “at the basics of life”…

Pogba Winner Eliminates AC Milan from Europa League

Paul Pogba returned from injury to send Manchester United into the Europa League quarter-finals and manager…

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Sign Two-fight Deal to Crown Undisputed Heavyweight Champion

After months of arduous negotiations between competing promoters and rival champions, the contract for a two-fight…

Real Madrid into Champions League Quarterfinals After Beating Atalanta

Real Madrid easily overcame Atalanta 3-1 at home in their Champions League last-16 second leg on…

Osaka Reaches Australian Open Final, Ends Williams’ Bid for Record-equalling 24th Grand Slam

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in a storm…

Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry Front Runner to Become Next Bournemouth Manager

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is the front runner to become Bournemouth’s new boss. The Cherries board…

Man City Beat Everton, Go 10 Points Clear With 17th Straight Win

Manchester City moved 10 points clear at the Premier League summit with a 1-3 win over…

Porto 2 Juventus 1: Ronaldo and Co Fall to First Leg Loss in Portugal

Porto stunned Juventus by punishing a huge error to score after 63 seconds of Wednesday’s Champions…

How things have changed since Barcelona beat PSG 6-1

Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain meet again in this season’s Champions League last 16, and it’s not…

Liverpool target David Alaba confirms negotiations remain ongoing

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has been expected to leave the Bavarian club this summer for some time…

UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Barcelona vs. PSG live stream, TV channel, start time, lineups, odds

The UEFA Champions League knockout stage is here with the Round of 16 starting on Tuesday.…

Fabinho and James Milner to face late fitness tests before RB Leipzig clash

Liverpool will give late fitness tests to Fabinho and James Milner before their Champions League clash…

Mourinho Questions Bale’s Social Media Post Ahead of Spurs-Man City Clash

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says a midweek social media post by Gareth Bale was a “contradiction”…

Leicester 3-1 Liverpool: Champions Fall Apart Again as Alisson Howler Gifts Foxes Victory

Liverpool’s woeful run of form hit a new low as they capitulated late on to hand…

Aston Villa 1-3 West Ham: Jesse Lingard Scores Twice on Dream Debut as Hammers Return to Winning Ways

Jesse Lingard scored two goals on his West Ham debut as the Hammers returned to winning…

Mourinho Hints Tuchel Has No Excuses if He Fails at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho has suggested that Thomas Tuchel will have no excuses if he fails at Chelsea…

Man City Restore Title Gap on Rivals With Comfortable Win Over Burnley

Manchester City have restored a three-point gap at the top of the Premier League as they…

Arsenal Could Appeal David Luiz Red Card as Mikel Arteta ‘Can’t See Any Contact’

Mikel Arteta has said Arsenal will look into appealing David Luiz’s red card against Wolves. Luiz…

Man United 9-0 Southampton: Ruthless Red Devils Make Title Statement Vs Sorry Saints

Manchester United ruthlessly dispatched nine-man Southampton to kickstart their Premier League title hopes with a 9-0…

‘The Most Significant Event in Months’: Australian Open to Allow 30,000 Fans Per Day

Up to 30,000 fans a day will be allowed to attend the Australian Open, Victoria’s minister…

Man City Threaten To Turn Premier League Race Into Procession

This season’s Premier League race has been touted as one of the most open in years…

‘I Am Here To Challenge For Every Trophy’ – Chelsea’s Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel accepts he will be judged on results after becoming the 13th Chelsea manager of…

Japan Denies Cancelling Olympics

Japan dismissed a report claiming officials see cancelling the Tokyo Olympics as inevitable on Friday, as Prime…

Cup clash offers United another chance to strike blow at Liverpool

Manchester United and Liverpool lock horns for the second Sunday in a row this weekend and…

Arteta Focuses On New Signings As Arsenal Shed Fringe Players

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is focusing on potential signings in the January transfer window after trimming…

Pogba Fires Man United to Top of Premier League

Paul Pogba scored a superb winner as Manchester United reclaimed top spot in the Premier League…

Andy Murray Tests Positive for Coronavirus Leaving Australian Open Hopes in Doubt

Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus just weeks ahead of the Australian Open, according to…

Man United to Host Liverpool in FA Cup Fourth Round

Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will meet at Old Trafford in the fourth round…

Ronaldo, Ramsey Score to Keep Juventus in Serie A Title Race

Aaron Ramsey and Cristiano Ronaldo both struck late goals as Juventus saw off 10-man Sassuolo to…

Lowly Crawley Crush Leeds in Stunning FA Cup Upset

Crawley Town delivered one of the FA Cup third round’s most emphatic upsets as the League…

Solskjaer: Manchester United want to keep Van de Beek

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his desire to keep Donny van de Beek at Manchester United…

Leonard warns Clippers after Curry inspires storming Warriors fightback

Kawhi Leonard warned the Los Angeles Clippers “have to change” after they were made to pay…

Rumour Has It: PSG eye Aguero, Arsenal find Brandt alternative

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly eyeing Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero. Aguero, 32, is out of contract…

Brighton in line to pip Premier League rivals to Moisés Caicedo signing

Brighton are hopeful of winning the race to sign Moisés Caicedo after holding talks with the…

Coronavirus Outbreaks Make It ‘Morally Wrong’ to Continue Playing, Says Newcastle Boss Bruce

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says it is “morally wrong” for football to continue amid increasing coronavirus…

Madrid Striker Benzema to Face Trial Over Sex Tape

Karim Benzema will face trial for his alleged involvement in an attempted blackmail case linked to…

La Liga: Messi Nets Brace as Barcelona Go Third

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao to go third in La Liga. Athletic…

Serie A: Sampdoria Defeat Inter Milan, End Conte’s Men Winning Streak

Alexis Sanchez had a penalty saved as Inter Milan’s attempt to keep pace with Serie A…

Enyimba Crash out of CAF Champions League, Drop to Confed Cup

For the third year running, no Nigerian club side will be featuring in the group stage…

Klopp Laments Penalty Chances after Shock Defeat at Southampton

Liverpool’s manager, Jurgen Klopp, has insisted that it was baffling that the Premier League champions were…

Cuadrado tests positive for coronavirus in new Juventus blow

Juventus wide player Juan Cuadrado has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss the clash with…

Lampard’s Chelsea Situation ‘Could Turn Ugly’, Former Striker Sutton Says

Frank Lampard’s situation at Chelsea could “turn ugly” if they do not go on a winning…

Messi To Miss Barcelona’s Last Match Of The Year Against Eibar

Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona’s last match of the calendar year after the Catalan giants announced…

Hellas Verona 1-2 Inter: Skriniar secures seventh straight success

Milan Skriniar bailed out goalkeeper Samir Handanovic and maintained Inter’s winning run in a 2-1 victory…

‘I Am Ready for Tyson Fury’: Anthony Joshua Throws Down the Gauntlet

British-Nigerian unified heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua has set his sights on a title…

Liverpool’s Klopp Wins FIFA Best Men Coach

Liverpool’s coach, Jurgen Klopp, has been crowned as the best male coach in football at the…

Lewandowski Beats Ronaldo, Messi To Win FIFA Best Player Award

Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski, has won the award for The Best FIFA Men’s Player of…

Allardyce Appointed Manager Of Struggling West Brom

Sam Allardyce has been named manager of Premier League strugglers West Brom to replace Slaven Bilic…

Talks to Agree Joshua-Fury Superfight Could ‘Take Just Two Days’

Talks to agree a bout between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury for 2021 could take just…

Neymar Stretchered Off In PSG’s Defeat To Lyon

Paris Saint-Germain surrendered top spot in Ligue 1 after losing 1-0 at home to Lyon on…

Anthony Joshua Squares Off With Pulev Ahead Of Saturday Showdown

Anthony Joshua warned Kubrat Pulev he faces “the real one” in Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout in London…

Messi to Man City: Could Barcelona star still join Premier League in 2021 free transfer?

Lionel Messi shocked the football world when he announced he wanted to leave Barcelona at the…

Pandemic sees Everton report record losses of $185 million

English Premier League club Everton announced record losses of 140 million pounds ($185 million) on Friday…

Soccer-Chelsea’s Havertz says returning from COVID-19 was a challenge

Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz has said that contracting COVID-19 opened his eyes to the debilitating effect…

No Place For Racism In Football Or Life – Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar defended the decision of his team and Istanbul Basaksehir to walk off the pitch…

‘I Have a Warrior Mindset’: Joshua Warns Pulev Ahead of World Heavyweight Clash

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is insisting that he has eradicated past mistakes and now has…

Anthony Joshua Gets All Clear to Fight Kubrat Pulev After Negative Covid-19 Test

Anthony Joshua was able to end his short period in self-isolation on Wednesday morning when his…

Griezmann: Barcelona’s Defeat by Juve Wake-up Call

Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann believes his side’s 3-0 defeat by Juventus in the Champions League could…

Champions League Exit Heaps Pressure on Solskjaer Ahead of City Clash

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces the unenviable task of eliciting a response from his…

Benzema Double Helps Real Madrid into Champions League Last 16

Two headed goals from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid reach the Champions League knockout stages with…

UEFA Investigating Official Accused of Racism in PSG, Basaksehir Clash

UEFA has started a disciplinary investigation after a match official was accused of using a racist…

Ronaldo Scores Two Penalties as Juventus Thrash Sorry Barca

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties to take his Champions League goal tally to 134 as Juventus…

PSG v Istanbul Basaksehir Abandoned Amid Racist Allegations

Paris St-Germain’s game against Istanbul Basaksehir will resume on Wednesday after it was abandoned on Tuesday…

Man United to Play Europa League in 2021 After Crashing Out of Champions League at Leipzig

Manchester United’s season suffered a huge blow as a defeat at German side RB Leipzig knocked…

WAFU U-20: Nigeria, Ghana To Clash For Semi-Final Spot

Nigeria’s U-20 team, the Flying Eagles will seek a place in the semi finals of the…

Wolves Striker Jimenez Leaves Hospital After Surgery

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez has left hospital after suffering a fractured skull in a clash of…

Team Nigeria’s Second Phase Tokyo Olympics Camp Opens

In line with the promise made  by Minister of Youth and Sports Development,  Mr. Sunday Dare, …

Mario Balotelli Joins Italian Serie B Side AC Monza

Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has signed for Serie B side AC Monza…

Pogba ‘Unhappy’ at Man United, Agent Says

Paul Pogba is “unhappy” at Manchester United and “has to change teams” in the next transfer…

Pogba’s agent Raiola claims midfielder’s time at Man Utd is ‘over’

Paul Pogba’s agent has claimed the midfielder’s time at Manchester United is “over” amid speculation he…

WAFU U-20: Cote d’Ivoire Hold Flying Eagles To 1-1 Draw

Cote d’Ivoire U-20 team forced Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in the 2020 WAFU B U-20…

Tottenham 2-0 Arsenal: Kane and Son Send Spurs Top Again With Derby Win

Harry Kane and Heung-min Son, the Premier League’s deadliest current double-act struck again as Tottenham beat…

Napoli Officially Rename Home Ground Diego Armando Maradona Stadium

The Naples city council has unanimously approved a resolution that will change the name of Napoli’s…

Zidane in ‘Serious Danger’ as Real Madrid Crisis Deepens

Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium was the scene of Zinedine Zidane’s last stand as Real Madrid coach before…

Ronaldo Scores 750th Career Goal as Juve Hammer Dynamo 3-0

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal as Juventus eased to 3-0 victory against Dynamo Kyiv…

European Clubs Don’t Trust African Keepers, Former Super Eagles Goalie Says

Nigeria’s Dele Aiyenugba, who won two African Champions League titles with Enyimba, said Wednesday that European…

Sevilla’s Lopetegui Not Resting Any Player in Top-of-table Clash with Chelsea

Sevilla Coach Julen Lopetegui does not plan to rest any players for Wednesday’s Champions League game…

Champions League: Man United to Unleash Cavani Against Old Club PSG

Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hinted Tuesday that Edinson Cavani is ready to face his…

Anthony Joshua to Defend Heavyweight Titles against Kubrat Pulev in Front of 1,000 Fans

Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev in front of 1,000 fans…

Basketball to Experience Revolution in Nigeria Soon, Says Sports Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has described the recent impressive performance…

Ex-Morocco International Mohamed Abarhoun Dies of Stomach Cancer

Former Morocco international Mohamed Abarhoun, who was diagnosed in February while playing in Turkey for Caykur Rizespor has died…

Aston Villa, Newcastle First EPL Clash to Be Postponed Due to Covid-19

Newcastle United’s game at Premier League rivals Aston Villa on Friday has been postponed following a…

Real Madrid’s Champions League Hopes Hangs In Balance After Shakhtar Defeat

Real Madrid suffered a second defeat at the hands of Shakhtar Donetsk in this season’s Champions…

Delayed Tokyo Olympics to Cost Extra $2.5bn

The one-year postponement of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games due to the coronavirus pandemic could cost an…

Zidane Laments Madrid’s Poor Form after Home Loss

Real Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane has confessed that he has no idea why his side are…

Tottenham Return to Top of Premier League After Stalemate With London Rivals Chelsea

A cagey 0-0 draw was enough to lift Tottenham back to the top of the table,…

Senegal World Cup Hero Papa Bouba Diop Dies at 42

Former Senegalese World Cup hero Papa Bouba Diop and Fulham midfielder, has died at the aged…

‘Tired’ Ronaldo rested for Juventus’ trip to Benevento

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo was being rested for Saturday’s trip to Benevento. Ronaldo,…

Arsenal’s Dani Ceballos provides transfer advice on Wolves star Adama Traore

Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has given Wolves ace Adama Traore some transfer advice. It comes as…

Grand Slam box ticked, Thiem targets Tokyo podium

Having fulfilled his dream of joining the Grand Slam winners club by taking the U.S. Open…

Man Utd talisman Fernandes has Ronaldo-like presence – Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Bruno Fernandes has a similar presence to Cristiano Ronaldo as the midfielder…

Anger Over Photos of Maradona in Open Coffin

Three workers hired to help with the funeral and burial of Diego Maradona have been condemned…

Chelsea boss Lampard never expected to avoid Mourinho mind games

Frank Lampard never expected to avoid the mind games of his former manager Jose Mourinho as…

Diego Maradona Laid to Rest in Private Ceremony in Buenos Aires

Diego Maradona was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people.…

Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ Still Annoys Peter Shilton

Diego Maradona who died aged 60 on Wednesday possessed “greatness but not sportsmanship” said former England…

Chelsea Poised to Extend Thiago Silva’s Stay at Stamford Bridge

Thiago Silva’s impressive start at Chelsea looks set to convince the club to take up the…

Ahmed Musa Plays Down Sheffield Wednesday Links, Wants Top Flight Football

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has played down reports linking him with a move to English…

Nigeria’s Sports Festival Set to Start January 3 in Benin City

Barring any last minute change, the 20th National Sports Festival has been rescheduled to begin on…

Zamalek-Al Ahly Final to Be Played Behind Closed Doors

Friday’s CAF Champions League final between Zamalek and Al Ahly will be played behind closed doors,…

Pepe Redeems Himself as Arsenal Cruise into Europa Knockout Stage

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe put himself back in manager Mikel Arteta’s good books with the opening…

Argentina Declares Three Days of Mourning For Maradona, Schools to Close in Naples

Argentina’s president Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of mourning following the death of football legend Diego Maradona. Fernandez…