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Tottenham will treat Liverpool game like Real Madrid – Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham will be treating Liverpool like they were Real Madrid in Sunday clash at Wembley, says Mauricio Pochettino.

Neymar ‘certain’ to get even better as he adjusts to PSG – Unai Emery

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery says Neymar still needs time to adapt to his new team, despite six goals and five assists in Ligue 1 alone since his summer move from Barcelona.

Football is ‘institutionally racist’ – Jamie Lawrence

Former Bradford winger Jamie Lawrence believes football in England is institutionally racist.

Antonio Conte dismisses talk of Chelsea discontent

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on Friday dismissed rumours of discontent over his training methods following successive Premier League defeats for the defending champions.

Harry Kane a bigger threat than Romelu Lukaku – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes “world-class” Harry Kane poses a bigger threat to his side than Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku did last weekend.

No date for Vincent Kompany return – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted Friday he does not know when Vincent Kompany will return, sparking fresh worries about the veteran defender's long-term fitness.

Carlisle striker Shaun Miller first to get retrospective FA ban for diving

Carlisle striker Shaun Miller has become the first player in English football to be retrospectively banned for diving.

Atletico Madrid signs Super Falcons’ Francisca Ordega

Super Falcons striker Francisca Ordega has been signed on by Spanish Football club, Aletico Madrid.

Manchester City have room for improvement – Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City still have plenty of room for improvement, despite being on a run of 10 straight victories in all competitions.

Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be back this year – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho said on Friday that he expects Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be ready to return to action from his career-threatening knee ligament injury before the end of the year.

NFF to conclude talks on World Cup bonus by year end

Nigerian football bosses have promised to conclude talks on World Cup win bonuses by the end of the year, to avoid a repeat of protests that have dogged the team in previous finals.

British police probe crowd trouble at Everton-Lyon game

British police said Friday they are investigating crowd trouble at the previous evening's Europa League match at Goodison Park, during which an Everton fan holding a child appeared to strike a Lyon player.

Leicester players ‘want answers’ over Craig Shakespeare sacking

Leicester City caretaker manager Michael Appleton believes the owners of the former Premier League champions could face questions from players over Craig Shakespeare's sacking.

Paris Saint-German fans banned from Marseille game

Paris Saint-German fans have been banned from Marseille’s stadium and the surrounding areas for Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash between the bitter rivals, local police said on Friday.

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Chelsea’s playing schedule is impossible – Antonio Conte

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says his players are operating at "70% less this season" because of their heavy playing schedule.

Everton owners’ faith in him has not changed – Ronald Koeman

Everton boss Ronald Koeman insists the club's owners' faith in him is unwavering, despite a poor start to the season.

Uganda police hold opposition leader Kizza Besigye over attempted murder

Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.

Web giants vow to remove online extremist content within hours

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online.

Boko Haram kills three Nigerian soldiers in Borno ambush

At least three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram fighters ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources told AFP on Thursday.

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A young protester was shot dead in western Kenya on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election, witnesses told AFP.

Fifty-year-old rapes three-year-old to death in Katsina

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N500 million suit: Lai Mohammed, Olisa Metuh fail to reach settlement

The N500 million libel suit filed by Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, against Olisa Metuh, a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spokesperson, is set to proceed to trial at the Ikeja High Court.

Kogi govt debunks alleged monkey pox vaccination rumour

The Kogi State Government has debunked the rumour making the rounds that some unidentified men are infecting children with Monkey pox virus in the name of vaccination.

North Korea readies missile launch ahead of United States-South Korea drill

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.