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Coutinho transfer talks underway with Liverpool – Fernandez

Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez says the club are in talks to sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho.

Chelsea to sell Diego Costa for £30 million

Premier League champions Chelsea are ready to sell Diego Costa for as low as £30 million.

Sergio Ramos ‘is the defenders’ benchmark’ – Eric Bailly

Eric Bailly admits that Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos is the benchmark when it comes to defending.

Koeman laments Everton’s failure to finish of Hajduk Split

Everton boss Ronald Koeman was unhappy with his side for not effectively sealing the tie after they beat Hajduk Split 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League qualifying play-off at Goodison Park.

NFF appoints Danjuma as Falconets’ head coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Christopher Danjuma as Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, also known as Falconets.

Coutinho still injured but has no attitude issues – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says Philippe Coutinho will miss Liverpool's game against Crystal Palace on Saturday with a back injury and claims the club's medical department have reported no attitude concerns with the wantaway midfielder.

Juve wary as rivals bare Serie A ambitions

Juventus' Serie A season starts on the back of an apology from striker Gonzalo Higuain, and coach Massimiliano Allegri warning of obstacles as they face a potentially tougher title defence.

Zidane leads nominees for FIFA coach prize

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane heads the list of 12 nominees for the FIFA men's coach of the year award announced on Thursday.

Bolt to miss Man Utd charity match due to injury

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will not be able to play in Manchester United Legends' game against Barcelona at Old Trafford on 2 September due to injury.

Paulinho vows to face Barca challenges after dream move

Paulinho has promised to “give everything” for Barcelona after completing his move from Guangzhou Evergrande in China.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez out for a month with knee injury

Barcelona have suffered a blow on the eve of the new La Liga season after Luis Suarez was ruled out for a month with a knee injury.

Want-away Dembele irks Dortmund team-mates

Want-away France winger Ousmane Dembele has been told to behave more professionally by one of his Borussia Dortmund team-mates in the on-going saga surrounding a potential move to Barcelona.

Coutinho sale not close – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has rejected Barcelona’s claims that they are close to signing unsettled Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho.

Omagbemi nominated for Best FIFA Women’s Coach Award

Former Super Falcons Captain Florence Omagbemi has been nominated for the Best FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year Award.

Dangote wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

Africa's richest man says he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal -- and that his first move as owner would be to fire Arsene Wenger.

Monaco’s Mbappe making up mind about future – Fernandez

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe is undecided about his future amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Manchester City, PSG youth academy sporting director Luis Fernandez has told Cadena Ser.

I’m not returning to Chelsea – Diego Costa

Embattled Chelsea striker Diego Costa has said in a statement that he does not want to return to the English champions and would prefer to be sold to his old club Atletico Madrid.

Cameroon have a better team than us – Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says Cameroon are in a better shape than Nigeria ahead of their back to back World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie next month.

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The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
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New Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho vows to develop youngsters

New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho appears to have taken a swipe at the academies of his former clubs, which include Chelsea and Manchester United – whilst praising the youth set-up at Spurs.
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Super Eagles potentials excites Gernot Rohr

Coach of Nigeria’s senior national team Gernot Rohr has stated that the Super Eagles is in the right direction and pleased with the way things are beginning to look for the team and members of the team as national team players settle into their club after a productive international window.
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John Obuh: Akwa United don’t need to press the panic button

“I don’t want to press any panic button yet. I just want to believe that all we want to do now is get back to our winning ways. Once we get our winning ways probably by the next game, I don’t think that we will lose any game for about 5 to 8 games.”

Man jailed for punching his dog while walking in park

Robert Black was given the 23-week sentenced at Reading Magistrates’ Court for causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.