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Everton, Sunderland to raise money for Lowery Foundation

Everton and Sunderland, the two football clubs most associated with the late Bradley Lowery who became one of the iconic faces of last season’s Premier League campaign, are to raise money for the foundation named after him on Wednesday.

Oxlade-Chamberlain needs time to adapt at Liverpool – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will need time to get to grips with Liverpool's style of play.

Gentner ‘on way to recover’ after horror injury

Stuttgart's badly injured captain Christian Gentner is "on his way to recovery" after a horror collision saw him swallow his tongue and left him with multiple facial fractures, his club said.

WCQ: NFF retains Uyo for Eagles, Chipolopolo clash

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has retained Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo for the Super Eagles against Chipolopolo of Zambia World Cup qualifier billed for October 7.

Adrien Silva returns to Portugal as Leicester formalise appeal

Adrien Silva has returned to Portugal as Leicester continue to wait on his availability.

Chipolopolo can beat Eagles like we beat Algeria – Malitoli

Former Zambian international Mordon Malitoli is confident the current Chipolopolo team have what it takes to beat the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Uyo on matchday five of the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia qualifier in October 7.

Resurgent Schalke pose threat to Ancelotti’s Bayern

Following their best start to a Bundesliga season in six years, resurgent Schalke are relishing hosting Bayern Munich, whose coach Carlo Ancelotti has faced criticism from one of his former mentors, on Tuesday.

Goal-hungry Man City can still improve – Pep

Pep Guardiola says his free-scoring Manchester City side can still improve — in a chilling message to Premier League rivals — but is refusing to get carried away by their electrifying early-season form.

Anderlecht sack coach Weiler

Rene Weiler was on Monday sacked as manager of Belgian champions Anderlecht, who are trailing in ninth place in the league after seven games.

Wolfsburg fire head coach Andries Jonker

Andries Jonker became the first Bundesliga head coach to be sacked this season when Wolfsburg relieved him of his duties on Monday after taking four points from as many games.

Chelsea should play Costa over Morata – Wilkins

Diego Costa is a better option for Chelsea than Alvaro Morata, according to Ray Wilkins.

Rooney gets two year ban after drink-drive guilty plea

Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink driving.

PSG’s Neymar, Cavani told to sort out penalty problems

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery told Neymar and Edinson Cavani to sort out their issues after they squabbled over a penalty and a free-kick on Sunday.

Anderlecht wanted more than a point at Kortrijk – Onyekuru

Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru has said his team Anderlecht played for the three points at stake on Saturday at Kortrijk, where they ended up with a point.

Bale determined to win over booing Real Madrid fans

Gareth Bale is backing himself to win over the Real Madrid fans after silencing his critics with a brilliant solo goal to seal a vital 3-1 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Neville tasks Sanchez, Ozil to learn from diligent Iwobi, Welbeck

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has praised Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi for his hard-work in Arsenal’s 0-0 draw against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday.

Ifeanyi Ubah never paid Rohr – Pinnick

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has maintained Ifeanyi Ubah has never paid Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and he will want the oil mogul to give a breakdown of his financial assistance to the football house.

Welbeck injured groin in Arsenal-Chelsea draw – Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed striker Danny Welbeck injured his groin in the draw at Chelsea.

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Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
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A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
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Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.