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Chelsea EPL title defence will be tough – Kante

After a poor pre-season where Chelsea lost most of their games, N'Golo Kante has admitted that the champions will find it tough in the new Premier League campaign which takes off this Friday.

United’s Fosu-Mensah set for Crystal Palace loan move

Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah is set to sign for Crystal Palace on loan, ESPN reports.

UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo, Bale in Real Madrid squad to face Man United

Cristiano Ronaldo has been included in the Real Madrid squad to face Manchester United in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash in Macedonia.

Pedro red card correct decision by referee Madley – ex-ref

Retired referee Graham Poll has thrown his weight behind referee Bobby Madley’s decision to send off Chelsea’s Pedro for his rash tackle on Arsenal’s Mohammed Elneny in Sunday’s Community Shield game at the Wembley Stadium which the Gunners won 4-1 on penalties after regulation period ended 1-1.

Benin shunned by Cote d’Ivoire for CHAN Eagles warm-up

Benin’s preparations for a CHAN 2018 final playoff against Nigeria on Sunday in Cotonou suffered a major setback after a scheduled warm-up game against Cote d’Ivoire was not played.

Conte frustrated as Arsenal beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte was frustrated after yesterday’s Community Shield loss to Arsenal at Wembley.

Real ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally returned to training with Real Madrid but the defending European champions are set to be without the Portuguese superstar in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United in Skopje.

Courtois one of the best penalty takers – Conte

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois took a spot kick in Chelsea's Community Shield shoot-out defeat to Arsenal because he is one of the club's "best players to take a penalty," according to boss Antonio Conte.

Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal form after Community Shield win

Arsene Wenger praised his team for continuing where they left off at the end of last season by beating Chelsea 4-1 on penalties in the Community Shield.

Sanchez short of preparation before Community Shield – Wenger

Alexis Sanchez faces a race to be fit for Arsenal's Premier League opener against Leicester on Friday after sitting out the Community Shield, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

Everton ‘close’ to Gylfi Sigurdsson deal – Koeman

Ronald Koeman says Everton are “close” to completing a deal for Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Four-goal Dutch win women’s Euro for first time

A brace from Vivianne Miedema led hosts Netherlands to a 4-2 win over Denmark and their first women's Euro title in Enschede on Sunday.

Sneijder arrives in Nice ahead of Ligue 1 move

Champions League winner Wesley Sneijder is on the brink of becoming the latest star name to sign for ambitious Ligue 1 outfit Nice after arriving at the city’s airport on Sunday.

Cameroon may lose 2019 African Cup of Nations

Ahmad was addressing a press conference in Ouagadougou, where he had visited to attend the men’s and women’s Faso Cup finals.

Man City demand £13 million for Wilfried Bony

The Citizens have rejected the Swans opening approach for the Ivory Coast international, with the Welsh club having to up their bid if they are to lure the burly forward back to the Liberty Stadium.

Wenger begs fans to stay united as Arsenal make Shield statement

Arsene Wenger pleaded with Arsenal fans to stay united after his side made a statement of intent with their Community Shield victory over Chelsea on Sunday.

Justin Gatlin win not the perfect script – IAAF chief

Justin Gatlin’s 100m victory at the World Championships in London was “not the perfect script”, says Lord Sebastian Coe.

Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties to win Community Shield

Arsenal have warmed up for the new Premier League season with a penalty-shootout victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield.

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England and Ireland announce last minute November friendly

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#EndSARS: Two men arrested with three guns in Ibadan

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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says there is a great desire to win embedded within Jurgen Klopp's squad, with a collective aim to claim more silverware driving the team forwards.

Alisson Becker returns for Liverpool vs Sheffield United

Liverpool will be aiming to get back to winning ways when they host Sheffield United on Saturday night.
The statement signed by all members of the Southeast Caucus in the House, led by Deputy Whip, Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia), also condemned attacks on security units, police officers and cultural institutions.

#EndSARS: Southeast Reps caucus decry ethnicisation of protests

The South-East Caucus of the House of Representatives has bemoaned the impression in some quarters that the protest has been hijacked by some ethnic nationalists.