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Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Bredan Rodgers: Kelechi Iheanacho’s substitution vs Bournemouth not negative

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has once again defended his decision to replace Kelechi Iheanacho at half-time in the Foxes’ 4-1 defeat at Bournemouth on Sunday.
Manchester City star Kyle Walker is facing a £250,000 fine following allegations he broke quarantine rules to stage a sex party with two prostitutes.

Manchester City celebrate CAS decision with €170 million summer budget

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Monday to overturn City’s European ban, meaning they will be competing in the Champions League in 2020/21 while also looking to reclaim their title in the Premier League, having lost it to Liverpool this season.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State chapter, has commiserated with the family of late Bode Oyewole, a former Chairman of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC).

Former 3SC chief Bode Oyewole passes on

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State chapter, has commiserated with the family of late Bode Oyewole, a former Chairman of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC).
Barcelona’s Luis Suarez has confirmed the club have admitted defeat in the La Liga title race, with their focus now on the Champions League.

Lius Suarez admits Barcelona are focusing on Champions League glory

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez has confirmed the club have admitted defeat in the La Liga title race, with their focus now on the Champions League.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was in action for Wigan Athletic and helped the team to record win over Hull City at the DW stadium.

Super Eagles star relishes Wigan’s historic win over Hull City

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is proud to be a part of the Wigan Athletics squad that set a new home win record in the English championship.
Real Madrid will be unable to hold their normal celebration parades for titles due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Spanish capital is evaluating viable alternative plans.

La Liga: Spanish capital prepares for Real Madrid title parade

Real Madrid will be unable to hold their normal celebration parades for titles due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Spanish capital is evaluating viable alternative plans.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was in action for Wigan Athletic and helped the team to record win over Hull City at the DW stadium.

Super Eagles defender stars in Wigan’s record breaking win over Hull City

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was in action for Wigan Athletic and helped the team to record win over Hull City at the DW stadium.
Sheffield United will not be distracted by talks of securing a top-four finish with their attention focused solely on Thursday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City, manager Chris Wilder said on Tuesday.

Sheffield United boss unconcerned by top-four talks

Sheffield United will not be distracted by talks of securing a top-four finish with their attention focused solely on Thursday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City, manager Chris Wilder said on Tuesday.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

20 Nigerian women’s clubs receive $194,030 FIFA fund

20 Nigerian Women’s Football League clubs will benefit from FIFA’s solidarity funds.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the “disgraceful decision” to lift a two-year European ban imposed on Manchester City for alleged Financial Fair Play breaches.

Jose Mourinho slams ‘disgraceful decision’ to lift Manchester City ban as Tottenham boss sees...

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the “disgraceful decision” to lift a two-year European ban imposed on Manchester City for alleged Financial Fair Play breaches.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp wearing a face mask comes out for the warm up during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England. – The delay to Liverpool’s title celebrations caused by the coronavirus was just the latest twist in the tale of the Reds’ 30-year wait to be crowned champions of England. A stunning run of 26 wins and one draw from their opening 27 games of the Premier League season ensured Jurgen Klopp’s men were champions-elect long before football was shut down in March. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp admits Premier League title win hasn’t sunk in yet

Liverpool secured a first league title in three decades after being crowned champions for the first time in the Premier League era, winning the title with seven games to spare and closing in on a host of divisional landmarks ahead of the season’s run-in.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp wearing a face mask comes out for the warm up during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England. – The delay to Liverpool’s title celebrations caused by the coronavirus was just the latest twist in the tale of the Reds’ 30-year wait to be crowned champions of England. A stunning run of 26 wins and one draw from their opening 27 games of the Premier League season ensured Jurgen Klopp’s men were champions-elect long before football was shut down in March. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp: Manchester City FFP ruling not a good day for football

Jurgen Klopp is pleased to see that Manchester City will be in Europe next season, as that stands to aid the cause of his Liverpool side, but the German admits that the lifting of UEFA-imposed sanctions was not “a good day for football”.
Philippe Coutinho’s loan move to Bayern Munich is costing the Bavarians £563,000 a game, according to German news outlet, Bild.

Barcelona offer Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal, Newcastle

Barcelona have offered Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal and Newcastle in an ongoing bid to free up squad space and funds that will allow them to launch a raid on Inter for Lautaro Martinez, according to a report.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Report: Victor Osimhen set to complete €81 million Napoli move from Lille

Lille striker Victor Osimhen has reportedly entered into negotiations with Napoli, having made up his mind to join the Serie A side.
Chelsea are reportedly heavily interested in Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak to solve the ongoing issue with club record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Chelsea eye Kepa Arrizabalaga swap deal for Atletico keeper Jan Oblak

Chelsea are reportedly heavily interested in Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak to solve the ongoing issue with club record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga.
James Rodriguez is a great talent but he's not the right fit for Real Madrid's tactical system, according to Fernando Morientes.

Fernando Morientes: James Rodriguez not the right fit for Real Madrid’s system

James Rodriguez is a "great talent" but he's not the right fit for Real Madrid's "tactical system", according to Fernando Morientes.
Zinedine Zidane confirmed in the post match press-conference that he took Dani Carvajal off at half-time because he had an ankle problem. He also confirmed that he replaced Hazard as he had picked up a knock.

Real Madrid manager set another record in the 2-1 win against Granada

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has set another record following the 2-1 win against Granada in the La Liga on Monday evening at the Carmenes Stadium.
Chelsea fans have taken to social media and thanked Southampton striker, Michael Obafemi.

Chelsea fans love what Southampton’s Michael Obafemi did to Manchester United

The Saints forward – who netted at Stamford Bridge earlier in the season – made his mark against Manchester United on Monday night as he scored an injury-time equalizer at Old Trafford.

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