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Frank Lampard has revealed that Jose Mourinho “had a little go” at him following Chelsea’s 4-0 defeat to Manchester United on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.

Frank Lampard: Jose Mourinho had ‘a little go’ after Chelsea’s 4-0 defeat at Manchester...

Frank Lampard has revealed that Jose Mourinho “had a little go” at him following Chelsea’s 4-0 defeat to Manchester United on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba names Tijani, Ubani, Amoo, 18 others for U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has released his final 21-man squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva’s wife still not a big fan of Arsenal’s Unai Emery

Isabelle Silva, the wife of Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Silva, granted an interview to Le Parisien recently in which she talked about her relationship with her husband through the years.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk wants the Reds' special squad to stay together at least another four or five years and insists there is much more to achieve at Anfield.

Liverpool eye more misery for Man Utd as EPL returns

Liverpool can rub more salt into Manchester United wounds with a first victory at Old Trafford in five years on Sunday, while Manchester City will try to haul themselves back onto the leader’s coattails with victory at Crystal Palace.
December 7 is now being suggested as the new date for the El Clasico between between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou.

Barcelona, Real Madrid’s El Clasico postponed till December

December 7 is now being suggested as the new date for the El Clasico between between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou.
Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to dump Brazil and honour Spain call up, according to report.

Ex-Arsenal defender set to dump Brazil for Spain call up

Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to dump Brazil and honour Spain call up, according to report.
Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

Victor Osimhen delighted to win French Ligue 1 player of the month award

Victor Osimhen is thrilled to win the French Ligue 1 player of the month award for September.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Francis Uzoho ‘to bounce back before six months’

Francis Uzoho said he wanted to continue playing as he revealed the emotional battles he went through immediately he got injured during last Sunday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.

NFF chief Shehu Dikko sues for unity in football family

NFF’s Second Vice President/Chairman, League Management Company, Shehu Dikko, on Thursday called on the nation’s football family to unite than ever, as the present administration pursues the implementation of policies and programmes to take the nation’s game to higher heights.
Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

French Ligue 1: Victor Osimhen wins player of the month

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named the French Ligue 1 player for the month of September.
Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.

Asisat Oshoala shines Barcelona thrash Minsk in Women’s Champions League

Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Ike Shorunmu: Francis Uzoho’s injury setback for Super Eagles

Uzoho is facing a six-month lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee during Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore. He will subsequently miss Nigeria’s 2021 AFCON qualifying games against the Benin Republic and Lesotho in November.
Real Madrid are reportedly tracking the progress of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Real Madrid ‘tracking progress’ of Rennes starlet

Camavinga has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign under Julien Stéphan, starting all nine Ligue 1 games thus far.

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

Racists must be kicked out of stadiums – FIFA chief

Racists must be “kicked out” of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday, as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho to join Besiktas on loan in January

Turkish giants Besiktas are seeking a January loan move for Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Home Eagles land in Lagos for must-win clash against Togo

Home-based Super Eagles land in Lagos ahead of the Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) must-win qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo at Agege Stadium.

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Power supply worsens as generation drops to 2,915MW

The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
Looking ahead to Sunday’s must-win tie, Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena believes his side will prevail over Rahimo but admits playing behind-closed-doors will make the task more difficult.

Ifeanyi Anaemena: CHAN Eagles not under pressure

Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has asserted that the CHAN Eagles are not under pressure despite facing a daunting task in the return leg of the African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo today at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Governor Abiodun: I’ll make my decision on coronate Obas promoted by Senator Amosun

Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, Friday, said his government will soon make public, its decision on the village heads otherwise known as Baales promoted to coronate Obas by the former Governor Ibikunle Amosun at the twilight of his administration.
Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other officials of the team based in Nigeria will “hopefully” start off on their journey to Singapore Today, ahead of the international friendly against Brazil.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Home-Eagles not under pressure

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says the team is not under pressure to get the better part of their Togolese counterparts on Saturday.

Three killed in beer parlour fire in Nnewi

An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.