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Tottenham Hotspur’s Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura scores his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at Wembley Stadium in London, on December 5, 2018. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP) /

Tottenham show new Southampton manager size of his task

Tottenham bounced back from their derby defeat against Arsenal to sweep aside struggling Southampton 3-1 on Wednesday and show new Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl the size of the task he faces.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate: UEFA Nations League semi-final would cap ‘brilliant year’ for England

England are determined to reach another semi-final to top a "brilliant year", says manager Gareth Southgate.
Callum Wilson

Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson gets first England call-up alongside Wayne Rooney

Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has been called up by England manager Gareth Southgate for the first time as Wayne Rooney is included in a bumper 28-man squad for a friendly against the USA and Nations League clash with Croatia.

Sergio Aguero scores 150th Premier League goal as Manchester City rout Southampton

Manchester City made light work of Southampton as three goals inside the opening 18 minutes put them in complete control en route to a 6-1 win.
Danny Rose

Danny Rose, Alex McCarthy out of England squad to play Croatia and Spain

Tottenham full-back Danny Rose and Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy have withdrawn from the England squad for this month's Nations League matches with minor injuries.

Dele Alli out of England vs. Switzerland with muscle strain

Dele Alli has withdrawn from the England squad for Tuesday's friendly against Switzerland with a minor muscle strain.
Danny Ings

Danny Ings lifts Southampton to first win with defeat of Crystal Palace

Southampton earned their first win of the Premier League season with a 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Gareth Southgate hails Luke Shaw’s desire as Manchester United star returns to England squad

Gareth Southgate says Luke Shaw’s new-found aggression and desire convinced him to recall the Manchester United defender for next month’s matches against Spain and Switzerland.
Bernardo Silva

Manchester City begin title defence with easy Arsenal win

Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva spoiled the Premier League debut of Arsenal manager Unai Emery as Manchester City opened the defence of their title with a 2-0 victory at the Emirates Stadium.
Joe Hart

Joe Hart keeps clean sheet on Burnley Premier League bow

Former England first-choice goalkeeper Joe Hart kept his second successive clean sheet for Burnley in an entertaining scoreless draw with Southampton in their Premier League clash on Sunday.

Manchester City set new Premier League record with 100 points

Gabriel Jesus' late winning goal for Manchester City against Southampton on Sunday saw the Premier League champions finish the season with 100 points, a new record.

Antonio Conte: FA Cup final not me vs. Jose Mourinho

Antonio Conte insisted his past conflicts with Jose Mourinho will not overshadow next month's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United after the Blues beat Southampton 2-0 at Wembley.

Chelsea keep Champions League hopes alive at Burnley

Chelsea kept their outside chances of chasing down Tottenham Hotspur for a place in next season's Champions League alive as a much-changed side secured a 2-1 win at Burnley.

Danny Welbeck hits double as Arsenal beat Southampton

Danny Welbeck scored twice as Arsenal deepened Southampton's relegation worries with a 3-2 win in a game that saw both sides reduced to 10 men in stoppage time at the Emirates Stadium.

Liverpool move up to second with big win

Liverpool moved up to second in the table ahead of Manchester United's game against Chelsea on Sunday as they beat West Ham 4-1 at Anfield.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.