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Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Raul Jimenez celebrates scoring his side’s second goal. Nick Potts-PA

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Aston Villa to move into top eight

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Aston Villa 2-1 in Sunday’s Midlands derby with goals from Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez taking them into the top eight in the Premier League.

Jack Grealish urged to prove Southgate wrong after England snub

Jack Grealish has been urged to prove Gareth Southgate wrong after the Aston Villa captain was overlooked by the England manager for the forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Gareth Southgate names Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, 25 others for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

​England manager Gareth Southgate has named Chelsea youngsters, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori into the 27-man squad for the final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo later this month.
A police officer has been charged with the murder of retired footballer Dalian Atkinson who died after being Tasered.

Police officer charged with murdering footballer Dalian Atkinson

A police officer has been charged with the murder of retired footballer Dalian Atkinson who died after being Tasered.
Liverpool’s English midfielder Curtis Jones (3L) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the winning penalty after a penalty shoot-out during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Liverpool to use two separate squads for EFL Cup and Club World Cup

Liverpool will use two different squads on two continents in the space of 24 hours after it was confirmed that their EFL Cup quarter-final against Aston Villa will take place on December 17.

Jurgen Klopp hits back at Pep Guardiola over Sadio Mane ‘diving’ claims, calls out...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hit back at Pep Guardiola’s claims that Sadio Mane is a ‘diver’ by calling out Manchester City regarding the club’s ‘tactical fouls’.
Sadio Mane has stated he was unsure about Jurgen Klopp when the Liverpool manager first had contact with him while in charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

Jurgen Klopp: Sadio Mane is not a diver

Jurgen Klopp has defended Sadio Mane after Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola suggested the Liverpool forward is "sometimes" guilty of diving.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and his girlfriend Maria Salaues were seen listening to Burna Boy’s song Gbona from the Africa Gaint Album which was released on July 2019, through Spaceship Entertainment.

Paul Pogba, girlfriend listening to Burna Boy’s song – video

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and his girlfriend Maria Salaues were seen listening to Burna Boy’s song "Gbona" from the Africa Gaint Album which was released on July 2019, through Spaceship Entertainment.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admitted that his side struggled to play their usual game as they fell to a 2-0 loss to Wolves.

Pep Guardiola accuses Liverpool’s Sadio Mane of diving

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola stoked tensions with Liverpool ahead of their clash next weekend by accusing Sadio Mane of diving.
Liverpool’s English midfielder Curtis Jones (3L) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the winning penalty after a penalty shoot-out during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Roberto Firmino leads Liverpool’s high-tempo title charge

Liverpool resumes their Premier League title charge at Aston Villa on Saturday with Jurgen Klopp hoping to avoid a repeat of the defensive mayhem that nearly wrecked their dramatic League Cup win against Arsenal.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has vowed Liverpool will be ready for an open and attacking match when unbeaten Arsenal travel to Anfield on Saturday.

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold eyes captain’s armband

Liverpool right back Trent Alexander-Arnold has already played in two Champions League finals and is set to make his 100th appearance for the club on Saturday and the 21-year-old now has his sights set on the captain’s armband.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi clash as Leicester face Everton in EFL Cup quarter-final round

Nigeria internationals Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi are up against each other with Leicester City drawn against Everton in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup announced today.
Manchester City’s Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on October 29, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP) /

Manchester City stroll into League Cup quarters, Everton ease pressure on Bernardo Silva

Manchester City cruised into the League Cup quarter-finals as Sergio Aguero’s double added to struggling Southampton’s misery in a 3-1 win on Tuesday.
Liverpool's Joel Matip

Liverpool’s Joel Matip facing six weeks injury lay-off

Liverpool defender Joel Matip could be out of action for six weeks owing to a knee injury.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Liverpool await crisis-hit Arsenal in League Cup

Arsenal would probably have preferred an easier League Cup opponent than Premier League leaders, Liverpool, as they bid to regroup the following captain Granit Xhaka’s tantrum and a poor run of form.
FIFA has explained why some votes for Mohamed Salah to win The Best FIFA Men's Player award was not counted.

Jurgen Klopp: Mo Salah’s ankle nothing to worry about

Jurgen Klopp moved to allay fears over Mohamed Salah’s left ankle problem saying his departure five minutes before the end of Premier League leaders Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur was a precautionary measure.
Raheem Sterling could become the best player in the world, according to his Manchester City team-mate Ilkay Gundogan.

Pep Gundogan: Raheem Sterling can become the best in the world

Raheem Sterling could become the best player in the world, according to his Manchester City team-mate Ilkay Gundogan.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
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Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
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Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.