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Former Swiss international Stephane Henchoz has been fired by Sion a day after they went down 3-0 at St Gallen, the Super League club announced on Sunday.

Ex-Liverpool defender sacked as Sion coach

Former Swiss international Stephane Henchoz has been fired by Sion a day after they went down 3-0 at St Gallen, the Super League club announced on Sunday.
Nigerian striker Folarin Balogun involved in Arsenal U23s defeat to Chelsea at the Electrical Services Stadium on Friday evening.

Folarin Balogun stars in Arsenal’s defeat to Chelsea

Nigerian striker Folarin Balogun involved in Arsenal U23s defeat to Chelsea at the Electrical Services Stadium on Friday evening.
Nigerian-born players, Eberechi Eze and Bright Osayi-Samuel were on target for QPR in their 4-2 hammering of Blackburn Rovers at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.

Eberechi Eze, Bright Osayi-Samuel score in 6-goal thriller Championship match

Nigerian-born players Eberechi Eze and Bright Osayi-Samuel were on target for QPR in their 4-2 hammering of Blackburn Rovers at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk has issued warning to Harry Maguire over his move to Manchester United due to the heavy price tag involved.

Harry Maguire, Paul Pogba set to start for Manchester United against Chelsea

New Manchester United signing Harry Maguire and the recently injured Paul Pogba are set to start Sunday's Premier League opener against Chelsea, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed.
Championship club Blackburn Rovers have confirmed the signing of Tosin Adarabioyo on loan for the 2019-20 season.

Tosin Adarabioyo joins Blackburn Rovers on loan from Manchester City

Championship club Blackburn Rovers have confirmed the signing of Tosin Adarabioyo on loan for the 2019-20 season.
Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea midfielder out of the club

Frank Lampard is set to remodel Chelsea this season and he has also prepared to give the younger players the opportunity to prove themselves at the top level following the transfer ban that is hit by the club.
Norwich City have returned to the Premier League, after a 2-1 win over Blackburn at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Norwich return to Premier League with Blackburn win

Norwich City have returned to the Premier League, after a 2-1 win over Blackburn at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Phil Jones signs new Manchester United deal until 2023

Phil Jones has signed a new four-and-a-half-year deal at Manchester United that will keep him at the club until 2023.

Rafael Benitez defends decision to prioritise Premier League over FA Cup

Rafael Benitez has vigorously defended his policy of not risking Newcastle's Premier League status by chasing FA Cup glory.
Chelsea midfielder Kasey Palmer has joined Bristol City on loan until the end of the season after his spell at Blackburn Rovers was cut short.

Chelsea’s Kasey Palmer joins Bristol City on loan

Chelsea midfielder Kasey Palmer has joined Bristol City on loan until the end of the season after his spell at Blackburn Rovers was cut short.
Paul Warne & Pep Guardiola

FA Cup: Manchester City score seven as Oldham knock out Fulham

Premier League champions Manchester City began their FA Cup campaign with a 7-0 thrashing of Rotherham on Sunday but Fulham, battling to avoid relegation from the Premier League, were beaten 2-1 by fourth-tier Oldham.
Norwich returned to the top of the Championship thanks to a late goal at Blackburn that earned them a 1-0 win on Saturday while West Brom thumped Rotherham 4-0.Photo- NorwichCityFC

Norwich back on top of Championship after late winner

Norwich returned to the top of the Championship thanks to a late goal at Blackburn that earned them a 1-0 win on Saturday while West Brom thumped Rotherham 4-0.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Chris Sutton: Jose Mourinho ‘behaving like a big baby’

Jose Mourinho has behaved “like a big baby” and Manchester United will only improve under a different manager, says Premier League winner Chris Sutton.
Richarlison

Yakubu Aiyegbeni: Richarlison has settled in well at Everton

Former Everton and Nigerian forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni feels Richarlison has already settled in well at the Blue half of Merseyside and is getting the full backing of the Toffees.

Darren Fletcher: Paul Pogba wasn’t even disciplined enough for Manchester United reserves

Paul Pogba was not considered disciplined enough to play central midfield as a teenager, even in the reserves, according to former Manchester United star Darren Fletcher.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

All Premier League completed transfer deals

The Premier League summer transfer window was shut on Thursday with the familiar craze of the deadline day. Several teams bolstered their side while some didn't bother getting new faces in.
Daniel Sturridge reacts during Liverpool's preseason friendly with Chester. Lynne Cameron-Getty Images

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge vows fight for starting role under Jurgen Klopp

Daniel Sturridge has vowed to stay at Liverpool for the upcoming season and fight for a starting role under Jurgen Klopp.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has left the door open for Daniel Sturridge, pictured, to stay at the club (Anthony Devlin-PA)

Jurgen Klopp offers Daniel Sturridge hope of reviving Liverpool career

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the door remains open for striker Daniel Sturridge despite doubts remaining over his future.

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“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

Correctional Service: Agba Jalingo didn’t sponsor inter-cell sports competition for inmates

The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
YIAGA Africa

Kogi elections: Yiaga Africa wants polls cancelled

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Italian club fires coach for winning 27-0 in football league

An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.
Nigeria Police

Kogi elections: Three confirmed dead, casualty list still being compiled – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope hosts meal for 1,500 poor, homeless

Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.