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Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy, Sergio Aguero give Pep Guardiola FA Cup semi-final boost

Sergio Aguero will travel with the Manchester City squad to face Brighton and Hove Albion in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final, while Benjamin Mendy is ready to fill the problem position of left-back for Pep Guardiola.
Iker Casillas says Real Madrid's newly-returned coach Zinedine Zidane reminds him of Vicente del Bosque while praising him for his work in the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat.

Zinedine Zidane: Eden Hazard is a fantastic player

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has described Eden Hazard as a "fantastic player" and says he has been a long-term admirer of the Chelsea winger.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Eden Hazard: Chelsea stars will keep Hazard Hudson-Odoi humble

Eden Hazard does not expect Callum Hudson-Odoi to have difficulty staying humble because of the team-mates he has around him at Chelsea.
Maurizio Sarri wasn’t happy with his side’s defending (Getty)

Maurizio Sarri urges Chelsea fans to get behind team

Maurizio Sarri encouraged Chelsea fans to create a positive atmosphere during Wednesday’s clash with Brighton and Hove Albion, claiming criticism of his coaching harms the team.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Maurizio Sarri: Callum Hudson-Odoi will ‘probably’ start against Brighton

Maurizio Sarri again defended his decision to delay Callum Hudson-Odoi's first Premier League start, as N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard prepare to return for Chelsea.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun frustrated with lack of playing time at Brighton

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says he’s not happy with his lack of game time at his English Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion, but he’s ready to battle his way into the manager’s plan.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Maurizio Sarri ‘getting used’ to Chelsea boo-boys after laboured win

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he is getting used to fans calling for him to resign after his team laboured to a 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Cardiff City on Sunday. ws
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun relishes return in Super Eagles’ friendly win against Egypt

Leon Balogun is delighted to have returned to the starting line-up of the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s international friendly win over the Pharaohs of Egypt.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Dan Ashworth: Bayern Munich’s Callum Hudson-Odoi interest a boost for England

Bayern Munich's interest in Callum Hudson-Odoi proves England's future is in good hands, according to former Football Association technical director Dan Ashworth.
Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton urges Brighton to believe in Manchester City semi

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton underlined the importance of belief after they were handed an FA Cup semi-final tie with Manchester City.
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FA Cup draw: Manchester City to face Brighton in semi-finals, Watford get Wolves

Manchester City's quadruple quest will see them come up against Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup semi-finals, while Wolves and Watford will contest the other last-four showdown.
Anthony Knockaert celebrates his spectacular goal to restore Brighton's lead at Selhurst Park. ACTION IMAGES

Chris Hughton hails Brighton spirit as Anthony Knockaert strikes downs Palace

Chris Hughton praised a "manly" performance from Brighton and Hove Albion as they edged closer to Premier League survival with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun happy to be back in Brighton training

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is delighted to resume training with his Premier League club, Brighton and Hove Albion, three weeks after suffering a shoulder injury.
Leon Balogun - Brighton & Hove Albion

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun returns to training

The 30-year-old suffered a shoulder injury picked in training three weeks ago and, according to manager Chris Hughton, will miss out on a fourth consecutive match when the Seagulls host Huddersfield Town in a Premier League clash at the American Express Community Stadium on Saturday.

Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho suffer heavy home loss to Crystal Palace

Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho suffered 1-4 embarrassing home defeat to Crystal Palace in English Premier League game played at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.
Phil Foden celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s second goal. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Manchester City end Newport County’s FA Cup dream to reach quarter-finals

Manchester City endured some anxious moments on Saturday but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact as Phil Foden scored twice in an ultimately comfortable 4-1 victory.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun enjoys learning religious songs while on Super Eagles duty

Brighton and Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says he enjoys the atmosphere of the national team so much that he quickly adapted to the team’s traditions of singing religious songs before matches.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Chris Hughton praises Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his record-breaking start at Manchester United

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has praised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his record-breaking start at Manchester United.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.