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Riyad Mahrez and Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero on target as Manchester City ease into League Cup final

Sergio Aguero scored the only goal as Manchester City beat League One side Burton Albion 1-0 to secure a 10-0 aggregate victory in their League Cup semi-final on Wednesday.
Benjamin Mendy

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City have missed ‘unstoppable’ Benjamin Mendy

Pep Guardiola has admitted "unstoppable" left-back Benjamin Mendy has been missed by Manchester City, despite results suggesting otherwise.
Mohamed Salah penalty enough for Liverpool

Mo Salah extends Liverpool lead as Arsenal suffer Hammers blow

Mohamed Salah’s second-half penalty was enough to give Premier League leaders Liverpool a 1-0 win away to Brighton on Saturday that saw them go seven points clear at the top of the table.
Manchester City's lopsided win over Burton Albion on Wednesday set a record for English cup competitions, with Pep Guardiola's high-flying club rolling to a 9-0 win in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final.

Manchester City beat Burton Albion 9-0 to cruise towards League Cup final

Holders Manchester City can look forward to defending the League Cup in next month’s final at Wembley as Gabriel Jesus struck four goals in a 9-0 thrashing of Burton Albion in their semi-final, first leg on Wednesday.
Bernardo Silva Manchester City

Fernandinho: Bernardo Silva one of the best players at Manchester City

Fernandinho lauded Bernardo Silva as one of Manchester City's best players following his man-of-the-match performance against Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Derby County's English defender Jayden Bogle (L) vies with Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian during the English League Cup football match between Chelsea and Derby County at Stamford Bridge in London on Octopber 31, 2018. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)/

Chelsea beat Frank Lampard’s Derby in League Cup halloween thriller

Chelsea dumped Frank Lampard's Derby out of the League Cup on Wednesday despite a valiant effort by the Championship side to battle back from a defensive Halloween horror show.
HOPE AKPAN

Super Eagles midfielder Akpan joins Bradford City

Nigerian international Hope Akpan has linked up with English League one outfit, Bradford City, on a two-year contract from Burton Albion.

Neil Warnock: Cardiff City’s Premier League promotion ‘best job’ of career

Cardiff's goalless home draw with Reading -- who survived in the Championship as a result -- was enough to confirm promotion as third-placed Fulham crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Birmingham.

Sunderland relegated for second season in row

Sunderland are relegated for the second season in succession after Liam Boyce's late header gave Burton Albion's survival hopes a huge lift.

Michael Carrick offered Manchester United coaching role for when he retires

Jose Mourinho has revealed Michael Carrick has been offered a coaching role at Manchester United when he decides to hang up his boots.

Manchester United’s Michael Carrick undergoes heart operation

Manchester United midfielder, Michael Carrick, has undergone a minor heart procedure.

Anthony Martial-Marcus Rashford rivalry spurs on Manchester United

Neither Anthony Martial nor Marcus Rashford are happy spending time on the bench, but the competition between them is pushing both to greater heights for Manchester United this season.

Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho ‘testing’ Luke Shaw – Rio Ferdinand

Jose Mourinho wants Luke Shaw to fight for his place at Manchester United and is "testing" him, former United defender Rio Ferdinand has said.

Pogba likely to have surgery for hamstring injury

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will likely undergo surgery but a decision to that effect will be made next week.

Lukaku wants Man Utd fans to drop offensive chant

Romelu Lukaku has asked Manchester United fans to "move on" from their controversial chant about the Belgium striker.

Mourinho pleased with Man United attack in Carabao Cup win

Jose Mourinho was pleased to see Manchester United's attacking players enjoying their football as they kicked off their League Cup defence with a 4-1 victory over Burton.

Why Carrick, Herrera have to be patient with Man United – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said United’s midfield duo Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera have to be patient with the club, adding that they will have their chance for regular playing time when the time is right.

Mourinho similar to ‘no-nonsense’ Clough – Burton boss

Burton Albion boss Nigel Clough says there are similarities between his father Brian and Jose Mourinho as he prepares for a daunting trip on Wednesday to face Manchester United in the League Cup.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

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Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

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Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

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This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.