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Tammy Abraham opened his Chelsea account with a first-half goal in Saturday’s Premier League encounter against Norwich City, finally ending his 15-year wait for a Blues goal.

Tammy Abraham breaks 15-year Chelsea duck against Norwich City

Tammy Abraham opened his Chelsea account with a first-half goal in Saturday’s Premier League encounter against Norwich City, finally ending his 15-year wait for a Blues goal.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Frank Lampard congratulates Fernando Torres on ‘huge’ career moments

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has become the latest luminary to congratulate Fernando Torres on a trophy-laden career following the decision to hang up his boots.
Former Everton defender Ashley Williams has joined Bristol City on a short-term deal, the Championship club have announced.

Former Everton defender Ashley Williams joins Bristol City

Former Everton defender Ashley Williams has joined Bristol City on a short-term deal, the Championship club have announced.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in US Open first round

It will be a blockbuster of a match as Serena Williams begins her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam victory against long-time rival Maria Sharapova in the US Open women’s singles draw unveiled Thursday.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is 'waiting' for Real Madrid to launch a formal offer for his services, according to Mathias Pogba, who claims 'anything can happen' before the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2.

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Paul Pogba racist abuse

England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru set for Diamond League return

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
Leicester's midfield marvel James Maddison is the man to take Liverpool to the next level, Jamie Carragher believes.

Jamie Carragher: James Maddison could take Liverpool to next level

The talented playmaker continues to catch the eye for the Foxes and created 100 chances last season, more than any other player in the Premier League.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he has complete faith in his squad ahead of his first game in charge of the Blues, despite the transfer ban cloud that has hung over the club this summer.

Frank Lampard praises Jorginho’s Chelsea commitment

Frank Lampard has moved to highlight his admiration for Chelsea midfielder Jorginho and says he will bring essential qualities to the team this season.
Following his brace in Swansea City's 3-1 comeback win over Northampton, Andre Ayew reiterated his commitment to the club with the desire to do more.

Andre Ayew makes Championship bow in Swansea City win

Andre Ayew made his Championship bow in Swansea City's 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Preston North End on Saturday.
Following his brace in Swansea City's 3-1 comeback win over Northampton, Andre Ayew reiterated his commitment to the club with the desire to do more.

Ghana skipper Andre Ayew vows to ‘give everything’ for Swansea City after League Cup...

Following his brace in Swansea City's 3-1 comeback win over Northampton, Andre Ayew reiterated his commitment to the club with the desire to do more.
Kenneth Omeruo

Kenneth Omeruo happy to seal permanent deal with Leganes

Both clubs agreed to a permanent switch on Tuesday night with Leganes reportedly parting with £4.6m to get their man and Omeruo putting signing a five-year contract.
Frank de Boer has labelled the equal pay debate as ridiculous following the Dutch federation's commitment to level the pay for the country's men’s and women’s national team players.

Frank de Boer labels equal pay dispute ‘ridiculous’

Frank de Boer has labelled the equal pay debate as "ridiculous" following the Dutch federation's commitment to level the pay for the country's men’s and women’s national team players.
Rafael Benitez says unfulfilled promises from Newcastle owner Mike Ashley played a key role in his decision to quit the Premier League club for Chinese Super League team Dalian Yifang.

Rafael Benitez says ‘unfulfilled promises’ sparked Newcastle exit

Rafael Benitez says unfulfilled promises from Newcastle owner Mike Ashley played a key role in his decision to quit the Premier League club for Chinese Super League team Dalian Yifang.
Rafael Benitez has lifted the lid on his acrimonious departure from Newcastle United, with the Spaniard revealing that “unfulfilled promises” and broken trust forced him out.

Rafa Benitez explains how ‘unfulfilled promises’ & broken trust led him away from Newcastle

Rafael Benitez has lifted the lid on his acrimonious departure from Newcastle United, with the Spaniard revealing that “unfulfilled promises” and broken trust forced him out.
Cesar Azpilicueta claims Chelsea deserved more from their trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Sunday, but feels the team will come back stronger after the defeat.

Cesar Azpilicueta: Chelsea will ‘learn’ from Old Trafford hammering

Cesar Azpilicueta claims Chelsea "deserved more" from their trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Sunday, but feels the team will "come back stronger" after the defeat.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he has complete faith in his squad ahead of his first game in charge of the Blues, despite the transfer ban cloud that has hung over the club this summer.

Frank Lampard: I believe in Chelsea squad

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he has complete faith in his squad ahead of his first game in charge of the Blues, despite the transfer ban cloud that has hung over the club this summer.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has tipped one of the Blue’s midfielder to shine in the upcoming season.

Chelsea coach warned of potential ‘disaster’ in debut campaign by former team-mate

Frank Lampard has been warned that he faces potential “disaster” at Chelsea, with Glen Johnson saying his former team-mate has to deliver a top-six finish in difficult circumstances.
Geremi Njitap has thrown his weight behind his former teammate Frank Lampard to succeed as Chelsea manager.

Geremi Njitap backs Frank Lampard to succeed as Chelsea manager

Geremi Njitap has thrown his weight behind his former teammate Frank Lampard to succeed as Chelsea manager.

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The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

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French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

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At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

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Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.