Home Topics Clubs

clubs

Pep Guardiola has ‘congratulated’ rivals Liverpool on winning the Premier League after Manchester City’s loss at Norwich.

Manchester City ‘keeping an eye’ on rivals’ financial activities

Manchester City have reportedly been ‘keeping an eye’ on their European rivals’ financial activities following their own ban from the Champions League.
Nigeria U17 captain Samson Tijani has finally has agreed to join for FC Red Bull Salzburg and put an end to speculation over his future in the process.

Golden Eaglets captain Samson Tijani joins RB Salzburg

Nigeria U17 captain Samson Tijani has finally has agreed to join for FC Red Bull Salzburg and put an end to speculation over his future in the process.
Richard Masters will seek improvements in the time it takes to make VAR decisions in the Premier League, and potentially rethink the fine margins of the offside rule. Fred Lee-Getty Images for Premier League

English Premier League seeks improvement of VAR

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters admits his organisation must try to improve VAR after a season marred by controversy surrounding the review technology.

Thomas Müller’s future at Bayern Munich still undecided

Thomas Müller could still leave Bayern Munich this summer despite reports on Tuesday that the forward was set for contract talks.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC seeks to end inappropriate rivalry between Katsina United, Kano Pillars supporters

With a view to permanently ending the continued aggressive rivalry between supporters of Kano Pillars and Katsina United, the League Management Company (LMC) has ruled that subsequent Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches between Kano Pillars and Katsina Utd will be played without fans until both clubs and other stakeholders reach an understanding that will guarantee peaceful behaviour of the fans and respect for public order during the matches.
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.

Former Enyimba coach reveals why Nigerian clubs are struggling in Africa

Former Enyimba chief coach Kadiri Ikhana has revealed the causes of NPFL Clubs dismal display on the continent of Africa in a chat with newsmen.
The Football Association says it will review the betting element of FA Cup broadcast rights related to ties being viewed on a gambling website.

FA to review Cup rights after ties shown on betting website

The Football Association says it will review the betting element of FA Cup broadcast rights related to ties being viewed on a gambling website.
The Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie have announced a protest against racism that will take place this weekend.

Dutch leagues to take a stand against racism

Clubs playing in the first and second tier of Dutch professional football will stand still and not play the first minute of their forthcoming matches.
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.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr rules out benchwarmers against Benin, Lesotho

Benchwarmers in clubs will not be welcomed when coach Gernot Rohr will unveil Super Eagles squad for next month’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Frustrated NPFL stars lament late season kick off

Stars in the local league have expressed huge disappointment at the late start of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season which has now been fixed for November 3.

We have stolen, sold more than 55 items – ex-convict

The Lagos State taskforce at the weekend arrested 11 suspected members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) for allegedly causing mayhem at the Yaya Abatan area of Ogba.
Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in 2020 CAF Champions League.

Club rankings: Enyimba retain number one spot in Nigeria

Ahead of 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League Season, Enyimba International, has been ranked 25th in Africa and still retains the first position in Nigeria.
Bayern Munich asked retired Arjen Robben for permission before giving new signing Philippe Coutinho his old No.10 shirt and club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the Brazilian is a worthy successor.

Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich top Bundesliga record transfer spendings

Germany’s top-flight Bundesliga clubs have on Monday invested a record 699.5 million euros (or 766.9 million dollars) in 156 new players in the transfer period which closes Monday, provisional figures show.
Paul Pogba has lauded new Manchester United team-mate Harry Maguire, branding him a “leader” after just one appearance for the club and revealing that he now calls him “The Beast”.

Diogo Jota: Harry Maguire’s £80 million transfer fee is hard to explain

Wolves attacker Diogo Jota has claimed Harry Maguire’s £80 million ($97m) transfer to Manchester United is ‘hard to explain’.
Napoli have edged ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool in the race for Lille forward Nicolas Pepe, with the Serie A side having tabled a bid of €80 million (£72m-$89m).

Nicolas Pépé to decide on his future with four clubs in the running

Four clubs are in the running to sign Lille sensation Nicolas Pépé with the player now set to make a decision on where his future lies.

Chelsea face homegrown problem after Paris Saint-Germain drop Tiémoué Bakayoko interest

Chelsea are reportedly facing a problem regarding the number of non-homegrown players in their squad, after Paris Saint-Germain dropped interest in midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko.

AEPB warns FCT residents against noise pollution

The Abuja Environmental Protection Agency (AEPB) has warned residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) against noise pollution otherwise they will face full wrath of the law.

Recent Stories

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 24- Beyonce departs after The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center on February 24, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian-Getty Images-AFP

Beyonce kicks off LA memorial for Kobe Bryant and daughter

Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
This was disclosed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who presided over the meeting of PEBEC at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
Opponents to the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) clash with supporters of the CAA, at Bhajanpura area of New Delhi on February 24, 2020 ahead of US President arrival in New Delhi. – Fresh clashes raged in New Delhi in protests over a contentious citizenship law on February 24, hours ahead of a visit to the Indian capital by US President Donald Trump. India has seen weeks of demonstrations and violence since a new citizenship law — that critics say discriminates against Muslims — came into force in December. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

Four killed in India clash ahead of Donald Trump arrival

A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.

Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.