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Bournemouth’s Jordon Ibe attracting interest from Celtic

The arrival of Jordon Ibe marked a considerable milestone in Bournemouth’s transfer activity, as Eddie Howe’s side aimed to establish the club in the top-flight and, in the process, made Ibe their record signing.
Bournemouth are in talks with Liverpool over a loan move for winger Harry Wilson.

Bournemouth in talks with Liverpool over loan move for Harry Wilson

The Cherries are keen to bring the Wales international to the Vitality Stadium, and have made an official approach to sign the 22-year-old before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
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Bournemouth’s David Brooks out for three months

David Brooks will miss the start of the Premier League season due to an ankle injury, Bournemouth have confirmed.
Gareth Bale did not feature for Wales on Wednesday evening

Ryan Giggs admits struggle to find effective role for Gareth Bale

Ryan Giggs admitted he has faced "a juggling act" in trying to find an effective role for Gareth Bale in his Wales side after watching the Real Madrid forward struggle in a 1-0 Euro 2020 qualifying defeat against Hungary.
Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award with Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk among those shortlisted.

Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Raheem Sterling among PFA award contenders but no Mo...

Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award with Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk among those shortlisted.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.

Ryan Giggs: Aaron Ramsey absence “a blow”

Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
Gareth Bale did not feature for Wales on Wednesday evening

Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale playing in Wales’ win over Trinidad and Tobago too risky

Ryan Giggs says it was too much of a "risk" to play Gareth Bale in Wales' friendly win over Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday.
Wales' forward Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the Euro 2016 group B football match between Wales and Slovakia at the Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux on June 11, 2016. - AFP PHOTO - NICOLAS TUCAT

Gareth Bale in Wales squad for Euro 2020 qualifier

Gareth Bale has been included in Wales' squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia, despite missing Real Madrid's win over Real Valladolid on Sunday through injury.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri

Graeme Le Saux: Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea have been found out

Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea have been found out, says Graeme Le Saux, with the man at the helm set to become the subject of exit talk unless he moves away from the “madness” of a system that is not working.
Leicester City’s English midfielder Marc Albrighton vies with Liverpool’s English striker Daniel Sturridge (L) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Liverpool held in title blow, Chelsea humiliated

Liverpool wasted a chance to take complete control of the Premier League title race as Leicester earned a 1-1 draw against the leaders, while Chelsea’s bid for a top-four finish was rocked by a humiliating 4-0 thrashing at Bournemouth on Wednesday.
Bournemouth

Chelsea trounced by Bournemouth as Liverpool extend Premier League lead

Chelsea suffered their biggest defeat of the season with a 0-4 humiliation at Bournemouth while Liverpool failed to fully capitalise on Man City’s loss, only managing a 1-1 draw at Anfield to go five points clear.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun rues Brighton defeat to Bournemouth, focuses on Arsenal clash

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is disappointed at Brighton and Hove Albion’ s 2- 0 away defeat to Bournemouth in their English Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday and has shifted attention to Wednesday’s Boxing Day encounter against Arsenal.
Manchester City’s English defender John Stones (C) reacts after Crystal Palace’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 22, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Manchester City stunned by Crystal Palace, Arsenal pounce on Chelsea defeat

Manchester City slumped to a second defeat in three Premier League games to hand Liverpool an early Christmas present in the title race as Crystal Palace shocked the Etihad with a 3-2 win on Saturday.
Mohamed Salah scored three times in what was a comfortable Liverpool win. GETTY IMAGES

Mo Salah scores hat-trick to send Liverpool to top of Premier League

Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah.
Leicester City's Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, runs back to the half-way line after scoring their late equaliser against West Ham United, during the English Premier League match at King Power Stadium in Leicester, Central England, yesterday. PHOTO: AFP

Wilfred Ndidi rescues Leicester as Liverpool return to top of Premier League table

Wilfred Ndidi's late equaliser rescued a point for Leicester against a West Ham side, which battled valiantly with 10 men after captain, Mark Noble, was issued a red card.
Callum Wilson

Callum Wilson double gives Bournmouth win at struggling Fulham

Fulham suffered their fourth consecutive Premier League loss and remain mired in the bottom three as a brace from Callum Wilson helped Bournemouth stay sixth with an impressive 3-0 victory at Craven Cottage on Saturday.
mo salah liverpool

Liverpool go top of Premier League, Watford and Bournemouth flying high

An early goal from Mohamed Salah and a brace from Sadio Mane helped Liverpool beat Cardiff 4-1 to move to the top of the Premier League.
Joshua King celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot. Harry Trump-Getty Images

Bournemouth earn biggest top-flight away win at Watford

Josh King struck twice as Bournemouth continued their best start to a Premier League season to earn their biggest top-flight away win with a 4-0 thumping of 10-man Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday.

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Venus Williams crashes out of Wuhan Open

Venus Williams’ first visit to Asia since 2017 was cut short as she crashed out of the Wuhan Open first round on Sunday 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) to fellow American Danielle Collins.

Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
Iranian women have been prohibited from entering stadiums since early 1980s [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

FIFA orders Iran to allow women free access to football stadiums

In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums.
Obafemi Hamzat

Nigeria has no business with poverty – Lagos deputy governor

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.

John Fashanu weighs into Tammy Abraham debate

Former England striker John Fashanu has weighed into the debate over who Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham should represent at international level, suggesting he should think seriously about playing for Nigeria.