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Chelsea manager Frank Lampard acknowledged that he was given a sharp jolt of reality as the Blues capitulated at home to Manchester City on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola says all managers fear sack after Chelsea axed Frank Lampard

The former Chelsea and Manchester City midfielder was in charge at Stamford Bridge for just over 18 months, but leaves following five defeats in eight games with ex-Paris St-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel expected to take over.
Harry Redknapp has slammed Chelsea for their knee-jerk decision to sack Frank Lampard and questioned the summer signings of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz.

Harry Redknapp slams Chelsea for Frank Lampard sacking

Harry Redknapp has slammed Chelsea for their "knee-jerk" decision to sack Frank Lampard and questioned the summer signings of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz.
Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers, is being linked with Frank Lampard’s job at Chelsea.

Leicester boss interested in Frank Lampard’s job

The Stamford Bridge hierarchy are impressed with their former Academy head coach’s work at title-chasing Leicester.
Dwight Yorke has expressed his belief that criticism of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stems from pure jealousy while claiming people don’t want to see him be successful.

Dwight Yorke: People don’t want Manchester United boss to be successful

Dwight Yorke has expressed his belief that criticism of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stems from "pure jealousy" while claiming "people don’t want to see him be successful".
Morocco will be the host country for the 2022 Africa Women's Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football has announced.

Morocco to host 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations

Morocco will be the host country for the 2022 Africa Women's Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football has announced.
Simeon Nwankwo has signed a three-year contract extension with Italian Serie B side Crotone.

Serie A: Simeon Nwankwo fires blank in Crotone’s home loss vs Roma

Simeon Nwankwo failed to get on the score sheet as Crotone lost 3-1 to AS Roma in the Serie A on Wednesday.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

NPFL: Wikki Tourists, Plateau United share the spoils in Bauchi

Wikki Tourists of Bauchi and Plateau United picked their first point of the 2020-2021 NPFL season after playing a goalless draw on Monday.
Oluwasemilogo Adesewo Ibidapo Ajayi

Semi Ajayi set to miss West Brom’s FA Cup tie vs Blackpool

Semi Ajayi could be out of action for West Brom in their FA Cup tie against Blackpool next weekend as boss Sam Allardyce has hinted he will look to make changes in his starting eleven, the Gazette reports.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard acknowledged that he was given a sharp jolt of reality as the Blues capitulated at home to Manchester City on Sunday.

Chelsea boss admits to facing ‘reality check’ after Manchester City drubbing

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard acknowledged that he was given a sharp jolt of reality as the Blues capitulated at home to Manchester City on Sunday.
Union Berlin rose to fourth - into the Champions League places for the first time in the club's history as Awoniyi shines.

Taiwo Awoniyi shines as Union Berlin move into top four position for the first...

Union Berlin rose to fourth - into the Champions League places for the first time in the club's history - after their 2-0 win at Werder Bremen.
Taiwo Awoniyi was outstanding for Union Berlin but could not crown his impressive performance with a goal, as they were held to a 3-3 home draw against Eintracht Frankfurt in Saturday’s Bundesliga fixture.

Taiwo Awoniyi guns for 5th goal in 12 Bundesliga games for Union Berlin

Taiwo Awoniyi will be looking to score his fifth goal in what will be his 12th Bundesliga game for Union Berlin who visit Werder Bremen today at the Wohninvest Weserstadion.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has arguably fallen into the Jose Mourinho trap and needs to sort things out before they get out of hand.

Manchester United eye Premier League summit after Liverpool stumble

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side would join the champions on 33 points if they beat Aston Villa on Friday, with Jurgen Klopp's men not in action until Monday.
The reports have been brewing and now one of the world’s most note worthy insiders confirms Manchester City are planning a huge move in the summer 2021 transfer window.

Manchester City cleared to face Chelsea amid coronavirus concerns

Manchester City kick off the New Year at Chelsea on Sunday, eager to move on from a recent COVID-19 outbreak and get back to putting pressure on Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Enyimba midfielder Farouk Mohammed believes the People’s Elephant 3-0 Champions League defeat away against Al-Merrikh was a good learning experience and suggests that could propel the team onto a good run.

Defeat to Al-Merrikh can spur Enyimba onto good run – midfielder

Enyimba midfielder Farouk Mohammed believes the People’s Elephant 3-0 Champions League defeat away against Al-Merrikh was a good learning experience and suggests that could propel the team onto a good run.
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

APC radically different from PDP in internal democracy – PGF chief

The Director-General, All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman, has claimed that the ruling party is radically different from the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in internal operation mechanism.
Wes Brown has expressed his belief that Manchester United can finish above Manchester City and win the Premier League this season.

Manchester United out to avoid matching 90-year-old losing record in derby

Manchester United will be out to avoid matching an unwanted losing record when they face Manchester City in Saturday’s derby at Old Trafford.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said both Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial were substituted during Saturday’s 3-1 win over West Ham United because of muscle injuries.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the spotlight for Manchester derby

Manchester United’s early Champions League exit means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s position is back under scrutiny ahead of Manchester City’s visit to Old Trafford for a game neither side can afford to lose.
After making their best start to a season since they last won the La Liga title, Atletico Madrid can consolidate their early promise and twist the knife into their city rivals when they visit Real Madrid on Saturday.

La Liga: Madrid derby offers Atletico chance to showcase title credentials

After making their best start to a season since they last won the La Liga title, Atletico Madrid can consolidate their early promise and twist the knife into their city rivals when they visit Real Madrid on Saturday.

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Sunday Igboho: I had no deal with Femi Ojudu

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Inter boss Antonio Conte will be forced to watch from the stands when the Serie A side take on Benevento and Fiorentina.

Inter boss hit with two-match touchline ban

Inter boss Antonio Conte will be forced to watch from the stands when the Serie A side take on Benevento and Fiorentina.
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told reporters a new allocation of the IMF’s own currency, Special Drawing Rights, would give countries more fiscal space to address the health crisis and accelerate moves to a digital and green economy.

IMF: Climate Change poses high risk to economic and financial stability

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Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Chelsea to appoint Thomas Tuchel on 18-month contract with option for further year

The former Paris Saint-Germain head coach will replace Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge and hopes to be in position in time to be able to take charge of his new side against Wolves on Wednesday.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Exam malpractice: Court acquits Senator Adeleke’s brother, three others

The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, discharged and acquitted Adeleke and three other Defendants- Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (the Principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun State), Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (the school’s Registrar) and Dare Samuel Olutope (a teacher in the school)- of the seven-count charge the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, entered against them.