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Valencia have agreed a deal in principle to complete the permanent signing of Denis Cheryshev from LaLiga rivals Villarreal.
Holders Barcelona will face Sevilla in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after a complaint that they fielded an ineligible player in the last round was thrown out by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Friday.
Valencia have announced the signing of Russia's World Cup hero Denis Cheryshev, who moves to the Mestalla club on loan.
Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa, who was arguably Nigeria’s best player at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup, has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Tournament Award by FIFA.
England striker Harry Kane has won the Golden Boot at the 2018 World Cup after finishing the tournament with the highest number of goals.
England captain Harry Kane won the Golden Boot as the top scorer of the 2018 World Cup after no player in Sunday's final, a 4-2 win by France over Croatia, surpassed his total of six goals.
Russia president, Vladimir Putin, has congratulated the country men’s national football team coach, Stanislav Cherchesov, and his players despite their elimination from the 2018 World Cup at the hands of Croatia on Saturday night.
Croatia won a second consecutive penalty shootout 4-3 to advance to the World Cup semifinals, ending the tournament for hosts Russia, who had equalised late in extra time.
Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a dramatic shootout as the World Cup hosts dumped title contenders Spain out in the last 16 following a 1-1 draw.
Sergei Ignashevish's own goal gave Spain an early lead before Artem Dzyuba levelled, but neither side could find another breakthrough in extra time and Igor Akinfeev was Russia's hero of the hour, denying Koke and Iago Aspas in a dramatic shootout.
Two early goals saw Uruguay finish top of group A as they inflicted Russia's first defeat of the World Cup in Samara, winning 3-0 to make it three victories from three and leave the hosts in second place.
Cristiano Ronaldo trained his sights on Morocco on Wednesday after his stunning hat-trick in Portugal's World Cup opener, while 2010 winners Spain play Iran with the host nation buzzing from Russia's unexpected success.
Free-scoring Russia's World Cup dream continued with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
Russia coach, Stanislav Cherchesov, said he received a congratulatory call from President Vladimir Putin after the World Cup hosts pummelled Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament’s opening match on Thursday.
Villarreal piled the pressure on under-fire Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane as they snatched a 1-0 win over the struggling La Liga champions at the Bernabeu.
Troubled Spanish champions Real Madrid stumbled to a 2-2 draw with third tier Numancia on Wednesday but qualified for the King’s Cup quarter-finals 5-2 on aggregate.
The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Sunday in Abuja, decried the killing of Nigerians in some countries including South Africa.
The police on Monday arraigned a 40-year-old architect, Idris Unkange, in a Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court , for allegedly impersonating an official of the Independent Corrupt Practice and Others Offences (ICPC).
Stoke City have sent a warning to other clubs over the availability of Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo in the transfer market.
The 21-year-old Nigerian attacker moves to Luminus Arena three weeks from Switzerland Super League side FC Zurich on a three-year contract with an option for an additional year for a fee of 7.5 million pounds.
The midfielder beat off competition from Ghana and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan and Ghana senior women's team and U17 striker Mukarama Abdulai to pick the coveted gong at the Ghana Football Awards held in Accra on Sunday.
Some monarchs, chiefs and politicians in Cross River State are jostling with the under-privileged persons in their communities for the Federal Government’s monthly N5,000 Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT.
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr insists his team has a bright future ahead of them despite being eliminated from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Sir Emeka Anyaoku, former secretary-general of Commonwealth, has joined calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to manage the nation’s diversity in a way that will give all components a sense of belonging and curb the pervading insecurity.
Jerome Boateng's future has not yet been decided, according to Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, despite reported interest from Manchester United.
The NNPC has reportedly issued award letters for highly sought-after contracts to exchange crude oil for imported fuel, with some Nigerian oil firms beneficiaries.