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A third first-team player from Brighton & Hove Albion tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, the Premier League club’s chief executive Paul Barber has confirmed.
Derby County have thanked captain Wayne Rooney for the leading role he played in the club agreeing to a wage deferral with players to help the English Championship club survive the coronavirus crisis.
Former England captain Wayne Rooney said the public pressure being exerted on elite footballers to take pay cuts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is a “disgrace”, according to a report in the Sunday Times.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Odion Ighalo has done enough over the last two months to warrant a permanent move to the club.
Last month, the forward bagged three goals in four appearances and two of the efforts have been nominated for the best United strike in the month under review, according to a statement on the club website.
Wayne Rooney has revealed that he would be left unsurprised if concluding the 2019-20 football campaign took until the end of the year, cutting significantly into next season's projected calendar.
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata called upon the football world to remain calm and “trust the experts” while play is suspended during the coronavirus pandemic, and said he is doing all he can to stay fit.
Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.
Wayne Rooney has claimed "footballers in England were being treated like guinea pigs" before the 2019-20 campaign was put on hold, with the coronavirus causing huge disruptions to the sporting calendar across the world. Wayne Rooney has claimed "footballers in England were being treated like guinea pigs" before the 2019-20 campaign was put on hold, with the coronavirus causing huge disruptions to the sporting calendar across the world.
Juan Mata has assisted two of out of the three goals scored by the Nigerian forward since moving to Old Trafford from Chinese Super league side Shanghai Shenhua in January.
Former Manchester United forward Micheal Owen has hailed the impact of Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo at the club.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand admits he was wrong about Odion Ighalo and says the Nigerian’s hold-up play offers the side something that neither Anthony Martial nor Marcus Rashford can provide.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says that he has no sympathy for Steven Gerrard’s position at Rangers… because his former England colleague doesn’t need it.
Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has been described by Steve McClaren as the perfect striker for Manchester United, as the former Old Trafford legend tipped the Nigeria international to be handed a starting role in the Manchester derby on Sunday.
And speaking prior to the game at Pride Park, the former Super Eagles striker said: “I watched Manchester United in the FA Cup a lot, which was great, and I loved playing in it with Watford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sang Odion Ighalo’s praises after the Manchester United striker scored twice in the 3-0 FA Cup fifth-round victory over Derby County.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a framework for the conduct of elections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fire has razed the popular Burutu Market in Delta State, destroying properties worth millions of naira.
Prof. Ademola Tayo, the Vice Chancellor of Babcock University says the institution has put together a team of researchers to find treatment for the raging coronavirus pandemic.
Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.
Mikel Arteta is keen to bring the Brazilian to north London from Barcelona, where he is expected to be surplus to requirements once he returns to the Camp Nou from his loan at Bayern Munich.
The Lagos State Government says it has conducted about 16, 000 COVID-19 tests at a cost of N40, 000 to N50, 000 per test.
A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced one Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years in prison for abducting and forcing into marriage a teenager, Ese Oruru.
French churches were preparing to hold their first Sunday masses in more than two months after the government bowed to a ruling that they should be reopened – provided proper precautions were taken.
Uganda’s coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have risen to 198 as 23 new cases were recorded on Saturday.
Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday after he told a prominent black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”