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Atalanta and Inter seal Champions League football as Empoli go down

Atalanta have qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history after a 3-1 win over Sassuolo on the final Serie A matchday.
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Claudio Ranieri: Roma set for big changes in event of no Champions League

Roma face a period of upheaval if they fail to qualify for the Champions League, insists interim boss Claudio Ranieri.
Roma suffered a 2-1 road loss to SPAL, and new manager Claudio Ranieri reacted strongly to the possibility that the club will miss out on Champions League qualification next season.

Claudio Ranieri’s Champions League ambitions dented by SPAL

Claudio Ranieri’s Roma fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling SPAL on Saturday, missing a golden opportunity to close the gap on Champions League rivals Inter Milan and AC Milan.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer used Ajax's comeback against Real Madrid in the Champions League in his pre-match team talk to inspire his Manchester United players to victory against Paris Saint-Germain.

VAR sends Manchester United, FC Porto to quarter-finals

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was the ultimate factor deciding the fate in the UEFA Champions League matches on Wednesday night.

Argentina replace injured Manuel Lanzini with River Plate star Enzo Perez

Enzo Perez has been called into the Argentina squad as the replacement for Manuel Lanzini after the West Ham midfielder was ruled out of the World Cup with injury.

Argentina names Lionel Messi, 22 others for World Cup

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has named his 23-man World Cup squad as he gets to face Iceland, Croatia and then Nigeria in the group phase of the Mundial in Russia. Predictably, the coach has included...

World Cup: Argentina name Lionel Messi, Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Aguero in 35-man...

Argentine manager Jorge Sampaoli has included five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi in his 35-man preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Roma counting on Edin Dzeko-inspired miracle against Liverpool

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco said Tuesday he is counting on another Edin Dzeko-inspired miracle against Liverpool to reach the Champions League final.

Joe Gomez: Liverpool won’t sit back against Roma

Joe Gomez says Liverpool will aim to score goals against Roma in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final rather than aiming to soak up pressure.

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool won’t lose at Roma like Barcelona

Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool won’t succumb to defeat in their second leg semi-final of the UEFA Champions League against AS Roma like Barcelona in the quarter-finals.

Liverpool score five but late goals give Roma glimmer of hope

Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.

Mauro Icardi double as Inter, Lazio close in on ‘distracted’ Roma

Mauro Icardi scored a brace in a 3-0 Serie A win over Verona as Inter Milan closed in on third-placed Roma who were held 1-1 by Bologna on Saturday ahead of their Champions League clash against Barcelona.

Sergio Aguero named in Argentina squad despite injury

Sergio Aguero has been included in Argentina’s squad for upcoming friendly matches against Italy and Spain even though the Manchester City striker is currently injured.

AS Roma go third as Inter sink again in Genoa

AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa.

Roma close gap on Napoli after derby win

Roma moved to within two points of Serie A leaders Napoli after squeezing past local rivals Lazio 2-1 on Sunday as Italy resumed domestic action following the World Cup disaster for the national team.

Roma break record for consecutive Serie A away wins

Roma have set a new Serie A record after securing their 12th consecutive away win against Fiorentina on Sunday.

Juventus close gap as Napoli, Inter Milan held

Juventus closed the gap at the top of Serie A with a 2-1 win over bottom club Benevento on Sunday as leaders Napoli were held by Chievo and Inter Milan drew 1-1 against Torino.

Chelsea clash against Manchester United a must-win game – Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must beat Manchester United on Sunday if they want to have a chance of retaining the Premier League title.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’