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Everton boss Marco Silva fined £12,000 for Newcastle outburst

Everton manager Marco Silva has been fined £12,000 ($16,000, 14,000 euros) for confronting match officials on the pitch following his side’s 3-2 defeat at Newcastle earlier this month, the Football Association announced Tuesday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Premier League is over-rated

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed the quality of football in the Premier League was exactly as he expected it when he signed for Manchester United – over-rated.

Ashley Young: Manchester United should be aiming higher than top four

Ashley Young is looking to help Manchester United secure a top-four finish in 2019, but concedes that the club should be setting their sights much higher than merely qualifying for the Champions League.
The Football Association has launched a formal investigation into Peter Beardsley, the former England international who left his position as Under-23s coach at Newcastle United last week following bullying complaints made against him by a player.

Football Association to investigate ex-Newcastle coach Peter Beardsley

Allegations of racism and bullying made against former Newcastle coach Peter Beardsley are being investigated by the Football Association.
Gonzalo Higuain scored his first Chelsea goals and Eden Hazard struck twice as the Blues moved back into the top four with a dominant 5-0 victory over Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge.

Gianfranco Zola urges Eden Hazard to set new Chelsea scoring record

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola is calling on current star Eden Hazard to better his best-ever scoring season at Stamford Bridge.
Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his disappointment in Leicester City’s 2-1 loss to Watford in Sunday’s Premier League game.

Wilfred Ndidi disappointed with Leicester defeat

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been left disappointed after Leicester sufferred another defeat in the English Premier League against Watford on Sunday.
Winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award, former Arsenal football team manager Arsene Wenger poses after receiving his award during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards ceremony at the Sporting Monte-Carlo complex in Monaco on February 18, 2019. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Peace at last between Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger received the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award on Monday but it was the glowing tribute from the unlikeliest of sources Jose Mourinho that caught the eye.
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Marc Overmars: Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez could return to Arsenal

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez could return to Arsenal in the future, according to former Gunners winger Marc Overmars.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s pro-business presidential hopeful

Nigerian presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar's January trip to Washington had a simple goal: end claims that he couldn't go to the United States without being arrested.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Can Maurizio Sarri take solace in Pep Guardiola’s slow start at Manchester City?

Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri share a mutual admiration and style of play, but as Chelsea visit Manchester City on Sunday, Sarri is also following Guardiola’s experience of a difficult first year in England.
Chelsea’s Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain (C) celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. Ian KINGTON - AFP

Gonzalo Higuain relishes working again with Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain is delighted to be reunited with Maurizio Sarri after their Napoli days, describing the coach as one ‘who gets the best out of me’.
Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet accepts Liverpool back-up role behind Alisson Becker

Simon Mignolet is finding it easier to accept a back-up role at Liverpool, with the Belgian aware goalkeeping rival Alisson is “up there with the top five in the world, if not the best”.
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Gianfranco Zola expects Gonzalo Higuain to make flying start at Chelsea

Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has backed Gonzalo Higuain to make an instant impact at Stamford Bridge as the Argentina striker prepares for his debut this weekend.
Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi’s Middlesbrough jersey number has been revealed, the former Chelsea midfielder will wear Number 2.

Mikel to wear jersey Number 2 at Middlesbrough

Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi’s Middlesbrough jersey number has been revealed, the former Chelsea midfielder will wear Number 2.
Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, on January 13, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP) /

Paul Pogba praises Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for revitalising Manchester United’s attack

Manchester United have rediscovered their attacking verve under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, midfielder Paul Pogba has said.
Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell: I could’ve done well under Unai Emery

Joel Campbell has revealed he had been hoping to remain at Arsenal once Unai Emery succeeded Arsene Wenger, but is enjoying a spell in Serie A which could soon see him joined by Aaron Ramsey.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will land another Premier League post if Manchester United decide against handing him a permanent deal, says Dimitar Berbatov.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Marcus Rashford can be as good as Harry Kane

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Marcus Rashford has the potential to be as good a centre-forward as England teammate Harry Kane as the pair prepare to face off in the Premier League this weekend.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Manchester City at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on December 26, 2018. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP) /

Defiant Pep Guardiola insists on business as usual

Pep Guardiola says he will never change his football principles even if Manchester City’s poor run of form continues into the new year.

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(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines crash report likely to be released this week as Boeing briefs airlines

A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will likely be released this week, the country’s Transport Ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and training updates on the 737 MAX.
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US investigates eight varsities implicated in admission scandal

The US Education Department has opened investigations into eight universities tied to a major admissions scam, Politico has reported, citing people close to the matter.

SON trains 60 staff on ADR to improve service delivery

No fewer than 60 staff of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) are undergoing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training to improve their service delivery.
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Theresa May to meet her lawmakers as resignation talk hovers

British Prime Minister Theresa May will address her Conservative lawmakers on Wednesday, possibly to announce a resignation date in a last throw of the dice to win support for her twice-rejected Brexit deal in parliament.
Anti-Brexit activists hold placards and wave Union and EU flags as they demonstrate near the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 28, 2019. – Despite the humiliating rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Britain is no closer to knowing the end result of its vote to leave the European Union. A raft of amendments to be voted on by MPs on Tuesday threaten to further muddy the waters as the clock ticks down to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on March 29. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Report: Brexit impact could cost Ireland 80,000 jobs

Brexit will have a “considerable’’ impact on Ireland with the potential loss of some 80,000 jobs, whether Britain leaves the European Union with or without an exit deal.