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Bruce Buck: Financial fair play has ended small clubs’ Premier League dreams

Financial fair play rules have killed off the dreams of small clubs hoping to win the biggest prizes in English football, Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck said on Thursday.
Barcelona will continue to target the United States market and want to promote the growth of football in the country, particularly in the women's game, president Josep Maria Bartomeu

Josep Maria Bartomeu: Barcelona want to help soccer grow in United States

Barcelona will continue to target the United States market and want to promote the growth of football in the country, particularly in the women's game, president Josep Maria Bartomeu told ESPN.
HOPE AKPAN

Super Eagles midfielder Akpan joins Bradford City

Nigerian international Hope Akpan has linked up with English League one outfit, Bradford City, on a two-year contract from Burton Albion.

Zenit Saint Petersburg agree Roberto Mancini exit as Italy loom

Italian Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said last week Mancini, a former Man City and Inter Milan coach, had agreed in principle to become the next manager of four-time world champions Italy, who failed to qualify for the World Cup after defeat to Sweden in a two-leg playoff.

Pep Guardiola wants Manchester City to target Chelsea’s Premier League record

Pep Guardiola has indicated pursuing a Premier League record points total may be the best way to keep his Manchester City players focused over the final five matches of the season.

Manchester United-Liverpool still the biggest game in Premier League

The bitter rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool is now played out on a global stage but the origins of the divide are deeply rooted in the battle for supremacy in England’s northwest.

Akinade Onigbinde: Nigeria’s league getting better

Akinade Onigbinde, the Coach of FRSC FC, says Nigeria’s Professional Football League has satisfactorily improved with recent away defeats of home clubs by visiting sides.

Jerome Boateng hails Pep Guardiola and Manchester City

Jerome Boateng has hailed Pep Guardiola as "brilliant" and described Manchester City’s football this season as “beautiful”.

Record-breaker Pep Guardiola relishes Tottenham test

Pep Guardiola’s hunger to make history with Manchester City remains undiminished after his side became the first in the history of the English top flight to win 15 successive games.

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Alisson Becker kept Liverpool's dream of another European Cup alive after the Brazilian goalkeeper made a dramatic save to deny Arkadiusz Milik a late equaliser at Anfield. Action Images

Alisson Becker splurge pays off as Liverpool reach last 16

Liverpool were saved the ignominy of an early Champions League elimination against Napoli by the slimmest of margins, as the huge money invested in goalkeeper Alisson Becker came good in a tense 1-0 win over the Italians.

Tenants groan over high cost of rent in Jigawa

Dutse, the Jigawa state capital, has a population of 153,000 people according to 2006 Census, but despite the population size, the state capital is one of the cities in the country where tenants pay rents through the nose.

Kano trade fair extended by four days

The ongoing 39th Kano international trade fair has been extended to 14th December as against the initial closing date of December 8.
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Pound rebounds as Theresa May pledges to fight on, warns Brexit at risk

Sterling rose on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight a challenge to her leadership and warned rebels within her party that they risked delaying or even stopping Britain’s departure from the European Union.
US Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their Women's Singles Quarter-Finals match at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 4, 2018.Six-time champion Serena Williams overpowered Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the US Open. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT

Serena Williams debuts in Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list

The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams has made it to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women for the first time as the magazine shared the list on Tuesday.