Home Topics European Championships

European Championships

Ngonda Muzinga has joined French Ligue 1 side Dijon on a two-year deal from AS Vita Club.

Dijon sign DR Congo defender Ngonda Muzinga

Ngonda Muzinga has joined French Ligue 1 side Dijon on a two-year deal from AS Vita Club.
Gerard Piqué

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique handed €2.1 million tax bill

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique will be forced to pay 2.1 million euros ($2.36 million) to Spain’s tax authorities after his conviction for rights-image fraud was confirmed, a legal source told AFP on Wednesday.
Lille president Gerard Lopez has distanced the club from rumours they will hire Jose Mourinho in the near future, insisting the coach must instead be scouting the French side's players for his next club.

Jose Mourinho eyes national team job

The Former Manchester United, Madrid, Chelsea, Porto and Inter manager has declared his readiness to accept an international coaching job for the first time in his career.
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho now open to national team manager job

Jose Mourinho says he is open to returning to the game as a manager of a national team rather than a club.
Cristiano Ronaldo holds the Supercoppa Italiana – his first piece of silverware for Juventus. Claudio Villa-Getty Images for Lega Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for ‘wonderful welcome’ to Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked the fans of Juventus and Portugal as he looked back on a successful first season in Italy.
Luka Jovic feels he can play alongside Karim Benzema in the same team but indicated he is happy to let Zinedine Zidane decide how to use him at Real Madrid.

Luka Jovic: I can play with Benzema at Real Madrid

Luka Jovic feels he can play alongside Karim Benzema in the same team but indicated he is happy to let Zinedine Zidane decide how to use him at Real Madrid.

Ilkay Gundogan insists he’s content at Manchester City amid exit talk

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan claims he has not been in contact with Borussia Dortmund over a possible return to the club, with talks over an extension at the Etihad on the horizon.
Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.

WWC: We should not let in too many goals against Nigeria – Norway goalie

Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.

Ronald Koeman rules himself out of Barcelona running

Netherlands head coach Ronald Koeman says the time is not right for him to consider becoming the new boss of former club Barcelona.
Jesus Vallejo

Jesus Vallejo convinced he still has a future at Real Madrid

Jesus Vallejo is adamant he has a future at Real Madrid and plans to stay after overcoming injury problems.
Aleksander Ceferin

UEFA supremo defends Baku Europa final

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has defended the decision to host the Europa League final in Baku in an interview with German news magazine Der Spiegel to be published on Saturday.
A cheerful Iker Casillas was released from the hospital on Monday, five days after having a heart attack.

Iker Casillas leaves hospital, admits future uncertain

Spanish goalkeeping great Iker Casillas left hospital in Portugal on Monday and said that his football future is uncertain, five days after suffering a heart attack during training with his club.
Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg is not in Norway's World Cup squad. GETTY IMAGES

France: Ballon d’Or winner pulls out of opening match against Falcons

Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg has withdrawn from Norway national team that will face Nigeria’s Super Falcons in their opening group D match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 8 in France.
Xavi will retire from playing football at the end of the current season

Xavi to retire at end of season as he eyes coaching role

Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi has announced he will retire at the end of the season to pursue a career in coaching.
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack during training but is now out of danger.

Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas suffers heart attack

Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack during training but is now out of danger.
Stephanie Frappart

Stephanie Frappart first woman to referee Ligue 1 match

French official Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee a Ligue 1 match when Amiens host Strasbourg on Sunday.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches (R) jumps for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SV Werder Bremen on April 21, 2019 in Munich. (Photo by Guenter SCHIFFMANN - AFP) -

Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Maurizio Sarri: Don’t judge Callum Hudson-Odoi by display against lowly Montenegro

Maurizio Sarri insists he is right to be cautious with Callum Hudson-Odoi's development and suggests that people should not get carried away with his performance for England against Montenegro.

Recent Stories

Valuers urged to discourage slum growth in cities

Estate Surveyors and Valuers in the country have been urged to do everything in their practice to promote activities that will increase urbanisation and ones that will discourage cities slum.

Customs seizes elephant tusks, buffalo horns, others in two states

The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), has impounded elephant tusks, bufallo horns and other outlawed items in Adamawa and Taraba states.
Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.

Africa Games: We can’t be stopped again by Egypt – Funke Oshonaike

Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.

Tax appeal tribunal resolves disputes worth N10 billion

A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in US Open first round

It will be a blockbuster of a match as Serena Williams begins her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam victory against long-time rival Maria Sharapova in the US Open women’s singles draw unveiled Thursday.