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NFF line up pre-world cup tourney in China and Cyprus for Falcons

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) lines up two tournaments in China and Cyprus to kickstart the Super Falcons‘ preparation for next year women’s World Cup in France
A typically gritty performance from Eric Dier who received his customary yellow card but also scored a goal to silence to the Emirates. Sadly for him, it didn’t last. AFP-Getty Images

Eric Dier escapes scolding from Mauricio Pochettino after provocative goal celebration

Eric Dier escaped a scolding from Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino over his celebration after scoring a goal in Sunday’s derby with Arsenal which provoked a fracas between the teams.
Video Assistant Referee (VAR)

VAR will be introduced to Premier League from 2018-19

Premier League clubs have agreed “in principle” to the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) technology from next season.

Joey Barton urges FA to change ‘hard line’ betting rules after Daniel Sturridge charge

Former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton has said the English Football Association should alter their “zero-tolerance” approach to gambling in football after Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge was charged with alleged breaches of betting rules.
Wayne Rooney will win his 120th and final England cap vs. United States.

Wayne Rooney defends decision to make England farewell against United States

Wayne Rooney has defended his decision to make a farewell appearance for England and hopes it becomes a tradition for players to be honoured.

Report: FA to cut foreign players in Premier League

In a bid to deal with Brexit and boost the number of homegrown players, the English Football Association (FA) is planning to reduce the number of overseas players in Premier League squads to 12 from 17.
FIFA HQ

FIFA appoints normalisation committee to run Madagascar federation

Fifa has appointed a normalisation committee to run the affairs of Madagascar's Football Federation (FMF).
Pep Guardiola

FA asks Pep Guardiola to explain pre-derby referee comments

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been asked by the Football Association to explain comments he made about the referee before Sunday's derby with Manchester United.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Manchester United to contest Jose Mourinho charge over Newcastle comments

Manchester United are "vigorously contesting" a Football Association charge against manager Jose Mourinho, for comments he made in Portuguese to a television camera after his side's win over Newcastle on 6 October.
Marco Ianni

Chelsea coach charged with improper conduct after melee

Chelsea FC’s assistant coach Marco Ianni was charged with improper conduct by the Football Association (FA) in England on Monday.
Patoranking

Patoranking, others to perform at 2018 AITEO finals in Asaba

High profile Nigerian artist Patoranking will, on Wednesday, lead other notable musicians to perform during the finals of the 2018 AITEO football tournament holding at Stephen Kesh Stadium, Asaba, Delta State.
The Football Association (FA) has confirmed its council members are set to vote on a proposal to sell Wembley Stadium.

Greg Dyke: Opposition to Wembley stadium sale bizarre

Opposition which caused the £600m sale of Wembley to collapse is "bizarre" and led by "old men", says ex-Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Newcastle at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF -

Jose Mourinho given until Wednesday by FA to respond to charge

Jose Mourinho has been granted an extension by the Football Association until Wednesday at 6pm to respond to his charge for alleged abusive language.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah withdraws from Egypt squad amid injury concern

Egyptian FA: Liverpool did not want Mo Salah rested for internationals

The Egyptian Football Association have denied claims Liverpool tried to ensure that Mohamed Salah missed at least one of Egypt's fixtures over the international period.
The Football Association (FA) has confirmed its council members are set to vote on a proposal to sell Wembley Stadium.

English FA to vote on Wembley sale plan

The Football Association (FA) has confirmed its council members are set to vote on a proposal to sell Wembley Stadium.
Rafa Benitez claimed Chelsea's penalty was 'soft'

Newcastle’s Rafa Benitez fined £60,000 for referee comments

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been fined £60,000 after accepting a charge for commenting about the referee prior to his team's Premier League game against Crystal Palace last month.
David Manasseh

English FA suspends agent David Manasseh for three months

High-profile football agent David Manasseh has been suspended from all football-related activity by the FA for three months.
FIFA HQ

FIFA warns Sierra Leone it faces ban from global football

Fifa has warned Sierra Leone it risks an international ban following the decision to overturn the leadership of the football association.

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IPAC advises old politicians to prepare for retirement

The Inter Parties Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised political old brigades to prepare their minds for retirement from active politics or be pushed out of the system.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP alleges fresh ‘plot’ to remove Bukola Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that there was a fresh plot to use the Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to forcefully remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from office.
Onofiok Luke

Onofiok Luke: Achievements, political calculation will return Udom Emmanuel

Onofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has expressed optimism that Governor Udom Emmanuel’s achievements in office will return him to the Hilltop Mansion in 2019.
Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu appointed TEF chief executive officer

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) recently announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer.

Federal government recalls 2.5 million bottles of codeine

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday said no fewer than 2.5 million bottles of codeine had been recalled from circulation across the country by the Federal Government.