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Peter Crouch

Former England striker Peter Crouch retires from professional football

No player has ever scored as many headed Premier League goals as the forward, who bagged a total of 108 goals in England’s top flight.
Juan Mata says he decided to sign a contract extension at Manchester United because it is a special club and he already has his sights on winning major trophies next season.

Juan Mata reveals why he signed Manchester United extension

Juan Mata says he decided to sign a contract extension at Manchester United because it is a "special club" and he already has his sights on winning major trophies next season.
Ander Herrera claims the Manchester United board failed to convince him of his importance within the squad amid contract talks, which led to his free transfer to Paris Saint Germain.

Ander Herrera points finger at Manchester United board after free transfer to Paris Saint...

Ander Herrera claims the Manchester United board failed to convince him of his "importance within the squad" amid contract talks, which led to his free transfer to Paris Saint Germain.

Claude Makelele: Frank Lampard is ‘ready’ to bring success back to Chelsea

Former Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele has backed Frank Lampard to become a success if he is appointed manager.
Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.

Wayne Rooney: Louis van Gaal best I’ve worked under

Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sergio Aguero says Manchester City’s victory over Liverpool in January proved to be the turning point in this season’s Premier League title race.

Shaun Goater: Sergio Aguero the ultimate frontman

Sergio Aguero is considered to be the ultimate frontman by Shaun Goater, with a Manchester City legend “running out of adjectives” to describe the Argentine striker.
Manchester United's Antonio Valencia

Ex-Manchester United skipper Antonio Valencia joins new club

After a decade at the club, former captain Antonio Valencia finally ended his association with Manchester United at the end of last season.
Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has appeared to confirm his Old Trafford exit with a post on his social media accounts.

Former Manchester United skipper Antonio Valencia signs for Liga de Quito

Former Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has returned to his home nation of Ecuador with Liga de Quito, who announced the winger's arrival on Friday.
David Silva Getty Images

David Silva set for final season at Manchester City

Spanish midfielder David Silva has confirmed he will leave Manchester City at the end of next season when his contract expires.
Vincent Kompany has targeted silverware in his first season with Anderlecht, but acknowledged he has everything to prove as he embarks on his first coaching job.

Vincent Kompany: I have everything to prove at Anderlecht

Vincent Kompany has targeted silverware in his first season with Anderlecht, but acknowledged he has "everything to prove" as he embarks on his first coaching job.
Eden Hazard

Didier Drogba: Eden Hazard cannot be replaced at Stamford Bridge

Eden Hazard will be considered a legend at Chelsea, who will find it impossible to directly replace the Belgian, according to former Blues striker Didier Drogba.

Gary Neville: Manchester United won’t be challengers until at least 2021

Manchester United will not be Premier League title challengers until at least 2021, says Gary Neville, with “a lot of change” required at Old Trafford.
Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez: African Player of the Year is between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah

Riyad Mahrez believes Algeria’s status as an underdog in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will ease them from pressure.
Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy joins former Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht

Craig Bellamy has been appointed Under-21 coach at Anderlecht, joining his former Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany at the club.
England defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him with Manchester City until 2024.

Kyle Walker pens two-year Manchester City extension to 2024

England defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him with Manchester City until 2024.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Newcastle United - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - October 6, 2018 Paul Scholes looks down from the studio in the stadium before the match REUTERS-Phil Noble.

Paul Scholes fined £8,000 by FA over betting breaches

Paul Scholes has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association (FA) after admitting to breaching betting rules.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

Kano Pillars urged to respect ABS in Federation Cup

Kano Pillars’ Nyima Nwagua has asserted that they must respect their Federation Cup Round of 32 foes, ABS who they face on Thursday at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.
Angeliño

Manchester City prepared to trigger €12 million Angelino buy-back clause

Manchester City are prepared to trigger the €12 million (£10.7m/$13.5m) buy-back clause in Angelino’s PSV contract.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.