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Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba open to management after retirement

Didier Drogba believes he could be a successful manager after announcing his retirement from football.
Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba announces retirement from football

The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances in two spells at Stamford Bridge, helping them win the Premier League four times and the Champions League in 2012.

Former England midfielder Joe Cole retires at 37

Cole, who came through West Ham's youth system before spells at Liverpool, Lille, Aston Villa and Coventry City, has played for United Soccer League side Tampa Bay Rowdies since 2016.

Didier Drogba retires from professional football at 40

Africa Football and Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba’s illustrious career in professional football has finally come to an end at the age of 40.
Arsenal Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey to leave Arsenal next summer on a free

Aaron Ramsey will leave Arsenal for free at the end of the season after the club told him in person why he will not be offered a new contract, according to Sky Sports.
Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona: Jose Mourinho is ‘not the right man’ for Manchester United

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has said he "suffers" watching his former side play under Jose Mourinho and that he is not the right fit for the club.
Arsene Wenger speaks to Mesut Ozil during a pre-season game

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil ‘thankful’ Arsene Wenger was his coach

Mesut Ozil says he is "thankful" Arsene Wenger was his coach and hopes to see the former Arsenal boss return to club management.
John Terry

Ola Aina backs John Terry to be a big success at Aston Villa

Nigeria international Ola Aina has backed his former Chelsea teammate John Terry to be a big success at Aston Villa after being appointed assistant coach at the Championship side.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 03, 2018 Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny eyes the ball during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Arsenal FC at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid. - Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny, who missed France's World Cup triumph in Russia due to injury, said on Sunday October 14, 2018 his international career was "finished". (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Unai Emery refusing to rush Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny back from injury

Unai Emery says he will not rush Laurent Koscielny back into the lineup as the Frenchman awaits a return from injury.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has offers from ‘all over the world’

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he expects to be back in work on 1 January and has received offers from "all over the world".
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Championship Play Off Semi Final Second Leg - Aston Villa v Middlesbrough - Villa Park, Birmingham, Britain - May 15, 2018 Aston Villa's John Terry celebrates after the match Action Images via Reuters/Ed Sykes/File Photo

Aston Villa appoint Dean Smith, John Terry as new coaches

Former England captain John Terry took his first steps into coaching on Wednesday when he was named as right-hand man to new Aston Villa boss Dean Smith.
Aston Villa John Terry Chelsea

Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou hail John Terry on ‘amazing career’

African legend Didier Drogba has congratulated former England and Chelsea captain John Terry following his retirement from football.
John Terry

John Terry announce retirement from football

The centre-back made 78 caps for England and featured at four major tournaments, he joined Chelsea at age 14, led the Blues to five Premier League titles, four FA Cups, the Champions League, Europa League and three League Cups, he remains the club most successful captain and the highest scoring defender in the club history.

Santi Cazorla: Arsenal lacked belief to challenge under Arsene Wenger

Arsenal lacked belief under Arsene Wenger but will have "a great season" under new manager Unai Emery, says former midfielder Santi Cazorla.
Sir Alex Ferguson called his former Manchester United charge Paul Scholes the perfect player in a video message played for a tribute to the midfielder at Old Trafford on Thursday night.

Sir Alex Ferguson hails Paul Scholes in video message for Manchester United tribute

Sir Alex Ferguson called his former Manchester United charge Paul Scholes the "perfect player" in a video message played for a tribute to the midfielder at Old Trafford on Thursday night.
Arsenal player Mesut Ozil (C) attends training session with team mates during their pre-season tour for the International Champions Cup match in Singapore on July 25, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Roslan RAHMAN

Martin Keown: Mesut Ozil needs to start enjoying football again

Martin Keown has back Mesut Ozil to recapture his best form under Unai Emery, but believes the new Arsenal manager needs to allow his star man to enjoy his football once again after a difficult summer.
Jose Mourinho admits he fears the start of the Premier League after a tumultuous pre-season at Manchester United.

Brian McClair: Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho should smile more

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho should show he is "enjoying one of the best jobs in world football" and fans would like to see him smile more, says former striker Brian McClair.
Frank Lampard was appointed manager at Derby County in May.

Franck Lampard returned to football because he ‘missed the bug’

Frank Lampard says he swapped the relative comfort of the pundit’s chair for the fraught job of manager because he missed the “bug” as he prepares for his first competitive game at the helm of Derby County.

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NBCC targets increased membership in 2019

The Nigeria-British of Chambers and Commerce (NBCC) recently held its 41st Presidential dinner and awards in Lagos.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Babatunde Fashola: Implementation of electrification plan delayed for 10 years

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the implementation of the Strategic Rural Electrification Plan (SREP) was delayed for 10 years, leading to the setback in supplying rural communities with efficient power.
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UN: 30 milliom babies are born premature yearly

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.

UN: One in every nine people suffers hunger globally

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has told a top panel on humanitarian aid that maintaining a “fire-fighting approach is not sustainable” in the long term.

Supreme Court fixes date to decide on Patience Jonathan’s accounts

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.