Home Topics FA Cups

FA Cups

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has two players that worked extra hard to ensure his side beat Portsmouth 2-0 in the FA Cup fifth-round on Monday night.

Mikel Arteta admits ‘refreshing’ advice, support from Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed that former boss Arsene Wenger has been in touch over the past months, supporting and advising our new inexperienced coach.
David Silva

Kevin De Bruyne: David Silva one of the best Premier League imports

David Silva is one of the finest imports to have ever graced the Premier League, says Kevin De Bruyne, with another of Manchester City’s midfield stars hoping to establish the same consistency in his game as the Spanish World Cup winner has enjoyed.
David Silva

David Silva: Manchester City success beyond my wildest dreams

The Spanish playmaker has developed into one of English football's greatest imports, playing an integral role in bringing a new wave of trophy success to Manchester City.
Olivier Giroud has admitted that David De Gea should have saved his opener in the FA Cup semi-finals, and that he was a bit lucky.

Olivier Giroud admits David de Gea should have saved his FA Cup opener

Olivier Giroud has admitted that David De Gea should have saved his opener in the FA Cup semi-finals, and that he was a "bit lucky".
Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has warned Pep Guardiola not to buy a new defender in January.

Vincent Kompany turns down offer to be Pep Guardiola’s assistant

Vincent Kompany has turned down an offer from Manchester City to become Pep Guardiola’s assistant coach, according to various Belgian media reports on Friday.
Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.

Arsene Wenger: Why I will never return to Arsenal

The 70-year-old remains the longest-serving manager in Premier League history, beating Sir Alex Ferguson by nine months.
Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba beats Zlatan Ibrahimovic as best Ligue 1 striker in last two decades

Former Marseille and Guingamp star Didier Drogba has been crowned Ligue 1's greatest striker of the past 20 years, ahead of PSG legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Former German international Michael Ballack has admitted he regrets leaving Chelsea ten years ago and wishes he had retired at the west London club.

Michael Ballack regrets leaving Chelsea for Bayer Leverkusen

Former German international Michael Ballack has admitted he regrets leaving Chelsea ten years ago and wishes he had retired at the west London club.
Frank Lampard has brought a positive vibe into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Frank Lampard names the five best players he ever played with

Frank Lampard played with some world-class players for Chelsea, Manchester City, and England – but he can’t choose between the two best of all.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger: Manchester City cannot go unpunished, they bought all my players at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger says Manchester City must be punished if they have flouted UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rule, aiming a dig at the Premier League champions for always coming for his players while managing Arsenal.
Juventus are reportedly ready to cash in on former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey after just one season in Italy.

Aaron Ramsey link with Arsenal return

Arsenal could make a shock move for Aaron Ramsey after his troubles settling in at Serie A champions Juventus.
Joe Cole

Joe Cole considered as West Ham coach

The 38-year-old, who began his career at the Hammers before moving on to Chelsea where he won three Premier League titles and two FA Cups, is currently working as a television pundit.
Former Gunners midfielder Mikel Arteta is set to swap an assistant’s role under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City to take the reins at Arsenal. Dennis Goodwin-ProSports-REX-Shutterstock

Arsenal appoint Mikel Arteta as new head coach

Arteta spent five years with the Gunners as a player between 2011 and 2016, winning two FA Cups before retiring and making the move into coaching.
Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta set to be named new Arsenal boss

The Gunners have been locked on talks with the 37-year-old throughout the week and are now on the verge of naming their former captain as the replacement for Unai Emery, who was sacked three weeks ago.

Yaya Toure names Nemanja Matic as his toughest opponent

The former Ivory Coast international, who spent eight years with the Citizens before leaving last year, won three Premier League titles, two FA Cups as well as League Cup and Community Shield trophies.
Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new Tottenham manager. REUTERS

Tottenham appoint José Mourinho to replace Mauricio Pochettino

If Tuesday’s sacking of Mauricio Pochettino came as a big surprise, the appointment of Mourinho as his successor has sent shockwaves through the football world.
Trabzonspor midfielder Mikel Obi has labelled Real Madrid playmaker a lazy player.

Mikel Obi: Eden Hazard is a lazy player

Mikel who won the Champions League, the Europa League, the Premier League twice and three FA Cups during his 11 years at Chelsea played alongside the Belgian captain for five seasons before he joined Tianjin TEDA in 2017.
Mesut Ozil’s lucrative contract extension at Arsenal has led to “tension” in the Gunners camp, claims former forward Jeremie Aliadiere.

Mesut Ozil fears his Arsenal career is over

Arsenal are reportedly desperate to offload the out-of-favour playmaker, with Unai Emery having not included Ozil in his squad for last week’s Europa League victory over Standard Liege.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger reveals he rejected offers from Premier League clubs

Former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has revealed he turned down a number of offers to coach in the Premier League because of his bond with Arsenal.
Al Ahly – Egypt

Al Ahly top the list of most successful football clubs in the world

The likes of Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Manchester United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are known for their lucrative history, as well as recent successes which have come with their dominance on both a domestic and European level.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger considers leading team to 2022 World Cup

Arsene Wenger has not ruled out the possibility of taking charge of a national team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Real Sociedad have announced an agreement with Arsenal for Nacho Monreal, who will join the Liga side until 2021.

Nacho Monreal joins Real Sociedad on two-year deal

Nacho Monreal has completed his move from Arsenal to Real Sociedad, joining the Liga side on a two-year deal.

Recent Stories

The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.

Nigerian Army seeks media support to end insurgency

The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna governor appoints as new Emir for Kauru

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.

Soldiers destroy illegal refinery in Rivers

Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike

The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: Killing of miners an attempt to destabilize Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.

Most Popular

Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: Killing of miners an attempt to destabilize Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police begin manhunt as kidnappers abduct Ekiti farmer

Ekiti State police command on Sunday said it have begun a manhunt for the abductors of a farmer, Isaac Agbanigo who was kidnapped in Ikere Ekiti, Ikere Local government area of Ekiti State.
dry season farming

Dry season farming: Stakeholders speak on deepening food insecurity

Most small-scale farmers in Nigeria rely on rainfed cultivation and do not have access to adequate water sources to engage in large-scale dry season production, leading to local shortages of important crops and high market prices in the dry season due to the lack of technique to cultivate them when the weather condition becomes harsh.

Akwa Ibom to issue ‘operational permit’ to hoteliers, tourism centres

Akwa Ibom State government has said that all hotels and tourism centres across the state would soon be certified with ‘Operational Permit’ in line with global standard and international best practices.
Youths and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has urged Nigerian athletes to keep hope alive on the occasion of the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister: National Sports Festival offers opportunity to explore sports development

The minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, said the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020 Games’ offers a unique opportunity for Nigeria to explore sports development beyond more than a game.