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Patric, right-back for Lazio, was given his marching orders in the 93rd minute after he was captured by VAR clearly chomping down on the arm of Lecce's Giulio Donati.

Lazio defender sent off for biting opponent during Lecce loss

Lazio's Serie A title challenge is all but over after they lost 2-1 to relegation threatened Lecce on Tuesday night, with the added embarrassment of one of their players being sent off for biting an opponent.
Franck Ribery has released a statement after his home was robbed during Fiorentina's clash with Parma, hinting that he will have to evaluate his future at the club.

Franck Ribery reconsidering Fiorentina future after burglary

Franck Ribery has said he could reconsider his future in Italy after his house was burgled on Sunday afternoon while he was playing for Fiorentina at Parma.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Former Watford star wants club to sign Emmanuel Dennis from Brugge

Former Watford star Michel Ngonge has advised the club to sign Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis this summer.

Footballer electrocuted at betting shop in Lagos

One Taiwo Akinlusi, popularly known as Sir Tee among his football fans meet his untimely death on Saturday, when his head mistakenly touched a naked wire when he was coming down from the staircase of a plaza where he went to play football betting at Ile-Epo bus stop, Ejigbo.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Rasheedat Ajibade makes scoring Norwegian Toppserien start for Avaldsnes

Rasheedat Ajibade opened her Norwegian Toppserien campaign on a fine note as she was on target in Avaldsnes' 5-2 triumph over Lyn Football on Saturday.
Lionel Messi could be tempted by a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to Rivaldo, amid fresh speculation about his future at Camp Nou.

Rivaldo: Lionel Messi would reunite with Pep Guardiola or play with Cristiano Ronaldo at...

Lionel Messi could be tempted by a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to Rivaldo, amid fresh speculation about his future at Camp Nou.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce reacts as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS - Lee Smith

Newcastle boss saddened by speculation surrounding key attacking duo

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has warned anyone who is interested in Allan Saint-Maximin or Miguel Almirón that they are wasting their time.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Kirsty Wigglesworth-Pool via REUTERS

Jose Mourinho: Spurs have too much time between games

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho says he is unhappy with the long break between matches his team have had since the Premier League resumed following the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Super Eagles CD Leganes defender Chidozie Awaziem has set his sight on their next league match against Deportivo Alavés on Friday, December 13.

Chidozie Awaziem: I was scared football may not return during lockdown

Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem says he is relieved to be back on the pitch again following the suspension of football in Spain.

Joel Matip to miss the rest of Liverpool’s season with foot injury

Joel Matip is set to sit out the rest of Liverpool’s 2019-20 campaign with a foot injury.
Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have extended the contract of Eric Choupo-Moting until the end of the 2019-20 season.

Paris Saint-Germain extend Eric Choupo-Moting stay

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have extended the contract of Eric Choupo-Moting until the end of the 2019-20 season.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC adviced against NPFL restart

Former Nigeria international Friday Ekpo has advised the LMC against trying to resume league football in Nigeria be it the Nigeria Professional Football League or any other strata of league football in the country citing the lack of capacity for Nigeria to do that at the moment.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he initially 'felt empty inside' after the club secured the Premier League title.

Bayern Munich boss praises Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick has heaped praise on Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp following his side's Premier League title success.
Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL)

LaLiga trains women’s football coaches in Nigeria, in collaboration with NWFL

In its continued commitment to women’s football, LaLiga provided two masterclass sessions for coaches of the Nigerian Women Football League. LaLiga has further strengthened relations between both institutions with these online classes, within the existing MoU with the highest competition in the African country, the NWFL.
Former Barcelona and Valencia defender Jeremy Mathieu has spoken about his decision to retire from football after suffering a serious knee injury.

Former Barcelona defender explains retirement decision

Former Barcelona and Valencia defender Jeremy Mathieu has spoken about his decision to retire from football after suffering a serious knee injury.
Lobi Stars goalkeeper Daniel Atsaka says he hopes the Nigerian professional football league can be allowed to resume after months of suspension.

Lobi Stars goalkeeper wants quick resolution on NPFL season

Lobi Stars goalkeeper Daniel Atsaka says he hopes the Nigerian professional football league can be allowed to resume after months of suspension.
Liverpool ended a 30-year wait for the English title as they were crowned Premier League champions on Thursday, triggering jubilant scenes as fans ignored social-distancing to celebrate uproariously.

Jubilation as Liverpool celebrate Premier League title

Liverpool ended a 30-year wait for the English title as they were crowned Premier League champions on Thursday, triggering jubilant scenes as fans ignored social-distancing to celebrate uproariously.
FIFA are reportedly ready to indefinitely extend the 2019-20 season, handing domestic leagues the power to decide their own fate in the coronavirus pandemic.

FIFA announces £1.2bn coronavirus relief plan to help football through coronavirus crisis

A coronavirus relief plan for world football which could cost up to £1.2 billion ($1.5bn) has been announced by FIFA.

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UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.