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Super-agent Mino Raiola has revealed the thinking behind Erling Braut Haaland’s “well-considered decision” to join Borussia Dortmund last month.

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund look to Erling Haaland to help reboot title bid

Borussia Dortmund must tighten their defence and trust teenage striker Erling Braut Haaland to provide the goals against Bundesliga giant-killers Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday after a “week to forget”.
La Liga referee Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez has not been allocated a game next weekend by the Spanish football federation following his officiating of the fixture between Real Betis and Barcelona on Sunday in which he angered both teams.

La Liga referee dropped from the weekend games after poor show

La Liga referee Jose Maria Sanchez has been dropped for the upcoming La Liga games this weekend as he was not allocated any game to officiate by the Spanish football federation following his poor officiation between Real Betis and Barcelona on Sunday at the Benito Villamarin.
Real Madrid’s 4-1 win over Osasuna on Sunday saw Zinedine Zidane further cement his legendary place in the club’s history.

Zinedine Zidane surpasses Jose Mourinho in most La Liga wins as Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid’s 4-1 win over Osasuna on Sunday saw Zinedine Zidane further cement his legendary place in the club’s history.
Kwadwo Asamoah has taken to social media platform Twitter to send a message of congratulations to his teammates for their performance in the 3-1 win away to Slavia Prague in the Champions League group stage.

Kwadwo Asamoah reacts to Inter Milan’s Coppa Italia quarter-final victory over Fiorentina

Kwadwo Asamoah was in obvious jubilant mood after Inter Milan saw off Fiorentina 2-1 to make it to the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia on Wednesday night.
Goals from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori either side of half-time saw the Blues book their place in the fifth round.

FA Cup: Michy Batshuayi, Fikayo Tomori goals see Chelsea avoid shock at Hull

Goals from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori either side of half-time saw the Blues book their place in the fifth round.
Robin van Persie was angered at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s post-match interview after Manchester United were beaten convincingly by Arsenal.

Robin van Persie saddened by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer interview after Arsenal beat Manchester United

Robin van Persie was angered at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s post-match interview after Manchester United were beaten convincingly by Arsenal.
With goals seemingly difficult to come by at their hitherto fortress at the Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium, Nnewi one of the defenders of the FC Ifeanyiubah, Ikenna Cooper has implored the Anambra Warriors attackers to shoot more with precision while in their opponents’ goal area than they are doing presently after another laboured home win against Heartland on Sunday.

Ikenna Cooper rallies FC IfeanyiUbah stars on attacking precision

With goals seemingly difficult to come by at their hitherto fortress at the Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium, Nnewi, one of the defenders of the FC Ifeanyiubah, Ikenna Cooper has implored the Anambra Warriors attackers to shoot more with precision while in their opponents’ goal area than they are doing presently after another laboured home win against Heartland on Sunday.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Friendly: Super Eagles too small for Brazil – fans

The Nigeria Football Federation are shopping for an African team to play the Super Eagles on October 10 after confirming an international friendly game against Brazil in Singapore on October 13, Sports Extra can report.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has stated Nigeria midfielder John Ogu reminds him of his former teammate Yaya Toure.

John Ogu lauds Super Eagles’ performance against Ukraine

Super Eagles’ midfielder John Ogu has applauded his teammates after their impressive 2-2 draw against Ukraine in Dnipro on Tuesday night, stating that the future remains bright for the national team.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

Everton coach challenges Alex Iwobi to maintain impressive form

Marco Silva has challenged Alex Iwobi to continue providing “high-quality, creativity and goals” as the deadline-day signing aims to build on an impressive start to his Everton career.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after goal against Tottenham disallowed

Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Philip Neville, Head Coach of England celebrates after his team's third goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Quarter Final match between Norway and England at Stade Oceane on June 27, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Matthew Lewis - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

England beat Norway to book Women’s World Cup semi-final spot

Goals from Jill Scott, Ellen White and Lucy Bronze gave Phil Neville’s side a comfortable victory in Le Havre, which means they will now face either hosts France or holders USA in the final four.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger slams Arsenal for Europa League final ‘collapse’ against Chelsea

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has criticised his former club for their “collapse” against Chelsea in the Europa League final.
Mohamed Elneny has been advised to leave Arsenal in January by one of his former coaches.

Mohamed Elneny excited after Arsenal go third

Mohamed Elneny is excited after Arsenal moved to the third spot in the Premier League log following their 2-0 win over Newcastle United on Monday.
FA Cup

FA Cup draw: Manchester City to face Brighton in semi-finals, Watford get Wolves

Manchester City's quadruple quest will see them come up against Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup semi-finals, while Wolves and Watford will contest the other last-four showdown.
Super Eagles’ forward Odion Ighalo is a major doubt for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa after he was stretched in Changchun Yatai’s 2-2 draw against Tianjin Quanjian.

Odion Ighalo: It’s ironic my best season ended in relegation

Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo said it is difficult for him to accept that his side Changchun Yatai suffered relegation from the Chinese Super League under his leadership.
Chelsea Manchester City N'Golo Kante

Chelsea hand Manchester City first Premier League loss of season

Goals on both sides of half-time gave Chelsea a 2-0 win over Manchester City in Premier League action on Saturday night.
Samuel Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze shines in Villarreal defeat to Barcelona

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze played the entire duration, but couldn’t save his side Villarreal from suffering 2-0 defeat in the hands of Catalan giants Barcelona at Camp Nou on Sunday.

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Paul Pogba belongs to Mancheste United, not his agent Mino Raiola

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a very high level.

Vincent Enyeama hails Victor Osimhen’s ‘very high level’ goal vs Olympique Marseille

Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a "very high level".
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO: Nothing will stop us from promoting government programmes

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says nothing will deter it from promoting laudable activities of the Federal Government.

ADF rejects community policing plan for South-East

The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
Aisha Falode

NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.