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Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is "not normal", says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.
Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.
Frank Lampard has moved to highlight his admiration for Chelsea midfielder Jorginho and says he will bring essential qualities to the team this season.
Chelsea have placed a €25 million (£23m/$27.7m) price tag on defender Davide Zappacosta as they look to offload the Italy international.
Three people who suffered “medical complications which require specialised care” and an escort were brought ashore late on Thursday, Proactiva Open Arms, which is waiting for permission from Rome to dock in Lampedusa, said on Twitter.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refuted claims that Alexis Sanchez has been made to train with Manchester United’s reserves and claims he is still expecting the Chilean to “come good”.
Italy’s defence minister on Thursday blocked a new decree by far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini to ban the rescue ship Open Arms with 147 migrants on board from Italian territorial waters, in a move seen as part of the political crisis in Rome.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed female centre referee, Stephanie Frappart of France, her assistants – Italy’s Manuela Nicolisi and Michelle O’Neill of the Republic of Ireland, for brilliant performance in their Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup match against Chelsea at the Vodaphone Park, Istanbul, Turkey.
An angry South Korean fan flew to Sweden to confront Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for sitting out a friendly in Seoul, the latest in a bizarre row that has prompted a police investigation.
Former Manchester City forward Wilfried Bony confirmed his representative is in negotiations with clubs in Italy and Turkey.
The new signing underwent an operation on Tuesday after suffering the injury during training prior to the 4-0 weekend win over Napoli in Michigan.
Many Nigerian football supporters and enthusiasts have greeted the new football season in major European countries with excitement and anticipation.
That’s according to The Sun, who claim Blues boss Frank Lampard has identified Chilwell as the ideal man to revamp his side’s left-back spot and the west London club will make a bid next summer.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has opened up on the situation surrounding Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and the team tactics ahead of the coming season after the defeat to AS Roma in their last pre-season friendly.
Former Liverpool boss Graeme Souness has renewed hostilities with Manchester United’s Paul Pogba ahead of Sunday’s season-opener, claiming he would not want the midfielder in his dressing room if he was in charge at Old Trafford.
Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.
Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.
The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.
The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.
Marseille had a chance to score their first goal of the campaign after VAR detected a handball in the home box in the 31st minute. But Argentine striker Dario Benedetto, Marseille’s marquee summer signing, smashed the penalty kick high over the bar.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has paid tributes to soldiers who died in various operations across the country.
The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who confirmed being invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on contract scam to the tune of N3 billion and duty tour allowance falsification and fraud case, is being pressurized by family members to resign.
The Federal Government has demanded for thorough investigation into the death of a Nigerian Pastor in China, Joseph Ogenna Nwajueze from the Chinese authorities.
Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has decried regulatory infractions by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) which border somewhat on communications matters within the regulatory purview of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).