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Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has showered encomium on John Obi Mikel for his performance in their 1-0 victory over Rotherham United in Saturday’s Championship game.

Stoke City boss hails Mikel Obi in victory over Rotherham United

Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has showered encomium on John Obi Mikel for his performance in their 1-0 victory over Rotherham United in Saturday’s Championship game.
Bright Osayi-Samuel has been omitted from Queens Park Rangers squad for Tuesday (tonight) Sky Bet Championship clash against Barnsley after turning down a new contract.

Bright Osayi-Samuel axed from QPR squad after rejecting new contract

Bright Osayi-Samuel has been omitted from Queens Park Rangers squad for Tuesday (tonight) Sky Bet Championship clash against Barnsley after turning down a new contract.
Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.

West Brom boss hails Semi Ajayi, teammates after draw vs Chelsea

Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Peter Etebo agrees deal to join Galatasaray

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is edging closer to a move to Turkish Super Lig club Galatasaray from Stoke City.
John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020-21 season

Mikel Obi: Stoke City belongs to the Premier League

Mikel returned to English football after signing a one year contract with the Michael O’Neil led Potters ahead of the coming season.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Mikel Obi to join Stoke City on one-year deal

John Mikel Obi will join Sky Bet Championship club Stoke City on Monday.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
Oghenekaro Etebo

Oghenekaro Etebo left out of Stoke City’s matchday squad again

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo was not included in the Stoke City’s squad for their Championship clash against Luton town on Tuesday.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

European Leagues critical of proposed Champions League reforms

The European Leagues has said plans to revamp the Champions League should be started from scratch as the current proposals only benefit "a few rich and dominant clubs".
James McClean urged any player who is not committed to the Republic of Ireland to sod off and play for someone else after Declan Rice elected to represent England.

Ireland’s James McClean slams Declan Rice’s England decision

James McClean urged any player who is not committed to the Republic of Ireland to "sod off and play for someone else" after Declan Rice elected to represent England.

Man United’s Matic explains why he won’t wear poppy

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic says he cannot wear a red poppy to remember Britain’s war dead because it reminds him of the trauma of a NATO bombing campaign on his home country when he was a young child.
Oghenekaro Etebo - Stoke City

Nigeria’s Oghenekaro Etebo hails Stoke season’s first win

Super Eagles’ Oghenekaro Etebo has hailed Stoke City’s 2-0 victory over Hull City in Saturday’s Championship encounter at the bet365 Stadium.
Oghenekaro Etebo - Stoke City

Stoke City fans hail Nigeria’s Oghenekaro Etebo

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo was the star of the show on Saturday as Stoke City claimed their first win of the season in the English Championship.
James McClean

West Brom’s James McClean completes move to Stoke City

Stoke City have completed the signing of James McClean from West Brom for an initial fee of £5m.

West Brom fightback steals spotlight from Mo Salah

Mohamed Salah bagged a record-equalling goal for Liverpool, but a dramatic late equaliser from Salomon Rondon earned West Bromwich Albion a 2-2 draw on Saturday.

Liverpool move up to second with big win

Liverpool moved up to second in the table ahead of Manchester United's game against Chelsea on Sunday as they beat West Ham 4-1 at Anfield.

Manchester City write to referees’ body over bad challenges – report

Premier League leaders City have reported nine challenges they feel were not sufficiently punished by referees in recent months to Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL).

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Gunmen kidnap Edo councillor

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted Israel Inyanabor, a councillor representing Ewohimi Ward One in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Man paraded naked as punishment for Facebook post

India Police spokesman, Hirendra Chaudhary, said the 38-year-old victim was kidnapped on Tuesday by the brothers, assaulted and made to walk 45 minutes around the western town of Khambhaliya with no clothes on.
Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition with any state’’ of the federation over project implementation.

FEC approves N117 billion for rehabilitation of major roads in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N117.6 billion for the rehabilitation of some major roads across Nigeria.
On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance the nomination of Nathan Simington, a Republican in favor of greater government oversight of speech on the internet, to the Federal Communications Commission.

Donald Trump’s bias hawk FCC nominee one step closer to confirmation

On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance the nomination of Nathan Simington, a Republican in favor of greater government oversight of speech on the internet, to the Federal Communications Commission. Simington’s nomination now awaits a floor vote for final approval.
British race driver, George Russell, will take Lewis Hamilton’s place at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time champion tested positive for coronavirus.

Mercedes replaces Lewis Hamilton with George Russell for Sakhir Grand Prix

British race driver, George Russell, will take Lewis Hamilton’s place at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time champion tested positive for coronavirus.