Home Topics League One

League One

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Odion Ighalo keeps mum over Manchester United speculation

The 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) top score, Odion Ighalo remains calm despite transfer rumours over the weekend linking him to Manchester United in the English Premier league.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool kids will play FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will play ‘the kids’ in the FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury and leave the game to U23 boss Neil Critchley because of the winter break.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would find it tough to deal with another Champions League final defeat, according to Jose Mourinho.

FA Cup: Jurgen Klopp reveals players responsible for shock draw with Shrewsbury

Jurgen Klopp has blamed his Liverpool defenders after their shocking 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup on Sunday.
Liverpool may be having an outstanding season but manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is “no party” in his mind.

Jurgen Klopp: ‘No time to party’ for Liverpool

Liverpool may be having an outstanding season but manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is “no party” in his mind.
Reason to celebrate - Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have been bolstered by another talented youngster ( AFP via Getty Images )

Jason McAteer: No surprise if Jurgen Klopp walks away from Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp walking away from Liverpool before the end of his contract would be no surprise, says Jason McAteer, with the German close to delivering a long-awaited Premier League title in the most demanding of roles.
Alisson Becker is set to make his return from a calf injury against Manchester United this weekend as the Reds look to continue their winning form.

Jurgen Klopp explains how Alisson Becker has exceeded Liverpool hopes

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised goalkeeper Alisson Becker for “making difficult things look easy”.
Aston Villa and Brighton suffered embarrassing exits as the Premier League clubs paid the price for making a raft of team changes.

Aston Villa, Brighton in embarrassing FA Cup exits

Aston Villa and Brighton suffered embarrassing exits as the Premier League clubs paid the price for making a raft of team changes.
000-1NF9E7

Newcastle held by minnows Rochdale as old stager Aaron Wilbraham lights up FA Cup

Newcastle’s wretched record in the FA Cup continued as 40-year-old Aaron Wilbraham gave minnows Rochdale a 1-1 draw in Saturday’s third round clash.
Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping his bubble has not burst already in east London

West Ham sack manager Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham have sacked manager Manuel Pellegrini after a 2-1 home defeat by Leicester City – their ninth loss in the past 12 games.
Manchester City winger Leroy Sané is reportedly hoping to join Bayern Munich in the January transfer window.

Manchester City winger Leroy Sané ‘aiming to join Bayern in January’

Bayern had two bids rejected for Sané this summer, before he was ruled out for between six-none months with a cruciate ligament tear in August.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 9

AFCONQ: Joe Aribo, six others hit Super Eagles camp — in pictures

Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Darren Bent says he was upset after Sunderland acquired Asamoah Gyan in 2010.

Darren Bent: Asamoah Gyan’s arrival at Sunderland upset me

The Ghana international was a record signing from Rennes and went on to score 11 goals and provide five assists in 37 competitive appearances for the club.
Manchester City’s Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on October 29, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP) /

Manchester City stroll into League Cup quarters, Everton ease pressure on Bernardo Silva

Manchester City cruised into the League Cup quarter-finals as Sergio Aguero’s double added to struggling Southampton’s misery in a 3-1 win on Tuesday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted Manchester United were still heading in the right direction, but the manager is eager for improved results.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer urges patience with his ‘evolving’ Manchester United team

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has tried tempering expectations among Manchester United fans, insisting his young side is an ‘improving’ and ‘evolving’ one.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is considering a January exit from Old Trafford, it has been revealed.

Manchester United star wants January exit from Old Trafford

Pogba made his intention clear before the commencement of the season that he wants to join Real Madrid but Manchester United directors blocked his way and prevented his dream move from happening in the summer.
Victor Anichebe

Victor Anichebe set to join Scottish club Kilmarnock

The club have been in talks with the 31-year-old’s representatives, trying to convince the Nigerian frontman, who is a free agent, to make the move to the Premiership.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Super Eagles looking at Josh Maja

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.
Bolton Wanderers' first-team squad will be available to play against Nottingham Forest on Sunday, the EFL have confirmed.

Bolton back from brink as Football Ventures complete takeover deal

A buyer has been found for stricken Bolton Wanderers, staving off the imminent threat of extinction, the English third-tier club announced on Wednesday.

Recent Stories

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.