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The Premier League have confirmed the punishments to be handed out to the ‘big six clubs’ involved in the supposed breakaway European Super League.

Premier League 2021/22 fixtures unveiled

Premier League champions Manchester City get their 2021/22 title defence under way at Tottenham Hotspur when the new season kicks off on the weekend of August 14.
Everton and Leeds United are reportedly leading the race to sign Real Madrid legend Marcelo.

Everton in ‘transfer battle’ with Leeds for Marcelo

Everton and Leeds United are reportedly leading the race to sign Real Madrid legend Marcelo.
Real Madrid are reportedly planning to monitor Leeds United midfielder, Kalvin Phillips.

Real Madrid plan to monitor Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips

England are off to a winning start in Euro 2020, after earning a 1-0 victory over Croatia on Sunday. Raheem Sterling scored the only goal of the match, with Phillips providing the assist with a brilliant pass.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Manchester United expect to seal Jadon Sancho transfer after Euro 2020

United are locked in negotiations with Borussia Dortmund and have agreed on personal terms with the England winger, worth £350,000-a-week over five years.
Arsenal are reportedly pursuing a summer move for Brighton and England defender Ben White as Mikel Arteta is desperate to strengthen his backline.

Arsenal eyeing move for Brighton defender Ben White

Arsenal are reportedly pursuing a summer move for Brighton and England defender Ben White as Mikel Arteta is desperate to strengthen his backline.
Manchester City have been crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions, our third title success in the last four years.

Manchester City to raise £70 million by selling off their fringe players this summer

A number of youngsters, most of whom have never played a game for the club, are attracting interest from across Europe and their departures will swell Pep Guardiola’s transfer pot.
England manager Gareth Southgate confirmed his side will take the knee before kick-off in all of their matches at Euro 2020 despite the gesture being booed by supporters since fans returned to stadiums in recent weeks.

England ‘more determined than ever’ to take knee after boos

England manager Gareth Southgate confirmed his side will take the knee before kick-off in all of their matches at Euro 2020 despite the gesture being booed by supporters since fans returned to stadiums in recent weeks.
Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka have been ruled out of England’s World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Poland.

Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate invites Bukayo Saka, 24 others

Gareth Southgate hit back at the critics after selecting Trent Alexander-Arnold for England’s Euro 2020 squad as the Three Lions boss admitted Harry Maguire is a doubt for the opener against Croatia.
Liverpool attacker Harry Wilson is not on Leeds United’s radar for the summer transfer window, according to a report.

Leeds discontinue Liverpool ace Harry Wilson pursuit

The 24-year-old has failed to make his mark at Anfield so far, but he impressed on loan at Cardiff City with seven goals and 12 assists in 37 Championship appearances in the 2020-21 season.
England manager Gareth Southgate is worried the country's top players could be burnt out by next year's rescheduled European Championships.

Euro 2020: England manager to name provisional squad

Gareth Southgate will name a provisional England squad of more than 26 players for this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament on Tuesday before trimming that number down on 1 June.
Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips picked up a shoulder injury in the closing stages of Sunday’s Premier League fixture with West Bromwich Albion.

Leeds United confident Kalvin Phillips will be fit for Euro 2020

Kalvin Phillips is being treated for a shoulder injury suffered against West Brom on Sunday; England manager Gareth Southgate names his 26-man Euro 2020 squad on Tuesday; Phillips started England’s three World Cup qualifying matches in March
Harry Kane could well sign off as a Tottenham player by claiming the Premier League Golden Boot for the 2020/21 season. Kane and Mohamed Salah lead the way with 22 goals apiece, with the Tottenham and Liverpool stars enjoying prolific campaigns on a personal level even with their teams have struggled to challenge for silverware.

Premier League Golden Boot race goes to final day for Harry Kane, Mo Salah

Kane and Mohamed Salah lead the way with 22 goals apiece, with the Tottenham and Liverpool stars enjoying prolific campaigns on a personal level even with their teams have struggled to challenge for silverware.
Carlo Ancelotti insists a European Super League ‘cannot happen’ and believes a relaxing of Financial Fair Play rules ‘could be a good step’.

Everton boss: I need fresh wingers

Ancelotti complained after losing to Leeds that his squad lacked the players capable of playing as he wants.
Julian Draxler has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, the club announced on Monday.

Julian Draxler signs new PSG contract

Julian Draxler has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, the club announced on Monday.

Sam Allardyce: Premier League is becoming boring

Sam Allardyce has warned that the Premier League is in danger of becoming boring because teams have been "brainwashed" into using the same playing style.
Mateusz Klich, Jack Harrison and Rodrigo were all on target as a rampant Leeds United trounced hapless Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday.

Leeds turn on the style in win at Burnley

Mateusz Klich, Jack Harrison and Rodrigo were all on target as a rampant Leeds United trounced hapless Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday.
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Leeds closing in on securing Bielsa contract extension

Bielsa has proven a popular appointment after masterminding Leeds’ return to the Premier League following a 16-year absence, the Argentine guiding the club to promotion in 2019/20 before enjoying an impressive return to the top tier this season.
West Brom have been relegated from the Premier League after a 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on Sunday.

West Brom relegated from Premier League after Arsenal defeat

West Brom have been relegated from the Premier League after a 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on Sunday.
Manchester City’s 2-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain means we have set a new record for the longest winning run by an English side in Europe’s elite club competition.

Manchester City eye title in UCL final curtain raiser

Manchester City and Chelsea will play off for the biggest prize in European club football later this month, but there is plenty on the line for both clubs when they meet in a prelude to the Champions League final on Saturday.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed the absolutely fantastic performance of Eric Bailly in the 2-0 win over rivals Chelsea on Monday night.

Eric Bailly close to signing new Manchester United contract

The centre-back has struggled for starts this season and, with just one year left on his current deal, his representatives had been alerted to interest from other clubs.
Luke Shaw is looking for Manchester United to collect much better results at Old Trafford with the Red Devils preparing to return home on Thursday for the first leg of their Europa League semi-final with Roma.

Luke Shaw: Manchester United ‘need to be better’

Luke Shaw is looking for Manchester United to collect "much better results" at Old Trafford with the Red Devils preparing to return home on Thursday for the first leg of their Europa League semi-final with Roma.
Manchester United midfielder Fred admits a lot of clubs have their eye on fellow Brazilian Raphinha, with the Red Devils among those said to be monitoring the progress of a tricky winger at Leeds.

Fred makes Raphinha transfer admission amid Manchester United links to Leeds winger

Manchester United midfielder Fred admits "a lot of clubs have their eye on" fellow Brazilian Raphinha, with the Red Devils among those said to be monitoring the progress of a tricky winger at Leeds.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Ekiti commercial motorists lament high cost of drivers’ licence

Commercial motorists in Ekiti state have appealed to the state government to reduce the heavy fees they are required to pay for the collection of new driver’s licences and the renewal of expired ones.
Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy simply won't bend.

Man City to put in 100 million pound bid for Harry Kane after the...

Pep Guardiola is clear that he wants Harry Kane in his attack. Man City, according to the 'Daily Star', are prepared to put in a final bid. There will be no more. Tottenham will have to decide whether they take it or leave it. Man City are planning to offer Spurs 100 million pounds for the striker after the Euros.
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IMF: Nigeria’s renewed use of fuel subsidies a concern

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it was concerned by Nigeria’s move to renew fuel subsidies and urged the government to continue efforts to unify its exchange rates.

INEC polling units and the future of elections

The last time new polling units were defined in Nigeria was 25 years ago by the defunct National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (NECON), as INEC was then known. At the time the country had on the voters’ register, 50 million voters. Over the years, it worked with an estimate of 120,000 polling units across the country but an eventual census put the exact figure at 119, 973 polling units.

Police death toll from militant attack in Burkina Faso rises to 15

Four police officers who had gone missing after a militant attack in Burkina Faso on Monday have been found dead, raising the police death toll to 15, police sources said on Wednesday.