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Micah Richards has slammed the Manchester City defence for their performance in their hammering by Leicester, accusing them of being “reactive, rather than proactive”.

Rodri: Football has not been fair to Manchester City

Manchester City midfielder Rodri claims “football has not been fair” to the Blues on the back of their 5-2 defeat to “lucky” Leicester.
Leeds United have signed Rodrigo from Valencia earlier this summer.

Leeds United linked with a move for Fernando Llorente

Leeds United have signed Rodrigo from Valencia earlier this summer.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

British lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard urges Premier League clubs to help save struggling EFL

Frank Lampard has urged Premier League clubs to ‘have a heart’ and help save Football League sides amid the financial implications of the coronavirus pandemic.
Manchester United star Daniel James has been praised by Ryan Giggs for the manner in which he has adapted to the cruder aspects of life in the Premier League, with the Wales boss saying his attitude reminds him of that of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Report: Leeds United interested in Manchester United’s Daniel James

Leeds United are interested in signing Daniel James from Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to The Daily Star.
The Premier League has confirmed why Crystal Palace were allowed to retake their penalty against Manchester United.

Gary Neville brands retaken Crystal Palace penalty ‘absolute disgrace’

Manchester United legend Gary Neville hit out at VAR after Crystal Palace were able to retake their penalty for victory at Old Trafford.
Liverpool’s Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (L), Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (C) and Liverpool’s English midfielder James Milner react after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on July 22, 2020. – Liverpool won the match 5-3. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

Liverpool faces an early test of their Premier League title defence against Chelsea this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United launch their quest to be champions.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he is not interested in having his statue erected by the Meyserside club after delivering their first League title in 30 years.

Jurgen Klopp confirms his plans for life after Liverpool

Klopp, who has been in charge of the Anfield side for five years, previously suggested he would take a break from the game in 2022 before he agreed to a contract extension last December that will keep him at the club until 2024.
Aston Villa are interested in signing the Liverpool striker Divock Origi this summer.

Liverpool put Divock Origi up for sale

Fenerbahce are believed to be leading the race and are reportedly already in talks with the club, reports Turkish journalist Ekrem Konur.
Marcelo Bielsa Leeds

Leeds United confirm one-year contract extension for Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds confirmed that manager Marcelo Bielsa signed a one-year deal on Friday ahead of the club’s first Premier League game for 16 years.
Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Chelsea last night was not shown in China amid growing tensions with the UK.

Ian Rush: Liverpool don’t need signings to defend Premier League title

Liverpool don’t need any signings to defend their Premier League crown and the rest of the division is simply playing catch-up in the transfer market, according to Reds legend Ian Rush.
A vote to continue allowing Premier League clubs to make five substitutions was defeated at a meeting on Thursday.

Jurgen Klopp brands end of five-sub rule in EPL as ‘lack of common sense’

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp branded the decision to not extend the use of five substitutes in the Premier League as a lack of common sense as he voiced his concerns for player welfare in a congested season.
Gareth Bale could “get back to his highest level” in the Premier League, says Steve McManaman, with the Real Madrid outcast once again being urged to push for a move that can reignite his career.

Steve McManaman: Gareth Bale can get back to his best in the Premier League

Gareth Bale could “get back to his highest level” in the Premier League, says Steve McManaman, with the Real Madrid outcast once again being urged to push for a move that can reignite his career.
Marcelo Bielsa hit the headlines in 2018-19 for sending a member of his Leeds staff to Derby's Moor Farm training ground to report on their training routine.

Marcelo Bielsa signs new one-year deal with Leeds

Leeds have confirmed that head coach Marcelo Bielsa has signed a new one-year deal with the club.
Premier League has been hit by 14 new cases of coronavirus since teams returned to training, reports claim.

Premier League set to reject requests to postpone games due to Covid outbreaks

Premier League officials are set to reject requests to postpone games in the event of Covid outbreaks amongst top-flight sides, with clubs required to fulfil fixtures unless they have fewer than 14 players available.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Leonardo: Paris Saint-Germain thought about buying Leo Messi

Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
Jordan Henderson has been named the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year for 2019-20 season.

Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson battling to make Leeds clash

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is battling to be fit for their Premier League opener against Leeds United.
Manchester United duo Harry Maguire and Mason Greenwood have been included in the England squad for September’s Nations League games against Iceland and Denmark.

Nations League: Manchester United duo named in England squad

Manchester United duo Harry Maguire and Mason Greenwood have been included in the England squad for September’s Nations League games against Iceland and Denmark.

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Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.