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Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri tells Fulham fans not to expect repeat of Leicester ‘fairytale’

Claudio Ranieri has warned fans not to expect a repeat of his Leicester City "fairytale" Premier League title heroics after being appointed as Fulham's new manager.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: My young Super Eagles face toughest test yet

Gernot Rohr has predicted tomorrow’s AFCON qualifier will be the most difficult game against home team South Africa for his Super Eagles, who will be without several experienced stars.

Fulham sack Slavisa Jokanovic, appoint Claudio Ranieri

Fulham have sacked manager Slavisa Jokanovic and replaced him with Claudio Ranieri, who guided Leicester to the Premier League title in 2016.
Kasper Schmeichel

Leicester’s Kasper Schmeichel says ’emotions still raw’ on Cardiff return with Denmark

Kasper Schmeichel admits "emotions are still very raw" as he returns to Cardiff - where Leicester City won their first match after their owner's death - with Denmark.
Djamel Belmadi

AFCON: Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi rings changes for Togo match

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has left out a number of regular players from his squad for for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Togo on 18 November.

Wilfred Ndidi: Injuries and suspension won’t stop Super Eagles from beating South Africa

Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi is confident the confidence the Super Eagles will qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after the team’s failure to reach the past to editions in 2015 and 2017 respectively.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 22, 2016 Leicester City's Thai chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha watches during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Leicester City and Club Brugge at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 22, 2016. A helicopter belonging to Thai tycoon Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed on October 27, 2018 near the stadium of his UK football club Leicester City. The identities of the pilot and any passengers on board have not yet been confirmed. It is also not yet known if anyone on the ground was injured. Paul ELLIS / AFP

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to be honoured with statue at Leicester City stadium

Leicester City will erect a statue of late chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at King Power Stadium following his death in a helicopter crash last month.

Maurizio Sarri: Victor Moses has to improve to get into Chelsea squad

The Nigerian star, 27, was a first-team regular at Stamford Bridge under previous manager Antonio Conte but since the summer arrival of Sarri, he has found himself spending more time on the bench.
Leicester City players wore T-shirts commemorating the club's owner before yesterday's match

Leicester City footballers pay last respects to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in Bangkok

Players and staff from Leicester City were set to arrive in Bangkok Sunday to attend a mourning rite for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, whose death last week in a helicopter crash stunned the Premier League club.
Leicester City players wore T-shirts commemorating the club's owner before yesterday's match

Wilfred Ndidi, other Leicester City players arrive Bangkok for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral

Dozens of players, executives and managers from Leicester City have arrived at a Thai temple to pay respects to club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash last week.
Demarai Gray of Leicester City celebrates with his team mates after scoring his team's first goal (Image- Getty Images)

Emotional celebrations as Leicester win at Cardiff

Leicester City played with great will and nerve to beat Cardiff City on an emotive day as the Foxes returned to action for the first time since the death of their owner in a helicopter crash.
The funeral of the owner of Leicester City who died in a helicopter crash outside the club's stadium has begun in his native Thailand.

Funeral of Leicester City’s Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha gets under way in Bangkok

The funeral of the owner of Leicester City who died in a helicopter crash outside the club's stadium has begun in his native Thailand.
King Power Stadium Leicester City

Leicester City players to attend Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral in Thailand

Striker Jamie Vardy and his Leicester City teammates will travel to Thailand for the funeral of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after Saturday’s English Premier League match against Cardiff City.
The funeral for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha will last seven days in Bangkok

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s body arrives in Bangkok for funeral

The body of late Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has arrived in at the Buddhist Temple in Bangkok, where his funeral will begin on Saturday.
Jamie Vardy and Kasper Schmeichel have both been left devastated by Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's death ( Getty Images )

Jamie Vardy: Leicester want to make Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha proud against Cardiff

Jamie Vardy has called this week the "hardest of his life" and says the Leicester players are desperate to make the late Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha proud by delivering on the pitch.

Tragedy-hit Leicester return to action as Arsenal seek Liverpool scalp

Grieving Leicester City return to Premier League action against Cardiff just a week after the shocking death of their owner while Arsenal aim to test unbeaten Liverpool’s title credentials.
Arsenal Unai Emery

Unai Emery’s Arsenal face acid test against Liverpool

Unai Emery’s Arsenal have come a long way since losing their first two Premier League games of the season, and they face a major test of their credentials with the visit of unbeaten Liverpool on Saturday.
Derby County's English defender Jayden Bogle (L) vies with Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian during the English League Cup football match between Chelsea and Derby County at Stamford Bridge in London on Octopber 31, 2018. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)/

Chelsea beat Frank Lampard’s Derby in League Cup halloween thriller

Chelsea dumped Frank Lampard's Derby out of the League Cup on Wednesday despite a valiant effort by the Championship side to battle back from a defensive Halloween horror show.

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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

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