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Kick It Out: UEFA right to look into Chelsea chanting

Anti-discrimination group Kick It Out has supported UEFA's investigation of alleged anti-Semitic chanting by Chelsea supporters.
Chelsea Maurizio Sarri benches Kepa Arrizabalaga against Tottenham Hotspur following Carabao Cup

Carlton Cole: Maurizio Sarri should’ve got mean with Kepa Arrizabalaga

Former Chelsea striker Carlton Cole believes Kepa Arrizabalaga "got off lightly" with his punishment for refusing to be substituted and believes Maurizio Sarri should've been stricter with his handling of the player.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino, Son Heung-min scoop honours at London Awards

Tottenham pair Mauricio Pochettino and Son Heung-min claimed the respective Premier League Manager and Player of the Year honours at the London Football Awards.
David Luiz believes Chelsea's Kepa Arrizabalaga should have respected Maurizio Sarri's decision to take him off in the EFL Cup final, but called the incident normal.

Ben Foster: Kepa Arrizabalaga wanted to be EFL Cup final hero

Ben Foster found it difficult to watch as Kepa Arrizabalaga appeared to defy Maurizio Sarri in the EFL Cup final, although he understood the Chelsea goalkeeper's desire to "be the hero".

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Enyimba downed Akwa United 3-1 in NPFL action on Sunday, while Lobi Stars also secured a massive victory away at Kano Pillars.

NPFL: Enyimba defeat Akwa United, Lobi Stars beat Kano Pillars

MFM FC were big winners away at Enugu Rangers, defeating the Caf Confederation Cup group stage contenders 1-0, while newly promoted Jigawa Gold Stars’ wait for a maiden league victory continues, as they were thumped 4-1 at Delta Force.Enyimba defeated Akwa United 3-1 in NPFL action on Sunday, while Lobi Stars also secured a massive victory away at Kano Pillars.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba to incorporate additional 300 staff into state civil service

The Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku has approved the employment of over 300 people into the state civil service as part of efforts to address the gross manpower shortage of the state civil service
“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

Correctional Service: Agba Jalingo didn’t sponsor inter-cell sports competition for inmates

The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
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Kogi elections: Yiaga Africa wants polls cancelled

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Italian club fires coach for winning 27-0 in football league

An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.