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New Manchester United signing Donny van de Beek admits he has received advice about the Premier League from father-in-law Dennis Bergkamp.

Donny van de Beek launches strong criticism of Manchester United players after debut defeat...

Manchester United new-boy Donny van de Beek has hit out at the club’s players following his debut defeat to Crystal Palace.
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 Jordan Henderson with team mates celebrates with the trophy after winning the Premier League. REUTERS-Paul Ellis

Liverpool to begin Premier League title defence against Leeds

Liverpool will begin defending their Premier League title on Sept. 12 at Anfield, according to a fixture list for the new season, when they play newly promoted Leeds United, who return to England’s top-flight for the first time in 16 years.
UEFA have announced match officials for the Champions League semi-final between Lyon and Bayern Munich with Spaniard Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz to be the man in the middle.

UEFA name match referee for Lyon vs Bayern Champions League semi-final

UEFA have announced match officials for the Champions League semi-final between Lyon and Bayern Munich with Spaniard Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz to be the man in the middle.
Tottenham's No 7 makes a heart shape with his hands as he directs his celebration towards the visiting supporters

Heung-Min Son sends message to Everton’s Andre Gomes

Son Heung-min revealed he has sent a message of apology to Everton’s Andre Gomes, after the horrific accident at Goodison Park on Sunday.
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Everton midfielder Andre Gomes released from hospital after ankle surgery

Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has been released from hospital after surgery to repair a fracture dislocation to his right ankle.
He has come up against Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but Liverpool midfielder James Milner has singled out Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha as the most difficult opponent he has come up against.

Wilfried Zaha named James Milner’s most difficult opponent

He has come up against Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but Liverpool midfielder James Milner has singled out Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha as the most difficult opponent he has come up against.

David Moyes: VAR debate nearly as bad as Brexit

Former Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes has compared the debate around Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to Brexit.
Manchester United can have no excuses about the manner of their exit against Wolves in the FA Cup on Saturday night.

Wolves shock ‘poor’ Manchester United to reach FA Cup semis

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United produced the poorest performance of his reign as Wolves sent them crashing out of the FA Cup on Saturday with a 2-1 quarter-final win.
Son Heung-Min sealed the win for Tottenham with a stunning solo goal. David Ramos-Getty Images

Tottenham end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to season with Wembley thrashing

Tottenham ended Chelsea's unbeaten start to the season after beating them 3-1 at Wembley.

Referee Martin Atkinson begins 1,700-mike bike ride to Russia

Martin Atkinson will ensure there is at least one British referee at the World Cup - although he is having to cycle 1,700 miles to be there.

Manchester United comeback keeps Manchester City waiting for title

Manchester United produced an incredible second-half comeback to leave rivals Manchester City waiting for confirmation of the Premier League title after a thrilling game at the Etihad Stadium.

Antonio Conte: Top-four push ‘won’t be easy’

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte conceded "it won't be easy" for his side to finish in the top four of the Premier League after a 2-1 loss at Manchester United.

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea frustrated by Arsenal stalemate

Chelsea wasted a chance to take control of their League Cup semi-final against Arsenal as the misfiring Blues were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in Wednesday's first leg.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger welcomes video technology

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the introduction of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system in English football is a welcome move.

I’m unfairly treated in England – Marouane Fellaini

Marouane Fellaini feels he has been unfairly treated during his time in English football and has become something of a marked man.

Wilfred Ndidi’s red card was harsh – Claude Puel

Leicester City manager Claude Puel claimed sending Wilfred Ndidi off was a harsh decision.

Crystal Palace loss ‘not a good game for us’ – Claude Puel

Claude Puel says that Leicester's 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace was "not a good game for us" and their opponents deserved to win.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.