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Huddersfield Town's Jonas Lossl saves from West Bromwich Albion's Callum Robinson. Action Images-Jason Cairnduff

Premier League spot up for grabs on Championship final day

A place in the Premier League is up for grabs on Wednesday, with three teams in the chase for the second automatic promotion spot from the Championship on the final day of the second-tier season.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has defended the club’s decision to sign Martin Braithwaite but admits that negotiations were ‘unfair’ on Leganés.

Martin Braithwaite ‘likely’ to leave Barcelona

Martin Braithwaite is likely to leave Barcelona in the summer transfer window, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore has expressed his interest to represent Mali, despite his invitation to the Spanish national team last year.

Manchester City, Juventus lead Barcelona in race for Wolves winger

Barcelona are interested in a move for their former winger Adama Traore but are behind Manchester City and Juventus for the Wolves winger.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has continued to stand firm on his belief that his side have not yet wrapped up the Premier League title, despite going 19 points clear at the top of the table.

Jurgen Klopp identifies £60 million star as Liverpool’s top transfer target this summer

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has identified £60 million-rated Wolves winger, Adama Traore, as his side’s top transfer target this summer, according to The Sun.
Kenneth Omeruo scored his first goal for Leganes in their 2-1 victory against Real Sociedad in Sunday’s La Liga game at Estadio Municipal de Butarque.

Kenneth Omeruo not ruling out future Premier League return

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo says he could be tempted to return to England and play in the premier league sometime in the future.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil an alert system on Sunday to monitor the nationwide coronavirus outbreak, with different levels informing how and where the lockdown could be eased.

UK to set up coronavirus alert system

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil an alert system on Sunday to monitor the nationwide coronavirus outbreak, with different levels informing how and where the lockdown could be eased.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the conference that the world “must work together to build an impregnable shield around all our people”.

Britain to introduce two-week quarantine for arrivals

Britain plans to introduce a 14-day mandatory quarantine for most international arrivals, reports said Saturday, despite growing pressure on the government to relax virus lockdown measures.
Professor Neil Ferguson said he had stepped down from his role advising ministers on the coronavirus lockdown after “undermining the clear message” to stay at home.

Top coronavirus scientist resigns, admitting he undermed lockdown rules

Professor Neil Ferguson said he had stepped down from his role advising ministers on the coronavirus lockdown after “undermining the clear message” to stay at home.
Spain’s daily coronavirus death toll dropped to 288 on Sunday, the lowest since March 20, as the country eased its lockdown to allow children outside for the first time in six weeks.

Britain records Europe’s highest coronavirus death toll

Britain’s death toll linked to the novel coronavirus has risen to 29,427, the government said on Tuesday, meaning it has overtaken Italy in recording Europe’s highest total.
Kerala Blasters forward Bartholomew Ogbeche's ferocious shot against Chennaiyin back in December has been voted as the Fans' Goal of the Season in the Indian Super League.

Bartholomew Ogbeche wins goal of the season award in India

Kerala Blasters forward Bartholomew Ogbeche's ferocious shot against Chennaiyin back in December has been voted as the Fans' Goal of the Season in the Indian Super League.
The United Kingdom (UK) has the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe, new data has revealed.

ONS: UK now has highest coronavirus death rate in Europe

The United Kingdom (UK) has the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe, new data has revealed.
Retired striker Yakubu Ayegbeni says he doesn’t regret his failure to win a title in England.

The Yak: No regrets not winning titles in England

Ayegbeni’s impressive goalscoring performances at Maccabi Haifa attracted the attention of English team Portsmouth – a club he helped secure Premier League promotion.
The worldwide death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 100,000 amid about 1.6 million cases and more than 368,000 recoveries, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.

Global coronavirus deaths top 170 000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 170 000 people globally, close to two-thirds of them in hardest-hit Europe, according to an AFP tally on Tuesday at 09:35 (GMT).
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Queen Elizabeth II marks 94th birthday with no fanfare

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 94th birthday on Tuesday, but the traditional gun salute was called off this year because of the coronavirus crisis.
A woman holds a mobile phone while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 19, 2020. REUTERS-Steven Watt

European scientists and researchers raise privacy concerns over coronavirus contact tracing apps

A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented by leaders worldwide to contain it.

Prophet TB Joshua: Hardship virus more dangerous than coronavirus

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
“At this stage of the crisis we are absolutely focused on sticking to the guidance,” Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak told reporters.

Britain defends coronavirus lockdown amid fears of ‘second peak’

The British government defended the continuation of its near-lockdown on Monday against calls to publish an “exit strategy,” saying it fears a second peak of COVID-19 infections if it eases the lockdown too soon.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Yakubu Ayegbeni backs Victor Osimhen to become one of world’s best strikers

Former Everton, Portsmouth, and Middlesbrough forward Yakubu Ayegbeni has backed Lille forward Victor Osimhen to become one of the best strikers in the world.

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Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Real Madrid he’s willing to wait for Zinedine Zidane to leave the job.

Mauricio Pochettino willing to work outside of England

Pochettino has reportedly already turned down the jobs at Benfica and Monaco in recent months and he insists he and his team are looking for a club that fits their philosophy of the game.

No plot to block opposition in Edo, Ondo guber polls – APC governors

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has said there is no plot to block or stifle opposition in the September 19 and October 10 governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.

Group trains agric officers on practices of organic agriculture

The Ibadan GO Organic Multipurpose Cooperative Society, in collaboration with Nigeria Go Organic Project is training agricultural officers, extension officers, producers, among others on the principles and practice and entrepreneurship in organic agriculture.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One killed as police, ‘Yahoo boys’ clash in Delta

Youths, suspected to be Yahoo Boys, Monday, went on a rampage in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, protesting their alleged brutality and extortion by the police in the area.

Nigerian youths appreciate government’s N75 billion investment fund

Nigerian youths on Monday presented a letter of appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari through the Minister of Youth and sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, for the approval of the N75 billion investment fund for them.