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England have announced a friendly against Wales at Wembley on October 8.

England announce friendly against Wales at Wembley in October

Gareth Southgate's side will take on their cross-border rivals behind closed doors in their first home game of 2020, with the game kicking off at 8pm local time.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.
Concacaf

CONCACAF Nations League finals postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

The CONCACAF Nations League finals scheduled to be staged in Texas in June have been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the region’s governing body said Friday.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

UEFA and clubs pledge to complete season by June 30

UEFA has announced a commitment to see all European and domestic club competitions for the 2019-20 season completed by June 30.

Coronavirus casts potential cloud over Euro 2020 with 100 days to go

This Wednesday marks 100 days to go until the start of Euro 2020, but as preparations are fine-tuned for the first European Championship to be played across the continent, the coronavirus outbreak could pose a potentially serious threat to the tournament itself.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday, said he was proud after reaching 50 goals as a Bianconeri player following his side’s 3-0 victory against Fiorentina in the Serie A.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I thought I’d be a fisherman at 35

Cristiano Ronaldo thought by the age of 35 he would be a “fisherman in Madeira” and remains convinced of Champions League glory with Juventus.
According to trusted Liverpool journalist James Pearce, Liverpool are open to selling Xherdan Shaqiri in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool open to selling this first-team star for €30m in the summer

The Swiss international is reportedly a target for both AS Roma and Sevilla. Pearce goes on to say that Liverpool will dismiss any approach to loan the player this month but are willing to sanction a move away in the summer for a reported €30million.
Manchester City’s English defender John Stones (C) reacts after Crystal Palace’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 22, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Pep Guardiola: John Stones has not fulfilled potential

Pep Guardiola has warned defender John Stones to stay fit, if he is to reach his potential at Manchester City.
England manager Gareth Southgate

Euro 2020: England boss excited about Croatia rematch

England manager Gareth Southgate waved away suggestions Croatia will be afraid of playing his team at Wembley in their opening game at Euro 2020 after they came out in the same group at Saturday’s draw in Bucharest.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will get his opportunity to impress for Germany, head coach Joachim Low has confirmed, but remains second choice behind Manuel Neuer with regards to competitive football.

Joachim Low confirms Marc-Andre ter Stegen will play against Argentina as he announces Germany...

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will get his opportunity to impress for Germany, head coach Joachim Low has confirmed, but remains second choice behind Manuel Neuer with regards to competitive football.
VAR will be introduced in this season's Europa League from the beginning of the knockout stages, UEFA have confirmed.

UEFA to introduce VAR in Europa League from knockout stages

VAR will be introduced in this season's Europa League from the beginning of the knockout stages, UEFA have confirmed.
Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk threatens to eclipse Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi in world’s best

Virgil Van Dijk threatens to eclipse fellow European stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to lift FIFA’s The Best Player award on Monday, to set himself up as favourite for this year’s Ballon d’Or.
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria drop by one spot to 34th on latest FIFA ranking

In the ranking table on the world football governing body’s website on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1, 482 points in the month under review as against 1,481 it had in August.
Borussia Dortmund comeback king Marco Reus

Marco Reus keen to ‘guide’ Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz to Borussia Dortmund

Following Julian Brandt's switch from Bayer Leverkusen to Signal Iduna Park in the close season, BVB captain Reus has his eye on another of their Bundesliga counterparts' prized assets.
Virgil van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk named Champions League’s fastest player

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has been named the fastest player in last season’s Champions League.
Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo up for FIFA best award

Virgil van Dijk is on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, both of whom he beat to UEFA’s Player of the Year gong last week.
Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos back in Germany squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Midfielder Toni Kroos was named in the Germany squad on Thursday for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland, with Emre Can and goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen also making a return to the national team.
Joao Felix

Joao Felix hoping to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo

The 19-year-old became Atletico Madrid's record signing after they paid €126million to sign him from Benfica earlier this month.

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FIDA petitions NJC, CJN over Gombe CJ crisis

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

FCT minister advocates involvement of council chairmen, traditional rulers in community policing

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#RevolutionNow: DSS frees four protesters in Osun

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President Buhari approves judicial panel of enquiry over allegations against suspended EFCC chief

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