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Super Eagles new invitee, Peter Olayinka scored the winning goal for Czech club, Slavia Prague as they defeated Mlada Boleslav by a lone goal on Saturday at the Sinobo Stadium.

Peter Olayinka: I once drank garri to practice

The new Super Eagles invitee explained that he had little parental support, adding that his father didn’t think a career in football was possible.
Mauricio Pochettino celebrates with Jesus Perez and Ben Davies at Ajax

Mauricio Pochettino ‘happy with squad’ ahead of Bayern Munich Champions League clash

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said he was “so happy” with his squad as they prepare to face Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday after a turbulent few weeks.
Chelsea attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi is prepared to sign a new deal with the Premier League outfit at the Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea faces another threat in Liverpool as top-six contenders face off

The Premier League’s elite have little time to lick their wounds from a series of blows in European competition as domestic action offers an immediate chance of redemption for Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham.
Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates scoring the team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 14, 2019. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP

Son Heung-min at the double as Tottenham thump Crystal Palace

Tottenham emphatically allayed concerns about their ability to break down teams at home with a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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 Champions League 2019/20 group stage draws

Real Madrid will face Paris Saint-Germain, while defending champions Liverpool have been paired with Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season.
TREVISO, ITALY - JUNE 11- Former NBA coach David Blatt attends the Adidas Eurocamp Day Two at La Ghirada sports center on June 11, 2016 in Treviso, Italy. (Photo by Roberto Serra-Iguana Press-Getty Images for Adidas)

Basketball coach David Blatt reveals multiple sclerosis battle

Olympiakos basketball coach David Blatt revealed on Monday that he had been diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS).
English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have signed Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide on a year contract with an option of another.

English Championship side sign Nigeria U23 invitee

English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have signed Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide on a year contract with an option of another.

AC Milan banned from Europa League

AC Milan have been excluded from the 2019-20 Europa League as a result of Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced.
Manchester City legend Yaya Toure is heading into retirement at the age of 35, his agent Dimitri Seluk has revealed.

Manchester City legend Yaya Toure retires at the age of 35

The former Ivory Coast international, who also represented the likes of Barcelona and Monaco at the peak of his career, is set to explore a move into coaching and management.
Soccer Football – England & Soccer Aid World XI Training – Motspur Park, London, Britain – June 7, 2018 Soccer Aid World XI’s Yaya Toure during training Action Images via Reuters-Andrew Boyers

Yaya Toure not contemplating retirement

Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure has no immediate plans to retire from football and has not ruled out playing in the Middle East, United States or Asia.
Greek Super League leaders PAOK are a victory away from securing their first domestic league title in 34 years and they could do it undefeated.

PAOK on brink of first league win in 34 years

Greek Super League leaders PAOK are a victory away from securing their first domestic league title in 34 years and they could do it undefeated.
Chelsea

Chelsea in need of morale boost on Europa League trip to Sweden

The Europa League might not be top of Chelsea’s priorities this season, but in the current circumstances Thursday’s last 32, first leg away to Malmo in Sweden takes on extra importance for Maurizio Sarri’s side.
Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell: I could’ve done well under Unai Emery

Joel Campbell has revealed he had been hoping to remain at Arsenal once Unai Emery succeeded Arsene Wenger, but is enjoying a spell in Serie A which could soon see him joined by Aaron Ramsey.

West Ham and Crystal Palace in talks to sign Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City midfielder and three times Premier League winner, Yaya Toure, has set his heart on returning to England following his ill-fated spell at Olympiakos.
Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure hopes for Premier League return after release from Olympiakos

Yaya Toure will arrive back in London later this week and believes he can still play in the Premier League.
Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on December 8, 2018. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Liverpool turn to Mo Salah to summon Steven Gerrard’s spirit for Napoli showdown

Liverpool must again rely on fortress Anfield to inflict Napoli’s first Champions League defeat of the season if they are to avoid the disappointment of a group stage exit just over six months since appearing in last season’s final
Real Madrid Leonardo Jardim Julen Lopetegui

Report: Real Madrid consider Leonardo Jardim as Julen Lopetegui replacement

Jardim, 44, won the 2016-17 Ligue 1 title with Monaco and also guided them to that season's Champions League semifinals, but was relieved of his duties last month after a poor start to the 2018-19 campaign.
Senegal Coach Aliou Cissé during his team’s 2-1 victory over Poland in first-round group play. Senegal will play Japan on Sunday. Felipe Trueba|EPA, via Shutterstock

Aliou Cisse targets AFCON 2019 success for Senegal

Senegal coach Aliou Cissé says his target is to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon as he unveiled a 23-man squad for their qualifier away to Equatorial Guinea next month.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.