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La Liga are investigating allegations Valencia’s Mouctar Diakhaby was racially abused by Juan Cala of Cadiz during their game on the weekend, the league’s president Javier Tebas confirmed on Monday.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel suffered the first defeat of his reign as struggling West Bromwich Albion took advantage of Thiago Silva's red card to earn a stunning 5-2 win on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and kept up interest in Group L of the qualifiers after defeating hosts Benin Republic 1-0 at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto-Novo yesterday.
On a day she scored FC Barcelona’s 100th goal in the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) during their 3-0 win over English side, Manchester City in the quarter-final first-leg tie played in Barcelona on Wednesday, Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, also made the list of ESPN’s world Top 50 players.
Andrea Pirlo insisted that Juventus’ Serie A title hopes were not over after a shock 1-0 defeat to relegation battlers Benevento on Sunday, and urged his players to honour the shirt.
If Diego Simeone was not looking behind his back in the La Liga race to the finish line before, the new spring in the steps of the entire Barcelona lineup as they inch closer to his Atletico Madrid side at the top of the table should give him cause for concern. At this crucial business end of the 2020/21 La Liga campaign any slip-ups will be punished especially with only four points between first and second places.
Second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane eased Liverpool into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.
Andrea Pirlo insisted he was not worried about his future despite Juventus’ exit in the round of 16 of this season’s UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea and Manchester United settled for a goalless draw in an encounter at Stamford Bridge that saw goal opportunities come at a premium.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard was full of praise for Joe Aribo after he put in another strong performance against Dundee United in the Sottish topflight.
Leipzig capitalised on Bayern's 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt 24 hours earlier. A long-range goal by captain Marcel Sabitzer gave second-placed Leipzig a first-half lead in Berlin. A superb second-half strike by defender Nordi Mukiele and a header from centre-back Willi Orban sealed the victory.
Luis Suarez sent Atletico Madrid 10 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday by scoring a sensational free-kick and then a penalty in a pulsating 4-2 win over Cadiz.
Leo Dubois struck deep into added time on Friday to give Lyon a 2-1 home victory over Bordeaux and first place in Ligue 1.
Everton have celebrated Alex Iwobi’s excellent display in Tuesday night’s 2-1 away win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux, reports Completesports.com.
Liverpool FC scored three goals in five second-half minutes to reach the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 win at Aston Villa on Friday.
Nigeria’s national under-17 male football team on Wednesday began their campaign in the WAFU U-17 Tournament with a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Stade Municipal Stadium in Lome, Togo.
Eberechi Eze has been voted Crystal Palace Man of the Match in their 2-0 home win against Sheffield United.
United made a promising start to proceedings when in just the second minute of the game a scramble in Villa's box could have easily been converted had one of the many deflections gone their way. Things continued widely in the same vain for much of the first-half with Villa resigned to playing counter-attacking football against United's attacking onslaught.
City went close again on 35 minutes with Gabriel Jesus playing in-field to Kevin De Bruyne who worked it out to Riyad Mahrez in space on the overlap but Riyad’s effort was blocked by David De Gea.
Son Heung-min's stunning long-range strike set Spurs on their way to victory in the 13th minute, with the South Korean allowed to run through on goal after picking up a pass from Harry Kane on the halfway line before curling the ball into the far corner of the net.
Wilfred Zaha was outstanding for Crystal Palace as they took advantage of the controversial dismissal of Matheus Pereira to claim their first points in three games with a rout at West Brom.
Crystal Palace midfielder Eberechi Eze, Fulham defender Ola Aina and Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez have been nominated for the Premier League Goal of the Month award.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
Over N10 million meant to be paid to ad-hoc staff of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, as allowance has been hijacked into the accounts of over a dozen frausters who gained entry into the internet site of the board.
Police in Plateau on Tuesday, refuted rumours doing the rounds that three female students of Plateau State University, Bokkos, were kidnapped by bandits on Monday.
Waterlight Save Initiative, a Niger State-based group has embarked on ‘Feed the Widows’ community-based project, in order to reach out to the extreme marginalised and vulnerable widows in the Javino community of the state.
The Aare Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has called on South-west governors to invest in the promotion of Yoruba culture and harness its tourist potential for economic growth and global recognition.
Chelsea booked their spot in the Champions League semi-finals despite a late goal from Mehdi Taremi for Porto on Tuesday night.