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Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association over the misconduct of their players in the 2-0 defeat by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool.

Manchester United charged by FA over players’ misconduct in Liverpool defeat

Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association over the misconduct of their players in the 2-0 defeat by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Manchester United could be without Scott McTominay for up to eight weeks, after scans confirmed injured knee ligaments. 2

Manchester United cancel trip to Qatar amid security fears

It is imperative that the Red Devils have a successful and uneventful winter break after playing through the busy Christmas and January periods with a skeleton squad. Players such as Harry Maguire, Marcus Rashford and Dan James have each played 28, 27 and 23 games already this season and there are concerns over player burnout as the season progresses.
Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison has heaped praises on teammate Wilfred Ndidi for his contributions towards the team’s 2-0 victory against Arsenal at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Friday Ekpo: Wilfred Ndidi deserves CAF’s Top 3

Former international Friday Ekpo is piqued that none of the Nigerian players made it to the final round of the Africa Footballer of the Year Award which has three prominent players in the continent at the moment performing creditably for their clubs and countries.
Frank Lampard will not judge his Chelsea players on one game as they prepare to face Manchester City, and admitted the Blues would need to defend well at the Etihad Stadium.

Frank Lampard reveals what Chelsea must do after Southampton setback

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard said his attacking players had to do more to break down visiting teams after Thursday’s 2-0 loss to Southampton left them with two straight Premier League defeats at Stamford Bridge for the first time in eight years.
Roberto Firmino celebrates his second goal with Jürgen Klopp on the touchline. Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers admits Leicester never in title race with Liverpool

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that the Foxes were never in a title race with Liverpool.
New Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, is already ruffling feathers in training sessions by demanding more commitment from players prone to fancy flicks and tricks.

Mikel Arteta demands more commitment from Gunners

New Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is already ruffling feathers in training sessions by demanding more commitment from players prone to fancy flicks and tricks.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Nigeria ends 2019 in ITTF top 16 ranking

Nigeria has proved it is the powerhouse of African Table tennis after the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rated it 16th in the latest ranking.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp jokingly ran off when he saw his Manchester City counterpart at the UEFA Coaches Summit while granting an interview a day after their match at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp provides insight into how Liverpool stars react to being rested

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stated that he does not need to explain himself to his players if they are rested from the staring lineup.
Ex-international Victor Ikpeba is delighted with the nominations of Super Eagles trio,Victor Osimhen, Odion Ighalo and Wilfred Ndidi among the 30-man shortlisted for the coveted 2019 CAF African Footballer of the year award.

Victor Ikpeba backs Nigerian trio to win CAF top award

Ex-international Victor Ikpeba is delighted with the nominations of Super Eagles trio, Victor Osimhen, Odion Ighalo and Wilfred Ndidi among the 30-man shortlisted for the coveted 2019 CAF African Footballer of the year award.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

Oyo targets solid minerals for IGR boost – official

The government of Seyi Makinde in Oyo State is setting its eyes on the solid mineral sector as a major boost for its Internally-Generated Revenue (IGR), the Special Adviser on Solid Minerals Development, Mr Abiodun Oni, has said.
South Korean national soccer team player Son Heung-min answers a reporter's question upon his arrival after the soccer match against North Korea, at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.

South Korean football team tells of ‘rough’ match in Pyongyang

South Korea’s national football team described their World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang as a “rough” match played under strange conditions that may be reported to FIFA.
Turkey's players celebrated their draw with France in Euro 2020 qualifying by making a military salute, despite already facing an investigation for a similar celebration in their previous match.

Turkey players celebrate France draw with controversial salute gesture

Turkey's players celebrated their draw with France in Euro 2020 qualifying by making a military salute, despite already facing an investigation for a similar celebration in their previous match.

Peter Etebo out, 21 Super Eagles storm Singapore for Brazil clash

Twenty one Super Eagles players have arrived in Singapore ahead of Sunday’s friendly with Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Super Eagles arrive Singapore Wednesday for Brazil friendly

Players and officials of the Super Eagles are expected to Singapore on Wednesday for Sunday’s friendly encounter against five-time world champions, Brazil.

Vincent Enyeama affirms int’l retirement, calls for more hype for Nigerian players

Former Nigeria international goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has debunked the rumours making the rounds that he could come back from international retirement to solve Nigeria goalkeeping crisis.
Gareth Southgate, Manager of England looks on - Getty Images

Gareth Southgate: I invited Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori on merit

England Manager Gareth Southgate has explained why the duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were invited for this month’s Euro qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
Home-based Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo at the Stade de Kegue as from 4 pm on Sunday.

Emeka Amadi: Inactive NPFL to blame for woeful CHAN Super Eagles

Former Tanzania national team assistant coach, Emeka Amadi, has appealed to Nigerians to stop castigating the home-based Super Eagles following their back to back defeat to Togo in the African Nations Championship qualifier and at the ongoing 2019 WAFU Nations Cup.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has named 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius in his preliminary 39-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Emmanuel Amuneke: African players lack tactical awareness

Former Tanzania national team chief coach Emmanuel Amunike has backed CHAN Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo’s recent comment after his side’s 4-1 defeat to Togo.

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Brendan Rodgers has insisted Leicester’s recent loss to Premier League champions Manchester City was just a “bump in the road” as they prepare for the visit of leaders Liverpool.

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi has made ‘miraculous recovery’ from injury

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi has made “a miraculous recovery” after undergoing a minor surgery for a knee injury.
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