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2. Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, hailed matchwinner Paul Pogba after victory at Burnley.

Manchester United go clear at top after Paul Pogba volley sees off Burnley

For this they can thank Paul Pogba, the midfielder crowning a fine display with a sweet 71st-minute winner. This came when the Frenchman won an initial flick-on, the ball went to Bruno Fernandes and he found Marcus Rashford along the right. The No 10 crossed and there was Pogba to smash in a volley that beat Nick Pope via a Matthew Lowton deflection.
Cyprus' ailing giants APOEL on Wednesday sacked former Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy as head coach after only two months in the job.

Cyprus’ APOEL sack manager after two months as coach

Cyprus' ailing giants APOEL on Wednesday sacked former Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy as head coach after only two months in the job.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says there are no regrets at Stamford Bridge over the decision to release Declan Rice as a teenager after the midfielder joined West Ham United and emerged as a key player.

Frank Lampard: West Ham boss has nothing to prove

Moyes will take West Ham United to Stamford Bridge on Monday night with his team sitting in 10th on the table, five points off the top four.
Ghana and Legon Cities striker Asamoah Gyan has been ruled out of action for two weeks, club boss Bashir Hayford has revealed.

Legon Cities suffer Asamoah Gyan injury setback

Ghana and Legon Cities striker Asamoah Gyan has been ruled out of action for two weeks, club boss Bashir Hayford has revealed.
Life in the English Premier League has not been easy for Semi Ajayi and his West Brom teammates and that has seen the Baggies fire their erstwhile coach Slaven Bilic.

Super Eagles defender gets new coach in Prem

Life in the English Premier League has not been easy for Semi Ajayi and his West Brom teammates and that has seen the Baggies fire their erstwhile coach Slaven Bilic.

Big Sam now in charge at West Brom

West Brom sporting director after Big Sam’s appointment said that they now have a manager with a proven Premier League pedigree and a track record of improving every club he has managed.
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan to mark Ghana league return under new coach at Legon Cities

The Accra-based outfit has announced the development after days of media speculation about the coach’s future following the club's disappointing 3-0 loss to Great Olympics in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) on Friday.
Former Arsenal star, Jack Wilshere, regrets joining West Ham.

Jack Wilshere regrets joining West Ham

Former Arsenal star, Jack Wilshere, regrets joining West Ham.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan-Pool via REUTERS

Frank Lampard feels ‘judged differently’ as an English coach

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes English managers are judged differently to their foreign counterparts and says more should be given the opportunity to lead Premier League clubs.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 09, 2019 Brazilian football great Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pele, arrives at Guarulhos International Airport, in Guarulhos some 25km from Sao Paulo, Brazil. – Brazilian football legend Pele “lives reclusive” and “suffers from a form of depression” because he cannot walk normally, his son revealed on Monday at Globoesporte.com. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)

Pele: Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi but i’m greatest player ever

Brazilian legend Pele has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi but insisted that he is still the greatest footballer of all time.
Asamoah Gyan - Ghana

Asamoah Gyan advised to quit Ghana national team

Ghana's 1965 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) winner Osei Kofi has urged veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan to bow out of international football amid talks about his present importance to the national team.
West Ham, Crystal Palace enter race along with Rangers & Everton for Nigerian striker Josh Maja.

Josh Maja opens new season goal account for Bordeaux

Super Eagles striker Josh Maja has opened his goal account for the 2020-2021 French Ligue one season against Angers SCO on Sunday.
Leeds United have completed the signing of Sam Greenwood from Arsenal for an undisclosed fee.

Leeds sign Arsenal youngster Sam Greenwood

Leeds United have completed the signing of Sam Greenwood from Arsenal for an undisclosed fee.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

Fulham joins Crystal Palace in the race to sign Eberechi Eze

Newly Promoted side Fulham have entered the race sign Eberechi Eze from Crystal Palace in the current transfer window.
Inter manager Antonio Conte has insisted that he does not feel that it is the right time to discuss his future as Inter boss following Inter’s Europa League final loss to Sevilla on Friday night.

Antonio Conte: Why Sevilla defeated Inter Milan in Europa League final

Inter Milan coach, Antonio Conte, has disclosed that his side lost 3-2 to Sevilla in the Europa League final on Friday night because of Romelu Lukaku’s unfortunate own goal.
Everton's Gareth Barry in action with West Brom's Victor Anichebe Mandatory. Action Images - Jason Cairnduff Livepic

Victor Anichebe says frustrated by police stop in England

Former Everton striker Victor Anichebe says he has grown weary of being racially discriminated against after being stopped by police while driving his car last week.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Saturday said his side lost 3-1 to Olympique Lyonnais to exit the UEFA Champions League because they lacked the perfection needed in Europe’s top competition.

Barcelona monitoring Pep Guardiola’s situation at Manchester City

Barca's board will meet on Monday when they're expected to sack coach Quique Setien after Friday's disastrous Champions League thrashing by Bayern Munich.
The government has also agreed in principle to co-fund a global clinical trial with the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson to establish how effective their vaccine could be in providing long-term immunity against COVID-19.

Britain secures early access to promising vaccine candidates

The British government on Friday announced that it had secured early access to 90 million doses of two new promising vaccine candidates.

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has observed that the dismissive statement by the Presidency that Nigerians should ‘wait on God’ for solutions to the insecurity in the country is a direct admission of failure by President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDP: Presidency’s ‘wait on God’ remark on insecurity admission of President Buhari’s failure

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has observed that the dismissive statement by the Presidency that Nigerians should ‘wait on God’ for solutions to the insecurity in the country is a direct admission of failure by President Muhammadu Buhari.

SON: We have initiated more measures to tackle importation of substandard products into Nigeria

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said it has devised more efficient measures against importation of substandard products to protect local manufacturers in the country.
Thousands of Honduran migrants push through the police fence as they attempt to cross the border at El Florido in Guatemala forming the first migrant caravan of the year on it’s way to the United States on January 15, 2021. – Some 3,000 people left Honduras on foot January 15 in the latest migrant caravan hoping to find a welcome, and a better life, in the US under President-elect Joe Biden.Seeking to escape poverty, unemployment, gang and drug violence and the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes, the migrants plan to walk thousands of kilometers through Central America. (Photo by Johan ORDONEZ / AFP)

Thousands of US-bound Honduran migrants cross border into Guatemala

At least 4,500 Honduran migrants pushed past police and crossed into Guatemala Friday night, passing the first hurdle of a journey north they hope will take them to a better life in the United States.
Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has declared that the challenging experience the state went through in the 2020 fiscal year will be used to sharpen the vision of the government for the 2021 fiscal year and beyond.

Official: Gombe records 200 rape, 37 sodomy cases in 2020

Gombe State Commissioner for internal security and Ethical Orientation, Dauda Zambuk, on Saturday said the state recorded 200 rape, 37 sodomy and 10 kidnap cases in 2020 with five recorded in January of the new year 2021 alone.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger debunks plan to recruit youths to fight bandits

Newsmen learnt that a social media post has been making rounds across the state on Saturday morning that the state government has concluded plans to recruit about 4,000 youths across the 25 local government areas of the state to fight the security challenge in the state.