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Akwa Starlets recorded their first win in the top flight, courtesy of a lone goal scored by Isaac George, to see off visiting FC Ifeanyiubah, in a Matchday 4 fixture decided at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Thursday.

LMC approves Akwa Starlets’ change of name

The League Management Company (LMC) has approved the change of name of Akwa Starlets to Dakkada International FC in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he has a lot of reasons to be confident, despite Manchester United's worst start to a Premier League season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prioritises ‘two midfielders and a striker’ as Manchester United eye January...

Manchester United will seek reinforcements ahead of the January transfer window with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having ‘prioritised’ the addition of three new signings.

Ashley Young: Why I ignored Liverpool, Manchester City offers for Manchester United

Manchester United full-back Ashley Young has said he ignored interest from Liverpool to make the move to Old Trafford instead.
Pep Guardiola passes on instructions to Kevin De Bruyne in Saturday’s derby defeat. Lindsey Parnaby-AFP via Getty Images

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City can’t compete with elite clubs

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has questioned whether his team can compete with the European elite at the moment, and insists they must improve on their current form.
Arsenal are eyeing a move for Manchester United’s on-loan defender Chris Smalling, as they hope to find a solution to their leaky defeance.

Chris Smalling attracting interest from Arsenal

Arsenal are eyeing a move for Manchester United’s on-loan defender Chris Smalling, as they hope to find a solution to their leaky defeance.
Fred, a Brazilian midfielder for Manchester United, reacting after objects were thrown at him during a match against Manchester City on Saturday.

Man arrested over ‘racist gesture’ at Manchester derby

British police on Sunday arrested a 41-year-old man after a video posted on social media showed a supporter apparently making racist gestures during Saturday’s Manchester derby.
Jose Mourinho has stressed that Manchester United are in his past as he prepares to make his first return to the club since being sacked at Old Trafford last December.

Jose Mourinho stresses Manchester United are in the past ahead of first Old Trafford...

Jose Mourinho has stressed that Manchester United are in his past as he prepares to make his first return to the club since being sacked at Old Trafford last December.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has promised to be ‘ruthless’ with his squad this summer by selling those who have failed to impress him.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Premier League table position not Manchester United’s biggest concern

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists that being ninth in the Premier League after 14 fixtures is not Manchester United's "biggest concern", with consistency still eluding his side at the start of the 2019-20 campaign.
Embattled coach of NPFL side Kano Pillars Ibrahim Musa has stated that his side will be massively boosted by the valuable one point picked in Jos against high flying side Plateau united after playing out a goalless draw on Sunday.

Ibrahim Musa: Kano Pillars will be boosted by valuable point away to leaders Plateau...

“Our approach to the game is to come and win but we thank almighty Allah for the one point which is very important to us and it’s just the beginning because the position Kano Pillars are is not the position of the Kano pillars team. And this one point will boost our confidence.”
Liverpool hung on after having goalkeeper Alisson Becker sent off to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 11 points thanks to two first-half headers from defender Virgil van Dijk.

Virgil van Dijk nets double as Liverpool surge 11 points clear

Liverpool hung on after having goalkeeper Alisson Becker sent off to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 11 points thanks to two first-half headers from defender Virgil van Dijk.
Semi Ajayi delivered impressive performance to help West Bromwich Albion clinch a 4-1 victory against Bristol City in Wednesday’s Championship game.

Semi Ajayi helps West Bromwich Albion extend winning streak against Bristol City

Semi Ajayi delivered impressive performance to help West Bromwich Albion clinch a 4-1 victory against Bristol City in Wednesday’s Championship game.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Tottenham Hotspur right-back Serge Aurier is the main beneficiary of Jose Mourinho’s arrival.

Rio Ferdinand: Tottenham’s Serge Aurier is the main beneficiary of Jose Mourinho’s arrival

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Tottenham Hotspur right-back Serge Aurier is the main beneficiary of Jose Mourinho’s arrival.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba trounce Adamawa United in Aba

Enyimba Striker Victor Mbaoma was the hero as Enyimba thrashed newly promoted side Adamawa United at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba on Sunday.
Head Coach of Akwa United John Obuh has said that his team “won’t be complacent when they square up against Abia Warriors in their first home match of the new NPFL season.”

John Obuh: Akwa United don’t need to press the panic button

“I don’t want to press any panic button yet. I just want to believe that all we want to do now is get back to our winning ways. Once we get our winning ways probably by the next game, I don’t think that we will lose any game for about 5 to 8 games.”
After failing to win any of its opening three matches, Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has admitted that he is disturbed with his team’s run of results.

NPFL: Stanley Eguma uncomfortable with Rivers United’s poor run

After failing to win any of its opening three matches, Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has admitted that he is disturbed with his team’s run of results.
Bayern Munich have reportedly ear-marked Manchester United youngster Tahith Chong as their long-term successor to Arjen Robben.

Tahith Chong’s future at Manchester United addressed amid rumours

Manchester United are reportedly confident in keeping starlet Tahith Chong at the club amid rumours over his future.
Senegal . Kalidou Koulibaly . Napoli

Kalidou Koulibaly to join Manchester United in January

Italian giants, Napoli, may have to part ways with star man, Kalidou Koulibaly, for just £69m in January.
Darren Bent says he was upset after Sunderland acquired Asamoah Gyan in 2010.

Darren Bent: Asamoah Gyan’s arrival at Sunderland upset me

The Ghana international was a record signing from Rennes and went on to score 11 goals and provide five assists in 37 competitive appearances for the club.

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