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Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener,

Peter Olayinka: I’m happy VAR didn’t cancel historic goal

Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener.
Iker Casillas says Real Madrid's newly-returned coach Zinedine Zidane reminds him of Vicente del Bosque while praising him for his work in the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat.

UCL: Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid midfield collapsed in PSG thrashing

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has rued his team’s heavy 3-0 defeat to PSG in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League Group A match at the Parc des Princes, saying his midfield collapse cost them the match.

Abdulhakeem Mustapha-led appeals board decides Esperance ‘CAF Champions League title’ fate today

Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
Media and Communications Coordinator LaLiga Nigeria, Ayodeji Adegbenro, Delegate LaLiga Nigeria, Guillermo Perez Castello, LaLiga Ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju, and Managing Director LaLiga Nigeria, Javier Del Rio

Mutiu Adepoju: La Liga okay for youngsters

Nigerian youngsters will make great exploits in any of the top five European Leagues, but former Super Eagles player Mutiu Adepoju, had rated Laliga as the best for great exploit stating that the league brings out the finest in every footballer.
Manchester City playmaker midfielder Ilkay Gundogan believes VAR is taking the emotion out of the game.

Manchester City star slams VAR for taking emotion out of game

Manchester City playmaker midfielder Ilkay Gundogan believes VAR is taking the emotion out of the game.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola impressed by Manchester City’s attacking quality

Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s extra quality in attack made the difference as the champions powered to a 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday.
But they jetted back to the North-East with smiles on their faces as Joelinton secured a valuable and famous away win.

Joelinton secures away win for Newcastle United

Newcastle United defied the odds in the sunshine to stun Champions League finalists Tottenham Hotspur in their own backyard.
Jose Mourinho has reacted to Barcelona 4-0 defeat against Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final at the Anfield on Tuesday evening.

VAR: Only thieves complain of security cameras – Jose Mourinho

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) that was introduced into the Premier League this season, saying that only thieves complain of security cameras.

Ian Holloway: EU responsible for new handball rules

Ian Holloway claims that the European Union is to blame for the controversial new handball rule in the Premier League.
Liverpool and Manchester City are the 'real contenders' for the Premier League title this season, says Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, despite his side holding the latter to a draw.

Hugo Lloris: Liverpool, Manchester City the real title contenders

Liverpool and Manchester City are the 'real contenders' for the Premier League title this season, says Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, despite his side holding the latter to a draw.
Bernardo Silva has welcomed the €70 million (£63m-$79m) arrival of Rodri at Manchester City, with the club’s record signing tipped to make Pep Guardiola’s squad “more complete”.

Rodri: Adapting to ‘overwhelming’ Manchester City not easy

Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola unhappy with refereeing inconsistencies in Manchester City home draw

Pep Guardiola insists the use of VAR must be more consistent after Manchester City were denied a late winner in the 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is adamant Gareth Bale has to play for the club this season having proven his worth repeatedly since joining from Tottenham in 2013.

Casemiro: Gareth Bale has to play for Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is adamant Gareth Bale has to play for the club this season having proven his worth repeatedly since joining from Tottenham in 2013.

Marseille get point with goalless draw in Nantes

Marseille had a chance to score their first goal of the campaign after VAR detected a handball in the home box in the 31st minute. But Argentine striker Dario Benedetto, Marseille’s marquee summer signing, smashed the penalty kick high over the bar.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after goal against Tottenham disallowed

Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.
Pep Guardiola does not believe the Premier League title race will be contested between just Manchester City and Liverpool and is adamant Tottenham will be challengers.

Pep Guardiola: Tottenham are ‘real contenders’ for the Premier League

Pep Guardiola does not believe the Premier League title race will be contested between just Manchester City and Liverpool and is adamant Tottenham will be challengers.

Manchester City perplexed as VAR makes first major call of Premier League season to...

Manchester City saw their third goal against West Ham ruled out by VAR in a controversial call after Gabriel Jesus had found the net.
Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus runs after the ball during the friendly football match between the Czech Republic and Brazil at the Sinobo Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on March 26, 2019. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR - AFP)

Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus gets two-month international ban

Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has been hit with a two-month international ban over his dismissal in last month’s Copa America final, South America’s football governing body announced.

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