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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would love to go full throttle against Leicester but says it is “impossible” as he needs to make changes to balance player welfare and priorities at the midway point of Manchester United’s five-day triple-header.

Manchester United boss: We’ve to prioritise Liverpool over Leicester

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would love to go full throttle against Leicester but says it is “impossible” as he needs to make changes to balance player welfare and priorities at the midway point of Manchester United’s five-day triple-header.
Mason Greenwood became Manchester United's highest scoring teenager in the Premier League with his goal against Aston Villa on Sunday.

Mason Greenwood becomes all-time top scoring Manchester United teenager in Premier League

Mason Greenwood became Manchester United's highest scoring teenager in the Premier League with his goal against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Jose Mourinho has omitted Manchester United from his list of candidates for a top-four Premier League finish, while including Sheffield United and Wolves in the final running.

Wayne Rooney: Tottenham sacking of Jose Mourinho before League Cup final ‘crazy’

Tottenham Hotspur’s decision to sack manager Jose Mourinho just days before their League Cup final against Manchester City is “crazy”, former England skipper Wayne Rooney said.
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney believes VAR is not fit for purpose.

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United will take care of fans in Super League breakaway

Derby boss, Wayne Rooney, is confident Manchester United won’t ignore the fans in their Super League plans.
Manchester United moved within eight points of Premier League leaders Manchester City as Mason Greenwood’s double inspired a 3-1 win over Burnley, while Eddie Nketiah’s last-gasp goal gave Arsenal a 1-1 draw against struggling Fulham on Sunday.

Mason Greenwood bags brace as Manchester United sink Burnley

Manchester United moved within eight points of Premier League leaders Manchester City as Mason Greenwood’s double inspired a 3-1 win over Burnley, while Eddie Nketiah’s last-gasp goal gave Arsenal a 1-1 draw against struggling Fulham on Sunday.

Alex Ferguson names four world-class players he managed at Manchester United

Legendary Scottish manager Sir Alex Ferguson snubbed the likes of Roy Keane, Wayne Rooney and David Beckham in his list of world-class greats he managed at Manchester United.
Daniel Sturridge has “unfinished business” in the Premier League and is desperate to return to England’s top flight.

Daniel Sturridge on the verge of MLS move

Sturridge has been without a club since being released from Trabzonspor back in March 2020. The striker had just received a four-month ban and a £150,000 fine after a breach of betting rules.

Former Manchester United legendary boss reveals traits he looked for in signings

The Scottish manager spent 27 years in charge of the Old Trafford side after spells at East Stirlingshire, St Mirren, Aberdeen and St Johnstone.
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney believes VAR is not fit for purpose.

Wayne Rooney ‘filming intimate movie biopic’

Manchester United and England legend Wayne Rooney has reportedly been filming an “intimate” biopic about his life.
Mason Greenwood has signed a new contract at Manchester United

Mason Greenwood signs new four-year deal with Manchester United

Mason Greenwood has put pen to paper on a new contract with Manchester United which will keep him at the club until June 2025, with the option to extend for a further year.
Former Manchester United starlet Ravel Morrison has admitted to stealing Red Devils legends Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney’s boots so that he could feed his family.

Ex-Manchester United player admits stealing Rio Ferdinand, Wayne Rooney’s boots to feed family

Former Manchester United starlet Ravel Morrison has admitted to stealing Red Devils legends Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney’s boots so that he could feed his family.
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney believes VAR is not fit for purpose.

​Derby boss wants VAR scrapped from Premier League

There have been controversial VAR decisions every week in the Premier League, despite referees being able to view video footage before making final decisions in some instances.
Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha was let down by Manchester United after moving to Old Trafford in 2013, according to Neil Warnock.

Wilfried Zaha: Louis van Gaal, Ryan Giggs never gave me chance at Manchester United

Crystal Palace ace Wilfried Zaha has recalled how he was rejected by former Manchester United management team Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs.
Wayne Rooney has officially been confirmed as the new manager of Derby County.

Wayne Rooney officially named as Derby County manager

Speaking to the club’s official website, Derby County’s Chief Executive Officer Stephen Pearce said: “We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Wayne Rooney as our new manager.
FILE PHOTO - Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County - Hillsborough, Sheffield, Britain - January 1, 2021 Derby County's manager Wayne Rooney after the match Action Images-Molly Darlington

Wayne Rooney ends playing career to become Derby manager

Former Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney has called time on his playing career after being named as manager of Derby County, the Championship club said on Friday.
Image - Interim boss Wayne Rooney and the players met with club CEO Stephen Pearce to discuss the issue on Wednesday

Derby County unable to pay first team in full amid takeover doubts

Derby County's chief executive has told the first-team squad that the club is unable to currently afford to pay them their outstanding wages from December, but is working to address the problem.
Wayne Rooney is acting as Derby’s interim manager. The club’s entire first-team squad will miss the FA Cup tie at Chorley on Saturday. Richard Sellers-PA

Derby County set to fulfil FA Cup tie without any first teamers

A massive outbreak of COVID-19 at Derby County has thrown their FA Cup clash with Chorley this weekend into chaos.
In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market.

‘End of an era’ as Chinese football’s star power fades

In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market.
Wayne Rooney has said he’s ready to take the caretaker job at Derby County.

Wayne Rooney’s Derby close training ground after virus outbreak

Championship strugglers Derby County have closed their training ground after several first-team staff members and players tested positive for coronavirus, the club said on Tuesday.
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Cristiano Ronaldo voted best signing in Premier League history

'Sky Sports' has made a ranking to see who has been the best ever Premier League signing. Cristiano Ronaldo has come top ahead of the likes of Eric Cantona, Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney.
Wayne Rooney's son Kai has followed in his father's footsteps by signing for Manchester United.

Wayne Rooney’s son Kai signs for Manchester United

United's record goalscorer posted a picture on social media of the 11-year-old, the oldest of Rooney's four sons, signing a contract at his father's former club.
Paul Pogba could be back in contention for Manchester United’s clash against Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday night.

Rio Ferdinand slams Manchester United over Paul Pogba’s situation

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has criticized the club over midfielder, Paul Pogba’s situation at Old Trafford.

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Plateau: Kidnapped university final year student released

Prof. Yohana Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has announced the release of a student of the institution, Stanley Showul-Mushi, kidnapped by gunmen on Thursday.

Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Zamfara

Heavy rainfall on Friday, wreaked havoc in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, forcing residents to abandon their homes and businesses.
Luis Suarez has said his target at Atletico Madrid was always to win trophies.

Luis Suarez fuelled by Barca criticism

Suarez left Barcelona after a 2019-20 season that saw the Spanish giants finish without a trophy. Having lost out to Real Madrid in a tight title race, hopes of Champions League glory were emphatically ended at the quarter-final stage by Bayern Munich. The Uruguay striker had scored 21 goals in all competitions yet was deemed surplus to requirements at Camp Nou, allowed to leave on the cheap as he remained within LaLiga at Atleti.

DR Congo sentences 30 to death over clashes with police

Thirty people were sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday after a one-day trial for their role in anti-police violence marking the end of Ramadan in the capital, judicial sources said.
FILE PHOTO - A soldier uses a mobile phone as he sit inside a military vehicle outside Myanmar's Central Bank during a protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 15, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer-File Photo

Myanmar army battles anti-coup rebels in northwest town

Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters in the northwestern town of Mindat on Saturday, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February.

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Simy Nwankwo scored a brace and Algeria international Adam Ounas sealed Crotone's 4-2 victory over Torino in a Serie A fixture on Sunday.

Crotone equals Serie A record in home win vs Verona

Simeon, ‘Simy’ Nwankwo’s Crotone made history by conceding their 91st goal of the season, but still managed to beat Hellas Verona 2-1 to leave the foot of the table.
President Muhammadu Buhari is playing host to the President of Chad’s Transitional Military Council, Gen. Mahamat Idriss Deby, at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari assures Chadian leader of Nigeria’s support

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Republic of Chad of Nigeria’s readiness to help the country stabilise and return to democratic rule within 18 months as promised by its Transitional Military President Mahamat Itno in April 2021.
Ọmọ Eko Pataki, an association of Lagos indigenes, has called on Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ensure that the vacant position of Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) went to an indigene.

Indigenes want Lagosian appointed Lagos university vice chancellor

Ọmọ Eko Pataki, an association of Lagos indigenes, has called on Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ensure that the vacant position of Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) went to an indigene.
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada, has assured Nigerians abroad that Diaspora voting may be realised soon.

Minister: Diaspora voting to start soon

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada, has assured Nigerians abroad that Diaspora voting may be realised soon.
The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.

Hoodlums raze INEC office in Abia

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.