Monday , 5 December 2016

Sports

“There Will Be Changes” Pep Guardiola Promises Following Loss

Pep Guardiola pre Man City

Manchester City, Pep Guardiola has promised that he will ring the changes to the squad following an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. The Citizens will face Celtic in the Champions League but with qualification already assured, there’s no doubt several players will be rested. SEE ALSO: “We Were The …

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“We Were The Better Team” – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho

Manchester United’s head coach, Jose Mourinho was the picture of exasperation following their 1-1 draw at Goodison Park on Sunday. A Leighton Baines penalty after Fellaini brought down Idrissa Gueye in the box canceled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half goal. The result means United have drawn their last five Premier League games …

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Preston North End Players Get Sent Off For Fighting Each Other During Game

Preston North End

On Saturday, two Preston North End players were sent off for fighting with one another during the side’s 2-1 defeat by Sheffield Wednesday in an English Football League (EFL) Championship match. Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle were shown red in the 90th minute of Saturday’s game as Preston chased a late …

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First Photo Of Rigobert Song Recuperating In France

Rigobert Song

Former Cameroonian international, Rigobert Song is recuperating in France after suffering a cardiac arrest over a month ago. Despite rumors of his death which were later proved to be false, the ex-Liverpool defender is up and about and is said to be in good health.

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Paul Pogba Reveals His 4 Footballing Idols

Paul Pogba Celebrates After Scoring on Match Day 4 of the 2014-15 Uefa Champions League. Image: AFP/Getty

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed which footballing legends he looked up to as idols when growing up. The 23-year-old midfielder told Sky Sports that former World Cup winners Ronaldo, Kaka, Zidane and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo are some of the stars he loved to watch play. Aside …

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Gary Neville Says Liverpool Goalkeeper Loris Karius Is ‘Not Good Enough’

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Football pundit, Gary Neville has criticized Liverpool goalkeeper, Loris Karius following Liverpool’s shock 4-3 loss to Bournemouth in the Premier League. Liverpool, who were hoping to cut Chelsea’s lead at the top of the table to one point blew a 3-1 lead. SEE ALSO: 4 Things We Learned From The …

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2 Reasons Italy’s Prime Minister Resigned

Matteo Renzi press conference, Rome

Hours after a majority of the electorate voted ‘No’ to proposed constitutional reforms, Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi announced his resignation. “My experience of government finishes here,” Renzi said as he disclosed he would be visiting President Sergio Mattarella on Monday to hand in his resignation following a final cabinet …

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Four Things We Learned From The Premier League This Weekend

Mourinho vs. Gala

Chelsea’s 3-5-2 Will Not Come Undone Just Yet! Chelsea beat Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad on Sunday despite looking stretched for the most part of the first half. After they conceded, it seemed as thought Guardiola had finally found a way to beat Conte and the Blues but a …

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Everton Hold Manchester United To 1-1 Draw

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In what will count as a worrying result for Manchester United, another draw will have them questioning José Mourinho. It is now two wins in 10 Premier League games for the Red Devils in what is their worst start to a Premier League campaign in decades. United were the better …

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Real Madrid Players Celebrate El Classico Draw In The Nude

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Real Madrid played out a 1-1 draw with Barcelona in Saturday’s El Classico thanks to a last minute goal from defender, Sergio Ramos. The result was pleasing for Real Madrid as their lead ar the top of the table now extends to six points following the result. The Los Blancos celebrated …

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Pep Guardiola Apologizes For Brawl In City’s 3-1 Defeat

Pep Guardiola

Following an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Chelsea at home on Saturday, one of the biggest talking points was the behavior of the players which saw fighting break out in the final minutes. Manchester City duo, Sergio Aguero, and Fernandinho were sent off to compound a disappointing defeat. Pep Guardiola apologized after the …

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Yaya Toure Charged To Court For Drink Driving

Yaya Toure C1 Cup

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure has been arrested and charged to court on charges of drink driving. Police confirmed that the Ivorian international was driving in Dagenham in east London at the time of the alleged offence. He, however, was released on bail on Tuesday but will appear at the …

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Buhari Congratulates Super Falcons On Winning 2016 AWCON Title

PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES GLO CAF AWARD 3. President Muhammadu Buhari (M) falnked by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung ( left) and Permanent Secretary, Mr Chinyeaka Ohaa ( right) as President Buhari receives GLO CAF Platinum Award for Good Leadership at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 11 2016.

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons on their cup victory. The Nigerian female football team defeated the hosts of the 2016 edition of the African Women Cup Of Nations, Cameroon, 1-0 in the final to win the competition for a record eight time. President Buhari described the hard-earned victory …

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Nigeria Wins African Women’s Cup Of Nations For 8th Time

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Nigeria’s female football team has won the African Women’s Cup Of Nations for the 8th time, making them the most successful in the history of the competition. The Super Falcons defeated hosts Cameroon 1-0 at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde on Saturday to successfully defend the title. Falcons forward Desire Oparanozie …

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Lazio Issued Deadline By FIFA To Pay Onazi

Ogenyi Onazi Scores in Lazio's 4-2 Loss at Napoli.

Italian football club SS Lazio has been issued a deadline by FIFA to pay the outstanding wages of Nigerian footballer Ogenyi Onazi. The world football governing body gave the Serie A side till December 9 to pay the Super Eagles midfielder. FIFA earlier gave Lazio till November 29 to pay up, but …

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Lagos Set To Build 5 New Stadiums

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The Lagos State Government says it will build five new stadia in the different divisions of the state in its quest to promote excellence in sports and market the state through sports tourism. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, made the assertion on Wednesday in Lagos while unveiling …

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Walcott Breaks Record After Controlling Ball Dropped From 111-Foot Crane

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English footballer Theo Walcott broke a world record after he controlled a ball dropped from a 111-foot crane. The Arsenal foward claimed the Guinness World Record for “Highest altitude football dropped and controlled” by bouncing the ball off his foot five times without letting it hit the ground after it …

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Formula One Champion Nico Rosberg Announces Retirement

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Newly-crowned Formula One champion Nico Rosberg made a shocking announcement on Friday of his retirement from racing with immediate effect. Rosberg stunned all while revealing his decision just five days after winning his maiden title, and said he isn’t willing to put himself through the wringer, choosing not to make sacrifices again …

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Two Football Legends Offer To Play For Chapecoense Following Plane Crash Tragedy

Chapecoense

Following the tragic plane crash in Columbia which killed 19 of first team players, staff and management of Chapecoense, two legendary footballers have offered to play for the club. Brazil football legend Ronaldinho and ex-Argentine midfield maestro Juan Roman Riquelme have reportedly offered their services to the Brazilian side. Reports have …

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EPL November Player Of The Month Nominees

Player Of The Month

It is unsurprising that English Premier League (EPL) leaders Chelsea have 2 of their players in November’s edition of the EA Sports Player of the Month. Diego Costa and Pedro were included in the 6-man nomination list. The Blues have been superb in both front of goal and defence throughout their November campaign, …

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