ODION IGHALO IS PREMIERSHIP RESTART READY!
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ODION IGHALO IS PREMIERSHIP RESTART READY!

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo has been pictured by Daily Mail as he maintained his fitness levels ahead of a possible restart to the season by training in a Cheshire…

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PREMIERSHIP BRACED FOR TV LOSSES
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PREMIERSHIP BRACED FOR TV LOSSES

Premier League clubs face having to pay a huge refund to broadcasters even if they manage to complete the coronavirus-disrupted season behind closed doors. Broadcasters would be reimbursed…

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NWANKWO KANU IS THE BEST  JANUARY SIGNING BY ARSENE WENGER
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NWANKWO KANU IS THE BEST JANUARY SIGNING BY ARSENE WENGER

UK’s daily Mail has reported that Arsene Wenger has named Nwankwo Kanu ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as his best January signing while manager of Arsenal. Kanu joined the…

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VICTOR MOSES, OLA AINA BACK IN ACTION AS SERIE A GETS NOD TO RESUME
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VICTOR MOSES, OLA AINA BACK IN ACTION AS SERIE A GETS NOD TO RESUME

Nigerian players in the Italian Serie A will soon be back in action along with the others as the Italian government announced that clubs canreturn to team training…

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PREMIERSHIP CLUBS OPPOSED TO NEUTRAL VENUES
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PREMIERSHIP CLUBS OPPOSED TO NEUTRAL VENUES

Premier League clubs are hoping they can avoid having to play the remainder of the season at neutral grounds, chief executive Richard Masters said after a meeting of…

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HOW PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL KNOCKED OUT BALOGUN AND ANYIAM FROM NIGERIA’S TEAM
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HOW PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL KNOCKED OUT BALOGUN AND ANYIAM FROM NIGERIA’S TEAM

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. In October 1959, Tesilimi Balogun and Dan Anyiam, both star players, had to miss qualifying matches for the 1960 Olympic Games. Nigeria were drawn with…

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UK GOVERNMENT GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR PREMIERSHIP RESTART
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UK GOVERNMENT GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR PREMIERSHIP RESTART

The UK Government has given the Premier League the green light to restart the season from 1 June. Football in the UK has been shut down indefinitely in the wake…

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MANCHESTER CITY’S PARENT COMPANY ADDS NINTH CLUB WITH LOMMEL SK DEAL
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MANCHESTER CITY’S PARENT COMPANY ADDS NINTH CLUB WITH LOMMEL SK DEAL

Manchester City’s parent company has added a ninth club to its global portfolio with the purchase of Belgian second-tier side Lommel SK. It has been reported that Lommel’s…

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ON JUNE 12, WE STAND, SAYS LA LIGA
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ON JUNE 12, WE STAND, SAYS LA LIGA

La Liga president Javier Tebas has said he hopes that Spanish football will resume on June 12 after being halted for over three months due to the coronavirus…

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PREMIERSHIP CLUBS MEET AGAIN ON RESTART PLAN
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PREMIERSHIP CLUBS MEET AGAIN ON RESTART PLAN

Warring English Premier League clubs will meet on Monday (May 11) with tensions mounting over the divisive ‘Project Restart Plan’ to finish the season amid the coronavirus crisis.…

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SHANGHAI SHENHUA HOLD TIGHT TO IGHALO, DEMANDS £20M FROM MAN UNITED
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SHANGHAI SHENHUA HOLD TIGHT TO IGHALO, DEMANDS £20M FROM MAN UNITED

Odion Ighalo could be heading back to China at the end of this month as Manchester United’s bid to keep him has been thrown into doubt by Shanghai…

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LA LIGA PLAYERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
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LA LIGA PLAYERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Five players in Spain’s top two divisions have tested positive for Covid-19 since clubs began testing players and staff members last week, organising body La Liga said in…

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EX-NIGERIA ATTACKER CHINEDU OBASI IN 2014 WORLD CUP BRIBE CLAIM
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EX-NIGERIA ATTACKER CHINEDU OBASI IN 2014 WORLD CUP BRIBE CLAIM

Former Nigeria striker Chinedu Obasi alleged on Sunday (May 10) he was asked to pay a bribe to feature at the 2014 World Cup, before eventually missing out…

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GOOGLE HONOURS THE ENGLISH MAN WHO COULD HAVE COACHED NIGERIA
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GOOGLE HONOURS THE ENGLISH MAN WHO COULD HAVE COACHED NIGERIA

The name Frank Soo may not easily ring bell in Nigeria. But he was the English coach that Sir Stanley Rous who later became FIFA President recommended in…

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US WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STAR ALEX MORGAN WELCOMES DAUGHTER
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US WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STAR ALEX MORGAN WELCOMES DAUGHTER

Two-time women’s World Cup winner Alex Morgan and husband Servando Carrasco have welcomed a new player to their team, announcing the birth of daughter Charlie Elena Carrasco on…

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CHANGE OF RULES: TEAMS CAN FIELD FIVE SUBSTITUTES DURING POST-VIRUS FIXTURE BACKLOG
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CHANGE OF RULES: TEAMS CAN FIELD FIVE SUBSTITUTES DURING POST-VIRUS FIXTURE BACKLOG

Football teams will be allowed to use five substitutes when play resumes after the coronavirus pandemic, the sport’s lawmaking body announced on Friday (May 8). The International Football…

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FLASHBACK: AT LAST, GOLDEN EAGLETS RECORD FIRST DEFEAT
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FLASHBACK: AT LAST, GOLDEN EAGLETS RECORD FIRST DEFEAT

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. At its infancy, the Nigerian U-17 football team (previously U-16) appeared an invincible side. The team waxed so strong that out of the blues, it…

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ODION IGHALO WANTS MANCHESTER UNITED STAY EXTENSION
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ODION IGHALO WANTS MANCHESTER UNITED STAY EXTENSION

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo said on Friday (May 8) that he hopes his loan deal at Manchester United is extended until the English Premier League season is completed…

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: SUPER EAGLES BEGIN 52-YEAR UNBEATEN RUN WITH KENYA
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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: SUPER EAGLES BEGIN 52-YEAR UNBEATEN RUN WITH KENYA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It may well known that Kenya national football team has in 52 years, never beaten Nigeria in any contest and in diverse venues ranging from…

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ASISAT OSHOALA AIMS HIGHER AND HIGHER
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ASISAT OSHOALA AIMS HIGHER AND HIGHER

The Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala secured her maiden league diadem with the Barcelona. In the aftermath, she said that her desire in life is to continue to…

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LA LIGA RELEASES FOUR-PHASED PROTOCOL FOR LEAGUE RESUMPTION
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LA LIGA RELEASES FOUR-PHASED PROTOCOL FOR LEAGUE RESUMPTION

The Spanish football league body, La Liga has released a four-plan step that will lead to the resumption of the league next month.  This is contained in a…

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