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Arsenal release statement regarding Arsene Wenger’s future

Arsenal release statement regarding Arsene Wenger's future

Pressure upon Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has escalated in the last one week after the club’s damaging 5-1 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League.Several fan sites and fan groups have called on Arsene Wenger to leave the club once his contract expires this season as he has been at the club for 20 years and there hasn’t ...

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The comeback to end all comebacks – Barca´s turnaround surpasses all in Champions League history

The comeback to end all comebacks - Barca´s turnaround surpasses all in Champions League history

Barcelona claimed a scarcely believable Champions League victory against Paris Saint-Germain that will go down in history as one of the all-time great comebacks, Sergi Roberto netting in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a sensational 6-5 aggregate triumph after they had trailed 4-0. It had looked as though Edinson Cavani’s away goal would prove pivotal after Barca had raced ...

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The second biggest aggregate defeat in Champions League history – Arsenal Bayern in stats

The second biggest aggregate defeat in Champions League history - Arsenal Bayern in stats

Bayern Munich matched their 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal last month to inflict a 10-2 aggregate pummelling upon embattled boss Arsene Wenger at Emirates Stadium. Wenger was the subject of fan protests asking him to step down both outside the ground and at the site of Arsenal’s former Highbury home before kick-off and the sight of Arjen Robben and Douglas Costa ...

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Luis Enrique to stand down as Barcelona boss

Luis Enrique to stand down as Barcelona boss

Luis Enrique has announced he will step down as Barcelona head coach at the end of this season. The 46-year-old’s contract expires in June and he will not renew, citing the need for rest. He was thought to have previously come close to stepping away from the club at the end of a tumultuous first season in charge at Camp ...

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Moses pens contract extension at Chelsea

Moses pens contract extension at Chelsea

Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2021, the Premier League leaders have confirmed. The 26-year-old winger’s previous deal was due to expire in 2019. The 26-year-old joined Chelsea from Wigan Athletic in 2012 and spent each of the past three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham respectively. ...

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Europa League draw: Manchester United faces a trickish tie in Russia

Europa League draw: Manchester United faces a trickish tie in Russia

Manchester United will face a trickish tie in Russian against Rostov in the last 16 of the Europa League. United will play the first leg away from home on March 9, while the second leg will take place at  Old Trafford on March 16. See the full Europa League last-16 draw below: Celta Vigo v Krasnodar APOEL v Anderlecht Schalke ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Ranieri sacked by Leicester City

BREAKING NEWS: Ranieri sacked by Leicester City

Leicester City have announced that manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked. Just nine months on from lifting the Premier League trophy, the Italian has left the club after they became mired in relegation battle. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. The 65-year-old’s position has come under increasing scrutiny this season, with Leicester unable ...

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Kenyan athlete Abraham Kipton wins Lagos City Marathon for the second time

Kenyan athlete Abraham Kipton wins Lagos City Marathon for the second time

Kenyan athlete, Abraham Kipton has emerged the winner of the Lagos City Marathon 2017. Abraham won the same competition last year in Lagos on February 6, 2016. Kipton went home with a price money of $50,000.

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If title race is over for Arsenal, it is over for everyone else – Arsene Wenger

If title race is over for Arsenal, it is over for everyone else - Arsene Wenger

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger believes that if the Premier League title race is over for Arsenal, it is over for the rest of the chasing pack. Wenger’s men are 12 points behind leaders Chelsea following their 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge on Saturday and now face a fight to stay in the top four. Tottenham are three points ahead of Arsenal ...

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#AFCON2017: Ivory Coast, Togo Crash Out

#AFCON2017: Ivory Coast, Togo Crash Out

Prolific forward Junior Kabananga made it three from three in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as DR Congo beat Togo 3-1 to progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners. The Astana man scored the only goal in DR Congo’s opening 1-0 win over Morocco and was also on target during the entertaining 2-2 draw four days ago with ...

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FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions.Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup, FIFA U20 World Cup, FIFA U20 Women’s World ...

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Egypt adds ex-footballer, Mohamed Aboutrika to terror list

Egypt adds ex-footballer, Mohamed Aboutrika to terror list

The Egyptian government has added ex-football star, Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says. According to BBC, the retired footballer is accused of financially supporting the Brotherhood after endorsing the successful 2012 presidential bid by Mohamed Morsi, who was a brotherhood member. Mohamed Morsi having become the President of ...

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John Mikel Obi named new captain of Tianjin Teda and wears No 10 jersey

John Mikel Obi named new captain of Tianjin Teda and wears No 10 jersey

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has been handed the Number 10 jersey and captain band at his new Chinese club, Tianjin Teda by coach, Jaime Pacheco. The former Chelsea midfielder scored his first goal in the 36th minute for the club in his team’s 6-2 loss to St Pauli.

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Coach, Sunday Oliseh guides his new team, Fortuna Sittard, to their 1st away win of the season

Coach, Sunday Oliseh guides his new team, Fortuna Sittard, to their 1st away win of the season

The former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Oliseh has won his very first match as the new coach of Dutch second division side, Fortuna Sittard. Fortuna Sittard clinched their 1st away win of the season on a snow filled pitch.

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah suspends Team Manager after abandoning match against Kano Pillars

FC Ifeanyi Ubah suspends Team Manager after abandoning match against Kano Pillars

Ifeanyi Ubah has suspended its Team Manager, Mr. Jonathan Igwe for four matches for the role he played in the abandonment of the NPFL curtain raiser between Kano Pillars and FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano Saturday. In a press release made available on the club’s website and signed by the Chairman of FC, Ifeanyi Ubah, Mr. ...

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Full lists of FIFA Award winners

Full lists of FIFA Award winners

These are full lists of FIFA Award winners which was held today, January 9th, 2017, in Zurich, Switzerland. Ronaldo crowned The Best FIFA Men´s Player Cristiano Ronaldo has won the inaugural The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2016. Ronaldo claims both of the game’s top individual honours after an astonishing year. He scored the winning spot-kick as Madrid beat city ...

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Ronaldo crowned The Best FIFA Men´s Player

Ronaldo crowned The Best FIFA Men´s Player

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the inaugural The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2016. The Real Madrid and Portugal forward was announced as the winner at Monday’s ceremony in Zurich. Ronaldo beat fellow finalists Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to the new FIFA honour, the trio having topped a shortlist of 23 global stars. The triumph adds to the Ballon d’Or ...

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Mikel Obi writes open letter to his Chelsea Family after completing a move to China

Mikel Obi writes open letter to his Chelsea Family after completing a move to China

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is signing for Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in a goodbye message to Chelsea supporters. The Nigeria international has represented the Blues since 2006 and won 11 trophies, including the Champions League in 2012. Mikel now becomes the latest big name to move to China, will reported earn £140,000 per week, joining a ...

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wore a t-shirt and cap to the African Player of the Year Awards after his baggage were missing in transit

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wore a t-shirt and cap to the African Player of the Year Awards after his baggage were missing in transit

Borussia Dortmund and Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wore a t-shirt and cap to the African Player of the Year Awards after a slice of bad luck. Aubameyang finished as runner-up to Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez for the prestigious award, with Liverpool’s Sadio Mane third. A total of 361 votes saw Mahrez best Aubameyang’s return of 313, while Mane attracted 186 ...

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Chelsea finally lost against Tottenham after 13 winning streak

Chelsea finally lost against Tottenham after 13 winning streak

Mauricio Pochettino’s side are enjoying a purple patch of their own, having won five from five since losing at Manchester United on December 11 and scoring 15 times in the process. Chelsea’s rampant march had previously been tested as they fell behind to Spurs at Stamford Bridge and City at the Etihad Stadium, but the excellent Alli ensured there would ...

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