WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Heartbreak for England as Spain Rules The World

England goalie Mary Earps denying Jennifer Hermoso from the penalty spot was not enough to stop Spain from winning the Women’s World Cup. Olga Carmona’s 29th minute goal was enough to hand Spain a 1-0 win against the reigning European Champions. La Roja’s win marked the first time a new World Cup champion has been […]

Premier League Updates

Manchester City and Brighton Maintain Perfect Start, As Manchester United Suffer Defeat in the Premier League Manchester City have maintained a hundred percent start to the Premier League season with two wins in two matches. The defending champions defeated Newcastle 1-0 courtesy of a Julien Alvarez goal to see off Eddie Howe’s men on Saturday […]

AIU Disagrees with Tobi Amusan’s Clearance

All may not be well yet with World 100m Hurdles Champion Tobi Amusan despite being cleared by the panel of Disciplinary Tribunal set up to look into her appeal against her suspension for Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV).The Athletics Integrity Unit, the body created by World Athletics to manage all integrity issues in athletics has said […]

England Edge Australia to Set Up Final Against Spain

A new name will be written on the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy next Sunday after England defeated co-host Australia to reach their first ever final. The win means the Three Lionesses will be coming up against La Roja of Spain – who also reached their first final after defeating Sweden in the other semifinal. […]

Arsenal, Manchester City Wins, As Premier League Returns

Reigning Premier League Champions, Manchester City made a statement of intent in their bid to retain the title for a fourth successive season. Newly promoted Burnley were no match for Pep Guardiola’s men, as Vincent Kompany started life as a Premier League manager with a defeat to his former Boss. Erling Haaland picked up from […]

West Ham agree deal for Maguire, Ward-Prowse

English Premier League side, West Ham United, have agreed deals for duo of Manchester United’s Harry Maguire and Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse for a combined £60m. Maguire, who struggled for first-team opportunities at Manchester United last season and stripped of the captaincy this season, is keen on a move away from the Old Trafford in search […]

Peseiro, NFF and problem of Nigerian football (Part 2)

The few times the local coaches were entrusted with the task of leading the country’s flagship team, they ended up disappointing Nigerians. Likewise, many of the foreign managers mentioned as potential replacements for the Portuguese do not inspire confidence among soccer-loving Nigerians. Pitso Mosimane, the former South African national team manager, lasted a few months […]

Lopetegui leaves Wolves, O’Neil to take over

Spanish manager boss Julen Lopetegui has left Wolverhampton Wanderers just three days before the commencement of the English Premier League season. The former Real Madrid manager joined Wolves in January when the club were bottom of the Premier League table and led them to 11th position at the end of the season. The 56-year-old has […]

Colombia set up England 1/4 final clash in Women’s World Cup

Colombia on Tuesday set up a quarter final clash with England after securing a nervy 1-0 victory over surprise package Jamaica in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Captain Catalina Usme was the heroine for the South Americans, netting the decisive strike in the 51st minute of the encounter played […]

Peseiro, NFF and problem of Nigerian football

The July African Nations Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Leone Star of Sierra Leone could be Portuguese coach Jose Peseiro last in charge of the three-time African champions going by the feelers in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The former Real Madrid assistant coach’s one-year contract as the Super Eagles coach ended […]