• February 24, 2020
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Roma fan jailed for attacking Liverpool supporter

Roma fan jailed for attacking Liverpool supporter

An Italian football fan was jailed for three-and-a-half years on Thursday after admitting assaulting a Liverpool supporter before a Champions League game, leaving the victim with catastrophic head injuries. Simone Mastrelli, 30, from Rome, pleaded…

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Fulham sack Ranieri

Fulham sack Ranieri

 Struggling English Premier League (EPL) club Fulham sacked Claudio Ranieri as manager on Thursday, after a little over three months in charge. The Italian won just 12 points in 16 games after taking over, leaving…

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Nadal blasts Kyrgios for ‘lack of respect’

Nadal blasts Kyrgios for ‘lack of respect’

Rafael Nadal accused Nick Kyrgios of lacking respect “for the public, the opponent and himself” after a stormy defeat to the Australian firebrand at the Mexico Open. Kyrgios survived three match points to beat top-seeded…

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Francisca Ordega moves to China

Francisca Ordega moves to China

Nigeria international Francisca Ordega has become the latest African to move to the Chinese Women’s Super League after signing for Shanghai W.F.C. The forward, 25, has joined the Shanghai club for the 2019 season from…

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Ahmed Musa congratulates Buhari

Ahmed Musa congratulates Buhari

Ahmed Musa has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. On Wednesday morning, the 76-year-old politician was declared the winner of the February 23 Presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] after defeating…

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Ozil on song as Arsenal thrash Bournemouth

Ozil on song as Arsenal thrash Bournemouth

Mesut Ozil made the most of being handed a rare start by Arsenal boss Unai Emery as the German masterminded a 5-1 victory over Bournemouth on Wednesday to keep the Gunners in pole position for…

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Copa del Rey: Suarez double sends Barcelona into final

Copa del Rey: Suarez double sends Barcelona into final

Real Madrid were the better side for at least half of a wild Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu but three goals conceded in 28 chaotic, second-half minutes sent FC Barcelona through to the final with…

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Disquiet in PDP as Jonathan loses senatorial district to Sylva, APC

Disquiet in PDP as Jonathan loses senatorial district to Sylva, APC

Disquiet in PDP as Jonathan loses senatorial district to Sylva, APC   There was loud silence in the Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) following the inability of former President Goodluck Jonathan to…

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Bale avoids punishment for celebration against Atletico

Bale avoids punishment for celebration against Atletico

Gareth Bale is free to play in both El Clasico against Barcelona this week after the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) decided on Wednesday not to punish the Real Madrid forward for his celebration against Atletico…

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Ighalo set for Shenshua debut

Ighalo set for Shenshua debut

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo’s re-union with coach Quique Sanchez Flores at Chinese Super League Shanghai Shenhua may not last for long at all. Flores who also coached Ighalo at Watford has hinted that he…