Mourinho insists defending “not a crime”

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has hit out at those criticizing him over his tactics, by stating that good defending is not a crime. United kept their ninth clean sheet in just 13 games this season, after a 1-0 win over Benfica in Champions League Group A in Lisbon on Wednesday night. It came just […]

Katsina to stage next year’s NFF elections

The NFF congress has decided that executive committee elections will be staged in Katsina next year September 30. The NFF congress adopted a motion to the effect that future elective congresses be moved away from the FIFA World Cup year. This is to avoid the distractions and crises usually associated with the World Cup year. […]

EPL: Frank Lampard blasts Arsenal over poor performance

Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard has backed Watford striker, Troy Deeney over his criticism of Arsenal. Deeney infuriated Arsene Wenger by accusing Arsenal of lacking “cojones” after inspiring Watford to a 2-1 victory over the Gunners on Saturday. The E-x England International says Deeney’s comments were fully justified and he insisted Arsenal are a soft touch. […]

Harry Kane the right sort of player for Real Madrid – Ramon Calderon

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has said the club are “obliged” to sign superstar players and believed they would like to bring in the “outstanding” Harry Kane. Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane helped the London side to draw 1-1 at the Bernabeu in the Champions League on Tuesday. Before the game, there was speculation that […]

I still regret leaving England job – Sam Allardyce

Former Bolton Wanderers coach Sam Allardyce has regretted dumping the English national football team. The manager said that he still regularly thinks about his early departure from the Three Lions. The 62-year-old took charge of just one game as England boss after taking over in July last year, during which he featured in a 1-0 […]

PHOTOS: Wike meets Ronaldo in Spain

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, met with Christiano Ronaldo and some players of Real Madrid Football Club in Spain on Monday. Wike, who was accompanied by Boma Iyaye, the state commissioner of sports, toured training facilities of the club. According to Simeon Nwakaudu, spokesman of the governor, the visit is part of the process for […]

Anthony Joshua’s fight with Kubrat Pulev cancelled

Anthony Joshua’s fight with Kubrat Pulev has been called off, after the Bulgarian suffered an injury in training. Joshua will now take on Carlos Takam instead. Pulev was due to challenge for Joshua’s IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles on October 28 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, but a damaged shoulder has seen the bout cancelled. […]