Bulgarian PM wants Football coach sacked over fans’ racial abuse

The Bulgarian prime minister has called for the head of the country’s football association to resign after England players were racially abused in a European qualifier in Sofia on Monday. The match was halted twice because of racist behaviour by home fans. Prime minister Boyko Borissov has asked his sports minister to suspend all relations […]

Ronaldo scores 700th career goal

Cristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Ukraine. The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1. His 700 goals so far have come from 973 matches – and he has scored at least once in 458 of those. His goal in […]

How Nigerian striker saved Barcelona from defeat in Spanish league

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala scored the winner for Barcelona ladies in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over Sporting de Huelva in Spanish Primera Iberdrola game. The Falcons Captain’s effort helped the Catalans to their fourth win of the season which will serve as a morale booster ahead of the Champions League meeting with Juventus. Oshoala, however, […]

JUST IN: Brazil hold Super Eagles 1-1 in friendly encounter

The Super Eagles of Nigeria drewn 1-1 against Brazil in an international friendly in Singapore on Sunday afternoon. Joe Aribo scored in the 34th minute to put the Super Eagles in front. Brazil leveled shortly after the interval when Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro tapped home a rebound after Maquinhos had headed off the woodwork, following […]

Rohr breaks silence on Tammy Abraham’s Super Eagles snubbing

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has said Tammy Abraham would have played second fiddle to Victor Osimhen even if he had chosen to play for Nigeria. It would be recalled that Abraham and club teammate Fikayo Tomori had turned down the request by Rohr to play for the Super Eagles, instead chose to play […]

Goalkeeper Petr Cech dumps football for hockey

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has signed for Guildford Phoenix ice hockey team. The Czech shot-stopper will make his debut on Sunday after penning a one-year deal with the Phoenix. Cech has been training with the club since retiring from football at the end of last season and has spoken of his excitement […]

9-man Barca thrash Sevilla 4-0 in La Liga encounter

(Reuters/NAN) Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the season as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0 on Sunday to climb into second place in the La Liga standings behind Real Madrid. The Catalans however ended the game with nine men as Ousmane Dembele and debutant Ronald Araujo were sent off. The victory saw Barca leapfrog Atletico […]

Uganda’s Cheptegei wins 10,000m gold

(Reuters/NAN) Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei triumphed after a close battle in the 10,000 meters on Sunday, winning his first world title and bringing his country their second medal of the championships. Cheptegei remained near the front of the pack for most of the race and surged in the final kilometer to pass leader Rhonex Kipruto. He […]

Luiz header sends unconvincing Arsenal third

Arsenal moved up to third in the Premier League standings after David Luiz scored his first goal for the club in a nervy 1-0 win at home to Bournemouth on Sunday. The game played at the Emirates Stadium saw the visitors missed a flurry of chances to level in the second half. The former Chelsea […]

EPL: Man Utd react to Pogba’s demand for £600,000-a-week contract

Manchester United have denied that Paul Pogba is making fresh wage demands, according to SportsMail. United are angered at reports that Pogba is asking for £600,000-a-week to stay at Old Trafford. The club fear the French midfielder is being scapegoated, for a miserable start to the season under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Pogba, who was keen […]