Carabao Cup quarter-final draws confirmed [Full fixtures]

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup was conducted on Thursday night. Arsenal became the last team to qualify, following their penalty shoot-out win against Liverpool at Anfield. The game had ended 0-0 at full time, with Bernd Leno emerging the hero for Mikel Arteta’s team. The Gunners will now face holders Manchester […]

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Premier League tweaks controversial handball rule ahead of Match Day 4 fixtures

Premier League referees will be given a “tweaked” version of the handball law, the UK Mirror reports. Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) will send out a fresh directive to officials, following a number of controversial decisions last weekend. PGMOL chief, Mike Riley, has already received backing from football lawmakers, International Football Association Board (IFAB), […]

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Carabao Cup: Klopp reveals why Liverpool lost to Arsenal

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said that Arsenal defeated his team in the Carabao Cup fourth round tie on Thursday night because the Gunners shot ‘really well’ against the Reds during the penalty shootout. Klopp also said that the performance of Arsenal goalkeeper, Bernd Leno, contributed to their defeat against Mikel Arteta’s side. Arsenal qualified […]

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LaLiga: Koeman reacts as 10-man Barcelona beat Celta Vigo

Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has insisted his team is better than what people think, following their 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on Thursday night. Ansu Fati opened the scoring for Barca, who then added two goals in the second-half, despite playing with 10 men after Clement Lenglet was sent off. The victory means Koeman has […]

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Spurs Reject PSG Bid For Dele Alli, Agree €3m Loan Fee For Vinícius

Dele Alli looks set to remain at Tottenham this season after the club rejected a £1.5m loan bid for the England midfielder from Paris Saint-Germain, while Benfica striker Carlos Vinícius is set to join Spurs after the Portuguese club announced that a €3m loan fee had been agreed with a €45m option-to-buy clause.Alli was offered to the […]

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Ighalo’s €10,000 transfer money with sports ministry – Osun United

Tajudeen Amodu, the media officer of Osun United FC, on Thursday said the £10, 000 the club got as part of Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo’s transfer fee – which was allegedly missing, – was kept with the Osun State Ministry of Sports. The money was reportedly diverted into private accounts. But Amodu insisted the money […]

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Lewandowski wins UEFA Men’s Player of Year award

By Victor Okoye Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski, has been named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2019/2020. The Polish international, 32, beat off opposition from Manchester City’s midfielder, Kevin De Bruyne, and Bayern team-mate, Manuel Neuer. The award was announced during the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Geneva, Switzerland. The […]

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Arsenal edges past Liverpool on penalties in League Cup

Arsenal squeezed past Liverpool 5-4 on penalties to advance to the English Football League (EFL) Cup quarter-finals on Thursday after a goalless 90 minutes. With the Premier League champions making several changes to the team that beat Arsenal in the league 3-1 on Monday and their opponents also rotating, it was always unlikely to be […]

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Super Eagles Friendlies: Officials, Ahmed Musa to depart for Austria on Saturday

By Emmanuel Afonne Officials of the Super Eagles, including the team’s assistant coach, Joseph Yobo and goalkeeper trainer Aloy Agu are expected to depart the country on Saturday night for Austria, ahead of the international friendly matches with Algeria and Tunisia. Others to depart on Saturday night are Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor; Media Officer, […]

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Spurs edge Chelsea in English League Cup shootout

Tottenham Hotspur overcame visitors Chelsea 5-4 in a penalty shootout to progress in the League Cup following a 1-1 home draw in their fourth round clash on Tuesday. Chelsea had appeared to be heading into the quarter-finals, thanks to a 19th minute strike from Timo Werner. But Erik Lamela forced a shootout with an equaliser […]

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