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Give ‘Fair Chance’ To Solskjaer, Persie Tells Man U

Robin van Persie has urged Manchester United to keep faith with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the under-fire manager’s turbulent end to his first season in charge. Solskjaer presided over a miserable conclusion to a campaign that saw United fail to qualify for the Champions League after finishing sixth in the Premier League. However, Van Persie, whose goals helped United win ... Read More »

Arsenal’s Mkhitaryan To Miss Europa League Final Over Safety Fears

Arsenal’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku amid fears over his safety. Mkhitaryan’s well-being was a concern for Arsenal due to the tense political dispute between Armenia and final hosts Azerbaijan. The Premier League club have decided against Mkhitaryan travelling with the rest of Unai Emery’s squad for next Wednesday’s game. “We ... Read More »

Barcelona In Bid To Continue Season Of Change

Barcelona discussed staging their women’s Champions League semi-final last month at Camp Nou, according to the club’s vice president Jordi Mestre. Barca’s women will play in their first ever Champions League final in Budapest on Saturday as they attempt to spring a surprise on five-time champions Lyon. This has been a season for change in women’s football, after a European ... Read More »

Man City Target Landmark Treble As UEFA Probe Looms

Manchester City are on the brink of a domestic treble, with only Watford standing in their way in Saturday’s FA Cup final, but a potentially historic season risks being overshadowed by several probes into the club’s off-field conduct. Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola holds up the Premier League trophy as he’s surrounded by his staff after their 4-1 victory ... Read More »

AFCON 2019: Onuachu Happy To Make Super Eagles Squad

Super Eagles up and coming striker, Paul Onuachu said he was looking forward to contributing his best to help Nigeria win a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title next month in Egypt. “Am really happy, since I joined the first team, doing what the coaches want, getting some time and the coaches believed in me,” said the 2.01 meters tall ... Read More »

I Admire The Work Of Tottenham Coach – Jose Mourinho

  Jose Mourinho has spoken on the managerial career of Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino ahead of the 2018/19 Champions League final between his side and Liverpool. Mourinho and Pochettino were rivals in the Premier League before the Portuguese was dismissed at Manchester United in December 2018. Defeats against Tottenham and Liverpool masterminded Jose Mourinho’s exit at Manchester United with his last ... Read More »

CAF Shifts Sudan-Nigeria U23 Fixtures

The third and final round of fixtures for the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers have been changed to a later date. Having been originally scheduled to take place between 3 and 11 June 2019, the fixtures have now been moved to September 2-10 2019. As reported on CAF’s official website, the decision, which was suggested by the CAF Executive ... Read More »

Solskjaer Defends United Tactics After Van Gaal Jibe

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes Manchester United back to the scene of his worst result as manager when he visits Wolves on Tuesday, but criticism from Louis van Gaal won’t ruffle the Norwegian. Van Gaal made some critical comments in an interview last week in which he claimed only United’s results have improved, rather than the style of play, when Solskjaer’s ... Read More »

AC Milan Push To Keep Champions League Hopes Alive

AC Milan host Udinese on Tuesday in the first of a crucial Serie A double-header before taking on title-holders Juventus in Turin four days later in a week which could be crucial for their Champions League ambitions. Gennaro Gattuso’s side have slumped to consecutive defeats for the first time since December 2017 with losses to Inter Milan (3-2) and Sampdoria ... Read More »

Halep Closes On World Number One Osaka

Simona Halep cut the gap to world number one Naomi Osaka in the WTA rankings on Monday after the Romanian made the semi-finals at the Miami Open last week. French Open champion Halep, who last held the top spot in January, would have returned to the summit had she reached the final in Florida following Osaka’s early exit. Halep reduced ... Read More »