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Aston Villa’s hopes of signing Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham take a knock

        Aston Villa’s chances of signing England international striker Tammy Abraham have reportedly been dampened, according to Birmingham Live. The Championship club, who defeated Hull City 3-1 in their opening fixture of the new 2018-19 campaign, have been linked with bringing in the highly rated Chelsea forward on a season-long loan deal. […]

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Should Manchester United fans be worried after Paul Pogba’s latest Instagram post?

            Manchester United may have got their 2018/19 Premier League season with a relatively routine home win over Leicester City, but it appears that unsettled midfielder Paul Pogba could yet force a move to Barcelona before August 31. The Catalan giants, on the alert after Pogba’s ‘rift’ with manager Jose […]

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Manchester United ready to hire Zinedine Zidane to replace Jose Mourinho

  Will Zidane replace Mourinho? (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) Manchester United chiefs have made Zinedine Zidane their top managerial target, should Jose Mourinho leave the club, reports claim. The French footballing legend left Real Madrid at the end of last season having guided the La Liga giants to three consecutive Champions League titles. Mourinho, meanwhile, is […]

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Ibrahim Usman’s Road to Qatar

          Watching the World Cup with a young Nigerian professional footballer in Seattle, U.S. Seattle Sounders players, Ibrahim Usman (left) and Rodrigue Ele (second from left) react to a near miss by Nigeria in the World Cup match vs Argentina. Images: Danny Hoffman “He’s small, but he is powerful,” Ibrahim Usman […]

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Messi, Ronaldo knocked out of FIFA World Cup on same day

                          MOSCOW, July 1. /TASS/. Saturday, Day 17 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup was the last tournament day for the world’s two biggest football stars of our generation – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. In the two Round of 16 games on […]

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John Obi Mikel claims referee told him he “didn’t know” why he didn’t give second penalty to Nigeria

                    Nigeria are out of the World Cup, despite coming within minutes of qualifying for the knockout stages at the expense of Argentina Lionel Messi had given Argentina the lead in the first-half, only for Victor Moses to level from a penalty after the break. This […]

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Chelsea Legend Drogba Explains The Real Reason Why Super Eagles Were Denied A Clear Penalty

Chelsea Legend Drogba Explains The Real Reason Why Super Eagles Were Denied A Clear Penalty Published: June 27, 2018 Chelsea Legend Drogba Explains The Real Reason Why Super Eagles Were Denied A Clear Penalty Argentina sneaked through to the last sixteen of the World Cup after a controversial 2-1 win over Nigeria on Tuesday evening, […]

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Mikel Praises Eagles even in Defeat

Even in Nigeria’s fifth defeat to Argentina at the World Cup, Captain of the Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi, yesterday praised his colleagues for putting up brave fight against the two-time champions. Rather than be sad that Nigeria exited the Russia 2018 in the group stage here in St Petersburg last night, the former Chelsea […]

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Nigeria’s ‘Lionel Musa’ warns Argentina he is not their hero

              Nigeria’s ‘Lionel Musa’ warns Argentina he is not their hero VOLGOGRAD, Russia – Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa became ‘Lionel Musa’ on social media in Argentina on Friday after his two goals against Iceland which not only put the Africans back on course for a last 16 place, but also […]

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England into World Cup knockout stage as Kane hat-trick leads 6-1 Panama rout

            England celebrate after victory over Panama sealed a berth in the knockout stages. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Perhaps we should start with a note of caution. The opposition will not always be this obliging and nobody, surely, can expect Harry Kane to keep scoring so prodigiously throughout the rest […]