Tag: sports

“Should have gone to Lewandowski” – Fans Kick as Messi Wins Seventh Ballon d’Or Prize

Lionel Messi won the men’s Ballon d’Or award for a record-extending seventh time at a ceremony in Paris on Monday but some fans are not having it at all.. Messi won the last edition of the Ballon d’Or in 2019 before last year’s awards were cancelled due to the pandemic.[Read More…]

Breaking: Real Madrid’s Martin Odegaard joins Arsenal

Arsenal secured the signing of Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on a permanent deal on Friday after the Norwegian international midfielder impressed during a loan spell at the Emirates last season. The 22-year-old will reportedly cost the Gunners an initial £30 million ($41 million) with Arsenal also expected to splash[Read More…]

Why Newcastle midfielder, Joe Willock is quitting social media

Newcastle midfield Joe Willock has revealed that he receives racist abuse daily and has considered quitting social media due to that. The 21-year-old, said, social media sites need to step up to tackle the problem of racial abuse which has seen several black footballers targeted with abuse across various platforms.[Read More…]

Nigeria Football Federation to begin prosecution of violent fans

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says it will soon begin prosecution of fans exhibiting hooliganism at match venues. NFF’s First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi, said this while addressing participants at the Nigeria National League (NNL) Football Development Summit for Club Administrators and Media, in Abuja. A Nigeria Professional Football League encounter[Read More…]

UCL Final: Nathaniel Bassey warns football lovers to stop the habit of insulting men of God during football banter

Gospel artist, Nathaniel Bassey has advised Nigerians to avoid insulting men of God while they engage in football banters. Bassey wrote on his twitter, ”So the fun & friendly football banters we share here has, for some, become a reason to insult and ridicule “Nigerian Pastors?” How sad. What has[Read More…]

SPONSORED: Biggest Horse Races In The Second Half Of 2021

The first half of 2021 has been littered with huge racing action, and that will continue into the second half of the year with some more compelling action around the world. However, which races are set to take place in the second half of the year, and which horses could[Read More…]

Just In: Ed Woodward to step down as Man United vice-chairman

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is to step down from his role after the collapse of the Super League. However, it is understood that he will continue in his role at the club until the end of 2021, SkySports reports. Woodward had already agreed with the Glazers, United’s owners,[Read More…]

With European Super league, football will never remain the same again: Here are things you should know

It had been in the works. For years, the top football clubs have been organising a breakaway Super League made up of the best teams and on Sunday, April 18, they made the announcement. Defying an earlier eviction threat issued by the European body, UEFA and Football Association of the[Read More…]

BREAKING: Tottenham sacks Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur have sacked manager Jose Mourinho. This comes days after the club drew 2-2 with Everton on Friday evening, leaving them seventh on the English Premier League log. The club are on course to miss out on the UEFA Champions League football this season. Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino[Read More…]

Iheanacho nominated for PFA Fans’ Player of the month

Nigerian footballer, Kelechi Iheanacho has been nominated for the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award in March. The 24-year-old striker had a sensational run of games in the month of he scored five goals in three league appearances for Leicester City. This earned him his first-ever EPL player of[Read More…]