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Arsenal hunt for Top Four, beat Southampton 2 – 0

Arsenal dug deep Monday night to end their 14th year nightmare at Southampton and grab the vital three points to keep alive their hopes of winning a spot in the top four in the English Premier League. With three games in hand, they are now fifth on the table, with 66 points, with four points separating them from Liverpool, who ... Read More »

Juventus reach Champions League final

Juventus secured their place in the final of the Champions League on Tuesday after beating Monaco 2-1 in their semi-final second leg to win the tie 4-1 on aggregate. After their 2-0 win in last week’s first leg, goals from Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves put the Italians out of sight before the interval. Teen sensation Kylian Mbappe pulled one ... Read More »

Pinnick takes over Hayatou role in CAF

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has been appointed the President of the Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations, a position previously occupied by ex-Confederation of African Football president, Issa Hayatou. The appointment was announced on Monday at the inaugural meeting of the new CAF Executive Committee in Manama, Bahrain, where the 67th FIFA Congress begins ... Read More »

Wenger finally ends Mourinho hoodoo, Arsenal 2-0 ManU

Finally the “Specialist in Failure” got one over the “Special One”. Quite how much this Arsenal win will mean at the end of the season remains to be seen, in what was frankly a low-quality skirmish ­between the also-rans, but at last Arsène Wenger tasted victory in a proper competitive match, and in the Premier League, against Jose Mourinho. At ... Read More »

ManCity beat Palace 5-0 to maintain Champions League bid

David Silva returned from injury with a goal as Manchester City strengthened their Champions League qualification chances with a comfortable 5-0 win over Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Silva, out for a fortnight after suffering a blow to his knee during the FA Cup semi-final defeat by Arsenal, struck inside the first two minutes. Second-half goals from ... Read More »

Joshua win has changed boxing – Tyson

  Mike Tyson has tipped Anthony Joshua to carry the torch for boxing’s heavyweight division for many years to come after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko. Joshua added the WBA and IBO heavyweight title to his IBF crown with a stunning stoppage of Klitschko on  Saturday, a fight watched by 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium. The excitement Joshua has brought ... Read More »

Wenger ready for peace with Mourinho

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to bury the hatchet with old foe Jose Mourinho ahead of Sunday’s home game with Manchester United, AFP reports. Wenger regularly clashed with Mourinho during the Portuguese’s two stints as Chelsea manager, the rivalry spilling over into a touchline shoving match during an October 2014 game at Stamford Bridge. The pair resume hostilities at ... Read More »

Double-chasing Real Madrid beat Athletico 3-0

  Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if the hosts might fail ... Read More »

Pounded yam, ‘eba’ secret of my success – Anthony Joshua

Shortly After his win against former champion Wladimir Klitschko, British Nigerian new champion, Anthony Olaseni Joshua has spoken on his connection with his roots, Nigeria. In an Interview with Chief Executive Officer of Sportbrand Limited Nigeria/Germany, Oma Akatugba, at the Laureus World Sports Awards, Anthony revealed his plan to give back to Nigeria if given the opportunity. He also attributed some ... Read More »

Alli, Kane earn Spurs 2-0 win over Arsenal

Dele Alli and Harry Kane kept Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title hunt as their side torpedoed Arsenal 2-0 in White Hart Lane’s last north London derby on Sunday. Leaders Chelsea extended their advantage to seven points by winning 3-0 at Everton earlier in the day, but Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs cut the gap back to four points with a ... Read More »