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Sevilla end Real Madrid’s 40-game unbeaten run

A stunning stoppage time winner from Stevan Jovetic ended Real Madrid’s Spanish record 40-game unbeaten run on Sunday as Sevilla scored twice in the final five minutes to win 2-1 at the Sanchez Pizjuan. Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty put Madrid in front 23 minutes from time, but Real captain Sergio Ramos’s own goal levelled before Jovetic, making his La Liga debut ... Read More »

David Beckham, father, son watch Man U struggle

Former Manchester United ace, Forty-one -year old, David Beckham alongside his son Cruz, 11, and dad Ted, 66, have watched Manchester United struggle with Liverpool at the old Trafford today.  The match ended 1-1. Meanwhile  first-half penalty from James Milner – after Paul Pogba had inexplicably handled the ball in his own area – looked to have won the game ... Read More »

Young Nigerian wrecks Man City

  Ademola Lookman has scored his first goal for Everton as he made his debut for the English team today.  Lookman who was born in London, and is of Nigerian descent sealed a comprehensive victory for Everton over Man City as the match ended 4-0. After the match Lookman stated in a brief chat that  he played to instructions from ... Read More »

Kane’s hat-trick lifts Tottenham to second

    New father Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur crushed West Bromwich Albion 4-0 on Saturday to climb to second place in the Premier League table. Kane’s hat-trick, which took his season tally to 15 goals, capped an outstanding performance that ensured Mauricio Pochettino’s side maintained the standards set in last week’s defeat of leaders Chelsea. The ... Read More »

EPL: Giroud’s scorpion stunner stings Palace

Olivier Giroud stole the show as the Arsenal striker’s outrageous “scorpion kick” stung Crystal Palace and inspired his side’s 2-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Giroud produced an audacious mid-air shot from behind his back to open the scoring and illuminate a dank afternoon in north London with one of the goals of the season. The France international’s ... Read More »

EPL: Struggling Swansea sack coach Bradley

Premier League strugglers Swansea City dismissed coach Bob Bradley on Tuesday after just 11 games in charge, the club announced on its website. American Bradley replaced Francesco Guidolin in October but the Swans have won just twice following his appointment and lie second from bottom in the table. “Swansea City can confirm that the club has parted company with manager ... Read More »

Iheanacho scores in Man City 3-0 win at Hull

With Liverpool not in action until Tuesday, when they host Stoke, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City stole past them into second place by winning 3-0 at bottom club Hull City. City lost the recalled John Stones to an early injury and were made to sweat before second-half goals from Yaya Toure and substitute Kelechi Iheanacho secured victory at Hull. Toure scored ... Read More »

English Premier League leading scorers

Leading English Premier League scorers after Monday’s matches: 13 goals: Costa (Chelsea) 12 goals: Ibrahimovic (Manchester United), Sanchez (Arsenal) 10 goals: Aguero (Manchester City), Lukaku (Everton) 9 goals: Hazard (Chelsea) 8 goals: Antonio (West Ham), Benteke (Crystal Palace), Defoe (Sunderland), Mane (Liverpool), Walcott (Arsenal) 7 goals: Kane (Tottenham), Rondon (West Bromwich) 6 goals: Austin (Southampton), Fer (Swansea City), Lallana (Liverpool), ... Read More »

GOtv Boxing Night 10: MultiChoice Offers Free Viewing of Live EPL Matches At Venue

Boxing fans will have the opportunity of watching two live English Premier League matches on 26 December at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, when GOtv Boxing Night 10 holds. Games between Manchester United and Sunderland as well as Chelsea against Bournemouth will be shown on the giant LED screen mounted at the Indoor Sports Hall, venue ... Read More »

Alan Pardew sacked as Crystal Palace manager

Alan Pardew has been sacked as manager of Crystal Palace, the club announced on Thursday. Pardew left Newcastle United to take over at Selhurst Park in January 2015 and led the club to a 10th-place finish in the Premier League, Goal reports. But his first full season in charge did not prove as successful in the league, Palace enduring a ... Read More »