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Premier League suspended until April over coronavirus

The English Premier League suspended all fixtures until April 4 on Friday after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus. “Following a meeting of shareholders today, it was unanimously…


NFF, Nike to unveil new Eagles kits in New York

The Nigerian Football Federation and sportswear giants Nike will on February 5, unveil new Super Eagles jerseys in New York ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations match-day three home qualifying encounter against Sierra Leone, Sports…


Barcelona fire Valverde and appoint Setien as successor

Spanish champions Barcelona have sacked their coach Ernesto Valverde and appointed Quique Setien as his replacement, the club announced on Monday. The decision to remove Valverde was confirmed following a board meeting that lasted more…




Abraham prefers England to Nigeria, claims British Media

Tammy Abraham is ready to accept an England call-up if Gareth Southgate picks the striker in his squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria – a move that could seal Abraham’s international…


Messi, Rapinoe crowned The Best

Lionel Messi and Jurgen Klopp take home top men’s honoursMegan Rapinoe and Jill Ellis pick up top women’s awardsAlisson and Sari van Veenendaal named The Best Goalkeepers In an opulent ceremony that saw a star-studded…


Liverpool extend perfect run with win over Chelsea

First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino helped leaders Liverpool defeat Chelsea 2-1 to extend their winning streak to 15 Premier League matches. Liverpool went ahead after 14 minutes from a cleverly-worked free-kick, Mohamed…