UEFA Ownership Rule Threat: Manchester United Could Face Europa League Ban

Manchester United’s participation in next season’s Europa League is under threat, despite their recent FA Cup triumph over Manchester City. The 2-1 victory at Wembley over the weekend secured a spot in the European tournament for Erik Ten Hag’s team. However, United’s place in the Europa League is jeopardised due to UEFA’s multi-club ownership rules, which could see them banned from the competition. UEFA’s multi-club ownership rules prohibit two teams owned by the same organisation from competing in the same tournament. Both Manchester United and Nice share the same ownership…

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Rangers Disunite Bayelsa United to Maintain Top Spot

By NewsBits The ‘Flying Antelopes’, Rangers International F.C of Enugu took visiting Bayelsa United F.C of Yenagoa to the cleaners with an emphatic 3-0 bashing in a match day 33, NPFL 2023/2024 encounter which happened before an appreciable number of fans inside Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, Sunday, May 26, 2024. The wards of Fidelis Ilechukwu never allowed the visiting side handled by coach Meremu Okara to settle down into their game as the attacking duo of Okorie Chiedozie and Godwin Obaje got a lot of supplies from the midfield quartet…

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Winning FA Cup Over Manchester City Means Manchester United Will Play Europa Nest Season

Manchester United secured their 13th FA Cup title after first-half goals from Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo fired the Red Devils to an impressive 2-1 victory over rivals Manchester City in what could be Erik ten Hag’s final game in charge. By this victory, United which finished 8th in the Premier League now get a pass to play in the Europa League. Having conceded inside 13 seconds in last year’s showpiece, United avoided a similar fate at a sun-drenched Wembley, with Garnacho seeing a sharp early effort thwarted by Stefan…

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Rangers Foundation Inauguration Fixed For May 27 – Ezeaku

By NewsBits The Management of 7-time Nigeria league champions, Rangers International Football Club, Enugu has concluded arrangements for the official launch of its newest baby,  Rangers Foundation, on Monday, May 27, 2024. A statement by the Media Officer of Rangers Football Club, Norbert Okolie made available yesterday to newsmen, stated, “The G.M/CEO of the club, Barrister Amobi Ezeaku after interfacing with the chairman of the foundation, Ebere Amaraizu CSP, at the club’s corporate headquarters, Tuesday, fixed the date for the launch of the foundation which will be the first of…

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Manchester United Vs Arsenal: Arteta Charges Side To Believe In Premier League Glory

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal must cling to the belief that they can pip Manchester City to the Premier League title as he prepares his men to face faltering Manchester United today Sunday May 12. The Gunners are two points behind City, but a win against United will see the Gunners go back to the top of the league with one game to the end of the league. Arsenal have a terrible record at Old Trafford — they have won just once there in the league since 2006 — but they…

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Italy Midfield Marshal, Jorginho Signs New Arsenal Deal

Arsenal midfielder Jorginho has signed a contract extension with the Premier League club. The 32-year-old signed an initial 18-month deal with the Gunners when he joined from Chelsea in January 2023. His new contract is described as a “short-term deal” by the club. The Brazil-born Italy international has made 35 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring once. “I’m really, really happy to stay, because it’s a privilege to be a part of this family,” said Jorginho. The midfielder, who spent four and a half years at Chelsea before moving…

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Cheers As Governor Peter Mbah Joins The 2024 Coal City Marathon, Promises World-Class Marathon

By NewsBits Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah, has received cheers and commendations from residents of the state for actively participating in the 2024 Coal City Half Marathon held in the state’s capital on Saturday. This was even as the governor promised that his administration was working towards strengthening and improving subsequent marathons in the state by making it attractive enough for international athletes to participate as a world-class sporting event. Governor Mbah, who joined in the 21.79km half marathon, which kicked off at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, stated…

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Champions League Semi-Final First Leg: Bayern, Real Madrid Play 2 – 2 Draw

Vinicius Junior scored twice as Real Madrid came away with a draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie with Bayern Munich. The Brazilian took advantage of two errors from Bayern defender Kim Min-jae – beating him for pace and slotting a shot past goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for the opener, before the South Korean fouled Rodrygo in the box and Vinicius put away the resulting penalty. England captain Harry Kane had netted a penalty of his own, beating goalkeeper Andriy Lunin early in the second half after…

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Finally, Finidi George Appointed New Super Eagles Head Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former Super Eagles winger Finidi George as the new head coach of the nation’s senior men’s national team. The announcement came in a statement on Monday, with the NFF Board approving the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee to hand over the reins to the 52-year-old former Ajax Amsterdam and Real Betis forward. Finidi George, who spent 20 months as an assistant to the outgoing José Santos Peseiro, had been serving as the interim coach after the Portuguese tactician’s departure following the Super…

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Again, Leicester City Promoted To The Big English Premier League After Leeds Lose

Leicester City have been promoted to the Premier League after Leeds United were thumped by Queens Park Rangers. The 4-0 defeat at Loftus Road means Daniel Farke’s side stay four points behind Championship leaders Leicester with only one game left. The Foxes remain on track to amass 100 points on their way back to the top flight following their relegation last season. Leicester can now claim the Championship title on Monday with victory at Preston if third-placed Ipswich fail to beat Hull City on Saturday. Ipswich can join Leicester in…

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