Manchester City Have Retained English Premier League Title

By Sport Editor (with AFP report) With all the efforts of Liverpool, the closest contender to this season’s English Premier League (EPL) title, the season has ended without winning the league. But they have the chance to win the Champions League when they face Tottenham in Madrid this June. Meanwhile, Manchester City has retained the Premier League title in style on Sunday. They came from behind against Brighton and see off a charging Liverpool after a thrilling campaign. Pep Guardiola’s team thumped Brighton 4-1 away to finish on 98 points…

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Brace Up, Its All English Champions League Final In Madrid

…Atletico Madrid’s ground the Wanda Metropolitano where the two English clubs with fight for UCL cup ———————————————————————————————————————————— By Sport Editor With Liverpool beating FC Barcelona 4-0 to qualify for the Champions League final and Tottenham defeating Ajax 3-2 in Amsterdam – prevailing 3-3 on aggregate courtesy of the away goals rule to also qualify, the world is set for an all-English final on June 1 when Liverpool face Tottenham. As a result, the Spanish capital is bracing itself for an English invasion, which is likely to see over 50,000 supporters…

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What Happens In A Football Medical?

By Sonali Shah ”A deal’s been done, subject to a medical.” These are the words we hear throughout the Premier League transfer window, when clubs have just a few weeks to buy and sell players to fine-tune their team. The fees have been agreed and the personal terms have been sorted. Now it’s time for the final hurdle in negotiations – a player’s medical examination. But what do these medicals actually involve? We found out this summer how much they can differ club-to-club. French international Loic Remy’s £8m move from…

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Solskjaer Handed Permanent Manager Job At Manchester United

By Editor After winning 14 out of the 19 games he was in charge of at Manchester United after the sack of José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félixo, Manchester United has announced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent Manager of the club. He signed a three-year contract at Manchester United an impressive run as caretaker manager. The Norwegian, who returned to Old Trafford in December, has been given the reins by Ed Woodward and the Glazer family. It is understood that Solskjaer was offered the job on a permanent basis earlier…

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Amuneke’s Taifa Stars Of Tanzania Qualify For 2019 AFCON

By Editor Emmanuel Amuneke, a member of the Nigeria Super Eagles most successful era has again made history with Tanzania by guiding the Taifa Stars to their first Africa Cup of Nations appearance in 39 years. Amuneke’s team defeated Uganda 3-0 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Sunday to qualify. Goals from Simon Msuwa, Erasto Nyoni and a sublime header from Aggrey Morris secured Tanzania’s berth at the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. Amuneke’s Taifa Stars finished second in group L with eight points, five behind leaders Uganda, who…

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Champions League Rant: Neymar Jr. Charged By UEFA

By Editor Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Brazilian football star, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior has been charged by UEFA for making what they described as “insulting” comments about the match officials following PSG’s shock Champions League loss to Manchester United. The forward missed the 3-1 second-leg defeat in the last 16 earlier this month through injury, but told match officials “to go f**k yourselves” on social media after watching the game from the sidelines at the Parc des Princes. The 27-year-old was angry with the award of a decisive injury-time…

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Arsenal Faces Napoli In Tough Europa League Draw

Unlike what happened in the Champions League draw where two English teams have been billed to face each other, Arsenal and Chelsea have both avoided each other in the Europa League quarter-final draw with the Gunners being handed a tough last eight clash with Napoli. Maurizio Sarri’s side, who are still unbeaten in this season’s competition, were awarded a favourable tie against Slavia Prague at the ceremony in Nyon. There will be an all-Spanish quarter-final draw against Villarreal and Valencia while Benfica and Frankfurt will go head to head for…

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Lacazette Cleared To Feature For Arsenal 2nd Leg Europe League Game

Arsenal will on Thursday tray and upturn the huge challenge of progressing to the next stage of the Europa League. With the way they played Manchester United in the English Premier League last weekend, Arsenal fans all over the globe are hopping they play well enough to reverse the 3-1 deficit. The mood seems to be right though because Alesandre Lacazette was in a cheerful mood in training on Wednesday morning as the Gunners get set to unleash the striker against Rennes this week. The French striker was cleared to…

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Beating Man United On Sunday Is Key To Our Top Four Finish – Monreal

Nacho Monreal wants Arsenal to take the first step towards their target of finishing in the Premier League top four by beating Manchester United on Sunday. Arsenal host Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s in-form side and currently sit a point behind the Red Devils – with a victory at the Emirates Stadium enough to take the hosts back into fourth place. Unai Emery was appointed last summer with the remit of returning Arsenal to the Champions League after missing out on the top four in the last two seasons under Arsene Wenger.…

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Maiden Lagos Media Marathon Holds May

By Editor More than ₦6million would be won by various participants in the maiden Lagos Media Marathon billed to take place on May 1, 2019. Initial breakdown of cash prizes released by the organizers showed that the male and female journalists who emerge top in their respective 10km races would be taking home N1m each while the runners-up in the media category will be picking up N.5m each. Over 30,000 runners, we gathered are expected in this maiden edition. Already, N300, 000, N200,000 and N100,00 have been set aside for…

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