Premier League clubs vote against retaining five subs rule…

The Premier League was put on hold since mid-March due to COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: Twitter/Premier League.     Premier League clubs voted against continuing to allow five substitutes for the 2020/21 season on Thursday. Following the resumption of the 2019/20 campaign after the coronavirus shutdown, clubs were allowed to name nine substitutes and make five…

American Billionaire Friedkin buys Italian side Roma…

U.S. billionaire Dan Friedkin has signed a deal to purchase Serie A side Roma. Roma said formal contracts with the Friedkin Group were signed for a transaction valued at €591million (£532million). The transaction is anticipated to close by the end of the month. A group of U.S. investors led by Pallotta bought AS Roma in…

Champions League: All to play for as Manchester City battle...

The Uefa Champions League returns after five months of lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, with the second leg of Manchester City’s tie with Real Madrid taking place on Friday night, August 7. Newly crowned Spanish champions, Real Madrid, will be attempting to overturn a 2-1 deficit at the Etihad Stadium against a Pep…

Man Utd seals quarter-final place with 2-1 win over LASK…

Manchester United are through to the quarter finals of the Europa League after seeing out their round of 16 tie against LASK, as European Club Competitions resumed on Wednesday night. United were leading 5 nil from the first leg and sealed their progress with a 2-1 win at the home. Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial…

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open over Coronavirus concerns…

19 time Grand Slam Champion, Rafael Nadal has become the latest high profile Tennis Player to pull out from the US Open over Coronavirus concerns. The Men’s World Number 2 announced his withdrawal on Wednesday, saying his heart felt like it was not the right time to make the trip for the tournament in New…

Ize-Iyamu congratulates Osimhen…

Our Reporter   PASTOR Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Edo Governorship election, has congratulated striker Victor Osimhen over his record  $96million transfer deal to Napoli. The 21-year-old, who hails from Edo State, is the Italian club’s latest addition following the completion of a deal which makes him the…

Maradona urges Messi to support COVID-19 Charity…

Our Reporter   FOOTBALL legend Diego Maradona has issued compatriot Lionel Messi with a charity challenge in the fight against COVID-19 According to Mundo Deportivo report, Maradona tasked Messi with a charitable initiative to help with the fight against COVID-19 in South America. The pandemic has shown no signs of slowing down in certain areas…

Man United eye Schmeichel as David de Gea’s replacement…

Manchester United could attempt to sign Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during this summer’s transfer window. David de Gea remains the club’s number one stopper, but the Spain international has seen his form dip over the last 12 months, and he has made some high-profile mistakes over the last few weeks. Dean Henderson is due…

Chelsea open to offers for star midfielder N’Golo Kante…

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is prepared to part ways with midfielder N’Golo Kante to raise funds to strengthen other areas of his squad, according to a report. Preparations for the 2020-21 season are in full swing for the Blues, who have at least one more match to play this season – Saturday’s Champions League last-16…

Ndidi, Iheanacho’s market values reach joint all-time high…

Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images Leicester City duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have seen their market values rise amid speculation linking the Nigerian internationals with clubs in the Premier League, La Liga, and French Ligue 1. Based on the latest market value updates published by Transfermarkt, Ndidi remains Nigeria’s most valuable player…

CHEEKY DEVILS: Man United to pay £108m Sancho fee in...

Dortmund’s English midfielder Jadon Sancho jumps for a ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Augsburg in Dortmund, western Germany on August 17, 2019. (Photo by Ina FASSBENDER / AFP)  Manchester United will match Borussia Dortmund’s £108million asking price for Jadon Sancho, but over three instalments. The Red Devils…

Highest-earning Nigerians in Europe: Ighalo dusts Osimhen…

Odion Ighalo whose loan deal with Manchester United ends in January 2021 is still Nigeria’s highest-paid football player despite Victor Osimhen’s megabucks transfer to Napoli. Ighalo is currently the highest-earning Nigerian footballer as the Manchester United striker is paid a massive £125K-a-week fee after he successfully extended his contract at the Old Trafford. ALSO READ: Relegated…