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Man Utd confirm Van Gaal’s sack

Louis van Gaal has been sacked as manager of Manchester United, the club have confirmed. Sky sources believe the Dutchman was informed on Sunday night he would no longer be in charge of the club, despite him leading the club to the FA Cup on Saturday with a 2-1 final win over Crystal Palace, and […]

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Braga win Portuguese Cup on penalties

Braga won the Portuguese Cup for the second time in the club’s history on Sunday after beating Porto 4-2 on penalties following a 2-2 draw in Lisbon. Braga capitalised on defensive errors from Porto to take a two-goal lead courtesy of Rui Fonte and Josue, but Andre Silva scored twice – including a 91st-minute equaliser […]

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Again Barcelona Lifts Copa del Rey Cup

Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday. Javier Mascherano’s dismissal just before halftime for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca […]

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Barca claim title, Stuttgart relegated

Luis Suarez bagged a hat-trick to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 La Liga win at Granada that allowed the Catalans to retain their league title. Manchester City secured fourth place in the English Premier League and Arsenal edged out local rivals Tottenham Hotspur to finish second. Napoli sealed second spot in Italy’s Serie A after […]

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Zidane dreaming of Madrid title win

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes his side can dream of pulling off an incredible comeback to usurp Barcelona and win La Liga on Saturday. Madrid need to win a 12th consecutive La Liga game at Deportivo la Coruna and hope that Barca slip up away at Granada to deny their eternal rivals the title. […]

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Herbert Addo quits coaching

Former Inter Allies coach, Herbert Addo, has confirmed he has no intention of returning to coaching after mutually parting ways with the Tema side. A veteran of the local game, Addo has seen his team play shambolically this season, a surprising development after their initial relationship two seasons ago worked very well, with him making […]

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Keshi seeks S’African league job

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi could soon be coaching a club in South Africa, The PUNCH has learnt. The former captain of New Nigeria Bank club is interested in coaching in the Premier Soccer League, according to agent Tim Sukazi. Keshi, who is currently without a job after leaving the Super Eagles last year, has […]

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Eto’o, Terry To Be Honoured At Yobo Game

Four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o and some other top footballers would be honoured at the Joseph Yobo Centenary Game scheduled for May 27 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The event, planned to celebrate the retirement of the former Super Eagles captain from football, is bankrolled majorly by the Rivers State Government with […]

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No Olympics For Messi

Argentina captain Lionel Messi concedes he is disappointed he will not represent his country at the Olympic Games in Rio, ESPN reports. The Barcelona talisman was left out of his nation’s Olympic squad in order to take part in the Copa America Centenario, which begins on June 3 and will be held in the United […]

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Match Commissioner Dies In Kano Hotel

ONE of the match commissioners for the Week 15 matches of the Nigeria Premier League, Tanko Nuru, was on Monday found dead in his hotel room in Kano. Nuru, who oversaw the match between Kano Pillars and Ikorodu United in Kano on Sunday, was reported dead on Monday morning by the hotel staff, who reportedly […]

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Taraba, Ekiti Rule Aso T’tennis

Taraba and Ekiti states on Saturday won the  men and women’s singles at the 2016 Aso TableTennis Naional Championship, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The four-day tournament at the Abuja  Stadium saw Seun Ajetunmobi of Taraba beating  Onaolapo Ojo of Ondo 4-0 in the men’s singles final  to become champion with a cash award […]