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Liverpool Supporter In Critical Condition After Fan Clashes

Merseyside Police have arrested two men on suspicion of the attempted murder of a Liverpool fan prior to Tuesday's Champions League tie.

Police Investigate Serious Assault Outside Anfield

Police are investigating a serious assault of a man outside Anfield before Liverpool's Champions League semi-final match with Roma.

FA Hands Cahill Three-Match Ban For Violent Conduct

Millwall’s Tim Cahill has been banned for three matches after the Australia star accepted a charge of violent conduct by the FA.

Salah Stars As Liverpool Humble Roma At Anfield

Mohamed Salah produced a sizzling display as Liverpool beat Roma 5-2, although two late away goals could change the semi-final tie.

Mikel Expects Big England Vs Nigeria Friendly

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has said the team will give the pre-World Cup friendly with England all the seriousness it deserves.

Why Nigeria Powerlifters Are Successful – Coach

Feyisetan Are, the national coach of Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), has attributed the successful outing of lifters in the just-concluded Commonwealth Games to support from fans.

Eagles Don’t Need New Players For W/Cup – Siasia

Former Super Eagles star Samson Siasia has advised Gernot Rohr not to invite new players to the national team ahead of the 2018 World Cup. 

Oliver To Referee Man Utd Vs Chelsea FA Cup Final

Referee Micheal Oliver, who awarded a controversial spot kick at the death of a Champions League game between Real Madrid and Juventus, will be in charge of the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Olga Allegra

Mikel Obi Accused Of Snubbing Extended Family Members

Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi has been accused by one of his cousins identified as Chukwuemeka of snubbing extended family members.
French Coach Henri Michel Passes On

French Coach Henri Michel Passes On

Former France coach Henri Michel has passed on at the age of 70, according to a statement from the French footballers’ union (UNFP).
Real Madrid

Boateng Explains How Bayern Will Stop Ronaldo

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has said the only way to stop Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is by giving him little space. 

Arsenal Won’t Spend More Than £50million This Summer – Reports

Arsene Wenger's replacement at Arsenal will be given a transfer budget of just £50million this summer, reports say.
Plateau Wants Heartland Dealt With For Assault On Referee

Plateau Wants Heartland Dealt With For Assault On Referee

Plateau United has called on the League Management Company to punish Heartland FC after fans of the Owerri club assaulted referee Yusuf Garba in their NPFL game on Monday.

Italy Offers Ancelotti Azzurri Job

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is set to be named as the new manager of the Italian senior national team. 
Eagles Must Avoid Germany In World Cup - Siasia

Siasia Joins Queue For Cameroon Job

Former Super Eagles star Samson Siasia has joined the race for the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon's head coach role.
Keshi Stadium Asaba Ready For Test Run July 18

Keshi Stadium Asaba Ready For Test Run July 18

The Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba will be ready by July 18, in time for the African Athletics Championships, according to the Delta State Government. 

Gazidis Backing Arteta To Replace Wenger

Arsenal’s chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, believes Mikel Arteta could be the man to replace Arsene Wenger.

Allardyce Defends Style Of Play As Everton Edge Newcastle

Everton manager Sam Allardyce defended his side's style of football as the Toffees laboured to a 1-0 victory over Newcastle on Monday.

Robot Helps Seriously Ill Everton Fan Make History

A seriously ill teenage Everton fan made history on Monday by becoming the world’s first ‘virtual match-day mascot’ ahead of his beloved team’s home Premier League match with Newcastle United.

NBBF To Present 2018 Programmes Thursday

Nigeria Basketball Federation on Monday said it would make known its programmes for the year 2018 on Thursday.
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