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Nigerian Striker Signs For Turkish Team

Nigerian star Gbolahan Salami has joined Turkish ‎First League team Denizlispor on a one-year deal on Monday.

Don’t Include Liverpool In Title-Race Talk, Says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says his Liverpool side are not interested in being called ''title contenders'' despite their strong start to the new Premier League season.

Angry Hodgson Faults Penalty Call In Liverpool Loss

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has blamed referee Michael Oliver for his team's 2-0 defeat to in-form Liverpool in Monday's Premier League game at Selhurst Park.

Liverpool Maintain Perfect Start With Palace Win

James Milner and Sadio Mane scored both goals as Liverpool made it six points from six with a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Monday.
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Chelsea Manager Speaks On Smoking Habit

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has revealed that he might quit smoking as the Blues ran to a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday. 
Morata Speaks On Leaving Chelsea

Morata Speaks On Leaving Chelsea

Striker Alvaro Morata has said he has never nursed the dreams of leaving Premier League side Chelsea.

Portuguese Club Sign Nigeria Star

Nigeria star Christian Madu has been signed by top Portuguese side CD Nacional from Nigeria Professional Football League team Enugu Rangers.

Fifa Release Verdict On Nigeria Over NFF Crisis

FIFA has officially responded to claims by the Nigerian government about its correspondences pertaining to the Nigeria Football Federation crisis.
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Wenger Says Henry Wants Bordeaux Job

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Thierry Henry wants to take charge of Bordeaux.

Man Utd Need Leaders, Says Scholes

Paul Scholes claims there is a lack of leaders in the Manchester United squad, labelling stand-in captain Paul Pogba “inconsistent”.
Police Investigating Threats Against Liverpool Goalie

Liverpool Goalkeeper Karius Set For Loan Move To Besiktas

Besiktas are understood to be in the advanced stages of talks with Liverpool over a two-year loan deal for goalkeeper Loris Karius. 

Guardiola Rejects Mourinho’s Jibe Over TV Documentary

Pep Guardiola has hit back at Jose Mourinho after accusations that Manchester City lacked class over a behind-the-scenes TV documentary.
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Modric Calls Reports Linking Him To Inter ‘Nonsense’

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has labelled reports that he tried to push through a transfer to Inter as "the greatest nonsense in history".

Ronaldo, Salah, Modric Shortlisted For Uefa Player Of The Year

Uefa has released shortlist for the 2017/2018 player of the year, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah and Luka Modric contesting for the price.

Tottenham, Uefa Agree Wembley Venue For First Champions League Match

Tottenham have agreed with UEFA to play their first Champions League match at Wembley, following delay in completion of their new stadium.

FG Recognises Pinnick As NFF President

The Nigerian Government on Monday said it recognised the Amaju Pinnick-led executive of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the authentic executive of the body.

German Club Table £22m Offer For Nigerian-born Everton Star

RB Leipzig have made an improved £22m offer for Everton's Nigerian-born Ademola Lookman after the last bid of £12 million was rejected, according to Mirror.

Bale, Carvajal Fire Real Past Getafe In Liga Opener

Gareth Bale and Dani Carvajal netted the goals as Real Madrid started La Liga life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with a convincing 2-0 win over Getafe on Sunday.

Bertens Beats Halep To Cincinnati Title

Kiki Bertens stunned world number one Simona Halep 2-6 7-6(6) 6-2 to win her first hard court final at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday. The...

Cincinnati Masters: Djokovic Makes History With Win Over Federer

Former world number one Novak Djokovic defeated veteran Roger Federer in Cincinnati on Sunday to become the first player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments.
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