Gernot-Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr Extend Contract

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, on Wednesday agreed to terms of a new two-year contract sent to him by the Nigeria Football Federation, our correspondent has learnt. A member of Rohr’s backroom... Read more »
Man Utd

Man Utd predict £20 mn TV rebate due to Premier League stoppage

Manchester United expect to face a £20 million rebate to broadcasters due to the suspension of the Premier League even if the campaign can be completed behind closed doors. United were among... Read more »
Jordan Henderson

Henderson has felt ‘safe’ since return to Liverpool training

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson insists he has felt “very safe” since his club returned to training amid the coronavirus crisis this week. Jurgen Klopp’s side began socially-distanced training in small groups on... Read more »

Chelsea to extend Caballero’s contract

Chelsea’s goalkeeper Willy Caballero has extended his contract by one year at the club and insists it was a “really easy” decision to remain at Stamford Bridge. Caballero’s former deal was due... Read more »
Shad Gaspard

Former WWE Wrestler Shad Gaspard Goes Missing During Beach Swim

A search is ongoing for former WWE star Shad Gaspard after he went missing while swimming at Venice Beach in California on Sunday afternoon. Gaspard was swimming with his 10-year-old son when... Read more »
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo hailed by PSG president

Paris Saint-Germain president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has openly declared his admiration for Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo for his unique determination and professionalism. “Year after year, he shows a unique determination, an extraordinary strength of character,”... Read more »
NFF President, Amaju Pinnick

Super Falcons’ Job Open To Nigerian Or A Foreigner

NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, who disclosed this at the weekend said the most important is to ensure the Super Falcons get a manager that can keep them on top of African football.... Read more »
Liverpool

Liverpool can win title says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool have no need to be at their “all-time best” in order to clinch a first English league title in 30 years. Premier League officials are now aiming... Read more »
Bundesliga

Bundesliga resumes today after 2 months of lockdown

After two months of inactivity, German top-flight league, the Bundesliga, will resume this afternoon. The sudden break in the Bundesliga was as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19, which has killed... Read more »
Edilson da Silva Ferreira

I was better than Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar – Edilson

Former Brazilian star, Edilson da Silva Ferreira said he was better than Lionel Messi during his playing times. According to Edilson, the Barcelona legend has to win the World Cup to prove... Read more »

Premier League players to consult captains over training return fears

Premier League players who do not want to return to training will speak to their captains before deciding whether to go back to work next week.After two months at home, many players... Read more »

Leaving Liverpool Was A Big Mistake – Jonjo Shelvey

Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has admitted that it was a mistake to leave Liverpool when he moved away from Merseyside in 2013.Shelvey joined Liverpool in 2010 from Charlton but grew frustrated with... Read more »

New Dates of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India Announced

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 has been postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic and will be held in the February-March window, FIFA announced in their media release. The Bureau... Read more »

Covid-19 Lockdown: Hazard, Ramos,Bale, Modric And Others Resume Training For Real Madrid

The Real Madrid players took part in individual training sessions at the club’s Valdebebas training complex on Monday It’s been reported that the Players have been allowed back into Real Madrid’s Valdebebas... Read more »

NFF should not hurry to conclude NPFL – Coach Izilein

Coach Godwin Izilein has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) not to be in a hurry to conclude the suspended Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Izilein said that Nigeria could not afford... Read more »

Super Falcons Star ​Oshoala Wins First League Title In Europe As Barcelona Reclaim Primera Iberdro

The Super Falcons star secured her maiden league diadem with the Catalans due to the coronavirus pandemicAsisat Oshoala has achieved her dreams in Spain as Barcelona emerged Spanish Primera Iberdrola champions following... Read more »

COVID-19: FIFA Money Not Relief Fund, Nor Palliative Says Pinnick

President, Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has explained that the operational fund from football’s governing body FIFA for 2019 and 2020 is neither a relief fund nor palliative. The NFF is set... Read more »

Game of Thrones Actor Hafthor Bjornsson Breaks World Deadlift Record

Hafþor Julius Bjornsson who famously played ‘Gregor Clegane’ better known as ‘The Mountain’ in the Game of Throne, has broken the world deadlift record.The 31-year-old strongman broke the record on Saturday after... Read more »

PSG Eyes Ndidi

Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Super Eagles and Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, as they search for a new central midfielder in the summer transfer window, with Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey and... Read more »

I was working behind the scenes- New Ashgold C.E.O discloses

New Chief Executive Officer of Ashgold, Emmanuel Frimpong has stated that he was working behind the scene since Dr Kwaku Frimpong took over the club. Emmanuel Frimpong, who is son of club... Read more »
PSG declared Ligue 1 champions

PSG declared champions of France’s Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain(PSG) were crowned Ligue 1 champions, for the ninth time, on Thursday as France’s football league declared the season. PSG led the table by 12 points from Marseille when the season... Read more »

Jorginho hints at Willian’s Chelsea exit and the next steps for Stamford Bridge redevelopment

Jorginho hails ‘phenomenon’ Willian ahead of Blues departureChelsea midfielder Jorginho has praised teammate Willian, ahead of the Brazilian winger’s expected exit from Stamford Bridge.Willian’s contract expires in June, although he is expected... Read more »
Champions-League

FIFA wants teams to use five substitutes during backlog matches

With soccer facing a congested programme of games caused by the coronavirus pandemic, FIFA wants to let teams use five substitutes. FIFA detailed a temporary plan yesterday to help prevent more injuries... Read more »
Ed Woodward

Transfer talk ignores virus ‘reality’ – Man Utd’s Woodward

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has said talk of mega-money football transfer moves “ignore the realities that face the sport” because of the coronavirus outbreak. United have been linked with a... Read more »

Chelsea: Newcastle’s sale makes Abramovich’s exile even more ludicrous

Newcastle United are only an owners’ and directors’ test away from having a Saudi Arabian government-backed investor group buy the club. Meanwhile, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich still can’t get into England. The... Read more »

Paul Pogba’s Real Madrid dream in tatters as alternatives lined Up

Paul Pogba’s dream move to Real Madrid is looking less and less likely as the Spaniards turn their attentions to alternative midfielders. It has been a badly kept secret for some time... Read more »
Lampard AND Odoi

I Always Knew Lampard Would Be A Good Manager- Odoi

English born Ghanaian winger Callum Hudson-Odoi admits that he is not surprised by Chelsea legend Frank Lampard’s rapid rise in football management. The 19-year old disclosed that he ‘always thought’ the former... Read more »
Jadon Sancho

Transfer: Hudson-Odoi welcomes Jadon Sancho to Chelsea

Chelsea star, Callum Hudson-Odoi, has welcomed Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho to Stamford Bridge. Hudson-Odoi, who is Sancho’s close friend, wants the 20-year-old to make a transfer move to join the Blues.... Read more »

Celtic might be handed title with 8 games left, could it also happen in the EPL?

UEFA have opened the door for Celtic to be crowned champions of Scotland with eight games still left to play in the Premiership. Earlier this month, European football’s governing body had warned... Read more »
UEFA

UEFA gives women’s European Championship new slot in 2022

The next women’s European Championship in England has been put back a year to 2022, UEFA confirmed on Thursday, after initially being postponed as a knock-on effect of the coronavirus crisis. European... Read more »
Thomas Partey

Atletico Madrid may lose Thomas Partey to Arsenal

Atletico Madrid defensive midfielder, Thomas Partey, is set to join Arsenal this summer. Akelicious recalls that the Ghanaian international had drawn the interest of Arsenal in the past. However, in a recent development, Partey’s... Read more »

Enugu Commissioner for Youths, Sports assumes duty

The newly-appointed Enugu State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Mr Manfred Nzekwe, has assumed work amidst the ravaging pandemic in the country.Public Relations Officer of the Enugu State Ministry of Youths and... Read more »

Finidi keen on Eagles’ job

Former Super Eagles winger Finidi George hopes to manage the team in the future .Finidi , 49 , was a key member of the Super Eagles side that won the 1994 Africa... Read more »
Serie A

Serie A clubs vote unanimously to continue season

All 20 Serie A clubs on Tuesday voted unanimously to complete the Italian league season, which has been suspended for the past six weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The Assembly of the... Read more »

Family members of four passengers killed in the helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined Vanessa Bryant in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft

In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo, The family of John Altobelli, son JJ Altobelli, his fiance Carly Konigsfeld and daughter Lexi Altobelli, speak during a memorial service honoring their father John,... Read more »

Bayern Munich’s Joshua Zirkzee turns back on Super Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr’s quest to convince Bayern Munich striker Joshua Zirkzee to play for Nigeria may have hit the rocks following his comments to VTBL. Zirkzee was born in Holland... Read more »
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua Names Seven Fighters He Wants To Face Before Retirement

Anthony Joshua has named seven fighters he could face before he hangs up his gloves.The heavyweight world champion is due to defend his three belts against Kubrat Pulev this summer. Originally slated... Read more »
anthony joshua and fury

Anthony Joshua only boxer that can beat Fury, says David Haye

If anyone can beat Tyson Fury it’s Anthony Joshua, according to David Haye, reports ringnews24.com. Joshua retained his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight championships with a revenge win over Andy Ruiz Jr... Read more »

Paris Saint Germain ‘to offer Neymar €38 million-a-year deal until 2025’ to ward off Barca interest

PSG will offer Brazilian star Neymar Junior to extend its contract until 2025 and an annual token of 38 million euros. Paris Saint Germain is aware of Neymar’s desire to return to... Read more »

Arsenal defender expresses his regret after quitting Chelsea

Arsenal have been praised for an impressive transfer window but there have been some mistakes made over the past few years. While Unai Emery has certainly strengthened his squad over the summer,... Read more »
Messi and Ronaldo

World’s Best Player: Rooney Picks Messi Over Ronaldo

Manchester United and England’s highest goalscorer, Wayne Rooney, has joined the debate on who is the world’s best player between Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Ronaldo and Messi have gone... Read more »

Chelsea players cried over my departure from Stamford Bridge – Sarri

Juventus manager, Maurizio Sarri, has claimed that many Chelsea players cried in the club’s dressing room when his departure was announced, despite having a “conflicted” relationship with the team. Sarri left Chelsea... Read more »

UEFA ‘set to reveal plans to play UCL games every 3 days from Aug 7 next week

UEFA are reportedly set to present their plans for the Champions League with the tournament being played out from August 7-31. That will see teams play a game every three days until... Read more »
CAF

CAF postpones Champions League, Confed Cup finals

The African Champions League and African Confederation Cup finals, due to take place in May, were postponed on Saturday because of the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced. “The finals of the... Read more »

Aaron Wan-Bissaka showing signs of becoming complete full-back for Man Utd

Football’s postponement was unfortunately timed for Manchester United. With their 2-0 win over Manchester City and 5-0 thrashing of LASK, they had just extended their unbeaten run to 11 games. It felt... Read more »

Man Utd Target Osimhen Named In Best Newcomer XI Europe’s Top 5 Leagues 2019-2020

Signed for a bargain 12 million euros from Sporting Charleroi in August 2019, Lille striker Victor Osimhen has been a revelation in the French Ligue 1 this season. In 27 outings in... Read more »

FJ Sport Update wishes you all Happy Easter

Emery called me ‘white witch’ & blamed me for getting sacked, says ex-girlfriend An ex-girlfriend of former Arsenal boss Unai Emery says he branded her the “white witch” — blaming her for... Read more »

Breaking: Ronaldo, teammates donate Euro 2020 qualifying bonus to amateurs

Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the UEFA Euro 2020 Group B qualification football match between Lithuania and Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal teammates have donated... Read more »

Coronavirus: Lampard proud of Chelsea response to coronavirus crisis

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes the Blues can be proud of their response to the coronavirus crisis. The London club quickly offered the use of a hotel at their Stamford Bridge stadium... Read more »
Aubameyang

If You Want To Win Trophies Dump Arsenal, Pierre Alain urges Aubameyang

A striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been urged to sign for a “more ambitious club” than Arsenal as he reaches a pivotal phase of his career. President of the Gabonese Football Federation (FEGAFOOT)... Read more »

FIFA Unleash Final Verdict On EMMANUEL CLOTTEY’S Transfer , Instructs Kotoko To Pay $240,000.00

FIFA UNLEASH FINAL VERDICT ON EMMANUEL CLOTTEY’S TRANSFER, INSTRUCTS KOTOKO TO PAY $240,000.00Association Football governing body FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) have released their final verdict on Emmanuel Clottey’s transfer from... Read more »
Southampton

Southampton first Premier League club to defer players’ wages

Southampton on Thursday became the first Premier League club to announce their players will defer several months of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic. The club’s directors, as well as manager Ralph... Read more »
Willian

Barcelona Reject Willian

Barcelona have rejected the chance to sign Willian, who has been offered to them, according to Sport. Willian’s current deal at Chelsea is running out and he will be a free agent... Read more »
Mourinho

Tottenham reacts after Mourinho and players were seen training

Tottenham Hotspur have reminded players of their responsibilities during Britain’s coronavirus lockdown. The reminder became necessary after pictures and video on social media emerged of manager Jose Mourinho and several members of... Read more »
Ronaldinho Released From Paraguay Prison

Ronaldinho Released From Paraguay Prison After 32 Days

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho and his brother, Roberto Assis, have been released from prison in Paraguay. He was released after serving 32 days despite facing a six-month sentence over alleged fake passports.... Read more »
Solskjaer

Man Utd boss Solskjaer says players are ‘easy target’ in pay row

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted on Tuesday it was unfair to single out footballers over the issue of pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic and said they are an “easy... Read more »

COVID-19: Mother Of Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola Dies Over Coronavirus

Pep Guardiola has lost his mother ther Dolors Sala Carrió over coronavirus pandemic, the announcement was made public via the club official twitter handle, confirming that the club manager has lost his mum... Read more »

Man City’s Walker Faces Charges over Lockdown Breach

Kyle Walker faces disciplinary action from Manchester City after reportedly breaking lockdown rules by hosting a party involving two sex workers. Walker, 29, has apologised and urged people to “stay home, stay... Read more »

Just in: Botafogo offers Mikel $2m 18-month deal

Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, may be set to join Brazilian Serie A club, Botafogo, on an 18-month deal. Botafogo continue to push for the signing of the former Chelsea midfielder... Read more »

You Will Not Find Iheanacho In The List Of my best friends – Ndidi

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Leicester FC of England midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has sensationally submitted that his fellow compatriot at Leicester, Kelechi Iheanacho is not his best friend. Ndidi, yesterday, made a... Read more »