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REAL MADRID RULERS OF EUROPEAN FOOTBALL

13th title overall, third title on the trot, the first team to do so since Bayern Munich in 1976, Zinedine Zidane the first manager to win the the title three consecutive times and the third to win it three...

VISSEL KOBE UNVEILS ANDRES INIESTA

Andres Iniesta is, finally, a member of Japanese club Vissel Kobe. The former Barcelona great appeared at a packed news conference at a central Tokyo hotel on Thursday along with billionaire Kobe owner Hiroshi Mikitani. It was hardly a...

MANCHESTER UNITED NAMED MOST VALUABLE FOOTBALL TEAM

Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils’ overall...

TIMELINES FOR THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION ELECTION 2018

The following are the timelines rolled out by the NFF electoral committee headed by Barrister Mohammed Sani Katu for the upcoming September elections into the football federations. SALE OF FORMS Those aspiring for seats on the Executive Committee of Nigeria Football...

FAILED CRISTIANO RONALDO BID IS ARSENE WENGER’S BIGGEST TRANSFER REGRET

Failing to sign Cristiano Ronaldo is outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s biggest transfer regret in his almost 22-year-reign at the Premier League club, the 68-year-old has said. Wenger signed some of the league’s best players during his reign, including...

ITALIAN OPEN :FURIOUS PLISKOVA, SLAMS RACKET AT UMPIRE’S CHAIR

Once upon a time Serena Williams had a verbal exchange with the line umpire and in her match against returnee Clijsters and she was consequently punished for points deduction and the match ended prematurely in favour of her Belgium...

GUARDIOLA BECOMES THE FIRST SPANIARD TO BE NAMED BARCLAYS MANAGER OF THE SEASON

Pep Guardiola led his club to an unprecedented number of points in the English Premierleague - 100 points, Manchester city also became the first to win a massive 32 matches in a 38 games era. Pep coached the team that...

REAL MADRID BACKS INFANTINO’S 24 TEAM CLUB WORLD CUP

Reigning Champion Real Madrid has thrown its weight behind the proposed plan to expand the club world cup to 24 teams.Though Real is part of the Elite European Club Association whose majority members have voiced their concerns against the...

Dominguez re-elected as CONMEBOL president

Paraguayan Alejandro Dominguez was re-elected as president of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) on Friday for a four-year term. Dominguez vowed to weed out the corruption in the CONMEBOL after the re-election. Dominguez received unanimous support from each of the...

Iceland names 23-man squad for World Cup

World Cup debutant Iceland has announced their 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia through a video on YouTube on Friday. Gylfi Sigurdsson, the attacking midfielder from English Premier League side Everton, was included in the squad although he...

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