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Pogba: Manchester United ‘need to change something’ after losing at Leicester

Leicester ended their opponents' 29-game unbeaten run away from home to increase the pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer; Paul Pogba says: "We need to find something, we need to change something" Manchester United's Paul Pogba suggested that his side lack...

Messi leaks the names of the two players he will vote for to win the Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi has confessed that he plans to vote for Paris Saint-Germain team-mates Kylian Mbappe and Neymar in the upcoming 2021 Ballon d'Or. Messi is among the favourites to win the prize - which would be his seventh -...

Tammy Abraham becomes the first England footballer to confirm he’s fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Tammy Abraham has become the first England player to confirm he is fully-vaccinated amid growing concerns in English football over slow vaccine uptake rate. A number of players declined to to reveal whether they had been double-jabbed, insisting it was...

Newcastle United’s £300m Saudi takeover set to go through with the new owners ready to get straight to work

The Saudi takeover of Newcastle United is set to go through after the Gulf state settled its piracy dispute with Premier League broadcast partner beIN Sports and gave assurances over who will control the club. Sources said that the lifting...

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich set to make trip to his club for the first time in three years after visa issues

Roman Abramovich is set to visit Chelsea during a rare trip to London. The Stamford Bridge club's owner has not been seen in the capital since he experienced visa issues in 2018. A spokesperson has confirmed that he recently made a...

Former Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri confirmed as new Watford boss

Watford have confirmed the appointment of Premier League winning manager Claudio Ranieri as the club’s Head Coach. Ranieri has signed a contract until the end of next season and will be joined at Vicarage Road by assistant coaches Paolo Benetti...

FIFA’s biennial World Cup plans draw ire as global conflicts intensify

The crisis that unfolded and escalated following FIFA's unveiling of its radical plans for a biennial World Cup reached new heights on Wednesday. UEFA, one of the most vociferous opponents of the idea of staging the showpiece event every two...

Wayne Rooney Derby County enter administration amid ongoing financial problems

Derby County have officially entered administration with a points deduction sending the club bottom of the Championship amid ongoing financial problems at the club. The news was confirmed on Wednesday when Derby, managed by former England captain Wayne Rooney, announced Andrew Hosking, Carl...

Cristiano Ronaldo overtakes Lionel Messi as Forbes’ 2021 highest-earning footballer

Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer to Manchester United has helped him overtake Lionel Messi to become Forbes' highest-earning footballer for 2021. Ronaldo is will earn $125 million (£91.5m) before taxes during the 2021-22 season, with $70m (£51.25m) of that from his salary...

Arsenal sign 9-Year-old Nigerian boy ‘Munir Sada’ from Kaduna (photos)

Premier League side, Arsenal have formerly signed a 9-year-old Nigerian boy to the club. Munir Sada, who hails from Zaria in Kaduna State, was signed to the club academy. He signed his contract in the presence of his parents and...

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Pandora Papers: EFCC opens probe of Tinubu, Obi, Oduah, NPA boss, others

There are indications that the Economic and Crimes Commission has commenced investigations into the alleged tax evasion by some...