Category: Sport

Aubameyang: Wanted by Arsenal

Arsenal are truly in pursuit of Gabonese and Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and have reportedly had a first offer of 50 million euros ($61.1 million)  rejected by his German club Borussia Dortmund. Kicker magazine reported this on Saturday, saying that Dortmund have a different idea about the value of their star player. Dortmund will not […]

Pele’s Health Scare Dismissed

Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, contrary to reports by the English Football Writers Association (FWA) that  he had been admitted to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner  in his honour at the Savoy Hotel today  by the Football Writers Association […]

Breaking: Pele Hospitalised

Football greatest, Pele is in hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion, preventing him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend. According to the English Football Writers Association (FWA), the 77-year-old, a three-time World Cup winner, collapsed on Thursday. He is being monitored in hospital in Brazil,  FWA said. The FWA were due to host […]

Caballero saves Chelsea

Chelsea, reduced to nine men,  needed a penalty shoot-out before finally killing off Norwich after a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s FA Cup third round replay. The Antonio Conte men must pay a lot of gratitude to reserve goalkeeper, Willy Caballero, who made the crucial penalty save to send the London team into the fourth round […]

Real Madrid: ”Double My Pay or I Quit” – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has asked Real Madrid to cough out £36m as his yearly salary, to bring him at par with his Barcelona rival, Lionel Messi or he will leave the club. At present Ronaldo earns £18.6m a year, but reports from multiple sources said the Portuguese star wants a pay rise of  close to  £17million, which […]

Drogba opens first school in Ivory Coast

Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba has given back to his country by opening a school that will help no fewer than 350 children in the rural cocoa growing community of Pokou-Kouamekro to gain quality education. The school is the brainchild of the Didier Drogba Foundation. Speaking at the launch, Drogba said the foundation began working on […]

Barcelona Lose to Espanyol in Copa Del Rey

Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first defeat since August last year. Earlier, Lionel Messi had missed a penalty. The 1-0 loss by the Spanish giants occurred in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday. Oscar Melendo slotted home a neat finish with two minutes remaining of […]

Manchester United beats Barcelona & Real Madrid

Manchester United grossed the biggest revenue of any European club in the 2016 financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, UEFA say. In an annual report published on Tuesday, UEFA in the European Club Football Landscape report said revenues among Europe’s 700-odd top-flight clubs totalled 18.5 billion […]

Ronaldinho Bows Out!

(Reuters/NAN) Former Brazil and FC Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game. His brother and agent Assis made the announcement on Tuesday. Ronaldinho, who will be 38 in March, has not played a competitive match since 2015 bt […]

Bribery: Khelaifi PSG boss faces Swiss probe

The head of Paris Saint-Germain football club Nasser Al-Khelaifi and  former FIFA executive Jerome Valcke are under Swiss probe  over the sale of media rights for upcoming World Cups. The Swiss attorney general’s office (OAG) said the probe opened in March and centres on allegations including bribery, fraud, criminal mismanagement and forgery of a document. […]
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