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France to allow up to 5,000 fans watch sport in stadiums  

  Stadiums will re-open to fans in France from July 11 as the country continues to lift coronavirus restrictions. Up to 5,000 fans will be allowed in arenas to watch live sport – a figure that may increase later in the summer, reports the BBC. It means football’s French Cup and League Cup finals could […]

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Leroy Sane to leave Man City, says Pep

  Leroy Sane will leave Manchester City this summer if a deal can be agreed with another club after he rejected a new contract, says manager Pep Guardiola. City have given up hope of negotiating a new contract with Sane after nearly two years of talks with the Germany international. Bayern Munich have made Sane their […]

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EPL: Mourinho blasts VAR after Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Man Utd

  Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has lashed out at the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), following their 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Friday. Steven Bergwijn gave the hosts a 1-0 lead in the first half, after David De Gea failed to keep out his powerful shot. However, United levelled from the spot through Bruno […]

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Breaking my arm before France ’98 World Cup most painful experience –Ike Shorunmu

Retired Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, in an interview with a Whatsapp group, FUBF, monitored by CHARLES OGUNDIYA, said he learnt a lot from all the goalkeepers he met at the national team. Excerpts… What was your development like as a goalkeeper? It was very interesting; the most important thing was that we had encouragement […]

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Lille resigned to losing Osimhen

Lille seem to have lost hope of retaining the star striker Victor Osimhen for next season as big clubs in Europe circle around the Super Eagles star. Top European sides including English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur are among clubs interested in signing Osimhen but face competition from Italian clubs led by Napoli, while talks […]

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Cazorla tells Chukwueze to ignore comments from critics

Spanish midfielder Santiago Cazorla has advised Samuel Chukwueze to focus on his game and ignore comments about his lack of goals. Chukwueze has been criticized for not scoring enough goals despite making a high number of appearances for the Yellow Submarine side this season. However, the winger is making up for goal drought with assists, […]

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The two sides of football restart

The massive effect of Coronavirus across the world denied lovers of the game live football for about three months. It was a tough period for all stakeholders of the game, especially the fans. Operators of football viewing centres also faced a bleak situation for the period. The digital cable service providers also realised that those […]

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EPL: Fernandes penalty salvages point for Man United at Tottenham

*As Southampton hammer Norwich 3-0 Steven Bergwijn’s eyes widened in surprise and delight but, for David De Gea, there was only misery. The Manchester United goalkeeper appeared to have Bergwijn’s first-half shot within his sights, however, well struck it was, and then he did not. When it reared up off his hands and into the net, Tottenham […]

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EPL: Solskjaer must stick to his principles, says Jaap Stam

  Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be applauded for sticking to his principles and shaking off early criticism, says Jaap Stam. United are set to make their long-awaited return to top-flight action when they travel to Tottenham on Friday Night looking to build on their strong form before the season froze, reports Sky Sports. […]

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Minister receives report of Edo 2020 Committee

The Edo 2020 Sports Festival Committee set up to review Edo state readiness to host the event in the wake of the postponement due to the outbreak of covid-19 has submitted its report to Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare. Speaking while submitting its report to the Minister on Thursday in Abuja, Chairman […]