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VAR: We got all penalty decisions wrong Thursday, Premier League admits

Incorrect penalty decisions were made by the video assistant referee in all three of Thursday’s games, the Premier League has told BBC Match of the Day. Bruno Fernandes won a spot-kick which he scored in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Aston Villa. James Ward-Prowse hit the bar after a disputed penalty as Southampton drew 1-1 […]

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EPL: Ruthless Man United win to deepen Villa’s relegation worries

*Saints hold Everton as VAR denies Bournemouth win over Spurs Bruno Fernandes inspired Manchester United to another impressive Premier League victory and deepened Aston Villa’s relegation worries. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side continued their impressive recent run, extending their unbeaten streak to 17 games in all competitions, and closed to within a point of fourth-placed Leicester. […]

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Oshoala blasts CAF over cancellation of 2020 awards

Africa Women Footballer of The Year, Asisat Oshoala, has faulted the decision of the Confederation of Africa Football to cancel the 2020 edition of the annual CAF Awards. CAF in a visual meeting last week rolled out some decisions all member federations will follow in the post COVID-19 era. THE apex Africa football body hinged […]

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Milan, Fiorentina fight West Ham, Everton for Aina

Super Eagles is nearing a move away from Torino as other Serie A sides AC Milan and Fiorentina have joined the race to land the left back. Aina, a former Chelsea player, has been linked with a transfer away from the Turin side with English Premier League sides including West Ham and Everton fighting for […]

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Rivers Angels deny Nwabuoku, Oluehi transfers to Spanish club

Management of Nigeria Women Professional League, side, Rivers Angels has denied report that two of its players Evelyn Nwabuoku and Tochukwu Oluehi have signed for Spanish club side Pozoalbense. In a release Thursday signed by the club’s media officer Jessica Amadi, the management described the report that Nwabuoku and Oluehi signed for a Spanish Reto […]

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Liverpool Burnley tie, LaLiga, Serie A to air on GOtv

A series of top-flight games involving elite European teams across various football competitions will be aired live on GOtv during this weekend. The games scheduled to hold from 10-12 July, will be broadcast live on SuperSport Select 2 to GOtv Jolli and GOtv Max subscribers, and on SuperSport Select 4 and SuperSport Select 5 exclusive […]

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Bayelsa assures athletes of better welfare

Director of Sports, Bayelsa State Sports Council, Braveman Wodi has said the welfare of athletes in the state will continue to be accorded priority as they prepare for the National Sports Festival in Edo State. He gave the assurance in the aftermath of a meeting between the Bayelsa state governor Senator Douye Diri who was […]

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EPL: Ruthless Man United win to deepen Villa’s relegation worries

*Saints hold Everton as VAR denies Bournemouth win over Spurs Bruno Fernandes inspired Manchester United to another impressive Premier League victory and deepened Aston Villa’s relegation worries. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side continued their impressive recent run, extending their unbeaten streak to 17 games in all competitions, and closed to within a point of fourth-placed Leicester. […]

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UEFA League: Man City get green light to host Real at Etihad

  Manchester City’s Champions League last-16 second leg against Real Madrid will be played at Etihad Stadium. Governing body UEFA has confirmed all outstanding second-leg ties in the Champions League and Europa League will be held at the home teams’ stadiums behind closed doors, reports the BBC. City host Real on either August 7 or […]

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EPL: Saints hold Everton as VAR denies Bournemouth win over Spurs

  Danny Ings continued his good goalscoring season as Southampton drew at Everton in an entertaining mid-table Premier League match. Saints had the better chances and captain James Ward-Prowse fired a penalty against the crossbar after he was fouled by Andre Gomes. Ings opened the scoring with a clever finish after latching on to a […]