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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has dismissed speculations that Paul Pogba will leave the club. In a surprising disclosure, he said there had been “no bids” for the midfielder from either Juventus or Real Madrid, linked with a possible...
Wilfried Zaha scored the winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali 1-0 to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. The Crystal Palace forward, who has been linked with a summer move to Arsenal, raced on to Sylvain Gbohouo’s deep...
Brazil have won the 2019 Copa America, after they beat Peru 3-1 in Sunday’s final at the legendary Maracana Stadium. The hosts opened scoring through Everton, before Jose Paolo Guerrero equalized from the spot. However, Gabriel Jesus ensured Selecao went in...
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. South Africa booked a place in the last eight following a shocking 1-0 win against hosts Egypt...
Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu, has revealed what he and his team-mates discussed, following their shock 2-0 defeat to Madagascar in their final Group B fixture at the Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria registered two consecutive 1-0 wins over Burundi...
A Madagascan publication has reported that the Democratic Republic of Congo is being investigated for a case of possible match-fixing in their game against Zimbabwe in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. According to the report, Moise Katumbi,...
The Teranga Lions of Senegal on Friday advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after beating the Cranes of Uganda by a lone goal depsite another penalty miss by Liverpool star Sadio Mane. Mane scored...
Seven-time champion Serena Williams survived a scare to come through and reach the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday, beating Slovenian qualifier Kaja Juvan 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. The 37-year-old American — bidding to join Margaret Court with a  record-equalling 24th...
Frank Lampard has been confirmed as Chelsea’s new manager. The 41-year-old replaces Maurizio Sarri, who has since left to take over at Juventus, after spending only one season at Stamford Bridge. Lampard has signed a three-year deal with the Blues worth...
Manchester City re-signed Spanish defender Angelino from PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday after the Premier League champions activated his £5.3 million buy-back clause Angelino left City last year but boss Pep Guardiola was impressed enough with his progress in the Netherlands...
Brazil star, Philippe Coutinho has finally decided to join Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona this summer. Spanish newspaper, Sport is reporting that the 27-year-old has agreed on a deal with the French Ligue 1 champions to move to the Le Parc...