Friday, January 28

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Fan arrested for alleged racist abuse of Stoke player
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Fan arrested for alleged racist abuse of Stoke player

A Coventry City supporter has been arrested for allegedly racially abusing a Stoke City player during the warm-up before Tuesday night's Championship game. The alleged incident happened at the Sky Blues' Coventry Building Society Arena and was reported by a member of Stoke's coaching staff. The individual was identified on CCTV and subsequently arrested by West Midlands Police while also having his season ticket cancelled and being handed a ban. A statement on Coventry's website read: "Coventry City was made aware of a report of racist abuse directed at a Stoke City player during the warm-up on Tuesday evening. "Follow this being reported, the supporter was identified by staff and CCTV at the stadium. The supporter was ejected and their season ticket has been confiscated. ...
Fan arrested after Digne and Cash struck by bottle at Everton
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Fan arrested after Digne and Cash struck by bottle at Everton

A fan has been arrested after Lucas Digne and Matty Cash were both struck by a bottle as they celebrated Aston Villa's opener at Everton. Cash and Digne - who joined Villa from Everton two weeks ago - stayed on the floor momentarily before being able to continue the game, which ended 1-0 to the visitors. Everton and police were able to identify the individual after analysing CCTV footage from Goodison Park. Police have arrested a supporter at Goodison Park for throwing a missile onto the pitch during today's Premier League match against Aston Villa," an Everton club statement read. "Several objects were thrown towards the pitch following Aston Villa's goal at the end of the first half, with one missile appearing to strike two opposition players. "Investigations in conjunct...
Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Rangnick speaks on team selection for FA Cup clash
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Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Rangnick speaks on team selection for FA Cup clash

Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, has vowed to put out his “best possible team” against Aston Villa on Monday. The Red Devils begin their FA Cup campaign with a home tie against the Midlands club on Monday. United have not lifted a trophy since lifting the Europa League under Jose Mourinho and Rangnick will be eyeing this competition as a possible route to silverware. “I’ve always been a big fan, supporter and admirer of the FA Cup. “For me it’s a very important competition. We will definitely try to play with our best possible team in that game and a strong team. We take the game as seriously as we can and hopefully get one round further ahead but in order to do that we have to be successful against Aston Villa. “We know it will not be an easy game because...
What Pochettino said as he signs Manchester United shirt
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What Pochettino said as he signs Manchester United shirt

PSG boss, Mauricio Pochettino, on Wednesday, signed a Manchester United shirt for a supporter. The Argentine signed the autograph inside PSG’s team hotel before the French side’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League. Even when one of his representatives tried to stop him from signing the shirt the Argentine said, “it’s fine, it’s fine,” and he signed Pochettino is a leading candidate to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who was sacked on Sunday. Pochettino is said to be keen on becoming next Man United permanent manager and is said to be unhappy with his current situation at PSG. But signing the autograph gives a big indication that the former Tottenham manager long-term future could be at United. “We met Poch today, my kid had his autograph stuff in the b...
Man City Football  Five arrested after Man City fan attacked in Belgium service station
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Man City Football Five arrested after Man City fan attacked in Belgium service station

Five people have been arrested after a Manchester City fan was attacked while travelling home from Tuesday's Champions League game against Club Brugge. The Belgium-based supporter was attacked at a service station on the E40 motorway in Drongen. He was taken to a hospital in Ghent. Man City said they were "shocked and saddened" by the incident, while Club Brugge said they were "horrified". A statement from the East Flanders public prosecutor said: "A man wearing a Manchester City scarf had stopped his car at the highway parking in Drongen after the match and had gone to the shop. "According to the first findings of the investigation, his football scarf was taken in the shop by a suspect and he walked outside with it. Subsequently, the victim came into confrontation with so...
Davido invites airport staff inside his private jet to take a picture with him after his bodyguard shoved him away
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Davido invites airport staff inside his private jet to take a picture with him after his bodyguard shoved him away

Singer Davido has warmed the hearts of many following his kind gesture to an airport staff on Sunday, October 10. He was at the airport in Benin City over the weekend and was about to board a private jet when he was approached by one of the airport staff who wanted to take a picture with him. His bodyguard however shoved the airport staff away, preventing him from taking a picture with the superstar. Davido later invited the airport staff into the private jet where he posed for a photo with him. Watch a video showing the moment the airport staff was shoved away by the singer's bodyguard below
Female fans barred from World Cup qualifier in Iran
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Female fans barred from World Cup qualifier in Iran

Iranian women fans hoping to attend a football match for the first time in two years will have to wait — Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier is to be played behind closed doors. The match at Tehran’s Azadi stadium against South Korea is to be played “without the presence of spectators”, the Iranian football federation announced Sunday, in a statement carried by the state news agency IRNA. No reason was given for the decision, which came just days after the state television-linked Young Journalists Club had said Iranian women would be allowed into the stadium for the South Korea match. A year-long ban had previously been in force on all fans entering stadiums in Iran because of the coronavirus pandemic. The last time women were able to watch a game at the 80,000-seat Azadi stadium w...
Dundee Utd pass findings to police after racist abuse allegation
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Dundee Utd pass findings to police after racist abuse allegation

Dundee United have passed their findings to Police Scotland after completing their own internal investigation into the alleged racist abuse of midfielder Jeando Fuchs by a Ross County supporter. The Cameroonian claimed the incident occurred as he celebrated United's winning goal at Tannadice last Saturday. At full-time, manager Tam Courts held up a 'Show Racism the Red Card' t-shirt in front of the visiting County fans. Ross County were adamant there was no racial abuse, with manager Malky Mackay and chief executive Stephen Ferguson both saying that United stewards in the stand had confirmed none had taken place. However, United have issued an update after carrying out their own "rigorous" inquiry this week. A statement on their website read: "Dundee United have completed a r...
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Dundee United investigate alleged racist comment aimed at Fuchs

Dundee United have launched an investigation into an alleged racist comment made by a Ross County supporter towards Jeando Fuchs during Saturday’s game at Tannadice. The incident involving the Cameroon player came after what proved to be United's winning goal from Ilmari Niskanen just after the half-hour mark, leaving County winless. Fuchs then spoke to the United bench, who alerted the fourth official, and at the final whistle his manager Tam Courts held up a "Show Racism the Red Card" T-shirt. However, Ross County manager Malky Mackay insisted that while a comment seemed to have been made, it was not a racial slur. He said: "It appears something was shouted from the stand. There has been confusion as to what that was because our chief executive and members of the Dundee Uni...
“Things will never have gotten this messy under Trump” Businessman Wale Jana hails Donald Trump as “one of the greatest presidents of the US”
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“Things will never have gotten this messy under Trump” Businessman Wale Jana hails Donald Trump as “one of the greatest presidents of the US”

Nigerian businessman, Wale Jana, a firm supporter of Donald Trump, has said the former US President would have handled the crisis in Afghanistan better than the current US President. He took to Instagram to ask what exactly people found wrong with Trump. Jana then added a screenshot of a comment from a former US military officer condemning how Biden has handled the Afghanistan situation.   He followed the screenshot with a caption that reads: "I will not stop saying it and I won’t let all of you rest. What exactly was wrong with Trump? The Africans will say “he made immigration difficult, he wanted to chase us out of America” imagine a million Afghans rushing to Nigeria how would you feel? Yet that’s exactly what happens in the US! 1 million immigrants come in ever...
“There is nothing on this earth that can be compared to you “- Singer KCee Celebrates his Wife on IG
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“There is nothing on this earth that can be compared to you “- Singer KCee Celebrates his Wife on IG

Singer, KCee who is currently on holiday with his family in Turkey, has celebrated his wife and mother of his children on social media. He shared photos of Ijeoma on his Instagram page as he professed his love for her. He wrote; ''So this summer I decided to celebrate the most beautiful woman on earth, my queen, my angel and the mother of my lovely kids. She has been my strength and my greatest supporter for the past decade. As we about to go inside I celebrate u today, tomorrow and forever and i want to let you knw that there’s nothing on this earth that can be compare to u my love
Footballer, Marcus Rashford Sends Eight-year-old Fan a PS5 and ‘Thank You’ letter after he helped Set up a Food Bank in his Local community
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Footballer, Marcus Rashford Sends Eight-year-old Fan a PS5 and ‘Thank You’ letter after he helped Set up a Food Bank in his Local community

Manchester United and England footballer, Marcus Rashford has sent a young fan a PlayStation 5 after the kid helped set up a food bank in his community. Rashford was awarded an MBE last year for his fantastic campaign to ensure free school meals for disadvantaged kids. Joshua, an 8 year old Barrow AFC supporter, helped to set-up the 'Barrow United' foodbank initiative in 2020. The scheme enabled around 50 hampers to be given out to the local community for those who needed it most during the festive period. After all of his efforts, Joshua has now been given a gift by Rashford. Rashford surprised Joshua with a PS5 console and a personal letter from the United star. Joshua took to social media to praise Rashford. He wrote: “I just want to say a massive thank you to M...
Fan in serious condition after fall during England match against Croatia
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Fan in serious condition after fall during England match against Croatia

The supporter is said to have fallen from the stand early in the game at Wembley on Sunday A fan is in serious condition after falling during England's Euro 2020 match against Croatia. The supporter is said to have fallen from the stands shortly after the match at Wembley began. A spokesperson at Wembley confirmed that the person was treated and then taken to hospital.
‘I wouldn’t feel safe as a gay Chelsea player right now’
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‘I wouldn’t feel safe as a gay Chelsea player right now’

We Are The Shed, a die-hard group of Chelsea season ticket holders, may not be the most stereotypical allies to the LGBT+ community, But for Tracy Brown, co-chair of Chelsea Pride, they are invaluable. Brown, who has helped lead the Blues’ LGBT+ supporters’ group since 2016, is playing a key role in joining up with other Chelsea fan groups as they look to spread a message of equality among the Stamford Bridge faithful.
Man United Fans Break into Club’s Training Ground to Protest against Club Owners Glazers
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Man United Fans Break into Club’s Training Ground to Protest against Club Owners Glazers

A group of Manchester United supporters broke into the club's Carrington training base in protest at the failed plans for a European Super League before leaving after a conversation with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. 20 fans entered United's training ground on Thursday morning, April 22, with banners which read "Glazers out" and "We decide when you play." "At approximately 9 a.m. [BST on Thursday] a group gained access to the club training ground," a United statement confirmed. "The manager and others spoke to them. Buildings were secure and the group has now left the site." The fans blocked both entrances to the training ground while players and staff were arriving for training ahead of Sunday's Premier League match with Leeds United. In the exchange between fan...
Man throws ram party in Katsina to celebrate Buhari’s return from UK medical trip; says the President is the best thing to happen to Nigeria
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Man throws ram party in Katsina to celebrate Buhari’s return from UK medical trip; says the President is the best thing to happen to Nigeria

A staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari threw a ram party in Katsina to celebrate his return after two weeks in the United Kingdom. Abubakar Rabiu, popularly called Abu Albarka, hosted the party at a popular restaurant opposite the takeoff site of the Federal University Dustin-Ma on Friday, April 16. Daily Trust reports that Rabiu, known for his staunch support for Buhari, has made it a culture to slaughter rams and throw party every time the president return home from abroad, especially on a medical trip. The latest one is said to be his 8th party. The party was graced by other Buhari supporters, who broke fast together and prayed for the unity and progress of Nigeria as well as Buhari’s health. "This time about 40 people attended the feast to break their fas...
UCL: We Apologise to Real Madrid – Liverpool
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UCL: We Apologise to Real Madrid – Liverpool

  Liverpool have apologised to Real Madrid after their fans attacked the bus conveying the LaLiga giants to Anfield on Wednesday. The club also vowed to work with the police to fish out those involved in the attack and have them punished accordingly. Liverpool supporters had gathered on Anfield Road before the second leg quarter-final clash, with several objects thrown at the Real Madrid vehicle. The Reds’ supporters shattered one pane of a double-glazed window on the bus with Anfield staff forced to clean up broken glass on the ground. “We condemn unequivocally the actions that led to Real Madrid’s team bus being damaged during its arrival to Anfield this evening,” Liverpool statement read. “It is totally unacceptable and shameful behaviour of a few individuals....
Guillermo Lasso wins Ecuador presidential election, Arauz concedes
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Guillermo Lasso wins Ecuador presidential election, Arauz concedes

65-year-old former banker and supporter of free-market policies, Guillermo Lasso has won Ecuador's presidential election. Lasso in his third attempt received over 52% of the vote to clinch the presidency, defeating Andrés Arauz, a 36-year-old leftist economist and protégé of powerful ex-president Rafael Correa. Mr. Arauz conceded after more than 95% of votes were counted. Arauz said; “I congratulate him on his electoral triumph today and I will show him our democratic convictions." Accepting the “challenge” of changing Ecuador’s “destiny", Lasso told his supporters; “For years, I’ve dreamed about the possibility of serving Ecuadoreans, so the country progresses. Today, you’ve made that possible. We’ll build a more just country, with more prosperity for everyone. “On May 24 ...
Vladimir Putin Gets Coronavirus Vaccine behind Closed Doors
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Vladimir Putin Gets Coronavirus Vaccine behind Closed Doors

Russia President, Vladimir Putin received his Covid-19 vaccination  behind close doors on Tuesday according a statement released by the Kremlin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media late Tuesday night, March 23: "Putin was vaccinated against the coronavirus. (He) feels good. Tomorrow he has a full working day." No video or images of the vaccination process have been made available. Earlier in the day the Kremlin said Putin's vaccination would not be a public event. Peskov said that the reason the vaccination was not being recorded was because Putin "doesn't like" being vaccinated on camera, before adding, "you will have to take our word for it." An unusual move for a leader who sometimes poses topless and shares photos of himself fishing or hiking. When aske...
Neil Lennon Quits as Celtic Manager after Defeat to Ross County Left the club 18 Points Behind Stevie Gerrard’s Ranger
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Neil Lennon Quits as Celtic Manager after Defeat to Ross County Left the club 18 Points Behind Stevie Gerrard’s Ranger

Neil Lennon has resigned as manager of Celtic with the club 18 points behind Scottish Premiership leaders, Rangers. Lennon, who returned to manage Celtic for a second time after Brendan Rodgers moved to Leicester in February 2019, has been under pressure all season before he finally resigned. He apologised for "letting fans down again" after the 1-0 defeat by Ross County on Sunday, left them 18 points behind league's leaders' Ranger In a statement on Wednesday February 24, Lennon said: "We have experienced a difficult season due to so many factors and, of course, it is very frustrating and disappointing that we have not been able to hit the same heights as we did previously. "I have worked as hard as ever to try and turn things around, but unfortunately we have not managed to...
Man Utd Must Sign a Defensive leader to Challenge Next Season
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Man Utd Must Sign a Defensive leader to Challenge Next Season

For the second successive week the Red Devils dropped points as naive errors at the back saw them held by struggling West Brom It was not that long ago that Manchester United looked like genuine Premier League title contenders, but those hopes are drifting away quickly now. This United team is a work in progress; a project which at times this season, while they were sitting top of the table, looked to be progressing ahead of schedule. Despite that, the most ardent of United supporter would not have realistically expected their side to have been competing for the title this season. And, over the last week or so, the Red Devils have been reminded as to why. Bruno Fernandes’ talismanic impact in attack has inspired Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side to be top scorers in the English t...
Neymar Jnr Begs Mbappe to Stay at PSG
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Neymar Jnr Begs Mbappe to Stay at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has urged his fellow teammates, Kylian Mbappe, to remain at the French Ligue 1 champions amid transfer interests from Real Madrid and Liverpool. Neymar said he has a brotherly relationship with Mbbape, adding that he likes to play together with the France World Cup winner. Mbappe has 18 months remaining on his current contract with PSG and has drawn the interest of Real Madrid and Liverpool in the past few weeks. “I have adapted. I feel calmer, and I am very happy here,” Neymar told French television channel TF1. “I want to stay at PSG, and I hope Kylian [Mbappe] will stay too. “Of course, that is the wish of every PSG supporter. With Kylian, we have a relationship of brothers … We really like to play together. “We want PSG to be a...
Pro-SARS Supporter Admits They Were Hired To Disrupt EndSARS Protest
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Pro-SARS Supporter Admits They Were Hired To Disrupt EndSARS Protest

Pro-SARS supporter caught on tape admitting he was hired to disrupt peaceful protests in Abuja. In the video, the man said inasmuch as he hates SARS and doesn't want them to stay due to the fact that he had a bad encounter with them, he can't help but disrupt the protest because he's being hired to do so. When asked how much they were paid to disrupt the protest, he said that they are yet to be paid by their sponsors. https://youtu.be/os3gfr1x6D4
Former Governor of Adamawa state, Ngilari dumps PDP for APC
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Former Governor of Adamawa state, Ngilari dumps PDP for APC

Mr James Ngilari, a former Governor of Adamawa has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Adamawa state Chairman of APC, Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal said the former governor switched camps with thousands of his supporters after “long consultation.”   Bilal who said the APC at National and state level are making arrangement to officially receive the former PDP member and his supporters, added that they are in contact with the Mai Mala committee to strengthen the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.   He said;   “He told me verbatim that his coming to APC is not to look for any position but to enjoy freedom of political aspiration."
Donald Trump Blasts his Favorite Network Fox News
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Donald Trump Blasts his Favorite Network Fox News

US president, Donald Trump, has blasted his favorite television network Fox News accusing them of refusing to show congressional hearing just before important witnesses were called. The US congress on Wednesday organized an oversight hearing on policing practices and law enforcement Accountability in the wake of the killing of Black American man George Floyd last month by a White police officer in Minneapolis that has sparked anti-racism protests not just in US cities but all over the world. The hearing involves witnesses both from the police and the public and centers on America's policing as it affects people of colour, possibly reduce funding giving to police and enact new laws that will reduce police killings of black people. Trump, a known supporter of conservative News n...
Fans React After Bbnaija Winner, Mercy Gifted Supporter, Berbiedoll N350k On Her Birthday
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Fans React After Bbnaija Winner, Mercy Gifted Supporter, Berbiedoll N350k On Her Birthday

The fans of ex-Big Brother Naija really star and first female winner of season 4 of the show, Mercy Chinenyenwa Eke has reacted after she gifted her die-hard supporter, Christiana Kayode the sum of N350,000 on her birthday. It could be recalled MCI reported that Christiana Kayode better known as Berbiedoll turned new age on April 30 and her friend and reality star, Mercy took to her social media page to celebrate her. The new report now has it that Mercy doled out a whopping N350k to the beautician and in the evidence MCI was able to get, Berbiedoll shared the screenshot of the alert on her Instastory and appreciated Mercy for her kind gesture. Christiana wrote on the screenshot; “Mercy Eke to the world. Money for red bottoms baby. Thank you Mercy I appreciate” Mea...
‘Of course I am!’ – Maddison reacts to Leicester fan asking if he’s staying amid Man Utd links
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‘Of course I am!’ – Maddison reacts to Leicester fan asking if he’s staying amid Man Utd links

The 23-year-old midfielder said that moving from Norwich City to the Foxes in 2018 was one of the best decisions he's ever made Leicester City star James Maddison has dropped a further hint that he'll snub interest from Manchester United and stay at the club as he responded to a supporter asking him about his future. The 23-year-old has been tipped to join the Red Devils, with United reportedly ready to make a big-money move for the England international. Maddison, who has already suggested he will be staying put at Leicester, surprised fan Roy Fellows with a phone call amidst the coronavirus lockdown, with the supporter being quick to ask the midfielder if he'd be staying with the Foxes.
Spurs midfielder Dier charged for confronting fan in stands following FA Cup defeat
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Spurs midfielder Dier charged for confronting fan in stands following FA Cup defeat

The England international chased down a supporter who had reportedly been insulting his brother, following a penalty shoot-out loss to Norwich Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier has been charged by the Football Association after he charged into the crowd to confront a supporter after their FA Cup defeat to Norwich City. A statement from the FA read: "Eric Dier has been charged with misconduct. It is alleged that the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder’s actions at the conclusion of the FA Cup fixture against Norwich City on Wednesday March 4 were improper and/or threatening." The FA said the England international has until May 8 to respond to its charge. The England international chased down a supporter who had reportedly been insulting his brother, following a penalty shoot-out loss to Nor...
EU science chief resigns over virus response
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EU science chief resigns over virus response

  The head of the European Research Council has resigned, the EU confirmed on Wednesday, reportedly in protest at the bloc’s handling of its coronavirus response. Mauro Ferrari, who only took over as president of the ERC in January, told the Financial Times he was “extremely disappointed” by the EU’s response to the pandemic, which has hit Italy and Spain particularly hard. A spokesman for the Europan Commission, the bloc’s executive that oversees the ERC, confirmed Ferrari had resigned with immediate effect on Tuesday. “The Commission regrets the resignation of Professor Ferrari at this early stage in his mandate, and at these times of unprecedented crisis in which the role of EU research is key,” the spokesman said in a statement. In a statement to the Financial T...
Klopp’s Hilarious Reply To A Young Man United Fan Who Wrote To Him
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Klopp’s Hilarious Reply To A Young Man United Fan Who Wrote To Him

Liverpool fans are getting ready for a huge celebration ahead of what looks likely to be their side's first top flight title in 30 years. But one for 10-year-old Manchester United supporter the prospect of a first Premier League trophy for the Reds is proving a little too much. Daragh Curley had taken against Liverpool's crushing unbeaten display in the Premier League this term, so he decided to do something about it... by writing a letter to Reds boss Jurgen Klopp asking them to never win again! 'The letter read: Dear Jurgen Klopp, My name is Daragh. I am 10 years old. I go to Glenswilly N.S in Donegal. I support Man United and the reason I am writing is to complain. 'Liverpool are winning too many games. If you win nine more games then you have the best unbeaten run in Engl...
Ighalo Agent Reveals how Man United Transfer Materialised
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Ighalo Agent Reveals how Man United Transfer Materialised

Odion Ighalo’s agent says he “got the impression” a move to Manchester United wouldn’t materialize before their late offer. Ighalo, who plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League, has agreed a move to Old Trafford until the end of the season. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made no secret of his desire to bring in an attacker this month, especially after Marcus Rashford’s back injury compounded the summer departures of Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan. Man Utd had expressed an interest in Bournemouth’s Josh King but preferred a loan deal and were unable to reach an agreement on a permanent transfer, meaning attention turned to Ighalo, who followed big-money signing Bruno Fernandes into the club. And the Nigerian’s agent Atta Aneke has explained h...
AC Milan to Honour Boyhood Supporter Kobe Bryant by Wearing Black Armbands During Coppa Italia Clash
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AC Milan to Honour Boyhood Supporter Kobe Bryant by Wearing Black Armbands During Coppa Italia Clash

Italian football club, AC Milan have revealed plans to honour their boyhood supporter and NBA legend, Kobe Bryant. who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday with his 13-year-old daughter Gigi and seven others. Before his death, the 41-year-old was a football fan who grew up supporting AC Milan with Marco van Basten his idol. In memory of the Los Angeles Lakers legend, AC Milan will wear black armbands for their Coppa Italia quarter-final against Torino on Tuesday night. There will also be tributes before the club. 'In agreement with @SerieA, tonight #ACMilan will wear the black armband in memory of Kobe Bryant, who died in a tragic helicopter crash together with his daughter Gianna Maria and 7 other victims,' the club tweeted. 'The whole San Siro will also pay a tribute just a ...
Model Ksenia Puntus  Fights for her life after Falling Naked from Window in Boyfriend’s Apartment
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Model Ksenia Puntus Fights for her life after Falling Naked from Window in Boyfriend’s Apartment

A Russian Vogue model, Ksenia Puntus is currently fighting for her life after falling from the window of her boyfriend's three story building apartment.   According to The  Sun UK, Ksenia Puntus, 21, who has appeared in Russian Vogue magazines, was discovered blood-soaked and “groaning” around 4 a.m wearing skimpy clothes in -5°c temperatures outside her boyfriend Andrei Bakov’s apartment, by a street cleaner. She suffered head and chest injuries so damaging that she hasn’t been able to help Russian police investigate the 'accident' No arrests have been made, as police don't know if her boyfriend was responsible for the fall or it was an accident.   Puntus’ boyfriend, 20-year-old Bakov, is the grandson of celebrated film director Nikita Mikhailov, wh...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes a swipe at Manchester United fans after Arsenal’s 2 – 0 win
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes a swipe at Manchester United fans after Arsenal’s 2 – 0 win

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has finally had the last laugh after Arsenal defeated Manchester United on New Year's Day. Arsenal thrashed Manchester United 2 - 0 on Wednesday, January 1, with goals from Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos to hand Mikel Arteta his first win since replacing Unai Emery as head coach. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes a swipe at Manchester United fans after Arsenal Before the game, Aubameyang was filmed by a United supporter who taunted him, saying: You're getting no goals tomorrow innit,' the United fan @98DALLA told Aubameyang in a video posted to Twitter. 'No goals, no goals! Absolutely no chance. Phil Jones' pocket, how about that!' After the match, an Arsenal fan left a comment on Aubameyang's Instagram post saying: "Your work rate ...
Buhari Issues Stern Warning To Shiite Members Protesting For Release Of El-Zakzaky
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Buhari Issues Stern Warning To Shiite Members Protesting For Release Of El-Zakzaky

President Muhammadu Buhar has addressed members of El-Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shiite, warning them to stop engaging in violent protests that has been witnessed in the last few days. Stating that it is wrong to be in court and resort to violence at the same time in order to get justice for anybody accused, the Presidency urged Shiites members to await the decision of the court in Kaduna where the trial of their leader is ongoing. The statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, reads; “The issue of El-ZakZaky is before the court in Kaduna and his supporters should focus on his on-going trial instead of causing daily damages, disruptions and public nuisance in Abuja.   “It is wrong to be ...
Pogba reveals how he gave his shirt to fan who made monkey noises as he opens up on racism in football
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Pogba reveals how he gave his shirt to fan who made monkey noises as he opens up on racism in football

The Frenchman has revealed he has been a victim of racist chanting in the past and feels the best way to deal with the abuse is to keep smiling Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has opened up on his own personal experiences of racism in football, with "ignorance" among supporters still prevalent in the modern game. The World Cup-winning playmaker has enjoyed an illustrious career at the highest level over the last eight years, taking in two spells at United either side of a successful stint in Italy with Juventus. The 26-year-old is widely considered to be one of the finest players of his generation, but despite his global status, he has still been a target of racist abuse from certain groups of fans.
Mourinho thinks ‘monsters’ Messi & Ronaldo could still contest a Champions League final
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Mourinho thinks ‘monsters’ Messi & Ronaldo could still contest a Champions League final

The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss believes that every football supporter would love to see the duo go head-to-head in a European final Jose Mourinho still believes that a Champions League final between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is a possibility. Barcelona and Juventus were among the favourites for the trophy in 2018-19 but were knocked out by Liverpool and Ajax, respectively. The Portuguese coach feels that, despite the pair’s advanced years, they are still performing at the highest level and could meet in the showpiece event of Europe’s premier club competition before their careers end. First of all, I think it's a frustration for all those who like football to never have had a [Champions League] final between the two [Messi and Ronaldo],” Mourinho tol...
Emery asks for patience as rebuild continues at Arsenal
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Emery asks for patience as rebuild continues at Arsenal

After his first season ended with Europa League final defeat the first-year boss asked Gunners supporters to trust him as he works to improve his team Unai Emery has asked Arsenal’s supporters to trust him as he embarks on a long-term rebuilding process in North London. The ex-PSG boss’s first season in charge ended in a chastening 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku on Wednesday night. The game represented their last chance to qualify for next season’s Champions League, after a fifth-place finish in the Premier League.
What Pogba did to Angry Man Utd Fans after 2-0 Defeat to Cardiff
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What Pogba did to Angry Man Utd Fans after 2-0 Defeat to Cardiff

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, was involved in a heated altercation with fans after their 2-0 defeat to Cardiff City at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Red Devils ended a miserable campaign with a defeat against the relegated Bluebirds. The result also meant Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have only won twice in 10 matches. United players gave a lap of honour to a half-empty Old Trafford after the defeat to Cardiff and those that remained in the stadium were largely respectful to the players. However, Pogba encountered some aggravated fans as he made his way towards the tunnel. A supporter was heard shouting “Ole! Ole! Sort him out!” while pointing at the midfielder. Pogba stood there listening to the supporter and a yell of “Have some f****** respect” was aimed tow...
FIFA Scribe, Samoura Arrives as Lagos Set for 2nd AITEO-NFF Awards
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FIFA Scribe, Samoura Arrives as Lagos Set for 2nd AITEO-NFF Awards

Secretary General of world football –ruling body, FIFA, Ms Fatma Samoura arrived in Nigeria on Saturday, ahead of more than 20 Presidents of FIFA’s Member Associations across the African continent for tonight’s 2nd AITEO-NFF Football Awards taking place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. At lunch yesterday with the bigwigs of the NFF and a number of stakeholders of the Nigeria game, the Senegalese –born former UN top official expressed her delight with being invited to Nigeria for the Awards and also for being considered worthy of a special award on the night. She will receive the NFF Order of Merit award. At a press briefing on Friday, NFF 1st President and Chairman of the Awards Organizing Committee, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi lauded sponsors AITEO for contin...
Okwoju, Adegboyega Shine at DOAM 2019 Championship
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Okwoju, Adegboyega Shine at DOAM 2019 Championship

Twenty-handicapper, Tony Okwoju has won the 2019 Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Golf Championship concluded on Saturday March 30th, 2019, at the Golf Section of Ikoyi mClub, 1938, in Lagos. Okwoju, said the win was very emotional for him as he has followed the Charity event since inception and has been a great supporter of the course the DOAM Foundation was set up to do. “It is interesting that things came together like this for me. I have always believed in the cause that this foundation was set up and I am one of the biggest campaigners for support for it. It is emotional for me to have this win” he said. He shot 71 net to upset the field that paraded more than 150 golfers at the one day competition, D. Mayer and S. Camatelfinished in second and runner up spot respectively at the ev...
Ayodele Fayose Powerful Message To The Igbos After 2019 Elections
Politics

Ayodele Fayose Powerful Message To The Igbos After 2019 Elections

I am your neighbor, your good friend, supporter and admirer. I am so happy with this people called the Igbos. I am so happy with their wisdom and industry. I am happy with their doggedness and pride. I am proud of their disobedience at times. I am proud of their capacity and capability to analyze and judge every situation on real time. I am proud of their ability to disagree on what other tribes would readily accept without deep analysis and their strong determination to follow through on anything they agree upon. I am proud of the way they Accept challenges. However, I have never been this proud before. Nigeria lost the elections but the Igbos won the elections. They told you Mr. Buhari that they hate you to your face. They hate your personality. They hate what you have done to ...
“ISIS Doctor” Begs to Be Allowed to Return Home to the UK With his Family
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“ISIS Doctor” Begs to Be Allowed to Return Home to the UK With his Family

A British pharmacist is pleading to be allowed back into the UK with his teenage wife and their two children. Mohammed Anwar Miah is detained in Syria on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State terrorist group. But he has denied being part of the terrorist group and claims he went to the region for humanitarian work. He denies being an ISIS doctor but admits he's treated some members of the terrorist group. In an interview with Daily Mail, Miah, who renamed himself Abu Obayda al-Britannia inside the caliphate, said he wants to come back to the UK and bring his teenage Syrian wife and their two children with him. He said: I want to go home. I’m proud to be British. Britain has got good human rights and that is a good thing. In an ideal situation I would like to take my wi...
Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Celebrates Her Birthday Today
Celebs

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Celebrates Her Birthday Today

Lagos State governorship aspirant Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s wife Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu celebrates her birthday today. The governorship aspirant took his time to celebrate her as well and wrote that she is his Queen and Peace. ‘Happy Birthday to my darling wife, the one with whom I’m well pleased. My dear Ibijoke, I can attest to the Bible verse that says, He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favour from the Lord. You have not only been my wife, you have also been my prayer partner, my confidant, my number one supporter, my happy place, and most importantly, my peace. Thank you for everything you have been to me and our Children. On this special day, it is my prayer that the good Lord will bless you and keep you, and as your days, so shall your strength be. Thank ...
Buhari Has Zero Integrity – Alhaji Galadima (Video)
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Buhari Has Zero Integrity – Alhaji Galadima (Video)

Alhaji Buba Galadima, a staunch supporter of President Buhari in 2015, has since debunked claims that the President has any integrity. In an interview with Channels Television, he stated that Buhari's relatives and friends who were bankrupt and could not afford 2000 Naira in 2015, are now billionaires. Galadima stated that Daura GRA presently has residences that look like houses in London and Dubai. And these houses were built after 2015. Recall that Buba Galadima was the National Secretary of CPC in the run up to 2011 election. Galadima has been at the side of Buhari, but had to tell the world his fears that Buhari is corrupt because he condones corruption and is surrounded by corrupt people. He insisted that this is not the General Buhari he knew. Watch video here
Toriola Wins Men’s Table Tennis Single Event for Akwa Ibom
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Toriola Wins Men’s Table Tennis Single Event for Akwa Ibom

                                                   NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL Veteran player, Segun Toriola, yesterday won the gold medal for Akwa Ibom State in the men’s single table tennis event at the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja. Toriola, a seven-time Olympian, defeated Ganiyu Asmiyu from Bayelsa State 4-1 to emerge the winner. A sizeable crowd watched the thrilling final held at the basketball indoor hall at the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja. After Asmiyu took the first set at 11-9, Toriola recovered and claimed the subsequent three sets11- 7 , 11-9, 11-7 and 11-9. It was a lively contest that climaxed with both players and their supporters overwhelmed by excessive emotions. ” It was tough but my experience mattered, particularly after the first set. Nigeria...
Balogun Lauds Brighton Fans after Win over C’Palace
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Balogun Lauds Brighton Fans after Win over C’Palace

                                                           Leon Balogun Leon Balogun has lauded Brighton and Hove Albion supporters for spurring the team to a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace on Tuesday night. The Seagulls secured an emphatic victory over their bitter rivals with the Nigeria international breaking his English Premier League duck. The 30-year-old set a Premier League record with his maiden English Premier League after replacing Pascal Gross in the 31st minute. Glenn Murray had opened the scoring at the Amex Stadium from the penalty spot before Florin Andone sealed the win for the hosts with his effort in the added time of the first half.

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