The tactician was the subject of contrasting messages from fans after the Algeria defeat, but he remains focused on finishing on a high Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr called on his Super Eagles players to put their defeat against Algeria behind them and focus on ending Afcon 2019 on a strong note. A 2-1 defeat to the Desert Foxes […]
Riyad Mahrez curled in an injury-time free-kick to send Algeria through to the Africa Cup of Nations final in a 2-1 victory against Nigeria. The game had looked to be heading to extra time as the two teams battled for the right to play Senegal in Friday’s showpiece, but Manchester City midfielder Mahrez won it for Algeria […]
Ex Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo has urged the national team coach, Gernot Rohr not to bother to invite big name players to next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles on home soil. The Super Eagles have booked their place already after beating Libya home and away. Yobo who captained the team to […]
Tottenham’s title challenge hit the buffers as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at Burnley, despite Harry Kane scoring on his return from injury on Saturday. Spurs could have closed the gap to leaders Manchester City and Liverpool to two points but fluffed their lines as they were blunted by Sean Dyche’s dogged outfit. There was […]
The Chilean star has enjoyed a difficult time at United since arriving from Arsenal in a swap deal involving Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January 2018. He was immediately handed the club’s iconic No 7 shirt but has failed to meet the large expectations placed on his shoulders, firstly under Mourinho and now under Solskjaer. This season, […]
That sum, which is listed under “exceptional items” in United’s second-quarter financial results, includes pay-outs for the five members of Mourinho’s staff who left with him on December 18 after United recorded their worst start to a campaign in 28 years. It is less than was reported in some quarters but four times the amount […]
Tottenham produced a scintillating second-half performance to beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at Wembley. Heung-Min Son scored for the fourth game in a row to put Spurs ahead in the 47th minute. Jan Vertonghen then volleyed in from Serge Aurier’s cross in the 83rd minute before […]
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will insist that South African Olympic champion and intersex athlete, Caster Semenya should be classified as a ‘biological male’ at a Court of Arbitration of Sports hearing next week. According to The Times, lawyers for the athletics’ international body will argue that the 28-year-old South African should be allowed to […]
Tottenham’s England midfielder, Dele Alli, will be out until March with a hamstring strain. Alli was forced off in the closing stages of Tottenham’s 2-1 win at Fulham, and scans later confirmed the extent of the star’s injury.
Eight-time Olympic champion, Usain Bolt, has declared his sports life over, after frustrations in his bid to begin a post-athletics career in football. 32-year old Jamaican had spent two months, training with Australian side, Central Coast Mariners, but left in November after the club failed to find financial backing for a professional deal.