Alli saves Spurs from another defeat to bottom club Watford
Dele Alli struck four minutes from time to prevent Tottenham suffering another demoralising Premier League defeat, but their struggles continued in a 1-1 draw with bottom-of-the-table Watford on Saturday.
Neymar becomes youngest to 100 Brazil caps in friendly draw
Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly with Senegal in Singapore.
Nigeria has everything required to win World Cup except discipline, says Kalu
Orji Uzor Kalu was credited with aiding Enyimba of Aba to back-to-back victories in the CAF Champions League in 2003 and 2004 when he was governor of Abia State.
FIFA WWC: NFF need to groom Falcons better ahead of next World Cup
Mansur Abdullahi, the Falconets’ assistant coach, on Saturday in Abuja said the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) needs to groom the Super Falcons well ahead of the next FIFA Women’s World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Germany beat the Super Falcons 3-0 in a Round of 16 match at the Stade des…
Women's World Cup 2019: Everything You Should Know About Travelling To France
More than two decades after hosting the 1998 FIFA World Cup, France will again provide a stage for some of football’s biggest stars, but this time it will be the planet’s greatest female players showcasing their skills. For those lucky fans making their way to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, here are six…
Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy'
The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy" and that he previously mocked women's football. "He has no legitimacy, he is not credible as FIFA president," Platini said in an interview with French sports daily L'Equipe and several other European…
Super Falcons’ defender, Ebi, set for record fifth women’s World Cup appearance
Super Falcons’ defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France. Ebi, 36, first competed at the 2003 Women’s World Cup in the U.S. and then at subsequent editions in China, Germany, and Canada. She is the first…
Juventus' Barzagli to retire at end of season
Veteran Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, announced Saturday that he will retire from football at the end of the season. "When you're a footballer you find it hard to think about life after football, but this season's injuries helped me to understand. I've decided to quit in June,"…
Russia to deport World Cup migrants from Nigeria and other countries
In a cramped apartment on the outskirts of Moscow, Lamin has little more than the clothes and the Bible he brought with him when he came to Russia on a temporary World Cup visa last summer.
Perisic hands in transfer request to Inter Milan
Croatian World Cup runner-up Ivan Perisic has handed in a transfer request to Inter Milan, the Italian club's director Giuseppe Marotta confirmed on Sunday. "Perisic has asked to leave but there is no offer for him. We will see in the coming days," Inter director Marotta told Sky Sports Italia. "Many players ask for a…