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Parma relegated from Serie A

AC Parma have been relegated from Italy's top flight, Serie A.I Crociati suffered their 20th defeat of the season, losing 1-0 away to Torino on Monday night.The Yellow and Blues needed to avoid a loss against the Maroons at...

Osho rues loss to Rivers United

Fatai Osho has expressed disappointment at the late goal conceded by his side against Rivers United in Sunday's rearranged Nigeria Professional Football League game which the 'People's Elephant' lost 1-0 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Port Harcourt. Sunday Adetunji headed...

UEFA clear fans to attend Europa League final

Europe's football-governing body UEFA has announced that fans will be allowed to attend this season's Europa League final.The outbreak of the novel COVID-19 pandemoc has prevented fans from attending matches in the European competition this season but UEFA have...

Pogba wouldn’t mind being benched by Solskjaer

Paul Pogba has jocularly revealed that he would not sulk if head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left him out of his starting line-up more regularly as Manchester United boast a better win rate when he (Pogba) is out of...

No Mbappe decision yet for City, says Poch

PSG head coach Mauricio Pochettino says he has not yet decided if Kylian Mbappe will play any part in the club's second leg semi final UEFA Champions League game against Mamchester City on Tuesday. Mbappe has been included in the...

Guardiola set for UCL test vs PSG

Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City players are facing the toughest task in European football as they take on Paris Saint-Germain in the semi-finals of the Champions League. Second-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez saw City come...

Mbappe named in PSG’s UCL squad for Man City game

Kylian Mbappe has been included in Paris Saint-Germain's squad for Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League second leg semifinal against Manchester City. Mbappe watched from the stands as PSG defeated Lens 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Saturday with head coach, Mauricio Pochettino...

Manchester United’s PL game with Liverpool postponed

Manchester United's Premier League game against Liverpool at Old Trafford has been postponed following protests against the Glazer family.   Hundreds of fans got into the stadium ahead of the behind-closed-doors contest, which was originally scheduled for a 4.30 pm...

Adetunji strikes late as Rivers United topple Enyimba

Sunday Adetunji struck with five minutes remaining as Rivers United edged a tight contest 1-0 against Enyimba to move up to fourth in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) standings. The lanky attacker rose majestically to head home Kazie Enyinnaya’s...

Anti-Glazer Manchester United fans protest at Old Trafford

Manchester United fans have broken into Old Trafford and are protesting on the pitch after resuming their fight against the Glazer family's ownership ahead of Sunday's clash with Liverpool. Hundreds of fans got into the stadium ahead of the behind-closed-doors...