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Ruiz gives reasons for defeat in fight with Anthony Joshua

Ruiz was beaten convincingly in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The Mexican had no answer to Joshua’s reach advantage, and was unable to land anything meaningful on the Brit, reports Daily Express. Joshua kept himself at range and refused to get drawn into any close encounters with the smaller man. In doing so, he lost…

Man United beat Tottenham 2-1, Radford voted Man of the match

Marcus Rashford was the toast of Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, after the Manchester United striker’s brace earned a brilliant 2-1 win over Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The homegrown hero broke the deadlock after six minutes with a powerful finish that beat the Spurs goalkeeper at his near post and he could have netted…

Lionel Messi wins 6th Ballon d’or

Lionel Messi has been awarded the 2019 Ballon d’Or. At a star-studded ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, the FC Barcelona star was crowned the world’s best player for the first time since 2015 and on a record sixth occasion overall after seeing off strong competition from the likes of Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk. There …

EPL: Manchester United, Liverpool end it 1-1

A late Adam Lallana goal rescued a point for Liverpool in a tense afternoon at Old Trafford where VAR took centre stage once again as the Premier League leaders and Manchester United shared the spoils. Towards the end of a tense first half Rashford broke the deadlock after he latched onto a fine cross into…

Nigeria, Brazil end it 1-1, Rohr set for AFCON

Super Eagles ended their encounter with four World Cup winners, Brazil 1-1 all in a match to tune the Nigerian soccer team for the next AFCON tournament. In a thrilling match in which both team scored in each half with the Nigerian team scoring in the first half and Brazil scored in the second. The…

Messi wins 6th FIFA Best Footballer of the Year Award

Lionel Messi has won the best men’s player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Milan for the sixth time. However, Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk missed out on the top prize. Messi has been voted the world’s best the sixth time after he had won in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and…

Lampard hails Chelsea despite 1-2 loss to Liverpool

Frank Lampard told his Chelsea players he was proud of their performance against Liverpool and said he could begrudgingly accept defeats if his team played in the manner they did today. First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino saw Premier League leaders Liverpool seize control of Sunday afternoon’s clash at Stamford Bridge. But Chelsea…

Man United lose to Westham 2-0

There have been some bad moments during Manchester United’s dismal decline since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure. Against such stiff competition, perhaps a 2-0 defeat at West Ham does not stand out as a particularly low point. But there was something about it – so routine, so predictable – that will leave supporters bereft nevertheless. West…

CBN FC beat Unity Bank FC 1-0 to win 2019 AFIFC

The Central Bank of Nigeria Football Club has won the 2019 All Financial Institutions Football Club (AFIFC) competition, beating the Unity Bank Football Club by a lone goal at the game played at the Pa Ngele Oruta Stadium, formerly known as Abakaliki Township Stadium. The only goal of the pulsating match was scored by Lazarus…

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