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It’s victory for all of us, says Liverpool manager

Liverpool Manager Klopp was quick to laud Van Dijk’s individual displays but pointed out his triumph was one that would not be possible without all of Liverpool’s squad. “Brilliant! It’s really big. I wanted to call him immediately, but he had to go on stage. I’m so happy for him,” Klopp told Liverpool’s official website…

Manager praises Liverpool after 3-1 defeat of Arsenal

Jürgen Klopp praised the ‘desire and passion’ of Liverpool’s performance as they recorded a 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday night to maintain their 100 per cent opening to the Premier League campaign. Joel Matip gave the Reds the lead their dominance deserved with a towering header shortly before the break, with Mohamed…

Crystal Palace defeat Manchster United 2-1

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson hailed a “heroic victory” after his side stunned Manchester United with an injury-time winner to record their first victory at Old Trafford since 1989. Full-back Patrick van Aanholt netted in the 93rd minute, thumping in as the ball broke loose following Wilfried Zaha’s burst forward, reports BBC. Daniel James thought…

FIFA bans ex-Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life

The world football governing body, Fedration of International Football Associations, a FiFA, has banned former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, for life from football activities and football-related activities. Siasia’s ban came on Thursday in the wake of FIFA’s investigations into offences of match fixing and crimes linked to the convicted Singaporean match fixer for international…

We’ll return 3SC to Nigerian Premier League next season -Gov Makinde

… says team will regain lost glory …stakeholders commend govt for uncommon support Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Wednesday that his government would transform the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) and return it to the Nigerian Premier League. Governor Makinde, who spoke at the Stakeholders Forum he hosted in the State of…

Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0

Manchester United had a run on rival Chelsea with a 4-0 drab bing at Old Trafford. It was a nightmare for the new Blues manager at the start of the season in the Premier League at Old Trafford. Frank Lampard had to endure this difficult start to life as Chelsea boss with their 4-0 thrashing…

Premier League clubs should pay living wage to staff

Premier League clubs have been urged to pay all staff above the minimum wage after spending £1.41bn on players. Many cleaners, security guards, caterers and other staff do not earn enough money to cover the cost of living, the charity Citizens UK said. It said only four out of 20 Premier League clubs have committed…

Sanwo-Olu: Lagos ready to host U-20 Women World Cup

…Governor Receives FIFA Team, NFF Leaders After Facilities Inspection Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured the safety of participants and visitors coming to the State for the Under-20 Women World Cup in 2020. The State, the Governor guaranteed, will ensure improvement in the condition of all sporting facilities already inspected by the Fédération…

AFCON: Nigeria clinch 3rd place, beat Tunisia 1-0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles beat the Catharge Eagles of  Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place game at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The only goal of the match was scored by Odion Ighalo, the tournament’s leading scorer very early in the game. Ighalo scored from close range in the third minute when he took advantage…

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