Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Premier League

British sport pays respect to Prince Philip

British football clubs and Formula One teams are among those to have expressed their deepest sympathies over the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Friday aged 99.

NBC Code: We’re not destroying broadcasting ecosystem – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is not destroying the broadcasting ecosystem with the amendments made to the National Broadcasting Code.

Arsenal fight back to draw 3-3 at West Ham

Alexandre Lacazette’s late header completed a stunning Arsenal comeback on Sunday as they recovered from a nightmarish start at West Ham United. Through the recovery,...

UEFA Champions League: Salah and Mane fire Liverpool past Leipzig into quarters

Second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane eased Liverpool into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.

Champions Liverpool return to EPL top four after whacking Tottenham

Liverpool returned to winning ways on Thursday with a 3-1 triumph at Tottenham Hotspur to see the English Premier League, EPL, champions move back into the top four.

West Ham into top four after beating Crystal Palace

West Ham United surged into the top four of the English Premier League, EPL, on Tuesday after a 3-2 win at Crystal Palace.

Southampton win 1-0 to prolong Liverpool’s misery

A superb lob by Danny Ings in the second minute gave Southampton a surprise 1-0 home win over English Premier League, EPL, leaders Liverpool on Monday.

Elite sports to continue in England in spite of national lockdown

Elite Sports will be allowed to continue in England in spite of Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a new national COVID-19 lockdown on Monday.

Man City’s Guardiola not expecting January signings

Manchester City are unlikely to dip into the transfer market in the January window, in spite of their issues in attack, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the club’s finances, manager Pep Guardiola said.

Pogba to remain in Man Utd until next summer, says agent

France midfielder Paul Pogba is likely to remain at Manchester United until next summer as it would be difficult to organise such a high-profile transfer in January, his agent said.

Salah’s penalty kick salvages draw for off-key Liverpool at Fulham

A below-par Liverpool needed a late Mohamed Salah penalty kick to salvage a point in a 1-1 draw at Fulham in the English Premier...

Manchester City cruise to 2-0 win over Fulham

Manchester City provisionally broke into the Premier League top four after first-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne gave them a comfortable...

Premier League fixtures released, West Ham to face Man-U in opening match

The Premier League fixtures for December have finally been released.

Premier league must be completed after COVID-19, says Crystal Palace’s Hodgson

The Premier League season must be played to a finish after the COVID-19 shutdown is over instead of using “artificial means” to decide the champions as well as relegation and Champions League spots, Crystal Palace Manager Roy Hodgson has said.

Tottenham part ways with Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has left his post after five years in charge after a disappointing start to the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Hughton ‘disappointed and surprised’ by Brighton sack

Chris Hughton said he was “hugely disappointed and surprised” to be sacked as Brighton and Hove Albion manager after securing a third successive Premier...

Arsenal may seek loan deals in January, says Emery

Arsenal are looking at signing players who can ensure a strong finish to their Premier League campaign, but their transfer activity this month could be restricted to loan signings, manager Unai Emery has said.

Nigeria coach seeks Moses return

Victor Moses would be welcomed back into Nigeria national team, especially if he played more regular club football, coach Gernot Rohr said on Tuesday. The...

Premier League in England searches for new CEO after Dinnage u-turn

Susanna Dinnage, who was due to take charge as new chief executive of the Premier League in England, has changed her mind. The league said...

Liverpool open up six-point lead as City lose again

Liverpool moved six points clear at the top of the Premier League as the leaders eased past Newcastle 4-0 at Anfield and Manchester City...

Aubameyang brace gives Arsenal win over Burnley

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shot to the top of the Premier League scoring charts with two goals in Saturday’s 3-1 home win over struggling...

Mourinho: Man Utd Need ‘Miracle’ to finish in top four

Jose Mourinho admitted it would take a "miracle" for Manchester United to finish in the top four this season. The Red Devils currently sit seventh...

Five matches to watch this weekend

After the English Premier League and France Ligue 1 served exciting entertainment on their respective opening weekend, the Spanish La liga and the Italian...

Guardiola admits De Bruyne will be hard to replace

Kevin De Bruyne will be hard to replace, said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after it was announced the Belgian would be out of...

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