I Want To Continue At Real Madrid, Ancelotti Says

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Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti will discuss his future with the club after Saturday’s final La Liga game of the campaign at home to Getafe and said he wants to stay on despite a season without a major trophy. Speculation that Real president Florentino Perez is poised to discard Ancelotti,…

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Baraje Ridicules LMC’s League Recess Decision

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Coach of Akwa United, Zachary Baraje has expressed mixed feelings concerning the 3 week break currently being observed in the NPFL. According to him, if not for the excuse that club administrators want the holiday to meet the new government of their States, the break was entirely not necessary. ”…

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I Would Never Choose To Leave Chelsea, Says Mourinho

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would not choose to leave the club he has just steered to another Premier League title but he is prepared to manage another English team, the Portuguese coach has told the BBC. Mourinho, 52, said in an interview with the Football Focus programme, to be shown…

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Siasia Invites 30 For Olympics Qualifier

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Head Coach of the U-23 National Team, Dream Team, Samson Siasia has released a list of 30 players who will kick-start the team’s camping programme ahead of the qualifying fixture for the African U-23 Championship against the winner between Ghana and Congo, in July. Familiar faces Capt Erhun Obanor, Oduduwa…

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Sunderland Have Offered Me New Deal, Says Advocaat

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Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat said on Friday he has been offered a deal to stay at the Premier League club but will make a decision on his future next week. The 67-year-old, who replaced Gus Poyet as head coach in March on a contract until the end of the…

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PSG, Real, Man City And Barca Player Wages Knock Baseball Out The Park

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Paris Saint-Germain has, for the first time, come out top in Sporting Intelligence’s global sports salaries survey (GSSS) of average player wages in teams across the world’s richest sporting leagues. The sixth edition of the GSSS, which estimates ‘average first-team pay,’ has calculated average first-team pay at PSG at $9,083,993…

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Platini Says Financial Fair Play ‘Here To Stay’

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Michel Platini has confirmed that changes have been proposed to UEFA’s break-even rules, known as Financial Fair Play (FFP), though he did not repeat the suggestion he previously made that they would be relaxed. The UEFA president told a French radio station on Monday that European football’s governing body was…

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Ogu Happy Keshi Is Back As Super Eagles Coach

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Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder John Ogu has declared that he’s happy Stephen Keshi is back as coach of the national team.Nigeria steps up its preparation ahead of next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with both Chad and Tanzania respectively. “Thank God for the manager that we have in…

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Upbeat Super Falcons Arrive Canada As Ambassador Welcomes Team

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons have landed in Toronto, venue of their training tour with high hopes ahead of the World Cup kicking off in June . The team left Abuja on wednesday night aboard an Air France airline and landed in Paris around 5:45am local time after a five and half hour trip. The team…

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‘Irreplaceable’ Xavi Calls Time On Barcelona Career

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If you ask Barcelona and Spain fans about their most cherished footballing memories over the past decade the chances are they will involve an exquisite intervention from midfield maestro Xavi. Widely regarded as one of the best playmakers the game has produced, Xavi has been the tireless dynamo at the…

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QPR striker Austin Gets First England Call-Up

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Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin received his first England call-up on Thursday when he was named in their 24-man squad for next month’s friendly against Ireland and the Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia. The 25-year-old, who has scored 17 Premier League goals this season despite QPR failing to avoid…

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LMC Advise Clubs Against Implementing Pay Cuts

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The League Management Company (LMC) has asked  clubs to refrain from acts that run contrary to the terms of contracts entered into with players. Chairman of the LMC, Mallam Shehu Dikko in reaction to recurring reports of clubs threatening or issuing ultimatums and threat of sack and deduction of salaries…

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Hazard Expected To Miss Chelsea’s Crowning Glory

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Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is expected to miss the champions’ final Premier League game of the season against Sunderland after undergoing emergency dental surgery, the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) said on Thursday. The 24-year-old had three wisdom teeth removed on Wednesday and will be unable to collect the FWA’s Footballer…

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Liverpool Cancel Showdown Talks Over Sterling’s Future

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Raheem Sterling’s future at Liverpool was plunged into fresh doubt on Thursday (May 20) after the Premier League club reportedly cancelled a meeting to discuss a new contract for the unsettled forward. Sterling’s agent Aidy Ward had requested a meeting with Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre and Reds manager Brendan…

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Manu Garba Record For Most Consecutive Matches Without Defeat?

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Manu Garba and his team of Coaches have set a national and perhaps African record of consecutive run without a defeat; but nobody acknowledges it. The former U17 Head Coach started a campaign through the qualifiers of the 2013 u17 Championships but failed on two occassions to get past Ivory…

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