Detractors Must Unite To Oust Blatter – Van Praag

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The only chance of unseating Sepp Blatter and reforming the governance of world football is to unite all those unhappy with his leadership, Dutch FA chief Michael Van Praag said after he dropped out of the FIFA presidential race. Van Praag and his rival, former Portuguese international Luis Figo, threw…

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Simeone “Angry” Over Ancelotti

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Diego Simeone says the uncertainty over Carlo Ancelotti’s future at Real Madrid is one that makes him “angry”. Ancelotti’s tenure at the Santiago Bernabeu has looked increasingly uncertain since last week’s Champions League exit at the hands of Juventus, a state of affairs that Atletico Madrid boss Simeone feels he…

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NFF Wants Super Falcons To Set New World Cup Mark!

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African champion Nigeria has a great opportunity to become the first team from the continent to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup, so says the Nigeria Football Federation. Minutes before the team departed its hotel for the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja on its way to Canada on Tuesday night, NFF…

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Ac Milan Stadium Decision Imminent?

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A final decision on Milan’s proposed new stadium in the Portello area will reportedly arrive on May 30. The Rossoneri are seeking to move away from San Siro and build a stadium of their own, with plans for a 48,000 seater arena costing up to €300m. Now Tuttosport reports that…

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Kane Named In England Under-21 Euro Championship Squad

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Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been included in the provisional England squad for this year’s under-21 European Championship in the Czech Republic, manager Gareth Southgate said on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Kane, who has scored 30 goals in all competitions for Spurs this season, earned his first England senior cap…

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NFF Is Broke, Says Amaju Pinnick

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THE Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it is currently finding it difficult to raise fund for all the national teams representing the country in different international championships because it is broke. The NFF also disclosed that the present board is battling to repay a huge debt portfolio, which it inherited…

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Mario Back With Former Fiancee?

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Liverpool striker, Mario Balotelli, is probably trying to retrace his fine form and bring back his glory days as he has struggled to make an impression at Anfield this season. Apparently, the 24-year old wants to start with getting back to is former fiancee, Fanny Neguesha, after they were both…

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Revealed! How Xavi Turned Around Messi’s Fortune

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Reports coming in from the Spanish press claim that Lionel Messi’s outstanding form in the second half of the season has come has a result of a dressing room rage by the captain of the side Xavi. The moment of change happened after Barcelona’s 1-0 defeat to David Moyes Real…

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Inyama Say No Shady Deal In NFF, Nike Contract

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Chairman of the Marketing and Sponsorship Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, High Chief Emeka Inyama has blasted a report in a section of the press loaded with unhealthy insinuations concerning the Federation’s recent kit sponsorship contract with American sportswear giants, NIKE. He lamented that despite all the efforts that…

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Atletico Madrid Up In UEFA Rankings

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Atletico Madrid have moved up two places to fifth in the latest UEFA club rankings, behind Chelsea and Bayern Munich. Real Madrid are the top-ranked side ahead of Barcelona, although the Catalans can earn further points when they take on Juventus in the Champions League final on June 6, as…

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‘No Reason To Move Rome Derby’

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Roma managing director Mauro Baldissoni sees no reason to move the derby with Lazio but ‘it’s up to the Lega’. The Derby della Capitale has been moved to Monday evening, after Laziocomplained they were disadvantaged by playing the Coppa Italia final on Wednesday. “It’s always been the Lega [Serie A]…

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Abia Warriors Players, Officials Get 3 Match Ultimatum

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Management of Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia has given the Coaches and Players of the team an ultimatum to win their next three Premier League matches or be ready to collect only half of theirmonthly salary. The ultimatum came at the heels of the Warriors’ second home loss of the season as…

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CAF Picks Nigerien Officials For Eagles, Chad Encounter

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The Confederation of African Football has picked Nigerien official Assoumane Moussa Gnali as Referee for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Chad, scheduled for the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Saturday, 13th June. Moussa Gnali, who became an International Referee only this year, will be accompanied…

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Dozens Arrested In Italian match-Fixing Probe

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Fifty people have been arrested and 70 questioned in a nationwide swoop over suspected match-fixing in the third, fourth and fifth tiers of Italian football, the ANSA news agency reported on Tuesday. Those arrested included players and directors from around 30 clubs who were under suspicion of “conspiracy to commit…

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Fabregas Sent Off For Being Too Good At Kicking The ball At Chris Brunt’s Head

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Diego Costa returned to Chelsea’s starting XI for their trip to West Brom and even though the match was ultimately meaningless for the Premier League champions, he still couldn’t help but piss everyone off within the first half hour. During the ensuing argument with the referee, Cesc Fabregas launched the…

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