Manchester United off to a winning start

An own goal from Kyle Walker ensured Manchester United opened the Premier League season with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday. The right-back stabbed into the back of his own net midway through the first half after a new-look United side had made a shaky start. David de Gea watched on…

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And The EPL is back

Now i know a lot of ladies out there beginning to worry at the prospect of having to share their man, not with another woman but with his love for football. The new EPL season kicks off today and that can only mean less time with bae on the weekends. Hostilities resume as Manchester United…

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Kelec​h​i Iheanacho promoted to Manchester City first team

  Manchester City have confirmed that Kelec​h​i Iheanacho has been promoted to the first team for the 2015/2016 season. The Nigerian forward featured in five pre-season games, scoring twice and was heavily tipped to be included in the senior squad following his sparkling form. It was then confirmed on Wednesday night when he was presented alongside two other academy graduates Jason…

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Manchester United Agree Pedro Fee

Manchester United and Barcelona have reached agreement over the transfer of Pedro, but the Champions League holders are keen to retain the player until after next week’s Uefa Super Cup. The two sides have settled on a transfer fee of £18.1 million (€26m) initially, with a potential further £4.2m (€6m) to be paid in variable…

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Platini Set To Run For FIFA Presidency

Although fresh election would not hold till February next year , Michel Platini, the Uefa president, could announce his intention to stand as a candidate to replace Sepp Blatter as the head of Fifa as early as today after the Frenchman talks with a number of the game’s most powerful figures in St Petersburg over…

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Stoke City Sign Ibrahim Afellay From Barcelona

Pending the outcome of a medical examination, Stoke City could finally make an official confirmation that Dutch midfielder Ibrahim Afellay (29 years) has signed a two- year deal with the club. Out of contract with Barcelona, the player on loan last season at Olympiakos (19 matches, 4 goals ) has made 50 appearance for Netherlands (…

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Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifying Draw Held

  The preliminary draws for the qualification round of the 2018 World Cup to be hosted in Russia has been held in Zurich. Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter oversaw proceedings with Russian president Vladmir Putin also in attendance. Here is a full list of the draw; Africa Somalia v Niger, South Sudan v Mauritania, Gambia…

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Official : Bayern Munich Confirm Arturo Vidal Signing

German champions, Bayern Munich have announced the capture of Chilean midfielder, Arturo Vidal. The player who only just recently led his country to Copa America glory over Argentina has signed a 4-year deal with the Bavarian club side. Following the exit of German international Bastian Schweinsteiger who has moved to England with Manchester United, Bayern have…

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Kano Pillars Sack Coach Okey Emordi

Nigerian professional football league champions, Kano Pillars, have sacked manager Okey Emordi following some dismal performances. The decision of the club’s board was made known by its spokesperson , Idris Malikawa, who also revealed that the board would meet on Tuesday to discuss a replacement for Emordi. Pillars who are currently sitting in 9th position…

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#RESPECT: Victor Valdes hits back at Van Gaal

Victor Valdes has added to the ongoing controversy between him and club boss Louis Van Gaal this morning. Van Gaal effectively ended the 33-year-old’s Old Trafford career on Wednesday – claiming he refused to play for the under 21’s last season. But Valdes responded this morning on Twitter, posting pictures of the games he’d played for…

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