Makelele dumps Chelsea amidst poor performance

September 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea legend Claude Makelele has left his role as the club’s technical mentor. The former Blues star made 217 appearances for the club during his time as a player and returned in 2019 in an overseeing role. Makelele was working with individual academy players and those who were out on loan. Reports suggest that Makelele has reached a mutual agreement Read More

Manchester United: Sancho relegated from first team

September 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Jadon Sancho has been exiled from all first-team facilities at Manchester United, including the dining room, amid an ultimatum from Erik ten Hag. Sancho has been banned from entering any first-team areas at United’s Carrington training base and is training, and eating, with academy players, per a report from the Daily Mirror. They report that Ten Hag has made it Read More

Saka, Son show big stuff as Tottenham cage Arsenal

September 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Bukayo Saka and Heung-Min Son starred as Arsenal and Tottenham could not be separated in a pulsating, topsy-turvy North London derby which ended in a 2-2 draw. A Super Sunday thriller began with Cristian Romero heading Saka’s shot into his osn net as Arsenal controlled the opening exchanges, but Spurs found a way back in with Son’s leveller three minutes Read More

Premier League: Liverpool whip West Ham, go second

September 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Liverpool maintained their unbeaten start and moved up to second in the Premier League table with a hard-fought 3-1 win over West Ham at Anfield. Mohamed Salah’s penalty put Jurgen Klopp’s side ahead early in the game and though Jarrod Bowen equalised before the interval, Darwin Nunez’s volley on the hour restored the advantage. Diogo Jota came off the bench Read More

Chelsea to offload Chalobah in January

September 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea outcast Trevoh Chalobah is reportedly set to leave Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window. Chalobah is yet to play for Chelsea this season and is likely to be on the fringes until January. The defender was linked with a move to Bayern Munich and Nottingham Forest but those deals failed to come to fruition. Now, however, Fabrizio Romano Read More

Mo Salah equals Thierry for English club European goals record

September 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mohamed Salah has equalled Thierry Henry’s goalscoring tally in major European competitions for an English club after his goal against LASK Linz. Liverpool came from behind to beat Austrian side 3-1 on Thursday night after Darwin Nunez, Luis Diaz and second-half substitute Salah cancelled out Florian Flecker’s brilliant effort. The Egyptian international’s strike in their Europa League opener meant the Read More

Manchester United players in near dressing room fisticuffs amidst Premier League poor performance

September 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Four Manchester United stars were involved in a furious dressing-room bust-up after Saturday’s home defeat to Brighton. And United legend Gary Neville claims unhappy players could be “BUGS” creating “discomfort and uncertainty” for Erik ten Hag’s strugglers. SunSport can reveal captain Bruno Fernandes confronted fellow midfielder Scott McTominay after United’s third defeat in four games. While centre-back pairing Lisandro Martinez Read More

Forest pull draw against Burnley in Premier League clash

September 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Callum Hudson-Odoi’s wonderful debut goal earned Nottingham Forest a point against 10-player Burnley at the City Ground on Monday Night Football. Having fallen behind to Zeki Amdouni’s sublime strike four minutes before half-time, Forest’s Deadline Day signing from Chelsea scored his first Premier League goal since October 2021 in spectacular fashion (61) to deny Burnley their first win of the Read More

Premier League: Liverpool survive Wolves scare to seal win

September 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Liverpool beat Wolves 3-1 away on Saturday thanks to two late goals in a scintillating comeback that sent the Reds — at least temporarily — to the top of the Premier League table. The hosts dominated the first half at Molineux against an unusually sluggish and sloppy Liverpool, Hwang Hee-chan stroking in a 7th minute goal after a brilliant run Read More

From Forest, Nigerian international moves to Turkish club

September 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis has completed a season-long loan move from Nottingham Forest to Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir. Dennis, 25, arrived from Watford last summer and has scored twice in 25 appearances for Steve Cooper’s side. An influx of players arrived at the City Ground this summer, including striker Divock Origi, who joined on loan from AC Milan. Forest also Read More

Wilfred Ndidi finds net as Leicester City wallop Saints

September 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi took his tally for the season in all competitions to three goals as Leicester hammered 10-man Southampton 4-1 at St. Mary’s in the Championship on Friday night. It is Ndidi’s first goal in the league this season after scoring two goals in the Carabao Cup. While Aribo came on in the 78th minute, Iheanacho was Read More

After outburst with Eric ten Hag, Sancho trains alone

September 15, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Jadon Sancho is training on his own and away from the rest of the Manchester United squad following his social media outburst against Erik ten Hag. The England international claimed he was being used as a “scapegoat” after Ten Hag said he had been left out of the squad to face Arsenal because of his performance in training. Sancho has Read More

Arsenal move to hand Ben White long term deal

September 15, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal are set to open talks over a long-term contract with defender Ben White, even though there are still three years on his current deal. The England international has been a key figure for the Gunners and The Daily Mail reports they will begin negotiations with him in a matter of weeks. White, 25, is currently tied to the north Read More

Maguire speaks after scoring another own goal

September 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Harry Maguire has claimed he can handle all the criticism that comes his way after a difficult night for England against Scotland, adding that any focus and pressure he can take from his team-mates is a positive thing. Maguire, a half-time substitute, was jeered by the Hampden Park home crowd every time he touched the ball and scored a second-half Read More

Fresh troubles for Antony as more women speak up on sexual assault allegations

September 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United star Antony has been hit by fresh accusations of assault by two more women. It comes after the £85million winger issued a statement strongly denying the “false allegations” of assault made by his ex-girlfriend Gabriela Cavallin. Law student Rayssa de Freitas and banker Ingrid Lana have now also accused the World Cup ace of physical attacks, Brazilian outlets Read More

Liverpool captain surrenders, accepts wrongdoing in red card incident

September 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Liverpool captain Virgil van Dijk says he ‘totally accepts’ the one-game extension to the ban he received for his sending off against Newcastle. Van Dijk reacted furiously after being dismissed for denying Magpies’ striker Alexander Isak a clear goalscoring opportunity during Liverpool’s 2-1 win at St James’ Park on August 27. The defender initially refused to leave the field and Read More

New Saudi move plan for Salah

September 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Liverpool were braced for a world-record bid for Mohamed Salah on Thursday but the club and their supporters could breathe a sigh of relief when an improved offer from Al Ittihad failed to materialise before the Saudi Pro League transfer window closed. The Reds had turned down a £150m offer on Deadline Day but with the Saudi window open for Read More

Carabao Cup: Premier League clubs in third round ‘war’ *See full fixtures

August 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Treble-winners Manchester City will travel to Newcastle while holders Manchester United will host Crystal Palace in the third round of the Carabao Cup. The pairings were among the pick of the ties as the sides that qualified for Europe this season entered the competition for Wednesday’s draw. Record nine-time winners Liverpool were handed a home tie against Championship Leicester and Read More

Full list of PFA award

August 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland was named the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year on Tuesday. PFA men’s Players’ Player of the Year: Erling Haaland (Man City) PFA men’s Young Player of the Year: Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) PFA women’s Players’ Player of the Year: Rachel Daly (Aston Villa) PFA women’s Young Player of the Year: Lauren James (Chelsea) Read More