Emotion-stricken Murray: The pain is too much *Announces retirement in tears Britain's Andy Murray says he plans to retire after this year's Wimbledon but fears next week's Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career. The three-time Grand Slam winner, who is struggling to recover from hip surgery, was in tears at a news conference in Melbourne on Friday. "I'm...... read more
Mourinho now free for Madrid's return after getting £15 United payoff   Jose Mourinho’s return to Real Madrid’s home in Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, appears completely ready, after the Portuguese, who is said to be in hot demand by his former club, received his £15million payoff from Manchester United, his last club. The payoff, removes the final leash on him and makes him...... read more
BREAKING: Salah retains African Best Player award *Nigeria fails to make Africa’s best 11 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is the 2018 Confederation of African Football Player of the Year - the second consecutive year he has won the award. Egypt forward Salah, 26, beat Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane of Senegal and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the title, receiving the award at a ceremony...... read more
CAF rejigs AFCON hosting *Confirms Cameroon for 2021, Guinea agrees to host in 2025 Guinea agreed to delay their hosting rights of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), pushing it up from 2023 to 2025 in order to give a chance to Cameroon to host the 2021 edition of Africa’s highest football fiesta. President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, confirmed this...... read more
Buhari didn’t order arrest of Pinnick, it’s fake news – Presidency The Presidency, has dismissed, as “fake news,” stories making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to commence immediate prosecution of President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick. A statement signed by presidential spokesman, Garuba Shehu, said no such order came...... read more
BREAKING: In two minutes, Mayweather destroys Nasukawa, Japanese kick-boxer *Earns $9million The much-advertised battle in Japan, between American-born boxing sensation, Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa, has come to pass with the Japanese kick-boxer the vanquished, ending months of mouth-making and conjectures over the fight. Despite the 20 years age gap, Mayweather still knocked down the 20-year-old Japanese, in what appeared a walk...... read more
Salah again! Liverpool maintain lead after 2-0 Wolves spanking *Now four points over City Mohamed Salah inspired Liverpool to a victory at Wolves that took them four points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. The Reds went ahead when Fabinho played a one-two with Sadio Mane and crossed for Salah, who flicked the ball into the net with the outside...... read more
Sanchez denies betting on Mourinho’s sack *José gave me my best chance Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has denied reports that he made a £20,000 bet with team mate Marcos Rojo on Jose Mourinho’s sacking from Manchester United. This Friday, British tabloid The Sun published an “exclusive” story that claimed that Sanchez, currently recovering from an injury in Chile, sent a message to his Manchester team mates...... read more
Mourinho set for Madrid return *Gets open cheque for total overhaul Jose Mourinho, may actually be laughing at his traducers, mocking his unceremonious Manchester United exit, as another job is reportedly beckoning with a juicier package and a lee-way to make his choices.  He is returning to Real Madrid, after the President Florentino Perez, offered him a whopping £18million a year salary...... read more
Pogba 'danced on the grave' of Mourinho, says Neville Gary Neville has claimed Paul Pogba's controversial social media post was designed to "dance on the grave" of Jose Mourinho's Manchester United tenure. Pogba posted "Caption this!" alongside a picture of himself adopting a knowing look on social media in the immediate wake of Mourinho's sacking as manager on Tuesday. That...... read more
Pogba celebrates Mourinho's sack *Mocks ex-Man United boss Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has poked fun at sacked manager Jose Mourinho with a provocative post on social media. The now-deleted post shows the French World Cup winner sporting a cheeky and quizzical expression, with the tagline “Caption this!” The pair have had a series of public feuds all season,...... read more
Jesus fires City back to the top with a brace *Earns Guadiola's praise A brace from Gabriel Jesus, which ended his goal drought this season and another by Raheem Sterling,  Manchester City back to the summit of the Premier League with a 3-1 spanking of Everton in the first fixture of match-day 17. The Etihad Stadium victory puts the Citizens on 44 points, two...... read more
TRAGEDY: Six players struck by lightening during football match *One dies, five hospitalised It was a tragic end for Allan Mbote, a 20-year-old Kenyatta University student, who was reportedly struck dead by lightning on Sunday as he came off the pitch to celebrate a goal against their opponents in Funyula Constituency. Mbote, who was one of six players caught by the bolt of lightning...... read more
I’m not leaving Man United – Mourinho *I’m happy, committed to Old Trafford There is no truth to talks that Manchester United Manager, Jose Mourinho is leaving the Old Trafford anytime soon, going from information coming from his camp, which indicated that contrary to speculations, nobody is thinking in that direction. Goal.com quotes super-agent, Jorge Mendes as saying Mourinho is staying at Manchester United...... read more
It's out of place to compare Messi with me – Pele *He’s not even as good as Maradona It is out of place to compare a one-legged Lionel Messi with a Pele, who uses all parts of the body to score goals, were the words with which three-time World Cup winner, Edson Arantes Do Nascimento waved off any sort of comparison between him and the Argentine-born Barcelona FC sensation....... read more
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