Friday, 18 March 2016

UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Fixtures

Atletico Madrid will be facing Spanish opposition for the third straight season in the quarter final stage of the UEFA Champions League after Diego Simeone side was draw against defending Champions FC Barcelona.

Atletico faced Barcelona in the same stage of the 2014/2015 season before facing City rival Real Madrid in the same stage last season.

video: Manchester United 1 - 1 Liverpool [Europa League] Highlights 2015/16

Manchester United XI: De Gea, Varela, Smalling, Blind, Rojo, Carrick, Fellaini, Lingard, Mata, Martial, Rashford
Subs: Romero, Damian, Valencia, Williams, Schneiderlin, Schweinsteiger, Memphis

Liverpool XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Milner, Can, Henderson, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge
Subs: Ward, Toure, Smith, Allen, Ibe, Origi, Benteke

Thursday, 17 March 2016

EPL Updates

UEFA Europa League Fixtures
Manchester United will be looking to overturn the two goal deficit from the first leg as they host Liverpool FC at Old Trafford.

KO 9:05pm WAT /22:05 CAT

UCL: Stats of The Final Eight Teams

The draw for the quarter final stage of the UEFA Champions will be made tomorrow by 12pm Nigerian time but do you know this facts about the last eight teams? 

Introducing your UEFA Champions League quarter-finalists...

UCL Video: Bayern Munich 4-2 Juventus {6-4agg}

Thiago Alcantara and Kingsley Coman kept Pep Guardiola's hopes of winning the Champions League with Bayern Munich alive after scoring in extra time to beat Juventus 4-2 (6-4 on aggregate) and book their place in the quarter-finals on Wednesday night.

Today In The Papers

Yaya Toure has issued Man City with an ultimatum: Give me a new contract next week or I walk this summer.

Claudio Ranieri wants a six-year contract to keep him at Leicester until he is 70.

Pochettino is set to raid the Bundesliga yet again this summer for Mainz goal-scoring midfielder Yunus Malli.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

FA Confirm No Punishment Will Be Given To Costa For Hand Gesture Towards Everton Supporters

"Having considered the evidence and Diego Costa's observations in relation to a gesture the Chelsea forward made towards Everton supporters at half-time of Saturday's  FA Cup Sixth Round tie, the FA is satisfied no further action is required,"

video: Barcelona 3 - 1 Arsenal [Champions League] Highlights 2015/16

Line ups
Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen; Alves, Mathieu, Mascherano, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Neymar, Suarez, Messi
Subs: Bravo, Bartra, Turan, Munir, Roberto, Vidal, Vermaelen.

Arsenal XI: Ospina; Bellerin, Koscielny, Gabriel, Monreal; Elneny, Flamini; Iwobi, Ozil, Sanchez; Welbeck
subs: Macey, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Coquelin, Campbell, Walcott, Giroud.

Massimiliano Allegri: Antonio Conte Would Succeed At Chelsea

Allegri has backed his compatriot, Conte to shine if his move to England goes through

"Italian coaches are very good"

The current Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri told a media conference

Neymar cleared to represent Brazil at Olympics

Barcelona star Neymar will lead Brazil as one of the Selecao's three over-23 players at the 2016 Olympic Games. 

National team coach Dunga has long coveted his skipper for the tournament, which will be played for the first time on Brazilian soil in Rio de Janeiro. 

Rafa Benitez Takes Positive From Defeat

 "I thought that we could get a result and I was convinced we could do it" he told Sky Sports News

"I will take the positives. We did well, you could see the commitment and the passion"

"There were a lot of positives and the team showed that they are convinced they can win. Every game will be important for us"

Diego Costa Charge With Improper Conduct

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association following his red-card offence against Everton in the FA Cup quarter-finals at the weekend.

EPL Upates

Emirates FA Cup Semi-Finals
✔Crystal Palace v Watford
✔Everton v Manchester United/West Ham United

The matches will be played at Wembley Stadium on the weekend of  April 23 and 24

Sir Alex Ferguson: Leicester City to win the league with three games to spare.

Monday, 14 March 2016

FA Cup Highlights: Arsenal 1 – 2 Watford

Watford sent defending champions out of the cup competition.

Arsenal XI: Ospina; Chambers, Mertesacker, Gabriel, Gibbs; Elneny, Coquelin, Joel Campbell, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud
Subs: Macey, Bellerin, Monreal, Flamini, Iwobi, Walcott, Welbeck

Watford XI: Gomes (GK); Nyom, Prödl, Cathcart, Ake; Watson, Behrami; Capoue, Deeney (c), Guedioura; Ighalo
Subs: Pantilimon (GK), Anya, Suarez, Abdi, Jurado, Amrabat, Oulare

Video PSG score NINE to seal Ligue 1 title in style

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four goals as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Troyes 9-0 to clinch their fourth successive Ligue 1 title on Sunday.

Sunday, 13 March 2016

video: Barcelona 6 - 0 Getafe [La Liga] Highlights 2015/16

Barcelona hit six goals within an hour against Getafe in a devastatingly complete performance at Camp Nou to win 6-0 and increase their lead at the top of La Liga to 11 points.
An inspired Lionel Messi responded to another penalty miss in style as Barcelona routed Getafe 6-0 at Camp Nou on Saturday to take another step towards defending their Liga title.

Saturday Results Across Nigeria, Africa, Europe


Akwa United 2-0 Plateau United


Al Ahli Tripoli 1-0 Al Hilal Omdurman

Armée Patriotique 1-2Young Africans

Zesco United 4-1 Horoya AC

Club Africain Tunis 1-0 MO Béjaïa

Kaiser Chiefs 0-1 ASEC Mimosas

Stade Malien 2-0 Coton Sport Garoua

Recreativo 0-0 Al Ahly Cairo

Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 AC Leopards de Dolisie

Wydad Casablanca 5-1 Cnaps Sport

video: Everton 2 - 0 Chelsea [FA Cup] Highlights 2015/16

Chelsea crashed out of two competitions in four days after loosing back to back at Goodison Park

Romelu Lukaku scored a late brace to send Everton into the FA Cup semi-finals with a win over his former team Chelsea, whose miserable week ended with a Diego Costa red card.