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Wayne Rooney reportedly ‘warned’ teammate Jamie Vardy about wife Rebekah’s behaviour during Euro 2016′ before Coleen’s accusation

Footballer, Wayne Rooney reportedly warned his former England teammate Jamie Vardy about his wife Rebekah’s behavior during Euro 2016.   An unearthed claim in The Times suggested that Rooney had private talks with Vardy and allegedly told him to ensure Rebekah didn’t distract the team’s campaign with her social media posts.   Rebekah slammed French police in a tweet, saying: ...

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Dembele to miss El Clasico with two-match ban following clash with referee

  After seeing red due to dissent, the France international winger will not be able to play in the much-anticipated clash Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is out of the Clasico meeting with Real Madrid after he was handed a two-match domestic suspension for his comments towards referee Mateu Lahoz. The France international was sent off in Barca’s 4-0 win over Sevilla, with the referee writing in ...

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Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo shares hilarious Facebook chats with his wife from 11-years back

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo is today celebrating his wife and their anniversary and he decided to share screenshots of some hilarious Facebook chats with her from 11-years back.   According to him, ‘I like going back to Facebook once in a while just see this chats with my wife 11 years ago.. @oma_omeruo u know am the one that introduced ...

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WAGs at war: Wives of English footballers, Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy, drag each other on Twitter

Two of the UK game’s highest-profile partners of footballers have kicked off on social media over allegations involving The Sun Coleen Rooney, the wife of D.C. United star Wayne, has accused Rebekah Vardy, the spouse of Leicester and England forward Jamie, of leaking stories to The Sun via her private Instagram account. Coleen Rooney blocked all but one account from viewing her account in a bid to ...

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Super Eagles depart for Singapore ahead of Brazil friendly (Photos)

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have departed to Singapore for the friendly with Brazil’s national team.   Posts on the Twitter handle of the team show the Nigerian players and their coach Gernot Rohr inside the Lufthansa aircraft taking them to the city state. The match will be played on Sunday, October 13th at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang from 8pm Singapore time. ...

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Simone Biles becomes most decorated female Gymnast in history after winning her 21st world championship medal

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles is now the most-decorated female gymnast in history after winning her 21st medal at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar.   The 22-year-old won her 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday, October 8, as the United States retained their women’s team all-around title.     Biles’ latest win has seen her break a tie with ...

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Napoli defender Malcuit reportedly rejects Morocco invite

  According to reports, the 28-year-old right-back does not want to pledge his international allegiance to the North African nation Napoli defender Kevin Malcuit has turned down the opportunity to play for Morocco, according to France Football. Malcuit was invited to the Atlas Lions’ squad by Vahid Halilhodzic for their forthcoming friendly matches against Libya and Gabon on October 11 and 14 respectively. ...

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Victor Valdes sacked as Barcelona youth coach

  Barcelona have sacked Juvenil A head coach Victor Valdes with immediate effect, amid rumours of a bust-up with Patrick Kluivert behind the scenes. Valdes returned to Camp Nou to take charge of the U19s back in July, five years after ending his time at the club as a player. The 37-year-old rose through the La Masia ranks before earning legendary ...

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Gerard Pique accused of deliberately getting a yellow card in order to guarantee playing against Real Madrid in El Clasico

Barcelona center-back, Gerard Pique has been accused of deliberately getting booked in order to avoid a match ban in their next game so as to play in the El Clasico against Real Madrid on October 26.   During Sunday clash in Barca’s 4-0 win against Sevilla, the Spanish defender kicked the ball away and picked up his fifth yellow card ...

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Tottenham goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris suffers horrific injury against Brighton (VIDEO)

Tottenham goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris was rushed to a hospital on Saturday afternoon after injuring his arm in the third minute in the game against Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex stadium.   The 32-year-old Frenchman fell heavily as he tried to prevent Neal Maupay from scoring after parrying the ball into the path of the Brighton striker. In obvious pain, ...

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They earned their spots in the team – England coach, Gareth Southgate defends calling up Tammy Abraham and Tomori

  England Head coach, Gareth Southgate has dismissed suggestions he called up footballers Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori to the England squad to face Czech Republic next week so they won’t be able to play again for Nigeria.     Chelsea players Abraham and Tomori have been in sensational form this season and hail from Nigeria but are eligible to ...

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Former Nigeria international, Isaac Promise dies at age 31

Former Genclerbirligi and Trabzonspor striker Isaac Promise has passed away at the age of 31. Austin Bold FC chairman, Bobby Epstein announced the passing of the player who died on Wednesday. “The greatest loss a team can suffer is not on the scoreboard, it’s the death of a fellow teammate,” wrote Epstein. “It’s with shock and grief that we acknowledge ...

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Korean Golfer, Bio Kim hits with three-year ban after giving the middle finger gesture to a spectator

Golfer, Bio Kim has been given a three-year ban from the Korean Tour after making an obscene gesture to a spectator.   The 29-year-old Korean won the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Open in his homeland but was disciplined after raising his middle finger towards the crowd after being distracted while teeing off.   He was also fined £6,750 by the Korean Professional Golfers’ ...

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Two Nigerian female footballers die in ghastly car accident in Uyo

  The Nigeria women’s football family were thrown into mourning following the death of two Police Machine players in Uyo Two Nigerian players died on Tuesday after being hit by a car in Uyo,  when Nigerians were celebrating their 59th Independence anniversary. The players, Saturday Glory and Aniebet Ekong, were returning to base after Tuesday’s training when they were hit by a ...

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Cardiff ordered to pay Nantes €6m for Sala

  A fee of £15m was agreed upon by the clubs and football’s governing body has ruled that a first instalment must now be paid Cardiff City have been told by the FIFA Players’ Status Committee to pay Nantes €6 million (£5m/$6.5m) for the late Emiliano Sala. The striker became Cardiff’s record signing when a deal was struck with the Ligue 1 club in January. ...

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You deserve flogging’- Nigerians on Twitter battle it out over who’s the better player between Mikel Obi and Wilfred Ndidi

Nigerian football lovers are currently battling it out on Twitter after a user suggested that Wilfred Ndidi should now be seen as a better player to former Chelsea player John Mikel Obi because he now has 6 premier league goals to his name compared to Mikel who only scored one goal in the English premier league during his career.   ...

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Former Barcelona player Giovani dos Santos suffers gruesome injury as his leg is torn open in horrible challenge (Photos)

Former Barcelona and Tottenham striker, Giovani dos Santos suffered a gruesome injury during Club America‘s 4-1 victory over Guadalajara on Saturday, September 28.   The 30-year-old Mexican footballer was pictured on the floor in agony after he was floored by opponent Antonio Briseno whose high boot caught him above the knee.   The horrible challenge pierced the striker’s skin, leaving a deep gash in his right leg. The Guadalajara centre-back was sent ...

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Barcelona ordered to pay just €300 as punishment for Griezmann transfer

  Barcelona have been fined €300 by the Spanish football federation for their actions in the signing of Atletico Madrid forward Antione Griezmann. Atletico claims that Barcelona reached an agreement to sign the Frenchman when his release clause stood at €200m (£178m/$221m). Griezmann ended up completing a  €120 million (£107m/$134m) move to Camp Nou on July 12, with his buy-out clause reduced at the start ...

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Chelsea to face Manchester United while Liverpool host Arsenal in Carabao Cup fourth round (full draw)

The two blockbuster all-Premier League ties were the standout matches from the fourth round draw Chelsea have been drawn to play Manchester United while Liverpool will host Arsenal in the Carabao Cup fourth round. Draw in full: Everton v Watford Aston Villa v Wolves Manchester City v Southampton Burton Albion v Leicester Crawley v Colchester Chelsea v Manchester United Oxford v Sunderland Liverpool v Arsenal

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Samson Siasia is gradually sliding into depression, he needs help very fast- sports journalist Godwin Enakhena says after speaking with him

Sports Journalist, Godwin Enakhena says he spoke with embattled former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, yesterday and from their discussion, it appears Siasia is sliding into depression.   Recall that the 79-year-old mother of the football expert,  Beauty Ogere, was kidnapped on July 5th. She is yet to be rescued. On August 25th, world football governing body, FIFA, banned Siasia ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo shades FIFA Best Awards with epic Instagram post

Football star, Cristiano Ronaldo took to his Instagram to make a post shading FIFA Best Awards after they awarded the 2019 FIFA Best Men’s award to Lionel Messi.   Ronaldo, who was absent from the award showpiece event, immediately posted a photo of himself operating his i-pad while at home, suggesting that he purposely avoided the awards ceremony.   Ronaldo ...

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