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Rivers United pummel AS Real Bamako

A devastating second half display, full of energy and cutting edge, proved to be the catalyst for a stunning 4-0 for Rivers United over AS Real Bamako in the Caf Champions League on Sunday. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit had held the Malian club to a scoreless draw in the first leg of the preliminary round clash in Bamako a week earlier and knew an outright win in Port Harcourt would ...

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FA Cup quarterfinals: Chelsea host United

(ESPNFC.COM) FA Cup holders Manchester United will travel to Premier League leaders Chelsea in the standout tie of the quarterfinal draw, a game that will see Jose Mourinho return to Stamford Bridge. Mourinho, whose United side are currently competing for silverware on four fronts, lost 4-0 when he visited his former club in October. Lincoln City, the first non-league side to reach the last eight in 103 yea ...

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La Liga: Gareth Bale Scores As Real Madrid Extends Lead

(ESPNFC.COM) Gareth Bale marked his return to action with a goal as Real Madrid opened up a four-point lead at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win at home to Espanyol. Madrid made a slow start but Alvaro Morata, making his first start in over a month, broke the deadlock on 33 minutes when he headed home Isco's fine cross -- setting a new club record for goals in consecutive games. Bale replaced Morata in the ...

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Chelsea Stay On Track For Double

(ESPNFC.COM) Chelsea remain on track for a Premier League and FA Cup double, although they had far from their own way against a bold Wolves side at Molineux. A header by Pedro midway through the second half and a sharp late finish by Diego Costa sealed their place in the quarterfinals, but the home side, who had won at Liverpool in the fourth round, were the better team in the first half and the scoreline w ...

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Ex Manchester United Player Denied Travel To U.S

(ESPNFC.COM) Former Manchester United man Dwight Yorke said he was "made to feel like a criminal" after being prevented from travelling to the United States on Friday. Yorke said he was prevented from boarding a flight that was scheduled to stop in Miami because of a visa problem stemming from an Iranian stamp on his passport, which he received after playing in a charity match in Tehran in 2015. "I couldn't ...

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Arsene Wenger Hints At Arsenal Exit

Embattled coach of Arsenal, Arsene Wenger has  given a major hint about the probability of his exit from the club. Reports earlier  said he was getting ready  to make an announcement on  his future in "March or April." When asked if such reports were credible he said “Yes. I don’t know [if it will be March, or April]. If I said ‘March or April’ it’s because I didn’t know.” The tactician who has had a long s ...

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Massacre As PSG Defeats Barcelona 4-0 In Europe

It was an amazing night in Paris as PSG beat Barcelona 4 goals to nothing in the first leg of Europan Champions League group of 16 match. One of the commentators on BEIN sport described it as a massacre of Barca by PSG.And perhaps you could add that no one expected this. PSG goals came from Draxler and Edinson Cavani while ngel Di Maria grabbed a brace in Paris. BEIN Sport said this is Barcelona's heaviest ...

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Chelsea Coach, Conte Describes Cesc Fabregas As ‘Genius’

(ESPNFC.COM) Antonio Conte has said that elite football will always have a place for a "genius" like Cesc Fabregas despite the increasing physical and athletic demands being placed upon modern players. In an interview with ChelseaTV earlier this week Fabregas said that "every day you see less talent and more power and players running around" in football, and argued that "it's more difficult for the more tal ...

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Rivers United hold AS Real Bamako

A tactical masterclass by Rivers United’s technical manager, Stanley Eguma proved to be catalyst for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club on Saturday as they held Malian side, AS Real Bamako to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their preliminary round Caf Champions League game. United enjoyed the better chances and should have won comfortably had their forwards avoided profligacy in key moments ...

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Lagos City Marathon: Kenya’s Kiptum Defends Title, Wins $50,000

In a time of two hours, 15 minutes and 20 seconds, Kenya’s, Abraham Kiptum who won the maiden edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday successfully defended his title at the second edition of the race carting away the grand prize of $50,000. His time was a new record in the Lagos Marathon as he posted a time of two hours, 16 minutes and 19 seconds in the 2016 maiden edition. Kiptum’s compatrio ...

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Gabriel Jesus Bags Brace, Moves Manchester City To Third

(ESPNFC.COM) Manchester City moved up to third and within a point of second place thanks to a dramatic 2-1 win against Swansea City. Pep Guardiola opted to start Gabriel Jesus as his central striker, leaving Sergio Aguero to settle for a place on the bench again, where he was joined by Claudio Bravo and Vincent Kompany. And after a dominant start to proceedings from the hosts at the Etihad Stadium the decis ...

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Chelsea Sweep Aside Arsenal, Liverpool Beaten By Hull, Tottenham Defeat Boro

(ESPNFC.COM) Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas were all on target as Chelsea defeated Arsenal 3-1 at Stamford Bridge to consolidate their lead at the top of the Premier League table. The Blues broke the deadlock in the 13th minute, with Alonso beating Hector Bellerin to a loose ball to head home the rebound after Diego Costa had first crashed his own header back off the crossbar. Hazard doubled t ...

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