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Barcelona Shock PSG, Make Champions League History

Barcelona stunned PSG by scoring  6-1 to advance in Champions League march Wednesday night.It seemed like mission impossible as PSG had in the first leg defeated Barcelona 4-0 in Paris. But world class performances from Barca stars like Neymar,Messi and other s gave them an unusual edge  over PSG. Actually PSG lacked the killer instinct in front of goal,as they fluffed some clear chances. With this  victory ...

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Messi Rejects SAFF Invitation To Visit Saudi Arabia

By  Omar Saeed Following Lionel Messi’s recent trip to the Arab country of Egypt, the Argentinian star  has expressed  his opposition to an invitation by Saudi Arabia Football Federation (SAFF) to visit the country. He was attending a private ceremony which was organized by a number of female FC Barcelona fans in the port city of Barcelona for him and his family, Sudaneseonline.com reported. In response to ...

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LMC Announces New Dates For Rescheduled Fixtures Involving Continental Clubs

New dates have been scheduled for the postponed fixtures of Match Day 8 and 9 involving Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs participating in the CAF Club competitions as a consequence of their concluded first round ties. The League Management Company (LMC) also announced postponement of Match Day 13 and 14 fixtures involving Rangers International and Rivers United, the two clubs that made it t ...

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Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester

(ESPNFC.COM)Leicester City have sacked Claudio Ranieri just nine months after he led the club to their first Premier League title. Ranieri guided Leicester to the most unlikely of title wins last season and went on to win FIFA's Coach of the Year for the achievement. However, Ranieri and Leicester have struggled this season, with the club sitting just one point and one position above the relegation zone, ha ...

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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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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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African Football Resists Democratic Wind of Change By Jibrin Ibrahim

Issa Hayatou, the permanent dictator of African football has been in power and absolute control since 1988. The Cameroonian was re-elected unopposed during the last Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential elections in 2013. Before changing his mind and contesting in 2013, he had earlier promised he would not contest. Not only did he contest and win, he ensued that all those “plotting” to contes ...

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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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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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