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Leicester City Sack Ranieri

  Manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. “The board reluctantly feels that a change of leadership, while admittedly painful, is necessary in the club’s greatest interest,” read a statement. Ranieri, 65, guided the Foxes to the title despite them being rated 5,000-1 shots at the start of the campaign. His departure comes less than 24 hours after a 2-1 defeat at Spanish side SevillaRead More

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Vardy’s Goal Keeps Leicester City’s Hope Alive

  Jamie Vardy broke his recent goal-drought to give Leicester an away goal and keep alive their hopes of reaching the last eight of the Champions League despite a narrow first-leg defeat in Sevilla. The England international had gone nine games without scoring and was a peripheral figure for much of Wednesday’s game but sprang into life to finish Danny Drinkwater’s superb cross with 17 minutes remaining in Spain. It was one of only two shots on target the Foxes produced during a game in which they were largely underRead More

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Manchester city Beat Monaco 5-3

  Leroy Sane scored his fourth goal of the season for Manchester City to put the hosts two goals clear Manchester City twice came from behind to beat Monaco in a thrilling encounter and put Pep Guardiola’s side in a strong position to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Raheem Sterling opened the scoring in a topsy turvy last 16 first-leg tie at the Etihad Stadium with a close-range finish before ex-Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao headed in an equaliser. Monaco’s teenage forward Kylian Mbappe then drove into the roof ofRead More

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CAF Champions League: Rangers, Rivers United Advance, Wikki Tourists Eliminated

  Enugu Rangers Enugu Rangers yesterday qualified for the final round of the CAF Champions League preliminary stage with a hard fought goalless draw ensuring they progressed at the expense of Algeria’s J.S Sauora. Rangers held the Algerians to a 1-1 draw away last week and every fan at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium believed the Flying Antelopes would over run the visitors. But they were given a run for their money by the gutsy Algerians, who did everything possible to get the lone goal that would have changed the equation.Read More

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Ibrahimovic Sends United Through To Chelsea Clash

  Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined to score the winning goal that carried Manchester United through to the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers. United will face Chelsea in a mouthwatering last-eight tie at Stamford Bridge next month as victory maintained Jose Mourinho’s interest in all four competitions in which his side have competed this season. The FA Cup holders were facing the prospect of an unwanted replay after Marcus Rashford equalised Danny Graham’s opening goal for the Championship side which prompted Mourinho to bringRead More

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Wagner Lauds His Players After Playing Goalless With Man. City

  Getty Images Huddersfield manager, David Wagner has described his side’s goalless match with Manchester City has a great game. He lauded the determination and passion of his players for being able to draw with Manchester City. “We are still in the competition which is great! Another match in this busy footballing period but that is not a problem for us. For sure we are one of the fittest teams in the division. “We were able to make them uncomfortable, they were the better team with chances which is no surpriseRead More

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Lincoln Becomes First Non-League Side To Reach Quarter Finals Of FA Cup

  Lincoln became the first non-league side in more than a century to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals with a dramatic last-minute win over Premier League Burnley at Turf Moor. A breathless final few minutes saw the momentum swing both ways before Sean Raggett rose above the Burnley defence and head past Tom Heaton. For the most part the game was a scrappy encounter that saw frustrations boil over, with neither side registering a shot on target until Burnley’s Joey Barton blasted a volley straight at keeper Paul Farman inRead More

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Barcelona Moves Up The Table, Beat Alaves 6-0

  Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both scored as Barcelona moved top of La Liga by thrashing Alaves. Suarez turned in the opener for the visitors from Aleix Vidal’s drilled cross, before Neymar tapped in the second from close range. Barca turned on the style in the second half with four goals in the space of nine minutes, as Messi stroked in the third before Alexis’ own goal. Ivan Rakitic smashed home from inside the area and Suarez added the sixth. These two sides will meet again on Saturday, 27Read More

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Cameroon Wins AFCON 2017, Beat Egypt 2-1

  The Indomitable lions of Cameroon have won their fifth Nations cup title after defeating the pharaohs of Egypt two goals to one in the  finals of the 2017 Afcon championship. After 22 mins of play in the first half, Mohammed Elneny put the pharaohs ahead with a kick, driving the ball pass Egyptian goalkeeper into the roof of the net. Nicholas Nkoulou leveled up for Cameroon in the 59 mins of the second half after a powerful header that left the Egyptian keeper,Essam El Hadary helpless. The indomitable lionsRead More

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Chelsea Beat Arsenal 3-1 At Stamford Bridge

   Chelsea have beaten Arsenal by three goals to one, at the Stamford bridge, in the day’s lunch-time kickoff. Marcos Alonso gave Antonio Conte’s side the lead on 13 minutes after Diego Costa’s header came back off the cross bar. Eden Hazard then extended the lead with a super solo goal in the 53rd minute, before former Gunner Cesc Fabregas made it three with five minutes, left to secure all three points for the Blues. Olivier Giroud scored a late consolation goal for the Arsenal.   Facebook Comments

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