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FA to probe Eze’s over QPR vs Fulham attendance

Eberechi Eze’s visit to his former club QPR on Saturday for their FA Cup third-round tie against Fulham is being investigated by the Football Association. The winger, who joined Crystal Palace from QPR for £20m in the summer, sat in the directors’ box at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium as …

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Onazi parts company with Sonderjyke

Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has announced his exit from Danish club, Sonderjyke, three months after he joined on a free, The Newsmen reports. Onazi, who made this known via his Instagram Page on Tuesday, joined the club on a free after severing ties with Turkish club Denzilispor. The 28-year-old made …

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Arsenal’s Ozil nears Fenerbahce deal -Report

Arsenal’s out-of-favour German midfielder Mesut Ozil is in advanced talks to join Istanbul club Fenerbahce, Turkish media reported on Wednesday. Ozil is expected to sign a three and a half year deal with the 19-time Turkish champions, the privately-owned DHA news agency reported. The reports came after the 32-year-old, a …

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Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena has joined Getafe on loan until the end of the season, the clubs announced on Wednesday. Getafe, who have dropped to 16th in La Liga, will pay all of Alena’s wages as the 23-year-old looks to kickstart his career away from Camp Nou. “FC Barcelona and …

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Carabao Cup: Solskjaer tackles Klopp over penalty jibes

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Tuesday hit back at Jurgen Klopp’s jibes about Manchester United’s penalty record as the Old Trafford boss claimed Premier League managers are trying to influence referees. Liverpool boss Klopp highlighted the large number of penalties given to United since Solskjaer took charge in a rant that …

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February festival date sacrosanct, insists Dare

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has reassured that the February 14 kick off-date of the National  Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State remains sacrosanct. The festival, tagged Edo 2020, was initially billed for March 2020 but has suffered several postponements following the outbreak of COVID-19. …

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Rodgers backs Iheanacho to improve

Leicester City’s Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho reacts after having his goal disallowed after a VAR (Video Assistant Referee) review during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on January 11, 2020. (Photo by Justin TALLIS / AFP) / …

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Al-Merreikh arrive for Enyimba Champions League clash

Sudanese giants Al-Merreikh on Sunday arrived Abuja ahead of their CAF Champions League first round second leg fixture against Enyimba in Aba on Wednesday. The North Africans, on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, departed for Aba, venue of their encounter with the two-time African champions, by road. …

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Osimhen apologises for breaching COVID-19 protocols

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, has apologised to Napoli after breaching COVID-19 protocols. Napoli on Friday confirmed that the Nigerian had tested positive for coronavirus on his return to the club, after celebrating his 22nd birthday in Nigeria in December. Napoli had fined the player two weeks wages for failing …

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