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BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth’s Death: English Premier League Matches Postponed

BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth’s Death: English Premier League Matches Postponed

The Premier League has confirmed that this weekend’s fixtures will be postponed “as a mark of respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.” This was announced in an official statement on Friday morning. Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive, said: “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and unwavering service to our country. “As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication. “This is a tremendously sad time for not just the nation, but also for the millions of people around the world…
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BREAKING: Chelsea sack manager Tuchel

BREAKING: Chelsea sack manager Tuchel

Chelsea sack manager Tuchel after disappointing results. Chelsea have sacked manager Thomas Tuchel after a disappointing start to the season. Following Chelsea's disappointing start to the season they Have sacked manager Thomas Tuchel. The most recent result, a 1-0 loss to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League has proved the last straw for Todd Boehly as he removes his manager with immediate effect. Read statement from Chelsea football club: "Chelsea Football Club has today parted company with Head Coach Thomas Tuchel. "On behalf of everyone at Chelsea FC, the Club would like to place on record its gratitude to Thomas…
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Report: VIP suite at Qatar World Cup stadium sells for £2.1m

Report: VIP suite at Qatar World Cup stadium sells for £2.1m

A VIP hospitality suite which will host wealthy spectators at the Lusail Stadium, the venue for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, has been sold for an astonishing £2.1 million. According to UK Metro, the sale was made by Match Hospitality, FIFA’s exclusive hospitality sales agent. The 80,000-capacity stadium, which is scheduled to host 10 games in the World Cup — including the final — has a gold-tinted VIP suite. According to the report, it is the most expensive hospitality box in the competition. Suite 3079, as it is named, will provide high-end hospitality to 44 people with its curated five-course…
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BREAKING: Commonwealth Games: Tobi Amusan sets another record to win gold for Nigeria

BREAKING: Commonwealth Games: Tobi Amusan sets another record to win gold for Nigeria

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has successfully defended her Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title after breezing to the first position on Sunday at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. Amusan set a new Games Record of 12.30s to set a new Games Record and also secure Nigeria’s 10th gold medal in what has been an amazing year. A 2.4 m/s tailwind denied Amusan the chance of breaking the Games Record in the semi-final. However, there was no stopping the World Record holder as she breezed to a time of 12.30s to eclipse the 16-year-old 12.65 seconds Games record set by Jamaica’s Brigitte Foster-Hylton…
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BREAKING: Angry fans invade Abuja Stadium as Nigeria fail to qualify for 2022 World Cup (Watch Video)

BREAKING: Angry fans invade Abuja Stadium as Nigeria fail to qualify for 2022 World Cup (Watch Video)

Angry fans invade Abuja Stadium as Nigeria fail to qualify for 2022 World Cup (Watch Video) Angry Nigerian supporters stormed the pitch of the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja, after the national team failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. The Super Eagles were banking on home advantage, following their 0-0 draw in Kumasi last Friday. But it was the Black Stars who took the lead in the 10th minute of the game through Thomas Partey. Partey’s speculative shot from distance was fumbled into the net by goalkeeper Francis Uzoho. However, Nigeria levelled through William Troost-Ekong’s penalty, after VAR…
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BREAKING: 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Playoffs: Osimhen, Lookman, Dennis, Bassey, Etebo Start Vs Ghana

BREAKING: 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Playoffs: Osimhen, Lookman, Dennis, Bassey, Etebo Start Vs Ghana

2022 WCQ Playoffs: Osimhen, Lookman, Dennis, Bassey, Etebo Start Vs Ghana. Super Eagles interim head coach Augustine Eguavoen has made five changes to his starting line-up for today’s 2022 FIFA World Cup playoffs second leg encounter against the Black Stars of Ghana. Francis Uzoho kept his position in goal, with Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun also named in the starting line-up. Rangers left-back Calvin Bassey however takes the place of Zaidu Sanusi from the first leg. In the midfield, Eguavoen opted for the trio of Oghenekaro Etebo, Frank Onyeka and Joe Aribo with Innocent Bonke and Kelechi Iheanacho…
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2022 WCQ: Orji Kalu Hails Super Eagles After Draw Away To Ghana

2022 WCQ: Orji Kalu Hails Super Eagles After Draw Away To Ghana

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has praised the Super Eagles after they held Black Stars of Ghana to a goalless draw, in their 2022 World Cup qualifying playoff first leg in Kumasi. The Eagles battled their host to a stalemate in front of a over 50,000 home fans inside the Baba Yara Stadium on Friday. Reacting to the result, Kalu urged the Eagles to make sure the clinch the World Cup ticket in the second leg. "It was not a bad performance from our boys yesterday. Well done, Super Eagles! Our focus should be the…
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Chelsea to play Real Madrid in Champions League quarter-finals

Chelsea to play Real Madrid in Champions League quarter-finals

Chelsea to play Real Madrid in Champions League quarter-finals. The two-leg quarter-finals take place on 5-6 April and 12-13 April. Holders Chelsea will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Manchester City will play Atletico Madrid, while Liverpool tackle Benfica and Bayern Munich take on Villarreal. In the semi-finals, the winner of the Chelsea v Real Madrid tie will face Atletico Madrid or Manchester City, while Benfica or Liverpool will play either Villarreal or Bayern Munich. The two-leg quarter-finals take place on 5-6 April and 12-13 April. The first legs of the semi-finals will be on 26-27…
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SAD!!! Ex-Super Eagles player dies at 40

SAD!!! Ex-Super Eagles player dies at 40

Ex-International and member of Super Eagles 2002 World Cup team, Justice Christopher, is dead. He was 40. Christopher reportedly died after he slumped in his hotel in Gwolshe, off Tudunwada Ring Road, Jos, Plateau State, on Wednesday. The Nation learnt the defensive midfielder died with no sign of sickness or illness. The country’s football governing body, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed his death. Christopher played for several clubs including Katsina United, Sharks F.C., Bendel Insurance, Antwerp (Belgium), Levski Sofia (Bulgaria), Trelleborgs FF (Sweden), Alania Vladikavkaz (Russia) and Herfølge Boldklub (Denmark). Christopher captained the Nigeria U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles,…
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BREAKING: Shakhtar Donetsk coach killed in Ukraine during fight with Russia

BREAKING: Shakhtar Donetsk coach killed in Ukraine during fight with Russia

Shakhtar are one of Ukraine's most successful clubs - winning 13 league titles, 13 Ukrainian Cups, nine Ukrainian Super Cups and the UEFA Cup. A SHAKHTAR Donetsk coach was tragically killed by a Russian shell as the football club issued a heartbreaking plea to Moscow to "stop the madness". The death of the youth coach was confirmed last night by the club's boss Serhyi Palkin as the Russian assault on Ukraine rages on for a ninth day. Palkin said in a statement: "One of our employees was killed yesterday. Kids coach. "He was killed by a fragment of a Russian…
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