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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has suffered suspected posioning along with Ukraine peace negotiators earlier this month, according to reports. The Russian held talks with Ukraine president Vlodymyr Zelensky and Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a mediator role, it was previously revealed. And now, according to Wall Street Journal’s Max Colchester, Abramovich was showing symptoms of […]

The Nigerian government has made available 100 buses to carry fans in Abuja in an attempt to pack the Moshood Abiola Stadium on Tuesday when they host Ghana in the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff decider. The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja wants the 60,000-seater stadium filled to its capacity. Popup Player […]

The newly-appointed head coach of the South African national team, Hugo Broos says qualifying the country to the 2023 AFCON and the 2026 World Cup are his main objectives. The South Africa Football Association appointed Broos, who is an AFCON winner with Cameroon as the replacement for Molefi Ntseki after he failed to lead Bafana […]

Liverpool have joined a tall of list of stellar European clubs interested in FC Nordsjaelland winger Kamaldeen Sulemana. The Reds have expressed interested in the talented Ghanaian, who is weaving magic across Europe. They have joined rivals Manchester United in a race for the signature of the wideman, who is being tracked by dozens of […]

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he hoped goalkeeper Petr Cech will stay loyal to the club despite losing the starting spot to Belgian Thibaut Courtois. Courtois, 22, who has returned to Chelsea from a successful loan spell with Atletico Madrid, was Mourinho’s choice for the club’s Premier League opener on Monday, a 3-1 win at […]

Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign FIFA World Cup™ adidas Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco, the European champions have announced. The Colombia international has agreed a six-year contract with Madrid and underwent his medical with the club on Tuesday morning. He will be presented on Tuesday evening. “Real Madrid have reached […]

Just like many, Fifa president Sepp Blatter has said he was surprised that Lionel Messi won the World Cup Golden Ball award. Messi, 27, was named the tournament’s best player despite a 1-0 defeat to Germany in the final on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro. “I was a little bit surprised when I saw Messi […]

Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored two first-half goals in quick succession, as Holland defeated Brazil 3-0, too clinch bronze at this year’s World Cup. The hosts fielded a much changed starting 11 in the third-place match, but were able to call on Thiago Silva, who missed the 7-1 thrashing in the hands of […]

One lucky punter was celebrating yesterday after winning £2,500 by predicting Germany would thrash Brazil 7-1. John Moore, 28, an unemployed chef from Woodford, east London, won the bet after placing a fiver on the incredible game. Mr Moore said last night: “I was shocked that I actually put a fiver on it to be […]

You might not like their style of play, but this would appear to be another reason to like Greece ahead of their World Cup last 16 clash against Costa Rica. This World Cup has been dogged with bonus rows. First with Cameroon, even before they set off to Brazil. And, most famously last week with […]

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