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    Sports Steven Gerrard Returns To Liverpool as Coach

    Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will return to coach at their academy next month, the Premier League outfit said on Friday. Gerrard had been widely tipped to join the Anfield coaching staff following his decision to leave LA Galaxy after 18 month...
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    Sports West Brom Agrees £17m Fee For Ighalo

    West Bromwich Albion are reportedly in talks with Watford to sign striker Odion Ighalo. The striker has been heavily linked with a move to China already this transfer window, with similar speculation surrounding him last summer. A move to the Bl...
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    Sports Memphis Depay Leaves Man Utd for Lyon

    Manchester United Winger Memphis Depay has joined Lyon after a torrid period under new boss Jose Mourinho. According to reports, the fee is £16m rising to £21.7m, with the add-ons including Lyon qualifying for the Champions League and Depay getting ...
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    Sports FIFA Appoints Pinnick Into Organising Committee For Competitions

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has been appointed into FIFA’s Organising Committee for Competitions. Before now, the world football governing body, had different committees for organization of its several compe...
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    Sports Arsenal Don’t Need Payet or Any New Signing - Wenger

    Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has ruled out any possibility of bringing in a new player into his squad during the January transfer window, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Gunners have been linked with West Ham star Dimitri Payet and Torino f...
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    Sports NFF Turn Down CAF’s Request To Host U-17 Nations Cup

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may have turned down a request from the Confederation of African Football, CAF to bail it out and host the 2017 edition of the African U-17 Championship. CAF had last week stripped Madagascar of the right to ...
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    Sports Man City Completes Jesus' Transfer

    Manchester City have completed the signing of Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras. The 19-year-old forward is eligible to make his debut against Tottenham on Saturday. Rivaldo says Manchester City fans won't be disappointed when Gabriel Jesus finally m...
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    Sports Transfer Market Live Update: Thursday 19th January 2017

    Manchester United are planning to make a £70m bid for Monaco's 22-year-old midfielder Bernardo Silva this summer. Other transfer stories below: - Marseille are preparing a third bid for West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet, 29, after having a £20m...
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    Sports Why Offside, Yellow Cards Should Be Scrapped From Football – FIFA Chief

    FIFA Technical Director, Marco van Basten, has called for offside calls and yellow cards to be abolished. Van Basten is advocating for sin-bins to be introduced into football in future. The former Holland international was employed by FIFA in Se...
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    Sports Manchester Overtakes Real Madrid as World’s Richest Club [See Top 10]

    Manchester United generated the most revenue of any football club in the world last season, according to a report published by Deloitte. United dethrone Real Madrid - who held top spot for 11 years - after accumulating a record revenue of 689m eu...
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    Sports Why My Scorpion Kick Goal is Better Than Man Utd Mkhitaryan's

    Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud joked that his scorpion kick goal was better than Henrikh Mkhitaryan's effort for Manchester United. Giroud scored a stunning effort against Crystal Palace on New Year's Day, flicking out his left boot and sending t...
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    Sports 5 Top Contenders For 2017 AFCON Player of The Tournament

    The 2017 African Cup of Nations is on with scintillating performances already on display. Below are 5 top guns tipped for the tournament’s Most Valuable Player prize. Sadio Mane Africa’s most expensive player in history, Sadio Mane, has made an...
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    Sports Transfer Market Live Update: Wednesday, 18th January 2017

    Netherlands winger Memphis Depay, 22, could complete his move from United to Lyon within the next 48 hours. See other transfer news below: - Manchester United want 35-year-old striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to stay for another two years. (Sun) - ...
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    Sports Former BBC African Footballer of The Year, Mohamed Aboutrika Placed on Egypt Terror List

    An Egyptian court has added former football star and 2008 BBC African Footballer of the Year, Mohamed Aboutrika to the authorities’ terror list. His lawyer on Tuesday said the move is based on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood...
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    Sports Louis van Gaal: I Have Not Retired, I'm on a Sabbatical

    Ex Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has reacted to reports saying he has retired from football coaching. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf on Monday reported that Van Gaal ended his coaching career, with the sudden death of his son-in-law influenc...
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    Sports Dalung Dresses Like Hunter To Commission Street Named After Him [PHOTOS]

    According to an online media, SpectaScope Nigeria, Minister of Youths and Sports Solomon Dalung was spotted commissioning a street named after him. The minister’s dressing however left more to desire about the commissioning. See photos below: ...
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    Sports Transfer Market Live Update: Tuesday, 17th January 2017

    Guardiola will be in the market for a new goalkeeper this summer, as pressure continues to grow on Claudio Bravo, 33. See more transfer stories below: - Manchester City have held talks with Barcelona over a £100m move for Argentina forward Lion...
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    Sports 24 Hours To First Match, Ghana Captain Asamoah Gyan Abandons Team, Leaves Gabon

    The captain of Ghana National Team has left Gabon a day before the country's first match over captaincy disputes, Ghanaweb reports. Reports from the Black Stars camp has it that a heat verbal exchange between the two nearly led to exchange of bra...
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    Sports Former Man Utd Boss, Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement

    Former Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal has announced his retirement from professional football. The 65-year-old enjoyed a very successful career as a manager, carving out a career at top clubs in Spain, England...
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    Sports Alexis Sanchez Admits €1m Tax Fraud, Awaits Sentence

    Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has admitted to tax fraud totalling nearly €1 million to a Catalan court. The Chile international acknowledged two crimes against the Treasury which took place while he was on the books of Barcelona between 2012 and...

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