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Southampton score late goal to end Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run

A late goal by substitute Charlie Austin gave relegation-threatened Southampton a thrilling 3-2 victory over Arsenal on Sunday in new Austrian manager Ralph Hasenhuettl’s first home game. It was the Londoners’ first defeat in 23 games and meant they lost ground on fourth-placed Chelsea, while Southampton moved out of the English Premier League (EPL) bottom […]

National Sports

National Sports Festival: Obaseki visits Edo contingent

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has visited athletes representing the state in Abuja, as the curtain closes on the 2018 National Sports Festival. During the visit, the governor commended 16-year-old maestro, Master Leon Osayi Owie, who represented the state and won 11 medals. Obaseki, who was accompanied by his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, […]

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Liverpool Are The ‘Lucky Ones’, Says Mourinho Ahead Of Anfield Clash

Manchester United’s Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho believes Liverpool have benefitted from luck several times this season.  AFP photo.   Jose Mourinho has claimed Liverpool are “the lucky ones” as they bid to end a wait of nearly three decades to win the English league title. Mourinho and his Manchester United side visit Anfield on Sunday […]

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Naija Gunners to launch Red-Tie event

Nigeria’s foremost EPL club fan group, “Naija Gunners” are set to launch an annual event tagged “End of the year Red-Tie dinner“ aimed at fostering unity, building synergy, improving networking amongst passionate Arsenal fans and creating a bigger and robust platform across the country. Former President of the club and chairman, organising committee, Wole Olagundoye […]

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Gabriel Jesus Scores Twice As City Reclaim Premier League Lead

Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus (2L) celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Everton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December 15, 2018. PHOTO: Oli SCARFF / AFP   Manchester City laid down the gauntlet to Liverpool by leapfrogging their title […]