NFF Not Putting Flying Eagles Under Pressure

NFF Not Putting Flying Eagles Under Pressure Amid so much talk about the possibility of the Flying Eagles winning the FIFA U20 World Cup for the first time, General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Sanusi Mohammed says they haven’t given any targets to the team. The Flying Eagles commence their campaign against Brazil in…

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Frontzeck to continue as Hannover coach

Frontzeck to continue as Hannover coach Michael Frontzeck has signed a two-year contract to continue as the coach of Hannover after the club avoided relegation from the Bundesliga. Frontzeck took over on a short-term basis in April, his appointment following the dismissal of Tayfun Korkut as Hannover slipped towards the relegation zone. The former Borussia…

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Galliani hopeful over Ancelotti deal

Galliani hopeful over Ancelotti deal Adriano Galliani hopes Milan can tug on the heart-strings of Carlo Ancelotti and lure him back to San Siro for a second stint in charge. Ancelotti is in demand following his exit from Real Madrid earlier this week, and Milan are hoping to gazump any other potential suitors and agree…

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Blatter: More bad news may follow

Blatter: More bad news may follow FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes things may get worse before they get better, as a corruption scandal continues to swirl around world football’s governing body. On Wednesday, nine FIFA officials were among 14 individuals indicted on charges of racketeering, conspiracy and corruption. The ramifications have been widespread, with UEFA initially calling…

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Chelsea star Fabregas has nose surgery

Chelsea star Fabregas has nose surgery Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has undergone successful surgery on his broken nose. The Spain international was injured during Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Stoke City at Stamford Bridge last month. Fabregas had to wear a protective mask for the remainder of the campaign, as Jose Mourinho’s men wrapped up the Premier League…

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Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona: Catalans seeking second leg of treble

Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona: Catalans seeking second leg of treble With one leg of a possible domestic and European treble in the bag, Barcelona go in search of their second trophy of 2014-15 in the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao. Barca wrapped up the league title with a 1-0 win at Atletico Madrid…

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Arsenal v Aston Villa: Sherwood out to upset holders

Arsenal v Aston Villa: Sherwood out to upset holders Tim Sherwood believes all the pressure will be on Arsenal when he leads his Aston Villa side out at Wembley in the FA Cup final. Arsenal lifted the trophy last season with a 3-2 win over Hull City after extra time, and will start Saturday’s game…

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Moses Simon arrives, promises goals at World Cup

Moses Simon arrives, promises goals at World Cup Moses Simon has said he hopes to get his shooting boots firing again at the U20 World Cup after he last scored for Belgian champions Gent on April 5. Simon and Granada striker Isaac Success were the last players to join the rest of the Nigeria squad…

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UEFA open to boycott of World Cup – Platini

UEFA open to boycott of World Cup – Platini UEFA will consider a boycott of all FIFA competitions, including the World Cup, if Sepp Blatter is re-elected president as football’s governing body, Michel Platini has suggested. FIFA has been enveloped by controversy after nine of its officials were among 14 individuals to have been indicted…

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Borussia Dortmund v Wolfsburg: Klopp aiming for triumphant farewell

Borussia Dortmund v Wolfsburg: Klopp aiming for triumphant farewell Borussia Dortmund take on Wolfsburg in the DFB-Pokal final this weekend, hoping to give head coach Jurgen Klopp a triumphant send-off in his last game in charge. Saturday’s clash at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin marks the end of Klopp’s seven-year tenure, which has seen Dortmund pick up…

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