Blackett pens new United deal

Blackett pens new United deal Defender Tyler Blackett has signed a new contract with Manchester United, which runs to June 2017 with the option of an extra year. Manchester United have handed a new contract to Tyler Blackett, which sees the defender committed to Old Trafford until at least June 2017. Academy product Blackett, 20, made…

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Manu Garba Names AYC Squad

Manu Garba Names AYC Squad Flying Eagles’ Head Coach Manu Garba (OON) has released a list of 21 players who will represent the country at the 19th African Youth Championship in Senegal. Skipper Musa Muhammed, who led the U-17 squad that won for Nigeria a record fourth FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab…

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Arsenal face ´extremely difficult´ challenge – Wenger

Arsenal face ´extremely difficult´ challenge – Wenger Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal face an extremely difficult task to stay in the UEFA Champions League after a 3-1 first-leg loss to Monaco Arsenal face a huge challenge to qualify for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League following Wednesday’s 3-1 first-leg loss to Monaco, manager Arsene Wenger…

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Keshi: Pinnick Is a Liar

Keshi: Pinnick Is a Liar Out-of-contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has branded the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick a liar, over what he describes as ‘lies’ over the purported contract supposedly offered to him by the Glass House. Keshi, who has maintained a studied silence over the last couple of months,…

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Perry hails improved Spurs defence

Perry hails improved Spurs defence Former Tottenham centre-back Chris Perry believes an improved understanding between the club’s defenders has aided their recent revival. Former centre-back Chris Perry believes Tottenham’s current crop of defenders have been at the centre of the club’s recent upturn in form. The start of Mauricio Pochettino’s maiden campaign at the helm proved…

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United need to tie down De Gea, says Schmeichel

United need to tie down De Gea, says Schmeichel Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel has urged the club to tie goalkeeper David de Gea down to a new deal. Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has implored the club to secure David de Gea’s long-term future with a new deal. De Gea moved to Old…

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Kaka named Orlando captain for inaugural MLS season

Kaka named Orlando captain for inaugural MLS season Orlando City have confirmed that Kaka will captain the side for their inaugural MLS season. Kaka will captain Orlando City during their inaugural MLS campaign, the expansion franchise confirmed on Tuesday. The Florida outfit kick off their first season against fellow newcomers New York City on March 8,…

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AFC Champions League Review: Buriram surprise Seongnam

AFC Champions League Review: Buriram surprise Seongnam Thai Premier League champions Buriram United made a winning start to the AFC Champions League with a 2-1 victory over Seongnam. Two-time AFC Champions League winners Seongnam made a terrible start to the 2015 competition with a 2-1 defeat to Buriram United on Tuesday. The 2014 Korean FA…

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Keshi: I can lead Burkina Faso to World Cup

Keshi: I can lead Burkina Faso to World Cup Stephen Keshi has said he could lead Burkina Faso to the World Cup just as he has done with Togo and Nigeria. Keshi is the front runner for the vacant Burkina Faso top coaching post after Belgian coach Paul Put was fired at the end of…

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Rummenigge: Clubs need compensating for World Cup rescheduling

Rummenigge: Clubs need compensating for World Cup rescheduling Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has demanded compensation for European clubs who will be impacted by the rescheduling of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. European clubs should be compensated if the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is rescheduled, insists Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. The European Club Association chairman spoke out following Tuesday’s…

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