Rabiot pens new PSG deal

Rabiot pens new PSG deal Adrien Rabiot has ended speculation regarding his future by signing a new long-term deal with Paris Saint-Germain. The highly rated teenager, whose previous contract was set to expire at the end of the season, had been heavily linked with a move to Roma in January after the Serie A club’s…

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Agbim To Lead Locally Based Eagles Side

Agbim To Lead Locally Based Eagles Side Gombe United goalkeeper, Chigozie Agbim will lead the Super Eagles Team B in an international friendly to commission the eye –popping Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Friday, November 7.   Coach Stephen Keshi has also called up Emem Eduok and Mfon Udoh, the two men in the…

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Keshi Names Afcon Squad, Uche Returns

Stephen Keshi has included Villarreal striker, Ikechukwu Uche, in the 25-man squad for Nigeria’s final two African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo-Brazzaville and South Africa.   Uche has been called up for the first time in nearly two years, and there is also a first senior team opportunity for Nasarawa United midfielder, Tony Edjomari….

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Enrique Defends Suarez After Barca Debut

Enrique Defends Suarez After Barca Debut Barcelona coach, Luis Enrique, has defended Luis Suarez, after the player was criticized for his performance against Real Madrid. The Uruguayan played in his first competitive fixture in four months in last weekend’s El Clasico encounter, and many fans have criticized the Spanish manager’s decision to start the Uruguayan…

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Redknapp carefully managing Zamora

 Redknapp carefully managing Zamora Harry Redknapp admits he has to limit Bobby Zamora’s game time for QPR due to a chronic hip problem. The 33-year-old has impressed after starting QPR’s last two matches, a spirited 3-2 loss against Liverpool and Monday’s 2-0 victory over Aston Villa. However, QPR manager Redknapp stated that he has to…

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Hutton ruled out for Villa

  Hutton ruled out for Villa Aston Villa have been dealt a blow with manager Paul Lambert confirming Alan Hutton will miss at least two weeks with an ankle injury. Hutton’s time at Villa Park appeared to be coming to an end when he was isolated from Villa’s first-team squad and he has spent time…

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Cavani unsure over Paris Saint-Germain future

Cavani unsure over Paris Saint-Germain future Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani admits he is unsure whether he will see out his five-year contract with the club. The Uruguay international arrived in the French capital from Napoli in 2013, but grew frustrated with being played out of position by Laurent Blanc last season. Cavani, who has…

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David Alaba Named Austria Sportsman

 David Alaba Named Austria Sportsman Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has retained Austria’s Sportsman of the Year Award, which he also won in 2013. To scoop the prestigious accolade, Alaba beat downhill skier Marcel Hirscher by one point, and was recognized for his outstanding contribution to Bayern Munich and the national team in the year…

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Girard given four-match ban

Girard given four-match ban Lille head coach Rene Girard has been suspended from match-day duties for four games by the French football league after being sent to the stands for the second time this season. The 60-year-old was banished during the Ligue 1 match against Lyon on 5 October, after protesting vigorously to referee Clement…

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Robertson returns for Hull

 Robertson returns for Hull Andrew Robertson returns to Hull City’s squad for Saturday’s clash with Southampton after recovering from a knee injury. The Scotland international missed last weekend’s 0-0 draw with Liverpool but is contention to face Ronald Koeman’s men after returning to training earlier this week. However, assistant manager Steve Agnew reveals there is…

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