Sports: Di Maria arrives at Carrington to complete €81m Manchester United move

Angel Di Maria has arrived at Carrington and is set to complete his British transfer record €81 million move to Manchester United. The Real Madrid midfielder arrived in the north west of England late on Monday night and was shown around United’s training ground and facilities. Medical officers have been on site since early on Tuesday… Read More Sports: Di Maria arrives at Carrington to complete €81m Manchester United move

Sports: Manchester United ready to smash British transfer record for Ángel Di María

Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria is expected to fly to England within next 24 hours as Manchester United are inching closer to smash the British transfer record. According to reports from The Times, negotiations between the two clubs continued last night and it seems that a deal has been struck. Spanish media are reporting… Read More Sports: Manchester United ready to smash British transfer record for Ángel Di María

Sports: Nigeria edged out in U20 Women’s World Cup final

Nigeria suffered a 1-0 loss to Germany in the Under-20 Women’s World Cup final in Montreal, Canada. Despite dominating the match for long periods, Nigeria were unable to find a way through their opponents. They fell to a goal by Lena Petermann, who slotted in from six yards in the eighth minute of extra-time. Nigeria… Read More Sports: Nigeria edged out in U20 Women’s World Cup final

United title win would be ‘a miracle’ – LVG

Louis van Gaal has conceded it would take a miracle for Manchester United to win the Premier League this season. After finishing seventh last year, United opened their campaign optimistic that Dutch master-tactician van Gaal could oversee a return to the upper echelons of the Premier League table. However that optimism was punctured by a… Read More United title win would be ‘a miracle’ – LVG

Libya surrenders right to host 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Libya surrendered its right to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, blaming the decision on the worsening security situation in the country.   The African Football Confederation (CAF) said it will now sound out potential replacement host nations after meeting the Libyans at their Cairo headquarters. “Libya will no longer host the… Read More Libya surrenders right to host 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Sports: Everton in talks with Samuel Eto about a move to Goodison Park

Everton are in talks with ex-Chelsea forward Samuel Eto’o about a move to Goodison Park.The Toffees are looking to boost their squad this season, with a strong need for a reliable forward, and consider Eto a strong option. They hope to sign the Cameroonian striker before the end of transfer market. Samuel’s contract expired at… Read More Sports: Everton in talks with Samuel Eto about a move to Goodison Park

Sports: Di Maria better than Messi & Ronaldo, says Menotti

The 1978 World Cup winner says that the former Benfica man was the best player in Spain last season and claims that he is criminally under-appreciated by Los Blancos Former Argentina coach Cesar Menotti has hit out at Real Madrid for their treatment of Angel Di Maria and believes the winger has been better than… Read More Sports: Di Maria better than Messi & Ronaldo, says Menotti

Sports: Balotelli arrives for Liverpool medicals, ineligible to face Man City on Monday

Mario Balotelli has flown into England, to wrap up his move to Liverpool today. The Reds have had a £16million bid accepted by the Italian club for the player and Balotelli is reported to be demanding £125,000 a week to move to Anfield. He gave a clear hint about the transfer yesterday, after telling Sky… Read More Sports: Balotelli arrives for Liverpool medicals, ineligible to face Man City on Monday

Sports: £50million Angel Di Maria set to join Man Utd as Real Madrid sanction move

The Argentina international has been the subject of a big-money bid from the Red Devils as Louis Van Gaal looks to rebuild his new squad. Paris St-Germain have been looking to hijack United’s move after approaching Madrid for a loan switch, but according to various reports Carlo Ancelotti has given Di Maria the green light… Read More Sports: £50million Angel Di Maria set to join Man Utd as Real Madrid sanction move

BREAKING: Nigeria football federation’s headquarters on fire

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident. Mr. Olajire, who said he was just arriving the scene, said the fire began on… Read More BREAKING: Nigeria football federation’s headquarters on fire

Sports – African Cup of Nations Qualifiers:Obasi, Igiebor, Joel Obi recalled

The Nigeria Football Federation has released the list of players to feature in next month’s 2015 African Nations Cup qualifiers against Congo and South Africa.   According to reports from AfricanFootball, the trio of Chinedu Obasi, Joel Obi and Nosa Igiebor were recalled as well as Igiebor, Obi, Obasi who didn’t the make the World… Read More Sports – African Cup of Nations Qualifiers:Obasi, Igiebor, Joel Obi recalled

Manchester United: Marcos Rojo deal agreed as Nani leaves

Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign Argentina defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon. United said the deal, which Sporting say is worth £16m, is subject to a medical and personal terms. Sporting have also confirmed Nani, 27, is returning, seven years after the winger joined United from Lisbon. Play media   World Cup… Read More Manchester United: Marcos Rojo deal agreed as Nani leaves