Ex-England Boss, Hoddle Collapse, Rushed To Hospital

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has been taken to hospital after collapsing at BT Sport studios on Saturday. Presenter Mark Pougatch confirmed that the channel’s football results show, BT Score, had been cancelled as a result of Hoddle’s condition. The illness occurred on the former Tottenham midfielder’s 61st birthday. Former England international and BT Sport presenter Gary Lineker said on Twitter: “Hugely worrying news that Glenn Hoddle collapsed at the BT studios earlier. Thoughts are with him and his family. Come on Glenn.” Hoddle played for Tottenham, Monaco and Chelsea…

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AFCON: Super Eagles To Begin Training on Tuesday Ahead of Clash with Libya

Ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifiers against Libya, the Super Eagles will begin training next Tuesday morning at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium Uyo. Libya will be hosted by Nigeria in a ‘match-day 3’ clash in Group E on Saturday, with the reverse fixture scheduled for the Stade Taieb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, 16th October. According to a Tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles: “Ahead #2019AFCONQ vs Libya. Media Alert! “Camp opens at Ibom Hotel on Monday, October. 8, 2018.Training sessions on…

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FIFA Suspends Sierra Leone FA from Football Activities Over Government Interference

World’s Football governing body, FIFA have suspended Sierra Leone from international football because of government interference in the running of the country’s football association. The suspension comes after FIFA sent a letter to the country’s Minister of Sports expressing “grave concern” about the removal of the football association president, Isha Johansen and the association’s General Secretary, Christopher Kamara. The country’s anti-corruption commission (ACC) had barred President Isha Johansen and the association’s General Secretary, Christopher Kamara from the governing body’s offices due to their cases of corruption-related charges. Last year, Johansen was charged with abuse of office…

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I’ll Fight Anyone, Even King Kong’ – Heavy Weight champion Anthony Joshua Roars

Just as heavy weight champion Anthony Joshua, stepped away from his latest Wembley thriller, he sent out a clarion call to the rest of the world’s heavyweights. ‘I’m ready for all of you,’ he thundered after knocking out Alexander Povetkin. ‘That includes Deontay Wilder, soon as he likes. ‘Bring on Tyson Fury. I’ll fight King Kong if he’s available. If anyone’s really ready, give Eddie Hearn a call. Come on, that’s all it takes.’ According to DailyMail Sport, a labyrinth of negotiations stands between Joshua and the fight for which the…

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Why We Sold Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid Boss, Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has opened up on why the club were happy to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. The Portugal international had been at the club for nine years, and guided Los Blancos to a sensational four Champions League crowns during his time in Spain’s capital. But in the summer he joined Juventus is a deal worth €105million, following Zinedine Zidane out the door of the historic club, after he stepped down as boss. The transfer was a surprising one given Ronaldo’s brilliance, and the fact he played…

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Juventus Striker, Douglas Costa Apologises to Fans Over Spitting on Opponent

Juventus striker, Douglas Costa has apologised to the club fans after being sent off for spitting in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus but the champions’ fourth win in as many games this season was overshadowed by Brazilian Costa’s late red card for spitting at Di Francesco the 24-year-old son of Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco. “I would like to apologise to all the Juventus fans for my wrong reaction during today’s game, I also apologise…

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Novak Djokovic wins third U.S. Open making it his 14th Grand Slam title

Novak Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to win the US Open men’s singles final on Monday. He stormed past his rival 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to win his third U.S. Open title and 14th major overall. In a match which was played under testing conditions, it was the Serbian who emerged on top after a contest which lasted more than three hours. Reflecting on his hard-fought victory. Djokovic, while speaking at the post-match presentation said, “To the support of loved ones. My kids, my wife, my…

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Naomi Osaka Beats Serena Williams To Win US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan has won US Open after defeating Serena Williams of the United States.  Osaka became the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam title as her idol Serena Williams imploded in the face of a code violation from the chair umpire on Saturday. Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in the match marred by Williams’s second set outburst, the American enraged by umpire Carlos Ramos’s warning for receiving coaching from her box. She tearfully accused him of being a “thief” and demanded an apology from the official. Serena…

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Football legend Ronaldinho demands Barcelona retire famous No 10 shirt when Lionel Messi Retires

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho has urged Barcelona to retire the famous No 10 shirt once Lionel Messi retires. Messi took the No 10 shirt when Ronaldinho who also made a mark and won several trophies at the Club before leaving to join AC Milan in 2008. Ever since the Argentine took over the special number he has continued to hit new heights with the star being hailed as one of the greatest players of all time. As reported by The Sun, Ronaldinho: ‘When Messi retires, which I hope will be a long time from now, they should leave…

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Female Footballer Meets Buhari, Others In China

Nigerian female football star Asisat Oshoala has met President Muhammadu Buhari in China where they interacted and she also gave a speech. Asisat Oshoala who currently plays for Chinese side Dalian Quanjian F.C was at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing where she told Buhari and others present about an event on Sports that will happen in December.

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