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Real Madrid extend unbeaten run to 38 games

Real Madrid have extended their unbeaten run to 38 games with a 3-0 victory over Sevilla in the first leg of their last-16 Copa del Rey tie at the Bernabeu on Wednesday. Real —- who have won 29 of those …

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Ibrahimovic is PFA Fans’ Player of the Month

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the PFA Fans’ Premier League Player of the Month award for December. Ibrahimovic, 35, enjoyed an impressive month for United, scoring five goals in six league appearances for the club, including a brace …

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Valencia Confirm Talks With Mikel Obi

Valencia Sporting Director, Jesus Garcia Pitarch, has confirmed they have held transfer talks with Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel. Mikel, 29, has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge this season and is yet to make an appearance under Antonio …

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Mikel to join Valencia

Valencia beat several teams including big spending Chinese side Shanghai SIPG, French side Olympique Marseille and Serie A duo of AC Milan and Inter Milan to the midfielder’s signature, Owngoalnigeria.com reports. Talks were held in England between representatives of the …

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Mikel almost made me quit, says ref Clattenburg

Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg has broken his silence over the row with Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi. The EPL referee was accused of saying “shut up you monkey” to the January 2. Super Eagles’ captain international in 2012. The …

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Players pay to play for national teams, says Amokachi

Former Super Eagles captain, Daniel Amokachi has said the practice of local coaches being bribed to invite players onto the country’s national teams is endemic. Despite no one being found guilty of the accusation, there have long been suspicions it …

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Buhari orders payment of Falcons’ arrears

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the full payment of all outstanding accruable to the Super Falcons. The Falcons had won the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) trophy a fortnight ago. The team, which had been protesting non-payment of …

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