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Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing during training in China – he was aged 30

  His super last-minute equalizer in that epic battle against Arsenal will remain a timeless highlight for every football lover around the world. He was a warrior of a midfielder! Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has...

Arsenal gun Chelsea down to win 13th FA Cup trophy & they deserved it!

Arsenal have won the FA Cup for a record 13th time thanks to a thrilling 2-1 victory over Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley Stadium, and Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, admits that his side...

Messi joins the prestigious #BeardGang, and he’s damn fine!

I am a Cristiano Ronaldo fan....errr...lemme confess, a diehard fan, but, once in a while, I cheat. ...I cheat on him with Lionel Messi, and this time, I'm prepared to sing "?hello from the...
Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko in epic fight at Wembley

He was snubbed by Nigeria in 2008 when he showed interest to represent the country at the Beijing Olympics, but now, we can proudly chant the 'Olaseni Oluwafemi' part in his name, calling him...
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Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Molina With Klitschko Next

Anthony Joshua walked through Eric Molina, defending his IBF world heavyweight title for a second time, before a mega-fight with Wladimir Klitschko was announced in the ring. Joshua picked up an 18th knockout victory from...
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STUNNING: FC Barcelona beat PSG 6-1 to make history with mother of all comebacks!

Barcelona have created Champions League history after overturning a 4-0 first-leg deficit to beat Paris Saint-Germain 6-5 on aggregate and book their spot in the quarter-finals of the competition. PSG entered the second leg of...
Barcelona vs. Paris Saint. Germain

Barcelona vs. Paris Saint-Germain: Can MSN lead a Nou camp comeback?

Barcelona FC suffered Parisien humiliation at the hands of the city's football team in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 yesterday. 4 unreplied goals by the rampaging Paris Saint-Germain...
N'golo Kante

Chelsea’s Quiet Man, N’golo Kante, Would Be A Deserved PFA Player Of The Year

When you are 5'6", a Mini is a pragmatic choice of vehicle. Anything else might be construed as ostentatious. The last thing N'Golo Kante would want to be accused of being is ostentatious. It should...
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From London to Lagos, Exploring the Premier League’s African Appeal

It is 8 a.m, and we are sitting in the crush of traffic headed for Victoria Island. The radio blares: "It's Monday, and it's a huuuuuuuge week in the EPL." The journey had begun at...
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Chelsea FC’s N’Golo Kante crowned 2017 PFA Player Of The Year

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has been voted the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season. The Frenchman, who is on course to win a second successive Premier League title after also being part...