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Super Falcons Thrash Nigerien Team 15-0

The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Saturday thrashed their Nigerien counterparts 15-0 in the second game at the ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup tournament in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Super Falcons opened the flood gate of goals at the 9th minute and ended the first half 9-0. In the second half of the...


Barcelona coach Valverde laments ‘terrible loss’ at Anfield

Ernesto Valverde admitted Barcelona had only themselves to blame for their “terrible” Champions League semi-final collapse at Liverpool on Tuesday. Barca were blown away on an incredible night at Anfield as Liverpool won 4-0 to overturn a three-goal first-leg defeat. Liverpool are only the third team in the history of the European Cup to recover...


Europa Final: 50-50 chance for Arsenal, Valencia, says Emery

Arsenal manager Unai Emery insisted his side’s qualification for Europa League final is still 50-50, despite the Gunners taking a 3-1 first leg lead in the semi-final against Valencia. The two teams will meet in Spain next week. Valencia’s bright start at the Emirates on Thursday was rewarded with Mouctar Diakhaby’s away goal. But Alexandre...


Messi unstoppable, says Klopp Liverpool coach

Jurgen Klopp admitted Lionel Messi was “unstoppable” on Wednesday after he left Liverpool needing a miracle to reach the Champions League final. Luis Suarez poked in against his former club before Messi hit a late double, the second a stunning free-kick for his 600th Barca goal, as his team took a 3-0 lead from a...


Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk wins PFA Player of the Year

Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk was named as England’s PFA Player of the Year for 2019 on Sunday, succeeding team mate, Mohamed Salah. Van Dijk was voted for by his fellow players and saw off competition from Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling. But Sterling, 24, was named the Professional Footballers’ Association Young Player of the...