Tag: Football

Manchester City’s first-team flight forced to divert ahead of PL match against West Ham

FutballNews Manchester City‘s first-team flight heading to London on Friday was forced to divert to an alternative airport due to technical issues ahead of their 5th Premier League and game of the 2020-2021 season. Pep Guardiola and his men who were on board the plane flew to London to honor their Premier League match against […]

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Gerard Pique Blasts Barcelona for not listening to Lionel Messi

FutballNews Barcelona‘s veteran defender Gerard Pique has decided to spark up the crisis that rocked the club from August to September where the club’s talisman Lionel Messi wrestled to leave the club but wasn’t able to do so. Recall that after Bayern Munich humiliated Barcelona 8-2 and knocked out the Spanish club from the 2019-2020 […]

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‘Fans deserve honest explanation’ – Mesut Ozil’s agent Dr. Erkut Sogut calls out Arsenal, Arteta over playmaker’s exclusion

FutballNews It is no more news that Arsenal has omitted Mesut Ozil from its playing squad and a lot of reactions have been generated. His agent, Dr. Erkut Sogut wants a clear explanation from the club. Ozil joined Arsenal from Real Madrid in September 2014 for a then-club-record £42 million fee. After settling down in […]

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Super Eagles’ John Ogu wants Nigeria football team to Boycott matches over the killing of protesters

FutballNews Super Eagles of Nigeria out of favor midfielder John Ogu wants the players of the national football team to boycott subsequent matches in protest against the killing of protesters in the country. The world was stunned when the news broke that the government of Nigeria ordered the country’s army to shoot at protesters gathered […]

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Pele is the only ‘GOAT’ alive at 80

FutballNews Pele, one of the greatest men to ever play the game of football turned 80-year-old today, October 23, which makes him the oldest Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) alive. His relevance in the game of football has never seized despite retiring from the sport in 1977. Since then, he has been involved in so […]

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Man United warns Greenwood about his recent behaviour

FutballNews Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood has been reminded of his responsibilities at Old Trafford. Sources said the 19-year-old has been warned of his future behaviours after recently missing back-to-back victories over Newcastle and PSG. Although he has been reported to have a minor injury described by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a “niggle”, forcing him […]

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Spanish journalist apologises to Barcelona’s Ansu Fati over racist remark

FutballNews ABC journalist Salvador Sostres has clarified a comment believed to be a racist remark he made on Barcelona teenage forward, Ansu Fati. The journalist, who works for the Spanish newspaper said the comment made was not racially-inclined. He had described Fati as a “young, black street seller” fleeing from police in a report about […]

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Europa League: COVID-19 depleted AZ Alkmaar traveled to Napoli with just 17 players and got a win

FutballNews AZ Alkmaar affected by 13 COVID-19 cases on Thursday night recorded a 1-0 win against Napoli at the Sao Paolo Stadium. But the visitors were never deterred in playing by traveling with just 17 players to Napoli for the Europa League opener. The Dutch club has more than enough genuine reason to ask for […]

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Edouard Mendy is keeping in EPL on behalf of African goalkeepers

FutballNews Chelsea’s goalkeeper Edouard Mendy said he is playing in the Premier League with the understanding that African goalkeepers hardly have the opportunity to play for a top club in the League. Edouard Mendy joined Chelsea this summer from Rennes for a transfer fee worth about £22 million. The 28-year-old Senegal international is regarded as […]

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Impressive stats of Partey on his full Arsenal debut against Rapid Vienna

FutballNews Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta is quite impressed with the performance of Thomas Partey on his first start for the club in the Europa League clash against Rapid Vienna. Thomas Partey had a monster 2nd half 🔥 pic.twitter.com/7681GaWnwN — Partey Time 🥳 (@ItsParteySzn) October 22, 2020 Arsenal came from behind to win the match 2-1. […]

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