FA to confirm Southgate England manager

The FA board will meet on Wednesday at St George's Park where they are expected to confirm Gareth Southgate as England manager, according to Sky sources. Southgate was interviewed by a five-man panel at St George's Park last week after...
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Roger Federer tops list of world’s highest earning Athlete

Roger Federer has surpassed Tiger Woods to become the world's highest earning athlete, based on prize money alone. Following his recent three-set victory over Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals in London, Federer took his cumulative career prize money to...

Ribery: Griezmann not a world class player yet

Appearing in the same international side has not been enough for Frank Ribery to pour cold water on claims that his fellow Frenchman Antoine Griezmann is a world class player. The Bayern Munich winger retired from international duty in 2014...
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Bayern boss Ancelotti sympathises with Arsenal manager Wenger

Carlo Ancelotti felt Bayern Munich's second 5-1 thumping of Arsenal was not a fair reflection of the Premier League side's efforts at Emirates Stadium. Bayern repeated the scoreline from last month's first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie at...

Rooney apologises to Gareth Southgate and FA

Wayne Rooney has apologised to Gareth Southgate and FA technical director Dan Ashworth over images which emerged of him over the weekend which were "inappropriate for someone in his position". Rooney's behaviour in the wake of the 3-0 win over...

BBC Brit to stimulate African Footballer of the Year Award Live on DStv ...

BBC Brit will simulcast the live announcement of African Footballer of the Year from BBC World News for the first time on Monday, 12 December 2016 at 6:30pm It will broadcast a 15 minute programme fronted by World News’ Focus...
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FIFA bans Sudan from African competition over Government interference

  Football's world governing body FIFA has banned Sudan because of government interference in the sport. A warning was issued last month after the government installed a new FA president. The suspension means that Sudan's three clubs in continental tournaments have been disqualified by...

Football legend Pele arrives in Nigeria Wednesday

World renowned footballer, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, will arrive in Nigeria tomorrow to begin a three-day visit that will see him joining some of the country’s soccer legends in mentoring youths drawn from across the...

AWCON 2016: Cameroon edge Ghana to reach final

Host nation  Cameroon reached the final for the successive time after beating Ghana 1-0 on Tuesday in Yaounde to set up a date with either Nigeria or South Africa in Saturday’s final. Midfielder Raissa Feudjio scored the only goal of...
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Portugal Airport to be named after Cristiano Ronaldo

Madeira airport will be renamed Cristiano Ronaldo Airport from Wednesday, despite opposition from local politicians. The Portugal captain is expected to attend a ceremony at the airport outside his hometown of Funchal on Wednesday, a day after his Portugal side...