Champions League : I don’t have too many regrets or complaints – Klopp

Who’s saying what after Wednesday’s night of Champions League action which saw Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-0 and Barcelona see off Roma 4-1 in their quarter-final, first leg ties:

“The first half was brilliant. It was how football should look. We knew about the quality of City but also about our quality as well. The result is not what we expected but we needed to play more football in the second half.” Read more

FA Confirms Ndidi Has Been Banned For Two Games Not Three, To Face Off With Iwob

Wilfred Ndidi will be available for selection when Leicester City host Arsenal in their penultimate game of the 2017-2018 season.The Premier League has confirmed that Leicester City’s Premier League match vs Arsenal will now hold on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.The match was earlier scheduled to take place at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, March 17 but had to be postponed because of the Foxes FA Cup quarterfinal clash against Chelsea. Read more

 

Exclusive: Poland To Announce Squad For Nigeria Friendly Today, Ipswich Town GK

The Polish Football Association will announce the list of players invited for the international friendly against the Super Eagles on Friday, March 9 .
The big news is that the highly-rated Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski could be in between the pipes for the Europeans against the three-time African champs, with manager Adam Nawałka handing him a maiden call-up to Poland’s senior national team. Read more

World Cup Draw : Nigeria U20s Face Bogey Teams Germany & China PR, Haiti

Nigeria Women’s U20 national team, nicknamed the Falconets, will face Germany, China PR and Haiti in Group D of the FIFA Women’s U20 World Cup following the draw that took place in Rennes Opera Houseon Thursday, March 8.The Falconets qualified for their ninth consecutive World Cup after beating South Africa 8-0 on aggregate in the third round of the African qualifiers.Nigeria met China PR in the group stage in 2004, losing 1-0 and lost on penalties to Germany in the quarterfinals. Read more

Official: Lithuanian Club FK Palanga Snap Up Youngest Nigerian Player At 2010 World

Through official channels, Lithuanian top-flight club FK Palanga have announced the signing of Nigeria international Lukman Haruna on undisclosed terms.
The attacking midfielder had been unemployed since he severed all ties with Dynamo Kiev in January 2017.
Haruna later tried his luck with Vardar Skopje (Macedonia), Lens (France) and Odense BK (Denmark) but nothing came out of the tests.
The 27-year-old began his professional career with Monaco, followed by spells at Dynamo Kyiv, Hoverla, Anzhi and FC Astana. Read more

Ex-PSV Whizkid Funso Ojo Scoops Scunthorpe United Goal Of The Month

Former PSV Eindhoven wonderkid Funso Ojo has won Scunthorpe United FC’s Goal of the Month for February 2018.
The central mid-fielder’s strike in the Irons 2-2 draw against Northampton Town had been shortlisted for the accolade, along with strikes from Josh Morris (v Fleetwood Town), Ivan Toney (v Fleetwood Town) and Ivan Toney (v Peterborough United). After twenty four hours of voting that Ojo has won the Goal of the Month award for February. Read more

Volgograd Arena Now Ready For World Cup Cracker Between Nigeria & Iceland

The Volgograd Arena in Volgograd which will host the 2018 World Cup Group D fixture between Nigeria and Iceland on June 22 is now ready, according to the website of FSUE Sport-Engineering, which is the developer and designer of the arena, writes ria sport
The stadium which was built on site of the demolished Central Stadium, at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex, near the Volga Rivera has a capacity of 45,568 spectators.
Before Nigeria’s meeting with Iceland at
Volgograd Arena, Tunisia will take on England on June 18.Read more

My Job Not Threatened, Says Arsene Wenger After Manchester City Loss

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is not worried about his future and is solely focused on Thursday’s match with Manchester City.Arsenal were beaten 3-0 by City in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final and their below-par display prompted fresh speculation about Wenger’s position.But the manager said on Friday: “Honestly, my position is the last worry I have, my focus is to get the team ready for the game.”Wenger, who has been in charge at Arsenal since 1996, agreed a new two-year contract at the end of last season.Read more

Tottenham Hotspur fans react on Twitter to Toby Alderweireld exit rumours

Tottenham Hotspur fans discuss and debate on social networking site Twitter whether the club should allow selling star defender Toby Alderweireld this summer. The north London club have offered Alderweireld a lucrative £110,000 a week including bonuses, which would make him one of the highest paid earners at the club, but the 28-year-old is thought to be demanding around £150,000 per week.