Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero’s last-gasp strike secured a 2-1 victory over Bristol City in their English Football League (EFL) Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday. This was after the second-tier side had frustrated the English Premier League leaders for most parts of the match. Manchester City, who have dished out a string of maulings in a stellar league campaign, found the Championship side a tough nut to crack. They had to wait until the second minute of added time to grab the winner when Argentine substitute Aguero slipped in to head home. The visitors had opened scoring with a penalty kick just before half-time after central defender John Stones had fouled Bobby Reid, who dispatched the spot kick with aplomb. Kevin De Bruyne’s equaliser soon after the break turned the tide. ...Read More
Women in Saudi Arabia would be allowed to attend football matches on Friday for the first time in the conservative kingdom, authorities said on Monday. Female fans would enter major sports stadiums in the Kingdom to attend three football matches involving local sides as part of the Saudi Professional League competition, the government-run Centre for International Communication said in a statement. The three fixtures are scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Jan. 18, the statement added without further details. In October, the Saudi General Sports Authority, a state agency, said that as of early 2018 three stadiums, up to now male-only facilities, would be prepared to be ready for families, including allocation of special places for seating and entrances. They are King Fahd International Stadi...Read More
Chelsea and Arsenal will clash for the first time in the 2017 Premier League and it will be a clash of the heavyweights. Before the start of the season, Arsenal won the Community Shield cup by defeating Chelsea in the final via penalties and Arsene Wenger will be hoping that his club carries on the good form. Recently, Arsenal defeated F.C.Cologne in the Europa League while Chelsea defeated Qarabag 6-0 in the UEFA Champions League. (Video credit: Perform)
Nigeria’s Senior men Basketball team, D’Tigers defeated Senegal 76-71 points in a semi-final of the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket encounter on Friday night. Nigeria’s match against Senegal was tagged ‘final before final’ by fans of African basketball and it proved its tag as Senegal made the first few droppings after a jump ball, Nigeria led the first quarter 15-12 points and won the second quarter 34-29. The Nigerian Tigers still led 18-16 points at the end of the third quarter while Senegal managed to pick 26 points more than Nigeria’s 24 points at the end of the last quarter. D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu, led from the front by emerging top performer for Nigeria, having scored 17 points, 14 rebounds, one assist and a steal. Nigeria will meet Tunisia, who jointly host the competition with Senega...Read More
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England were stunned when Stanislav Lobotka gave Slovakia a third-minute lead after a costly error by Marcus Rashford in the World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Monday. But the 19-year-old atoned in style when setting up the equaliser for Eric Dier and then netting a sumptuous 20- yard winner in the second half. The win sent England five points clear of Slovakia in Group F. England manager Gareth Southgate described Rashford’s performance as fearless but believes the forward can still improve. (Video Credit: Perform)
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Kylian Mbappe’s much-anticipated move to Paris Saint-Germain finally went through on Thursday evening with Monaco loaning the 18-year-old forward until the end of the season along with an option to make the move permanent. It is widely reported that PSG will pay an astonishing 180 million euros for Mbappe, who burst onto the scene last season in sensational style. (Video credit: Perform)
From Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joining Liverpool to Alexis Sanchez and Ross Barkley staying put at Arsenal and Everton respectively, recap all of the biggest deals from transfer deadline day.
Video Courtesy: The Guardian José Mourinho says he is not getting carried away with Manchester United’s good start to the new season, despite his side’s 100% record in the Premier League. United saw off Leicester 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini
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