Morata to miss Huddersfield game

Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata will miss the Premier League game at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday with a back problem but

Previous Winners Of BBC Africa Footballer Of The Year

Egypt and Liverpool of England playmaker, Mohammed Salah, has won the BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Salah

Big trophy, bigger hair: Maradona unveils statue of himself

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, unveils a 12-foot statue of himself in India, complete with 1980s hairdo and enormous World Cup

‘Man City celebrations not tenable for derby row’

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday’s derby win and played down the post-match row.

BREAKING: Salah is BBC footballer of the year

Egypt star Mohamed Salah won the prestigious BBC African Player of the Year award on Monday, rewarded for a 2017

Champions League round of 16: Battle of the heavyweights

Barcelona and Chelsea will renew their long-running European rivalry after the two giants were drawn against each other in the last 16 of

Manchester derby: City down United open 11 points lead

Manchester City went 11 points clear with a record 14th consecutive Premier League win in an entertaining derby against Manchester

Stoeger takes over as Dortmund sack Bosz

Borussia Dortmund sacked Peter Bosz as head coach on Sunday and replaced him with Austrian Peter Stoeger, who was only

Leicester in comeback win against Newcastle

Leicester City stretched their unbeaten away run in the Premier League to six games after an 86th-minute own goal by

Super Eagles to play Poland friendly in March

The Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has revealed that the Nigeria national team will be involved in a pre-World

PSG go 9 points clear after Lille win

Leaders Paris St-Germain recovered from a first Ligue 1 defeat this season to beat Lille and briefly go 12 points

DeGale stunned by Traux

James DeGale says he will “go back to the drawing board” after his shock defeat by American Caleb Truax at

EPL: Conte gives up on title race

Antonio Conte said Chelsea’s hopes of defending their Premier League title are gone following a surprise 1-0 defeat by struggling

Skoglund in coma after brain surgery

Swedish boxer Erik Skoglund is in a “serious yet stable condition” after having surgery for a bleed on the brain,

Ronaldo’s brace sinks Sevilla

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid put in a sensational first-half performance to blow Sevilla

Serena resumes with Australian Open

Serena Williams has entered the Australian Open in January, tournament director Craig Tiley has said. The 36-year-old won this year’s event

Child pornography: US doctor jailed for 60 years

Former Team USA Olympic gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 60 years in jail for three counts

Failed drug test: Peru’s player to miss World Cup

Peru captain and record scorer Paolo Guerrero has tested positive for cocaine and will serve a 12-month ban, ruling him

Parker trying to ‘demonize’ me – Joshua

Anthony Joshua says he has “no respect” for Joseph Parker’s attempts to “demonise” his reputation in order to secure a

I’m the best player in history, Ronaldo claims

Cristiano Ronaldo says he is the “best player in history” after winning his fifth Ballon d’Or on Thursday, Skysports reports. The Real

Ballon d’Or: Ronaldo towers above Messi to win fifth award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time –

Arsenal will not sell Giroud, Walcott, Wilshere

Arsenal will not sell striker Olivier Giroud, midfielder Jack Wilshere and winger Theo Walcott in the January transfer window despite

Russia 2018: Neymar happy to avoid Nigeria

Brazil captain and PSG star player, Neymar, has reacted to the group stage draws of the World Cup that held on

Ajax beat Arsenal, Man Utd, others to sign teenage sensation

Ajax beat off competition from Arsenal, Manchester United, Porto, Anderlecht and Eredivisie rival PSV for young teenager Boureima Hassane Bandé on

Clattenburg: I allowed Tottenham to self-destruct against Chelsea in 2016

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg says he “allowed Tottenham to self-destruct” when he refereed the 2-2 draw with Chelsea in

Cotto ends final fight in defeat

Six-time world champion Miguel Cotto ended his 16-year boxing career with a unanimous points-decision defeat by Sadam Ali in New

Goalkeeper first point for Serie A club

Benevento goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli scored an injury-time equaliser against AC Milan to earn his team the first Serie A point

Barca held by Celta Vigo

Barcelona remain unbeaten at the top of La Liga after being held to an entertaining draw by Celta Vigo. Iago

Queiroz dares Iran to sack him

Carlos Queiroz has challenged Iran’s football authorities to remove him from his post as head coach of the country’s World

Udi dumps Sunshine Stars

Coach Duke Udi is set to dump the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Sunshine Stars due to harsh and

Hazard brace sinks Newcastle

Eden Hazard scored twice in a brilliant display as Chelsea beat Newcastle to draw level on points with second-placed Manchester

WBC clears Oritz to fight

Luis Ortiz has been cleared to fight for the WBC world heavyweight championship after avoiding a ban for failing a

Juventus close gap on Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain scored against his former club as champions Juventus ended Napoli’s unbeaten start in Serie A to close the

Russia 2018: Super Eagles meet Argentina again

For the fifth time in six FIFA World Cup appearances, Nigeria will be playing against Argentina in the group phase

Russia ready for World Cup draw

Today Friday, December 1, the opulent State Kremlin Palace would host the crème of world football, which includes Gianni Infantino

Mascherano hints on Barcelona exit

Javier Mascherano has accepted that his time at Barcelona is drawing to a close and he is eager to learn

Allardyce is new Everton manager

Everton have appointed former England boss and renowned top-flight survival specialist Sam Allardyce as their new manager on an 18-month

Silva extends Man City contract

David Silva has signed a one-year contract extension to keep him at Manchester City until 2020. The 31-year-old Spaniard joined

Sevilla coach undergoes successful surgery

Sevilla  head coach Eduardo Berizzo underwent successful surgery on Tuesday after being diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Spanish club said. Berizzo’s

Why we renew Rohr’s contract – Pinnick

NFF President, President Amaju Pinnick has explained that the resolve of his federation to avoid distraction at the 2018 Fifa

West Brom, Everton set to name Pardew, Allardyce as managers

West Brom are set to appoint former Newcastle and Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew as their manager on Wednesday. The

Russia whistleblower supplied drugs

A Russian inquiry has concluded the whistleblower who reported an alleged state doping cover-up at the Sochi Olympics personally supplied

CAF Player of the year: Moses makes 11-man list

Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong has been dropped from the new 11-man shortlist for the 2017 African Player of the Year

Wenger not expecting Sanchez, Ozil to leave

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects forward Alexis Sanchez and midfielder Mesut Ozil to stay at the club in the January

Allardyce in pole position for Everton job

Sam Allardyce is the leading contender for the Everton manager’s job. The Premier League club’s search for a new boss

‘Gold Cup loss won’t affect our league chance’

Lobi Stars captain and central defender Anthony Agbaji says their Gold Cup loss will count for nothing when the Nigeria

Arsenal beat Burnley, move to fourth position

Alexis Sanchez scored an injury-time penalty to give Arsenal victory over Burnley at Turf Moor. The spot-kick was awarded by

Pardew on line for West Brom job

Alan Pardew has held talks about taking over as West Bromwich Albion boss after the Premier League club sacked Tony

IAAF maintains Russia athletes ban

Russian athletes will remain banned from international competition after the IAAF said the country had not yet done enough to

Zidane promises change in January

Embatted Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed that none of his present squad member will leave in January but that everything