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Liverpool staying ‘patient’ in the transfer market – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are remaining "patient" in the transfer market, adding that plenty of work is being done behind the scenes at the club. Liverpool have only signed Mohamed Salah from Roma and Dominic Solanke, who was out of...

George Weah’s Son Signs For Paris Saint-Germain

Timothy Weah, son of the legendary Liberian striker George, and a rising phenom himself, turned professional by signing his first official contract with Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain on Monday. “I am very proud to continue my adventure with PSG...

Quadri beats Assar to qualify for ITTF World Cup

For the first time in recent times, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri surmounted his continental rival – Egypt’s Omar Assar in the final of the 2017 ITTF Africa Cup to qualify for the ITTF World Cup in France. Having conquered Egypt’s Mohamed...

John Terry Joins Aston Villa on a Free Transfer

The former Chelsea defender called time on his 21-year association with the Stamford Bridge club this summer when his contract expired. Terry made 690 appearances in total for Chelsea, scoring 65 goals, as he won five Premier League titles, five...

Horn stuns Pacquiuao in WBO welterweight world title fight

In a shocking, controversial outcome, Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) upset Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) by unanimous decision to win the WBO world welterweight title Sunday at Suncorp Stadium in his hometown of Brisbane, Australia. Nobody gave Jeff Horn...

Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

Barcelona super star Lionel Messi said “I do” to childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo Friday in his Argentine hometown Rosario, where footballers and celebrities including pop singer Shakira had gathered for the “wedding of the century”. Following the private ceremony the...

Tiote’s death a wake up call, says Kanu

Per Second News---Former Super Eagles star Nwankwo Kanu says the recent death of Ivory Coast's Cheick Tiote should be a wake up call to act over heart problems in Africa. Tiote, who was 30, died earlier this month after collapsing...

Olivier Giroud to stay at Arsenal, Lyon to keep Alexandre Lacazette – Aulas

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says Olivier Giroud is unlikely to leave Arsenal this summer, but is confident reported Gunners target Alexandre Lacazette will stay at the Ligue 1 club. Giroud, 30, has been reported to be set for a move...

Lukaku hits out over renewed Chelsea rumours

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has hit out at speculation that he could soon return to Chelsea, writing on Twitter that the rumours were "bulls---." Lukaku, who has two years remaining on his Everton contract, has been strongly linked with his...

Former Green Eagles Star Kelechi Emeteole Dies of Cancer at 66

Former Green Eagles player, Kelechi Emeteole, died on Wednesday in an Indian hospital after a battle with cancer of the throat. Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo, recently donated about $6,500 to the former Rangers International coach to settle some medical...
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