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A thunderous goodbye from a Legend, as an era draws to a close

There were two minutes to go in the final, his final, when Andrés Iniesta began the long walk goodbye. Slowly, swallowing hard, eyes red, he made his way across the pitch, team-mates coming to embrace him as he went, and all around the Metropolitano supporters got to their feet, applauding. They stood in the Barcelona end and they stood in ...

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SerieA Title Race: Things fall apart as Napoli storm Juve

Tell a story in two words. Diego Maradona did his best in the moments that followed Napoli’s stunning 1-0 victory over Juventus in Turin on Sunday night, logging in to Facebook and hammering in a phrase screamed everywhere from a Mediaset Premium commentary box to the bars and piazze of Naples (in the latter case: with a few extra expletives ...

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Done Deal: Qatar Airways takes over a new club’s shirt sponsorship

Roma announced Qatar Airways as the club’s shirt sponsor for the next three years on Monday. Roma’s official website called the deal with the airline company “one of the biggest ever agreed by an Italian football club.” Qatar Airways are back sponsoring a top-level football team a year after losing their partnership with Barcelona. “We are delighted to announce this ...

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Conte tips Manchester United to win FA Cup

    Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has claimed Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United are favourites to win the FA Cup. The Blues overcame Southampton in the semi finals with goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata as both strikers found the back of the net in the 2-0 win at Wembley. Chelsea will play United on May, 19, but Conte said: ...

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Xhaka wants Arsenal to win Europa League for Wenger

  Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has urged his team-mates to win the Europa League as a “special” gift for departing boss Arsene Wenger. Wenger called time on his 22-year spell in charge of Arsenal on Friday by announcing his intention to step down from his current role at the end of the season. The Gunners host Atletico Madrid in the first ...

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Football Tutorial For JSS 3 Students

  About Soccer Class: Soccer Class is a football tutorial program for students in JSS3 (13-16years old). It’s not a football academy, not a football club, but rather a unique platform that enables gifted children develop rapidly in the theory and practical of the round leather game. Soccer Class prepares the young talents for Soccer Academies, Agents, Amateur Clubs, Professional ...

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Longest unbeaten runs in each of the continents top 5 divisions: EPL, La Liga, Ligue 1, Bundesliga and Serie A.

    LIGUE 1: PSG – 36 GAMES.   Perhaps it should not come as a surprise that PSG are the holders of France’s longest unbeaten run, with the Parisiens having been dominant since the club’s takeover by Qatar Sports Investments. Under Laurent Blanc, PSG won a domestic treble in the 2015-16 season, going 36 matches without defeat before falling ...

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Enemies of Nigerian football (Part 2)

  Edafe Eseoghene, a former player for Sharks and Eagles Cement, is using the social media platform to communicate to stakeholders, fans and the global community on the many matters arising within the Nigeria Professional Football League. He seeks to address the issues and in a series of tweets, he is determined to challenge the status quo and expose the ...

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15 Thoughts as Manchester United won Chelsea 2-1

* What started the weekend as a fixture between second and fourth had become a meeting between third and fifth by kick-off on Sunday afternoon. Liverpool and Tottenham overcame differing obstacles to sneak up on Manchester United and Chelsea respectively, placing undue pressure on an already huge clash. Both clubs drew against Spanish sides in midweek, and although Chelsea’s stalemate ...

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