Category: The Sports Blog

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Spain sack Lopetegui and replaces him with Fernando Hierro

The Spanish National team have sacked Julen Lopetegui and replaced him with Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro, just two days ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Belgium drop the underachiever title under Martinez?

One of the most shocking football stories of 2016 was the appointment of former Everton and Wigan Athletic manager Roberto ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

These ten young footballers are ready to light up the #WorldCup2018

The World Cup is truly a special event, and one thing that makes it even more special is the springing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

Why Etebo’s move to Stoke City is a step in the right direction

English outfit Stoke City just confirmed the signing of Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo from Portuguese side C.D Feirense. Etebo ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Joachim Löw lead Germany to another World Cup triumph?

Germany’s World Cup winning coach Joachim Löw will be looking to lead Die Mannschaft to another World Cup triumph and ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Can Neymar and Brazil handle the huge expectations on their shoulders in Group E?

Brazil’s very own, Neymar, is unanimously the biggest star in Group E of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 10, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Messi will look to finally conquer the world in Group D

The climax of the 2017/2018 club season made me realise that there is nothing more important in football than representing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 8, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Christian Eriksen holds the key for Denmark in Group C

Group C of the 2018 World Cup in Russia is perhaps one of the eight groups I am most excited ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 7, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Ronaldo and Iniesta to battle for top spot in Group B

Group B is a slightly more glamorous group with “tikitaka” pass masters and 2010 World Champions Spain headlining the group ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

Super Eagles fall again ahead of #WorldCup2018

Another questionable performance from the Super Eagles ensured a 1 – 0 defeat to the Czech Republic in the Rudolf ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Salah, Suarez and Cavani are the key men in Group A

Generally, there is less excitement about Group A of the upcoming World Cup in Russia as attention will be focused ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 5, 2018

#WorldCup2018: How far can they fly? | Everything you need to know about the Super Eagles 23-man squad

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr released the final 23-man list that will head on the plane to Russia as Nigeria’s ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 5, 2018

Here are the final squads for Russia 2018

The 32 countries that will be in Russia for World Cup 2018 have named their final 23-man squads. YNaija shares ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 4, 2018

Can the Super Eagles do more than its dazzling jersey?

“The smartest thing about Nigeria in the 1st half was their kit”, the words that echoed from the English commentator ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2018

Real Madrid win third #UCLFinal in a row

Spanish side, Real Madrid have now won the Champions League three times in a row and it will take another ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

Unai Emery announced as Arsenal Manager

English Premier League side, Arsenal FC have confirmed the appointment of Unai Emery as the club’s new manager. Arsenal Chief ...

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EditorMay 4, 2018

Battle for relegation survival heats up as Week 37 draws near

The battle for the 3 positions in the Barclays premier league intensify as West Ham, Hudderfield City, Swansea, Southampton and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 20, 2018

#MerciArsène: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at the end of the season

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger will leave the club at the end of the season, ending a 22-year reign. In a statement ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 10, 2018

#GC2018: International Sporting Bodies should steer clear of favouritism – Idris Olorunnimbe

This year’s edition of the Commonwealth Games – Gold Coast 2018 – is underway and Nigerian athletes have not failed ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunMarch 5, 2018

Is it end of the road for Arsene Wenger?

In the space of five days, Arsenal suffered a 3 nil loss twice to Manchester City. The first defeat came ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 28, 2018

UEFA make changes to Champions and Europa League from next season

European football leading body UEFA has decided to ring some changes as regards its two leading club competitions – the ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 27, 2018

[The Sports Blog] Here’s our European team of the Week

As the season draws to a close to pave way for the World Cup, the top 5 European Leagues; English ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 26, 2018

City clinch Carabao Cup, Kano Pillars top the NPFL log and Stokes return for England

Manchester City put their disappointing loss to Wigan Athletic in the Emirate FA Cup behind them as they clinched the ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 23, 2018

[The Sports Blog] The Carabao Cup is up for grabs this Super Sunday

The first domestic trophy is up for grabs in England this Sunday as a wonderful final awaits us when Manchester ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 22, 2018

[The Sports Blog] All our thoughts on tonight’s ‘Environmental day football’

After a two-day action packed fixture in the UEFA Champions League (Tuesday and Wednesday night) our focus is now on ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 22, 2018

Plateau United, MFM FC progress into last 32 of the CAF Champions League

Nigeria’s representatives at the CAF Champions league, Plateau United and Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club (MFM F.C.) have ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 20, 2018

[The Sports Blog] Wigan remains Manchester City’s FA Cup nightmare as Champions League knock out phase continues

League One side Wigan Athletic ended Manchester City’s dreams of winning a historic quadruple this season with a 1-0 win ...

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