MOURINHO BLASTS FOOTBALL STYLE CRITICS

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has criticised “philosophers” who question his side’s tactics in recent matches. The Blues’ defensive approach was highlighted after a goalless Champions League semi-final first leg at…

EPL: MAGPIES EYE MOSES

Reports are out claiming that Everton are believed to be showing considerable interest in Chelsea’s Victor Moses. Football Direct News is of the belief that the Toffees are keen to…

EMENIKE DELIGHTED WITH FENERBAHCE’S LEAGUE TRIUMPH

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has that he is a born winner after he helped Fenerbahce to win the Turkish league title. “It was a dream come true and I hope…

UEFA LEAGUE: REAL STUN BAYERN 4-0, AS TERRY RETURNS FOR CHELSEA

Real Madrid sailed into their first Champions League final since 2002 with an astonishingly one-sided away victory over holders Bayern Munich. Sergio Ramos scored two headers from set-pieces before Cristiano…

RACIST COMMENTS: LA CLIPPERS OWNER BANNED FOR LIFE

The owner of the Los Angeles Clippers professional basketball team has been banned from the National Basketball Association for life after a recording emerged of him making racist remarks. NBA…

OKPEKPE RACE: DETACHABLE 1500-SEATER STADIUM TO BE USED

Agene AKHERE Ahead of the Okpekpe 10-kilometre Road Race holding this weekend, the organisers have begun the erection of a detachable mini stadium of 1500-seater capacity. The presentation of prizes…

The Nigeria Football Federation and the Egyptian Football Association have firmed up arrangements for the U-17 National Teams of both countries to play a series of international friendlies in Nigeria…

NFF: SINGAPOREAN MATCH-FIXER’S LYING

The Nigeria Football Federation has dismissed as ‘totally fallacious’, the claim by a self-confessed and convicted Singaporean match-fixer, Wilson Raj Perumal, that he helped Nigeria qualify for the 2010 FIFA…

NNL PUT OFF WEEK 14 MATCHES, MIDWEEK GAMES HOLD TOMORROW

The Nigeria National League (NNL) has postponed all Week 14 matches scheduled for the weekend of May 3 and 4 respectively and has accordingly rescheduled same to the midweek of…

UEFA LEAGUE: RIBERY CAN SINK REAL – ALABA

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has backed “fantastic” Franck Ribery to fire the European champions into the Champions League final. Ribery has come under fire for a dip in form…