UEFA LEAGUE: ATLETICO HAMMER CHELSEA 3-1

Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Chelsea and set up a showdown with city rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Fernando Torres gave Chelsea the lead but…

MAN UNITED, ADIDAS ON COURSE FOR MEGA £600M DEAL

German sportswear company Adidas is reportedly in line to secure a world-record kit deal with Manchester United worth £600 million, beating off competition including American behemoth Nike. “Adidas is in…

ORJI HAILS MAIGARI, NFF

The Governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji on Tuesday poured encomiums on the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari on the latter’s leadership style and several…

GOLDEN EAGLETS SCREENING CONTINUES

Fresh from their near-successful campaign at the WAFU B Tournament in Togo, Golden Eaglets’ technical crew would continue screening of new players at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project Pitch in Abuja.…

MIKEL’S NOT LEAVING CHELSEA – SHITTU

The manager of Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi, John Ola Shittu, has rubbished speculation linking the Chelsea player with a move to Serie A outfit Inter. The Nigeria international has…

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…