Nigeria v Scotland Investigation For Match Fixing

Friendly match between Nigeria and Scotland which have been played last night in London is at the centre of an international investigation into suspected match-fixing.

 

“Nigerians don’t fix matches – We win them.”  NOOOOOT!       Photo: zimbio.com

 

The National Crime Agency, which investigates serious and organised crime, is said to have asked FIFA to issue an alert over attempts to fix the Craven Cottage clash. No Scotland players are understood to be involved and a Scottish FA spokesman said “We are liaising with the relevant authorities and will prepare for the match as normal.” SFA More >

Diego Costa will miss the Champions League final

After picked up an injury in the last match in Primera Division, Diego Costa will miss the Champions League final.

One of the best Atletico’s player this season, Diego Costa is ruled out for the one of the most important matches this season. It means that he was played the last match in Atletico this season as he has been heavily linked with a summer move to Chelsea. On Saturday in Lisbon in the final of Champions League will meet two big rivals from Madrid, Atletico and Real. Things got even worse for Atletico Madrid when 10 minutes later, another big star from Atletico – Arda Turan had to More >

UEFA Europa League trophy went to Sevilla

Sevilla FC kept their cool in the penalty shoot-out and SL Benfica appeared to lose theirs as the Andalusian outfit inscribed their name on the UEFA Europa League trophy for a record-equalling third time.

Beto saved two penalties as Sevilla condemned Benfica to a second successive final defeat and claimed a record-equalling third win. After a final short on chances, where there was always a body in the way, Beto continued that into the spot kicks as he dived the right way to keep out attempts from Óscar Cardozo and Rodrigo. Carlos Bacca, Stéphane Mbia and Coke all converted, leaving Kevin More >

The UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying Draw

Holders Spain will return to Ukraine, site of their 2012 European title success, in their attempt to reach UEFA EURO 2016 and become the first nation to win the tournament three times in a row.

 

The European Qualifiers are made up of eight groups of six teams and one of five, who contest home and away fixtures. The nine section winners, the nine runners-up and the best third-placed side will qualify directly for the final tournament. The eight remaining third-placed countries will contest play-offs to determine the last four qualifiers for the 24-nation finals. For the first time, More >

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Wins Puskas Award for The Best Goal in 2013.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been nominated and won Puskas Award for the best goal, scored on friendly match between Sweden and England in 2012. Without a doubt,  one of the best players on the planet deserved it.

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There are many exciting sporting contests lined up in 2014. These include golf tournaments such as the PGA Masters, the Australian Open Tennis Championship, Formula One Racing, MMA Events, Cricket matches and more. Arguably the most exciting sports event is the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2014. This is the pride enjoy of football fans the world over, and this prestigious tournament will be taking place between 12 June and 13 July 2014 in Brazil. The opening match will feature the host nation – Brazil taking on Croatia on 12 June at More >

Barcelona suffer the first defeat of season in Primera

FC Barcelona lost in Primera division for the first time in nine months when they were beaten 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao. After going down to Ajax in the Champions League four days ago, Iker Muniain hit the nets and scoring the only goal on the match.

Despite the defeat, FC Barcelona stay top of the league table with the same 40 points as Atlético Madrid, who beat Elche on Saturday 0-2.  Without the injured Lionel Messi, Barcelona can’t find their game and his injury is a big blow for Gerardo Martino’s team which has won once and lost twice since Messi suffered a left hamstring injury. Despite More >
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