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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [5 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Sun, 05 Nov 2017
BY PAUL EREWUBA Chelsea will today at the Stamford Bridge take on arch rivals, Manchester United in another 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Nigeria international has struggled in front of goal since his effort against Hull City in December 2016, and drew blank again on Saturday 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Nigeria international has struggled in front of goal since his effort against Hull City in December 2016, and drew blank again on Saturday 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Welcome to LIVE coverage of the 2017 CAF Champions League final, second-leg match between Wydad Casablanca and Al Ahly from the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Athletics Federation of Nigeria president, Ibrahim Gusau said that one of the cardinal agenda of the new board, will be to embark on grassroots development initiative that will usher in a new era in the sport.The post AFN to pursue aggressive grassroots development appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Former Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Amuneke and midfielder Garba Lawal have tipped Chelsea star, Victor Moses to win the 2017 African Football of the year award billed for January 4 in Accra, Ghana.The post African footballer of the year: The cap fits Moses, says Amuneke, Lawal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Quarterback AJ McCarron has reportedly filed a grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals in hopes of becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2018.According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, "McCarron's grievance dates to his rookie season in 2014, when the Bengals drafted him in the fifth round. McCarron initially passed his post-draft physical, but the Bengals placed him on the non-football injury list (NFI) at the start of training camp due to a shoulder issue."But as Schefter noted, 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
By James Agberebi: Wydad Casablanca have emerged champions of the 2017 CAF Champions League after defeating Egyptian giants Al Ahly 1-0 in the second leg of the final in Morocco on Saturday. Wydad emerged victors on 2-1 aggregate after holding Ahly to a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Alexandre last weekend. Walid El [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
A brace from Paco Alcacer secured a hard-fought 2-1 win for Barcelona against Sevilla at the Nou Camp in the Spanish LaLiga on Saturday. The win saw Barcelona stretch their unbeaten run in the league this season to 11 games with 10 wins and one draw and it was their third straight league win since [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Paco Alcacer scores twice as La Liga leaders Barcelona battle past Sevilla during a rain-soaked contest. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Rafa Benitez has hit out at his Newcastle players for the 'mistakes' that cost them at least a point in the 1-0 home defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday. Steve Cook's 91st-minute header condemned the Magpies to their second Premier League loss in five days, and handed the visitors a vital three points to help them climb out of the bottom three. Newcastle were made to pay for missing a hatful of chances in the first 45 minutes and, in quotes published by the 'Shield Gazzette aft 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
ARGENTINA coach Jorge Sampaoli has reworked his list for the friendly against Russia and Nigeria on November 14 in Russia, by handing a late call up to Zenit Saint Petersburg defender Emanuel Mammana.The post Argentina re-jigs list for friendly against Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Arjen Robben became Bayern Munichs highest-scoring foreign player in the Bundesliga with his Klassiker strike against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. The 33-year-old winger curled home the opener at Signal Iduna Park in the 16th minute, taking his league tally for Bayern to 93. https://twitter.com/Bundesliga_EN/status/926869623865335809 Robben moved past the mark set by Brazilian striker Giovane [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Legendary Arsenal striker, Ian Wright has praised the work ethics of Wilfred Ndidi as his club Leicester played a 2-2 draw against Stoke City in a game the up and coming Super Eagles midfielder was named Man of the Match.The post Arsenal legend rates Ndidi high as Stoke, Leicester share honours appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Arsenal Tasked with Halting Unbeaten Man City 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League clash at Etihad Stadium on Sunday 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League clash at Etihad Stadium on Sunday 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is reportedly wanted by Real Betis, who could try to sign the midfielder in January.The Liga side attempted to bring in Wilshere last summer but will renew their interest and hope they can tempt the midfielder with "the offer of a fresh start in a new country," per Warren Haughton at The Sun.Wilshere's current deal expires in the summer and "there are no planned talks about extending his stay."The 25-year-old is yet to start a Premier Lea 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Atletico Madrid bossDiego Simeone has lauded his side's tenacity after they snatched all three points againstDeportivo La Coruna in the dying moments of the game at theEstadio Riazor on Saturday afternoon. For the majority of the 90 minutes it looked as though Atleti were set to continue their disappointing and uninspiring form of late, however a stoppage-time Thomas Partey free-kick was enough to secure maximum points for the sixth time this season and extend their unbeaten run to 11... 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
You want Bedlam' You got it.After No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 11 Oklahoma State combined for 857 yards and 10 touchdowns in the first half of Saturday's intrastate tilt at Boone Pickens Stadium, the Sooners held off the Cowboysfor a 62-52 roadwin behind a single-game school-record 598passing yards and fivetouchdowns from quarterback Baker Mayfield.The senior signal-caller's Heisman Trophy statement came at a perfect time, too, since Penn State running back Saquon Barkley, Ohio State qu 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Barca maintain unbeaten start 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
A huge Catalan flag and banners reading justice in Catalan and English were displayed before Barcelonas La Liga clash with Sevilla on Saturday amid the escalating political crisis sweeping Barcelona. On Thursday eight ministers of the deposed Catalan government, following the enforcement of home rule by the Spanish government, were detained pending a possible trial [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Barcelona confirmed their 10th win in their opening 11 La Liga games this season with a 2-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday evening inside a rain-sodden fairly fan sparse, but politically strongCamo Nou. A brace coming either side of half-time from surprise inclusion Paco Alcacer, who made just his second start of the season and his first since the opening day of the campaign, was enough to counteractGuido Pizarro's second-half bullet header and extend the Catalonian's home record to 17.. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has insisted he is not getting carried away, despite his side recording their 10th win in 11 La Liga games with a 2-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday, and has claimed thatthere is still much work to be done. A brace either side of half-timefrom shock inclusion Paco Alcacer was enough for Barcato breakSevillistas Los Rojiblancos' spirits, even though the visitors were able to level things up midway through the second-half thanks to a Guido Pizarro bullet... 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Paco Alcacer was an unlikely hero for Barcelona as La Liga's leaders restored their four-point cushion, with the Spanish striker netting twice to clinch a 2-1 win over Sevilla at the Camp Nou.Guido Pizarro equalised for Sevilla after Alcacer showed great instinct to slot the opener, but the Barca fringe figure was on hand again to poke in the winner six minutes later and improve his record to nine goals in his last nine starts.Barca have now won their last three league fixtures in successio 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Through 11 matches the side has racked up 31 points, matching the marks set in back-to-back seasons half a decade ago 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Through 11 matches the side has racked up 31 points, matching the marks set in back-to-back seasons half a decade ago 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Bayern Munich cruise to victory against title rivals Borussia Dortmund to open a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga table. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heyckes has talked up the attributes of Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, intensifying speculation the player's former club could look to re-sign him in 2018.Nima Tavallaey Roodsari of Italian website Calciomercato.com provided quotes from Bayern chief Heynckes, whose club could be among the strongest contenders to bring back a player who left their shores in 2013:"I coached Emrefor a few months here at Bayern five years ago. Now he has developed into a great pl 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Benzema dreams of France return 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Amid links to Real Madrid, the Spurs manager reaffirmed his commitment to the London club 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Amid links to Real Madrid, the Spurs manager reaffirmed his commitment to the London club 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Boos rang round the London Stadium as Liverpool consigned West Ham to a 4-1 Premier League defeat, leaving Slaven Bilic's side down in 17th. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Former El Kanemi Warriors coach Ladan Bosso has been named as new coach of NPFL side FC IfeanyiUbah. FC IfeanyiUbah have reached an agreement for the services of Ladan Bosso,announced the clubs spokesman Iyke Nwokedi. More details will be made public shortly. Former Nigeria U-20 coach Bosso has been variously linked with several NPFL clubs [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Eddie Howe has hailed his Bournemouth team's 1-0 away win over Newcastle as "one of the best moments" of the season so far. The Cherries hauled themselves out of the Premier League's bottom three after Steve Cook bulleted home Charlie Daniels' corner on 91 minutes to hand Howe's men a massive three points. Speaking to the 'club's website after the contest, Howe beamed as he talked up how well his side had played in the north east. He said: "There have 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Brendan Rodgers praises Celtic's "remarkable consistency" as a 4-0 win over St Johnstone sets a new British record for domestic games unbeaten. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
With Arrogate and Gun Runner taking center stage in the $6 million Classic, Day 2 of the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, California, was a highly anticipated affair.However, drama wasn't limited to Saturday's final race, considering $21.5 million in total purse money was up for grabs over the course of nine races.Below, we'll break down the purse and payouts for each of the day's races along with a recap of some of the more notable winners from the 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Gun Runner prevailed in a spirited battle with Collected and pulled away down the stretch to win the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club race track in Del Mar, California.The win was Gun Runner's fourth in a row and his sixth in the past seven races. It also marked his first head-to-head victory over Arrogate after failing to beat him in two previous attempts.Trained by Steve Asmussen, Gun Runner beat a pair of Bob Baffert-trained horses in Collected and West 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Gun Runner answered all the questions, held off a game Collected and a hard-charging West Coast to earn a victory in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club race track in Del Mar, California.Jockey Florent Geroux went with his horse to the lead and raced hard in the first quarter-mile and never lost his edge in the race. Prior to the Breeders' Cup, there were questions about how well Gun Runner would handle the 1 -mile distance because he had never won at that 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Central Coast Mariners and Brisbane Roar played out a 0-0 draw in the A-League. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Cameroon Coach Hugo Broos has called for 'patience' from the country's fans after naming his squad for their final World Cup qualifier against Zambia.The post Broos demands Cameroon patience appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Bayern Munich stamped their authority on the Bundesliga on Saturday by opening a four-point lead as Robert Lewandowski netted an audacious goal in their commanding 3-1 win at Borussia Dortmund. Defending champions Bayern stay on course to win the German League for a sixth straight season after dominating the high-tempo showdown at Dortmunds Signal Iduna [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The former Everton star will travel to San Pedro Sula for his side's first leg against Honduras Friday 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The former Everton star will travel to San Pedro Sula for his side's first leg against Honduras Friday 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Dani Carvajal completed Saturday's training session with his teammates after recovering from his pericarditis. Therefore, Carvajal should be available to play fairly soon even though he might need to complete some more training sessions before playing in a competitive game. Carvajal is not expected to be available for Sunday's game against Las Palmas, so Achraf []The post Carvajal Back In Training With The Squad appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe each score twice as Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain win 5-0 at Angers. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Edinson Cavani reached a century of Ligue 1 goals as Paris Saint-Germain continued their strong start in Ligue 1 following their 5-0 thrashing of Angers on Saturday. Braces from young forward Kalian Mbappe and Cavani and a Julian Draxler goal secured the emphatic win for PSG. The win took PSG to 32 points, seven ahead [] 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The striker scored twice to pass a century of goals as his side ran out 5-0 winners over Angers, but said he is motivated by passion and not records 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The striker scored twice to pass a century of goals as his side ran out 5-0 winners over Angers, but said he is motivated by passion and not records 
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