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Tottenham’s Wembley challenge after high of Dortmund away day joy

Mauricio Pochettino was delighted at how Tottenham responded to their setback at Arsenal. It was another European night for Tottenham to savour on Tuesday, yet the 2-1 win at Borussia Dortmund was not the most important game of the week, or even the fortnight. Had Spurs lost in Germany, they would still have been favourites to finish ahead of Real Madrid. Conversely, they are not where they would have hoped in the Premier League, lying 11 points off the top and only one ahead of seventh-placed Burnley. The next three league matches against West Brom, Leicester and Watford always carried more weight, and no one should lose sight of that now amid the euphoria of another Champions League triumph. Tottenham Hotspur West Bromwich Albion 3:00 PM UTC Game Details Not for the first time, Spurs sho...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets Champions League record with Manchester United

Basel were by far the better side in the second half and their work was rewarded with a goal in the 89th minute. Basel were by far the better side in the second half and their work was rewarded with a goal in the 89th minute. Speaking exclusively to ESPN, Juan Mata discusses the monumental boost that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba bring to Manchester United. Jose Mourinho explains the role he envisions for Zlatan Ibrahimovic coming off the bench for Man United against Basel. Zlatan Ibrahimovic became the first player to represent seven different clubs in the Champions League when he came on as a 74th-minute substitute for Manchester United in their 1-0 defeat to Basel on Wednesday. It was the 36-year-old’s Champions League debut for United after helping them to win the Europa Leag...

Townsend fears impact of players leaving Scotland

Jonny Gray has been linked with a move to Bristol and could follow Finn Russell out of Glasgow Autumn internationals: Scotland v Australia Date: Saturday, 25 November Venue: Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Kick-off: 14:30 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Sport website National head coach Gregor Townsend has warned that losing too many players from Scottish sides will ultimately harm the international side. Fly-half Finn Russell is to leave Glasgow Warriors in the summer to join French Top-14 outfit Racing 92. Russell’s Warriors and Scotland team-mate, the lock Jonny Gray, is currently weighing up a move to Bristol. “The better thing for a national team is more people playing in Scotland,” Townsend said. “It really helps with coaching...

EurAsia Cup: Paul Casey and Alexander Levy chosen as European wildcards

Casey has 13 European Tour wins and one PGA Tour win in his career Paul Casey will represent Europe for the first time in nine years after being selected as a wildcard for the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia in January. Frenchman Alexander Levy is also a wildcard, joining 10 qualifiers for the Ryder Cup style matchplay event. World number 14 Casey was on winning Ryder Cup teams in 2004 and 2006 but lost on US soil at Valhalla in 2008. Casey, 40, has not been selected since but 2018 captain Thomas Bjorn says considering him is a “no brainer”. Europe EurAsia Cup team Automatic qualifiers: Tommy Fleetwood (Eng), Tyrrell Hatton (Eng), Ross Fisher (Eng), Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng), Paul Dunne (Ire), Rafa Cabrera Bello (Spa), Bernd Wiesberger (Aut), Thomas Pieters (Bel), Alex Noren (Swe), Hen...

Women’s Hockey World League Final: England beat USA to reach last four

Bray (centre right) said her two goals were “just a case of being in the right place at the right time” England beat the United States 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s Hockey World League Final in Auckland Two goals from Sophie Bray – in the first and third quarters – sealed England’s second victory of the tournament, with Alyssa Parker scoring a late consolation for the US. England, who have eight Team GB Olympic champions in their squad, will face hosts New Zealand (Friday, 07:15 GMT). The Kiwis beat Argentina 2-1 to book their last-four place on Wednesday. Captain Alex Danson said the England side was “delighted” with their “battling” quarter-final win. “It was a really professional performance. We had a lot of...

Ashes: England’s James Vince makes 83 before Australia rally in first Test

Pat Cummins, six years after making is debut, is playing his first Test in Australia First Ashes Test, Gabba, Brisbane England 196-4: Vince 83, Stoneman 53 Australia: Yet to bat Scorecard England’s James Vince made 83 before Australia fought back on day one of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. Vince added 125 for the second wicket with Mark Stoneman either side of a 95-minute delay for rain at the Gabba. But Vince was run out by Nathan Lyon’s superb direct hit, in between Pat Cummins bowling Stoneman for 53 and trapping captain Joe Root lbw for 15. England, the Ashes holders, closed on 196-4, with Dawid Malan 28 not out and Moeen Ali unbeaten on 13. The tourists battled hard after winning the toss and losing Alastair Cook in the third over, perhaps determined not to be blown aw...

Zimbabwe needs immediate economic reforms, warns IMF

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Incoming new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised “jobs, jobs, jobs” but analysts say rescuing Zimbabwe’s economy is a huge challenge Zimbabwe must act quickly to dig its economy out of a hole and access international financial aid, the International Monetary Fund has warned. Government spending and foreign debt are too high and it needs structural reform, Zimbabwe mission chief Gene Leon told Reuters news agency. The country’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to grow the economy and provide “jobs, jobs, jobs”. The once-thriving economy is now seen as a regional basket case. “The economic situation in Zimbabwe remains very difficult,” Mr Leon told Reuters. He said high government spending ...

Mayday Fills Barclays Center, Taking Fans Down a 20-Year-Long Memory Lane

A generation of fans waited in the rain on Saturday night (Nov. 18) for a chance to see the Taiwanese band Mayday take over the Barclays Center. While essentially unknowns in the greater American music market, Mayday has sold hundreds of millions of albums in the Chinese music market, and their Brooklyn show brought out these dedicated fans in droves. Filling out the arena, concertgoers sang along and shook bluetooth-controlled lightsticks that changed color in time with the music, as they reminisced about not only the group’s 20-year-long career, but also the ups and downs of life in general, in accordance with the thematic title of Mayday’s 20th anniversary Life tour. Based around the band’s most recent album, History of Tomorrow, or Autobiography in Mandarin, the quintet descended on Ne...

Watch Mr 2kay Speak On The Trauma Of His Robbery Experience At Eko Hotels

Mr 2Kay, in an interview with HipTV, has said he’s praying no one experiences what he experienced during his recent robbery at Eko Hotel & Suites. The singer was attacked by armed robbers who carted away his valuables after he performed at the “Buckwyld & Breathless” concert. The Lagos State Police has since invited singer Burna Boy over in connection to the robbery. Read: How Burna Boy Hired A Four-Man Gang To Rob Mr. 2kay At Eko Hotel Mr 2Kay, in the interview, described the robbery as a traumatizing experience and said he prays no one goes through the same thing. He added that he has moved on from it, saying “I’m back to make more money.” See the interview below: [embedded content]

Fun Photos As Banky W, Adesua And Their Squad Whoop It Up In Cape Town

After an amazing and fun-filled weekend, the #BAAD2017 crew has moved to Cape Town, South Africa, for the week ahead of Banky W and Adesua Etomi‘s white wedding. The pre-#BAAD2017 team, put together by South African Tourism, arrived Cape Town yesterday and today they have been up to quite a few things including visiting Signal Hill and having an impromptu photo shoot, to sightseeing and settling into their African Pride hotel home for the next few days. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and wife Cynthia, Dotun Kayode, Olamide Adedeji, Tunde Demuren and more of Banky W’s core group are also already in South Africa. Check out some photos from their first day below. Here are the photos:

Frank Edoho Becomes The Latest Face Of Another TV Show

After 13 years of hosting popular TV show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Nigerian broadcaster Frank Edoho announced via a tweet that he’ll no longer anchor the show. ‘Kindly allow me announce,that after a disagreement in negotiations with @Ultimalimited I have decided to decline hosting WWTBAM any further’ he tweeted. According to LIB,  Frank has landed a new hosting job. The celebrated broadcaster will be anchor of another TV game show called ‘The Price Is right’ and this time he’ll work with OAP, Mannie of Cool FM as the announcer. The new show, ‘The Price Is Right’ is a popular gameshow with its origin in America and its widely known and reffered to as the oldest and most popular TV Game show in the world currently in over 50 countries.

This Is The Main Reason Peter Okoye Decided To Go Solo

Peter Okoye a.k.a Mr P who got interviewed on Inspiration 92.3 FM, talked about he decided going solo and why singing with his brother is breaking their relationship, which he doesn’t want. According to Mr. P who also responded to questions from fans who called, going solo could be a blessing in disguise. Mr. P also said he wrote the lyrics to remix of “Bizzy Body.” A fan sang the line: “Peter and Paul dem be one no be two” when he said he actually wrote the song. He further disclosed that he’s free to perform Psquare’s songs on stage since he contributed to making them, adding that his brother (Paul) can do so as well. On going with Mr. P as his stage name, he said “I’m still using P Square on my social media because you can’t talk about my story without mentioning P Square.” Here are oth...