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    The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, on Thursday announced its plans to cut 450 jobs in its quest to reduce costs and restructure local reporting services in England. Britain’s main journalists’ trade union warned that the cuts would have serious impact on the national broadcaster’s local news coverage. The broadcaster said its BBC England network of ...
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    England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of  Bulgaria on Monday in Sofia in a Euro 2020 Group A clash which was marred by racist incidents in the first half. The match at the Vasil Levski stadium was temporarily halted by the referee in the first ...
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    July 9, 2018   As the semi-finals battle kicks off  in the ongoing FIFA World Cup to decide the two finalists for the July 15 showdown at the Luzhniki Stadium, the four combatants must first slug it out for the two available slots in the grand finale. While Les Bleus of France are hoping to ...
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    Diego Maradona has apologised to FIFA after an outspoken attack on the referee for Colombia’s defeat to England at the World Cup. Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning captain claimed Colombia suffered a “monumental robbery” in the last-16 tie on Tuesday after England were awarded a penalty for a foul on Harry Kane. Maradona said American referee ...
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    NIGERIA fans booed Dele Alli at Wembley because he was playing for England and not them. The Tottenham star has a Nigerian father, but he was born in England and has lived in the country since birth. Loud boos echoed around the stadium when Alli touched the ball during the World Cup warm-up match. Alli ...
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    Nigerians, noted for their voluble appetite for good football, have picked holes in the Super Eagles squad after they lost 1-2 to England at Wembley on Saturday describing the team as above average but not sharp enough for the World Cup. Frank Ilaboya,  Chairman of the Edo State Football Association has urged Nigerians not to ...
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    May 30, 2018 England are preparing for the prospect of penalties at next month’s World Cup. They look to avoid a familiar fate of being knocked out of a major competition on spot kicks, goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has said. England’s senior team have an unenviable record in sudden-death situations, having failed in six out of ...
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    England have been listed as an African nation with capital Banjul in the official program for the Commonwealth Games’ opening ceremony, leaving Gold Coast organizers red-faced. The A$10 ($7.70) program, being sold at newsagents and merchandise tents around the balmy Queensland resort, has England’s population listed at just over two million and their first Commonwealth ...