Ex-footballers Three and Half Times more Likely to Die of Dementia, Says Study 

 By Stephen Charles    New research conducted by medical experts at Glasgow University in the United Kingdom has found that former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia. Dementia is an umbrella term for diseases characterized by a decline in memory, language, problem-solving, and other thinking skills that…

Dele Alli Narrates Horrible Experience In The Hands Of Armed Robbers

Posted by Thandiubani on Thu 14th May, 2020.   Footballer, Dele Alli held at knife-point at his mansion has narrated the horrible experience.  Premier League footballer Dele Alli has broken his silence after armed robbers broke into his home, held him at knife point and punched him in the face. He described the experience as…

Ighalo Finally Opens Up On Why He Retired From The Super Eagles

Posted by Samuel on Sat 02nd May, 2020.    Former Nigerian international footballer, Odion Ighalo has opened up on why he left the Super Eagles.  Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has opened up on the real reasons he ended his international career last year. Ighalo announced he would no longer be available for the Super…

Fans Tip Ighalo for Ballon d’Or

By Editor | 14 March 2020    Manchester United’s Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League last 16, first leg football match Linzer ASK (LASK) v Manchester United in Linz, Austria, on March 12, 2020. – The match is being held behind closed doors due to the new coronavirus…

Meet the Man Who Got Man City Banned from Champions League

By Isaac Dark  Meet Rui Pinto, the imprisoned Football Leaks hacker whose evidence led to Man City’s two-year Champions League ban. MANCHESTER CITY’S two-year ban from the Champions League for breaking Financial Fair Play rules was uncovered by the most unlikely of detectives. Rui Pinto is a Portuguese hacker who worked out of his modest…

Barcelona topples Real Madrid to become the highest-earning soccer club in the world for the first time by Ben Church, CNN Updated 3 hours ago Jan 14, 2020.

(CNN) – Barcelona has become the world’s highest-earning soccer club, usurping fierce rival Real Madrid at the top of Deloitte’s Football Money League for the first time. The new study found that Barca generated a record-breaking revenue of $935.9m (840.8 million euros) last season, becoming only the third club to hold the top position. As…

FA Cup: Third-round games delayed to raise mental health awareness

Saturday’s FA Cup third-round ties were delayed by a minute as part of the ‘Take a Minute’ mental health campaign.The initiative aims to harness the influence and popularity of football to encourage supporters to take a minute before matches commenced to consider their well-being. It hopes to encourage fans – particularly men – to feel…

how football helps men with mental health

A five-a-side football initiative in Wigan is thriving because it gives men who might have become isolated an outlet In 2017 Peter Hill set up Place2Place FC, a five-a-side team in Wigan for men facing challenging circumstances. It followed the loss of his best friend to suicide in 2014. Two more friends took their lives…

Nwankwo Kanu: Ex-Nigerian international loses ‘daughter’ Eniton

– Nwankwo Kanu has confirmed the tragic death of his “daughter” Eniton – The former Nigerian international made the disheartening announcement on Christmas eve – The deceased was one of the beneficiaries of his NGO, Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) Former Super Eagles star, Nwankwo Kanu, has been plunged into mourning following the death of Eniton,…

Kanu to build cardiovascular hospital in Nigeria

Super Eagles’ former captain, Kanu Nwankwo has revealed that his foundation would soon build a cardiovascular hospital in Nigeria to offer adequate medical attention and treatment to heart patients. The former Arsenal star, who is the founder of Kanu Heart Foundation, made the disclosure when he led officials of the Foundation to celebrate Christmas with…