Warning off: Frank Lampard escaped sacking after blabbing on the VAR errors

One football legend said it could "ruin football forever", while a second said it made an "unbelievable" decision. It's fair to say Saturday was another controversial day for VAR in the Premier League. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was first to speak out - saying there was "another huge question mark" about the technology after Tottenham midfielder Giovani lo Celso was not punished for a "leg-breaker" tackle in Saturday's opening match. And there were further incidents involving the video assistant referee in Bournemouth's defeat at Burnley and Manchester City's win at Leicester. "I want it to work and help them and make the game better," said Lampard. "It was so wrong today. "Referees have such a difficult job and VAR was brought in to help

Reasons for banning one of the EPL giant from Champions League by UEFA

Manchester City have been banned from Champions League for the next two seasons by UEFA The English champions were also slammed with a heavy fine standing on a mouth-watering figure of €30 million City were found of breaking the UEFA's financial fair play rule by inflating their revenue to mislead the governing bod. Premier League giants, Manchester City, have been banned from playing in two consecutive Champions League seasons by the football governing body in Europe UEFA. The English champions were also slammed with a staggering €30 million fine after they were found guilty of breaking financial fair play rules. The Citizens got into the hook of Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) following a discovery that it misled UEFA by increasing its sponsorship revenues when

CORONAVIRUS stops Odion Ighalo from making his first kick in Manchester United

Manchester United's newest signing Odion Ighalo is training away from the first team due to novel coronavirus concerns following his arrival from China. Ighalo joined United on January 31 from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua and although the risk posed is minimal the city is hundreds of kilometers away from Hubei province which is at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak  the club has opted to take precautionary measures. United also decided against taking Ighalo on its winter break training camp in Spain due to concerns he may have difficulty re-entering the UK. Current medical guidelines advise people returning to the UK from certain countries, including China, to be quarantined for 14 days.According the United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Ighalo will travel with the squad to London for Monday's match against

Why Man City Match against West Ham postponed?

Manchester City have confirmed that their Premier League clash against West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium has been postponed. The defending champions are trailing current table-toppers Liverpool with 22 points and they would hope to bounce back to winning ways after losing 2-0 to Tottenham in their last outing. https://twitter.com/premierleague/status/1226473677480431616?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1226473677480431616&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.legit.ng%2F1300705-manchester-city-west-hams-premier-league-clash-postponed-due-poor-weather.html However, due to extreme and escalating weather conditions, the match has been moved after reaching out to concerned stakeholders including their visitors. The club added that a new date for their matchday 26 encounter would be made available in the next few hours or more. Pep Guardiola's men hammered the Hammers 5-0 in their first meeting in the English topflight earlier this season but they will have to hold on

Man City vs West Ham postponed due to storm

Manchester City's Premier League clash with West Ham was among major sporting events postponed on Sunday as storm Ciara battered the United Kingdom. Howling winds and driving rain have disrupted transport links with travellers advised only to make journeys if absolutely necessary. "Due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety, today’s match has been postponed," City said in a statement. "This decision has been made by Manchester City’s Safety Officer following consultation with Club stakeholders and officials at West Ham United." The women's Six Nations clash between Scotland and England was also postponed. Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash between Scotland and England's men in Edinburgh had been marred by terrible conditions as England ran out 13-6 winners. The only

Is Crystal Palace manager under pressure as loosing continues?

The Eagles were beaten 3-1 at Everton on Saturday - a third successive defeat for Roy Hodgson's side.

Without a win in 2020 and possessing the worst goalscoring record in the Premier League, these are tough times for Crystal Palace. The Eagles were beaten 3-1 at Everton on Saturday - a third successive defeat for Roy Hodgson's side. The loss leaves them six points above the relegation zone, but that gap could become smaller once their rivals have played their game in hand. https://www.instagram.com/p/B8TzNNiJ6Gs/ What is going wrong at Crystal Palace and is Hodgson the man to turn things around? What's the problem? At one stage this season, Palace were up there with Sheffield United in posing a surprise threat towards the top end of the table. They were fifth as recently as early December, but a run of one victory in their past 11 games

Odion Ighalo reveals his memory of his sister with with her name on his Man United boot

Odion Ighalo has unveiled his Manchester United boots ahead of his official debut. The sensational forward switched side to the Old Trafford outfits on January deadline day He, however, dedicated his boots to his late sister Mary Atole who died last year December Odion Jude Ighalo has unveiled his Manchester United boots less than a week after making a sensational return to Premier League, and interestingly the beautiful pair was dedicated to his late sister Mary Atole. The 30-year-old AFCON Golden boot winner completed a dream sensational EPL return after agreeing to terms with the Old Trafford outfits, albeit without no option of purchase at the end of the season. From his hood in Ajegule to Manchester, Ighalo becomes the first Nigerian to don and

Mourinho: Tottenham not keen to sign Giroud as 2020 transfer option

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has conceded it will not be easy to compete on domestic and European fronts without a regular striker but said the club will not look to spend big on a forward to meet short-term objectives.

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has conceded it will not be easy to compete on domestic and European fronts without a regular striker but said the club will not look to spend big on a forward to meet short-term objectives. With Harry Kane sidelined until April, Spurs have been linked with a number of goalscorers in the January window, including Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, Real Sociedad's Willian Jose and Krzysztof Piatek - who has secured a move to Hertha Berlin. Although he would have preferred to add another striker, Mourinho claimed he was "happy" with Spurs' transfer business in January. "I cannot hide," Mourinho told reporters on Friday. "If I say it's easy to play three competitions without a striker, I'm going to lie. I

Mikel Arteta is happy with Arsenal Transfer deals

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal have emerged stronger from the January transfer window after landing two new signings and keeping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal have emerged stronger from the January transfer window after landing two new signings and keeping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arteta has bolstered his creaky defence by adding Flamengo's Pablo Mari and Southampton's Cedric Soares this week. Just as significantly, the Arsenal manager held on to Gabon forward Aubameyang despite reported interest from Barcelona, while Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka decided to stay after initially looking set to leave following his clash with fans. "I am happy for two reasons," Arteta told reporters on Friday. "We believed we could strengthen the team a little bit in some areas with the financial situation we have, but as well four weeks ago I was very concerned with some of the departures and we have been

Pep Guardiola roams up Jose Mourinho ahead of Spurs vs Man City clash

Guardiola says his great rival Jose Mourinho should not be judged solely on his recent record as the two managers prepare to go head-to-head again on Sunday.

Guardiola says his great rival Jose Mourinho should not be judged solely on his recent record as the two managers prepare to go head-to-head again on Sunday. Spurs have taken 20 points from 12 Premier League games since Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino and remain six points off fourth-placed Chelsea. The Portuguese joined Spurs a year after he was sacked by Manchester United following a period of dressing room unrest and poor results as Guardiola's City became the dominant side in England. Mourinho and Guardiola meet for the 23rd time this weekend as City travel to Tottenham and the Catalan said he respected his rival's record during a long career in the dugout. "The value of Jose, a manager with a lot