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Suker backs Croatia ‘role model’ Modric for Ballon d’Or

Luka Modric's supreme season for club and country means he should win the Ballon d'Or, according to Croatia legend Davor Suker. It has been...

Van der Sar backs Belgium for World Cup glory

Edwin van der Sar is backing Belgium to win the World Cup. Roberto Martinez's side take on France in the first semi-final on Tuesday...

NUTGTWN backs FG on transfer of recovered loot to poor homes

Comrade Isa AremuNATIONAL Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, has expressed its support for the Federal Government’s decision to...

Gareth Southgate backs decision to name weakened England side despite defeat...

Gareth Southgate claimed England will take a lot from their final World Cup group game despite losing 1-0 to Belgium in a fairly...

Brexit news: Britain BACKS Macron’s European defence force | World | News

Defence minister Earl Howe joined counterparts from...

Group backs Buhari’s re-election – The Nation Nigeria

A group, the National Committee of Buhari Supports, has drummed support for the second-term ambition of President Muhammadu Buhari. Rising from its maiden meeting in...

Marcus Rashford backs VAR at World Cup but calls for improvement

GIVE IT TIME The Three Lions were denied two seemingly-clear penalties when Harry Kane was bundled over against Tunisia but the video refs did...

CAN backs Buhari, Oshiomhole, says no vacancy in Aso Rock

The national executives of Change Advocates of Nigeria (CAN), Nigeria and Diaspora have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office...

World Cup 2018: Philippe Coutinho backs Mohamed Salah and Neymar to...

Philippe Coutinho has claimed Mohamed Salah and Neymar have a “serious chance” of eclipsing Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and becoming the world’s best players.  Coutinho has...

United States of Europe moves CLOSER as Merkel backs Macron EU...

n an interview with German paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung she said she was in favour of Mr Macron’s plans for a combined military...

England news: Gareth Southgate backs Raheem Sterling over tattoo – ‘the...

England boss Gareth Southgate has backed Raheem Sterling to come through the controversy surrounding his gun tattoo and stay focused on final preparations...

Young backs Rashford to ‘set the world alight’ ahead of first...

Marcus Rashford has the potential to "set the world alight" and will be a key player for England at the World Cup, according...

House of rep backs Buhari, step down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill...

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.The News Agency of Nigeria...

They even whistled at Torres – Simeone backs Griezmann

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone defended Antoine Griezmann after the star forward was whistled by fans on Sunday. Griezmann, linked with a move to...

Senate backs effort to restore ‘net neutrality’ rules

Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all...

Shehu Sani backs Oshiomhole for APC national chairman

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central district in National Assembly has described Adams Oshiomhole, former Edo State Governor, as the best man...

World Cup 2018: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola backs Fabian Delph...

Fabian Delph's name was mentioned among other World Cup hopefuls at Manchester City as England boss Gareth Southgate met with Pep Guardiola on...

Brexit news – EU backs Ireland’s right to VETO Brexit deal...

This threat was revealed at a meeting in Dublin when the Irish Minister, Simon Coveney, said his government would not allow any delay...

Wilson backs Wenger for international role

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson expects to see Arsene Wenger accept an international coaching role after announcing his decision to leave the Gunners. It...

EU news: Macron hails ‘decisive moment for Europe’ as Merkel backs...

Speaking in Berlin, the French leader called this a “decisive moment for Europe” as he secured the backing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

UEFA president backs Gianluigi Buffon’s penalty rant but doesn’t condone it

The FC panel examine the biggest moments between Real Madrid and Juventus, including the late penalty for Real Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon's red card...

Tottenham Hotspur FC exclusive: Dele Alli backs Spurs to challenge Manchester...

Dele Alli has backed Tottenham to challenge Manchester City next season, just days after Pep Guardiola’s side clinched the Premier League title without even...

Dolly the sheep cloner backs Parkinson’s research after diagnosis

A SCIENTIST who led the team that created Dolly the sheep has backed research to tackle Parkinson’s disease, after being diagnosed with...

USA v Russia: Who backs Putin and who backs Trump –...

Donald Trump said Russia needs to “get ready” as the US plans to deploy weaponry that is “nice and new and smart" in a...

Bailey backs Bolt to succeed with football dream

Usain Bolt has the required determination to follow his dream and become a professional footballer, according to Leon Bailey. Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion during a...

Hungary election: Anti-EU OFFENSIVE as Warsaw backs Viktor Orban | World...

Jarosław Kaczyński, considered by many to be the de facto ruler of Poland, gave his backing to Mr Orban’s campaign ahead of election day...

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Mauricio Pochettino backs ‘fighter’ Dele Alli to...

Alli silencing his critics at Stamford Bridge ...

He’s still a kid – Pochettino backs Alli

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino backed Dele Alli, reminding critics the midfielder was "still a kid". Alli, 21, has been unable to find his best form...

Igbo group backs Ohanaeze, says unfortunate INEC disenfranchising South-East

An Igbo socio-cultural association, Igbo Bu Igbo, has thrown its weight behind the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo,...

Roma director Francesco Totti backs Napoli to lift Serie A title

Francesco Totti has become a Roma director after retiring from playing.Francesco Totti backed Napoli to win the Serie A title as he received the...

Zidane has won enough – Kroos backs Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos defended Zinedine Zidane, pointing to the club's trophy haul under the coach. Zidane has come under fire after Madrid's struggles...

Former AIG backs creation of State police

A former Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Raimi Odofin, on Thursday said the country...

FC Basel 0-4 Manchester City: Skipper Vincent Kompany backs City to...

The Belgian claimed his side were targeting a...

Insecurity: FG backs state police

A major breakthrough may have been achieved Thursday...

Ambode backs war against kidnapping, others – Punch Newspapers

Sesan Olufowobi Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday said his administration would continue to support operations of the Nigerian Army against kidnapping, armed...

Visegrad EU rebels demand Brussels backs down from threat to Poland...

In a joint statement, the leaders of the Visegrád group, comprising Poland, Hungary, Czechia and Slovakia, as well as Croatia, slapped down the bloc,...

EU ARMY: Berlusconi backs ‘common defence’ for Europe | World |...

Mr Berlusconi made the comments during a trip to Brussels to meet the chiefs of the EU, including the President of the European Commission,...

Jose Mourinho Luke Shaw one of the best left-backs around

With Jose Mourinho set for a contract extension,...

Jose Mourinho Luke Shaw currently one of the best left-backs around

With Jose Mourinho set for a contract extension,...

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez backs captain Jamaal Lascelles to continue improving

Rafael Benitez has told Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles he could make it to the World Cup finals with England if he continues to develop...

‘A goal will come’ – Antonio Conte backs Chelsea striker Alvaro...

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has struggled for goals...

Iran protests: Donald Trump says ‘time for change’ as he backs...

The US President tweeted: “The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years. They are hungry for food & for freedom.  “Along with human...

Don Pedro-Obaseki backs Africa creative summit!

ORGANIZERS of Africa Creative Summit have announced details of its upcoming event in Nigeria  which will...

Pep Guardiola backs Manchester City to bounce back after first defeat...

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City will emerge stronger following their first defeat of the season. City were beaten 2-1 by Shakhtar Donetsk in their final...

Gowon backs ZUMA filmfest 2017

.To chair annual film lecture A former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), GCFR, has thrown...

Gary Cahill backs David Luiz to set a good example ahead...

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill believes David Luiz can set a good example for Andreas Christensen - to the benefit of the Blues. Chelsea have not...

Donald Trump backs Roy Moore for Senate despite sex accusations

President Donald Trump has discounted allegations of sexual assault against Roy Moore, the controversial Republican Senate candidate. Six women have accused Mr Moore, who is...

Claire Delaney backs the British Heart Foundation’s Christmas Appeal after losing...

A MUM has spoken of the heartbreak felt at Christmas as she backs an appeal to help people who are suffering. ...

Karnataka government strongly backs Deepika in ‘Padmavati’ row | Bengaluru News

BELAGAVI: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who is facing threats from many groups for her lead role in the film 'Padmavati', has received...

Football Manager 2018 Wonderkids: 10 top left-backs to sign

Best Attributes: Crossing (13), Dribbling (12), First Touch...

Mane backs ‘fantastic’ Salah to keep scoring

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane believes there is even more to come from Mohamed Salah, saying the star would continue scoring. Salah scored a brace in...

Bilic backs under-fire Liverpool defender Lovren after death threats

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic leapt to the defence of Dejan Lovren after the Liverpool centre-back was subjected to death threats. Lovren revealed he and...

‘I know for a fact he would love another crack at...

The Black Cats are looking for a replacement...

FA backs down and pays Eni Aluko the money she is...

The Football Association has paid Eni Aluko the £40,000 it was withholding after a dispute over a tweet she sent in August about ex-England...

Bayelsa Governor Backs Army Medical Outreach

Governor Seriake Dickson...

Arsene Wenger backs fit-again Mesut Ozil to prove his class at...

Arsene Wenger admits Mesut Ozil faces a fight to win back his Arsenal place but insists the German is still one of the finest...

Hummels backs Klopp to succeed at Liverpool

Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels has thrown his support behind Jurgen Klopp, confident the German manager can overturn Liverpool's inconsistent start to the Premier...

Tottenham hero Harry Kane backs himself to take Champions League by...

The 24-year-old scored in either half to help...

Japan Backs U.S. Proposal to Target North Korea’s Oil Supplies

Japan backed a U.S. push for the United Nations Security Council to...

Conte backs Zappacosta to rise to Chelsea challenge

New Chelsea signing Davide Zappacosta is ready to meet the challenge of playing for a top club, Antonio Conte has said. The Italy international arrived...

Juan Mata backs Marcus Rashford to become a ‘big’ player for...

The Spanish midfielder believes his teammate can live...

LISTEN: Roy Evans backs Philippe Coutinho to forget about Barcelona move...

Former Liverpool manager Roy Evans has backed the Reds’ decision to keep Philippe Coutinho away from the clutches of Barcelona. The Catalan giants’ pursuit of...

Harry Kane backs Daniel Levy to deliver for Tottenham on transfer...

Harry Kane has hailed Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy as a "great businessman" and backed his decision to play the waiting game ahead of transfer...

Mauricio Pochettino backs club-record signing Davinson Sanchez to be a hit...

Mauricio Pochettino has backed Tottenham's club-record signing Davinson Sanchez to prove a hit in England after seeing much of himself in the Colombia international. The...

Henry backs Lacazette for Arsenal success

Thierry Henry believes Alexandre Lacazette will succeed at Arsenal, but manager Arsene Wenger will need a full squad the for collective to similarly achieve. Lacazette...

EXCLUSIVE: Billy Joe Saunders backs Floyd Mayweather, says Conor McGregor will...

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight in Paradise,...

British and Irish Lions: Graham Rowntree backs captain Peter O’Mahony ahead...

Peter O'Mahony has been described as "exactly the character you need" for a British and Irish Lions tour as he prepares to captain the...

The Latest: EU backs Kuwaiti efforts to end Gulf crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the diplomatic crisis between Gulf nations and Qatar (all times local):5:15 p.m.The European Union has...

BREAKING NEWS: Santos backs Ronaldo '100 per cent as an athlete...

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Buffon backs Donnarumma for Juventus

Gianluigi Buffon has endorsed Juventus' bid to sign AC Milan star Gianluigi Buffon as the Italy great nears retirement. Buffon is out of contract at...

We will do everything to keep him scoring – Griezmann backs...

Antoine Griezmann says France must do all they can to help Olivier Giroud keep finding the back of the net. Giroud scored a hat-trick...

Thailand backs off threat to block Facebook over content

Thailand backed off a threat to block Facebook on Tuesday, instead providing the social media site with court orders to remove content that...