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  • FA Cup triumph won't excuse Champions League failure

    April 24, 2017 10:21 PM 13

    Petr Cech believes Arsenal have disproved accusations they lack leaders by beating Manchester City and reaching the FA Cup final. But Cech has warned his teammates winning the FA Cup for a third time in four years would still not excuse them failing to qualify for next season's Champions League. Arsenal will face Chelsea in the final at Wembley on May 27 after

  • Chicago-area medical team to help Syrian refugees in dire need

    April 24, 2017 10:08 PM 13

    The scenes coming out of Syria in recent weeks have been heartbreaking. A team of doctors and nurses from DuPage County, Chicago and Indiana will travel to Lebanon to help Syrian refugees. What they hope they get back is something bigger than what they plan to give. Their suitcases are packed, full of medical supplies and care packages. They have come together

  • Barcelona icon Lionel Messi speaks out following incredible winner in El Clasico

    April 24, 2017 9:52 PM 11

    LIONEL MESSI believes Barcelona have taken a major step towards La Liga glory after their dramatic win over Real Madrid. That stunning victory moved Barca to the top of the Spanish league table on goal difference but Real do still have a game in hand. Yesterday's result should set up a thrilling end to the domestic campaign in Spain and Messi is now confident

  • N'Golo Kante can be more of a leader for Chelsea

    April 24, 2017 9:31 PM 13

    LONDON -- Antonio Conte has backed newly-crowned PFA Player of the Year N'Golo Kante to emerge as a leader at Chelsea in the coming seasons, though he admits that the France international has a different personality to departing captain John Terry. Kante saw off competition from teammate Eden Hazard to claim the award in a ceremony on Sunday, with fellow

  • Presidency, DSS boss to recall Punch Reporter

    April 24, 2017 9:23 PM 13

    ABUJA- Presidency Monday night confirmed that the Director-Director, Department of State Security, DSS, Mallam Lawal Daura has given express clearance to recall the expelled Punch reporter, Olalekan Adetayo from the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He however advised that Security issues should not be toyed with by Journalists. “The Chairman Villa Chapel

  • Buhari media office disowns CSO over Punch correspondent’s expulsion

    April 24, 2017 9:23 PM 13

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s media office on Monday distanced itself from the expulsion of the Punch correspondent covering the Presidential Villa, Mr. Olalekan Adetayo. All journalists in the Villa are directly attached to the office of the Special Adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina. Adetayo was on Monday afternoon expelled by Buhari’s Chief

  • Amosun saves Aregbesola’s aide from mob at Adeleke’s burial [PHOTOS]

    April 24, 2017 9:01 PM 13

    Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, forestalled bloodshed as he prevented a crowd of sympathisers at the Ede, Osun State, country home of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, from lynching Ms Idia Babalola, Special Adviser to Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola. During the burial, many sympathisers became violent when Babalola came in for prayers

  • Ramos red could cost Madrid dear in title race

    April 24, 2017 8:24 PM 10

    With Real Madrid trailing 2-1 to great rivals Barcelona in the Clasico on Sunday, there was something of an air of inevitability as Sergio Ramos was sent off for the 22nd time in his professional career. In Ramos's own words, his sending off proved "decisive" as Barca went on to win 3-2. The Madrid captain had appeared incredulous when referee Alejandro

  • Bizarre photos of Lionel Messi’s El Clasico winner

    April 24, 2017 8:24 PM 14

    Messi's unbelievable El Clasico winner1:35 La Liga: Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored with the last kick of the game to secure an epic 3-2 victory over Real Madrid. LIONEL Messi produced a goal football fans will remember forever — but these images of the Barcelona superstar’s El Clasico-winning strike against Real Madrid just don’t make sense

  • Messi to see dentist after losing tooth in El Clasico

    April 24, 2017 8:24 PM 12

    LIONEL Messi spat out his tooth as he was coming out for the second half of Barcelona’s El Clasico win against Real Madrid. The little magician, who scored his second goal of the game in injury time to win it for the Catalans, was caught by Marcelo’s elbow in the first half. While it appears the clash was unintentional, it left Messi crumpled on the floor