Arsenal legend Paul Merson has today ahead of the march fixtures’ predicted the outcome of the Premier League match 13 taking place across different grounds in England this weekend and on Monday night. Accordingly, Manchester City will host Liverpool in the first leg of Premier League match on Saturday afternoon at the Etihad Stadium.
Everton have received an immediate 10-point deduction after being found to have breached the Premier League's profit and sustainability rules. The point deduction, which was meted out by an independent commission will be effected immediately. The punishment is the biggest sporting sanction in the competition's history will push Everton further down to 19th place in the table, placing them on a new total of four points.
The Premier League’s Independent Key Match Incidents Panel has agreed that referee Stuart Attwell and the VAR officials were correct to award Newcastle United’s winning goal against Arsenal on Saturday. According to some news outlets, the panel, however, noted that the officials missed two red cards.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has stated that Super Eagles and Napoli hitman Victor Osimhen, Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, and AC Milan’s new boy Samuel Chukwueze will not participate in the team’s 2026 World Cup qualifiers against the Warriors of Zimbabwe and the Crocodiles of Lesotho.
The Referring Development Unit of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has forced discipline on fourteen (14) referees OF the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by issuing them suspension on Monday due to poor officiating in the ongoing 2023/2024 NPFL season. The refereeing department released a statement on Monday indicting the officials and confirming their preliminary suspension. The Refereeing Development Unit stated the suspension was necessary due to poor performances of Referees/ Assistant Referees since Week 2 of the 2023/ 2024 NPFL season.