Should the countdown to Tuchel’s Chelsea sack begin? || The Nutmeg
By Guardian Exclusive
01 February 2021 | 1:15 pm
Solomon Fowowe on The Nutmeg this week talks about Chelsea FC's new manager Thomas Tuchel and asks 'Should the countdown to Tuchel's Chelsea sack begin'?
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15 Nov 2021
Germany defender Niklas Süle is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID. Several of his teammates must now also isolate just days before an international game.
11 Nov 2021
Liverpool’s former captain and talisman Steven Gerrard has been appointed the new manager of Aston Villa. The position became vacant when Villa sacked Dean Smith on Sunday after a run of five successive Premier League defeats. Gerrard has enjoyed a hugely successful period at Rangers where he managed to break Celtic’s nine year hold on the Scottish Premiership title.
11 Nov 2021
Golf is a club-and-ball game in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course. The sport dates as far back as the 15th century and it is one of the most popular outdoor games around the world. Even though the game is not really popular in mainstream Nigeria, it has often been regarded as a male and elite sport, but this set of women are changing the narrative, to them, golf is more than just a game. Some female golfers took out time to share their experiences playing a sport that is mostly dominated by men.
20 Nov 2021
"Spiritual opium" is how the Chinese brand video games. After a tightening of the noose around the industry and rules at the start of the school year that limit screen time for teens to three hours a week, Fortnite has announced that it is folding. Three years on and one billion dollars spent, the popular survival game never got regulatory approval, despite the financial backing of Chinese tech giant Tencent. So what is the matter with Fortnite?
24 Nov 2021
Crowd problems put future of French football at risk, says minister
4 Dec 2021
The response to the tragic drownings on the English Channel has spiraled into a political spat between France and the UK, delaying proactive solutions to prevent future tragedies.
26 Nov 2021
With the Taliban now in power for more than 100 days, women and girls in Afghanistan are still waiting to hear officially if they can return to work and school. Also, how do we flip the script when it comes to gender violence and teach men and boys to act appropriately? Annette Young talks to Michael Conroy, the founder of Men at Work, an UK organisation which offers training programs to foster violence-free relationships for men and boys.
15 Dec 2021
Archery is becoming one of the interesting, competitive games and recreational activities in the country. Introduced officially in Nigeria in 1997 after the Nigerian Archery Federation was founded, it got affiliated to the World Archery in the same year. Since then, professional archers and team coaches in Nigeria have been training new archers in order to get the country represented at international championships. Currently, the organisation has its eye set on the 2024 Olympics game in Paris.
18 Dec 2021
Leading Gabon football coach accused of raping young players, president demands probe. A former coach for Gabon's under-17 football team, Patrick Assoumou Eyi, sexually abused young players in his care, according to a report on Thursday in British daily The Guardian.
26 Dec 2021
Antiviral drugs like Paxlovid could slash hospitalizations and deaths from coronavirus. Treatment would bring us a step closer to the end of the pandemic.
28 Dec 2021
The Greek and Tunisian coast guards have also reported successful rescue missions. Nonetheless, dozens of people have died in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the past several days.
Asian football in particular has long had a problem with match fixing. While some progress had been made in fighting the crime in recent years, the arrival of COVID-19 has made it easier for match fixers to do business.
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UK Prime Minister Liz Truss admits she "could have laid the ground better" for her plan to reduce taxes for the wealthy. Four weeks into the job, she faces scrutiny from her own party over her handling of the scandal.
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