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Liverpool’s 2021-22 Fixture List Revealed

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The Reds will kick off their season against last season’s Championship winners Norwich City

The Premier League have announced the full slate of 2021-22 fixtures, and Liverpool now know that they will play the other 19 English top flight sides twice each. Home and away. For a 38-game league schedule. Try not to act surprised.

Still, despite that the sum of it all may be fairly predictable, there’s always some fun and interesting—or annoying—details to be found in a new season’s fixture list, and 2021-22 will be no different for Liverpool or the club’s fans.

It all kicks off on Saturday, August 14th on the road against newly promoted Norwich City, as in what feels like something of a tradition the Reds raise the curtain on another season by facing last year’s top side in the Championship.

Then, after a home game against always difficult Burnley, they finish September with their first headlining match, hosting Chelsea on the 28th. Last year’s upstarts Leeds then kick off a September that on paper looks a month to build momentum.

October looks tough, with a home game against defending champions Manchester City on the 2nd and a trip to Old Trafford to face Man United on the 23rd. Then November gets Arsenal and Everton, with Spurs in always busy December.

Beyond the fixtures, a the Christmas turnaround between Leeds on the 26th and Leicester on the 28th is cause for both annoyance and concern—but that kind of holiday scheduling at this point is par for the course in the Premier League.

Then, the home and away gets reversed and 2022 kicks off on the road against Chelsea on New Year’s Day as we work our way towards May 22nd and a home date against Wolves as the final game of the 2021-22 Premier League season.

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Nasarawa United skipper Makama speaks about Champions League ambitions

Nasarawa United captain, Emmanuel Makama has admitted that the Lafia-based NPFL side’s CAF Champions league or confederation’s cup ambition has become heated up.

Makama, in a chat with brila.net, noted that his side had resolved right from the start of the league season to pick a continental ticket.
“We believed in ourselves before the season kick-started, and we have already said it that no matter what, we will take the ticket for continental football this season,”
“And if you can check the record we are really doing well, there is no one they will put in a seat of play that will not play very well. So, I believe in my team, our coaches, and our management, everything is moving well and no matter what, we are going to earn our continental ticket.” He concluded.

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Heartland players won’t boycott NPFL clash with FC Ifeanyi Ubah – Ilechukwu

Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has denied reports making round in the media that Heartland FC players are set to boycott their next league match over unpaid salaries.

 

Ilechukwu was quoted in one of the dailies published on Tuesday that players want to embark on a protest and also boycott the MatchDay 28 game against Oriental Derby rivals, FC Ifeanyi Ubah.

 

When asked to respond to the reports, the former MFM FC boss, stated that the report is an attempt to distract his boys ahead of the game, but before denying ever granting such an interview.

 

He said: “This is just another fake news, a cheap means to distract my team and fuel unnecessary tension in Owerri.

 

“Let me state clearly that the players under my watch will never go on such protest or boycott any NPFL game. How would a Sports Journalist cook such a story when there is security challenges in the South East, let alone boycott an NPFL game.

 

“For record purposes, I did not grant such interview with any reporter on Monday or had a chat with anyone on the social media platform, WhatsApp. I have taken time to go through the call log on phone and chats, no number of such from the reporter that claimed to have interviewed me.

 

Ilechukwu adds, “I understand what the players are agitating for as I have maintained,

 

“Like every other team in the NPFL have their challenges and that of Heartland is no different. So all hands would be on deck to proffer solutions to them as we move on,” he concluded.

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Zogg needs more time – says Falcons boss Randy Waldrum

Super Falcons gaffer Randy Waldrum is impressed new girl Salome Zogg who made her debut for Nigeria last Thursday.

 

Waldrum said Zogg who featured against Jamaica and Portugal at the Summer Series in Texas, USA has shown good spirits since arriving at the camp, and but will need more time.

 

Born in Switzerland is the 24-year-old Onyiyechi Zogg also enjoyed a good season with her club FC Zurich.

 

“She’s a good, young player, she’s somebody we want to keep bringing back to camp,” says Waldrum,

 

“The good thing is she’s playing regularly in Switzerland as it’s important that the players are playing at a top-level.

 

“She has clearly made her mark and she is somebody we will continue to invest time on.”

 

Zogg is expected to be in action when the Super Falcons take on the United States of America later tonight.

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Emmanuel Dennis wanted in Turkey

Turkish Super Lig giants, Galatasaray are monitoring the situation of Emmanuel Dennis at Belgian Side Club Brugge.

 

Dennis spent the last six months on loan with German Bundesliga outfits FC Cologne, after fallen out with Club Brugge.

 

Cologne’s refusal to exercise their right to sign the 23-year-old on a permanent deal means he will return to Club Brugge where he is not guaranteed a playing time.

 

M.haber365.com reported that top agent, top William D’Avilla had recommended the Super Eagles forward for Galatasaray and the close are beginning to monitor his situation.

 

It is understood that Dennis who was spotted in Galatasaray jersey in one of his recent social media posts could be interested in the transfer, but everything depends on the Turkish club.

 

However, It remains to be seen if Gala will be willing to strike a deal with William D’Avilla and sign the player who has a 4.5 m euro buy-out clause in his contract.

 

In 2017, Dennis joined Club Brugge from Zorya Lugansk on a transfer fee of 1.4 million euros and he has scored 28 goals with 13 assists in 116 matches in Club Brugge color.

 

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