West Ham have been charged by the Football Association for breaching anti-doping rules. The Hammers are alleged to have failed to provide accurate information on ‘club whereabouts’ separate occasions in the 12 months, said a statement on the FA website. Clubs are required to provide details of training sessions and players whereabouts so they are available for testing at all times.

Antonio Conte acknowledged Chelsea must produce the "perfect game" to get the better of Spanish giants Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 tie.

Premier League champions Chelsea welcome La Liga leaders Barca and Lionel Messi to Stamford Bridge for the opening leg on Tuesday.

It has been a difficult season for Conte and Chelsea amid uncertainty over the Italian's future following back-to-back defeats in the league, though the Londoners have responded with wins over West Brom and Hull City.

Kano Pillars defender Chinedu Udoji has sadly passed away. He lost his life following an auto accident in Kano on Sunday night.

Udoji was on his way back to the Kano Pillars club house after he visited his former Enyimba teammates at their hotel when the incident happened.

“Chinedu Udoji was involved in a car accident yesterday after visiting his former team mates at Enyimba. This tragic accident happened along Club Road in Kano.

“Our deepest condolences to his family, friends, fans, and football lovers all across the country,” Kano Pillars stated on the Twitter account on Monday morning.

Neymar's father, Neymar Santos Sr has hit back at criticism of the player for his performance at the Bernabeu from former Brazil forward Walter Casagrande, by describing him as a 'vulture' and claiming that the Champions League tie with Real Madrid is not over yet. According to Marca, Casagrande claimed that Neymar had become spoilt and could easily have been sent off in the clash on Tuesday night, having received one yellow card for kicking out and missing out another despite the referee signaling a foul after he dived.

Two weeks after playing a 2-2 draw with Cameroon Women's National U-17 team, the Flamingos forced their hosts to a 1-1 draw at the Yaoundé Omnisports Stadium, but it was not enough to see them qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.

The Cameroonians started the stronger of the two teams and were unfortunate not to take the lead inside two minutes when a lob from Henriette Monkam hit the woodwork.

On 16 minutes, Flora Kameni opened the scoring for the hosts but Nigeria could not respond before the break.

The Belgium international striker has made a flying start to a loan spell in Germany, but his manager is not concerned about competition to sign him.

Peter Stoger would rather Michy Batshuayi continue the blistering start to his Borussia Dortmund career and attract interest from other clubs than struggle to find the net.

Batshuayi joined on loan from Chelsea for the remainder of the season to replace the prolific Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who left to join Arsenal for €63.75 million on the final day of the January transfer window.

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) President, Nasser Al-Khelaifi has carpeted Deniz Aytekin over his poor performance during Real Madrid Champions League encounter with the Paris club at Bernabeau. He blamed loss on the officiating, stressing that similar situation had led to the exit of the club last season when they played against Barcelona.

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