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Liverpool Rise To 4th Position On World’s Most Valuable Clubs After EPL Win.

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By Abdulwab Idris.

 

Liverpool’s value has risen to fourth on the table of world’s most valuable sides.

This is as a result of Jürgen Klopp and his men winning the Premier League title

Six Premier League clubs made the top 10 on the rankings released.

Liverpool have recorded another success after winning the 2019/20 Premier League title as the Reds are now occupying fourth on the table of world’s most valuable rankings.

The Reds waited for 30 years before Jürgen Klopp gave the Anfield fans the Premier League title dethroning Manchester City.

According to the latest edition of the brand finance football annual, Liverpool’s value has risen by six per cent to £1.143 billion thanks to their Premier League title win.

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But despite their success winning the Premier League title, Liverpool are behind rivals Manchester United who are occupying third position.

The Old Trafford landlords have a £143m fall, while Liverpool recorded a £64.3m rise in their value.

Even though they won the Spanish La Liga title for the 2019/20 season, Real Madrid are still maintaining the top spot with a £205m fall.

Their biggest rivals in the Spanish La Liga, Barcelona, are occupying second position on the rankings.

See the list below:

1. REAL MADRID £1.286bn / 13.8 per cent- (£205m fall)

2. BARCELONA £1.280bn / 1.4 per cent + (£18.1m rise)

3. MANCHESTER UNITED £1.190bn / 10.7 per cent – (£143m fall)

4. LIVERPOOL £1.143bn / 6 per cent + (£64.3m rise)

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5. MANCHESTER CITY £1.018bn / 10.4 per cent – (£118m fall)

6. BAYERN MUNICH £957m / 19.6 per cent – (£233m fall)

7. PSG £876m / 5.8 per cent + (£48m rise)

8. CHELSEA £859m / 1.9 per cent – (£17m fall)

9. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR £710m / 3.3 per cent + (£23.5m rise)

10. ARSENAL £651m / 18.18 per cent – (£150m fall)

In the list above, it can be seen that six Premier League clubs made the top 10, which is an incredible record for English football.

Liverpool rise to 4th position on world’s most valuable club rankings after EPL win
Liverpool rise to 4th position on world’s most valuable club rankings after EPL win. Photo Credit: Getty

Earlier, reported how Premier League champions Liverpool were labeled as the wrong destination for Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen who is on the verge of joining Italian side Napoli.

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Liverpool chiefs were said to have been impressed with Victor Osimhen’s performances last term in France where he scored 18 goals for Lille.

Their intention is to go for the signing of the Nigerian star this summer before Napoli emerged to be his next destination and Jürgen Klopp is left disappointed.

It has now been declared that Victor Osimhen made the right choice not to move to Premier League side Liverpool where he may not get active playing time.

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How Eddie 43 Years Old Man Gets Newcastle Job As New Manager

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In a desperate effort to get the club lost glory back, Eddie Howe was confirmed as Newcastle’s new manager on Monday, a month after a Saudi-led takeover at St James’s Park

The former Bournemouth boss succeeds Steve Bruce, who left the Premier League club by “mutual consent” on 20 October.

Newcastle United are delighted to confirm the appointment of Eddie Howe as the club’s new head coach on a contract until summer 2024,” the club said in a statement.

Howe, 43, said: “It is a great honour to become head coach of a club with the stature and history of Newcastle United. It is a very proud day for me and my family.

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“This is a wonderful opportunity, but there is also a lot of work ahead of us and I am eager to get onto the training ground to start working with the players.”

Newcastle are second from bottom of the Premier League without a single win this season after Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Brighton.

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NYCN Chairman’s Cup: Amb. Ogohi reiterate commitment to grassroots sports development

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Chairman of the Kogi State Chapter National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN),  Ambassador Usman Ogohi has reiterate his commitment towards the growth of grassroots sports development in the state.

Amb. Ogohi in his chat with members of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Kogi State Chapter during the opening kickoff of Amb. Usman Ogohi football tournament at Aneibo field, Gadumo in Lokoja disclosed that the tournament is a beginning of several sports initiative programmes to come.

According to him, the best way of harnessing raw sports talent for the state and the country is to invest heavily into grassroots sports with the aim of catching them young and helping those making efforts on their own to find their feat.

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Ogohi further disclosed that the competition which comprises of eight teams bottling for the grand price is also targeted at engaging youth in the community to distract them and sensitize them from all forms of Anti Social vices.

Ogohi while appreciating the passion and commitment of Lokoja based street football teams and others from the 21 Local Government Areas of the State, encouraged them to keep believing in themselves as opportunities will come knocking at their doors sooner than expected.

He further reiterate his commitment towards promoting sports and other sector that would help Kogi youth grow and be comfortable with life.

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kick starting the opening match, Newlayout Football Club whitewashed, thrashed her opponent Peace Community by 5 goals to nill, with three of the goals scored in the first half of the game and two in the other half.

Speaking to members of Kogi SWAN after the opening match, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Comrade Femi Abiodun called on youths to shun Cultism and other vices which according to him has become one of the greatest negative bane in the society.

He appealed to stakeholders in the sports sector and corporate organizations in the state to support the National Youth Council in the State so as to enable them sustain the tournament annually and extended to other committees in the state capital and across the LG.

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Boom! Anthony Joshua Lost WBO, WBA, IBF Heavyweight Titles to Usyk

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Boom! Anthony Joshua Lost WBO, WBA, IBF Heavyweight Titles to Usyk

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

It was a thrilling fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium outside of London on Saturday night as Briton’s Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine threw tactical punches on one another while contesting for the WBO, WBA and IBF titles earlier held by Joshua.

Joshua, 31, despite fighting in front of nearly 70,000 supporters at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, was unable to meet up his pre-match promise of retaining the titles as his opponent, Usyk 34, ripped him of the unified heavyweight titles.

Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs) claimed Joshua’s WBA (Super), WBO and IBF titles by using a combination of footwork, head movement and a sharp left hand to keep Joshua off balance throughout the 12-round affair.

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With tears in his eyes as he raised his arms in the center of the ring after an unanimous decision, the Ukrainian Boxer said: “This means much for me, a lot, the fight went exactly the way I expected it to go. There were a couple of moments when Anthony pushed me hard but nothing special

“I have been working so hard since January in preparation for this fight, it took me some half a year and I didn’t see my family for so long

“I miss my children and I miss watching them play. I want to go home and be happy and I’m not thinking about the rematch at this second”

Usyk dominated from the first bell, as score card of 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 were reward after a sensational display from the unbeaten Ukrainian, who became only the third fighter after Evander Holyfield and David Haye to win world titles at cruiserweight and heavyweight.

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Oleksandr Usyk’s extraordinary victory over Anthony Joshua earned him the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight world titles.

Joshua, who left the ring with a swollen right eye did not speak in the aftermath as he sought medical care.

His promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport ultimately believes his fighter will seek a second bout.

“The rematch is going to be tough but there is nowhere to hide because AJ is at the stage of his career where he wants his world championship and he’s already talking about it now”

Meanehile, minutes after the match, Joshua tweeted via his official account “Keep positive even if the world’s crumbling in front of you!

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“London I love you & thank you each and every time!”

Joshua, 31, was supposed to face WBC and lineal champion Tyson Fury this summer but plans were canceled after Deontay Wilder won a court injunction to invoke a trilogy bout against Fury for Oct. 9.

Instead of setting up plans for an all-England summit for the undisputed title, the next development besides Wilder-Fury III will be whether Joshua accepts his own contractually obligated rematch against Usyk.

Some fans of Anthony Joshua had already taken to the social media that the Heavyweight star will seek for a rematch where he will reclaim his honor as he earlier did with Andy Ruiz Jnr.

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