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Acheampong could be on his way to Anfield (Photo: Simon Hofmann)
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FRANKLY SPEAKING Liverpool transfer news: Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp chasing Anderlecht’s Frank Acheampong

The Ghana man has been in fine form for the Belgian club this season, and can operate as a winger or left-back FRANK ACHEAMPONG could be on his way to Liverpool. The Ghana winger has shone for his club Anderlecht this season. And Kop boss Jurgen Klopp has had him […]

Jose Mourinho of Manchester United and Antonio Conte of Chelsea
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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd cannot catch negative Chelsea in title race

Jose Mourinho believes it will be hard for Manchester United to make up ground on Chelsea in the title race because his former club adopt an overtly defensive approach he refuses to employ at Old Trafford. Antonio Conte’s side are six points clear at the top of the Premier League […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins the Ballon d’Or as Player of the Year
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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins the Ballon d’Or as Player of the Year

After giving a European Championship title to Portugal and another Champions League trophy to Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo ends the year with something just for himself — his fourth world player of the year award. Ronaldo on Monday won his third Ballon d’Or award, which this year is being handed […]

Rev. Osei Kofi
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GFA bribes Sports Ministers – Rev. Osei Kofi

Former Black Stars player Reverend Osei Kofi has incontrovertibly slapped a damning and image-tarnishing allegation on the Ghana Football Association and previous Sports Ministers insisting the FA have been bribing them (Sports Ministers) to tow their line. According to him, he has evidence to show that the FA always bribes […]

Daniel Amartey snatches a point for Leicester City
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Daniel Amartey snatches a point for Leicester City

Champions Leicester City recovered from Jamie Vardy’s red card and a two-goal deficit to claim an incredible draw at Stoke City. Vardy was contentiously dismissed by referee Craig Pawson for a two-footed tackle on Mame Diouf. Stoke took advantage to score twice before half-time, with Bojan Krkic converting a penalty […]

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is now one behind Barcelona’s Messi, who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann finished third in the vote. Ronaldo […]

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Aduana Stars beat Hearts of Oak on penalties to win 2016 G6 Tournament

Aduana Stars clinched the 2016 G6 title after beating giants Hearts of Oak 4-3 on penalties at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday night. Former Ghana U17 goalkeeper Joseph Addo emerged hero of the night as he saved two penalties to steer Yussif Abubakar’s side to victory. Patrick Razak’s first-half […]

Top Brazilian Football Team in a Plane Crash
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Top Brazilian Football Team in a Plane Crash

  A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Reports say there are 76 dead and 5 survivors. The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport […]

Neymar
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Neymar to serve two-year prison sentence

Spanish prosecutors have called for Barcelona forward Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from his Brazilian club Santos in 2013. Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and a fine […]

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Nigeria held to draw by Ghana at women’s Nations Cup

Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw as Ghana fought back from a goal down in their women’s Africa Cup of Nations match on Wednesday. The Super Falcons took the lead when Asisat Oshoala challenged for a header and the ball bounced in off Ghana’s Portia Boakye. But three minutes […]