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Tadic sinks United, Arsenal cruise

Substitute Dusan Tadic fired the only goal as Southampton recorded a first league win over Manchester United for 27 years on Sunday, climbing above them into third in the Premier League. A superbly disciplined display earned Saints a 1-0 win at Old Trafford that ended United’s 10-match unbeaten run. After taming United’s attacking options, Southampton […]

Everton vs Man City

Chelsea pull clear, City held by Everton

Chelsea beat Newcastle United 2-0 for a 10th straight Premier League home win at their Stamford Bridge stronghold on Saturday to reassert themselves as Premier League leaders while Manchester City drew 1-1 at Everton. Jose Mourinho’s team had relinquished control in the title race in recent weeks with City roaring back to close an eight-point […]

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Chelsea, City look to avoid upsets – Barclays Premier League

Level at the top of the Premier League, Chelsea and Manchester City know neither can afford to slip up this weekend. Joint Premier League leaders Chelsea and Manchester City go into the weekend’s round of fixtures with a dual purpose of maintaining form and avoiding mistakes. Chelsea host managerless Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge while […]

Oshoala’s achievement will boost Falcons’ morale, says Ebi

The defender has revealed that her teammate’s success at the 2014 Glo/Caf awards will boast the Super Falcons’ morale at the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup Nigeria women national team defender, Onome Ebi has disclosed that Asisat Oshoala’s success will propel the Super Falcons towards a brilliant outing at the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup […]

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Afcon 2015 squads

Complete list of squads selected for the African Nations Cup finals, being held in Equatorial Guinea from January 17-February 8 (with jersey numbers): GROUP A BURKINA FASO Goalkeepers: 1-Moussa Fofana (Racing Club Kadiogo), 23-Moussa Germain Sanou (Beauvais), 16-Abdoulaye Soulama (Hearts of Oak) Defenders: 14-Wilfried Balima (Sheriff Tiraspol), 13-Narcisse Bambara (Universitatea Cluj), 9-Issa Gouo (AS Kaloum), 5-Mohamed Koffi […]

Yaya Toure

Did Yaya deserve to beat Enyeama for the African Player of the Year Award?

What followed the energetic performance of twin Afro-Hip Hop act P-Square at the 2014 Glo CAF Awards was crushing in its inevitability. Once again, it was the Ivorian colossus Yaya Toure whose name was read out in front of a silent Eko Convention Centre, ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and home favourite Vincent Enyeama. Four times […]

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Valdes joins United on 18-month deal

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has signed an 18-month contract with Manchester United, the Premier League team said on Thursday. The 32-year-old has been without a club since leaving the Nou Camp at the end of last season and has not played since tearing his cruciate knee ligaments in March. Valdes, who has joined United […]

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Lukaku snatches draw for Everton

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku spared his side a fifth straight defeat by snatching an added-time equaliser to salvage a 1-1 home draw with West Ham United in the FA Cup third round on Tuesday. It had looked like being another dismal occasion for Everton when West Ham centre back James Collins was left unmarked to head […]

Theo-Walcott

Walcott back and happy alongside Alexis

Theo Walcott was thrilled to be back in business for Arsenal in their FA Cup third round win on Sunday as he declared his delight at playing alongside “special player” Alexis Sanchez. Walcott played 76 minutes of Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Hull City at the Emirates Stadium, enjoying his first start in exactly a year […]

Man City

City, United, Arsenal win; QPR stunned – FA Cup

Sheffield United pulled off the major shock of the FA Cup third-round weekend when the third-tier English side triumphed 3-0 at Premier League Queens Park Rangers on Sunday. Rangers, struggling near the foot of the Premier League table, had more misery heaped on them at their Loftus Road home, with a second-half double from winger […]