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Spurs win to ease pressure on Villas-Boas

Tottenham Hotspur won 2-0 against Tromso in the bitter chill of Norway on Thursday to seal first place in Europa League Group K and ease a little of the pressure on manager Andre Villas-Boas. Reports in England in recent days suggest that the Portuguese…
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Wilshere regrets Fabregas departure from Arsenal

Jack Wilshere said Thursday that Cesc Fabregas had been Arsenal's greatest loss of recent times in the transfer market. The England midfielder said he was "really upset" when the Spain star left the London club for Barcelona in 2011. And Wilshere insisted…
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Hungarian football champions Gyori ETO takes team’s car keys after defeat

Hungarian football champions Gyori ETO found an original way to punish their players after an embarrassing defeat, by confiscating the keys to their high-end cars, a media report said Thursday. The management of the club, which took its fourth Hungarian…
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Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi to recuperate in Argentina

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi will travel to his native Argentina on Friday to continue his recuperation from a torn hamstring, his club Barcelona confirmed on Thursday. Messi suffered his third and most serious muscle injury of the…

Senegal book wafu final place

Senegal set up a final meeting with Ghana in the 2013 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone ‘B’ tournament after beating Liberia 2-0 on...
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Top Nigeria football official banned for corruption

A senior Nigerian football official has been banned for 10 years for corruption, the country's football federation announced late Monday. A Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) emergency committee handed Leye Adepoju the sanction excluding him from all…

FIFA rejects Ukraine appeal; sanctions for discrimination upheld

© Getty Images The FIFA Appeal Committee yesterday decided to reject the appeal lodged by the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) and confirm the decisions...

Ghana reach wafu final

Hosts Ghana have reached the final of the WAFU Zone ‘B’ tournament after a 2-1 win over neighbours Burkina Faso in the ultimate Group...

Uche, el kaddouri and aboubakar hit braces

Villarreal's Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche, Torino's Moroccan midfielder Omar El Kaddouri and Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient were the African stars of the...

Zambia joins ghana, nigeria for costa rica

Zambia achieved a first in women’s football with qualification for the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.The Shepolopolo joins Ghana and...