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October 11, 2018 8:25 AM Mubarak Wakaso scared Modric out of Madrid-Alaves game

Former Atletico Madrid manager Jorge D'Alessandro says Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso scared FIFA player of the year Luka Modric out of the game between Deportivo Alaves and Real Madrid. The Argentine praised the Ghanaian for stifling Modric as Alaves defeated the European Champions on Sunday in the La Liga. "A shy and brilliant team with an inspired 23

October 11, 2018 5:42 AM Ghana Rugby Eagles management cautions against unrealistic expectations

The management and coaching team of the Ghana National Rugby Team, the Ghana Eagles, has cautioned fans and supporters to be realistic in their expectations for the Rugby Africa 2018 Men’s Sevens Tournament that will be held in Monastir, Tunisia on 13 and 14 October 2018. Mr Hebert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, said that the team’s 19

October 10, 2018 10:12 AM Goal against Barcelona one of the best of my career – Essien

Former Ghanaian international, Michael Essien says his stunning strike against Barcelona in the semi-finals of the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League is his best goal. Essien’s exquisite goal was cancelled by Andreas Iniesta in the dying minute of the game as the English side were shown the exit. However, the Chelsea legend describes the goal as one of the best in his football

October 10, 2018 9:56 AM Dong Bortey unhappy with juju tag

Former Hearts of Oak star Bernard Don Bortey feels saddened when his exploits in football are attributed to the use of black magic. The 36-year-old insists it took him years of hard work and training to be on top during his playing days with the Accra based outfit. “I hate that they think I used juju to do some of the things I did especially at Accra

April 3, 2018 10:14 AM Olympiakos players fined £350,000 and ordered to ‘go on holiday’

Olympiakos players have been fined 400,000 euros (£350,000) and ordered to go on holiday by the club president following poor results. The Greek champions are third in the Super League after three wins in their past eight games. Shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis, who also owns Nottingham Forest, was quoted in the Greek media as telling the players 972

March 24, 2018 2:53 PM Ronaldo upstages Salah as Protugal beat Egypt

Cristiano Ronaldo won the battle between two of Europe’s in-form strikers as Portugal defeated Mohamed Salah’s Egypt 2-1 in Zurich. The European champions trailed until the 90th minute before Ronaldo scored twice to steal victory. Salah opened the scoring after the interval with a sweet left-footed drive from outside the area. But Ronaldo made it 43 goals 50

March 15, 2018 7:27 AM Messi scores twice as Barcelona knock Chelsea out of Champions League

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage with an error-ridden display against Barcelona. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds in the Nou Camp as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home the second after 50

March 12, 2018 2:23 PM Jamie Carragher suspended by Sky Sports after spitting incident

Jamie Carragher has been suspended by Sky Sports after a video showed the former England and Liverpool defender spitting towards a girl in a car from his own vehicle. The television pundit had been covering Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United for Sky on Saturday. “Sky takes this matter extremely seriously and strongly condemns Jamie’s actions 37

March 11, 2018 6:42 PM Spurs come from behind to hit four at Bournemouth

Tottenham recovered from losing Harry Kane to a first-half injury to come from behind at Bournemouth and go third in the Premier League. Kane couldn’t continue after injuring his ankle in a collision with Bournemouth keeper Asmir Begovic shortly before Dele Alli cancelled out Junior Stanislas’ opener for the Cherries. But Mauricio Pochettino’s side overcame 35

March 11, 2018 3:46 PM Arsenal end losing run in league with 3-0 win over Watford

Arsenal ended a run of three successive Premier League defeats as they secured a fine victory over Watford. Shkodran Mustafi headed in Mesut Ozil’s left-wing free-kick to give the Gunners an eighth-minute lead, before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang collected Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s pass to add a second. Watford had a chance to pull one back but Troy Deeney’s 55