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March 3, 2018 3:17 PM Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute 92

February 27, 2018 7:53 AM Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up

Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees. Saudi King Salman also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences. The news was published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), but no reason for the sackings was given. They come as the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led 50

February 23, 2018 5:26 PM GYEEDA scandal: Assibit to appeal 12 year-jail term

The Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group, Philip Assibit, will be appealing his 16-year jail term. Speaking to the media after court proceedings, Assibit’s lawyer, Kwaku Paintstil, said the appeal will include an application for bail. “To the very best of what I know and what we have discussed, anytime next week, the appeal will come out and I can also assure 61

February 11, 2018 6:08 PM Confed Cup: 4 missed penalties as Kotoko edge CARA in first leg

Substitute Yakubu Mahama was the hero of the day, as his late penalty in a game of missed penalties gave Kotoko a narrow 1-0 first-leg advantage over CARA club of Congo in the CAF Confederation Cup first round game. Asante Kotoko started the stronger of the two sides and mounted pressure on the CARA defence immediately from kick off. Emmanuel Gyamfi 44

January 28, 2018 4:29 PM Chelsea 3-0 Newcastle: Batshuayi brace sees Blues into FA Cup fifth-round

Michy Batshuayi scored twice but went close to a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Newcastle United 3-0 to sail into the fifth round of the FA Cup. In talkSPORT’s live commentary game on Sunday afternoon, Batshuayi staked his claim for more first-team action with two first-half goals at Stamford Bridge. The Belgian is still on the peripheral in the Blues squad 60

December 11, 2017 2:02 PM UCL draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Real Madrid to play PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. A record five English teams progressed from the group stage this season 70

December 10, 2017 2:10 PM Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Giroud rescues late point for Gunners

Substitute Olivier Giroud glanced in a superb late header to salvage a point for an underwhelming Arsenal side at disciplined Southampton. The Frenchman climbed above Virgil van Dijk to steer home Alexis Sanchez’s cross in the 88th minute to make Arsenal’s possession finally pay. It had seemed the Gunners’ slow start was going to cost them for a second 59

November 17, 2017 6:15 AM How 2018 budgetary allocation to ministries were slashed [Infographic]

The 2018 budget as presented by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta before Parliament on Wednesday, 15th November, 2017, indicated a significant cut in budgetary allocation to some Ministries compared to what was allocated them in the 2017 budget. The Roads and Highways ministry had its budget slashed by at least 80% from GHS444 million to GHS77 million 63

November 1, 2017 6:04 PM Former Ghana & Ajax midfielder Yakubu dies

BENGALURU - Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday 191

November 1, 2017 5:45 PM Former Ghana and Ajax midfielder Abubakari Yakubu dies aged 35

Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. 'We're sad to hear the death 104