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March 8, 2017 11:40 AM Patrick van Aanholt wears cutting edge face mask as he trains with Crystal Palace in Morocco

Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt has been putting in the hard yards during the club's training camp in Morocco. Van Aanholt has been a key figure in the Eagles' recent revival under Sam Allardyce, which has seen the relegation threatened side win three out of their last four league games. And the former Chelsea left-back is not taking his foot off the pedal 13

March 4, 2017 6:24 PM West Brom 0 Crystal Palace 2: Wilfried Zaha helps Eagles escape drop zone

WILFRIED ZAHA and Andros Townsend goals inspired a fighting second-half display from Crystal Palace as they scrambled out of the drop zone. On a day when relegation rivals Middlesbrough lost, to allow Palace to rise to 17th, Sam Allardyce’s team outclassed a below-par West Brom to notch three vital and well-deserved points. Palace had been in freefall 8

March 2, 2017 2:44 AM Black Stars top job: Patrice Carteron throws in his application

The chase for who becomes the next coach of the Ghana Black Stars is heating up by the second since Avram Grant’s contract expired at midnight of Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Confirmed report has it that former Stade Rennais and Olympique Lyonnais defender, Patrice Carteron has filed his application to the Ghana Football Association [GFA] to be considered 10

February 25, 2017 9:53 PM Middlesbrough 0: Van Aanholt winner boosts Eagles' survival hopes

BIG Sam Allardyce took another giant step towards repeating what he does so well – survival – as he celebrated only his second win in charge of Palace. His side out the relegation zone for 24 hours at least with a nervy win that pulled beaten Middlesbrough right into the mire in the process. Both of them are now on 22 points, and if this is anything 8

February 22, 2017 1:59 PM End of the euro? French candidate plots return of the franc

PARIS -- If Marine Le Pen has her way, the French will soon pay for their baguettes with francs, not euros. The presidential candidate from the anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front party is all about national sovereignty and independence. She wants France to take control of its money, subject to a referendum that would lead France out of the European 33

February 16, 2017 11:12 AM Nigeria coach confirms Ghana friendly

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that his side will play a friendly match against Ghana in England next month ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Super Eagles have already secured a friendly with Senegal slated for March 23 and will lock horns with the Black Stars two days later ahead of Nigeria’s clash with South Africa in the 2019 Afcon 18

February 11, 2017 6:26 AM 2018 World Cup: Cameroon threaten Eagles with goalscoring defenders

When Nigeria confront Cameroon in a two-legged Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in August and September, the Eagles will not only be facing the reigning African champions but a side reputed to have the best defensive set-up in contemporary African football. For the avoidance of any doubt, all but one of Cameroon goals at AFCON 2017 were scored by defenders 32

February 5, 2017 5:49 AM Elvis Manu scores first league goal in 23 months

Ghanaian attacker Elvis Manu ended his scoring drought in grand style by scoring to power Go Ahead Eagles to a 2-1 win over NEC Nijmegen in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday. The 23-year-old put the Eagles into a 12th-minute lead at the Goffertstadion but got sent off in the 63rd minute after picking a double booking on the night. Manu was starting his 4th game since 6

January 27, 2017 6:35 PM GFA reveals outcome of Gyan’s injury test

Ghana have been boosted by news that injured captain Asamoah Gyan may play some further part in their campaign at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The 31-year-old pulled out of the Black Stars’ 1-0 defeat to Egypt in 41 minutes on Wednesday after suffering what was initially reported as a groyne injury. His withdrawal, coupled with post-match comments 6

January 26, 2017 10:11 AM AFCON: Uganda, Mali bow out in soggy Oyem stalemate

PIC: Uganda's defender Godfrey Walusimbi (R) challenges Mali's midfielder Yves Bissouma on Wednesday. (AFP) Uganda and Mali drew 1-1 Wednesday on a rain-drenched Oyem pitch to exit the Africa Cup of Nations after disappointing Group D campaigns. Uganda had already been eliminated and Mali needed to win and hope Egypt lost to Ghana to have a chance of sneaking 21