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October 11, 2018 7:34 AM Kwasi Appiah hints at handing K.P Boateng Ghana call up in future

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says he is ready to hand Sassuolo midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng another call up after a four-year absence from international duties. The 31-year-old and Sulley Muntari were sacked from the Black Stars camp during the 2014 Fifa World Cup after the duo were accused of masterminding agitations for players’ appearance fees to be paid before 161

October 10, 2018 4:30 PM Black Stars players refusing to play in unplanned friendly against Kotoko

A host of players in the Black Stars have kicked against plans to play in a friendly against Asante Kotoko on Friday. The Normalization Committee of the Ghana FA had announced the friendly match against the Kumasi-based club as a replacement for the botched 2019 AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone. Ghana was originally billed to play the Lone Stars 134

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 980

April 2, 2018 2:47 PM West Brom part company with manager Pardew

West Bromwich Albion have parted company with manager Alan Pardew after eight successive league defeats. The 56-year-old was appointed on 29 November after the Baggies sacked Tony Pulis following a run of 10 Premier League games without a victory. A 2-1 home defeat by Burnley on Saturday left bottom club Albion 10 points from safety with six games left. Coach 919

March 24, 2018 2:49 PM Coutinho scores as Brazil thrash World Cup hosts Russia in friendly

Brazil scored three goals in 13 minutes to ease past World Cup hosts Russia in a friendly in Moscow. After a goalless first half, Miranda opened the scoring at the Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven matches at this summer’s tournament including the final. Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty for Brazil’s second before Paulinho headed in a third from close 62

March 19, 2018 4:59 PM Man Utd trigger one-year extension for Ashley Young

Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause in Ashley Young’s contract which will keep him at the club until summer 2019. The 32-year-old joined the club from Aston Villa in 2011 as a winger but now plays more as a full-back. Young has won the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League in his time at Old Trafford. He has played 42

March 18, 2018 3:59 PM PSG win at Nice to make it nine in row in Ligue 1

Paris St-Germain moved closer to the Ligue 1 title as Dani Alves’ late winner gave them victory at Nice. Mario Balotelli hit the post for Nice, who took a 17th-minute lead when Allan Saint-Maximin finished off after good work from Alassane Plea. But PSG equalised four minutes later with a goal from ex-Manchester United midfielder Angel di Maria 35

March 4, 2018 3:42 PM Brighton heap pressure on Wenger with win over Arsenal

Brighton beat Arsenal for the first time since 1982 to increase the pressure on Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Lewis Dunk put Brighton ahead when he hooked the ball home from a corner after it dropped to him inside the six-yard box. The Seagulls added a second when Laurent Koscielny’s misplaced pass was intercepted and Pascal Gross teased a high cross into the box for Glenn 49

February 8, 2018 7:01 AM Princesses to get ‘$1,000 special reward’ for World Cup qualification

The government will reward players of the Women’s U-20 national team, the Black Princesses, a financial reward of $1000 each for qualifying for the 2018 Women’s U-20 World Cup to be hosted in France in August. The government is describing it as a “special package” which will be delivered on Friday along with their bonus arrears of $2000 for previous 31

December 15, 2017 10:19 AM Boakye-Yiadom picks up 2017 Red Star Belgrade Player of the Year

Black Stars forward, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, was named Red Star Belgrade’s Player of the Year at the team’s annual gala held on Thursday. Yiadom was awarded for his good goal-scoring form in the 2017 calendar year. So far, he has scored 39 goals in 48 matches for the club. The matches have been across the Serbian league, Serbian Cup and the Europa League 40