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September 27, 2017 4:10 PM Swansea New Boy Roque Mesa Outlines Difficulties in Adapting to Premier League

New Swansea midfielder Roque Mesa has indicated that Premier League football is proving a bit difficult to get used to. The 28-year-old Spaniard, who joined the Welsh side from Las Palmas over the summer, made his second appearance for the Swans against Watford at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday and was quite impressive, save an errant pass that ultimately 49

September 23, 2017 1:25 PM Bilic decision backfires as Kane double helps nervy Spurs beat West Ham

LONDON -- Three thoughts on West Ham 2-3 Tottenham at the London Stadium on Saturday afternoon. It ended with heavy tension and some fraying tempers, as West Ham made a stirring comeback that had looked improbable when 3-0 down to a strutting, strolling Spurs. Javier Hernandez's goal had looked a consolation at the time, but Serge Aurier's red card made a contest 64

September 22, 2017 8:45 AM Paul Merson’s Premier League predictions: What is Sky Sports pundit saying this week?

The controversial Sky Sports pundit isn’t shy of an outlandish prediction and he does not disappoint this week. There are some big matches coming up over the weekend, including West Ham v Tottenham and Leicester v Liverpool on Saturday. Sunday sees a showdown between two newly promoted sides in Brighton and Newcastle, before the Monday night clash at the Emirates 63

September 18, 2017 7:18 AM Dominant Manchester United welcome Wayne home with rout

Mourinho and Guardiola enjoyed several tussles at the top of the league table during their respective spells at Real Madrid and Barcelona, but the Portuguese claimed that he took more interest in the results of rivals who failed to win this weekend. "Today I didn't think one single second about Manchester City," he said. "I thought about Tottenham, Arsenal 79

September 17, 2017 1:33 PM Ghana will do well to win Wafu Cup, says Cobbinah

Ghana midfielder Winful Kwaku Cobbinah believes they stand the chance to win the 2017 Wafu Cup. The Black Stars, after failing to qualify for the 2018 Chan tournament holding in Kenya next year, have been under pressure to win the Wafu Cup to appease Ghanaians. After defeating the Gambia and Guinea in the preliminary round and opening game of Group A respectively 69

September 17, 2017 10:16 AM Women's World Cup 2019 qualifier: Kazakhstan v Wales

Wales begin their qualifying campaign for the 2019 World Cup with a qualifier in Kazakhstan on Sunday, 17 September. Jayne Ludlow's side make the 7000 mile round trip without record scorer Helen Ward, who misses the game on maternity leave after giving birth this month. Wales beat the Kazakhs 4-0 in their last European qualifying group home and away, with Ward scoring 79

September 14, 2017 5:26 AM Alhassan Wakaso named in Vitoria Guimaraes team to play Red Bull Salzburg in UEFA Europa League

Ghanaian midfielder Alhassan Wakaso will get an opportunity to test his European fortitude when his Guimaraes team play host to Red Bull Salzburg this evening. The 25-year-old joined Guimaraes this summer and made his debut in the 1-0 victory against Boavista last weekend. He was deployed in his favorite holding midfield role where he bossed the game throughout 73

September 12, 2017 8:55 PM Fellaini boosts United in Champions League win

Belgian comes off bench to replace injured Pogba and scores opener in 3-0 win over Basel Manchester: Substitute Marouane Fellaini proved an unlikely source of inspiration as Manchester United comfortably defeated Basel 3-0 on their return to the Champions League on Tuesday. Fellaini, a replacement for the injured Paul Pogba, gave United a 35th-minute 87

September 12, 2017 11:11 AM EXCLUSIVE: Great Olympics reinstate Godwin Attram as head coach after Tom Strand resignation

Great Olympics have reinstated Godwin Attram as the club's head coach, five months after he was 'demoted' to an assistant. The ex-Ghana international replaces his former boss Tom Strand, who has resigned for "belittling demotion" after being re-assigned as the club's assistant coach. Attram, 37, has supervised the side's recent Premier League matches 62

September 10, 2017 6:26 PM Bundesliga: Schalke climb with victory over Stuttgart

Schalke moved up to fifth in the Bundesliga with a 3-1 defeat of Stuttgart on Sunday. The three points took their total for the season to six from three games, and therefore leaves them level with fourth-placed RB Leipzig, Bayern Munich and Hamburg. Stuttgart remain 14th, having won once. Nabil Bentaleb gave the hosts the lead from the penalty spot in only the fourth 78