I am not leaving Watford – Odion Ighalo

Watford striker Odion Ighalo has dismissed speculation linking him with a move away from Vicarage Road. The Nigeria international has scored 14 Premier League goals this season and, according to the Sun, has attracted interest from Atletico Madrid.   “I want to finish the season strongly with Watford and prove that we have a good bunch of players here,” the ...

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Van Gaal: ‘No magic’ formula to improving Man Utd fortunes

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says there is no magic formula to turning around the club’s fortunes. United have not won in eight games, including their past six in the Premier League, have dropped to sixth place, and are out of the Champions League. On Saturday they face Swansea, a team Van Gaal has lost to in all three ...

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Akaminko set for return to light training soon

Ghana defender Jerry Akaminko is set to return to light training next week, has gathered. According to our well-placed sources, the Eskisehirspor centre half, who missed the 2014 World Cup due to a broken ankle, is recovering ahead of schedule, after being ruled out for a minimum of three months, and will start light jogging next week as part ...

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Analysis: Kwesi Appiah’s 8 observations from Netherlands 1-0 Ghana

Two important things have happened in the last 24 hours. Ghana lost to Netherlands 1-0, and the final 23 Black Stars players were named for the World Cup. _ RELATED STORIES WE SHOULD HAVE SCORED GHANA MORE – VAN GAAL AKENTEN, GRUSAH DISAGREE ON GHANA READINESS FULL LIST OF GHANA’S 23 PLAYERS FOR BRAZIL APPIAH CONFIRMS AKAMINKO WOULD HAVE GONE ...

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Kwesi Appiah confirms Akaminko would have made final 23

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is counting the absence of Jerry Akaminko from the World Cup as a big loss. The Turkey-based player landed badly in the 92nd minute of the pre-tournament friendly with the Netherlands on Saturday night. Doctors say a broken fibula cannot heal in time for Akaminko to take part in the tournament and Kwesi Appiah feels sad ...

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Ghanaians abroad: Waris, Cofie, Gyan score in mixed weekend

Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris perpetuated his blistering scoring form by hitting a brace for Valenciennes in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday night while Christian Atsu also netted a consolation goal for Vitesse Arnhem in Holland. German-born Nick Amartey scored FOUR times for Harnosand in their friendly win while Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan, Jonathan Opoku, David Accam, Samuel ...

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