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Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer ruled out until January


Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will miss their remaining five games. “The operation ...

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Final Whistle: PSG civil war, Atsu off the mark, Princesses dominate silently


Scramble for the Paris Crown “I have told them to sort it out between themselves,” the Spaniard declared during his postmatch news conference. “I think that they are capable of doing that and that they will both be our kickers. The response of Paris Saint Germain head coach Unai Emery to journalists after a hard-earned victory against Lyon that was ...

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Luiz sent off as Chelsea and Arsenal draw


David Luiz was sent off late on for Chelsea as Arsenal earned a deserved point against the Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge. Defender Luiz received a straight red card for a late challenge on Sead Kolasinac in the 87th minute after the Gunners had earlier had Shkodran Mustafi’s headed goal disallowed. The Blues’ best chance came from Pedro, who ...

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#EPLRoadShow: Citi FM’s Super Sunday at Badu Lounge [Photos]


Football fans made their way to the Badu Lounge at Labone, on the latest stop of Citi FM’s EPL Road Show. Staff and on-air personalities from Citi FM were at the venue to add to the competitive atmosphere fans of the world’s most popular league brought when Arsenal took on Chelsea and Manchester United welcomed Everton. FIFA video games were on hand to keep ...

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Black Princesses beat Algeria 5-0 in World Cup qualifier


The Black Princesses have beaten their Algerian counterparts 5-0 in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played in Algiers on Friday. Elmina Sea Lions midfielder Olivia Anokye scored a brace with Grace Asantewaa, Sandra Owusu Ansah and Helena Obeng all hitting the back of the net. The win puts Ghana in  a good position to qualify to the next ...

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Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton: Cherries earn first win of the season


Jermain Defoe fired Bournemouth to their first win of the Premier League season to relieve mounting pressure on boss Eddie Howe. The 34-year-old rifled his first Bournemouth goal in 16 years, as the Cherries came from behind to sink visitors Brighton 2-1. Solly March’s header had Brighton dreaming of a second successive Premier League win but Andrew Surman coolly levelled before England poacher Defoe ...

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Paulo Dybala will leave Juventus – Agent Mino Raiola


Mino Raiola says he can see Juventus forward Paulo Dybala playing for Chelsea or either Manchester club in the future. Dybala was linked with a move away from Turin in the summer, with Barcelona tipped to be his next club, but he stayed put. The 23-year-old Argentinian starred for Juventus last season as they won Serie A and reached the ...

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We won’t appeal against World Cup replay unless… – South Africa

Joseph Lamptey has been banned for life by Fifa

South African football chiefs have agreed a 2018 World Cup qualifying tie against Senegal should be replayed “on ethical and moral grounds”. World governing body Fifa ordered the replay after the referee for the original game, Joseph Lamptey, was banned for manipulating the match. The South African Football Association (Safa) had been considering an appeal but now says it agrees with Fifa. ...

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South Africa vs Senegal 2018 WC Qualifier to be played again


Following the decision to hand Ghanaian referee, J.O. Lamptey, a lifetime ban for manipulation over incidents in a match involving South Africa and Senegal in 2016, FIFA has announced that the said match will be replayed in November this year. Referee Lamptey’s performance was criticized by Senegalese officials after he awarded a penalty to South Africa when the ball clearly ...

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2018 World Cup: Egypt leapfrog Uganda at top of Group E


Egypt gained revenge for Friday’s defeat in Kampala by beating Uganda 1-0 in Alexandria to leapfrog their opponents at the top of Group E. Mohamed Salah scored the winner after six minutes, netting at the second attempt after Uganda goalkeeper Dennis Onyango blocked his first effort. Onyango’s saves kept Uganda in the tie. There were huge celebrations at the end ...

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