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By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 9th, 2014
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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, has been fined £10,000 for his comments target at match officials, after the 2-1 loss to Sunderland. Mourinho’s 77-match unbeaten record in the Premier League, was brought to an end after Fabio Borini struck a late penalty, to give Gus Poyet’s side all three points, as the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Feb 6th, 2013
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In what manner can the words “Brazil” and “friendly” go together in any meaningful sense? The England boss Roy Hodgson hinted as much in his press conference, issuing a timely reminder that tonight’s game is but a precursor to rather more meaningful World Cup qualifiers against the mighty San Marino,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Feb 6th, 2013
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ANALYSIS By Graham Lister Association Football was born 150 years ago in England when the Football Association codified the laws of the game. The subsequent global spread of the sport’s phenomenal appeal owes much to its flamboyant interpretation by Brazil, the world’s most successful football expone...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 11th, 2012
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Much has been made of the Chelsea captain and former Three Lions skipper’s possible inclusion after off-field controversy and concerns over his form. Terry is facing a court trial in July, after Euro 2012, for allegedly racially abusing Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League game against Queen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Apr 11th, 2012
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The Ghana Football Association has appointed James Kwesi Appiah as the new head coach of the Black Stars. Appiah, assistant coach of the Black Stars since 2008, replaces Serbian Goran Stevanovic, who was sacked last month after Ghana’s failure to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final. The forme...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 10th, 2012
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Roberto Mancini last night admitted he would “probably” sell Mario Balotelli this summer after the striker lost the plot again in Manchester City’s costly Barclays Premier League defeat at Arsenal. City boss Mancini also appeared to suggest Balotelli would not play again for him this season, although...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 9th, 2012
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Mario Balotelli has apologised for his red card against Arsenal and expects to hold talks with Manchester City regarding his future. The Italian striker etched another chapter in his short, but colourful, career after being sent off for two bookable offences during Sunday’s 1-0 defeat at Arsena...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Feb 8th, 2012
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The English Football Association has confirmed that England national manager Fabio Capello has resigned from his post with immediate effect. The decision comes following an hour-long meeting between Capello and English Football Association chairman David Bernstein at Wembley Stadium. The meeting came...
By benim
In Soccer
Mar 4th, 2011
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Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has been suspended after failing a drug test, the Premier League club said on their website (www.mcfc.co.uk) on Thursday. The Football Association (FA) informed City that an A-sample provided by the Ivory Coast international had tested positive for a specified subs...
By benim
In News
Mar 2nd, 2011
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The moment Steven Davies, the Surrey and England wicketkeeper, broke the worst kept secret in cricket by announcing he was gay, it was clear where the recoil from this event would be most fiercely felt: in football. And, sure enough, here it is. The last 48 hours have brought forth predictable commen...