Author Archives: Gary Al-Smith

EPL on Citi FM: Drifting Liverpool seek form against Gunners

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– Liverpool will hope to draw inspiration from memories of last season’s thrilling 5-1 demolition of Arsenal when the teams resume hostilities in the Premier League at Anfield this weekend. The game will be live on Citi FM on Sunday. Arsene Wenger’s side were routed on their last trip to Liverpool’s famous stadium in February, when a devastating four-goal salvo ...

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Algeria star Yacine Brahimi sounds Ghana warning

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– Perhaps he’s Algeria’s biggest star, but Yacine Brahimi admits Ghana is a big threat. The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in under a month and the North Africans are favorites, having ended the calendar year as Africa’s best-ranked team. But being in the same group with South Africa, Senegal and, especially Ghana, gives the player reason to ...

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Baba Rahman denies Milan, Roma links

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– Ghana defender Abdul Baba Rahman says has not received any offers from Italy, as has been rumoured. Reports in the last few weeks had said AC Milan and Roma were on his heels after his good performances this season in the German top flight Rahman, 20, told Augsburger Allgemeine: “No club has contacted me yet. All those rumours are not an issue ...

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Aubameyang, Choupo-Moting lead African scorers in Germany

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– Cameroon’s  Eric Choupo-Moting  is leading the way for Africans in Germany. The striker scored his ninth goal of the season for Schalke as they came from behind to beat hosts  Paderborn 2-1 in the Bundesliga. Gabon’s  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,  whose Dortmund are generally not doing well, scored his fifth goal this season as BVB drew 2-2 at home with  Wolfsburg. But the point did not ...

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World Cup 2022: European clubs want Qatar event in May/June

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– The 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be played between 5 May and 4 June rather than in the winter, according to Europe’s biggest clubs and leagues. Qatar was awarded the event in 2010, with leading Fifa figures subsequently backing a proposed winter tournament. But a proposal by the European Club Association (ECA) and European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) ...

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Sterling is my Sanchez, says Rodgers

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– Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Raheem Sterling has come in for some undue criticism this season and compared the Liverpool forward to Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez. Sterling scored twice as Liverpool set up a League Cup semi-final against Chelsea with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth. And Rodgers believes expectations surrounding the England star may have been a little too lofty at ...

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Tunisia eye Black Stars friendly

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– The Black Stars are one of four potential opponents Tunisia are courting for their pre-Afcon test matches. Head coach Georges Leekens is planning to play three preparatory games in his programme before the Carthage Eagles depart for the Equatorial Guinea tournament. [contextly_sidebar id=”Lj70j9H21hqCJkTsgIOFTi6aGoK2AMEe”] Tunisia are prepared to play on January 7, 11 and 12 – with Ghana group opponents and ...

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Game Boy arrives inside Accra stadium by plane!

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– First, he arrived in the ring for the fight against George Ashie in a palanquin, then he followed against Pontillas making an entry on a horse but you better wait for the big surprise Emmanuel Tagoe has for his fans when he flies into the ring for his upcoming fight next week. The boxer managed and promoted by Black ...

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Michael Essien linked to Trabzonspor switch

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– Trabzonspor in Turkey are being linked with former Ghana star Michael Essien. Despite having some playing time this season, the former Chelsea super star has been cited as moving from Milan. And now his agent, Fabian Piveteau, says Michael has an offer from the Turkish club. [contextly_sidebar id=”2FaFBtbUpdfZA8D65rXkh6WWVbcFWyAZ”] “Essien wants Premier League clubs. We have received proposals from the Turkish ...

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