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Huddersfield Town end Andy Yiadom chase

Huddersfield and Barnsley had agreed a fee for Andy Yiadom

Huddersfield’s proposed transfer move for Barnsley defender Andy Yiadom has collapsed. The 25-year-old, who had also attracted interest from Swansea, had entered the final year of his contract at Oakwell. Huddersfield manager David Wagner said there was no issue over the finances of the deal, which had been agreed between the two clubs.  “To be honest I don’t like to go ...

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Maxwell Konadu calls for focus ahead of Burkina Faso tie

Maxwell Konadu (Image credit: Images Image)

Black Stars B coach, Maxwell Konadu, wants full focus from his players as ahead of their second leg of the final CHAN 2018 qualifiers against Burkina Faso on Sunday at the Baba Yara Stadium. The first leg ended 2-2 and only a win for the team can send them through to the final tournament in Kenya in January 2018. Maxwell ...

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Nemanja Matic hails Man United as the biggest club he’s played for

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Nemanja Matic has told Sky Sports that Manchester United are one of the three biggest clubs in the world for after swapping Chelsea for Old Trafford in a £35 million move this summer. Matic, who also spent three years with Benfica, won the Premier League title twice at Stamford Bridge, once under United boss Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 and again under Antonio ...

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Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

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Africa’s richest man says he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal — and that his first move as owner would be to fire Arsene Wenger. Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told Bloomberg in an interview that he is planning to make an offer to majority owner Stan Kroenke once the construction of a new oil refinery in Lagos, Nigeria, is completed. “The first ...

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Bukom Banku- Bastie Samir presser draws thousands

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Thousands turned out at the Bukom Boxing Arena on Thursday afternoon at the Trust Sports Emporium to witness the first press conference for the bout between Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko (29-0, 22 KO’s) and Bastie Samir (15-0-1, 14 KO’s) slated for September 30 at the same venue. However, the fans including men, women and children did not have it easy ...

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McDan Junior Tennis Open set for August 21

CAPTION: Sai (3rd L) with Aboagye Duah (Partially covered) and other officials addressing the media at the tennis court, Accra Stadium

All is set for McDan Junior Tennis Open competition at the Accra Stadium tennis Court, title sponsor (Mc Dan Group) and  organizers (Ghana Tennis Federation) have said. The competition, that once served as breeding ground for the sport, returns after ten years in hibernation and it is scheduled for August 21 to 26. Obodai Sai of the Mc Dan Group ...

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Fifa awards: Harry Kane one of four Premier League players nominated

Kane was the Premier League's top scorer last season, with 29 goals (Image credit: Rex Features)

Harry Kane is one of four current Premier League players nominated for the Best Fifa Men’s Player 2017 award. The Tottenham striker joins Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and Chelsea midfielders Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante on a shortlist of 24. Last year’s winner, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, is nominated, as are Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Paris St-Germain’s world record ...

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Paulinho: Barcelona sign ex-Tottenham midfielder

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Barcelona have signed Brazil midfielder Paulinho from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande for 40m euro (£36.4m). The former Tottenham player, 29, is the Spanish club’s first signing since Neymar left to join Paris St-Germain in a world record transfer. Meanwhile, Barca’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez will be out for “four to five weeks” after he was injured in the Super Cup ...

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Usain Bolt to miss Manchester United legends match due to injury

Usain Bolt injured his hamstring in the 4x100 metres relay final and will not play at Old Trafford on 2 September. Photograph: Garcia/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Usain Bolt will be prevented from achieving his lifelong dream of playing for Manchester United by the hamstring injury sustained in his farewell race. United Legends take on their Barcelona counterparts at Old Trafford on 2 September in a charity match, raising money for the Manchester United Foundation and its work in the local community. Ruud van Nistelrooy, Denis Irwin ...

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Patrick Twumasi features for Astana in 5-0 loss to Celtic

Patrick Twumasi in action against Celtic (Image credit: Reuters)

Ghana’s Patrick Twumasi played 90 minutes for Kazakhstan side Astana in their 5-0 loss to Celtic in the UEFA Champions League 3rd round playoff first leg at Celtic Park in Scotland. Twumasi started on the right of Astana’s attack with DR Congo player and AFCON 2017 top scorer Junior Kalonji Kabananga leading the line. However, the Ghanaian’s efforts and exertions ...

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