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Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to stretch Bundesliga lead

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Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to eight points as they beat Frankfurt and RB Leipzig drew with Mainz. Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal secured victory for Bayern with his fourth goal in his past four Bundesliga games. He met Joshua Kimmich’s cross at the far post and headed it in beyond Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky. ...

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PSG beat Lille to remain nine points clear in Ligue 1

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Leaders Paris St-Germain recovered from a first Ligue 1 defeat this season to beat Lille and briefly go 12 points clear. Unai Emery’s side were beaten by Strasbourg last weekend, and lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League during the week. Angel di Maria headed in Kylian Mbappe’s cross and then set up Javier Pastore for a second. Anwar el Ghazi scored a ...

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Hope Solo running for US Soccer Federation presidency

World Cup-winning goalkeeper Hope Solo has announced she is running for president of the US Soccer Federation. The 36-year-old earned 202 caps for her country and won the 2015 Women’s World Cup plus two Olympic gold medals during her 17-year international career. She has not played for the national side since the Rio Olympics, after receiving a six-month ban for ...

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UCL: Real Madrid’s Carvajal banned for ‘deliberate yellow card’

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Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal will miss the first leg of the Champions League last 16 after he was found by Uefa to have been deliberately booked. Carvajal was booked for time-wasting in the last minute of Real’s win over Apoel Nicosia on 21 November where they secured their last-16 spot. It meant the 25-year-old missed Wednesday’s final group-stage match with Borussia ...

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Tunisia in World Cup Group G: English Strengths, Fresh Faces

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Following the 2018 Fifa World Cup Draw on December 1, freelance football writer, Sammie Frimpong, analyses each of the groups the five African teams were placed in and in his latest write-up, he puts the spotlight on Tunisia in Group G. You’d have to pardon Tunisians for not being as excited about the English Premier League as other African nations ...

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Betway rolls out ‘Wish list Promo’

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Ghana’s largest sports betting company Betway Ghana has rolled out a new promotional package to reward both its existing and potential customers as Christmas nears. The promotion, dubbed ‘Wish List Promo,’ grants loyal customers of Betway their wish by selecting a product from a variety of items including television sets, motorbikes, refrigerators, washing machines, mobile phones, gas cookers among others. ...

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GFA to regulate activities of Football Academies

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The Ghana Football Association has announced they will soon introduce guidelines to regulate the activities of Football Academies in the country. At the moment, there is no proper regulatory framework on setting up a football academy, a situation that exposes young and desperate footballers to scrupulous football agents. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi announcing the move said: “We are also going ...

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“I did not demand for GHC 50,000 from Kotoko “-Eric Donkor

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko deputy captain Eric Donkor has denied reports that he is demanding Ghc 50,0000 from the club before extending his contract for one more year. Donkor is one of ten Kotoko players out of contract at the moment and reports surfaced last week that the 25-year old wanted Fifty Thousand Cedis before signing a new contract. But the ...

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Paulo Fonseca: Shakhtar Donetsk boss celebrates win by wearing Zorro mask

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Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca celebrated his team’s 2-1 Champions League victory over Manchester City by wearing a Zorro mask. The Ukrainian side inflicted City’s first defeat in 29 matches to secure their place in the last 16 as Group F runners-up behind Pep Guardiola’s side. Fonseca had said he would dress up as Zorro – a fictional masked vigilante – if ...

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