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Premier League round-up: Swansea batter sorry West Ham and Tottenham move within a point of Manchester United

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Swansea soared out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 4-1 home win over West Ham, who lost defender Winston Reid to what appeared to be a serious injury. Carlos Carvalhal’s rejuvenated side took the lead after eight minutes through Ki Sung-yueng. Reid was then hurt following an awkward fall when clearing a Swansea corner. Following a lengthy delay ...

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Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

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Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute thanks to Ashley ...

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Nxt Gen Hackers Golf Rocks Achimota

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The annual Nxt Gen Hackers golf fiesta tees off at the Achimota Golf Club today, Friday, March 2, 2018, Michael Darko, captain of Nxt Gen has said. The Hackers Tournament is an annual event where members of Nxt Gen invite friends, family and business executives to play golf, have fun and network. Darko said in an interview “This year, the ...

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Fabio Capello factor key to Richmond Boakye’s China decision

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Ghana’s Richmond Boakye has told KweséESPN that the opportunity to work with one of the world’s top coaches in Fabio Capello was a big factor in his decision to join Jiangsu Suning. The 25-year-old was linked with a move to the Premier League earlier this year, but left Red Star Belgrade and ultimately signed a three-year deal with the Chinese Super League ...

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Cedric Bakambu: Democratic Republic of Congo striker joins Beijing Guoan

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Democratic Republic of Congo striker Cedric Bakambu has completed a move to China’s Beijing Guoan in what is understood to be an African record. The Chinese Super League side has not released the sum paid for the 26-year-old, but sources close to the player say it amounts to $90m. This beats the $77m that Premier League side Arsenal paid for Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang last ...

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FA Cup: Llorente hat-trick helps Spurs thump Rochdale

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Tottenham reached the FA Cup quarter-finals after surviving a scare against League One Rochdale in a fifth-round replay littered with video assistant referee (VAR) controversies. Amid persistent snow at Wembley, Fernando Llorente scored a 12-minute hat-trick early in the second half after Rochdale’s Stephen Humphrys had cancelled out Son Heung-min’s opener. Son added the fifth and substitute Kyle Walker-Peters the ...

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Moreno goal for Espanyol beats Real Madrid

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Gerard Moreno scored an injury-time winner as Espanyol beat Real Madrid for the first time in over a decade. Real had won five games in a row but rested Cristiano Ronaldo and were made to pay for a below-par performance. Espanyol probably edged the game and Moreno had a first-half goal ruled out for a marginal offside call. Real defender ...

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Jordan Ayew on target for Swansea in FA Cup replay

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Ghana’s Jordan Ayew scored the first of Swansea City’s two goals against Sheffield Wednesday in an English FA Cup 5th round replay played at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday evening. Ayew put the ball into the net in a rebound effort after Tom Carroll’s shot hit both goal posts. The goal was Ayew’s 9th of the season and he scored ...

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Usain Bolt joins celeb football match at Old Trafford

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The eight-time Olympic gold medallist will captain a team of celebrities and footballers for the Soccer Aid match on 10 June. “It’s my dream to make it as a professional footballer. To play against some of football’s biggest legends is going to be remarkable,” the Jamaican sprinter said. Robbie Williams will captain rivals England for the Unicef match. Usain has ...

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GHPL: Player and Coach of the Month to receive NASCO television sets

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The winners of this season’s Ghana Premier League Player and Coach of the month awards will walk away with NASCO LED television sets after it was revealed at the launch of the new Premier League season on Monday at the forecourt of the Ghana Football Association headquarters. This is an upgrade on the NASCO mobile phones that last season’s winners ...

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