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Stephen Appiah invites Nedved, Del Piero for Testimonial

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Former national team captain, Stephen Appiah has invited some of his teammates during his spell with Italian giants, Juventus to come down to Accra to support his testimonial match scheduled for June 13. The game to honour Appiah’s excellent, dedicated and committed career will be formally launched in Accra on April 13 to set the stage for preparations towards what ...

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Toni owes €1.7m to German church

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Verona star Luca Toni could be forced to pay €1.7m to the German Catholic Church for failing to pay a religious tax. According to Sport Mediaset, Toni will go to trial in Munich for the outstanding sum accrued while he was playing for Bayern from 2007 to 2010. The Kirchensteuer rule finances religions via taxes in Germany, which in Bavaria ...

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Sulley Muntari Purchases $900,000 Benz

Suspended Black Stars midfielder - standing by his new car

Suspended Black Stars midfielder, Sulley Ali Muntari has added to his fleet of luxurious vehicles by purchasing a Mercedes Brabus G63 AMG 6×6 – a car estimated to be worth $900,000. The Benz G- 63 as it is popularly known is a six wheel drive with a twin turbo V8 engine which was designed as a military vehicle and offered ...

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Juventus beat Genoa to maintain Serie A lead

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Carlos Tevez continued his fine form with his 24th goal of the season as Juventus beat Genoa to stay 14 points clear at the top of Serie A. Tevez, 31, scored twice in Juve’s Champions League win in Dortmund in midweek and was the key man again. The former Manchester City forward broke the deadlock by weaving into the penalty ...

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Paul Pogba: Injured Juventus midfielder ruled out for two months

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is set to miss the Champions League quarter-finals after injuring his hamstring against Borussia Dortmund. Pogba, 22, limped off in the first half of Juve’s 3-0 win on Wednesday and has been ruled out for 50 days. The former Manchester United midfielder will also miss France’s internationals against Brazil and Denmark. Juve are 14 points clear ...

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Parma president arrested for money laundering

Parma president Giampietro Manenti has been arrested over allegations of money laundering during his takeover of the club, according to widespread reports in Italy. The Serie A club have been plagued with financial difficulties all season and are on the brink of bankruptcy, which has seen them deducted points twice for not paying players and staff. Italian news agency ANSA ...

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Parma docked two points by Italian FA for failing to pay players

Serie A side Parma have had two points deducted by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) for failing to pay their players’ salaries. The cash-strapped club’s players have not been paid all season and the Crusaders have a debt of 197.4m euros (£145m). They are bottom of the league, 15 points from safety and have already been docked a point last ...

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Europa League: Sevilla’s Vitolo makes history by scoring after 13 seconds

Sevilla’s Vitolo scored the fastest goal in Europa League history as the holders beat Villarreal 3-1 in their last-16 first-leg match. Vitolo netted after just 13.21 seconds  from Kevin Gameiro’s lofted pass almost straight from the kick-off. The goal beats the previous record, set by AEK’s Ismael Blanco in the inaugural season in 2009, by nearly two seconds. Goals from Stephane M’bia ...

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