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Newcastle sign Shelvey from Swansea

12 January 2016, 20:19 Newcastle United have signed England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey from Swansea City on a five-and-a-half-year deal, the Premier League clubs said on Tuesday. The transfer fee was undisclosed but media reports said Newcastle had agreed to pay £12 million for the 23-year-old. “I drove up through the night to be here so […]

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Man City won't sign another striker

12 January 2016, 19:53 Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has ruled out adding more firepower in the January transfer window to bolster his side’s Premier League title challenge, saying Nigerian teenager Kelechi Iheanacho was adequate back-up. Iheanacho is third choice behind Sergio Aguero and Wilfried Bony but has still scored five goals in all competitions […]

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Celtic lose Buchanan for the season

12 January 2016, 18:41 Keagan Buchanan has sustained a knee injury that will keep him out for the rest of the season. The versatile and industrious midfield player suffered a major setback after being scrutinised by team doctors to address a niggling injury. “Regardless of the circumstances, I will remain positive. Initially when the news […]

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Italy boycott Ballon d'Or over Buffon

12 January 2016, 14:49 Italy coach Antonio Conte and captain Gianluigi Buffon did not participate in the Ballon d’Or vote at the request of their federation in protest at Buffon’s absence from the list of candidates, Italian media reported on Tuesday. The veteran Juventus goalkeeper did not make the preliminary list released in October with […]

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Barca 'looking to strengthen front line'

12 January 2016, 16:06 Barcelona are looking to reinforce their formidable attack in the January transfer window, the Spanish and European champions’ coach Luis Enrique said on Tuesday. Barca have one of the most potent forward lines in world soccer in Fifa Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez but lack a reliable […]

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Nkausu delighted for Stars chance

12 January 2016, 14:38 New Free State Stars recruit Davies Nkausu says he is delighted to have been handed an Absa Premiership lifeline. The defender was clubless for the first half of the season after a contract dispute with Bloemfontein Celtic that has now been settled. He has joined Stars as a free agent and […]

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Move over Ronaldo, Messi back on top

12 January 2016, 11:54 Lionel Messi deposed eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo to take back his crown as the undisputed king of world football by lifting a record fifth Ballon d’Or on Monday. Much has changed since, just 12 months ago, a disgruntled Messi, fresh from losing a World Cup final and disillusioned with coach Luis […]

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Pep apologises to EPL 'colleagues'

12 January 2016, 10:41 Pep Guardiola apologised on Monday after being accused of putting extra pressure on managers at England’s top teams by announcing he will coach in the Premier League next season. The Bayern Munich boss was accused by former England striker Alan Shearer in a British daily newspaper of lacking “etiquette” after not […]

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Nigeria edge Ivory Coast in tune-up

by George Akpayen 11 January 2016, 22:31 Nigeria edge Ivory Coast in friendly Nigeria’s Super Eagles claimed a 1-0 win over the Elephants of Ivory Coast in an international friendly in Pretoria on Monday. The tune-up game was the last for the Nigerians as they prepare for the 2016 African Nations Championship (Chan). El-Kanemi Warriors […]

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Toure, Sakho in defence against Arsenal

11 January 2016, 19:39 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is celebrating having at least one senior centre-back available from his injury-ravaged squad to face Premier League leaders Arsenal on Wednesday, with Kolo Toure set to play against his former club at Anfield. Klopp has been hit with an injury crisis with 11 first-team players carrying knocks […]