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Everton sign former Chelsea striker on free transfer

Everton have signed striker Samuel Eto'o on a two-year-deal after he was released by Chelsea last season. The Cameroon international, 33, joins on a free transfer and links up with former Chelsea team-mate Romelu Lukaku, who signed for £28m this summer. Everton boss Roberto Martinez said of Eto'o: "I met him and we had a very good chat. I was impressed about the hunger he still has. "We are very excited and I think Everton…
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Nigeria recall Sone Aluko, Chinedu Obasi for 2015 Nations cup qualifiers

Nigeria have named a 23-man squad for their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers despite not having a coach. Sone Aluko wins his first call-up in more than two years for the matches against Congo on 6 September and South Africa four days later. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) picked the players as talks continue for Stephen Keshi to return as coach. "It is right for us to alert the players and their clubs," NFF…
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Nigerian teenage star, Jordan Ibe to join Bolton on loan

Daily Mail reports that Liverpool are ready to send Nigerian whizz kid Jordon Ibe to Bolton on loan - and straight into Dougie Freedman’s side. The 18-year-old will not figure in Brendan Rodgers’ side this season following the summer arrivals of Lazar Markovic and Adam Lallana. However, the former Wycombe teenager is seen as a star of the future at Anfield – and Bolton chief Dougie Freedman plans to put him straight into his side. Freedman has…
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David Moyes fires back, I deserved more time at Man United

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes claimed in a British newspaper interview published on Sunday that he should have been given more time by the club. Moyes was sacked by United in April after just 10 months in the role. His successor, Louis van Gaal, took charge of his first Premier League game on Saturday, when United lost 2-1 at home to Swansea City. United slumped alarmingly under Moyes, eventually finishing the season in seventh…
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Overpass collapses in Brazil's World Cup city

An unfinished overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte on Thursday, killing at least one person and casting a shadow over a tournament that has suffered repeated construction accidents and delays. The bridge, located about two miles (3 km) from the Mineirao Stadium where World Cup games are being played, collapsed as vehicles were passing on a busy road underneath. Part of a passenger bus was crushed and another car…
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Suarez banned from all football for 4 months and 9 World Cup matches

Suarez has also been banned for four months from any football-related activity, preventing him from representing Liverpool until the end of October.   His nine-game international ban starts immediately so he will miss Uruguay's last-16 tie with Colombia and eight more competitive games.   He will also miss Liverpool's first nine league games of the season, including a visit to Manchester City on August 23 and home derby against Everton on September 27.   The ban means that…
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Ghana send Boateng, Muntari home, suspended them 'indefinitely'

  Ghana are due to play Portugal tonight in a game they must win to have a chance of reaching the last 16 of the World Cup but their preparations have been thrown into chaos.   Muntari, who plays for AC Milan, and Boateng, who represents Schalke, have both been dismissed by coach Kwesi Appiah for disciplinary reasons and have been suspended "indefinitely" by the country.   Muntari is alleged to have slapped Ghana management committee member…
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FIFA charges Suarez for biting Italy defender, face upto 24 months ban

FIFA has officially charged Uruguay's Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams' World Cup match, a process that could lead to a suspension for Uruguay's best offensive player. FIFA announced early Wednesday that its disciplinary committee has opened proceedings against Suarez, just hours after the end of Tuesday's match. If the panel finds Suarez guilty of assaulting an opponent, FIFA rules call for a ban of at least two matches up…
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Ghana FA chief implicated in a match fixing scandal

Exclusive: Ghana Football Association calls in police after undercover investigation by The Telegraph and Channel Four’s Dispatches programme finds that the President of Ghana’s FA agreed for the team to play in international matches that others were prepared to rig. Ghana has been exposed as agreeing to take part in international football matches organised by match fixers. An undercover investigation by The Telegraph and Channel 4’s Dispatches programme found that the President of Ghana’s Football…
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Kenyan president sends Harambee Stars to World Cup in Brazil for exposure

By Oruruo Samuel Football power houses in Africa Nigeria, Cameroon, Egypt and Ivory Coast will soon have another strong contender in the Harambee Stars of Kenya. After playing second fiddle for so long, the continents' most successful nation in long distance races, now wants to be known also as a footballing nation. To make their intention known, Harambee Stars no 1 fan, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his wife have sent the entire squad to watch…
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