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Liverpool dominate Ballon d’Or shortlist with seven names

Dutch centre back Virgil van Dijk is one of seven Liverpool players on the 30-man shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or, with the Champions League winners dominating the nominations for France Football magazine’s prestigious award. Van Dijk’s club teammates Sadio…

Tanzanian star Samatta has sights set on Liverpool as Salah fights for fitness

While Liverpool hope to have Mohamed Salah back alongside Sadio Mane in attack in time for Wednesday’s Champions League meeting with Genk in Belgium, their opponents have their own African forward who is a superstar in his home country. Mbwana…

Zidane shelves league intentions as Madrid shift focus to Europe

Zinedine Zidane said in April Real Madrid would prioritise La Liga over the Champions League this season and their defeat to Real Mallorca on Saturday suggests they may not have the squad to go far in both. “For us next…

Tottenham faced with fresh Champions League rescue mission

Tottenham’s miserable start to the season shows little sign of improving quickly, but prior to Red Star Belgrade’s visit on Tuesday, Spurs can take some solace from the fact they are in a better position in the Champions League than…

CHAN 2020: Black Stars ‘B’ fail to qualify again

The line-up for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon has been completed after eight teams joined the first seven who had booked their tickets on Saturday, joining the hosts for the biennial championship. Among the biggest casualties to…

Mourinho and Solskjaer fire back at Klopp after derby

The journey from the bench to the pundit’s studio is so quick in the modern game that some could be forgiven for thinking Manchester United had two managers after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford. After Liverpool manager…

GFA Elections: Five candidates up for presidential debate Oct. 21

Five of the six candidates in the upcoming presidential elections of Ghana Football Association have subscribed to participate in a live radio and television debate scheduled to come off Monday, October 21. The organized contest of ideas, a first in…

Clasico concerns for Madrid as Modric and Bale sit out training

Real Madrid face an anxious wait to see if Luka Modric and Gareth Bale will be fit for next week’s Clasico against Barcelona after both players missed training on Tuesday. Modric and Bale each did gym work indoors as they…

Canada stun US with first win in 34 years

Canada defeated the United States for the first time in 34 years Tuesday after goals from Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini delivered a stunning CONCACAF Nations League upset. Bayern Munich teenager Davies pounced in the 63rd minute before Cavallini blasted…

Police raid Bulgarian FA headquarters

More than 20 police officers swept into the Bulgarian Football Union’s (BFU) headquarters in Sofia less than an hour after its president Borislav Mihaylov resigned following racist incidents during Bulgaria’s Euro 2020 qualifier against England on Monday. Bulgarian chief prosecutor’s…

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