World Cup 2018: Australia wants Scolari

World cup winner Luiz Felipe Scolari could be set to lead Australia at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with the former Brazil, Portugal and Chelsea boss revealing he has been approached to take over as Socceroos coach. Scolari, who

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Everton seeks Mikel January move

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Ob,i is being monitored by Everton FC of England who are planning a shock move for the former Chelsea midfielder in January. Everton have enjoyed rejuvenation since former England boss Sam Allardyce took over the

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Morata to miss Huddersfield game

Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata will miss the Premier League game at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday with a back problem but Danny Drinkwater has returned to the squad after illness, coach Antonio Conte said on Monday. “Drinkwater started to train on

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Previous Winners Of BBC Africa Footballer Of The Year

Egypt and Liverpool of England playmaker, Mohammed Salah, has won the BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Salah has had a glorious 2017. He moved from AS Roma in Italy to join Liverpool and is now the English

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Big trophy, bigger hair: Maradona unveils statue of himself

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, unveils a 12-foot statue of himself in India, complete with 1980s hairdo and enormous World Cup trophy. The statue, depicting Maradona at the 1986 World Cup, was revealed at a charity event in Kolkata. “I’m not

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‘Man City celebrations not tenable for derby row’

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday’s derby win and played down the post-match row. United boss Jose Mourinho had milk thrown at him outside the Old Trafford dressing rooms after objecting to City’s post-match celebrations. The

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BREAKING: Salah is BBC footballer of the year

Egypt star Mohamed Salah won the prestigious BBC African Player of the Year award on Monday, rewarded for a 2017 packed with sparkling displays for Liverpool, Roma and his national team. The 25-year-old topped a poll that saw a record

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Champions League round of 16: Battle of the heavyweights

Barcelona and Chelsea will renew their long-running European rivalry after the two giants were drawn against each other in the last 16 of the Champions League. Antonio Conte’s side surrendered top spot in Group C to Roma and now face the unenviable task of a

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Manchester derby: City down United open 11 points lead

Manchester City went 11 points clear with a record 14th consecutive Premier League win in an entertaining derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford. The visitors dominated the first half and deservedly led when David Silva hooked in from a

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Stoeger takes over as Dortmund sack Bosz

Borussia Dortmund sacked Peter Bosz as head coach on Sunday and replaced him with Austrian Peter Stoeger, who was only fired by Bundesliga bottom side Cologne last weekend. Dutchman Bosz, 54, was released after just 167 days in charge as

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