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‘I Sold Benteke ‘Cos He Broke My Glasses!’ – Jurgen Klopp
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Jurgen Klopp has jokingly claimed Christian Benteke was sold to Crystal Palace because he broke the Liverpool manager’s glasses last season. The German had his spectacles smashed during the wild celebrations that greeted Adam Lallana’s winner in a remarkable 5-4 victory away to Norwich in the Premier League last term. Benteke left Anfield for Selhurst Park in August, having lasted just one season on Merseyside. Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, former Borussia Dortmund coach Klopp mischievously suggested the Belgium international...

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Friday, 30 December 2016
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A plane carrying 72 people, including a Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Details are unclear but some reports say there are survivors. The chartered plane, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport officials said. The team was due to play in the final of the South American club cup against Medellin team Atletico Nacional. The final has now been suspended. Reports say the plane crashed...

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016
South Africans hail Andre Ayew over patriotic Black Stars air ticket gesture
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Many South Africans have lauded the move by Ghana’ s deputy captain Andre Ayew for paying for the tickets for some of the Black Stars players to honour the final AFCON group clash with Rwanda. Head coach Avram Grant announced a 23-man squad for the final game of the group with the Amavubi which comes off five days from today. The country’s Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye in his attempt to force the technical handlers of the Black Stars to...

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Sports Minister has not informed GFA of exclusion of foreign-based Black Stars players for Rwanda clash
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In a complete demonstration of gross incompetence, Ghana’s Sports Minister has SHOCKINGLY revealed that he has not officially informed the football federation of his decision not to pay for air tickets for foreign-based players invited for this week’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda. Nii Lante Vanderpuye says he will write to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Monday (Today) to inform them of the decision – the day when the players were originally scheduled to start training. Black Stars players...

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016