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South Africa’s Anderson stuns Federer in Wimbledon quarter-final

Roger Federer’s hopes of a ninth Wimbledon title bit the dust as South African Kevin Anderson recovered from two sets down to win a quarter-final cliffhanger 2-6 6-7(5) 7-5 6-4 13-11 on a tension-filled Court One on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Swiss, not playing on Centre Court for the first time since 2015, displayed his usual panache as he strolled through ...

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Gareth Southgate’s personal handwritten note REVEALED – World Cup boss’ classy gesture

GARETH SOUTHGATE penned a handwritten note to members of his staff in a rallying cry ahead of the World Cup. Jim Lucas, England’s social media man for the World Cup campaign, gave an incredible insight into the England boss’ leadership following the heartbreaking semi-final defeat to Croatia last night. Posting a picture of a letter written by Southgate, Lucas wrote: ...

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Liverpool transfer news: Reds make £58m Alisson bid as Jurgen Klopp looks for new No 1

LIVERPOOL have tabled a £58m bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson, reports in Italy claim. The Brazil international has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield in recent weeks. Jurgen Klopp is desperate to resolve his goalkeeper crisis at Liverpool. Loris Karius’ howlers in the Champions League final cost the Reds against Real Madrid, while Simon Mignolet is set to ...

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Marcus Rashford pens emotional Southgate tribute as England stars react to World Cup exit

MARCUS RASHFORD paid tribute to Gareth Southgate following England’s exit from the World Cup. England’s fairytale came to an end in the semi-finals as Croatia recorded a 2-1 victory in extra-time. Kieran Trippier’s early free-kick put the Three Lions in the driving seat in Moscow, but Ivan Perisic levelled midway through the second half and Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time strike sent ...

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Court grants injunction against GFA; official liquidator named

An Accra High Court has granted an injunction against officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), thereby paving the way for the Registrar General to be appointed the official liquidator of the local football governing body. The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, went to court with a firm plan to liquidate the GFA because, according to her, the Association in its ...

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Court appoints Registrar of Companies to manage GFA assets

The High Court has appointed the Registrar of Companies as the official liquidator of the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The court decided this after it granted an injunction application by Attorney General to restrain the GFA and all it assigns from carrying out any official work. The decision of the court means the registrar of companies, Jemima Oware, will manage ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Is this the real reason star hasn’t signed for Manchester United?

MANCHESTER UNITED haven’t moved for Cristiano Ronaldo because they are looking to strengthen in other positions, according to Sky Sports man Dharmesh Sheth. Ronaldo’s arrival at Juventus was confirmed on Tuesday, ending his nine-year stay at Real Madrid. The 33-year-old, who has won the Ballon d’Or five times, has signed a five-year deal with Juve paying a £105million transfer fee. ...

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England World Cup: 1990 captain Terry Butcher sends passionate message – EXCLUSIVE

TERRY BUTCHER, England’s 1990 World Cup captain, has sent Gareth Southgate’s side a message ahead of their semi-final with Croatia. Butcher, writing exclusively for the Daily Express during the World Cup, has sent Southgate and his players a video message ahead of Croatia match in Moscow. Butcher played 77 times for England over a 10-year period and took the armband ...

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