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Arsenal star Alexis accused of tax evasion during Barcelona spell

The Chile forward is alleged to have evaded over €980,000 in image right taxes throughout 2012 and 2013, while under contract at the Liga giants  Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is alleged to have evaded taxes worth over €980,000 during the years of 2012 and 2013. Spanish newspaper El Periodico report that Alexis, the 27-year-old Chile international, faces criminal proceedings after …

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Messi confronts City players in the tunnel after Barcelona defeat

Adominant second-half Manchester City performance left Barcelona frustrated, so much so that Lionel Messi got into a post-match altercation in the tunnel after the final whistle. An as of yet unnamed Manchester City player is said to have said something to the Argentine No. 10, and the Blaugrana striker responded by calling him ‘stupid’. Barcelona match-day delegate Carles Naval and …

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Mourinho hit with misconduct charge For comments made to the referee

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged with misconduct for comments made to the referee during last weekend’s Premier League match against Burnley, the FA said on Tuesday. Mourinho was sent to the stands by referee Mark Clattenburg for the second half of the 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday after reportedly complaining about a penalty decision that …

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UCL: PSG snatch last-gasp win and knockout stage place

Thomas Meunier volleyed a spectacular last-minute goal to give Paris St Germain a 2-1 win at FC Basel, which took them into the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday. PSG had taken the lead with a Blaise Matuidi goal two minutes before halftime but Basel rattled the Ligue 1 champions when Luca Zuffi equalised out of the blue in …

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UCL: Griezmann scores twice to send Atletico through to last 16 against Rostov

A2-1 win over Rostov on Tuesday evening was enough to secure Atletico Madrid’s passage to the knockout rounds of the 2016/17 Champions League. It required a stoppage time Antoine Griezmann winner, a goal that was slightly controversial as there was confusion as to whether or not it had been awarded, but it – correctly – stood. Griezmann had also been …

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Bayern book berth in last 16 of Champions League

Two goals from Robert Lewandowski allowed Bayern Munich to make sure of progress to the knockout phase of the Champions League as they came from a goal down to beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 away on Tuesday in their Group D clash at the Philips Stadium. Lewandowski twice struck the woodwork before equalising from the penalty spot and then steering home …

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New Edubiase United dissolve technical and management teams

Leadership of relegated Ghana Premier League side, New Edubiase United, has dissolved the technical team and the management committee of the club with immediate effect, Ghanasoccernet.com can confirm.  The indignant Bekwai-based side is expected to name a new technical team as well as a management to take charge of the team soon. “We just concluded a meeting. The technical team …

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New Sports Bill is like a “story book”- GABF Prez

The President of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation, (GABF), Gideon Quartey has called for an urgent review of the newly-passed sports bill. Parliament last week passed the Sports Bill which seeks to develop the game after long years of wait. The Bill that has replaced the SMC Decree 54 of 1976 will among other things manage, promote and develop the …

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Egypt FA uncover plot by violent fans to attack Ghana coach Avram Grant

The Egypt Football Association is tightening security ahead of next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier after it uncovered plot by a group of vicious fans who have planned to attack Ghana coach Avram Grant who is an Israeli. According to sources in the North African country, the Egyptian football regulatory body has received hateful messages from fans who are …

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