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Emmanuel Amunike secures first Tanzania victory

Simon Msuva and Ally Mbwana Samatta scored as Tanzania defeated Cape Verde 2-0 in Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday. The win was a first for Taifa Stars coach and former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amunike, who was appointed by the East Africans in August. It also revives their hopes of qualifying for the finals in Cameroon, as they move up to second place in Group L on five points, while also avenging their 3-0 defeat by Cape Verde...

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Lloris: Pogba judged unfairly on his transfer fee

France captain Hugo Lloris believes Paul Pogba gets judged unfairly because of the record transfer fee Manchester United paid for the midfielder in 2016.

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Uganda beat Lesotho to close in on 2019 AFCON

Farouk Miya scored twice to give Uganda a 2-0 win over Lesotho in Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Maseru. Miya outpaced the hosts' backline and unleashed a fierce shot to open the scoring in the sixth minute, and then doubled the visitors' tally 29 minutes late with a free kick. The win takes Uganda up to top spot in Group on 10 points, five ahead of second-placed Tanzania following their 2-0 victory over Cape Verde earlier on Tuesday. The islanders, in third on four points, are...

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Barcelona to tour Asia in 2019 after consecutive visits to United States

The ESPN FC panel answer your tweets on Ousmane Dembele's playing time for Barcelona, Wayne Rooney's MVP credentials and much more. ESPN FC's Paul Mariner agrees with Antoine Griezmann saying Kylian Mbappe needs to leave PSG, just like Cristiano Ronaldo needed to leave Man United. ESPN FC's La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe digs deeper into what's plaguing Real Madrid and Barcelona during their respective winless streaks. ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno explains how Barcelona's defensive frailties...

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UEFA charges Romania for racist chants, fan misconduct in match against Serbia

UEFA has charged the Romanian football federation with fan misconduct for racist chants and banners at a Nations League game on Sunday against Serbia. UEFA says the "racist behavior" includes incidents targeting Romanian neighbour Hungary when the national team played to a 0-0 draw against Serbia. UEFA Nations League Watch on ESPN networks in the U.S. ESPN has reached an agreement with UEFA for the rights to the UEFA European Football Championship 2020 and all UEFA national team matches...

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Uganda's Mathias Kigonya quits Sofapaka

Uganda goalkeeper Mathias Kigonya has parted ways with Kenyan Premier League side, Sofapaka FC, KweséESPN can confirm. The former Bright Stars custodian has been with Batoto Ba Mungu from June 2016, when he joined the side during some serious financial challenges. "I can confirm that I have left Sofapaka," he told KweséESPN. "I sat down with club management and we agreed that it was time to part ways. "I do not want to talk about reasons for terminating my contract," he added. "All I can...

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Macedonia goalkeeper howler leads to Armenia goal

Macedonia's Stole Dimitrievski with an unbelievable mistake to put Armenia ahead in the Nations League Group D.

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Andorra goalkeeper has a goal scored off his face

Andorra goalkeeper Josep Gomes has the ball ricochet off his face and into the back of the net for a calamitous own goal.

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Egypt and Tunisia book Africa Cup of Nations tickets

North African giants Egypt and Tunisia have qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Eswatini and Niger respectively on Tuesday. Goals either side of half time from Ahmed Hegazy and Marwan Mohsen were enough for Egypt, who were without injured Mohamed Salah, to down Eswatini 2-0 in Manzini. The Pharaohs defeated the Southern Africans 4-1 in Cairo on Friday and have taken nine points from their opening four fixtures, taking them ahead of Eswatini and Niger (both on one...

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Arda Turan Handed Record Fine After Alleged Brawl with Turkish Singer

Istanbul Basaksehir have handed on-loan midfielder Arda Turan a €370,000 fine for his involvement in a supposed brawl with Turkish singer Berkay Sahin...

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Jose Mourinho Reportedly Wants New Deals for Juan Mata, Ander Herrera

Juan Mata and Ander Herrera will reportedly be in line for new contracts with Manchester United if manager Jose Mourinho gets his way...

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Bayern Munich announce partnership with University of Denver

Bayern Munich gives an unprecedented look into their academy, profiling German legend Miroslav Klose and his role as U-17 manager. Want to know how to make it as a professional at Bayern Munich? Watch this documentary on the Bayern Munich youth academy. Rafinha is delighted to be back training with Bayern Munich and hopes to continue to righting the recent poor results. Bayern Munich have today announced a partnership with the University of Denver, which will see the Bundesliga side help...

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Liverpool's Naby Keita injured during Guinea's AFCON qualifier against Rwanda

KitAid and Friends of Mulanje Orphans have teamed up to distribute Sadio Mane shirts to underprivileged children in Malawi. Liverpool and Brazil's Fabinho insists he is still trying to settle into life under Jurgen Klopp and that his demands in training and matches are extremely intense. Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold believes The Reds can still develop despite being unbeaten in the Premier League. Liverpool are sweating on the fitness of Naby Keita after the midfielder sustained...

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Exclusive interview: Paul Scholes takes aim at Mourinho, Pogba and Man United's season of discontent

Following a disappointing run of form for Manchester United, Craig Burley and Ross Dyer discuss whether it's time to give Marcus Rashford a chance in the central role. Paul Mariner reacts to Wayne Rooney's defence of Jose Mourinho, in which the Man United legend called for player accountability at Old Trafford. The FC guys and Ian Darke dive into the latest drama surrounding Jose Mourinho and the "manhunt" he believes is happening at Manchester United. "I say what I believe," explains Paul...

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Brian McBride's projected XI vs. Peru

With kickoff nearing against Peru in East Hartford, Brian McBride gives us his projected starting XI and what he wants to see from each player.

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After winning it all, Toronto FC reduced to role of spoiler as season wraps up

And as luck would have it, Toronto (9-16-6) faces two teams jockeying for the final post-season berth in the Eastern Conference, starting Wednesday with a game against Wayne Rooney and D.C. United (12-11-8).

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Sloppy Bafana held to goalless draw by minnows Seychelles

Seychelles South Africa 1:30 PM UTC Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats South Africa's bid to reach the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations suffered a blow when they wasted a host of chances and were held to a 0-0 draw by minnows Seychelles in their Group E qualifier in Victoria on Tuesday. Bafana Bafana had trounced the same opposition 6-0 on at home on Saturday and while this time they were met with a very poor artificial surface, still created enough...

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Real Madrid Transfer News: Raheem Sterling Reportedly Drawing Interest

Manchester City have been given a warning regarding Raheem Sterling's contract status amid rumours the England international winger is drawing interest from Real Madrid...

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Morocco stunned by tiny Comoros in AFCON qualifying

Morocco ended a bruising international break with a 2-2 draw against tiny Comoros in Mitsamiouli as El Fardou Ben Nabouhane scored a 90th-minute equaliser to keep their Africa Cup of Nations hosts alive. The draw leaves Morocco on seven points after four matches, and they must wait until next month's qualifier against Cameroon to secure their spot at the 2019 finals. The Atlas Lions needed a 94th-minute penalty to defeat the island nation - ranked 149th in the world - in Casablanca on...

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Eric Dier's challenge on Sergio Ramos earns a yellow

UEFA Nations League: Eric Dier (11') Spain 0-0 England

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