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Ghana’s Mathew Anim Cudjoe Seeks New Challenge After Leaving Dundee United

Ghanaian midfielder Mathew Anim Cudjoe is set to depart Scottish club Dundee United after two and a half seasons with the team. His contract officially ended on May 30, 2024. In a statement released on Tuesday June 18, Dundee United confirmed Cudjoe’s decision to move on. “The club made an offer that reflected our vision for Mathew in both financial...

NBA playoffs average TV viewership down 12% to 4.53m

The Boston Celtics’ five-game Finals series win over the Dallas Mavericks averaged 11.3 million viewers. The post NBA playoffs average TV viewership down 12% to 4.53m appeared first on SportsPro.

WXV 2024 – What we know with 100 days to go

Competition for all three levels will take place on the same weekends with Canada hosting WXV 1 in Vancouver, South Africa hosting WXV 2 in Cape Town, and Dubai being the stage for WXV 3.

Stuart Hogg U-turn confirmed by Montpellier

Montpellier owner Mohed Altrad has confirmed that Scotland and Lions full-back Stuart Hogg is coming out of retirement to join the Top 14 outfit on a two-year contract with the option for a third.

LycaMobile celebrates Cricket Cranes’ historic World Cup return

LycaMobile, the official sponsor of the national senior men’s cricket team, welcomed the Cricket Cranes heroically upon their return from the ICC T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA this afternoon. This marked the team’s first-ever appearance at the World Cup since Uganda attained ICC Associate Member status in 1998. Uganda’s journey in ICC events began with the...

Ghana Defender Ebenezer Annan Elated to Join Red Star Belgrade

Ghanaian defend Ebenezer Annan has expressed his elation after joining Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade. The 21-year-old signed a three-year contract with the reigning champions, bolstering their defensive options. Annan is no stranger to Serbian football. He spent last season on loan at Novi Pazar from Italian club Bologna, impressing with 32 appearances and 2 assists across all competitions. His...

Kobbie Mainoo: Playing for England was my dream

Manchester United midfielder Kobbie Mainoo has expressed his lifelong dream of representing England, despite his proud Ghanaian heritage. Born to Ghanaian parents in Stockport, Mainoo began his international career with England at the U-17 level and has since progressed through the ranks. The 19-year-old’s standout performances for Manchester United, including scoring the winning goal in the FA Cup final against...

Liverpool rumored to be interested in a forward valued at around £90 million.

According to his agent, “I don’t want people to think that Kvara wants to stay at Napoli. We want to leave, but we are waiting for the end of the Euros so as not to disturb Khvicha. The priority is to join a team that plays in the Champions League.” Rumors suggest that the Georgian international has attracted significant interest...

Kobbie Mainoo expresses his satisfaction with Erik ten Hag staying as Manchester United manager after a prolonged period of uncertainty.

United’s choice to retain Ten Hag followed a tough Premier League season, characterized by inconsistency and unfulfilled hopes. Mainoo eagerly anticipates further growth under the Dutch coach. His journey in recent months has been truly remarkable; at only 19 years old, he has firmly established himself in Manchester United’s first team and earned a spot on the England squad. This...

Kotoko: Richmond Lamptey, Mukwala and 13 others to leave ahead of new season

Asante Kotoko are set to part ways with midfielder Richmond Lamptey and star striker Steven Mukwala, along with 13 other players, in preparation for the upcoming 2024-25 season. Richmond Lamptey, a former Inter Allies star, has been a key figure for the Porcupine Warriors. His impressive performance earned him a spot in Ghana’s squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of...

Barcelona’s Deco discusses with Dani Olmo’s agent and negotiations with Mikayil Faye.

Barcelona’s sporting director Deco was seen meeting with Juanma López, who represents both Mikayil Faye and Dani Olmo, at the Ciutat Esportiva on Tuesday, amidst ongoing speculation about the futures of the two players. FC Porto have reportedly made a €15 million offer for Faye, and now Barcelona and the players must decide whether to accept it. Barcelona is said...

New PWR season condensed to aid England’s World Cup bid

The conclusion of the 2024-25 Premiership Women’s Rugby (PWR) season has been brought forward by more than three months, in a move organisers said was designed to “help England win the Women’s World Cup”.

Kylian Mbappé could potentially miss the remaining group games of Euro 2024 due to a broken nose.

France has confirmed that Kylian Mbappé will continue at Euro 2024 despite suffering a broken nose during their 1-0 win over Austria in Group D. The influential captain and attacking star endured the injury in a late-game collision with Austria’s Kevin Danso at the Dusseldorf Arena. Mbappé received extensive on-field medical attention and briefly left the pitch, returning to a...

Premier League starts 16 August 2024

Manchester United will start the new Premier League season against Fulham at Old Trafford on Friday, August 16, Erik ten Hag’s team will lead off a packed weekend of Premier League action live on Sky Sports, facing Fulham in the season’s first Friday Night Football fixture, kicking off at 8pm. Manchester City will start their title defence against Chelsea on...

Manchester United, Liverpool, and Tottenham are all interested in signing an England and Crystal Palace defender in the upcoming summer transfer window.

Marc Guehi, who featured in England’s Euro 2024 opener against Serbia on Sunday, is reportedly attracting interest from clubs like Manchester United, Tottenham, and Liverpool, according to the Daily Mail. Crystal Palace are keen to retain their star defender, who has two years left on his current contract. They are planning to offer him a new deal with a fixed...

Japan’s need for speed has Henry Slade on red alert

England vice-captain Henry Slade has singled out his likely opposite number Dylan Riley as a key threat for Japan in Saturday’s anticipated first official Test match between the two nations to be played in Japan.

English Premier League 2024/25 Fixtures Announced

The 2024/25 English Premier League fixtures have been released and the dates of all 380 matches are below. Weekend and Bank Holiday matches are 15:00 and midweek matches are 19:45 UK time unless otherwise stated. Fixtures are subject to change. Check out the full fixtures below Friday 16 August 2024 20:00 Man Utd v Fulham (Sky Sports) Saturday 17 August 2024 12:30...

Guinness becomes the Premier League’s Official Global Beer Sponsor

Guinness has announced its first-ever global partnership in football as the “Official Beer of the Premier League.” The four-year agreement, commencing with the 2024/25 season, solidifies Guinness’ relationship with football as “the perfect match.” As the “Official Responsible Drinking Partner” of the Premier League, Guinness will leverage its global rights to promote and encourage responsible drinking throughout the season. Undoubtedly...

Ghana’s Isaac Pappoe Makes Big Move to Hungarian Giants Ferencvárosi

Ghanaian midfielder Isaac Pappoe has bolstered his career with a move to Hungarian giants Ferencvárosi ahead of the 2024/24 season. The 20-year-old joins the topflight club from Israeli side FC Ashdod, with transfer details undisclosed. Pappoe impressed during a loan spell with Swiss second-tier team FC Aarau last season, contributing 2 goals and 5 assists in 29 appearances across all...

Oshoala Leads Charge: Nigeria Eyes Medal Despite Brutal Olympic Group

Nigerian superstar Asisat Oshoala has declared her confidence that the Super Falcons will not only advance from the ‘group of death’ at the 2024 Olympic Games, but possibly win a medal. Nigeria has been drawn alongside world champions Spain, Japan and Brazil in a brutal group which has fans fearing that their stay in Paris will be a short one....

Sports Minister conducts pre-inspection of Bukedea Comprehensive and Amus College ahead of FEASSA Games

Minister of State for Sports and Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Hon. Peter Ogwang, conducted a pre-inspection today at Bukedea Comprehensive School and Amus College School in preparation for the FEASSA delegation’s visit. The delegation will evaluate the accommodation and sports facilities from Monday, June 17th to Thursday, June 20th, 2024. Hon. Ogwang was joined by USSSA officials,...

Exciting start to the 2nd edition of the FUFA TV Cup: Preliminary round kicks off with a 1-1 draw

The highly anticipated 2nd Edition of the FUFA TV Cup began with a captivating preliminary round first leg match between Nganwa High School Kabwohe and St Kagwa Bushenyi High School. The match, held at the lively Nganwa High School playground, concluded with a nail-biting 1-1 draw, leaving spectators eagerly awaiting the return leg. The clash promised excitement from the very...

Everton ‘agree’ takeover deal with Friedkin Group

Owners of AS Roma plan to expand multi-club ownership model with the acquisition of the Premier League club. The post Everton ‘agree’ takeover deal with Friedkin Group appeared first on SportsPro.

Kylian Mbappe has abandoned his hopes of representing France at the Olympics due to Real Madrid’s decision to prohibit their new signing from participating in a significant tournament held in his home country.

France will be without Mbappe at the Olympics this summer as he confirmed he won’t participate in the tournament in Paris. This news comes as a disappointment to Les Bleus and French President Emmanuel Macron, who expressed hope for Mbappe’s inclusion. Having recently moved from Paris Saint-Germain to Real Madrid, Mbappe revealed that his new club is unwilling to release...

Euro 2024 Focus for Mbappe as Real Madrid Restricts Olympic Participation

France striker Kylian Mbappe says his new club Real Madrid would not let him play at the Olympics in Paris this summer. The 25-year-old, who had said he wanted to play, external in his home Games, was not selected in France’s provisional Olympic squad on 3 June because Real said any player competing at Euro 2024 could not play at...

Eriksen scores 3 years after collapse at Euros but Denmark draws Slovenia

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — For Christian Eriksen, Denmark’s opening game at the European Championship was a much happier occasion this time. The Manchester United midfielder scored the opening goal in a 1-1 draw with Slovenia on Sunday. It was his first match at the Euros since suffering a cardiac arrest in Denmark’s opener in the previous edition of the tournament...

Riot police intervene to stem fan clashes before Serbia-England match

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Riot police in Germany intervened to stop brawling soccer fans before Sunday’s match between Serbia and England at the European Championship soccer tournament in Germany. Social media footage showed men throwing chairs at each other outside a restaurant festooned with Serbian flags in the western city of Gelsenkirchen. One group quickly left the scene as riot...

Against All Odds – No.1: Japan and the Miracle of Brighton

When Japan host England in Tokyo on Saturday June 22, which is live and exclusive on RugbyPass TV in the UK and Ireland, they will attempt to strike a line through another name on the list of countries they have yet to beat.

Harry Kane: England have ‘great opportunity’ to win Euros

Captain Harry Kane says England have a “great opportunity” to win major silverware at Euro 2024. England begin their European Championship campaign on Sunday against Serbia at 19:00 GMT. They also play Denmark and Slovenia in Group C. Kane says England, who were defeated on penalties by Italy in the final of the last Euros, have “probably not” had a...

Ghana goalkeeper who appealed for unpaid bonuses dies aged 22

The football community in Ghana is mourning the tragic loss of William Essu, a former goalkeeper for Legon Cities, who passed away at the age of 22. Essu died on Saturday evening at the University of Cape Coast Hospital in the Central Region after being rushed there on Friday. Despite undergoing a series of tests upon arrival, doctors were unable...