1. How Chelsea Forward Victor Moses Can Get His Career Back on Track

    Back in the summer of 2012, as Victor Moses prepared to swap Wigan Athletic for Chelsea , Latics chairman Dave Whelan was typically vocal in his criticism of the move. Initially, the fee was a sticking point...

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  2. Ranking the 5 Best South African Footballers of All Time

    This article celebrates the greatest South African footballers of all time. Bafana Bafana may have fallen on hard times, having failed to qualify for the last three World Cup finals, ...

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  3. Why Did It Go Wrong for Saphir Taider at Inter Milan?

    Southampton announced the transfer of Saphir Taider on Wednesday. The Algeria midfielder has joined the club on a season-long loan deal from Internazionale, with Dani Osvaldo moving in the opposite direction...

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  4. Why Real Madrid Should Sign Mehdi Benatia

    Francesco Totti secured most of the headlines when Real Madrid met AS Roma in the International Champions Cup at the end of July...

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  5. 10 Things You Need to Know About Manchester City Prodigy Kelechi Iheanacho

    Various African players have stolen the headlines this summer. Immediately after the last season ended, it was Samuel Eto ’o, who was released...

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  6. Ranking the Top-10 Africans to Have Played for Liverpool

    This article celebrates the African players to have passed through Liverpool ’s doors. This feature ranks the top 10 of the continent’s stars to have played for the Merseyside club...

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  7. Can Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Establish Himself as First Choice at Dortmund?

    It was a season of two halves for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Borussia Dortmund last year. He began the campaign in explosive form for his new side, but he had become something of a bit-part player by the season’s close ...

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  8. Why Emmanuel Emenike Would Be an Ideal Signing for Everton

    Nigeria forward Emmanuel Emenike has been the subject of some major interest from the Premier League this summer...

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  9. Ranking the Top 5 Africans to Have Played for Everton

    Everton may not have the same kind of tradition of featuring African players as some of the other sides in the Premier League, but nonetheless, the Toffees’ history includes several key contributions by the continent’s players...

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  10. Five Africans Who Could Help Manchester United's Revolution

    Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, speaking on MUTV (via The Guardian ) , has announced that the club have “no fixed budget” for new recruits this summer...

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  11. Ranking the Top 20 African Players in La Liga History

    It is fair to say that African players haven’t made the same kind of impact in La Liga as they have in other major leagues across Europe...

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  12. 5 Algerian Players Who Will Earn Money Moves This Summer on Back of World Cup

    Interest in Algerian players is high following the Desert Foxes’ excellent summer showing in Brazil...

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  13. The 10 Best Moments of Michael Essien's Career

    Michael Essien ’s career as an elite competitor at one of Europe’s major clubs looks to have come to an end...

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  14. Does Kevin Constant Need to Leave Milan to Further His Career?

    Today, Africa’s brightest young defender—and arguably its brightest prospect—Serge Aurier is biding his time at Toulouse, on the brink of a transfer to one of Europe’s major clubs [via Joe Krishnan of The Independent ]...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 3 months ago 2,248 reads 5 comments

  15. Does Sulley Muntari Have a Point to Prove at Milan After World Cup Controversy?

    Geremi Njitap is one of the most decorated players in the history of African football. The Indomitable Lion is a two-time Champions League winner and has a combined five league titles, ...

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  16. 7 Changes African Football Must Make to Become More Competitive at a World Cup

    Despite having two teams reach the World Cup knockout stages for the first time in history, the showing of Africa’s teams in Brazil has been received with much negativity ...

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  17. Analysing the Conflicting Fortunes of Africa's World Cup Managers

    This feature analyses the conflicting fortunes of Africa’s World Cup managers during the ongoing tournament in Brazil. Three teams arguably underachieved in Brazil...

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  18. 10 Africans Who Could Secure Transfers on Back of World Cup Performances

    While teams are much less likely to uncover previously undiscovered talent at the World Cup than they were over a decade ago, the tournament remains one of the greatest “shop windows” for professional players...

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  19. Best Africa XI from 2014 World Cup

    It has been a World Cup of highs, lows and (not inconsiderable) controversy for Africa . While the tournament rages on, the continent’s five representatives have already packed their bags and made for the exit doors...

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  20. If True, Cameroon Allegations May Be the Greatest Shame to Hit African Football

    It feels like a case of one step forward, two steps back for African football. No sooner had Algeria bowed out after a gallant, at times dazzling effort against Germany in their ...

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  21. Vahid Halilhodzic Bows out a Winner After Algeria's World Cup Exit vs. Germany

    Algeria may have bowed out against Germany following a 2-1 extra-time defeat, but there are few national sides who have impressed more at this summer’s World Cup...

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  22. Nigeria Remain Outside Africa's World Cup Elite After Exit to France

    Another day, another destiny for Nigeria, as the dreams of a first-ever spot in the World Cup quarter-finals slipped away from them with defeat to France...

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  23. Why World Cup Clash vs. Germany Is Chance for Algeria to Avenge Gijon in 1982

    If revenge is a dish best served cold, then the World Cup has made a specialty of chilled retribution. In 2002, the tournament afforded England the chance to seek immediate vengeance ...

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  24. Portugal vs. Ghana: 5 Things We Learned About the Black Stars

    It was a case of what might have been for Ghana, as they crashed out of the World Cup after being defeated by Portugal in Brasilia...

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  25. How Nigeria's Loss to Argentina Sets the Template for France Match

    Nigeria may have been defeated 3-2 by Argentina in their final Group F match, but as losses go, there won’t be too many that feel better than that...

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