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Juventus

Higuain, Khedira send Juventus top at nine-man Chievo

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Milan (AFP) – Sami Khedira and Gonzalo Higuain scored as champions Juventus went top in Serie A with a 2-0 win at nine-man Chievo on Saturday.

The side from Verona played the last half hour two men down after Samuel Bastien and Fabrizio Cacciatore were both needlessly sent off at the Bentegodi Stadium.

Chelsea plot £24m January move for Serie A winner: Transfer Explained

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Chelsea have surely been the standout team of the Premier League this season and have already displayed form worthy of being called 'Early Season Champions'. The question however remains whether the Blues will strengthen in January?

Ghana Ready to Take On USA After Demolishing South Korea in Friendly

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Ghana played their last friendly before the World Cup begins for them next Monday and won convincingly against South Korea, beating the Asian team 4-0 at Miami's Sun Life Stadium.

Black Stars manager James Kwesi Appiah tinkered with his lineup yesterday setting up with a 4-3-3 with Mohammed Rabiu as the single holding midfielder and having Juventus all-purpose player Kwadwo Asamoah start at left-back.

Pitch invader takes penalty during Juve-Everton shootout, Tim Howard makes the save

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Everton advanced to the semifinals of the inaugral International Champions Cup by beating Juventus 6-5 in a penalty shootout. Along the way, one fan at AT&T Park in San Francisco apparently felt that Juventus needed some help in the shootout, so he jumped out of the stands and took Kwadwo Asamoah's shot.

What can Liverpool learn from Juventus?

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What can Liverpool learn from Juventus? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool and Juventus are traditionally two of the biggest names in European football, who have fallen from glory somewhat in recent years. The Turin giants were caught up in a scandal domestically and got themselves relegated from Serie A, but most importantly have returned to somewhere near their best.

Juventus Player Focus: Has Kojo Lost His Mojo

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Juventus Player Focus: Has Kojo Lost His Mojo is a post from: Serie A Weekly Juventus Player Focus: Has Kojo Lost His Mojo is a post from: Serie A Weekly Kwadwo Asamoah hasn't quite been the unstoppable force he was at the very start of the season. The Ghanaian has looked jaded since returning from the six weeks he spent at the African Cup of Nations with Ghana.

AS Roma vs Juventus: Threat of fatigue worries Juventus’ manager Antonio Conte

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Leonardo Bonucci of Juventus-Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images

Some sports, like hockey and baseball, have a very demanding schedule, with games falling every 2-3 days, and 80+ game seasons. Soccer, on the other hand, typically schedules games once a week, depending on the league. Perhaps it is because of the grueling 90 minutes that players endure, but teams usually have quite some time to recover before their next match.

Juventus vs. Lazio: Fabio Quagliarella and Players to watch

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Fabio Quagliarella of Juventus (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Juventus have recovered after suffering a major ego setback when they lost for the first time in 50 Serie A matches against archrival Inter Milan 1-3 on Nov. 3. In the two subsequent games, they demolished Nordsjælland 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League group stages and wrecked US Pescara 6-1 at home in Serie A.

Italian Serie A Preview: Napoli-Juventus Top Two Showdown

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Italian Serie A Preview: Napoli-Juventus Top Two Showdown is a post from: Serie A Weekly Italian Serie A Preview: Napoli-Juventus Top Two Showdown is a post from: Serie A Weekly The latest international break has passed and Serie A will return this weekend with possibly the biggest game of the season.

Italian Serie A Preview: Juventus vs Napoli Top Two Showdown

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Italian Serie A Preview: Juventus vs Napoli Top Two Showdown is a post from: Serie A Weekly The latest international break has passed and Serie A will return this weekend with possibly the biggest game of the season.

Key Matchups as Juventus and AS Roma resume their old rivalry

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An old rivalry will resume on Saturday, Sept. 29, when Juventus plays AS Roma at home. Roma's coach Zdenek Zeman has accused the Bianconeri of doping in the 90's and Juve's defender Giorgio Chiellini has said Zeman has his last chance with Roma to win a trophy that matters. Such beefs often add to the atmosphere at the stadium, but are rarely decisive in a match.

Juventus Meet Napoli In Fiery Supercoppa Encounter

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Juventus Meet Napoli In Fiery Supercoppa Encounter is a post from: Serie A Weekly Juventus Meet Napoli In Fiery Supercoppa Encounter is a post from: Serie A Weekly Saturday's Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli saw the Bianconeri emerge as 4-2 winners in a hotly contested match. The most significant absence for the Serie A champions was manager Antonio Conte, who is.

Ghana

Ghana – AFCON 2015: Everything you need to know about the Black Stars

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The African Cup of Nations 2015is here, and we atJust Footballhave dug deep to provide you with previews of each of the 16 teams competing inEquatorial Guinea, continuingwith Ghana.

Reports of Ghana Players Revolting Against Coach Are Denied By FA

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Following Ghana's underwhelming performance in Monday's 2-1 loss to the United States, reports from popular Ghanaian radio station Joy FM are that the Black Stars have revolted against manager Kwesi Appiah.

Fans, reporters and allegedly players are upset with Appiah's starting 11 in their World Cup opener that left midfielder Michael Essien and playmaker Kevin-Prince Boateng on the bench over youngsters Jordan Ayew and Mohammed Rabiu.

Ghana – 2014 World Cup squad

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Ghana shone in the 2010 World Cup and were famously one penalty away from becoming Africa's first team to reach a semi final. Heading to Brazil the Black Stars still have many players surviving from that successful team, but will the advantage of added experience count or will it just be simply older legs?

Second Teams: Ghana

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PSP's old contrarian friend Conor O'Grady pitches in on our World Cup series to tell you why Ghana is the team you should root for after the United States. Yes, THAT Ghana. Really.

Ghana names 23-man World Cup squad

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By DAN KARELL

Andre Ayew, Michael Essien, and Asamoah Gyan will lead the line for Ghana at the 2014 World Cup.

Following Ghana's 1-0 defeat to the Netherlands on Saturday afternoon, head coach Kwesi Appiah trimmed his squad by three to finalize his 23-man roster, cutting defenders JerryAkaminko, Jeffrey Schlupp and midfielder David Accam from the World Cup squad.

Tactical Analysis: Ghana 6-1 Egypt

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Ghana is on the verge of securing a spot in next year's World Cup as they comfortably cruised past Egypt.

James Appiah aligned his side in a 4-2-3-1 with Abdul Majeed Waris leading the line. Kwadwo Asamoah, Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew formed an attacking three behind the Ghanaian striker, while Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari played in the double pivot.

2013 Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana Favourites to Win the AFCON for First Time Since 1982

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In January, football fans from around the world will once again witness the best nations in Africa competing for the illustrious 2013 Africa Cup of Nations trophy.

Sixteen teams from the second largest continent will participate in what could be regarded as the most underrated competition in international football.

Spurs ‘interested’ in Ghanaian

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When sentences begin with the words ‘Sky Sports understands' it seems to imply that we are all supposed to sit up and take notice. On many occasions however, the story that follows comes to nothing in the same way that much of the paper talk does.

Yesterday, Sky reported that Tottenham were ready to make a bid for Udinese midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah in an attempt to snap up the Ghanaian ahead of a host of other clubs that had expressed an interest.

African All-Stars: 7 Players to watch at Africa Cup of Nations 2012

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"I think it is a responsibility for every proper club in Europe to go to the Africa Cup of Nations to see what the market brings and what hidden talents are running around in Africa," Hoffenheim scout Lutz Pfannenstiel told the BBC on the eve of the African Cup of Nations 2012.

Arsenal

The Weekend: AFCON & EPL

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Chelsea vs. Arsenal a good one on the British Isles.

Down south however, the most underrated soccer tourney in the world kick's off. The African Cup of Nations. (Team by team previews and players to watch for here.)

Does this man hold the key for the Black Stars this year? Kwadwo Asamoah, playing out of position at LB for Ghana


Arsenal amongst interested clubs in Kwadwo Asamoah according to agent

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According to the player's agent, Arsenal are apparently interested in signing Udinese midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah. Speaking to itasportpress.it, Claudio Vagheggi revealed that Arsenal in England and Fiorentina in Italy are both interested n the 21-year old. ...

Serie A

Italian Serie A Week 10 Preview: Udinese vs. Siena A Double Dose of Bianconeri

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Oh Udinese, what happened to you in Thursday's Europa League match against Atlético? The zebrette won the first leg, 2-0, but on their visit to Madrid were hammered 4-0. But there's not really that much you can take away from an Udinese loss in Europe's lesser tournament. Francesco Guidolin certainly didn't field a full-strength squad, at least not from the start, leaving out Mauricio Isla,.

Ryan’s Top Five Italian Serie A Midfielder Focus

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Claudio Marchisio The Juventus midfielder has been in great form this season; including netting a brace in their 2-0 win over AC Milan last weekend. He was often forced out onto the left-side of midfield in previous years and not deemed capable of orchestrating a midfield. He's proved his doubters wrong this season and also forced his way into the Italian National Team's midfield.

By The Numbers: Serie A’s Most Under-Rated Players

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When you look at the Serie A stat columns you're not surprised to see guys like Edinson Cavani, Antonio Di Natale and Zlatan Ibrahimovic potting goals for fun. You're not surprised to see that Lucio leads the league in interceptions, Gennaro Gattuso has the most tackles won, Amauri has thanked his teammates the most after flailing at a ball, and Francesco Totti has the most frowns.

The Rest

Craques não europeus que começaram “por baixo”

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Oriundos de África ou da América do Sul algumas das "super-estrelas" que hoje pontificam em algumas das equipas mais poderosas da Europa começaram em clubes modestos quando chegaram ao "velho continente". São exemplos de que o trabalho compensa e, com um pouco de sorte mistura, o talento acaba por ser reconhecido.

Recaps, reaction from RSL draw, Academy news, league results, more

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Reaction following Saturday's draw with Salt Lake. Union Academy U-17s begin Generation adidas Cup play. MLS results and standings. More news.

Milan’s Hunt for a Left Sided Midfielder Lacks Clear Direction

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It is no secret, Milan are in the market for a left sided midfielder. The club seem settled on Mark van Bommel playing as the team's anchor man in the centre of midfield. Either Mathieu Flamini or Gennaro Gattuso will play the supporting role on the right side. It is now just a question of [...]