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Kane and Ings set for England call-up

Harry Kane

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane and Burnley’s Danny Ings are set to be called up by England for the first time when manager Roy Hodgson names his squad next month for internationals against Lithuania and Italy. Hodgson, holding a media briefing on Thursday, was full of [...]

Carroll facing more injury time

Andy Carroll

West Ham United’s record signing Andy Carroll will have knee surgery next week and is likely to miss the rest of the season, the Premier League club said on Friday. “Andy Carroll will have surgery on his injured knee on Tuesday following assessment by a [...]

Ivory Coast, Australia leap up Fifa rankings

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast and Australia both leapt up the Fifa rankings after winning the Africa Cup of Nations and Asian Cup respectively, while tiny Equatorial Guinea moved into the top 50 for the first time. Equatorial Guinea, who hosted the Afcon, leapt 69 places and is [...]

Aguero double helps champions keep trail on Chelsea


Manchester City showed their defence of the Premier League title isn’t over just yet as Sergio Aguero’s double inspired a 4-1 win at Stoke that kept the champions in touch with leaders Chelsea on Wednesday. A miserable run of five games without a win in [...]

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