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'Matchfixer' On His Way To Milan

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An associate of soccer matchfixing suspect Tan Seet Eng will be detained and questioned when he arrives in Milan on Thursday, international police agency Interpol said, following a tip-off by Singapore authorities to Italian police.

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Oscar Pistorius 'Thought He Was Firing At Intruder'

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South African athletics star Oscar Pistorius has denied murdering his girlfriend, saying he shot her by mistake thinking she was an intruder.

He told a packed bail hearing in Pretoria that he loved Reeva Steenkamp and had never intended to kill her.

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Ochei Canvasses Support For Keshi Ahead Brazil 2014 FIFA Mundial

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SUPER EAGLES COACH, STEPHEN KESHI

SAN FRANCISCO, February 19, (THEWILL) - Speaker of the Delta State Legislature, Rt Hon (Engr) Victor Ochei has urged Nigerians to support the award winning Super Eagles manager, Stephen Keshi in his effort at ensuring that Nigeria qualifies for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year.

TERRY, BENITEZ DISMISS RIFT TALK

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Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez and captain John Terry have called reports of a rift between them 'rubbish'.

A report on Sunday claimed Terry and Benitez clashed earlier this month, but the pair say they are on good terms.

ETHIOPIA CLASH TOUGHER THAN COTE D'IVOIRE - MUSA

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Ahmed Musa has told MTNFootball.com Ethiopia posed a much tougher challenge for the Eagles than Cote d'Ivoire at the recent AFCON. The CSKA Moscow star also admitted he was not at his best in South Africa, but has promised a better outing at the FIFA Confederations Cup in June as well as the 2014 World Cup, all in Brazil.

PISTORIUS MAY HAVE ACTED IN 'ROID RAGE'

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Oscar Pistorius, 26 is accused of murdering Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day and will appear again in court today. The City Press newspaper claims police have asked for blood taken from Pistorius to be tested for steroids in anticipation that his defence team might claim he acted in 'roid rage' - an aggressive condition associated with taking large doses of performance-enhancing drugs.

Man City: I'm The Best Manager In England - Roberto Mancini

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MANCHESTER CITY BOSS ROBERTO MANCINI
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says he is currently "the best manager in England" and is not facing the sack.

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Wenger Hits Back At Critics

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rounded angrily on his critics ahead of Tuesday's crucial Champions League last 16 first leg tie against Bayern Munich.

Wenger was in a tetchy mood on Monday after suffering a barrage of abuse from fans and pundits following his side's FA Cup exit on Saturday, when the Gunners were beaten 1-0 at home by Championship side Blackburn.

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Bafana Coach Igesund Discharged

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GORDON IGESUND
Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund was discharged from hospital on Sunday as originally scheduled.

According to Dr. Ephraim Nematswerani who is attending to the national coach, the Bafana mentor was in good spirits on routine follow up on Monday.

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Kenya To Bid For Afcon 2019

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Kenya will seek to be the third East African country after Sudan and Ethiopia to host the prestigious African Cup of Nations in 2019.

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) have highlighted that they will use the 2017 Africa Youth championships as a rehearsal to the main event.

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'Better Than Treble' United Face Reading In FA Cup

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Alex Ferguson believes he has a stronger Manchester United squad at his disposal than the one that won the club's historic treble in 1999.

But that has not prevented the veteran United manager from handing out a stark warning to his players ahead of their FA Cup fifth round meeting with fellow Premier League side Reading at Old Trafford on Monday.

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Messi Scores 300th Goal For Barcelona

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Lionel Messi led Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback victory with a double strike at lowly Granada in La Liga on Saturday taking his tally for the club to 301 goals.

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FA Cup: Arsene Wenger Says Arsenal's Season Is Not Over

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says his team's season is not finished despite being knocked out of the FA Cup by Championship side Blackburn.

The Gunners have not won silverware since the 2005 FA Cup and only have the Champions League left this season as they face Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

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Mancini Shrugs Off Sacking Talk

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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has mocked the suggestion that he could be sacked if he fails to deliver the FA Cup this season.

Mancini's side are 12 points adrift of city rivals United in the Premier League title race and failed to qualify from the Champions League group phase for the second successive year.

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Wenger Wary Over Bale Hype

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Comparing Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale to the world's best players is way over the top, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes.

Even though the 23-year-old has made huge strides since Wenger first watched him as a teenager at Southampton, the Frenchman says talk of Bale in the same breath as Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is premature.

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Nigeria Leap Up FIFA Rankings

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Nigeria leapt 22 places up the Fifa rankings on Thursday following their win at the Africa Cup of Nations but the continent remained without a team in the top ten.

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