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Why Chelsea Should Sell John Obi Mikel

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Usually, when a player makes over 300 appearances for a club, the fans would hold him in the highest regard. Longevity is always associated...

Mikel starts – Possible Chelsea starting lineup against Shrewsbury

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has shed his frustration with the mounting injury problems his side is facing, ahead of the Blues' away trip to Shrewsbury...

Analysis: Debuchy combines with Valbuena & Varane on both ends of the pitch

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As has been the case for much of the World Cup, everything isn't as it seems. The tournament script never had Costa Rica in...

France 2-0 Nigeria: Late flurry helps Les Bleus reach the quarters

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A couple of late strikes from Paul Pogba and a Joseph Yobo own goal gave France a 2-0 win over a spirited Nigerian side...

France v Nigeria Preview: Benzema tipped to see Les Bleus past unpredictable Africans

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France and Nigeria will go head to head in the Estádio Nacional de Brasilia on Monday for a place in the World Cup quarter finals,...

Nigeria 2-3 Argentina: Messi inspires La Albiceleste to straight victory

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A brace from Lionel Messi helped Argentina to a 3-2 victory over Nigeria to see them finish top of Group F with a maximum...

Nigeria v Argentina Preview: Misfiring attack to oust best defence in Porto Alegre?

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Nigeria will take on Argentina in Porto Alegre on Wednesday, with this the battle for top spot in Group E despite the apparent gulf in...

Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia & Herzegovina: Stoke striker puts debutants out of the World Cup

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Peter Odemwingie's first half strike was enough to give Nigeria the full three points against World Cup debutants Bosnia & Herzegovina on Saturday, with...

Nigeria v Bosnia & Herzegovina Preview: Big first win for World Cup debutants?

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Nigeria will face Bosnia & Herzegovina on Saturday at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá, with both sides looking to get their respective World Cup adventures...

Iran v Nigeria Preview: Underdogs to scrap it out for crucial Group F win

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Iran take on Nigeria in the second Group F match in the Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, with both sides looking to take advantage of Bosnia...

Mourinho to sell yet another Chelsea midfielder?

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Apart from bolstering the strike department, Jose Mourinho would be keen to add one or two class central midfielders as well. Chelsea's transfer policy has...

Soccerlens World Cup 2014 Guide

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Hello and welcome to the Soccerlens World Cup 2014 Guide; our comprehensive coverage of this year's tournament in South America. The 2014 World Cup kicks...