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Everton defender Bryan Oviedo has undergone a successful operation on the double fracture to his leg.

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Arsenal have signed highly-rated Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell from Deportivo Saprissa, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed on their website.

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Arsenal target Campbell puts off decision on his future

Arsenal's Costa Rican target Joel Campbell has delayed a decision on his future ahead of the Under-20 World Cup in Colombia, which start a week on Friday.

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New Arsenal forward Gervinho is in no doubt he has joined a club going forwards.

Arsenal close to signing Costa Rica youngster Joel Campbell

Arsenal are closing in on the capture of highly-rated Costa Rica youngster Joel Campbell, after club executive Richard Law flew to South America to clinch a £900,000 deal for the 19-year-old.

Copa América heats up as Argentina meet Uruguay

Any accusations that the 2011 Copa América is yet to ignite will be quashed tonight when Argentina entertains Uruguay.

Colombia and Peru do battle for Copa América semi-final spot

The first quarter-final of the 2011 Copa América sees two of the tournament’s surprise packages go head-to-head for a place in the final four.

Fickle fans simply helping to make Argentina stronger, warns Messi

Perhaps if you're Brazilian, this has been a tournament for fretting about the form of Neymar, but for everybody else it has been all about Lionel Messi.

Plane crash kills 16 in Brazil

A regional airliner crashed in a northeastern city in Brazil on Monday, killing all 16 people on board, the nation's Air Force said.

Lionel Messi shines as Argentina win to progress in Copa America

Lionel Messi at last came into his own at the Copa America as Argentina beat a defensive Costa Rica 3-0 with two goals from Sergio Aguero to secure second place in Group A last night.

Facundo Cabral: Musician whose work inspired opponents of South America’s military regimes

Such was the popularity and significance of the Argentinian troubadour Facundo Cabral that music and poetry lovers throughout Latin America went into shock and mourning when they heard of his murder at the end of a concert tour of Guatemala. An eloquent, poetic and outspoken critic of the many past military regimes in South America, not least in his native Argentina, he spent years in exile until the generals were forced to bow to democracy.

Messi offered a route out of Argentinian nightmare

Brazilian newspaper Meia Hora has come up with a novel solution for the two struggling superpowers at the 2011 Copa America.

Lionel Messi frozen out by Argentina team-mates

The deep freeze in the Argentinian dressing room makes the sub-zero temperatures at the 2011 Copa America seem positively tropical.

Costa Rica stun nine-man Bolivia in Copa America

Teenage striker Joel Campbell shone as Costa Rica's second string team beat nine-man Bolivia 2-0 to push hosts and tournament favourites Argentina into third place in Group A at the Copa America on Thursday.

Fans furious as Argentina draw with Colombia in Copa America

The host nation were lucky to escape with a point after Los Cafeteros (The Coffee Growers as Colombia are known) wasted a host of chances to win the game.

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