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The 22-year old made a total of 16 first-team appearances for the Gunners

Emmanuel Mayuka celebrates his winner with a somersault

Ivory Coast face Zambia for title

Ivory Coast will play Zambia in the final of the African Cup of Nations on Sunday after both narrowly won their semi-finals yesterday.

John Mensah scored but was then sent off for a professional foul

Ghana made to sweat as Mensah turns both hero and villain

The Ghana captain, John Mensah, scored a rare goal and was then sent off as the African Cup of Nations favourites, Ghana, laboured to a 1-0 win over Botswana in their opening Group D match yesterday.

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Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien feeling 'stronger' than ever

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has insisted he feels stronger than ever after making his comeback from his latest serious knee injury.

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Asamoah Gyan included in Ghana squad for the African Cup of Nations

Asamoah Gyan was included in Ghana's squad for the African Nations Cup finals after coach Goran Stevanovic decided his hamstring injury had recovered enough to be included, the country's football association announced today.

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Jarvis is back to his best form, insists McCarthy

Mick McCarthy believes Wolves winger Matt Jarvis has regained the form which won him an England cap ahead of tonight's home Premier League match with Norwich.

Bradley loses US job after results dip

Bob Bradley was fired as the United States coach last night. He had been in the job for five years but had been facing mounting pressure after the US underperformed at last month's Concacaf Gold Cup, despite making the final, which they lost to Mexico.

Safe havens in a hostile world – for 60 years

A 1951 UN convention has saved 50 million from torture, death or war.

Ghana official calls for effort to 'round up' suspected gays

In a new burst of African homophobia, a government minister in Ghana has drawn support after calling on the country's intelligence services to track down and arrest all gays and lesbians.

United front beckons for burgeoning Welbeck

England Under-21 striker has backing of Ferguson as he seeks to break into Old Trafford forward line

Wolves must keep Matt Jarvis says captain Karl Henry

Wolves skipper Karl Henry is confident the club will keep hold of England winger Matt Jarvis and their other key players after avoiding relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

Emmanuel Frimpong targeting Arsenal breakthrough

Emmanuel Frimpong is hoping next season can be an improvement on this year for both himself and Arsenal as the teenage midfielder continues his recovery from injury.

London surgeon held in Dubai after raising hands at motorist

A prominent London surgeon has been detained in Dubai on a charge of "public indecency" after an altercation with a motorist.

John Pantsil predicts Fulham exit this summer

Ghana defender John Pantsil feels there is "no future" for him at Fulham.

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