Andrew Ayew is to join Swansea City on a free transfer after his contract at Marseille ran out. Photograph: Getty

Ghana forward Andre Ayew has joined Swansea on a four-year deal, subject to international clearance. The 25-year-old was out of contract at Marseille (...)

 Thomas Müller works on his basketball skills before the Germany squad started  practice at Castelo Stadium in Fortaleza ahead of their World Cup Group G match against Ghana. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

His side was Europe’s most prolific in qualifying and if Joachim Löw was ever concerned about the fact they also conceded more than other group win(...)

USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann signs autographs for fans: Ghana have been the USA’s nemesis in the last two tournaments. Photo: Kevin C Cox/Getty

While Portugal taking on Germany is Group G’s undoubted marquee game, the USA’s match against Ghana is what the US coach, Jürgen Klinsmann, has cal(...)

AC Milan have sacked Clarence Seedorf and appointed Inzaghi as the club’s new manager. Photograph: EPA

AC Milan have fired coach Clarence Seedorf after less than five months in charge and replaced him with youth team boss Filippo Inzaghi, a move that ha(...)

Manager: Kwesi Appiah Best finish: Quarter-finals (2010) World Cup record: Played 12, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 5 History They didn’t q(...)

Jerry Akaminko of Ghana receives treatment  during the match against the Netherlands in Rotterdam. Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters

Jerry Akaminko, Jeffrey Schlupp and David Accam failed to make the final cut as Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named his 23-man squad for the World Cup on S(...)

 Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic fails to get a touch to Oscar’s match-winning free-kick during the FA Cup fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:   Ian Walton/Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Stoke 0: In the end Chelsea’s progress and a box office trip to play Man City in the FA Cup fifth round was secured at a stroll, the dismiss(...)

 Chelsea’s Juan Mata in action against Southampton in the Premier League game at St Mary’s. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Manager Jose Mourinho has told Juan Mata and Michael Essien that his door is open if they want to leave Chelsea.Mata reacted furiously to being substi(...)

 Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho (L) and Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger whose sides meet in a big Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger was keeping his cards close to his chest. He had just been asked whether this Chelsea side is the most vulnerable in the Roman Abramovic(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry  celebrates after scoring a goal against Southampton during their Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge. Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Chelsea 3 Southampton 1: José Mourinho had not counted Southampton one of the six Premier League title contenders when sizing up the division in pre-s(...)