Ghana send Muntari and Boateng home from World Cup 'for indiscipline'

Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been expelled from Ghana's World Cup squad for disciplinary problems. The announcement comes just hours before Ghana play Portugal in their crucial final game in Group D.

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World Cup: Danny Welbeck 'fit to face Italy tonight'

England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that Danny Welbeck will be fit to face Italy in their opening game against Italy in Manaus tonight.

Danny Welbeck will be fit to face Italy in their opening FIFA World Cup Group D game against Italy in Manaus. Credit: Reuters

"Danny's fit," Hodgson said in his pre-match press conference at the Amazonia Arena. "I'm very fortunate that even after four weeks of preparation, the only player who isn't available for selection is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

"That we knew, so there can be no complaints on that score."

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