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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: 15 million stay up to watch England lose

More than 15 million people in Britain stayed up last night to watch England's battling 2-1 World Cup defeat to Italy on television.

Revellers at the Isle of Wight festival watch the game. Credit: Press Association

Many pubs stayed open late after the Home Office announced in March that licensing laws would be relaxed during England matches.

Revellers at the Isle of Wight festival react towards the end of the England match.

The audience for the 11pm kick-off in Manaus peaked at 15.6 million just before half-time, a 79% audience share.More than 13 million watching to the final whistle, the BBC said.

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