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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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England to make nine changes for Costa Rica game

England's final match against Costa Rica will see nine changes to the side with some of the younger players starting their first World Cup game.

Roy Hodgson said there will be nine changes to the England team. Credit: PA

England manager Roy Hodgson has named his starting eleven for the final Group D match in Belo Horizonte and said he was "desperate" to win despite the team's early exit from the competition.

Midfield duo Ross Barkley and Jack Wilshere will play their first World Cup games, while Luke Shaw will become the youngest player to start this World Cup and is set to play left-back.

Ben Foster will replace Joe Hart in goal, while defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling and midfielders James Milner, Frank Lampard and Adam Lallana will also come onto the pitch.

Defenders Phil Jagielka, Glen Johnson and Leighton Baines, midfielders Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson and attackers Wayne Rooney and Raheem Sterling will all be dropped after losing to Uruguay.

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