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On The Move - January 2008 (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Check out all the movers and shakers in the January transfer window.
Middlesbrough smash transfer record for Alves (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough have finally completed the signing of Brazilian striker Afonso Alves for an undisclosed club-record fee from Dutch side Heerenveen.
Toffees' Pienaar out for two to three weeks (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
South Africa midfielder Steven Pienaar will be out for two to three weeks after sustaining an ankle injury at the African Nations Cup, the player said on Thursday.
Wigan sign Norwegian defender Hagen on loan (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Wigan have signed Norwegian defender Erik Hagen on loan from Russian side Zenit St Petersburg for the rest of the season.
Rangers take Davis on loan from Fulham (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rangers have taken Fulham midfielder Steve Davis on loan for the rest of the season but missed out on their main target on deadline day.
Toon defender Rozehnal joins Lazio on loan (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle defender David Rozehnal has joined Lazio on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club have confirmed on their website.
Reds agree terms on Mascherano permanent deal (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool have moved to deny reports that they have clinched a permanent deal for midfielder Javier Mascherano.
Villa fail in attempt to sign Chivas 'keeper Guzan (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa's hopes of signing goalkeeper Brad Guzan from Chivas USA have been dashed.
City beat deadline for double striker swoop (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City have signed strikers Benjani Mwaruwari and Felipe Caicedo.
Pompey sign striker Defoe on long term deal (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Jermain Defoe has agreed a move from Tottenham to Portsmouth in a bid for regular first-team football and a way into Fabio Capello's England plans.
Capello names 30-man squad (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
David Beckham has been left out of England manager Fabio Capello's first squad but Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has been included.
Lennon earns surprise England Under-21 call-up (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon was the surprise name in Stuart Pearce's England Under-21 squad for next week's European Championship qualifier against Republic of Ireland.
Striker Litmanen completes Fulham deal (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham have announced the signing of Finland striker Jari Litmanen until the end of the season.
Derby sign keeper Carroll and defender Stubbs (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby have signed 36-year-old Everton defender Alan Stubbs on an 18-month contract and goalkeeper Roy Carroll from Rangers until the end of the season.
Man Utd's Manucho set for Panathinaikos loan (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United striker Manucho is set to move to Greek side Panathinaikos on loan.
Ferguson questions Keegan's return (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has questioned Kevin Keegan's decision to return to Newcastle United for a second spell in charge.
Pompey deny sale, but flattered by £60m reports (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth have rejected speculation that the club is actively being made available for sale - but admit that suggestions of 'interest in its acquisition' by would-be buyers is 'flattering'.
Sunderland agree £4m deal for Charlton's Reid (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland have signed Charlton's Republic of Ireland midfielder Andy Reid in a deal which could cost up to £4million.
Spurs seal a move for defender Gilberto (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham have completed the signing of left-back Gilberto from Hertha Berlin, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.
Iraq to appeal Akram's work permit denial (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Iraq will appeal the British government's decision to deny its top player a worked permit to join Premier League side Manchester City, the country's soccer president said on Thursday.
Cahill snubs Brum to join Bolton from Villa (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham co-owner David Sullivan has revealed his disappointment at failing to sign Aston Villa defender Gary Cahill who has instead opted to move to Bolton.
Rafa still targeting UCL berth (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez insists Liverpool can still qualify for next season's Champions League, despite another Premier League defeat at West Ham last night.
Transfer window: Clubs in deadline day scramble (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Premier League clubs were desperately trying to beat the midnight deadline to improve their squads this season as the January transfer window draws to a close.
Arsenal's Walcott rubbishes reports of loan move (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has denied suggestions he is interested in going out on loan.
Liverpool fans reveal plan to replace US owners (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
A group of Liverpool supporters will today unveil an ambitious plan to buy the troubled Anfield club from its US owners.
Beckham to miss out on Capello's first squad (Jan 31, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fabio Capello insists he has not closed the door on David Beckham after the 99-cap midfielder was left out of the England manager's first squad.
Routledge swaps the Lane for Villa Park (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham midfielder Wayne Routledge has completed his move to Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee believed to be worth £1.5million.
Bolton clinch deal for Villa stopper Cahill (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton appear to have won the race to sign Aston Villa central defender Gary Cahill in a £5million deal.
Gills starlet Freeman completes Arsenal move (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Gillingham striker Luke Freeman has officially completed his protracted move to Arsenal for an undisclosed fee.
Pearce gets England coaching role (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce has been appointed as one of Fabio Capello's coaches for the England senior team, the Football Association have confirmed.
Tottenham sign Scotland full-back Hutton (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Hutton is expected to make his Premier League debut against Manchester United at the weekend after Tottenham Hotspur confirmed his arrival from Rangers.
Court orders Webster to pay Hearts £150,000 (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Andy Webster has been ordered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to pay Hearts £150,000 for breaking his contract to join Wigan in August 2006.
Cesc: Abebayor one of world's best (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Cesc Fabregas believes Emmanuel Adebayor has grown into 'one of the best strikers in the world' - and admits Arsenal could not 'live without him' right now.
Plea to minister over Iraqi's work ban (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Home Secretary Jacqui Smith was being lobbied today to review the decision not to grant an Iraqi footballer a work permit which could 'heal divisions'.
Boro chief Gibson unhappy with Downing's agent (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson has hit out at Stewart Downing's agent amid a wrangle over the England international's future.
FIFA delay decision on Cousin's Fulham switch (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Daniel Cousin's protracted £3million transfer to Fulham could be back on after FIFA claimed they have still to make a decision on his transfer from Rangers.
Wenger: My young Gunners can stay course (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has no doubts his young Arsenal side have the 'maturity' needed to 'dig in' and stay the distance in the Premier League title race.
City star Elano told toughen up (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has told Elano to toughen up and come to terms with the ways of the English game.
Ji-Sung talking up Manchester United treble (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Ji-Sung Park is convinced that Manchester United have what it takes to win the treble for a second time.
O'Neill target Routledge undergoes Villa medical (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur winger Wayne Routledge is undergoing a medical at Aston Villa as the final step of his proposed transfer to the Midlands club, according to reports.
Benitez insists Liverpool can claim fourth spot (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez insists his much-maligned squad has the experience to claim fourth spot in the Premier League.
Grant backing for troubled full-back Cole (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Avram Grant insists troubled Ashley Cole will be mentally fit enough to face Reading if the Chelsea coach opts to recall the England left-back.
Wise reports to me, insists Newcastle boss Keegan (Jan 30, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Kevin Keegan has no problems with the arrival of Dennis Wise on Tyneside - but maintains he is the boss at Newcastle United.
Mort reassures Keegan over Wise move (Jan 29, 2008 20:45 GMT)
Newcastle chairman Chris Mort insists manager Kevin Keegan will not be undermined by Dennis Wise's arrival on Tyneside.
Wise confirmed as Newcastle's 'executive director' (Jan 29, 2008 20:45 GMT)
Newcastle today confirmed Dennis Wise's arrival on Tyneside as they club announced three executive appointments.
Barton back after bail conditions are altered (Jan 29, 2008 20:02 GMT)
Midfielder Joey Barton has been included in the Newcastle United squad to meet Arsenal in the Premier League on Tuesday after his bail conditions were amended.
Diaby happy to stay at Arsenal (Jan 29, 2008 20:00 GMT)
Abou Diaby maintains he has no intentions of following close friend Lassana Diarra out of Arsenal.
Boro on verge of sealing Alves transfer (Jan 29, 2008 19:58 GMT)
Middlesbrough hope to tie up a deal to bring Heerenveen striker Afonso Alves to the Premier League ahead of a work permit appeal hearing tomorrow.
Shevchenko committed to Chelsea cause (Jan 29, 2008 18:25 GMT)
Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko has ruled out a return to AC Milan after insisting he is committed to Chelsea despite speculation linking him with a move back to Italy.
McLeish still harbours hopes for Johnson (Jan 29, 2008 18:16 GMT)
Birmingham manager Alex McLeish admits he is running out of time in his bid to sign AIK Solna midfielder Dulee Johnson before the January transfer window closes.
Celtic sign Mizuno and Samaras (Jan 29, 2008 16:59 GMT)
Celtic have clinched deals to bring Manchester City striker Georgios Samaras and Japanese midfielder Koki Mizuno to Parkhead.
O'Neill won't be rushed as window closes (Jan 29, 2008 16:57 GMT)
Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill will refuse to make any panic buys in the final 72 hours of the January transfer window.
Baros delighted to make Premier League return (Jan 29, 2008 16:53 GMT)
Milan Baros admits he has joined Portsmouth on loan for the chance to play in English football again.
Hodgson insists his players are up for the fight (Jan 29, 2008 16:52 GMT)
Fulham manager Roy Hodgson insists he players are in positive mood as the club's fight against relegation from the Premier League continues.
Fabregas: Destiny is in our own hands (Jan 29, 2008 16:41 GMT)
Cesc Fabregas maintains Arsenal must stay blinkered and not concern themselves with the performances of Manchester United and Chelsea if they are to go on and win the Premier League title race.
Woodgate determined to help Spurs recover (Jan 29, 2008 16:38 GMT)
England defender Jonathan Woodgate believes his new club Tottenham's 11th place in the Premier League is a 'false position'.
West Brom seal deal for South Korean Kim (Jan 29, 2008 16:31 GMT)
South Korea midfielder Kim Do-heon will undergo a medical at West Brom as he closes in on a move to the Championship side.
Iraqi striker refused Man City work permit (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Iraq international Nashat Akram has been refused a work permit to play for Manchester City.
Cousin's £3m Fulham move blocked by FIFA (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Daniel Cousin's £3million move from Rangers to Fulham has fallen through after FIFA refused to sanction the transfer.
Rafa reveals Reds are close to Mascherano deal (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is confident the club will complete the permanent transfer of Javier Mascherano as they prepare for their Premier League clash against his former club West Ham.
Burnley sign Cole on loan from Sunderland (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Burnley have signed former Manchester United striker Andrew Cole on loan from Sunderland until the end of the season.
City 'keeper Isaksson keen on Galatasaray move (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson looks set to follow Georgios Samaras and Rolando Bianchi out of the exit door at Eastlands.
McAllister confirmed as new Leeds boss (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Leeds have confirmed the appointment of former skipper Gary McAllister as their new manager. Chairman Ken Bates has wasted little time in naming the 43-year-old as successor to Dennis Wise.
FA move to outlaw players' ranting at refs (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
FA chiefs hope the Premier League will embrace a new rule where only team captains can talk to referees in a bid to improve player behaviour.
Leeds confirm exit of assistant manager Bassett (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Leeds have confirmed assistant manager Dave Bassett has left the club.
Derby confirm Newcastle bid for Barnes (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby manager Paul Jewell has revealed the club have rejected an offer from Newcastle for Giles Barnes but admits the midfielder could leave for the right price.
Hutton on the brink of Spurs deal (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Hutton is on the brink of completing his £9million transfer from Rangers to Tottenham.
Villa's Cahill set for Birmingham talks (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham are poised to hold talks with Aston Villa central defender Gary Cahill over a possible £5million move to St Andrews.
Peters: Hope for the run-in: the top-four beckons (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Martin O'Neill needs to bolster his squad to keep flying high in the Premier League, insists Jerrad Peters.
McCullough: A cup tie too far for Tottenham (Jan 29, 2008 08:00 GMT)
The King void was the reason Spurs could not repeat their cup heroics at United, says Colin McCullough.
Agent says Downing will leave Boro (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Stewart Downing's agent insists the England international has no intention of signing a new contract at Middlesbrough.
Tevez reveals plan to end career at Boca (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez wants to return to play domestic football in Argentina in 'four or five more years'.
Owen still a major threat, warns Wenger (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal players not to underestimate the threat of Michael Owen when Newcastle return to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night.
Roberts: Balloon or Buffoon? (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Dave Roberts gives a ref's perspective on the balloons which helped defeat Manchester City.
Pompey new boy Baros set to face Champions (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Lyon striker Milan Baros has completed his six-month loan move to Portsmouth and looks set to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday. The Czech Republic striker says his new club is geare
Groningen accept Fulham bid for striker Nevland (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham have had a £1.85million bid for Norwegian striker Erik Nevland accepted by FC Groningen
Royals swoop to sign Mali winger Jimmy Kebe (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Reading have completed the signing of Mali international Jimmy Kebe for an undisclosed fee from Lens.
FA Cup: Gunners draw Manchester United (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United will play Arsenal in a mouth watering FA Cup fifth round tie.
Hubbard: The two worst teams in England? (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Norman Hubbard questions whether Derby are the Premier League's poorest ever side.
Mellberg agrees summer Juventus deal (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sweden defender Olof Mellberg will move from Aston Villa to Juventus at the end of this season, the Italian club have confirmed.
Wise quits Leeds to join Keegan's Toon revolution (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Leeds have refused to comment on speculation linking manager Dennis Wise with a move to Newcastle. The Toon are understood to have made an approach for the 41-year-old who they want to join Kevin Kee
England to honour Munich disaster in Swiss friendly (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
A minute's silence will be held before England's friendly against Switzerland next week to honour the 50th anniversary of the Munich tragedy, the Football Association have announced.
Bolton finally agree fee for Villa stopper Cahill (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton have agreed a fee with Aston Villa for defender Gary Cahill.
Boro poised to clinch deal for striker Alves (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Middlesbro' are set to sign striker Afonso Alves after his club Heerenveen settled their dispute with fellow Dutch side AZ Alkmaar. 'I think there's every chance we'll conclude the Alves deal within 2
Woodgate completes Tottenham move (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
England and Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate has agreed to join Tottenham Hotspur, the London Premier League club said on Monday.
Boro agree fee with third club for Woodgate (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough chief executive Keith Lamb has revealed the Teessiders have agreed a fee with a third unnamed club for defender Jonathan Woodgate. Tottenham and Newcastle are the other two clubs involve
Carson is stronger for England blunder - Friedel (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Blackburn keeper Brad Friedel has praised Aston Villa counterpart Scott Carson for overcoming his England nightmare and believes he will be a strong challenger for the number one shirt under new manag
Derby's new owners won't repeat Liverpool mess (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby have confirmed the US-based General Sports and Entertainment (GSE) group as the new owners of the club.
Gunners draw United in FA Cup fifth round (Jan 28, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United will play Arsenal in a mouth watering FA Cup fifth round tie.
Jolly: Ronaldo does it again (Jan 28, 2008 01:14 GMT)
Richard Jolly lavishes more praise on Cristiano Ronaldo who was the matchwinner again.
Jewell hits out after Derby's FA Cup humbling (Jan 27, 2008 23:17 GMT)
Manager Paul Jewell admitted Derby 'deserve criticism' after their 4-1 FA Cup fourth-round defeat at home to Preston ensured their dismal campaign reached a new low and provoked furious heckling from
Hicks backs Benitez and has no plans to sell (Jan 27, 2008 20:57 GMT)
Liverpool joint-owner Tom Hicks put his full support behind manager Rafael Benitez on Sunday, saying he expected the Spaniard to remain in charge for the remaining two years of his contract and maybe
Korean Kim hopeful of Championship move (Jan 27, 2008 20:49 GMT)
Midfielder Kim Do-heon still harbours hopes of resurrecting a move to West Brom or Watford.
Dressing room thief compounds Man City misery (Jan 27, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City suffered further misery following their shock FA Cup exit at the hands of Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Pompey snap up ex-Villa striker Baros on loan (Jan 27, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth have completed the signing of former Aston Villa striker Milan Baros on loan until the end of the season. Pompey have also secured an option to seal a permanent deal for the Lyon forward i
Di Santo eager to star with Chelsea heroes (Jan 26, 2008 21:56 GMT)
Chelsea's new signing Franco Di Santo is eagerly anticipating playing alongside the team's major stars after agreeing a four-and-a-half-year contract at Stamford Bridge.
Keegan ready to call on teenage talent (Jan 26, 2008 21:54 GMT)
Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan will turn to his youngsters if efforts to strengthen the squad in the next week come to nothing.
Wigan snap up King after Fulham deal collapses (Jan 26, 2008 21:53 GMT)
Marlon King is adamant he is fit to fight for the Wigan cause this season after the club took advantage of his collapsed transfer to Fulham.
Robinson denies asking for move away from Spurs (Jan 26, 2008 21:49 GMT)
Tottenham goalkeeper Paul Robinson has dismissed speculation that he slapped in a transfer request to leave White Hart Lane during the January transfer window with Radek Cerny installed as the club's
Derby become latest to attract takeover from US (Jan 26, 2008 21:48 GMT)
An American consortium has successfully completed a takeover of Premier League basement club Derby.
Shearer: More talks with Keegan next week (Jan 26, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer will have more talks with Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan about a possible coaching role at the club next week but confirmed he had turned down the role of assistant manager.
Pompey to sign Baros on Monday says Redknapp (Jan 26, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp has revealed he is set to sign Lyon striker Milan Baros on loan on Monday.
FA Cup review: Preston shatter Rams' pride (Jan 26, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Non-league Havant and Waterlooville gave Liverpool a scare - but a hat-trick from Yossi Benayoun ended their FA Cup dreams as the home side ran out 5-2 winners at Anfield.
Keegan says Woodgate return is off (Jan 26, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Kevin Keegan would have loved Jonathan Woodgate to become the first piece of his Newcastle 'jigsaw', but the former England defender now looks set to join Tottenham.
Top clubs face FA Cup jeopardy (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Despite all the talk of the Premier League being vastly superior to the divisions beneath it, just three of England's elite clubs could be left standing in the FA Cup after this weekend's fourth round
Becks deserves to reach century, says Eriksson (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sven-Goran Eriksson has echoed the sentiments of Sir Alex Ferguson in insisting that David Beckham deserves to win his 100th England cap next month.
Sissoko: I'm off to Juventus (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has claimed he is on the verge of completing a move to Juventus.
Wenger: Walcott going nowhere on loan (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has no intention of letting Theo Walcott or any other of his Arsenal youngsters out on loan.
Reds announce £350million refinancing package (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool's owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett have announced the successful completion of a £350m financing package, according to a statement from Kop Football Holdings (Ltd).
Chelsea sign Argentinian teenager Di Santo (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea have signed Argentinian teenager Franco Di Santo on a four-and-a-half-year contract.
Shearer turns down Magpies' number two role (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer will not be returning to former club Newcastle as Kevin Keegan's number two.
Fulham striker John loaned out to Watford (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Watford have signed Fulham striker Collins John on loan until the end of the season.
England to face old rivals Germany in Berlin (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fabio Capello's England side will face Germany in a friendly in Berlin later this year, it was announced on Friday.
Liverpool appoint US firm to build new stadium (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool have announced that Dallas-based architects HKS have won the battle to build the club's new £300million Stanley Park stadium.
Landzaat returns to Holland with Feyenoord (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Wigan have sold midfielder Denny Landzaat to Feyenoord in a £1m deal. The transfer ends an 18-month stay at the JJB Stadium for the Holland international, who cost the Latics £2.3m
Poyet turns Tottenham's focus to FA Cup (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur's first-team coach Gus Poyet insists their FA Cup tie against Manchester United on Sunday has put an end to their Carling Cup celebrations.
Toon defender Rozenhal impressed by Keegan (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United defender David Rozehnal admits he did not know what to expect when Kevin Keegan walked into the dressing room for the first time, but has been impressed by his new boss.
I can play for years, says Villa defender Laursen (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa defender Martin Laursen has set his sights on becoming one of football's golden oldies - if he can avoid a repeat of the injury problems which dogged his early career with the midlands clu
Benitez desperate to avoid FA Cup shock (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool face non-league opposition in the FA Cup for the first time in 27 years when Blue Square South side Havant & Waterlooville arrive at Anfield on Saturday.
Spurs get green light to talk to £7m Woodgate (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate after having an offer of more than £7million accepted - Newcastle United are also interested.
Robinson braced for England disappointment (Jan 25, 2008 08:00 GMT)
England goalkeeper Paul Robinson admits he would not be surprised if he was left out of new manager Fabio Capello's first squad.
Liverpool refinancing nears completion - reports (Jan 25, 2008 07:36 GMT)
Liverpool's American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett are expected to announce within the next few days that they have successfully negotiated a refinancing deal for the club, British media reporte
FA to take no action against Adebayor (Jan 25, 2008 01:50 GMT)
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has escaped punishment for his alleged headbutt on team-mate Nicklas Bendtner, the Football Association have announced.
Southgate bids to discourage suitors (Jan 25, 2008 01:40 GMT)
Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate insists he is not worried about speculation over his big names because it means he has good players.
South Korea's Choi ends Blades move hopes (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
South Korea's Choi Sung-kuk has given up on joining Sheffield United.
Cousin move to Fulham waiting on FIFA permission (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rangers boss Walter Smith admits Daniel Cousin's £3million move is 'in the balance' but hopes the striker is granted permission by FIFA to sign for Fulham.
Gills' Freeman on the verge of Arsenal move (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Gillingham chairman Paul Scally has confirmed teenager Luke Freeman is on the verge of completing a move to Arsenal.
Jewell furious as move for Carroll hits a snag (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby manager Paul Jewell has slammed the 'embarrassing' impasse which has left goalkeeper Roy Carroll kicking his heels.
Bruce keeping tabs on Motherwell's McCormack (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Wigan manager Steve Bruce is keeping tabs on highly-rated young Motherwell striker Ross McCormack. The 21-year-old has scored nine goals this season and is out of contract in the summer.
Sullivan: Bringing players in 'never been harder' (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham co-owner David Sullivan admits he has 'never worked so hard' to try to bring in new players with 20 possible deals under consideration.
Chelsea's Grant praises match-winner Cech (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea boss Avram Grant hailed the match-winning performance of goalkeeper Petr Cech last night, just hours after the Czech Republic international had become a father for the first time.
Hush: Reds' reputation on the line (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool legend Steve Nicol tells Andrew Hush that the club's reputation has suffered of late.
Havant defender Gregory's Anfield hopes dashed (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Havant & Waterlooville's hopes of playing suspended full-back Justin Gregory in their glamour FA Cup tie at Liverpool on Saturday are over after a strange twist of fate last night.
Ferguson gives his backing for rival Rafa (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken in defence of his Liverpool counterpart Rafael Benitez by suggesting the Anfield club's owners have undermined him.
Lee Young-Pyo: A Quiet Presence (Jan 24, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham defender Lee Young-Pyo talks to Daniel Cho about his hopes for the season... and life.
FA enforces ban on Havant star for Anfield (Jan 23, 2008 23:12 GMT)
Havant and Waterlooville full-back Justin Gregory is set to miss the FA Cup fourth-round tie at Liverpool after the Football Association claimed the club manipulated the fixture list to have him avail
Keane signs Swedish striker Prica for £2m (Jan 23, 2008 23:09 GMT)
Sunderland boss Roy Keane has clinched his fourth transfer window signing when he landed Swedish international striker Rade Prica for £2million.
Cup final to keep Berbatov at Spurs? (Jan 23, 2008 23:09 GMT)
Dimitar Berbatov looks set to remain at Tottenham until at least the end of the season after vowing to fire the club to Carling Cup glory next month.
Boro boosted by KNVB ruling over Alves (Jan 23, 2008 23:09 GMT)
Middlesbrough tonight edged a step closer to landing Brazil striker Afonso Alves when the Dutch FA ruled that Heerenveen are not obliged to sell him to AZ Alkmaar.
Keegan lining up bid for Boro's Woodgate (Jan 23, 2008 23:09 GMT)
Kevin Keegan is ready to test Middlesbrough's resolve to hang on to England international Jonathan Woodgate.
Derby sign Australian midfielder Sterjovski (Jan 23, 2008 22:39 GMT)
Derby have completed the signing of Australia midfielder Mile Sterjovski after he was handed a work permit on appeal.
Khizanishvili signs new three-years Rovers deal (Jan 23, 2008 22:39 GMT)
Blackburn defender Zurab Khizanishvili has signed a new three-year deal with the Lancashire club.
Man City misfit Bianchi joins Lazio on loan (Jan 23, 2008 22:39 GMT)
Rolando Bianchi has joined Lazio on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season with a view to a permanent move.
Real move for Ron and Fab is an 'impossible' task (Jan 23, 2008 18:47 GMT)
Real Madrid sporting director Predrag Mijatovic admits it is virtually impossible that either Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo or Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas would be playing for the Sp
Juventus set to wrap up deal for Sissoko (Jan 23, 2008 18:43 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko believes he could complete a move to Juventus by the end of this week. 'It's a matter of a few days,'' Sissoko told Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.
Crouch admits title hopes are over (Jan 23, 2008 16:22 GMT)
Liverpool striker Peter Crouch has admitted his side have not been good enough to mount a serious title challenge, and Crouch insists the current side should be performing better.
Arteta desperate to make up for lost time (Jan 23, 2008 16:20 GMT)
Mikel Arteta aims to make up for lost time after being forced to miss Everton's Carling Cup semi-final first leg through suspension.
Tory MP Duncan Smith prepares to slam FA (Jan 23, 2008 16:18 GMT)
Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith will spark controversy in Parliament today by questioning the state of English football.
Ramos savours rousing Tottenham victory (Jan 23, 2008 16:15 GMT)
Juande Ramos admitted his surprise at the rate of Tottenham's development following last night's emphatic Carling Cup semi-final win that left Arsenal's players appearing to turn on each other.
Grant impressed with Chelsea performance (Jan 23, 2008 16:13 GMT)
Chelsea boss Avram Grant hailed the consistency and quality of his side after reaching their third Carling Cup final in four years.
Cole thrilled to reach Wembley (Jan 23, 2008 16:13 GMT)
Chelsea hero Joe Cole was delighted to secure a place in the Carling Cup final with victory at Everton.
Fulham sign Wizards striker Johnson (Jan 23, 2008 16:13 GMT)
Fulham have completed the signing of USA striker Eddie Johnson.
United CEO Gill dismayed by fans' protest (Jan 23, 2008 16:09 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has expressed disappointment after his house was vandalised by protesting fans.
Moyes wants league shut down for Nations Cup (Jan 23, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton manager David Moyes believes the Premier League should look at closing down during the African Nations Cup. 'That would be the correct respect for Africa and the players in it,' he said.
Jolly: Resilient Chelsea reach cup final (Jan 23, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Richard Jolly was at Goodison as Chelsea's efficiency saw them into the Carling Cup final.
What the fans say... the latest Premier League matches (Jan 23, 2008 08:00 GMT)
ESPNsoccernet's Correspondents give their reaction to all of the weekend's Premier League fixtures.
Carter: Walcott progress proving slow going (Jan 23, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Theo Walcott is not making the impression he should at Arsenal, claims Jon Carter.
Sheff Utd seek arbitration to end Tevez row (Jan 23, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sheffield United have taken their dispute with the Premier League over their relegation last season to the Football Association (FA) for arbitration, the club said in a statement on Wednesday.
Keane snaps up United defender Bardsley (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland have signed defender Phil Bardsley from Manchester United on a three-and-a-half contract. The right-back recently completed a loan spell at Sheffield United and joins in a deal worth up to
Fulham clinch Andreasen signing (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham have signed Danish international midfielder Leon Andreasen from Werder Bremen and also agreed a fee with Rangers for striker Daniel Cousin, the struggling Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Danns joins Palace for £600k (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham midfielder Neil Danns has joined Coca-Cola Championship promotion chasers Crystal Palace for an initial £600,000.
Chelsea hit by injury setback for Lampard (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Avram Grant has been dealt a major blow ahead of Chelsea's Carling Cup semi-final against Everton tomorrow after England midfielder Frank Lampard suffered a setback to his thigh problem in training.
Liverpool crisis deepening? (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool's future appears to be reaching crisis point as their beleaguered American owners run out of time in their desperate fight to retain control of Anfield.
Villa tell Rangers: 'Moore will cost you £3.5m' (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rangers have been quoted a £3.5million price after making an enquiry about Aston Villa striker Luke Moore.
Press Pass: McClaren still feeling pain of England exit (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Press Pass speaks to former boss Steve McClaren about where it all went wrong with England.
Finnish striker Litmanen training with Fulham (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Liverpool striker Jari Litmanen is training with Fulham, the club have announced on their website.
Premier League clubs break transfer record (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Premier League clubs have spent a record amount on January transfer deals this year, despite the threat of global recession and chaos in credit markets around the world.
McLeish abandons plan to buy Samaras (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has abandoned plans to sign Manchester City striker Georgios Samaras.
Mellberg to agree summer Juventus move (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Juventus sporting director Alessio Secco has confirmed the club are closing in on a deal to sign Aston Villa defender Olof Mellberg in the summer.
Barca Copa del Rey challenge suits Villarreal (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Villarreal are confident their ability to raise their game against the big clubs puts them in a strong position for the King's Cup quarter-final first leg against Barcelona.
Southampton boss Burley set for Scotland job (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
George Burley is set to be offered the chance to take over as manager of Scotland. The SFA are expected to approach Southampton on Wednesday to seek permission to appoint Burley.
Aston Villa reject Brum bid for defender Cahill (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa have rejected an offer from Birmingham for central defender Gary Cahill - and Martin O'Neill insisted he is in 'no hurry' to offload the player.
Title now 'a three-horse race' - Hargreaves (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves believes it is now a 'three-horse race' to win the Premier League title.
Man Utd insist on Munich silence despite City fears (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United have insisted they will press ahead with a minute's silence to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Munich air disaster at next month's derby against Manchester City despite fears
Redknapp keen on Crouch reunion (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has admitted he would be interested in signing Liverpool's Peter Crouch.
'Newcastle not the only club for me' - Shearer (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer has admitted he could work for a football club other than Newcastle United, his hometown club Newcastle.
Liverpool owners are undermining Rafa - LMA (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Managers chief Richard Bevan has accused Liverpool's owners of undermining manager Rafael Benitez.
McClaren out to 'prove people wrong' (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former England boss Steve McClaren believes he can 'prove people wrong' and still be a successful manager.
Off-field rucus affecting Liverpool - Gerrard (Jan 22, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits continuing off-field speculation about the club is making it difficult for the side to concentrate fully on football.
Argentine starlet Zarate joins Blues on loan (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham have signed Argentinian striker Mauro Zarate on loan until the end of the season in their bid to preserve Barclays Premier League status.
Welbeck woe as Red Devils lose to Al Hilal (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United youngster Danny Welbeck missed a last-minute penalty as Sir Alex Ferguson's side lost 3-2 to Al Hilal in Saudi Arabian legend Sami Al-Jaber's testimonial.
Hubbard: Signings may define Keegan tenure (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Norman Hubbard on some decisions facing Kevin Keegan in his first few months in charge.
Hughes exit would 'devastate' Rovers - Friedel (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Kevin Keegan's abrupt return to Newcastle last week was good news for more than just the Geordie faithful, no doubt still rejoicing.
Everton's Hibbert and Osman ink deals until 2012 (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton have moved to keep reward two of their homegrown stars by signing Tony Hibbert and Leon Osman on new long-term contracts.
Tottenham poised to sign Hertha's Gilberto (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham look poised to sign Gilberto from German club Hertha Berlin.
Sunderland to lose Richardson for three weeks (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland midfielder Kieran Richardson is set to be out for three weeks with a hamstring injury.
Riise and Crouch want to stay (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Two of Liverpool's unsettled stars have moved to commit their futures to the club ahead of tonight's home clash with Aston Villa.
Tottenham and Everton poised for final push (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur and Everton must overcome physical and psychological barriers this week if they are to give English soccer a rare cup final involving none of the established big four.
Ferguson plays down 'offensive gesture' (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has denied making offensive gestures to Reading fans, claiming he was merely celebrating a hard-fought victory at the Madejski Stadium.
Hicks still 'fully committed' to Liverpool (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tom Hicks insists he remains 'fully committed' to his role as Liverpool co-owner after denying he has been involved in discussions with Dubai International Capital over selling his stake.
Beckham will win 100th cap, says McClaren (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former England manager Steve McClure believes that David Beckham will win his 100th England cap but beyond that his international career will suffer from playing his domestic football in Major League
Wenger: Goodison more intimidating than Anfield (Jan 21, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has delivered another blow to under-fire Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez by admitting that playing at Merseyside rivals Everton is now a more intimidating prospect than run
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Hicks: Reds takeover deal 'complete fabrication' (Jan 20, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks insists he has no intention of accepting an offer for his stake in the club amid reports Dubai International Capital was preparing to launch a £500million bid to buy the R
Duo reward redknapp by ending goal drought (Jan 20, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Hat-trick hero Benjani and £5million new signing Lassana Diarra vindicated Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp's decision to reject the overtures of Newcastle as a six-match goal drought was finally end
Committed Owen hails Keegan's Magpies return (Jan 20, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Michael Owen insists he is more committed than ever to staying at Newcastle United following the return of Kevin Keegan.
Shearer ponders Toon future after Keegan talks (Jan 20, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer and Kevin Keegan will decide at the end of the week whether the former Newcastle United striker has a role to play at the club.
Psychology key for in-form Upson (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Matthew Upson is masterminding his challenge for an England recall with the same kind of brain training which helped bring success to Tiger Woods and Lewis Hamilton.
In the cold Lehmann sees a future at Arsenal (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Jens Lehmann admits he may not be in Arsene Wenger's plans at the Emirates Stadium although he insists he still has a future at the north London club.
League One: Bodde and Pratley put Swansea five clear (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Swansea bounced back from their FA Cup exit to extend their lead at the top of Coca-Cola League One with a 2-0 win over Port Vale.
Premier League: Roo and Ron rock Royals (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United remain at the top of the Barclays Premier League after second-half strikes from Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a two-goal victory over Reading at the Madejski Stadium.
Defender Skrtel prepared for Liverpool debut (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Martin Skrtel could get his first taste of the Anfield atmosphere as Liverpool prepare to face Aston Villa on Monday. The Midlanders are trying to snatch fourth place from Liverpool.
Shevchenko: Anelka arrival won't forced me out (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko has said he will not be forced out of Chelsea's attacking line-up by the arrival of Frenchman Nicolas Anelka.
Ronaldo hails Tevez as the complete player (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Cristiano Ronaldo believes Carlos Tevez can help Manchester United sweep the board when the major honours are handed out at the end of the season.
McLeish ponders £2.5million Samaras swoop (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish will decide over the weekend whether to step up his bid to sign Manchester City striker Georgios Samaras.
Liverpool set for fresh Dubai Capital takeover bid (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Dubai International Capital - the investment arm of the Dubai Government - is preparing to launch a £500million bid to buy out Liverpool owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks, according to reports.
Keegan buries hatchet and makes Owen captain (Jan 19, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Michael Owen will be handed the captain's armband on Saturday afternoon as Newcastle United boss Kevin Keegan attempts to draw a line under any conflict between the two men.
Keegan: 'I'm the best man for the job' (Jan 18, 2008 22:20 GMT)
Kevin Keegan insists he was the 'best qualified' man to take charge of Newcastle.
Fulham sign Hangeland from FC Copenhagen (Jan 18, 2008 19:48 GMT)
Fulham have signed Norway defender Brede Hangeland from Copenhagen on a three-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Edman completes Wigan move (Jan 18, 2008 19:47 GMT)
Wigan manager Steve Bruce has finally resolved the club's six-month problem at left-back with the capture of Sweden international Erik Edman.
McFadden completes £5.75m Birmingham move (Jan 18, 2008 19:45 GMT)
Birmingham City have completed the signing of Everton striker James McFadden in a deal thought to be worth £5million with another £1million based on add-ons.
Scholes poised to make United comeback (Jan 18, 2008 19:43 GMT)
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes could return from a three-month injury absence in the FA Cup next weekend, United's assistant manager Carlos Queiroz said on Friday.
Stoke splash out £1million on Shawcross (Jan 18, 2008 18:40 GMT)
Stoke have signed Manchester United defender Ryan Shawcross for an initial fee of £1million.
Black Cats' Wallace out for the season (Jan 18, 2008 18:39 GMT)
Sunderland winger Ross Wallace is out for the season after damaging knee ligaments in training.
Wigan complete permanent capture of Valencia (Jan 18, 2008 18:37 GMT)
Wigan have completed the permanent signing of Ecuador winger Antonio Valencia.
Rovers always confident Hughes would stay put (Jan 18, 2008 16:37 GMT)
Blackburn chairman John Williams has insisted he was never worried Mark Hughes would quit the club for Newcastle.
McClaren: England stint made me better boss (Jan 18, 2008 16:36 GMT)
Steve McClaren believes his time with England made him a better manager, and he is now itching to prove it.
Saha determined to make an impression this term (Jan 18, 2008 16:19 GMT)
Louis Saha insists he is overcoming his nagging injury problems and can play an important role in the rest of Manchester United's season.
Anelka: I'll make Drogba stay with Chelsea (Jan 18, 2008 16:18 GMT)
Nicolas Anelka intends to make every effort to get Didier Drogba to stay at Chelsea.
Liverpool are not for sale, insists Hicks (Jan 18, 2008 16:17 GMT)
Suggestions Liverpool co-owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks are planning to sell the club have been dismissed as 'categorically untrue'.
Taylor predicting carnival atmosphere at St James' (Jan 18, 2008 16:15 GMT)
Newcastle defender Steven Taylor has warned Bolton to expect a torrent of noise as they attempt to gatecrash Kevin Keegan's party tomorrow evening.
Magpies poised for Keegan's second coming (Jan 18, 2008 16:13 GMT)
Kevin Keegan will once again be presented to the media today as Newcastle manager as he begins another bid to bring the glory days back to the Tyneside club.
Wenger: Mistake to rush Van Persie injury (Jan 18, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger accepts it was a 'mistake' to rush striker Robin van Persie back into action too soon.
Faubert: England was Cantona for me (Jan 18, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Julien Faubert speaks to Soccernet about his troubled start to his Hammers career.
Shearer: No contact from Newcastle boss Keegan (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer has insisted new Newcastle United boss Kevin Keegan has not been in touch as he sets out his latest plans for the club.
Blues complete £1.5million deal for Murphy (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham City have completed the signing of Hibernian left-back David Murphy after the player passed a medical on Thursday.
Van Persie injury set back for Gunners (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that injury-jinxed striker Robin van Persie is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury. The 24-year-old Dutchman has manag
Wigan swoop for Honduras international Figueroa (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Wigan have announced the signing of Honduras left-back Maynor Figueroa on loan until the end of the season, subject to international clearance.
Watford accept Fulham £5m for striker King (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham moved a step closer to signing striker Marlon King from Watford after the Hertfordshire club confirmed they had agreed a £5million fee for his transfer.
Beardo: Keegan can lift us a trophy (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle legend Peter Beardsley is convinced his old friend Kevin Keegan can end the club's 39-year wait for a trophy.
Bolton snap up Pompey midfielder Taylor (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton have signed Matt Taylor from Portsmouth on a three-and-a-half year deal.
Chelsea fined £40k for Derby ruckus (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea have been fined £40,000 by the Football Association over the behaviour of their players in the Premier League match at Derby on November 24.
Rovers relieved Kev signed up (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Blackburn chairman John Williams admits he is relieved that Newcastle have appointed Kevin Keegan as manager - ending speculation linking the Magpies with Mark Hughes.
In-form Laursen agrees to stay at Villa (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa central defender Martin Laursen has ended doubts over his future and agreed a new two-and-a-half-year contract with the midlands club.
Reading call off drugs test for United game (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Reading have cancelled have cancelled a trial for a drug detection scheme that was scheduled to take place at this weekend's game against Manchester United.
Gunners sell unsettled Diarra to Pompey (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth have completed the signing of France midfielder Lassana Diarra from Arsenal for an undisclosed fee. The 22-year-old only joined the Gunners from Chelsea last summer.
Owen may have to build Keegan bridges (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
One of Kevin Keegan's first tasks on meeting his Newcastle squad will be to try to build bridges with main striker Michael Owen.
Keegan: Toon can 'have dreams' (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Kevin Keegan is relishing the challenge of managing Newcastle for a second time and enabling the club's long-suffering fans to 'have dreams' again.
Murphy: The second coming (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chris Murphy on why Keegan's appointment makes perfect sense to the Geordie nation.
Defoe 'in talks with Villa' says local source (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has held talks with Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill regarding a move to the midlands club according to the Birmingham Post.
Blues finally close in on £5m McFadden (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham have moved closer to signing Everton striker James McFadden after agreeing a fee - believed to be around £5 million - for the player.
Shearer willing to be number 2 to Kev? (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer is ready to talk to Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan about the possibility of becoming his number two.
Capello pledges co-operation in tax probe (Jan 17, 2008 08:00 GMT)
England coach Fabio Capello has promised the Italian authorities his full co-operation during their tax investigation.
FA Cup: Shocks aplenty as Keegan watches on (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Havant and Waterlooville will be away to Liverpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Shearer plays down number two role (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer tonight admitted he did not envisage being Kevin Keegan's number two at Newcastle.
Hibs defender Murphy moves to Birmingham (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Alex McLeish's Birmingham are set to complete their first signing of the January transfer window with Hibernian full-back David Murphy moving to St Andrews in a £1.5million deal.
Rams reject Feilhaber bid from Maccabi Tel Aviv (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby have revealed they have rejected another bid from Maccabi Tel Aviv for American midfielder Benny Feilhaber.
Your Verdict: Keegan's return to Newcastle (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
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Kevin Keegan factfile (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
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Keegan returns as Newcastle boss (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tyneside was preparing itself for the third coming tonight after Newcastle owner Mike Ashley handed Kevin Keegan a sensational return as manager.
Bolton sign £3.5m defender Steinsson from AZ (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton have signed Iceland international Gretar Steinsson for £3.5million from AZ Alkmaar.
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Chelsea complete deal for defender Ivanovic (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Branislav Ivanovic completed his dream move to Chelsea today after agreeing a three-and-a-half year deal with the English club.
Luton administrators end Blackwell's contract (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Coca-Cola League One club Luton have appointed former striker Mick Harford as their new manager.
Capello remains calm over tax fraud probe (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
England manager Fabio Capello has offered the Football Association the greatest assurance possible he will come through an in-depth tax investigation by the Italian authorities with his reputation uns
Tottenham in fresh Fred approach - Agent (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham are set to make a new approach for Brazil striker Fred, according to the Lyon striker's agent.
Ramos fears cup runs will hurt league form (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Juande Ramos admits chasing a trophy treble this season could damage Tottenham's hopes of continuing their Premier League revival.
Barton hails return of King Kev (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Newcastle defender Warren Barton believes the return of Kevin Keegan makes 2007-08 'a season to remember'.
Toon fans welcome Keegan return (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle fans are hoping Kevin Keegan's return to the St James' Park hotseat after more than a decade away will be 'the first building block' in a return to happier times on Tyneside.
Gullit: Managers should be given more time (Jan 16, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Newcastle manager Ruud Gullit has told ESPN that he believes managers should be given more time to build a dynasty at a club, after the sacking of Sam Allardyce at St James's Park.
Bournemouth sink closer to administration (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bournemouth have moved a step closer to going into administration after the club confirmed they have served a notice of intention to appoint an administrator.
Rescue package for Luton Town given thumbs up (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Luton administrator Brendan Guilfoyle has announced that a deal has been agreed with the Nick Owen-fronted consortium to buy the troubled League One club.
English duo in hunt for Russia striker Arshavin (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Russia striker Andrei Arshavin has been linked with a move to Tottenham or Arsenal after his agent confirmed he is attracting interest from a trio of western European clubs.
Chelsea agree terms with Lokomotiv for Ivanovic (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea have agreed terms with Lokomotiv Moscow defender Branislav Ivanovic, the London club said on their website.
Benitez could take legal action - expert (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks' admission that talks were held with Jurgen Klinsmann was 'not well advised', according to a leading employment lawyer who also believes Rafael Benitez would have a strong
Newcastle chief will not rule out foreign manager (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United chairman Chris Mort will not ruled out a move for a foreign manager as he searches for Sam Allardyce's replacement. Former Liverpool and Lyon boss Gerard Houllier has been linked with
Everton capture Plymouth youngster Gosling (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton have completed the signing of Plymouth starlet Dan Gosling in a deal which could see the Championship side bank a club-record fee of £2million.
Wednesday waterlogged, FA Cup ties postponed (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
The FA Cup third Round replay between Sheffield wednesday and Derby County has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Arsenal deal not yet done for starlet Freeman (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Gillingham manager Mark Stimson has rejected suggestions a deal has already been done with Arsenal for 15-year-old Luke Freeman, but accepts the youngster looks set to join the Gunners.
AZ defender Steinsson closes on Bolton move (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Iceland right-back Gretar Steinsson is poised to complete a move to Bolton Wanderers from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar for a fee reported to be around £3million.
Sunderland sign France Under-19 defender Mvoto (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland have completed the signing of French centre-back Jean-Yves Mvoto from Paris St-Germain.
Mpenza takes break to cure hamstring trouble (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has ordered striker Emile Mpenza to take a complete break from training in a bid to get rid of a niggling hamstring problem.
Hodgson wary of rushing back returning Bullard (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham's new manager Roy Hodgson could come under pressure from his players to give Jimmy Bullard his second outing in four days in the tricky FA Cup third-round replay at Bristol Rovers on Tuesday.
Coppell keen to stifle six-shooter Berbatov (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Reading manager Steve Coppell has challenged his defenders to get it right against Tottenham talisman Dimitar Berbatov on Tuesday - at the third time of asking.
Players must be role models, insists Capello (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
New England manager Fabio Capello has called for his new charges to set an example with their behaviour, both on and off the pitch.
Benitez still happy at Liverpool (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has no intention of walking out of Liverpool in the wake of the latest revelations about his job, according to agent Manuel Garcia Quillon.
Houllier gets go-ahead for Newcastle talks (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Gerard Houllier has been given the green light to succeed Sam Allardyce as Newcastle United manager.
What the fans say... (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
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Revised FA Cup Fourth Round draw (Jan 15, 2008 08:00 GMT)
FA Cup fourth round draw.
Birmingham close in on McFadden (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham are closing in on signing Everton striker James McFadden, with the clubs reportedly close to agreeing a fee of around £5.5million. Birmingham have already had two bids rejected.
Ginola: Keegan can rescue Magpies (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Newcastle star David Ginola believes Kevin Keegan could be persuaded to return to the club for a second spell as manager.
Capello undecided on his captain (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fabio Capello has admitted the choice of England captain is his most important decision as manager.
Carragher not sorry about Luton fans row (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has defended his actions after confronting Luton supporters after last week's FA Cup draw at Kenilworth Road.
Appeal means Watford star escapes deportation (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Watford midfielder Al Bangura has won his appeal to stay in the UK after being awarded a work permit at a hearing this afternoon.
Coppell: No clubs have approached Lita (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Reading manager Steve Coppell has revealed he has received not a single enquiry for wantaway striker Leroy Lita.
Hubbard: Spending big but thinking small (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Norman Hubbard on how Roy Keane has sullied his reputation is the transfer market.
Sibierski: Newcastle didn't respect me (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Antoine Sibierski on his new life at Wigan after being rejected by Allardyce at Newcastle United.
Anxious Chelsea waiting on Terry's foot scan (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea were today waiting for results of a scan on John Terry's injured foot which will determine whether their inspirational captain can step up his rehabilitation as planned.
Birmingham fail in second bid for Scotland striker (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham have had a second bid of around £3million rejected for Everton striker James McFadden.
Stoke smash transfer record to sign Palace's Cort (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Stoke have smashed their transfer record by signing defender Leon Cort from Coca-Cola Championship rivals Crystal Palace for £1.2million.
Fred reveals Tottenham and PSG bids (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Lyon striker Fred claims Tottenham are one of two clubs who have made an offer for him. The Brazil international looks to be on his way out of Lyon after losing his place in the starting line-up.
Reds' owner Hicks admits meeting with Klinsmann (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool co-owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett sounded out Jurgen Klinsmann about becoming the club's next manager, according to a report.
Swede Edman poised for return to Premier League (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sweden international Erik Edman is on the verge of making a return to the Premier League after Rennes revealed 'two or three' English clubs had made an inquiry about the player.
Keegan coy on Newcastle return (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan has refused to rule himself out of a dramatic return to the club.
Bolton's Cid heads back to France with Nice (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton have confirmed French defender Gerald Cid has ended his short stint in England by completing a move to Nice.
Danish defender Laursen happy to stay at Villa (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Martin Laursen has spelt out his desire to remain at Aston Villa as the central defender prepares for further contract talks with the midlands club.
Shearer and Hughes head Newcastle job list (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tyneside hero Alan Shearer and Blackburn manager Mark Hughes remain among the front-runners as Newcastle continue their search for a new manager.
Boro's Downing interested in Tottenham switch (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Stewart Downing has confirmed he would be interested in a move to Tottenham - but wants the issue resolved quickly.
Rovers chairman: No approach for Hughes (Jan 14, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Blackburn have not been contacted by Newcastle for permission to approach Mark Hughes, Rovers chairman John Williams stressed today.
Mourinho spokesman denies Liverpool claims (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
A representative of Jose Mourinho has angrily denied the former Chelsea boss is engineering a move to Liverpool. Mourinho has been linked with several positions since leaving Chelsea.
Happy Hughes insists he does not want to rove (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Mark Hughes has reiterated he is happy at Blackburn following mounting
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Juventus deny Sissoko deal is close (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Juventus' interest in Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko appears to have cooled after the club revealed they were unlikely to make any January signings.
Redknapp backs Shearer for Newcastle job (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Harry Redknapp has backed Alan Shearer to become the next Newcastle manager one day after the Portsmouth boss ruled himself out of the running for personal reasons.
Match-winner Richardson shares the credit (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland match-winner Kieran Richardson was quick to hail the contribution of his team-mates following their thoroughly deserved 2-0 win over a depleted Portsmouth outfit at the Stadium of Light.
Souness would return to Toon 'in a heartbeat' (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Newcastle boss Graeme Souness admits he would return to St James' Park 'in a heartbeat'.
Terry hails Anelka as the complete striker (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea captain John Terry believes his club have signed the complete centre-forward in Nicolas Anelka.
Man Utd deny injured Saha's season is over (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United insist that striker Louis Saha will be back sooner rather than later from injury.
'Disappointed' Dabo heading for Man City exit (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester City midfielder Ousmane Dabo has set his sights on leaving Eastlands after describing his situation as 'laughable'.
Ashley vows 'to get involved' after sacking Sam (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has revealed he sacked Sam Allardyce because it was time 'to run the club the way I wanted'.
Portsmouth warn Toon against new Harry bid (Jan 13, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle have been told they will be wasting their time making any more bids for Harry Redknapp.
Championship: Baggies and Bluebirds six goal bonanza (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
West Brom remain top of the Coca-Cola Championship after a thrilling 3-3 draw with Cardiff at The Hawthorns.
Almunia denies Capello talks on England call-up (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has denied he told Fabio Capello he wants to play for England - but admitted he might be interested in switching international allegiance.
Pearson wants swift Magpies appointment (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Caretaker boss Nigel Pearson wants Newcastle's managerial uncertainty settled 'as soon as possible' after the crisis-ridden Tyneside outfit capsized in catastrophic fashion at Old Trafford.
League Two: Yakubu gives Barnet shock win at MK Dons (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Runaway Coca-Cola League Two leaders Milton Keynes Dons are only eight points
League One: Swansea swagger at Luton (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Swansea cemented their position at the top of Coca-Cola League One with a routine 3-1 win away to hapless Luton.
Jolly: The long goodbye for Rafa? (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Richard Jolly argues a 1-1 draw against Boro could have sealed Rafa Benitez's fate.
The Insider: Anelka the key for dour Chelsea? (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea might be dull but signing Anelka makes them title contenders, says The Insider.
Championship: West Brom maintain their lead (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
West Brom were briefly knocked off their perch at the top of the Coca-Cola Championship but returned to the summit with a 3-1 victory away to Hull this evening.
Premier League: United crush woeful Magpies (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Barclays Premier League leaders Arsenal failed to cash in on a controversial Emmanuel Adebayor penalty as they were held to a 1-1 draw against Birmingham at the Emirates Stadium.
Fernandes completes Everton loan switch (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton have completed the loan signing of Portuguese midfielder Manuel Fernandes.
'We won't be rushed' - Mort (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle chairman Chris Mort has insisted the club would take their time to find the right manager after Harry Redknapp's withdrawal from the race to succeed Sam Allardyce.
Terry yet to speak to new England boss Capello (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea captain John Terry has admitted he has yet to speak to new England manager Fabio Capello - but the defender is still targeting a place in the Italian's first England squad.
Newcastle start manager hunt again (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle were today forced to renew their search for a new manager after Harry Redknapp rejected the chance to head for St James' Park.
Man Utd open talks with Evra over new contract (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United have opened talks over a new contract for Patrice Evra.
Anelka set to make Chelsea debut against Spurs (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Nicolas Anelka is likely to make his Chelsea debut on Saturday in a London derby against Tottenham Hotspur that could serve as a dress rehearsal for next month's League Cup final at Wembley.
Redknapp turns down Newcastle manager's job (Jan 12, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp decided on Saturday to turn down an offer to succeed Sam Allardyce as Newcastle United manager.
Dortmund call off deal for keeper Lehmann (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Borussia Dortmund have announced their move for Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has broken down with the Germany international opting to remain with the Premier League leaders.
Lehmann to stay a Gunner after deal collapses (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Borussia Dortmund today announced their move for Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has broken down with the Germany international opting to remain with the Premier League leaders.
New boy Anelka poised for Chelsea debut (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea manager Avram Grant believes Nicolas Anelka will provide the extra firepower to help them overcome the loss of Salomon Kalou and Didier Drogba during the next month.
Taylor fears for England 'root and branch' (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former England manager Graham Taylor fears the Football Association will scrap plans to carry out their `root and branch' investigation into English football following the appointment of Fabio Capello
Blackwell and backroom staff set to quit Luton (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Kevin Blackwell and his Luton management team have tendered their resignations at Kenilworth Road.
Fergie: Expectation far too high on Tyneside (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted Newcastle only have themselves to blame for almost four decades of chronic underachievement.
Iraqi Asian Cup star signs deal with Man City (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Iraq midfielder Nashat Akram claims he has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with Manchester City.
Reds complete £4.5m signing of Slovak Skrtel (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has made his first signing of the January transfer window after Slovakia defender Martin Skrtel completed his move from Russian club Zenit St Petersburg.
Anelka completes £15m Chelsea move (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea have completed the £15million signing of Nicolas Anelka from Bolton.
Spurs loan midfielder Ghaly to Derby (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby have completed the loan signing of Tottenham midfielder Hossam Ghaly and he will be available for tomorrow's match at home to Wigan.
Cerny: Ramos wants new keeper (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham goalkeeper Radek Cerny admits his future at the club is uncertain despite replacing Paul Robinson for Wednesday's Carling Cup semi-final clash with rivals Arsenal.
O'Neill: Sacking Sam was 'absolutely crazy' (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill claims the departure of Sam Allardyce as Newcastle boss shows football has gone 'crazy'.
Raynor: Capello's England shaping up (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Dom Raynor on how Capello's England team might be shaping up after the Italian's first week.
'Not a poisoned chalice' (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Kenny Dalglish has urged the next manager of Newcastle to forget the so-called poisoned chalice because it is a 'privilege' to take charge of the Magpies.
Argies angry about Hammers link to Mazzola (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Independiente secretary of sport Leandro Battafarano claims there is no truth that teenage forward Nicolas Mazzola has travelled to England to train with West Ham.
McClaren ready to return to Premier League (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former England coach Steve McClaren is looking for a return to club management in the Premier League after his short-lived spell in charge of the national side.
Villa deny Mellberg is set to join Juve (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa have denied reports that defender Olof Mellberg will quit the club at the end of the season to join Juventus.
Hodgson talking tall in January transfer window (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham boss Roy Hodgson, who was yesterday rebuffed in his attempts to buy Marlon King from Watford, insists size has been a key factor in identifying signings for the transfer window.
Keano tells players to clean up their act (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland boss Roy Keane has ordered his players to clean up their act as they attempt to resurrect their Premier League season.
Agger comeback delayed by reserves rain (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Defender Daniel Agger's hopes of making a dramatic return to Liverpool's side at the weekend were almost certainly dashed when the weather postponed his comeback in the reserves.
Blues boosted as Cech returns from injury (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
As Chelsea continue their pursuit of Bolton striker Nicolas Anelka, there could be a welcome boost for manager Avram Grant at the other end of the pitch with the return of goalkeeper Petr Cech.
Speculation mounts after Redknapp stays silent (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle were today closing in on their man as they stepped up efforts to lure Harry Redknapp to St James' Park.
'United would never sell Manchester's Ronaldo' (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has vowed Cristiano Ronaldo will not be sold.
United paid £2.1m to agents, Gill admits (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has claimed the Old Trafford outfit are 'not embarrassed' by revelations they paid £2.1million to agents last year.
'Figures vindicate Glazers' (Jan 11, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has admitted it would have been unimaginable for the Old Trafford club to sign four major stars last summer if they had remained a PLC.
Players unaffected by Rafa ruckus - Carragher (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool's Jamie Carragher insists that the continued speculation over the future of boss Rafael Benitez is not unsettling the players.
Birmingham to make improved offer for McFadden? (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham manager Alex McLeish is weighing up whether to make improved bids for Everton striker James McFadden and Hibernian left-back David Murphy.
Sunderland have no chance of Hunt deal - Coppell (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Reading manager Steve Coppell insists Sunderland still have no chance of signing Stephen Hunt.
Jewell expects more signings for Derby (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby manager Paul Jewell may already have been one of the busiest managers in the transfer window but he insists his Pride Park January rebuilding job is by no means over.
Watford reject £4m Fulham bid for striker King (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Watford have rejected a bid of £4million from Fulham for star striker Marlon King.
Sunderland make improved offer for Royals' Hunt (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Roy Keane's Sunderland have made an improved £4.5million offer for Reading midfielder Stephen Hunt. They have already seen one bid of £2.5million rejected last week as Reading look to keep hold of the
Toon owner Ashley 'wants his own man' (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Club owner Mike Ashley did not trust Sam Allardyce to bring in the players who could turn around Newcastle's flagging season, according to close friend and confidante Paul Kemsley.
Spurs defender Chimbonda keen on Villa switch (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham's out-of-favour defender Pascal Chimbonda has admitted he would welcome a move to Aston Villa - according to his agent Willie McKay.
Reds' midfielder Sissoko 'very close' to Juve move (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has revealed he is 'very close' to joining Juventus.
Lehmann could stay after Dortmund deal delay (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Jens Lehmann has insisted he will stay at Arsenal unless he gets the deal he wants at Borussia Dortmund.
Red Devils confirm South African summer tour (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United have confirmed they will tour South Africa this summer.
Pompey determined to keep Harry (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth tonight signalled their intention to hang on to manager Harry Redknapp amid speculation that he is top of Newcastle's list to replace Sam Allardyce.
Manager role being 'debased', say LMA (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
The position of football manager is becoming 'debased' by the recent spate of Premier League departures, according to League Managers' Association chairman Howard Wilkinson.
Celtic's Balde wants Bolton deal wrapped up (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Celtic defender Bobo Balde has confirmed he is keen to move to Bolton.
No Toon approach for Redknapp - Lampard Snr (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Harry Redknapp has not been approached to become the next manager of Newcastle and is unlikely to take the job if offered it, according to brother-in-law Frank Lampard Snr.
Wenger counting cost of injuries (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger admitted his relief at coming away with a draw against Spurs, but was left counting the cost of injuries and unavailable players ahead of the league clash against Birmingham.
Patriotic Thai boss not interested in Vietnam switch (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Thailand coach Charnwit Polcheewin says he has no interest in coaching Vietnam's national team because he loves his country too much.
Savage: Sunderland have blown survival (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Robbie Savage has accused relegation rivals Sunderland of blowing their big chance of Barclays Premier League survival after completing his £1.5million move to Derby on Wednesday.
Robson: Top-flight pressure is too much (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sir Bobby Robson believes Sam Allardyce's departure as Newcastle manager last night shows that the pressure on top-flight bosses is now 'too much'.
Murphy: Allardyce pays price for turgid tactics (Jan 10, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chris Murphy says Mike Ashley's takeover meant it was 'when' not 'if' Big Sam left.
Lyon striker Benzema would 'love' OT move (Jan 10, 2008 00:07 GMT)
Lyon's rising star Karim Benzema has revealed he would relish a move to Manchester United.
Portsmouth hand trial to South Korean Cho Jae-Jin (Jan 10, 2008 00:02 GMT)
Portsmouth have taken South Korea striker Cho Jae-Jin on trial with a view to signing the free agent recently rejected by Premier League rivals Newcastle.
Liverpool move closer to stadium decision (Jan 10, 2008 00:00 GMT)
Liverpool have yet to make a decision on the design for a new stadium as the club's owners attempt to refinance the loans they used to buy the Reds for £220million.
Real, Man City and Spurs battle for Elmander (Jan 9, 2008 23:57 GMT)
Tottenham and Manchester City look set to face competition from Real Madrid if they pursue Toulouse forward Johan Elmander.
Date set for Bangura work permit hearing (Jan 9, 2008 23:55 GMT)
Watford midfielder Al Bangura's fight to stay in the United Kingdom will be resolved early next week after a work permit hearing was scheduled.
Luton Town deny FA charges (Jan 9, 2008 22:38 GMT)
The Football Association have confirmed that League One side Luton have denied all 17 charges levelled at them in relation to payments to agents between July 2004 and February 2007.
Diarra set for Arsenal exit, Freeman to sign? (Jan 9, 2008 22:05 GMT)
Lassana Diarra's future at Arsenal has been further thrown into doubt after the French midfielder was left out of the squad for the Carling Cup semi-final with Tottenham at Emirates Stadium.
Savage completes £1.5million move to Derby (Jan 9, 2008 21:07 GMT)
Robbie Savage has completed his move from Blackburn to Premier League rivals Derby for a fee of £1.5million and has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the struggling Rams.
Allardyce issues hands-off warning over Taylor (Jan 9, 2008 20:35 GMT)
Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce has moved to warn off clubs thinking of making a bid for England Under-21 captain Steven Taylor. And he also insists Obafemi Martins will stay put.
Gunners starlet Merida heads to Sociedad (Jan 9, 2008 19:32 GMT)
Real Sociedad are set to complete a move for Arsenal youngster Fran Merida. The 17-year-old was one of the players newly-appointed Sociedad chief Inaki Badiola pledged to bring to the club.
Blues chief pledges fighting fund for McLeish (Jan 9, 2008 19:30 GMT)
Birmingham co-owner David Gold has promised to back manager Alex McLeish with his own money in the January transfer window if necessary.
Megson still hoping to fend off Anelka suitors (Jan 9, 2008 19:29 GMT)
Bolton manager Gary Megson is still hoping to retain the services of Nicolas Anelka.
Reading confident of keeping hold of Hunt (Jan 9, 2008 19:27 GMT)
Reading's director of football Nick Hammond is confident they can hold on to winger Stephen Hunt despite reported interested from Sunderland.
Luton's administrator confident of avoiding fire sale (Jan 9, 2008 16:20 GMT)
The administrator of Luton is confident new funding will soon be found which would prevent the League One club from being forced into selling any players.
Grant wants Anelka by the weekend (Jan 9, 2008 16:17 GMT)
Chelsea are set to speed up the signing of Bolton's Nicolas Anelka in a bid to strengthen their attacking options ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Tottenham.
Savage sees positive future for doomed Derby (Jan 9, 2008 16:15 GMT)
Robbie Savage is set to join Derby's relegation battle within the next 24 hours, but even if the club do not survive the midfielder believes they will make a swift return to the Premier League.
Spurs keeper Robinson ready for defining month (Jan 9, 2008 16:13 GMT)
Paul Robinson is preparing himself for the month that could define Tottenham's season, starting with tonight's Carling Cup clash against rivals Arsenal.
Wenger backs Eduardo to continue form (Jan 9, 2008 16:12 GMT)
Arsene Wenger admits the form of striker Eduardo has left the rest of the Arsenal team expecting him to score every time he gets the ball in the box.
Benitez reiterates commitment to Reds (Jan 9, 2008 16:05 GMT)
Rafa Benitez has reiterated his desire to remain at Anfield following speculation surrounding his future as Liverpool boss.
Barcelona secure Copa draw away at Sevilla (Jan 9, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Thierry Henry's first-half strike gave Barcelona a valuable away goal and earned his side a 1-1 draw with holders Sevilla in their King's Cup last-16, first leg on Wednesday.
Spurs keeper Robinson axed for Cup semi-final (Jan 9, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Paul Robinson was on the bench for Tottenham Hotspur for the Carling Cup clash against Arsenal, raising more uncertainty over where the England goalkeeper stands in the plans of head coach Juande Ramo
Sir Bobby 'stunned' by Allardyce departure (Jan 9, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Former Newcastle United boss Sir Bobby Robson admits he was 'stunned' to hear of Sam Allardyce's departure as manager of the club - and believes the number of managers leaving their posts is 'sad' for
Allardyce parts company with Newcastle (Jan 9, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United have parted company with manager Sam Allardyce according to reports.
Johnson: The sanitisation of football (Jan 8, 2008 20:36 GMT)
Dale Johnson bemoans the death of an atmosphere at football grounds across England.
Spurs end interest in Rangers man Hutton (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham have officially ended their pursuit of Rangers and Scotland full-back Alan Hutton.
Beckham heads to No.10 to meet PM Brown (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
David Beckham has attended a private meeting with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. He chatted for almost at Number 10 Downing Street.
£6.5million Skrtel passes Liverpool medical (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Martin Skrtel has moved a step closer to becoming the most expensive defender in Liverpool's history after passing his medical.
A club record £6.5million fee has been agreed with Skrtel's Russian
Holland: Luton living in hope (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Luton aren't safe yet but Phil Holland believes Kevin Blackwell has kept the club alive.
Carragher 'abused and spat at' after FA Cup tie (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool have claimed stand-in skipper Jamie Carragher was spat at and had beer thrown over him ahead of a confrontation with Luton Town fans at the weekend.
Subotic is one for the future, says Redknapp (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Harry Redknapp may have made Portsmouth's first signing of the transfer window but he admits teenage Swiss striker Danijel Subotic is really one for the future.
Newcastle in the hunt for Gunner Diarra (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United are on the trail of Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra as manager Sam Allardyce looks to add creativity to his midfield.
Rams set to seal triple transfer swoop (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby County are closing in on the signings of three new players as they step up their bid to avoid relegation from the top flight.
Chelsea to continue pursuit of striker Anelka (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea will continue their bid to land Nicolas Anelka on Tuesday after having a £12m bid rejected by Bolton. Negotiations are set to continue as the Blues look to strengthen their attacking options.
England boss Capello relishing Wembley return (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fabio Capello cannot wait to lead England into battle for the first time against Switzerland on February 6.
Moyes: Time for Toffees to win some silverware (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton manager David Moyes and his captain Phil Neville have joined forces to insist that now is the time for the club to prove they can live with the big boys.
Superfluous Defoe told he can leave Spurs (Jan 8, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Jermain Defoe has revealed he has been told he can leave Tottenham Hotspur by manager Juande Ramos but insists he wants to stay at the north London club.
Hubbard: One Magpie for sorrow (Jan 7, 2008 22:16 GMT)
Norman Hubbard believes Big Sam's position at Newcastle is quickly becoming untenable.
Drogba reiterates summer desire to leave Chelsea (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Star striker Didier Drogba has re-iterated his desire to leave Chelsea, but not during the January transfer window.
Pompey sign Swiss striker Subotic from Basle (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Portsmouth made their first signing of the transfer window today after snapping up Swiss striker Danijel Subotic from Basle.
Ghaly putting Derby loan move before ANC (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Hossam Ghaly appears ready to miss the African Nations Cup with Egypt to seal a loan move to Derby from Tottenham.
Bolton reject Chelsea bid for striker Anelka (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton Wanderers have rejected a bid from Chelsea for star striker Nicolas Anelka, according to reports.
Royals land Czech midfielder Matejovsky (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Reading have agreed to sign Czech Republic midfielder Marek Matejovsky from Mlada Boleslav for an undisclosed fee.
Liverpool close in record deal for defender (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool are on the brink of breaking their transfer record for a defender while insisting that boss Rafael Benitez's job is not up for discussion when chief executive Rick Parry holds talks with the
First day at work for England boss Capello (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fabio Capello began work at Soho Square this morning and declared he has been wanting to manage England 'for a long time'.
Everton's conquerors Oldham deflated by draw (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Oldham boss John Sheridan admits he was disappointed to be drawn against Huddersfield and Latics legend Andy Ritchie in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
FA Cup: Havant could land Anfield trip (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Non-leaguers Havant & Waterlooville could face a trip to Anfield to take on Liverpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Newcastle complete deal for Swindon's Tozer (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle have completed the signing of promising young Swindon defender Ben Tozer.
Everton lose battle to retain midfielder Pienaar (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton have this afternoon lost their battle to be allowed to play Steven Pienaar in tomorrow's Carling Cup semi-final first leg at Chelsea.
Berbatov hits out at 'absurd' transfer speculation (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov says speculation over his future is becoming absurd after his agent hinted that he could move in the January transfer window.
Fulham fans outnumbered by FA Cup visitors (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham were embarrassed on and off the field by Bristol Rovers as the League One side not only earned a fully deserved FA Cup third round replay but brought enough fans to Craven Cottage to outnumber
Everton and Spurs aim to crash League Cup party (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fans of Everton and Tottenham Hotspur will be hoping their teams can buck recent trends by overcoming Chelsea and Arsenal in the League Cup semi-finals, starting with this week's first legs.
Man Utd expected to announce £245m turnover (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United are set to announce a massive increase in turnover to £245million later this week.
Wenger coy over future of 'faultless' Lehmann (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger praised Jens Lehmann for a 'faultless performance' as Arsenal made it into the fourth round of the FA Cup but admitted the German goalkeeper may have played his last game for the Gunners
Benitez denies concern over sack (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez again leapt to the defence of his selection policy as he denied suggestions he fears the sack as Liverpool boss.
FA Cup heroes Luton facing takeover deadline (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Luton's impressive 1-1 FA Cup draw against Liverpool pales into insignificance today as the deadline for potential buyers of the cash-strapped club passes at 5pm.
Beckham welcomes new Capello 'fear factor' (Jan 7, 2008 08:00 GMT)
David Beckham expects Fabio Capello to bring an 'aura' and a 'fear factor' with him to the England job - and is in no doubt the players will 'enjoy' playing for their new manager.
Beckham gunning for 100th cap under Capello (Jan 6, 2008 08:00 GMT)
David Beckham tonight signalled his determination to get match fit for Fabio Capello's first game in charge of England.
Rafa expects to remain in charge of Reds (Jan 6, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has rubbished suggestions he fears being sacked as Liverpool manager in the summer.
Jolly: Deadly Eduardo is born to be mild (Jan 6, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Richard Jolly catches Eduardo da Silva in clinical form as Arsenal win at Burnley.
Van Der Sar eyes United double glory (Jan 6, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van der Sar has set his sights on winning the Champions League and retaining the Premier league title.
Lehmann set to decide on Dortmund transfer (Jan 6, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann will make up his mind on whether to stay in London or move to Borussia Dortmund in the next few days, as he seeks first team football to prepare for this summe
Insider: Berbatov a class above toiling Tottenham (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Is Berbatov worth £30m? The Insider sees him star in Spurs' FA Cup draw with Reading.
FA Cup: Sky Blues hammer Blackburn at Ewood (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Havant and Waterlooville came back from a goal down to earn a home replay against Swansea in a heated FA Cup third-round match. Rocky Baptiste scored the visitors' goal and both sides had a man sent o
Keane pondering Fortune signing (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sunderland manager Roy Keane will decide whether to sign Quinton Fortune 'in the next week' after revealing the former Manchester United midfielder has been training with the Black Cats for the last m
Capello set for Villa v United watching brief (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa striker John Carew claims Fabio Capello can be England's very own special one.
Reds won't donate receipts to troubled Luton (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Luton manager Kevin Blackwell has revealed the club's administrators have made an appeal to Liverpool to donate their share of the gate receipts from their FA Cup third round clash.
Wenger closes door on exits from Arsenal (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger admits he is 'cautious' over allowing anyone to leave Arsenal this month.
Fergie closes window on United arrivals (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson claims there is little chance of any arrivals at Old Trafford during the transfer window.
Stefanovic not sorry to see Sanchez go (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham defender Dejan Stefanovic insists his team-mates are eager to express themselves after casting off the shackles of Lawrie Sanchez's long-ball tactics.
Benitez desperate to keep Mascherano (Jan 5, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez has vowed the club are doing all they can to keep midfielder Javier Mascherano at Anfield, insisting: 'We will do our best to keep him here'.
Eriksson: Isaksson can leave Manchester City (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson has been told he can leave Manchester City, manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has revealed.
Becks trains with Gunners (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
David Beckham trained with Arsenal on Friday, wearing the Gunners' training kit with the number 23 on it.
Chasetown chief dreams of FA Cup triumph (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chasetown boss Charlie Blakemore hopes his side can take inspiration from FA Cup folklore when they host Cardiff on Saturday but remains cautious over their chances of another giantkilling act.
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Newcastle have bid rejected for Utd's Brown (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United have had their bid for unsettled Manchester United defender Wes Brown turned down, according to reports.
Don't write off Liverpool, warns Wenger (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has not written off Liverpool's title challenge just yet.
Jewell turns to Mills (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby County have completed the loan signing of Manchester City's defender Danny Mills, subject to FA confirmation.
Sunderland sign Man United defender Evans (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans was on Wearside on Friday morning to complete a loan move to Sunderland until the end of the season.
QPR sign Wigan Athletic defender Hall (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
QPR have continued their January spending spree with the signing of Wigan Athletic defender Fitz Hall for an undisclosed fee.
Arsenal striker Van Persie sets return date (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal forward Robin van Persie could return to action from a muscular problem at the end of next week. The 24-year-old has not played a full game in three months but could play on Jan 12.
Rams to recruit Villa (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby County manager Paul Jewell will finally strengthen his beleaguered Rams squad with the signing of Argentinian striker Emanuel Villa.
Hodgson focused on survival, not FA Cup tie (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fulham manager Roy Hodgson admits Premier League survival has to be his priority ahead of Sunday's FA Cup third round tie against Bristol Rovers.
Barry: Agbonlahor can make England grade (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Aston Villa skipper Gareth Barry is confident Gabriel Agbonlahor can take the step up to the England senior squad if he is given his chance by new coach Fabio Capello.
Butt: Beleaguered Allardyce needs more time (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United will never take their longed-for place among the English game's elite unless they learn the value of stability, according to midfielder Nicky Butt.
Spurs slap record price tag on Berbatov (Jan 4, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Juande Ramos ranks Dimitar Berbatov as the best player outside the Champions League and believes it would take the British transfer record to sign him.
Rangers star Hutton turns down Spurs offer (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rangers defender Alan Hutton has rejected the chance to join Tottenham.
Berbatov buyers will have to pay over £30m (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham head coach Juande Ramos has warned potential bidders for Dimitar Berbatov that they would have to break the British transfer record to sign the striker.
United boost as Scholes nears return (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes is close to a return to action after two months on the sidelines with a knee problem.
Blues set to blood 16-year-old in FA Cup (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham have called 16-year-old midfielder Jordan Mutch into their squad for the FA Cup third round tie at Huddersfield on Saturday.
Curbishley dismissive of Ashton rift rumours (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
West Ham manager Alan Curbishley has again dismissed suggestions of a rift with star striker Dean Ashton after the England player was relegated to the substitutes bench against Manchester United and A
Settled Eduardo promises goals for Gunners (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Croatia striker Eduardo da Silva is starting to feel at home at Arsenal and has declared there are plenty more goals to come from him this season.
Players still confident of title bid - Benitez (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez denies his Liverpool side have lost confidence in their ability to win the title.
Lampard wants to end career at Chelsea (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard insists he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge for life.
Wigan's Landzaat refutes Feyenoord link (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Wigan midfielder Denny Landzaat has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Feyenoord and insisted he is happy at the JJB Stadium.
Everton agree '£1.5m' deal for Gosling (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Everton have confirmed that they have agreed a deal, believed to be for £1.5million, to sign Plymouth's teenage defender Dan Gosling.
Barton out of jail after bail is granted (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Footballer Joey Barton has been released from jail after being bailed by a judge.
Warnock dismisses speculation over Palace stars (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has dismissed speculation linking some of his highly-rated players with January moves to the Premier League.
Former Pompey winger Robert set for Derby? (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby manager Paul Jewell is set to bolster his struggling side with a couple of new recruits this week.
FA Cup: Giant-killers awaiting third round (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
A sprinkling of nostalgia and a touch of romance will embellish the British sporting diet this weekend as 32 FA Cup third-round ties take centre stage.
Bruce hails much-maligned Bramble (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Steve Bruce paid tribute to goal hero Titus Bramble as Wigan moved out of the relegation zone with a superb draw against Liverpool at Anfield.
'I'm not just targeting Scottish players' - McLeish (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has insisted he will not just be bringing in Scottish players during the January transfer window.
Megson unaware of Chelsea approach for Anelka (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Gary Megson has refuted claims that Nicolas Anelka is poised to move to Chelsea.
Mort wants more from existing Newcastle squad (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle chairman Chris Mort has revealed under-pressure manager Sam Allardyce will be making some signings in the transfer window but made it clear he expects the current squad to improve performanc
Man Utd reject fans' 'police state' jibe (Jan 3, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United have hit back at a supporter's claim that Old Trafford is like a 'police state' which leaves supporters paralysed by fear.
Premier League: Reds draw, Bolton late show (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool's Barclays Premier League title hopes were dealt a potentially fatal blow as Wigan claimed an unlikely 1-1 draw at Anfield.
Jolly: Rafa's two-man team way off the pace (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Liverpool rely too much on two players, as shown in their draw with Wigan, says Richard Jolly.
Boro skipper Boateng in demand, says agent (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough captain George Boateng could be set to leave for another Barclays Premier League club according to his agent Barry Silkman.
WIN! 5 x A Global History of Soccer book (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
WIN! The ultimate book about soccer, The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer by David Goldblatt.
Anelka admits to Chelsea interest (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton striker Nicolas Anelka looks ever more likely to leave after admitting he would love a move to Chelsea. 'I really hope it happens,' he said. 'Especially as I am eligible to play in the Champion
Mort expecting 'a few' new additions in January (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Newcastle United chairman Chris Mort has hinted that the club will not spend heavily this month as they attempt to stabilise after a disappointing first half of the campaign.
Upson calls on biomechanic for injury advice (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Matthew Upson has taken up the advice of a South African specialist in biomechanics to do all he can to remain fighting fit for West Ham this season as injuries continue to pile up for Alan Curbishley
Coppell wants end to transfer window (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
The transfer window breeds panic and encourages 'scurrilous' transfer activity, according to Reading manager Steve Coppell.
Manchester United relief over Tevez injury (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Fears that Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez could be set for a long spell on the sidelines have eased after the club revealed he suffered only a bruised ankle in Tuesday's win over Birmingham Ci
Old Trafford is like a 'police state', blast fans (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Old Trafford is like a 'police state' which leaves supporters paralysed by fear, a spokesman from the Independent Manchester United Supporters Association claimed on Wednesday.
Glazer treatment has been unfair - Fergie (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has branded criticism of the Glazer family by Manchester United supporters as 'unfair'.
Ramos ready to spend on his defence (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham coach Juande Ramos has warned his defenders he will bring in new blood this month unless they stop gifting goals to the opposition.
Rams set to back Jewell with cash (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby chairman Adam Pearson is ready to swell the Premier League's foreign legion as he tries to transform the club into a major force.
Sven set to protect struggling Elano (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has vowed not to risk the long-term fitness of star man Elano as Manchester City look to recover their early season momentum.
Megson still to sort out Jussi contract (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Gary Megson has postponed any detailed negotiations with his out-of contract players, including goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen, until the team post more points on the board.
Cold Trafford: Fergie blasts quiet supporters (Jan 2, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manager Sir Alex Ferguson condemned the `funereal' atmosphere at Old Trafford which almost resulted in Manchester United dropping valuable Premier League points against Birmingham.
SWP hails Chelsea spirit after last-gasp win (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips hailed his side's team spirit after the Blues' 10 men saw off Everton 2-1 in the first leg of their Carling Cup semi-final at Stamford Bridge.
Ramos determined to keep hold of Berbatov (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur coach Juande Ramos has reiterated his determination to keep hold of star striker Dimitar Berbatov.
Tevez injury worry for Man United (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Carlos Tevez is a major doubt for Manchester United's FA Cup clash next Saturday after being carried off by two members of the United's backroom staff after failing to shrug off a hefty first-half ban
Championship: West Brom slip up as Hornets win (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Watford and Bristol City moved level with West Brom at the summit of the Coca-Cola Championship table after the Baggies slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Ipswich.
Premier League: Gunners cruise, United labour (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Arsenal strode into the New Year with their lead at the top of the Premier League intact after a comfortable 2-0 victory over London rivals West Ham United on Tuesday.
Jolly: Fergie suffers in silence at Old Trafford (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Richard Jolly was at Old Trafford to watch Manchester United keep up the pressure on Arsenal.
Schwarzer honoured to be Premiership No.1 (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Dave Roberts talks to Mark Schwarzer about his future with Middlesbrough and the Socceroos.
Jewell close to deal for Argentinian striker Villa (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Derby manager Paul Jewell has revealed he has 'almost completed' a deal to sign Argentinian striker Emanuel Villa.
Blues' skipper Johnson suffers skull fracture (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Birmingham skipper Damien Johnson will be out of action for a fortnight after suffering a depressed fracture of the skull.
Ramos assures Bent of Tottenham future (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Juande Ramos has assured Darren Bent he is part of his plans at Tottenham this season.
Fergie encouraged by injured pair's progress (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is happy with the progress being made by veteran pair Gary Neville and Paul Scholes as they continue their rehabilitation from long-term injuries.
Bolton boss Megson hints at Anelka January exit (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Bolton boss Gary Megson has given the clearest indication yet that he may be forced to sell star striker Nicolas Anelka. The France forward has been linked with a transfer-window move to Chelsea.
Under-fire Allardyce unfazed by Shearer talk (Jan 1, 2008 08:00 GMT)
Under-pressure Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce has shrugged off speculation he is set to be replaced by Alan Shearer.