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On The Move - April 2006 (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
There was little movement this month - but check out who did move on.
Allardyce: England job between me and McClaren (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce believes the Football Association face a straight choice between himself and Steve McClaren for the England job.
Team of the Week (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The cream of the crop from the weekend's fixtures are in our Team of the Week.
Championship: Reading set new points record (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Reading surpassed Sunderland's Football League record points total of 105 with a 2-1 win over QPR on the last day of the Coca-Cola Championship campaign.
'Mourinho wouldn't have quit Chelsea' - Kenyon (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon insists Jose Mourinho never seriously considered quitting Stamford Bridge.
Ferguson sounds title challenge for next season (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has vowed Manchester United will be a credible title force next season despite their mauling at Stamford Bridge.
Pompey's Stefanovic hails saviour Redknapp (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth captain Dejan Stefanovic has urged the man he rates as the greatest manager he has worked with not to walk out on the club for a second time.
'It will be harder for Chelsea next season' - Cole (Apr 30, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole believes the English champions will find it even harder to secure a hat-trick of Premier League titles next season.
Curbishley insists there's 'nothing sinister' (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Curbishley insisted there was 'nothing sinister' behind his decision to call time after 15 seasons in charge of Charlton - and maintained he would not be looking for a swift return to management.
Robson: Stick with me, I'll bring us back (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bryan Robson insists he is the right man to lead West Bromwich Albion back into the Premiership following their relegation to the Championship.
Redknapp's final redemption (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
As Pompey avoided relegation Richard Jolly witnessed Harry Redknapp's redemption.
League One: Southend promoted, Swindon sent down (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Southend claimed promotion to the Coca-Cola Championship and Swindon were relegated to League Two after the penultimate weekend in League One.
A champion's farewell? (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Insider saw Chelsea win the title, but did he see Mourinho's final game at the Bridge?
Curbishley announces Charlton exit (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Curbishley will leave Charlton at the end of the season after close to 15 years in charge at The Valley.
Prem: Pompey's win means woe for Baggies and City (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth condemned Birmingham and West Brom to relegation and guaranteed another season in the Barclays Premiership for the Fratton Park side after they came from behind to win 2-1 at Wigan.
Mourinho: 'I nearly quit the worst club in the world' (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jose Mourinho clinched his second title in two years at Chelsea, threw his medal into the crowd and then admitted he almost quit the club.
Rooney's World Cup in jeopardy (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United have confirmed Wayne Rooney broke his foot in Saturday's Premiership clash with Chelsea and will be out for six weeks, casting a doubt over his participation in the World Cup.
How Chelsea won the title - Match by match (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea clinched their second successive Barclays Premiership title on Saturday. Here is how they have repeated last season's triumph.
Chelsea crush United to win title (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea retained the Premier League title when they crushed second-placed Manchester United 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Mourinho: 'We deserve the title' (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho threw his Premiership title winners' medal and his club blazer into the crowd as the title celebrations got underway at Stamford Bridge.
'I'm staying with Arsenal', insists Cole (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Ashley Cole insists he will stay at Arsenal this summer. The England full-back, who has two years remaining on his Gunners contract, has been linked with a big-money move to Real Madrid.
McClaren in the spotlight as Scolari says 'No' (Apr 29, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Steve McClaren's name is likely to loom large in the thinking of FA officials contemplating the devastation surrounding their plans for Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Scolari withdraws candidacy (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Luiz Felipe Scolari said on Friday he had withdrawn from the running to become England manager, citing the relentless media pressure as one of the reasons for his change of heart.
Ferguson has 2007 warning for title-chasing Chelsea (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson is convinced Chelsea know they will face a much tougher title scrap from Manchester United next season regardless of whether they retain the championship at Stamford Bridge.
'Struggling' Diouf set for summer of hard graft (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton boss Sam Allardyce insists El-Hadji Diouf is going nowhere this summer.
FA confirm Garcia and Mullins will miss cup final (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
West Ham's Hayden Mullins and Luis Garcia will miss the FA Cup final after their appeals for wrongful dismissal were rejected by the Football Association.
£2.5m-Bullard to join Fulham at end of season (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Fulham will sign midfielder Jimmy Bullard from Wigan when the season ends after agreeing a £2.5million fee with the Latics. The 27-year-old Londoner will join on a four-year deal on May 8.
Hughes won't be drawn on Bellamy transfer clause (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn manager Mark Hughes is refusing to acknowledge whether striker Craig Bellamy has a £6million escape clause in his contract.
Sky win 2007 Premiership TV rights (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Premier League have announced that BSkyB have won the right to screen half of the 138 live matches from 2007 to 2010.
McClaren stunned as 'lightning strikes twice' (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough boss Steve McClaren admitted even he cannot believe his side's remarkable powers of recovery after seeing them pull off one of the great UEFA Cup comebacks.
Scolari defends England talks after Portuguese criticism (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portugal's Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Friday defended his contacts with the Football Association but said he had not been offered the job of England manager.
Vidic keen to make impression on Champions League (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Nemanja Vidic is not just looking to spoil Chelsea's title party at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. He wants a guaranteed spot in the Champions League as well.
Pearce grateful for fans' support through poor run (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce has escaped the wrath of Manchester City's long-suffering fans over the club's recent six-match losing streak.
Cisse hopes good form can secure Cup final spot (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse hopes a late burst of form can secure an FA Cup final place and a spot in France's World Cup squad.
Chelsea fully focussed on title-clinching game (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole insists Jose Mourinho's side are in fine shape as they bid to claim their second successive Premiership title against Manchester United on Saturday.
Bruce criticises England's McClaren snub (Apr 28, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Steve Bruce believes the pursuit of Luiz Felipe Scolari by the Football Association as a potential successor to Sven-Goran Eriksson is a snub to Steve McClaren.
Henry lands FWA award for a record third time (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Thierry Henry has been named Footballer of the Year for a record third time by the Football Writers' Association.
Premier League consider UK TV rights bids (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Premier League chiefs remained silent about the bids they have received for television rights packages today.
Wenger a better bet than Scolari - Lineker (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former England captain Gary Lineker feels it is a 'big ask' for Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari to bring instant success to the national team - and believes if the Football Association must appoint anot
Chelsea fined £10,000 for failing to control players (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea have been fined £10,000 by the Football Association after their players surrounded referee Mark Halsey during the clash against West Brom last month.
Reid 'very close' to penning to Rovers contract (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn midfielder Steven Reid is poised to commit his future to the Ewood Park club.
Pearce expects Barton and Distin to sign (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce still expects Joey Barton and Sylvain Distin to be part of his squad at Manchester City next season - but the Blues boss has revealed any serious summer offer for either man will be put
Hibbert misses end of season with hernia op (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Everton defender Tony Hibbert will miss the final two games the season after undergoing a hernia operation.
Todd faces anxious wait over knee surgery (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn captain Andy Todd will discover in the next 48 hours whether he requires surgery for a knee injury.
Scolari deal 'blow to British coaching' - Hughes (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Mark Hughes has described the prospective appointment of Luiz Felipe Scolari as the next England manager as 'a blow to British coaching'.
SPL announce record television deal (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Scottish Premier League have signed a two-year extension to their current television deal with Setanta Sports.
Weaver could make rare start for Man City (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Nicky Weaver could make his first senior start for Manchester City since August 2003 in Saturday's Premiership encounter with Fulham.
Pearce sympathy for homegrown candidates (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce has backed the potential appointment of Luiz Felipe Scolari as successor to Sven-Goran Eriksson, although the Manchester City boss sympathises with homegrown managers who appear to out o
Gunners 'dread' the day Wenger leaves (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood admits the club have not started planning for a future without Arsene Wenger.
Cup Final rivals lodge red-card appeals (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
West Ham and Liverpool have formally lodged appeals with the Football Association against the red cards which threaten to keep Hayden Mullins and Luis Garcia out of the FA Cup final.
Owen finally ready for Newcastle comeback (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England striker Michael Owen believes he is ready to return to Premiership action this weekend. Owen has been able to play a full part in training and stressed he has not been holding anything back.
Big Phil does it his way (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Luiz Felipe Scolari has been characterised as a ruthless disciplinarian whose controversial decisions have brought success and a reputation as one of the best coaches in football.
Barwick confirms Scolari talks (Apr 27, 2006 11:00 GMT)
FA chief executive Brian Barwick returned from Lisbon on Thursday, saying he had been interviewing Portugal's Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari about the job of next England manager.
Tottenham midfielder Jenas to miss Arsenal game (Apr 26, 2006 16:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur's England midfielder Jermaine Jenas will miss Saturday's Premier League derby match at Arsenal with a shin injury.
Allardyce forces Diouf in to extra training (Apr 26, 2006 11:00 GMT)
El-Hadji Diouf has been forced to undergo extra training sessions by Bolton manager Sam Allardyce after claiming the striker is not fit to play for the club.
Young on course for timely comeback (Apr 26, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Luke Young could return to action for Charlton against Manchester United on the final day of the Barclays Premiership season - just in time to prove his fitness for the England World Cup squad.
Bridge to be the first in Chelsea clear-out? (Apr 26, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea's summer clear-out could see England defender Wayne Bridge leave the club if Fulham manager Chris Coleman can find the cash to turn his loan spell at Craven Cottage into a permanent transfer.
Mido knee injury may endanger Spurs deal (Apr 26, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham striker Mido`s permanent move to White Hart Lane could be wrecked by injury.
Taylor blasts 'pathetic' FA selection process (Apr 26, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former England manager Graham Taylor has described the FA's search for the next national team boss as 'pathetic'. Steve McClaren and Luiz Felipe Scolari are reportedly the front-runners.
Hendrie prepares for reserve team comeback (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie is poised to make his comeback from injury in Thursday's reserve-team encounter with Leeds at the Bescot Stadium.
Benitez to rest players ahead of Cup final (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez plans to rest some players for Wednesday's Premier League match against FA Cup final opponents West Ham United.
Cup final ticket allocation disappoints West Ham (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
West Ham have described their 23,500 ticket allocation for the FA Cup final against Liverpool as a 'major disappointment'.
Everton and England's Labone dies aged 66 (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tributes were paid today to former Everton and England defender Brian Labone. The 66-year-old, who won 26 England caps, was found collapsed near his home in Maghull, Merseyside.
'Business as usual' despite Glazer's stroke (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Glazer family insist it is still 'business as usual' at Manchester United despite Malcolm Glazer's stroke.
Wembley contractors in court over £45m row (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The grudge match between contractors over the Wembley Stadium fiasco kicked off in the High Court on Tuesday with accusations of foul play.
City's season a 'disappointment' for Pearce (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce will still regard this season as a major disappointment even if Manchester City win their final four games.
Rooney fearless ahead of World Cup (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wayne Rooney is adamant England have no need to fear anyone at this summer's World Cup.
O'Leary still in dark over Villa's future (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Aston Villa manager David O'Leary insists he has no talks scheduled to meet chairman Doug Ellis to discuss the club's future.
Chelsea agree grassroots deal in China (Apr 25, 2006 11:00 GMT)
English champions Chelsea agreed on Tuesday to give their backing to an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) project to develop grass-roots football in China.
Facing the final curtain (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Norman Hubbard compares and contrasts the careers of three strikers who are set to bow out.
United owner Glazer suffers Easter Sunday stroke (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer has been released from hospital after suffering a stroke on Easter Sunday. The 78-year-old was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic in Florida on April 16.
Pearce resigned to having reduced budget (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce is resigned to receiving a smaller summer transfer kitty than he believes is required to propel Manchester City back towards the top end of the Premiership.
Referee switched for FA Cup final over pressure fears (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Referee Mike Dean has lost his place at the FA Cup final to Alan Wiley over fears that he could have faced pressure from Liverpool fans living near his Merseyside home.
Rooney determined to spoil Chelsea's title party (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wayne Rooney is desperate to avoid the `devastation' of Chelsea retaining the title at Manchester United's expense on Saturday.
Tainio on sidelines with suspected broken toe (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Teemu Tainio is the latest cause for concern as injuries threaten to undermine Tottenham's final push for a place in the Champions League next season.
Police deny claims of Wenger-Davids tunnel bust-up (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Metropolitan Police have denied that officers were forced to intervene in a tunnel confrontation between Arsene Wenger and Edgar Davids after Saturday's north London derby.
Relegated Walsall sack manager Broadhurst (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Walsall have sacked manager Kevan Broadhurst following the club's relegation to League Two after Saturday's home defeat against Huddersfield.
Bolton players want Campo to remain at Reebok (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former Real Madrid star Ivan Campo is being urged to stay at Bolton next season.
Roeder ready to join race for Newcastle job? (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Glenn Roeder has hinted for the first time that since he took over from the sacked Graeme Souness on a caretaker basis in February that he is interested in the vacant manager's job at Newcastle.
Cole backs Blues to bounce back from Cup exit (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Joe Cole insists back-to-back titles will help ease the pain of Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Liverpool.
Chimbonda lands place in Team of the Season (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wigan full-back Pascal Chimbonda was the surprise inclusion in the Professional Footballers' Association Premier League Divisional Awards.
Doyle named Championship's player of the season (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Reading striker Kevin Doyle has completed a remarkable 12 months by being named in the 2005 Professional Footballers' Association Football League Championship Team of the Year.
Gerrard and Rooney land PFA player awards (Apr 24, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admitted he felt a great sense of humility after being named the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year at a gala dinner in London.
Pardew dedicates cup win to Greenwood and Lyall (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
West Ham hero Marlon Harewood believes reaching the FA Cup final puts the gloss on a wonderful season for the Hammers.
Team of the Week (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The cream of the crop from the weekend's fixtures are in our Team of the Week.
Derby row won't spur Arsenal on - Wenger (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger maintains Arsenal will not take any added incentive into their quest for European glory just to deny Tottenham the chance to play in the Champions League next season.
NAC suspend coach Cees Lok after bust up (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The board of NAC Breda has suspended coach Cees Lok after he fell out with senior members of his squad.
Carragher: Reds are closing gap on Chelsea (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jamie Carragher heads for the FA Cup Final agreeing that Chelsea are a better side than Liverpool but believing that the Anfield club are beginning to bridge the gap between themselves and the champio
Boa Morte going nowhere, insists Coleman (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chris Coleman is adamant club captain Luis Boa Morte will not be leaving Craven Cottage as Fulham prepare for a summer spending spree.
Injured Mellberg set for Aston Villa return (Apr 23, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Aston Villa skipper Olof Mellberg is hoping to make his latest comeback against Manchester City on Tuesday. Mellberg has been suffering from a hamstring problem.
Redknapp quizzed as FA investigation continues (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp has been quizzed by the Football Association as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations of insider betting in football.
McClaren not ready for England - Southgate (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former England defender Gareth Southgate believes his club boss Steve McClaren is not yet ready for the England job.
No graces from Mourinho as Chelsea crash out (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jose Mourinho fuelled his feud with Rafael Benitez after Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford to reach the final of the FA Cup.
Championship: Wednesday check Royals record bid (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Reading's bid to beat Sunderland's Championship points record of 105 will go to the last game of the season after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.
Premiership: Taylor turns up relegation heat (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth seized back the initiative in the battle to stay in the Premiership as Matthew Taylor's late penalty secured a 2-1 victory at home to Sunderland.
The day fair play died (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Insider watched the last derby at Highbury on the day fair play died in English football.
Heinze begins return with reserves run out (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Gabriel Heinze showed no obvious signs of rustiness as he played over an hour for Manchester United's reserves against Aston Villa at the Lamb Ground in Tamworth on Saturday.
Wigan ready to offer Roberts new deal (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wigan manager Paul Jewell is determined to tie star striker Jason Roberts to a new long-term contract this summer.
Shearer will forever be talk of the Toon (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer assured himself of immortality on Tyneside when he moved ahead of Jackie Milburn as Newcastle's leading goalscorer of all time.
Wright warns Blues over Wright-Phillips (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Ian Wright believes his stepson Shaun Wright-Phillips should leave Chelsea if he continues to struggle for first-team opportunities.
Chelsea boss rules out third bid for Gerrard (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will not be tempted into an auction for Steven Gerrard for the third summer in succession.
Boateng hungry to achieve Boro Cup dream (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough midfielder George Boateng will treat Sunday's FA Cup clash with West Ham as if it was the final. 'Tomorrow is what I live for, what I dream about,' the Boro midfielder said.
Liverpool starlets hold on to lift FA Youth Cup (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool's victorious skipper Stephen Darby hailed a tremendous team effort as the Anfield youngsters claimed the FA Youth Cup on Friday night.
Alonso wants revenge in Cup semi-final (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso admits to being spurred on by a desire for revenge as he prepares for Saturday evening's FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Shearer: I've lived the dream (Apr 22, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer brought the curtain down on his competitive Newcastle career and then insisted 'I've fulfilled my dream'.
Skipper Henry predicts 'war' at Highbury (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsenal captain Thierry Henry is expecting Saturday's north London derby with Tottenham Hotspur to be an explosive affair.
Mourinho left disappointed by Wembley set-back (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admits this season's FA Cup has been tarnished by the Wembley fiasco.
Moyes hoping Martyn can prove his fitness (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Everton boss David Moyes will give veteran keeper Nigel Martyn every chance to prove his fitness before making a final decision on whether to offer him a new one-year contract.
Heinze set for long-awaited comeback (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Gabriel Heinze is set to make his first appearance since September when he turns out for Manchester United's reserves on Saturday.
Keane prepares for make-or-break derby clash (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has hailed Saturday's derby clash with rivals Arsenal as the biggest game of his Tottenham career.
Allardyce working to tight transfer schedule (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sam Allardyce has made provisional plans to draft in at least six new players before the World Cup begins on June 9.
Gerrard ignores Real to pledge future to Liverpool (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Skipper Steven Gerrard has moved to distance himself from the speculation which is again threatening to surround his Liverpool future.
Birmingham boss plans for finale without injured Dunn (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham manager Steve Bruce is resigned to being without midfielder David Dunn for the final three matches of the campaign.
Owen set for Toon return, but it's gloomy for Shearer (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Michael Owen has been named in the Newcastle squad for Saturday's home Barclays Premiership match with West Brom.
Arsenal 'not complaining' about fixture pile-up (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Freddie Ljungberg insists Arsenal have no complaints about being forced to play three crucial matches in less than a week, starting with the north London derby against Spurs on Saturday.
Lampard eyes a century of Blue glory goals (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Frank Lampard can point to the numbers if Michael Ballack wants to know what it takes to become a Chelsea legend.
'Gambling problem, me? Wanna bet?' - Terry (Apr 21, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England and Chelsea defender John Terry has denied he has a gambling problem. 'The figures that have started to be bandied about concerning my gambling are a joke,' Terry told the Daily Mirror
Search finished for successor to Sven? (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Football Association have finished interviewing contenders for the England job but no decision has yet been made. An announcement will not be made before next week.
Jol - 'Tottenham deserve to finish fourth' (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham coach Martin Jol leads his team into their most important game of the season convinced his side deserve to finish fourth in the Premiership.
Chelsea to play MLS All-Stars in August (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea today unveiled plans to play Major League Soccer's All-Star team in Chicago on August 5, as part of their summer tour to the United States.
'I'm praying it's not the end' - Shearer (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer looked ahead to tomorrow's scan on his injured knee and admitted: 'I'm praying it's not the end'.
Campbell ruled out of North London derby (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsenal centre-back Sol Campbell has been ruled out of Saturday's north London derby clash against former club Tottenham.
Toon hope Owen will play in season's last game (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England striker Michael Owen's battle for World Cup fitness will go right down to the wire after it was revealed he is likely to play only one game for Newcastle before the end of the season.
FA reject red card appeal of Everton's Carsley (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The FA have rejected Lee Carsley's claim for wrongful dismissal following the Everton midfielder's red card against Chelsea. He was sent off for a challenge on Didier Drogba on Monday.
Wigan defender Taylor breaks leg (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wigan boss Paul Jewell has backed his England under-21 defender Ryan Taylor to bounce back again after suffering a broken leg in a reserve match at Newcastle last night.
Diouf absence 'a mental problem' - Allardyce (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
El-Hadji Diouf remains on collision course with Sam Allardyce and has been left out of the Bolton squad against Charlton on Saturday.
'Gerrard is not for sale,' says Reds boss (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has firmly dismissed any notion that Liverpool would sell Steven Gerrard to Real Madrid.
Tuttle parts company with relegated Millwall (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David Tuttle has left Millwall manager by mutual consent following the club's relegation to League One.
More injury woe for Bruce (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham manager Steve Bruce's joy at moving out of the Premiership bottom three has been tempered by further injury setbacks.
Scholes to play on despite blurred vision (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Paul Scholes has admitted he may never totally be free of the blurred vision which brought a premature end to his season, but it won't bring to end to his career as he vows to play on for Man Utd.
Gold has last laugh after Savage snub (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham chairman David Gold had the last laugh after being snubbed by Robbie Savage as Steve Bruce's side climbed out of the Premiership relegation zone courtesy of Mikael Forssell's late winner ag
Ballack: Chelsea deal rumours are 'rubbish' (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bayern Munich midfielder Michael Ballack has denied reports he has already agreed a move to Chelsea. ZDF reported the deal was done but Ballack said: 'That is rubbish, it's not true.'
Wenger in search of greatness (Apr 20, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger has called on his emerging side to continue to produce 'great' performances as they enter the defining stage of their season over the next seven days.
Quinn confirms interest in Sunderland takeover (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former Sunderland striker Niall Quinn has confirmed his interest in taking over the Barclays Premiership's rock bottom club.
Police to investigate Gaydamak's Portsmouth investment (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Police are to review a dossier which raises questions over the purchase of Alexandre `Sacha` Gaydamak's 50% stake in Portsmouth, according to a newspaper report.
Solskjaer: United on the brink of greatness (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced Manchester United are on the brink of winning championships again.
Moyes looking to improve Everton strikeforce (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David Moyes is already working to improve Everton's scoring department that has managed only 31 Barclays Premiership goals all season.
Birmingham extend Upson contract (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham have formally exercised the two-year option on Matthew Upson's contract - and manager Steve Bruce is backing the defender to overcome the ruptured Achilles tendon which will sideline him fo
Former West Ham manager John Lyall dies (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Pardew today led the tributes to former West Ham United manager John Lyall, who died suddenly of heart attack on Tuesday night aged 66.
Hreidarsson's season over after FA charge (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Charlton defender Hermann Hreidarsson will miss the last three games of the Premiership season after admitting a Football Association charge of violent conduct.
Okocha not planning a move into coaching (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton Wanderers playmaker and former Nigeria captain Jay-Jay Okocha is planning to walk away from football when he retires from the game.
Bruce braced for final-day drama (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Steve Bruce is braced for Birmingham's fight to stay in the Premiership to go to the final day of the season.
Shearer plans a 'few years off' before management (Apr 19, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer wants a clean break from football before moving into management.
Rafa-lution needs a striker (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Granting Robbie Fowler a return to Anfield has been a masterstroke, says Norman Hubbard.
Spurs' Mido closing in on derby-day comeback (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham striker Mido is expected to return to training in the next two days in his bid to overcome a groin injury in time to face Arsenal.
Henry bullish over Arsenal contract extension (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Thierry Henry insisted his commitment on the pitch was enough to prove to the fans how much he loves Arsenal as he refused to become embroiled in a debate over his future with the club.
Chelsea keeper Cech determined to shrug off injury (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is confident of being fit for the title run-in despite having 10 stitches in a leg injury.
'I'll never quit,' insists defiant Blues boss Bruce (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Steve Bruce has insisted he will not quit Birmingham even if they are relegated from the Premiership as he prepares for the return of Robbie Savage in tomorrow's crucial match with Blackburn.
McClaren: Players 'are ready to rise to the challenge' (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough manager Steve McClaren insists his players 'are ready to rise to the challenge' and make history at the club.
Carsley launches appeal against red card ban (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Everton midfielder Lee Carsley has submitted a claim for wrongful dismissal to the Football Association following his red card against Chelsea.
United confirm permanent exit of misfit Bellion (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United have confirmed David Bellion will complete a permanent transfer to Nice this summer.
Ferrari in a race to earn extended Goodison stay (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Italian defender Matteo Ferrari wants to talk to Everton about either extending his current loan for another season or making his move to Goodison Park permanent.
Kirkland faces uncertain future after Baggies loan (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chris Kirkland admits he is unsure which club he will be at next season as he steps up his recovery from long-term injury.
Shearer 'fears the worst' over knee injury (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Newcastle are anxiously waiting to discover whether or not Alan Shearer's playing career is over.
Injury rules Blues defender Upson out for six months (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham manager Steve Bruce is resigned to Matthew Upson being sidelined for at least six months after it was confirmed the central defender had suffered a ruptured Achilles.
Villa hero Cahill puts contract wrangle on backburner (Apr 18, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Gary Cahill, who scored a spectacular goal in Sunday's derby win over Birmingham, has insisted his future at Aston Villa is 'not an issue' and his main concern is becoming a first-team.
Relaxed Mourinho not surprised by United's win (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jose Mourinho insists he has no preference where and when Chelsea win their second Premiership title after they set up a showdown clash against Manchester United in a fortnight.
League Two: Carlisle on the verge of promotion (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
A brace from Michael Bridges put Carlisle within touching distance of promotion to League One with a 2-1 win over Notts County at Brunton Park.
League One: Southend on course for promotion (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
League One leaders Southend demonstrated their fighting qualities by coming from 2-0 down at half-time to claim a point at Barnsley.
Wednesday condemn Brighton, Crewe and Millwall (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sheffield Wednesday condemned Brighton, Crewe and Millwall to life in League One next season by beating the Seagulls 2-0 at the Withdean Stadium.
Knee injury threatens to end Shearer's career (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alan Shearer's career could be over after the Newcastle skipper suffered suspected knee ligament damage in the derby victory at Sunderland.
Blues defender Upson waits on injury update (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham central defender Matthew Upson is facing several months out of action to add to his side's misery after they slid closer towards the Premiership relegation trapdoor.
Lampard aims to emulate Man Utd 'monopoly' (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea star Frank Lampard has set his sights on matching Manchester United's past dominance of the Premiership.
Record signing Angel set for Villa contract talks (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Record signing Juan Pablo Angel will hold talks with Aston Villa over his future in the summer. However the Colombian international has made it clear he will not be content with a bit-part.
Promoted Warnock set for new Blades deal (Apr 17, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Neil Warnock expects to sign a new deal with Sheffield United after guiding them to the Premiership.
Team of the Week (Apr 16, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The cream of the crop from the weekend's fixtures are in our Team of the Week.
Blades aim to follow lead of West Ham and Wigan (Apr 16, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manager Neil Warnock is convinced Sheffield United can follow the example of Wigan Athletic and West Ham United to make an impact on their return to the Premiership next season.
Rooney resolves 'issues' over gambling debts (Apr 15, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wayne Rooney has resolved his 'outstanding issues' with a gambling company, it was announced on Saturday night.
Time running out for Robbo (Apr 15, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Insider was in the stands at Highbury to follow the demise of Bryan Robson.
Championship: Elland Road draw sends Blades up (Apr 15, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sheffield United have joined Reading in next season's Barclays Premiership after the Royals denied Leeds victory at Elland Road on Saturday.
Premiership: Pompey and Spurs take giant steps (Apr 15, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth took another giant step towards Premiership survival as they beat an under-strength Middlesbrough side 1-0 at Fratton Park on Saturday.
Rovers join the list of clubs interested in Fowler (Apr 15, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn manager Mark Hughes has joined the queue of clubs wanting to sign Robbie Fowler if the striker does not earn a new contract at Liverpool after this season.
Ferguson defends young stars after Sunderland draw (Apr 15, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has no doubt Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo will fulfil their immense potential despite producing 'probably their worst performances of the season'.
Black Cats look on bright side after unexpected draw (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sunderland goalkeeper Kelvin Davis believes the side showed overdue resilience by earning a goalless draw at Manchester United - on the night their relegation to the Coca-Cola Championship was confirm
Bouba Diop: New contract is no deterrent (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Fulham midfielder Papa Bouba Diop admits he is still a target for other clubs despite signing a new contract and warned that manager Chris Coleman must bring in new faces if the club is to improve sig
Jol prepares summer clearout for Europe (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham are ready to undertake a summer clear-out to pave the way for coach Martin Jol to strengthen his squad for Europe.
Jose wants new trio - including Balllack (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has revealed he wants to freshen up his squad with three new signings this summer - with Michael Ballack top of his shopping list.
Kelly given full-time Leicester boss job (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rob Kelly has been confirmed as the new Leicester manager on a one-year rolling contract after preserving the team's status in the Championship.
Bergkamp tribute to open Gunners stadium (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Dennis Bergkamp's testimonial match is set to be the first game played at Arsenal's new Emirates Stadium. The star-studded fixture is scheduled for July 22.
Jay-Jay: Refs should crack down on Drogba (Apr 14, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jay-Jay Okocha has called on referee Phil Dowd to clamp down on Didier Drogba when Chelsea visit Bolton on Saturday.
Liverpool storm to FA Youth Cup advantage (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool's next generation produced an outstanding performance to put themselves within touching distance of winning the club's first FA Youth Cup for 10 years.
Sleightholme resigns as chairman of Derby (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Derby County chairman John Sleightholme has resigned after deeming his position -untenable- in the wake of a police investigation into financial irregularities at the Championship club.
Benitez expects Gonzalez to complete Reds move (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez expects Chilean winger Mark Gonzalez to join the club in time for next season after being turned down for a work permit last August.
Leeds furious after Blackwell gets hate mail (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Leeds have jumped to the defence of Kevin Blackwell and condemned those responsible for sending the under-fire manager threatening mail.
Robson sets survival target for struggling Baggies (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bryan Robson believes West Brom must win three of their remaining five matches to have a realistic chance of securing Premiership survival.
Woodward considers management away from Saints (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Clive Woodward has admitted he may have to walk away from Southampton if he is to realise his ambitions in football.
Benitez considering Fowler contract situation (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez admits it would be 'easy' for him to give Robbie Fowler a new contract but insists he has a responsibility to the club to look at all the options first.
Arsenal defender Campbell has broken nose confirmed (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsenal have confirmed Sol Campbell has broken his nose but doctors will assess the injury further before deciding whether he needs surgery now or at the end of the season.
Pearce expects Distin to stay at Eastlands (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce does not believe skipper Sylvain Distin needs any convincing to commit his future to Manchester City.
Ferguson vows to help Heinze reach World Cup (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United will do everything possible to help Argentina's Gabriel Heinze play at the World Cup, manager Alex Ferguson said on Thursday.
Ferguson looks to Bolton for Prem favour (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is hoping near neighbours Bolton Wanderers can do his side a favour by beating Chelsea on Saturday to keep the Premier League title race alive.
Roeder: Owen will return this season (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Newcastle caretaker manager Glenn Roeder said today he is 'confident' England striker Michael Owen will play for the Magpies again this season.
Owner Moratti prepared to sell Inter Milan (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Inter Milan owner Massimo Moratti says he is prepared to sell the Serie A club if the right buyer comes forward.
Newcastle report six months losses of £6.3m (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Newcastle have recorded a loss of £6.3million for the past half-year.
Rio backing Sol to return fresher for England (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rio Ferdinand believes Sol Campbell's torrid season could help, rather than hinder, his chances of making England's World Cup squad.
Wenger left to rue missed opportunities (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger insisted all was not lost despite Arsenal failing to make the most of their chances against Portsmouth.
Man City youngster Croft signs new deal (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester City winger Lee Croft has signed a two-year contract extension with the Eastlands outfit.
Allardyce rap for 'mouthy' defender Ben Haim (Apr 13, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce has told Tal Ben Haim to show more respect to senior players.
Breakaway rebels FC United win promotion (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rebel club FC United confirmed the first promotion of their short history by recording a 4-0 win. The club were launched only last summer in defiance of Malcolm Glazer's takeover of Man United.
Chelsea still considering leaving the Bridge (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea insist they are still exploring all realistic avenues regarding ground development and have not ruled out a move from Stamford Bridge.
Blackburn lose £4m claim for injured player (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn Rovers today lost a High Court claim against insurers who refused to pay the club £4million over a back injury which ended the professional career of striker Martin Dahlin.
Chelsea abandon stadium search (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea have abandoned their search for a new stadium site and will now concentrate on raising the capacity at Stamford Bridge to 55,000.
Racing Santander fined for racist abuse of Eto'o (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Racing Santander have been fined an unspecified sum by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) after a group of fans subjected Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o to racist abuse during a league match on Su
Six Croatian top-flight sides fail licence requirements (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Only six out of 12 Croatian Premier League teams meet UEFA'S licensing criteria to play in the top-flight next season, the Croatian Soccer Association (HNS) said on Wednesday.
Boro making plans for McClaren exit - Cooper (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Colin Cooper believes Middlesbrough are making plans for life after Steve McClaren.
Head injury puts end to Pogatetz's season (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Boro defender Emanuel Pogatetz has been warned against returning to full training for three months for fear of risking his eyesight - he broke his nose and cheekbone in a clash of heads.
Fire crews called to Old Trafford blaze (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Firefighters tackled a blaze which broke out at Manchester United's Old Trafford football ground on Wednesday, the Fire Service said.
Ballack close to Blues deal (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Germany captain Michael Ballack is in advanced negotiations with Chelsea about a move to London, his agent Michael Becker was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
Blues trio head PFA Player of the Year nominees (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Premiership leaders Chelsea dominate the nominations for the 2006 Professional Footballers' Association Footballer of the Year Award.
England contender Allardyce committed to Bolton (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sam Allardyce has insisted he is committed to managing Bolton.
Jewell in clear over Dowd 'incompetent' slur (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wigan boss Paul Jewell will not face any formal disciplinary action by the FA, despite describing referee Phil Dowd as 'incompetent' after a some 'nonsensical' decisions at Blackburn Rovers.
Poll: Diving clampdown would have backlash (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England's World Cup referee Graham Poll has explained why match officials feel they cannot adopt a 'zero tolerance' approach.
Easter will 'make or break' West Brom's season (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Defender Paul Robinson believes Easter will 'make or break' West Brom's chances of staying in the Premiership.
Race for places has helped United - Brown (Apr 12, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wes Brown is convinced the extra competition for defensive slots at Manchester United has fuelled the Red Devils' impressive late charge.
Rested Bent raring to go, Curbs warns Boro (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Charlton boss Alan Curbishley has warned Middlesbrough that striker Darren Bent is fired up after being left on the bench against Everton.
Wenger confident of Gunners dual success (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal are heading into the unknown as their season draws to an exciting conclusion.
Charlton preparing for Curbishley departure (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Charlton chief executive Peter Varney has admitted the club are preparing for life without manager Alan Curbishley.
Kenyon pours scorn on Mourinho rift rumours (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea's chief executive Peter Kenyon has scotched rumours of a rift between him and coach Jose Mourinho.
'Henry-inspired Arsenal could murder us' - Harry (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp believes Thierry Henry is the best player in the world and admits he does not know how his team will cope with the striker's genius.
Campbell to return for Arsenal against Pompey (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sol Campbell is set to make his first Arsenal appearance in two-and-a-half months at Portsmouth on Wednesday - with manager Arsene Wenger predicting the defender still has a big part to play.
Rejuvenated Kewell reveals debt to Rafa (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rejuvenated winger Harry Kewell has thanked Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez for salvaging his top flight career.
Liverpool's stadium plans re-approved (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The plans for Liverpool's new stadium have been re-approved by the local council without any alterations in the original scheme.
'I'm not under pressure' insists Hoddle (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has hit back at suggestions he could be on the brink of losing his job with Championship under-performers Wolves.
Police investigate conduct of Blades 'keeper Kenny (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
South Yorkshire Police have confirmed they are investigating complaints against goalkeeper Paddy Kenny.
Bolton confident Allardyce will remain at the helm (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton chairman Phil Gartside is confident Sam Allardyce will be manager at the Reebok Stadium next season. Allardyce has been linked with the soon-to-be-vacant England job.
Upson eyes return in Sunday's derby with Villa (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham defender Matthew Upson could be pushing for a recall in Sunday's derby at Aston Villa after starting on the comeback trail following groin and pelvic injuries.
Survey shows Premiership wages still on the rise (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The salaries of players in the Premiership have climbed by 65 per cent since 2000 to an all-time high, a new survey reveals.
Rooney's gambling not a problem, claims Merson (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Paul Merson insists Wayne Rooney should not be judged as an addict even if it is confirmed he has accrued gambling debts of £700,000.
Glazers prepared to invest for success - Gill (Apr 11, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chief executive David Gill insists Manchester United's new owners are prepared to invest in the team to further the Red Devils' quest for success.
Disgraced keeper Bosnich hoping for comeback (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former Chelsea and Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich is preparing to make a comeback.
Heinze set to return for Premiership run in (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to call on Gabriel Heinze to help muscle Chelsea out of the Premiership title. The injured full-back has not played for the Red Devils since September
'Fans may stay away from Old Trafford' (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The sight of empty seats at Old Trafford for Premiership games is now inevitable, according to a leading fans' group. United have confirmed an average season-ticket price rise of 12.3%.
Rafa: English coaches need to be worldly (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez believes more British managers should broaden their horizons by taking charge of clubs abroad.
WBA's Wallwork misses out on amnesty (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
West Brom midfielder Ronnie Wallwork is 'devastated' at being suspended for two crucial matches in the battle to stay in the Premiership - after missing out by just 24 hours on a Football Association
Big Sam signals interest in signing Fowler (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce is ready to make a bid for Robbie Fowler in the summer. Fowler wants to remain at Liverpool in the long-term and scored the winner on his 31st birthday when the two clubs
Old Trafford ticket prices get sharp rise (Apr 10, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United have hit their fans with an inflation-busting 12.3% average rise in season ticket prices for next season. The Old Trafford outfit have confirmed rises ranging from 8.3% to 16.7%.
Ferguson rubbishes Rooney gambling allegations (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed allegations that star striker Wayne Rooney has run up gambling debts of £700,000.
Living up to the hype (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Richard Jolly witnessed a Wayne Rooney master class as Man United defeated Arsenal.
Team of the Week (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The cream of the crop from the weekend's fixtures are in our Team of the Week.
Ferguson pins his title hopes on neighbours Bolton (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has stoked up the title race by backing Bolton to help Manchester United make further inroads into Chelsea's seven-point Barclays Premiership lead next weekend.
'We didn't take advantage of extra man' - Pardew (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
West Ham manager Alan Pardew believes the dismissal of Chelsea midfielder Maniche affected his side more than the reigning champions.
Mourinho hails 'amazing' Drogba (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho predicted that Didier Drogba's superb performance would silence the critics who were ready to hound him out of English football.
'Other clubs may have sacked Fergie' - Gill (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United chief executive David Gill admits rival clubs may have sacked Sir Alex Ferguson for his recent record.
Ferguson to get 'significant' transfer kitty (Apr 9, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United commercial director Andy Anson today revealed Sir Alex Ferguson has been armed with a 'significant' transfer kitty to rebuild his midfield - but confirmed no new funds would be made
Championship: Blades steal a win, Reading's high-five (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David Unsworth fired Sheffield United to the brink of promotion from the Coca-Cola Championship with the late winner in a 3-2 victory over Hull.
Under-fire O'Leary determined to stay at Villa (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Aston Villa manager David O'Leary is refusing to buckle under increasing pressure as the midlands club go into the most demanding seven days of their season.
Worthy of the prize? (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Insider looks at the credentials of Champions League hopefuls Tottenham Hotspur.
Wigan success story to get US TV treatment (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wigan's remarkable success story is about to touch the heart of America.
Prem boss Richards vows to clear name (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Premier League chairman Dave Richards has vowed to clear his name after allegations he was involved in a cover-up of illegal payments at his old club Sheffield Wednesday.
Wenger: 'Chelsea are 80% league champions' (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Chelsea remain very much in the driving seat to win the Premiership title.
Ferguson predicts three-horse-race next season (Apr 8, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Chelsea they will face increased competition from both Manchester United and Arsenal in the Premiership next season.
Benitez dangles contract carrot in front of Fowler (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rafael Benitez has held preliminary discussions with Robbie Fowler about the Liverpool star's future at Anfield.
Mourinho finally feeling the pressure... of bird flu (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jose Mourinho claims he is more concerned by a potential outbreak of bird flu than Manchester United's Barclays Premiership title challenge.
Agent charged over Cole 'tapping-up' affair (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Football Association have charged agent Jonathan Barnett following his alleged involvement in an illegal meeting between Arsenal full-back Ashley Cole and Chelsea.
Delaney fears injury might end his Villa career (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Mark Delaney may have played his last game for Aston Villa amid fears he will need surgery on his damaged knee.
Torn hamstring ends Clemence's season (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham midfielder Stephen Clemence has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a torn hamstring.
Redknapp wants return to Fratton fortress (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has asked his players to turn Fratton Park into the 'fortress' of old over the next eight days when they have three home games vital to their survival ambitions.
Villa sign 'seven-figure' sponsorship deal (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Aston Villa have announced a new shirt sponsorship deal with internet gaming company 32Red.
Delighted Diop signs new Fulham contract (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Fulham midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until 2009.
McClaren eyes history after amazing comeback (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough boss Steve McClaren urged his players not to pass up the chance to make history after seeing them drag themselves into the UEFA Cup semi-finals.
Hleb: Arsenal can't afford any slip-ups (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Alexander Hleb knows there are 'no more margins for error' if Arsenal are to secure a top-four finish in the Premiership. Arsenal play second-placed Manchester United on Sunday.
Pearce plays down Eastland's crisis talk (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce insists there is no crisis at Manchester City.
Crouch revels in new-found confidence (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Peter Crouch believes Liverpool's problems in front of goal are a thing of the past.
Carvalho cools United's title hopes (Apr 7, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho has written off Manchester United's chances of winning the Premiership.
Man United still a threat to Chelsea - Charlton (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton insists the current team are 'capable' of pipping Chelsea to win the Premiership title this season.
Coleman confident Bouba will be staying (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Fulham manager Chris Coleman is confident Papa Bouba Diop is ready to sign a new contract.
Negotiations with Diop, whose current deal expires in the summer, are now at
an advanced staged.
Bramble back to boost Toon ranks (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Titus Bramble could still play a part in Newcastle's bid for a rousing finish to a traumatic season.
Hughes: Amoruso headed for Rovers exit (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn manager Mark Hughes has confirmed Lorenzo Amoruso is to be shown the door at the end of the season.
Big Sam rapped for ref Riley 'riot' rage (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce has been fined £2000, severely censured and warned as to his future conduct by the Football Association after accusing referee Mike Riley of almost causing a riot.
Agent Stretford fights on to clear his name (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Leading agent Paul Stretford will go to the Court of Appeal in his bid to answer Football Association charges in a public.
El Karkouri leaves Addicks for Qatar (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Charlton defender Talal El Karkouri has joined Qatar side Al Gharafa for the rest of the season with a view to a permanent move.
Sol finally ready to return for Arsenal (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sol Campbell has told Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger he is ready to return to the side for the first time in two months.
Baros denies Villa wantaway claims (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Milan Baros has played down reports he is looking to quit Aston Villa at the end of the season as he prepares to return to action in Sunday's derby clash with West Brom at Villa Park.
Blair not taking the rap for Wembley (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tony Blair has admitted he is glad he is not carrying the can for the beleaguered Wembley Stadium project. The Prime Minister insisted it would be 'fantastic' when it was open.
Man United unveil AIG as new sponsors (Apr 6, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United have agreed a British record £56.5million shirt sponsorship deal with US finance giant American International Group (AIG), United chief executive David Gill confirmed.
Birmingham chairman Sullivan apologises for outburst (Apr 5, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham chairman David Sullivan has apologised to his players following his outburst questioning their commitment to the club.
Moyes keen for Ferrari to extend Goodison stay (Apr 5, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Everton are facing a possible central defensive crisis that is encouraging manager David Moyes to consider persuading Matteo Ferrari to prolong his stay at the club.
'Best is yet to come' croons 'Pool's Morientes (Apr 5, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool striker Fernando Morientes insists he still has plenty to offer the Anfield club.
Discussions continue over next England manager (Apr 5, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Football Association have insisted no decision has yet been made on the next England manager. The FA's board met on Wednesday to discuss who will succeed Sven-Goran Eriksson after the World Cup.
Man Utd will push Chelsea 'very close' - Beckham (Apr 5, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David Beckham has tipped former club Manchester United to push Chelsea 'very close' in the race for the Premiership.
Mido positive on remaining at the Lane (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham striker Mido insists he wants to remain at the club when his loan expires this summer but has not ruled out a return to Roma. Spurs have yet to agree a permanent.deal.
League Managers Association steps in to Jewell row (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The League Managers Association have launched a rigorous defence of Wigan boss Paul Jewell following his criticism of referee Phil Dowd.
King injury gives Jol cause for concern (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham boss Martin Jol has warned his side they must shake off the loss of Ledley King and cut out the mistakes in order to pick up the points they need to secure a Champions League place.
Not doing it for the fans (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
After the Insider blasted David O'Leary, Norman Hubbard documents his fall from grace.
NTL considering bid for live Premier League football (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Cable giant NTL followed up its takeover deal of Virgin Mobile today by setting its sights on Premier League football rights.
Grip insists Owen injury 'not a worry' (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England assistant coach Tord Grip 'hopes and thinks' Michael Owen will be fit for the World Cup and claims 'it is not a big worry' if the striker only plays one more game for Newcastle this season.
Saha praise for 'complete forward' Ruud (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Louis Saha knows he has a fight on his hands to keep his place in the Manchester United side - because he rates his rival Ruud van Nistelrooy as the best striker in England.
Baros (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David O'Leary has revealed Aston Villa will make 'a vast profit' if fit again leading scorer Milan Baros opts to invoke the buy-out clause in his contract.
Hasselbaink braced for Middlesbrough exit (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has indicated he will not be at Middlesbrough next season.
Villa protected by £18million Baros buy-out clause (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David O'Leary has revealed Aston Villa will make 'a vast profit' if fit again leading scorer Milan Baros opts to invoke the buy-out clause in his contract.
Warnock admits FA charge after bust-up at Norwich (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Sheffield United manager Neil Warnock has admitted a Football Association charge of improper conduct.
Fowler in limbo over new contract at Liverpool (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler admits he is still in the dark over whether he will be offered a new deal at Anfield.
Brown hits back at Davis in row over horror tackle (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Fulham midfielder Michael Brown has denied intentionally hurting Sean Davis during the defeat to Portsmouth at the weekend.
O'Leary vows to fight on at Villa Park (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David O'Leary has insisted he is the right man to revive Aston Villa's fortunes as speculation continues to mount over his future.
FIFA rule out retrospective action against divers (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
FIFA have ruled out allowing video evidence being used retrospectively to punish players who dive.
Defoe determined to stay and fight for his place (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe remains committed to the club despite admitting that a lack of first-team action has put his World Cup chances at risk.
Jewell set to be hit hard following ref rage (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Football Association have confirmed they will examine comments made by Wigan manager Paul Jewell following his criticism of referee Phil Dowd after last night's 1-1 draw at Blackburn.
Allardyce targets five new faces for next season (Apr 4, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce is looking to make five new signings - but insists he will have to swoop before the World Cup starts prices will soar for players involved in the finals.
Injury ends season for Boro's Mendieta (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Middlesbrough were tonight rocked by the news that Spanish midfielder Gazika Mendieta will miss the rest of the season after breaking a bone in his foot in training.
Owen reveals 'panic' over World Cup dream (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England striker Michael Owen has admitted he feared his World Cup dream was over when he was told he needed another operation on his injured foot.
'Double-dealing' Man United snub £70m deal (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Furious Mansion chief negotiator David Kinsman has accused Manchester United of 'double-dealing' after the Red Devils pulled the plug on a world record sponsorship deal.
De Zeeuw: Heat is on (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Wigan skipper Arjan de Zeeuw believes all the pressure will be on Blackburn when the Latics travel to Ewood Park on Monday night.
Newcastle chief promises top class manager (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd has promised the club's new manager will be of the highest calibre. Shepherd intends to appoint Graeme Souness' successor before the end of the season.
Diamond striker Tomlin to train with Reds (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rushden & Diamonds striker Lee Tomlin is to spend this week training with European champions Liverpool, his assistant manager Geoff Harrop has confirmed.
Swansea pair to be interviewed by police (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Swansea duo Lee Trundle and Alan Tate will be interviewed by police this week and could face prosecution and lengthy bans from the game following their post-match celebrations at the Millennium Stadiu
Pennant: It's payback time for Birmingham (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Winger Jermaine Pennant has vowed to repay the faith shown in him by Steve Bruce by keeping Birmingham in the Premiership for a fifth successive season.
Villa's Laursen sets mid-May comeback target (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Aston Villa central defender Martin Laursen is confident of receiving the green light to start on the comeback trail in mid-May after being sidelined for nearly eight months with a knee injury.
No-one earned their wages, raps Man City boss (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce claims he 'might as well go on the dole now' if his team fail to learn from their performance against Middlesbrough.
Blackburn aim to step up European bid (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Blackburn midfielder Steven Reid has admitted the fear of playing in next season's Intertoto Cup is driving Rovers on to claim a top-six finish in the Premiership.
Brown tried to break my leg, insists Davis (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Portsmouth midfielder Sean Davis has accused former Tottenham team-mate Michael Brown of attempting to break his leg. Brown, now at Fulham, went in hard on Davis and was sent off.
Mourinho unconcerned about diminishing lead (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
It would appear there is life in the Premiership title race yet, but with typical bravado, Jose Mourinho is unconcerned.
Saha issues warning to Chelsea (Apr 3, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester United striker Louis Saha is convinced Sir Alex Ferguson's in-form side can overhaul stuttering Chelsea at the top of the Premiership table.
Ferdinand looking to prove Eriksson wrong (Apr 2, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Rio Ferdinand has revealed his determination to prove Sven-Goran Eriksson was wrong to leave him out of the England team earlier this season.
Team of the Week (Apr 2, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The cream of the crop from the weekend's fixtures are in our Team of the Week.
Vassell still not given up on World Cup (Apr 2, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Manchester City striker Darius Vassell insists he is ready for an England recall - and prepared to put off essential surgery to go to the World Cup.
New Newcastle boss to be named soon (Apr 2, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd claims his club are close to deciding on the identity of their new manager. Glenn Roeder remains in charge at St James' Park on a caretaker basis.
'Players using inside info to fleece bookies' (Apr 2, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former Republic of Ireland striker Tony Cascarino has claimed Premiership stars are flouting Football Association rules by betting on football matches. He alleges that players exchange information.
Italy: Top two falter against bottom two (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Italian Champions League quarter-finalists Juventus and AC Milan failed to beat the bottom two clubs in Serie A on Saturday, with Milan suffering a humiliating defeat.
Vote David O'Leary? (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
David O'Leary will soon be looking for alternative employment, reckons our Insider.
Premiership: Chelsea slip up as United close gap (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
On a high scoring day in the Premiership, relegation threatened Birmingham City's goalless draw with runaway leaders Chelsea was perhaps the stand out result.
England to play Euro qualifiers at Old Trafford (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
England will play their their first two home qualifiers for Euro 2008 at Old Trafford, the Football Association have confirmed.
Blues chief Sullivan blasts back at Jordan (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Birmingham co-owner David Gold today described Simon Jordan as 'an angry young man' after the Crystal Palace chairman's attack on Gold and fellow Blues chief David Sullivan.
Psycho wants summer transfer warchest (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Stuart Pearce has already identified his summer transfer targets - but the Manchester City boss needs a chat with chairman John Wardle to find out if he can afford them.
Levein won't rule out Tynecastle return (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Former Hearts boss Craig Levein has opened the door to a surprise return to the Tynecastle hot seat.
Big Sam nails colours to England mast - again (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce has no regrets about publicly stating his desire to become England coach.
Wembley wait now heading for litigation (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
The Wembley Stadium debacle is heading for the law courts after the builders' refusal to pay penalty clauses for yet another delay to the £757million project.
Rafa: Kirkland has no future at Liverpool (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has virtually conceded goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has no future at Anfield. The injury-plagued Kirkland is currently on loan at West Brom.
Robbo: Relegation won't force firesale (Apr 1, 2006 11:00 GMT)
Bryan Robson has insisted he will not have to sell off any of West Brom's crop of young talent if the club are relegated from the Premiership.