Sport Daniel Pablo Osvaldo narrowly avoided a red card

The Italian was involved in a training ground incident this month

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney

Champions League: Manchester United v CFR Cluj- Napoca match preview

A look ahead to tonight's Champions League fixture at Old Trafford

The violence is believed to have occurred at the Drunken Ship pub as fans of the London club were enjoying a drink

Two Roma fans charged over Spurs supporters knife attack in Rome

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after English football fans were attacked in Rome, police said today.

Mancini faces lean winter in his bid to lift City's stock

The Manchester City manager, Roberto Mancini, will not be given money in January to bolster the squad which has proved inadequate for the exacting challenge of the Champions League. Only an injury emergency will trigger any more player investment this season.

Roberto Mancini will be handed no funds for players in January

Mancini faces lean winter in his bid to lift City's standing

Early European exit at hands of Real Madrid leads to tough questions over club's investments

Andy Carroll is on loan at West Ham

Despite striker crisis at Liverpool, recalling Andy Carroll 'isn't something I have considered' says Brendan Rodgers

Despite being faced with an injury crisis that has left Liverpool with only one recognised striker, Brendan Rodgers says recalling Andy Carroll “isn't something I have considered”.

Jose Reina pictured training with Spain

Jose Reina joins Fabio Borini on the sidelines as Liverpool injury crisis deepens

It was announced yesterday that Liverpool striker Fabio Borini would be out of action for around three-months after an operation on a fractured bone in his foot.

Fabio Borini

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini out for three months

Liverpool expect to be without Fabio Borini for around three months after an operation on a fractured bone in his foot.

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli to miss Italy's World Cup qualifier

Mario Balotelli will miss Italy's World Cup qualifier with Armenia tonight after failing to recover from the flu, the FIGC announced on their official website this morning.

Fabio Borini

Fabio Borini injury adds to Liverpool's striker crisis

The Italian Football Federation confirmed last night that Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has suffered a fractured right foot.

<p><strong>Fabio Borini</strong>: Looked extremely sharp and clever from start to finish; should
perhaps have scored with his early chance <strong>8</strong></p>

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini insists goals will come

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has vowed he will soon be hitting the back of the net regularly.

Michael Carrick scored the only goal of the game against Galatasaray

Champions League: CFR Cluj v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to this tonight’s Champions League fixture at the Dr Constantin Radulescu Stadium

Daniele De Rossi

Daniele De Rossi snubs Manchester City to remain at Roma

Italy international Daniel de Rossi today told a press conference he would be staying with Roma.

Joe Cole in pre-season action for Liverpool

Liverpool lose to Roma at Fenway Park in pre-season friendly

Charlie Adam scored what proved to be a consolation as Liverpool lost 2-1 to Roma in a pre-season friendly at Fenway Park in Boston.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard excited to be working with Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has revealed his excitement at getting to work under new manager Brendan Rodgers.

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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

Christmas Appeal

Meet the charity giving homeless veterans hope – and who they turn to when no one else can help
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

Paul Scholes column

I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

So what must the red-rose do differently? They have to take the points on offer 
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

Sarkozy returns

The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
Ouija boards are the must-have gift this Christmas, fuelled by a schlock horror film

Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

Simon Usborne explores the appeal - and mysteries - of a century-old parlour game