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The father of Chelsea captain and former England defender John Terry today denied headbutting a man and shouting racist abuse during an alleged street attack.

Bruce demands focus from Jones

Sunderland striker Kenwyne Jones must concentrate on rediscovering his touch in front of goal and forget about a move to Liverpool, according to manager Steve Bruce.

Jones must 'focus', says Bruce

Quinn's out-of-form Wearsiders chase away win and call on striker to hit form

Hamburg deny Demel Sunderland rumours

Hamburg chairman Bernd Hoffmann has revealed that he has received no bids for Ivory Coast international Guy Demel.

Jones and Richardson to give Bruce a welcome lift

The Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has been handed a welcome boost ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Bolton.

Bruce cautions against early recall for crucial Cattermole

Steve Bruce, the Sunderland manager, will not take any chances with Lee Cattermole as he closes in on a return from injury.

Zamora scores... then rages at his own fans

Fulham 1 Sunderland 0

Ferdinand 'must force way back in'

Sunderland manager Bruce says defensive duo's form keeps £8m man out

Bent's lucky strike leaves Wenger to rue bad break

Sunderland 1 Arsenal 0

Ian Herbert: FA is caught between a rock and a hard place

A touchline ban would set a precedent that damns Ferguson purely for who he is

Curbishley tipped for return to football

Alan Curbishley has been tipped to make a swift return to football after he won his claim against West Ham for constructive dismissal.

Curbishley in line for £2m payout from West Ham

West Ham United tried to sue Alan Curbishley for £2m – the initial cost of replacing him with Gianfranco Zola – it emerged yesterday after the former Hammers manager won his case for constructive dismissal.

West Ham face Curbishley pay-out

West Ham are facing the prospect of a multi-million pound compensation pay-out after Alan Curbishley today won his claim against the club for constructive dismissal.

Playing advantage gives wider benefits

Talking point

Bent's freak deflection leaves red-faced Benitez feeling flat

Sunderland 1 Liverpool 0

Sunderland heap further misery on Liverpool

Sunderland 1 Liverpool 0
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