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Jones must 'focus', says Bruce

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Zamora scores... then rages at his own fans

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Bent's lucky strike leaves Wenger to rue bad break

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

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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.

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