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John Walsh: And they call this democracy?

Waiting for the Tube on Monday morning, I met a friend I hadn't seen for a while. He was a successful barrister last time I saw him. How was the advocacy business? "It's fine," he replied, "but I'm spending most of this week at the House of Lords, staying up all night dealing in minute bits of legislation." Indeed, I said (adopting a grave expression), I respect your commitment to helping the Upper House pass vital bills...

Scott Parker gives backing to under-pressure Avram Grant

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It's a big weekend for...

One fifth of Premier League managers

There's no top-flight football this weekend, but four of the nation's 20 elite coaches could see themselves removed from duty should they be further undermined by poor results in the FA Cup.

Grant clings to West Ham job as alternatives prove elusive

Avram Grant made a public apology to West Ham United supporters yesterday for his side's 5-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Wednesday night as the club's owners find themselves once again unable to make a change with no viable alternative to the Israeli and his faltering regime.

Paul Newman: Barnsley's loan arranger shrewdly outguns local rivals

'Some of the boys are from academies and learning fast this is a different ball game' says Robins

McLeish: No news on Larsson deal

Alex McLeish does not expect any developments regarding Birmingham midfielder Sebastian Larsson's new contract until the next transfer window.

Pompey's new owner Chainrai eyes stability after deal is completed

Portsmouth yesterday confirmed the sale of the club to businessmen Balram Chainrai, Levi Kushnir and Deepak Chainrai has been completed. The deal, which has safeguarded the club's future, received Football League approval yesterday, with the transfer embargo placed on the club lifted.

Round-up: Bellamy returns in style as Cardiff see off Barnsley

Dave Jones, the Cardiff manager, was delighted by Craig Bellamy's goal-scoring return to the side as City won 2-1 at Barnsley on Saturday to maintain their second place in the Championship table

X Factor contestant Chloe Mafia denies prostitute claims

Controversial X Factor contestant Chloe Mafia denied reports that she worked as a prostitute and said the claims were "heart-breaking".

Footballer bailed after 'drug' arrest

Barnsley midfielder Nathan Doyle has been arrested on suspicion of possessing cocaine.

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