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He has always accepted the pressure with good humour and no bitterness. He is still young and there is a World Cup in him yet

Football: Adebola considering move to Valencia

Dele Adebola, Crewe Alexandra's transfer-listed striker, for whom the club have already turned down a bid of pounds 800,000 from West Ham, has held talks with the Spanish club, Valencia.

Football: Banks takes the game to task

THE Minister for Sport Tony Banks has warned football that unless it begins to put its house in order, the Government will do so. Speaking after the first public forum of the "Task Force" in Leicester, chaired by David Mellor, Banks insisted that the government would act on its recommendations on the issues under investigation, including racism, ticket pricing and more supporter involvement in the running of clubs.

Football: Forest plan vigorous defence to FA 'bungs' charges

Brian Clough, Ronnie Fenton, Steve Burtenshaw and Nottingham Forest yesterday found themselves in the dock, charged by the Football Association with misconduct relating to transfers.

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West case lawyer in Grobbelaar inquiry

The man who prosecuted mass killer Rosemary West has been appointed by the Football Association to present its case against some of the game's leading figures accused in the betting and bungs scandals.

Football: Devotion beyond the call of Forest

That was the week that was

Football: Derby's debt to Coventry manager

Sidelines: The Ex-Files

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What was so wonderful about the near-success of 1967 was that it was so totally unexpected

One of my acquaintances confined himself, hilariously, to unintelligibl e grunts and gestures

It was all very well for people to go on about the important part Severiano Ballesteros played without striking a ball for Europe in the Ryder Cup, but an irritating feature of sport today is the extent to which advisers are permitted to intrude on the action.

Football: match fixing: Forest pay the penalty: anatomy of a game that was fixed

What's it like playing in a match where the referee has been paid by the other side?

Forest sue over `lost' cup final

THAT WAS THE WEEKEND THAT WAS

Football: `Public's expectation will be met'

Any charges against people or clubs named in the Premier League's "bungs" inquiry as breaking football's rules are likely to be made "within weeks", according to the Football Association's director of public affairs David Davies.

Football: FA must act on a seedy past

Ian Ridley says the `bungs' inquiry report should not be allowed to gather dust to gather dust

Football: How Fenton received pounds 45.000 after Haaland's move to Forest

Premier League inquiry into transfer dealings

Football: Forest in the land of make-believe

Clive White on Nottingham's fallen idols who now intend to impersonate a Premiership club in the First Division
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Laura Trott with her gold
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France striker Loic Remy
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