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After the year of the Treble, the Knighthood and the Wedding, it could be time for some blue blood

Football: LSutton still standing up for himself

`I do regret that England decision but there are times when you have to do what you think is right'; Nick Townsend finds Chelsea's pounds 10m totem high on commitment

Football: Reality tempers Keegan's fervour

England's Euro 2000 hopes remain in jeopardy, but Glenn Moore finds the coach in his usual high spirits

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Football: Zola welcomes Sutton

THE FOOTBALL post-season has barely begun but the pre-season friendlies are already upon us, and big-spending Chelsea were among the first to appear at the weekend when they won 3-0 at Kingstonian of the Nationwide Conference.

Football: Wenger flies Pennant for the future

Alex Hayes sees the Arsenal manager blend home-grown with imports

Football: Clark poised to join Fulham

PETER REID, the Sunderland manager, has accepted a pounds 2.5m offer from Fulham for Lee Clark after talks with his former assistant, Paul Bracewell. The midfielder is due to have talks with the London club today.

Football: Sutton joins Chelsea for pounds 10m

THEY LED the way in signing foreigners, but yesterday Chelsea put their money back into the English game by securing Chris Sutton from Blackburn Rovers for pounds 10m.

Football: Dalglish and Barnes to be Celtic double act

KENNY DALGLISH is set to be unveiled as Celtic's first technical director today. The 48-year-old former Parkhead favourite has reportedly agreed terms with the Glasgow side, who finished the Scottish Premier League campaign empty-handed after winning the title in 1998.

Football: Sutton price set to drop

BLACKBURN ROVERS are ready to cut the asking price on Chris Sutton to hurry through a sale - and, most likely, spark an offer from Chelsea for the services of the unsettled striker.

Football: Chelsea lead pounds 12m chase for Sutton

CHRIS SUTTON is up for sale at relegated Blackburn Rovers at a price of pounds 12m - with Chelsea heading the chase to sign him.

Football: Anelka says press has made his life misery

NICOLAS ANELKA'S desire to leave Arsenal and England far behind appears to be intensifying, with the English media apparently to blame.

Football: Bruce walks out on the Blades

STEVE BRUCE has resigned as Sheffield United's manager after only 10 difficult months in charge. He could now make the short journey to one of two other Nationwide First Division clubs, Huddersfield Town or Barnsley.

Football: No early verdict on Owen injury

MICHAEL OWEN is still waiting to discover whether his season is over after suffering a hamstring injury at Leeds on Monday night.

Football: Keown's dismissal sours Arsenal win

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