Beckham insists AC Milan can catch Inter

David Beckham believes he and his AC Milan team-mates can still win the scudetto despite being nine points adrift of Serie A leaders Inter Milan.

Okaka to join Fulham on Monday

Stefano Okaka's agent has confirmed the Roma striker will be on his way to Fulham on Monday.

Okaka set for Fulham switch

Roma and Fulham have agreed terms on the loan transfer of Stefano Okaka to London but the player still has to agree terms with the Cottagers, according to his agent.

Wright-Phillips shows spirit money can't buy

For any club that wants to spend its way to a championship, Chelsea are the great template – not just because they succeeded but because unlike other pretenders to Manchester United's crown, such as Blackburn and Newcastle, they endured.

Mark Fleming: Why the Mutu I knew should be given a break

Some people in football never learn, but Adrian Mutu is proving to be one of the exceptions. The flamboyant Romanian who was bombed out of Chelsea in disgrace in 2004 for taking cocaine has been rebuilding his life and his career for the last three years with Fiorentina.

Chelsea's Kenyon was 'seen and heard too often'

When Peter Kenyon was asked to predict the Premier League champions at the start of the 2005-2006 season he paused for a moment to affect his smuggest smile before saying the winners would come "from a small group of one".

Glenn Moore: A great salesman, not a football man

Departing chief executive understood business but not soul of the game

Kenyon quits leaving Arnesen to rule at Chelsea

Club denies chief executive's departure is linked to Kakuta as rival wins power struggle

Manager keen to play safe over Terry's fitness

John Terry has declared himself fit to play in the friendly match against Slovenia tomorrow but the England manager, Fabio Capello, wants to rest him to make sure that his captain is completely fit for the World Cup qualifier against Croatia on Wednesday.

Bitter Johnson in the Red but can't resist parting shot at Jose

The Roman Abramovich era has made a substantial number of footballers rich young men and Glen Johnson can claim to have been the first. His particular Chelsea adventure was not a happy one, however, and rather than risk a similar outcome by returning there, he has indulged a childhood "soft spot" and headed north for the first time in his career, lured by the promise of regular football at Liverpool helping to secure his England place in a World Cup year.

Cannavaro makes controversial return to Juventus

Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro will return to Juventus from Real Madrid on 1 July despite widespread supporter anger over the move.

Ranieri pays for Juve's flirting with failure

Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as the coach of Juventus after a poor run of results. The youth team manager Ciro Ferrara has taken over, the club said yesterday.

Ranieri sacked as Juventus coach

Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as Juventus coach and Ciro Ferrara has taken over, the club said today.

Buffon denies exit rumours

Gianluigi Buffon will stay at Juventus next season despite a period of turmoil at the club, the Italy goalkeeper said today.

Juventus appeal over stadium ban rejected

Juventus will play their Serie A match at home to Lecce behind closed doors on Sunday after losing an appeal.

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