James Lawton: Owners should be happy for the football men to run their clubs

If you were an Ipswich Town supporter would you be agog to know much more about the stealthy owner Marcus Evans? Wouldn't the reassuring crinkle of his money do?

Juventus return suits Cannavaro

Veteran defender Fabio Cannavaro says he would relish a return to Juventus, as his time with Real Madrid appears to be coming to an end.

Juventus must play game behind closed doors

Juventus will have to play a home game behind closed doors after fans racially abused Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli in Saturday's 1-1 Serie A draw, the Italian league said today.

Let's put all our eggs in Guus's basket

Terry pleads with Abramovich to solve Russian dilemma and tie up Hiddink on long-term deal.

Ranieri slams Trezeguet for complaining

Juventus coach Claudio Ranieri lambasted striker David Trezeguet today for complaining about being substituted in Tuesday's Champions League elimination by Chelsea.

Anfield spectacular leaves Real routed in record style

On yet another European occasion which renders the club's domestic form unfathomable, Liverpool recorded one of their most spectacular Champions League victories last night, the 4-0 scoreline condemning Real Madrid to their heaviest defeat in the tournament and reinvigorating Rafael Benitez's side for Saturday's title showdown with Manchester United.

James Lawton: Like a hurricane, Hiddink's force looks just short-term

Chelsea at times were so ferocious you might have thought someone had just gathered them together for not just a lecture on football but a lesson in life. But then apparently somebody had – and for the second time in less than a week.

Inter look to stifle Di Vaio firepower

With a nine-point cushion at the top of the table, Internazionale could be forgiven for having one eye on their forthcoming meeting with Manchester United in the Champions League when it travels to lowly Bologna today.

Scolari set for crucial test as faith ebbs away

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Juventus deny interest in Cole

Juventus have quashed speculation they are interested in signing West Ham forward Carlton Cole.

Leading article: Friends reunited

It is the time of year when convention dictates that families must come back together, sometimes with explosive consequences. So there is something wonderfully seasonal about the outcome of yesterday's draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League football tournament.

Special One back to haunt United

Inter tie with Sir Alex Ferguson's side the pick of Champions League draw

United to face Inter in Champions League

European champions Manchester United and rivals Liverpool were handed mouth-watering ties against Inter Milan and Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16 today.

Internazionale aim to extend lead as rivals meet

Tomorrow evening promises to be a night for Jose Mourinho to uncork a bottle of red, turn on the television and sit back while Internazionale's closest rivals seek to wound each other. By the time Juventus and Milan kick-off in Turin Mourinho's Inter should be nine points clear of both. Inter expect by then to have completed their seventh successive Serie A win at bottom club Chievo despite the likely absence of Julio Cruz, Maicon, Marco Materazzi and Adriano.

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