Round-up: Taarabt double keeps QPR flying high

The manager of Queen's Park Rangers, Neil Warnock, praised Adel Taarabt's performance after the midfielder inspired his team to a 4-0 win over Swansea City at Loftus Road yesterday, despite both teams finishing with 10 men. The Moroccan scored twice as the west London side continue their push for automatic promotion after a mini-slump in form featuring two consecutive league defeats.

Feyenoord tell Craig Bellamy to 'stop the nonsense'

Feyenoord technical director Leo Beenhakker has told Craig Bellamy to "stop the nonsense" as the Wales striker continues to talk about a move to Rotterdam.

Feyenoord dismiss Craig Bellamy speculation

Feyenoord boss Mario Been has dismissed speculation linking the struggling Eredivisie club with a move for Craig Bellamy.

Forest on fire as McGugan blasts Bluebirds off perch

Cardiff City 0 Nottingham Forest 2

Ian Herbert: De Jong bares teeth to win his battle with Scholes

One of the most absorbing scenes in the wonderful Blue Moon Rising film which chronicles Manchester City's journey to the brink of last season's top four captures the dressing room scenes seconds before the players ran out for that vital and decisive spring encounter with Tottenham. "This is the only game they'll remember," Craig Bellamy bellows at the players. "No one cares about the rest. It's all for nothing if we lose this."

Derby day falls flat for Bellamy after Emnes rewards Swans' belief

Cardiff City 0 Swansea City 1

Sneaky Swan manages to ruffle Bluebirds' feathers

Only six points separate Cardiff and Swansea at the top of the Championship and only 35 miles separate them down the M4. Yet in terms of sound financial practice, the two clubs are as far apart as the hostile environment in the capital will suggest today. Or at least, according to the visiting captain, Garry Monk.

Bellamy inspires Cardiff to famous five in a row

Cardiff City 3 Norwich City 1

Bothroyd leads way as Cardiff run riot

Leeds United 0 Cardiff City 4

Jones: Bothroyd deserves England chance

Coventry City 1 Cardiff City 2

Wales waiting on Williams' fitness for Swiss mission

The stand-in Wales captain, Ashley Williams, is winning his race to be fit for tonight's Euro 2012 qualifier in Switzerland.

Flynn faces short reign after Wales suffer defeat

Wales 0 Bulgaria 1

Manchester United were interested in signing Bellamy

Craig Bellamy has hinted that Manchester United were interested in signing him from Manchester City before he joined Cardiff on loan in August.

Bellamy: Eastlands owner blocked Spurs move – and United were interested, too

Craig Bellamy claimed last night that Manchester City's Abu Dhabi owner intervened personally to prevent him moving to Tottenham Hotspur and that he was told he would be forced to train with his club's academy players across Manchester if he did not agree to a move to Steve McClaren's Wolfsburg.

Gabbidon retires from Wales

West Ham defender Danny Gabbidon has announced his retirement from international football with Wales.

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