News Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Anna, Sir Richard Branson, far right, and Irish activist Sir Bob Geldof, second from right, during the opening ceremony for the One Young World summit

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The former Everton striker adds experience to the Spurs squad, says Kevin Bond

Kevin Bond urges fans to 'trust in Harry's judgement'

Kevin Bond, the Tottenham assistant manager, is excited with their January transfer dealings, even if some Spurs supporters are not.

The Football Association was last night considering the legal ramifications of taking the England captaincy away from John Terry

FA cast votes over John Terry captaincy

Legal implications of removing captaincy assessed before likely announcement today

David Bentley had been loaned to West Ham but suffered a serious injury

David Bentley surprise inclusion in Tottenham squad list

David Bentley could make a shock appearance for Tottenham before the end of the season after he was named in the club's 25-man squad for the rest of the current campaign.

Samba is Blackburn's most valuable player

'Fit and available' Chris Samba to miss Blackburn's weekend game reveals Steve Kean

Blackburn captain Christopher Samba is fit and available but will not be in the squad for Saturday's trip to Arsenal, Rovers boss Steve Kean said today.

Sidwell will be out for six weeks

Steve Sidwell sidelined for Fulham with hernia problem

Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell faces up to six weeks on the sidelines with a hernia injury, manager Martin Jol has confirmed.

Djibril Cissé celebrates scoring after just 12 minutes of his Queen’s Park Rangers debut last night

Djibril Cisse '100 per cent' confident QPR will survive

Striker Djibril Cisse is "100% confident" QPR will survive in the Barclays Premier League after scoring on his debut in the 2-2 draw at Aston Villa last night.

Martin O'Neill: you can’t beat hugs and jokes

Martin O'Neill plays down Sunderland surge

Martin O'Neill is refusing to let anyone be carried away by Sunderland's surge into the top half of the Barclays Premier League.

Fabio Capello must not allow the distractions surrounding John Terry to jeopardise England’s preparations

Sam Wallace: FA must brave storm and do right thing: leave him out of England side

If the Football Association hierarchy is honest with itself the best news it could hope for this morning is that John Terry releases a statement saying that, given the severity of the allegations against him, and the profile of this summer's Euro 2012 tournament, he is withdrawing from international football until the case is resolved in July.

Goodison post protester bailed

The protester who brought Everton's match against Manchester City to a standstill on Tuesday by handcuffing himself to a goalpost has been charged by police.

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Krul fortune favours Pardew's 'smash and grab' Newcastle

Blackburn Rovers 0 Newcastle United 2 (Dann og 12, Obertan 90

Clint Dempsey continued his redhot run with another Fulham goal

Hodgson happy to share spoils on familiar ground

Fulham 1 (Dempsey 69) West Bromwich Albion 1 (Tchoyi 82)

Middlesbrough’s Afonso Alves was a flop after joining in January 2008 for £12m

Proof that January is foolish time to go window shopping

Ferguson's warning that mid-season transfers are risky and lack value is underlined by recent years

John Terry and Anton Ferdinand at Loftus Road in October

Sam Wallace: Why FA must stop Terry going to Euros

They must brave storm and do the right thing: remove him

Hundreds of fans gave David Beckham (and his pants, right) a rapturous reception in Regent Street yesterday

An over-the-top launch for Beckham's underwear

Former England captain brings London's Regent Street to a standstill as his range of pants makes debut at H&M

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