Bale picked up the 2012-13 Footballer of the Year award at the Football Writers' Association's dinner in central London last night
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Sunday 16 August 2009
Wednesday 12 August 2009
For about 15 seconds yesterday evening, David Bentley was back in the frame to play for England as Fabio Capello suffered one of those memory lapses that used to affect Sven Goran Eriksson – who often struggled when it came to those annoying little details like the names of his players.
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Ahead of a game that may well make up Cesc Fabregas' mind as to whether he stays at Arsenal, the Spanish midfielder said that tonight's Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester United changes nothing. Just because other clubs lavished fortunes on transfers, Fabregas said, that did not guarantee them success.
Monday 19 January 2009
Wednesday 14 January 2009
Arsenal could be forced to smash their transfer record or be priced out of a move for Andrei Arshavin, as Zenit St Petersburg continue to demand a big-money fee for the wantaway Russian playmaker.
Monday 29 December 2008
Manuel Almunia believes William Gallas is still the real leader of Arsenal despite having been stripped of the captaincy.
Friday 19 December 2008
Nicolas Anelka has told the Chelsea manager, Luiz Felipe Scolari, that he is ready to play a supporting role for Didier Drogba in attack. The Frenchman has enjoyed successful partnerships with Dennis Bergkamp at Arsenal and Michael Owen at Liverpool and now wants to see if he can make it work with Drogba.
Thursday 18 December 2008
Nicolas Anelka has told Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari he is ready to play a supporting role for Didier Drogba in attack.
Sunday 09 November 2008
Friday 03 October 2008
Arsene Wenger always felt Roy Keane had the right "ingredients" to make a successful manager - and maintains it will not be long before some of his Arsenal old boys make an impression in the dugout.
Wednesday 11 June 2008
Rudi Krol, a true representative of Dutch football, in that, apart from being a natural-born player of sumptuous talent, he could have picked an argument at the Last Supper, once shared a bottle of Rioja in the hills above Barcelona – and a haunting fear.
Wednesday 30 April 2008
The Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger, has insisted his side are "better than at the start of the season" despite their collapse in the Premier League title race. The Gunners, 6-2 winners at Derby on Monday night, topped the table for six months of the campaign until a miserable run of four draws and a defeat saw their hopes of winning a first championship in four years slip away.
Wednesday 24 May 2006
Israel's Prime Minister agreed to President Bush's request last night that he start negotiations soon with the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. But Ehud Olmert made clear that if no peace deal was achieved "within three or four years" the Jewish state would unilaterally impose its own border rearrangement.
Tuesday 23 May 2006
The United States signalled yesterday that it intends pressing for renewed debate in the United Nations Security Council on relations with Burma's brutal military junta after the surprise visit to the country by a senior UN envoy at the weekend.
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