Sport Patrice Evra, Cristiano Ronaldo and Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United pose with the Carling Cup trophy in the dressing room after their 2006 win

The United captain gave the 2006 medal to former team-mate Giuseppe Rossi

Everton 2 Norwich 0: Everton in mix for Champions League place, reckons Phil Jagielka

The Toffees returned to the top four with yet another victory at Goodison Park

Everton 2 Norwich City 0 match report: Everton secure Aiden McGeady and three easy points

Everton announced the capture of the Spartak Moscow midfielder before kick-off with superb goals from Gareth Barry and Kevin Mirallas securing victory shortly after

Martinez is still searching for his first win

Transfer news: Roberto Martinez has no plans for January spending at Everton - reports

New boss not planning to splash the cash

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic

Stoke City v Manchester United: Nemanja Vidic must fight for place, warns David Moyes ahead of Capital One Cup tie

David Moyes has warned his captain Nemanja Vidic he cannot expect to walk straight back into the Manchester United team as they prepare to face Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.

Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United is helped off the pitch

Nemanja Vidic warned he cannot expect to walk back into Manchester United side

David Moyes says his captain is not guaranteed a place in the starting XI

Mario Balotelli has scored six goals for Italy during their qualifying campaign

World Cup Qualifier: Italy v Armenia match preview

A look ahead to the Group B World Cup Qualifying match in Naples.

Mario Balotelli

AC Milan v Celtic: Celtic encouraged to 'provoke Mario Balotelli' during Champions League game at San Siro

The Scottish side face an incredibly difficult group

Alvaro Negredo

Sevilla insist no bids have been received for Alvaro Negredo despite reported interest from Manchester City and Tottenham

The striker has been strongly linked with a move this summer

Neil Lennon is at the centre of celebrations after Celtic clinch the title

Celtic to play Cliftonville in Champions League qualifier

The Scottish champions play the side from Northern Ireland

Nemanja Vidic

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic labels David Moyes a 'winner'

Skipper expects to continue collecting trophies under new management

Fernando Torres put Chelsea in front inside five minutes with a fine lob to put Chelsea on course
Alan Pardew said there are no mission impossibles in football

Benfica v Newcastle: Alan Pardew aiming to stop Benfica taking 11th straight win

Newcastle travel to Portugal in the Europa League

Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 match report: Nemanja Vidic sets his sights on the one trophy still missing

Nemanja Vidic is determined to ensure the FA Cup is part of this season's trophy haul when he heads off on his summer break.

Alessandro Matri wheels away from the Celtic goal after opening the scoring for Juventus last night
Kenwyne Jones

Transfer Talk: David Bentley to QPR; Kenwyne Jones to Aston Villa; Tom Huddlestone to Fulham

The Independent's Martin Hardy analyses today's January transfer window stories and separates the reality from the rumour

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Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
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Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert
Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Former one-day coach says he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but ‘won’t be jumping up and down’
Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness