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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Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor
The ZX Spectrum has been crowd-funded back into play - with some 21st-century tweaks

The ZX Spectrum is back

The ZX Spectrum was the original - and for some players, still the best. David Crookes meets the fans who've kept the games' flames lit
Grace of Monaco film panned: even the screenwriter pours scorn on biopic starring Nicole Kidman

Even the screenwriter pours scorn on Grace of Monaco biopic

The critics had a field day after last year's premiere, but the savaging goes on
Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people used to believe about periods

Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people once had about periods

If one was missed, vomiting blood was seen as a viable alternative
The best work perks: From free travel cards to making dreams come true (really)

The quirks of work perks

From free travel cards to making dreams come true (really)
Is bridge the latest twee pastime to get hip?

Is bridge becoming hip?

The number of young players has trebled in the past year. Gillian Orr discovers if this old game has new tricks
Long author-lists on research papers are threatening the academic work system

The rise of 'hyperauthorship'

Now that academic papers are written by thousands (yes, thousands) of contributors, it's getting hard to tell workers from shirkers
The rise of Lego Clubs: How toys are helping children struggling with social interaction to build better relationships

The rise of Lego Clubs

How toys are helping children struggling with social interaction to build better relationships
5 best running glasses

On your marks: 5 best running glasses

Whether you’re pounding pavements, parks or hill passes, keep your eyes protected in all weathers
Joe Root: 'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

Joe Root says the England dressing room is a happy place again – and Stokes is the catalyst
Raif Badawi: Wife pleads for fresh EU help as Saudi blogger's health worsens

Please save my husband

As the health of blogger Raif Badawi worsens in prison, his wife urges EU governments to put pressure on the Saudi Arabian royal family to allow her husband to join his family in Canada