Sport Joseph Yobo

The 33-year-old set for a return to the Premier League from Fenerbahce

Rooney's fine form provides United's silver lining

The performance of the England striker bodes well for both Sir Alex Ferguson and Fabio Capello

Moyes' struggle is laid bare in financial results

David Moyes' uphill battle to compete at the top end of the Premier League was revealed yesterday in annual results which showed Everton are spending nearly 70 per cent of their income on wages and running at a £3.1m loss despite maintaining near record turnover.

Chelsea: Spending is only way to win

Arnesen oversaw £60m youth programme but says investing in youngsters is for clubs who 'don't want trophies'

Modric: Tackle could have ended my career

Tottenham playmaker Luka Modric has accused Lee Cattermole of putting his career in jeopardy following the Sunderland captain's latest controversial challenge.

Marseille reveal making Drogba bid

Marseille have revealed they tried to bring Chelsea star Didier Drogba back to the club before the transfer deadline, even as relations between coach Didier Deschamps and sporting director Jose Anigo were stretched to breaking point.

Yobo loaned out to Fenerbahce

The Everton defender Joseph Yobo has completed his move to Turkish side Fenerbahce on a season-long loan.

Robinho turns down Fenerbahce offer

Robinho has turned down a formal offer from Fenerbahce hoping to leave Manchester City for a Spanish or Italian club before the August 31 transfer deadline.

Bale's stunning strike marks a coming of age

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Marseilles beat Premier League rivals to sign Rémy

France striker Loïc Rémy has disappointed a long list of potential Premier League suitors by agreeing to join Marseilles from their Ligue 1 rivals Nice, the French champions said yesterday.

Pavlyuchenko gives Spurs hope despite defeat

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Dawson dreaming of Messi meeting

Michael Dawson was already dreaming of marking Lionel Messi ahead of his and Tottenham's Champions League debut against Young Boys tonight.

Gifted English defender who got away hopes to steal show against his beloved Spurs

At White Hart Lane on Saturday there was an emotional parade by surviving members of Tottenham's 1961 Double-winning team. Time and football move on and those old heroes, who later reached the European Cup semi-final, may be surprised to learn that as Spurs return to the competition almost half a century later, not only is tonight's final qualifying round first leg being played on an artificial pitch, but the only North London boy stepping onto it will be appearing for the opposition.

This week in Europe (15/08/10)

A look ahead to all the matches in the Champions League and Europa League

Michael Dawson ready for 'exciting times' at Spurs

Michael Dawson claims helping Tottenham reach the group stage of the Champions League "means everything" to him as he prepares for the club's first European Cup tie for 48 years.

Redknapp cautious after European draw smiles on Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur were yesterday handed the easiest possible draw in the Champions League play-off, against the Swiss runners-up Young Boys Berne, the lowest-ranked team they could have drawn.

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Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
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How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

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Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

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Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links