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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The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
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Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

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Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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