The former Liverpool striker will retire at the end of the season
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Saturday 14 June 2008
The BBC divides its football anchormen and pundits into an elite squad and the dirt-trackers. With a few add-ons, it's essentially Lineker, Hansen and Shearer – the Permatan Three – versus Chiles, Dixon and Peacock, the Men in the Street. The former get the plum jobs, the latter the leftovers. They've got it the wrong way round.
Thursday 24 April 2008
England's bid for the 2018 World Cup will gather momentum today when the Football Association board meets to decide on their campaign structure.
Saturday 12 April 2008
Imagine only ever getting to see the last 15 minutes of football matches. Or sitting down to watch Hamlet with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern already pushing up daisies, Polonius behind the arras with his fatal sword wound and Ophelia having taken her early bath. That's what watching the Masters is like.
Tuesday 04 March 2008
One was a footballing hero, rated among England's most prolific strikers; the other is the world's most celebrated pacifist and the spiritual leader who led India to independence.
Friday 29 February 2008
There have been job cuts at the BBC, but surely sleeping in your boss's office is too much? The corporation's new head of comedy, Mark Freeland, was disturbed to discover, upon his arrival, that a mystery colleague was bedding down each night beside his desk.
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- 4 Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, the mother-of-two hailed as a hero for confronting Woolwich attackers, thought: 'better me than a child'
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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