Jurgen Klinsmann

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

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.

After 20 years studying Capello, can the US coach claim his scalp?

The United States defender Jay DeMerit recently declared, with a laugh, that Bob Bradley "has a DVD player taped to his forehead'' and it was easy to see what he meant when the nation's manager sat down yesterday to talk about England and Fabio Capello, Saturday evening's opponents in Rustenburg.

Ribery gives Bayern ultimatum

Franck Ribery has told Bayern Munich that he will only sign a new contract at the Allianz Arena if the Bundesliga club show greater ambition.

Klinsmann sacked as Bayern coach after run of poor results

Bayern Munich have fired coach Jürgen Klinsmann and appointed Jupp Heynckes for the final five games of the season. Klinsmann's fate was sealed after a meeting with the club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the general manager Uli Hoeness and director Karl Hopfner yesterday.

Klinsmann's fortunes take a dive

Bayern's legendary former player faces the sack – unless he can overturn Barcelona's 4-0 lead tonight. Tony Paterson reports from Berlin

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Bundesliga Round Up: Enke out until January

Hannover have been hit by the news that goalkeeper Robert Enke could be sidelined for up to 12 weeks after suffering a hand injury while on duty with the German national team.

Parry's reign 'a disaster' says Hicks

Tom Hicks today branded Rick Parry's leadership as Liverpool chief executive "a disaster" and warned co-owner George Gillett that the stalemate over the club's future will continue until he agrees to sell his stake.

'Undermined' Benitez wants showdown with Hicks and Gillett

Rafael Benitez yesterday demanded a meeting with the warring factions at Anfield and may find his future at the club untenable if he does not find the reassurances he is seeking, as acrimony between the owners continues to escalate.