Sport Tim Sherwood has taken temporary charge of Tottenham after andre Villas-Boas was sacked

Fabio Capello, Glenn Hoddle and Mauricio Pochettino are in the running for the Spurs job

Football; Spurs' Klinsmann clone

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Football: Sure-fire Sinton

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Football: Growing pains for the league of nations

Is football being stung - or saved - by the influx of foreign players? asks Guy Hodgson

Harford hopes to sign Bebeto

Ray Harford hopes to pull off a coup by luring the Brazilian World Cup striker, Bebeto, to Blackburn Rovers.

Apologetic Bosnich 'must grow up'

Aston Villa's assistant manager, Allan Evans, suggested yesterday that the club's goalkeeper, Mark Bosnich, has no problems that maturity would not cure.

FOOTBALL: EUROPEAN ROUND-UP:Ince off but Inter top

For the first time in seven years, Internazionale stand alone at the top of Italy's Serie A - and they did it despite having only 10 men on the pitch for over half of Saturday's 2-0 home win against Piacenza, writes Rupert Metcalf.

Ravanelli keeps Italians in touch

Italy, England's main rivals in World Cup qualifying Group Two, managed only a 1-0 home win over Georgia in Perugia last night, Middlesbrough's Fabrizio Ravanelli scoring the only goal.

Sport's in the mind

Mens sana in corpore sano. Now I don't know too much Latin (just prima facie, quid pro quo, alea jacta est, que sera sera, stuff like that), but I do understand what the British mean when they say it. Literally it translates to "a healthy mind in a healthy body" - a two way trade- off.

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City Diary: Pensions Board bikers in power struggle

Try as I might I cannot imagine that sitting on the Occupational Pensions Board (OPB), though worthy, can provide much excitement. In the middle of advising the Government on pensions issues, two members of the OPB have formed an unlikely rivalry.

Vogts' triumph over adversity

Football: Euro 96 Final; Germany v Czech Republic

Power surge needed to ignite final

While the English are trying to summon up interest, Germany and the Czech Republic will be calling on their final reserves of energy and will. Many might think that the real final of Euro 96 took place on Wednesday night, but that would be to ignore the undoubted qualities of tonight's participants.

Germans make awed approach to football's greatest symbol

Hartmut Scherzer looks at Wembley's emotional significance to the visitors

Vogts saves his best put-down until the last

Germany responded yesterday with a famous Churchillian gesture of their own to the tabloid newspaper which tiresomely declared football war on them on Monday.

Millichip 'regrets' Venables exit

For the first time in what seems months, we have two whole days without football. What to do? Talk to your partner (if they are still there), scythe the lawn, buy fresh food, rather than eat microwaved Polyfilla?
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