Sport Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle accepted a bid from the French side understood to be in the region of £20m

Patrice Evra moving on from World Cup 'scar'

Patrice Evra concedes he will always "live with the scar" of his role in France's World Cup debacle last year but is nevertheless determined to become a positive force for Les Bleus in the future.

Lille reject English way to threaten French elite

They might boast wealthy co-owners but, four points clear in the race for the title, <i>Les Dogues'</i> rise is a triumph for long-term planning

Evra and Rib&#233;ry return for France

France coach Laurent Blanc has included Patrice Evra and Franck Ribéry in his squad for next Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier in Luxembourg, while also recalling the Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri.

Franck Ribery hits back at Raymond Domenech

Former France coach Raymond Domenech should have spoken to the players about their World Cup mutiny, not months later in the media, Franck Ribery said on Thursday.

Ferguson: We need just 10 more victories and the title is ours

Sir Alex Ferguson believes 10 more victories would clinch the title for Manchester United, with 84 points "definitely" enough to win it. The unbeaten run is assuming an increasing psychological significance in the journey towards a 19th title, with the immediate prospect of overtaking the club record 29 games without defeat, set in the Treble-winning season of 1998-99, at Wolves this evening.

James Lawton: Berbatov now has one foot in Ferguson's pantheon

Sir Alex Ferguson says "bloody football" and has a pocketful of exhibits to support the proposition. But who would have thought that by the end of this season – and maybe his 12th winning Premier League title campaign – they would include the resurrection of Dimitar Berbatov?

History of epic battles with Juventus shows a formidable opponent

Mancini was a boyhood fan of the Old Lady - but he has stood up to the Turin club as both a player and coach

Liverpool mull January bids for Lille stars Rami and Gervinho

Liverpool are are examining a group of players at the French side Lille, with the central defender Adil Rami a possible target for January, according to sources in France.

James Lawton: Italian may now believe he can't help England

One complaint against Fabio Capello after England's undressing by France at Wembley is that his body language is losing much of its old intensity. He no longer strides into the technical area bristling with rage and indignation. He doesn't snort volcanically, as he did in Cape Town a few months ago, and say that he simply didn't recognise his team.

James Lawton: Benzema helps France recreate verve and style of their glorious past

Of course, in England we like to say the entire team is drawn from Europe's dominant league but we know what a small percentage that really represents

Slick France give England's new generation a reality check

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Liverpool's fury over Gerrard

Reds accuse Capello of reneging on agreement as midfielder suffers injury in England's defeat to France

Gerard Houllier reveals interest in Karim Benzema

Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier has confirmed his interest in Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

James Lawton: Blanc is right: It's too hard for kids to get Premier League break

A precocious player can be promoted too quickly, but too often in English football the opposite is true

English clubs stifle young French talent, says Blanc

Laurent Blanc, the coach of France and a former Manchester United player, believes that promising teenagers should think twice before joining a big club in the Premier League, as it may just lead to years on the bench.

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