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Sunday 14 November 2010
Thursday 11 November 2010
Barcelona full-back Eric Abidal was yesterday recalled to France's squad for the first time since their World Cup fiasco, as Les Bleus prepare for Wednesday's friendly against England at Wembley.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
France coach Laurent Blanc has recalled Barcelona defender Eric Abidal for next Wednesday's friendly against England at Wembley.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Monday 11 October 2010
Friday 01 October 2010
Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho believes striker Karim Benzema must show more ambition if he is to become a genuine world-class talent.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny admits his life has changed beyond recognition since he moved to the Barclays Premier League.
Thursday 09 September 2010
The Scottish Football Association issued an apology yesterday, but it was not for the woeful performance of the national side. Instead it said sorry to Liechtenstein for the booing of the principality's anthem, which has the same tune as "God Save the Queen". Booing was the overriding accompaniment of a trying evening for home supporters at Hampden Park on Tuesday as Scotland avoided, by the narrowest of margins, the biggest embarrassment in a history that is not short of such contenders.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
France coach Laurent Blanc has told his side that last night's victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina "has to be the turning point".
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Carlos Tevez laid on two goals and scored one as Argentina stunned the world champions Spain 4-1 in a friendly at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires last night.
Monday 06 September 2010
Scotland are expected to recall James McFadden and Kris Boyd as they go in search of goals against Liechtenstein at Hampden Park tomorrow night – goals that eluded them in Friday's draw with Lithuania.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Congratters to the British competitors in the World Hovercraft Championships at Towcester Racecourse last weekend, who swept to victory in seven of the eight classes. Fewer skirts in sight at the annual Bubble Baba Challenge near St Petersburg, a race which involves rafting the Losevo Rapids aboard the inflatable doll of your choice. A record entry of more than 450 turned out, with one Vladislav Pavlenko piloting Vanilla Pelotki to first place, shading out Killer Whale, Floating Piggy, Baby Barge and Cuddly Female Racoon. Inflatable animals are accepted as alternative craft, but frankly that's disgusting; only a really Volga boatman would ride one of those.
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Friday 03 September 2010
Thursday 26 August 2010
French football came under attack yesterday when a former doctor to the national side claimed there were "anomalies" in blood tests carried out on members of the World Cup-winning squad of 1998.
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