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The technology helps officials battling to keep players creeping forward at free-kicks

Football: Coaches tackle calendar

LEADING EUROPEAN football coaches have suggested arranging two internationals in a week to reduce the disruption to clubs caused by players being called away for spread-out fixtures.

Football: Juninho makes welcome return to Boro

JUNINHO BEGINS a second stint at the Riverside today after Middlesbrough signed the diminutive Brazilian midfielder on a short-term contract until the end of the season, subject to a successful application for a work permit.

Football: United give Keane 48 hours

MANCHESTER UNITED want Roy Keane to sign a record contract in the next 48 hours - or they will begin negotiations to sell him to Internazionale.

Football: McManaman sparks Real victory at Inter

STEVE MCMANAMAN, the former Liverpool player, had a hand in Real Madrid's opening goal in a 3-2 win over Internazionale in a friendly at the San Siro at the weekend.

Football: Overseas Round-Up: No place for sorry Inter in Uefa Cup

INTERNAZIONALE FAILED to qualify for European compettion for only the third time in their history when they lost to Bologna in a play-off for Italy's final Uefa Cup place yesterday.

Football: Moratti quits Inter

INTERNAZIONALE, the Italian Serie A club who have suffered a series of blows this season, were shaken by a fresh crisis last night when their president and owner, Massimo Moratti, announced he was quitting.

Football: Former Rover returns to Inter

ROY HODGSON, the former Blackburn Rovers manager, was yesterday appointed technical director at Internazionale until the end of the season. The Italian Serie A side announced that the 51-year-old Hodgson would work alongside Luciano Castellini, who was appointed as caretaker coach in March after the resignation of Mircea Lucescu.

Football: Houllier sends scouts to assess Georgatos

THE LIVERPOOL manager Gerard Houllier is pursuing the Greek international Grigorios Georgatos as a replacement for Steve McManaman.

Football: Ferguson pays for his jibes

ALEX FERGUSON has been fined SFr5,000 (pounds 2,200) by Uefa for "unnecessary provocation" following his anti-Italian jibes towards Internazionale last week. Ferguson started the war of words by claiming the Italian side would use every trick in the book to try to achieve victory.

Football: European Round-Up - Lucescu abandons Inter quest

FOR THE second time this season, Internazionale are looking for a new coach, after Mircea Lucescu resigned following his side's humiliating Italian League 4-0 defeat at Sampdoria yesterday. Vincenzo Montella's hat-trick and a fourth from the Argentine playmaker Ariel Ortega proved too much for Lucescu, just four days after Inter's elimination from the European Cup against Manchester United.

Football: Flight of Fergy's freedom fighters

An old managerial adversary applauds United's crusading spirit as another European citadel looms; Nick Townsend says foreign fields are no longer forbidden territory

Football: Proud United fear no opponents

Respect is the common denominator as the last four teams go into the European Cup draw

Football: Lucescu digs his heels in at Inter

THE INTERNAZIONALE coach, Mircea Lucescu, is refusing to quit despite calls for his resignation after his team were eliminated from the European Cup by Manchester United.

Football: Jeffers springs eternal for Blues

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Football: European round up- Lippi offers resignation after Juve lose at home

MARCELLO LIPPI, the volatile coach of Juventus, offered his resignation after he Italian champions slumped to a defeat 4-2 at home to Parma yesterday.
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