Sport Spain won the UEFA EURO 2012 trophy

The games involving Les Bleus will be classed as friendlies

Frank Sinclair at Stamford Bridge yesterday. 'The fans never forget their former players' he says

Chelsea, Leicester... Colwyn Bay: Passion drives Frank Sinclair to play on

As two of his old clubs meet, the defender tells Sam Wallace about still going at 40

Craig Gardner, left, said he had found it hard to settle in the North-east

Gardner vows he has settled at Sunderland after months of speculation

The Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner has insisted he is happy on Wearside after months of speculation that he could leave the club.

Bendtner is anxious to star in the mask

Nicklas Bendtner will bid to kickstart his career today, wearing a mask as if to prove his desire to succeed at Sunderland. Bendtner's loan spell at the Stadium of Light has been stop-start so far, he has scored just three and has missed the last month after breaking his nose.

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Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, has cautioned against comparing his current side with the record-breaking vintage of which he (right) and Henrik Larsson (left, holding the 2004 Scottish Cup) were key members

Records no distraction, says Lennon

Celtic manager focused only on trophies and not on matching the historic exploits of 2004 vintage

Jim Montgomery who completed a spectacular double save from Peter Lorimer after first thwarting Trevor Cherry in the FA Cup final at Wembley in 1973

When Jim saved the day to become O'Neill's hero

Incredible stop helped Sunderland win 1973 Cup final. It still reduces him to tears

Martin O’Neill says he is surprised by some of the criticism directed at Arsène Wenger

Arsene has an unlikely ally in rival O'Neill

Sunderland manager quick to offer support despite rarely seeing eye to eye with Wenger

Wayne Bridge has moved to Sunderland on loan

Sunderland give Bridge a road back as Chelsea confirm De Bruyne deal

Wayne Bridge said he was relishing the chance to play football again, after he completed a deadline-day loan move from Manchester City to Sunderland.

Wayne Bridge has moved to Sunderland on loan

Reality bites as frugal clubs let transfer window quietly close

After last year's fireworks, Uefa's looming Financial Fair Play rules mean spending is at a minimum

Welbeck celebrates his winner at The Emirates

Five asides: What we learnt at the weekend

1 Danny Welbeck should start for England at Euro 2012

Martin O'Neill and Mark Hughes have spoken to Sunderland about the manager's job

In this tribal jungle, Bruce's scalp was a matter of time

The former Sunderland manager once told Simon Turnbull he was 'black-and-white daft'. Such devotion helped seal his fate

Clayton lifts Leeds as Foxes close in on return of Pearson

Leicester City 0 Leeds United 1

Aston Villa wait on tests before making Gerard Houllier decision

Aston Villa director General Krulak expects an imminent decision on manager Gerard Houllier's future but insists his health is of paramount importance.

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