News Andy Gray and Richard Keys at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in 2012

Footage shows axed former Sky Sports presenter Gray making offensive chant at female colleague

Jamie Carragher calls for Michael Owen respect

Liverpool stalwart Jamie Carragher believes former striker Michael Owen deserves to be treated with respect when he returns to Anfield to play in the defender's testimonial tomorrow.

Carragher tipped to go from Bootle boy to Boot Room

Roy Evans backs the Anfield rock to be a future first-team coach, while his testimonial with Everton sees Owen back in Liverpool red

Wales ex-captain Owen retires

Former Wales captain Michael Owen has been forced to retire from rugby because of injury.

Pitch may be dug up 65 times in next 13 years

The Football Association admitted yesterday that the pitch at Wembley will have to be dug up and relaid continually for the next 13 years. A meeting was held yesterday between the FA, the Sports Turf Research Institute, which oversees the maintenance of the pitch, and experts from the Institute of Groundsmanship.

Ferguson favours Owen to protect tiring Rooney

If slightly more democratic in its favours than the FA Cup, the 50-year-old League Cup still tends to favour the bigger boys. The only final of the last 10 between genuinely unfashionable clubs was the one in which Middlesbrough beat Bolton. Aston Villa and Manchester United contest today's jubilee game as members of the Premier League's top seven and clubs with such a strong tradition in the competition that only Liverpool have appeared in more finals.

Geoff Boycott urges Michael Owen to try feng shui

Former England cricketer Geoff Boycott has urged Michael Owen to try the ancient Chinese art of feng shui in a bid to get his World Cup ambitions back on track, the Daily Express newspaper reported today.

Welbeck agrees new Manchester United deal

Manchester United have agreed a new contract with England Under-21 striker Danny Welbeck tieing him to the club until at least June 2013.

Terry scores PR own goal with World Cup cash-in

Mass email reveals that England captain is touting for 2010 endorsements

Referees under fire again after red-card record

The former top referee Jeff Winter hopes the weekend's record number of red cards in the Premier League will not be repeated. The red mist descended on the top flight this weekend, with eight players sent off on Saturday and Birmingham's Barry Ferguson dismissed on Sunday.

Referee had double vision over Da Silva, claim United

It's an easy mistake to make but nonetheless Manchester United have submitted a claim of mistaken identity to the Football Association after Fabio da Silva was booked by referee Chris Foy against Barnsley in the Carling Cup on Tuesday night.

Manchester United biding time with Owen

Manchester United are breaking Michael Owen in gently at Old Trafford following his surprise free transfer move from Newcastle in the summer.

Saracens hit by nine-month Owen injury

Saracens and Wales back row Michael Owen has been ruled out for the rest of the season with knee ligament damage.

Three year ban for Bellamy clash fan

A man who was shoved in the face by Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy after running onto the Old Trafford pitch during Manchester United's 4-3 derby win earlier this month was banned from attending football matches for three years today.

Ferguson to continue with United's Carling Cup policy

Sir Alex Ferguson has vowed to carry on giving youth a chance in the Carling Cup.

Owen: Manchester City will be challengers

Michael Owen is in no doubt Manchester City will be among the leading lights in the Barclays Premier League this season.

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