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Jol doubts Hughes' ambitious plan

Mark Hughes' idea of ambition at Queen's Park Rangers has been questioned by Martin Jol, the man who succeeded the Welshman at Fulham.

Al Fayed heads for Cannes to promote Diana documentary

Brad Pitt, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Robert De Niro will walk down the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, which opens this week. But the latest addition to that glittering roll-call of talent is less celebrated.

Brian Viner: London 2012 is the time to do a runner

With gold-medal winning serendipity, the Olympic countdown clock in Trafalgar Square developed a glitch on Tuesday just hours after transmission of the first episode of Twenty Twelve, a spoof BBC documentary series about general haplessness in the preparation of next year's Games.

Fulham to erect Michael Jackson statue

Fulham today confirmed a commemorative statue of the late Michael Jackson is being erected at Craven Cottage at the behest of chairman Mohamed Al Fayed.

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Jol moving closer to Fulham switch

The Ajax board's failure to back Martin Jol in the transfer market has driven the former Tottenham manager close to a move to Fulham, according to a former member of the Dutchman's backroom staff at the Amsterdam Arena.