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Thursday 03 February 2011
France left back Patrice Evra was omitted from the squad for next week's friendly against Brazil despite having served a five-match ban for his infamous World Cup walkout.
Friday 14 January 2011
Aston Villa are close to completing the signing of Lyon midfielder Jean Makoun after manager Gerald Houllier held "positive talks" with his former club.
Thursday 13 January 2011
Aston Villa are close to sealing a £6.5million deal to sign Lyon midfielder Jean Makoun.
Monday 20 December 2010
Andre-Pierre Gignac has scored just one league goal in nearly five months with Marseille and is turning into the local fans' scapegoat following an expensive transfer this summer.
Friday 17 December 2010
Following the draw for the last-16 of the Champions League, we take a look at the teams still involved.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has been voted French player of the year by France Football magazine.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
A Roman settlement brimming with ancient artefacts and human remains has been unearthed on a building site in west London, it was revealed today.
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.
Monday 27 September 2010
The Independent, along with Libération and la Repubblica, hosted a forum on The Sustainable Planet in Lyon on 24, 25 and 26 September, gathering politicians, environmental scientists and heads of business from across Europe to take part in a number of debates on the state of our planet.
Friday 24 September 2010
Anyone who saw the Hollywood movie Gladiator will remember its villain: the demented young Roman emperor Commodus, played by Joaquin Phoenix. The most vivid historical picture we have of Commodus is by Edward Gibbon in his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; Gibbon hated him because he felt it was with Commodus that the Roman rot set in, after four emperors who had ruled wisely and well, the last being Commodus's own philosopher-father, Marcus Aurelius.
Thursday 09 September 2010
New Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier is hoping to appoint one of his former Liverpool backroom staff - Patrice Bergues - at Villa Park.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-yueng claims his team can "smash" Sporting Braga at Parkhead tonight, despite losing 3-0 in Portugal last week.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Celtic striker Gary Hooper believes James Forrest can fill the void created by Aiden McGeady's absence during tomorrow's Champions League clash against Sporting Braga.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Toulouse midfielder Moussa Sissoko claims Manchester City and Lyon have expressed an interest in him.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Birmingham striker Nikola Zigic will report for duty after only a mini-break following the World Cup to have time to adapt to the Premier League for the new season.
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