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Algeria international struggling to make an impact at the San Siro

Football: Milan look to history

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Football: Asprilla's new tune hits the wrong note with Toon Army

The two things the supporters of Newcastle United Football Club least expected to have to contemplate this season were relegation and the departure of Faustino Asprilla.

Football: Asprilla ready to return to Parma for pounds 7.3m

Faustino Asprilla, Newcastle United's Colombian international striker, is returning to Parma in a surprise pounds 7.3m transfer that was agreed last night.

Football: Bayern at their best in Europe

Bayern Munich aim to put their stuttering league form behind them, as Gothenburg might find to their expense in the Champions' League tonight.

Football: Parma can stay in hunt

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Football: Talisman with a talent for tormenting Englishmen

Do you man-mark him, isolate him or just kick him? Gianfranco Zola scored the goal that beat England at Wembley in February and is the man most likely to beat them again.

Football: Maximum points at home looks crucial for Parma

Parma's experienced Argentinian midfielder Nestor Sensini says his side must beat Turkey's Galatasaray in tonight's Champions' League home tie to stay on course for a quarter-final place.

Asprilla's friend guilty of possessing cocaine

An addict who bought cocaine with the help of pounds 1,000 given to him by Faustino Asprilla, the footballer, was yesterday convicted of possessing the drug.

People: Asprilla cash `was used to buy cocaine'

Football star Faustino Asprilla gave up to pounds 1,000 in cash to a suspected drug dealer who spent the money on cocaine, a court heard yesterday.

Football: England's chance to experiment

Domestic football may be a marathon but the international game is a series of sprints. Its players, like racehorses and athletes, have to be coached to a series of peaks rather than cajoled into a steady consistency Having scaled one peak in Poland, England are now looking towards the ultimate one, next summer's World Cup in France.

Parma gain place in Champions' League

European round-up

Football: Ravanelli and Baggio miss out for Italy

Fabrizio Ravanelli and Roberto Baggio have been left out of Italy's squad for the Tournoi de France. Three new faces emerged, while striker Alessandro Del Piero returns from injury.

Parma force Juventus to delay title celebrations

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