Sport Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane have teamed up to talk about their playing days

Thawing of frosty relationship, which is subject of TV show on Tuesday night, began with a shared ice cream

Football: Belated honour for an honest grafter

Norman Fox sees a fitting end to a turbulent week for Liverpool's rising star

Football: Ince in no hurry to come home

Arsenal's hopes of luring Paul Ince back to England next season may depend on Newcastle failing in their Uefa Cup campaign.

Hoddle beset with more injury worries

The England coach, Glenn Hoddle, is unlikely to call for World Cup reinforcements despite a terrible England casualty list less than a week before the vital qualifying match against Italy at Wembley.

Sports-star bombs denied

Claims that British sports stars in mixed-race relationships were the intended targets of a neo-Nazi bombing campaign were denied yesterday by police in Denmark who have arrested seven fascist suspects.

Ince inspires Internazionale advance

European round-up

Hoddle, England and the moral maze

Outside, the Hallowe'en wind howled but not loud enough to drown the shrill voices that shrieked at Glenn Hoddle's conscience as he stared at the list of names before him; a list that had one gap to be filled. Harpies leered through the window, tapping out messages on the glass with sharp red fingernails, and a ghostly politician with a pumpkin head mouthed the words: "Remember the moral crusade." But, with a calm and independent resolution that may well become his trademark, the England manager reached for his pen and wrote with a steady hand the name . . . Paul Gascoigne.

Ince sent off again

Paul Ince was sent off for the second time within 16 days as Internazionale scraped into the third round of the Uefa Cup in Austria on Tuesday.

Gascoigne happy to mind the kids

Glenn Moore talks to England's playmaker about his senior status; WORLD CUP: Home nations target a place in France in 1998 as England and Scotland open their qualifying campaigns


England produced their finest performance since the 1990 World Cup and evoked memories of the glorious days of 1966 as they qualified for the last eight of the European Championship finals last night.

Football: England hope for flying start

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP: Time for talking to stop as Venables' team take on Switzerland at Wembley in opening game

Gazza injury scare

Paul Gascoigne is suffering from a dose of blood poisoning that has kept him out of England's starting line-up against a Hong Kong club side today.

Manager held over parking ticket rivalry


Manchester United score big gains on transfer market

Gains on the sale of players such as Andrei Kanchelskis as well as cash from a video merchandising deal have doubled half-year profits at Manchester United as the club shoots for the Premiership and FA Cup double.

Crossing into the box

If Sky does not play ball, Man United might start its own TV channel. Patrick Tooher reports

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