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Snappier writing and shorter attention spans keep theatregoers in their seats
Newcastle defender Mike Williamson will be handed the unenviable task of trying to combat towering Birmingham striker Nikola Zigic tonight.
Arsene Wenger said yesterday that he would not back down in his dispute with Sam Allardyce and Tony Pulis and promised to continue speaking out over what he described as "violent football".
Old guard will be picked for first half as manager urges them to take responsibility and shield younger players
Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce believes goalkeeper Paul Robinson's absence from England's World Cup squad can only be down to personal issues on the part of Fabio Capello.
England boss Fabio Capello has called up Joe Hart and Gary Cahill into his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Ukraine and Belarus following injuries to Paul Robinson and Joleon Lescott.
Goalkeeper Ben Foster has withdrawn from the England squad ahead of Wednesday's friendly international against Holland, due to a minor injury.
West Ham's goalkeeper tells Sam Wallace why he won't let fear of disaster spoil his competitive debut for England on Saturday
The Blackburn Rovers chairman, John Williams, will not even contemplate the thought, let alone discuss it at any length, but he will stick with Sam Allardyce even if they are relegated at the end of the season.
West Bromwich left short of forward options after striker injured against Portsmouth
Blackburn's injury-plagued midfielder Steven Reid will miss the rest of the season after suffering another knee problem.
Australia international Vince Grella has joined Blackburn on a four-year contract, becoming manager Paul Ince's fifth signing.
Juande Ramos is expected to wait until the end of the season before appointing a goalkeeping coach.
Minus three on the pitch, plus one on the scoreboard. But a big negative mark for Radek Cerny. In plummeting temperatures Spurs won, but their goalkeeper lost. Again. Having witnessed the howlers of Paul Robinson there was a real blooper from the Czech Cerny on his return to his former club. It was even reminiscent of the mistakes made by the man he replaced, failing to deal with a speculative punt forward.