The Potters failed to get a work permit for the striker
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Sunday 23 November 2008
Thursday 23 October 2008
Actors, like investment banks, are susceptible to the fluctuations of the market. While the Stock Exchange is reeling, shares in Kenneth Branagh are soaring. Ever since his Ivanov opened the Donmar season at Wyndham's Theatre, it has been Ken! Ken! Ken! Buy! Buy! Buy! – or the critical equivalent.
Monday 06 October 2008
This was Portsmouth's seventh game in 22 days but there was no sign of any hangover as a result of their energy-sapping Uefa Cup exploits in Portugal on Thursday which did not finish until after midnight.
Friday 19 September 2008
Jermain Defoe missed a penalty after Lassana Diarra broke the deadlock in the 39th minute, but scored Portsmouth's vital second goal which should ensure their progress to the group stage of the Uefa Cup after a first-leg win against the Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes at Fratton Park last night.
Sunday 14 September 2008
Saturday 16 August 2008
Friday 15 August 2008
Portsmouth have accepted a bid from Rangers in the region of £3m for midfielder Pedro Mendes.
Tuesday 29 July 2008
The Tottenham Hotspur chairman, Daniel Levy, did not conceal his anger last night after conceding the signature of Robbie Keane to Liverpool for what he described as £19m "compensation" – rising by a possible £1.3m, based on appearances.
Thursday 24 July 2008
Liverpool have signed highly-rated teenage striker David Ngog from Paris St Germain.
Saturday 19 July 2008
Chris Wood yesterday evoked memories of Justin Rose's Open heroics of a decade ago with a brilliant finish to his second round that boosted his hopes of finishing the tournament as the leading amateur player.
Wednesday 16 July 2008
Newcastle United's faltering summer recruitment drive was knocked back once again yesterday when Anton Ferdinand pulled out of transfer negotiations with the club. The West Ham defender was one of a group of players the club's London-based transfer team had hoped to sign.
Thursday 10 July 2008
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez ruled out making a move for Spain striker David Villa on Thursday.
Monday 07 July 2008
Striker Peter Crouch's future at Liverpool looks to be coming to an end after the club gave Portsmouth permission to open talks with the England international.
Friday 20 June 2008
Charity gigs are often ramshackle affairs and this show, in aid of children's charity NCH, was no exception. Jessica Hynes (formerly Stevenson) put the Daisy into lackadaisical, exhibiting all the neurotic characteristics of the role that made her famous in the sitcom Spaced, but to no great effect.
Tuesday 03 June 2008
Then there were two. The great England captaincy audition is, Fabio Capello said on Wednesday night, down to two names and while he would not name the contenders it is understood that John Terry and Rio Ferdinand are the last men standing. Never has there been such an incentive for those two to stay out of trouble at Wayne Rooney's Ibiza stag do this summer.
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