Tottenham can beat Barcelona claims Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch believes that even Barcelona may not be good enough to stop Tottenham reaching the Champions League final this season.

Uefa open investigation into Gennaro Gattuso behaviour

AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso could face a lengthy ban after UEFA today announced it has opened disciplinary proceedings following his clash with Tottenham coach Joe Jordan.

Capello waits on fitness of 'captain' Lampard with Rooney in the wings

England coach to assess Chelsea midfielder's fitness / Rooney fourth choice to take armband against Denmark

Tottenham optimistic of David Beckham deal

David Beckham could complete his move to Tottenham in the next 36 hours after Harry Redknapp revealed negotiations about a two-month loan for the former England captain were progressing well.

Fulham take Richards fight to Court of Appeal

Fulham have taken their fight to oust Sir David Richards as Premier League chairman to the Court of Appeal after challenging a High Court judgement for their dispute with him to be settled by arbitration.

Peter Crouch content to make an impact

Peter Crouch had no complaints about playing second fiddle to Andy Carroll in England's 2-1 friendly defeat against France after showing the debutant the way to goal barely a minute after coming off the bench.

Insurance to cover firms against celebrity 'disgrace'

In a fame hungry world, the celebrity endorsement can do wonders for a brand. Companies spend millions signing up sports figures and A-listers to front their campaigns in the hope that their star appeal will draw in consumers.

Spurs announce record revenues

Tottenham today demonstrated the difference qualifying for this season's Champions League could make to their finances after reporting a pre-tax loss of £6.5million, despite record revenues.

Referee's howler costs Stoke as Tottenham are Baled out

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Abbey Clancy drops TV appearance after Peter Crouch claims

Abbey Clancy pulled out of a TV appearance booked for today in the wake of allegations about her footballer fiance Peter Crouch.

Club guide: Birmingham City

Title: 2,000-1 Relegation: 9-2 Sack Race: 14-1

Terence Blacker: It's not the players, it's their followers

As from this week, the word "shame" is likely to be appearing with increased regularity in the national newspapers. The Premier League football season starts on Saturday, and the national team will be in action on Wednesday. Already the predictable shame-based, football-related stories are beginning to appear in the press.

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Crouch lands the No 9 shirt

Striker closes in on starting role as squad fly to South Africa as Capello commits future to England
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