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The Stoke City striker raced down the M40 after the Arsenal match to make it to Brixton in time

Benitez 'manipulates' Liverpool fans claims Redknapp

Former Liverpool star Jamie Redknapp has questioned Rafael Benitez's management and claims that he manipulates the club's fans.

Liverpool consider Pavlyuchenko loan deal

Want-away Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko has emerged as a loan target for Liverpool.

Birmingham admit interest in Janko

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has admitted his interest in Salzburg's prolific goalscorer Marc Janko.

King hoping for Tottenham contract talks

Tottenham club captain Ledley King is hoping for talks about a fresh deal at White Hart Lane.

Whelan leaves it late to ruin Redknapp's day

Tottenham Hotspur 0 Stoke City 1: Plucky Potters the perfect party poopers as Tottenham manager's anniversary falls flat

Redknapp celebrates year of few 'gambles'

Although Harry Redknapp freely admits he took a chance by swapping Portsmouth for Tottenham Hotspur a year ago, it was the curbing of the London club's own reckless gambling habit that helped pave the way for his, and their, current success, he believes.

New Portsmouth owners promise January war chest

Portsmouth manager Paul Hart has been assured he will have money to spend in the January transfer window following Ali Al-Faraj's takeover of the club.

Defoe the victim of Capello's lust for power

England 2 Slovenia 1

Portsmouth have chance to attack transfer market

Portsmouth manager Paul Hart finally looks set to be able to attack the transfer market after Sulaiman Al Fahim announced his takeover of the club has been completed.

Kaboul pleads for patience

Younes Kaboul maintains Portsmouth must stay united on and off the pitch. Pompey have lost all three matches of the new Premier League season, but tonight's Carling Cup tie with League Two Hereford will at least offer some respite.

Portsmouth confirm alternative takeover talks

Portsmouth have confirmed a new consortium led by chief executive officer Peter Storrie is in negotiations to buy the club.

The Ten Best Football Debuts

With the new Premier League season underway tomorrow, numerous players will be making their debuts - and with it comes the chance to make a name for themselves.

Pompey hope for silver lining to clouds over Fratton Park

Fahim's takeover could offer a way forward – but he better be quick, writes Glenn Moore

Nugent incident adds to Pompey's problems

Portsmouth's dismal summer went from bad to worse last night when it emerged that one-cap England striker David Nugent was sent home early from a pre-season trip for an incident with a team-mate during a late-night drinking session.

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links