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Man-for-man marking from the Green Point Stadium

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Something to declare: Malaysian liaison; bargain Yorkshire; Porto Santo; Jamaica

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Internazionale engaged the brain rather than the heart. If it was a form of larceny it was also, in the cold perfection of its execution, worthy of a raid on the Louvre

David Prosser: The lesson from Lisbon

Budget Outlook Much of the criticism of this Budget is that it does not spell out how spending cuts will be implemented across the various government departments. If that lack of detail undermines confidence in the Chancellor's ability to deliver borrowing reductions, our AAA rating might be imperilled.

Campbell clinging to England dream

Arsenal veteran Sol Campbell is refusing to give up hope on a stunning England recall for the World Cup this summer.

Nasri wonder goal caps a European night to savour

Arsenal 5 Porto 0

Everyone loves a Dane after Bendtner's hat-trick

The odds on Nicklas Bendtner scoring a hat-trick against Porto were shorter than those of finding an alien life-form, but not by all that much. Bookmakers offer about 100-1 that we will discover the existence of intelligent extra-terrestrial life. Last night the odds on Bendtner scoring his first hat-trick in senior football against the Portuguese champions were 40-1.

Wenger gives backing to Bendtner

Arsene Wenger has every confidence in Nicklas Bendtner - and hopes the young Denmark striker can help fire Arsenal into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with victory over Porto tonight.

Fabregas will miss Porto game

Weakened Arsenal try to make history tonight by overturning first-leg deficit

Fabregas will miss Porto clash

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has been ruled out of tomorrow's Champions League clash with Porto because of a hamstring problem.

Bosingwa will miss World Cup through injury

Chelsea full-back Jose Bosingwa will miss the rest of the season and the World Cup with Portugal as he requires further surgery on a knee injury, the Premier League club have confirmed.

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