Sport Blackpool winger Tom Ince is due to have talks with Swansea City about a possible loan move

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is due to have talks with Swansea City about a possible loan move

Emma Davies: My husband's team-mate is part of a family

Fabrice is a quiet, unassuming lad... he is a fighter and a fantastic role model for anyone

Amir Khan in his gym in Bolton

Amir Khan: Pulling no punches

The Bolton boxer opens up to Tim Rich on his Peterson rematch, promoting his fights Stateside, the loneliness of his trade – and why his mum can no longer watch

Flares were set off in the relegation tussle between Wigan and Bolton

Wigan ban handful of fans after flares set off against Bolton

Wigan have banned more than a dozen fans as a result of incidents during last weekend's derby victory at Bolton.

Bolton confirm Marvin Sordell transfer from Watford

Bolton have completed the signing of striker Marvin Sordell from Watford for an undisclosed fee subject to confirmation from the Football Association and Premier League.

Ryo Miyaichi has joined Bolton on loan

Bolton capture Ryo Miyaichi on loan from Arsenal

Arsenal's Japanese midfielder Ryo Miyaichi has joined Bolton on loan until the end of the season.

Soundly thrashed: Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish cuts an unhappy figure on the touchline during last night’s match at the Reebok

Dalglish defends decision to criticise Liverpool players

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has defended his very public criticism of the players after insisting there can be no hiding place from failure.

Gary Simpson believes in youth

Macclesfield kids can upset Bolton

The Macclesfield Town manager, Gary Simpson, believes there is no reason why his talented pool of youngsters cannot pull off an FA Cup upset at Bolton Wanderers tonight.

Southampton prospect Luke Shaw playing for England U17s

Arsenal face a battle for Saints' £4m teen

Arsenal face intense competition to sign the Southampton left-back Luke Shaw, with Chelsea and Manchester City both now in the race for the 16-year-old who is rated as one of the best prospects in English football.

Bolton have accepted Chelsea's bid of £7m for Gary Cahill

Sam Ricketts talks up Gary Cahill ability

Bolton defender Sam Ricketts believes Chelsea will be signing a gem if they do manage to complete a deal for centre-back Gary Cahill.

Cahill's contract with Bolton expires in the summer

Chelsea agree fee with Bolton over Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill's move to Chelsea from Bolton is not a foregone conclusion after Andre Villas-Boas revealed the parties were "miles apart" in their negotiations.

Nenad Milijas saw red for a perfectly good challenge

Wolves midfielder Nenad Milijas loses red card appeal

Wolves have slammed the Football Association's decision to reject midfielder Nenad Milijas' appeal against his red card in Tuesday's clash with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Bolton’s Mark Davies (left) fights for the ball with Newcastle’s Ryan Taylor at the Reebok Stadium

Coyle ready for 'biggest match of the season'

Owen Coyle is ready to make major changes to his Bolton Wanderers side after watching them contribute to their own downfall again against Newcastle on Boxing Day.

Cahill in Villas-Boas's sights

Andre Villas-Boas, the Chelsea manager, has admitted his interest in Bolton Wanderers centre-back Gary Cahill after revealing the extent of his rift with Alex, the defender who recently requested to leave Stamford Bridge.

Bolton's Marcos Alonso fails to stop Fulham's Bryan Ruiz (left) from scoring

Defiant Coyle urges team to stand up for 'biggest game of the season'

Fulham 2 Bolton Wanderers 0

Old Trafford appears the most likely northern venue

Premiership investigate Old Trafford final

The Aviva Premiership Grand Final could be staged at Old Trafford in 2013 or 2014 as part of a concerted effort to engage rugby fans in the north of England.

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Israel-Gaza conflict: No victory for Israel despite weeks of death and devastation

Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone
Amazon is buying Twitch for £600m - but why do people want to watch others playing Xbox?

What is the appeal of Twitch?

Amazon is buying the video-game-themed online streaming site for £600m - but why do people want to watch others playing Xbox?
Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder

How bosses are making us work harder

As it is revealed that one newspaper office pumps out the sound of typewriters to increase productivity, Gillian Orr explores the other devices designed to motivate staff
Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl records

Hard pressed: Resurgence in vinyl records

As the resurgence in vinyl records continues, manufacturers and their outdated machinery are struggling to keep up with the demand
Tony Jordan: 'I turned down the chance to research Charles Dickens for a TV series nine times ... then I found a kindred spirit'

A tale of two writers

Offered the chance to research Charles Dickens for a TV series, Tony Jordan turned it down. Nine times. The man behind EastEnders and Life on Mars didn’t feel right for the job. Finally, he gave in - and found an unexpected kindred spirit
Could a later start to the school day be the most useful educational reform of all?

Should pupils get a lie in?

Doctors want a later start to the school day so that pupils can sleep later. Not because teenagers are lazy, explains Simon Usborne - it's all down to their circadian rhythms
Prepare for Jewish jokes – as Jewish comedians get their own festival

Prepare for Jewish jokes...

... as Jewish comedians get their own festival
SJ Watson: 'I still can't quite believe that Before I Go to Sleep started in my head'

A dream come true for SJ Watson

Watson was working part time in the NHS when his debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep, became a bestseller. Now it's a Hollywood movie, too. Here he recalls the whirlwind journey from children’s ward to A-list film set
10 best cycling bags for commuters

10 best cycling bags for commuters

Gear up for next week’s National Cycle to Work day with one of these practical backpacks and messenger bags
Paul Scholes: Three at the back isn’t working yet but given time I’m hopeful Louis van Gaal can rebuild Manchester United

Paul Scholes column

Three at the back isn’t working yet but given time I’m hopeful Louis van Gaal can rebuild Manchester United
Kate Bush, Hammersmith Apollo music review: A preamble, then a coup de théâtre - and suddenly the long wait felt worth it

Kate Bush shows a voice untroubled by time

A preamble, then a coup de théâtre - and suddenly the long wait felt worth it
Robot sheepdog technology could be used to save people from burning buildings

The science of herding is cracked

Mathematical model would allow robots to be programmed to control crowds and save people from burning buildings
Tyrant: Is the world ready for a Middle Eastern 'Dallas'?

This tyrant doesn’t rule

It’s billed as a Middle Eastern ‘Dallas’, so why does Fox’s new drama have a white British star?