Sport Thierry Henry and Robert Pires are both training with Arsenal but Arsene Wenger insists he won't be making a move to bring them back to the club

Henry is currently training with the Gunners along with Robert Pires but Wenger insists that he will not be making a move to bring the striker back for a third spell with the club

Hacking allegations of designer to stars a 'problem' for NoW

A News of the World journalist allegedly hacked into the phone messages of actress Sienna Miller's former stepmother shortly before the paper's editor told MPs that "rigorous new safeguards" had been introduced to stamp out the practice, the High Court heard yesterday.

New claims suggest that phone hacking is still going on

Kelly Hoppen accuses 'News of the World' of trying to access her voicemail last year

£100,000 jewellery stolen in raid on tycoon's home

Jewellery worth more than £100,000 was stolen during a raid at the home of the elderly founder of Barratt Homes, police said today.

Ameobi set to miss City clash

Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi is struggling to make the Boxing Day clash with Manchester City.

Alan Pardew targets January signings for Newcastle

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has identified where the squad he inherited from Chris Hughton needs to be reinforced.

Sol Campbell hits out at Chris Hughton dismissal

Sol Campbell tonight condemned Newcastle's sacking of manager Chris Hughton and claimed the players will be asking: "What the hell is going on?"

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson hit with ban

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson has been handed a three-match ban for violent conduct during Saturday's match against Bolton.

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson denies FA charge

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson has denied a Football Association charge of violent conduct against Bolton striker Johan Elmander.

Ryan Taylor out for three months for Newcastle

Newcastle utility man Ryan Taylor is facing up to 12 weeks on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to repair ankle ligament damage.

Wenger backs Carroll to make impact for England

Arsenal are not short of goalscorers – 13 players have been on the mark for them this season – but Arsène Wenger's thoughts yesterday were focused on two strikers who will not be wearing the red-and-white at the Emirates tomorrow afternoon.

Hughton: Carroll will be in right state of mind to play

Newcastle United manager Chris Hughton has spoken openly of the "testing times" his club are going through, after an unfortunate coinciding of a poor run of form, some well-publicised legal issues surrounding the striker Andy Carroll and the departure of the assistant manager Colin Calderwood to Hibernian.

Sven 'too good to be true' but Notts County are having the last laugh

When Eriksson left Nottingham the players and fans were sad, despite the club having £7m of liabilities and an unpaid bill for the Swede's driver. But the world's oldest football team are nothing if not optimists

Hughton hopeful over Harper

Newcastle manager Chris Hughton is convinced goalkeeper Steve Harper will return as good as ever after his lengthy injury lay-off.

Campbell set for Newcastle debut

England defender Sol Campbell is expected to make his Newcastle debut in tomorrow night's Carling Cup third-round trip to Chelsea.

Rooney left behind to avoid 'terrible abuse'

Wayne Rooney was omitted from the Manchester United line-up yesterday because Sir Alex Ferguson feared he would receive "terrible abuse" from the Everton supporters among whom the England striker once counted himself.

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