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

Redknapp heckled at Portsmouth ceremony

Harry Redknapp faced boos and shouts of "Judas" as he arrived to be granted the freedom of the city of Portsmouth just three days after quitting Pompey to take over at Tottenham.

Rooney closes in on goal century

There is a sepia tint already about that immortal afternoon when Wayne Rooney, five days short of his 17th birthday and with something resembling a fringe, took down a 20-yard pass from Thomas Gravesen with his right foot, swivelled, nudged the ball twice towards goal and sent a shot past the helpless Sol Campbell and David Seaman which prompted a statement more prescient than Clive Tyldesley will ever conjure up again. "Remember the name: Wayne Rooney."

Redknapp incensed by coin attack on official

Aston Villa 0 Portsmouth 0

Aston Villa 0, Portsmouth 0: Redknapp calls for life ban as linesman is cut

As 25th anniversary presents go, the point Harry Redknapp took away from Villa Park yesterday was hardly something to show the grandkids, no matter how gutsily earned. Instead the Portsmouth manager, who began his stint in gafferdom way back in October 1983, will bitterly remember this afternoon for a nasty incident involving the fans behind the visitors' bench.

Triesman demands life bans for Campbell abusers

Football Association chairman Lord Triesman has called on Tottenham to issue life bans to the fans who verbally abused Sol Campbell at Portsmouth.

Inside Lines: FA will bring on Blair to help England score World Cup win

Former prime minister Tony will be asked to play a key role in bringing the 2018 World Cup to England. He is expected to be among the luminaries lined up by the Football Association when the bid board of big-hitters from politics, sport and the commercial world is announced shortly by the FA chairman Lord Triesman. Blair, who privately expressed an interest in being part of the bid team before he left office, played an influential part in London capturing the 2012 Olympics. Triesman, a Labour peer, clearly believes his former leader still carries the clout to woo Fifa voters in what will be a highly charged game of political football, with Russia, now almost certain to be England's chief rivals, making it known they will do "whatever it takes" to win the bid.

Portsmouth complain to the FA

Portsmouth have confirmed they will make an official complaint to the Football Association over the abuse Sol Campbell received during last Sunday's match against his former club, Tottenham Hotspur.

Portsmouth make official Campbell complaint

Portsmouth have confirmed they will make an official complaint to the Football Association over the abuse Sol Campbell received during Sunday's match against former club Tottenham.

Crouch hits heights to rescue Pompey

Guimaraes 2 Portsmouth 2 (aet; Portsmouth win 4-2 on aggregate)

Portsmouth 2 Vitoria Guimaraes 0: Diarra and Defoe earn advantage for trip to Portugal

Jermain Defoe missed a penalty after Lassana Diarra broke the deadlock in the 39th minute, but scored Portsmouth's vital second goal which should ensure their progress to the group stage of the Uefa Cup after a first-leg win against the Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes at Fratton Park last night.

Night of a thousand stars – and £600,000 for Labour

In its time Wembley Stadium has played host to many a lost cause. On Thursday night, as Labour's great and good gathered for their annual fundraising dinner and auction, they must have hoped they were not presiding over another.

Crouch joins Portsmouth England clan

Peter Crouch today became the latest England international to join Harry Redknapp's revolution at Portsmouth when the giant striker completed an £11million switch from Liverpool.

Cardiff City 0 Portsmouth 1: Redknapp basks in relief after Pompey secure just reward

Harry Redknapp never got his wish for a quiet FA Cup celebration. He said that he wanted to get away from Wembley as soon as was polite and head home with his wife, Sandra, to the little Italian restaurant around the corner from his house. A bottle of red and an early night was the plan for the most triumphant day of his football career, but in the end circumstances intervened.

Former Gunners bang on target for Portsmouth

Kanu, Diarra and Campbell combine, with Adams' help, for a famous victory. By Nick Townsend at Wembley

Actor, model, whatever... Gordon falls for the lure of celebrity culture

As he prepared to succeed Tony Blair as prime minister, Gordon Brown made clear his distaste for celebrity politics. He was marking a break from Mr Blair, who toasted New Labour's success with Britpop stars, and distancing himself from a young Tory leader keen to win endorsements from the rich and famous.

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