Sport Clement Grenier could move to Newcastle to replace Yohan Cabaye after Newcastle made a reported £20m offer for the Lyon Frenchman

Magpies allowed Yohan Cabaye to join Paris Saint Germain on Wednesday and are looking to reinvest the £20m received in the highly-rated Frenchman

ALAN PARDEW: The Newcastle manager urged Chelsea’s Andre Villas-Boas to be more respectful

Pardew calls for a little respect from Villas-Boas

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So goodbye Ironworks Road...

By naming a stand after their manager, Manchester United broke away from a trend that has seen big names give way to big business, reports Christopher White

The Sports Direct Arena: the decision to rename the famous St James' Park was one of the first to rebrand an old ground, rather than christen a new one

Goodbye Ironworks Road: The rise of corporate-sponsored stadiums

We've come a long way from football grounds being named for their local industrial links.

Phil Jones in action against Sweden

Sebastian Coe disputes Alex Ferguson view of Olympics football team

Sebastian Coe has insisted Sir Alex Ferguson's young stars could benefit from being part of the Great Britain Olympic football team.

Lord Coe has hailed the country's young football talent

Tickets for football at London 2012 go back on general sale

Tickets for the London 2012 Olympics football tournament went back on sale yesterday with 1.5 million available at the six venues around the country. Tickets were available for all the games including those involving the Great Britain men's and women's sides and both finals, though the men's final was expected to sell out quickly.

Newcastle announce half-price season tickets

Newcastle have moved to boost attendances at St James' Park by offering half-price season-tickets for the rest of the season.

Newcastle's Shola Ameobi played through the pain against Wigan

Hamstring injury rules Ameobi out for at least a month

The Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi will be out of action for at least a month after suffering a hamstring injury at the weekend, his manager Alan Pardew said yesterday.

Tottenham's Rafael van der Vaart celebrates scoring the winning goal - his second of the match - against Blackburn

Van der Vaart drives another dagger into Blackburn's heart

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Alan Pardew insists quality signings still on Newcastle agenda

Alan Pardew has insisted Newcastle's self-imposed ban on "trophy" signings does not mean they will not be in the market for top players.

Souness looks for seasoned cover

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee