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Richards was part of the side that went eight matches without scoring back in 2007 and admits he can't believe his eyes when he looks around at his teammates

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Manchester United's signing of striker Bebe from Vitoria Guimaraes for £7.2m in 2010 is being investigated by police in Portugal, with the club set to be questioned about the deal.

The FA expects Hodgson to split his time between St George's and Wembley once he takes up the post

Hodgson on double time with England and West Bromwich

Roy Hodgson yesterday made his first visit to St George's Park, the future home of England, as he continues to juggle the last few days of his tenure at West Bromwich with his looming duties as the national manager.

The FA expects Hodgson to split his time between St George's and Wembley once he takes up the post

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New England manager is taken on whirlwind trip round Burton – then it's back to Premier League

Roy Hodgson is driven away from Wembley with England’s Euro 2012 itinerary on the seat next to him after his talks with the FA yesterday

Hodgson to get England job after final talks today

The Football Association is confident that it will appoint Roy Hodgson as the new England manager today, subject to him finalising the details of his contract this morning, after four hours of successful talks with the FA chairman, David Bernstein, right, yesterday.

Jack Wilshere has not played a first-team game since June

Wilshere may miss start of next season

Forget the Olympics, Wenger says setting his Arsenal midfielder goals will not help his recovery

Alberto Aquilani is on loan at AC Milan

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish insists if AC Milan do not want on-loan midfielder Alberto Aquilani then he is happy for the Italian to return to Anfield.

Stuart Pearce talks to the media yesterday

Team GB set for warm-up match against Brazil

Great Britain's men will play an Olympic warm-up against Brazil at Middlesbrough on 20 July, the Football Association has announced. Team GB's women's team will play Sweden as part of a double-header.

The United manager has predicted 'absolute chaos'

Ferguson fury at Olympic selection

Manchester United have 12 players put on standby for Games which manager says is 'ridiculous'

Football draw delays London's next Olympic ticket sale

The organisers of the London Olympics are still to decide when the next round of ticket sales will begin. A further 2.5 million tickets will be released but because the draw for the football is not until the end of next month and the London mayoral election are at the start of May, Locog have yet to settle on a date.

Terry Venables during his role as Steve McClaren's No 2 in 2007

Venables tells FA: hurry up and pick a manager

Next England coach needs time to settle in job – but won't pick up millions like Capello

Patrice Muamba in action just before his collapse yesterday

Fabrice Muamba: Adopted son who thrived in the face of adversity

One freezing day in 1999, an 11-year-old boy arrived at Heathrow Airport from Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) speaking no English but just grateful to know he was about to be reunited with his father after five years.

England players could adapt to caretaker at Euro 2012 says Trevor Brooking

Trevor Brooking believes the England players will adjust to playing under a caretaker manager should the Football Association opt to go down that route for the Euro 2012 finals.

Frank Lampard (right) and Didier Drogba celebrate after Chelsea's extra-time win over Napoli at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday

Can old guard lead Chelsea to the biggest prize?

The name of Andre Villas-Boas was scarcely mentioned at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night but for Frank Lampard, Chelsea's second-leg comeback against Napoli was all the evidence he needed to make his point about the value of the club's old guard.

Frank Lampard (right) and Didier Drogba celebrate after Chelsea's extra-time win over Napoli at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday

Can old brigade lead Chelsea to biggest prize?

Lampard and Co believe that age is irrelevant, it is desire that counts and that they have in abundance

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