CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 25: Cardiff fans celebrate their team's 3-2 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Manchester City at Cardiff City Stadium. GETTY IMAGES.

Survey finds average prices of football match tickets have fallen

BBC survey finds 2.4 per cent drop across top four divisions

LA Fitness and Dave Whelan Sports improve gym contracts after OFT investigation

Two of Britain's biggeset gym chains today agreed to make their contracts clearer and give customers more rights to cancel their membership, after an investigation by the consumer watchdog the Office of Fair Trading.

Leighton Baines: The full-back was interested in moving to Manchester United

Roberto Martinez wants Leighton Baines to feel ‘appreciated’

The Everton manager, Roberto Martinez, wants to tie Leighton Baines to the club with a new contract after they fended off interest from Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

Alan Pardew claims Joe Kinnear had worked hard to secure new players

Comment: Alan Pardew defends Joe Kinnear but fails to hide the significant cracks in Newcastle foundations

Loan signing of Loic Remy was the only new arrival at St James' Park this summer

Joe Kinnear and potential signing Douglas

Transfer news: Newcastle fail to land any deadline day signings despite Joe Kinnear claims

Loic Remy on loan was the club's best deal of the summer

James McCarthy

Transfer news: Everton agree £13m deal for Wigan midfielder James McCarthy - and complete loan deal for Romelu Lukaku

The Toffees needed a replacement for Marouane Fellaini, who has joined Manchester United

Everton-bound? Porto's Brazilian midfielder Fernando

Transfer news: Everton chase Fernando, Gareth Barry and James McCarthy

Roberto Martinez could complete a few more deals before 11pm

West Ham could bring Demba Ba back to the club from Chelsea
Marouane Fellaini could have played his last game for Everton

Transfer news: Liverpool to sign Victor Moses from Chelsea on season-long loan

Liverpool look set to take Chelsea winger Victor Moses on loan for the rest of the season.

The Europa League trophy

Europa League draw: Tottenham, Swansea and Wigan all find themselves drawn with far-flung opponents

Trip to Russia awaits all three Premier League clubs

Besiktas' ban from Europa League confirmed

Exclusion due to role in match-fixing

Jermain Defoe (right) celebrates scoring for Spurs last night

Europa League: Tottenham and Swansea coast into group stage draw

Defoe helps Spurs to 8-0 aggregate triumph and Laudrup's side go through 6-3 in spite of second-leg loss

Marouane Fellaini has been the subject of interest from Manchester United

Capital One Cup: Marouane Fellaini shows worth to Everton with extra-time winner against League One Stevenag

The Belgian has attracted interest from Manchester United

Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines in pre-season action for Everton

Transfer news: Roberto Martinez reveals Manchester United have not made an improved offer for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini

Previous £28m joint bid for the Everton pair was described as 'derisory and insulting'

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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

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David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

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Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
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150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

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You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn