Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is still in his prime and surely must be coveted by the Premier League’s big spenders
Birmingham have confirmed the Football League have placed them under a transfer embargo after they failed to submit their club accounts on time.
Former energy secretary Chris Huhne has hired Harry Redknapp's legal team to fight allegations of perverting the course of justice.
Portsmouth administrator Trevor Birch has today revealed the club may not be able to complete the npower Championship season.
The Dutch can wake up in the morning disliking the hotel decor and go on strike
Premier League clubs could be in for another massive television cash windfall with a serious challenge to Sky's domination of top-flight domestic TV coverage by Al Jazeera now a "realistic prospect", according to the European head of ESPN.
It is almost 16 years since Stuart Pearce scored his penalty against Germany in the shoot-out at the end of England's semi-final at Euro '96, a brief moment of exhilaration in what turned out to be another famous disappointment chalked up by the national team.
Once foreign players have become reasonably fluent in English, it is always interesting to note which idiomatic phrases they pick up. Jose "Pepe" Reina must have been listening to former Liverpool stalwart Mark Lawrenson, for he is fond of the pundit's "happy days".
Sunderland 2 Swansea 0
Wrexham 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 (aet; Brighton win 5-4 on penalties)
The Gambia offers sunshine and sunloungers on its Atlantic coast, but it's easy to get off the beaten track and experience a different side of this West African state.
Swansea defender Neil Taylor has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Arsenal during the transfer window.
There never seems to be a shortage of teenage superstars in the modern game, especially in the Netherlands, a country famed for its remarkable production line of supreme prospects. But scratch beyond the hype and natural excitement young players attract, and the truth is few are consistently good enough to have earned such a reputation so early.
Phil Brown has been sacked by Preston North End after just 11 months in the job.
Under-21 manager thinks new national centre will help England end their 45-year trophy drought
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