Sport Xabi Alonso will decide his future

Alonso has been linked with a move to both Chelsea and Liverpool and Carlo Ancelotti has announced that they are expecting his decision in the weeks to come

Levein finally decides to attack – against world champions Spain

Scotland manager Craig Levein defended his widely criticised defensive approach yesterday, but said he would "have a go" at the world champions Spain in tonight's Euro 2012 qualifier.

De Jong dropped by Holland for tackle

Manchester City midfielder Nigel De Jong has been dropped from the Holland squad as punishment for his tackle which broke Hatem Ben Arfa's leg yesterday.

Mascherano hits out at 'lies' about Barcelona move

Javier Mascherano finally completed his move to Barcelona last night and hit back at what he called "lies" surrounding his departure from Liverpool. The midfielder was labelled "selfish" by Liverpool's manager amid suggestions he went on strike to force through his move to Spain.

The worst transfer deals in Premier League history

Alberto Aquilani today completed a season long loan move to Juventus, and the Italian giants have the option to buy him at the end of the season.

Liverpool to loan out Aquilani

Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani is set to be loaned out to a club back in his native Italy.

Holland: The worst losers in sport?

Holland have been somewhat ungracious in defeat.

Playing with Spain a 'privilege' says Alonso

Former Liverpool star Xabi Alonso regards himself as a lucky man to get the chance to play alongside a team full of stars with Spain.

Favourites fail to strike back in first major upset of finals

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Benitez hits out at critics

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has hit back at the continued criticism aimed at him mostly by ex-players who are now pundits.

Puel may be a clever coach but Lyons would not worry United

Lyons' Ligue 1 place suggests they are more beatable than a full-strength Real side

Xabi Alonso injury not as bad as Real Madrid feared

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso is likely to be sidelined for only a couple of weeks after an Achilles injury proved to be less serious than was at first feared.

Real turn focus to trimming squad

Real Madrid have ended their search for new signings with the deal to land Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso from Liverpool and will now focus on trimming their squad, director general Jorge Valdano said today.

Liverpool agree Alonso fee with Real

Liverpool's Xabi Alonso is poised to sign for Real Madrid tomorrow after the clubs agreed a fee believed to be £30m for the Spain international.

Benitez wants Alonso to stay

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has reiterated he does not want to lose Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid.

Liverpool 'relent' over £30m Alonso

Real Madrid are closing in on the transfer of Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso.

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