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

Real in dark over £30m Alonso transfer

Real Madrid head coach Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that he would like to bring Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso to the Bernabeu.

Real Madrid chase Arsenal star Fabregas

Real Madrid are set to exploit Arsenal’s financial woes by making an ambitious swoop for Cesc Fabregas.

Real pessimistic over Alonso deal

Jorge Valdano admits Real Madrid are some distance away from Liverpool's valuation of Xabi Alonso.

Perez admits Real must calm down

Perez is hoping to sell up to ten players before the start of the new season.

Barcelona to test Liverpool's Mascherano resolve

Barcelona are set to launch a £25m bid for Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano, according to reports today.

Juventus deny interest in Alonso

Juventus president Giovanni Cobolli Gigli insists the Serie A giants are not interested in signing Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso.

Real admit defeat over Alonso

Real Madrid have given up in their pursuit of Liverpool's Xabi Alonso.

Benitez senses shift in balance of power

Rafael Benitez, the Liverpool manager, is confident that his team will close the gap on Premier League champions Manchester United next season. The Spaniard, who feels he finally has the control he needs at the club after signing a new contract in March, believes that the foundations for a new era at Anfield were laid last season.

'We're closing on United' says Benitez

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is confident they will close the gap on Premier League champions Manchester United.

We must keep pushing, urges Benitez

Rafael Benitez has urged his Liverpool players not to lose their belief ahead of another vital Premier League match away to West Ham United today. Victory for the Reds will put them back on top of the table on goal difference, at least for 24 hours until leaders Manchester United face Manchester City at Old Trafford tomorrow.

Gerrard prepares to return for Liverpool’s Real test

Following Liverpool’s failure to break down Manchester City on Sunday in a draw that diminished their title challenge, Rafael Benitez would have been relieved yesterday when he was able to include captain Steven Gerrard in his squad to face Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie tomorrow.

FA rescind Lampard red card

Frank Lampard's appeal against the red card he received in Chelsea's 2-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Liverpool has been successful.

Alonso expresses concern over Fabregas injury

Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has wished Arsenal counterpart Cesc Fabregas a speedy recovery from the injury caused in a challenge between the two Spain team-mates this weekend.

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

Singer joins Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit in celebration of the best in British and Irish music
Tequila gold rush: The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product

Join the tequila gold rush

The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product
12 best statement wallpapers

12 best statement wallpapers

Make an impact and transform a room with a conversation-starting pattern
Paul Scholes column: Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?

Paul Scholes column

Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?