Sport Champagne would also like to see more use of television inside the stadium, ending the situation where TV viewers see more of the play through action replays than paying fans

Champagne looks to burst the bubble of the long-serving Fifa overlord in next year’s presidential elections

Flashback: No 18. Germany 2006: Zidane loses his head – and his last game

Zinedine Zidane headbutts Italy's Marco Materazzi during the World Cup final in the Olympiastadion, Berlin in 2006. Zidane, who had given France an early lead only for Materazzi to equalise, was sent off as his side lost 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Flashback: No 17. 2002: France humbled by Diop

Senegal's Papa Bouba Diop turns the ball in as holders France suffer a shock 1-0 defeat in the opening game of the 2002 World Cup in Seoul.

Why France can't face its new national hero

Franck Ribéry is the focus of his country's World Cup hopes. But that doesn't make him universally popular as John Lichfield reports from Boulogne

The British film industry has lost its edge, says BFI boss

Artists, not movie directors, are the only ones now willing to push the boundaries

Business Diary: Paying the price for Cadbury's defeat

Cadbury has announced 150 job losses, mostly at its head office in west London, following the Kraft takeover. A number must come from the communications team, several of whom have already quit. They didn't have much choice but to stand down after bad-mouthing Kraft for months as they tried to fight off the unwanted bid.

Zidane vows never to apologise to Materazzi

France legend Zinedine Zidane "would rather die" than apologise to Marco Materazzi, who he headbutted during the 2006 World Cup final.

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Award-winning Scottish artist turns his back on homeland

He is a Turner-prize winning artist who has represented Britain at the Venice Biennale and made an award-winning film capturing the athletic beauty and grace of the French footballer, Zinedine Zidane.

Domenech fears player revolution

Three years ago France were in the World Cup final. Today they play Ireland to keep their hopes for South Africa alive. In Paris, Paul Newman follows the week of a man clinging on to power

Ribery favours Real Madrid move

Franck Ribery's agent believes the Bayern Munich midfielder would choose Real Madrid over treble winners Barcelona but insists nothing will be done until next month at the earliest.

How 'galacticos II' can become Real history-makers

This week's £80m deal for Ronaldo smacks of excess, but Florentino Perez is a billionaire who bought his company for a peseta. Clearly there is a method to his madness, writes Nick Harris

Barcelona president slams Real spending

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has hit out at deadly rivals Real Madrid for paying such a huge fee to secure the services of AC Milan’s Brazilian ace Kaka.

Kaka moved to help Milan

Brazil star Kaka has revealed he has joined Real Madrid in order to help AC Milan to overcome their financial difficulties.

Kaka agrees £58m Real Madrid move

Milan confirm forward has agreed six-year deal to join the Spanish giants

Heskey keeps eyes on prize

After three years in the international wilderness, the striker has proved to Fabio Capello that he has what it takes to help England reach the World Cup finals. He tells Sam Wallace how he did it
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