Newcastle accepted a bid from the French side understood to be in the region of £20m
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Transfer news: David Moyes watches Paris Saint-Germain as Manchester United scouting drive continues
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Who was the United manager their to look at?
Sunday 22 December 2013
A high proportion of the standout books of 2013 deal with dirty dealings of one kind or another. Then again, as Mike Rowbottom points out in Foul Play: The Dark Arts of Cheating in Sport (Bloomsbury, £12.99), athletes have sought an illegal edge since ancient Greece. His excursion into the grey areas of sport’s moral maze is illuminating and entertaining, if somewhat disheartening.
Friday 20 December 2013
Boyd Tonkin talks to Eva Gabrielsson, who is horrified by plans to cash in on her dead partner’s ‘Millennium’ trilogy
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Cook’s future looks rough as captain admits to bad form
Transfer news: Any move for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez would break Gareth Bale's £86m world-record fee, claims Edinson Cavani
Friday 06 December 2013
The Paris St-Germain striker claims Suarez is on a par with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo according to his Uruguayan team-mate
Transfer news round-up: Chelsea to launch loan move for Radamel Falcao; Carlo Ancelotti dismisses Alvaro Morata Arsenal move; Liverpool set to sign 'the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic'
Thursday 05 December 2013
A look at some of the more eye opening recent rumours from around the web
Friday 29 November 2013
The memoir is the staple diet in sports publishing, and this has been a particularly full-on year for them. The more honest the better, of course, and there's none more so than Mike Tyson's Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography (Harpersport, £20). It's full of staggering stories: fighting high on coke and dope – which didn't stop him winning a fight in 38 seconds; wearing what he calls a "whizzer", or fake penis filled with clean urine, to foil the drug-testers; badly beating up fans who asked for autographs… Tyson is in full-on confessional mode and I can't recall a more self-excoriating autobiography, but it makes for grimly compelling reading.
Jack Wilshere: Lionel Messi remains the best player in the world, despite the claims of Cristiano Ronaldo
Thursday 28 November 2013
The Arsenal midfielder revealed his view in a Q&A session
Thursday 28 November 2013
Gareth Bale struck a superb opening goal for Real Madrid as the Spanish side overcame being reduced to 10 men for more than an hour to beat Roberto Mancini’s Galatasaray 4-1 at the Bernabeu.
Ballon d'Or 2013: Thiago Silva now has the opportunity to change his vote to Neymar, but will he take it?
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Brazilian admitted he did not know he was allowed to vote for his compatriot
Thursday 14 November 2013
The clash of giant egos is in Lisbon, the romance in Reykjavik, and the only previous winner under threat plays in Kiev, but perhaps the most intriguing European World Cup play-off begins on Friday night in Athens.
Monday 11 November 2013
The Argentina international is not expected to play again this year
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Gareth Bale scored his first goal in the Champions League for Real Madrid, but the Spanish side still lost their 100 per cent record in Group B as they were held 2-2 by Juventus.
Saturday 12 October 2013
Ukraine kept up the pressure on England at the top of Group H but also ensured Roy Hodgson’s side will face an eliminated team on Tuesday when they beat Poland 1-0 in Kiev last night.
Transfer news: Juventus president admits a 'massive offer' for Paul Pogba would be impossible to resist
Thursday 10 October 2013
The former Manchester United player has become a regular since switching to Turin
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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