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Wednesday 16 October, 2013

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points
# Samba Boys
# Samba Boys

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

Oct 16th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,523 Views 6 Comments

Hats off to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iceland and Ghana, while France are firing again..

Tuesday 15 October, 2013

England set for another nerve-wracking climax against Poland tonight
# Anticipation
# Anticipation

England set for another nerve-wracking climax against Poland tonight

Oct 15th 2013, 7:20 AM 1,309 Views 7 Comments

Roy Hodgson believes failure to reach the World Cup is “unthinkable”

Monday 14 October, 2013

Player has his power and water cut off as punishment for scoring twice against local rivals
# Good Yarn
# Good Yarn

Player has his power and water cut off as punishment for scoring twice against local rivals

Oct 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,607 Views 0 Comments

Ahtam Hamroqulov was the unfortunate individual who provoked the wrath of opposition supporters.

Why Rory McIlroy is hoping to put a nightmare year behind him
# Looking Forward
# Looking Forward

Why Rory McIlroy is hoping to put a nightmare year behind him

Oct 14th 2013, 7:55 PM 2,663 Views 3 Comments

The golf star is the subject of a bitter battle in a Dublin courtroom.

Sunday 13 October, 2013

Celtic nations set for climbdown over European competition
# Political Football
# Political Football

Celtic nations set for climbdown over European competition

Oct 13th 2013, 10:34 AM 7,091 Views 34 Comments

Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Italy to make concessions.

The Promised Land: Manchester United's Historic Treble – extract
# An Impossible Dream
# An Impossible Dream

The Promised Land: Manchester United's Historic Treble – extract

Oct 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,842 Views 14 Comments

In an extract from his new book, Daniel Harris recalls how a special camaraderie and love for the game helped inspire that 1998-99 season.

Saturday 12 October, 2013

De Villota family claim driver died 'as result' of F1 test crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

De Villota family claim driver died 'as result' of F1 test crash

Oct 12th 2013, 12:04 PM 3,631 Views 0 Comments

Marussia were last year cleared of any fault in relation to the test driver’s accident.

Friday 11 October, 2013

How to win the Heineken Cup: a smart fly-half is a good place to start
# Opinion
# Opinion

How to win the Heineken Cup: a smart fly-half is a good place to start

Oct 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 1,968 Views 0 Comments

Many other factors come into the equation, but a quick-thinking No 10 is vital to emerging victorious against Europe’s elite.

Thursday 10 October, 2013

Lance Armstrong 'completely open' about doping during relationship, says Sheryl Crow
# Cycling
# Cycling

Lance Armstrong 'completely open' about doping during relationship, says Sheryl Crow

Oct 10th 2013, 8:00 PM 6,437 Views 3 Comments

All she wanted to do was have some fun, obviously.

Wednesday 9 October, 2013

English clubs will push for Champions Cup with or without Pro12 teams
# Continental Drift
# Continental Drift

English clubs will push for Champions Cup with or without Pro12 teams

Oct 9th 2013, 11:05 PM 3,108 Views 16 Comments

Premiership chief says criticism is ‘ill-informed and offensive’.

Wayne Rooney wanted to leave because he was being played out of position
# Exit Strategy
# Exit Strategy

Wayne Rooney wanted to leave because he was being played out of position

Oct 9th 2013, 10:48 PM 4,016 Views 10 Comments

Manchester United player ‘happy’ and ‘settled’ under Moyes.

Marouane Fellaini to delay wrist surgery and play in a brace
# Good News
# Good News

Marouane Fellaini to delay wrist surgery and play in a brace

Oct 9th 2013, 10:12 AM 1,773 Views 30 Comments

The Manchester United midfielder will wait until December-January and isn’t now expected to miss more than two weeks out.

Monday 7 October, 2013

Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager
# Black Cats
# Black Cats

Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager

Oct 7th 2013, 6:59 PM 1,496 Views 7 Comments

The former Brighton boss is likely to be unveiled in the next 24 hours according to reports.

Jack Wilshere owns up and admits smoking was a 'mistake'
# Sorry
# Sorry

Jack Wilshere owns up and admits smoking was a 'mistake'

Oct 7th 2013, 2:34 PM 2,530 Views 2 Comments

The Arsenal midfielder was photographed on night out but it had been claimed that he was only doing it as part of a dare.

United intensify efforts to tie Adnan Januzaj to long-term deal
# Wanted
# Wanted

United intensify efforts to tie Adnan Januzaj to long-term deal

Oct 7th 2013, 7:05 AM 3,800 Views 17 Comments

The youngster hit two goals in the club’s hard-fought win over Sunderland at the weekend.

Sunday 6 October, 2013

Januzaj could play for England after impressive United debut - David Moyes
# Decisions
# Decisions

Januzaj could play for England after impressive United debut - David Moyes

Oct 6th 2013, 2:10 PM 2,716 Views 24 Comments

The United boss was every impressed with his young star’s debut.

Saturday 5 October, 2013

Player with 1% sight scores penalty in Swedish league game
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Player with 1% sight scores penalty in Swedish league game

Oct 5th 2013, 9:52 PM 2,654 Views 0 Comments

Andreas Engstrom, who contracted Leber’s disease six years ago, only knew his spot-kick had gone in when he heard the cheering from his Ulvsby IF team-mates

Friday 4 October, 2013

Spurs fans face arrest for 'Yid' chants at White Hart Lane
# Offensive
# Offensive

Spurs fans face arrest for 'Yid' chants at White Hart Lane

Oct 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,127 Views 11 Comments

The Metropolitan police are clamping down on the use of the word.

Thursday 3 October, 2013

Gary Neville criticises Joe Hart after Champions League calamity
# Political Football
# Political Football

Gary Neville criticises Joe Hart after Champions League calamity

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:52 AM 4,123 Views 10 Comments

England coach Neville says Hart needs to do better.

Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Manchester United must be wary of Shakhtar Donetsk's boys from Brazil
# Champions League
# Champions League

Manchester United must be wary of Shakhtar Donetsk's boys from Brazil

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:00 AM 2,253 Views 13 Comments

The Ukrainian champions may be struggling domestically, but their forward line will pose a threat in the Champions League.

Monday 30 September, 2013

John McCririck defends 'pantomime villain' act at tribunal hearing
# Racing
# Racing

John McCririck defends 'pantomime villain' act at tribunal hearing

Sep 30th 2013, 8:55 PM 2,015 Views 1 Comment

Broadcaster claims he was sacked because of his age and says his ‘immature’ humour lightened up programmes

Match of the Day still sets the tone for TV coverage, says Gary Lineker
# MOTD
# MOTD

Match of the Day still sets the tone for TV coverage, says Gary Lineker

Sep 30th 2013, 7:38 PM 2,313 Views 9 Comments

Lineker claims critics led by Daily Mail and its ‘anti-BBC issue’.

David Moyes at Manchester United: where is it all going wrong?
# Settling In
# Settling In

David Moyes at Manchester United: where is it all going wrong?

Sep 30th 2013, 1:44 PM 3,693 Views 31 Comments

There may be only six games gone but United are 12th and have made their worst start to a season since 1989. Why?

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge can be the best, says Brendan Rodgers
# Forward Thinking
# Forward Thinking

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge can be the best, says Brendan Rodgers

Sep 30th 2013, 12:15 AM 2,348 Views 34 Comments

‘The dynamics look good,’ says Liverpool manager.

Sunday 29 September, 2013

David de Gea 'trained poorly' and 'ate too many tacos', says coach
# Siesta
# Siesta

David de Gea 'trained poorly' and 'ate too many tacos', says coach

Sep 29th 2013, 4:47 PM 6,930 Views 8 Comments

Eric Steele says De Gea initially struggled at United.

Friday 27 September, 2013

Master and apprentice: Where did it go wrong between Mourinho and Villas-Boas?
# Old Acquaintances
# Old Acquaintances

Master and apprentice: Where did it go wrong between Mourinho and Villas-Boas?

Sep 27th 2013, 9:42 AM 2,470 Views 5 Comments

The former colleagues meet as rival managers when Chelsea visit White Hart Lane tomorrow.

Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Why Rio Ferdinand's creation of football's answer to the Oscars is a bad idea
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why Rio Ferdinand's creation of football's answer to the Oscars is a bad idea

Sep 25th 2013, 2:41 PM 3,246 Views 18 Comments

If you thought the Premier League’s obsession with self-regard had come to an end, think again.

David Moyes warns of ‘more blows’ to come at Manchester United
# Reds
# Reds

David Moyes warns of ‘more blows’ to come at Manchester United

Sep 25th 2013, 12:03 AM 4,321 Views 20 Comments

Scot admits to difficult start as Old Trafford manage ahead of Liverpool showdown tonight.

Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Dennis Bergkamp on the joy of being on Ceefax after Arsenal move
# Page 301
# Page 301

Dennis Bergkamp on the joy of being on Ceefax after Arsenal move

Sep 24th 2013, 3:46 PM 4,202 Views 5 Comments

In an extract from his new book, Dennis Bergkamp reveals his delight at being on pages 301 and 302 of Ceefax.

Favourites Di Matteo and Poyet set to turn down Sunderland hotseat
# Jobfairy
# Jobfairy

Favourites Di Matteo and Poyet set to turn down Sunderland hotseat

Sep 24th 2013, 9:15 AM 1,759 Views 2 Comments

The Black Cats have begun their search for a new manager after Paolo Di Canio’s departure.

Monday 23 September, 2013

'Sloppy goals' cost United against City - Wayne Rooney
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Sloppy goals' cost United against City - Wayne Rooney

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:41 PM 1,728 Views 25 Comments

The striker has said his side must improve following their disappointing display yesterday.

David Moyes struggles to find reasons for Manchester United's display
# Noisy Neighbours
# Noisy Neighbours

David Moyes struggles to find reasons for Manchester United's display

Sep 23rd 2013, 12:10 AM 3,740 Views 20 Comments

‘I never lost like that here with Everton,’ says United manager.

Saturday 21 September, 2013

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win
# Interview
# Interview

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win

Sep 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 1,641 Views 4 Comments

The Uefa President also mocked Sepp Blatter in an interview that will likely cause controversy.

Thursday 19 September, 2013

Heavyweight champ Ken Norton dies at 70
# Boxing
# Boxing

Heavyweight champ Ken Norton dies at 70

Sep 19th 2013, 8:46 AM 1,575 Views 2 Comments

Norton defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, five years before claiming the world title.

Mark Halsey scores an own goal with memoir of his time as referee
# Booked
# Booked

Mark Halsey scores an own goal with memoir of his time as referee

Sep 19th 2013, 7:40 AM 3,159 Views 2 Comments

With his needy sucking up to some Premier League managers the former referee does himself few favours in Added Time.

Wednesday 18 September, 2013

How the Scottish side of 1872 ultimately inspired Barcelona and Ajax's footballing philosophy
# Analysis
# Analysis

How the Scottish side of 1872 ultimately inspired Barcelona and Ajax's footballing philosophy

Sep 18th 2013, 7:14 PM 2,377 Views 2 Comments

The two sides meet in the Champions League tonight.

Monday 16 September, 2013

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool's new signings signify promising future
# LFC
# LFC

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool's new signings signify promising future

Sep 16th 2013, 12:25 AM 2,956 Views 25 Comments

Mamadou Sakho and Tiago Ilori boost defensive options.

Sunday 15 September, 2013

Martin O'Neill would be ideal candidate for Ireland job - Neil Lennon
# Backing
# Backing

Martin O'Neill would be ideal candidate for Ireland job - Neil Lennon

Sep 15th 2013, 1:14 PM 2,363 Views 7 Comments

The Celtic manager previously worked under his fellow Northern Irishman at Celtic and Leicester.

Friday 13 September, 2013

James McCarthy: I'm not fazed by £14million price tag
# Interview
# Interview

James McCarthy: I'm not fazed by £14million price tag

Sep 13th 2013, 11:53 PM 2,240 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland international has spoken of big expectations and his enduring relationship with Roberto Martinez.

Kagawa gets lost in translation
# Freeshinji
# Freeshinji

Kagawa gets lost in translation

Sep 13th 2013, 4:08 PM 4,358 Views 15 Comments

The Manchester United was reported to have criticised David Moyes about his lack of football while on international duty with Japan this week.

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