Graham Taylor to chair FA disciplinary commission

    Football Banter 09:45 23/08/09

    Graham Taylor made a historic breakthrough for managers last week.The former England and Aston Villa boss was invited to chair an FA disciplinary comm... Read more+

    Millwall's Neil Harris refused press pass at Arsenal

      Football Banter 09:42 23/08/09

      Arsenal missed out on a bit of fun yesterday.They refused a media request for Millwall striker Neil Harris to attend the Premier League clash with Por... Read more+

      FIFA to abolish agent licensing?

        Football Banter 09:39 23/08/09

        FIFA is paving the way to abolish the licensing of agents inside the next 12 months.World football's governing body is preparing to write to national ... Read more+

        Newcastle United's winning streak

          Newcastle United managing director Derek Llambias is a man who normally adopts a low-key public persona.But after the Toon's 3-0 victory over Reading ... Read more+

          Gunners box woe

          Arsenal are so keen to fill their exec boxes for the Champions League play-off next month, they have slashed prices. The Gunners are offering hospit... Read more+

          Carlos Tevez clause for concern

          Manchester City's £25.5million deal for Carlos Tevez was only completed after the investment company who owned his economic rights dropped their dem... Read more+

          Real Madrid reckon they are the business

          So this is business logic Real Madrid style. Having blown £140million on Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka the Spanish giants don't want to be branded irre... Read more+

          No mercenaries at Manchester United...

          Now which club could the Glazers' representative be thinking about? Teshin Nayani, the family's rep on Manchester United's pre-season tour, was waxi... Read more+

          New Chelsea deal for Frank Arnesen

          Frank Arnesen will be promoted by Chelsea this week. The expensive youth policy that he has been masterminding over the past four years may not have... Read more+

          Daniel Sturridge fears Chelsea initiation

          Daniel Sturridge has warned his neighbours and motorists in Surrey that things are about to get a bit noisy! The Chelsea new boy is quaking in his b... Read more+

          More boardroom turmoil at Arsenal

          Arsenal have parted company with Marketing Director Adrian Ford at a time when they're struggling to fill their executive boxes. The Gunners face th... Read more+

          Williams' sisters dad Richard: A tale of tough love

          Those sad cynics who suggested that Richard Williams would privately decide which of his daughters won the women's final yesterday should be aware o... Read more+

          Book opened on Roger Federer baby name

          Roger Federer is expecting a baby with wife Mirka. Now Boyle sports have opened a book on the name of the new arrival. Favourite if it's a boy is Ro... Read more+

          Serena Williams been snuggling in Roger Federer's cardigan

          Serena Williams has been known to swap clothes with sister Venus - now she's getting into Roger Federer's outfits too. The women's world No.2 has be... Read more+

          Elena Dementieva's mum made her practise in winter until she cried

          Elena Dementieva thanked her mum Vera for coaching her to a Wimbledon semi-final. What she didn't mention was that, growing up in Moscow, her mum wo... Read more+

          Maria Sharapova insisted on two cars to choose Champions' Ball gown

          The All England Club will lay on a car today to whisk the new women's champion to a fashion shop to choose her gown for the Champions' Ball. But whe... Read more+

          Jorge Mendes pockets £8.5m in Cristiano Ronaldo transfer

          Jorge Mendes is one of the most influential agents in football. After masterminding Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Real Madrid he's also one of the ric... Read more+

          Little Britain and Krod Mandoon star Matt Lucas left in lurch over Arsenal TV

          Camp comic and devoted Gooner fan Matt Lucas won't be laughing now. The Little Britain star was drafted in by the Gunners to help launch Arsenal TV... Read more+

          Dirk Kuyt reckons Real Madrid's buying policy is attacker heavy

          Dirk Kuyt was asked to assess Real Madrid's super spending summer and came up with a telling insight. The Liverpool star revealed: "They have make o... Read more+

          Confederations Cup has been a PR disaster for South African World Cup

          The Confederations Cup has been a PR disaster for the 2010 South African World Cup team. Egypt players had cash stolen from their hotel rooms, a sen... Read more+

          Toon are becoming 'calamity kings' of the English game

          It was Francis Lee who famously coined the phrase: "If they handed out cups for cock-ups you wouldn't get in the Manchester City boardroom." Well, i... Read more+

          A real pain in the grass

          The feeble performances of Kazakhstan and Andorra have once again raised the question of whether such minnows should be swimming with the big fish i... Read more+

          Barton's sweetners

          Premier League clubs have been notified of Joey Barton's availability from Newcastle United. The bad boy's contractual terms have provoked a few rai... Read more+

          Manchester disunited

          Conspiracy theorists in Manchester are having a field day. They claim that, given City's status as the world's richest club, they can have some fun ... Read more+

          Good to see Joe bat in the swing

          Joe Kinnear steps on to the sporting stage today for the first time since being taken ill before Newcastle's game at West Brom in February. Kinnear ... Read more+

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