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Europeans baffled by fuss over Terry’s private life

February 7, 2010

Michel Platini’s Gallic shrug said it all. “I’m not bothered. What do you want me to say?” he said.

John Terry stripped of England captaincy – your views

February 5, 2010

John Terry has been stripped of the England captaincy following revelations about his private life.

Rooney’s relentless workload must worry Capello

January 18, 2010

QATAR/Fabio Capello hates the concept of “one-man teams” but the England manager faces an anxious few months watching Wayne Rooney shoulder a punishing workload at Manchester United.

Diouf could scupper Owen’s World Cup race against time

January 17, 2010

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/Michael Owen’s quest to find favour under England coach Fabio Capello ahead of June’s World Cup finals may have got a little harder with the arrival of Senegalese striker Mame Biram Diouf at Manchester United. 

Could Beckham really play right back?

January 4, 2010

RTR28E2S[1]BECKSDavid Beckham has returned for his second loan spell at AC Milan where he has an outside chance of playing right back.

Could Birmingham’s Hart be Capello’s England number one?

December 30, 2009

England manager Fabio Capello might well have found himself an unexpected Christmas present this year in Birmingham City goalkeeper Joe Hart.

Mourinho swears to behave but where does his future lie?

December 16, 2009

Inter Milan’s colourful coach Jose Mourinho has hit the headlines again for a foul mouthed rant at an Italian journalist, the latest in a number of spats with the soccer-obsessed media here.

Donovan must think hard about Everton move

December 10, 2009

Everton hope to complete the signing of Landon Donovan on loan from Major League Soccer’s L.A Galaxy, a move which has generated plenty of excitement among North American soccer fans.

Beckham does his bit for England’s World Cup bid

December 4, 2009

David Beckham is in South Africa to help England try to get their bid to host the 2018 World Cup back on track.

A neighbour remembers modest Bill Shankly

By Reuters Staff
December 1, 2009

It is 50 years this week since Bill Shankly first arrived at Anfield, when Liverpool were languishing in the second division, writes Martin Roberts.