Sat, 28 May, 2011
THE BASKETBALL you probably know about, but Kieran Donaghy’s other sporting passion comes as a surprise over lunch.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
IT’S amazing how the arrival of a new player can focus the mind. I am a John Obi Mikel fan, but he can be frustrating sometimes.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
MARCEL DESAILLY has called for France captain Patrice Evra to be suspended for at least two months for his part in Les Bleus’ controversial World Cup campaign.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2010
FORMER France defender Marcel Desailly believes the mood in les Bleus’ camp is upbeat ahead of their World Cup opener against Uruguay tomorrow night.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2010
LIAM BRADY confessed that, along with Marco Tardelli, he’d had “a hunch” that Ireland would draw France in next month’s play-off, even texting his prediction to a friend ahead of yesterday’s draw.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2009
MARCEL DESAILLY fears new Chelsea coach Avram Grant will struggle to build the love and respect that was afforded to Jose Mourinho by the current Blues stars.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2007
Marcel Desailly fears new Chelsea coach Avram Grant will struggle to build the love and respect that was afforded to Jose Mourinho by the current Blues stars.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2007
Former France defender Marcel Desailly questioned Raymond Domenech’s decision to take off Thierry Henry during the World Cup final defeat to Italy.
Sun, 09 Jul, 2006
Former France captain Marcel Desailly is confident Les Bleus can claim their second World Cup title on Sunday.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2006
Former France captain Marcel Desailly has backed Thierry Henry to stay at Arsenal.
Tue, 16 May, 2006
Ron Atkinson will make his football comeback tomorrow, working alongside Swindon’s black manager Iffy Onuora.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2005
FORMER Chelsea centre-half Marcel Desailly is convinced Jose Mourinho’s side will wrap up the title should they beat London rivals Arsenal at Highbury on Sunday.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2005
Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly has revealed he would like to return to the Barclays Premiership.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
HAVING already made an offensive remark about black people, Ron Atkinson has now insulted the Chinese.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2005
Ante-post favourite One Knight is not among the 17 declared for the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow on Tuesday.
Sun, 26 Dec, 2004
ANTE-POST favourite One Knight heads a field of 24 left in at yesterday’s confirmation stage for the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow next Tuesday.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2004
Ante-post favourite Celestial Gold hardened at the top of the betting following today’s final declaration stage for the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2004
PUNTERS believe Celestial Gold will give Martin Pipe a third Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2004
Frankie Dettori outshone the equine celebrities on display at the weekend when he was crowned champion jockey for the third time as the Flat season ended at Doncaster.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2004
Former Chelsea captain Marcel Desailly claims that Celtic, Crystal Palace and Portsmouth were all keen to bring him back to British football on a free transfer before an offer from Qatari club Al Ittihad proved impossible to turn down.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2004
Mon, 11 Oct, 2004
IRELAND will march confidently into the magnificent Stade de France tonight with spirits high and ambition soaring to face a French team reeling amid charges of mis-management.
Sat, 09 Oct, 2004
BRIAN KERR yesterday moved swiftly to dampen the unrealistic predictions about the result of Saturday’s World Cup qualifying tie in Paris that have been spawned by France’s list of problems.
Thu, 07 Oct, 2004
Former Liverpool and Everton defender Abel Xavier has been added to the list of candidates which Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp is considering to solve his defensive crisis.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2004
A CAUTIONARY note seems advisable after absorbing the cross-section of views expressed in the sports pages of the Sunday papers — France have conceded nothing ahead of next Saturday’s World Cup qualifying tie at the Stade de France.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2004
BRIAN KERR’S trademark Dublin wit was much in evidence after training yesterday in Malahide when he strove to banish World Cup concerns at the number of first-choice players ruled out of tomorrow’s opening qualifier against Cyprus.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
Marcel Desailly will not feature in the Champions League even if he does choose to sign for Celtic.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2004
France captain Patrick Vieira has declared himself physically and mentally ready to start Les Bleus’ 2006 World Cup qualifier against Israel at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2004
Former football pundit Ron Atkinson is to make a documentary about racism.
Thu, 15 Jul, 2004
MARCEL DESAILLY claims he has been offered the chance to end his playing days this summer and return to Chelsea to take up a role on Jose Mourinho’s staff.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2004
Marcel Desailly has admitted that he could retire from football this summer following his release by Chelsea.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2004
Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly has invited Celtic manager Martin O’Neill to make a move for him.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2004
Marcel Desailly is seeking a new club after stressing that his departure from Chelsea and decision to quit international football will not be followed by an announcement of his retirement.
Wed, 07 Jul, 2004
NEWCASTLE will not be held to ransom as they attempt to push home their interest in Barcelona hitman Patrick Kluivert.
Wed, 07 Jul, 2004
Marcel Desailly has ended his contract with Chelsea by mutual consent.
Tue, 06 Jul, 2004
Marcel Desailly has announced his retirement from international football after a record 116 appearances for France.
Sun, 04 Jul, 2004
Patrick Vieira failed a late fitness test for France’s Euro 2004 quarter-final with Greece at the Estadio Jose Alvalade with Olivier Dacourt getting his second start of the tournament in place of the injured Arsenal midfielder.
Fri, 25 Jun, 2004
France coach Jacques Santini will have to shuffle his defence for the Euro 2004 quarter-final against Greece tomorrow because of the broken arm which has ended the tournament of right-back Willy Sagnol.
Thu, 24 Jun, 2004