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    1. January 18, 2011

      The Knowledge, Bush Theatre, London

      Newly qualified: Joanne Froggatt The title of John Donnelly’s play reverberates in so many ways. There is the London...

    2. June 22, 2010

      Gentlemen, your country needs you

      From Mr Paul Maxwell.Sir, To learn the future we must try to understand the past. We need to look at Buschner, Menotti,...

    1. January 8, 2010

      Sale of the week: Northern lights

      Sale: The Elemental North Location: Messum’s, 8 Cork Street, London W1. Tel: +44 (0) 207-437 5545 Date: January 13-February...

    2. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2009

      I'm a celebrity, get me out of Dubai!

      Presenting a list of the more colourful names understood to have invested in Nakheel’s Dubai Palm development (Source:...

    3. December 24, 2007

      Chelsea manage to see off Blackburn barrage

      Perhaps this was the weekend when Liverpool's title chances finally disappeared. The 10-point gap between them and the...

    4. December 23, 2007

      Blues halt Rovers barrage

      Perhaps this was the weekend when Liverpool’s title chances finally disappeared. The 10-point gap between them and the...

    5. September 24, 2007

      Chelsea's blues deepen as United dominate with ease

      If nothing else, Chelsea have learnt from yesterday's 2-0 defeat at Manchester United that Avram Grant does not intimidate...

    6. June 7, 2007

      England victory a relief for McClaren

      Relief for Steve McClaren, relief for England and, perhaps most of all, relief for the Football Association. England's...

    7. June 6, 2007

      Observer: Acquired taste

      Anyone doubting the new fashion for organic food should swing by the new Whole Foods store in Kensington to get a glimpse of...

    8. April 23, 2007

      Chelsea blow opportunity to narrow the gap

      Opportunity knocked, and Chelsea did not exactly go rushing to answer. After Manchester United's 1-1 draw against...

    9. November 17, 2006

      Cole eases England's worries

      Wayne Rooney's first goal for England in more than a year has taken some of the pressure off coach Steve McClaren. But a...

    10. November 16, 2006

      England take positives in Dutch draw

      It is always difficult to judge the worth of friendlies given the disparity in motivation that can exist, but even with that...

    11. November 11, 2006

      ROUND-UP

      *FOOTBALL Micah Richards of Manchester City, Tottenham's Michael Dawson and Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster were...

    12. October 26, 2006

      United seal last-gasp win over Crewe

      Crewe suffered Carling Cup heartbreak as Kieran Lee's extra-time strike gave Manchester United a 2-1 victory and sent the...

    13. October 13, 2006

      McClaren has time on his side

      Steve McClaren enjoyed a short honeymoon as England manager, which was abruptly ended by last Saturday's goalless draw...

    14. July 3, 2006

      McClaren era begins with trouble up front

      Nothing in this tournament became England so well as the leaving of it, but that should not mask their failings. They might...

    15. July 2, 2006

      Tactical shortcomings will be Eriksson’s legacy

      Aaron Lennon darts down the right, and cuts into the box. From his seat in the touchline shelter, Sven-Göran Eriksson stands...

    16. July 2, 2006

      McClaren era begins with trouble up front

      Nothing in this tournament became England so well as the leaving of it, but that should not mask their failings, writes...

    17. June 23, 2006

      While Brown teases

      Gordon Brown had them guessing too. As well as making a commitment to an independent nuclear deterrent, the chancellor had...

    18. June 21, 2006

      England get away with second-half scramble

      Perhaps Sven-Goran Eriksson could suggest to Fifa that matches be played in one chunk of 90 minutes, for half-time is...

    19. June 20, 2006

      England get away with second-half scramble

      Perhaps Sven-Goran Eriksson could suggest to Fifa that England’s matches be played in one chunk of 90 minutes, for half-time...

    20. May 31, 2006

      England victory answers few questions

      England's 3-1 win over Hungary on Tuesday night should boost morale but it answered few of the main questions ahead of the...

    21. May 8, 2006

      Eriksson gambles on Walcott

      It was predicted but still managed to come as a surprise. England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has gone ahead and chosen...

    22. March 20, 2006

      Chelsea slip in thriller at Fulham

      This will almost certainly stand as little more than a sideshow on their pro- cession to the title but Chelsea's 1-0 defeat...

    23. March 8, 2006

      Anti-climax as Chelsea go out

      After all the talk there was only anti-climax as Barcelona, the great entertainers of European football, produced a display...

    24. March 2, 2006

      Crouch inspires England come-back

      For a man so often criticised over his use of substitutes, Sven-Göran Eriksson is developing a remarkable, and welcome,...

    25. February 2, 2006

      Villa savour late equaliser

      Chelsea lost two points while Aston Villa gained only one from their 1-1 draw, but thereis little doubt to whom it will make...

    26. December 30, 2005

      A year for fans to take flight

      The coming year is one in which many sports fans will opt to spend their holidays in stadiums rather than on beaches, given...

    27. December 29, 2005

      Cole strike seals Chelsea victory

      Winning ugly has become not just an occasional necessity, but virtually a way of life for Chelsea, writes Jonathan Wilson...

    28. October 20, 2005

      Chelsea run rampant

      On reflection, Real Betis may conclude, it is best not to provoke the beast. Chelsea looked uneasy for 20 minutes on...

    29. October 3, 2005

      Drogba fires Chelsea to new heights

      There comes a time when you have to stop moaning about the one-sided nature of the Premiership, and stand back and admire,...

    30. September 2, 2005

      Beckham a rum anchor to steady ship

      The message from Sven-Göran Eriksson on Friday was one of no panic, yet the abject defeat in Denmark a fortnight ago has...

    31. August 20, 2005

      Chinks in the Chelsea armour give rivals hope

      Perhaps the master is still the master after all. It had seemed that Sir Alex Ferguson was fading into the background, his...

    32. August 19, 2005

      Chinks in Chelsea armour give rivals hope

      Perhaps the master is still the master after all. It had seemed that Sir Alex Ferguson was fading into the background, his...

    33. April 28, 2005

      Inspired Reds hold Chelsea

      Call it European, and Liverpool are inspired. Rafael Benitez had said they would have to be "flawless" if they were to beat...

    34. April 13, 2005

      Chelsea reach Champions League semis

      Another game, another chapter in the legend of José Mourinho, writes Jonathan Wilson. Bayern Munich may have won 3-2 on the...

    35. April 7, 2005

      Chelsea roll on

      No manager, no problem. Even without José Mourinho,Chelsea produced a performance of great character to take a 4-2 lead into...

    36. March 30, 2005

      England to be unchanged

      Sven-Göran Eriksson has confirmed that he intends to name an unchanged line-up for today's World Cup qualifier against...

    37. March 9, 2005

      Terry's strike saves Chelsea

      It was Manchester United's 4-3 victory over Real Madrid that persuaded Roman Abramovich to invest in English football, and...

    38. February 18, 2005

      Robben injury gives rivals some hope

      To those engaged in what is increasingly looking like vain pursuit of Chelsea and in desperate need of a straw at which to...

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