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    1. beyondbrics

      October 4, 2012

      Indonesia tobacco: still some puff left

      Promoting its recent World Tobacco Asia conference in Jakarta, UK-based organiser Quartz Business Media was unashamed,...

    2. June 20, 2012

      Rooney tweet falls foul of ad watchdog

      England footballers Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere have been forced to delete postings to Twitter after the advertising...

    1. October 7, 2011

      Football’s biggest scandal is yet to break

      The recent court case surrounding Rio Ferdinand’s love life and the kiss-and-tell sold to a Sunday newspaper have shown...

    2. June 12, 2010

      Heavy online betting forecast

      A World Cup betting spree could see British bookmakers turn over more than £1bn from the four-week tournament, underpinned...

    3. June 11, 2010

      Betters turn online for S Africa punts

      A World Cup betting spree could see British bookmakers turn over more than £1bn ($1.5bn) from the four-week tournament,...

    4. March 5, 2010

      United v City in unfriendly match

      The attempt to buy Manchester United by City figures led by Keith Harris, chairman of stockbroker Seymour Pierce, has drawn...

    5. March 4, 2010

      United v City in unfriendly match

      The attempt to buy Manchester United by City figures led by Keith Harris, chairman of stockbroker Seymour Pierce, has drawn...

    6. February 9, 2010

      Terry's travails

      Gideon Rachman: I must admit that I am surprised that John Terry has been forced to resign as England's soccer captain for...

    7. The World

      February 7, 2010

      From John Terry to Jacob Zuma

      I must admit that I am surprised that John Terry has been forced to resign as England’s soccer captain for having an...

    8. February 6, 2010

      Capello knocks out Terry from captain role

      Fabio Capello made one of the more uncomfortable decisions in his career as a football coach when he took the England...

    9. February 5, 2010

      Terry loses England captaincy

      Fabio Capello made one of the more uncomfortable decisions in his career as a football coach when he took the England...

    10. September 6, 2008

      The Diary - Dylan Jones

      I've just spent a year in David Cameron's shadow and it feels very odd coming out into the daylight. Although they profess...

    11. May 22, 2008

      Blame the rain, not Terry

      Blame Moscow’s pouring rain, but don’t blame poor John Terry. Chelsea and their Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich...

    12. May 21, 2008

      Big names secure Formation against downturn

      A continued slowdown would do little to reduce media stars' appetite for wealth management and professional services,...

    13. May 20, 2008

      Big names secure Formation against downturn

      A continued slowdown would do little to reduce media stars’ appetite for wealth management and professional services,...

    14. April 25, 2008

      Strong earnings for Man Utd owners

      The holding company that owns Manchester United saw both its interest costs and pre-tax profits rise last year, according to...

    15. November 9, 2007

      England’s prospects suffer as Rooney limps out

      England’s slim prospects of reaching next year’s European Championships diminished further on Friday when Wayne Rooney was...

    16. August 27, 2007

      United's fortune rubs salt in Jol's wounds

      Manchester United were far from convincing and rode their luck to an extent but their season is at least up and running...

    17. August 6, 2007

      Chelsea lose their cool in heat of penalties

      Manchester United yesterday secured a measure of revenge for defeat in last season's FA Cup final, winning the FA Community...

    18. June 16, 2007

      From journalist to sports Svengali

      Pinhas Zahavi is now recognised as the leading agent in football, having brokered not only such big transfers as Rio...

    19. May 30, 2007

      Radical reform at the Football Association

      English football will undergo far-reaching changes to the way the game is run after shareholders of the Football...

    20. January 25, 2007

      Man U’s Gill favours City-style bonuses

      Professional footballers should be paid for performance with players granted City-style bonus packages, Manchester United’s...

    21. October 23, 2006

      United dash Liverpool's league hopes

      If it was not over before, it is now. Liverpool went into this season with more hope than at any time since they last won...

    22. October 18, 2006

      United make light work of Copenhagen

      It was all very simple. As Manchester United strolled to a 3-0 victory over FC Copenhagen that leaves them on the brink of...

    23. October 12, 2006

      Old faults betray new England

      Shambolic, chaotic and in the end plain embarrassing. As Gary Neville's back-pass rolled over Paul Robinson's foot to...

    24. October 12, 2006

      Old faults betray new England

      Shambolic, chaotic and, in the end, plain embarrassing. As Gary Neville's back-pass rolled over Paul Robinson's foot to...

    25. October 7, 2006

      England trumpet flexibility as cure for old failings

      It is a fine line between a strength and a weakness. What some might see as the heroic resilience of English football,...

    26. September 14, 2006

      United grab victory in tie of passion

      Amid the distasteful and the controversial, the sour and the graceless, the allegations of conspiracies and bungs, it is...

    27. September 1, 2006

      Andorra offer England only kicks and blushes

      The cliché has it that you cannot afford to under-estimate any side in world football these days, but it is hard to see how...

    28. August 29, 2006

      Dismal run continues for England

      Another one-day game, another one-day defeat for England. Yesterday's five-wicket Twenty20 loss to Pakistan was their...

    29. July 6, 2006

      Fantasy football without traditional Brazilian blend

      It would have seemed inconceivable when the World Cup began four weeks ago, but the FT’s team of the tournament contains not...

    30. June 21, 2006

      Owen injury leaves Eriksson at a loss

      There has been an advert for Northern Rock running through this World Cup showing Michael Owen standing on a luggage...

    31. June 15, 2006

      Ferdinand rules out short-sighted use of long ball

      It is no great surprise to learn that two years ago, Rio Ferdinand was dancing on the table in a bar in Miami, but his...

    32. June 14, 2006

      Ferdinand rules out short-sighted use of long ball

      It is no great surprise to learn that two years ago, Rio Ferdinand was dancing on the table in a bar in Miami, but his...

    33. June 11, 2006

      Game of two halves foxes England again

      In major tournaments it is important not to peak too soon, and at least England have no worries on that score. Manager...

    34. 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...

    35. April 10, 2006

      United maintain chase as Chelsea stand firm

      Sometimes standing still is going forwards. Manchester United remain seven points behind Chelsea at the top of the table,...

    36. April 7, 2006

      Arsenal offer true test of United form

      First, some perspective. Chelsea are seven points clear of Manchester United with six games remaining. They have dropped...

    37. February 27, 2006

      United look to future as they relive past

      Not the one they most wanted to win, perhaps - or even one of the top three - but Manchester United are grateful for any...

    38. February 24, 2006

      Consolation prize a poor reward for declining United

      Manchester United fans must be wondering how it came to this. Seven years ago the League Cup was the only competition United...

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