Leadingclubs hit out at UEFA proposals

The G-14 lobby of leading European clubs have spoken out against UEFA's proposed changes to the format of the Champions League, arguing that the overhaul of the competition goes against…

JoaoPinto handed six month ban

FIFA have slapped a six month ban on Portugal's Joao Pinto after the player was found guilty of punching a referee.

ChampionsLeague overhaul attracts criticism

Liverpool's chief executive Rick Parry and Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger have spoken out against UEFA's proposed changes to the format of the Champions League.

Cuperunhapppy with transfer wrangling

Internazionale coach Hector Cuper has warned the club's president Massimo Moratti not to sell Cristiano Zanetti without prior consultation as the deal to bring Lazio's Alessandro Nesta to the San…

Riisedelighted to extend Anfield stay

Norwegian international John Arne Riise has expressed his delight at signing a new, improved contract that will keep him at Liverpool until 2007.

Dacourtclose to Juventus switch

Olivier Dacourt is on the verge of becoming a Juventus player, assuming the Serie A club can resolve their outstanding transactions.

Ferdinandto decide future in next 48 hours

Leeds £35 million-rated defender Rio Ferdinand willl decide in the next 48 hours whether he will stay at Elland Road or make the short trip across the Pennines to Old

Dacourtcould be first to leave Leeds

Leeds United midfielder Olivier Dacourt could be the first to leave Elland Road as new manager Terry Venables sets about reducing the club's debt.

Keownagrees new deal but Adams expected to quit

Arsenal defender Martin Keown has signed a new two-year contract, thus ending speculation about his future plans, while his longstanding defensive partner, Tony Adams, looks set to quit Highbury to…