The cruellest nicknames in sport, from Maradona to Crouch
Some of the cruellest - and funniest - nicknames given to sports stars.
Alex Ferguson's greatest rants - on Mourinho, f******* idiots, Liverpool and Arsenal's Wenger
Not for the first-time is soon-to-be former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson grabbing the headlines.
TeleBest: The dirtiest players in football
Hard-tackling, hair-pulling Elizabeth Lambert has become an internet sensation after a series of violent fouls were caught on camera.
In Pictures and Video: When sports stars make pop music
Classic - and occasionally cringeworthy - examples of sportsmen heading into the recording studio
Manchester United: Potential January transfer targets
Manchester United have a real battle on their hands to retain the Premier League title.
Newcastle United: Potential January transfer targets
After a superb start to the season, aspirations have been lifted at the Sports Direct Arena and investment into the team will be welcomed by supporters hoping for European football into 2012.
Tottenham Hotspur: Potential January transfer targets
Tottenham have emerged as genuine title contenders this season but Harry Redknapp's squad lacks depth compared to their rivals, which could be telling as the season takes its toll.
Arsenal: Potential January transfer targets
Arsenal have already been active this month as club icon Thierry Henry has returned to provide cover for Africa Cup of Nations bound duo Gervinho and Marouane Chamakh in a loan move from New York Red Bulls.
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