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Arsene Wenger: Who is he?

Last updated on: August 18, 2003 21:47 IST
  August 18, 2003 | 21:50 IST


Arsene Wenger: Who is he?

In the first of two extracts from a gripping new biography, Jasper Rees talks to those who know the Arsenal boss best - players, coaches, and the people of the village where he grew up.
[guardian.co.uk]



Fergie chasing 14-year-old Adu

Wayne Rooney? He's so last year; Manchester United have opened talks to sign American teenager Freddy 'the foetus' Adu.
[guardian.co.uk]



Spurs bid for Brazilian wonderkid

Spurs have made a £5.6m bid for Santos teenager Diego - one of the most highly-rated young players in Brazil.
[bbc.co.uk]



The Greatest Team

Were the 1970 Brazil side the best in sporting history?
[bbc.co.uk]



Portuguese opens up options left and right

Cristiano Ronaldo has got great ingredients and excites me as much as when I first saw Wayne Rooney.
[guardian.co.uk]



I'd love a roof garden but foundations must come first

Forty-six days, £75 million, nine new faces and myriad expectations. Ranieri tells Amy Lawrence about his Roman revolution.
[guardian.co.uk]



Chelsea confidence sky-high

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink pounced for a late winner at Liverpool yesterday to give Chelsea's Russian revolution a flying start to its English Premier League season.
[heraldsun.news.com.au]



Beckham booed and berated

David Beckham has come under heavy fire from the Spanish press and football fans - after his debut for Real Madrid on Spanish soil.
[ananova.com]



Minnows posing major threat?

Mike Weir, Jim Furyk, Ben Curtis, Shaun Micheel - the biggest names in golf.
[bbc.co.uk]



Lewis passes twin tests for Paris berth

Denise Lewis, the Olympic heptathlon champion, has given Britain's battered team a semblance of good news - she will be going to the world championships starting in Paris on Saturday.
[guardian.co.uk]



DIME SMACK: Dream a little dream

We checked out the new Dream Team taking on Puerto Rico, and with AI, Kidd, T-Mac, Ray Allen, Jermaine O'Neal, and Tim Duncan, the squad really does have a little Dream Team swagger to it.
[foxsports.com]



Drivers tangle after race

Kurt Busch and Jimmy Spencer traded some paint on the track. Then, the blood flowed off it.
[mlive.com]


Micheel adds to major mystery

A month after 'Ben who?' stole the headlines at Sandwich, the golf world now has to come to grips with 'Shaun what?' winning at Oak Hill.
[bbc.co.uk]



From bad to worse for Woods

Long before the dramatic conclusion to the PGA Championship, Tiger Woods had completed his worst major as a professional.
[sptimes.com]



Ronaldo best since Best

Manchester United unearthed a legend in Ronaldo, says Steven Howard.
[thesun.co.uk]



Giggs backing Ronaldo to be a star

Ryan Giggs, himself hailed as a teenage sensation, is confident Manchester United's new kid on the block will also prove more than just a one-hit wonder.
[espn.go.com]



Russian clan feel the fun

Each time Liverpool orchestrated an attack at Anfield on Sunday Roman Abramovich smiled and clapped as if enjoying the clowns of the Moscow State Circus.
[telegraph.co.uk]



Arsenal are the team of future

Patrick Vieira has warned Manchester United and the other Premiership hopefuls that Arsenal are the team of the future.
[thesun.co.uk]



Henry in trouble for bare-chest cheek

Arsenal's Groundhog Day existence continued at Highbury with a victory over Everton, one player sent off and likely Football Association action against another.
[telegraph.co.uk]



'There is every chance we will win no golds at all'

John Rawling on the likely backlash for UK Athletics if, as he fears, the national team flop in Paris.
[guardian.co.uk]

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