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Richard Williams

Richard Williams

    The root of Nicolas Anelka's anti-Semitic salute
    The root of Nicolas Anelka's anti-Semitic salute
    If the three men appointed to judge the matter of West Bromwich Albion footballer Nicolas Anelka (35) and the quenelle – a salute...
    The Bond girl who sold Fleming a bit short
    The Bond girl who sold Fleming a bit short
    Vivienne Michel is perhaps the least well known of the women for whom Ian Fleming arranged assignations with James Bond and yet none of her more...
    Home and history on Bayern's side
    Home and history on Bayern's side
    Roberto Di Matteo must be pinching himself. Sacked by West Bromwich Albion in February of last year, turned down by Birmingham City, which...
    Changing of the Guardiola
    Changing of the Guardiola
    For all the 13 trophies and the countless hours of sumptuous football produced during his four years as Barcelona’s head coach, nothing in...
    Changing of the Guardiola
    Changing of the Guardiola
    For all the 13 trophies and the countless hours of sumptuous football produced during his four years as Barcelona’s head coach, nothing in...
    Tevez cameo offers glimpse of football's new realities
    Tevez cameo offers glimpse of football's new realities
    It is dangerous to make even a reasonable assumption about what goes on inside the head of Carlos Tevez, but the Argentinian forward may have been...
    How AVB lost the Chelsea battle
    How AVB lost the Chelsea battle
    In Vietnam they called it "fragging": the deliberate killing of a commanding officer by his own men. It happens in all wars when experienced foot...
    How the wheels of justice turned
    How the wheels of justice turned
    The long struggle to connect Lance Armstrong with doping finally came to an effective halt last Friday afternoon with the announcement that the...
    Mancini faces toughest test
    Mancini faces toughest test
    What were the odds, before Tuesday night, of seeing one of the most urbane and sophisticated coaches in world football, a man with a taste for...
    Literary tour de force on the Tour de France
    Literary tour de force on the Tour de France
    Racing through the Dark David Millar (Orion) Slaying the Badger Richard Moore (Yellow Jersey)
    A light on the darkness
    A light on the darkness
    Bruce Springsteen's latest DVD set offers an intriguing overview of hi career.
    Hatred keeps the Tour wheels turning
    Hatred keeps the Tour wheels turning
    After all the smiles and handshakes it was surprising that Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck didn't blow kisses to each other as they stood on the...