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Mark Oakley

Mark Oakley

    When fried chicken becomes golden nugget
    When fried chicken becomes golden nugget
    Fried chicken and hamburgers, washed down with a few pints, a vodka chaser and followed by the occasional cigarette. It's the unorthodox recipe for...
    Attacking players talk of Champions League
    Attacking players talk of Champions League
    Attacking players Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov, Luca Toni and Robin van Persie are the talking points as Manchester United, Bayern Munich and...
    Liverpool in late Champions League escape
    Liverpool in late Champions League escape
    Five-time champions Liverpool, who were staring at Champions League elimination, scored the sole goal of the tie late on to oust Standard Liege and...
    European teams show their form ahead of Cup qualifiers
    European teams show their form ahead of Cup qualifiers
    Europe's top teams on Wednesday showed how new-look formations were shaping up after Euro 2008 with 2010 World Cup qualifiers less than three weeks...
    Champions League: Giants on brink of qualifying
    Champions League: Giants on brink of qualifying
    Inter Milan, Barcelona, AS Roma and Rangers are on the brink of qualifying in Tuesday's Champions League group matches though Arsenal and Manchester United have already reached the knockout stages....
    Euro 2008: England receive boost, France face injuries
    Euro 2008: England receive boost, France face injuries
    England have received a welcome boost, France have injury setbacks while Scotland manager Alex McLeish claimed his team were up against it to go...
    McFadden Scottish hero on winning night for Britain
    McFadden Scottish hero on winning night for Britain
    James McFadden's long-range goal earned Scotland a landmark 1-0 victory over France on Wednesday night to put them firmly on course for the Euro...
    Death of legend Puskas completes sad year for sport
    Death of legend Puskas completes sad year for sport
    Football legend Ferenc Puskas, one of the greatest soccer players of all time, was one of several big names in football who died during the...