Monaco ensured Paris St Germain would have to wait another week at least to claim the Ligue 1 title after Dimitar Berbatov’s wonderfully impudent finish earned a 1-0 victory over Nice at the Stade Louis II.
Former U.S. professional boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and then was released after it was determined he did not get a fair trial, died on Sunday at the age of 76, according to reports in the Canadian media.
Alan Knight saw plenty during his 801 appearances in goal for Portsmouth but the explosion of joy at Fratton Park a year ago this weekend, during a 3-0 win over Sheffield United, was as vivid as anything he experienced as a player.
Nicolas Anelka may be reported to Fifa after missing out on signing for Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro. The French striker, who left West Bromwich Albion last month after receiving a five-match ban for the racially controversial “quenelle” goal celebration, took too long to report to the club.