The President at my wedding: Shaun Bartlett and Nelson Mandela

The President at my wedding: Shaun Bartlett and Nelson Mandela
In the weeks since the death of Nelson Mandela, certain moments, images, quotes and figures from his history have made recurring appearances on our television screens, on newspaper pages and in the text of tribute.

Sébastien Bassong: 'Cars and looks are not things I worry about'

Sébastien Bassong: 'Cars and looks are not things I worry about'
Sébastien Bassong has covered everything from his faith in God to his fondness for the Jeremy Kyle show. He has spoken emotively about the huge responsibility he feels towards his extended family in Cameroon, explained why he refuses to conform to the footballer stereotype and dropped a couple of hilarious anecdotes into the conversation about Benoît Assou-Ekotto, his friend and international team-mate.

Are Chelsea breaching third party rules?

Chelsea Football Club appear to be involved in the funding of "third-party ownership" of players outside the Premier League, contrary to the Premier League's and Uefa's strong official condemnation of the practice.

Everyone wants a Brazilian

Everyone wants a Brazilian
Foreign clubs are still showing an insatiable appetite for Brazilian players while Argentines appear to be going out of fashion, according to a FIFA report on the global transfer market published on Wednesday.

He fought with Zlatan and likes Roy Keane – is Mido the man for Zamalek?

He fought with Zlatan and likes Roy Keane – is Mido the man for Zamalek?There were raised eyebrows in Europe when the 30-year-old was made coach of the Egyptian side Zamalek but the former Tottenham maverick has a sharp football brain.

Adebayor: What really happened

Adebayor: What really happened
Emmanuel Adebayor's residence in Ghana had some illustrious guests last June. Samuel Eto'o, Michael Ballack, Jay-Jay Okocha, Michael Essien, Florent Malouda and Djibril Cissé were among those who made the place their hangout. It is fair to say that good times were had. Either they went out or the party came to them.

Aguero rivals Suarez as EPL best

Aguero rivals Suarez as EPL best

It is accepted widely accepted that Luis Suarez is the Premier League’s best player. Only those stricken by scarlet fever would disagree. But Sergio Aguero looks intent on entering the conversation, and his hat-trick against Watford was his latest effort of persuasion.

Can Seedorf do it in Milan?

Can Seedorf do it in Milan?
There is a clip on YouTube of Clarence Seedorf, a month past his 19th birthday, walking out of the tunnel for the 1995 Champions League final. Alongside him is Marcel Desailly, seeking his third successive winners’ medal, already established through brains and brawn as a key contributor to Milan’s majesty.

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