THE WEEK THAT WAS

Becks heads to Milan, Drogba is a diver

October 24, 2008
This was the week in which David Beckham became the latest aging star to join the veteran ranks of AC Milan and Sir Bobby Robson brought some cheer to Newcastle when he labelled Dennis Wise a "spanner". Friday 17 October: Platini laughs at the president
Portly UEFA president Michel Platini took a break from a lunch buffet at European football's headquarters this week to give short shrift to the "absurd" suggestion from fellow Frenchman Nicolas Sarkozy that international matches should be stopped ...

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