There are surprises in the Premier League if it was decided out of current top 8 teams: Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Spurs feature.
Arsenal Invincible Martin Keown has offered his assessment of the club's striker chase in January, but is he missing the point somewhat?
The 300 richest people on the planet are $524bn (£319bn) better off than this time last year, with the world's richest man, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, increasing his fortune by $15.8bn to $78.5bn over 2013.
This is the year that cities become even smarter.
NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers have become the victims of another technical glitch that has resulted in many being unable to pay for fuel at Tesco's petrol stations.
Atletico Madrid are claimed to be targeting a midfielder who would be a certain upgrade on Manchester United target Koke, but signing him won't be easy.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reached into their past to find their new head coach. They are putting the final touches on a deal to appoint Lovie Smith.
Roma's Tin Jedvaj has not enjoyed an ideal start to life in Serie A.
Cesc Fabregas has spoken of his happiness at Mesut Ozil's transfer to Arsenal.
Torino president Urbano Cairo says the club have no intention of flogging off Alessio Cerci in January.