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Life for England’s coach is about to change. Defeat tonight and he will likely lose his job. Victory will buy him time to fulfil the team’s promise. To that end Ian Herbert asks if this likeable man can shake the World Cup fever and return to his principles
Ahead of Sunday’s derby, the legendary 1970s striker tells Ian Herbert about the days when Everton and Liverpool dominated the football landscape
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his team has a habit of responding well to adversity
Captain resorts to cliches in his pre-match briefing and cannot shed perception of him being merely workmanlike
The decision to go for the win backfired terribly for the hosts
Gunners to adopt precedent used by Chelsea to fight three-game suspension while Blues are considering Costa appeal
Wenger talks a good professional game but his players fail to play it
Comments came in aftermath of Chelsea's controversial 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge
His name has become so toxic the prospect of him picking up his career are all but gone, writes Ian Herbert
COMMENT: Rugby needs a World Cup like no other before it...
Kevin De Bruyne should make his European debut for Manchester City
From Dan Carter's left boot to Springboks and Samoans on the South Coast and the weight of an expectant nation on Stuart Lancaster's shoulders, here's what we expect to happen over the next six weeks
What these teams have delivered to rugby union is unique and needs protecting