Ian Herbert

Ian Herbert is Chief Sportswriter at The Independent.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web

Barcelona vs Manchester City: We owe fans historic performance, says Yaya Toure

Toure missed the first leg because of suspension

David Silva
Angel Di Maria

Liverpool vs Manchester United: How can Louis van Gaal recall Angel Di Maria in place of Juan Mata?

ANALYSIS: Manchester United looked a better side without the out-of-form Argentinian at the weekend - but that doesn't necessarily mean he should miss out at Anfield, argues Ian Herbert

Ian Herbert: In defence of Graeme Souness, a far better man than toxic Jose Mourinho

COMMENT: Portuguese manager has continued the feud into this weekend

Wayne Rooney knocked out video: 'It's in my own home. It's not public. It is what friends do'

The video has been circulating among friends of Rooney and Bardsley for several weeks

Wayne Rooney's knockout celebration against Tottenham

Cheltenham Festival 2015: Coneygree's fairy-tale Gold Cup win eclipses farewells for Tony McCoy

Nico de Boinville rides Mark Bradstock to victory in thrilling race

Uxizandre lifts Tony McCoy over the last and on to victory in the Ryanair Chase

Cheltenham Festival 2015: Tony McCoy ready to revel in the Festival rush for one final time

AP McCoy rides first winner of the week to release the pressure on his final day at the Festival as he targets one last Gold Cup

Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal: A 10 point plan to a Manchester United recovery, including learning English and building the team around Angel Di Maria

ANALYSIS: Following defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup, which has ended any hopes of a trophy in his first year at Old Trafford, Ian Herbert looks at what the Dutchman needs to do to improve things

The prospect of signing Ched Evans has led several Oldham sponsors to threaten to quit

Ched Evans resigned to not playing until season after next at least

Ched Evans was convicted of rape in 2012 and sentenced to five years in jail

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

Abuse - and the hell that came afterwards

Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine