Ian Herbert

Ian Herbert is Chief Sportswriter at The Independent.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web

Liverpool must heed Jamie Carragher’s words if they want to be champions again

‘Men in White Suits –  Liverpool FC  in the 1990s: the players’ stories’ by Simon Hughes. Bantam Press RRP £18.99.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche

Sean Dyche interview: A realist in football’s world of make-believe

Burnley may have found results hard to come by but their manager Sean Dyche has impressed the Premier League with his passion and his focus.

A view of the Bradford City stadium fire

Bradford City stadium fire: Archives reveal the desperate rush to conjure an explanation

COMMENT: A detailed scientific investigation into the causes of the Bradford stadium disaster cast statistical doubt on the claim that it was sparked inadvertently by a match igniting debris below Valley Parade’s seating, The Independent has revealed

A view of the Bradford City stadium fire

Bradford City stadium fire: New evidence casts more doubt on verdict Bradford fire was accident

EXCLUSIVE: National Archive papers reveal testing – rushed and scant as it was – undermines theory lit match caused stadium disaster

David De Gea punches the air after Wayne Rooney's opener

Manchester United win David De Gea battle with offer of £200,000-per-week deal

EXCLUSIVE: United confident they will retain Spanish No 1

Louis van Gaal looks on at Goodison Park

Everton 3 Manchester United 0: United's complacency has gifted Liverpool a chance, says Louis van Gaal

His team put in a below-par performance at Goodison Park

James McCarthy puts Everton in front
Lionel Messi is interviewed by his friend, the late Argentine sportswriter Jorge Lopez

Ian Herbert: English football, to its own loss, will not allow a rapport like Jorge Lopez's with Lionel Messi

COMMENT: When the communication between journalists and players breaks down both sides suffer, writes Ian Herbert

Willie Morgan in action for Manchester United in October 1974

'It was just like Barcelona.' Manchester United remember the joy of 1974/75

40 years ago this weekend a landmark season in United's history ended

Marouane Fellaini shows what it means to him to be still at Manchester United, playing forcefully and well

Marouane Fellaini: Unfashionable and inelegant but first prize for persistence

As Fellaini returns to Everton on Sunday, he deserves credit for making United move work

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

Day In a Page

Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most
Katy Perry prevented from buying California convent for $14.5m after nuns sell to local businesswoman instead

No grace of God for Katy Perry as sisters act to stop her buying convent

Archdiocese sues nuns who turned down star’s $14.5m because they don’t approve of her
Ajmer: The ancient Indian metropolis chosen to be a 'smart city' where residents would just be happy to have power and running water

Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth': The Scottish play on film, from Welles to Cheggers

Something wicked?

Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
10 best sun creams for body

10 best sun creams for body

Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon files

Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games
Women's World Cup 2015: How England's semi-final success could do wonders for both sexes

There is more than a shiny trophy to be won by England’s World Cup women

The success of the decidedly non-famous females wearing the Three Lions could do wonders for a ‘man’s game’ riddled with cynicism and greed
How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth: Would people co-operate to face down a global peril?

How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map