Jack Pitt-Brooke

Jack Pitt-Brooke is a sports writer for The Independent.

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Joey Barton of Queens Park Rangers celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Watford at Loftus Road

QPR 2 Watford 1 match report: Austin revives Rangers’ play-off form by breaking Watford hearts

With the play-offs approaching and just two regular games left for Queen’s Park Rangers, they must hope that this late turnaround win over Watford will spark some confidence and momentum.

Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez celebrate during Liverpool's game with Norwich

Liverpool victory was inspired by Hillsborough message stuck on changing room walls before kick-off, reveals Brendan Rodgers

The Reds won 3-2 at Carrow Road to move five points clear at the top of the Premier League

Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez celebrate during Liverpool's game with Norwich
Raheem Sterling, aged just 19 years old, has been a revelation in Liverpool’s midfield this season
Olivier Giroud pays tribute to the Hillsborough victims after scoring against West Ham on Wednesday night
Cameron Jerome (far right) celebrates scoring Palace’s third goal against Everton on Wednesday

Tony Pulis on brink of unthinkable with Crystal Palace based on hard work and yoga

Nobody seemed to want the job of Palace manager but now they are showing European form

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal do not get the same treatment as Chelsea

TV companies haven't helped Arsenal as much as Chelsea, says Arsène Wenger

Arsenal's game with Hull this weekend has been swapped with Chelsea's match against Sunderland in a bid to give the Blues more time to recover for Tuesday's Champions League match

Mesut Ozil will return to the Arsenal squad for the Sunday's trip to Hull

Arsene Wenger: Mesut Ozil had a jaded period but he will be Player of the Season... next season

£42.5m record signing returns to the Gunners squad for Sunday's trip to Hull

Kevin Pietersen was due to lead the Delhi Daredevils in the new IPL season today but is sidelined with a finger injury

Anti-climax as new Kevin Pietersen era is put on hold by injury

The former England batsman will not be playing in the Delhi Daredevils' next match

Matt Jarvis was criticised for not going down when fouled

Jack Pitt-Brooke: Matt Jarvis's failure to cry foul exposes skewed values

Matt Jarvis spoke with the right kind of honesty, a few hours after showing the wrong kind. The West Ham winger knew that his manager Sam Allardyce and pundit Gary Neville were right in their post-match criticisms of his rather self-defeating nobility against Arsenal at the Emirates on Tuesday.

Day In a Page

Migrants in Britain a decade on: The Poles who brought prosperity

Migrants in Britain a decade on

The Poles who brought prosperity
Philippe Legrain: 'The eurozone crisis has tipped many into disillusionment, despair and extremism - we need a European Spring'

Philippe Legrain: 'We need a European Spring'

The eurozone crisis has tipped many into disillusionment, despair and extremism - this radically altered landscape calls for a new kind of politics, argues the economist
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A moment of glory on the Western Front for the soldiers of the Raj

A History of the First World War in 100 moments

A moment of glory on the Western Front for the soldiers of the Raj
Judith Owen reveals how husband Harry Shearer - star of This Is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons - helped her music flourish

Judith Owen: 'How my husband helped my music flourish'

Her mother's suicide and father's cancer also informed the singer-songwriter's new album, says Pierre Perrone
The online lifeline: How a housing association's remarkable educational initiative gave hope to tenant battling long-term illness and depression

Online lifeline: Housing association's educational initiative

South Yorkshire Housing Association's free training courses gave hope to tenant battling long-term illness and depression
Face-recognition software: Is this the end of anonymity for all of us?

Face-recognition software: The end of anonymity?

The software is already used for military surveillance, by police to identify suspects - and on Facebook
Train Kick Selfie Guy is set to scoop up to $250,000 thanks to his viral video - so how can you cash in on your candid moments?

Viral videos: Cashing in on candid moments

Train Kick Selfie Guy Jared Frank could receive anything between $30,000 to $250,000 for his misfortune - and that's just his cut of advertising revenue from being viewed on YouTube
The world's fastest elevators - 20 metres per second - are coming soon to China

World's fastest elevators coming soon to China

Whatever next? Simon Usborne finds out from Britain's highest authority on the subject
Cityfathers tackles long-hours culture that causes men to miss out on seeing their children

Cityfathers tackles long-hours culture

The organisation is the brainchild of Louisa Symington-Mills, a chief operating officer who set up Citymothers in 2012 - a group that now boasts more than 3,000 members
Brits who migrate to Costa del Sol more unhappy than those who stay at home

It's not always fun in the sun: Moving abroad does not guarantee happiness

Brits who migrate to Costa del Sol more unhappy than those who stay at home
Migrants in Britain a decade on: They came, they worked, they stayed in Lincolnshire

Migrants in Britain a decade on

They came, they worked, they stayed in Lincolnshire
Chris Addison on swapping politics for pillow talk

Chris Addison on swapping politics for pillow talk

The 'Thick of It' favourite thinks the romcom is an 'awful genre'. So why is he happy with a starring role in Sky Living's new Lake District-set series 'Trying Again'?
Why musicians play into their old age

Why musicians play into their old age

Nick Hasted looks at how they are driven by a burning desire to keep on entertaining fans despite risking ridicule
How can you tell a gentleman?

How can you tell a gentleman?

A list of public figures with gallant attributes by Country Life magazine throws a fascinating light on what it means to be a gentleman in the modern world
Pet a porter: posh pet pampering

Pet a porter: posh pet pampering

The duo behind Asos and Achica have launched a new venture offering haute couture to help make furry companions fashionable