Jack Pitt-Brooke

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

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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.

Lukas Podolski equalises with a precise, powerful finish

Lukas Podolski future: Double for Arsenal won't see misfit get a new contract

The German’s struggle to adapt to English football means he is unlikely to get a new deal at Arsenal despite the two crucial goals on Tuesday

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter: The man who could have been champion of the world - and the Bob Dylan song that immortalised him

The man who could have been champion of the world

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter and the Bob Dylan song that immortalised him
Didn’t she do well?

Didn’t she do well?

Miranda Hart lined up for ‘Generation Game’ revival
The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

In Iraq, mafiosi already run almost the entire oil output of the south of the country
Before they were famous

Before they were famous

Can you guess the celebrity from these British Pathe News clips?
Martin Freeman’s casting in Fargo is genius

Martin Freeman’s casting in Fargo is a stroke of genius

Series is brimming with characters and stories all its own
How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe: Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC

How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe

Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC
Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'

British Muslims's Happy video attacked as 'sinful'

The four-minute clip by Honesty Policy has had more than 300,000 hits on YouTube
Church of England-raised Michael Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith

Michael Williams: Do as I do, not as I pray

Church of England-raised Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife

A History of the First World War in 100 moments

A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife
Comedian Jenny Collier: 'Sexism I experienced on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

Jenny Collier: 'Sexism on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

The comedian's appearance at a show on the eve of International Women's Day was cancelled because they had "too many women" on the bill
Cannes Film Festival: Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or

Cannes Film Festival

Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or
The concept album makes surprise top ten return with neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

The concept album makes surprise top ten return

Neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson is unexpected success
Lichen is the surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus, thanks to our love of Scandinavian and Indian cuisines

Lichen is surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus

Emily Jupp discovers how it can give a unique, smoky flavour to our cooking
10 best baking books

10 best baking books

Planning a spot of baking this bank holiday weekend? From old favourites to new releases, here’s ten cookbooks for you
Jury still out on Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini

Jury still out on Pellegrini

Draw with Sunderland raises questions over Manchester City manager's ability to motivate and unify his players