Jack Pitt-Brooke

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

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Diego Costa

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Diego Costa 'must play' with hamstring trouble to give Jose Mourinho an edge

The Special One revealed in midweek that the summer signing cannot currently play more than one game a week

Fulham transfer news: Giorgios Karagounis interested in return following Felix Magath exit

The Greek midfielder was popular among fans at Craven Cottage

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Diego Costa is now the main man, says Didier Drogba

Blues great hails Costa as the man "Chelsea needed" this season

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Cardiff City set to show Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the exit door

Bluebirds manager on the brink of sacking

Cesc Fabregas in action during Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Schalke on Wednesday night
Jose Mourinho

Chelsea vs Schalke: Jose Mourinho says winning Champions League title is not 'an obsession'

The Special One is yet to lift the European title with the Blues having done it so far with Porto and Inter Milan

Gazprom

Chelsea vs Schalke: Controversial Gazprom deals cast cloud ahead of Champions League game

The Russian energy giant and one of the growing corporate forces in the European game

Xabi Alonso, who was vital in Real’s midfield, has joined Bayern Munich

Paul Scholes: Real Madrid sales have opened door to an English side winning Champions League - like dark horses Liverpool

Former United midfielder says Liverpool are the 'dark horses'

Radamel Falcao (right) and Emmanuel Rivière celebrate a goal for Monaco last season. Both have now left the club, to Manchester United and Newcastle respectively

Monaco vs Bayer Leverkusen: How Financial Fair Play ended Monaco's dream of Cristiano Ronaldo leading Arsene Wenger's side out

Monaco face Bayern Leverkusen in the Champions League tonight

Jack Wilshere will continue to be used in a ‘provocative’ role by Arsenal after his more defensive deployment by England

Arsenal vs Manchester City: Arsene Wenger tells Arsenal to ignore early start and sharpen up

Manager dismisses bad defeats in lunchtime kick-offs as a coincidence but wants aggressive display against City on Saturday

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

Day In a Page

Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam