James Lawton is Chief Sports Writer for The Independent and Sports Journalist of the Year 2011.
James Lawton: Welcome to the world of Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina - where loyalty is fine as long as it works for you
31 July 2013 01:00 AM
Liverpool suspect you are no longer worth £110,000 a week on the bench
30 July 2013 12:25 AM
The Wales international is keen on a move to the Bernabeu
26 July 2013 09:00 PM
If the bid was dubious, the consequences were glorious
26 July 2013 08:59 PM
Many years ago John Aldridge, a Liverpool striker of formidable application, delivered a stunning riposte when it was suggested that he was wrong to question the value of playing football in the wake of the Hillsborough tragedy.
26 July 2013 08:58 PM
It is a little soon to nominate the signing of the new season but there is not much doubt, at least not here, about the one which would be filled with the sweetest promise.
26 July 2013 12:00 AM
Bolt and Dasaolu compete in Anniversary Games on Friday night. It should be a celebration of last year’s Olympics... but all the talk in athletics is of drugs
James Lawton: Arsenal's bid for Luis Suarez smacks of desperation - and signals that Arsene Wenger has lost his attachment to higher values
25 July 2013 01:00 AM
So what happened to the ethos of Arsenal? To the plan founded on sanity?
James Lawton on the Ashes 2013: Australia must learn lessons of Steve Waugh to restore past glories in the Ashes
24 July 2013 12:00 AM
Tourists should take a leaf out of former captain’s book as their country’s failing cricket culture threatens to overwhelm Clarke
James Lawton at The Open 2013: Tiger Woods' fiercely competitive flame is more like a feeble flicker these days
22 July 2013 07:25 PM
There is a good deal of accumulating evidence that something quite irrecoverable has gone
21 July 2013 11:27 PM
There was the grim possibility that his last and best chance had come and gone
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
General Election 2015: Sturgeon claims Scots 'appalled' by Ed Miliband's refusal to work with SNP
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- 2 Rihanna's Met Gala dress took one Chinese woman 2 years to make, was reduced to omelette meme in 2 seconds
- 3 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 4 #JeSuisEd: People share photos of themselves eating awkwardly in solidarity with Labour leader
- 5 Women think Irish men are the sexiest, survey finds