James Mariner is a journalist who has been boring The Independent sports desk with mindless statistics for over four years. Helping with various, wide-ranging desk duties and the endless researching of panels, James has an unnatural love of all things football, and in particular the Premier League. He cites Brian Sears among his heroes and can even find something interesting in Stoke v Blackburn Rovers. On a good day.
15 August 2013 12:54 PM
The lowdown on the French midfielder who today made the move to White Hart Lane
Who might Tottenham sign during the summer transfer window? Angel Di Maria, Leandro Damiao, Christian Benteke...
07 June 2013 12:35 PM
A round up of the players linked with a transfer to White Hart Lane
14 April 2013 11:36 PM
27 March 2013 12:00 AM
Poland went above their Euro 2012 co-hosts and into third on goal difference after thrashing bottom side San Marino
22 March 2013 11:03 PM
A late goal from Mirko Vucinic helped Montenegro maintain their two-point lead over England at the top of Group H last night, the Juventus striker scoring with 12 minutes remaining to earn a 1-0 victory in Moldova.
17 February 2013 11:00 PM
Full draw for the Sixth Round of the FA Cup
12 February 2013 10:52 PM
Hull moved back into the automatic promotion positions in the Championship with a 2-1 victory over Derby, thanks to a late winner from Ahmed Elmohamady.
11 February 2013 12:00 AM
Celtic changed nine players ahead of tomorrow's Champions League visit of Juventus as they came from behind to win 3-1 at second-placed Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Saturday.
06 January 2013 11:32 PM
Fifa president claims AC Milan midfielder was wrong to walk off field in protest against fans
06 January 2013 11:09 PM
Chelsea will continue the defence of their trophy with a trip to lower league opposition after yesterday's fourth-round draw. Rafael Benitez's side will visit either League One Brentford or Southend, from a league below, at the end of the month, and after scoring 21 goals in four domestic cup ties so far this season, will be heavily favoured to progress to the last 16.
Israel-Gaza conflict: The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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- 2 Israel-Gaza conflict: The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 3 Thatcher ‘was warned of Tory child sex party claims’
- 4 Lauren Goodger sex tape: Reality star calls for tougher laws on revenge porn after intimate video leaks online
- 5 The Simpsons Family Guy trailer: First look at crossover episode after Comic-Con debut