Martin Hardy

Martin Hardy is a football reporter at 'The Independent'.

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Raheem Sterling break: Brendan Rodgers justifies rest for Liverpool forward

The forward has gone to the Caribbean for a break

Patrick van Aanholt applauds Sunderland supporters after his goal was enough to beat Leeds United at the Stadium of Light
George Boyd celebrates his equaliser against Newcastle

Newcastle vs Burnley report: Managerless Magpies held by Burnley after George Boyd goal seals remarkable 3-3 draw

Newcastle 3 Burnley 3: Assistant John Carver took charge of the home side

Arsenal are believed to be lining up a £9m offer for Moussa Sissoko

Arsenal transfer news: Managerless Newcastle set to rebuff approach for Moussa Sissoko

The French midfielder has been outstanding for the Magpies this season

Fabricio Coloccini has told Newcastle bosses he does not want to take over as the next Newcastle boss if Alan Pardew leaves

Fabricio Coloccini tells Newcastle United he does not want to take over as boss if Alan Pardew leaves

Defender had support within the club because of his strong relationship with club owner Mike Ashley

Fabricio Coloccini celebrates his goal

Fabricio Coloccini: How defender's power has grown within St James’ Park

At the start of last year he wanted out but now defender has huge influence with owner and in the dressing room

Fabricio Coloccini set for Newcastle United job

EXCLUSIVE: Argentinian defender amazingly lined up to replace Alan Pardew, who closes on Crystal Palace post after £2m compensation agreed

Papiss Demba Cisse of Newcastle United celebrates with team-mate Jack Colback after scoring against Everton

Newcastle vs Everton match report: Alan Pardew no-show after victory fuels rumours of Crystal Palace move

Newcastle 3 Everton 2: Papiss Cisse, Ayoze Perez and Jack Colback on target as Magpies hold on, but manager fails to engage in usual post-match media duties

James Chester heads Hull into the lead as he gets the better of Sebastian Coates

Sunderland vs Hull match report: Nikica Jelvic caps remarkable comeback to ease pressure on Steve Bruce

Sunderland 1 Hull 3: Adam Johnson scored for the second game running to put the Black Cats ahead but Gaston Ramirez and James Chester turned things around

Alan Pardew reacts on the touchline
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Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
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China's influence on fashion

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The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

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Welcome to the world of Megagames

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Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before