Martin Hardy is a football reporter at 'The Independent'.
25 October 2013 11:04 PM
When Sunderland meet Newcastle, it is not the managers who will get the blame if the worst happens...
22 October 2013 10:26 PM
Defender has suffered a groin injury while on international duty and is a significant blow for the Magpies who also have Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa suspended
20 October 2013 11:00 PM
There is a growing belief that Liverpool’s ascent to the top four will last. Manager Brendan Rodgers puts that down to finding players with the hunger to play well for Liverpool – not just to play for Liverpool.
08 October 2013 11:07 PM
New Black Cats manager pledges side should be 'comfortable' to perform – unlike under Paolo Di Canio
07 October 2013 01:00 AM
Belgium-born winger scored twice against Sunderland at the weekend
05 October 2013 12:00 AM
Third successive defeat at Cardiff today will increase unease around Pardew’s team
Sunderland 1 Liverpool 3 match report: Luis Suarez’s Premier League return adds bite for snappy Reds
30 September 2013 12:00 AM
Daniel Sturridge assists both of the Uruguayan's goals
29 September 2013 08:18 PM
Reds' manager praises striker after his double against Sunderland
29 September 2013 12:00 AM
At 8.30am on 13 July, the colliery bands of Durham began their march towards the city's market place. The miners' banners went with them, signposts to the past, a visible display of pride in the region's history. From there followed a slow march towards the County Hotel on Old Elvet. The bands played, the march went on to the racecourse, and the banners were strapped to the surrounding fences.
28 September 2013 12:00 AM
Tomato sauce is back at the Academy of Light, and players are once more allowed to use their mobile phones.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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