Matt Butler

Matt Butler is a sports writer for The Independent and i paper

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Paul Gascoigne on BT Sport

Paul Gascoigne and Russel Brand on BT Sport: Fragility, warmth, humour – it's good to see Gazza on form again

VIEW FROM THE SOFA: Matchday Live with Fletch and Sav,  BT Sport 1

George North was partly at fault for England's second try, scored by Jonathan Joseph

Smug Jonathan Davies and Co, who mocked George North incident, should know concussion is no laughing matter

VIEW FROM THE SOFA: Six Nations Forum BBC Red Button

David Moyes comes from the country that brought us the deep-fried pizza and Mars bar

Matt Butler: Goodbye Mr Moyes... It's what happens when the chips are down, David

It was a foolish move to ban the dish at Manchester United, especially for a man who comes from the country that brought us the deep-fried pizza and Mars bar

Tony Fernandes wants a head coach to bring through talent

Matt Butler: QPR chairman Tony Fernandes sees the light at end of a very costly tunnel

He has come to a realisation that an academy system is a good idea

Matt Butler: Another commentators’ jolly – all the way to the Salford Aussie Open

View from the sofa: Australian Open men’s final BBC 1

Jose Mourinho looks on on Saturday

Jose Mourinho admits lack of depth could hurt Chelsea

His squad's soft underbelly was comprehensively exposed in shock Bradford loss

Jon Stead scores for Bradford
Thierry Henry (centre), Graeme Souness (left) and Ed Chamberlain (right) in the Sky studio at the Etihad

Thierry Henry makes his Sky Sports debut: The Arsenal legend didn't quite justify the build-up

View From The Sofa: A look at the Arsenal legend's punditry debut since signing for Sky

Kevin Pietersen makes yet another England plea

Sacked batsman claims Morgan ‘would love’ to have him in his World Cup side

Gary Lineker states the not so bleeding obvious – 'I hate box junctions'

View From The Sofa - Room 101, BBC1

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

Day In a Page

HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
Tunnel renaissance: Why cities are hiding roads down in the ground

Tunnel renaissance

Why cities are hiding roads underground
'Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of': An affectionate look at five middle-aged men

Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
Crufts 2015: Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?

Crufts 2015

Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
10 best projectors

How to make your home cinema more cinematic: 10 best projectors

Want to recreate the big-screen experience in your sitting room? IndyBest sizes up gadgets to form your film-watching
Manchester City 1 Barcelona 2 player ratings: Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man?

Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
'Birdman' and 'Bullets Over Broadway': Homage or plagiarism?

Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower