Nick Szczepanik

Nick Szczepanik is a freelance sports writer contributing mainly to The Independent.

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Ronald Koeman believes a top-four finish ‘is not realistic’

Southampton vs Manchester City: Ronald Koeman determined to show high-flying Saints are for real

Ronald Koeman, the  Southampton manager, could not have stated his team’s case any more strongly ahead of tomorrow’s home match against Manchester City. “We have played 12 games now and I didn’t see one team better than we [are] in these 12 games, and we played against Liverpool and we played against Tottenham,” he said. “Maybe Sunday, but we  will see.”

Shahid Khan

Jacksonville Jaguars 'are not moving to London,’ says owner Shahid Khan

Shahid Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham, insists that he has “no plans” to move his NFL franchise to London despite a  widespread assumption that the Jaguars will be the team that eventually fulfils the league’s plan to base a team at Wembley.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Jeremy Ross (right) leaps above a challenge by Atlanta Falcons safety Kemal Ishmael at Wembley

London NFL team is still far off despite promise of £100m

Franchise owners study viability as 'five-year piece of work'

Callum Wilson (centre) strikes the winning goal past Boaz Myhill

Bournemouth vs West Bromwich Albion match report: Callum Wilson strike stuns Baggies to keep Cherries' League Cup run alive

Bournemouth 2 West Bromwich Albion 1: Home side concede their first goal in the cup this season, but still prevail over Premier League opponents

Vito Mannone looks on during the 8-0 thrashing

Southampton 8 Sunderland 0: 'We should pay for fans' wasted trip,' says Vito Mannone after 650-mile round-trip ends in humiliation

Sunderland keeper asks team-mates to fork out after humiliation at St Mary’s

7-0 79 min – Wanyama slams a shot down the middle from 10 yards.

Southampton vs Sunderland: Keeping score - as the goals went in

Southampton 8 Sunderland 0: Minute-by-minute account of all eight goals at St Mary's

Ryan Bertrand is currently playing for Southampton, the ninth loan move of his Chelsea career

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton: Defender Ryan Bertrand eyes England recall

Ryan Bertrand hopes that being a first-team regular in a successful Southampton side – the ninth loan move of his Chelsea career – will return him to the England reckoning for the first time since two substitute appearances in 2012.

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Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

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One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine