Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
12 June 2014 06:26 PM
Michel Platini, one of football’s most powerful men, chose the opening day of the World Cup to publicly withdraw his support from Fifa president Sepp Blatter, declaring that the sport’s troubled governing body required a “breath of fresh air”.
11 June 2014 07:00 PM
Italy were bottom of their group in 2010, France did not score in 2002 but, writes Robin Scott-Elliot, Vicente Del Bosque’s side are capable of bucking that trend
11 June 2014 01:19 PM
The multiple Olympic gold medallist is not expected to ride in this year's Tour de France
05 June 2014 01:00 AM
05 June 2014 01:00 AM
The former England captain was worthy of a call-up says the BBC presenter
05 June 2014 12:00 AM
The desperation to reach the Premier League, and enjoy the unprecedented financial rewards that accompany membership of English football's top flight, is forcing a number of Championship clubs to cross a "dangerous line" in paying out more in wages than they earn in revenue.
Roy Keane to Aston Villa: Former Manchester United walks out on another World Cup to link up with Paul Lambert
03 June 2014 06:22 PM
Keane asked not to be considered for the vacant Celtic manager role and could be on his way to Villa Park to assist Lambert
03 June 2014 01:00 AM
Fifa was accused on Monday night of conducting a selective investigation into allegations of widespread corruption surrounding Qatar’s successful bid to stage the 2022 World Cup – after it emerged that the official inquiry will be completed within days.
01 June 2014 07:22 PM
There is something endearingly English about the send-off given to Roy Hodgson’s squad from Wembley on Friday. With paper aeroplanes whizzing around it all got a bit Tom Brown’s Schooldays. Goodbye Mr Hodgson, accompanied by some over-priced chips.
01 June 2014 07:17 PM
Wicket-keeper hoping for Test debut
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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