Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
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
31 May 2014 12:43 PM
Quickfire century from keeper is not enough to overhaul Sri Lanka’s formidable total of 300
29 May 2014 01:00 AM
Government minister in charge of tournament claims he is ‘confident, excited and proud’ about delivering fantastic event
28 May 2014 01:08 AM
After 18 months on the south coast, the Argentinean has been handed a five-year deal at White Hart Lane
Mauricio Pochettino profile: Son of farm labourer will take hard-working ethos from Southampton to Tottenham
28 May 2014 01:05 AM
Tottenham’s fifth manager in seven years will put the players through their paces
Carl Froch v George Groves: 'Before a fight I am more like a serial killer', says Groves before Wembley bout
28 May 2014 01:00 AM
Groves tells Robin Scott-Elliot how his solo battle for a rematch against Carl Froch at Wembley will help him in the ring – and he has more than revenge on his mind
English footballers all too rarely venture abroad but the national team as well as the players would benefit from wider horizons
27 May 2014 12:14 AM
Only once has an England World Cup squad contained more than two foreign-based players – in 1990
22 May 2014 11:25 PM
World Cup 2014: Fears grow over Sao Paulo stadium being ready in time for opening match of the tournament
21 May 2014 11:18 PM
The readiness of the Sao Paulo stadium to host the opening match of the World Cup has been called into further doubt after Fifa announced it was delaying the final test event. It will now not take place until a week on Sunday – just 11 days before Brazil are scheduled to begin the tournament against Croatia.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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