Sam Wallace

Sam Wallace is Football Correspondent for The Independent.

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Howard Webb: 'Simulation is emotive. It's trying to cheat'

Howard Webb was such a good referee he was given a World Cup final – but he quit this year to improve the top-flight’s men in black. He has no regrets, he tells Sam Wallace, but admits it took some time to get used to a new way of life

Stephen Gerrard

Liverpool vs Arsenal: Steven Gerrard stresses 'we can't have players hiding - we need men out there' against Gunners

Captain ready for testing spell over the coming weeks

Steven Gerrard fights for the ball during Liverpool’s victory over Bournemouth on Wednesday

Liverpool vs Arsenal: Steven Gerrard in no mood to compromise after latest Liverpool crisis is averted with victory over Bournemouth

Captain buoyed by victory at Bournemouth but says team still need to improve on recent performances against Arsenal

Mario Balotelli will miss Sunday's match against Arsenal
Brendan Rodgers reacts on the touchline at Dean Court
Raheem Sterling celebrates his second for Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge will use Boston Red Sox expertise in bid to speed up Liverpool return

Sturridge has not played for the club since August

Raheem Sterling has been described as a ‘talisman’ by his manager

Raheem Sterling transfer latest: Brendan Rodgers vows to keep striker at Liverpool as Bayern Munich express interest

Striker has turned down £70,000-per-week deal at Liverpool as Bayern Munich express interest

Frank Lampard is important to Manchester City, but where does that leave New York City FC?

Frank Lampard future: If former Chelsea midfielder stays at Manchester City it will dilute the New York brand

It is hard to believe that the mothership will be denied his services in the title race, writes Sam Wallace

Wayne Rooney celebrates putting United 1-0 ahead
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Amir Khan attacks the Taliban

'They can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture