Carlos Tevez is stirring echoes of Omar Sivori and Alessandro Del Piero, but writing his own Juventus legacy

Argentine has grown up and carried on the tradition of the famous No 10

A pitch invader is led away by stewards

Tottenham pitch invasion: YouTube pranksters Trollstation release 'pitch invasion challenge' video after three incidents at White Hart Lane

Invasions were part of an organised stunt to see who could last the longest

Brendan Rodgers looks on from the bench during the match between Ludogorets Razgrad and Liverpool at the Vasil Levski Stadium in Bulgaria

Brendan Rodgers happy to see fighting spirit return to his Liverpool side

Despite defeat to Ludogorets in the Champions League, the Reds' European destiny is still in their own hands

Tim Howard of Everton celebrates with Sylvain Distin at the end of the game against VfL Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg vs Everton match report: Roberto Martinez delighted as ‘patient’ Toffees progress in Europa League

Wolfsburg 0 Everton 2: Counter-attacking goals by Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas secured top spot in the group

Benjamin Stambouli celebrates his goal for Tottenham last night

Tottenham Hotspur vs Partizan Belgrade match report: Spurs go through in Europa League - but pitch invaders grab the attention

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Partizan Belgrade 0: The match was delayed after fans took to the playing surface on three separate occasions

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

Ludogorets vs Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers refuses to blame Simon Mignolet for latest error and says mistake didn't cost Reds

Mignolet spilled a long-range shot that allowed Dani Abalo to gives the Bulgarian side a shock lead in the 2-2 draw that has hampered Liverpool's hopes of progression

Rickie Lambert celebrates his goal for Liverpool last night

Rickie Lambert should '100%' be starting ahead of Mario Balotelli, says Gary Neville

Lambert added to his Liverpool total against Ludogorets last night

Simon Mignolet was at fault for Ludogorets equaliser

Ludogorets 2 Liverpool 2: Jamie Carragher says goalkeeper Simon Mignolet needs to be dropped

The 'keeper's error allowed the Bulgarians to equalise last night

Jurgen Klopp with Adrian Ramos at the final whistle

Arsenal 2 Borussia Dortmund 0: Jurgen Klopp says there were '1,000 reasons' why Dortmund lost in Champions League tie

Eccentric coach was not pleased with his team's performance

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal vs Borussia Dortmund: Arsene Wenger maintains belief that Gunners can top group and eyes improvement before knockout stages

Wenger says his side need to up their performance levels in order to compete with the best teams in Europe

Arsenal vs Borussia Dortmund: Per Mertesacker delighted with defensive display

Arsenal 2 Borussia Dortmund 0

News
Brazilian football legend Pele pictured in 2011
footballFans had feared the worst when it was announced the Brazil legand was in a 'special care' unit
News
Firefighters tackling the blaze at Archway Sheet Metals on 25 November
Archway Sheet Metals owner believes the blaze was arson as building is severely damaged
Sport
Roma defender to undergo operation because he has a cavernoma - clusters of blood vessels - in his brain
Sport
Wayne Rooney (centre) celebrates his first goal against Scotland
EXCLUSIVE COLUMNTerry Venables:They look like more than just a good team, now they look like a good squad
Sport
Ched Evans in action for Sheffield United in 2012
Controversy has surrounded the decision following his rape conviction
Sport
It involved cats...
Sport
Fifa president Sepp Blatter at the launch of the 2018 World Cup logo
Phaedra Almajid provided evidence to Michael Garcia's report having worked for the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team
Sport
REPORTBoth Blatter and Eckert claim there is insufficient evidence to reopen the World Cup bids
Sport
FC Aarau goalkeeper Joel Mall and defender Igor N'Ganga keep out FC Zurich's Mohamed Chermiti's penalty attempt
VIDEO FC Aarau goalkeeper's heroics overshadowed by career-ending challenge
Sport
Delroy Facey in action for Lincoln City in January 2011
Former Bolton, Hull and West Brom striker Delroy Facey charged with conspiracy to commit bribery
Sport
Former FA chairman David Bernstein
Sport
Tim Wiese makes his WWE debut
Ex-Werder Bremen goalkeeper steps into the squared circle
Sport blogs

The Football Lawyer: The career of a Premier League footballer is similar to that of a City professional

In football, where money talks, there are few pronouncements louder than the salary of a Premier Lea...

A World Cricket XI for the ages

One man’s pursuit of cricketing nerd nirvana: an all-time XI made up of a player from each decade 19...

Wheels: Journeys in Parlympic Sport

The World Cup is all well and good, but James Moore can't wait for the arrival of new chairs for his...

The Independent around the web
Daily Quiz

Bleacher Report

Featured Advertorials

Day In a Page

Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

Christmas Appeal

Meet the charity giving homeless veterans hope – and who they turn to when no one else can help
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

Paul Scholes column

I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

So what must the red-rose do differently? They have to take the points on offer 
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

Sarkozy returns

The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
Ouija boards are the must-have gift this Christmas, fuelled by a schlock horror film

Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

Simon Usborne explores the appeal - and mysteries - of a century-old parlour game