Danny Welbeck celebrates after making it 2-1

Danny Welbeck racist tweet: Police investigating vile and sickening Twitter post aimed at Arsenal striker after goal against Manchester United

Welbeck scored the match-winning goal against his former club on Monday night to knock them out of the FA Cup

David Duckenfield, former Chief Super-intendent of South Yorkshire Police and the Hillsborough match commander, arrives to give evidence in Warrington

Hillsborough inquest: Police chief admits 'I wasn't best man for the job man for the job'

Relatives of the 96 football fans killed in Britain’s worst stadium disaster have waited 26 years to hear from the man in charge that day. Today they sat in silence as David Duckenfield finally spoke

The prospect of signing Ched Evans has led several Oldham sponsors to threaten to quit

Ched Evans resigned to not playing until season after next at least

Ched Evans was convicted of rape in 2012 and sentenced to five years in jail

I was a football hooligan for 30 years... and loved every second of it

Author Andy Nicholls remembers his time following Everton in the 1980s

Zlatan Ibrahimovich can't sell his £2.3m Malmo mansion - it's been empty for 696 days

The 13-room mansion includes three bathrooms and a large swimming pool

Former Arsenal striker Sylvain Wiltord

Argentina helicopter crash: Former Arsenal player Sylvain Wiltord was a contestant on reality show

10 people died after two helicopters were reported to have collided in mid-air in a tragic crash in Argentina

Adnan Januzaj: Manchester United winger has only been booked for diving four times NOT five

Misleading stats accuse the Belgian winger of being booked more than he has

A view of Wembley Stadium

Women's FA Cup Final to be played at Wembley for first time

FA hope game will be a celebration of football

Turnstiles at the Leppings Lane end of Hillsborough stadium, through which hundreds of Liverpool fans rushed after Gate C was opened

Hillsborough sergeant John Morgan denies giving order to open Gate C

“No. No. At no point did I make any instruction to anyone"

A Liverpool football club supporter looks at floral tributes and memorabilia to Hillsborough

Hillsborough Inquest: Retired police officer John Morgan denies he made decision to open Gate C

Mr Morgan insisted 10 times that he did not issue any instruction

Mario Balotelli in action for Liverpool against Blackburn
Sir Alex Ferguson and Ryan Giggs

Manchester United vs Arsenal: A lesson Louis van Gaal could learn from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

COMMENT: Ferguson just signed players who fitted the system and gave them freedom to play, writes Ian Herbert. The current Manchester United manager could do with employing that light touch approach

West Bromwich goalkeeper Boaz Myhill faces the taunting of an Aston Villa fan

Pitch invasions: Aston Villa in hot water over throwback to bad old days

Pitch invasions ruin the joy of second win over local rivals West Bromwich

West Bromwich Albion condemn Aston Villa after hooliganism disgrace at Cup derby

Shameful weekend for football worsens as ‘unprovoked assault’ leaves Watford fan in critical condition after game at Wolves

Sport
A ball, an open space.. but for grass-roots football the spaces have been growing emptier
Announcement comes after Shareholders Meeting where it also promised a commitment for all clubs to pay 'full time staff' the living wage from 2016-17
Sport
Nigerian football fans show their passion by setting off flares and blowing vuvuzelas
INTERVIEW Paul Ashworth, brother of the FA's Dan, tells Sam Wallace how life in Nigerian top flight is far from being sunshine and stars
Sport
Former Arsenal and England star, Sol Campbell
The former Arsenal defender says 'the banter was just lovely'
Sport
The German side stand in silence in tribute to the Germanwings victims
Silence and black armbands in Germany
Sport
Alexis Sanchez (right) plays the piano to John Legend
There's more to the Chile forward than skills and pace
Sport
Sergio Aguero in action against Burnley
Joe Hart talks highly of his Manchester City team-mate
Sport
COMMENT ...not rage at the dying of the light, writes Sam Wallace
Sport
Getty Images
The magazine has attempted to separate the two superstars' by working out which player has scored more 'valuable' goals
Sport
Jose Enrique swims with dolphins
Jose Enrique makes the most of international break
Sport
A shot of Old Trafford during Manchester United vs Crystal Palace
Investigation launched after Manchester United stadium edited by internet prankster
  • Get to the point
Daily Quiz
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Bleacher Report

Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Featured Advertorials

Day In a Page

The saffron censorship that governs India: Why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression

The saffron censorship that governs India

Zareer Masani reveals why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression
Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
Distressed Zayn Malik fans are cutting themselves - how did fandom get so dark?

How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
The galaxy collisions that shed light on unseen parallel Universe

The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
The Swedes are adding a gender-neutral pronoun to their dictionary

Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
Oh dear, the most borrowed book at Bank of England library doesn't inspire confidence

The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss