He has always accepted the pressure with good humour and no bitterness. He is still young and there is a World Cup in him yet
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Sir Alex Ferguson autobiography is 'insulting nonsense' says Roy Keane as relationship between Manchester United legends becomes 'non-existent'
Tuesday 10 December 2013
'Alex saying it doesn’t mean it’s the truth' says former captain
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Cook’s future looks rough as captain admits to bad form
England v Poland: 'Clown' Jan Tomaszewski - who defied England in 1973 - not expecting repeat on Tuesday
Monday 14 October 2013
Jan Tomaszewski has recalled his goalkeeping heroics which prevented England from qualifying for the 1974 World Cup – but believes Roy Hodgson’s side will prevail when the two sides meet on Tuesday night.
Wednesday 02 October 2013
By switching Lahm to a sole holding midfielder the new coach has forged a more attacking line-up
Saturday 17 August 2013
New manager admits things ‘will never be as good’ as under his predecessor
Sunday 11 August 2013
Shortly after Labour had disastrously lost the 1992 general election, which since Neil Kinnock is a rugby rather than a football man is best described as a series of missed penalties under the posts, one of his colleagues was told by a Conservative Cabinet minister: "Don't worry, the first 13 years in opposition are always the worst."
Tuesday 06 August 2013
David Peace's latest football confection doesn't tell us anything that we don't already know
Leeds United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 match report: Injury time winner from debutant Luke Murphy hands home side opening day victory over Seagulls
Sunday 04 August 2013
Disputed winner ruins Brighton's day as Leeds begin life after Bates with three points
Saturday 15 June 2013
What are we talking about? A new novel about the rise of Liverpool Football Club, and its manager, Bill Shankly – until his surprise resignation at the height of the club's success in 1974.
After Matt Jarvis rallies against homophobia, here are five other footballers who've got involved politically
Friday 04 January 2013
Rarely do professional footballers make public statements that zigzag anywhere near political engagement - so the appearance of West Ham's Matt Jarvis on the cover of Britain's best-selling gay magazine, Attitude, and his attempt to address homophobia, one of the beautiful game's last remaining stigmas (in 21 years of the Premier League not one footballer has come out), is to be welcomed. Here we select five other pros who have used their profile to political effect.
Sunday 18 November 2012
Manager calls on Sunderland to stick together in tradition of his mentor
Sunday 11 November 2012
George Entwistle's 54 days as the BBC's Director-General might be considered short, but he lasted longer than many others in high-profile jobs.
Saturday 20 October 2012
Liverpool manager, who faces former club today, learnt lessons from time at Madejski
Friday 31 August 2012
Aston Villa have confirmed they have completed the signing of Chesterfield striker Jordan Bowery for an undisclosed fee on a three-year contract.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Genre of football writing grows in credibility with crowning of A Life Too Short as book of the year
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
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