Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
Genre of football writing grows in credibility with crowning of A Life Too Short as book of the year
World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst has claimed England are capable of reaching the Euro 2012 semi-finals with or without Roy Hodgson as their new manager.
Harry Redknapp insists he holds no grudges against Roy Hodgson, even though the West Brom boss is set to inherit the England role he craved.
Huddersfield manager axed after brief phone call despite superb record... but supporters not shocked
Sunderland's enthusiasm for either Martin O'Neill or Mark Hughes is hardly a surprise. Whoever emerges victorious from the hand-to-hand battle, if indeed it is one that they care to pursue after establishing the terms of engagement being offered by owner Ellis Short, is likely to create an immediate sense of well-being at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland owner Ellis Short invested in a young Roy Keane who refused to take his calls when things got tricky
Twenty-five years after World Cup heartache, Steve Hodge talks about that goal, that game and that jersey
Following up A Cultured Left Foot, his analysis of what makes a great footballer, Musa Okwonga has turned his attention to managers.
Leeds United 1 Derby County 2: Derby manager says victory is vindication for Leeds groundstaff stopping his son from walking on pitch
Johnny Metgod learnt from the best in Brian Clough. Now he's part of the team hoping to help the Dutch master the world
Martin O'Neill insists striker Emile Heskey is a key part of his plans at Aston Villa despite his lack of first-team starts this season.
After 'In The Loop' and 'The Damned United', BBC Films hopes for more hit movies. Ian Burrell reports
Our new film forum is your chance to pass judgement on a recent release. Here's a selection of your views on the footballing tale starring Michael Sheen as Brian Clough
Big 'ead is back
In a Derby County 'Player's Ticket' from 1968 Sam Wallace finds clues to the great man's rise