Sport Ryan Flynn beats Ben Hamer to give Sheffield United the lead

Goals from Ryan Flynn and John Brayford give the League One side victory

Keith Ripley: Footballer who played alongside John Charles

Tottenham Hotspur were indisputably the outstanding team of the 1960-61 campaign in English football, winning the first Football League and FA Cup double of the 20th century in style. In almost any other season, Peterborough United, with Keith Ripley a towering presence at wing-half, would have had a strong claim to the title.

Championship preview: Swing low at St Andrew's

Betting advice from Michael Holden of Best of the Bets

A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Arsenal's Boxing Day clash against West Ham cancelled due to threat of Tube strike

London derby at the Emirates over Christmas is axed

A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Arsenal's Boxing Day fixture against West Ham likely to be cancelled amid London Tube strike threat

London derby at the Emirates over Christmas to be axed

Championship preview: Solbakken's Wolves are back in business

Betting advice from Michael Holden of Best of the Bets

Marked man: Palace's Wilfried Zaha starred, despite the Lions' attention

Ian Holloway ignoring speculation linking Wilfried Zaha with Crystal Palace exit

Arsenal and Liverpool have been heavily linked with the youngster

Bradford must use 'passion of the crowd' to beat Arsenal says manager Phil Parkinson

Carling Cup quarter-final preview

Charlton duo will not make official complaint over Millwall racism abuse claims

Charlton's Danny Haynes and Emmanuel Frimpong have decided not to make an official complaint about the racial abuse they claimed to have suffered at Millwall on Saturday.

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway bemoans Championship fixture 'madness'

Palace held to draw in midweek

Who will manage QPR next?

Mark Hughes was today sacked as manager of QPR. Here is a look at the contenders to fill the vacancy at Loftus Road.

How do rent levels compare around the major London football clubs?

New figures provide good news for Charlton Athletic and Crystal Palace fans

Triumph over north London rivals Tottenham will boost confidence, says Arsène Wenger

Wenger reckons the emphatic derby success can start a run of good form for his side

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy

Which clubs are best placed to achieve success after the managerial merry-go-round in the Championship?

Mick McCarthy’s appointment at Ipswich poses the most interesting prospect

Frimpong has made two appearances for the Gunners this term

Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong joins Charlton on loan

Frimpong has made two appearances for the Gunners this term

Ivor Powell: Dynamic wing-half who became the world's oldest coach

For more than three-quarters of a century Ivor Powell was a passionate, wise, prodigiously energetic bundle of football dynamism. As a bitingly combative, deftly skilful, endlessly industrious wing-half with Queen's Park Rangers, Aston Villa and Wales in the immediate postwar years, then as a manager and eventually as the world's oldest working coach – a status ratified by the Guinness Book of Records when he was 90, in 2006 – he dedicated his professional life to the game he adored.

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links