Brian Viner: What would a World Cup be without a metatarsal scare?

No sooner had David Cameron got his foot in the door of Number 10, than news broke that something foot-related had also befallen another true blue, John Terry. Indeed for several hours yesterday it seemed that we might have the first metatarsal injury under a coalition government. Mr Cameron and Mr Clegg, the Andy Cole and Teddy Sheringham of modern politics, forced into a marriage of convenience, have been at pains to reassure us that Britain is about to embark on a new era, yet here was early evidence that the more some things change, the more other things stay the same.

Fulham's Euro dream ended by Forlan

Atletico Madrid 2 Fulham 1 (after extra-time)

Hodgson holds out for Zamora as Fulham take one final step towards history

Striker should be fit for match that could set his manager alongside English greats

Accidental hero looks for happy ending to Fulham fairytale

Roy Hodgson will become one of Europe's most wanted men if he steers the Cottagers to the most unlikely of triumphs on Wednesday

Murphy pays tribute to Hodgson

Danny Murphy feels Fulham have come full circle under Roy Hodgson as the Cottagers stand on the verge of the Europa League final.

Fulham have nothing to fear says Murphy

Captain Danny Murphy firmly believes Fulham's "special" European adventure - which has taken them from a qualifying tie in Lithuania last July, through trips to Donetsk and Turin - can finish with one final stop in Hamburg next month.

Hamburg manager fighting for job

Hamburg SV coach Bruno Labbadia knows he could be out of a job if they fail to advance past Fulham in their Europa League semi-final.

Danny Murphy urges Fulham to keep Zamora

Danny Murphy has urged the Fulham hierarchy to do everything in their power to ensure that Bobby Zamora is not tempted to leave Craven Cottage this summer.

Fulham weigh response to West Ham claims

Fulham will decide this weekend how to respond to West Ham's claims that they broke Premier League rules by resting five key players for last week's defeat at Hull.

Fulham did nothing wrong, admits Zola

Gianfranco Zola's inability to see eye to eye with his employers took a new twist when the Italian yesterday effectively branded West Ham United's official complaint that Fulham fielded a weakened team against a relegation rival a complete waste of time.

Defiant Roy Hodgson defends selection policy

Roy Hodgson has blasted West Ham's claims that he broke Barclays Premier League rules by fielding a weakened team for last week's defeat at Hull.

Duff grabs narrow advantage for Fulham

Fulham 2 Wolfsburg 1

Dempsey dreaming of Europa League glory

Fulham's match-winning hero Clint Dempsey believes Fulham have what it takes to go all the way in the Europa League after last night's shock hammering of Juventus.

Zamora spots flaws in 'ageing' Cannavaro

Bobby Zamora is looking forward to renewing his confrontation with World Cup-winner Fabio Cannavaro tonight at Craven Cottage as Roy Hodgson's side look to overturn a 3-1 deficit to make it into the last eight of the Europa League.

Cottage industry keeps Hodgson's schedule full

Fulham 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0
Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'