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Former England star tells of 'horrific' health scare
The game will now take place tomorrow
Captaining Italy is a job that demands an ability to man-manage an ever-evolving crisis. More often than not when Italy play, Italy lose and it was John Kirwan, the former All Black great and then Italy coach, who once neatly summed up the end-game for the captain as "invariably dealing with the crisis of defeat". It is a fire -fighting role in the Towering Inferno.
The former England international's agent revealed his client had begun drinking again
Winning his prize would have been a fantasy in any other circumstances
Maradona, Cantona and Rivelino feature in new National Football Museum but the real stars are the fans. Ian Herbert pays a visit
Hundreds of people got up early and braved the rain to watch a football legend carry the Olympic flame in Manchester.
The Ireland hooker, Rory Best, reached for the balm of understatement when he described his team's opponents today, the All Blacks, as "a quality unit". The team named by New Zealand's new head coach, Steve Hansen, to play at Eden Park in Auckland includes seven men who played in last year's World Cup final. It also includes three debutants and some bloke called Dan Carter at No 10. The world's best fly-half, lest it be forgotten, was absent injured when his team-mates won the world title.
This is the time of year when leads are lost, fans cry and dreams die. As Manchester City approach their moment of truth, we examine five sides who should have won the league but didn't. They were all flair teams who dominated home games but had little experience of winning titles. Sound like anyone?
Flying full-back related to football legend can make France drown sorrows
United have met Ajax only once before in Europe, in 1976. The key performers recall an electric occasion
News International hopes to settle claims - but lawyer says more victims emerge every day
When Swansea entertain Manchester United next Saturday, their manager will be meeting his old boss of more than 20 years ago. Steve Tongue meets Brendan Rodgers
It is prurience that tempts you to reach for Celia Walden's Babysitting George from the bookshelves; an itch to know how the scion of a distinguished political family – and the Daily Telegraph – could have conspired to antagonise all those women George Best left behind to the point of uniting them.
Any difficulties with the spoken word would in the long run be dwarfed by his football knowledge
Sir Alex Ferguson can see just why Ryan Giggs has been voted the greatest player in Manchester United history - even though the man himself cannot quite believe it.