The Scot hopes to mount challenge this weekend
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.
Because it is the obsession of the age, and also the scale of the historic achievement Bradley Wiggins yesterday carried down the Champs-Elysées, the question is maybe inevitable.
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 Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has admitted he is not happy with his form despite closing in on his best-ever scoring return.
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
The outspoken star, who died yesterday, played the game with style. By Tim Rich
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