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Friday 11 September 2009
Football and Englishness are intimately connected, with a corpus of books now devoted to the history of the national game and what it tells us about this relationship. England fans have been made to confront unfortunate truths: the head-in-the-sand belief that we were still best in the world, which led to decades of underachievement, 1966 notwithstanding; a mistrust of pure talent allied to misplaced faith in workhorses; the rise of the thug; the process that began with the end of the maximum wage and was jet-fuelled by the Sky-based big bang which saw footballers mutate from lads-next-door to lads-in-mansions, and the Premiership become the world's most sought-after sporting brand.
Saturday 29 August 2009
By common consent, Ray Wilson is England's most accomplished left-back of the last half-century. But there was a time, a couple of seasons before he cemented his lasting pre-eminence through his peerless displays for the 1966 World Cup-winning team, that Wilson looked to have a serious rival for his place in Alf Ramsey's yet-to-be-settled combination.
Thursday 27 August 2009
Sheffield Wednesday have handed Francis Jeffers a maximum club fine and placed him on the transfer list following his dismissal in the Carling Cup second-round defeat to Port Vale. Jeffers was shown a straight red card in the 37th minute for appearing to headbutt and punch Vale captain Tommy Fraser.
Thursday 13 August 2009
Hartlepool will face Premier League Burnley in the second round of the Carling Cup after causing the only shock in Wednesday night's ties with a 1-0 win after extra-time at Coventry.
Monday 06 October 2008
Dean Glover has been installed as the new manager of Coca-Cola League Two strugglers Port Vale.
Monday 22 September 2008
Port Vale have dismissed manager Lee Sinnott after the club's disappointing start to the season.
Thursday 24 July 2008
Wednesday 17 May 2006
The RED edition of The Independent has won praise from charities for highlighting the issues facing some of the world's poorest countries.
Wednesday 04 May 2005
Saturday 05 February 2005
Saturday 21 February 2004
- 1 Hundreds arrested as Canadian police smash worldwide paedophile ring
- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 The man who made Femen: New film outs Victor Svyatski as the mastermind behind the protest group and its breast-baring stunts
- 4 Mass murder in the Middle East is funded by our friends the Saudis
- 5 Japan cracks down on leaks after scandal of Fukushima nuclear power plant