26 September 2014

LVG’s big-spender football blues

Manchester United’s pitiful loss to Leicester proves that smash-and-grab management isn't all it's cracked up to be.

19 September 2014

Kick wifi out of football?

Fans live-tweeting matches from the stands isn't to blame for the sanitisation of the game.

11 September 2014

Where have all the Ingurland fans gone?

Support for England has always been fairweather, and right now it's drizzling in Wembley.

5 September 2014

English footballers, get on yer bikes

Too many homegrown Premier League players are stuck in a bench-warming comfort zone.

29 August 2014

Man’s inalienable right to banter

In the wake of the Mackay / Moody scandal, we must defend the liberty to talk bollocks.

Must-reads from the past week

A Travis-ty of justice

A Travis-ty of justice

Self, Orwell and the English language

Self, Orwell and the English language

26 August 2014

Kick the thought police out of football – and smartphones

The real scandal is the public hanging of Mackay and Moody for private texts.

22 August 2014

What Sartre might say to Crystal Palace

It’s time my team ditched the ‘if only’ mantra and determined its destiny.

1 August 2014

Usain is right: these games are ‘a bit shit’

Let’s stop haranguing athletes simply for speaking their minds.

25 July 2014

Anti-doping cynics need to take a chill pill

Ex-doper Justin Gatlin deserves our praise for his brilliant comeback.

18 July 2014

‘Don’t mention the score’

Germany, don’t feel bad about your Goalocaust against Brazil – you’ve done the world a favour.