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I first met my wife when we were teenagers, and she was protesting the half-day we'd been given off school to watch Carlisle United.
At times during my cricket career, it felt as though sport had been turned into Gradgrindian pedagogy. Leicester's fearless showing in the Premier League is a breath of fresh air.
The June referendum falls in the middle of the festival of national identity that is the European football championship.
The battle between Remain and Leave is already taking a troubling turn.
It’s not just a financial, but a macho thing – the big clubs want to show off that they have a whopper.
Fans of other clubs should learn from Anfield's collective action.
Punters are encouraged to bet responsibly. What a laugh that is. It’s like encouraging drunks to get drunk responsibly, to crash our cars responsibly, murder each other responsibly.
Gary Neville’s Valencia failure would make fools of us all.
No ropes, no harness, no safety net: Jade Kindar-Martin – high-wire artist and stunt double in The Walk – on how it feels to step out into the sky.
Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Suárez are the four best players in the world – but none of them plays here. Bit of a puzzle.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?