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The stand off between Fifa and the FA over the wearing of poppies during England's upcoming meeting with Scotland threatens to undermine the point of the gesture.
This week, I'm deep in football memorabilia. Can you guess the year of the oldest programme, the teams and who the future PM was?
Theo Epstein is a star because he values the person as much as the player.
Every team has its hard man. Is there anything more satisfying than booing them?
The football hero has found himself at the heart of a Twitter storm over the refugee children debate.
Brexit will be Britain's national project, not just for two years but for decades.
I’ve long felt that he should have gone abroad five years ago, forced himself into a new life, a new culture, new football routines.
The football star's career looks under threat as he is axed from England duty.
Tickets to the music hall and a guinea in your boots – now that’s a proper bung!
The boxer's latest retirement threat could be more dangerous than it appears.
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?