If Team GB is only nine-tenths British-born, that team meeting will look like Britain itself.
My next-door neighbour Ian, who is a Gooner, asked me if I would like a ticket for the Big Match. His friend Chris, who sits beside him, was not going.
It's not me, it's you. They are English football's final words to every manager as he heads for the exit.
It is 20 years ago this week that the Premier League was born. On 20 February 1992, the 22 clubs in the old First Division announced
For the past 30 years, whenever a new Tottenham manager has been appointed, I have sent him a copy of The Glory Game, a book I did about a year in the life of the club.
As Redknapp is cleared of tax evasion, he still captures hearts.
So reviled and diminished have most football cup competitions become that Uefa should launch a knockout competition to discover which is the least loved.
Welcome to Champion Hill, London SE22 - home to Dulwich Hamlet Football Club.
I was watching West Ham against Birmingham City and thinking, oh I do hope one if not both of them comes up next season, not because of the quality of their play, which is adequate, but the quality of the singing.
I was watching Match of the Day and in charge, instead of Gary Lineker, was Colin Murray the chirpy, weedy, speccy, scruffy Ulsterman who does that Saturday-morning Radio 5 Fighting Talk prog where they all l
It was obviously very moving, not to say uplifting, har har, when Kieran Richardson of Sunderland lifted up his shirt while celebrating a goal to reveal that on his vest was written: “I belong to Jesus".
I am sure you didn't notice, as you lead such busy lives - and I hate to be self-regarding, as I always give any column a miss if the columnist starts referring to his or her column, as if we care, as if we can remember - but
I had never heard of that player who helped stuff Man City in the Uefa Champions League, scoring two goals for Napoli, which as good as ruined Man City's chances of progressing. Edinson Cavani?
Ronald Reng's biography of the late German national goalkeeper is William Hill Sports Book of the Ye
I was at the optician's last week, having my eyes tested, and I got talking to the Sikh ophthalmologist. I was dreading the bit where they blow into your eyes, that is so unnerving.
Prediction is nearly always dangerous, but here is one that I believe to be absolutely safe. Whatever you read elsewhere, the euro will survive and Greece, Italy, Spain, etc, will remain inside.
Well that was a turn up. Before the game I was making a list of ten reasons why England are always rubbish. After their 1-0 over Spain, I was jumping in the air, dancing in the street, hugging the lamp posts.
Got a bad back, pulled something doing something silly - a Jimmy Greaves back, as we call it in our house, after the time Jimmy couldn't turn out for Spurs as he'd torn a muscle leaning into the back seat of his Jaguar, or so
I wonder how many people will now become Man City fans.
Former News of the World journalist praises defunct newspapers role in exposing cricket corruption s
I used to be small, weedy and asthmatic as a boy. I know, hard to believe, when I turned out a hunk, but through my school years all my friends
Why we should resist passing judgement on these racial abuse accusations.
We all have to face awful decisions in life.
I hate it when there are no Prem games.What is a sad, pathetic, Billy-no-mates creature to do except mope around, lorst.
A Life Too Short: the Tragedy of Robert Enke
Yellow Jersey, 400pp, £16.99
Ex-News of the World journalist gives evidence on match-fixing.
Some years ago, I went up to Manchester with a TV film crew to interview George Best. They were all very excited that he had agreed. We got to his house early, as arranged, but there was no sign of him.
Rafa: My Story
Rafael Nadal with John Carlin
Sphere, 272pp, £17.99
Tom Cleverley wins the libel case against The Sun.
What is wrong with Arsenal? Should Arsène go?