Let's play fussball
By Hunter Davies - 02 October 13:00

We've had foreign managers, then players. Why not foreign fans?

Grand Slam Sunday
By Hunter Davies - 25 September 13:00

Sky TV got so excited that Hunter Davies noticed saliva on the rug in front of his telly

The virtual athlete
By Richard Millington - 18 September 13:00

Observations on sport

Argie invaders
By Hunter Davies - 18 September 13:00

In 1978, players from South America started to revitalise our game

Just not cricket
By William Skidelsky - 11 September 13:00

<strong>Spun Out: Shane Warne</strong>

Paul Barry <em>Bantam Press, 542pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 0593

Fished out of water
By Hunter Davies - 11 September 13:00

After a terrible flood, Carlisle United is back in the League

It's that time again
By Hunter Davies - 04 September 13:00

With the new football season upon us, Hunter Davies stares into his tea leaves

Taking it personally
By Alison Kervin - 28 August 13:00

A sense of responsibility is what makes a winner

Writers get caught out by a real story
By Peter Wilby - 28 August 13:00

Given the failings of sports journalism, I wonder if we shall ever know the full details of the Oval

The boys of summer
By Benjamin Markovits - 21 August 13:00

My friend and I dressed and ran out on to the glittering court

It's the real dope
By Adrianne Blue - 14 August 13:00

Drugs are sport's dirty secret. We should legalise them now

Do the decent thing
By Benjamin Markovits - 07 August 13:00

Why back an underdog, asks Benjamin Markovits, if you know it's hopeless?

Jack of all trades
By William Skidelsky - 31 July 13:00

To kick the curse of the all-rounder, stick to what you know

Injuring time
By Benjamin Markovits - 24 July 13:00

The first thing a sportsman learns is how to hurt others

And a big hand to . . .
By Hunter Davies - 17 July 13:00

What was all that about? Hunter Davies on the hopes and hairstyles at the World Cup

Balls to all that
By Hunter Davies - 10 July 13:00

Forget this World Cup nightmare - there's always Euro 2008

Drugs and debauchery
By Bryan Appleyard - 03 July 13:00

<strong>The Death of Marco Pantani: a biography

</strong>Matt Rendell <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 3

Wags beget Wams beget Warbles
By Peter Wilby - 03 July 13:00

The trouble with football is that the game lasts only 90 minutes and most of the time not much happe

The rebranding of Germany
By Jason Cowley - 03 July 13:00

It was hot and I was late. There was a little tussle and I was soon in the company of the German mil

The answer is Sven
By Hunter Davies - 03 July 13:00

He's so tight-lipped that he makes the players nervous

Opus Dei on wheels
By Sarah Sands - 26 June 13:00

Observations on cycling

Hello, it's Wayne
By Hunter Davies - 26 June 13:00

Young Rooney has been fairly good at ringing me

Writing a good game
By William Skidelsky - 26 June 13:00

Observations on the world cup

Sometimes it's hard to be a man
By Zoe Williams - 19 June 13:00

On the surface, any connection between the World Cup and men's mental health week is just a quirk of

The cross we have to bear
By Peter Wilby - 19 June 13:00

The <em>Independent</em> put the question we all needed the answer to: can a middle-class liberal fl

No Svengali
By Hunter Davies - 19 June 13:00

England's manager isn't working any magic on the team

World Cup rules
By Hunter Davies - 12 June 13:00

<em>Hunter Davies</em> is settling in for the long haul - vino, crisps and pen to hand

World Cup News
By Hans Keller - 12 June 13:00

<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 8 July 1966.</strong>

Scepticism about the

Tricks of the trade
By Simon Kuper - 05 June 13:00

<strong>The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup</strong>

Edited by Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey

News from Lord's
By Barrington Gates - 05 June 13:00

<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 16 August 1930.</strong>

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