Gary Lineker is subbed in his final international game as Sweden dump England out of Euro 1992. Photograph: Getty

Euro 1992: Sweden 2 England 1 In the half century which has passed since World Cup glory in 1966, England’s terrible run at major international tourn(...)

Harry Kane has scored 23 goals in his last 25 league games. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

It took quite a while for people to believe in Harry Kane. At the start of last season he was an afterthought, a squad player who might provide back-(...)

Roberto Martinez believes Everton have the financial muscle to hold onto star man Romelu Lukaku. Photograph: Getty

Everton manager Roberto Martínez refuses to consider the prospect of losing leading scorer Romelu Lukaku in the summer. While on international duty, (...)

 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Leicester City arrive at the giddy place this weekend and who isn’t shouting for them? Ask any casual sports fan about what they think of the Foxes’ u(...)

Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates at the Etihad Stadium after the win over Manchester City. Photograph: Getty Images

Gary Lineker has suggested Leicester City’s title rivals Arsenal “nicked the wrong scout” after the man credited with helping to sign two of Claudio R(...)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has done a miraculous job in getting his side to the top of the English Premier League table. Photograph: Reuters.

There’s lots to love about this English Premier League season, not least if you’re a bookie who hasn’t had to pay out on an accumulator in six months.(...)

Katie Taylor (red)  has won the Sportswoman of the Year title in 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2014. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

What on earth are we all going to do when Katie Taylor hangs up her gloves? Last year Taylor was crowned The Irish Times/ Sports Council’s Sportswom(...)

Homeland Tuesday, RTÉ Two, 9pm You just can’t keep a good agent down. The indefatigable Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is back and facing a whole new(...)

Steve Rider has hit back at Gary Linekar’s criticism of the R&A. Photograph: Phil Cole /Allsport

The sports presenter Steve Rider has called his former BBC colleague Gary Lineker “sour and misguided” over his criticism of the R&A as “pompous …(...)

England’s Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal against Slovenia in their Uefa Euro 2016 qualifying Group E match at the Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Photograph: Reuters

Wayne Rooney considers the spirit within the squad to be the best he has experienced during his 12 years with England as the players of a new generati(...)