A genuine zebra crossing on the Massai Mara in Kenya

One of the biggest risks I found travelling through Kenya was the ever-present threat of getting all poetic. It happened when we got out of our jeep t(...)

The FA Cup semi final win against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium was a breakthrough moment for Given  and Villa. Photo: Ian Walton/Getty Images

In the car from the train station, it starts. Unintentionally, it’s a bit heavy. How was Saturday, then? It is a standard question to put to a footbal(...)

Arsenal’s  Hector Bellerin: “If I wanted to be at Barcelona I would have stayed there,” he says. “My challenge was to come to England and I came here with everything.” Photograph: Getty Images

As Hector Bellerin boards the bus bound for Wembley today, it will be impossible for him not to reflect on the journey he made a year before. When (...)

Tim Sherwood says Christian Benteke should aim higher than Liverpool if he is to leave Aston Villa. Photograph: PA

Christian Benteke goes into the FA Cup final on Saturday with Aston Villa’s manager, Tim Sherwood, telling him he should set his sights higher than Li(...)

Arsenal’s  Danny Welbeck of Arsenal is challenged by Jordan Obita of Reading during the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

and Arsene Wenger has confirmed Danny Welbeck will miss the FA Cup final and England’s forthcoming matches against Republic of Ireland and Slovenia. (...)

 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger does not expect Danny Welbeck to be fit enough to be in contention for the FA Cup final, casting doubt over the striker’s availability for England duty next month. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has been ruled out of Saturday’s FA Cup final and England’s forthcoming internationals with a knee injury. Gunners boss (...)

The tightly cropped over-the-shoulder shot of the 3.0 CSL Hommage

BMW has both history and history with the concours event at Villa d’Este in Italy. The glamorous day out in the sun for classic cars of impeccable (...)

Liverpool were beaten 6-1 by Stoke City in Steven Gerrard’s final appearance. Photograph: PA

Stoke City 6 Liverpool 1 Liverpool’s season-ending meltdown was completed at the Britannia Stadium where Stoke won 6-1 to inflict the Reds’ hea(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish: “At this young age, he’s showing the qualities that will make him a very good future international player,” said England manager Roy Hodgson. . Photo:  Nick Potts/PA

Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Gareth Southgate and other members of his association’s technical staff have been in close contact with Jack Grealish a(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson says Jack Grealish is on his radar. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

England manager Roy Hodgson says he will leave it to Jack Grealish to decide upon his international future with the England manager apparently in no h(...)