Dividing people into winners and losers might seem like weirdly reductive behaviour, but Alastair Campbell was once the British Labour Party’s director of communication and strategy, where he thrived on reduction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On the cover of Alastair Campbell’s new book, Winners and How They Succeed, there’s a big number “1” made from the names of the subjects and interv(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel challenges Manchester United’s David De Gea. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Football Association has charged Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel with violent conduct following his clash with Manchester United goalkeeper David(...)

FA are looking to use the success of Tottenham’s Harry Kane to reduce the number of non-home grown players from the league. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

The Football Association will push English clubs to unearth their own Harry Kane next season by making it harder for foreign players to secure work pe(...)

Steven Gerrard was sent off in the opening minute of the second half at Anfield over a tackle on Ander Herrera. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Oh, Stevie. What a way to say goodbye. Liverpool’s captain did at least on this occasion keep his footing. Unfortunately this was at the expense of A(...)

Manuel Pellegrini: says he is very happy not to change the team’s style of play.

Manuel Pellegrini has defended his players by insisting full responsibility for Manchester City’s season lies with him. City were knocked out of the C(...)

Jamie Carragher and Paul Ince had to choose between Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard for their combined Liverpool/Man U team during a Carlsberg Ireland event. Photograph: John Peters/Getty Images

Liverpool and Manchester United fans will get the chance to settle some bragging rights this Sunday as the two famous clubs battle it out in pursuit o(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal is hopeful that the club will qualify for either of next year’s European competitions. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal thinks Premier League teams are failing in Europe because there is no winter break in English football.The Pr(...)

Sepp Blatter: the Fifa president has been accused of abdicating his responsibility by failing to debate the future of the game. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

The 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on December 18th, Fifa has confirmed, allowing the English domestic programme to potentially resum(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s striker Harry Kane has been called into the English squad. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, who has scored 26 goals in all competitions for Spurs this season, was named in the senior England squad for the(...)

Mario Balotelli of Liverpool has hit back at critics in an Instagram post. Photograph: Ed Sykes/Reuters

Mario Balotelli has courted further controversy angrily by attacking his detractors in an angry online video.The Liverpool striker uploaded the video (...)