Ian Wright

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Referee Joe McQuillan awards Mayo a penalty during the semi-final against Dublin in 2015. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Expect the worse and move on up from there. That’s how Pat McEnaney advises Joe McQuillan to handle Sunday’s All-Ireland football final. “People thin(...)

 Gary Lineker presenting Match of the Day in his underwear after he vowed to do so if underdogs Leicester City won the Premier League. Photograph:  Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire

Gary Lineker delivered on his promise to present Match of the Day in his underwear as the show kicked off for another season The former England strik(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he is ‘scared’ by the prospect of retirement. Photograph: Getty

Arsène Wenger goes into possibly his final season as Arsenal manager admitting he is “scared” by the prospect of retirement and uncertain he will be a(...)

Sir Philip Green is expected to express regret over selling BHS to a former bankrupt with no retail experience when he faces MPs today. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

In life, as well as in business, it’s best to avoid threats unless you’re prepared to see them through. So former BHS owner Sir Philip Green will, a(...)

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.(...)

A shaft of sunlight falls on the Villa supporters during the English Premier League football match against Swansea City at Villa Park. Photograph: Getty Images

Ex-Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes expectation levels at his struggling former club are too high. Villa go to Southampton in the Capital One(...)

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy scores the only goal of the Premier League clash  against Crystal palace at  King Power Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Leicester 1 Crystal Palace 0 Jamie Vardy scored the only goal of the game and created a little piece of history in the process as Leicester edged to a(...)

The anti-Blatter? Soon after UEFA president Michel Platini  voted for Qatar to host the World Cup,  his  son was appointed  chief executive of a Qatar-owned sports company. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

For a minute there, we were able to forget the week’s messy business, the Lionel man cleansing our footballing souls on Saturday night with a goal of (...)

Tony McCoy with Jonjo O’Neill at Sandown racecourse. “We’ll never see the likes of him again,” said O’Neill. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The cheering was so tumultuous as AP McCoy returned from his final race, his horse Box Office was probably thinking third is the new first, his ears p(...)

 John Barnes: The former Liverpool star’s last managerial job was at Tranmere in 2009.

John Barnes claims he is struggling to get a job in management because he is black.The former Liverpool star’s last managerial job was at Tranmere in (...)

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