James Patterson: ‘Even if I’m only doing the half-hour commute from Liverpool to Dublin, there’s a delight in floating above the clouds.’

The thing I love most about airports is the feeling of being stuck slightly out of time. Airports have always seemed a bit outdated to me, with their (...)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar in action with St Etienne’s Saidy Janko. Photograph:  Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

It’s a hard thing to admit that you’ve fallen out of love with football. But as another season of the Premier League gears up, I can’t pretend any lon(...)

 Wales’ Ben Woodburn celebrates scoring in Cardiff. Photograph: Reuters

Wales 1 Austria 0 Ben Woodburn kept Wales’ World Cup qualification hopes alive with one of the most dramatic international debuts. The 17-year-old L(...)

Shirley Hughes

“I don’t get creative block,” says Shirley Hughes. “I don’t know why, but I always have more ideas that I have time to get down on paper.” Nearly 70 y(...)

Philippe Coutinho of Brazil celebrates his goal against Ecuador with teammate Willian. Photograph: Reuters

Uruguay and Argentina drew 0-0 in an uninspiring but hotly contested World Cup qualifier in Montevideo on Thursday, a result that leaves both sides s(...)

Liverpool’s Divock Origi during a training session at Melwood Training Ground, Liverpool. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Liverpool have announced striker Divock Origi has joined Bundesliga side Wolfsburg on loan until the end of the season. Belgium international Origi, (...)

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to join Liverpool. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP

Liverpool are on the verge of signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for £40 million (€43m) from Arsenal and could take their spending inside a week to aroun(...)

Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal looks on from the bench during the Premier League loss to Liverpool at Anfield. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City have attempted to break the impasse over Alexis Sánchez’s future at Arsenal by indicating that they would be prepared to include Rahee(...)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will hope new signings can help his team push for the title. Photograph: PA

The summer transfer window closes at 11pm on Thursday, August 31st, but there is still plenty of time for clubs to get late deals done. Here’s a look(...)

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at Anfield during the defeat to Liverpool. Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea have kickstarted a frantic scramble for reinforcements in the final week of the summer transfer window by agreeing a fee with Arsenal for Alex(...)