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  Jeff Hendrick of Burnley celebrates after earning a point at Brighton. Photograph:  Dan Istitene/Getty Images

Brighton 1 Burnley 1 Substitute Jeff Hendrick grabbed a 90th minute equaliser as Burnley held Brighton and Hove Albion to a 1-1 draw at the Amex Stad(...)

The high-profile head coach of the American football’s most dominant team, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, chucked Microsoft’s new Surface tablet computer into the stands in full view of the crowd and thousands of TV viewers.

Technology has brought a new level of professionalism to sports and represents an excellent marketing opportunity for the big names in the tech world (...)

Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte handles the ball in the build-up to the goal scored by Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus that is later disallowed following a VAR review. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters

Of all the predictions that were made about how VAR would affect football, the most inaccurate turns out to have been that it would “take the emotion (...)

 Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen with manager Mauricio Pochettino. Photograph: Reuters

Mauricio Pochettino has described the decision to close the domestic summer transfer window in early August as a “massive mistake” and claims he has e(...)

Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus appeals to the match referee Michael Oliver after his goal is ruled out by VAR. Photograph: PA

Football remains a magnificently capricious sport. You can crush its competitiveness with a self-perpetuating structure that leads to a radically uneq(...)

The Etihad  Stadium  descends into a stunned hush after Raheem Sterling’s ‘winner’ is disallowed. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images

If football isn’t your cup of tea then you’d most likely have been oblivious to events in Manchester on Wednesday night, although come Thursday mornin(...)

With his conscientious Scandinavian modesty, his get-on-with-it optimism and his apparent childlike love of the club, Ole Gunnar Solskjær could not have been more perfectly scripted as the anti-Mourinho. Photograph:  Reuters/ Eddie Keogh

It has been a sensational three months for what the men who run Manchester United – Ed Woodward and Richard Arnold – like to call “the biggest TV show(...)

France’s coach Didier Deschamps celebrates with his son Dylan after the World Cup final win over Croatia. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty

“I don’t know where this is going but we are swimming in happiness,” said Didier Deschamps, as the Fifa officials scrambled to get his press conferenc(...)

Fernando Muslera (R) of Uruguay is beaten as France go 2-0 up during the FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter final: negative sentiment Qatar 2020 and the manner in which it won the vote will weigh on sponsors

The World Cup is a feast of football and is also usually a feast of sponsorship with international brands eager to cash in on the global attention and(...)

  Sweden’s Andreas Granqvist celebrates scoring their  penalty. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Sweden 1 South Korea 0 There is a feeling with VAR that all it is doing is replacing one sort of controversy with another. In days gone by, Swedish (...)

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