Pat Jennings: He [Pochettino] has a great team around him and with the chairman they’ve done an unbelievable job. Hopefully we can push on – win the Champions League, get top four.”  Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Pat Jennings is in his Tottenham Hotspur tracksuit. He is walking in from training. It is a Friday morning and he has just had his weekly session with(...)

 The Turf pub sign in Burnley  depicts an image of ex-player, Northern Ireland’s James McIlroy, who was instrumental to the club’s league title success in 1960. Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

When Jimmy McIlroy died in August, it was a moment to return to his autobiography, Right Inside Soccer. It was written in 1960 when Burnley had just w(...)

Inmaculate Cabecerán, here being chaired by team-mates, laid the foundations for Barcelona women’s football. Photograph: Barcawomen/Twitter

You live for about an average of 70 years. But if you leave people something to remember you by, you shall live forever. Football, just like the worl(...)

Newcastle United’s “owner”, Mike Ashley, has his principal concern, Sports Direct, plastered all over St James’ Park. The company jumped in to the FTSE 100 in part because of United’s profile. photograph: getty images

George Bernard Shaw’s final public speech was made in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was in 1936, Shaw was 80 and he stood on the stage of the People’s Theat(...)