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Newcastle United’s Saudi Arabian chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan (C) and minority owner Amanda Staveley take their seats for the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at St James’ Park. Photo: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

The cameras had feasted on the joy of Newcastle’s new chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan and minority shareholder Amanda Staveley as they celebrated Callum Wi(...)

Actor Michael Caine and England player Bobby Moore of the POW XI celebrate during a match against Germany for the film Escape to Victory. Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport

Critics of Escape to Victory down the years have often suggested that disbelief needs to be suspended from the highest rafter while watching it, which(...)

England’s Paul Gascoigne dejected after the  semi-final defeat to West Germany at the 1990 World Cup at the Stadio delle Alpi in  Turin. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

Some books stay with you forever. Lines from them take up residence in your brain, rather than just passing through in the gush of everything else you(...)

 Diego Maradona  dribbles past three English defenders during the World Cup quarter-final against England at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

“Ah, different class.” “Difffff-rent Classssss!” Sometimes the gods are benevolent and the television commentators fuse with what is happening befor(...)

World Cup, Stadio Sant’Elia, Cagliari, Italy,  1990. Ireland’s  Kevin Sheedy scores a vital goal. File photograph: Inpho

1. June 11th, 1990 World Cup (Cagliari) Republic of Ireland 1 (Kevin Sheedy, 73) England 1 (Gary Lineker, 9). You might remember this one. Of all pe(...)

 Bobby Robson’s idea of what a club should be does not reflect what clubs like PSG now represent. File photograph: Getty Images

In any case, he asked, what is a club? The question being rhetorical, he started on his answer, but not with what a club is, rather with what a club i(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s  famous yellow wall is one of the great fan experiences. Photograph:  Getty Images

Saturday, May 16th. Borussia Dortmund against Schalke. Football is back. The news the German Bundesliga would be returning to action has come as a sw(...)

Ian Holloway is set to return to management with Grimbsy Town. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty

Ian Holloway is back in football after accepting the manager’s job at League Two Grimsby, the club have announced. The 56-year-old former Bristol Rov(...)

Michael Owen during the Manchester United era in 2009. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

Last Friday Michael Owen was in Dublin to promote his second autobiography, Reboot. The book had received an extraordinary amount of publicity the pre(...)

Steve Bruce with new Newcastle signing Joelinton. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

At approximately the same time on Wednesday as Britain’s new prime minister stood in Downing Street outlining a prescription for change, Newcastle Uni(...)

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