Juventus vice president and former player Pavel Nedved has given the thumbs up to the club’s new logo. Photograph: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images

One whole year for Juve to see double How well received was the new club crest unveiled by Juventus last week? Not tremendously. And when club pr(...)

Gareth Southgate has been appointed as the new England manager. Photograph: Getty Images

Gareth Southgate was handed the onerous task of ending England’s decades of under-achievement at major tournaments when he agreed a four-year deal to(...)

Gary Lineker is subbed in his final international game as Sweden dump England out of Euro 1992. Photograph: Getty

Euro 1992: Sweden 2 England 1 In the half century which has passed since World Cup glory in 1966, England’s terrible run at major international tourn(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino: his experiences in the Copa Libertadores mean he is not unduly worried by a trip to face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Sitting in the pristine environment of Tottenham’s training ground, where everything is clean and serenely quiet, Mauricio Pochettino goes through the(...)

France’s  head coach Didier Deschamps kicks a ball during a training session at the Botafogo soccer club’s Santa Cruz stadium. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

For a man once belittled by Eric Cantona as “a water carrier,” Didier Deschamps has certainly made a habit of carrying lots of trophies. French repor(...)

 Argentina’s Lionel Messi scores  a free kick during the 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

WEDNESDAY, June 25th 16.55 According to Ewe & Eye (the Standard & Poor’s of sport spectatorship), the complete tournament require(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson said there were signs of progress in this World Cup but it still led to an early exit. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

It is strange to look back and consider that most of the important things were said before the Uruguay game. Roy Hodgson teased Luis Suarez to prov(...)

 A thoroughly deflated Gary Cahill described England’s 2-1 defeat to Uruguay as the lowest point of his career.England are on the verge of elimination from the World Cup thanks to Luis Suarez’s deadly double in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Former (England) winger Chris Waddle turned on the culture of the Premier League after watching his former team fall to the brink of World Cup exit, w(...)

British theoratical physicist and cosmologist, professor Stephen Hawking speaks to the press during the unveiling of his scientific formula for how England can win the  World Cup. Photograph: EPA

Professor Stephen Hawking today delved into the world of theoretical physics to come up with the answer to the question that has plagued generations o(...)