Martyn Waghorn (left) is congratulated by team-mate Joey Barton after scoring from the penalty spot during Rangers’ Betfred Cup game at Ibrox last week. Photo credit should read: Ian Rutherford/PA

At Ibrox stadium on Saturday afternoon (12.30pm, live on Sky Sports 1) a fixture against Hamilton Academical will mark the return of Rangers to Scotla(...)

Lionel Messi inspired Argentina’s 6-1 Copa America semi-final  win over Paraguay. Photograph: Afp

The problem with a genius like Lionel Messi is that you’re always waiting for him to perform. You can’t watch a game he plays in as you watch any othe(...)

West German goalkeeper Toni Schumacher (right) jumps past the ball as he gets ready to collide with French defender Patrick Battiston during the 1982 World Cup semi-final in Stockholm. Battiston was carried off the field on a stretcher while Schumacher, unpunished,  resumed play with a goal-kick. Photograph: AFP

The semi-final stage of the World Cup has, on balance, not been particularly kind to France. In 1958, the free-scoring team of Just Fontaine and Raymo(...)