Dennis Wise

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There is something wretched, hypocritical and deeply depressing in English football’s willingness to welcome into its elite members’ club the blood-soaked, repressive, deeply discriminatory Saudi state. Photograph: EPA

Welcome, Mohammed bin Salman, to the billionaire boys club. No need to wipe your feet. Although maybe, on reflection, do wash your hands. Those damned(...)

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew head-butts David Meyler of Hull City clashes during a premier League match at the KC Stadium in March 2014. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Rewind to the first day of March seven years ago. Newcastle were 3-1 up at Hull when a switch deep inside Alan Pardew’s head finally tripped and the E(...)

I’m A Celebrity winner Georgia Toffolo. Screengrab: ITV

“Where can you go from a pig’s vagina?” inquired a perma-tanned Joe Swash at the end of a very long three weeks in the jungle. Where indeed. This wa(...)

Iain Lee: A simple batch of strawberries and cream could manage to sour group relations and curdle any confidence left in the now fragile comedian.

The jungle can do funny things to a person: be it contestant or viewer, it changes you. If you’re Katie Price you begin to find Peter Andre attractive(...)

Dec reads the script as if it was meant for Ant’s rumoured substitute Holly Willoughby

There is never going to be a moment in I’m A Celeb when Kanye West trips into the Versace hotel backpack in hand sharing a glass of fizz with Wagner f(...)

‘Forbidden Games’ tells the story of Justin Fashanu, Britain’s first openly gay footballer. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty

The story of Justin Fashanu – the world’s first £1m black footballer and Britain’s first openly gay footballer, who killed himself aged 37 in 1998 – m(...)

 Joe Kinnear (right) with Derek Llambias (left) during the 2008-2009 season.  Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Derek Llambias has resigned from his post as managing director at Newcastle, the club announced this morning.Llambias’ resignation comes a day after (...)

 Neil Warnock who has stepped down as manager of Leeds United. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Gus Poyet and Brian McDermott have both been mentioned as possible contenders to replace Neil Warnock at Leeds and both men are understood to (...)