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Thiago Alcântara: he should allow Liverpool better to control games without expending the same levels of energy. Photograph: Matt Dunham/EPA

All great sides are haunted by entropy. Even in their most transcendent moments, it is there in the shadows, hissing its insistent question: “What nex(...)

Former Leeds United and England team mates Jackie Charlton and Norman Hunter pictured in 1965. File photograph: Getty Images

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani paid special tribute to Norman Hunter and Jack Charlton in the wake of the club’s Premier League return. United are bac(...)

Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner having breakfast in bed after securing the FA Cup the day before. Photo: Varley Picture Agency

Big Jack was unimpressed. “What the fook you doing ’ere?” he said. It was a question, possibly, though in the moment it felt like an accusation. “Eh,(...)

Jack Charlton in conversation with Peter Byrne at the launch in the Shelbourne Hotel of Jack Charlton - The Autobiography, which Peter collaborated on. Photograph: Frank Miller

An outpouring of affection, which might have flattered royalty, was the predictable reaction to the news that Jack Charlton, a great traveller in a cr(...)

Jack Charlton and Maurice Setters lead the Ireland team across the tarmac on arrival at New York for their 1994 World Cup match against Italy. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton has died aged 85. He had been diagnosed with lymphoma in the last year and was also battling dementi(...)

Marcelo Bielsa  is Leeds United’s   10th manager since their last encounter with Arsenal in January 2012. Photograph:   Mike Egerton/PA Wire

A Mick Jones dash to the byline, his looped cross into the box and Allan “Sniffer” Clarke’s diving header taking its time to hit the back of the net a(...)

Colm Meaney: ‘So much of Britain was destroyed in the ’80s.’ Photograph: Walter McBride/WireImage

Colm Meaney may have flown in from the Irish Post Awards in London – having been before that in Majorca at one of his homes – but sitting in a Dublin (...)

Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea future remains in doubt despite Europa League success. Photograph: Darko Bandic/AP

You hope Maurizio Sarri enjoyed his first trophy in professional football – but this, surely, was not how he imagined it when he whiled away the hours(...)

Leeds celebrate after Jack Harrison scored their second against Derby County. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA

Leeds United 2 Derby County 0 For a man who had just been un-masked as a spy master running a series of agents embroiled in the murky, clandestine wo(...)

Marcelo Bielsa: the former Argentina coach is the latest manager to try and return Leeds United to their former pomp. Photograph: Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

Marcelo Bielsa is the manager of Leeds United. It is a sentence worth repeating. Almost two months after it became fact, there is still something su(...)

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