Italy defender Leonardo Spinazzola takes a shot at goal against Austria  at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Ben Stansall/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Leonardo Spinazzola is probably not the fastest at Euro 2020. And yet, nobody has run faster during the tournament. The Italy left-back was clocked by(...)

 Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa during his team’s first game of the new season. Photograph: EPA

On his first day in his new prison, Marcelo Bielsa walked into the yard and, following the time-honoured precedent, approached the biggest fellow conv(...)

Two River Plate supporters walk past riot police after the Copa Libertadores final  second leg against  Boca Juniors was postponed in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Alberto Raggio/Reuters

They are seductive, those images, those snapshots of a place where the colours shine brighter, the noise rings louder. It is all so vibrant, so alive(...)

Neymar celebrates after Barcelona knocked PSG out of the Champions League. Photo: Pau Barrena/Getty Images

When it comes to pure spectacle most people seem to have preferred the old pre-facelift model José Mourinho. Albeit it has been a few years since we s(...)

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy equalled a Premier League scoring record with his goal just before half-time against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Human beings shut inside deep freezers traditionally face unhappy endings but there are exceptions to every rule. Rather than proving the subject of a(...)