Gary Lineker

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 IAAF president Sebastian Coe  and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (centre right), attend the opening ceremony of the IAAF World Athletics Championships  in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has hit out at the BBC, and presenter Gabby Logan in particular, for making “judgments” about poor crowds at the World Ch(...)

 Albert Adomah scores Aston Villa’s equaliser  in the  Sky Bet Championship match against  Leeds United  at Elland Road in April. Photograph: George Wood/Getty Images

Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds were surprise winners at the Fifa awards in Milan on Monday. To the bemusement of many fans who have not always associated L(...)

England’s Gary Lineker celebrates scoring England’s opening goal against the Republic of Ireland in their 1990 World Cup match, one the striker remembers for a particularly  embarrassing moment. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Every big story is small in its own way. Gary Lineker is talking about a moment in time 29 years ago, a pixel in a billboard photo. It’s the England v(...)

The durability of the Paris-Berlin motor, led by President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel, was the most striking thing about the list of nominees agreed by EU leaders for five key positions in the institutions. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Football, Gary Lineker said, is a simple game: 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and, at the end, the Germans always win. This week, we were reminded(...)

Zoe Ball, Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz, who are among the  highest-paid BBC stars in 2018/19. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Female presenters at the BBC were among the most prominent beneficiaries, while Irishman Graham Norton came in as third highest paid. The broadcaste(...)

Boris Johnson on Monday. The frontrunner already has enough support among MPs to ensure his is one of the two names to go before the party membership in the final ballot. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Ahead of Tuesday’s second round of voting by MPs in the Conservative leadership contest, five of the six remaining candidates faced a grilling from We(...)

Gareth Southgate: this looks a decent England team with decent individuals led by a patently decent manager. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

The England senior men’s football team is two matches away from winning a first international tournament since the 1966 World Cup. Beat the Netherland(...)

“Vinny” is surrounded by Manchester City fans. He is a legend at the club. Photograph: PA

It is 10am on an early spring day when I pull up at the electric gates of Vincent Kompany’s home. In the drizzle, the Manchester sprawl has given way (...)

 Lucas Moura celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick. Photo: Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters

The morning after the night before and even the dawn chorus - infiltrated by liver birds, presumably - sounded like it was kicking off with a tune sus(...)

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, manager Jürgen Klopp  and Virgil van Dijk celebrate after the Champions League semi- final, second leg match against Barcelona  at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Good. Gawd. Almighty. As a man from Govan once put it, “football – bloody hell”. And even if you were raised to regard Liverpool as the Devil’s Sp(...)

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