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 This season is Sunderland’s second season in the third division

You could tell how things were going by the the song being sung. From behind his goal Sunderland fans were serenading Jon McLaughlin. An hour had gone(...)

Leinster’s Rory O’Loughlin on the attack with Johnny Sexton in support against Bath at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Leinster 42 Bath 15 The numbers are starting to stack up nicely for Leinster. When they welcome Toulouse in the penultimate round of the Champio(...)

New Manchester United signing Roy Keane poses with a builders hard hat at Old Trafford after signing from Nottingham Forest ahead of the 1993/94 season. Photo: Mike Hewitt/Allsport/Getty Images

Historic moments usually have an epic quality. But sometimes all it takes to change the world is for a few office staff to get that Friday feeling. Ex(...)

 Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy is under pressure. Photograph: Alex Morton/Getty Images

Whatever happened to Ipswich Town and Mick McCarthy? Possibly not the question on the tip of many tongues this morning, but it’s been one recurring (...)

Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold, Dante and Josuha Guilavogui  react after their side lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, with Robert Lewandowski scoring five goals in nine minutes. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

One of the phrases we reach for increasingly often is football’s “bubble”. This is not in the innocent sense of West Ham and Upton Park; rather, it(...)

Emre Can challenges Blackburn Rovers’ impressive Rudy Gestede during their 0-0 FA Cup quarter-final draw at Anfield. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool 0 Blackburn Rovers 0“One Jack Walker” reverberated from the Anfield Road Stand as 6,000 Blackburn Rovers fans marked their club’s Premier Le(...)

Billy Bremner with Leeds United manager Don Revie at Wembley for the 1973 FA Cup Final against Sunderland.  Photo: Getty

Second-hand bookshops don’t get the praise they deserve. These are places of small treasures and large pleasures and in one a few weeks ago – Barter B(...)