Ken Bates

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 Marcelo Bielsa: “In my humble opinion, most important is to try to make the supporters value play and not just the result.”  Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Thorp Arch, Leeds United’s training ground, Thursday lunchtime: upstairs in a room where a list of the club’s honours are painted on the wall, the cur(...)

The logo of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Photograph: Sergey Pivovarov/Reuters

Racist and homophobic chants are on the rise in Russia before the World Cup finals, with LGBT and ethnic minority supporters travelling to the country(...)

Chelsea and the Football Association are investigating allegations against Graham Rix and Gwyn Williams dating from 1990s. Photograph: Getty Images

This article contains content some readers may find offensive Three former youth-team footballers at Chelsea have launched legal claims against the (...)

Thomas Keaney spoke to his parents on the phone from hospital, but his condition deteriorated on Christmas Eve, 2013 and he died a few days later.

A 23-year-old bouncer has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Irishman Thomas Keaney in Western Australia in December 2013.Abbas Al Jrood punched(...)

Two of Chelsea’s playing icons of last decade, John Terry and Didier Drogba, would have interesting viewpoints on Wednesday’s racist chanting by their fans at a Paris Metro station.Photograph: Phil Cole/Getty.

As the ball dropped squarely on the broad chest of Diego Costa in Paris on Tuesday night, the thought crossed the mind that somewhere in South Kore(...)

Massimo Cellino has announced his resignation as a director of Leeds following his disqualification by the Football League, but says he will return in April “in good health and good spirits”. Photograph: Tony Marshall/PA

Massimo Cellino has announced he has resigned as president of Leeds but says he will return in April. Cellino has been disqualified as an owner and di(...)

New Leeds United manager  Brian McDermott. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

“Goodwill” has persuaded Brian McDermott to return to management after just a month out, he said at his unveiling as Leeds' new boss on Friday.(...)