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Manchester City’s Catalan manager Pep Guardiola during his team’s win at Old Trafford. Photograph: PA

In prospect, six weeks ago, in that golden age when Manchester United didn’t have a permanent manager, the derby looked like being the biggest obstacl(...)

“How could newspapers remain independent of government if they were to become hooked on the methadone of State cash?” Photograph: Robert Alexander/Getty Images

Journalism matters. But so does its independence from government and other powerful forces that it is meant to hold to account. The road to hell for t(...)

Dave Langan in action for Ireland v Spain in 1985 in Cork, attendance 15,000. The Liam Miller match is set to top this

The Liam Miller tribute match, due to take place on Tuesday looks destined to comfortably exceed the existing record for the biggest ever attendance a(...)

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(...)

Current Ireland manager Martin O’Neill could be considered for the West Brom job. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

West Bromwich Albion are prepared to take time to consider their options after Tony Pulis was relieved of his post on Monday following a poor run of r(...)

 West Brom’s Salomon Rondon has seven goals from 15 matches this season. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Tony Pulis recently said something very difficult to believe. He said it after Salomon Rondon headed a hat-trick against Swansea City on Wednesday, (...)

Steve Walters, right, in action for Crewe Alexandra against York City in 1993. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/PA Images

It was May, 1988, when a prodigiously talented teenager by the name of Steve Walters became the youngest player in the history of Crewe Alexandra, at (...)

Adrian Doherty (extreme right, front row) lines out for Manchester United in the FA Youth Cup semi-final in 1990. Photograph: Getty Images

The timing is uncanny. In the same month as José Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford will almost certainly force Ryan Giggs to leave his boyhood club,(...)

Harry Kane in action during the England training session at Olympiastadion in Berlin:  he will start for only the ninth time as he seeks to maintain the impressive form he has demonstrated at Tottenham. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Getty Images

Harry Kane and Dele Alli will spearhead an inexperienced England side at the Olympiastadion this evening with Roy Hodgson urging his young players to(...)