Simon Hooper

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If you follow somebody because they seem just like you, I can see how it might be irritating when they start flogging frozen chips for cash. But you could just hit mute

“She’s, like, really annoying. I can’t stand her, but I follow her anyway. Is that wrong?” This outburst came over coffee with a woman I’d only just (...)

 Gerard Deulofeu beats Neil Etheridge to score Watford’s thrd goal. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Cardiff City 1 Watford 5 Gerard Deulofeu’s first hat-trick in English football saw Watford stroll to a 5-1 victory at Cardiff and climb to seventh pl(...)

Referee Bastian Dankert checks VAR before disallowing a Bayern Munich goal for handball in the game against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim in August, 2018. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

English Premier League clubs have agreed in principle to introduce video assistant referees (VAR) from the start of next season, they said on Thursda(...)

An image of Leicester City’s late Thai chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is shown on the scoreboard at King Power Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

There was plenty of emotion on show but no goals at the King Power Stadium as Leicester paid tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha ahead of a(...)

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil (left) celebrates with his team-mates after scoring his side’s second goal. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire.

Arsenal 2 Watford 0 Two late goals were enough to give Arsenal a fifth consecutive Premier League win as they saw off a spirited Watford at the Emira(...)

Wes Hoolahan of Norwich City scores the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against  Rotherham United at Carrow Road. Photograph: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Championship round-up: Wes Hoolahan inspired Norwich as they continued their superb start to the season at Carrow Road to beat Rotherham 3-1and move b(...)

Daniel Sturridge scores Liverpool’s fifth in their 5-0 thrashing of Burton Albion. Photograph: Getty

Burton Albion 0 Liverpool 5 It will take more than an emphatic victory over Burton Albion to provide evidence that Liverpool are back on the right (...)

Rafael Benítez saw his Newcastle side beaten in their Championship opener against Fulham. Photograph: Reuters

Fulham 1 Newcastle United 0 The eyes of the world were glued to the greatest sporting event of them all and the carnival atmosphere pulsed. Welcome(...)