Jimmy Greaves

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Josimar (back left) and his Brazil teammates ahead of their 1986 World Cup quater-final against France. Photograph: Stringer/AFP/Getty

In the summer of 1964, England took part in the Little World Cup in Brazil. It was a simple four-team league involving Portugal, Argentina and the hos(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 4-1 to move within a point of the title. Photograph: Octavio Passos/Getty

Celta Vigo 1 Real Madrid 4 Real Madrid are close now. They have one league game left and a draw would be enough to take them to their first La Liga t(...)

England captain Wayne Rooney walks on the pitch on the eve of the World Cup 2018 football qualification match in Ljubljana. Photograph: Getty Images

England interim manager Gareth Southgate has taken the bold decision to drop captain and record goalscorer Wayne Rooney from the team to face Slovenia(...)

 The Rubberbandits. Blindboy:  ‘When I was 10, Jack Charlton took me fishing out the side of a helicopter, up in Carrick on Shannon. I’d won a competition off the back of a packet of Odlums bran that belonged to my uncle Caviar. I’d never heard of Jack Charlton, only had him described to me by other children.’  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Paul Howard, writer/creator of Ross O’Carroll-Kelly Football is the game of the people. It’s played everywhere in the world. I know we get excited ar(...)

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has been criticised for not adding to his squad by former players. It has now been 12 years since he won the English Premier League title with the London club. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters.

As Claudio Ranieri contemplated the next stage of the title race, the manager of the most implausible challengers in the English Premier League era ma(...)

 Zach Johnson smiles as he poses  with the Claret Jug  after winning the   British Open at the Old Course  at St Andrews. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

First up, hugs to all of you who missed work yesterday with the tummy bug that appeared to ravage the nation, although happily you had Paul Dunne and (...)

FC Barcelona’s Argentinian striker Leo Messi jubilates his first goal against Bayern Munich during the Uefa Champions League semifinal first leg match. Photo: Alejandro Garcia/EPA

Perhaps the most striking thing about Lionel Messi’s second goal against Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night was its gentleness. There(...)

English football legend Jimmy Greaves has suffered  a severe stroke.  Photo: John Ferguson/Getty Images

Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke on Sunday.A statement from Greaves’ family con(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal:  his side face an important home clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

As a boy in the Netherlands, Louis van Gaal was seduced by Tottenham Hotspur’s white shirts, by the club’s double-winning campaign of 1961 and by the(...)

Clare players go through a warm up drill before the game against Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork v Clare in Pairc Ui Rinn, a quick rasher sandwich, then off to Dunedin for Sri Lanka v Afghanistan. Where would you be going? And if it wasn’t fo(...)

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