Euro 2024

Spain win fourth Euros with 2-1 dismantling of England

July 14 – Spain were crowned European champions for a record fourth time following a late strike from Mikel Oyarzabal in a 2-1 victory against England.

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Mihir Bose: Old Trafford’s Overlords have always picked it right

As Manchester United celebrate yet another Premiership, and a record haul of 20 of the most sought after prize in English football, spare a thought for Dave Whelan. Had things turned out differently the Wigan owner would today not be fearful that his team may not survive in the Premiership. Instead he would be lording it over Old Trafford and joining the celebrations of the fans as the owner of greatest club in the land.

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Twitter hack rebounds around the world

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By Andrew Warshaw
April 23 – Surely it couldn’t possibly be genuine? After all, April 1 was three weeks ago. Sepp Blatter, according to Twitter, was sensationally stepping down as FIFA president and the decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup involved money illegally changing hands.

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Lee Wellings: Biting the hand that feeds you. Are fans cheering the indefensible?

The chances are that at least one of those eleven footballers you are cheering is what English people might call a wrong’un. A ne’er do well. A nasty piece of work. Increasingly you suspect it’s far more than the odd bad apple, but half the team.

I raise this of course because of Luis Suarez, arguably the third best player in the world and with a charge sheet longer than the bite marks in Branislav Ivanovic’s arm.

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