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Stevenage’s Dino Maamria: Yes, I was Born in a Tent and Poor – but I Loved it

Stevenage’s Dino Maamria: Yes, I was Born in a Tent and Poor – but I Loved it

Almost three weeks into the job, Dino Maamria is at ease, sat in his manager’s office at Stevenage’s training ground, charting his ambitions for a club close to his heart and telling his fascinating story.

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch is Ducking the Facts on Safe Standing

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch is Ducking the Facts on Safe Standing

Over the last week I have been reminded of the time Richard Caborn was appointed sports minister and, in his first week in the job, took part in an interview with the BBC’s Clare Balding in which he was given five relatively simple questions about sporting events of the time and inadvertently showed

Pochettino Used to Bow to Chelsea but now Tottenham Dictate the Terms

Progress is never an easy thing to chart in football. To speak of points or goals or positions or even trophies can seem a little reductive, too contingent on circumstance or opponents to offer an entirely accurate reflection.

Who is the Best Fit to Succeed Antonio Conte as Chelsea Manager?

Who is the Best Fit to Succeed Antonio Conte as Chelsea Manager?

Luis Enrique On those rare occasions that you catch a glimpse of Luis Enrique these days, he is usually in cycling gear, after some punishing ride.

Paul Pogba Highlights ‘If only’ Feeling Despite His Performance of Season

Paul Pogba Highlights ‘If only’ Feeling Despite His Performance of Season

Is Paul Pogba on the verge of greatness or will Saturday’s barnstorming shredding of Manchester City prove the falsest of dawns? After the Frenchman’s finest display for Manchester United drove José Mourinho’s side to a memorable 3-2 derby win, Pogba declared himself partly “disappointed”.

Jack Elliott: From Sunday League Football to Facing David Villa in MLS

Jack Elliott: From Sunday League Football to Facing David Villa in MLS

The path between European football and Major League Soccer has become a well-trodden one in recent years, with Steven Gerrard, David Beckham, David Villa, Thierry Henry, Andrea Pirlo, Frank Lampard, Kaká and now Zlatan Ibrahimovic, having crossed the Atlantic in the latter stages of their career.

José Mourinho’s Plea for Time Shines Light on Scratchy Big-money Signings

José Mourinho’s Plea for Time Shines Light on Scratchy Big-money Signings

Regular readers of the Jeeves and Wooster stories will be familiar with the plot device which involves Bertie’s favourite aunt having to keep her rich husband sweet because she will shortly be asking him for a substantial sum of money to prop up Milady’s Boudoir, the perennially unprofitable women

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