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The Munich Disaster 60 Years on: They Were the Best Team by Far

The Munich Disaster 60 Years on: They Were the Best Team by Far

Even now, on the 60th anniversary, recalling the Munich air disaster moves Geoffrey Fink to tears. “At the time, yeah, I cried,” says Fink, 85 years old and a Manchester United season-ticket holder since 1945.

Premier League: 10 Talking Points from the Weekend’s Action

Premier League: 10 Talking Points from the Weekend’s Action

1) Liverpool defence worthy of praise for once Liverpool’s oft-maligned defence deserved a little credit here. For almost the entire game they kept Spurs at bay, with Dejan Lovren and Virgil van Dijk making important blocks and Loris Karius looking a decisive shot‑stopper.

The Forgotten Story of when Diego Maradona 'Signed' for Scotland’s Dundee

Diego Maradona’s road to Dundee began, in a way, in Luton.

Daniel Sturridge Never Fitted The Bill For Jürgen Klopp At Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge Never Fitted The Bill For Jürgen Klopp At Liverpool

Looking back, it was probably never going to work out between Daniel Sturridge and Jürgen Klopp at Liverpool.

Spitting Is Reviled But Is It Really Football’s Most Heinous Crime?

Spitting Is Reviled But Is It Really Football’s Most Heinous Crime?

When Samuel Sáiz spat at the Newport County midfielder Robbie Willmott he revived the forgotten scourge of football. After a few years away gobbing is back, effortlessly renewing its position as the No1 most offensive act in football.

Mike Ashley,  Amanda Staveley Are Adding to the Fog On The Tyne

Mike Ashley, Amanda Staveley Are Adding to the Fog On The Tyne

When Kevin Keegan took over as manager at Newcastle United in 1992, the first thing he wanted to do was restore some pride in the place. Keegan had been at St James’ Park as a player eight years earlier and nothing seemed to have been touched since he left.

Crosses Are Falling In The Premier League: Why The Focus On Target Men?

Crosses Are Falling In The Premier League: Why The Focus On Target Men?

How times change. At the dawn of the Premier League the news that Chelsea wanted a rugged English striker to hurl himself at crosses, preferably after smashing through a centre-half in the brusque style of Kerry Dixon or Mick Harford, would barely have caused a ripple.

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