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    1. October 8, 2012

      Cheryl, O2 Arena, London

      Cheryl Cole has been led astray by her heart. No, not the failed marriage to dastardly footballer Ashley Cole. I mean her...

    2. June 1, 2012

      At last something good comes out of Chelsea

      I loathe Chelsea. But before any denizens of London SW3 reach for the green ink and contemplate firing up the 4x4 to drive...

    1. September 9, 2011

      The end of Eurabia

      Anders Breivik and I read a lot of the same books. Just before he massacred 77 fellow Norwegians in July, Breivik sent out a...

    2. May 13, 2011

      Five ages of a professional footballer

      Wayne Rooney, aged 12 Stage one: Boyhood “I was nearly called Adrian” are the first words of Wayne Rooney’s projected five...

    3. May 9, 2011

      The Football Men

      The Football Men: Up Close With The Giants of The Modern Game, by Simon Kuper, Simon & Schuster, RRP£16.99, 384 pages As...

    4. December 23, 2010

      Dream team

      Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder boxing team What to give the fashion person who has everything? Say you were Italian designer...

    5. November 25, 2010

      20 questions: Stephen Webster, jeweller

      The London-based jeweller’s profile soared after he made the wedding rings for Madonna and Guy Ritchie 10 years ago. From a...

    6. November 1, 2010

      Cheryl Cole: Messy Little Raindrops

      Cheryl Cole Messy Little Raindrops (Polydor) It has been a tearful year for Cheryl Cole. What with divorce from dastardly...

    7. October 25, 2010

      Quest for a sports fan for all seasons

      It wasn’t quite the showdown fans were hoping for when American basketball’s finest loped into London’s O2 Arena for an NBA...

    8. June 26, 2010

      Business models in pitched battle

      England versus Germany in tomorrow's eagerly awaited World Cup encounter is too close to call, according to bookmakers. "We...

    9. June 26, 2010

      Why England's fans loathe their celebrity team

      At least I have an excuse for not supporting England. As a British citizen of mongrel origins who moved to the Netherlands...

    10. June 25, 2010

      Business models set for pitched battle

      England versus Germany in Sunday’s eagerly awaited World Cup encounter is too close to call, according to bookmakers. “We go...

    11. June 25, 2010

      Why England’s fans loathe their celebrity team

      At least I have an excuse for not supporting England. As a British citizen of mongrel origins who moved to the Netherlands...

    12. June 24, 2010

      Split-personality England just pass

      It was a game of two Englands, and progress from here depends on which one wins the internecine fight. The good England...

    13. June 23, 2010

      A game of two Englands

      A first-half goal by Jermain Defoe (above) was enough for England to beat Slovenia 1-0 in Port Elizabeth and they will meet...

    14. June 22, 2010

      Gentlemen, your country needs you

      From Mr Paul Maxwell.Sir, To learn the future we must try to understand the past. We need to look at Buschner, Menotti,...

    15. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2010

      Lunch Wrap

      On FT Alphaville Friday morning, - European CDS is going Grεεk… - And European CDS liquidity is Lehman-fied. - So who’s...

    16. December 2, 2008

      Communications – Web 2.0: Law firms are at the cutting edge of internet tools

      The legal profession is one which worships evolution rather than revolution, yet lawyers – at least younger ones – have...

    17. October 24, 2008

      Mikel comes of age

      When Michael Essien suffered knee ligament damage playing for Ghana in the first week of September, there were sharp intakes...

    18. December 16, 2007

      Gallas winner signals two-horse race for title

      Jose Mourinho is gone, so too is Chelsea’s run of success against Arsenal and the championship looks once again like being a...

    19. December 16, 2007

      Gallas winner signals two-horse race for title

      Jose Mourinho is gone, so too is Chelsea’s run of success against Arsenal and the championship looks once again like being a...

    20. November 9, 2007

      England’s prospects suffer as Rooney limps out

      England’s slim prospects of reaching next year’s European Championships diminished further on Friday when Wayne Rooney was...

    21. October 20, 2007

      Round-up

      CRICKET England dropped opener Andrew Strauss for the forthcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka. The Middlesex batsman, 30,...

    22. August 6, 2007

      Chelsea lose their cool in heat of penalties

      Manchester United yesterday secured a measure of revenge for defeat in last season's FA Cup final, winning the FA Community...

    23. May 7, 2007

      United take title as Chelsea flag

      Manchester United clinched the Premiership title yesterday, but the sense was that Chelsea handed it to them. It was not so...

    24. March 12, 2007

      Kalou piles on McClaren woe

      There are some games that take the breath away. Forget concerns about the ebbing prestige of the FA Cup, Sunday's 3-3...

    25. February 1, 2007

      Chelsea and United keep their distance

      No surprises, and the race for the Premiership rumbles on with the gap between Manchester United and Chelsea still six...

    26. January 24, 2007

      Shevchenko helps Blues into final

      At last some good news for Chelsea, writes Jonathan Wilson. They were hardly at their best in beating Wycombe 4-0 on Tuesday...

    27. October 13, 2006

      McClaren has time on his side

      Steve McClaren enjoyed a short honeymoon as England manager, which was abruptly ended by last Saturday's goalless draw...

    28. October 12, 2006

      Old faults betray new England

      Shambolic, chaotic and in the end plain embarrassing. As Gary Neville's back-pass rolled over Paul Robinson's foot to...

    29. September 27, 2006

      Arsenal zest too much for feeble Porto

      Two days short of the 10th anniversary of Arsène Wenger's arrival at Arsenal, his team could hardly have given a more...

    30. September 27, 2006

      Cole's agent fined and suspended

      Ashley Cole's agent Jonathan Barnett was yesterday fined £100,000 and had his licence suspended after being declared ''a...

    31. September 7, 2006

      Crouch shows he is no stand-in

      Plan B is turning rapidly into Plan A. Sven-Göran Eriksson saw Peter Crouch merely as somebody who could offer "something...

    32. August 23, 2006

      Umpire Hair stands his ground

      Australian umpire Darrell Hair is standing by his decision to penalise Pakistan over ball tampering and said he would fight...

    33. August 19, 2006

      ROUND-UP

      *RUGBY UNION After a decade as England's outside-half from 1985 and 11 years as director of rugby at Newcastle Falcons, Rob...

    34. August 5, 2006

      Arsenal star's request for transfer rule inquiry rejected

      The main competition watchdog has turned downa request by the Arsenal footballer Ashley Cole to investigate the FA Premier...

    35. June 7, 2006

      Rooney flies home for crucial scan

      Wayne Rooney flies home from the World Cup today with the England camp pleading for the nation to be patient. Rooney will...

    36. June 3, 2006

      Pitch perfect

      Designers are frequently chastised for caring more about celebrity moments than dressing real men and women. But over the...

    37. May 8, 2006

      Eriksson gambles on Walcott

      It was predicted but still managed to come as a surprise. England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has gone ahead and chosen...

    38. May 2, 2006

      Arsenal keep up chase for fourth spot

      Arsenal kept their slim hopes of a top-four finish alive by condemning relegated Sunderland to another unwanted entry in...

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