One of the first tasks to confront a new prime minister, after an audience with the Queen, is to write “the letter of last resort”.
Eric Dier is on his holidays, but would Tottenham fans prefer he keeps his feet on the ground?
West Ham United are seemingly intent on landing Carlos Bacca from AC Milan.
With so many musical geniuses having died prematurely in recent months, you almost feel a bizarre sense of gratitude to find a bona fide pop deity like Stevie Wonder still in full effect and on top of his majestic game. Pop royalty for half a century, Wonder is the undoubted coup of this year’s British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park.
Sam Allardyce is the sort of man who walks into a packed room and immediately dominates it. If that hardly ranks as a rare trait among football managers, particularly those standing 6ft 3in, the difference with Allardyce is that he really listens to what people are saying – and with a surprisingly open mind.
Every year, when the fixture lists come out, fans from all over England pore over what is basically a run down of dates, an administrative procedure to determine when games happen, and immediately look for their favourites. Perhaps it’s a local derby, perhaps it’s a long-running feud, perhaps it’s a manager returning to a former club: rivalries form the meat of what it means to be a football fan.
The actor Matt Damon has declared himself unconcerned about the prospect of being replaced in the action franchise with which he’s become synonymous.
Pontus Jansson and Eunan O'Kane react to Leeds United victory.
The Australian has been in fine form for Aston Villa in recent weeks.
Should Manchester City-owned Patrick Roberts started for Celtic against Aberdeen in the Scottish League Cup final this afternoon?
Leeds moved back into the play-off places with a narrow victory over the Millers.
West Ham United attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet has not been in great form so far this season.
The former Spurs midfielder feels the club made poor decisions in the summer.
The Newcastle United striker scored twice to lead his side to victory at Elland Road last weekend.
Could Glasgow Rangers become Red Bull Rangers?
Celtic are reportedly pursuing a £3.5m move for Crystal Palace's Jordon Mutch.
Spurs spent heavily on three marquee arrivals this summer, but all of them are yet to impress.