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.
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joey Barton's Ibrox career hangs in the balance it seems.
Arsenal were reportedly interested in the Leicester City star.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has a big choice to make in the centre of his midfield.
Pontus Jansson has made seven appearances for Leeds United so far.
The West Ham playmaker was arguably the man of the match as Les Bleus sealed an important win.
The Tottenham Hotspur defender could not help his side to a much-needed victory.
Aston Villa have won just once in the Championship so far this season.
The Tottenham Hotspur player is absolutely superb.
Tottenham Hotspur have begun their campaign in impressive fashion, despite Holland international Vincent Janssen struggling to establish himself as yet.
Liverpool and Arsenal’s South American stars are among the best players in the Premier League.