A message from rugby union resonated in Scottish football. Geoff Cooke, then coach of the British & Irish Lions, gave a lecture in 1993 at which Craig Brown was in attendance.
As Sevilla proved by outplaying Liverpool to win their third consecutive Europa League final, there is more to La Liga than just Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Here we go then. Get ready for – well, what exactly? Six years, one dethroned Uefa president,€2bn costs and a thoroughgoing tournament expansion programme in the making, France 2016 is finally upon us.
France’s captain, Hugo Lloris, has confessed his side’s opening match against Romania will signal the start of the biggest month of their lives, while seeking to downplay their status as favourites.
In a build-up marked by tension over weightier matters, Euro 2016 organisers face embarrassment of a different kind after it emerged their mascot shares its name with a popular sex toy.
England’s footballers are facing the prospect of a sleepless night before their opening Euro 2016 game against Russia on Saturday after being given a hotel directly opposite Marseille’s fan zone – and a beach party that will go on until the early hours involving up to 80,000 people.
Ibrox side Rangers and Celtic both long for English football, says Derek Johnstone.
The former West Ham man had only good things to say about the rising Tottenham Hotspur star.
Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to play Elizabeth Holmes in a movie about the embattled Silicon Valley biotech firm Theranos, which at one point was worth $9bn.
Rafael Benitez wants to have a strong relationship with the Newcastle United fans like he has with the Liverpool supporters.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has made further concessions on the snooper’s charter, including on the key issue of privacy, before a Commons battle over the bill next week.
Leeds could appoint a new manager this week, according to reports.
Having debuted with £5.31m plus £2.05m in previews, X-Men: Apocalypse looked on course for a solid second weekend, perhaps declining at a similar rate (53%) to the second frame of previous X-Men title Days of Future Past.