Sport History

Some have the granddaddy knack

There is a difference between innovation and a gimmick

Even if you loathed sport, you could enjoy this book — which is why it can both delight and frustrate

Rugby league was transformed from a fringe working-class activity into part of national life

The four men who founded Aston Villa could not have imagined what would follow

Promise is no guarantee of a long career

On one tumultuous day, eleven men in strawberry-jam shirts wore crowns

Marking the 50 anniversary of a legendary FA cup final

The first England Cricket World Cup Champions

Football was once a spectacle. The grotesque Qatar World Cup reminds us of all it has become