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Fifa report farce must lead to revote over Qatar World Cup 2022

Shamed governing body must publish Michael Garcia's report in full and hold new election for the 2022 World Cup, writes Henry Winter<p>Publish or be damned. Sepp Blatter has no choice now. Fifa’s president has to allow the public circulation of the report by the American attorney, Michael Garcia, into …

Angel di Maria: No friends on pitch in Manchester derby against City, you are defending the pride of your colours

Five members of the South American country's squad in Brazil could play at the Etihad but United's summer signing Ángel di María says only club pride will matter<p>Ángel di María, <b>Manchester United</b>’s vibrant attacker, warned his Argentine friends in the City camp that there are “no friendships out on …

Premier League football is witnessing the death of defending as I knew it - and it's not coming back

Gary Neville exclusive: I see no return to the old ways of defending. It's like the guy who loves Ceefax pining for its return in the face of the internet. It's not coming back<p>The death of an ex-playing TV pundit is when he continually says: "In my day it was like this - and it was better". I find …

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Robin van Persie reveals Manchester United held lengthy players' inquest into Leicester humiliation

Robin van Persie said every player spoke and made their feelings known at team meeting to discuss capitulation away to Leicester City<p>Robin van Persie has revealed Manchester United's players held a lengthy inquest into their humiliating 5-3 defeat at Leicester City.<p>The Dutch striker said the …

Wayne Rooney no longer a first choice striker at Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has admitted he is not “satisfied” with Wayne Rooney form as a striker, believing new loan signing, Radamel Falcao, represents a better option up front.<p>The Manchester United coach has suggested his captain may have to play in midfield.<p>Van Gaal’s side suffered a shock 5-3 defeat at …

Paderborn midfielder sets Bundesliga record after scoring from 83 metres

Journalist uses translation app to get Griezmann scoop<p>The Toe Poke 9 hours ago<p>Read<p>VAR officials to wear full referee kit at World Cup<p>The Toe Poke 15 …

Soccer

Liverpool Fan's Bad Hair Day Goes Viral

Seconds before Morgan Amalfitano's clincher for West Ham against Liverpool, a Sky Sports cameraman accentuated the misery for one Reds fan by …

YouTube videos of the ice bucket challenge pass 1bn views

Your Facebook news feed may be stuffed with friends taking the ice bucket challenge, but the charitable craze has been hugely popular on YouTube too.<p>In fact, ice bucket challenge videos have been watched more than 1bn times on Google’s online video service, with YouTube labelling the meme ‘bigger …

The Pros and Cons of Using Vintage Lenses Today

It's a fact that many of today's photographers have used a vintage lens at some point in time. Not only is it a cheap alternative to a modern lens, …

Manchester United selling Welbeck to Arsenal is 'mad' - Rio Ferdinand

The England international made the switch to north London for £16 million on deadline day but the former Red Devils defender is baffled that his old side would help their rivals<p>Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand feels that the club are "mad" for selling Danny Welbeck to rivals …

Photographer Sues Rod Stewart for $2.5M for Recreating Her Photo of the Back of His Head

We’ve heard of many lawsuits where an artist outright steals an image from a photographer — that can get pretty ugly — but what about an artist …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including lightning in Newcastle, a giant Snoopy in China and tall ships in London

England cricket coach Peter Moores faces vital decision when selecting new batting coach

The choice of who will replace Graham Gooch as batting coach will be a defining factor in Peter Moores' second spell as England coach<p>Even if England’s set-up was stable – instead of Operation All Change – the job description of the batting coach to succeed Graham Gooch would be difficult to …

Skills have developed dramatically in T20 - Moody

IPL 2014 news<p>Tom Moody, the Sunrisers Hyderabad coach and former Australia allrounder, has said that players' skills have improved dramatically over …

Manchester City striker Aguero calms injury fears

The Argentina international says his substitution at Goodison Park was purely precautionary and that he is "fine" after he was taken off in the first half<p>Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero says he has not picked up an injury after being substituted during his side’s 3-2 win over Everton at …

Premier League: Ryan Giggs admits Manchester United have not been good enough

Ryan Giggs admitted Manchester United's home form has not been good enough after their 1-0 defeat by Sunderland.<p>Ryan Giggs claims he is disappointed …

Soccer

Manchester City take giant step towards title as Edin Dzeko sinks Everton

They played like a team that, barring something extraordinary, can now be thought of as champions-in-waiting. Manchester City recovered from the early setback of Ross Barkley's stunning goal. They lost Sergio Agüero to injury and – classic City – they made life unnecessarily difficult for …