When goal-line technology was first introduced at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil, it was happy days for football. But the trial of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) hasn’t proved as successful.
Manchester Football Writing Festival: Words and beautiful game prove entertaining strike partnership
Nobody could ever accuse the people of Manchester of being apathetic towards the Beautiful Game, and the success of the September 1-10 Manchester Football Writing Festival has once again reaffirmed the city’s passion for debate.
Finishing second in the group and with two successive wins from three, England’s women are on their way to the last 16 where they will face Norway.
Manchester United have accepted an £8million bid for youth product Tom Cleverley from Aston Villa – and Red Devils fans have hit Twitter to see him off.
‘Sing me to victory’: Leighton Baines says Manchester’s Morrissey will be singing for England during World Cup
Baines met his hero when he was staying in the same hotel as Roy Hodgson’s team in Miami last week
Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck showed off his samba skills ahead of England’s opening World Cup clash on Saturday
Fun in the sun: Last chance to apply for ‘best job in the world’ covering 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
The sun may have started shining in the UK but the action is due to reach boiling point in Brazil come June 12 when this decade’s biggest global sporting event kicks off