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The forgotten story of … Frank Barson’s seven-month ban
4 days ago
Frank Barson played for Aston Villa, Manchester United and England, becoming famous for his brilliant defending, his unrivalled heading – and his on-field violence
Andy Carroll is English football’s last great striking yeti
1 week ago
After the FA announced plans to change England’s DNA, will there ever be another all-out target man with such transgressive beauty as the West Ham striker?
Golden goal: Paul Gascoigne for England v Scotland (1996)
1 week ago
Sachin Nakrani: Our series remembering special goals recalls Paul Gascoigne’s dream-like volley during Euro 96 at Wembley
Number of English players in the Champions League on the decline
1 week ago
Just 21 English players appeared in the Champions League group stage this stage, which was less than half the number of Germans and 13 fewer than Portugal
How Diego Maradona’s Hand of God goal ignited a feud between the men who gave it
1 week ago
The Argentina captain’s infamous 1986 goal against England ignited a feud between the referee and the linesman that is still simmering after almost 30 years
FA unveils plans for ‘England DNA’ blueprint for elite player development
2 weeks ago
England’s governing body has announced details of a new scheme to develop world-class talent from an early age
From the archive, 24 November 1977: The incomparable Dixie Dean
3 weeks ago
Originally published in the Guardian on 24 November 1977: Frank Keating talks to Dixie Dean, the pride of Everton, who even at the age of 70 can spin a tale or two
Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling on growing up, wising up and learning to shut off
4 weeks ago
Still to turn 20, the Liverpool forward has become a key player for club and country – and survived his first taste of controversy
Anti-IRA football chanting is a kind of twisted nostalgia
1 month ago
Alasdair McKillop: When some England fans sang anti-IRA songs to a stadium of Scots, it showed they like clinging on to old battles and stereotypes
Roy Hodgson happy for England senior squad to be picked for Under-21s
1 month ago
Jack Wilshere, Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley could be in England’s squad for the 2015 Under-21 European Championship after Gareth Southgate was allowed to select eligible seniors
Mindless chanting is a sadly familiar story for England fans
1 month ago
Philip Cornwall: As someone who has attended England games since 1985, it’s disheartening to hear tasteless chants – but they don’t reflect all of our opinions
Lack of imagination the most offensive thing about England fans’ chants
1 month ago
Barney Ronay: Singing ‘Fuck the IRA’ should have nothing to do with football but the response will be more energetic when England travel to Ireland in June compared to the bemusement in Scotland
The half-and-half scarf: nightmarish scourge or natty souvenir?
1 month ago
Guardian sport: Some think they’re a blight on the game. Some see them as tokens of friendship. Either way, half-and-half scarves are everywhere
FA forced to intervene to stop England band playing anti-IRA songs
1 month ago
The Football Association are to consider breaking off their relationship with the England supporters’ band after an evening which saw Wayne Rooney move within three of the national side’s goalscoring record was marred by anti-IRA chants from the visiting fans
Scotland 1-3 England – international friendly player ratings
1 month ago
Wayne Rooney scored twice as England were victorious at Celtic Park – but was it enough to be the man of the match?
Songs of hate almost obscure triumph of Roy Hodgson’s tactical tweak
1 month ago
Barney Ronay: Retro triumphalism of England fans overshadows a robust performance against Scotland that proved the worth of Jack Wilshere’s new role
England and Wayne Rooney see off Scotland in their own back yard
1 month ago
England dominated Scotland in their friendly international at Celtic Park and, apart from a minor hiccup, coasted to a 3-1 victory
Gordon Strachan crashes back to earth after Ireland adrenaline rush
1 month ago
Dominic Fifield: Scotland disappointed Celtic Park crowd with limp performance brightened only by Andy Robertson’s late goal
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge suffers another injury setback
1 month ago
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge suffered another injury setback in training on Tuesday, putting his participation in Sunday’s game at Crystal Palace in doubt
Scotland 1-3 England – as it happened
1 month ago
Minute-by-minute report: Wayne Rooney bagged a brace as England put Scotland to the sword at Celtic Park

Latest News, Blogs & Podcasts

Richard Bevan tells Henry Winter that LMA's 'friendly banter' statement amid Malky Mackay racism storm did not reflect organisation's attitudes to discrimination
England international follows the example of former Old Trafford team-mates Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand as he seeks help
Wayne Rooney, Sir Bobby Charlton, Philipp Lahm and Gareth Bale read out soldiers' letters to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of a unique event in football history, the Christmas Truce of 1914
FA's England Commission scores an early success as treasury commits money towards the creation of 150 new 'football hubs' across the country
Chancellor unveils new funds at opening of new Manchester City football academy
European football's governing body gives blessing to competition which will be played every two years and run in parallel with the World Cup and European Championship
Henry Winter: Wayne Rooney and Ross Barkley are examples of the 'socially-responsible, tactically-aware, athletic, intelligent and creative players' the FA hopes to create
Tanya Aldred: The memory of those moments of happiness they managed to savour during Christmas 1914 should both inspire, and give us hope
Paul Hayward: England's 2018 World Cup bidders missed a once-in-a-lifetime chance to blow the whistle on Fifa corruption and instead signed a Faustian pact
Henry Winter: German midfielder has the winning blend the FA must seek in its latest plan to maximise potential of youth
Ben Rumsby: Attempted cover-up of John Delaney sectarian scandal by Football Association of Ireland would make Richard Nixon proud
FAI chief executive John Delaney apologises after being caught performing a song written in tribute to a hunger striker ahead of powderkeg game with England in Dublin
England 0 Germany 3: Over 45,000 fans witness the first ever women's international fixture at the new Wembley but on the pitch the Germans show their might
Manager wants to hold a get-together of his squad over the winter to maintain team spirit before next round of Euro 2016 qualifiers
Tomorrow, the England women's football team play their first match at Wembley. Claire Cohen reports ahead of the game - and backs a new campaign to make sure school children know the names of female f ...
Roberto Martínez says he has no problem with the public dressing down that England manager Roy Hodgson delivered to Ross Barkley
Jason Burt: Fifa corruption; Ched Evans case; England fans' chanting; Malky Mackay's new job after sexists texts. There is corrosion in the game
Jason Burt: Fifa corruption; Ched Evans case; England fans' chanting; Malky Mackay's new job after sexists texts. There is corrosion in the game
Jason Burt: Fifa corruption; Ched Evans case; England fans' chanting; Malky Mackay's new job after sexists texts. There is corrosion in the game
Exclusive: Ross Barkley put on against Scots with minutes left, but received stern telling off just seconds after entering the game

Latest Photo Galleries

Football: England v France
4 years ago
Our photographer is at Wembley to bring you all the action as the Laurent Blanc's French team make the short hop over the Channel to take on Fabio Capello's new look England
Euro 2012 qualifiers: England v Montenegro
4 years ago
All the best images from Tom Jenkins at Wembley as England attempt to make it three wins out of three in their Euro 2012 qualification campaign
Euro 2012 Qualifiers: Switzerland v England
4 years ago
We bring you all the action from Basel as Fabio Capello's men attempt to make it six points out of six from their first two qualifiers
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