Samama Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Samama Rahman

  • Life amiss in football’s new normal

    In the 16th minute of an exceptionally drab first half between Manchester United and Norwich City at Carrow Road on Saturday, the home crowd broke into cheer.
  • Stars back, but will they align?

    There will be no voices to cheer on the stars as they return to the pitch, but the sense of anticipation felt by Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs fans will be at a fever-pitch when the teams, reinforced by the returns of their best players, lock horns in a battle for a place in the top four on Friday night.
  • Can the money-spinners get it right?

    After 100 days of inactivity, England’s Premier League will return to eerily empty stadiums across the country tonight, with clubs playing each of
  • An opportunity to reform football

    The sporting world has felt the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on an unprecedented level and responded in kind, with players raising millions and preaching safe practices while stadiums were being donated to aid in the fight against the pandemic.
  • From a long winter to the ‘Summer of Stokes’

    In September 2017, Ben Stokes’s world came crashing down around him. The then 26-year-old had become embroiled in a streetside brawl, landing punches that threw his entire career into question. He was