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  • 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
  • Cartoons of World Cup Captains

    A chance to lead their way to history

    World Cup-winning teams may have their names written in the annals of history, but World Cup-winning captains have a special place in those books. Clive Lloyd will forever be remembered for leading the West Indies to back-to-back World Cup in the first two editions of the tournament and Kapil Dev
  • A reward due for both, but served to one

    Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino will go into the Champions League final on very different footings. Klopp, the Liverpool manager, has reached the stage twice before but never won, and his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart has never managed on a stage bigger than a domestic league final.
  • Another year as bridesmaids?

    Another season that looked to be shaping up to be memorable for Liverpool fans is now on the verge of being remembered for reasons more melancholic than joyous. The Reds have come close to winning numerous trophies over the past 10 years, but have been denied cruelly each time.
  • Baptism by fire, but real test awaits

    There were plenty of burning 'what ifs' for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and any Manchester United fan after their 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League Round of 16 first leg yesterday.