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Colour film of the 1966 World Cup final is thought to have been discarded, meaning black and white footage will need to be treated to recreate the real thing

A former City banker hopes to bring England’s finest footballing hour back to life by showing the 1966 World Cup

December 1, 2020
Sport fans are due to return to stadiums in England this week when national lockdown is lifted

When The Beatles walked off-stage at Candlestick Park, San Francisco in August 1966 it would be another two and a

November 30, 2020
Chris Kamara has gone from cult hero to fronting prime time TV and is now a recording artist

As a football player and later a manager, Chris Kamara forged a successful if, by some standards, unspectacular career in

November 27, 2020
Leyton Orient hope to reopen their stadium to home fans on 8 December against Bristol Rovers

Leyton Orient chief executive Danny Macklin says the football club is happy to lose money in order to get fans

November 25, 2020
Seat covers, also known as stadium wraps or seat kills, have been in place at Premier League games while fans have remained locked out

Football fans will by now be familiar with Premier League “stadium wraps” or “seat kills”, even if they don’t recognise

November 20, 2020
Jay-Z's Roc Nation talent agency has further expanded its portfolio with a move into cricket

Cricket and hip-hop aren’t obvious bedfellows but they cosied up this week when South Africa fast bowler Lungi Ngidi joined

November 19, 2020
Ryan Reynolds is set to become joint-owner of Wrexham with fellow actor Rob McElhenney

In a plot that even Hollywood might deem far-fetched, actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are buying fifth-tier football club

November 16, 2020
Britain's Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural W Series championship last year

Women’s sport has been among the hardest hit by the pandemic but it received a boost today from the W

November 12, 2020
Greg Clarke has stepped down after four years as FA chairman

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has stepped down after attracting widespread criticism for referring to “coloured footballers”. Clarke made the

November 10, 2020
Manchester City and Liverpool managers discussed the five substitutions debate after their 1-1 draw

It was a good weekend for sales of tiny violins in football’s moneyed north-west heartlands, as familiar debates about five

November 9, 2020
Premier League clubs only introduced pay-per-view last month but it has proved unpopular

Less than a month after its introduction, Premier League clubs are expected to ditch their unpopular pay-per-view service. Since debuting

November 6, 2020
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has been summoned to give evidence to the select committee

MPs have demanded to grill Premier League, English Football League and Football Association chiefs over Project Big Picture. A Department

November 5, 2020

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