Joe Hart and Wayne Rooney stand alone as potential replacements for Steven Gerrard as England captain and it shows perfectly how the game has gone wrong.
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It’s pre-season, best time of year to spot the football obsessive writes Donal McCarthy in the first of a new series about following football and its side-effects.
Ashley Wilkinson discusses the reasons why Wayne Rooney is not a suitable candidate for the England captaincy.
Paul Corcoran previews the Scottish Championship season, which has four genuine title contenders – not least Rangers who are looking for their third consecutive promotion.
Louis van Gaal is only coaching Manchester United three days and he is already getting his excuses in should the Red Devils fail to win the Premier League, writes Willie Gannon.
Neil Sherwin discusses the Chivas USA striker who has been a revelation in Major League Soccer this season.
Andrew Flint unravels the paradox of following a little-known team in the largest country on earth, where accusations of racism and homophobia are just two of the obstacles to be dealt with. Introducing FK Tyumen: a team who don’t do things by half.
Charles Pulling discusses the aesthetics and financial aspects of football shirt sponsors
Jason Keelan discusses the potential of Joe Van Der Sar, son of legendary goalkeeper Edwin
Brendan Sheils discusses the chances of Leicester City, Burnley and QPR surviving in the Premier League this season.