Sharuko on Saturday

THERE HAVE BEEN SOME GOOD TIMES AND SOME BAD TIMES, BUT THAT’S THE WAY IT IS WHETHER by design, or by default, it had to be the year this Brazilian shanty town on the shores of the Atlantic, welcomed...

SHARUKO ON SATURDAY

HIS last dance with the domestic Premiership was covered in a blaze of glory, celebrating the last of the three domestic league titles he won as part of a special group of footballers whose immortali...
THE MILLIONAIRES . . . . The graphic shows African footballers who have cost a fortune to sign

Sharuko on Saturday

I HAVE always had a romantic attachment to the English Premiership because, more than being just a blood-and-thunder theatre of football attrition, its fascinating adventure provides me with a tracke...

Sharuko on Saturday

LIKE BALOTELLI AT OLD TRAFFORD SIX YEARS AGO, WE SHOULD ASK: ‘WHY ALWAYS US?’ NO one excreted as much venom as we did in the painful soul-searching exercise that followed our first experience of deal...