Tim Wigmore

Kyle Walker in front of England fans at this year’s World Cup in Russia

Two football books examine where money is taking the modern game

29 September 2018 9:00 am

‘Football holds a mirror to ourselves,’ Michael Calvin asserts in State of Play. Modern football is angrier, more brutal, more…

Fifa may be corrupt but it has done wonders for football

30 June 2018 9:00 am

In 1930, Jules Rimet, the creator of the Football World Cup, crossed the Atlantic in a steamship to attend the…

Twenty20 is making cricket great again

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Blame it on a marketing survey. In 2001, the England and Wales Cricket Board commissioned the biggest piece of market…