England’s Wan-Bissaka gifts France win at U-21 Euros despite penalty misses

From class to calamity: England’s opening night against France, and possibly their entire European Championship campaign, veered horribly off course in Cesena as a VAR red card for Hamza Choudhury plus a 95th-minute own goal from Aaron Wan-Bissaka inflicted a damaging defeat on Aidy Boothroyd’s under-21s. The repercussions may be

Phil Neville will not rest England players against Japan in World Cup

Phil Neville will resist the temptation to rest key players against Japan on Wednesday night as England play their final Group D game, knowing a draw will be enough to secure top spot. There is a case – albeit a controversial one – for relaxing a little and not worrying too

Unforgettable photos: the best of the 2018-19 Premier League season

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On an average weekend, The Guardian receives around 12,000 photographs from Premier League matches via its staff, agency and contributor photographers. That’s almost half a million images per season. Some capture extraordinary joy and despair; some bear witness to defining moments in the title race; some owe greatly to the

Transfer Talk: PSG’s interest in Donnarumma leaves De Gea with one fewer landing place

ESPN FC's Steve Nicol says Manchester United should focus their efforts on keeping David De Gea happy before splashing the cash for Jan Oblak. With no director of football in sight for Manchester United, the FC guys debate whether Ed Woodward's transfer-by-committee method still works. The Premier League

Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality

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Manchester City: predicted 1st, finished 1st What we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did it in 2009.” What happened: Pep Guardiola’s talented side became the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester

The superb Christiane Endler shows women don’t need smaller goals | Hope Solo

Christiane Endler is the best female goalkeeper in the world. I was really excited to see her play against the United States and for the world to see how good she is. She sets the bar extremely high and shows what women’s goalkeeping should be. The USA-Chile game could very