The 80s and 90s Cricket Show: reliving triumph and tragicomedy | Cricket

The past is a foreign country, and we could all use a holiday right now. The Guardian can’t offer an all-expenses-paid trip abroad, that would be costly and a bit weird, but we can guide you towards a happy(ish) place, where things are done very differently: English cricket at the end of the last century. … Read more

BBC postpones return of Vaughan’s radio show amid racism allegation | Michael Vaughan

The BBC has postponed the return of Radio 5 Live’s Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show amid ongoing turmoil in the corporation over how best to deal with a racism allegation against the expert summariser Michael Vaughan. The programme was initially pulled for one episode after Vaughan was accused of making a racist remark while playing … Read more

Roy Keane’s criticisms of Manchester United’s Harry Maguire is part of the show

Whenever Roy Keane has a microphone in his hand, it’s probably best that Harry Maguire keeps his fingers in his ears. Another game, another scathing assessment of Maguire’s performance and, most damningly, his character from the outspoken pundit. You may have thought Keane would be pleased to see Maguire, a player so desperately out of … Read more

Muniain emerges from wild night to show why Basque derby is different | La Liga

When the final whistle went at the end of the Basque derby, Iker Muniain embraced the referee and then made his way through the noise and the rain straight to Alex Remiro. By the time he got there, Iñaki Williams was already hugging the goalkeeper and soon more Athletic players came to comfort him. The … Read more

Stubborn captain’s insane experiments cost India dearly, too many changes in batting order leads the FLOP SHOW • InsideSport

IND vs NZ LIVE: Virat Kohli’s experiments cost India dearly – Team India made some huge calls for the game against New Zealand but saw those decisions fail miserably as they fell behind the eight ball on Sunday. In a must-win game against the Kiwis, Virat Kohli shuffled the batting order, which led to yet … Read more

Brutal Bayern Munich show their rivals just how high the mountain is | Bundesliga

We’ve seen it before, but it’s still difficult to know exactly how it should be characterised. It was brilliant, beautiful, ugly, deflating, awe-inspiring and a huge letdown all at the same time. Bayern Munich’s hegemony shows no sign of letting up and neither does it show any potential for being less of a source of … Read more

Nice come from behind to beat Lyon and show they mean business | Ligue 1

On a day of big matches across Europe, the encounters generally failed to live up to their billing. Manchester United v Liverpool was a one-sided affair; the clásico only stirred into life occasionally; and the marquee games in Serie A – Napoli 0-0 Roma and Inter 1-1 Juventus – were disappointing. The big match in … Read more