Some have questioned whether the England captain should be in the starting squad – here's how Rooney compares to his rivals.
Four football managers who made it to the top of their game with talent, and just a little charisma.
The beautiful game is not a normal business.
After years of being dogged by scandal, football's governing body has the chance to demonstrate it is serious about reform.
If there was a Brexit smaller clubs lower down the league structure would likely struggle to get the best talent.
Xi Jinping is spearheading an extraordinary bid to dominate the world's favourite sport. But will he take the Chinese people with him?
Exactly how does one structurally define a fairy tale, and can we accurately describe The Foxes’ win as such?
Egg roulette, terrible passing stats and the odd pizza. The psychology that builds success.
There is no point in trying to explain how it happened – we just need to enjoy it.
Safe standing stadiums and less invasive crowd control would be the final step to overturn Hillsborough's wrongful legacy on British football.
Where did it all go wrong for Aston Villa?
Two inquests, millions of pounds, 27 years, 96 dead, one verdict: that police failures led to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, and police lies tried to cover it up.
Studying how athletes' bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.
Making it into the world championships can depend more on your sport's rules than how good you are.
Whether the women's U.S. soccer team wins its fight for pay equity, its existence alone shows just how much has already been won.
Why the loss of the pioneering great, Johan Cruyff, is being felt beyond the world of football.
If you're looking to win your colleagues' and friends’ respect in a footy tipping competition you can do a whole lot worse than simply tuning out of the countless hours of TV and radio analysis.
Sport is by its very nature unpredictable, and that's why we love it.
French efforts to dismantle the Jungle migrant camp are leaving crucial volunteer services at risk.
And it's not all down to David Beckham...