Bringing you just the headlines

  • Have any songs been written about specific football matches?

    Plus: heavy defeats after taking the lead and players switching between the Championship and Premier LeagueMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Kirsty MacColl wrote a song specifically about England’s 2-0 win over Colombia at France ’98 (or at least going on a bad date to watch it),” wrote Mike Meehall-Wood last week. “I was wondering if there are other songs that specifically mention individual matches?” Well Mike, the answer is a resounding “Yes”. Here’s Niall Mullen with more:...

    the Guardian
  • Football quiz: can you match the club to their cardboard cutout fans?

    Football fans have been attending games in cardboard cutout form. Can you identify the clubs they support?Which club do these 'fans' support?Sheffield WednesdayMillwallChelsea1860 MunichWhere's Wally?Meadow LaneThe City GroundPride ParkMolineuxWhere are these fans?Fratton ParkHillsboroughThe AmexThe HawthornsAt which club were these 'fans' spotted?BlackpoolBrightonWigan AthleticHuddersfield TownWhich team have these fans come to support?Southend UnitedColchester UnitedGillinghamHartlepool United...

    the Guardian
  • Manchester United's FA Cup victory over Norwich was the most-watched football match since return

    A peak of 6.4million viewers tuned in to watch Harry Maguire seal their Wembley spot in extra-time with United's second in a 2-1 victory. There were 1.7m BBC online stream requests.

    Mail Online
  • English Football Club Responds With Anger After 'White Lives Matter' Banner Flown Above Stadium During Match

    Burnley Football Club has condemned an "offensive" banner saying "White Lives Matter Burnley!" which was flown over a match after three white people were stabbed to death in Reading, and vowed to "work fully with the authorities to identify those responsible".