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Past articles by Sam:

Newcastle fan group urges Premier League to investigate Saudi takeover after court revelations

Lawyers working on behalf of Newcastle's owners have argued in a US court that PIF should be considered a 'foreign state' → Read More

The Chelsea fans who sent Graham Potter death threats don't really love football

The abuse of officials, angry parents and now death threats to a manager and his children highlight football's worsening hatred culture → Read More

Nemanja Vidic interview: I want to change football, I worry about the next generation’s future

Vidic has enrolled on the Uefa Master for International Players as he eyes a future in the boardroom. He spoke to i's Sam Cunningham about his hopes of making a difference, a 'crazy' transfer market and Ten Hag's impact on Man Utd → Read More

A key advisor to Perez (right) insists he is ‘100% convinced’ the breakaway will happen (Photo: Getty)

Architects of breakaway competition vow to keep the fight alive in new documentary series that lays bare the civil war within European football → Read More

Qatar 2022 review: Stunning football and endless controversy – why this was the best and worst World Cup ever

From worker deaths and human rights abuses to armband rows and one of the most bizarre speeches of all time, Sam Cunningham reflects on a World Cup like no other → Read More

Lionel Messi underlines his status as a footballing god after inspiring Argentina to World Cup final victory

Argentina's talisman coped with unrivalled pressure, expectation and weight of a nation's hopes to deliver where no human should → Read More

Gareth Southgate’s future should involve England even if he quits as manager, says former FA boss David Dein

Southgate is considering his future after England's World Cup quarter-final defeat to France → Read More

Antoine Griezmann, the accidental midfield general, steers creaking France into another World Cup final

An injury crisis at Qatar 2022 has forced Didier Deschamps to adapt and in Griezmann he has found a gift that keeps on giving → Read More

Qatar will use World Cup 2022 stadiums for weddings and cricket to avoid a legacy like London 2012

Qatar is confident it won't have any white elephants after learning lessons from the past and is already planning for more mega-events → Read More

Dear Gareth Southgate, please don't go

Remember everything you have done for the team and the country before you walk away from the hardest job in football that you have tamed, writes Sam Cunningham to Gareth Southgate → Read More

Gareth Southgate says he could quit as England manager after growing tired of being criticised

The England manager's contract runs until the end of Euro 2024 but he says he could step down following defeat to France at Qatar 2022 → Read More

Pressure broke Harry Kane just when he seemed destined to score England's second penalty against France

Kane scored from the spot to draw England level but missed with his second effort to condemn his side to a dispiriting quarter-final exit against France → Read More

High-tech goggles, a massage gun and jet boots – how Kyle Walker got fit for the World Cup

Walker faces one of the defining moments of his career when he faces Kylian Mbappe, but there was a chance he would not make the World Cup at all when he underwent groin surgery just two months ago → Read More

Will Marcus Rashford play against Senegal? Predicted England line-up for World Cup last 16 match

Rashford has scored three goals during the group stage which could leave Bukayo Saka, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish and Raheem Sterling fighting it out for the other spot → Read More

World Cup: Marcus Rashford is back and so is his smile, now he is even a contender for the Golden Boot

Nothing about the last two years has dimmed Rashford's enthusiasm as he leads England to a 3-0 victory over Wales → Read More

Spain and Germany's youngsters showed us how the football at World Cups of the future will be played

It was a tale of three teenagers at Al Bayt Stadium as the two European heavyweight teams could not be separated → Read More

England vs USA: Three Lions produce a performance as limp and hollow as their Wembley arch rainbow gesture

England make a gesture of solidarity with the LGBT+ community 3,000 miles from where they need it while playing out 0-0 draw with USA → Read More

Fifa tells Qatar to stop banning fans from bringing rainbow symbols into World Cup stadiums

Ahead of Wales' draw with USA, fans and journalists reported having clothing featuring rainbow symbols confiscated → Read More

Harry Maguire answers England critics with exquisite calm and confidence against Iran

The centre-half has been short of time on the pitch at Man Utd but returned to form against Iran before coming off with illness → Read More

Gareth Southgate has spent his entire football career ‘fighting’ and this World Cup is no different

Gareth Southgate has overcome adversity in the past (Photos: Getty) → Read More