PAUL SAFFER on pop stars who’ve swapped roadies for rosettes.
How will Theresa May shape up as an ex-prime minister, wonders PAUL SAFFER.
From Derek Dougan to Gary Lineker, PAUL SAFFER finds plenty of footballers who won’t kick the big issues into the long grass.
PAUL SAFFER on Robin Day, the always-humble Grand Inquisitor who gave us BBC’s Question Time.
The late Paddy Ashdown’s election as Lib Dem leader in 1988 appears routine, but PAUL SAFFER points out the significance of the contest.
PAUL SAFFER delves into a 1950s book for boys & finds more grit than glamour. And some imperialist football.
Long before the 2018 World Cup, a Radio 4 sitcom explored the links between Russia and football, says PAUL SAFFER.
Is Danny Dyer heir to the legacy of Kenneth Williams? asks PAUL SAFFER.
PAUL SAFFER explains how Peter Purves invented modern football at Italia 90.
PAUL SAFFER remembers the last English president of FIFA. Sir Stanley wouldn’t have approved of the modern game.
Ex-footballer George Weah has just been elected president of Liberia – but where are Britain’s sporting politicos? PAUL SAFFER finds a few, but has to dig deep.
The history of British governments relying on Irish MPs hasn’t always been a happy one, finds PAUL SAFFER.