The beautiful game has reached the point where its most iconic stars are beginning to age out. The Game columnist Andy Murray wonders what football can learn from music as it comes to terms with its legends ageing out.
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Argentina’s captain led his country to a third World Cup at Qatar 2022, emulating his compatriot Diego Maradona’s singular genius 36 years earlier. The Game columnist Andy Murray explores what Messi’s triumph means for his legacy.
Qatar 2022 has been a tournament about more than just football. The Game columnist Andy Murray reflects on his personal experiences - the good, the bad and the Infantino - as the World Cup approaches its climax.
There were spicier, more famous encounters between Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson’s sides, but it’s the November 1997 fixture which lit the blue touch paper for a decade’s febrile animosity. The Game columnist Andy Murray recalls the kernel of a rivalry.
The synergy of Carlos Alcaraz sweeping to US Open glory three days before Roger Federer announcing his retirement wasn’t lost on The Game columnist Andy Murray. Can the Spaniard rule tennis like the Swiss master?
The so-called ‘Friendly Games’ may have its detractors and a problematic past, but The Game columnist Andy Murray saw a future for the multi-sport event while spending a month covering everything from athletics to lawn bowls at Birmingham 2022.
This country within a country has long been the breeding ground for Spain’s top stars, but so fiercely proud are the Basque Country's two biggest club sides that they are unique in world football. The Game columnist Andy Murray explains how.
Last month, Jake Daniels became the first active professional footballer to come out as gay in UK football for three decades. The Game columnist Andy Murray asks why nobody before a 17-year-old forward for second-tier Blackpool with one senior appearance to his name felt able to be themselves…
The Game columnist Andy Murray is luxuriating in the best time of the football season. The League play-offs.
This year's world championships started on April 16 and will conclude on May 2nd. The Game columnist Andy Murray looks back at the sport’s 1980s heyday when 18.5million people stayed up to watch the 1985 black-ball final.