Entries by Samuel Luckhurst from 12/2012

Sports Villain Of The Year 2012 (POLL)

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Sport

After the glory of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year it is now time to focus on 2012's villains, when the darker side of sport had just as great ...

Rafael Nadal, World Tennis Number 4 And French Open Champion, On Wimbledon, Injury And Real Madrid

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Sport

World tennis No 4 and French Open winner, Rafal Nadal, has been out of action with a knee injury since Wimbledon in June. He has already admitted ...

Fabrice Muamba's 2012 In Pictures

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Sport

HuffPost UK Sport launched on Thursday 15 March this year, the day after Chelsea's exceptional Champions League comeback against Napoli. If that felt ...

Andy Murray's Grand Slam 2012 (PICTURES)

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Sport

Andy Murray's semi-final Australian Open loss to Novak Djokovic in January was not the customary failure British tennis is usually associated with. It...

Premier League Final Day Clockwatch (PICTURES)

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Sport

For Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson, 2012 is up there with some of the club's worst years under the Scot. 1989, replete with a 5-1 loss at Man...

Chelsea Out Of Champions League After Juventus Win (PICTURES)

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Sport

Chelsea have become the first Champions League holders to exit the competition at the group stage after Juventus beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0. The Blu...

Frankie Dettori Speaks Out On His 'Night Of Drug Madness'

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Jockey Frankie Dettori fears he may never repair the damage done to his reputation by a failed drugs test which has seen him handed a six-month ban. ...

Tottenham Still Interested In Joao Moutinho?

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

André Villas-Boas has reignited speculation Tottenham may make a January transfer window bid for Porto midfielder João Moutinho after he watched the...

Lionel Messi's Gerd Müller Record In Doubt After Injury (PICTURES)

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi's bid to surpass Gerd Müller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year is in jeopardy after the Barcelona attacker was carried off on a st...

Didier Drogba Training With Chelsea (PICTURE)

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Fernando Torres might have hoped his two goals against Nordsjaelland would act as a stimulant for his dismal Chelsea career, but just when the Spaniar...

India Vs England Third Test: Alastair Cook Hits 23rd Century

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Alastair Cook became England's most prolific Test centurion when he completed his 23rd - and third in successive matches - at Eden Gardens on Thursday...

Sir Alex Ferguson: Manchester City Win Would Be 'One Of The Best Ever'

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted victory against Manchester City on Sunday would be one of the club's "best ever results". ...

Kris Commons, Celtic Hero, Shows Off Dead Leg (PICTURES)

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Kris Commons, Celtic's hero of the hour after he scored the winning goal to send them into the Champions League knockout stage, tweeted the grim outco...

Mario Balotelli Is 'As Valuable As The Mona Lisa'

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Mario Balotelli's agent Mino Raiola has said the striker is "as valuable as the Mona Lisa". The Manchester City striker is regularly linked with a ...

'Thierry Henry: Lonely at the Top' Reviewed

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Philippe Auclair has already dissected Eric Cantona's magnetism in 2009's The Rebel Who Would Be King and now that second brilliant French Anglophile ...

Euro 2020 To Be Played Across Europe

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Euro 2020 will be played across Europe rather than being hosted in one country, Uefa confirmed today. The 2016 European Championship will be held i...

India V England Commentary

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Tea England lost Trott (87) and Cook (190) in that session but still remain in total control of this Test match. The tourists lead by 65 runs and stil...

Didier Drogba Gives Ex-Chelsea Team-Mates Champions League Rings (PICTURES)

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Didier Drogba hosted an £800,000 celebratory dinner to commemorate Chelsea's Champions League win this year, presenting his former team-mates with ri...

Footballers' Christmas Parties (PICTURES)

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Christmas is fast approaching, which means us media folk keep our eyes peeled for pictures dropping of footballers enjoying a rare night out on the ti...

Arsène Wenger 'Frustrated' By Theo Walcott

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Arsène Wenger has said he is "frustrated" by Theo Walcott's refusal to sign a new contract with Arsenal. Walcott, 23, is out of contract at the en...

Bradford City 'Removed' From FA Cup

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Bradford City have been "removed" from the FA Cup by the Football Association after they fielded an ineligible player in their second-round tie agains...

Manchester City Vs Manchester United Preview: Sir Alex Ferguson Faces His Last Great Challenge

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

With a statue now added to Britain's biggest football stand being named after him, the unstoppable force Sir Alex Ferguson used to represent is finall...

John Terry Out Of Club World Cup For Chelsea

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Chelsea captain John Terry has been ruled out of the FIFA Club World Cup because of his knee injury. Terry has been advised against travelling to J...

Sport Pictures Of The Week (GALLERY)

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

David Beckham ended his LA Galaxy career with a trophy, England ended their year with a first win against New Zealand in a decade, Ricky Ponting ended...

Michael Owen Says Liverpool Overplayed Him As A Youngster

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Sport

Michael Owen has said he was overplayed by Liverpool at the beginning of his career, hampering chances of him becoming a "better player". Owen scor...