Gary Lineker

Wake Up Football And Stop Pretending Racism Doesn't Exist

Grant Feller | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Sport
Grant Feller

The deafening silence from fellow football professionals coupled with the absurd comments from the LMA, Redknapp and others are only making a problem that is deeply entrenched in society worse.

Redknapp 'Would Love It' If Gazza Came To Work At QPR

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Sport

Harry Redknapp has offered an open invitation to Paul Gascoigne to help out with coaching his young players at QPR as he voiced his concern for the fo...

Caroline Frost

Help For Gazza? Lineker Says 'It's Got To Come From Paul Himself'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Sport

Gary Lineker has expressed his sympathy for the plight of Paul Gascoigne, following the publication of today's fresh pictures of the former England fo...

BBC Triumphs Over ITV In World Cup Ratings War

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

The BBC triumphed over ITV in the battle for World Cup Final viewers, with almost 10 million more viewers tuning in watch the Beeb's coverage of the G...

The World Cup: Will We Ever Turn That Corner?

Jason Holmes | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

This has been an amusing tournament so far, if only for the verbal interplay in the TV studio between ex-footballers and assorted armchair experts whose gone-to-seed physiques are crammed awkwardly between the four corners of our screens...

Call That Impartial? Lineker Gets Behind The Italians

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Sport

The BBC received hundreds of complaints last week over Phil Neville's commentary and people with too much time on their hands might be getting in touc...

The BBC Have The Edge Over ITV In World Cup Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

Almost all of the 32 teams have played at the World Cup, and viewers have vociferously rated the BBC and ITV's coverage on a daily basis. Much like th...

World Cup Golden Shoe Winners (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Sport

Over the course of 19 tournaments, 25 men have won, or shared, the World Cup Golden Shoe, to give it its official name these days. The award was sh...

Tributes Pour In For Legendary Giggs

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Sport

Ryan Giggs' retirement has not come as a surprise, but the Manchester United assistant manager's decision to end a 23-year playing career is still sur...

'I Am No Relation To David Moyes' - Twitter User Mistaken For United Boss' Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

Last week, referee Sir Chris Hoy received his seasonal abuse when referee Chris Foy wronged Chelsea and the most decorated Olympian Michael Phelps was...

Is Nothing Sacred? Brand To Appear On Match Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

Is nothing sacred any more? In its 50th year, Match of the Day will feature Russell Brand as a pundit. Jack Wilshere, Michael Dawson And Scott Park...

'Match of the Day Is Too White'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Sport

'Match of the Day' has too many white men on its lineup and needs to become more diverse. That is the criticism of the BBC's director of televisio...

Understanding Vincent Tan

Chris Saunders | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Saunders

I don't think anyone has ever divided opinion at Cardiff City as much as Tan. When he first arrived, some hailed him as the club's saviour, while others denounced him as one to be feared and despised. He certainly doesn't do himself any favours.

New Couple Alert!

Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

What is this we spy? Gary Lineker's son on a beach date with Jamie Laing's ex? Why yes, it is. George Lineker has been spotted frolicking in the B...

Thousands Respond To Gary Lineker's Twitter Appeal For Mum's Stolen Car

The Huffington Post | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

Thousands of people have responded to a tweet by football legend Gary Lineker after his mother's car was stolen. Some rotter has stolen my mum's ca...

Clubs Urged To Show They Are 'Right Behind Gay Footballers'

Alice Harvey | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Sport

Stonewall are urging footballers to wear rainbow laces in a campaign they hope will change attitudes towards homosexuality in football. It comes a...

Lineker Wants Beckham On Match Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Sport

Gary Lineker says he would love David Beckham to replace Alan Hansen as the new Match of the Day pundit. Hansen will leave the BBC after 22 years f...

Backwards Thinking?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Sport

Roy Hodgson remains unapologetic about England's tactics during their goalless draw in Ukraine on Tuesday night. The England boss has been taken ab...

WATCH: Barça's Brilliant Qatar Airways Advert Takes Off Online (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Sport

Football adverts have become so cringingly uncool it is with a heavy heart we have to commend Qatar Airways, sponsors of Barcelona, for getting it rig...

What's A Gary Worth?

Nick Abbot | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Sport
Nick Abbot

Gary Lineker thinks that criticism of his £2million salary at the BBC is the downside to working there and that he could get more elsewhere. Yes, THAT Gary Lineker, the one that sits opposite the Scottish one on a show that would not miss him if he were gone.

Dropped To The Bench

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Sport

The maligned Mark Lawrenson has been handed a "reduced role" by the BBC in a bid to revive their flagging flagship programme, Match of the Day. Alt...

Wayne Lineker: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Wayne Lineker is the newest cast member to join TOWIE and he looks set to be one of the most controversial too. While he might have been best known...

Gary Lineker's Brother Joins 'TOWIE'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Gary Lineker's brother is set to join the cast of 'The Only Way Is Essex'. Wayne Lineker will star alongside the likes of Joey Essex, Gemma Collins...

Are Barcelona Really the Best Team Ever?

Matt Clough | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

Those same voices who so revelled in the inevitability of the the San Marino rout take it in turns to lavish praise on Barca, to turn to the bottomless well of superlatives and dub them "the greatest side ever". But are they?

Leicester: Milking Richard III For All He's Worth

Vikki Geary | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK
Vikki Geary

When the bones of the king were discovered in a car park in Leicester, the East Midlands wasted no time in smartening itself up ready for tourists to pour in. And pour in they certainly did: a temporary exhibition outside the Guildhall attracted over 4,000 visitors in its first weekend.