Mourinho can point the finger at his strikers all he likes, but his return to Chelsea was an open secret long before the transfer window opened. He should have identified the problem and come up with various solutions before the start of the season, not when it is getting to its most crucial juncture.
England have as much chance of winning the World Cup as Nick Clegg has of winning the General Election. But why not improve those slender chances by bringing John Terry in from the cold. After another magisterial performance at the Bridge on Saturday, it takes a particularly perverse England manager to keep him out.
Racist abuse on the pitch is racist abuse in real life. Racist abuse to one man is racist abuse for public consumption. If you make it easy for someone who shows no regret, don't be surprised when he does it again, and don't be surprised if people hold you partly responsible for enabling it. Suarez is a proud man, and it's worth remembering in everything that is written about him what exactly he is proud of.
France's equivalent of our Supreme Court banned the French comedian, Dieudonne, from performing his roadshow in Nantes on the grounds that it represented a "serious risk" to French "values and principles, notably human dignity". This begs a big question about what the FA is doing about Nicolas Anelka...