How do you solve a problem like Mario?

Can anything adequate be done with Mario Balotelli? Now he has grappled with his own Manchester City manager and initial mentor Roberto Mancini on a training ground all too open…

Gavin Hamilton Euro 2012 diary, Poznan, June 14

An entertaining game between Italy and Croatia in Poznan, but was Mario Balotelli racially abused by supporters? It certainly sounded that way, according to Gavin Hamilton who was at the…

Howard Webb: the best of a bad lot?

If Howard Webb is the best referee in England, what does it tell you about the others? Brian Glanville witnesses a less-than-stellar display from the country's highest-ranked match official.