There are two myths about Newcastle. The first is the one that cuts most deeply on a personal level, for reasons that will become clear. But the second, the one that can be assessed objectively, is the more important.
The first is the cliché that Newcastle is Britain's great one-club city. This idea stems from the fact that the St James' Park towers blaze out above the Tyne, in the spot where you would expect a cathedral to be. It is burnished by the fury and the passion of the club's fans,...
Arsenal players have sustained 889 injuries since August 2002, according to a report by PhysioRoom.com.
The Gunners' 889 injuries over the 12-year period compare to 792 for Manchester United, 620 for Chelsea and 551 for Liverpool.
Arsene Wenger's side is currently suffering from its latest injury crisis after Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta joined long-term absentees Olivier Giroud and Mathieu Debuchy on the sidelines.
Ramsey is set for a month out after picking up a hamstring injury in Saturday's...
Nani admits he is unsure if he has a future at Manchester United and does not know what will happen to him after his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon ends.
The Portugal winger has rejoined his former club for the season after he was deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford by new manager Louis van Gaal.
And he said he is focused on returning to peak form during his time in his home country before determining where he will ply his trade next year.
He told Sky Sports: "I don't know. At the moment,...