Michael Carrick: Depression over a game sounds extreme but I felt in a very dark place

Michael Carrick tells Daniel Taylor about the guilt that gripped him after the 2009 Champions League final, guiding Manchester Uniteds young players though pitfalls and dishing out rollickings Michael Carrick tells a story about the first time he encountered Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United when, by his own admission,…

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Jamie Vardy: Im a nightmare on the pitch I get abuse but I give it back

Jamie Vardy, the Leicester striker who has walked away from England, has the perfect antidote to raging supporters scoring sensational goals As Jamie Vardy ushers Boris, Billy and Ralph out of the door and the sound of barking becomes more distant, the conversation inside turns to Harry Kane, Sergio Agero…

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Croatia motivated by English pundits lack of respect, says Luka Modric

Luka Modric has accused English pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatias players and admitted his team-mates had used criticism to motivate them to victory over England Luka Modric has accused English journalists and pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatias players and admitted his teammates…

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