4 August 2014 Edition

Divers and dying swans

4 August 2014

APROPOS the World Cup and the embarrassing rehearsal of the Dying Swan by Arjen Robben (among other aspirant Anna Pavlovas), I was reflecting on the days when lads did not need to feign near death experiences after a good puck in the mouth or a running kick up the backside. Premium service article

Lessons in leadership

4 August 2014

LOUIS VAN GAAL is not to everyone’s liking. If you listen to some, he’s not really a man you would want to have to work with. Van Gaal is, however, taking over as manager of Manchester United Football Club. His appointment book-ended a disastrous season for the Red Devils under David Moyes, who was ousted unceremoniously just before the summer. Premium service article

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