Tom Peck’s Sketch: Greg Dyke’s potshots are welcome, but Fifa’s Dear Leader is safe from harm

Sat in the same seat where a “humble” Rupert Murdoch took a custard pie in the face, and right in front of where the media mogul’s now ex-wife threw that devastating right hook, the Football Association chairman Greg Dyke today launched his own range of projectiles at a familiar target, but with the muffled resignation of a man who knows that his enemy is all but indestructible.

Xavi is staying on for 1 more year at Barcelona [Sport]

Volte-face: After much deliberation, Xavi Hernandez is staying on at Barcelona for one more year. Though he was offered various lucrative pre-retirement proposals – Qatari club Al Arabi and nascent MLS franchise New York City chief among them – the most decorated Spanish player in history has decided to give it one final shot with Los […]