World Cup 2018: West Ham sub rattles Germany

‘We were not able to impose our usual way of playing, attacking, and there were lots of counter-attacks against us and we were very vulnerable’ said Joachim Low following Germany’s defeat by Mexico in the defending champions’ opening game. Giving the Germany coach plenty of food for thought

Neale Cooper – a final word

Neale Cooper was the youngest in the Aberdeen side that beat Real Madrid to win the European Cup Winners Cup in 1983. A tough-tackling attack-minded midfielder he formed a formidable partnership with Neil Simpson: together they were known as ‘the terrible twosome’, a partnership that ‘terrified opponents with their ferocious tackling’.