Guardian Staff

Bafana lose out but here are some winners

A look at some international football teams that did have something to celebrate.

Eleven things to look out for this season

English Premier League 2014-15 preview: from 5-3-2 tactics and touchline doctors to the sack race and third kits.

A little humour has a long way to go

What makes people laugh? How well do jokes travel across borders and generations? Read a selection of jokes from "Guardian" readers across the globe.

Wigan in wonderland

Wigan Athletic will begin their first ever season in the top flight in the most glamorous possible fashion: by hosting Premiership champions Chelsea. Chelsea will visit the JJB Stadium on August 13 amid what promises to be a carnival atmosphere and one which manager Paul Jewell and owner Dave Whelan will no doubt savour.

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