Recent articles by Neil Clark

Shrink the state: Cameron and Clegg complete Thatcher's task

Point of View Thu 10 Jan, AT 08:03

Privatising the probation service is not about cutting the deficit – it's a purely ideological coalition move

Wayne Rooney

Sorry, Wayne, but the Premier League needs a salary cap

Point of View Fri 16 Nov, AT 10:35

A cap on salaries would save the clubs and make for better matches across the Premier League

Forget Andy Murray and Wiggo – it's Camelot's turn to shine

First Post Fri 14 Sep, AT 10:02

Three-year-old Colt will make Triple Crown history if he wins the St Leger on Saturday

Australia's Olympic failure: a wake-up call for Team GB

Point of View Tue 7 Aug, AT 08:26

Only 12 years since the euphoria of Sydney, Australia is way down the Olympic medals table

Danny Boyle's Britain is being dismantled brick by brick

Point of View Mon 30 Jul, AT 07:51

Why the Tory MP who hated Boyle's 'leftie multicultural crap' has nothing to worry about


Get to know ten of the world's most fabulous sports stars

First Post Thu 26 Jul, AT 07:04

You may not know their names now, but if you see them in action in London you'll never forget them

Austerity at the races: trainers boycott race over paltry prize

First Post Fri 13 Jul, AT 11:51

Barbour-clad brigade are not waving placards yet – but they're angry about falling prize money

Euro 2012 fans

The best and the worst of the Euro 2012 football tournament

First Post Mon 2 Jul, AT 12:34

Who gets the brickbats, who gets the plaudits among players, managers, commentators and fans?

Euro 2012

Memo to Platini: don't change Euro 2012's winning format

Point of View Tue 19 Jun, AT 09:46

The next European Championships will expand from 16 to 24 teams. It will make for a more boring tournament

England squad - Euro 2012

How England can win Euro 2012: play like Chelsea

Point of View Fri 8 Jun, AT 07:37

Roy Hodgson is a master of getting the most out of ordinary players - and the championship favourites look weak

Roy Hodgson

Why Roy Hodgson - not Redknapp - is the right man for England

Point of View Mon 30 Apr, AT 11:08

Hodgson can appeal to fans who want a passionate Englishman and those who demand a cerebral continental

Dutch desire for the good life risks collapsing Euro project

Point of View Tue 24 Apr, AT 08:25

Euro might survive the exit of Greece or Italy, but the exit of 'the model Europeans' could prove fatal

Synchronised, Grand National

How to save the National after tragic death of Synchronised

Point of View Sun 15 Apr, AT 13:04

The closest ever finish is overshadowed by deaths of two horses: now it's time to reduce the field


The intelligent punter's guide to the Grand National

First Post Fri 13 Apr, AT 08:48

We can't promise a winner - but after his success last year, Neil Clark's tips are worth following

George Galloway won because his politics are truly popular

Point of View Tue 3 Apr, AT 12:57

And unlike their parents, young (jobless) voters have no lingering loyalty to the Big Three parties

David Cameron

How to raise party funds and make British politics popular again

Point of View Tue 27 Mar, AT 11:57

State funding is not the answer: parties need to chase new members and donors with non-elitist policies

David Cameron

Pull up on the hard shoulder, David Cameron, and think again

Point of View Tue 20 Mar, AT 07:37

The toll-roads wheeze is not just a bad idea, it's bad politics - if the PM wants to keep Conservatives on side

Three deaths at Cheltenham add to fears for Kauto Star

First Post Wed 14 Mar, AT 11:38

Punters crave a fairytale Gold Cup win for the great Kauto Star – some just pray he'll survive the race

Romania riots

The EU demanded austerity in Romania – now there are riots

Point of View Wed 18 Jan, AT 11:08

Thousands are demonstrating across Romania – is this the start of a European Spring?

SPanish protest unemployment

Rising joblessness in Europe: thanks for nothing, Brussels

Point of View Fri 13 Jan, AT 09:31

Collapse of SeaFrance and the ban on Iranian oil prove EU bigwigs are dangerously out of touch


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