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Jonathan Liew


Jonathan Liew is the Chief Sports Writer of The Independent. In February 2019 he was named sports columnist of the year by the Sports Journalists' Association.

New Zealand ready to turn screw on England’s ‘Kamikaze Kids’

The All Black overcame a broken neck to inherit Richie McCaw’s cherished No 7 shirt

Japan shaken awake but this might just be the start, not the end

A fair number of Japanese fans will probably never watch another game of rugby again in their lives. But for the rest, maybe something rare and precious has been planted over the last five weeks

How Liverpool’s men taught Chelsea’s boys a lesson in the small things

Frank Lampard's young side discovered that the sharp end of the Premier League is a tough place to do your growing up

What next with English cricket at a crossroads?

Team director Ashley Giles announced the latest round of central contracts on Friday with some notable omissions but there will be plenty more changes to come as England plot their next steps