Clichy: old City tried to stop me being a veggie, but now overweight players are banned

Manchester City tried to stop Gael Clichy from being a vegetarian when he first joined the club – but now the new management have changed their mind...

Young: school dinners? I wanted to eat fast to go and play football

Ashley Young remembers his school dinners – as something to shovel down him as fast as possible so he could get outside and play football. "When it...

Juan Mata: I was told English food was terrible – but I love it (except fish and chips)

Manchester United’s Spanish star feared one thing more than any other when he first came to England – the terrible English food. Everyone had w...

Yoshida tries the British food challenge: Marmite? Is it a punishment?

Southampton’s Japanese defender Maya Yoshida tried a selection of quirky British food – from haggis and Pork Scratchings to black pudding and Spot...

Laugher: I drink sweet white wine with steak

Olympic gold medal winning diver Jack Laugher knows he will shock a few foodies but he doesn't care: he drinks sweet white wine with steak. Laugher, ...

Haskell: I have to eat 3,750 calories a day

When you need to eat 3,750 calories every day, you need a plan. And James Haskell has it worked out to the last jalapeno pepper. “I've got about ...

Chloe Madeley: if oysters be the food of love – forget it!

Oysters may be the most romantic food but even on Valentine’s Day Chloe Madeley can’t find any love for the slimy shellfish. "My food hell: oys...

Danny Cipriani learned to cook his favourite chicken wings

Rugby star Danny Cipriani learned to cook chicken wings – a meal he usually only eats in Nando’s – and thought the result was even better than t...

Haskell: I love pizza and a small whisky after a game

England rugby union star James Haskell has switched codes for his post-match meal - from Domino's to Papa John's pizza. The Wasps flanker says a comb...

Amir Khan: I have all three courses at the same time

World boxing champion Amir Khan orders his starter, main course and dessert to be served all at once – because he doesn’t like waiting between co...