New Sunderland deal for Sessegnon

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:24 pm

Stephane Sessegnon has signed a contract extension with Sunderland which will keep him at the club until 2015.

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Adams named manager of the month

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Ross County manager Derek Adams is named Clydesdale Bank Premier League manager of the month for August.

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Exiles boss excited by new season

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:11 pm

London Irish boss Brian Smith urges his side to change their mentality and lift some silverware ahead of the new Premiership season.

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The chains are off me – Johnson

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson says new boss Martin O’Neill has given him the ‘confidence and freedom’ to play football again.

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Terry included in England squad

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Roy Hodgson includes John Terry in his England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine.

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York City complete deals for trio

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 11:44 am

York City sign defender Clarke Carlisle and forward Scott Dobie on free transfers and Leeds defender Charlie Taylor on loan.

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Dundee Utd keen to retain Russell

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 11:42 am

Dundee United manager Peter Houston hopes in-demand forward Johnny Russell will remain at Tannadice.

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Cardiff sign Noone from Brighton

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 11:08 am

Cardiff City complete the signing Brighton winger Craig Noone in a deal believed to worth £1m.

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Premiership team-by-team guide

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:49 am

BBC Sport presents an at-a-glance team-by-team guide for the 2012-13 Aviva Premiership campaign.

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Samaras joy at Celtic progress

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:48 am

Georgios Samaras believes the atmosphere at Celtic Park will test the top teams in the Champions League.

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Milijas and Wolves part company

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:26 am

Wolverhampton Wanderers agree to cancel the contract of Nenad Milijas by mutual consent after three years at Molineux.

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Scottish better prepared – Calder

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:24 am

London Scottish captain Lewis Calder believes the side are better prepared for the upcoming Championship campaign.

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Lennon jubilant as Celtic advance

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:07 am

Manager Neil Lennon hails steering Celtic into the Champions League group stage as the “best night” of his career.

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Gargan returns to Donegal Celtic

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 9:41 am

Midfielder Ciaran Gargan returns to Irish Premiership side Donegal Celtic after a spell at Crusaders.

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Henson fit for Welsh in a month

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 9:23 am

Welsh international Gavin Henson will be fit for London Welsh in a month after the fly-half fractured his cheekbone in a pre-season friendly.

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VIDEO: Torres on ‘special’ Atletico game

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 9:18 am

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres looks forward to facing boyhood club Atletico Madrid in Friday’s Uefa Super Cup.

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England ‘not ready’ for race rule

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 8:32 am

English football is not ready for a so-called ‘Rooney rule’, says Football Association consultant Brendon Batson.

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Fans expect success – Mallinder

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 7:23 am

Northampton Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder says the club is ready to meet the high expectations of their fans.

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Fans expect success – Mallinder

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 7:23 am

Northampton Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder says the club is ready to meet the high expectations of their fans.

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Deadline day: Views from abroad

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 5:37 am

The transfer window closes in England on Friday – but what is the situation like in other top European leagues?

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Transfer spending breaks £4bn

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 4:14 am

Premier League clubs have spent more than £4.4bn on players since the transfer window was introduced in England 10 years ago.

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VIDEO: Batson and Davis consider merits of ‘Rooney rule’

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:59 pm

FA consultant Brendon Batson and PFA coach educator Paul Davis explain their take on the Rooney rule.

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Everton earn Mersey derby victory

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:57 pm

Everton score two stoppage-time goals to dramatically snatch a 2-1 Women’s Super League win against local rivals Liverpool.

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Real Madrid 2-1 Barca (agg. 4-4)

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Real Madrid overturn a 3-2 first leg deficit against 10-man Barcelona to win the Spanish Super Cup on away goals.

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AUDIO: Best night as Celtic boss – Lennon

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 9:21 pm

Celtic manager Neil Lennon speaks to BBC Scotland’s Chick Young after defeating Helsingborgs 2-0 (4-0 agg) to progress to the group stages of the Uefa Champions League and says he’s immensely proud of his team.

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Everton 5-0 Leyton Orient

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:54 pm

Everton’s summer signing Kevin Mirallas scores twice as the Toffees sweep Leyton Orient aside in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

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Queen’s Park 2-1 Dundee

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Third Division Queen’s Park stun Scottish Premier League Dundee in the second round of the Scottish Communities League Cup.

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Celtic 2-0 Helsingborgs (4-0)

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Celtic reach the Champions League group stage for the first time in four years with victory over Helsingborgs.

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QPR agree Inter keeper Cesar deal

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar agrees to join QPR from Inter Milan, subject to international clearance and visa approval.

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Villa sign Boro defender Bennett

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Premier League side Aston Villa sign England Under-21 left-back Joe Bennett from Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee.

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VIDEO: Rodgers warns against complacency

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he expects Liverpool to prevail in their Europa League tie against Hearts.

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Coleman upbeat about Wales hopes

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 5:53 pm

Wales manager Chris Coleman is confident his team can beat World Cup 2014 Group A qualifying favourites Belgium.

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Dembele completes Tottenham move

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Tottenham sign Mousa Dembele from Premier League rivals Fulham for an undisclosed fee.

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Bowery set for Aston Villa move

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Aston Villa are set to sign Chesterfield striker Jordan Bowery for £500,000, with the deal likely to be concluded on Thursday.

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Shorten transfer window – Pardew

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew calls for future transfer windows to shut before the season begins.

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Norwich sign Blackburn goalkeeper

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Norwich City sign 27-year-old Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Mark Bunn for an undisclosed fee.

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Bannsiders to host Blues in cup

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Coleraine’s clash against Linfield is the stand-out tie in Wednesday’s third round draw for the League Cup.

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Lucas out for up to three months

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva faces “two to three” months out with a thigh problem suffered against Manchester City.

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Stevenson close to Fir Park move

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 2:06 pm

Motherwell are close to signing Ipswich’s Ryan Stevenson as boss Stuart McCall plays down reports linking Chris Humphrey with Celtic.

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Newport boss wins monthly award

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 1:57 pm

Newport County boss Justin Edinburgh has been named manager of the month for August after his side won all five games in the Blue Square Bet Premier.

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Saints record 12 years of profit

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Northampton Saints announce a 12th consecutive year of profit, recording over £600,000, up to 31 May 2012.

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Bristol bring in Argentina prop

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:52 am

Bristol sign Argentina international prop Gaston Cortes for the forthcoming Championship season.

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Wallace extends Harlequins deal

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:40 am

Luke Wallace signs a two-year extension to his contract at Harlequins, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2015.

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Bo-Kyung set for Cardiff debut

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:26 am

South Korean international midfielder Kim Bo-Kyung poised to make his Cardiff City debut against Wolves on Sunday

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Cas centre Griffin joins Carnegie

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:50 am

Castleford Tigers centre Josh Griffin leaves the Super League club to join rugby union side Leeds Carnegie.

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Wolves sign Sako from St Etienne

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:38 am

Wolverhampton Wanderers sign Bakary Sako from St Etienne on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Killie facing more injury trouble

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:13 am

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels believes he will struggle to field a competitive side for the weekend trip to Easter Road.

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Killie facing more injury trouble

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:13 am

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels believes he will struggle to field a competitive side for the weekend trip to Easter Road.

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WRU and regions report finished

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:11 am

The Welsh Rugby Union and the four Welsh regions complete an in-depth financial review of the professional game in Wales.

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WRU and regions report finished

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:11 am

The Welsh Rugby Union and the four Welsh regions complete an in-depth financial review of the professional game in Wales.

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Man City close on Nastasic deal

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:07 am

Manchester City are close to signing Fiorentina’s Serbia defender Matija Nastasic for about £12m.

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Man City close on Nastasic deal

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:07 am

Manchester City are close to signing Fiorentina’s Serbia defender Matija Nastasic for about £12m.

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We were like Barcelona – Di Canio

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 9:20 am

Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio says their League Cup win over Stoke was one of the best results in the club’s history.

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Perpignan sign Jersey’s Haughton

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:00 am

Winger Richard Haughton leaves Jersey for French side Perpignan after just one match for the islanders.

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Out of contract, on the scrapheap?

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7:09 am

PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle reveals what life is like being one of hundreds of out-of-contract footballers

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Laudrup warns on Sinclair deal

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:47 am

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup says winger Scott Sinclair will only be sold if the club’s valuation is met.

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Stoke 3-4 Swindon (aet)

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:40 pm

Hat-trick hero James Collins scores an extra-time winner for Swindon as they defeat Stoke 4-3 in the League Cup.

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QPR chase keeper Cesar from Inter

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:16 pm

Queens Park Rangers hope to tie up a deal for Inter Milan’s Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar, manager Mark Hughes says.

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Barton’s Marseille move ‘back on’

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:13 pm

QPR midfielder Joey Barton could still complete his loan move from QPR to Marseille, says manager Mark Hughes.

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Southampton sign Zambian Mayuka

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:05 pm

Southampton sign Zambia striker Emmanuel Mayuka from Young Boys Berne on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Southampton sign Zambian Mayuka

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:05 pm

Southampton sign Zambia striker Emmanuel Mayuka from Young Boys Berne on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Sheffield Wed 1-0 Fulham

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:48 pm

Gary Madine scores a penalty as Sheffield Wednesday defeat Premier League Fulham 1-0 in the League Cup.

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Yeovil 2-4 West Brom

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:43 pm

West Brom have to come from a goal down to see off a determined Yeovil in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

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Aston Villa 3-0 Tranmere

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:17 pm

Darren Bent scores his first goal since February as Paul Lambert secures his opening win as Aston Villa manager.

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Watford 1-2 Bradford

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:11 pm

League Two Bradford knock Watford out of the Capital One Cup as Garry Thompson hits a late winner at Vicarage Road.

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Nott’m Forest 1-4 Wigan

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:07 pm

Nottingham Forest’s unbeaten start to the season comes to an end as Wigan score three first-half goals at the City Ground.

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Crawley Town 2-1 Bolton

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm

Nick Ajose struck a late on to secure a shock 2-1 win for Crawley and send Bolton out of the Capital One Cup.

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Leicester 2-4 Burton Albion

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 9:20 pm

Burton Albion pull off one of the shocks of the Capital One Cup second round as they beat Leicester 4-2 at the King Power Stadium.

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Queen of the South 2-0 Hibernian

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 9:08 pm

Second Division Queen of the South take the scalp of SPL side Hibernian in the Scottish Communities League Cup at Palmerston Park.

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Swansea 3-1 Barnsley

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Swansea striker Luke Moore scored twice in a 3-1 win over Barnsley in the second round of the League Cup.

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Kilmarnock 1-2 Stenhousemuir

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Second Division side Stenhousemuir knock holders Kilmarnock out of the Scottish Communities League Cup.

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Ross County 1-4 Raith Rovers

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:32 pm

Brian Graham scores twice as Raith Rovers sweep top-flight outfit Ross County out of the League Cup in Dingwall.

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Taylor eyes Pro12 title for Glasgow

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 7:38 pm

Jim Mason finds Matt Taylor talking tough on Scotland’s defence and thinking big for Glasgow Warriors

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Sterling tipped as Liverpool star

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 6:24 pm

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling can fulfil the promise of his Premier League debut against Manchester City, says England U16 coach Kenny Swain

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Bullard agrees deal with MK Dons

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 5:58 pm

MK Dons sign midfielder Jimmy Bullard on a short-term contract until the end of the year following his release by Ipswich.

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Forest capture Arsenal’s Lansbury

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Nottingham Forest sign England Under-21 midfielder Henri Lansbury from Arsenal for a fee believed to be over £1m.

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VIDEO: Sahin aims for top-four finish

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 4:21 pm

Nuri Sahin believes Liverpool have the ability and potential to finish in the top four and secure a place in the coveted Champions League.

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Regions set for Millennium derby

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Wales’ four rugby regions reveal plans to play an annual double-header derby day at the Millennium Stadium every season.

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Regions set for Millennium derby

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Wales’ four rugby regions reveal plans to play an annual double-header derby day at the Millennium Stadium every season.

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Liverpool can be top four – Sahin

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Nuri Sahin says Liverpool can finish in the top four this season and is not ruling out a permanent move to Anfield.

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Celtic eyeing Boly and Henriksen

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Celtic’s Neil Lennon confirms interest in Auxerre defender Willy Boly and Rosenborg midfielder Markus Henriksen.

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Celtic send Bangura back to AIK

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Misfiring striker Mo Bangura heads back to AIK Solna on loan after an injury-plagued year with Celtic.

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Smith hopeful of Ansbro recovery

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 1:44 pm

London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith says he is hopeful Joe Ansbro will make a full recovery from his broken neck.

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Peter Whittingham signs new deal

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Midfielder Peter Whittingham has rejected a possible move to the Premier League to sign a new three-year deal to stay at Cardiff City

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Johnson will excite, says O’Neill

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill says the club’s fans will be excited by new signing winger Adam Johnson.

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O’Hara undergoes further surgery

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Wolves midfielder Jamie O’Hara suffers a setback in his return from injury as he faces further hernia surgery.

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Northampton sign back row Oakley

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 12:24 pm

Northampton Saints sign former Wales international back row Rhys Oakley four days before the start of the season.

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Danaher feels more responsibility

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm

New London Irish captain Declan Danaher is feeling the extra responsibility he has at the club with the new season days away.

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Matt Bloomfield column

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:57 am

In his first BBC Sport column of the new season, Wycombe’s Matt Bloomfield assesses the prospects for Leagues One and Two

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Tandy hails Ospreys squad depth

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:57 am

Head coach Steve Tandy is pleased with the strength of the Ospreys squad ahead of the defence of their Pro12 title.

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Tandy hails Ospreys squad depth

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:57 am

Head coach Steve Tandy is pleased with the strength of the Ospreys squad ahead of the defence of their Pro12 title.

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London Welsh sign front-row pair

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:32 am

Premiership newcomers London Welsh sign front-row pair Franck Montanella and Arthur Joly from Bourgoin.

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London Welsh sign front-row pair

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:32 am

Premiership newcomers London Welsh sign front-row pair Franck Montanella and Arthur Joly from Bourgoin.

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Player sacked over Facebook posts

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:32 am

A footballer with non-league Farnborough has his contract terminated after admitting posting offensive messages on Facebook.

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Player sacked over Facebook posts

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:32 am

A footballer with non-league Farnborough has his contract terminated after admitting posting offensive messages on Facebook.

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Morrell frustrated on player bids

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:21 am

Wrexham boss Andy Morrell reveals his frustration at trying to strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline.

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Morrell frustrated on player bids

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:21 am

Wrexham boss Andy Morrell reveals his frustration at trying to strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline.

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Healy left out of N Ireland squad

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:25 am

David Healy fails to make the Northern Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Russia and Luxembourg but Jonny Evans returns.

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Mackay-Steven undergoes knee op

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:10 am

Dundee United’s Gary Mackay-Steven confirms he will undergo knee surgery on Tuesday.

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Chesterfield axe manager Sheridan

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:59 am

League Two side Chesterfield relieve manager John Sheridan of his duties after three years in charge.

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