VIDEO: Live: Newport Gwent Dragons v Ulster

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 5:52 pm

BBC Sport NI’s coverage of Newport Gwent Dragons against Ulster in the Rabo Direct Pro12.

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VIDEO: Pardew sets trophy target

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he signed a new eight-year deal with the club because it is his “best chance” at winning a trophy.

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Mackay urges Cardiff "fortress"

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Manager Malkay Mackay urges fans to spur Cardiff City to success against promotion contenders Blackpool.

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Dundee v St Johnstone

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s game between Dundee and St Johnstone in the Scottish Premier League.

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VIDEO: Terry ready to play – Di Matteo

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo insists John Terry can start in Saturday’s “big game” against Arsenal despite FA charge.

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VIDEO: Happy Jones eyes Lions tour

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Ospreys back-five forward Ryan Jones admits every player has an eye on the British and Irish Lions tour at the end of the season.

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Black players concerned – Davis

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Paul Davis says John Terry’s “lenient” treatment could cause black players to doubt anti-racism efforts.

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Boss Butcher facing one-match ban

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Terry Butcher is accused of describing referee George Salmond as incompetent and faces a one-match suspension.

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We will win title, says Mancini

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Roberto Mancini is confident his Manchester City side will retain their Premier League title, despite an indifferent start.

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Bayonne suspend Wales’ Phillips

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Bayonne suspend Welsh scrum-half Mike Phillips over what they describe as “unacceptable off-field behaviour”.

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Williams eager for Wales chance

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:21 pm

Goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams hopes his early-season form for Tranmere Rovers will impress Wales manager Chris Coleman.

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McCoist focus on Gers Cup clash

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:11 pm

Ally McCoist says his Rangers side will face a stern test in the Scottish Cup trip to Forres Mechanics.

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Bournemouth snap up keeper James

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Former England goalkeeper David James signs for AFC Bournemouth and could make his debut against Walsall on Saturday.

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McCall unfazed by Old Firm record

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Motherwell manager Stuart McCall dismisses suggestions his side do not try hard enough against Celtic and Rangers.

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AUDIO: Trinder wary of ‘fearless’ Welsh

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:48 pm

Gloucester outside centre Henry Trinder tells BBC Gloucestershire his side must be wary of “fearless” Premiership newcomers London Welsh when they meet on Sunday.

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AUDIO: Trinder wary of ‘fearless’ Welsh

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:48 pm

Gloucester outside centre Henry Trinder tells BBC Gloucestershire his side must be wary of “fearless” Premiership newcomers London Welsh when they meet on Sunday.

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London Welsh v Gloucester (Sun)

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:43 pm

Preview followed by a report from Sunday’s game between London Welsh and Gloucester in the Premiership (15:00 BST).

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VIDEO: Terry ban ‘quite lenient’ – Ferguson

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:38 pm

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says John Terry might think his four-match ban and £220,000 fine for racially abusing QPR’s Anton Ferdinand is “quite lenient” but believes it is time to move on considering the incident was almost a year ago.

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VIDEO: Barkley ‘emotional’ at Bath finale

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Bath fly-half Olly Barkley talks to BBC Points West about his “emotional” departure from The Rec.

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VIDEO: Barkley ‘emotional’ at Bath finale

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Bath fly-half Olly Barkley talks to BBC Points West about his “emotional” departure from The Rec.

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Region probe rugby star’s assault

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 11:37 am

Ospreys Rugby investigate after their Wales centre Andrew Bishop is convicted of assault following a night out in Cardiff.

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Matthews keen on new Celtic deal

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 11:05 am

Wales defender Adam Matthews says he would be happy to sign an extended contract with Celtic.

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Kean upbeat after Venky’s talks

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 11:03 am

Steve Kean says he held “constructive” talks with owners Venky’s amid speculation about his future at Blackburn.

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No Rio England recall – Ferguson

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 10:53 am

Manchester United boss does not expect Rio Ferdinand to be recalled by England following John Terry’s retirement.

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AUDIO: Stunned keeper Smith on the mend

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 10:13 am

Southend goalkeeper Paul Smith tells BBC Essex he has no memory of being knocked out in their recent game against Gillingham.

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Jones rues Bothroyd Twitter row

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 9:37 am

Sheffield Wednesday boss Dave Jones labels on-loan striker Jay Bothroyd “stupid” for getting in an argument with fans on Twitter.

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Manila, the Mem and modelling

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 9:36 am

Football League Friday looks at the Philippines international goalkeeper bringing some star quality to Bristol Rovers

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VIDEO: Etheridge proud of Philippines role

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 9:30 am

Bristol Rovers loan goalkeeper Neil Etheridge tells BBC Points West he has “no regrets” about choosing to represent the Philippines instead of England at international level.

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Pearson not fearful of Foxes exit

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 8:11 am

Under-pressure Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson says it is business as usual despite speculation his job is under threat.

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Jones expects Welsh talent drain

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 7:06 am

London Welsh boss Lyn Jones believes that Welsh coaches and players will continue to be courted by other countries.

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VIDEO: Arsenal have ‘potential’ to win league

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6:55 am

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his side have the “potential” to compete for the Premier League crown.

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Vorm deal boosts Swans – Laudrup

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6:23 am

Goalkeeper Michel Vorm’s decision to commit long-term to Swansea City is a big boost, says manager Michael Laudrup.

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Taylor eyes Heineken compromise

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6:20 am

London Welsh chief John Taylor says he expects a compromise to be reached in the row over Heineken Cup participation.

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‘When I make decisions, it’s not because I’m crazy’

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 5:26 am

Swindon boss Paolo Di Canio on the media, the limits of player power and the British weather

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AUDIO: Llambias on Pardew’s long-term deal

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10:55 pm

Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias explains why Alan Pardew and his coaching staff have been given eight-year deals.

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Terry punishment a farce – Barton

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:50 pm

Joey Barton calls the FA’s decision to give John Terry a four-game ban for abusing Anton Ferdinand a “shambles”.

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Rodgers voices referee concerns

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:09 pm

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers contacts referees’ chief Mike Riley to express frustration at officials’ performances.

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Arsenal buoyed by profit increase

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm

Chief executive Ivan Gazidis says Arsenal “will forge their own path to success” after they post an improved pre-tax profit.

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Arsenal footballer sped at 140mph

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:03 pm

Arsenal defender Andre Santos is banned from driving for 12 months after admitting speeding at up to 145mph.

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Murphy signs new Crewe contract

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Crewe Alexandra captain Luke Murphy signs a new two-year deal with the League One club.

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VIDEO: Rodgers bemoans referee decisions

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 5:55 pm

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels his side have been unfairly treated by officials so far this season.

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VIDEO: Terry loss massive – Villas-Boas

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas says John Terry will be a “massive, massive” loss for England following his international retirement.

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Terry gets four-game ban and fine

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Chelsea captain John Terry is banned for four matches and fined £220,000 for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.

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VIDEO: Wenger confirms Wilshere’s return

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed Jack Wilshere will play an hour in an under-21 Premier League match at West Brom on Monday.

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QPR agree Hoilett fee with Rovers

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:53 pm

QPR agree to pay Blackburn a fee of up to £4m for winger Junior Hoilett

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Woodward tips North for Olympics

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm

Sir Clive Woodward says Wales wing George North should play for a Great Britain Olympics sevens team on current form.

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VIDEO: MP calls for Terry admission

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:32 pm

Damian Collins MP says John Terry should admit his guilt following the Chelsea captain’s fine and four-match ban for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.

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Lennon hopes for new player deals

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:31 pm

Celtic manager Neil Lennon hopes the club can agree new contracts with several of his first-team regulars.

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Evolving Chelsea offer Arsenal unfamiliar test

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Chelsea’s adventurous new style could make Saturday’s Premier League match with Arsenal their most watchable meeting in years

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Spurs’ Jenas agrees Forest loan

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Nottingham Forest agree to re-sign England international midfielder Jermaine Jenas on loan from Tottenham Hotspur.

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VIDEO: Terry banned over Ferdinand incident

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Chelsea captain John Terry is banned for four games and fined £220,000 following an incident involving QPR defender Anton Ferdinand last season.

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Pardew signs new deal until 2020

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:16 pm

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is rewarded for a successful 2011-12 campaign with a new eight-year contract.

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VIDEO: Hackney benefits from Arsenal Foundation

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Match of the Day visits Hackney, where the Arsenal Foundation have helped to renovate an inner city football pitch for the local community.

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Zidane headbutt statue unveiled

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Zinedine Zidane’s famous head-butt on Italy’s Marco Materazzi is immortalised with a five-metre high statue in Paris.

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Carayol faces four-month absence

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Middlesbrough winger Mustapha Carayol will be out for up to four months as a scan reveals he requires knee surgery.

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Boa Morte on trial at Portsmouth

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:25 pm

Former Arsenal, West Ham and Southampton forward Luis Boa Morte is on trial at League One Portsmouth.

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Phillips undergoes hand surgery

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Bayonne’s Welsh half-back Mike Phillips suffers a hand injury in training that rules him out for up to two weeks.

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Jewell reassured by Redknapp chat

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Ipswich boss Paul Jewell reveals Harry Redknapp telephoned to reassure him he was not interested in his job.

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Injured Cork is out for six weeks

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Southampton midfielder Jack Cork is out for for up to six weeks after sustaining a knee problem.

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Hearts boss unhappy over Cup draw

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 12:45 pm

The Scottish Football League should have held the Scottish Communities League Cup draw on Wednesday night, believes John McGlynn.

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Dragons 32-12 Edinburgh

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:43 am

Newport Gwent Dragons end a run of three defeats with victory over Edinburgh at Rodney Parade but Dan Lydiate suffers a serious injury.

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Houston doubt over United future

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:32 am

Peter Houston says Dundee United have yet to open talks on a new deal and he could leave Tannadice in the summer.

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Vorm signs new Swansea contract

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:29 am

Dutch goalkeeper Michel Vorm signs a new four-year contract with Swansea City.

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VIDEO: England better without Terry – Savage

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:27 am

Robbie Savage answers the best of your tweets in Savage Says, which this week include the subject of John Terry’s England retirement and Jonjo Shelvey’s red card.

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Eastmond crosses the divide

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:11 am

Former rugby league starlet Kyle Eastmond is finally ready to fulfil his potential at Bath – a year after switching codes.

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VIDEO: Eastmond adjusts to life at Bath

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10:52 am

Wing Kyle Eastmond talks to BBC Points West about making his mark in the Bath first-team, a year after he switched codes from rugby league.

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Pulis wants three-game diving ban

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10:42 am

Stoke manager Tony Pulis wants the FA to ban players who dive, after accusing Branislav Ivanovic of “simulation”.

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October date for Henson comeback

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10:31 am

London Welsh fly-half Gavin Henson is expected to make his debut for the club against Stade Francais next month.

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Hutchinson fit for Ballinamallard

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 9:39 am

Midfielder Stuart Hutchinson is fit for a return to the Ballinamallard squad for Friday’s match against Glenavon.

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Wilshere to make Arsenal return

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:55 am

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will return from injury in the Under-21 Premier League match at West Brom on Monday.

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Dunne named as Colchester manager

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:53 am

Colchester United make Joe Dunne their new permanent manager, just three days after sacking John Ward.

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Farrell lured by big-match thrill

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:35 am

Andy Farrell says the thrill of intense international matches persuaded him to leave Saracens for England.

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Leaky City defence concerns Toure

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:30 am

Kolo Toure says Manchester City must improve their defensive record to have any chance of retaining their Premier League title.

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Bahrain firm to ‘lead’ Leeds sale

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 8:00 am

Ken Bates’ proposed sale of Leeds United will be managed by a unit of a Bahraini investment firm.

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Exeter relief at Hanks decision

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:36 am

Exeter Chiefs believe justice has been done after a citing charge against forward James Hanks is dismissed.

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Exeter relief at Hanks decision

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:36 am

Exeter Chiefs believe justice has been done after a citing charge against forward James Hanks is dismissed.

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Kyriacou expects emotional match

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:37 am

Cardiff Blues hooker Andy Kyriacou expects a difficult occasion against Ulster after Nevin Spence’s death.

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Rodgers has faith in youngsters

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says age is not a barrier to young players getting a chance at the club.

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Ferguson lauds ‘terrific’ Rooney

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 11:08 pm

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson praises Wayne Rooney after the forward’s return from a thigh injury.

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Walcott must be patient – Wenger

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:55 pm

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Theo Walcott must wait to switch from a winger to striker.

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Norwich 1-0 Doncaster

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:25 pm

A debut goal for Alex Tettey gives Norwich victory over Doncaster to seal their place in the Capital One Cup fourth round.

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Ex-Norwich boss Bond dies aged 79

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm

John Bond, who managed Norwich, Manchester City, Bournemouth, Burnley and Swansea, dies aged 79.

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VIDEO: ‘Outstanding’ Reds excite Rodgers

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:10 pm

Brendan Rodgers says his Liverpool youngsters played with a “football arrogance”, after they battle back to a 2-1 win over West Brom in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

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QPR 2-3 Reading

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:09 pm

Reading knock QPR out of the Capital One Cup thanks to a winner from striker Pavel Pogrebnyak.

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Arsenal 6-1 Coventry

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:05 pm

Olivier Giroud scores his first Arsenal goal as the Gunners cruise to a comfortable win over Coventry to reach the Capital One Cup fourth round.

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Long way to go for Gers – McCoist

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:00 pm

Ally McCoist tempers expectations after Rangers’ 2-0 win against Motherwell, insisting his side have much to improve.

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Glasgow City lose out to Fortuna

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:56 pm

Glasgow City’s bid to reach the last 16 of the Champions League falters as they lose 2-1 at home to Fortuna Hjorring.

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Chelsea to take on Man Utd in cup

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:49 pm

Chelsea will host Premier League rivals Manchester United in the pick of the fourth round ties of the Capital One Cup.

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West Brom 1-2 Liverpool

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Nuri Sahin strikes a late winner as holders Liverpool beat West Brom 2-1 in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

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Man Utd 2-1 Newcastle

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Tom Cleverley scores his first Manchester United goal as his team beat Newcastle 2-1 in the third round of the League Cup.

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Swansea away to Liverpool in Cup

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:17 pm

Swansea face a tricky Capital One Cup fourth-round tie away to holders Liverpool and face ex-manager Brendan Rodgers for the first time.

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Carlisle 0-3 Tottenham

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:14 pm

Jan Vertonghen, Andros Townsend and Gylfi Sigurdsson score as Tottenham win at Carlisle to reach the last 16 of the League Cup.

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Dunfermline Athletic 0-1 Aberdeen

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 8:39 pm

Scott Vernon’s injury-time goal secures a dramatic Scottish League Cup victory for Aberdeen against Dunfermline.

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Rangers 2-0 Motherwell

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 8:09 pm

Second-half goals by Lee McCulloch and Dean Shiels give Rangers victory against Motherwell in the Scottish League Cup.

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Arsenal secure win in Barcelona

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Arsenal kick off their Women’s Champions League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 win at Barcelona in the Round of 32 tie.

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Gillies sees Warriors improvement

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 5:10 pm

Veteran Worcester forward Craig Gillies says that they are improving with every game as they chase a first Premiership victory.

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AUDIO: Bonus point felt like win – Gillies

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Worcester Warriors lock forward Craig Gillies tells BBC Hereford & Worcester that they are getting closer to their best form with every passing week in the Premiership.

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Birmingham win on European debut

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Birmingham City make a winning start in the Women’s Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Italians Verona.

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Brady left out of Republic squad

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Robbie Brady is only on stand-by for the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifiers against Germany and the Faroes.

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VIDEO: Bond was great man-manager – Power

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Paul Power, who captained John Bond’s Manchester City in the 1981 FA Cup final, says he has been left saddened by the death of his former manager.

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