VIDEO: Lack of quality cost Stoke – Pulis

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 4:01 pm

Stoke boss Tony Pulis says his side created some good opportunities in their 1-0 defeat at Fulham, but lacked the quality to convert their chances into goals.

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VIDEO: Jol hails ‘vital’ win over Stoke

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Martin Jol is relieved to secure a “vital” 1-0 win over Stoke, but admits his side “should have won more comfortably” at Craven Cottage.

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FA accepts Elliott’s resignation

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Football Association ambassador Paul Elliott has resigned from representing the body after reports of a racism row.

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Results: Danske Bank Premiership

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Full-time scores including leaders Cliftonville defeating Ballinamallard while title challengers Crusaders draw with Dungannon.

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Paintsil bailed after alleged attack

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3:24 pm

Former Fulham and West Ham midfielder John Paintsil is in police custody after being accused of assaulting his wife.

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Fulham 1-0 Stoke

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Dimitar Berbatov’s fine volley is enough to beat Stoke and earn Fulham just their fourth win in 19 Premier League games.

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Kiwomya named Notts County boss

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:51 pm

League One side Notts County name caretaker boss Chris Kiwomya as their manager for the rest of the season.

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Latest: Danske Bank Premiership

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Score updates from Saturday’s six matches including leaders Cliftonville taking on Ballinamallard in Fermanagh.

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Berwick Rangers 1-3 Rangers

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Andy Little scores a stunning volley as Third Division leaders Rangers come from behind to beat Berwick Rangers.

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Berwick Rangers 1-3 Rangers

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Andy Little scores a stunning volley as Third Division leaders Rangers come from behind to beat Berwick Rangers.

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Brown named interim Dundee boss

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm

John Brown has been appointed interim manager at struggling Scottish Premier League club Dundee.

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Kilmarnock re-sign striker Boyd

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:11 pm

The Scottish Premier League’s all-time top scorer Kris Boyd joins Kilmarnock for his second spell at the club

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VIDEO: Laudrup dreaming of ‘huge’ cup win

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup says winning the League Cup would be “huge” for him, as his side prepare to face Bradford in Sunday’s final.

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How Bradford’s cup run has brought the city together

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:16 am

Bradford’s stunning run to the League Cup final has helped to bring communities together in Bradford

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Balotelli relishing Milan derby

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 9:34 am

Ex-Inter forward Mario Balotelli is relishing playing in his first Milan derby since joining their city rivals

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Beckham-Barton at centre of PSG-Marseille

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 9:26 am

David Beckham and Joey Barton could be central to one of the biggest games in French football on Sunday

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Mancini swears after job question

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:53 pm

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini swears when asked about the speculation over his future at the Etihad Stadium.

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Di Canio defends return to ground

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:53 pm

Former Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio dismisses reports he used force to remove personal items from his old office.

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Sale 21-30 Harlequins

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:52 pm

Nick Easter is among the Harlequins scorers as they beat Sale to extend their lead at the top of the Premiership.

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Gloucester 29-23 Worcester

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:35 pm

A controversial last-minute penalty try gives Gloucester an extraordinary win over Worcester Warriors at Kingsholm.

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VIDEO: Premier League preview

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:24 pm

BBC Sport previews this weekend’s Premier League programme, in which Arsenal host Aston Villa, leaders Manchester United travel to QPR and Manchester City entertain Chelsea.

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Everton not distracted – Moyes

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:17 pm

David Moyes denies that questions over his future have affected the performance of his team.

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Ospreys 24-7 Edinburgh Rugby

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:57 pm

Morgan Allen scores two tries as Ospreys reclaim their place in the Pro12 top four with a comfortable win over Edinburgh.

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Notts County 4-1 Bury

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Chris Kiwomya claims his first win as Notts County’s caretaker manager as his side come from behind to beat Bury.

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Teenage fan threatens legal action

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A 15-year-old football fan threatens legal action against police over travel and ticket restrictions on Hull City supporters.

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Glasgow Warriors 20-14 Ulster

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:31 pm

Glasgow Warriors run in four tries to beat Ulster at Scotstoun and move to within three points of the Pro12 leaders.

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Cardiff Blues 22-26 Connacht

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:14 pm

Cardiff Blues fall to a home Pro12 defeat by Connacht on the day Gethin Jenkins’ return to the Arms Park was confirmed.

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Dundee interview manager candidates

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm

Dundee interview three candidates for their managerial vacancy and could have a new boss in place by Sunday.

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Cuthbert expects Italian revival

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:18 pm

Wales wing Alex Cuthbert believes Saturday’s Six Nations opponents Italy will match the performance against France.

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Portpin ‘wants clarity’ on Pompey

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Portsmouth’s former owner Portpin asks the Football League to clarify its position on considering new bids for the club.

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VIDEO: Baines discusses his love of music

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Everton left-back Leighton Baines chats to Football Focus about how he relaxes away from football and his love of music.

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I feared for my life, says Spurs fan

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 5:52 pm

A Tottenham fan says he feared for his life when a gang attacked him before Thursday’s Europa League match in Lyon.

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Brown targets Scotland momentum

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Captain Kelly Brown urges Scotland to win two consecutive Six Nations games for the first time since 2001.

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Aldershot appoint Scott as boss

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 5:19 pm

League Two side Aldershot Town appoint former Brentford and Rotherham boss Andy Scott as their new manager.

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Pars squad complain over wage delays

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Players at Dunfermline are to make a formal complaint to the Scottish Football League over unpaid wages.

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Lawro’s Premier League predictions

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:58 pm

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson makes his predictions for the latest round of Premier League games.

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VIDEO: What the League Cup means to Bradford

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm

BBC Sport’s Dan Roan reports on what reaching the League Cup final means to Bradford City, as they prepare to face Swansea on Sunday.

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West Ham plea over crowd chants

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:30 pm

West Ham say they will take “harsh sanctions” if there is racist behaviour from fans when the Hammers play Tottenham on Monday.

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Mackay reassures Cardiff supporters

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay urges fans concerned by the Championship leaders’ home defeat to Brighton to stay strong.

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Second transfer embargo for Bury

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:54 pm

League One strugglers Bury are placed under a transfer embargo for a second time in three months.

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Benitez targets top-two finish

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:53 pm

Rafael Benitez says his side can still finish in the top two if they can beat Manchester City on Sunday.

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Monk hopes to add to Swansea story

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Club captain Garry Monk wants to add cup glory to his journey through the Football League as Swansea City prepare for Wembley.

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Glenavon boss demands improvement

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:42 pm

Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton demands improvement from his players after a run of seven league defeats in eight outings.

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Duff signs up for Fulham to 2014

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Fulham midfielder Damien Duff commits himself to the club until 2014 by signing a one-year contract extension.

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VIDEO: Lancaster praises Farrell ability

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:17 pm

Ahead of England’s Six Nations clash against France, coach Stuart Lancaster talks to BBC Sport about fly-half Owen Farrell

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England will go on attack – Brown

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:09 pm

Mike Brown says England will look to attack against France in their Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Benteke will stay, says Lambert

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:02 pm

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says top scorer Christian Benteke will stay at the club until he decides otherwise.

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O’Leary flattered by Hibs link

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:46 pm

Kilmarnock defender Ryan O’Leary admits ‘it’s nice’ to be linked with a summer move to Hibernian.

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VIDEO: Tuilagi expects ‘big collisions’

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Manu Tuilagi expects ‘big collisions’ when England meet France in the Six Nations on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Tuilagi expects ‘big collisions’

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Manu Tuilagi expects ‘big collisions’ when England meet France in the Six Nations on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Mancini tired of job speculation

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says he “cannot continue to answer” questions over his future at the club.

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VIDEO: Wenger urges ‘united, strong’ Arsenal

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:15 pm

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his side “need to be united and strong” after several high-profile defeats.

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Charlton bring in Obika on loan

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Championship side Charlton Athletic sign Tottenham Hotspur forward Jonathan Obika on loan until the end of the season.

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Celtic v Dundee (Sun)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday’s game between Celtic and Dundee in the Scottish Premier League.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in no rush

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 1:47 pm

The Molde coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he’s in no rush to manage a club in the Premier League and is happy in Norway.

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Celtic’s Rogne rejects new contract

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Celtic manager Neil Lennon confirms defender Thomas Rogne has rejected the offer of a new contract.

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France expecting to beat England

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 1:33 pm

France captain Thiery Dusautoir says his team “expect to win” their Six Nations match against England.

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‘I want us to be like New Zealand’ – England’s Geoff Parling

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 1:22 pm

England’s easy-going forward Geoff Parling calls for more consistency ahead of the crunch clash with France

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VIDEO: Six Nations ‘party wreckers’

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:55 pm

BBC Sport commentator Eddie Butler looks back on the second round of Six Nations matches, which was dominated by the forwards.

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The youngster tipped to replace Lampard

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Watford boss Gianfranco Zola on Diego Maradona, developing youngsters and the player who could replace Frank Lampard.

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Leinster v Scarlets (Sat)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Team news and match preview for the Scarlets trip to face Leinster in the Pro12 in Dublin.

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Dundee Utd v Hibernian (Sun)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:31 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday’s game between Dundee Utd and Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League.

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VIDEO: Bradford aiming to ‘ruffle feathers’

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:59 am

Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson and players Gary Jones and James Hanson look forward to Sunday’s League Cup final against Swansea.

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Carlisle agrees to Wasps switch

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:29 am

Worcester Warriors fly-half Joe Carlisle agrees to join London Wasps at the end of the Aviva Premiership season.

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Williams backs England for title

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:16 am

Former Wales wing Shane Williams predicts England will win the Six Nations by beating Wales in a final match showdown in Cardiff.

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McGurk out with collapsed lung

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:15 am

Tranmere Rovers will be without winger Adam McGurk for up to six weeks after he suffered a collapsed lung.

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I never considered quitting – Wenger

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:03 am

Arsene Wenger says that he has not considered leaving Arsenal after defeats to Blackburn and Bayern Munich.

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Swans chairman admits ‘dull’ choice

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:54 am

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins on his 10 years at Swansea, ahead of Sunday’s League Cup final

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VIDEO: BBC reporter has bad hair day

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:48 am

BBC Scotland reporter Jim Spence reports from Dens Park on the sacking of Dundee manager Barry Smith. The legendary reporter has gone ‘viral’ on social networking sites for his hair style.

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VIDEO: Guscott on Saint-Andre’s wonder try

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:49 am

BBC Sport’s Jeremy Guscott selects Philippe Saint-Andre’s effort against England in 1991 as the greatest Six Nations try ever.

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VIDEO: Savage: Bayern boss for Arsenal?

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:40 am

Robbie Savage believes Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes would be an ideal replacement for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

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Miller & Braid agree Sale deals

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 8:53 am

Full-back Rob Miller and flanker Daniel Braid agree to extend their contracts with Premiership strugglers Sale Sharks.

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Prop Jenkins to rejoin the Blues

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 8:36 am

British and Irish Lions prop Gethin Jenkins is to return to Cardiff Blues next season, the region confirm.

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Morrell wary of Trinity comeback

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:34 am

Wrexham-player manager Andy Morrell says Gainsborough Trinity will “give everything” in Saturday’s FA Trophy semi-final.

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VIDEO: Zola tips teen for Chelsea success

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:23 am

Watford boss Gianfranco Zola says on-loan Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah could replace Frank Lampard at the Blues in the future.

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Laudrup’s DVD reminder for Swans

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:21 am

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup showing footage of Bradford giant-killing matches to spur his players on in League Cup final.

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From rejection to Wembley in 12 months

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:18 am

The Roy of the Rovers story that has taken Bradford defender Carl McHugh to the brink of appearing in a major final

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Forget French flair – expect crash, bang, wallop

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:02 am

Floundering France are promising a return to “audacious” rugby but that looks highly unlikely, says Jeremy Guscott

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Scotland’s Hogg has Best intentions

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:00 am

Twelve caps into his international career, 20-year-old Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg is living up to his George Best family connection

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Scotland v Ireland (Sun)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:50 am

Scotland aim to win two Six Nations matches in a row for the first time since 2001 against an injury-ravaged Ireland.

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England v France (Sat)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:46 am

England aim to remain on course for a Six Nations Grand Slam with victory over a wounded France at Twickenham.

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Italy v Wales (Sat)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:44 am

Wales aim to build on victory in Paris with a record fourth successive Six Nations away win.

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Italy v Wales (Sat)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:44 am

Wales aim to build on victory in Paris two weekends ago with a record fourth successive Six Nations away win.

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England Women aim to bounce back

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:35 am

England Women’s coach Gary Street says there is “no panic” after their humbling in Ireland as they prepare to face France at Twickenham.

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UK Asian footballers seek big break

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:24 am

As UK football clubs see growing support among the Asian community, the BBC’s Shabnam Mahmood asks why there are still so few professional Asian players.

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Rodgers calls for strong finish

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:40 pm

Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool’s Europa League performance against Zenit can inspire them to finish the season in style.

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Rodgers calls for strong finish

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:40 pm

Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool’s performance against Zenit can inspire them to finish the season in style.

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Chelsea 1-1 Sp Prague (agg 2-1)

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:21 pm

Eden Hazard strikes in stoppage time as Chelsea draw 1-1 with Sparta Prague to reach the last 16 in the Europa League.

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Holders Atletico Madrid crash out

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:16 pm

Europa League holders Atletico Madrid are out of the competition despite a second-leg win over Rubin Kazan.

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Villas-Boas relishes Inter clash

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:02 pm

After a dramatic Europa League win over Lyon, Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas is relishing a last-16 meeting with Inter Milan.

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Newcastle ‘can challenge for trophy’

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:47 pm

After reaching the last 16, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew believes his side can give the Europa League “a good go”.

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Ferguson wants Nani consistency

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:31 pm

Sir Alex Ferguson tells winger Nani that consistency is the key to him securing his future at Manchester United.

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Liverpool 3-1 Zenit (agg 3-3)

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:16 pm

Liverpool win a dramatic game 3-1 at Anfield but are knocked out of the Europa League on away goals by Zenit St Petersburg.

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Di Canio promises Swindon ‘truth’

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:35 pm

Former Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio insists he will reveal “the truth” about his time at the Wiltshire club.

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Metalist 0-1 Newcastle (agg 0-1)

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 8:31 pm

Shola Ameobi strikes from the penalty spot as Newcastle win 1-0 at Metalist Kharkiv to go through in the Europa League.

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Lyon 1-1 Tottenham (agg 2-3)

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm

Mousa Dembele scores late as Spurs draw 1-1 in Lyon to seal a last-16 Europa League tie against Inter Milan.

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Tottenham fans attacked in bar

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:54 pm

Tottenham Hotspur fans are injured during an attack in a bar in Lyon on the eve of their side’s Europa League match.

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‘Match-fixer’ with Singapore police

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm

A man linked to a global football match-fixing ring is helping Singapore authorities with their inquiries, police say, hours after Italy makes an arrest.

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Hearts agree deal over Wallace fee

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:32 pm

Hearts agree a cut-price deal with Rangers over the remainder of the transfer fee for Lee Wallace.

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Masterton allays Pars debt fears

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 5:48 pm

Dunfermline director Gavin Masterton maintains the First Division club is “debt free” but admits to a “cashflow crisis”.

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