Lions best yet to come – Farrell

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 9:00 pm

Defence coach Andy Farrell says the Lions will rise to the occasion for the final Test decider against Australia.

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Uruguay 2-2 Italy (Italy win 3-2 on pens)

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 7:46 pm

Gianluigi Buffon saves three penalties as Italy overcome Uruguay to claim third place in the Confederations Cup.

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NZ thrash England to win Sevens

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 7:14 pm

New Zealand’s men beat England 33-0 to win the Rugby Sevens World Cup as part of a Moscow double for the Kiwis.

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VIDEO: The biggest game of our lives – Farrell

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 6:56 pm

British and Irish Lions defence coach, Andy Farrell believes Saturday’s third Test for the Lions against Australia will be “the biggest of all of their lives.”

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VIDEO: The biggest game of our lives – Farrell

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 6:56 pm

British and Irish Lions defence coach Andy Farrell believes Saturday’s third Test for the Lions against Australia will be “the biggest of all of their lives”.

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VIDEO: Highlights: Italy edge out Uruguay

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 6:44 pm

Italy beat Uruguay on penalties to take third place at the Confederations Cup.

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Blackpool accept Cardiff Ince offer

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 6:38 pm

Blackpool manager Paul Ince confirms the club have accepted a bid from Premier League side Cardiff City for his son Tom.

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Hibs sign ex-Hearts player Mullen

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Hibernian sign Fraser Mullen on a one-year deal, with the defender having left Hearts earlier this year.

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New Zealand outclass Wales Sevens

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 11:55 am

Defending champions Wales are knocked out of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in the quarter-finals, but England progress.

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Wilson to remain a Hearts player

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 11:50 am

Danny Wilson stays at Hearts after it is confirmed signing the defender will not breach the club’s registration embargo.

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Victory will bring belief – Scolari

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 9:38 am

Luiz Felipe Scolari believes Fifa Confederations Cup success will bring belief that Brazil can win the World Cup in 2014.

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England knocked out of U20 World Cup

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:20 pm

England are knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey at the group stage without winning a game.

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Have the Lions missed their chance to be legends?

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:42 pm

The Lions need to quickly regroup after missing their chance to seal a series win over Australia, says BBC Sport’s Bryn Palmer

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VIDEO: Gatland blames ‘critical turnovers’

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:19 pm

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland blames “critical turnovers” for his side’s 16-15 defeat by Australia.

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Wales Sevens edge Fiji to top group

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Wales and England reach the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow after finishing top of their pools.

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Gatland urges Lions to be ‘smarter’

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:01 pm

Coach Warren Gatland says the Lions must be ‘smarter’ to beat Australia in the third Test and win the series.

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Staying up a big ask – Hearts boss

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Hearts boss Gary Locke admits preparing for the new campaign with a small squad and a 15-point penalty is ‘daunting’.

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De Guzman returns to Swansea City

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 2:19 pm

Dutch midfielder Jonathan de Guzman returns to Swansea City on a second season-long loan for the 2013-14 campaign.

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Australia v British and Irish Lions in pictures

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 1:17 pm

Photos from the second Test between Australia and the British and Irish Lions in Melbourne, which the Wallabies won 16-15

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VIDEO: Football fans throw chairs at president

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Supporters of the Club Atlético Independiente football team in Argentina attacked the club president Javier Cantero after the team was relegated from the country’s premier league.

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Football fans hold stadium protest

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 1:14 pm

A group of about 100 Coventry City fans protest outside the Ricoh Arena to keep the club in the city.

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Transfers – June 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Track all the latest signings day by day

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Ask Jeremy Guscott Lions special

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Following Australia’s series-levelling victory over the Lions in the second Test, do you have a question for the BBC rugby union expert?

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Australia 16-15 British and Irish Lions

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12:17 pm

Australia clinch a late victory in Melbourne to level the Test series 1-1 with the British and Irish Lions.

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Goian & Bocanegra leave Rangers

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12:07 pm

Defenders Dorin Goian and Carlos Bocanegra become free agents after leaving Rangers by mutual consent.

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Doncaster Belles lose FA appeal

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11:36 am

Doncaster Belles are unsuccessful in their appeal to the FA over demotion from the top tier of women’s football.

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Bony would be good signing – Britton

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:10 am

Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony would be an excellent addition to Swansea City’s squad says midfielder Leon Britton.

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Fifa’s reputation enhanced – Blatter

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:04 pm

President Sepp Blatter believes Fifa’s reputation has grown in the Confederations Cup despite protests in Brazil.

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Lions aim for historic series win

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:07 pm

The British & Irish Lions will secure a historic series win if they can defeat Australia in Saturday’s second Test.

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Boselli leaves Wigan for Club Leon

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm

Wigan Athletic’s Argentine striker Mauro Boselli is to join Mexican side Club Leon for an undisclosed fee.

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VIDEO: Football Focus for BBC World

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8:42 pm

Football Focus comes from Rio de Janeiro as Jason Mohammad looks ahead to the Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain.

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Ince exit reports ‘total fiction’

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 7:52 pm

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston labels reports that he rejected an offer of resignation from boss Paul Ince “absolute fiction”.

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Stoke sign defender Pieters for £3m

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 7:49 pm

Defender Erik Pieters becomes new Stoke boss Mark Hughes’s first signing as he joins from PSV Eindhoven on a four-year deal.

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Wales Sevens win opener in Moscow

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Wales start their Rugby Sevens World Cup defence with a victory over Uruguay while there were wins for both England and Scotland.

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Target Euros not World Cup – Hoddle

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Glenn Hoddle says England should target Euro 2016 rather than the World Cup in Brazil if they want to win a trophy.

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Chelsea to loan Marin to Sevilla

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Chelsea’s German midfielder Marko Marin is set to join Spanish club Sevilla on a season-long loan deal.

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Tevez ‘will comply with court order’

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:05 pm

Lawyers for Carlos Tevez are working to ensure “no rules are broken” after it is revealed he has community service to serve ahead of a move to Italy.

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Glentoran exit for winger Carson

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Winger Stephen Carson leaves Glentoran by mutual consent and is linked with a move to Linfield or Coleraine.

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Brown impressed by Celtic signings

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Celtic captain Scott Brown praises the club’s new signings and thinks they will have a big impact this season.

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Guscott’s Australia v Lions analysis

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:20 pm

Lions legend Jeremy Guscott on the inclusion of Ben Youngs and Mako Vunipola, plus lots more second Test chat

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VIDEO: Watch Brazil v Spain final on the BBC

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:03 pm

Watch BBC Sport’s trail for Sunday’s Confederations Cup final between hosts Brazil and world champions Spain.

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Millwall sign Leeds striker Morison

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Championship club Millwall complete the signing of Leeds United striker Steve Morison on a season-long loan deal.

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Longer doping ban plan ‘worrying’

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Plans to increase bans for first-time doping offenders are strongly criticised by the Professional Players’ Federation.

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Swansea edge closer to Bony deal

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:15 pm

Swansea City believe they are “close” to having a bid of around £10m accepted for Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony.

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Blackburn terminate Gomes contract

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:56 pm

Blackburn Rovers reach a mutual agreement to cancel the contract of Portugal international Nuno Gomes.

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Scotland eye Euro 2017 women’s bid

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Scotland express an interest in hosting the 2017 Women’s European Championship finals, along with six other nations.

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Leinster A face Ealing in B&I Cup

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:42 pm

The first round of the new-look British and Irish Cup sees champions Leinster A host Ealing Trailfinders.

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Bar punch player faces club action

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:32 am

A Wales rugby international is to be disciplined by his club after being sentenced for punching a man in Australia while following the British and Irish Lions.

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Elmohamady completes Hull switch

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:25 am

Midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady joins Hull City in a £2m three-year deal from Sunderland after a successful season on loan.

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Dillon joins up with St Mirren

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:12 am

St Mirren start pre-season training with new midfielder Kealan Dillon to be joined shortly by a couple of goalkeepers.

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History beckons for Lions class of 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:09 am

Young Lions side know they are on the brink of history, ahead of the second Test in Melbourne

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Rangers meet Albion Rovers in Cup

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:31 am

Queen of the South begin their Ramsdens Cup defence against Spartans or Threave Rovers, while Rangers meet Albion Rovers.

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Brighton boss Garcia aims to attack

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:24 am

Newly appointed Brighton head coach Oscar Garcia promises and attacking style from the Championship side.

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Sutton makes Motherwell return

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:18 am

Striker John Sutton joins Motherwell for a second time after being made redundant by administration-hit Hearts.

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Crewe accept Blackburn’s Murphy bid

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:12 am

Blackburn Rovers have a bid accepted for Crewe Alexandra captain Luke Murphy, reports BBC Radio Lancashire.

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Helleur signs two-year Falcons deal

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 9:38 am

Newcastle Falcons centre Jamie Helleur signs a two-year contract extension ahead of their Premiership return.

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Cisse departs Queens Park Rangers

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 9:24 am

French striker Djibril Cisse leaves QPR by mutual consent after an 18-month spell with the west London club.

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Harte joins Cherries from Reading

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8:38 am

Championship newcomers Bournemouth sign former Reading full-back Ian Harte on a one-year contract.

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Doncaster & Longmuir up for new role

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8:30 am

Neil Doncaster & David Longmuir will be interviewed for the Scottish Professional Football League chief executive role.

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Hooker George signs for Gloucester

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8:28 am

Gloucester sign 26-year-old hooker Dan George on a one-year contract from relegated London Welsh.

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‘I was stupid, I didn’t listen to drug warnings’

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 7:19 am

After receiving a two-year drugs ban from football, Gerard Kinsella hopes he can help other young players avoid the same pitfall

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Scrums, stomachs & avoiding Tuilagi – Adam Jones Q&A

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 7:11 am

British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones on strange scrum tactics, the toughest players, poached eggs and retirement plans

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VIDEO: Kinsella discusses two-year ban

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:54 am

Footballer Gerard Kinsella was given a two-year ban by the Football Association after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.

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North sorry for Lions try gesture

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:51 am

British and Irish Lions wing George North apologies for “horrendous” gesture while scoring a try against Australia.

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SPL and SFL finally agree to merge

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:49 am

The creation of a new Scottish Professional Football League goes ahead after 15 hours of talks at Hampden.

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Cost of following Lions to Australia

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:45 am

Following the British and Irish Lions is a dream for many but how much does it cost UK fans to go?

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No malice in Jones contact – Horwill

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:41 am

Australia captain James Horwill says contact with Alun Wyn Jones in the first British and Irish Lions Test was an “accident”.

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Lydiate enjoys Lions ‘dream’ week

Friday, June 28, 2013 at 5:31 am

Dan Lydiate caps a memorable week with a Lions call-up for the second Test in Melbourne after leading the midweek side to victory.

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VIDEO: Spain & Italy deliver penalty masterclass

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:07 pm

Spain beat Italy in the semi-final of the Confederations Cup after a penalty shoot-out of the highest order.

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Spain 0-0 Italy (Spain win 7-6 on pens)

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:40 pm

Spain will face Brazil in the Confederations Cup final after a thrilling penalty shoot-out victory against Italy.

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VIDEO: Highlights: Spain 0-0 Italy (7-6 on pens)

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Spain beat Italy 7-6 on penalties after a 0-0 draw to book their place in the Confederations Cup final against hosts Brazil.

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Bowe making most of Lions reprieve

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:28 pm

Tommy Bowe is relishing the chance to face Australia on Saturday after thinking his Lions tour was over through injury.

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VIDEO: Navas penalty sends Spain into final

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:10 pm

Jesus Navas scores the winning penalty to send Spain into the Confederations Cup final at the expense of Italy.

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VIDEO: How Baines ‘underlap’ causes threat

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 9:38 pm

BBC Sport’s Pat Nevin looks at the unusual tactic that has made Everton full-back Leighton Baines an attacking threat.

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Brothers want to make Lions history

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 9:00 pm

Ben Youngs says he is more concerned about helping the Lions to a famous Test series win than playing with his brother.

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Swansea City sign Spanish defender

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8:28 pm

Swansea City have signed Spain Under-21 international central defender Jordi Amat from Espanyol for a fee of £2.5m.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Lions training

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8:05 pm

BBC Sport’s Dan Roan goes behind the scenes at Lions training where the latest technology is used to monitor performance.

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Paulinho set for Tottenham move

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8:01 pm

Tottenham are set to complete the signing of Brazil international midfielder Paulinho next week for a fee of about £17m.

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Man Utd move for Everton’s Baines

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 5:34 pm

Everton insist England defender Leighton Baines is not for sale after rejecting Manchester United’s £12m bid.

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Linfield sign midfielder Knowles

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 5:10 pm

Former Cliftonville midfielder James Knowles has agreed a one-year deal to join Linfield for the 2013/2014 season.

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Hearts make striker Sutton redundant

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm

Hearts striker John Sutton is made redundant by the Edinburgh club and is linked with a move to Motherwell.

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Saints sever ties with Brittain

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 4:34 pm

St Johnstone reach agreement to cancel midfielder Richard Brittain’s pre-contract agreement with the club.

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What’s in Ancelotti’s inbox?

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm

Carlo Ancelotti has no time for a honeymoon period at Real Madrid with decisions to make over Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo

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‘Fear factor’ will drive on Warriors

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Worcester forward James Percival says a ‘fear factor’ can make the club successful next season.

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Benjamin may miss start of season

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Leicester Tigers wing Miles Benjamin could miss the start of the Premiership season because of an ongoing neck problem.

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Benjamin may miss start of season

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Leicester Tigers wing Miles Benjamin could miss the start of the Premiership season because of an ongoing neck problem.

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Otium completes purchase of Coventry

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Coventry City administrator Paul Appleton confirms that the League One club’s sale to the Otium Entertainment Group is complete.

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England confident ahead of Sevens

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2:41 pm

England’s men’s and women’s teams are confident of silverware at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, which starts on Friday.

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QPR set to sign defender Simpson

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2:34 pm

QPR agree a deal to sign defender Danny Simpson on a three-year contract following his release by Newcastle United.

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Oxford sign ex-Blades striker Kitson

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Oxford sign free agent and former Sheffield United striker Dave Kitson on a two-year contract.

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Lions fight for column inches down under

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Aussie Rules and politics are dominating the Australian headlines but the British and Irish Lions are focused on making history

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Guide to the British and Irish Lions

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 12:53 pm

Who are the 43 players with the British and Irish Lions for their tour of Australia this summer?

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Celtic agree to Cliftonville switch

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Celtic agreed to swap the venue for the first leg of their Champions League qualifier against Cliftonville.

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Tevez proud to be Juventus number 10

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Carlos Tevez says he will be proud to wear the Juventus number 10 jersey after his £12m move from Manchester City.

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Reds to start defence against Ards

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:56 am

Cliftonville will begin the defence of their Irish Premiership title against promoted Championship One winners Ards at Solitude.

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Wales prop’s Brisbane bar assault

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:43 am

A Wales rugby international is remanded in custody for assaulting a man after going to Australia to watch the British and Irish Lions.

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Wales prop’s Brisbane bar assault

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:43 am

A Wales rugby international is remanded in custody for assaulting a man after going to Australia to watch the British and Irish Lions.

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Isco agrees move to Real Madrid

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:41 am

Real Madrid reach an agreement with Malaga to sign Spanish midfielder Isco on a five-year deal for a reported £23m.

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Higdon & Hateley leave Motherwell

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:30 am

Michael Higdon and Tom Hateley leave the Fir Park outfit as manager Stuart McCall targets five new signings.

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Brazil not yet the real deal

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:14 am

BBC Sport’s Ben Smith explains why Brazil have work to do to be considered contenders for next year’s World Cup

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