Celtic fail in Buttner & Tomlin bids

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:20 pm

Celtic fail in Scottish deadline-day bids for Man Utd left-back Alex Buttner and Peterborough striker Lee Tomlin.

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Celtic unsettled Tomlin, say Posh

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:15 pm

Peterborough say Celtic bid three times for Lee Tomlin on the day of their loss to Crawley – once during the match.

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Police arrest 23 after football game

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:53 pm

Police arrest 23 people in Stoke after a disturbance broke out following a League One football match between Port Vale and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Fenerbahce win after difficult week

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Fenerbahce recover from a difficult week to thrash Sivasspor in the Super Lig, thanks to a brace from Dirk Kuyt.

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Tevez scores again as Juventus win

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:36 pm

Carlos Tevez scores in his third Juventus match in a row as the Italian champions beat Lazio 4-1, while Napoli beat Chievo 4-2.

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Di Canio angry at O’Shea for dismissal

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:19 pm

Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio criticises John O’Shea after the defender’s red card in the defeat by Crystal Palace.

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Late strikes give PSG dramatic win

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:17 pm

Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain score a brace of injury time goals against Guingamp to claim a dramatic victory.

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VIDEO: Di Canio fumes at ‘pathetic’ goals

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 8:19 pm

Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio is angry about the “poor and pathetic goals” his side conceded and questions his team’s attitude as they lose 3-1 at Crystal Palace.

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England Under-19s lose in Euro final

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 8:14 pm

France score two extra-time goals to end England’s hopes of winning the European Women’s Under-19 Championship in Wales.

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VIDEO: Holloway ‘buzzing’ as Palace grab first win

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 8:09 pm

Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway says he is “buzzing” after seeing his team get their first Premier League win of the season as they beat Sunderland 3-1 at Selhurst Park.

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Allardyce regrets West Ham ‘off day’

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 7:35 pm

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce criticises the performance of his side in their defeat at home to Stoke City.

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Cabaye move still possible – Pardew

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says Yohan Cabaye could still leave the club despite playing in the win over Fulham.

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Crystal Palace 3-1 Sunderland

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Two late goals hands Crystal Palace their first league win of the season as Sunderland’s poor start continues.

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Motherwell 2-1 Kilmarnock

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 6:26 pm

Kilmarnock suffer their third straight defeat as Motherwell come from behind to move up to third in the table.

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Late strikes give PSG dramatic win

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 6:14 pm

Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain score a brace of injury time goals against Guingamp to claim a dramatic victory.

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VIDEO: Mackay pleased with Cardiff spirit

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 6:11 pm

Cardiff boss Malky Mackay tells BBC Sport’s Gary Lineker that his team “needed to bring their A game” in order to compete with Everton in their 0-0 draw.

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Man City need to improve – Pellegrini

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:57 pm

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says there is still room for improvement – despite seeing his side beat Hull City.

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Man City need to improve – Pellegrini

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:57 pm

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says there is still room for improvement – despite seeing his side beat Hull City.

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Cardiff 0-0 Everton

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:52 pm

Everton have to settle for a point in a hard-fought game against Cardiff, as Roberto Martinez’s wait for a first league win as Toffees boss continues.

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VIDEO: Martinez ‘shocked’ not to get penalty

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is “shocked” that his side didn’t get a penalty after Gary Medel brought down Leighton Baines in their 0-0 draw at Cardiff.

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VIDEO: Fulham not energetic enough – Jol

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:34 pm

Fulham boss Martin Jol says his side’s 1-0 defeat at Newcastle is “very disappointing” and says his players were not “energetic” enough.

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VIDEO: Pardew says Cabaye could still move

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:31 pm

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says Yohan Cabaye’s first appearance of the season does not guarantee he will stay at the club after the 1-0 win over Fulham.

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Theophile-Catherine joins Cardiff

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:30 pm

French full back Kevin Theophile-Catherine has joined Cardiff City from Ligue One side Rennes, manager Malky Mackay confirms.

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Theophile-Catherine joins Cardiff

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:30 pm

French full-back Kevin Theophile-Catherine joins Cardiff City from Ligue 1 side Rennes.

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VIDEO: Hughton happy with ‘important’ win

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Norwich manager Chris Hughton praises his side’s “important” 1-0 victory over Southampton at Carrow Road.

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VIDEO: ‘Frustrating’ loss upsets Pochettino

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino says it is “frustrating” that his side were not awarded a “clear” penalty in their 1-0 defeat against Norwich on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Stoke were better than us – Allardyce

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:19 pm

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce admits Stoke were the better side after the Hammers suffered their first defeat at home since February.

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VIDEO: Hughes praises ‘excellent’ Stoke

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:13 pm

Stoke manager Mark Hughes says his players have not always been given the credit they deserve after their 1-0 victory over West Ham at Upton Park.

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Liverpool agree to sign Ilori & Sakho

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Defenders Tiago Ilori of Sporting Lisbon and Paris St-Germain’s Mamadou Sakho are heading to Liverpool for a combined £25m.

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Tribute to paralysed rugby player

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:43 pm

A former rugby player who was paralysed from the neck down in a game in 2007 has died.

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Norwich 1-0 Southampton

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:42 pm

Teenager Nathan Redmond’s first Premier League goal gives Norwich victory over Southampton at Carrow Road.

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Newcastle 1-0 Fulham

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:36 pm

Hatem Ben Arfa’s late goal ends Newcastle’s run of four home games without a goal and earns them victory over Fulham.

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West Ham 0-1 Stoke

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Jermaine Pennant’s brilliant free-kick eight minutes from time gives Stoke victory over a lacklustre West Ham.

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Blackburn 4-1 Bolton

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:16 pm

Jordan Rhodes scores twice as Blackburn Rovers secure a comfortable victory over Lancashire rivals Bolton.

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Inverness CT 2-0 Hearts

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 3:54 pm

Inverness remain top of the Scottish Premiership following a convincing victory over 10-man Hearts.

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Scunthorpe 1-1 Newport

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Newport County have defender Andrew Hughes to thank for levelling at Scunthorpe following Sam Winnall’s early strike.

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Ki makes season-long Sunderland move

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio signs Swansea City’s South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng on a season-long loan deal.

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VIDEO: Hull must take chances – Bruce

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Hull boss Steve Bruce says his side should be proud of their display, despite a 2-0 defeat at Manchester City.

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VIDEO: Pellegrini pleased with Man City focus

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is pleased to see his side respond to last week’s 3-2 defeat at Cardiff with a 2-0 win over Hull at the Etihad Stadium.

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Why smarter testing could be football’s passport to purity

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm

More testing alone will not eradicate drug cheats so football is adopting smarter methods, reports Matt Slater

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Man City set to sign Demichelis

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Manchester City are set to sign Atletico Madrid’s Argentina defender Martin Demichelis for a reported £4.2m.

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Man City 2-0 Hull City

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Second-half goals from Alvaro Negredo and Yaya Toure secure three points for Manchester City against Hull at Etihad Stadium.

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Wrexham 0-2 Chester

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 1:56 pm

Chester’s Paul Linwood and Lewis Turner score in their Anglo-Welsh Conference Premier derby win at Wrexham.

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Dundee Utd 0-1 Celtic

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 1:53 pm

Anthony Stokes curls home a late free-kick to defeat Dundee United and round off a rewarding week for Celtic.

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Linfield 0-0 Glentoran

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Linfield are held to a scoreless draw by Glentoran at Windsor Park in a match which saw both sides end with 10 men.

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Leeds 0-1 QPR

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 1:41 pm

QPR move to the top of the Championship after maintaining their unbeaten league start with a scrappy win at Leeds.

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Boa Morte signs for non-league side

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 12:47 pm

Arsenal’s former double-winning winger Luis Boa Morte signs for Hampshire Premier League outfit Four Marks.

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VIDEO: Saturday update: Ba, Odemwingie to move?

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:29 am

BBC Sport’s Ben Smith provides the latest transfer news, including a possible departure from West Brom for Peter Odemwingie, and targets for Fulham and Manchester United.

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Anatomy of a transfer

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 10:44 am

As the transfer window closes, BBC Sport’s Ben Smith looks at the mysterious and murky world of football transfers

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Ulster face challenging season – Field

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 10:24 am

BBC Sport NI analyst Maurice Field assesses Ulster’s prospects for the forthcoming season in the Pro12 and Heineken Cup.

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Transfer deadline day: The player’s view

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:37 am

BBC Sport’s new football columnist Kevin Kilbane explains the risks clubs take to squeeze through deals on deadline day

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Celtic sign Pukki on four-year deal

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:31 am

Celtic sign forward Teemu Pukki on a four-year contract, with the Finland international joining from Schalke.

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VIDEO: Ex-Lion Beattie tamed by 57kg Ramsay

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 8:20 am

BBC Scotland presenter John Beattie is shown some judo moves by Scottish Commonwealth Games hopeful Connie Ramsay.

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Derby match security stepped up

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 7:18 am

Security is stepped up for the first football derby match between rivals Wrexham and Chester in four years as supporters have clashed at previous games.

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Best team lost Super Cup – Mourinho

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10:37 pm

Jose Mourinho says the best team lost as Bayern Munich beat 10-man Chelsea on penalties to lift the Uefa Super Cup.

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Spurs sign Ajax midfielder Eriksen

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Tottenham sign Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen for £11.5m to complete a hat-trick of Friday signings.

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Bayern 2-2 Chelsea (Bayern win 5-4 on pens)

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 9:51 pm

Bayern Munich beat 10-man Chelsea on penalties to lift the Uefa Super Cup in an incident-packed final in Prague.

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Cliftonville 1-2 Portadown

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:55 pm

Gary Twigg scores a late winner as Portadown come from behind to beat Premiership champions Cliftonville at Solitude.

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Spurs sign Ajax midfielder Eriksen

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:38 pm

Tottenham sign Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen for £11.5m to complete a hat-trick of Friday signings.

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Spurs sign Ajax midfielder Eriksen

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:38 pm

Tottenham sign Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen for £11.5m to complete a hat-trick of Friday signings.

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VIDEO: Dowie hat-trick helps Liverpool win 9-0

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Women’s Super League: Dowie nets hat-trick in Liverpool 9-0 win

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VIDEO: Dowie hat-trick helps Liverpool win 9-0

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Women’s Super League: Dowie nets hat-trick in Liverpool 9-0 win

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VIDEO: Dowie hat-trick helps Liverpool win 9-0

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Women’s Super League: Dowie nets hat-trick in Liverpool 9-0 win

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VIDEO: Transfer Deadline Day on the BBC

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:31 pm

How to keep up with Transfer Deadline day on the BBC

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VIDEO: Cal Crutchlow’s Football Focus predictions

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:27 pm

MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow takes on BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson in predicting this weekend’s Premier League results

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Chalmers admits to banned substance

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:20 pm

Melrose back Sam Chalmers admits to the use of a prohibited substance and faces the prospect of a playing ban.

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Latest: Irish Premiership and Derry

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6:39 pm

Score updates from Friday night’s five Irish League games and Derry City’s clash against Cork City at Turner’s Cross.

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Cardiff sign defender Amondarain

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6:05 pm

Uruguay Under-20 defender Maximiliano Amondarain joins Cardiff City on a four-year deal.

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Cardiff sign defender Amondarain

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6:05 pm

Uruguay Under-20 defender Maximiliano Amondarain joins Cardiff City on a four-year deal.

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Hibs secure Heffernan and Zoubir

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 5:13 pm

Kilmarnock striker Paul Heffernan switches to Hibernian, who also line up Istres winger Abdellah Zoubir on loan.

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VIDEO: Hart is number one for now – Pellegrini

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Joe Hart remains his first-choice goalkeeper – but insists no player is guaranteed a starting spot.

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Kilmarnock land Gardyne on loan

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Dundee United forward Michael Gardyne joins Scottish Premiership rivals Kilmarnock on loan until January.

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Linfield cameras to combat trouble

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 4:39 pm

Linfield will have extra cameras at Saturday’s match against Glentoran in an attempt to deter troublemakers.

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Cissokho ruled out for six weeks

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Liverpool defender Aly Cissokho is out for up to six weeks with an ankle injury, but Kolo Toure and Joe Allen are improving.

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VIDEO: Campbell relishing Cardiff role

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Fraizer Campbell tells Football Focus he is enjoying life with Premier League new boys Cardiff City.

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Cardiff must stop Everton ‘bullies’

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Cardiff City striker Fraizer Campbell says they must match Everton’s physical challenge in the Premier League on Saturday.

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Cardiff must stop Everton ‘bullies’

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Cardiff City striker Fraizer Campbell says they must match Everton’s physical challenge in the Premier League on Saturday.

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European preview: Barca confident on strike partnership

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Spanish sides Barcelona and Real Madrid look to continue their winning start to the La Liga season.

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Rooney ready for Liverpool – Moyes

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Manchester United manager David Moyes says Wayne Rooney is “mentally in good shape” ahead of their clash with Liverpool.

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Tottenham confirm Lamela signing

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Tottenham confirm the signing of Argentina forward Erik Lamela after agreeing a deal with Serie A side Roma.

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VIDEO: Moyes pleased with Rooney’s condition

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Manchester United manager David Moyes says England forward Wayne Rooney is “mentally in good shape” ahead of Sunday’s trip to Liverpool.

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Bale agrees Real Madrid personal terms

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Tottenham forward Gareth Bale agrees personal terms at Real Madrid ahead of a world record move to the Spanish giants.

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VIDEO: Bale’s best Premier League goals

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:26 pm

BBC Sport looks back at some of Gareth Bale’s best Premier League goals from the past two seasons.

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Platini targets Qatar 2022 critics

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Uefa president Michel Platini tells English critics of his Qatar 2022 winter World Cup plan to be more flexible.

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VIDEO: Confident Wenger ‘won’t panic buy’

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it is not in his nature to panic so he will not do anything “stupid” in the transfer window.

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Allen to miss World Cup qualifiers

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Liverpool’s Joe Allen will miss Wales’ World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Serbia due to injury.

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Boateng leaves Milan for Schalke

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 1:29 pm

AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng signs for Bundesliga side Schalke as Alessandro Matri moves to the San Siro.

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Mata & Torres left out of Spain squad

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 1:18 pm

Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Juan Mata are left out of the Spain squad for next week’s World Cup qualifier against Finland.

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St Mirren to add striker Bahoken

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 1:09 pm

St Mirren aim to complete the season-long loan signing of striker Stephane Bahoken from Ligue 1 side OGC Nice.

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Swansea to play Valencia in Europe

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Swansea face Valencia in the Europa League group stage, Spurs meet Anzhi Makhachkala and Wigan take on Rubin Kazan.

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Rush hails Wrexham-Chester derby

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 12:33 pm

Wales legend Ian Rush, who played for Wrexham and Chester, hails the intense Welsh and English rivalry between the clubs.

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Wasps ‘benefit’ from shorter break

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Wasps boss Dai Young says the squad have benefitted from being brought back for pre-season training early.

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Wasps ‘benefit’ from shorter break

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Wasps boss Dai Young says the squad have benefitted from being brought back for pre-season training early.

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Wenger promises not to panic buy

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:58 am

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will not be making any panic buys in the rest of the transfer window.

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Diarra set for long injury lay-off

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:47 am

West Ham midfielder Alou Diarra is likely to miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee ligament injury.

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Easdale buys Green’s Rangers shares

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:26 am

Sandy Easdale buys Charles Green’s stake in Rangers, ending the former chief executive’s Ibrox connections.

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Tottenham sign defender Chiriches

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:21 am

Tottenham continue their summer spending with the signing of Steaua Bucharest centre-back Vlad Chiriches.

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Lewsey appointed WRU head of rugby

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:13 am

Josh Lewsey, a World Cup winner with England in 2003, has been appointed as the Welsh Rugby Union’s new head of rugby.

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Lewsey appointed WRU head of rugby

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:13 am

Josh Lewsey, a World Cup winner with England in 2003, is appointed as the Welsh Rugby Union’s new head of rugby.

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VIDEO: Rodgers has ‘no problem’ with Suarez

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:10 am

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he has “no problem” with Luis Suarez and is looking forward to having the Uruguayan forward available for selection.

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