Celtic sign Biton on four-year deal

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:04 am

Celtic sign 21-year-old Israel midfielder Nir Biton from Ashdod on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Alkmaar advance after fire delay

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10:51 am

AZ Alkmaar win their Europa League play-off with Atromitos after a fire at the ground caused the game to be delayed.

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Trio to miss key Republic qualifiers

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10:42 am

Aiden McGeady, Sean St Ledger and Joey O’Brien will miss the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifiers with Sweden and Austria.

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Making Wembley dreams come true

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10:36 am

How the Football League Trophy has made the dream of a Wembley cup final come true for sides in Leagues One and Two

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Lawro’s predictions

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 9:56 am

BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow

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Full-back D’Arcy signs for Bristol

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 9:53 am

Former Ulster full-back Adam D’Arcy signs for Championship side Bristol on a two-year contract.

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Besiktas fail in European ban appeal

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 8:20 am

Turkish side Besiktas are replaced in the Europa League by Tromso after failing in an appeal against a ban for match-fixing.

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Biggar wants Ospreys play-off spot

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6:09 am

The Ospreys will settle for nothing less than a RaboDirect Pro12 play-off place, according to Wales fly-half Dan Biggar.

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Maynard welcomes striker competition

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6:06 am

Cardiff City’s Nicky Maynard believes competition with fellow striker Fraizer Campbell will benefit Malky Mackay’s side.

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Arsenal victory closes gap at top

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Arsenal are two points behind Women’s Super League leaders Liverpool after a win at Chelsea, while Doncaster beat Lincoln.

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Arsenal victory closes gap at top

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Arsenal are two points behind Women’s Super League leaders Liverpool after a win at Chelsea, while Doncaster beat Lincoln.

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Tremmel critical of laser incident

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:40 pm

Gerhard Tremmel is angry at a laser light being shone at his face during Swansea’s 2-1 Europa League defeat by Petrolul Ploiesti.

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VIDEO: Savage – Liverpool could make top four

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:33 pm

Robbie Savage says that Liverpool could finish in the top four of the Premier League – but only if they add more players to their squad.

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Arsenal’s tough draw shows need to spend

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:32 pm

Arsenal’s Champions League group heightens the need to strengthen in the transfer window, says chief football writer Phil McNulty

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Tottenham 3-0 Dinamo Tbilisi (8-0)

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:11 pm

Jermain Defoe scores twice as Tottenham defeat Dinamo Tbilisi 8-0 on aggregate to reach the Europa League group stage.

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Petrolul Ploiesti 2-1 Swansea (Agg 3-6)

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8:12 pm

Swansea City confirm their place in the Europa League group stages despite defeat by Petrolul Ploiesti in Romania.

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Jersey confirm Sanders retirement

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Jersey boss Ben Harvey confirms centre Donovan Sanders has left the club and reveals the islanders have signed former Cinderford prop Nick Selway.

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Jersey confirm Sanders retirement

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Jersey boss Ben Harvey confirms centre Donovan Sanders has left the club and reveals the islanders have signed former Cinderford prop Nick Selway.

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Jersey confirm Sanders retirement

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Jersey boss Ben Harvey confirms centre Donovan Sanders has left the club and reveals the islanders have signed former Cinderford prop Nick Selway.

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Jersey confirm Sanders retirement

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Jersey boss Ben Harvey confirms centre Donovan Sanders has left the club and reveals the islanders have signed former Cinderford prop Nick Selway.

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Jersey confirm Sanders retirement

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Jersey boss Ben Harvey confirms centre Donovan Sanders has left the club and reveals the islanders have signed former Cinderford prop Nick Selway.

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Celtic draw Barca, AC Milan and Ajax

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:33 pm

Celtic face a huge task to reach the Champions League knockout stages after being drawn with Barcelona, AC Milan and Ajax.

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Cockerill criticises new scrum laws

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm

Leicester’s Richard Cockerill says Premiership coaches should have been consulted before changes to scrum laws.

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VIDEO: Eto’o scores at World Cup 2010

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Watch new Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o score for Cameroon against Denmark at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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VIDEO: Eto’o scores at World Cup 2010

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Watch new Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o score for Cameroon against Denmark at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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Money questions England C set-up

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Cambridge boss Richard Money questions whether staff from rival Conference sides should be in charge of England C.

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Money questions England C set-up

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Cambridge boss Richard Money questions whether staff from rival Conference sides should be in charge of England C.

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Aberdeen’s Flood to miss six weeks

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Aberdeen midfielder Willo Flood is ruled out for six weeks after tearing a hamstring muscle.

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Celtic drawn to face Barcelona

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 4:41 pm

Celtic are drawn against Barcelona, AC Milan and Ajax in Champions League Group H.

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Celtic drawn to face Barcelona

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 4:41 pm

Celtic are drawn against Barcelona, AC Milan and Ajax in Champions League Group H.

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Lennon happy with ‘glamour’ draw

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 4:41 pm

Neil Lennon says facing Barcelona, AC Milan and Ajax is “the best and worst” Champions League draw possible.

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Newport in talks with midfielder

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Newport County could make a new midfield signing before the transfer deadline expires on Monday, says boss Justin Edinburgh.

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Chelsea sign Anzhi striker Eto’o

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 3:37 pm

Chelsea sign Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o on a one-year deal from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.

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Fifa endorses match-fixing bans

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 3:34 pm

Match officials from Armenia and Lebanon and players from Estonia and Tunisia have bans made worldwide by Fifa.

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Pedersen leaves Blackburn for Turkey

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Morten Gamst Pedersen ends his nine-year stay at Blackburn Rovers and joins Turkish club Kardemir Karabukspor.

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Bristol take Bath’s Koster on loan

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 2:17 pm

Championship outfit Bristol sign South African back-rower Nick Koster on a season-long loan from Bath.

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Arsenal confirm Flamini return

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini returns to Emirates Stadium on a free transfer after leaving AC Milan.

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Taylor stays as PFA chief executive

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 1:43 pm

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor will keep his job despite newspaper stories concerning his gambling.

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Spurs should not fine Bale – Hartson

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 1:37 pm

John Hartson believes it would be “ridiculous” for Tottenham to fine Real Madrid target Gareth Bale for missing training.

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TV refs for all Premiership games

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 11:25 am

All Aviva Premiership matches in the 2013-14 season will have a television match official, it is announced.

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Injured Podolski out for 10 weeks

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 11:07 am

Arsenal suffer a further injury setback with Lukas Podolski ruled out for between eight and 10 weeks with a hamstring injury.

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Queens visit Hearts in League Cup

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:58 am

Queen of the South’s reward for beating Scottish League Cup holders St Mirren is an away tie against Hearts.

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VIDEO: The Women’s Football Show

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:49 am

Jacqui Oatley presents the latest insight and analysis of the women’s game.

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VIDEO: Transfer latest: Fellaini and Eto’o

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:37 am

BBC Sport’s Ben Smith provides the latest transfer news, including Chelsea’s bid to sign Samuel Eto’o and Manchester United’s ongoing pursuit of Marouane Fellaini.

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SFA rejects McHattie red card claim

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:37 am

Hearts defender Kevin McHattie’s claim of wrongful dismissal against Aberdeen is rejected by the SFA.

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Celtic’s European dreams realised

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:37 am

Champions League progress sees Celtic gallop into group stage, says BBC Sport’s Thomas McGuigan

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Transfer window a circus – Martinez

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:26 am

Everton boss Roberto Martinez calls the transfer window a “footballing circus” after more questions about his prized assets.

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Woodgate regrets injuries impact

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:26 am

Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate says injuries restricted him from fulfilling his footballing potential

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Taylor set to retain PFA position

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:20 am

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor is set to keep his job despite newspaper stories about his gambling.

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Taylor set to retain PFA position

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:20 am

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor is set to keep his job despite newspaper stories about his gambling.

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AUDIO: The moment Forrest became Celtic hero

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:55 am

Listen to BBC Scotland’s radio commentary of James Forrest’s last-minute winning goal for Celtic against Shakhter Karagandy.

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Nott’m Forest 2-1 Millwall (aet)

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:16 am

Jamaal Lascelles’ extra-time winner sees Nottingham Forest beat Millwall in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

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Ex-Wales fly-half Cliff Morgan dies

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:14 am

Former Wales international and BBC broadcaster Cliff Morgan dies at the age of 83 following a long illness.

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Obituary: Cliff Morgan 1930-2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8:56 am

As the sad news is announced former Wales international Cliff Morgan has died, he will be remembered as one of the most talented fly-halves in the history of rugby union

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Obituary: Cliff Morgan 1930-2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8:56 am

Late Wales fly-half Cliff Morgan will be remembered for his exploits both as a player and as a broadcaster

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VIDEO: Morgan’s most famous commentary?

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8:40 am

Ex-Wales international Cliff Morgan, who has died aged 83, commentated on Gareth Edwards’ famous try for the Barbarians against New Zealand.

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VIDEO: Morgan’s most famous commentary

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8:40 am

Ex-Wales international Cliff Morgan, who has died aged 83, commentated on Gareth Edwards’s famous try for the Barbarians against New Zealand.

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Laudrup coy on Swansea striker hunt

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 7:31 am

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup denies bidding for strikers Alvaro Vazquez and Peter Odemwingie but admits the pair fit his “profile”.

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Laudrup coy on Swansea striker hunt

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 7:31 am

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup denies bidding for strikers Alvaro Vazquez and Peter Odemwingie but admits the pair fit his “profile”.

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Wales comes first, says Coleman

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6:22 am

Wales boss Chris Coleman says their qualifiers against Macedonia and Serbia are not an excuse for club managers to try and rest players.

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Barcelona win record 11th Super Cup

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:19 pm

Barcelona win a record 11th Spanish Super Cup as they drew 0-0 with Atletico Madrid following Lionel Messi’s late penalty miss.

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Lennon savours ‘greatest achievement’

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm

Neil Lennon says Celtic’s qualification for the Champions League group stages is the greatest thing he has achieved in football.

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Stoke 3-1 Walsall

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:29 pm

Stoke advance to the League Cup third round after a Kenwyne Jones hat-trick sealed victory over Walsall.

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AC Milan seal place in group stage

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:15 pm

AC Milan hope to recover from a Serie A defeat by beating PSV Eindhoven to qualify for the Champions League group stage.

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Man Utd draw Liverpool in League Cup

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:13 pm

Manchester United will host Liverpool in the third round of the League Cup, one of four all-Premier League ties.

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Watford 2-0 Bournemouth

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:10 pm

Watford seal their place in the third round of the League Cup with a hard-earned victory over Bournemouth.

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Mackay has sympathy for Cornelius

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:01 pm

Cardiff boss Malky Macky feels for Andreas Cornelius after his injury in their Capital One Cup win but does not think the problem is serious.

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How Uefa’s seeding system helps Arsenal

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:00 pm

Magic numbers: A look at how Uefa’s seeding system helps the Gunners in Europe but has hindered Scottish champions Celtic

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Everton 2-1 Stevenage (aet)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:57 pm

Marouane Fellaini’s extra-time goal earns Roberto Martinez his first win as Everton boss against Stevenage in the Capital One Cup.

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AUDIO: My best night in football – Lennon

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:47 pm

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is glowing after the 3-2 aggregate win over Shakhter Karagandy books their place in the Champions League.

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Dumbarton 2-3 Dundee Utd

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:30 pm

Substitute Nadir Ciftci scores two and sets up another as Dundee United defeat Dumbarton in the League Cup.

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Accrington 0-2 Cardiff

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:15 pm

Cardiff’s Capital One Cup win at Accrington Stanley is spoilt by a worrying injury to striker Andreas Cornelius.

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Aston Villa 3-0 Rotherham

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:12 pm

Aston Villa progress to the Capital One Cup third round after easily beating League One side Rotherham.

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Morecambe 0-2 Newcastle

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:56 pm

Brothers Shola and Sammy Ameobi score late goals to earn Newcastle a hard-fought victory over Morecambe in the Capital One Cup.

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Celtic 3-0 Shakhter Karagandy (agg 3-2)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:48 pm

Celtic score a dramatic late winner to defeat Shakhter Karagandy 3-2 on aggregate and reach the Champions League group stage.

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Vancouver will not release Miller

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6:06 pm

Vancouver Whitecaps have “no intentions” of allowing Kenny Miller to cut short his contract amid Rangers interest.

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Lamela to sign for Spurs, say Roma

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Roma claim Argentine forward Erik Lamela is to join Tottenham, who are also working on a deal to sign Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen.

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Anelka returning to West Brom duty

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 5:16 pm

West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka returns to club after being given compassionate leave following the death of his agent.

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VIDEO: Bale behaviour incorrect – Villas-Boas

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas is critical of Gareth Bale’s behaviour after the forward failed to turn up for training this week.

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Bournemouth sign Rantie from Malmo

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Bournemouth complete the signing of Malmo striker Tokelo Rantie subject to international clearance and a work permit.

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Madigan signs new Leinster contract

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Ireland fly-half Ian Madigan signs a new deal which will keep him at Leinster until the end of the 2015/16 season.

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Swans re-sign defender Tiendalli

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Swansea City have secured the return of Dutch full-back Dwight Tiendalli on a new three-year contract.

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Tottenham consider fining Bale

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:05 pm

Tottenham are considering fining Real Madrid target Gareth Bale after he failed to show up to training for a second day.

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Footballer on drink-driving charge

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 2:55 pm

Premier League footballer Stephane Sessegnon is charged with drinking and driving in Newcastle.

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VIDEO: Coleman hopeful over Bale availability

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Manager Chris Coleman says Wales will need all their best players available for the World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Serbia.

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Chelsea complete deal for Willian

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 1:25 pm

Chelsea complete the signing of Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala on a five-year deal after he is granted a work permit.

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Palace make bid for Reading’s Kebe

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Crystal Palace are in preliminary talks with Reading for winger Jimmy Kebe, who is keen on a return to the top flight.

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Hooper to remain as Bath captain

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Second row Stuart Hooper retains the captain’s armband at Bath for the 2013-14 Premiership campaign.

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Hobson signs Bristol deal extension

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Long-serving Bristol prop Jason Hobson signs a new deal to keep him at the Championship club until the summer of 2015.

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Ulster pair to return in four weeks

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:42 am

Lions duo Rory Best and Tommy Bowe are expected to make their Ulster return against Treviso in late September.

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Brown signs new Harlequins contract

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:39 am

England full-back Mike Brown signs a new deal with Harlequins, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2016.

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Fenerbahce fail in Europe ban appeal

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:30 am

Turkish side Fenerbahce fail in an appeal against their ban from Europe following involvement in domestic match-fixing.

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VIDEO: Yeovil let Birmingham walk in goal

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:27 am

Watch Birmingham’s Lee Novak score an unopposed goal during extra-time in City’s Capital One Cup second-round victory at Yeovil.

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Redknapp still looking to strengthen

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:05 am

QPR manager Harry Redknapp says he is still looking to strengthen his squad before the transfer window closes.

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Abramovich cuts Russia football cash

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:49 am

The Russian billionaire and Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich stops funding Russian football.

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St Mirren boss vows to fight on

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:30 am

Danny Lennon is “hurting” after St Mirren’s League Cup loss to Queen of the South but says he is not under pressure.

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Lewsey proud of Pirates progress

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:16 am

Josh Lewsey says Cornish Pirates have made “massive strides” during his time as acting chief executive.

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Spurs’ Bale included in Wales squad

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:10 am

Gareth Bale is named in the Wales squad for the qualifiers against Macedonia and Serbia despite uncertainty over his club future.

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No agreement yet over Rangers EGM

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:41 am

The deadline for agreeing to postpone a Rangers EGM is delayed until Friday with legal paperwork still pending.

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VIDEO: Yeovil boss explains ‘walk-in’ goal

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:05 am

Yeovil manager Gary Johnson explains to BBC Spotlight why he allowed Birmingham to walk in a goal in their League Cup second-round clash.

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