Salisbury City 4-1 Hereford United

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:40 pm

Two goals from top scorer Daniel Fitchett helps Salisbury beat Hereford to claim their fourth successive home win.

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England face defining year – Lancaster

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:02 pm

England coach Stuart Lancaster says England face a “defining year” as the countdown begins to the 2015 World Cup.

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VIDEO: Dickson picked on form – Lancaster

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:52 pm

Stuart Lancaster says scrum-half Lee Dickson is selected above Ben Youngs after “outstanding” displays for Northampton.

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Hollande resists football tax threat

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 7:49 pm

France’s President Hollande says he will stick to a 75% tax on high-earners, despite pressure from football clubs to drop it.

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Tomkins & Dickson to start for England

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 7:10 pm

Joel Tomkins will make his England debut while Lee Dickson starts at scrum-half in Saturday’s Australia Test.

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Goalkeeper to pay costs of lawsuit

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 7:08 pm

A professional goalkeeper who sued a surgeon claiming he was left in pain after a wrist operation drops his legal action and must pay costs.

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Goalkeeper to pay costs of lawsuit

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 7:08 pm

A professional goalkeeper who sued a surgeon claiming he was left in pain after a wrist operation drops his legal action and must pay costs.

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VIDEO: Luis Suarez has improved – Rodgers

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:45 pm

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says striker Luis Suarez has shown improvements in both his “football ability and maturity”.

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New deal for Norwich keeper Ruddy

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:12 pm

England keeper John Ruddy signs a new four-year deal with Norwich City, keeping him at the Premier League side until 2017.

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VIDEO: Man Utd will finish fifth – Robbie Savage

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:11 pm

Robbie Savage tackles the week’s football agenda in ‘Savage Says’.

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Newcastle United v Chelsea

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Premier League game between Newcastle United and Chelsea.

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VIDEO: Phillips faces Welsh media after sacking

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:02 pm

Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips fields questions from journalists over his dismissal by Bayonne rugby club.

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‘No Republic approach’ for McCarthy

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:01 pm

Ipswich Town say they have received no approach from the Republic of Ireland for manager Mick McCarthy.

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VIDEO: Kyle Walker scares Spurs team-mates

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Tottenham Hotspur prankster Kyle Walker tricks his team-mates in the spirit of Halloween.

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VIDEO: Kyle Walker scares Spurs team-mates

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Tottenham Hotspur prankster Kyle Walker tricks his team-mates in the spirit of Halloween.

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I’m not the man for Palace – Millen

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:45 pm

Crystal Palace caretaker boss Keith Millen accepts he is not the right man to take the manager’s post full-time.

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I’m not the man for Palace – Millen

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:45 pm

Crystal Palace caretaker boss Keith Millen accepts he is not the right man to take the manager’s post full-time.

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Turkey 0-4 England

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:43 pm

England beat Turkey 4-0 in Adana to maintain their unbeaten start to the 2015 World Cup qualifying campaign.

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AUDIO: Beckham on family, football…and Fergie

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:44 pm

David Beckham has spoken about life after football, his emotional last match and how he didn’t want to leave Manchester United.

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AUDIO: Beckham on family, football… and Fergie

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:44 pm

David Beckham has spoken about life after football, his emotional last match and how he didn’t want to leave Manchester United.

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AUDIO: Bath can still improve – Booth

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Bath coach Toby Booth tells BBC Radio Bristol his side still have lots to improve on despite their bright start to the Premiership campaign.

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Hearts face Inverness in Cup draw

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Hearts are drawn against Inverness and Aberdeen take on St Johnstone following the draw for the League Cup semi-finals.

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Republic to face Latvia in friendly

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:49 pm

The Republic of Ireland are to play Latvia in a friendly at the Aviva Stadium on 15 November, the FAI have confirmed.

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Clemence announces FA retirement

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Legendary England goalkeeper Ray Clemence announces his retirement from his role at the Football Association.

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Bournemouth sign keeper Camp on loan

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:44 pm

Bournemouth sign West Brom goalkeeper Lee Camp on a 28-day loan to provide cover for Ryan Allsop.

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Schmidt era begins with testing autumn series

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Expectation is high as new Ireland coach Joe Schmidt takes charge against Samoa, Australia and New Zealand

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Allen ready to fight for Ulster spot

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Ulster’s top try-scorer Michael Allen wants his form to dictate how much he plays for the province this season.

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Chelsea agree to sign teenage star

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Chelsea fight off reported interest from several European rivals to agree deal for teenager Bertrand Traore.

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Uefa to deny Celtic stadium request

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Any request by Celtic to play a Champions League tie in either England or Ireland next season will be denied by Uefa.

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Cardiff ‘paid too much’ for Medel

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:08 pm

Ahead of Sunday’s Welsh derby, Swansea defender Angel Rangel says Cardiff spent “too much” on £11m holding midfielder Gary Medel.

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Cardiff ‘paid too much’ for Medel

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:08 pm

Ahead of Sunday’s Welsh derby, Swansea defender Angel Rangel says Cardiff spent “too much” on £11m holding midfielder Gary Medel.

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VIDEO: Mata staying positive at Chelsea

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Midfielder Juan Mata tells BBC Sport that he finds the positives at Chelsea “even in the hardest moments”.

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Poland 0-4 Scotland

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:15 pm

Group Four leaders Scotland maintain their winning start to women’s World Cup qualifying with a comprehensive victory in Poland.

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Poland 0-4 Scotland

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:15 pm

Group Four leaders Scotland maintain their winning start to women’s World Cup qualifying with a comprehensive victory in Poland.

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Richards unfazed by Saracens pitch

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards says the artificial pitch at Saracens poses no issue to his side.

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Richards unfazed by Saracens pitch

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards says the artificial pitch at Saracens poses no issue to his side.

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McKay relishes Australia challenge

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Former Cornish Pirates boss Jim McKay says he is relishing the challenge in his role as Australia’s attack coach.

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McKay relishes Australia challenge

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Former Cornish Pirates boss Jim McKay says he is relishing the challenge in his role as Australia’s attack coach.

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Premier League to issue flare warning

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:53 am

The Premier League is to start a campaign warning of the dangers of using flares and pyrotechnic devices in stadiums.

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Norwich and Cardiff charged by FA

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:30 am

Norwich and Cardiff are charged by the Football Association for a scuffle between players at the end of Saturday’s game.

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Norwich and Cardiff charged by FA

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:30 am

Norwich and Cardiff are charged by the Football Association for a scuffle between players at the end of Saturday’s game.

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Forest sign Vaughan from Sunderland

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:20 am

Nottingham Forest sign Wales international midfielder David Vaughan on a three-month loan from Sunderland.

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Forest sign Vaughan from Sunderland

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:20 am

Nottingham Forest sign Wales international midfielder David Vaughan on a three-month loan from Sunderland.

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Premier League issues flare warning

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:16 am

The Premier League is to start a campaign warning of the dangers of using flares and pyrotechnic devices in stadiums.

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Boss sacked on 40th birthday holiday

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

Chippenham boss Steve Winter is sacked while on his surprise 40th birthday holiday after the team lose 9-0 in his absence.

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Boss sacked on 40th birthday holiday

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

Chippenham boss Steve Winter is sacked while on his surprise 40th birthday holiday after the team lose 9-0 in his absence.

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Bournemouth sign keeper Camp on loan

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:08 am

Bournemouth sign West Brom goalkeeper Lee Camp on a 28-day loan to provide cover for Ryan Allsop.

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Former Rangers star reveals illness

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:19 am

Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen reveals he has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

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Thomas backed for England future

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:10 am

Director of rugby Steve Diamond hopes more Sale players will follow Henry Thomas into Stuart Lancaster’s England squad.

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VIDEO: Why do defenders struggle out wide?

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:51 am

BBC Sport’s Pat Nevin looks at the challenges defenders face when they find themselves out wide.

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Welsh rivalry goes global

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:48 am

Cardiff and Swansea have been battling it out since 1912, but never before in the Premier League with a global audience of billions

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Welsh rivalry goes global

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:48 am

Cardiff and Swansea have been battling it out since 1912, but never before in the Premier League with a global audience of billions

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Mowen takes over Australia captaincy

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:46 am

Ben Mowen replaces James Horwill as captain of Australia for Saturday’s autumn international against England at Twickenham.

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VIDEO: Key principles driving Sale revival

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:44 am

Director of rugby Steve Diamond tells BBC North West Tonight that a number of “key principles” have been important to Sale’s revival in the opening weeks of the season.

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Bale display delights boss Ancelotti

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:01 am

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praises Gareth Bale for his performance in his side’s 7-3 win in La Liga over Sevilla

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VIDEO: Spurs fans ‘made the difference’

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 8:03 am

Boss Andre Villas-Boas praises Tottenham’s fans after their Capital One Cup win over Hull, saying they “made the difference”.

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Fans were the difference – Villas-Boas

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:14 am

Andre Villas-Boas praises Tottenham’s fans after victory over Hull, days after questioning the White Hart Lane atmosphere.

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Pellegrini facing keeper dilemma

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:09 am

Manuel Pellegrini says Costel Pantilimon’s display in the Newcastle win has made him consider the keeper’s position.

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Brand Beckham can boost the Sunshine State

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:59 pm

David Beckham has chosen a city with a chequered past to continue his love affair with MLS

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Bale scores twice in 10-goal thriller

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:50 pm

Gareth Bale scores twice on his first home start as Real Madrid secure an emphatic 7-3 win over Sevilla in La Liga.

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VIDEO: Man City deserved win – Pellegrini

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:31 pm

Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City “deserve to continue” in the League Cup after a hard-fought 2-0 victory at Newcastle.

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VIDEO: Pardew points to bad luck after exit

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:21 pm

Alan Pardew says Newcastle didn’t get “the rub of the green” following a 2-0 home League Cup defeat to Manchester City.

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Tottenham 2-2 Hull (8-7 on pens)

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:04 pm

Tottenham see off a stubborn Hull City on penalties to advance to a last-eight tie with West Ham in the Capital One Cup.

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Jenkins surprised with Dean choice

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:58 pm

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins is surprised Mike Dean, hit by a coin during a previous game, will referee the south Wales derby at Cardiff.

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Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:48 pm

Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko score extra-time goals to earn Manchester City a Capital One Cup win over Newcastle.

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Locke hails Edinburgh derby victory

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:44 pm

Hearts boss Gary Locke hopes the League Cup win at Hibs can spark a winning run in the league.

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Spurs to face West Ham in League Cup

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:40 pm

Tottenham will play London rivals West Ham in the quarter-finals of the League Cup following their shoot-out win over Hull on Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Highlights – Hibernian 0-1 Hearts

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:40 pm

Hearts progress to the semi-finals of the Scottish League Cup with a spirited victory over city rivals Hibernian.

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Wigan Athletic 0-0 Queens Park Rangers

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:05 pm

QPR miss the chance to move up to second in the Championship as they play out a goalless draw with Wigan.

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Greenock Morton 0-1 St Johnstone

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:46 pm

A controversial goal by Gary McDonald secures St Johnstone a place in the Scottish League Cup semi-finals.

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Crusaders 1-0 Ballymena Utd

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:44 pm

Chris Morrow’s strike gives Crusaders victory over holders Ballymena and a place in the Co Antrim Shield final.

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Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:35 pm

Aberdeen reach the Scottish League Cup semi-final despite playing 78 minutes with 10 men against Motherwell.

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Beckham chooses Miami franchise

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:31 pm

Former England captain David Beckham settles on Miami as he looks to set up a Major League Soccer franchise.

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VIDEO: So much respect for Sir Alex – Beckham

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:19 pm

David Beckham tells BBC Football Focus he is “committed to growing” football in the US and talks about the “respect” he has for Sir Alex Ferguson

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Six fans jailed for Lawrence chants

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Six football fans are jailed, and a seventh given a suspended sentence, for chanting songs “glorifying” the murder of Stephen Lawrence.

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Hibernian 0-1 Heart of Midlothian

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:53 pm

Ryan Stevenson’s first-half strike gives Hearts an unlikely victory over Hibernian in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals.

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Du Plessis to miss Springboks tour

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Prop Jannie du Plessis is ruled out of South Africa’s northern hemisphere tour, which kicks off against Wales in Cardiff on 9 November.

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British players suspended by Fifa

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:03 pm

Fifa issues a worldwide suspension to four English players currently facing match-fixing charges in Australia.

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United appeal against Ciftci red card

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Dundee United will appeal against Nadir Ciftci’s red card in the Scottish League Cup defeat by Inverness.

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McManaman extends Wigan contract

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:23 pm

Wigan Athletic winger Callum McManaman signs a contract extension to keep him at the Championship club until 2017.

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Plans in for £5.5m rugby club stand

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 5:55 pm

Plans for a new £5.5m stand are submitted by Northampton Saints rugby club to the borough council.

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CSKA punished for Toure racist chants

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 5:50 pm

Uefa orders the partial closure of CSKA Moscow’s stadium for their next Champions League tie following racist chanting.

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The day Newport beat the All Blacks

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 5:20 pm

Fifty years ago Newport RFC claimed the greatest scalp in world rugby by beating New Zealand

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Qatar removes Zidane headbutt statue

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 4:50 pm

A statue of French footballer Zinedine Zidane’s infamous headbutt is removed from the Corniche in the Qatari capital weeks after being installed.

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Stoke attitude poor – Shawcross

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 4:45 pm

Captain Ryan Shawcross says Stoke must “take a long hard look at themselves” despite beating Birmingham in the League Cup.

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All that matters is winning – Fenlon

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 4:42 pm

Hibs boss Pat Fenlon targets another final appearance ahead of facing Hearts in the last eight of the League Cup.

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Quins centre Lowe out for season

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 4:12 pm

Harlequins centre George Lowe will miss the rest of the season with a neck injury suffered in the defeat by Saracens.

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Altidore keen on Fletcher link-up

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3:49 pm

Sunderland’s Jozy Altidore hopes to continue partnering Steven Fletcher in attack after Sunday’s win against Newcastle.

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Irish boosted as Murray escapes ban

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3:02 pm

Conor Murray is available for Ireland’s November series after a citing hearing found that he should not be banned.

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Cup boosts promotion hopes – Pearson

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Leicester boss Nigel Pearson says his side proved their promotion credentials by knocking Fulham out of the League Cup.

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Goalkeeper sues over wrist operation

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 1:33 pm

A professional goalkeeper is suing his surgeon claiming he has been left in pain when saving balls following a wrist operation.

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Shortwood revel in FA Cup progress

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 1:06 pm

Shortwood boss Alex Sykes praises the “astronomical” achievement of his non-league minnows reaching the FA Cup first round.

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England Women face Canada in World Cup

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 1:03 pm

England face a relatively easy pool but Wales and Ireland are both handed tough draws for the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

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Klopp commits future to Dortmund

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp signs a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2018.

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Balotelli will stay – AC Milan coach

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:30 pm

AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri dismisses reports that striker Mario Balotelli could be sold in January.

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Boyce issues warning over chanting

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Fifa vice-president Jim Boyce issues a warning in the wake of sectarian chanting at the game between Linfield and Cliftonville.

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Pantilimon can rival Hart – Corrigan

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Joe Corrigan says Costel Pantilimon could get a run in the Manchester City team, but expects Joe Hart to recover.

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Concussed Snodgrass out of hospital

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:46 am

Norwich’s Robert Snodgrass is treated in hospital after being knocked out in the defeat at Manchester United.

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Celtic Park to host Scottish Cup final

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:13 am

Celtic Park is announced by the Scottish Football Association as the venue for this year’s Scottish Cup final.

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O’Connor hopes to rescue career

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:53 am

New London Irish signing James O’Connor hopes to rescue his career at the club after signing until the end of the season.

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