Albrighton completes Wigan loan move

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10:48 am

Marc Albrighton could make his Wigan debut against QPR on Wednesday after completing a 28-day loan move from Aston Villa.

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Cardiff ‘will have to be patient’

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:46 am

Cardiff City must play a waiting game in Sunday’s all-Welsh Premier League derby with Swansea City, says midfielder Peter Whittingham.

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VIDEO: There is no problem at Fulham – Jol

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:45 am

Fulham boss Martin Jol does not think there is a problem at the club after his side lose 4-3 to Championship side Leicester in the Capital One Cup.

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VIDEO: Warburton backing Phillips to perform

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:44 am

Captain Sam Warburton has backed Mike Phillips to play a key role for Wales in November’s autumn internationals.

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Warburton wants southern scalps

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:22 am

Sam Warburton says Wales must follow the example of 2003 World Cup winners England by beating southern hemisphere teams.

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Arsenal confidence intact – Wenger

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:06 am

Arsene Wenger says a League Cup defeat by Chelsea will not hamper his side’s momentum ahead of a tough run of fixtures.

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Round senses Man Utd momentum

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:06 am

Assistant boss Steve Round says Manchester United are hitting form after extending their unbeaten run to six games.

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McNamara bemoans red card incident

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:43 pm

Manager Jackie McNamara blames “bad decisions” for Dundee United’s League Cup extra-time loss to Inverness CT.

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McCoist hails Rangers’ ‘major step’

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:38 pm

Rangers’ Ally McCoist is delighted with the 1-0 win over Stenhousemuir that secures their first Ramsdens Cup final.

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Celta Vigo 0-3 Barcelona

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:38 pm

Barcelona go four points clear in La Liga as Alexis Sanchez and Cesc Fabregas score in a win over Celta Vigo.

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Arsenal 0-2 Chelsea

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:31 pm

Chelsea beat Arsenal to reach the Capital One Cup fifth round as Cesar Azpilicueta and Juan Mata score in each half in a 2-0 win.

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Hearts’ owner case now on Thursday

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:29 pm

A Lithuanian court hearing that will shape the future of Hearts football club is delayed until Thursday.

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Jol ‘not feeling under pressure’

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:29 pm

Fulham manager Martin Jol insists he does ‘not feel under pressure’ after his side’s League Cup exit at Leicester.

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Birmingham City 4-4 Stoke City (2-4 pens)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:13 pm

Stoke City survive a fight-back by Birmingham City to claim a penalty shoot-out win in the Capital One Cup.

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Leicester City 4-3 Fulham

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:05 pm

Leicester heap more pressure on Fulham boss Martin Jol with a dramatic 4-3 win in the Capital One Cup.

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Atalanta 1-1 Inter Milan

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Argentine striker German Denis strikes a superb equaliser to give Atalanta a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan in Serie A.

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Atalanta 1-1 Inter Milan

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Argentine striker German Denis strikes a superb equaliser to give Atalanta a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan in Serie A.

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VIDEO: Mata ‘happy’ with first goal of season

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:49 pm

Juan Mata says he is “really happy” after scoring his first goal for Chelsea this season, and hopes he will start more games under manager Jose Mourinho.

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VIDEO: Mata ‘happy’ with first goal of season

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:49 pm

Juan Mata says he is “really happy” after scoring his first goal for Chelsea this season, and hopes he will start more games under manager Jose Mourinho.

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Burnley 0-2 West Ham United

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:36 pm

West Ham score two late penalties at Burnley to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

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Inverness CT 2-1 Dundee United (aet)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Ross Draper scores a late headed goal in extra-time to seal a Scottish League Cup semi-final place for Inverness.

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Manchester United 4-0 Norwich City

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:25 pm

Manchester United make the Capital One Cup last eight as Javier Hernandez scores twice in a comfortable win over Norwich.

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Raith Rovers 1-0 Livingston

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:22 pm

Raith Rovers move to within two points of Championship leaders Hamilton with a narrow win over 10-man Livingston.

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Linfield rout Reds in Shield tie

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:14 pm

Linfield are through to the County Antrim Shield final after a comfortable 4-1 win over Cliftonville at Windsor Park on Tuesday night.

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Stenhousemuir 0-1 Rangers

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 9:30 pm

Rangers will face Raith Rovers in the Ramsdens Cup final after Jon Daly’s goal defeats Stenhousemuir.

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Tomkins set for bow but Parling out

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:48 pm

Joel Tomkins could make his England debut against Australia on Saturday but lock Geoff Parling is ruled out.

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Moore hopes for merrier Morton times

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:26 pm

Allan Moore hopes Morton’s League Cup quarter-final against St Johnstone can lift the Greenock gloom

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Blatter apology over Ronaldo remark

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:45 pm

Fifa president Sepp Blatter apologises to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over comments mocking Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Injured Tigers trio set to return

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:14 pm

Leicester boss Richard Cockerill has doubts about Steve Mafi’s fitness, despite the lock being available for selection.

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World Cup expansion ‘unlikely’

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:09 pm

Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke doubts that Michel Platini’s plan to have 40 teams in the World Cup will happen.

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Costa chooses to play for Spain

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Atletico Madrid’s Brazil-born striker Diego Costa confirms his intention to play for adopted country Spain.

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Exiled O’Hara back in Wolves fold

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Wolves midfielder Jamie O’Hara is taken off the transfer list and says he is “humbled” by his four-month exile.

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Commit or quit, Jones tells Phillips

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Sacked Bayonne scrum-half Mike Phillips should retire if he cannot improve his discipline, says his former boss Lyn Jones.

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Stokes signs new Celtic contract

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Celtic and Ireland striker Anthony Stokes signs a three-year contract extension with the Scottish champions.

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VIDEO: London Irish move thrills O’Connor

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Australia international James O’Connor says it is an “awesome opportunity” to sign for London Irish until the end of the season.

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Toure the lone African on Fifa list

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 4:18 pm

The Fifa men’s world footballer of the year shortlist shows up a dearth of talent in African football, argues Mark Gleeson

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Tranmere in talks over sale of club

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Tranmere Rovers confirm they are in talks with several interested parties regarding the sale of the League One club.

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Brown to contest Uefa ban on Friday

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 3:34 pm

Celtic captain Scott Brown is to have his appeal against an extended Champions League ban heard on Friday.

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London Irish seal O’Connor signing

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 3:07 pm

London Irish confirm the signing of Australia international James O’Connor until the end of the season.

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Toure joins fight against poaching

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 1:33 pm

Ivory Coast footballer Yaya Toure joins a UN campaign against poaching, warning the slaughter of elephants threatens their existence.

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Bale nominated for world player award

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:53 pm

Gareth Bale joins five Premier League players on the 23-man shortlist for the Fifa men’s world footballer of the year award.

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Britton hopes to tame derby emotion

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Midfielder Leon Britton hopes Swansea can keep cool heads at Cardiff on Sunday in the first Premier League Welsh derby.

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Hearts have been written off – Brown

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:25 pm

Assistant Billy Brown urges Hearts to prove their doubters wrong by avoiding relegation this season.

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VIDEO: Sport’s most dominant champions

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:10 pm

As Sebastian Vettel clinches a fourth consecutive world title, BBC Sport takes a look at some of the other men and women who have dominated their sports

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Cape Verde launch new appeal to Cas

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:59 am

Cape Verde appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over the Fifa ruling which resulted in them being kicked out of World Cup qualifying.

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Scotland’s Visser out until 2014

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:40 am

Scotland and Edinburgh Rugby wing Tim Visser is ruled out for up to four months because of a leg fracture.

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NI to play Turkey in friendly

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:39 am

Northern Ireland will play Turkey in a friendly international in Adana on Friday 15 November.

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Black coaches ‘lack opportunities’

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:20 am

Club chairmen feel black players are not ‘educated enough’ to be managers, says Birmingham academy coach Michael Johnson.

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Villa’s Albrighton set for Wigan

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:06 am

Wigan manager Owen Coyle says the Latics are poised to sign winger Marc Albrighton on loan from Aston Villa.

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Is English football set for an Asian breakthrough?

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:57 am

BBC Sport looks at whether British-born Asians are on the verge of becoming regular faces across English football

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Taylor relishing South Wales derby

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:33 am

Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor believes a hostile Cardiff City crowd will inspire rather than intimidate his side on Sunday.

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FA keen to boost Asian involvement

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:58 am

The FA will publish plans this year on how it intends to increase the number of British Asians in English football.

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Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Watford

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:11 pm

A superb Andrew Crofts strike saves Brighton a point after Watford’s Fernando Forestieri is controversially denied a goal.

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Man Utd can win league – Ferguson

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:06 pm

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says the team can come back from their poor start to the season to win the league.

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Man Utd’s Fletcher back in action

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:44 pm

Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher plays his first competitive game of 2013 after recovering from illness.

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Boyd gunning for Scotland recall

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm

Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd says Gordon Strachan has told him to “keep going” as he targets an international call-up.

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Phillips to take legal action

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:15 pm

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips instructs his lawyers to take legal action against Bayonne over his sacking.

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Hamburg’s Djourou tears groin muscle

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Hamburg’s on-loan Arsenal defender Johan Djourou is ruled out for several weeks after tearing a groin muscle.

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Jeremy Guscott Q&A

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 6:30 pm

The England legend on Warren Gatland’s spying comments, Saints’ potential England stars and Mike Phillips’s sacking

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Fake licence footballer spared jail

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 6:29 pm

A Premier League footballer is given a suspended jail sentence after he admitted possessing a fake driving licence.

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VIDEO: MOTD3: Torres ‘needs to be loved’

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:57 pm

Match of the Day 2 presenter Mark Chapman is joined by Mark Lawrenson and Michael Owen, who say Fernando Torres’ “needs to be loved” to rediscover his best form at Chelsea.

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Injured Flamini to miss key games

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Arsenal’s Mathieu Flamini is set to be out for a fortnight after he suffered a groin injury in the win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

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Investment ‘safeguards Livi’s future’

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:41 pm

Fresh investment and board changes have secured Livingston’s immediate future, says Supporters Direct Scotland.

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VIDEO: The Irish League Show – Programme 12

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:24 pm

BBC Sport NI’s video review of the latest Irish Premiership action including a controversial draw between Glentoran and Cliftonville.

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VIDEO: Too early to judge Norwich – Hughton

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Manager Chris Hughton believes it is still “very early days” to judge Norwich’s season, as they lie third from bottom in the Premier League.

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Dean to referee Cardiff v Swansea

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Mike Dean will referee Cardiff v Swansea, four years after being hit by a coin as the two sides met in the Championship.

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Zaha may leave Man Utd on loan – Moyes

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 4:59 pm

Manchester United manager David Moyes says winger Wilfried Zaha may be allowed to leave on loan in January.

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Quins sign Molenaar from Gloucester

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 4:44 pm

Harlequins sign centre Tim Molenaar after the New Zealander was released from the remainder of his deal at Gloucester.

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Scots target World Cup progress

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Scotland aim to reach the quarter finals of the Rugby League World Cup, according to captain Danny Brough.

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Butcher anger at bookings rule

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Inverness boss Terry Butcher is annoyed that bookings earned in the abandoned Highland derby will stand.

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Dollman ‘deserves Test recognition’

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Exeter assistant coach Ali Hepher says versatile back Phil Dollman deserves international recognition after a series of outstanding performances.

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Walker signs new Spurs deal to 2019

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Tottenham’s England full-back Kyle Walker signs a new contract at White Hart Lane until 2019.

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Black players in England ‘demoralised’

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Fifa’s vice-president says black and ethnic minority players in England are “demoralised” by a lack of opportunities.

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Visser misses Scotland training camp

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Edinburgh’s Tim Visser misses Scotland’s three-day training camp in Glasgow through injury as he undergoes a scan.

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Quartet called into Ireland squad

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Ulster pair Roger Wilson and Andrew Trimble are among four players called-up by Ireland for the autumn internationals.

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Devine denies dressing-room split

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Declan Devine insists he did not lose the backing of the Derry City players following his departure as manager.

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No replay for Leverkusen ‘ghost goal’

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Hoffenheim will not be able to replay their match against Bayer Leverkusen despite an incorrect goal being awarded.

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Nelson eyes Hibs return with mask

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Michael Nelson contemplates wearing a mask on his Hibs return after the defender’s eye socket operation.

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Portuguese fans injured after clashes

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:32 pm

Forty-eight people are injured after fans clash before the Portuguese top-flight game between Porto and Sporting Lisbon.

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Sing when you’re winning: Brazil’s fickle fans

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:20 pm

Brazil is a country of low self-esteem and this is reflected in the short-term mentality of its fans, writes Tim Vickery

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Gnabry agrees new Arsenal contract

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry agrees a new ‘long-term contract’ with the current Premier League leaders.

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Wasps coach hails Goode influence

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm

London Wasps director of rugby Dai Young praises fly-half Andy Goode for his performance against Leicester Tigers.

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West Ham’s Vaz Te dislocates shoulder

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 12:38 pm

West Ham United forward Ricardo Vaz Te suffers a dislocated shoulder in Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Swansea.

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SFA faces probe over Croatia flare

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Scotland’s FA could be disciplined by world governing body Fifa after Croatia fans fired a flare at Hampden.

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London Irish set to sign O’Connor

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:58 am

London Irish are set to announce the signing of Australia back James O’Connor on Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Dyke explains FA commission

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:36 am

Dan Walker is joined by FA chairman Greg Dyke, former England defender Martin Keown and BBC commentator John Motson at St George’s Park to discuss the future of English football.

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VIDEO: Dyke explains FA commission

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:36 am

Dan Walker is joined by FA chairman Greg Dyke, former England defender Martin Keown and BBC commentator John Motson at St George’s Park to discuss the future of English football.

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Ryan avoids Warriors relegation talk

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:30 am

Worcester boss Dean Ryan will not discuss relegation despite his side being eight points adrift in the Premiership table.

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Fer says Norwich ‘goal’ should count

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:50 am

Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer says his disallowed goal against Cardiff City should have counted.

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Anderson gets touchline ban from IFA

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:31 am

Ballinamallard United manager Whitey Anderson receives a three-game touchline suspension from the IFA.

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Platini calls for bigger World Cup

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:26 am

Uefa president Michel Platini wants the World Cup to be expanded from 32 to 40 teams for the 2018 competition.

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Matawalu and Murray cited by Pro12

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:25 am

Scrum-halves Niko Matawalu and Conor Murray face a hearing after Munster’s victory over Glasgow Warriors.

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AUDIO: Post-match: Saints boss Mallinder

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:21 am

Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder speaks to BBC Radio Northampton following Saturday’s 41-20 win over Saracens

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VIDEO: Bobby Moore wins 1966 BBC award

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:02 am

In 1966, Bobby Moore lead England to glory at the World Cup, finishing the year as Sportsview Personality.

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Murray cited for striking incident

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 8:48 am

Munster scrum-half Conor Murray is a doubt for Ireland’s November series after being cited for striking with elbow.

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Captain Fishlock doubt for Wales

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:56 am

Wales captain Jess Fishlock hopes to play in the World Cup qualifier in Montenegro despite breaking a wrist in defeat by England.

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Laudrup laments Swans penalty dearth

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:27 am

Manager Michael Laudrup says Swansea being denied a late penalty in their 0-0 draw with West Ham is part of a trend.

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Latest Torres revival has substance

Monday, October 28, 2013 at 6:46 am

The Fernando Torres glory years will never return – but the Torres of today is good enough for Chelsea, writes Phil McNulty

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PSG extend unbeaten run to stay top

Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 10:59 pm

Paris St-Germain stretch their unbeaten record in Ligue 1 to 22 games after a dramatic draw at St Etienne.

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Toure meets Fifa’s anti-racism boss

Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 10:36 pm

Yaya Toure meets Jeffrey Webb, the head of Fifa’s anti-racism task force, to discuss his claims of racist abuse in Moscow.

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