Ridsdale’s deadline day dos and don’ts

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Fax machines, resisting the appeals of supporters and getting the best price – Peter Ridsdale’s guide to deadline day

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Dons want Logan for semi-final

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:24 pm

Aberdeen hope to sign Brentford right-back Shaleum Logan in time for Saturday’s League Cup semi-final against St Johnstone.

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Sunderland complete Scocco signing

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Sunderland sign Internacional’s Argentina striker Ignacio Scocco on a two-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

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England winger Yarde to join Quins

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:01 pm

London Irish and England winger Marland Yarde signs a two-year contract with Harlequins and will join the club in July.

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Warburton wants to play for Blues

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:58 pm

Wales captain Sam Warburton says he told the WRU he would only sign a central contract if he could still play for Cardiff Blues.

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Bridcutt set for Sunderland medical

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt will undergo a medical with Sunderland after the clubs agree a fee in the region of £3m.

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Bridcutt set for Sunderland medical

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt will undergo a medical with Sunderland after the clubs agree a fee in the region of £3m.

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Brown plots Scotland win in Dublin

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Scotland captain Kelly Brown targets victory in their Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday.

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Follow Transfer Deadline Day on the BBC

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:25 pm

The transfer window closes at 23:00 GMT on Friday and the BBC will bring you every move on deadline day.

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Everton style key to Traore decision

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:16 pm

Lacina Traore says Everton’s passing style was a factor in his decision to sign for the club and reject West Ham.

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VIDEO: Savage’s transfer window secrets

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:10 pm

BBC Sport football pundit Robbie Savage gives his take on exactly what happens when players move clubs during the transfer window.

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Newcastle bid for Grenier rejected

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:02 pm

Newcastle United’s bid for Lyon’s France international midfielder Clement Grenier is rejected by the French club.

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Newcastle appeal against Remy ban

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:30 am

Newcastle United appeal against Loic Remy’s automatic three-match ban following the striker’s dismissal against Norwich.

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O’Gara gets his kicks on new stage

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:14 am

Ex-Ireland fly-half Ronan O’Gara is adapting to life as a coach in France, after 14 years in the Six Nations arena

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Wolves re-sign Clarke from Coventry

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:06 am

Wolves re-sign striker Leon Clarke from League One rivals Coventry City for a fee of about £750,000.

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Chiefs hail England debutant Nowell

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:15 am

Jack Nowell’s promotion to the England side for the Six Nations is fully deserved, says Exeter Chiefs coach Ali Hepher.

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Shelvey welcomes calming Laudrup

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:04 am

Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey says that manager Michael Laudrup’s sense of calm has helped Swansea through a difficult patch.

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The madness that is Transfer Deadline Day

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:44 am

Chaos, panic buying and lots of superlatives – BBC Sport’s Ben Dirs on the craziness of football’s Transfer Deadline Day

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VIDEO: Follow Deadline Day on BBC Sport App

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:29 am

How you can follow the very latest Transfer Deadline Day news across BBC Sport by using the BBC Sport App.

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VIDEO: Halfpenny shares first rugby memories

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:23 am

Wales and British Lions star Leigh Halfpenny and his grandfather Malcolm share tales of how Leigh got involved in the game of rugby.

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Fly-half Plisson set for France debut

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:13 am

Stade Francais fly-half Jules Plisson is set to make his France debut in Saturday’s Six Nations match against England in Paris.

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VIDEO: Transfers that changed the season

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:54 am

BBC Sport looks back at some of the best mid-season transfers and how they changed the clubs’ Premier League fortunes.

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Prop Jones under pressure – Gatland

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:24 am

Wales coach Warren Gatland says younger props are putting pressure on tight-head Adam Jones for his starting spot.

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Can anyone stop ‘torturers’ Man City?

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:18 am

Is there any other realistic outcome than this brilliant Manchester City side winning the title – and more – asks Phil McNulty

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VIDEO: Beaten Stoke were magnificent – Hughes

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:22 am

Stoke boss Mark Hughes says his side were “magnificent” despite their 1-0 defeat at Sunderland.

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VIDEO: Victory gives Sunderland hope – Oatway

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:09 am

First-team coach Charlie Oatway says Sunderland’s 1-0 win over Stoke gives the club “hope and belief” as they move out of the bottom three for the first time since August.

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Man City best in the world, says Sherwood

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:07 am

Manchester City are playing the best football in the world, according to Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood.

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VIDEO: ‘Incredible’ match perplexes Mel

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:59 pm

Pepe Mel says it is “incredible” that West Brom scored three goals away from home yet still came away with no points after losing 4-3 to Aston Villa.

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VIDEO: Comeback not great for Lambert’s heart

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:49 pm

Paul Lambert jokes that Aston Villa’s dramatic 4-3 win over West Brom was “not great for the heart”.

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‘West Ham play 19th-century football’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:43 pm

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho accuses West Ham of playing 19th-century football, after his side were held 0-0 on Wednesday.

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‘West Ham play 19th-century football’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:43 pm

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho accuses West Ham of playing 19th-century football, after his side were held 0-0 on Wednesday.

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VIDEO: City are best team on the planet – Sherwood

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:39 pm

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood says Manchester City are the best team on the planet after watching his side suffer a 5-1 thrashing at White Hart Lane.

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VIDEO: City are best team on the planet – Sherwood

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:39 pm

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood says Manchester City are the best team on the planet after watching his side suffer a 5-1 thrashing at White Hart Lane.

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Atletico Madrid set up Real cup derby

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:34 pm

Copa del Rey holders Atletico Madrid set up a semi-final meeting with rivals Real Madrid as they edge past Athletic Bilbao.

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Atletico Madrid set up Real cup derby

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:34 pm

Copa del Rey holders Atletico Madrid set up a semi-final meeting with rivals Real Madrid as they edge past Athletic Bilbao.

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Regions cast doubt on Warburton deal

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:30 pm

Sam Warburton’s future is unclear after the Welsh regions say there is no agreement to field WRU central contract players.

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Barcelona score five to reach semis

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:13 pm

Barcelona cruise into the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a 5-1 second-leg victory over Levante to win 9-2 on aggregate.

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Barcelona score five to reach semis

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:13 pm

Barcelona cruise into the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a 5-1 second-leg victory over Levante to win 9-2 on aggregate.

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Celtic make bid – not for Griffiths

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:12 pm

Neil Lennon says Celtic have made a bid for another player with no movement on their pursuit of Leigh Griffiths.

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Celtic make bid – not for Griffiths

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:12 pm

Neil Lennon says Celtic have made a bid for another player with no movement on their pursuit of Leigh Griffiths.

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VIDEO: West Ham tactics frustrate Mourinho

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:08 pm

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says West Ham tried to “win time” throughout their 0-0 Premier League draw and admits to “frustration” at their tactics.

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VIDEO: West Ham tactics frustrate Mourinho

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:08 pm

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says West Ham tried to “win time” throughout their 0-0 Premier League draw and admits to “frustration” at their tactics.

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VfB Stuttgart 1-2 Bayern Munich

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:04 pm

Thiago Alcantara hits an acrobatic late winner as Bayern Munich beat Stuttgart to go 13 points clear in the Bundesliga.

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VfB Stuttgart 1-2 Bayern Munich

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:04 pm

Thiago Alcantara hits an acrobatic late winner as Bayern Munich beat Stuttgart to go 13 points clear in the Bundesliga.

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VIDEO: City goals don’t surprise Pellegrini

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:52 pm

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is “not surprised” by his side’s goalscoring prowess after they thrash Tottenham 5-1 at White Hart Lane.

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VIDEO: City goals don’t surprise Pellegrini

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:52 pm

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is “not surprised” by his side’s goalscoring prowess after they thrash Tottenham 5-1 at White Hart Lane.

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Man City face anxious Aguero wait

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:50 pm

Manchester City must wait to discover extent of Sergio Aguero’s injury after striker went off in the win over Tottenham.

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Chelsea 0-0 West Ham United

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:44 pm

Chelsea slip up in the race for the Premier League title as they are held to a goalless draw by West Ham.

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West Ham hit by O’Brien injury

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:41 pm

West Ham defender Joey O’Brien could be out for almost three months after dislocating his shoulder against Chelsea.

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West Ham hit by O’Brien injury

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:41 pm

West Ham defender Joey O’Brien could be out for almost three months after dislocating his shoulder against Chelsea.

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VIDEO: Chelsea intimidated officials – Allardyce

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:36 pm

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce accuses Chelsea of “intimidating” the officials during their 0-0 Premier League draw.

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Sunderland 1-0 Stoke City

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:05 pm

Adam Johnson’s goal is enough for Sunderland to claim a win over Stoke, who had Steven N’Zonzi sent off in the second half.

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Tottenham Hotspur 1-5 Manchester City

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:57 pm

Manchester City move to the top of the Premier League with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over 10-man Tottenham.

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Lawro’s predictions v Gail Emms

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:55 pm

BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on badminton star and Spurs fan Gail Emms

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Celtic 4-0 Kilmarnock

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:51 pm

James Forrest inspires Celtic to their 13th domestic win in a row as they easily sweep aside Kilmarnock.

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Aston Villa 4-3 West Bromwich Albion

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:49 pm

Christian Benteke scores the winner as Aston Villa edge West Brom 4-3 in a remarkable West Midlands derby.

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Hearts 2-1 St Mirren

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:42 pm

Hearts record consecutive wins for the first time this season as they come from behind to defeat St Mirren.

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Man City upbeat despite £51.6m loss

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:17 pm

Manchester City miss the £37m Financial Fair Play target but remain confident they will not be punished by Uefa.

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Bath duo handed first Saxons starts

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Bath duo Kyle Eastmond and Semesa Rokoduguni are set to make their England Saxons debuts against Scotland A on Friday.

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Bath duo handed first Saxons starts

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Bath duo Kyle Eastmond and Semesa Rokoduguni are set to make their England Saxons debuts against Scotland A on Friday.

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Cabaye completes £19m move to PSG

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain complete the signing of France midfielder Yohan Cabaye from Newcastle in a £19m deal.

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Cardiff’s Cornelius set to leave

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:31 pm

Cardiff’s £7.5m striker Andreas Cornelius is set to return to Denmark after failing to score a single goal.

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Newcastle sign Dutch striker De Jong

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:24 pm

Newcastle complete the loan signing of Borussia Monchengladbach’s Dutch striker Luuk de Jong.

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VIDEO: Best expects ‘battle’ with Scots

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Ireland hooker Rory Best expects a strong challenge from a confident Scotland side who will bring “passion and intensity” to their game in Dublin.

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VIDEO: Best expects ‘battle’ with Scots

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Ireland hooker Rory Best expects a strong challenge from a confident Scotland side who will bring “passion and intensity” to their game in Dublin.

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Barnsley sign Palace full-back Hunt

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Championship strugglers Barnsley sign Crystal Palace full-back Jack Hunt on a three-month loan deal.

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Reddan a major doubt for Ireland

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 4:12 pm

Conor Murray’s starting berth at scrum-half for Ireland against Scotland looks assured as Eoin Reddan struggles with a calf strain.

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Everton’s Lukaku out for ‘weeks’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Romelu Lukaku is to be out for “weeks rather than months” with an ankle injury, according to Toffees boss Roberto Martinez.

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VIDEO: Liverpool target £15m Ukraine winger

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:45 pm

BBC Sport’s Ben Smith provides the latest news on Liverpool’s tracking of Ukrainian winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.

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VIDEO: Liverpool target £15m Ukraine winger

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:45 pm

BBC Sport’s Ben Smith provides the latest news on Liverpool’s tracking of Ukrainian winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.

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Odemwingie Stoke move ‘a step forward’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie believes he can reignite his career at Stoke following his move from Cardiff.

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Liverpool hopeful over Ukraine winger

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hopes to sign Dnipro’s Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka before Friday’s transfer deadline.

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Non Evans column

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Ex-Wales full-back Non Evans says the Six Nations will be ideal preparation for Wales Women ahead of the World Cup in August

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Notts County’s Haynes to join Hibs

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Hibernian are close to securing the loan signing of forward Danny Haynes from Notts County until the summer.

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Sexton struggled with France move

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:01 pm

Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton admits he had doubts about his move to France during his early days with Racing Metro.

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Laudrup hails ‘massive’ Swansea win

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup is relieved after victory over Fulham ends an eight-game streak without a win.

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Snodgrass defended over fan reaction

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Norwich City club captain Russell Martin defends Robert Snodgrass for reacting angrily to taunts from supporters.

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Does post-Lions fatigue favour France?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 1:14 pm

Is there a link between the after-effects of a British & Irish Lions tour and French success in the Six Nations?

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Italian club thrown out of league

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Italian side Nocerina have been thrown out of the third division after players faked injury during a local derby.

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‘No more chances’ for MK players

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Boss Karl Robinson says some of his squad have played their last game for MK Dons after the 3-0 loss at Carlisle.

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VIDEO: Sexton admits doubts over Paris move

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:59 am

Ireland fly-half Jonny Sexton admits there were days when he felt like “going home” after his move to Racing Metro in Paris.

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Spurs hit by attempted transfer fraud

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:59 am

Tottenham are the victims of an attempted fraud after a Croatian middleman forges a signature to try to sell them a Dutch striker.

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McCall and staff extend Sarries stay

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:52 am

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall and seven of his backroom staff sign new deals with the club until June 2017.

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Hogg returns for Scotland opener

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:22 am

Full-back Stuart Hogg is named in the Scotland side ahead of their Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin.

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Burnley rule out Ings departure

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:14 am

Promotion-chasing Burnley say 21-goal top scorer Danny Ings is not for sale in the January transfer window.

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Newcastle bid for Lyon midfielder

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:13 am

Newcastle bid for Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier as they look for a replacement for the departing Yohan Cabaye.

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Newcastle bid for Lyon midfielder

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:13 am

Newcastle bid for Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier as they look for a replacement for the departing Yohan Cabaye.

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Ince set for Hull & Sunderland talks

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:51 am

Blackpool’s Thomas Ince is expected to hold talks with Hull and Sunderland as he prepares to move to the Premier League.

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Ince set for Hull & Sunderland talks

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:51 am

Blackpool’s Thomas Ince is expected to hold talks with Hull and Sunderland as he prepares to move to the Premier League.

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Blues sign Jenkins on long-term deal

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:45 am

Cardiff Blues announce the signing of former Wales Under-20s captain and back-rower Ellis Jenkins on a long-term deal.

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Premier League tops overseas spending

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:39 am

Premier League clubs spent £660m on overseas transfers in 2013, including more than £50m on agents’ fees, Fifa says.

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Premier League tops overseas spending

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:39 am

Premier League clubs spent £660m on overseas transfers in 2013, including more than £50m on agents’ fees, Fifa says.

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January transfer window: The agent’s view

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:35 am

“We aren’t always the bad guys,” football agent Raymond Sparkes tells BBC Scotland

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January transfer window: The agent’s view

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:35 am

“We aren’t always the bad guys,” football agent Raymond Sparkes tells BBC Scotland

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Lethal Liverpool looking the real deal

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:18 am

The Reds are unlikely to win the title but a top-four place is theirs for the taking, says chief football writer Phil McNulty

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Lethal Liverpool looking the real deal

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:18 am

The Reds are unlikely to win the title but a top-four place is theirs for the taking, says chief football writer Phil McNulty

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Smith commits to Arsenal Ladies

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:07 am

England all-time leading scorer Kelly Smith signs a new contract with Arsenal Ladies to continue in her role as player-coach.

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Smith commits to Arsenal Ladies

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:07 am

England all-time leading scorer Kelly Smith signs a new contract with Arsenal Ladies to continue in her role as player-coach.

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Whittingham positive despite defeat

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:27 am

Cardiff City can be encouraged ahead of a busy month despite the 2-0 defeat at Manchester United says midfielder Peter Whittingham.

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Whittingham positive despite defeat

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:27 am

Cardiff City can be encouraged ahead of a busy month despite the 2-0 defeat at Manchester United says midfielder Peter Whittingham.

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