Matuidi signs new four-year PSG deal

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:36 pm

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi ends speculation over his future by a signing a new contract at Paris St-Germain.

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Stage is set for Morgan – Lancaster

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:29 pm

England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Ben Morgan can prove himself as an international again after Billy Vunipola’s injury.

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Stage is set for Morgan – Lancaster

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:29 pm

England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Ben Morgan can prove himself as an international again after Billy Vunipola’s injury.

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Lancaster hints at Johnson return

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:23 pm

England boss Stuart Lancaster says Exeter’s Tom Johnson is favourite to replace Billy Vunipola in the squad to face Wales.

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Web activists ‘threaten World Cup’

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:21 pm

Brazilian online activists are reportedly threatening to disrupt the 2014 Fifa World Cup, which starts in June.

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Adams and Lennon face SFA hearing

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 5:46 pm

Ross County’s Derek Adams and St Mirren’s Danny Lennon are issued with a notice of complaint after a touchline row.

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Wednesday’s gossip column

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 5:25 pm

Saha blames Man Utd players not Moyes, Ozil can handle pressure says Low, Given wants Villa exit, plus more

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King urges Rangers fans’ boycott

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:24 pm

Former director Dave King says Rangers fans should withhold season ticket money over fears for the club’s future.

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Leeds sign striker Wickham on loan

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:06 pm

Leeds United have signed Sunderland’s England Under-21 striker Connor Wickham on loan until the end of the season.

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U’s must ‘get heads out of backsides’

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Livid Cambridge United boss Richard Money warns his side they are in danger of throwing away a play-off spot.

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Williams’s Ulster future in question

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Ulster say they will hold an internal investigation into the “alleged unauthorised absence” of forward Nick Williams.

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Williams’s Ulster future in question

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Ulster say they will hold an internal investigation into the “alleged unauthorised absence” of forward Nick Williams.

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Worcester sign Schuster from Tigers

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Injury-hit Worcester sign Leicester Tigers tight-head prop Jerome Schuster on a deal until the end of the season.

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Goal against Man Utd delights Campbell

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:44 pm

Olympiakos midfielder Joel Campbell says having his father watch him score against Manchester United was his “greatest joy”.

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Tuilagi set to make Leicester return

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:44 pm

England and Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi has recovered from his chest muscle injury and could face Newcastle on Sunday.

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Backing Anelka costly – but was there another choice?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:38 pm

West Brom have stuck by Nicolas Anelka following his controversial quenelle gesture but could they have sacked him?

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Keeper Steele ready for Boro return

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:24 pm

Middlesbrough goalkeeper Jason Steele says it is “great to be fit again” and hopes to make his comeback on Saturday.

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London Irish sign forward Narraway

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:45 pm

London Irish sign former Gloucester number eight Luke Narraway from Top 14 side Perpignan on a two-year deal.

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Brown tips Scots to make Euro 2016

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Scott Brown believes Scotland will qualify for the Euro 2016 finals as he unveils the national side’s new away kit.

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Aguero in contention for cup final

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:10 pm

Manchester City’s top scorer Sergio Aguero could feature in Sunday’s Capital One Cup final after returning to training.

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VIDEO: Chelsea’s search for an Asian star

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:41 am

Match of the Day’s community feature sees Eden Hazard helps promote Chelsea’s Asian Star scheme.

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Rankin extends Dundee United stay

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:41 am

Dundee United midfielder John Rankin says there is a “positive vibe” at Tannadice after extending his contract until 2016.

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Takeover will help Charlton – Murray

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:22 am

Richard Murray says Charlton will reap the benefits of Roland Duchatelet’s takeover if they avoid relegation.

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Reeves named in NI squad for Cyprus

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:22 am

Uncapped Milton Keynes Dons midfielder Ben Reeves is named in the Northern Ireland squad for the friendly in Cyprus.

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Jailed Madine to rejoin Owls squad

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:15 am

Sheffield Wednesday announce striker Gary Madine is to rejoin the playing squad on Thursday after being released from prison.

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Chelsea warn fans after ‘stabbings’

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:11 am

Chelsea say they are aware of two incidents involving their fans, amid reports that two supporters were stabbed in Istanbul.

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Shelvey misses Swansea’s Italian job

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:50 am

Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is ruled out of Swansea’s Europa League second leg clash with Napoli in Italy.

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Mel fighting for West Brom future

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:19 am

West Brom boss Pepe Mel is under pressure after six games in charge, with players concerned about his tactics.

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Moyes takes blame for Man Utd defeat

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:07 am

Manager David Moyes accepts responsibility for Manchester United’s Champions League last-16 first-leg loss to Olympiakos.

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Touts in Hillsborough memorial scam

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:51 am

Tickets for the annual Hillsborough memorial service have been sold as bogus match tickets for £100 in a touting scam, it emerges.

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VIDEO: I’m responsible for defeat – Moyes

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:46 am

David Moyes admits Manchester United did not offer enough to create a goal in their 2-0 loss at Olympiakos in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie.

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Wales should ‘blood’ Vokes in Euros

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 7:22 am

Burnley striker Sam Vokes is the man to lead Wales’ attack in the Euro 2016 qualifiers says international team-mate Sam Ricketts.

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Ball ‘gives Wales selection headache’

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 7:09 am

Jake Ball’s good form has given Wales coach Warren Gatland a selection headache against England, says Simon Easterby.

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1D star’s debut to attract thousands

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:30 am

Thousands of fans are expected to watch One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson make his debut for Doncaster Rovers’ reserve side later.

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‘Olympiakos defeat a new low for Moyes’s Man Utd’

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:00 am

Pathetic, hopeless, awful – the damning verdict on Manchester United’s performance in the Champions League

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Chelsea ’80% certain to go through’

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:41 pm

Galatasaray boss Roberto Mancini says Chelsea have “an 80% chance” of beating his side in their Champions League tie.

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Ross County 0-3 Inverness CT

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:40 pm

Inverness continue their bid to reach the top three of the Premiership with a comfortable win away to Ross County.

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Cheltenham Town 1-4 Chesterfield

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:23 pm

League Two leaders Chesterfield score four goals in seven first-half minutes to brush aside Cheltenham Town.

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Touts in Hillsborough memorial scam

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:17 pm

Tickets for the annual Hillsborough memorial service have been sold as bogus match tickets for £100 in a touting scam, it emerges.

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Lennon blames ref for Celtic defeat

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:12 pm

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says referee Craig Thomson determined the outcome of his side’s 2-1 defeat by Aberdeen.

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Preston North End 3-3 Rotherham United

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:07 pm

Rotherham United snatch a point at promotion rivals Preston after the hosts had hit back from 2-0 down to lead 3-2.

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‘Sexual’ World Cup T-shirts pulled

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:25 pm

Sports giant Adidas says it is suspending the sale World Cup t-shirts after Brazil’s authorities complained they sexualised the country’s image.

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Olympiakos 2-0 Manchester United

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:09 pm

Manchester United are in danger of a Champions League exit after losing 2-0 to Olympiakos in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

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Aberdeen 2-1 Celtic

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:52 pm

Celtic suffer their first league defeat of the season in the Scottish Premiership after losing 2-1 at Aberdeen.

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Mourinho angry at secret recording

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:46 pm

Jose Mourinho says it is a “disgrace” a private conversation in which he appeared to criticise Chelsea players was broadcast.

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Zenit St Petersburg 2-4 Borussia Dortmund

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:34 pm

Borussia Dortmund take a giant stride towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 victory at Zenit St Petersburg.

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Dieke returns after injury lay-off

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:50 pm

Scotland coach Anna Signeul names defender Ifeoma Dieke in her squad for next month’s Cyprus Cup.

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Scotland consider Nigeria friendly

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:48 pm

Scotland are offered the chance to play Nigeria in a friendly at Fulham’s Craven Cottage in May.

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Newcastle profits increase to £9.9m

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:28 pm

Newcastle say “player trading” is one reason for a 600% increase in profits after tax to £9.9m in the year to June 2013.

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Tuesday’s gossip column

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Man Utd target Reus and Moura, West Ham want Rodwell and Draxler keeps Bayern option open, plus more

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Ireland’s O’Mahony set to face Italy

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:42 pm

Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony is expected to be fit for the Six Nations game with Italy despite a hamstring injury.

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VIDEO: Mourinho calls taping ‘a disgrace’

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it is a “disgrace that somebody is recording a private conversation” after he appeared to criticise his strikers in a video broadcast on French television.

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Saints boss draws on Gloucester loss

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Northampton boss Jim Mallinder tells his side to keep last year’s 16-point defeat by Gloucester fresh in their minds.

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Huws deserves Wales chance – Allen

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Manchester City youngster Emyr Huws should be handed his first cap in Wales’ friendly against Iceland says former striker Malcolm Allen.

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MK Dons sign Fulham’s Cole on loan

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm

MK Dons sign Fulham’s former Manchester United winger Larnell Cole on loan until the end of the season.

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League yet to ratify Leeds takeover

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:29 pm

The Football League says it “remains in discussions” with Leeds United over the proposed takeover of the club by Massimo Cellino.

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Ahmad fails to ring-fence Gers cash

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Lawyers for ex-Rangers commercial director Imran Ahmad fail to have cash ring-fenced ahead of a £500,000 payout bid.

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Picamoles dropped for mocking referee

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Louis Picamoles is dropped from France’s squad for next week’s match against Scotland for mocking a referee.

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One Direction star set for Doncaster bow

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:04 pm

One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson is set to make his debut for Doncaster Rovers’ reserve side on Wednesday.

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Jones will ‘probably’ stay in Wales

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Adam Jones will “probably” stay in Wales as he chooses between staying an Osprey or signing a WRU central contract.

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Adam Jones: Twickenham holds no fears

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm

Adam Jones says Wales will feed off the Twickenham hostility when they take on England in their crunch Six Nations game

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Gibraltar’s Euro draw thrills Styche

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:41 am

Wycombe loan striker Reece Styche, a former plumber, danced for joy when Gibraltar drew Germany in Euro qualifying.

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‘Watching France is like watching clowns at the circus’

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:16 am

A “weird” game plan, selection problems and a lack of imagination are dragging France down, says Jeremy Guscott

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Wilde withdraws bid for Tranmere

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:27 am

Michael Wilde is no longer in talks to buy Tranmere – a deal that would have seen Albert Ferrer named head coach.

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Rooney wants more European success

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:35 am

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says the one Champions League winners’ medal he has is not “enough”.

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VIDEO: Man Utd’s poor form ‘hurts’ Rooney

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:00 am

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United’s inconsistent league form “hurts” and calls on his team-mates to “take responsibility” and produce a strong end to the season.

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VIDEO: Focus Forum: Champions League preview

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:27 am

Football Focus presenter Dan Walker discusses this week’s Champions League ties with Robbie Savage and John Hartson.

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VIDEO: Facing Chelsea ‘strange’ for Drogba

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:14 am

Didier Drogba says facing his former club Chelsea in the last 16 of the Champions League “feels strange”.

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VIDEO: Facing Chelsea ‘strange’ for Drogba

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:14 am

Didier Drogba says facing his former club Chelsea in the last 16 of the Champions League “feels strange”.

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Solskjaer will be hurting – Coleman

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:10 am

Cardiff City must keep their nerve and stick with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite their poor run of results says Wales manager Chris Coleman.

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Solskjaer will be hurting – Coleman

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:10 am

Cardiff City must keep their nerve and stick with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite their poor run of results says Wales manager Chris Coleman.

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Why dreamer Drogba is still in love with Chelsea

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:40 am

Didier Drogba on his love affair with Chelsea and how he is planning their Champions League downfall with Galatasaray

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Hodgson may use penalty psychologist

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:02 am

England manager Roy Hodgson will consider using a psychologist at the World Cup in Brazil to help players prepare for penalties.

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Linfield 2-1 Glenavon

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:25 pm

Linfield return to the top of the Premiership as they fight back from a goal down to beat Glenavon at Windsor Park.

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Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Charlton Athletic

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:14 pm

Charlton beat Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 to set up an FA Cup quarter-final tie with Sheffield United.

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Hull City 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Hull City reach the FA Cup quarter-finals with a deserved 2-1 victory over Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Online abuse ‘made Serrell quit’

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:02 pm

Social media abuse forced Mark Serrell to step down as Kidderminster Harriers chairman, says his successor Ken Rae.

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McNamara signs new Dundee Utd deal

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:52 pm

Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara signs a one-year contract extension to keep him at Tannadice until 2017.

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Results from Monday night’s matches

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:46 pm

Linfield move back to the top of the Premiership as Coleraine are the only Irish League winners in the Setanta Cup.

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Injured Vunipola out of Six Nations

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm

England number eight Billy Vunipola will miss the rest of the Six Nations after suffering an ankle injury on Saturday.

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Man Utd pressure could be ‘too much’

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:03 pm

Olympiakos boss Michel says the pressure on Manchester United could be too much ahead of their Champions League tie on Tuesday.

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VIDEO: The Irish League Show – Programme 28

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:38 pm

BBC Sport NI’s video review of the weekend’s Irish Premiership action as Cliftonville and Linfield continue to slug it out at the top.

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VIDEO: The Irish League Show – Programme 28

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:38 pm

BBC Sport NI’s video review of the weekend’s Irish Premiership action as Cliftonville and Linfield continue to slug it out at the top.

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VIDEO: The Irish League Show – Programme 28

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:38 pm

BBC Sport NI’s video review of the weekend’s Irish Premiership action as Cliftonville and Linfield continue to slug it out at the top.

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Anelka ‘quenelle’ hearing on Tuesday

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:28 pm

The Football Association hearing to rule on Nicolas Anelka’s ‘quenelle’ gesture will begin on Tuesday.

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‘We can get at nervous Manchester United’

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:16 pm

Olympiakos goalkeeper Roy Carroll says the Greek champions can cause a Champions League upset against his former club

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Puncheon charged for Twitter comment

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:05 pm

Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon is charged by the Football Association for comments relating to Neil Warnock.

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Watford snap up defender Neill

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:54 pm

Watford sign Australian defender Lucas Neill, with the former West Ham player signing a deal until the end of the season.

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Ex-rugby player’s anti-doping ban

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:51 pm

A former Swansea RFC player is suspended from all sport for eight years after being found guilty of using his company to sell steroids.

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Title only a matter of time – Muller

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:32 pm

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller says nothing can stop them retaining the title – which they could do in record time.

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Monday’s gossip column

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Chelsea eye Falcao, Vertonghen considers Tottenham future, Debuchy target for Bayern, Manchester United target Kroos, and more

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Colchester United v Sheffield United

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday’s League One game between Colchester United and Sheffield United.

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McCoist understands spending delays

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:13 pm

Ally McCoist says his squad rebuilding is on hold until chief executive Graham Wallace completes his 120-day review of Rangers.

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Early interest in vacant Wrexham job

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:08 pm

Wrexham chief Don Bircham says there have been early enquiries about the vacant manager’s job after Andy Morrell’s departure.

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Krueger to begin Southampton role

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Ralph Krueger, a coach central to Canada’s ice hockey gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics, starts work at Southampton this week.

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Cairns & Lawrie retire through injury

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Edinburgh pair Ben Cairns and Steven Lawrie retire from rugby because of long-term knee injuries.

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Scots’ faith in style paid off – Gray

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Scotland lock Richie Gray says a determination to play flowing rugby paid off with victory over Italy.

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Barca pay £11.2m in Neymar tax case

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:12 pm

Barcelona pay £11.2m to Spain’s authorities after being charged with tax fraud over the signing of Neymar – but deny wrongdoing.

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Roman conquest bodes well for Scots

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Former scrum-half Mike Blair sees reasons to be cheerful following Scotland’s late 21-20 Six Nations win in Rome

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Zenit St Petersburg v Borussia Dortmund

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday’s Champions League game between Zenit St Petersburg and Borussia Dortmund.

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