Gazza & Three Lions: Shearer’s Euro 96

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:08 pm

BBC pundit and former England striker Alan Shearer on the making of his documentary about the 20th anniversary of Euro 96.

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Republic select Keane but Arter out

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:03 pm

Robbie Keane is selected in the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016 but midfielder Harry Arter misses out through injury.

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Injured Diarra out of France squad

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 9:48 pm

France midfielder Lassana Diarra has been ruled out of Euro 2016 with a knee injury and replaced by Morgan Schneiderlin

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Italy leave out Jorginho and Montolivo

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:57 pm

Midfielders Jorginho and Riccardo Montolivo have been left out of Italy’s 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

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Republic of Ireland 1-2 Belarus

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:34 pm

The Republic of Ireland lose 2-1 to Belarus in Cork in their final warm-up game before the Euro 2016 finals in France.

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US warns of Europe terror threat

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:28 pm

The US warns that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

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‘Scottish have to find half a squad’

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:20 pm

A cancelled partnership with Scottish Rugby is a huge blow for London Scottish, says centre Alex Grove.

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VIDEO: Baird dedicates Euro finals appearance to fans

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:36 pm

Northern Ireland defender Chris Baird dedicates the country’s appearance at the Euro 2016 finals to the fans “for all the tough years they have had in the past”.

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Leeds United sack head coach Evans

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:15 pm

Leeds United sack head coach Steve Evans after seven months in charge of the Championship club.

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Arsenal’s Bellerin in Spain Euros squad

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin is included in Spain’s squad for Euro 2016 after Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal pulls out injured.

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VIDEO: Euro 2016: Coleman names squad – minus one

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Wales boss Chris Coleman names his squad for Euro 2016 without referring to his team sheet – don’t listen, Ben Davies!

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Rotherham set to appoint Stubbs

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 4:59 pm

Championship side Rotherham are set to appoint Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs as their new manager.

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Wasps quintet pen ‘long-term’ contracts

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Jake Cooper-Woolley, James Gaskell, Alex Lundberg, Simon McIntyre and Will Rowlands sign new “long-term” contracts with Wasps.

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Milner ‘fifth best player at Euro 2016′

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:57 pm

England’s James Milner is currently the fifth best player among Euro 2016 teams, according to a Uefa ‘barometer’ based on form.

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FA to lead study on brain disease

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:46 pm

The Football Association will lead a study into possible links between football and brain diseases, it confirms.

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Mistake to focus on Guardiola – Mourinho

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:26 pm

New Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says “someone else would be champion” if he focused on Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola next season.

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Bans for Hibs fans after pitch invasion

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:14 pm

Hibernian FC impose bans on a number of supporters following the trouble at the Scottish Cup final.

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Rashford makes England Euro 2016 squad

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Marcus Rashford and Daniel Sturridge are included in England’s squad for Euro 2016 but Andros Townsend and Danny Drinkwater miss out.

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Ledley makes Wales’ Euro 2016 squad

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 1:36 pm

Midfielder Joe Ledley makes Wales’ squad for Euro 2016 having returned to training less than a month after breaking his leg.

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Fiji’s Kenatale agrees Glasgow deal

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 12:13 pm

Glasgow Warriors agree a one-year contract for Nemia Kenatale as the Fiji scrum-half leaves Steaua Bucuresti.

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Ivorian Aurier faces September trial

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:47 am

Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier will appear in court in September for an alleged assault on a police officer.

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Injured Reus out of Germany squad

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:33 am

Marco Reus has been omitted from Germany’s Euro 2016 squad but Bastian Schweinsteiger has been selected.

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Injured Reus out of Germany squad

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:33 am

Marco Reus has been omitted from Germany’s Euro 2016 squad but Bastian Schweinsteiger has been selected.

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Hibs or Rotherham? Choice facing Stubbs

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:26 am

After being given permission to speak to Rotherham about their vacant manager’s job, should Alan Stubbs leave Hibernian?

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Hibs or Rotherham? Choice facing Stubbs

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:26 am

After being given permission to speak to Rotherham about their vacant manager’s job, should Alan Stubbs leave Hibernian?

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Dykes lands job as Ballinamallard boss

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:59 am

Irish Premiership club Ballinamallard United have named former Derry City boss Gavin Dykes as their new manager.

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Second row Reddish to join Harlequins

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:26 am

Premiership club Harlequins agree a deal to add New Zealand-born second row Mark Reddish to their squad next season.

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Messi tax fraud trial starts in Spain

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 9:31 am

A court begins hearing the case of Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi who is charged with defrauding Spain of more than €4m (£3m) in tax.

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Kompany joins BBC team for Euro 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 9:12 am

Manchester City and Belgium captain Vincent Kompany will join the BBC punditry team for coverage of Euro 2016.

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Top two resign from Carrick board

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:26 am

The chairman of Carrick Rangers and his deputy have quit, just four days after appointing a new first team manager.

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Why would you buy a lower-league club?

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:45 am

BBC Sport analyses the reasons and stories behind why you would want to own a Football League team.

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‘Unstoppable’ – the making of Kane

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:44 am

The secret stories and key characteristics that transformed a six-year-old stand-in keeper into the most exciting England striker for a decade.

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Tuesday’s gossip column

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:22 am

Drinkwater and Townsend England fears, Gomes to join Man Utd, Ibrahimovic heading for Malmo, Pellegrini set to quit, plus more.

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‘Scotland will be ready for qualifiers’

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:58 am

Grant Hanley says friendlies against Italy and France are great preparation for Scotland’s World Cup qualifying campaign.

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Boateng finds neighbour comment ‘sad’

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 3:38 am

German footballer Jerome Boateng says comments by a right-wing politician that most Germans would not want him as a neighbour are “sad”.

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Pele sells off his life in football

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:04 pm

Brazilian football legend Pele is auctioning off more than 1,500 football-related items accumulated over more than six decades.

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Burrell replaces Tuilagi for England

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10:38 pm

England call up centre Luther Burrell to replace injured Manu Tuilagi for next month’s tour of Australia.

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Payet hits late winner for France

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9:40 pm

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet scores a 90th-minute winner to earn Euro 2016 hosts France a 3-2 friendly win over Cameroon.

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Swansea must keep Sigurdsson – Taylor

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9:28 pm

Wales full-back Neil Taylor believes his club Swansea City must not sell midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson in the summer.

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Mexico footballer fought kidnapper

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9:15 pm

International footballer Alan Pulido fought one of his kidnappers and grabbed his phone to call police, officials reveal.

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Finances favoured Foran choice as boss

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:02 pm

Money – or lack of it – is central to Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s decision to make Richie Foran their manager, writes Martin Dowden.

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Rotherham to hold talks with Stubbs

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 5:52 pm

Hibernian “reluctantly” allow Rotherham United to talk to head coach Alan Stubbs about the vacancy at New York Stadium.

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Akinfenwa released after play-off final

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 5:35 pm

AFC Wimbledon’s iconic striker Adebayo Akinfenwa revealed he had been released – seconds after their League Two play-off final victory

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Hillsborough T-shirt offence man charged

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:57 pm

A man has been charged with a public order offence after wearing an offensive T-shirt relating to the Hillsborough disaster.

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Williams – the accidental Welshman

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:32 pm

The captain of his adopted country, a reliable defender, but Ashley Williams admits he’s an accidental Welshman.

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AFC Wimbledon 2-0 Plymouth Argyle

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:19 pm

AFC Wimbledon beat Plymouth in the League Two play-off final to reach the third tier for the first time in their history.

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Ireland’s Fitzgerald to miss SA tour

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 3:59 pm

Luke Fitzgerald will miss Ireland’s tour to South Africa after suffering a knee injury in Leinster’s Pro12 final defeat by Connacht.

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Kidnapped Mexico footballer Pulido freed

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 3:47 pm

International football player Alan Pulido has been freed in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping.

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Hamilton boss extends own playing deal

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Hamilton Academical manager Martin Canning will register as a player again next season, while Danny Redmond also signs a new deal.

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Foran appointed Caley Thistle manager

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:09 pm

Veteran striker and captain Richie Foran is promoted to manager by Inverness Caledonian Thistle on a four-year deal.

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Northern Ireland team jet off to Euros

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:05 pm

The Northern Ireland football team have said farewell to Belfast ahead of the European Championship finals.

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Ginola back at home after surgery

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 1:58 pm

Former France winger David Ginola, 49, is back at home following his quadruple heart bypass operation.

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Deportivo La Coruna sack boss Sanchez

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Deportivo La Coruna sack boss Victor Sanchez after winning just two of their last 22 games in La Liga.

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Gatland unclear when lock will join tour

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Coach Warren Gatland says he does not know when Racing 92 lock Luke Charteris will join Wales in New Zealand.

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VIDEO: NI squad departs Belfast en route to Euro 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 1:29 pm

The Northern Ireland squad receives a special send-off at Belfast City Airport as the players head to the pre-Euro 2016 training camp in Austria.

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Rashford signs new Man Utd deal

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 1:06 pm

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, 18, signs a new deal which will keep him at the club until June 2020.

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SRU cuts links with London Scottish

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:43 am

London Scottish are angered by the SRU’s decision to cut links with the English Championship club.

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Sturridge returns to England training

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:23 am

Daniel Sturridge returns to training with England on the eve of the final 23-man squad announcement for Euro 2016.

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Wales need improvement – centre Williams

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10:16 am

Centre Scott Williams says Wales will need a big improvement to have any chance of beating New Zealand.

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‘Gary will be in the lads’ minds’

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9:07 am

Roger Speed is sure his late son, the former Wales manager Gary, will be “up there watching Wales” at Euro 2016.

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Misfiring Ford ‘outstanding’ says Jones

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 8:14 am

England boss Eddie Jones says fly-half George Ford was impressive against Wales, despite an erratic kicking performance.

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Scotland let manager down – McArthur

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 8:05 am

James McArthur says Scotland have to “play a lot better” against France after “letting the manager down” against Italy.

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Defeat ‘clears picture’ for Strachan

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Manager Gordon Strachan says Scotland’s friendly defeat by Italy showed him how to combat the 3-5-2 system.

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England Under-21s win Toulon Tournament

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 9:37 pm

England Under-21s win the Toulon Tournament for the first time since 1994 after beating hosts France 2-1 in the final.

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Italy 1-0 Scotland

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:41 pm

The first of Scotland’s friendlies ends with an insipid defeat by Italy in Malta with Graziano Pelle netting the only goal.

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Australia take first sevens crown

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:02 pm

Australia will head into the Rio Olympics as the Women’s World Sevens Series champions, with England finishing fourth overall.

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Lydiate out of New Zealand tour

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:50 pm

Dan Lydiate is ruled out of Wales’ tour of New Zealand with a shoulder injury and is replaced by uncapped Ellis Jenkins.

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Police to review Millwall crowd trouble

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 6:55 pm

Police are to conduct a review after Millwall fans were involved in crowd trouble during Sunday’s League One play-off final.

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Heckingbottom set for Barnsley talks

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 6:36 pm

Interim boss Paul Heckingbottom is poised for talks about becoming Barnsley manager after winning promotion to the second tier.

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Germany lose to Slovakia in friendly

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 6:19 pm

Germany suffer a third defeat in four games as they lose 3-1 to Slovakia in a friendly ahead of Euro 2016.

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VIDEO: Watch: England v Wales highlights

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 5:56 pm

Highlights of England v Wales from Twickenham.

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Mexican footballer is kidnapped

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Olympiakos striker Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in Mexico’s northern border state of Tamaulipas, officials say.

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Barnsley 3-1 Millwall

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4:39 pm

Barnsley seal promotion to the Championship as a fast start sets up their League One play-off final win over Millwall.

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England 27-13 Wales

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4:05 pm

England beat Wales 27-13 at Twickenham, ahead of next month’s southern hemisphere tours.

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Snodgrass fears Robertson departure

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Robert Snodgrass says Hull City will have a hard task holding onto Scotland team-mate Andrew Robertson.

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Old Firm still have big pull – Redknapp

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3:04 pm

Harry Redknapp backs Brendan Rodgers and Joey Barton to succeed at Celtic and Rangers and is looking forward to Old Firm derbies.

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‘Boateng insult’ sparks row in Germany

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:48 pm

Comments by a senior leader of Germany’s right-wing AfD party about football star Jerome Boateng are widely condemned as racist.

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Boyce understands omission says O’Neill

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:29 pm

Michael O’Neill says 20-goal striker Liam Boyce accepts why he was left out of Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 squad.

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Cornwall retain title at Twickenham

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:11 pm

Cornwall run in four tries to beat Cheshire 35-13 at Twickenham and retain their County Championship title.

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VIDEO: Get the Windsor vibe in NI’s farewell

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Catch the atmosphere inside a buoyant Windsor Park as Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in their last home game before the Euro 2016 finals.

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Rashford close to new Man Utd deal

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:21 am

A long-term £20,000-a-week contract for Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is close to being announced by the club.

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Will Saracens dominate English rugby after Premiership and European double?

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:44 am

After retaining the Premiership and securing a domestic and European double, are Saracens set to dominate English rugby?

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Can Saracens dominate English rugby?

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:44 am

After retaining the Premiership and securing a domestic and European double, are Saracens set to dominate English rugby?

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Reaching final was next step – Baxter

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:40 am

Exeter’s narrow Premiership final loss is the next step towards their aim of being the best in England, says boss Rob Baxter.

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Simeone questions future with Atletico

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:33 am

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he has to “start thinking” about his future after Saturday’s Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid.

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St Johnstone’s Wright wins season award

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 9:46 am

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has been named Scottish Premiership manager of the season by the league’s sponsor.

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NZ name six newcomers for Wales series

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 9:45 am

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen names six uncapped players for the three-match Test series against Wales in June.

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Relive two classic matches from Euro 96

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:14 am

The BBC will be showing two classic encounters from Euro 96 – with “live” video and full text commentary.

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England went ‘soft’ after World Cup win

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:08 am

England are yet to recover from allowing their players to turn “soft” after winning the 2003 World Cup, says coach Eddie Jones.

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Sunday’s Scottish Gossip

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:03 am

Anthony Stokes linked with move to the Midlands as full-back gets set for Scotland debut against Italy.

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Strachan assures McGinn on Scots future

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:30 am

Scotland coach Gordon Strachan says there is no need for John McGinn to leave Hibernian to become a regular in the national team.

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Sunday’s gossip column

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:08 am

Marcus Rashford “signs new Man Utd deal”, Chelsea want Paul Pogba, Man City target Toni Kroos, Louis van Gaal furious, plus more.

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How the players rated in the CL final

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:20 pm

Jermaine Jenas rates how Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid’s players performed in the Champions League final.

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Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (5-3 pens)

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:01 pm

Real Madrid are crowned champions of Europe for the 11th time after defeating Atletico Madrid in a penalty shootout.

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Real’s experience counted – Ronaldo

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:27 pm

Real Madrid had more “experience” than their defeated Champions League final opponents Atletico Madrid, says Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Bale eyes Euro glory after Real title

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:16 pm

Gareth Bale targets Euro 2016 glory with Wales after claiming his second Champions League title with Real Madrid.

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Bruce will take time to consider future

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:08 pm

Steve Bruce will “have to be given certain assurances” from promoted Hull City’s owners if he is to remain as manager.

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Connacht beat Leinster in Pro12 final

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 6:34 pm

Connacht secure their first ever Pro12 title with an impressive 20-10 win over Leinster in the final at Murrayfield.

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Hull City 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 6:21 pm

Hull City defeat Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-off final at Wembley to win promotion to the Premier League.

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Diarra ordered to pay 10m euros fine

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 6:18 pm

France midfielder Lassana Diarra has been ordered to pay a fine of 10m euros (£7.6m) to former club Lokomotiv Moscow.

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