VIDEO: NI boss O’Neill lists his 23 for France

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 4:39 pm

Amid a background of dramatic scenery and action, Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill names his final squad for Euro 2016.

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Saracens 28-20 Exeter

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 3:53 pm

European champions Saracens beat Exeter Chiefs to win the Premiership final at Twickenham and complete the double.

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Sakho allowed to play at Euro 2016

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 3:20 pm

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho could play for France at Euro 2016 as Uefa decides not to extend a doping ban.

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IFA dismisses appeals in Carrick case

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 3:15 pm

The IFA rejects appeals from two clubs against a decision not to punish Carrick’s failure to implement a touchline ban.

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Focus on Euros not transfers – Hodgson

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2:54 pm

England manager Roy Hodgson does not want transfer speculation to distract his players during Euro 2016.

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VIDEO: O’Kane waits for news on Republic squad

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 1:13 pm

Eunan O’Kane says manager Martin O’Neill had not given his players any indication about whether they will be in the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016.

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Cardiff ready for 2017 Champions League

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

The Football Association of Wales insist Cardiff’s preparations for the 2017 Uefa Champions League final are on course.

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Kamara scores on return to action

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 12:48 pm

Sierra Leonean striker Alhaji Kamara scores for DC United, three months after being cleared of a heart defect.

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Pick your Northern Ireland starting XI

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:52 am

Use our brand new team selector to pick the team you think should start for Northern Ireland at Euro 2016 – and share with your friends.

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NI boss O’Neill names Euro 2016 squad

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:32 am

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill announces his squad for Euro 2016, with Will Grigg and Lee Hodson included as expected.

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NI boss O’Neill names Euro 2016 squad

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:32 am

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill announces his squad for Euro 2016, with Will Grigg and Lee Hodson included as expected.

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Focused Scots can compete – Strachan

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:09 am

Gordon Strachan acknowledges Italy and France are “top” teams but is not fearing an “embarrassment” in Scotland’s double-header.

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Focused Scots can compete – Strachan

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:09 am

Gordon Strachan acknowledges Italy and France are “top” teams but is not fearing an “embarrassment” in Scotland’s double-header.

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Windass opens up about depression fight

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:55 am

Dean Windass speaks frankly about his battle with depression, a Scotland “call-up” and his hopes for son Josh at Rangers.

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O’Neill pleased by Netherlands draw

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:26 am

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill is happy with his team’s display in the 1-1 draw against the Netherlands in Dublin.

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Brentford’s Judge given doping warning

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:51 am

Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge is reprimanded after breaching doping regulations.

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Pantic has Reading manager talks

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:24 am

Reading hold talks with former Atletico Madrid winger Milinko Pantic about succeeding the sacked Brian McDermott as manager.

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Welsh Sports Hall of Fame honours Speed

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:06 am

Footballers Gary Speed and Neville Southall as well as rower Tom James and cricketer Alan Jones are inducted into the Welsh Sports hall of fame.

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Spurs to play at Wembley next season

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:41 am

Tottenham will play Champions League home games at Wembley next season – and could play all home matches there in 2017-18.

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Saturday’s Scottish Gossip

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:03 am

Rotherham keen on Hibernian head coach as Celtic midfielders are linked with moves to European clubs.

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Euro 2016: Spain crush Italy 4-0 in 2012 final

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 5:38 am

BBC Sport looks back at Spain’s 4-0 demolition of Italy in the Euro 2012 final to secure their third successive international trophy.

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Hodgson faces Rashford decision

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:56 pm

England manager Roy Hodgson says Marcus Rashford has done his chances of making his final Euro 2016 squad “no harm”.

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O’Neill hails ‘perfect night’ for NI

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:26 pm

Michael O’Neill said Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 send-off “couldn’t have gone any better” as they beat Belarus 3-0.

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VIDEO: Strikers sparkle as NI see off Belarus

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:51 pm

Strikers Kyle Lafferty, Conor Washington and Will Grigg score as Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in their final home match before Euro 2016.

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England v Australia – How the players rated

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:50 pm

Chief football writer Phil McNulty rates how England’s players performed in their Euro 2016 warm-up against Australia.

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Bale and Ronaldo are close – Ancelotti

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:35 pm

Ex-Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo are “really close”, despite rumours of a rift.

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Euro 2016 countdown: Rush, Saunders and Hughes seal stunning Welsh win over Belgium

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:31 pm

Goals from Ian Rush, Dean Saunders and Mark Hughes help Wales beat Belgium 3-1 in a 1992 European Championship qualifier.

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England 2-1 Australia

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:26 pm

Marcus Rashford furthers his claims for a place in England’s Euro 2016 squad after scoring in a warm-up win over Australia.

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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Netherlands

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:15 pm

Republic of Ireland concede a late equaliser against Netherlands in their penultimate fixture ahead of Euro 2016.

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Concussion could end my career – Hartley

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:03 pm

England captain Dylan Hartley admits one more concussion would make him consider his future in rugby.

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England Under-21s into Toulon final

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:52 pm

England Under-21s reach the Toulon Tournament final for the first time since 1994 after a 1-0 win over Japan.

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Northern Ireland 3-0 Belarus

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:33 pm

Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in their final home match before competing in the Euro 2016 finals in France next month.

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Rangers face Well in League Cup

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 7:05 pm

Rangers will face Motherwell in the revamped League Cup group stage with holders Ross County’s group including Raith Rovers.

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Rio 2016: Fiji’s quest for Rugby Sevens glory

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6:32 pm

Rugby Sevens gold medal favourites Fiji travel to Canada to prepare for Rio Olympic games, led by English coach Ben Ryan.

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Hearts fans vote to help pay for stand

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Foundation of Hearts members vote in favour of helping to fund the Tynecastle club’s proposed new £11m stand.

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Bale ‘better’ ahead of San Siro return

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:12 pm

Wales star Gareth Bale is a ‘better player’ for being at Real Madrid ahead of his return to the San Siro.

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Ayr United ‘own goal’ on topless model

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 4:34 pm

Ayr United score an “own goal” with a “sexist” kit promotion campaign, says founder of Scottish Women in Sport Maureen McGonigle.

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Pearson named new Derby County boss

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Championship side Derby County appoint former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson as their manager on a three-year deal.

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‘My most hated man joining my favourite club’

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:58 pm

Manchester United’s global fanbase gives a mixed reaction to Jose Mourinho’s appointment as manager.

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Scotland add Jones for Japan tour

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Scotland give a first call up to South Africa-based back Huw Jones as a late addition to the squad for the tour to Japan.

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Boss quits after team refuse promotion

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 2:18 pm

Non-league Cinderford Town refuse promotion after winning their league, prompting their manager and some players to quit.

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Notts County appoint Sheridan as boss

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 1:32 pm

John Sheridan leaves Oldham Athletic to become Notts County’s new manager on a three-year contract.

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The stories behind the play-off finals

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 1:03 pm

BBC Sport analyses the six play-off finalists as the 2015-16 Football League season concludes at Wembley.

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Mourinho confirmed as Man Utd manager

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 12:27 pm

Jose Mourinho is officially confirmed as manager of Manchester United and has signed a three-year contract.

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Busquets signs five-year Barcelona deal

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 12:27 pm

Sergio Busquets agrees a new five-year deal at Barcelona with a buyout clause of £152m and an option to extend until 2023.

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No England return as Armitage joins Pau

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Former England flanker Steffon Armitage will join French side Pau, ruling out a return to the national side.

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Superstars v grafters – who will win?

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:57 am

Will individual ability or team organisation prevail in the Champions League final between Madrid rivals Real and Atletico?

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Footballer accused of sexual grooming

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:57 am

An Oldham Athletic footballer is charged with sexual offences against an underage girl.

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Leeds target Clarke extends Rovers deal

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:24 am

Bristol Rovers manager Darrell Clarke agrees a new three-year contract to stay at the promoted League Two club.

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Allen a doubt for Wales’ trip to Sweden

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:43 am

Joe Allen is a doubt for Wales’ friendly in Sweden on Sunday because of a knee injury, but should be fit for Euro 2016.

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Boy’s bid to be football boss declined

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:36 am

Seven-year-old Ewen Mackenzie writes to football club about vacant manager’s job and gets a response from the chairman.

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Reading sack manager McDermott

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:33 am

Championship side Reading sack manager Brian McDermott, with his second spell at the club lasting just five months.

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Warburton misses England game

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:08 am

Wales skipper Sam Warburton misses Sunday’s Test, with Gloucester’s Ross Moriarty taking his place in the back row.

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Footballer accused of sexual grooming

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:02 am

An Oldham Athletic footballer is charged with sexual offences against an underage girl.

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Brazil call up Kaka for Copa America

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:43 am

Veteran midfielder Kaka replaces Douglas Costa in the Brazil squad for next month’s Copa America in the United States.

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Ched Evans rape retrial in October

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:37 am

Footballer Ched Evans’ retrial for rape will be held in October, a High Court judge announces.

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No pressure on Rashford – Barnes

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:34 am

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford can be fearless on his England debut against Australia, says John Barnes.

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Grigg and Hodson set to make NI squad

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:31 am

Will Grigg and Lee Hodson appear to have grabbed the final two places in Northern Ireland’s squad for Euro 2016.

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Select Mourinho’s Man Utd starting XI

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:25 am

We want you to select Jose Mourinho’s starting XI from the current squad and the many players Manchester United have been linked with.

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Cornwall favourites in final – Dawe

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:17 am

Cornwall are favourites to retain their County Championship title against Cheshire on Sunday, says head coach Graham Dawe.

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Italy will provide test of Scots’ depth

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:11 am

Gordon Strachan will hope facing Italy provides a test that can be a springboard for Scotland success, writes Liam McLeod.

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Mourinho’s Man Utd XI – your choice

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:07 am

You have chosen a star-studded Manchester United XI for new boss Jose Mourinho – using the BBC team selector tool.

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Wales hoping Bale comes through final

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:59 am

Wales will watch Saturday’s Champions League final “behind a cushion” hoping Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale comes through unscathed for Euro 2016

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Mourinho: Still the Special One?

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:56 am

Following Jose Mourinho’s appointment as Manchester United manager, BBC Sport looks at the Special One’s record in numbers.

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Are Exeter Chiefs the new Leicester City?

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6:50 am

Is Waldrom the new Vardy? Or Parling the new Huth? BBC Sport looks at why Exeter Chiefs could be the Leicester City of rugby union.

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Mourinho’s Man Utd XI – your choice

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6:17 am

You have chosen a star-studded Manchester United XI for new boss Jose Mourinho – using the BBC team selector tool.

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Friday’s gossip column

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:58 am

Mourinho signs three-year deal with Man Utd, Gundogan nears Man City move, Guardiola wants to spend £200m, plus more.

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The game that kick-started the Champions League

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00 pm

A European Cup match 30 years ago between Real Madrid and Juventus set the ball rolling for the commercially focused Champions League tournament of today.

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Hodgson foresees winter break

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:24 pm

England boss Roy Hodgson says scrapping FA Cup quarter-final replays could be the first step to a Premier League break.

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VIDEO: Dutch game ‘ideal test’ for Republic

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:51 pm

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says Friday’s game against the Netherlands is the perfect test before Euro 2016.

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Liverpool’s Joe Allen unsure on future

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:36 pm

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen says his future at Anfield could depend on the chances he is given in pre-season

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Vokes shocked by Barton’s Ibrox switch

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:35 pm

Sam Vokes is surprised that Joey Barton gave up the chance of a Premier League return with Burnley to join Rangers.

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VIDEO: O’Neill expects ‘rousing’ Euros send-off

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:31 pm

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill expects a great atmosphere at a sold-out Windsor Park in their final home game before Euro 2016.

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Ospreys wing Hassler signs new deal

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:17 pm

Canadian wing Jeff Hassler signs a one-year extension to remain with the Ospreys until 2018.

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VIDEO: The Jacksons get behind The Owls

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:41 pm

Celebrities and sports stars, including the Jacksons, show their support for Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley ahead of the play-off finals.

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Mourinho and Man Utd agree deal

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:04 pm

Jose Mourinho is expected to be officially confirmed as Manchester United’s new manager on Friday.

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Houston backs ‘one-off play-offs’ idea

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:41 pm

Falkirk’s Peter Houston backs moves to change the play-off system as he is named the Scottish Championship manager of the season.

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FA Cup quarter-final replays scrapped

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:59 pm

FA Cup quarter-final replays have been scrapped from next season, the Football Association announces.

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Alston joins Saints from Falkirk

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:56 pm

Falkirk midfielder Blair Alston has moved to St Johnstone as a free agent and has signed a two-year contract.

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Manchester United: Jose Mourinho’s most famous quotes

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:55 pm

BBC Sport looks back at some classic Jose Mourinho quotes after he agrees a deal to return to the Premier League as the new manager of Manchester United.

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Skrtel quiet on Slovakia – Allen

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:42 pm

Wales midfielder Joe Allen says Liverpool teammate Martin Skrtel would not give hints on Group B rivals Slovakia.

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Coach banned for poking ball boy in eye

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 4:51 pm

Colombian football coach Alexis Garcia is banned for three matches for deliberately poking a ball boy in the eye.

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Chris Booy: Bristol chairman has ‘never smiled as much’ after promotion.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Bristol chairman Chris Booy tells BBC Points West he has “never smiled as much in his life” after winning promotion to the Premiership.

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Liverpool fined over fan fireworks

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 3:13 pm

Liverpool are fined by Uefa after their fans set off fireworks during the Europa League tie against Borussia Dortmund.

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Rangers vow action against guilty fans

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 1:51 pm

Rangers pledge to take action against any of the club’s supporters found guilty of disorder at the Scottish Cup final.

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Garcia Tena extends Hamilton stay

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 1:03 pm

Hamilton Accies extend Spanish defender Jesus Garcia Tena’s contract for another season.

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Famous 36-0 football win record ‘safe’

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:24 pm

Arbroath FC’s record-breaking 36-0 win is safe, despite an Ecuadorian team recording a 44-1 score, Guinness World Records confirm.

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I’ve made my choice – Ibrahimovic

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he has decided on his next move but remains coy on a possible transfer to Manchester United.

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Wasps’ Jacobs to retire at age of 34

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:07 pm

Wasps’ experienced Australian centre Ben Jacobs is to retire from rugby at the age of 34.

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Bristol ‘great for Premiership’ – Robinson

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:37 am

Bristol director of rugby Andy Robinson believes his side have plenty to offer the Premiership after their promotion.

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League Cup group stage draw on Friday

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:25 am

The first-round draw for the revamped League Cup will take place on Friday, with the new regionalised group stage seeded.

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Coyle makes exit from MLS side Houston

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:22 am

Former Burnley, Bolton and Wigan boss Owen Coyle leaves his role as manager of Houston Dynamo by mutual consent.

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Forster backs Saints in Europa League

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:46 am

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster says Southampton have the quality to mount a strong Europa League challenge next season.

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Leicester sign new England prop Genge

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:36 am

Leicester Tigers sign new England prop Ellis Genge from newly-promoted Bristol after a four-month loan spell.

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Houston to leave Bath for Australia

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:10 am

Number eight Leroy Houston will leave Bath this summer to join Australian Super Rugby side Queensland Reds.

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Thursday’s Scottish Gossip

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:57 am

Brendan Rodgers wants to sign Sunderland striker Danny Graham, while Rangers boss Mark Warburton is set to double his salary.

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Chiefs chairman wary of rising salaries

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:50 am

Exeter Chiefs chairman Tony Rowe has warned against the escalating player salaries in the Premiership.

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Scotland can reach World Cup – Marshall

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:00 am

Goalkeeper David Marshall believes Scotland can reach the 2018 World Cup despite their failure to qualify for Euro 2016.

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Sturridge misses England training

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:56 pm

Daniel Sturridge misses England’s training on Wednesday with Marcus Rashford set to start against Australia on Friday.

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Uncapped Daly & Parris in England squad

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:42 pm

Rachel Daly and Nikita Parris are included in the England women squad to play Serbia next month.

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