Newport sign Day in club record deal

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:56 pm

Newport sign Peterborough goalkeeper Joe Day, who was on loan at County earlier this season, in a club record deal.

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Full recovery hoped for Carlisle

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:17 pm

The wife of former footballer Clarke Carlisle says she is hopeful he will recover fully after his accident last week.

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VIDEO: Key stats: Leicester’s 99-day wait for a win

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:11 pm

BBC Sport rounds up some of the key stats from Sunday’s bumper round of festive fixtures.

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Reds’ form no shock – Swans’ Taylor

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Swansea’s Neil Taylor says losing Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge has caused problems for Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

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Cardiff woes are down to Tan – Perry

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Former Cardiff City captain Jason Perry says owner Vincent Tan is responsible for the plight of the Championship club.

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Lennon seeks new recruits for Bolton

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Neil Lennon says his side’s hopes of reaching the Championship play-offs hinge on their transfer dealings in January.

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Cardiff plight down to Tan – Perry

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Former Cardiff captain Jason Perry says owner Vincent Tan is responsible for the plight of the club and manager Russell Slade.

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AUDIO: Simpson’s relief at Wasps away win

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Scrum-half Joe Simpson speaks to BBC Sport after Sunday’s win over Gloucester at Kingsholm, Wasps’ first Premiership away win of the season.

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AUDIO: Simpson’s relief at Wasps away win

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Scrum-half Joe Simpson speaks to BBC Sport after Sunday’s win over Gloucester at Kingsholm, Wasps’ first Premiership away win of the season.

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West Brom wait on Irvine future

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:28 pm

West Brom are not expected to make an announcement on Monday about the future of manager Alan Irvine.

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Hibs reveal fan ownership plan

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:21 pm

Hibs announce plans to allow supporters to purchase shares that would give them up to 51% of the club.

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VIDEO: Liverpool’s famous 1996 cream suits

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:20 pm

The FA Cup final of 1996 was an unremarkable 1-0 win by Manchester United but will be remembered for the cream-coloured Armani suits worn by the Liverpool players.

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VIDEO: FA Cup coverage on BBC TV

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Details of BBC Sport’s upcoming TV coverage of the FA Cup third round over the festive period.

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Hodgson sets up England meeting

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm

England manager Roy Hodgson arranges a meeting with his players at the end of January so they can look ahead to 2015

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Barnsley P-P Oldham Athletic

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 11:50 am

Monday’s League One match between Barnsley and Oldham Athletic is postponed because of concerns over player safety.

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Diouf best in central role – Hughes

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 11:35 am

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says Mame Diouf is most effective playing down the centre, after his brace against West Brom.

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Anxiety or relief: Bosses under pressure

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 11:02 am

Manager reaction: West Brom’s Irvine vows to go on, Leicester’s Pearson lifted by support and Everton’s Martinez calls for unity.

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Torres confirms Atletico loan move

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 10:22 am

Spain striker Fernando Torres will return to Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan until the end of the 2015-16 season.

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Tipuric swayed by Ospreys’ vision

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 7:43 am

Wales flanker Justin Tipuric says Ospreys’ plans for the future made it a simple decision to re-sign with the Welsh region.

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VIDEO: When the Crazy Gang won the Cup

Monday, December 29, 2014 at 6:53 am

One of the biggest shocks in FA Cup final history took place in 1988 at Wembley when Wimbledon beat Liverpool.

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‘Lazy’ Shelvey must wise up – Monk

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:45 pm

Swansea manager Garry Monk says he will not tolerate anymore ‘laziness’ from Jonjo Shelvey, who he says must ‘wise up’.

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Is there a campaign against Chelsea?

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:39 pm

After Jose Mourinho’s outburst on pressuring referees, BBC Sport looks at the two sides of his campaign theory.

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Is there a campaign against Chelsea?

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:39 pm

After Jose Mourinho’s outburst on pressuring referees, BBC Sport looks at the two sides of his campaign theory.

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Fulham v Brighton & Hove Albion

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:34 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday’s Championship game between Fulham and Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Premier League mid-season verdict

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 10:54 pm

As the Premier League reaches its halfway point, Phil McNulty assesses every club’s successes and failures so far.

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‘We may have thought game was over’

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini wonders if his players switched off after taking a two-goal lead against Burnley.

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Manchester City 2-2 Burnley

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 8:23 pm

Second-half goals from George Boyd and Ashley Barnes earn Burnley a draw after Manchester City led 2-0 at half-time.

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Hull City 0-1 Leicester City

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 8:21 pm

Riyad Mahrez strikes the winner before half-time as Leicester clinch a first victory in 14 Premier League matches at Hull.

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West Ham United 1-2 Arsenal

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 8:19 pm

Arsenal move above West Ham in to the Premier League top five after two first-half goals give them a win at Upton Park.

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Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 8:17 pm

Leaders Chelsea can only pick up a point as they are held by a resilient Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium.

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VIDEO: Colback is a true Geordie – Carver

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:53 pm

Newcastle assistant manager John Carver says Jack Colback is a true Geordie after scoring the winner in his side’s 3-2 win over Everton.

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Cheltenham Town 0-1 Newport County

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:38 pm

Newport County move up to fifth place in League Two after Chris Zebroski’s strike gives the Exiles a narrow win at Cheltenham.

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Allardyce angry at ‘nonsense’ decision

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:37 pm

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce calls decision to disallow an Alex Song goal “complete nonsense” in the 2-1 loss to Arsenal.

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VIDEO: Hughes wants top-10 finish for Stoke

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:19 pm

Stoke manager Mark Hughes says he is aiming for a top-10 placing in the Premier League after beating West Brom 2-0.

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VIDEO: Millen credits Palace ‘togetherness’

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Crystal Palace caretaker boss Keith Millen says he was impressed by the togetherness of his team in the 0-0 draw at QPR.

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Reading 2-1 Norwich City

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:04 pm

Reading win for the first time under manager Steve Clarke to dent Norwich’s Championship play-off hopes.

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We struggled for life – Van Gaal

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:01 pm

Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal on his team’s draw at Tottenham, title chances and the busy Christmas schedule.

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VIDEO: Time to get basics right – Martinez

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says it is “time to get some basics right” after “silly mistakes” lead to defeat at Newcastle.

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VIDEO: Allardyce baffled by disallowed goal

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:57 pm

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is baffled by referee Neil Swarbrick’s decision to disallow Alex Song’s goal as Arsenal win 2-1 against the Hammers.

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AUDIO: Humphreys on Gloucester v Wasps

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:50 pm

Gloucester director of rugby David Humphreys speaks to BBC Radio Gloucestershire after Sunday’s 30-23 defeat by Wasps.

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VIDEO: Lambert praises Villa’s ‘commitment’

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:48 pm

Manager Paul Lambert praises 10-man Aston Villa for showing “great commitment” in holding out for a 0-0 draw against Sunderland.

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Aston Villa 0-0 Sunderland

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:46 pm

Ten-man Aston Villa hold on to secure a draw against Sunderland following Fabian Delph’s second-half red card.

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Cardiff fans entitled to boo – Slade

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Cardiff boss Russell Slade says he accepts the opinions of supporters who called for his sacking during Sunday’s defeat to Watford.

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VIDEO: We need to smell out goals – Poyet

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says his side need to “smell out” more goals after they drew 0-0 with Aston Villa.

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Dons can mount challenge – Miller

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:44 pm

Former manager and captain Willie Miller believes Aberdeen are capable of pushing Celtic in the title race.

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Newcastle United 3-2 Everton

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:39 pm

Newcastle record their first league win in four games as they beat out-of-form Everton at St James’ Park.

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VIDEO: Missed Hull chances frustrate Bruce

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:31 pm

Hull City manager Steve Bruce says missed chances in their 1-0 defeat to Leicester led to a “frustrating afternoon”.

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VIDEO: Pellegrini downbeat at ‘poor result’

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:25 pm

Manager Manuel Pellegrini says two games in 48 hours was “too much” for Manchester City as Burnley claimed a 2-2 draw.

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VIDEO: Redknapp happy with QPR points tally

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm

QPR manager Harry Redknapp says he is pleased with his side’s points tally after the 0-0 draw at home to Crystal Palace.

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VIDEO: Burnley ‘belief’ delights Dyche

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:02 pm

Burnley boss Sean Dyche says his team “believe in what we’re doing”, after drawing 2-2 with champions Manchester City.

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Stoke City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:57 pm

Mame Diouf’s brace gives Stoke victory at the Britannia Stadium to pile more pressure on West Brom boss Alan Irvine.

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VIDEO: Pearson ‘relieved’ to win at last

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:57 pm

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson is relieved to “get that elusive win” after a 1-0 victory at Hull.

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Campaign against Chelsea – Mourinho

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:53 pm

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says after a 1-1 draw against Southampton that there is a “campaign” against his side.

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Gloucester 23-30 Wasps

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:38 pm

Wasps score three first-half tries to beat Gloucester at Kingsholm and secure back-to-back Premiership victories.

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Queens Park Rangers 0-0 Crystal Palace

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:32 pm

Managerless Crystal Palace remain in the Premier League’s bottom three despite earning a point at Queens Park Rangers.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Brentford

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Nouha Dicko scores for the second time in consecutive games as 10-man Wolves hold on to beat Brentford.

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VIDEO: Arsenal ‘character’ delights Wenger

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:25 pm

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises his side for their “committed performance” as they beat West Ham 2-1 at Upton Park.

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Millwall 0-2 Bournemouth

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Harry Arter scores for the fifth successive league game as leaders Bournemouth beat Millwall to move clear in the Championship.

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Cardiff City 2-4 Watford

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Two goals from Adlene Guedioura help Watford come from behind to beat Cardiff City, who are now five games without a win.

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Gillingham 1-3 Bristol City

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Scott Wagstaff is among the scorers as Bristol City beat Gillingham to maintain their spot at the top of League One.

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VIDEO: Koeman praises ‘unbelievable spirit’

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 4:54 pm

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman praises his side for their “unbelievable spirit” as the Saint draw 1-1 against Chelsea.

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VIDEO: Mourinho angered by ‘campaign’

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 4:51 pm

Jose Mourinho believes there is “a campaign” against Chelsea as Cesc Fabregas is denied a penalty in a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

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Inverness CT 0-1 Aberdeen

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 4:51 pm

Peter Pawlett’s goal gives Aberdeen a win in Inverness and moves them to within two points of Premiership leaders Celtic.

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VIDEO: Spurs were fitter team – Pochettino

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Tottenham manager Manuel Pochettino says his team were the fitter side in their 0-0 draw with Manchester United.

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VIDEO: We dropped two points – Van Gaal

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he is “very disappointed” his team did not score in a 0-0 draw with Tottenham.

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Nottingham Forest 1-3 Birmingham City

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Clayton Donaldson scores twice as revitalised Birmingham City beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 at the City Ground.

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Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Manchester United’s pursuit of Chelsea and Manchester City suffers a blow as they are left frustrated by Tottenham.

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Welsh sides question derby officials

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 12:38 pm

Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac and Ospreys backs coach Gruff Rees are unhappy with the officiating of their Pro12 Welsh derby.

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England youth ‘lagging behind’ Germany

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The English game lags behind Germany in youth development, says Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore.

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England youth ‘lagging behind’ Germany

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The English game lags behind Germany in youth development, says Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore.

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England youth ‘lagging behind’ Germany

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The English game lags behind Germany in youth development, says Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore.

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West Ham put 20% stake up for sale

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:26 am

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan says 20% of the Hammers is for sale to pay off some of the club’s debts.

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Sheffield United P-P Scunthorpe United

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:07 am

Sheffield United’s League One fixture against Scunthorpe scheduled for Sunday is postponed on health and safety grounds.

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Sunday’s gossip column

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 8:15 am

Real Madrid want De Gea as part of Bale deal, Chelsea chase Silva, Crystal Palace to go back to Pulis, plus more.

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Tottenham Double winner Henry dies

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm

Double-winning former Tottenham Hotspur and England defender Ron Henry dies at the age of 80.

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Hull v Leicester ‘bigger than final’

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10:36 pm

Hull manager Steve Bruce says being nine points ahead of Leicester after Sunday’s game would be “huge”.

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Festive schedule a disgrace – Poyet

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm

Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet says playing two matches in three days over Christmas is a “disgrace”.

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Terry deal a formality – Mourinho

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho expects John Terry to stay beyond the end of the season, when his contract expires.

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Swans’ Bony focused on Anfield test

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Top scorer Wilfried Bony says he is only thinking about Swansea’s next two games despite the looming African Cup of Nations.

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Ospreys’ Biggar apologises to fans

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Ospreys fly-half Dan Biggar apologises to fans for his side’s poor performance despite their derby win over Scarlets.

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AUDIO: Clark on Harlequins v Northampton

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 8:08 pm

Northampton Saints forward Calum Clark talks to BBC Radio Northampton after the 30-25 win over Harlequins.

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AUDIO: Booth on Bath v Exeter Chiefs

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 7:42 pm

Bath coach Toby Booth speaks to BBC Radio Bristol after Saturday’s 31-14 win over Exeter Chiefs.

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Ospreys 17-15 Scarlets

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 7:19 pm

Tries from Aisea Natoga and Dan Lydiate see Ospreys edge Scarlets 17-15 in a fierce Pro12 Welsh derby in Swansea.

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St Johnstone 2-1 Dundee United

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 6:58 pm

St Johnstone come from behind to beat Dundee United with Chris Millar grabbing a late winner at McDairmid Park.

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Harlequins 25-30 Northampton

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 6:41 pm

Northampton stay top of the Premiership with victory over Harlequins in front of a sell-out 82,000 crowd at Twickenham.

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Mourinho – top at Christmas & in May

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 6:31 pm

Jose Mourinho’s teams have been top seven times at Christmas, always going on to win the league. Is he set for an eighth success?

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Livingston 0-1 Heart of Midlothian

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Hearts move 15 points clear at the top of the Scottish Championship with victory over Livingston.

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Hibernian 4-0 Rangers

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Hibernian turn in an impressive display to hammer Rangers on Kenny McDowall’s first game in charge of the Ibrox side.

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Newcastle 23-25 Saracens

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:30 pm

Tries from Neil de Kock, Nick Tompkins and Chris Ashton give Saracens a narrow Premiership win at Newcastle.

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Celtic 0-0 Ross County

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:19 pm

Ross County put the shackles on Celtic as they hold the champions to a point in the Scottish Premiership.

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Motherwell 1-0 Partick Thistle

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Motherwell make it two wins out of two under new boss Ian Baraclough thanks to a first-half penalty from John Sutton.

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Dundee 1-3 St Mirren

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:09 pm

Kenny McLean nets twice as St Mirren end a run of 10 games without a win to move off the foot of the Premiership.

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Kilmarnock 1-0 Hamilton Academical

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:04 pm

Alexei Eremenko scores a last-gasp free-kick to snatch a win for Kilmarnock over high-flying Hamilton.

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Bath 31-14 Exeter

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Bath keep pace with leaders Northampton with a hard-fought, bonus-point win over Exeter at the Recreation Ground.

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Glasgow 16-6 Edinburgh

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Josh Strauss lands the game’s only try as Glasgow dig out a bruising win against rivals Edinburgh at Scotstoun.

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Sale 30-32 Leicester

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Julian Salvi’s late converted try gives Leicester Tigers a superb comeback win against Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell.

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Saunders in as Gregory steps down

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 3:59 pm

Crawley Town manager John Gregory is stepping down to undergo heart surgery with Dean Saunders named as his replacement.

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VIDEO: The FA Cup: Semi-final highlights

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Steve Bower presents highlights of Aston Villa v Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-finals.

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Breslin upbeat on title challenge

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm

Cliftonville boss Tommy Breslin remains confident that the Reds can retain the Premiership crown despite slipping to fourth place.

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A footballer’s Christmas revealed

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Festive jumpers, snowy training and relaxing on a yacht. How footballers spend the Christmas period.

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