Relegated Wigan will ‘bounce back’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:24 pm

Wigan Athletic will “bounce back” after being relegated into League One, according to chairman David Sharpe.

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VIDEO: Get in the bin! Chelsea head tennis

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:22 pm

Chelsea stars including John Terry and Didier Drogba perform a head tennis trick at the dinner table.

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Bruce caution on Hull survival hopes

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:21 pm

Hull City have bolstered their chances of survival but still have work to do, according to manager Steve Bruce.

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Colchester United 1-1 Swindon Town

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:46 pm

Colchester miss the chance to move out of the League One relegation zone after they are held to a draw by Swindon.

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VIDEO: Players will keep fighting – Rodgers

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says his players will keep fighting until the end of the season after their 1-0 defeat away to Hull City.

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VIDEO: Hull still have work to do – Bruce

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:19 pm

Hull City manager Steve Bruce says his side still have work to do if to avoid relegation despite their 1-0 win over Liverpool.

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Bangor 2-0 Warrenpoint Town

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:18 pm

Championship side Bangor hold a 2-0 advantage over Warrenpoint Town after the Premiership play-off first leg.

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Hull City 1-0 Liverpool

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:10 pm

Michael Dawson scores as Hull boost their survival hopes but dent Liverpool’s top-four aspirations with a 1-0 win.

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Barcelona 6-0 Getafe

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:49 pm

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi score twice as Barcelona defeat Getafe 6-0 to move five points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga.

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Players’ union backs four subs idea

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:27 pm

A survey by football’s global players’ union FIFPro is backing the idea of allowing a fourth substitute in games.

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Liverpool fans boycott Hull game

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:46 pm

A Liverpool fans’ group condemns “greedy” clubs as fans boycott the match at Hull because of the £50 ticket price.

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Dack does not want County job

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm

Newport County interim manager Jimmy Dack has pulled out of the race to be the club’s next boss say the club.

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Result: Premiership play-off

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Championship side Bangor hold a 2-0 lead over Warrenpoint Town after the first leg of the Irish Premiership promotion/relegation play-off.

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Gerrard could face Suarez in US event

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Steven Gerrard could face ex-Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez when LA Galaxy play Barcelona in the Champions Cup in July.

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Wrexham appoint Mills as manager

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:19 pm

Former Gateshead manager Gary Mills is appointed the new boss at Wrexham, succeeding former boss Kevin Wilkin.

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Europe not sole focus – Gazidis

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:09 pm

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis says the club is not focused on winning the Champions League above all else.

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Cockerill admits to ‘tough’ season

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 4:20 pm

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill says their top-four spot is deserved, despite a “tough” season.

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Boss Mallinder eyes home semi-final

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder has said his side’s focus is now on clinching a home semi-final after their top-of-the-table victory over Saracens.

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Boss Mallinder eyes home semi-final

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder has said his side’s focus is now on clinching a home semi-final after their top-of-the-table victory over Saracens.

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Howe to stay at Cherries – Redknapp

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:50 pm

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe will be in demand by “big clubs” but will not leave, says former manager Harry Redknapp.

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Bale on course for Juve semi-final

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Gareth Bale is set to return from injury in time to feature in Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final first leg with Juventus.

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Phillips ponders Racing extension

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Mike Phillips says “there’s been a bit of chat” about him remaining at Racing Metro beyond the end of his current deal.

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Second Luton Town player arrested

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:11 pm

Luton Town winger Shaun Whalley is held over an assault following the arrest of team mate Ricky Miller in connection with an incident on Monday morning.

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Quartet to sign for London Welsh

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:06 pm

London Welsh sign Kieran Murphy from Brive, Jersey’s Ryan Hodson, Gus Jones from Wasps and Bath’s Will Skuse.

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‘PSG quartet will not leave club’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:01 pm

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and Javier Pastore will remain at Paris St-Germain next season, says the club president.

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Club bans 21 ‘brawling’ fans for life

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Burnley hands out life bans to 21 football fans who took part in a mass brawl against rival supporters.

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Club bans 21 ‘brawling’ fans for life

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Burnley hands out life bans to 21 football fans who took part in a mass brawl against rival supporters.

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Warriors sign Johnson and Peterson

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:41 am

Glasgow Warriors sign Australian centre Sam Johnson and USA international lock Greg Peterson on two-year deals.

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Chapman ‘should start for England’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:28 am

“Masterful” Chelsea Ladies captain Katie Chapman should start for England at the World Cup, says Blues boss Emma Hayes.

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Former Posh and Cambridge boss dies

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:16 am

Former Peterborough United and Cambridge United manager Chris Turner dies aged 64.

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Premier League promotion worth £120m

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:14 am

Promotion to the Premier League will be worth £120m to both Watford and Bournemouth, according to football finance experts.

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VIDEO: ‘Something that lives with you forever’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:08 am

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe and chairman Jeff Mostyn talk to BBC South Today after all but sealing promotion to the top flight.

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Jackett praises Swansea boss Monk

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:53 am

Wolves head coach Kenny Jackett believes former club Swansea City are back on track under current manager Garry Monk.

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Fleetwood reveal Uzbekistan link-up

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:25 am

League One side Fleetwood Town announce a partnership with Uzbekistan team Lokomotiv Tashkent.

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Nottingham sign four from Plymouth

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:23 am

Championship side Nottingham Rugby announce the signings of four players from recently relegated Plymouth Albion.

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Collapsed player needs ‘miracle’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:28 am

Belgian defender Gregory Mertens needs a “miracle” after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.

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Bosnich pleads guilty to charge

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:17 am

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich appears in a Sydney court to plead guilty to reckless driving.

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Kirk named new Bristol Academy boss

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:14 am

Bristol Academy name former Hibernian Ladies manager Willie Kirk as their new boss, replacing Dave Edmondson.

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Edinburgh ready for ‘huge’ final

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:33 am

Edinburgh prop Alasdair Dickinson plays up the importance of Friday’s European Challenge Cup final against Gloucester.

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Quins offer Roberts ‘highest level’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:20 am

Joining Harlequins would be a good move for Wales and Lions centre Jamie Roberts, says former Wales lock Gareth Llewellyn.

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SPFL could be set for new sponsor

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:36 am

The Scottish Professional Football League could be set for a new sponsor ahead of next season.

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Ramsey’s Morgan snub ‘understandable’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:24 am

Aaron Ramsey was within his rights not to shake hands with TV personality and Arsenal fan Piers Morgan, says Ian Wright.

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VIDEO: Mourinho’s weird vision of the future

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:00 am

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho responds to critics who have labelled his side “boring” by saying he imagines football “without goals”.

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Tuesday’s gossip column

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:51 am

Manchester City to bid for Jack Wilshere, Arsenal target Pedro, Real Madrid to swap Bale for Hazard, plus more.

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Mertens in hospital after collapsing

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:15 am

Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens is in hospital after collapsing during a development game for his club.

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Minnows who made the Premier League

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:43 am

As Bournemouth all but win promotion to the Premier League, BBC Sport looks at some of the other clubs who defied the odds.

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Cherries ‘achieving the impossible’

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:21 pm

Bournemouth will survive in the Premier League after effectively sealing promotion to the top flight, says chairman Jeff Mostyn.

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Chelsea win successive FA Youth Cups

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:20 pm

Chelsea win back-to-back FA Youth Cups with a comfortable 5-2 aggregate victory over Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

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West Brom set deadline for buyout

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10:22 pm

Groups interested in buying West Bromwich Albion are set a deadline of 31 May for any takeover to take place.

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Bournemouth 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:53 pm

Bournemouth all but seal their Premier League place as they go three points and 19 goals clear of Middlesbrough with one game left.

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Bucket collections to Premier League

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:44 pm

Bournemouth in the Premier League? We chart the remarkable rise of a club who were minutes from liquidation seven years ago.

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VIDEO: Bucket collection that saved Bournemouth

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:43 pm

As Bournemouth all but seal promotion, BBC South Today looks back at the bucket collection which helped ‘Save the Cherries’ in 1997.

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Gloucester fined for ineligible player

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:29 pm

Gloucester are fined and handed a two-point suspended points deduction for using an ineligible player in a Premiership match.

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Raith Rovers sack manager Murray

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:31 pm

Raith Rovers sack Grant Murray from his position as manager after five consecutive league defeats

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VIDEO: Bruce sympathises with fan boycott

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:25 pm

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has called on the Premier League to remember supporters when it comes to ticket pricing rules.

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VIDEO: Irish League Show – Crusaders crowned champions

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:14 pm

A behind-the-scenes look as Crusaders celebrate their Premiership title success after beating Glenavon 4-0 at Seaview.

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King and Murray’s SFA decision near

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:08 pm

The ability of Dave King and Paul Murray to sit on the Rangers board should become clearer this week.

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VIDEO: Cheeky Chapman lob keeps Chelsea top

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 4:44 pm

Watch a round-up of the best of the action from week four of the Women’s Super League One.

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‘Ringers’ cost non-league side dear

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 4:35 pm

Denso FC, who lost all but one match this season, have their only win wiped out for fielding four unregistered players.

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Bruce wants action on ticket prices

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:59 pm

Hull boss Steve Bruce calls for action on rising ticket prices as Liverpool fans prepare to boycott Tuesday’s match.

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Irish teams set for training match

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:50 pm

Northern Ireland will play the Republic of Ireland in a closed doors training match at the Aviva Stadium on 4 June.

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Pascali promises Killie improvement

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Kilmarnock captain Manuel Pascali promises supporters that the club’s players will redeem themselves against Hamilton.

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VIDEO: Savage and Shearer go head-to-head

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:56 pm

BBC football pundits Robbie Savage and Alan Shearer clash on a range of subjects during Sunday’s Match of the Day 2 programme.

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No hospital stay for Chelsea’s Oscar

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Chelsea’s Oscar visited hospital after sustaining a head injury against Arsenal but has now been released.

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£5 tickets for Scots’ ‘Family Final’

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Scottish Cup final tickets will be £5 for a significant number of Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Falkirk fans.

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Luton striker arrested over assault

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Luton Town striker Ricky Miller is suspended by the club after being arrested on suspicion of assault.

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Luton striker arrested over assault

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Luton Town striker Ricky Miller is suspended by the club after being arrested on suspicion of assault.

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VIDEO: Sturridge needs support – Rodgers

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the club will “look to address” the burden placed on striker Daniel Sturridge this summer.

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Hull City v Liverpool

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:58 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday’s Premier League game between Hull City and Liverpool.

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Hull City v Liverpool

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:58 pm

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday’s Premier League game between Hull City and Liverpool.

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Ferguson ready to return to football

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:57 pm

Former Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson says he would like to be back in management in time for the new season.

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Newcastle are a mess – Shearer

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:45 pm

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer believes the club are “in a mess” as they fight for Premier League survival.

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Scarlets prop John signs new deal

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:24 pm

Veteran loose-head prop Phil John signs a contract extension to remain with Scarlets for the 2015-16 season.

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Faletau ‘minded’ to stay in Wales

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:22 pm

WRU chairman Gareth Davies says talks over a dual contract are continuing with Wales and Lions number eight Taulupe Faletau.

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Algeria’s extremely close title race

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:20 pm

In Algeria’s Ligue 1, only 11 points separate all 16 clubs with just four games still to play.

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Aldershot appoint Smith as manager

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:13 pm

Aldershot appoint ex-Dundee and Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith as their new manager on a one-year rolling contract.

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Real best team in world – Hernandez

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:54 am

Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez says his loan club Real Madrid are the “best team in the world”.

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Aldershot appoint Smith as manager

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:53 am

Aldershot appoint ex-Dundee and Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith as their new manager on a one-year rolling contract.

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Swansea want to end on a high – Cork

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:49 am

Jack Cork says a positive end to the Premier League campaign will put Swansea City in a good position ahead of next season.

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Johnson Cheltenham’s ‘first choice’

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:44 am

Relegated Cheltenham Town would like to keep Gary Johnson as their manager next season, says chairman Paul Baker.

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Tranmere relegation ‘not disastrous’

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:26 am

Tranmere’s relegation from the Football League is “not disastrous”, according to chairman Mark Palios.

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Juventus boss angry over violence

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:15 am

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says “only a madman” would bring children to games after trouble in the Turin derby.

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St Mirren captain ‘spears’ team-mate

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:11 am

St Mirren captain Steven Thompson says he is “mortified” after ‘spearing’ team-mate John McGinn in a training ground prank

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Butcher in the frame for Newport job

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10:52 am

Former England captain Terry Butcher is understood to be in the frame to be the next boss of League Two Newport County.

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Carney return lifts Blues – Harrop

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10:22 am

Striker Karen Carney’s return from injury is a “massive boost” Birmingham City Ladies, says defender Kerys Harrop.

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Sturridge doubt for rest of season

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10:12 am

Injured Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may not play again before the end of the season, says boss Brendan Rodgers.

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Dunn announces Blackburn departure

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9:55 am

David Dunn announces he will leave Championship side Blackburn at the end of the season.

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FA People’s Cup: Semi-finals make a splash

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9:40 am

The dream of Wembley is getting closer for the FA People’s Cup semi-finalists.

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Hughes and McCourt to leave Brighton

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:19 am

Northern Ireland players Aaron Hughes and Paddy McCourt are released by Championship strugglers Brighton.

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Carver wants ‘protection from abuse’

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:22 am

Newcastle boss John Carver calls for more protection from his club after saying he was “abused” by supporters.

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VIDEO: Is Hazard a deserved winner?

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:37 am

Mark Chapman, Alan Shearer and Robbie Savage discuss whether Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is a deserved winner of the PFA Player of the Year award.

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Welsh youngsters make World Cup case

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:34 am

Eli Walker, Nicky Smith, Rhys Patchell, James Davies and Hallam Amos are tipped to win a Wales squad place for the World Cup.

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Welsh youngsters make World Cup case

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:34 am

Eli Walker, Nicky Smith, Rhys Patchell, James Davies and Hallam Amos are tipped to make the Wales World Cup squad.

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Monday’s gossip column

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:22 am

Liverpool eye Depay, Benteke and Ings, Depay plays down Manchester United talk, Southampton want Hernandez.

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Wasps ‘to become richest rugby club’

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 10:50 pm

Wasps announce plans for a £35m bond and say they are on course to become the richest rugby club in the world.

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VIDEO: Savage mocked for disco trousers

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 10:47 pm

Resplendent in John Travolta-style trousers, Robbie Savage films behind-the-scenes on the Match of the Day 2 set to the Bee Gees’ ‘Stayin Alive’ soundtrack.

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Who celebrated PFA award success?

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm

A run-down of the headline-making award winners and teams of the year from the Professional Footballers’ Association awards.

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Hazard can be ‘best in world’

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 10:22 pm

Alan Shearer explains why Eden Hazard is a worthy winner of the PFA Player of the Year award and says other accolades await the Belgian.

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Hazard named Player of the Year

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 10:21 pm

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard wins the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award.

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VIDEO: Foxes’ fantastic form: Key weekend facts

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:29 pm

BBC Sport rounds up the key facts and figures from the weekend’s action in the Premier League, with Leicester winning their fourth game in a row to move out of the bottom three.

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