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Medical emergency in crowd stops Watford v Chelsea Premier League game

The Premier League game between Watford and leaders Chelsea was stopped after a supporter suffered a cardiac arrest.Referee David Coote took both sets of players off the pitch at Vicarage Road in the 12th minute with the score 0-0.Almost 25 minutes a

Ellen White breaks Lionesses goal record

Ellen White has become England Women's all-time top scorer after getting a hat-trick in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Latvia.White, 32, has moved on to 48 goals, two ahead of England legend Kelly Smith as the leading Lionesses scorer. The Man

Manchester United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

Last updated on 6 hours ago6 hours ago.From the section Man UtdManchester United have appointed Ralf Rangnick as their interim manager until the end of the season, subject to work visa requirements.The 63-year-old takes over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Chelsea 1-1 Man Utd: Jorginho recovers from mistake to earn Blues a point

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section Premier LeagueManchester United prepared for the arrival of interim manager Ralf Rangnick by earning a battling point against Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. United, under the c

Mary Earps: England boss praises goalkeeper’s role in Austria win

England manager Sarina Wiegman said goalkeeper Mary Earps "made the difference" in their 1-0 win over Austria at the Stadium of Light.Earps, who has started every game under Wiegman, made two important saves early in the second half.It was the first

World Cup 2022 play-off draw: Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraine

Scotland will host Ukraine in the play-off semi-final for the 2022 World Cup, while Wales have been drawn at home to Austria.If Scotland and Wales win their matches, they will face each other in Cardiff in a final for a spot in Qatar.Wales are biddin

Ralf Rangnick: Manchester United set to appoint German on six-month contract

Manchester United are close to appointing Ralf Rangnick as interim manager on a six-month contract. The 63-year-old German is poised to join United but will not be in charge this weekend against Chelsea while he waits for his work permit.United have

Karim Benzema: French footballer guilty in sex tape blackmail case

Aurelien MeunierFrance and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been found guilty of conspiring to blackmail a fellow French footballer with a sex tape.A judge handed Benzema a one-year suspended jail term and ordered him to pay a €75,000 (£63,00

Man Utd: Mauricio Pochettino ‘so happy’ at PSG and not distracted by link

Last updated on 54 minutes ago54 minutes ago.From the section Man UtdMauricio Pochettino says he is "so happy" at Paris St-Germain and will not be distracted by reports he is open to taking over at Manchester United.Argentine Pochettino, who managed

Manchester United search for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replacement at Old Trafford

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section Man UtdMichael Carrick was given no timescale and no certainty by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward when asked to step in as manager following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's dismissal.It seems certain C

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd sack manager with club seventh in Premier League

Last updated on 7 hours ago7 hours ago.From the section Man UtdManchester United have sacked manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following Saturday's 4-1 defeat at Watford.The club have won just one of their past seven Premier League matches and are seventh

Watford 4-1 Manchester United

Last updated on 5 minutes ago5 minutes ago.From the section Premier LeagueMore misery was heaped on beleaguered Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday as Watford sealed a deserved Premier League victory in front of a packed Vicara

Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City playmaker tests positive for Covid-19

Manchester City playmaker Kevin de Bruyne has tested positive for Covid-19 on his return from international duty.The 30-year-old will isolate for 10 days, meaning he will miss Sunday's Premier League match at home to Everton and Wednesday's Champions

Giovanni van Bronckhorst: Rangers appoint former Arsenal, Barcelona & Netherlands player

Giovanni van Bronckhorst says he feels "so lucky" after being confirmed as the new manager of Rangers. The Dutchman, 46, will replace Steven Gerrard - who left for Aston Villa - subject to being granted a work permit.Van Bronckhorst played for Range

Reading: Championship club deducted six points for breaking EFL financial rules

Reading have been deducted six points by the English Football League for breaching financial rules.The EFL determined the Royals lost £57.8m between 2017 and 2021 - the EFL's limit for that period is £39m.A further six-point deduction is suspended

Gary Hoffman: Premier League chairman set to step down over Newcastle takeover

Gary Hoffman is set to step down as chairman of the Premier League following a backlash from clubs relating to Newcastle United's takeover by a Saudi Arabian-based consortium.There are numerous human rights issues linked to Saudi Arabia.Amnesty Inter

Gareth Bale: Manager Robert Page says Real Madrid forward will not start for Wales against Belgium

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section WalesVenue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Tuesday, 16 November Kick-off: 19:45 GMTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales and Radio Cymru, plus live text and score updates on the BBC Sport web

Manchester City Women 0-4 Chelsea Women: Emma Hayes’ side close in on leaders with big win

Reigning Women's Super League champions Chelsea moved to within a point of leaders Arsenal with a dominant victory at Manchester City.Chelsea opened the scoring in the first minute when Jessie Fleming pounced on a defensive mistake to score.Emma Haye

Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal: Vivianne Miedema scores dramatic late equaliser in derby

Arsenal saved their unbeaten start to the Women's Super League season in dramatic fashion as Vivianne Miedema scored a stoppage-time equaliser against north London rivals Tottenham.The league leaders trailed after Rachel Williams bundled in the opene

Ron Flowers: Former England international and 1966 squad member dies at 87

Former England and Wolves midfielder Ron Flowers has died at the age of 87.He earned 49 caps for England and made 515 appearances for Wolves between 1952 and 1967.Flowers helped the Midlands club to three First Division titles and also won the 1960 F

Steven Gerrard to Aston Villa: ‘A gamble with risk on both sides’

Aston Villa's swift and slick appointment of Rangers manager Steven Gerrard as successor to the sacked Dean Smith suggests this was a move that did not require a great deal of persuasion on either side. Villa chief executive Christian Purslow knows G

Eddie Howe: Newcastle a perfect fit for me, says new boss

Last updated on 35 minutes ago35 minutes ago.From the section NewcastleNewcastle boss Eddie Howe says the club are a "perfect fit" for him after taking over on Monday.Howe, who has signed a contract until the summer of 2024, has not been in managemen

Steven Gerrard: Rangers manager high on Aston Villa shortlist to replace Dean Smith

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard remains high on Aston Villa's list of potential targets to replace Dean Smith - but other contenders are under discussion. Villa's hierarchy are impressed by Gerrard's work in revitalising Rangers in what is his first mana

Eddie Howe: Newcastle United appoint former Bournemouth boss as new head coach

Newcastle United have appointed Eddie Howe to succeed Steve Bruce as the Premier League club's head coach.Howe, who has signed a contract until the summer of 2024, has not been in management since he left Bournemouth in August 2020 following relegati

Dean Smith: Aston Villa sack manager after three years in charge

Aston Villa have sacked manager Dean Smith after three years in charge.Smith, 50, leaves following Villa's 1-0 defeat by Southampton on Friday, the club's fifth successive defeat in the Premier League.Villa are 17th in the league, two points above th