‘He was regarded as a genius – now rattled Mourinho looks outdated’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is "looking outdated" and his personality has changed, says former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton.Mourinho has been criticised by some United fans and pundits for a style of football perceived to be unadventurous

Serena Williams: Miami Open tournament director says seeding rules should change

Seeding rules in women's tennis are a "kind of punishment" for players such as Serena Williams after maternity leave and "should be changed", says the tournament director of the Miami Open.James Blake, a former world number four, was speaking after W

Man Utd face Spurs, Chelsea play Southampton in FA Cup semi-finals

Manchester United will play Tottenham and Chelsea take on Southampton in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.Spurs made the semi-finals for a second successive season with victory at Swansea on Saturday, while 12-time cup winners United beat Brighton. Chel

Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka beats Daria Kasatkina to claim first WTA title

Unseeded Naomi Osaka claimed her first WTA title with an emphatic victory over Daria Kasatkina at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.The Japanese world number 44 beat the Russian 20th seed 6-3 6-2 in one hour 10 minutes.Osaka, who dropped just one

Watch: Lukaku heads Man Utd into lead against Brighton

Romelu Lukaku heads home a Nemanja Matic cross to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead in their FA Cup quarter-final against Brighton at Old Trafford.

Indian Wells: Venus Williams & Simona Halep suffer shock semi-final losses

Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina will contest Sunday's BNP Paribas Open final at Indian Wells after shock semi-final victories over Simona Halep and Venus Williams respectively.Unseeded Osaka, ranked 44 in the world, thrashed lacklustre world number o

VAR: Video assistant referees will be used at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Media playback is not supported on this device Video assistant referees will be used at the World Cup for the first time after Fifa formally approved the technology for this year's tournament.VAR h

Federer equals season-best start to reach Indian Wells semi-final

World number one Roger Federer equalled his best start to a season when he beat South Korea's Chung Hyeon to reach the Indian Wells Masters semi-final.The defending champion claimed his 16th victory of 2018 with a 7-5 6-1 win over the world number 26

England call-ups for uncapped quartet as Jack Wilshere earns recall

England manager Gareth Southgate has named four uncapped players in his 27-man squad to face the Netherlands and Italy on 23 and 27 March. Burnley's James Tarkowski and Nick Pope, plus Swansea defender Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Co

Jamie Carragher: Suspended Sky pundit faces no charges over spitting incident

Media playback is not supported on this device Jamie Carragher will face no police charges over the spitting incident that saw him suspended from his job as a Sky football pundit for the rest of th

Indian Wells: Caroline Wozniacki beaten by Daria Kasatkina; Angelique Kerber & Simona Halep through

World number two Caroline Wozniacki was beaten by Russia's Daria Kasatkina in the fourth round at Indian Wells.The Dane, who could have reclaimed the top ranking by winning the tournament, was beaten 6-4 7-5 by the Russian.Romania's Simona Halep, who

Kane? Ronaldo? Man City’s entire midfield? Who makes your Champions League team of the last 16?

Liverpool's front three? Manchester City's midfield? Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi plus nine others?We have been graced with some fine individual and team performances over the last month as the very best in Europe battle it out in the Champions

Andy Murray could make injury return at new British events in Glasgow and Loughborough

Andy Murray could make his return from hip surgery at one of two new indoor events in Britain later this spring.Murray said after his operation that he hoped to return "around the grass court season, or maybe slightly before".The Scot, 30, is unlikel

Suspended Carragher sorry for ‘awful’ behaviour and wants to ‘show the real me’

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher has apologised again for the "awful" spitting incident which led to his suspension by Sky Sports

Indian Wells: Novak Djokovic beaten by world number 109 Taro Daniel

Novak Djokovic suffered a shock defeat by world number 109 Taro Daniel of Japan as he was knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.The 30-year-old lost 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-1 in the second-round tie on his first appearance since an injury ended

Harry Kane injury concern for Tottenham Hotspur & England

England striker Harry Kane will have a scan on the ankle injury he suffered in Tottenham's 4-1 win over Bournemouth.Kane, 24, was substituted 30 minutes into Sunday's game after injuring his right ankle in a collision with home keeper Asmir Begovic.H

Serena Williams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the third round at Indian Wells as she continues her comeback after the birth of her child.The 36-year-old American, who was out for 14 months, beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 in round

West Ham launch inquiry after fans invade pitch during defeat

West Ham have launched an immediate inquiry after supporters invaded the pitch during Saturday's 3-0 home defeat by Burnley in the Premier League.At least two fans went onto the pitch after Burnley took the lead - with one approaching United's Mark N

Konta and Muguruza suffer shock Indian Wells defeats

British number one Johanna Konta suffered a shock straight-set defeat by 18-year-old Marketa Vondrousova in the second round at Indian Wells.World number 11 Konta had four set points in the first set and led 4-2 in the second but lost 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 t

What is the problem with Man Utd’s £89m man Pogba?

Paul Pogba has been getting a lot of criticism recently but, if I am ever negative about him, it is only because he is such a wonderfully gifted player that I want to see him do so much more.Although the £89m Manchester United midfielder has not bee

Williams wins on return to WTA Tour after birth of first child

Media playback is not supported on this device Former world number one Serena Williams won her first singles match on the WTA Tour for nearly 14 months as she returned after the birth of her child.

England women analysis: ‘There is a gap to the best, and Neville has to close it’

Phil Neville did not start by winning a trophy but the experience he got from the SheBelieves Cup was the next best thing.The new England boss wants to turn the Lionesses into the best team in the world and he will have learned an awful lot about wha

How eight female stars would change their sport

Media playback is not supported on this device When it comes to equality in sport, the struggle continues for sportswomen the world over.According to recent studies, they are often paid less and re

Chaos off the pitch, success on it – Juve’s ‘bride abandoner’ plotting Tottenham’s downfall

Tottenham v Juventus - Champions League round of 16Date: 7 March Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Venue: WembleyCoverage: Commentary on Radio 5 live, text commentary on the BBC websiteJuventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is used to criticism.Speaking in an intervie

Indian Wells: Great Britain’s Cameron Norrie into final qualifying round at BNP Paribas Open

British number three Cameron Norrie progressed to the final round of qualifying in Indian Wells with victory over American Christian Harrison.Norrie, 22, won 6-2 6-3 and will now play Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky on Wednesday at the BNP Paribas Open.M