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Premier League at 30: How football has changed

"Football didn't start in 1992." It did not, but it did change forever.Next week marks the 30th anniversary of the Premier League replacing the Football League First Division at the top of the English football tree.Here is what has happened in those

Man Utd’s Marko Arnautovic interest ‘a PR disaster’, says Chris Sutton

Last updated on 5 hours ago5 hours ago.From the section Man UtdBBC pundit Chris Sutton says news of Manchester United's move for Marko Arnautovic is "a PR disaster".Since new manager Erik ten Hag's tenure began with a 2-1 home loss to Brighton on Sun

Pick your greatest all-time Premier League team of the last 30 years

The Premier League is 30 years old this year. That is 30 years of iconic players and outright legends.We want to know who you would pick in an all-time Premier League XI.We asked you the same question five years ago and Cristiano Ronaldo was the only

Frank Lampard must find striker or Everton’s season could make dangerous false start

The last thing Everton needed after scraping over the line to survive at the end of one season, was to leave themselves hostages to fortune at the start of the next.Everton did plenty right despite starting the season with a 1-0 defeat at home by Che

Manchester City: Erling Haaland’s dream is to win Champions League, he tells Alan Shearer

Last updated on 18 minutes ago18 minutes ago.From the section Man CityErling Haaland will make his Premier League debut this weekend - and one great goalscorer has interviewed another, with Alan Shearer speaking to the 22-year-old Norway striker for

Premier League 2022-23: Everything you need to know as new season starts

The 31st Premier League season begins earlier than usual - Crystal Palace face Arsenal on Friday - as football tries to fit in a winter World Cup.What is new this season, who are the new faces and how does the winter break work? BBC Sport explains al

Premier League: A season like no other, but some things won’t change – Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer joins Gary Lineker and Ian Wright for Match of the Day this Saturday at 22:20 BST on BBC One and the BBC Sport website for highlights of seven Premier League games.The winter World Cup means this will be a Premier League season like no o

Premier League players to limit taking a knee

Premier League players will stop the pre-match anti-racism gesture of taking the knee before every match.Top-flight clubs started taking a knee to support the Black Lives Matter movement, which rose to prominence following the death of George Floyd i

How can England’s Euro 2022 win help grow the game?

How can England's Euro 2022 triumph be harnessed to help grow the game?After a number of false dawns in recent years when the Lionesses have made the semi-finals of major tournaments, it is a question the FA has been considering for some time. The le

Euro 2022 final: Women’s football will never be the same again

England have been singing the lament about football coming home for an age - but after the barren years of misery, it finally came through the door into the welcoming arms of an exultant Wembley as the Lionesses were crowned European champions. It wa

Euro 2022 final: England and Germany set for Wembley showpiece

Date: Sunday, 31 July. Venue: Wembley Stadium, London Kick-off: 1700 BST.Coverage: Watch on BBC One & BBC Sport website, listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, live text coverage on the BBC Sport website.England's Lionesses stand on the brink of women's foo

Euro 2022 final: Georgia Stanway says England’s men have made ticket requests

Venue: Wembley Stadium Date: Sunday, 31 July Kick-off: 17:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC One and iPlayer from 15:50. Listen to live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live. Live text commentary, goal clips, report and highlights on BBC Sport website and appEngla

Women’s European Championship: Ten years, six landmark moments

From record-breaking spectator numbers to enormous viewing figures, the growth of women's football in England has been rapid in recent years.The Lionesses' success on the pitch has fuelled a surge of interest in the sport and, while there remains roo

Euro 2022: England v Germany final will be ‘a great football feast’, says Martina Voss-Tecklenburg

The Euro 2022 final between England and Germany at Wembley will be a "great football feast", according to Germany boss Martina Voss-Tecklenburg.They will now play England on Sunday in front of a crowd of up to 87,200."It's a classic game, it will be

Euro 2022: How England have evolved under Wiegman

Even Sarina Wiegman could not have predicted the first 10 months of her tenure would include a 19-match unbeaten run, which saw over 100 goals scored by England on their way to a first women's major tournament final in 13 years.The Lionesses manager

Euro 2022: ‘There is genuine belief Lionesses can end wait to reach a final’

Date: Tuesday, 26 July Kick-off: 20:00 BST Venue: Bramall Lane, SheffieldCoverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport websiteEngland are preparing for a fourth successive semi-final at a women's major tournament - but th

What to expect from Euro 2022 semi-finals: England v Sweden, Germany v France

The Euro 2022 semi-finals line-up is complete and one thing is for sure - the trophy is heading to a new home after holders the Netherlands were knocked out.On Tuesday, hosts England play Sweden at Sheffield's Bramall Lane, with Germany and France me

Arsenal 4-0 Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel says his side ‘simply not good enough’

Thomas Tuchel questioned Chelsea's commitment and said they need signings urgently after a 4-0 pre-season defeat by Arsenal in Florida on Saturday.Gabriel Jesus, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka and Albert Sambi Lokonga scored in a comprehensive Gunners

Gianluca Scamacca: West Ham agree £30.5m deal for Sassuolo and Italy striker

West Ham have agreed a £30.5m deal with Sassuolo for Gianluca Scamacca.The Italy striker, 23, is set to become West Ham's fourth senior signing of the summer, with personal terms still to be agreed.Hammers boss David Moyes has spent the close season

Will Barcelona president Joan Laporta’s summer spending gamble pay off?

Last month Barcelona economic vice-president Eduard Romeu asserted he needed 500m euros to "save the club".Now, six weeks later, the fallen Spanish giants are splashing cash in the transfer market. Big time. Around £100m has been splurged on Leeds'

Euro 2022: England show credentials after passing true test

England suffered on Spain's famous passing carousel before clearing their heads to reach the Euro 2022 semi-final on a thunderous night at Brighton that contained all the classic ingredients of tournament football. No-one could make a convincing case

England v Spain: All you need to know for Euro 2022 quarter-final

Date: Wednesday, 20 July Venue: Amex Stadium, Brighton Kick-off: 20:00 BST Coverage: Watch live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website; listen to live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live; follow text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteEngland are prep

Arsenal agree Oleksandr Zinchenko deal with Man City

Arsenal have agreed a £30m deal with Manchester City to sign Oleksandr Zinchenko, which includes £2m in add-ons.The midfielder, who has played many games at left-back for the Blues, is currently on a pre-season tour in the US with the Premier Leagu

Lisandro Martinez: Who is Man Utd’s new ‘Butcher of Amsterdam’?

Manchester United have agreed to sign Ajax and Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez, nicknamed the 'Butcher of Amsterdam'. So what can they expect?The 24-year-old won two Dutch titles in three years under Erik ten Hag with Ajax, is their current play

Denmark 0-1 Spain: Late winner sees Spain set up quarter-final with England

Spain boss Jorge Vilda believes facing England will be "the toughest game in the Euros" after their late victory over Denmark set up a quarter-final against the Lionesses in the European Women's Championship.Marta Cardona headed in the 90th-minute wi