Mason Greenwood attempted rape charges dropped

PA MediaCharges of attempted rape and assault have been dropped against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood.The 21-year-old was arrested in January last year amid allegations surrounding images and videos that emerged online.He was later cha

Transfer deadline day: Phil McNulty’s verdict on the big deals

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section Premier LeagueAn unprecedented transfer window closed with a record £815m January spend and Chelsea's British record £107m signing of Enzo Fernandez. At the other end of the scale, struggling

Manchester City transfer news: Bayern Munich sign Joao Cancelo on loan

It is a transfer no-one saw coming 48 hours ago - Manchester City full-back Joao Cancelo has joined Bayern Munich on loan for the rest of the season.The 28-year-old has played an integral part in the Premier League titles Pep Guardiola's side have wo

Sean Dyche: Everton name former Burnley boss as new manager

Everton have named Sean Dyche as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year contract until June 2025. The Toffees sacked Frank Lampard last week with the club 19th in the Premier League and two points from safety.Dyche, 51, had been out of work sinc

Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 Liverpool: Kaoru Mitoma injury-time goal sends FA Cup holders out

Kaoru Mitoma scored in stoppage time as Brighton knocked holders Liverpool out of the FA Cup with an impressive victory at the Amex.With the game heading to a draw, Japan winger Mitoma produced a great piece of control before firing in from close ran

Accrington Stanley 1-3 Leeds United: Jesse Marsch’s side progress to fifth round

Jack Harrison scored a stunning 25-yard drive as Leeds United progressed into the FA Cup fifth round for the first time since 2016 at the expense of League One Accrington Stanley.Harrison, who has been linked with a £20m move to Leicester City, fire

Sean Dyche: Everton set to appoint ex-Burnley boss as new manager

Sean Dyche is expected to be named as Everton's new manager, succeeding the sacked Frank Lampard. Dyche and former Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa were the two main contenders after holding talks with Everton's hierarchy.Bielsa was initially unde

English clubs spend £1.78bn on international moves in 2022

English clubs spent £1.78bn - more than three times that of any other country - on men's international transfers in 2022, according to data from Fifa.Italian clubs were second on the list, having spent a total of £543m.The top 10 most expensive mov

Everton: Farhad Moshiri says Toffees are not for sale

Everton are not for sale despite supporter protests against his running of the club, says owner Farhad Moshiri.Disgruntled fans have called for Moshiri and the board of directors to resign in recent weeks with the club 19th in the Premier League.The

Chelsea contracts to lead to Financial Fair Play rules change by Uefa

Uefa is to change its Financial Fair Play rules in response to Chelsea's recent trend of signing players on long-term contracts.Signing players on extended contracts enables Chelsea to spread the player's transfer fee over the life of that deal when

Arsenal 3-2 Man Utd: ‘Echoes of Wenger’s title-winners’ – Martin Keown analysis

I sensed the same belief and desire at Emirates Stadium on Sunday that we had at Highbury when I won Premier League titles with Arsenal back in the day.Right from the start, Arsenal's energy was just incredible and they were absolutely relentless in

Chelsea v Liverpool abandoned: Emma Hayes wants WSL to be ‘taken more seriously’

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes says women's football must be "taken more seriously", after her side's game against Liverpool was abandoned due to a frozen pitch.Just six minutes had gone when referee Paul Howard took the teams off.The game had kicked off

Liverpool v Chelsea: Jurgen Klopp and Graham Potter face off at Anfield on Saturday

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West Ham transfer news: Danny Ings joins from Aston Villa on deal until 2025

West Ham have signed Aston Villa striker Danny Ings in a £15m deal.The Hammers have paid an initial £12m for the 30-year-old, which will rise to £15m if David Moyes' side avoid relegation from the Premier League.West Ham said paperwork was submitt

Nottingham Forest make move to sign Newcastle United striker Chris Wood on loan

Nottingham Forest are trying to sign Newcastle United striker Chris Wood on loan until the end of the season.A deal for the New Zealand international could go through in time for him to play against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.Woo

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Liverpool: Harvey Elliott fires visitors into FA Cup fourth round

Last updated on 17 January 202317 January 2023.From the section FA CupJurgen Klopp said he has waited "ages" for Liverpool to win a game with a positive performance, after the Reds booked their place in the FA Cup fourth round with a gutsy victory ov

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager has no plans to quit ‘unless someone tells me’

Date: 17 January Time: 19:45 GMTCoverage: Watch on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app, plus live text updates and BBC Radio 5 Live commentary. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said he will not leave the club unless he is forced to,

Mykhailo Mudryk: Shakhtar Donetsk pledge £22m to Ukraine war effort after Chelsea transfer

Shakhtar Donetsk president Rinat Akhmetov has pledged to donate £22m to the Ukrainian war effort following the transfer of Mykhailo Mudryk to Chelsea.Akhmetov said the money would help a project named 'Heart of Azovstal,' aimed at "helping Mariupol

MOTD analysis: ‘It’s a shocking decision’ – Micah Richards on Bruno Fernandes goal

Match of the Day pundits Micah Richards and Ian Wright analyse Bruno Fernandes' controversial goal for Manchester United against Manchester City.Ex-City defender Micah Richards says the referee's decision not to rule the goal out for offside was "sho

Everton directors to miss Southampton game over safety threat

Everton's board of directors will not attend Saturday's Premier League game against Southampton because of a "real and credible threat to their safety".The club said the directors were advised not to attend Goodison Park following "malicious and unac

Benjamin Mendy found not guilty of six counts of rape

ReutersManchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has been found not guilty of six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. Jurors could not reach verdicts on one count of rape and one of attempted rape, following a six-month trial at Chester C

Manchester United agree Wout Weghorst loan deal

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst on loan for the rest of the season.The 30-year-old Burnley forward spent the first half of the season at Besiktas but is now heading to Manchester for a medical before the

Joao Felix: Chelsea sign forward on loan from Atletico Madrid

Chelsea have signed Atletico Madrid striker Joao Felix on loan for the rest of the season.Arsenal and Manchester United had been linked with the 23-year-old but he favoured a move to the Blues.The Portugal international has also signed a one-year ext

Gareth Bale, arguably Wales’ greatest, departs – the day his country dreaded

Last updated on 7 hours ago7 hours ago.From the section WalesIt was a moment Welsh football had been dreading for what felt like an age, a long-looming inevitability that a nation had put to the back of its mind for fear that it might actually become

Portugal: Roberto Martinez named as head coach

Former Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is named as Portugal head coach following Fernando Santos' departure.