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Chelsea boss Emma Hayes on ‘exhaustion and relief’ as epic win seals Champions League semi-final berth

What a night.Chelsea booked their place in the semi-finals in the most thrilling way, coming out on top in a penalty shootout after Maren Mjelde also scored from the spot in the eighth minute of added time in extra time. "I'm just relieved it's over

Arsenal: How Gunners delivered on potential in Champions League

It was not that long ago that Arsenal were being written off as contenders this season after suffering an injury crisis.What a difference a few weeks make; now they are firmly in the hunt to win three trophies.A stunning first-half display against Ba

Scotland 2-0 Spain: Steve Clarke’s classy and clinical side give coming of age show

On nights like this - tumultuous and turbulent and a triumph from beginning to end - you raise your eyes to the heavens and thank the man above for Scott McTominay and his giant-killing chums, for Steve Clarke and his heroic leadership, and for the H

Euro 2024 qualifiers: Republic of Ireland 0-1 France – Pavard goal gives French win in Dublin

The Republic of Ireland made a losing start to Euro 2024 qualifying as Benjamin Pavard's superb second-half goal gave France victory in Dublin. Having held the French in a first half of few chances, the Republic fell behind five minutes after the res

Antonio Conte: Tottenham manager leaves after 16 months in charge

Last updated on 26 March 202326 March 2023.From the section TottenhamManager Antonio Conte has left Tottenham Hotspur by mutual consent after 16 months in charge.Tottenham are fourth in the top flight but are out of all cup competitions.Conte's assis

Croatia 1-1 Wales: Nathan Broadhead scores injury-time debut goal to shock Croatia

Wales debutant Nathan Broadhead secured a stunning 1-1 draw for Robert Page's side as they scored with their only shot on target in Split. Andrej Kramaric's sweetly struck shot on 28 minutes gave the hosts a deserved half-time lead.Wales improved aft

Julian Nagelsmann: Why did Bayern Munich sack their manager and turn to Thomas Tuchel?

In one of the most surprising managerial changes in recent times, Julian Nagelsmann has been fired as manager of Bayern Munich and replaced by former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel.The 35-year-old German, who led Bayern to the Bundesliga title in his fir

Harry Kane: ‘Complete forward’ can push England scoring record far into the distance

Harry Kane could have been forgiven for not just having history on his mind as he stared down Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma before the moment that re-wrote England's record books. The last time the Three Lions captain found himself standing o

Man Utd takeover: Sir Jim Ratcliffe & Sheikh Jassim to submit new bids as deadline extended amid confusion

Ineos owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim will submit improved bids to buy Manchester United after the initial deadline was extended at their request amid confusion on Wednesday night.Bidders were told they had until 21:00 GMT to

Women’s Champions League: Inconsistent technology ‘a problem’, says Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall

Arsenal manager Jonas Eidevall said it is "a problem for the competition" that not all games played in the Women's Champions League use the same technology.The video assistant referee (VAR) is introduced in the last eight, while goalline technology i

Aleksandar Mitrovic: FA says standard ban ‘clearly insufficient’ as Fulham striker charged

Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is facing a lengthy ban after the Football Association said its standard punishment for his sending off at Manchester United was "clearly insufficient".The Serbian has been charged with violent and improper conduct

Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace: ‘Fearless Gunners have a beautiful attitude’ – Martin Keown analysis

I loved hearing Bukayo Saka say Arsenal don't fear anyone when we asked him what he thinks about the Gunners' title run-in on MOTD2.It's a beautiful attitude for any side to have, and it's especially important in the situation that Saka and his team-

Antonio Conte criticises Tottenham Hotspur ownership and ‘selfish’ players

Last updated on 3 hours ago3 hours ago.From the section TottenhamA furious Antonio Conte says his players are "selfish" and Tottenham "can change the manager but the situation cannot change" in a stinging criticism of the club's culture."Tottenham's

Nottingham Forest 1-2 Newcastle: Alexander Isak scores dramatic late winner over Forest

Newcastle's Alexander Isak scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner at Nottingham Forest from the penalty spot to keep their hopes of a top-four finish firmly alive.Isak, who had earlier cancelled out Emmanuel Dennis' opener in the first half, coolly p

Arsenal 1-1 Sporting Lisbon: Arsenal knocked out of Europa League in penalty shootout defeat

Arsenal were knocked out of the Europa League at the last-16 stage in a penalty shootout defeat by Sporting Lisbon at Emirates Stadium.Gabriel Martinelli's spot-kick was saved by goalkeeper Adan to spark celebrations among Sporting's players at full-

Real Madrid 1-0 Liverpool (6-2 agg): Reds dumped out of Champions League

Liverpool's Champions League hopes ended at the hands of Real Madrid for a third consecutive season as they failed to overcome their first-leg Anfield demolition.The Reds, who lost the first leg 5-2, lined up with four forwards at the Bernabeu as the

Manchester City 7-0 RB Leipzig (8-1 agg): Erling Haaland scores five as City cruise into quarter-finals

Erling Haaland rewrote the record books by scoring an incredible five times as Manchester City swept RB Leipzig aside to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.Haaland becomes the fastest and youngest player to reach 30 goals in Europe's elite clu

Gary Lineker to return to Match of the Day as BBC’s Tim Davie denies climbdown

This video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.By Thomas Mackintosh & Andre Rhoden-PaulBBC NewsGary Lineker will return to present Match of the Day after he was taken off air amid an impartiality row

Fulham 0-3 Arsenal: Gunners restore five-point lead at top of table with convincing win

Arsenal restored their five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League in outstanding fashion with a ruthless victory at Fulham. Mikel Arteta's side responded to Manchester City's narrow victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday night by wrapping u

Crystal Palace 0-1 Manchester City: Erling Haaland penalty keeps pressure on Arsenal

Manchester City maintained the pressure on leaders Arsenal as the Premier League champions reduced the gap at the top to two points with a hard-fought victory over struggling Crystal Palace.Pep Guardiola's side had to remain patient at Selhurst Park,

Gary Lineker told to step back from presenting Match of the Day

This video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.By Rachel Russell & Charley AdamsBBC NewsGary Lineker has been told to step back from presenting Match of the Day until an agreement is reached on his so

Manchester United 4-1 Real Betis: Erik ten Hag’s side take command in Europa League last-16 first-leg tie

Manchester United took control of their last-16 Europa League tie against Real Betis with a commanding first-leg victory at Old Trafford.Marcus Rashford's thumping early strike put the hosts ahead and, while Ayoze Perez levelled for Betis, Erik ten H

Celtic 3-1 Hearts: Champions win Postecoglou’s 100th game in charge

Celtic marked Ange Postecoglou's 100th game in charge with a battling comeback win over Hearts to preserve their nine-point Scottish Premiership lead.Much-changed Hearts - missing regulars including top scorer Lawrence Shankland - stunned the champio

Watford: Chris Wilder replaces sacked Slaven Bilic as head coach

Watford have appointed Chris Wilder as head coach after sacking Slaven Bilic.Bilic, 54, left after five months in charge following a run of one win in eight Championship games.Wilder, who has agreed a contract until the end of the season, is Watford'

Bruno Fernandes: Man Utd captain ‘did not ask to be substituted’ in Liverpool defeat

Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes did not ask to be substituted towards the end of Sunday's 7-0 defeat by Liverpool, BBC Sport has been told.Ex-United captain Gary Neville questioned the 28-year-old gesturing to the bench when Marcus Rashford