Liverpool v Everton: Jurgen Klopp ‘couldn’t be less interested’ in derby record

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was served an "uncomfortable" reminder of his excellent record in the Merseyside derby as he prepared for Saturday's lunchtime fixture against Everton.Klopp has only lost one of 17 matches against the Toffees since join

Why goalkeeper Robert Sanchez could be Chelsea’s smartest signing

Chelsea's spending spree has seen them bring a string of expensive superstars to Stamford Bridge, but their smartest signing might turn out to be a £25m goalkeeper who was out of favour at his previous club.When Robert Sanchez arrived from Brighton

Aitana Bonmati: Spain World Cup winner says women’s football must keep ‘fighting’ for equality

Spanish World Cup winner Aitana Bonmati believes women's players are still having to fight "to be treated as professionals".The Barcelona midfielder, 25, is favourite for this year's Ballon d'Or.Spain's World Cup win was overshadowed by the fallout f

Harry Maguire says ‘proper England fans don’t boo players’ after Jordan Henderson jeers

England defender Harry Maguire says supporters who booed midfielder Jordan Henderson "aren't England fans".Former Liverpool captain Henderson was criticised for joining Saudi Arabian side Al-Ettifaq this summer."Proper England fans don't boo players,

Brussels shooting: Sweden fans spend night under police protection

About 400 Sweden fans spent the night in hotels under police protection after two Swedish people were shot dead in Brussels on Monday.An evacuation of the stadium began at about 22:45 BST, with the last fans and staff leaving at 03:00 (04:00 local ti

Scotland manager Steve Clarke praises fans for helping Scotland become ‘feared once again’

Scotland manager Steve Clarke hailed his players for reaching successive European Championships and doubts they "will fully realise the significance of their achievement yet".It is the just the fourth men's Euros qualification in Scotland's history."

Manchester United: Qatar’s Sheikh Jassim withdraws from process to buy club

Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani has withdrawn from the process to buy Manchester United, BBC Sport has been told.The Glazer family, who bought United for £790m in 2005, announced in November 2022 they were considering selling.British

England 1-0 Australia: Fans booing Jordan Henderson ‘defies logic’ says Gareth Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate says "it defies logic" that some England fans booed Jordan Henderson during the 1-0 win over Australia.England captain Henderson, 33, was jeered by a section of fans when he was substituted in the 62nd minute."He is a

Euro 2024 qualifying: VAR confusion reigns as Scotland lose in Seville

Last updated on 12 October 202312 October 2023.From the section ScotlandEvery Scottish soul in the place knew what was coming.The two giant screens inside Seville's Estadio de La Cartuja, a pair of roja harbingers of doom, flashed up 'VAR check in pr

Spain v Scotland: Steve Clarke’s side on brink of qualifying for Euro 2024

Last updated on 11 October 202311 October 2023.From the section ScotlandVenue: Estadio de La Cartuja, Seville Date: Thursday, 12 October Kick-off: 19:45 BSTCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland and online, follow live on the BBC Sport website &

Harry Maguire praises David Beckham over career advice

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section EnglandHarry Maguire says a call from David Beckham "meant everything" after being jeered by Scotland fans.The England centre-back scored an own goal as a substitute in last month's 3-1 friendly w

Bukayo Saka: Arsenal forward ruled out of England squad for October games

Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka has been ruled out of England's games against Australia and Italy because of injury.The FA confirmed he has withdrawn after being assessed by England's medical team and would not be replaced in the squad, which now has 25

Alan Shearer column: ‘Beating Man City is great for Arsenal and Premier League title race’

To finally beat Manchester City in the Premier League was great for Arsenal and their manager Mikel Arteta, and it is also good for the title race.I still think it will just be City and the Gunners battling it out come the end of the season but for n

‘He’s got Man Utd in his heart’ – Erik ten Hag lauds match-winner Scott McTominay

In the immediate aftermath of his sensational injury-time double that turned what was threatening to be another awful day for Manchester United on its head, Scott McTominay was asked what his manager had said to him as he prepared to come on as an 87

VAR: Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou would ditch system ‘in current form’

Last updated on 6 October 20236 October 2023.From the section TottenhamTottenham boss Ange Postecoglou would like to banish the video assistant referee system "in its current form".Spurs benefited from VAR officials failing to overturn a wrongly flag

SC Freiburg 1-2 West Ham: Aguerd goal earns Europa League win and English record

West Ham continued their successful start to life in the Europa League with a record-breaking victory at Freiburg.Lucas Paqueta leapt highest to set the Irons on course with a goal from a well-timed cross by Jarrod Bowen.Following their first-half do

Newcastle United 4-1 Paris St-Germain: Magpies’ win worth the 20-year wait – Phil McNulty

Newcastle United and the Toon Army had waited two decades for a Champions League night like this and when it came it was worth every day and all the disappointments in between after an electrifying night on Tyneside.As the Geordie hordes filed down t

Man Utd 2-3 Galatasaray: Erik ten Hag faces more questions as he hopes to buck the trend

For Erik ten Hag, there was a worrying familiarity in the unwanted statistics that came out after the final whistle of his side's 3-2 defeat by Galatasaray at Old Trafford.Manchester United have opened a Champions League campaign with consecutive def

Fulham 0-2 Chelsea: Mykhailo Mudryk & Armando Broja on target for Blues

Mykhailo Mudryk's first goal for Chelsea and a strike from Armando Broja saw the Blues beat Fulham for only their second league win of the campaign.Mudryk has had a mixed time at Stamford Bridge since signing for £89m in January from Shakhtar Donets

Rangers: Michael Beale calls for unity after Ibrox exit

Last updated on 11 minutes ago11 minutes ago.From the section RangersMichael Beale has called for unity after he was sacked as Rangers manager on Sunday.The 43-year-old's tenure was brought to an end after less than a year in the post on the back of

Tottenham 2-1 Liverpool: PGMOL admits ‘significant human error’ over disallowed Luis Diaz goal

Referees' body PGMOL has admitted the decision to disallow Luis Diaz's goal in nine-man Liverpool's 2-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur was "a significant human error".At 0-0 and with the Reds a man down, Liverpool winger Diaz's goal was ruled out followin

Premier League injuries – ‘Players can’t deal any more with this overload’

Last updated on 29 September 202329 September 2023.From the section Premier League"Players can't deal any more with this overload."Those are the rather foreboding words of Erik ten Hag as the Manchester United boss grapples with an ever-increasing in

Liverpool: FSG agrees to sell minority stake in club worth £82-164m to Dynasty Equity

Liverpool owner Fenway Sports Group has agreed to sell a minority stake in the club worth between £82m and £164m to global sports investment firm Dynasty Equity.The deal ends the search for new investment by FSG, which wanted to retain majority own

Newcastle 1-0 Man City: Eddie Howe wants Magpies to “go one better” in Carabao Cup

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe says his side are eager to "go one better" than last season's runners-up finish in the Carabao Cup after his side beat Manchester City to reach this campaign's fourth round.Alexander Isak scored the winner for a largely seco

Kalvin Phillips: Pep Guardiola admits failing to replicate Kalvin Phillips’ Leeds form at Manchester City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has admitted he has failed to get the best out of Kalvin Phillips since signing him from Leeds United.Phillips joined City from the Elland Road outfit in the summer of 2022.Despite his £45m fee, the 27-year-old wil