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England v Hungary: Gareth Southgate says he ‘commits a crime’ every time he picks team

Last updated on Less than a minute agoLess than a minute ago.From the section FootballVenue: Wembley Stadium Date: Tuesday, 12 October Kick-off: 19:45 BSTCoverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, text updates at BBC Sport websiteEngland boss Gareth S

‘Uefa care about money not players’

Thibaut Courtois has accused football governing bodies of prioritising money over the welfare of players, who he feels are being treated like "robots".The Real Madrid goalkeeper played in both of Belgium's Nations League games during the current inte

Scotland 3-2 Israel: John McGinn says side ‘puffed chests out’ to earn World Cup qualification win

Last updated on 56 minutes ago56 minutes ago.From the section ScotlandScotland players "puffed our chests out and showed character" to twice come from behind to beat Israel in a crucial World Cup qualifier, says John McGinn.The Aston Villa midfielder

Danny Ward: Wales boss Page backs keeper to ‘bounce back’ after Czech error

Venue: A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn Date: Monday, 11 October Kick-off: 19:45 BSTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio Wales and Radio Cymru, plus live text and score updates on the BBC Sport website and app. Highlights on Match of the Day

Newcastle United: Alan Shearer says Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of the club is a ‘special day’ for the fans

Last updated on 7 October 20217 October 2021.From the section NewcastleAlan Shearer says the Saudi Arabian-backed £305m takeover of Newcastle is a "special day" for the club's long-suffering supporters. The Magpies have struggled to challenge near t

Newcastle takeover: Amnesty International urges Premier League to change owners’ and directors’ test

Amnesty International has urged the Premier League to change its owners' and directors' test "to address human rights issues" amid the Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of Newcastle United.A consortium would be in control of the club, not the Saudi state

Nations League finals – who, what, where, why, when?

The Nations League finals get under way this week with four countries battling to win one of international football's newest tournaments.Hosts Italy are looking to do a Uefa double this year after winning Euro 2020.This is the second edition of the N

Cristiano Ronaldo: Ex-Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson says ‘start your best players’

Match of the Day pundits said they were "very surprised" by Cristiano Ronaldo's omission from Manchester United's starting line-up at the weekend - and it appears his former boss Sir Alex Ferguson was too.In a conversation with former UFC champion Kh

Liverpool 2-2 Man City: Why Reds got away with it – Jermaine Jenas

I still have Manchester City as favourites to win the Premier League - my only concern is that they are having to work far too hard at times to score.The level of play they have produced so far this season has not been matched by their goal return -

Xisco Munoz: Watford sack manager after poor spell

Watford have sacked their manager Xisco Munoz after 10 months in the job.The 41-year-old Spaniard helped win promotion to the Premier League last season after joining in December 2020.Watford are 14th with seven points from seven games and Munoz's la

Premier League predictions: Lawro v MMA star and Man Utd fan Michael ‘Venom’ Page, aka MVP

Liverpool are top of the table and yet to lose in the Premier League this season - but will their unbeaten record survive the visit of defending champions Manchester City?City's last trip to Anfield, in February, saw them win 4-1 after a nightmare di

Sparta Prague 1-0 Rangers: Steven Gerrard says racism penalties ‘not severe enough’ after booing of Glen Kamara

Steven Gerrard is urging stringent penalties to tackle racism after Glen Kamara was booed in Rangers' 1-0 Europa League defeat to Sparta Prague.The Finn was jeered six months after being racially abused by Ondrej Kudela of Sparta's rivals Slavia Prag

Cristiano Ronaldo: Man Utd match-winner brings reminder of glory days

The celebrations started in the 95th minute and continued for almost an hour after the full-time whistle.Manchester United needed some cheer, and they got it as Wednesday's Champions League match against Villarreal was won five minutes into stoppage

‘Unstoppable’ Lionel Messi ends ‘desperate’ goal search for PSG against Man City

Last updated on 28 September 202128 September 2021.From the section European FootballIt was the moment European football had been waiting for - and the one Pep Guardiola knew was probably "unstoppable".Lionel Messi glided forward from the halfway lin

Crystal Palace 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: Neal Maupay scores dramatic equaliser

Last updated on 27 September 202127 September 2021.From the section Premier LeagueBrighton players and Crystal Palace fans goaded each other near the tunnel following a dramatic and fiery end to their Premier League draw at Selhurst Park.Seagulls str

Arsenal 3-1 Tottenham: Gunners have had false dawns before but maybe this is different – Keown

There have been a few false dawns for Arsenal fans - days where we, wrongly, thought we had got 'our' Arsenal back again.Sunday's brilliant win over Tottenham might turn out to be just another one of those days, but maybe there's something different

‘It’s what we dream for’ – Mohamed Salah’s big Liverpool moment spoilt by brilliant Bees

Last updated on 25 September 202125 September 2021.From the section Premier LeagueIt was described as a "crazy game", a "wild ride" and something Brentford could only dream of as the newly promoted side came from behind twice to draw with title-chall

Chelsea v Manchester City: Thomas Tuchel has ‘highest respect’ for Pep Guardiola

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says Saturday's game with champions Manchester City is not about his rivalry with Pep Guardiola.Tuchel has beaten City boss Guardiola in their past three meetings, including last season's Champions League final.League leade

Fifa calendar reforms destructive for club game – ECA

Last updated on 11 minutes ago11 minutes ago.From the section FootballFifa's calendar revamp would "lead to a direct and destructive impact on the club game", says the European Club Association.World football's governing body has proposed a men's Wor

Carabao Cup fourth-round draw: Manchester City face West Ham, Arsenal host Leeds

Holders Manchester City will travel to West Ham in the Carabao Cup fourth round.West Ham beat Manchester United in round three and will face their neighbours - who have won the past four EFL Cups - next.Championship side Preston will host Liverpool a

Barcelona: The toxic battle ripping apart a European giant

When Joan Laporta was elected Barcelona president in March, one of the first things he did was make it abundantly clear that Ronald Koeman did not figure in his long-term plans.Six months later, he suggested he was on the verge of extending the Dutch

Euro 2020: Nights like this allow England to dream – Alan Shearer

Last updated on 6 hours ago6 hours ago.From the section EnglandIt is onwards and upwards for England at this European Championship, and nights like the one against Germany allow us all to dream a little about what might happen next.Before a ball was

England v Germany at Euro 2020: ‘Time for England to redefine their biggest rivalry’

Venue: Wembley Stadium, London Date: Tuesday, 29 June Kick-off: 17:00 BSTCoverage: Watch on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website, live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website.In England, football hurt is

Euro 2020: Jurgen Klinsmann says Germany would fear Jadon Sancho – if he plays for England on Tuesday

Everyone in Germany is surprised Jadon Sancho has not had more game-time for England at Euro 2020 - but they don't want to see that change on Tuesday.Sancho is huge in Germany because of what he has done with Borussia Dortmund, and is seen as a big s

Euro 2020: Wales defender Chris Gunter calls tournament format ‘a joke’

Defender Chris Gunter has criticised the "joke set-up" of Euro 2020 after Wales' last-16 exit against Denmark.After playing their first two tournament games in Azerbaijan, Wales faced Italy in Rome before meeting the Danes in Amsterdam.While three of