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Middlesbrough ‘buzzing’ with FA Cup upset of ‘typical Tottenham’

Middlesbrough continued their stunning FA Cup run amid dramatic scenes at the Riverside Stadium on Tuesday, with Alan Shearer saying Tottenham's defeat in the fifth round was "typical" of the north London club.Teenage substitute Josh Coburn scored th

Ukraine crisis: Fifa and Uefa suspend all Russian clubs and national teams

Russian football clubs and national teams have been suspended from all competitions by Fifa and Uefa after the country's invasion of Ukraine.The world and European football governing bodies said they would be banned "until further notice".It means th

Carabao Cup final: Liverpool’s win against Chelsea could turbocharge historic quadruple bid

Kepa Arrizabalaga was the Chelsea goalkeeper who refused to come off in a League Cup final. He could not wait to come on to face Liverpool in the same showpiece at Wembley two years later, but now probably wishes he had stayed in his seat. Kepa notor

Carabao Cup final: Chelsea and Liverpool meet in Wembley showpiece

Chelsea and Liverpool will meet in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley on Sunday to decide who wins the first domestic trophy of 2022.Thomas Tuchel and Jurgen Klopp have both been crowned European champions with their respective sides, but neither has w

Southampton 2-0 Norwich City: Saints edge closer to European places with win over bottom club

Southampton edged closer to the European places with a comfortable Premier League win over relegation-threatened Norwich at St Mary's.Che Adams scored the opening goal of the game for the hosts, flicking the ball past Canaries goalkeeper Angus Gunn a

Ukraine conflict: Champions League final moved from Russia to Paris

The 2022 Champions League final will be played in Paris after Russia was stripped of the match following the nation's invasion of Ukraine.The final of Europe's most prestigious club competition was due to be played in St Petersburg on 28 May.Followin

Burnley 1-0 Tottenham: Conte suggests he may not be right man to manage Tottenham

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has suggested he may not be the right man to manage the club.Spurs lost for the fourth time in five Premier League games as Ben Mee's 71st-minute header boosted Burnley's battle against relegation.At the final whistle, a

Romelu Lukaku ‘taken out of the next fire’, so is Kai Havertz Chelsea’s short-term striker solution?

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section ChelseaThe questions directed at Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel before and after his side's Champions League last-16 first-leg win over Lille centred around Romelu Lukaku.After the 2-0 victory, whe

Romelu Lukaku: Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says ‘not time to laugh about’ striker

Last updated on 21 February 202221 February 2022.From the section ChelseaChelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said "it is not the time to laugh about" Romelu Lukaku after the £97.5m striker's recent struggles.Lukaku only touched the ball seven times in Sat

Manchester United: Ralf Rangnick says win at Leeds United ‘perfect response’ to unrest reports

Last updated on 20 February 202220 February 2022.From the section Premier LeagueManchester United manager Ralf Rangnick said his side's 4-2 win at Leeds was the "perfect response" to reports of unrest in his squad."We knew that it was an important wi

Man City 2-3 Tottenham: How Kane masterclass blew title race wide open

Last summer, Harry Kane was seen by many as the man to make sure Manchester City would retain the Premier League. Six months on, though, he may have just blown the title race wide open.The Tottenham striker did it in style too, with a scintillating s

Harry Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo captaincy rift at Man Utd ‘nonsense’, says Ralf Rangnick

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick says reports of a rift between captain Harry Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo are "absolutely nonsense".A story in the Mirror said the pair were "embroiled in a power struggle" over the club's captaincy. Rang

England 1-1 Canada: Lionesses held to draw in opening game of Arnold Clark Cup

England were "a little sloppy" and should have scored more goals against Olympic champions Canada in their opening match of the Arnold Clark Cup, says manager Sarina Wiegman.Millie Bright gave the Lionesses the lead with an excellent volley at Middle

Diogo Jota: Liverpool forward suffers ‘twisted ankle’ in Inter Milan win

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said the only negative from his team's 2-0 win over Inter Milan in the Champions League last-16 was an ankle injury to Diogo Jota.Jota was replaced at the start of the second half by Roberto Firmino, who opened the scoring

Sporting Lisbon 0-5 Man City: Stellar City smash Sporting in Portugal

Last updated on 15 February 202215 February 2022.From the section European FootballManchester City effectively sealed their progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a stunning last-16, first-leg demolition of Sporting Lisbon in Por

Champions League returns: What to look out for in 2021-22 knockout stages

A clean sweep of English teams but no Barcelona. No away goals either. The Champions League last 16 starts this week with Paris St-Germain v Real Madrid and Sporting Lisbon v Manchester City on Tuesday.Let's jog your memory on who is still in it and

Newcastle: Kieran Trippier injury could be disastrous – Jermaine Jenas analysis

It would be disastrous for Newcastle if Kieran Trippier's foot injury is serious - yes, he is already that important to them.Hopefully the problem he suffered in Sunday's win against Aston Villa is just a bit of bone bruising and it will only be a co

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is Man Utd forward the problem or solution for misfiring team?

Last updated on 12 February 202212 February 2022.From the section Man UtdWhen Cristiano Ronaldo made his sensational return to Manchester United last summer, it was billed as the final piece in the jigsaw for a club seeking to rediscover its former g

Jonas Eidevall: ‘30,000 not 3,000 should have been watching WSL title match-up’

The Women's Super League's top two delivered a mouth-watering showcase at Kingsmeadow with drama up until the very last kick - but did it deserve a bigger stage?Chelsea and league leaders Arsenal somehow played out a goalless draw in front of 3,330 f

Liverpool 2-0 Leicester: Could Reds still catch reigning champions Man City?

For a while the Premier League title race has seemed a foregone conclusion, with Manchester City looking sure to pick up the trophy for the fourth time in five campaigns.Pep Guardiola's side moved 12 points clear at the top of the table on Wednesday

Wayne Rooney documentary: Record England goalscorer feared drinking could have led to death

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section FootballWayne Rooney says he feared he could have died or killed someone at the lowest point of his drinking problems.The Derby County manager and record goalscorer for both Manchester United and

Newcastle United: Why Eddie Howe and fans might finally sense a turning point in season

Last updated on 29 minutes ago29 minutes ago.From the section NewcastleAs 'Hey Jude' belted out at a triumphant St James' Park following Newcastle's 3-1 win over Everton, Allan Saint-Maximin could not help but join in. The Magpies winger held his arm

Bruno Guimaraes: Newcastle’s new signing believes club will become a big power in world football

Bruno Guimaraes says he signed for Newcastle because he believes the club can one day win the Champions League and become a significant force in world football.Guimaraes was also linked with Arsenal but says he is excited by Newcastle's potential fol

Afcon 2021: Senegal beat Egypt on penalties to win first-ever Nations Cup

Sadio Mane netted the winning spot-kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations, after the final ended goalless following extra time.The Liverpool forward had earlier seen a seventh-minute penalty saved

How Kidderminster Harriers went close to biggest FA Cup shock against West Ham

Kidderminster Harriers players were left devastated after being denied perhaps the greatest FA Cup shock ever by a late West Ham goal - twice.The 151-year history of the FA Cup is filled with stories of famous giant-killings - Ronnie Radford's goal f