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‘Football is about dreams’ – Dyche after Burnley move into top four

Burnley manager Sean Dyche said "football is about dreams" after his side moved into fourth place in the Premier League with victory over Stoke at Turf Moor.Substitute Ashley Barnes struck two minutes from time to ensure the Clarets' remarkable start

Australian Open: Former champion Victoria Azarenka awarded wildcard

Former world number one and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has been given an Australian Open wildcard.The 28-year-old pulled out of the US Open and Belarus' Davis Cup final earlier this year because of a custody dispute over her young son."Vika'

Man City celebrations ‘not to blame’ for derby row

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday's derby win and played down the post-match row.United boss Jose Mourinho had milk thrown at him outside the Old Trafford dressing rooms after objecting to C

Man Utd’s title hopes ‘probably’ over after loss to ‘lucky’ City – Mourinho

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side's title hopes are "probably" over because referee Michael Oliver failed to award them a penalty

Why Lukaku could be ‘most important player’ in Manchester derby

Manchester United v Manchester CityDate: 10 December, 2017 Time: 16:30 GMT Venue: Old TraffordCoverage: BBC Radio 5 live commentary plus live text updates onlineManchester United's Romelu Lukaku could be the most important player on the pitch in Sund

‘I don’t think I would be allowed’ – Mourinho on Guardiola’s ‘political message’

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho does not think he would be allowed to make a political statement on the touchline like Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola.Guardiola has recently worn a yellow ribbon - a symbol of protest against the impris

Ronaldo beats Messi to win fifth Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or award for the fifth time - and the second year in a row.Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the

Liverpool thrash Spartak to finish as group winners

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Liverpool became the fifth English club to qualify for the last 16 of this season's Champions League with a thumping victory over Spartak Moscow at Anfield.Jurgen Klopp's Group E leaders came into the game know

Serena Williams has entered Australian Open, says tournament director

Serena Williams has entered the Australian Open in January, tournament director Craig Tiley has said.The 36-year-old won this year's event in Melbourne while in the early weeks of pregnancy and gave birth to a daughter in September.Tiley told the Her

Chelsea do not fear Barca or PSG in last 16 despite slip-up – Hazard

Eden Hazard says Chelsea do not fear facing Paris St Germain or Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 after his side were held to a draw by Atletico Madrid and missed out on top spot in their group.As it stands, Turkish side Besiktas are the only

FA Cup third-round draw: Liverpool v Everton, Man Utd v Derby, Forest v Arsenal

Media playback is not supported on this device Liverpool will face Everton in the FA Cup third round, while holders Arsenal will travel to Nottingham Forest.Premier League leaders Manchester City h

‘Total belief, squad unity and late goals – who can stop Man City?’

We saw Manchester City destroy plenty of teams earlier this season but they are now showing some of the other qualities you need to win titles.I won the Premier League six times with Manchester United between 1996 and 2003, and our ability to keep go

Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Alfie Hewett beats Gordon Reid in all-British final

Alfie Hewett beat compatriot Gordon Reid in straight sets to become the first Briton to win the men's singles title at the Wheelchair Tennis Masters.Hewett, beaten by Reid in last year's Paralympic final, won 6-3 6-2 in one hour and 18 minutes in Lou

Pogba sees red as Man Utd beat Arsenal in thriller

Manchester United ruthlessly punished defensive errors to become the first side to win a league game at Arsenal since January in one of the matches of the season so far.Jose Mourinho's side were reduced to 10 men late on when Paul Pogba was sent off

GB duo Hewett & Reid to meet in Masters final

Wheelchair Tennis MastersVenue: Loughborough University Tennis Centre Dates: 29 Nov-3 DecCoverage: Watch live across Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.Alfie Hewett will play Gordon Reid in an all-British final at the Wheelchair Tenni

England face Belgium, Tunisia & Panama in World Cup group

Media playback is not supported on this device England have been drawn with Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G at next year's Fifa World Cup in Russia.Gareth Southgate's men will begin their to

Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett progress to semi-finals

Wheelchair Tennis MastersVenue: Loughborough University Tennis Centre Dates: 29 Nov-3 DecCoverage: Watch live across Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.Britain's Gordon Reid came from 5-1 down in a deciding set to beat top seed Gustav

England boss Southgate ‘won’t write off World Cup’

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018 drawVenue: State Kremlin Palace, Moscow Date: Friday, 1 December Time: from 15:00 GMTCoverage: Watch live on BBC Two & the BBC Spor

Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Gordon Reid and Andy Lapthorne win on day two

Wheelchair Tennis MastersVenue: Loughborough University Tennis Centre Dates: 29 Nov-3 DecCoverage: Watch live across Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.Britain's Gordon Reid won his second pool match at the Wheelchair Tennis Masters t

‘One of best I’ve ever scored’ – Rooney wonder goal as Everton thrash West Ham

Wayne Rooney scored a stunning goal from his own half to complete a hat-trick as Everton thrashed West Ham in front of incoming manager Sam Allardyce.The Merseysiders moved up four places to 13th in the table as Rooney latched onto Joe Hart's scrambl

Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Alfie Hewett wins as Gordon Reid loses on day one

Wheelchair Tennis MastersVenue: Loughborough University Tennis Centre Dates: 29 Nov-3 DecCoverage: Watch live across Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.World number two Alfie Hewett won his opening men's singles match on day one of th

Mourinho looks for killer instinct after win at Watford

Manchester United "should have been smoking cigars" in their Premier League victory over Watford, manager Jose Mourinho said.United led 3-0 after 77 minutes, but Watford netted twice in quick succession for a tense finish, before Jesse Lingard scored

Murray the mentor – tennis star to guide Britain’s best young athletes

Media playback is not supported on this device Three Grand Slam titles, two Olympic gold medals, one knighthood and a place guaranteed among the greatest British sportspeople of all time - imagine

Allardyce is leading contender for Everton manager’s job

Sam Allardyce is the leading contender for the Everton manager's job.The Premier League club's search for a new boss has taken on fresh urgency after Sunday's 4-1 loss at Southampton.Allardyce, 63, was an early candidate to succeed Ronald Koeman, who

Rodgers matches Stein feat as Celtic win Scottish League Cup

Brendan Rodgers became the first Celtic boss since Jock Stein to win four domestic trophies in a row as his side retained the Scottish League Cup.Motherwell held their own until James Forrest curled an excellent shot into the far corner shortly after