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VAR: Hit or miss? Fans’ poll on football’s most controversial debate

"I'd rather play without it." "Ruining the game." "I don't know the rules any more."The video assistant referee (VAR) was brought in to improve football. But Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson, Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish and Manchester City

Manchester United 1-3 Paris St-Germain: Neymar scores twice for Parisians

Last updated on 2 December 20202 December 2020.From the section European FootballManchester United's Champions League campaign is hanging in the balance as two goals from Neymar helped Paris St-Germain secure victory at Old Trafford.Marcus Rashford h

Football fans return to games in England: Poll finds fans divided about stadium return

After 266 long days, the return of fans to English league football is finally here.But as clubs in certain areas of England prepare to open their turnstiles for the first time in almost nine months, a BBC Sport poll suggests fans are divided over whe

Leicester City 1-2 Fulham: Lookman and Cavaleiro prevent Foxes going level on points at top

Manager Scott Parker praised forward Ivan Cavaleiro's "courage" as his penalty helped Fulham climb out of the Premier League relegation places.Parker's side had missed three penalties in a row before Cavaleiro converted to help secure victory at Leic

Raul Jimenez: Wolves striker conscious in hospital after David Luiz head clash

Last updated on 29 November 202029 November 2020.From the section WolvesWolves striker Raul Jimenez is conscious in hospital and speaking after a clash of heads during his side's Premier League win at Arsenal.Sunday's match at Emirates Stadium was in

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss criticises BT Sport and calls Chris Wilder ‘selfish’

Last updated on 28 November 202028 November 2020.From the section LiverpoolJurgen Klopp sarcastically congratulated a TV journalist on James Milner's injury and called Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder "selfish" in another spiky post-match interview

Crystal Palace 0-2 Newcastle United: Callum Wilson and Joelinton score late

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says they are starting to see the real Joelinton after the forward had a hand in two late goals in a win at Crystal Palace.The Brazilian set up Callum Wilson for the first in the 88th minute and added his side's second 9

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Ludogorets: Jose Mourinho praises Dele Alli

Last updated on 26 November 202026 November 2020.From the section European Football Jose Mourinho described Dele Alli as a "team player" after the out-of-favour playmaker's performance helped Tottenham to the brink of qualification for the Europa Lea

Diego Maradona dies: Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in

Today's football superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo "could not even dream" of being admired as much as Diego Maradona was, says his former Argentina team-mate Ossie Ardiles. Three days of national mourning have begun in Argentina after Mar

Man Utd 4-1 Istanbul Basaksehir: Bruno Fernandes gives up hat-trick chance to keep his word

Last updated on 24 November 202024 November 2020.From the section European FootballBruno Fernandes says he turned down the chance to score his first Manchester United hat-trick in their Champions League win over Istanbul Basaksehir to keep his word t

Wolves 1-1 Southampton: Theo Walcott’s first goal since rejoining Saints earns draw

Theo Walcott said he "feels like a kid again" after scoring his first goal since rejoining Southampton in their Premier League draw at Wolves.Walcott, 31, returned to Saints on a season-long loan from Everton in October after leaving the club for Ars

Liverpool 3-0 Leicester City: Depleted Reds move second with comfortable win

Liverpool moved level on points with Premier League leaders Tottenham Hotspur and thwarted Leicester City's hopes of going top with an outstanding performance and victory at Anfield.Jurgen Klopp's side remain behind Spurs on goal difference but the m

Tottenham 2-0 Man City: Son Heung-min and Giovani lo Celso send Spurs top

Tottenham Hotspur went top of the Premier League after producing a display of clinical efficiency and tactical discipline to beat Manchester City.In the usual battle of wits between Jose Mourinho and his old adversary Pep Guardiola, the Spurs manager

ATP Finals 2020: Daniil Medvedev beats Rafael Nadal & Dominic Thiem overcomes Novak Djokovic

Venue: O2 Arena, London Date: 22 November Time: 18:00 GMTCoverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and mobile app; follow BBC live text commentary online.Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were knocked out of the ATP Finals as Dani

Dani Ceballos and David Luiz: Leaked training incident angers Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says there will be "consequences" for the source who leaked a story about an incident between Dani Ceballos and David Luiz.Reports said the two had clashed after a rough challenge by Ceballos during a practice match and that

ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic beats Alexander Zverev to make semi-finals

Venue: O2 Arena, London Date: 15-22 NovemberCoverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and mobile app; follow BBC radio and live text commentary online on selected matchesNovak Djokovic moved past Alexander Zverev in straight set

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss was ‘not close at all’ to leaving, says Guillem Balague

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola was "not close at all" to leaving the Premier League club, says BBC Radio 5 Live's Guillem Balague.They have won six major honours since the ex-Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach, 49, took charge in 2016."There were

ATP Finals 2020: Rafael Nadal beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to make last four

Rafael Nadal reached the ATP Finals last four by beating 2019 champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets.The Spanish world number two overcame Greek Tsitsipas 6-4 4-6 6-2 in London.Nadal, 34, had been the more consistent player until losing serve to d

Wales 3-1 Finland: Wales beat 10-man Finns to win Nations League group

A polished Wales overcame Finland's stubborn 10 men to win their Nations League group and clinch promotion to the competition's top flight.Finland's Jere Uronen was sent off after only 12 minutes for a foul on Harry Wilson, who then fired Wales in fr

ATP Finals 2020: Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev

Venue: O2 Arena, London Date: 15-22 NovemberCoverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and mobile app; follow BBC radio and live text commentary online on selected matchesAn error-prone Novak Djokovic was beaten for only the four

Spain 6-0 Germany: Ferran Torres hat-trick helps hosts reach Nations League finals

Manchester City winger Ferran Torres scored his first career hat-trick as Spain inflicted Germany's heaviest competitive defeat and joined France in the four-team Nations League finals. In a repeat of the Euro 2008 final, former Chelsea forward Alvar

Australian Open start in doubt because of Covid-19 quarantine measures

There is considerable doubt as to whether January's Australian Open can be staged in Melbourne as planned.The Tennis Channel reports that Victoria's government will not allow players to arrive in mid-December.Tennis Australia had hoped they would be

England v Iceland: Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling out of Nations League match

Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling will miss England's Nations League match against Iceland at Wembley on Wednesday because of injury.Manchester City forward Sterling missed the match with a calf issue.Both players will return to their clubs for fu

ATP Finals 2020: Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev win in London

Venue: O2 Arena, London Date: 15-22 NovemberCoverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and mobile app; follow BBC radio and live text commentary online on selected matchesTop seed Novak Djokovic started his bid for a record-equal

Ray Clemence: Former England, Liverpool and Tottenham goalkeeper was ‘one of the world’s best’

Ray Clemence, who has died at the age of 72, was quite simply one of the greatest goalkeepers of the post-war generation, with a glittering record of success at Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur that stands as a monument to his talent.Skegness-born Cle