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Africa Cup of Nations: Deadly crush reported at Cameroon stadium

ReutersAt least eight people are reported to have been killed and dozens hurt in a crush outside an Africa Cup of Nations match in Cameroon.Video footage showed football fans struggling to get access to the Paul Biya stadium in a neighbourhood of the

Vitor Pereira: Everton have Portuguese coach on radar in search for new manager

Portuguese coach Vitor Pereira is on Everton's radar as owner Farhad Moshiri continues the search for a successor to sacked manager Rafael Benitez. Pereira, 53, has been linked with the club on several occasions and is currently out of work after lea

Southampton 1-1 Manchester City: Saints hold on for draw with Premier League leaders

Last updated on 22 January 202222 January 2022.From the section Premier LeaguePep Guardiola says Manchester City's 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League is beyond his expectations, despite dropping points for the first time since October as

Watford 0-3 Norwich City: Josh Sargent double helps Canaries to huge win at relegation rivals

Josh Sargent's first Premier League goals capped a "crazy couple of weeks" as the new father helped Norwich City to a crucial victory over 10-man Watford which moved them out of the relegation zone for the first time this season.The 21-year-old Ameri

Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool (0-2 agg): Diogo Jota double sets up Chelsea final for Reds

Liverpool reached their first Wembley final for six years as a double from "world-class striker" Diogo Jota set up a Wembley date with Chelsea in the Carabao Cup. Jota brilliantly filled the gaps left by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane - away at the Afr

Leicester 2-3 Tottenham: Steven Bergwijn scores twice in injury time to give Spurs dramatic win

Last updated on 19 January 202219 January 2022.From the section Premier LeagueSteven Bergwijn scored two injury-time goals as Tottenham fought back from 2-1 down to snatch an incredible victory at Leicester in a thrilling finish at the King Power Sta

Thomas Tuchel: Chelsea are ‘mentally and physically tired’ says Blues boss

Thomas Tuchel said Chelsea's players are "tired mentally and physically" after their 1-1 draw at Brighton left them with just one win in seven Premier League games and 12 points adrift of leaders Manchester City.The Blues led against the run of play

Robert Lewandowski: Bayern striker wins Best Fifa Men’s Player of the Year award

Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski was named 2021 Best Fifa Men's Player of the Year, while Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo landed the special award.Lewandowski, 33, claimed the prize for the second consecutive year after scori

Rafael Benitez: Everton owner Farhad Moshiri gambled and lost

Everton owner Farhad Moshiri took the biggest gamble of his turbulent time in charge when he appointed Rafael Benitez as manager in succession to Carlo Ancelotti - and failed. Moshiri, whose record since arriving at the club in 2016 shows he can be b

Rafael Benitez: How much longer can Everton boss survive in role after Norwich defeat?

Last updated on 15 January 202215 January 2022.From the section EvertonThere was a point in the first half at Carrow Road, when the home and away fans harmonised.Everton's travelling contingent demanded that Rafael Benitez "get out of our club".The N

Brighton 1-1 Crystal Palace: Late own goal gives Brighton deserved draw

Jack Butland "allowed us to go home with the point" said Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira after his keeper's fine performance helped them draw 1-1 with Brighton.Butland saved a penalty from Pascal Gross and made several key saves in the stalemat

Liverpool 0-0 Arsenal: Hosts frustrated by 10-man Gunners in their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta praised his side's "fight, determination and brotherhood" after the 10-man Gunners frustrated Liverpool in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Anfield.Granit Xhaka was dismissed after 24 minutes for denying a

Carabao Cup semi-final second leg: Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Chelsea (0-3 agg)

Chelsea eased into the Carabao Cup final as they closed out a comfortable semi-final win over Tottenham. Spurs never seriously threatened to overturn Chelsea's two-goal first-leg advantage and Antonio Rudiger's bundled finish from Mason Mount's corne

Southampton 4-1 Brentford: Saints win first home match since coming under new ownership

Southampton comfortably beat Brentford to move up to 11th in the Premier League - in front of the Saints' new owner Dragan Solak.Jan Bednarek gave the hosts the early lead when he glanced in a header from James Ward-Prowse's left-wing corner.Brentfor

Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa: McTominay the difference for Red Devils against Villa

Manchester United booked an FA Cup fourth-round meeting with Middlesbrough as Scott McTominay's eighth-minute header proved enough to beat Aston Villa at Old Trafford.McTominay was allowed to run unchallenged to the edge of the Villa six-yard box, wh

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Arsenal: Lewis Grabban knocks Gunners out of FA Cup

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta apologised for his side's display after they were knocked out of the FA Cup in the third round by Nottingham Forest for the second time in four years.Lewis Grabban slid home Ryan Yates' inviting cross seven minutes from t

Newcastle 0-1 Cambridge: Joe Ironside lives out dream with St James’ Park winner

Joe Ironside grew up idolising Alan Shearer and he emulated the Newcastle United legend by scoring a "dream" goal at St James' Park as Cambridge United dumped his hero's former club out of the FA Cup.The 28-year-old, along with housemate and goalkeep

FA Cup: Covid-hit Manchester City beat Swindon 4-1 to reach fourth round

Cole Palmer showed he has "the talent and ingredients" to make a big impact for Manchester City after playing a starring role in their FA Cup third-round win at Swindon, according to assistant manager Rodolfo Borrell.The 19-year-old midfielder scored

Erling Braut Haaland: Barcelona could sign Borussia Dortmund striker in summer, says Guillem Balague

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland could join Barcelona in the summer despite them being more than a billion euros in debt, says Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.The 21-year-old Norwegian has a 75m euros (£62.6m) contract release

Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Blues win Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

Chelsea deservedly beat Tottenham in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final, but had so many chances they should have already sealed their place at Wembley.Kai Havertz gave Chelsea an early lead when he ran onto Marcos Alonso's through ball and

Kieran Trippier: Newcastle agree £12m fee with Atletico Madrid

Newcastle have agreed a £12m fee plus add-ons with Atletico Madrid for England full-back Kieran Trippier.The 31-year-old is set to be Newcastle's first signing under their new Saudi owners - and first for new manager Eddie Howe since he took charge

Manchester United 0-1 Wolves: ‘I didn’t think we were all together’- Shaw questions side’s togetherness

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick knew he was taking on a tough job at Old Trafford. The 1-0 home defeat by Wolves merely confirmed it.After a result that left United in seventh spot, two points behind Tottenham, who have a game in hand, R

Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool: Mateo Kovacic & Christian Pulisic cancel out Mane & Salah goals in thriller

Last updated on 2 January 20222 January 2022.From the section Premier LeagueChelsea came from two goals down to earn a draw with Liverpool in a Stamford Bridge classic - a result that only strengthens Manchester City's stranglehold on the Premier Lea

Arsenal 1-2 Man City: VAR ‘inconsistency’ criticised by Albert Stuivenberg & Aaron Ramsdale

Last updated on 1 January 20221 January 2022.From the section Premier LeagueWhile Manchester City carried their winning form into 2022, the equally familiar debate around VAR controversy also continued in the first game of the new year.Arsenal assist

Southampton v Newcastle postponed because of Covid-19 cases and injuries in Magpies squad

Newcastle United's Premier League match away to Southampton on Sunday has been postponed because of the number of Covid-19 cases and injuries in the Magpies squad.Newcastle's match at Everton was postponed on Thursday after the club asked for the gam