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Man Utd 3-2 Atalanta: Solskjaer turns it around under pressure – but which Man Utd will face Liverpool?

Last updated on 20 October 202120 October 2021.From the section Man UtdThe reaction to Manchester United's 3-2 win over Atalanta was just about as confused as trying to sum up Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's present status as manager.Solskjaer thought they "p

Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by mutual consent after Saudi takeover

Last updated on 13 minutes ago13 minutes ago.From the section NewcastleManager Steve Bruce has left Newcastle United by mutual consent just 13 days after the Saudi Arabia-backed £305m takeover of the club was completed.Bruce said there had been "hig

Newcastle: Premier League clubs vote to block sponsorship deals linked to owners

Premier League clubs have voted to temporarily block teams agreeing lucrative sponsorship deals linked to a club's owners after the Saudi Arabia-backed £305m takeover of Newcastle.Eighteen clubs voted in favour of the ban at an emergency meeting on

What Newcastle need to do to stay in Premier League – Danny Murphy analysis

There's been plenty of talk about how Newcastle need to copy Manchester City's blueprint to turn themselves into a superpower in the next few years.First things first, though, they need to do what City did to dig themselves out of relegation trouble

Steve Bruce: Newcastle boss has been the ‘fall guy’, says son Alex Bruce

Steve Bruce has been the "fall guy" at Newcastle and it has been "really tough to watch" the criticism directed at him, says his son Alex Bruce.The Newcastle boss takes charge of his 1,000th match as a manager at home to Tottenham on Sunday.It is the

Man Utd defend decision to fly 100 miles to Leicester for Premier League game

Manchester United have defended their decision to fly the 100-mile journey to their Premier League game at Leicester.United say they would not normally fly to the game but plans changed due to "circumstances". There were reports of traffic congestion

Newcastle: Steve Bruce will stay in charge of team against Tottenham on Sunday

Steve Bruce will stay in charge of Newcastle for their Premier League game against Tottenham on Sunday following the club's £305m takeover. New part-owner Amanda Staveley said the club wanted to be "patient and considered" in their approach and that

90 people arrested at England Euro 2020 games, new figures reveal

There were 92 football-related arrests at England home matches during the 2020-21 season of which 90 occurred at Euro 2020, Home Office figures show. England played six out of seven matches at Wembley on their way to the final, which they lost on pen

Faroe Islands 0-1 Scotland: Steve Clarke praises match-winner Lyndon Dykes

Scotland match-winner Lyndon Dykes "sometimes doesn't get the credit he deserves", says boss Steve Clarke.Dykes' 86th-minute goal clinched a huge 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Faroe Islands.It was the Australia-born striker's fourth in as man

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