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Sarina Wiegman: England boss says reaching Women’s World Cup final is a ‘fairytale’

Lionesses boss Sarina Wiegman says leading England to a first Women's World Cup final is a "fairytale".After England's 3-1 win over Australia in the semi-final, Wiegman is the first coach to take two countries to the final of the tournament, having l

Women’s World Cup – Australia v England: All eyes on semi-final showdown

Venue: Stadium Australia, Sydney Date: 16 August Kick-off: 11:00 BSTCoverage: Watch live on BBC One, listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds and follow on the BBC Sport website & app. Full coverage details; latest newsEngland and Australia are

Man Utd 1-0 Wolves: Gary O’Neil says Jon Moss admitted penalty error

Wolves boss Gary O'Neil says elite referees manager Jon Moss told him he "could not believe" his side were not given a penalty at Manchester United.O'Neil was furious his team did not get a late penalty when United keeper Andre Onana crashed into Sas

Moises Caicedo transfer news: Chelsea agree £115m deal for Brighton midfielder

Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo for a British record fee of £115m.But Caicedo's preference is Chelsea and they have finally succeeded with a bid after having a succession of proposals rejected by Brighton this s

Women’s World Cup: ‘Resilient England battle on but toughest test awaits’

England have answered every challenge they have faced at the Women's World Cup, but it will be nothing compared to what is likely to await them in the semi-finals.Having seen off the tenacity and unpredictable skill of Colombia in the 2-1 quarter-fin

Burnley 0-3 Manchester City: Erling Haaland scores twice in opening win

Erling Haaland was back in the old routine with a devastating display of finishing as Manchester City opened the defence of their Premier League title with a comfortable victory at Burnley. The goalscoring phenomenon, who hit 52 goals as City won the

Women’s World Cup 2023 quarter-final predictions: Rachel Brown-Finnis predicts all the scores including England v Colombia

Hosts: Australia and New Zealand Dates: 20 July-20 AugustCoverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage details;Latest newsThere are only eight teams left in the Fifa Women's World

Rangers 2-1 Servette: Hosts earn Champions League qualifying advantage over 10-man Swiss side

Rangers bounced back from domestic defeat by securing a one-goal first-leg advantage over 10-man Servette in Champions League qualifying. Labelled a "mega game" by Michael Beale, his pumped players delivered an electric opening following the weekend

Wolves: Julen Lopetegui leaves club with Gary O’Neil in line to replace him

Wolves boss Julen Lopetegui has left the club, with ex-Bournemouth manager Gary O'Neil set to replace him. The club have known for some time that Lopetegui, 56, wanted to leave.Wolves said both parties had "accepted their differences of opinion on ce

Women’s World Cup: England ride luck and stumble to victory after Lauren James sees red

The outcome was testament to the resilience England have built under Sarina Wiegman's management, but the European champions were also reliant on a whole load of luck in their last-16 victory over Nigeria.Twenty-four hours earlier, England supporters

Women’s World Cup: England wary of complacency in last-16 tie with Nigeria

Venue: Brisbane Stadium Date: 7 August Kick-off: 08:30 BSTCoverage: Watch on BBC One, listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds and follow on the BBC Sport website & app. Full coverage details; latest newsEngland put in a strong performance to fi

Rasmus Hojlund: Manchester United sign the Danish striker – here’s all you need to know

The comparisons between Erling Haaland and Rasmus Hojlund are obvious.Both are over 6ft with a mop of blond hair. Both are ruthless in the final third. And when the new Premier League season starts, both will be playing for Manchester clubs.On Saturd

Harry Kane: Bayern Munich want decision from Tottenham on England striker by end of Friday

Bayern Munich have told Tottenham they want a decision by the end of Friday over whether they are prepared to sell England captain Harry Kane.The deadline is a signal that Bayern are growing frustrated with the current situation, although it is not c

Alexandra Popp: ‘I can’t comprehend’ Germany’s World Cup exit

When the whistle went in Brisbane, confirming Germany were leaving the Women's World Cup 17 days before the final takes place, some players fell to their knees in tears while others stared, drifting ghost-like across the pitch, barely taking in what

Gabriel Jesus: Arsenal striker to miss start of Premier League season

Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus has had minor knee surgery and will miss the start of the Premier League season. Jesus did not play in Wednesday's pre-season win over Monaco and manager Mikel Arteta confirmed afterwards that the Brazil forward will be

China 1-6 England: Lauren James’ stunning display powers England into last 16

Lauren James produced a sensational individual performance as England entertained to sweep aside China and book their place in the last 16 of the Women's World Cup as group winners.It was a display worthy of their status as European champions and Jam

Women’s World Cup: England without Walsh still ‘strong enough’, says Wiegman

Venue: Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide Date: 1 August Kick-off: 12:00 BSTCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Sounds and follow on the BBC Sport website & app. Full coverage details; latest newsManager Sarina Wiegman pledged England are "strong

Germany 1-2 Colombia: Linda Caicedo wondergoal and 97th-minute winner stun former champions

Hosts: Australia and New Zealand Dates: 20 July-20 AugustCoverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website & app. Full coverage details; latest newsManuela Vanegas scored a 97th-minute winner as Colombi

Rasmus Hojlund: Manchester United agree deal sign Denmark striker from Atalanta in £72m deal

Manchester United have agreed a £72m deal to sign Denmark international striker Rasmus Hojlund from Serie A side Atalanta. The 20-year-old will move to Old Trafford for fee of £64m, plus a potential £8m in add-ons. Hojlund joined Atalanta in Augus

Lauren James: England’s ‘special’ talent makes her mark at Women’s World Cup

When Sarina Wiegman named her starting XI for England's second group game against Denmark, there was one addition that got the pulses racing - Lauren James.The 21-year-old had an impressive season with Chelsea and has already made her mark in an Engl

Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain’s Saudi Arabia move has ‘tarnished his reputation’ as LGBTQ+ ally

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section LiverpoolSometimes actions speak louder than words.It is not yet two years since Jordan Henderson wrote some 900 words in the Liverpool matchday programme, professing his support of Stonewall's

Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain confirms exit in goodbye video to fans

Jordan Henderson has confirmed he is leaving Liverpool after 12 years, before an expected move to Saudi Arabian side Al-Ettifaq.The 33-year-old midfielder looks set for the Saudi Pro League in a deal worth £12m plus add-ons.Posting on his Instagram

Kylian Mbappe transfer news: Will Frenchman move to Saudi Arabia or Real Madrid?

The future of Kylian Mbappe has become this summer's headline transfer saga.With the France captain having refused to sign a contract extension at Paris St-Germain, the French champions are attempting to cash in on their record goalscorer to avoid lo

Trevor Francis: Ex-England player and Britain’s first £1m footballer dies aged 69

Last updated on 43 minutes ago43 minutes ago.From the section FootballFormer England forward Trevor Francis has died aged 69 after suffering a heart attack in Spain.In 1979 he became Britain's first £1m footballer when he moved from Birmingham City

Women’s World Cup 2023: Midfielder Drew Spence says Jamaica aimed to ‘shock world’ after France draw

Jamaica's players set out to "shock the world" in their Women's World Cup opener against France - and did so despite unrest over complaints of "subpar" support from their federation.Facing the side ranked fifth in the world and packed with European s