England 3-0 Belgium: Chloe Kelly impresses on Lionesses return in victory

England began their final preparations for Euro 2022 with victory over Belgium as Chloe Kelly impressed on her return to the international stage.Manchester City winger Kelly, who suffered a serious knee injury and last played for England a year ago,

Steph Houghton: Former England captain left out of squad for women’s Euros

Steph Houghton has not been included in England's 23-player squad for the women's Euros.Houghton, who captained England for eight years, has not played since January because of an Achilles injury.The Manchester City defender has made 121 appearances

England 0-4 Hungary: Nations League experiment fails as Three Lions falter

As Gareth Southgate digests England's worst home defeat in more than 90 years he will be forced to confront an unwanted rewriting of the history books, but also consider whether his Nations League experiment has sent the Three Lions backwards with a

Australia 0-0 Peru (5-4 on pens): Australia book World Cup place with shootout win

Australia became the 31st team to book their place at the 2022 World Cup after beating Peru on penalties in an intercontinental play-off in Qatar.Goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne, who replaced Mat Ryan just before the shootout for his third cap, was the he

Liverpool close to signing Darwin Nunez from Benfica

Liverpool are close to signing Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez from Portuguese club Benfica.The deal is expected to be worth an initial £64m with about £21m in add-ons.Nunez, 22, scored 34 times in 41 appearances across all competitions for Benfica la

England 0-0 Italy: Is Three Lions’ lack of goals becoming a problem?

It was billed as England's shot at revenge after last summer's agonising defeat on penalties to Italy in the Euro 2020 final, but ended with boss Gareth Southgate leaving Molineux scratching his head after the Three Lions failed to score from open pl

Gareth Bale: Wales forward calls on governing bodies to protect player welfare

Venue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Saturday, 11 June Kick-off: 19:45 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, BBC Sport website and app, plus live text online. Highlights on BBC One Wales from 22:20 BST and later on demandWales forward Garet

Nations League: Deflating defeat in Kosovo continues winless Northern Ireland’s misery

There seems to be no end to Northern Ireland's Nations League misery as a 3-2 defeat by Kosovo means they have now gone 13 games without a win in the competition. Striker Vedat Muriqi scored an early penalty for the hosts in Pristina, with Zymer Byty

Nations League: Wout Weghorst denies Wales a draw with late header for Netherlands

The Netherlands dampened Wales' World Cup qualification party with a late Nations League victory in Cardiff.Still riding the wave of celebrations after Sunday's play-off final win over Ukraine, Rob Page's much-changed side started brightly as they se

Germany 1-1 England: Harry Kane scores 50th Three Lions goal with late penalty

Harry Kane's late penalty gave England a Nations League draw in Germany as he became only the second man to score 50 goals for his country.England captain Kane sent Germany keeper Manuel Neuer the wrong way from the spot with two minutes left, as a V

Croatia 1-1 France: Les Bleus yet to win in Nations League

Defending champions France have one point from two Nations League games after being held by Croatia in Split.They looked on course for victory when Adrien Rabiot's cool finish from Wissam Ben Yedder's ball gave them the lead.But Andrej Kramaric score

World Cup qualification ‘greatest result’ in Welsh football history, says Gareth Bale

Wales' thrilling World Cup play-off final win over Ukraine on Sunday is the national team's "greatest" result, says Gareth Bale.The talismanic forward made the difference when his 34th-minute free-kick was headed into his own net by Ukraine captain A

Qatar World Cup 2022: Wales and Ukraine set for momentous play-off final in Cardiff

Last updated on 4 June 20224 June 2022.From the section FootballVenue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Sunday, 5 June Kick-off: 17:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, BBC Sport website and app, plus live text online. Highli

Champions League final: Uefa apologises to Liverpool and Real Madrid fans

Uefa has apologised to Liverpool and Real Madrid fans caught up in events around the Champions League final and said it must not happen again.Liverpool fans described heavy-handed policing, organisational chaos and overcrowding at last Saturday's sho

Nations League: Northern Ireland lose scrappy opener to Greece as dismal run continues

Last updated on 2 June 20222 June 2022.From the section FootballNorthern Ireland's search for a first Nations League win has now stretched to 11 matches after a deflating home defeat by Greece.Visiting captain Tasos Bakasetas scored the only goal of

Scotland 1-3 Ukraine: Heroic visitors stun Scots to reach World Cup play-off final

A heroic Ukraine roused a performance of spirit, endeavour and courage to stun Scotland and earn a historic World Cup play-off final against Wales.With their country enshrouded in trauma amid the ongoing war with Russia, a team hauled together shone

Hungary v England: Nations League match to have 30,000 fans despite supporters ban

England will play their Nations League group match against Hungary in Budapest on Saturday with at least 30,000 fans in attendance - even though the fixture is being held behind closed doors.Hungary have been ordered to play games without crowds afte

Champions League final: Uefa commissions independent report into scenes outside stadium

Uefa has commissioned an independent report into the scenes outside the ground that delayed Saturday's Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.Kick-off at the Stade de France in Paris was delayed by over half an hour with Liverpool t

Championship play-off final: Huddersfield Town 0-1 Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest ended their 23-year wait for Premier League football with a narrow win over Huddersfield Town in the Championship play-off final at Wembley - a victory worth about £170m.Promotion back to the top flight caps a brilliant turnaround

Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Champions League defeat caps miserable end to magnificent season amid Paris chaos

Liverpool's magnificent season once offered up the tantalising prospect of a historic quadruple only to end amid the chaos of Paris with a lop-sided mixture of emotions. Real's 1-0 win, secured by Vinicius Junior's 59th-minute winner, etched coach Ca

2022 Champions League final: Up to 60,000 Liverpool fans expected in Paris

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Sadio Mane: Senegal forward hints at Liverpool stay as he promises ‘special’ answer over his future

Sadio Mane says he will give a "special" answer over his Liverpool future after Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid.Barcelona and Bayern Munich have both been linked with Mane, 30, who enters the final year of his contract in June.

Jose Mourinho: ‘A serial winner who has brought Roma to life’

Jose Mourinho has enjoyed greater achievements in his glittering managerial career, but Roma's Europa Conference League triumph reduced him to tears after the 'Special One' delivered the Italian club their first major European trophy.Europe's third-t

Chelsea: Premier League approves takeover deal from Todd Boehly consortium

The Premier League has approved the £4.25bn takeover of Chelsea by a consortium led by LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly. The league says the consortium has passed its owner's and directors' test.The Premier League club was put up for sale before owne

Chelsea deal ‘still has major hurdles to overcome’ Whitehall source tells BBC Sport

The government is set to approve Chelsea's £4.25bn sale in the next 24 hours, BBC Sport has learned. However, the deal "still has major hurdles to overcome" according to a senior Whitehall insider. It is understood that, because owner Roman Abramovi