Sporting Lisbon 0-5 Man City: Stellar City smash Sporting in Portugal

Last updated on 15 February 202215 February 2022.From the section European FootballManchester City effectively sealed their progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a stunning last-16, first-leg demolition of Sporting Lisbon in Por

Champions League returns: What to look out for in 2021-22 knockout stages

A clean sweep of English teams but no Barcelona. No away goals either. The Champions League last 16 starts this week with Paris St-Germain v Real Madrid and Sporting Lisbon v Manchester City on Tuesday.Let's jog your memory on who is still in it and

Newcastle: Kieran Trippier injury could be disastrous – Jermaine Jenas analysis

It would be disastrous for Newcastle if Kieran Trippier's foot injury is serious - yes, he is already that important to them.Hopefully the problem he suffered in Sunday's win against Aston Villa is just a bit of bone bruising and it will only be a co

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is Man Utd forward the problem or solution for misfiring team?

Last updated on 12 February 202212 February 2022.From the section Man UtdWhen Cristiano Ronaldo made his sensational return to Manchester United last summer, it was billed as the final piece in the jigsaw for a club seeking to rediscover its former g

Jonas Eidevall: ‘30,000 not 3,000 should have been watching WSL title match-up’

The Women's Super League's top two delivered a mouth-watering showcase at Kingsmeadow with drama up until the very last kick - but did it deserve a bigger stage?Chelsea and league leaders Arsenal somehow played out a goalless draw in front of 3,330 f

Liverpool 2-0 Leicester: Could Reds still catch reigning champions Man City?

For a while the Premier League title race has seemed a foregone conclusion, with Manchester City looking sure to pick up the trophy for the fourth time in five campaigns.Pep Guardiola's side moved 12 points clear at the top of the table on Wednesday

Wayne Rooney documentary: Record England goalscorer feared drinking could have led to death

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section FootballWayne Rooney says he feared he could have died or killed someone at the lowest point of his drinking problems.The Derby County manager and record goalscorer for both Manchester United and

Newcastle United: Why Eddie Howe and fans might finally sense a turning point in season

Last updated on 29 minutes ago29 minutes ago.From the section NewcastleAs 'Hey Jude' belted out at a triumphant St James' Park following Newcastle's 3-1 win over Everton, Allan Saint-Maximin could not help but join in. The Magpies winger held his arm

Bruno Guimaraes: Newcastle’s new signing believes club will become a big power in world football

Bruno Guimaraes says he signed for Newcastle because he believes the club can one day win the Champions League and become a significant force in world football.Guimaraes was also linked with Arsenal but says he is excited by Newcastle's potential fol

Afcon 2021: Senegal beat Egypt on penalties to win first-ever Nations Cup

Sadio Mane netted the winning spot-kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations, after the final ended goalless following extra time.The Liverpool forward had earlier seen a seventh-minute penalty saved

How Kidderminster Harriers went close to biggest FA Cup shock against West Ham

Kidderminster Harriers players were left devastated after being denied perhaps the greatest FA Cup shock ever by a late West Ham goal - twice.The 151-year history of the FA Cup is filled with stories of famous giant-killings - Ronnie Radford's goal f

FA Cup magic alive and kicking after Middlesbrough win, but what next for Manchester United?

It was an FA Cup tie that had everything. There was Cristiano Ronaldo putting a penalty wide, an astonishing Bruno Fernandes miss, a controversial equaliser and two former Manchester United youth team players coming back to haunt their former side.Th

Cameroon 0-0 Egypt (1-3 pens): Mohamed Salah’s side into Afcon final

Goalkeeper Gabaski was the hero, saving two penalties as Egypt edged past hosts Cameroon in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw to set up an Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal.Sunday's final sets up a tantalising meeting between Liverpo

Celtic 3-0 Rangers: Hosts storm to league summit after first-half blitz

Celtic stormed to the Scottish Premiership summit at the expense of a shell-shocked Rangers after a monumental Old Firm victory ended their rivals' recent derby dominance.Ange Postecoglou's side blitzed their rivals in a relentless first half as a br

Mason Greenwood: Man Utd footballer further arrested over sex assault

Getty ImagesManchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and making threats to kill.The 20-year-old was arrested on suspicion of rape and assault on Sunday.Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said

Transfer window closes: Premier League clubs spend £295m in busy January 2022

Premier League clubs completed the second-highest spending January in history - with a total of £295m spent - as Tottenham made the biggest moves on deadline day.A total of 12 Premier League transfers on deadline day took spending to the highest tot

Transfer deadline day: What to expect as January 2022 window shuts

Premier League clubs are preparing for what could be one of the busiest transfer deadline days in recent years, with January spending already far above last year.The deadline in Europe's major leagues is on Monday, with the English top flight and Foo

Barcelona sign Adama Traore on loan from Wolves

Barcelona have signed winger Adama Traore on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers for the rest of the season.The Spanish club will pay the 26-year-old's wages and have an option to buy him in the summer.Traore has 18 months left on his Wolves contract a

Frank Lampard offered Everton managerial job to replace Rafael Benitez

Everton have offered their vacant managerial position to former England midfielder Frank Lampard.Lampard, 43, has been out of work for a year after being sacked as Chelsea manager last January, leaving the Blues after 18 months in charge.Portuguese V

Everton to hold final manager talks with Frank Lampard, Vitor Pereira and Duncan Ferguson in frame

Everton owner Farhad Moshiri will hold a final round of talks on Friday before deciding on a managerial successor to sacked Rafael Benitez. Moshiri pulled back from appointing favoured choice Vitor Pereira - who remains a serious contender - after an

An unexpected chance for Balotelli – can Mario fire Italy to World Cup?

Mario Balotelli's call-up to the Italy training camp, more than three years after his last cap, has raised eyebrows both in his homeland and around Europe.The 31-year-old, who now plays in Turkey for Adana Demirspor, is one of 36 players named for a

Afcon 2021: Mane nets as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde

Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde 2-0 in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations, but was immediately forced off with concussion.Mane curled in off the underside of the crossbar soon after keeper Vozinha had been dismissed over a

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