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Stockport County suffer late FA Trophy defeat to Notts County

Stockport County fell to a late Notts County winner to lose their second cup match of the week on Saturday.


Jürgen Klopp needs faltering Firmino, Mané and Salah to spark again

A fair amount has altered since Mohamed Salah steamed through on David de Gea’s goal to seal Liverpool’s 2-0 win against Manchester United almost exactly one year ago. There were 52,916 supporters allowed inside Anfield on that different planet, Alisson could sprint the length of the pitch to embrace the goalscorer without fear of government censure and Liverpool fans finally acknowledged in public that the Premier League title was theirs after...


£42k-p/w NUFC let-down must be walking a thin tightrope amid scathing Bruce criticism – opinion

Ryan Fraser is walking a tightrope at Newcastle United after Steve Bruce unleashed a scathing attack on his players.


Celtic produced the football equivalent of waterboarding against Livingston

Fo their living-room watching supporters there is only one way to sum-up Celtic performance in the scoreless draw at home to Livingston.


Manchester United 'handed Sancho boost as Dortmund identify replacement' and more transfer rumours

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly identified their ideal replacement for Manchester United target Jadon Sancho.


'Rangers won't win an easier league', 'Unacceptable becoming acceptable at Celtic': Fans frustrated by 0-0 Livingston draw at Parkhead

Celtic fans were angry after the scoreless draw with Livingston – and quick to point out the statistics of a poor season so far.


Holloway vs Kattar UK time, TV info and undercard details

The UFC returns with a bang in 2021 with a big night of action on Fight Island


Who is Kim Min-jae? Chelsea and Tottenham centre back target revealed

Sportsmail takes a deeper look into the style and qualities of the 24-year-old heralded as 'The Monster', who is tipped to become a hot commodity in the transfer window.


Two Aberdeen players leave Ross County on crutches as Derek McInnes laments 4-1 defeat

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes admitted it was a horrible afternoon for his team as Ash Taylor, Jonny Hayes and Ross McCrorie all left the park injured and his men were soundly beaten 4-1 by Ross County in the Premiership.


Beating Barca to win Super Cup would be incredible, says Bilbao's Marcelino

Beating Barca to win Super Cup would be incredible, says Bilbao's Marcelino


West Ham analysis: Michail Antonio back with a bang but Jarrod Bowen finishing frustrates

With Michail Antonio now the sole occupant of West Ham’s senior striker department, an afternoon like this was just what David Moyes will have been dreaming of. Following Sebastien Haller’s sale to Ajax earlier this month, the 30-year-old is currently Moyes’s only real option to lead the line. Such is his importance that the West Ham manager risked further injury by giving Antonio almost 90 minutes on a mire of a pitch at Stockport on Monday...


St Johnstone win came from 'one of worst performances' as St Mirren hit out at red card

St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson has claimed his side picked up a first victory in ten league games after their worst performance of this barren spell.


Mike Rayer at 55, the Wales full-back changed by six minutes of trauma after influencing Wales' most famous drinking session

It was on this weekend back in 1994 that Mike Rayer enjoyed one of the highlights of his rugby career when he scored two tries for Wales in their victory over Scotland after coming as a replacement for Nigel Walker. To mark the anniversary, here’s the story of one of the most popular players of his generation.


Fewer passes than Hazard: Anonymous £8k-p/w Celtic dynamo was out of his depth today – opinion

Celtic were once again held to a draw on home soil after they struggled to make an impact against Livingston in the Scottish Premiership. Neither side were able to break down the opposition defence and a rather disappointing 0-0 stalemate saw the spoils shared at Celtic Park. After dropping even more points, the Hoops look […]


Ealing Trailfinders stun Saracens in thrilling Championship warm-up

Was this a psychological blow landed before these sides set about seeking promotion to the Premiership? Simply a chance for both teams to blow off the cobwebs having not played a competitive match for so long? Or a demonstration that perhaps the Premiership may want to think about expanding to 14 teams after all? Maybe the most significant thing about Ealing Trailfinders’ entertaining win over Saracens was that it was the only match taking place...


Leicester vs Southampton LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from Premier League fixture today

Leicester City host Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday night as two of the season’s surprise packages do battle. All three points for Brendan Rodgers’ high-flying Foxes would take them to within a point of the top of the table. The club, who comfortably won their last match as they defeated Stoke City 4-0 in the FA Cup Third Round, have gone four games without defeat in the Premier League. This run is particularly impressive given...


Faded badly: £20m-rated West Ham star proved again why Moyes is hesitant to start him – opinion

Said Benrahma let David Moyes down terribly after turning in an indifferent display as West Ham United beat Burnley 1-0 through a Michail Antonio goal.


Hibs return to winning ways against Kilmarnock - but it wasn't easy on the eye

On a pitch that made delivering quality football far from straightforward, Hibs at least rediscovered their ability to grind out a win and gave themselves a welcome boost ahead of next weekend’s trip to Hampden.


Cardiff City 'have bid accepted' for Bournemouth defender Jack Simpson

Cardiff City have been on the hunt for a new right-back and appear to have now found their man in Bournemouth defender Jack Simpson


Mesut Ozil appears to confirm Arsenal agreement as 'private jet' prepared for exit

The German playmaker looks closer than ever before to finally ending his Gunners exile and bringing eight years in North London to a close


Can you tell how many Sivasspor players (white kit) are in this pic?

Amid heavy snowfall that covered the pitch at the Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium, the visitors thought it would be a good idea to wear their white kit against the Super Lig leaders.


Local cricket: Love Lane Liverpool Competition chiefs cautiously hopeful of playing a full season

But after last year's Covid-ruined schedule, the mantra is 'fail to plan, plan to fail'


Hamilton boss Brian Rice hails Ryan Fulton save but warns mis-firing strikers to find their form

Accies had Fulton to thank for a point, but Rice says frontmen have to improve after goalless stalemate with Dundee United


Jack Ross jokes Hibs hero Alex Gogic 'gets chased out' of shooting drills as he admits shock at Kilmarnock wonder strike

The goal from the Hibees midfielder sealed the 2-0 win over Kilmarnock after Alan Power's own goal.


Rejection, resignations and a power shift: Why there's been a mass exodus from the top of the Welsh Rugby Union

No fewer than seven significant departures from the governing body have been announced in the past three months


Redknapp slams 'reckless' Robinson for red-card tackle on Azpilicueta

Antonee Robinson's flying challenge on Cesar Azpilicueta drew not only a red-card but criticism from Jamie Redknapp, who branded the Fulham wing-back 'reckless.'


Jose Mourinho's Gareth Bale dressing down suggests Real Madrid may have been right all along

Big things were expected of the Welsh forward upon his emotional return to his former club but he has so far failed to impress


Never likely to happen: Rangers transfer rumour may soon be put to bed amid report - opinion

Glasgow Rangers-linked Jack Wilshere set for January transfer to his former club Bournemouth.


'Proud' Neil Harris praises 'top' Cardiff City performance in Norwich City defeat as he tells players that is the benchmark

The Bluebirds fell to their sixth defeat in seven matches, but Neil Harris was upbeat in his side's display against top-of-the-table Norwich City


Todd Cantwell seals victory for leaders Norwich over 10-man Cardiff

The prospect of Norwich City returning to the Premier League at the first attempt looks increasingly likely after they racked up a seventh victory in nine Championship matches to extend their lead at the summit, opening up an eight-point cushion to third-placed Bournemouth, who slipped up at home to Luton. Cardiff were outclassed but never gave up, pulling a goal back through Joe Ralls before Marlon Pack was sent off. In the end Daniel Farke’s...


Rangers miss wing 'target', Celtic could lose starlet to New York, Arsenal join Juventus and Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers eye Odsonne Edouard transfer swoop: Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

The half-way point in the mid-season transfer window is upon us – but there haven’t been many big moves… yet.


Scott Wright Rangers transfer update as Derek McInnes sends clear message after 'horrible afternoon' for Aberdeen

The 23-year-old is close to agreeing a pre-contract move to Ibrox but a deal could be done for it to happen this month.


Soccer-Transfers unlikely at Barcelona due to election delay, says Koeman

Soccer-Transfers unlikely at Barcelona due to election delay, says Koeman


David Martindale in hilarious Celtic quip as he reveals Efe Ambrose Parkhead return suspicions after Livingston misses

The unbeaten Lions boss reckons his side could have made it nine wins in a row if it weren't for Ambrose's wayward headers.


Fred makes plea to Paul Pogba over Man Utd future amid transfer uncertainty

Paul Pogba remains the subject of transfer speculation but Man Utd team-mate Fred is desperate for him to stay put


Soccer-Maupay on target as Brighton sink lacklustre Leeds

Soccer-Maupay on target as Brighton sink lacklustre Leeds


Bielsa admits Leeds are struggling to create chances

IAN HERBERT AT ELLAND ROAD: After blanks against Tottenham and Crawley Town, the team created just two chances on Saturday - the same as Brighton, who had only 34 per cent of possession.


Mason Mount digs Frank Lampard out of hole as he proves his worth to Chelsea yet again

FULHAM 0-1 CHELSEA: As expensive signings toiled - and failed - to produce an instance of game-winning genius, Mason Mount was on hand again to earn the Blues three points


Fulham vs Chelsea player ratings as Mason Mount finally breaks Alphonse Areola’s resistance

Chelsea laboured to a 1-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage in the Premier League. Mason Mount, who was the standout player for Frank Lampard’s side, struck the winner in the 77th minute to give Chelsea all three points. Fulham impressed in the first half, trading blows with the Blues before Antonee Robinson was shown a straight red card for a reckless challenge on Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta. Despite the sending off, Chelsea failed to...


Koeman says Messi will have final word on fitness

Koeman says Messi will have final word on fitness


Dana White to announce Khabib Nurmagomedov's decision at 8pm tonight

White met with the undefeated UFC lightweight champion in private on Friday and has told fans for months that he will do everything he can to get him to fight at least one more time.


Conte hints at Eriksen's new role amid reports of a Tottenham return

He was placed on Inter's transfer list in December, but head coach Antonio Conte appears to be planning for a future with Christian Eriksen.


Moyes insists 'no contact' from Chelsea or United over move for Rice

The England international has been strongly linked with a £70million move away from the London Stadium with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side reportedly prepared to rival his former side Chelsea.


Mason Mount the only certainty for ever-changing Chelsea as improving Fulham rue a slack attack

For all the chopping and changing among Chelsea’s star-studded squad, in search of the formula that might return this hugely talented crop to the kind of form they were showing only weeks ago, Mason Mount’s presence is now non-negotiable. So, on a night when Frank Lampard’s team selection and Chelsea’s subsequent performance only added to the suspicion that the Blues boss is still no closer to settling his best team, it was fitting that it was...


Wolves could switch things up at the back as poor league run continues

Nuno Espirito Santo's decision to use a flat back four on Saturday against West Brom backfired with skipper Conor Coady substituted as their poor run extended to five points in nine games.


Napoli's Fabian Ruiz tests positive for coronavirus

Napoli's Fabian Ruiz tests positive for coronavirus


Mourinho must ruthlessly axe £30m Spurs ace on Sunday, he was once dubbed a "disgrace" - opinion

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho must axe Moussa Sissoko from his starting XI vs Sheffield United on Sunday afternoon.


Klopp could land his next Coutinho at Liverpool in 26 y/o star who scores and assists - opinion

Liverpool are being linked with Rodrigo De Paul and he could be the man to finally replace Philippe Coutinho in Jurgen Klopp's side.


Arsenal tracking Newcastle United's Freddie Woodman after stellar Swansea City performances

Arsenal are tracking Newcastle United's Freddie Woodman after the keeper's stellar performances for Swansea City


This is what Nuno must do after Wolves hit new low against West Brom

Wolverhampton Wanderers hit a new low with defeat to West Bromwich Albion in the Black Country derby on Saturday afternoon