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Brady is just playing chess – Evans hails Buccaneers star

Mike Evans discussed the impact of Tampa Bay Buccaneers team-mate Tom Brady ahead of their clash with the Packers.


Aberdeen v Motherwell: How to watch crucial Premiership clash at Pittodrie

Graham Alexander's side head to the Granite City looking for three precious points


Phil Foden outshines Jack Grealish once again to underline a Man City legend's legacy

Manchester City go top as 20-year-old prodigy shows why he is the most exciting talent in English football


Six Nations: Bright, mature Cameron Redpath could be solution for Scotland at inside centre

Bath thought enough of Cameron Redpath to pay a reported £100,000 to prise him from a long-term contract at Sale Sharks 11 months ago. And Eddie Jones thought enough of the inside centre to name him in his full England squad to tour South Africa in 2018, just weeks after he had left school.


Nets' 'Big Three' 'felt perfect' to Durant despite loss

The Brooklyn Nets' 'Big Three' felt just right for Kevin Durant despite a defeat.


Pirlo's Supercoppa joy 'more beautiful' than as a player

Andrea Pirlo won the greatest prizes in football as a player but his first honour as a head coach was a special moment for the Juve boss.


'Has to happen' - Birmingham City fans find hope in one player after latest home defeat

Blues are 19th in the Championship after losing 1-0 to Preston North End on Wednesday night


Pogba is 'one of the best when he's in this form', says Rio Ferdinand

The Frenchman, who is in the midst of an excellent run of form in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, scored the decisive goal with a terrific curling effort with his left-foot in the 65th minute on Wednesday.


Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might be about to get a new nickname

Man Utd went back to the top of the Premier League thanks to a 2-1 win at Fulham when their impressive squad depth was again on show.


Rooney expects Derby takeover to go ahead despite delay

Rooney expects Derby takeover to go ahead despite delay


Liverpool predicted XI vs Burnley as Jurgen Klopp tinkers with misfiring attack

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp may make changes to his regular front three as he aims to address the Reds' torrid run of one goal in their last four Premier League games


Ndidi: Is Leicester City man the midfielder Chelsea need?

The goal against the Blues aside, the anchorman’s body of work means he could be considered to solve Frank Lampard’s midfield conundrum


Solskjaer insists 'those two extra points are vital' after win

KIERAN GILL AT CRAVEN COTTAGE: Pogba struck a sensational winner to send United top of the table, with Solskjaer saying those two extra points could be the difference at the end of the season.


Asensio turns 25

The forward has lifted 11 trophies with Real Madrid and scored 31 goals.


Cristiano Ronaldo becomes football’s all-time top goalscorer

Cristiano Ronaldo has officially become football's all-time leading goalscorer after firing Juventus to Italian Super Cup glory against Napoli. Portugal international Ronaldo registered the 760th strike of a remarkable career in the 64th minute to help reigning Serie A champions Juve claim the trophy with a 2-0 win. The 35-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward moved one goal ahead of Czech player Josef Bican, who officially...


Embiid joins exclusive NBA club, Doncic makes history as Irving returns alongside Harden and Durant

It was a big day for Joel Embiid and Luka Doncic, while Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited return in the NBA.


Domestic squads upset Team BikeExchange Santos Festival of Cycling plans

Pre-race favourite Grace Brown drops over a minute on stage 1, GC hopes on Lucy Kennedy


Everton fans loved Michael Keane's comments on his fine form

Having reflected on what has been a formidable season so far for him, Michael Keane whipped up excitement from many Everton fans over his thoughts on the Toffees’ campaign. The 27-year-old Mancunian has been an integral keystone of Carlo Ancelotti’s back line. He has featured in 17 Premier League games this season, even contributing some valuable goals in the process – three to be precise – as the ex-Manchester United man looks to shore up the...


West Ham fans split on transfer links with Henry Onyekuru

West Ham have been credited with an interest in Monaco winger Henry Onyekuru and many of the Irons faithful have had their say on the rumour. The 23-year-old is also attracting interest from Turkish giants Galatasaray and Fenerbahce, according to the report from Sabah. He may be allowed to leave on loan this month as he struggles to find regular game-time in France, making just four appearances in Ligue 1. The report also claimed that Monaco...


Fashion Sakala rated perfect Rangers fit as former team mate hints at why Steven Gerrard wants him

Ex-Hearts loanee Toby Sibbick played alongside the Ibrox transfer target during a loan spell at Belgian side Oostende and he's provided the lowdown on Sakala's talents.


Dean Smith's transcript: Jon Moss, McGinn suspension, Man City anger, Trezeguet and Hause updates

Man City 2 Aston Villa 0 - Here's the gaffer's tape after the match as he revealed that Kortney Hause is facing a spell on the sidelines after picking up a foot injury


Liverpool's rivals have finally found a way to stop Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino's struggles might be down to a change of tactics from Liverpool'


Chelsea transfer round-up: Doubt over defender's future as club 'in Tuchel talks'

Chelsea have not yet signed anyone in the January transfer window, while boss Frank Lampard is fresh facing questions over his future after defeat to Premier League rivals Leicester


Cristiano Ronaldo leads Juventus to Italian Super Cup title

Ronaldo and Morata helped Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 to take the trophy.


Livingston troll Celtic with '10 In A Row' jibe as club toasts exceptional run

David Martindale extended his unbeaten run as Lions manager to double digits and the club's Twitter fired a cheeky dig after earning a draw against the champions.


Zinedine Zidane ‘not embarrassed’ despite Real Madrid being stunned by third-tier Alcoyano in Copa del Rey

Real Madrid have been sensationally ousted from the Copa del Rey by third-tier side CD Alcoyano. The reigning LaLiga champions were upset 2-1 in the third round at El Collao on Wednesday evening after conceding a dramatic extra-time winner from midfielder Juanan Casanova. Centre-back Jose Solbes’ effort 10 minutes from the end of the initial 90 minutes had earlier cancelled out Madrid defender Eder Militao’s header on the stroke of half-time. To...


Rodgers not feeling pressure in Super Bowl pursuit ahead of Brady showdown

Aaron Rodgers looked ahead to Sunday's blockbuster showdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba clarifies what happened after Liverpool match amid apology report

Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed what happened in the dressing room after the draw vs Liverpool.


Rumour Has It: Inter optimistic over Martinez deal, Lampard under fire

Linked with Barcelona, Inter forward Lautaro Martinez may be closer to deciding his future.


Former Mamelodi Sundowns coach Mosimane says he can 'understand how Sirino reacted'

The Uruguayan has had only 200 minutes of competitive football in total this season in one cup match and three league appearances for Masandawana


Solskjær full of praise for Pogba after Manchester United win at Fulham

Ole Gunnar Solskjær paid tribute to Paul Pogba after the France midfielder helped restore Manchester United to the top of the Premier League at Fulham. Pogba has morphed from problem to solution for the United manager in recent weeks and his stunning left footed winning goal in the 2-1 victory proved emblematic of an excellent all‑round performance. “Paul’s enjoying his football, he’s mentally very happy, he’s physically in very good shape and...


Noise after Man City goals in Aston Villa battle felt like a defining moment

The talking points after Manchester City's victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League.


Wizards' clash against Bucks postponed due to coronavirus, preparation

The Washington Wizards' scheduled game against the Milwaukee Bucks was postponed.


With Celtic clash looming Hamilton boss Brian Rice is working non-stop to bring in attacking players

The Accies boss has just under a week until their next game, when they travel to Parkhead


Is Liverpool vs Burnley on TV tonight? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Premier League fixture

Liverpool are looking to end their four-game winless streak in the Premier League on Thursday night when they host Burnley at Anfield. The Reds sit fourth in the table after taking three draws and a defeat from that run and have lost ground on the two Manchester clubs and Leicester in the title race. A goalless draw with Manchester United on Sunday made it the Reds’ fourth game without a win – their longest league winless run since February 2017...


Impey set to leave role as New Zealand Rugby chairman

Impey set to leave role as New Zealand Rugby chairman


Lewandowski subbing was just a precaution, says Bayern boss Flick

Hansi Flick explained there was nothing untoward about subbing off Robert Lewandowski in Bayern Munich's win over Augsburg.


Springer to Blue Jays? What it means for big-hitting Toronto in Stats Perform data

What does George Springer bring to the Toronto Blue Jays and what does it mean for the franchise? We take a look using Stats Perform data.


Pep Guardiola gives his verdict on controversial 'offside' which aided Man City against Aston Villa

Man City 2 Aston Villa 0 - Villa battled hard at a rain-sodden Etihad and were undone just 11 minutes from time after Bernardo Silva's strike which arrowed home


Celtic boss Neil Lennon refuses to quit and insists he's 'fed up' being quizzed over his future

The under-fire Parkhead manager took another body blow on Wednesday night as he side were held to a draw against an under-strength Livingston side.


Wolves reach transfer agreement as Liverpool 'prepare' Adama Traore move

Wolves news - WWFC morning headlines from BirminghamLive including Willian Jose transfer agreement, what Wolves can expect from the striker and Liverpool interest in Adama Traore


Premier League fixtures and table — all matches by date and kick-off time

The 2020/21 Premier League season is well underway. Liverpool are hoping to defend their first title in 30 years after convincingly becoming champions of England once again back in June. Manchester City are keen to close the gap after a disappointing year with Pep Guardiola's own future up in the air. Manchester United want to kick on after reaching the Champions League again with a top-four finish to the 2019/2020 season. Chelsea and Frank...


Cumbernauld Colts assistant fears fixtures pile-up when football returns

Craig McKinlay reckons the season may need to be extended, if football is given the go-ahead to resume


Real Madrid crashes out of Copa del Rey, Ramos contract still in the air

The La Liga champions were humiliated by third-division team Alcoyano, 2-1.


Ronaldo urges Juve belief after Supercoppa triumph

Juventus saw off a dogged Napoli to claim the Supercoppa Italiana and Cristiano Ronaldo wants it to inspire their Serie A title bid.


Man United player ratings vs Fulham: Edinson Cavani and David Gea good

How the Man Utd players rated in their 2-1 victory over Fulham in the Premier League at Craven Cottage.


James Maddison prediction eventually comes true as Derek McInnes reveals what he told Brendan Rodgers about Leicester star

The Aberdeen boss has reflected on the Leicester City star's successful spell at Pittodrie as he continues to emerge as one of the Premier League's brightest talents.


Embiid at MVP level? 'For sure', says 76ers team-mate Harris

Tobias Harris lauded Joel Embiid, who had 42 points and 10 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' win over the Boston Celtics.


Solskjaer says Pogba's happy again as Man Utd boss hails Cavani

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani following Wednesday's victory at Fulham.


Robert Snodgrass update emerges as Sam Allardyce drops West Brom transfer hint

West Brom news - WBA morning headlines from BirminghamLive including Robert Snodgrass update and Gareth Barry on the situation, Sam Allardyce on new signings and Premier League TV decision