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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.


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.


'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.


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


Gary Lineker makes bold Mason Mount claim after starring role in Chelsea win

Mason Mount volleyed home a late winner as Chelsea edged out 10-man Fulham with a 1-0 win at Craven Cottage, prompting Gary Lineker to give a glowing verdict on the midfielder


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.


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.


Rudiger's display at Fulham won't leave Zouma quaking in his boots

DANIEL MATTHEWS AT CRAVEN COTTAGE: For much of this season, Rudiger's future has lingered in limbo. Here, with a rare chance to start, he collected a clean sheet and 90 minutes.


How Glasgow Warriors beat Edinburgh with help from the horn of a passing train

Glasgow Warriors got their season back on track with the help of passing train driver at Scotstoun.


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.


Saracens shake off the rust but slip up at Ealing in long-awaited return

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...


Napoli's Fabian Ruiz tests positive for coronavirus

Napoli's Fabian Ruiz tests positive for coronavirus


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.


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

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


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.


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


£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.


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


Michael Stewart blasts SFA 'incompetence on a grand scale' that fuels null and void conspiracy theories

Stewart spoke out following a letter sent to Championship clubs that asked sides if they wanted to stop the season.


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


Khabib Nurmagomedov issues Conor McGregor with ultimatum after Dana White talks

Nurmagomedov announced his retirement following his win over Justin Gaethje last year but is now ready to return under the right conditions


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


'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


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


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.


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...


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


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.


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.


Celtic fans once again slam Tom Rogic

Celtic failed to win in the Scottish Premiership for the second time in five days after being held to a 0-0 draw with Livingston on Saturday afternoon. And many Hoops fans were once again happy to hit out at Tom Rogic on social media. Several supporters weren’t pleased with the Australian on Monday during the 1-1 draw with Hibs, however, the 28-year-old kept his place at Parkhead. Gavin Strachan once again took the side, with Anthony Ralston and...


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.


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.'


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.


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...


Farida Machia: Cameroon striker joins Lucia Jose at Ouriense

The Cameroon international has completed her move to the Portuguese Liga BPI outfit for the remainder of the season


Lampard calm on Werner drought despite missing 'bread and butter' chance

Timo Werner once again failed to score on Saturday, but Frank Lampard is staying calm regarding the German's drought.


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.


Scott Parker: Fulham will ‘play right on the edge’ in battle against relegation

Scott Parker says his Fulham side must continue to live “on the edge” if they are to stave off relegation - even if it cost them dear in Saturday’s west London derby against Chelsea. The Cottagers were reduced to ten men on the stroke of half-time when Antonee Robinson was sent off for a reckless challenge on Blues defender Cesar Azpilicueta. Parker hailed a “heroic” defensive display which saw the hosts hold out for 78 minutes before Mason...


How Man United swung a 33-POINT deficit in their favour over Liverpool

THE NUMBERS GAME - JONATHAN SPENCER: Manchester United make the short trip to arch rivals Liverpool desperate to prove that they really are the real deal in the Premier League title race.


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


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'


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 added to their defensive ranks with Bournemouth's Jack Simpson


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.


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.


Fulham XI vs Chelsea: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup, injury latest for Premier League today

Aleksandar Mitrovic could return for Fulham’s match with Chelsea on Saturday. The striker missed Wednesday’s draw at Tottenham after tweaking a muscle during Saturday’s FA Cup win over QPR. Mitrovic, however, has since trained and could return to the squad - but midfielders Tom Cairney and Mario Lemina are still out. “Mitrovic is possible to be there for the weekend,” said Parker. “He trained today - lightly - and we will see how he pulls...