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Jamie Vardy set for spell on sidelines after hernia surgery

Brendan Rodgers confirms Jamie Vardy will miss the next few weeks for Leicester after undergoing hernia surgery.


Reader’s Corner: In defence of George Dobson

Welcome to Reader’s Corner, where we invite YOU, the good folk who skim these pages, to offer your own articles up for our website. Today, RR reader Jack Dodds explains why he believes George Dobson’s getting the rough end of the stick – and that if the midfielder leaves Sunderland it won’t be the last we see of him.


Celtic defensive groundhog day as lightning strikes 22 times to set 10 In A Row chances ablaze

The Parkhead outfit have been dreadful from dead balls in this nightmare season.


Brendan Rodgers makes Leicester transfer admission after Christian Eriksen linked

Rodgers' Leicester side are riding high in the Premier League after beating Chelsea and visit Brentford in the FA Cup on Sunday


Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea, Premier League: Tactical Analysis

Breaking down Chelsea’s defeat the King Power


8 next Motherwell manager candidates as Steelmen search for quick-fire Stephen Robinson replacement

The Steelmen are an ambitious club who haven't been shy to try new things on and off the pitch and get the chance to do so again.


5 things Jurgen Klopp must fix to address Liverpool's slump and revive title defence

Liverpool are in danger of falling behind their rivals in the title race after a fifth game without a win and the end of their unbeaten league run at Anfield


Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli

Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli


On This Day – 22 Jan 2008: Sunderland sign Manchester United full back

Thirteen years ago today, Roy Keane eventually got his man – after 12 months of trying.


How NTSC was different on the field in 2020 and how it was the same

2020 was a year and a season like no other, but the more things changed for North Texas, the more they stayed the same.


7 players Man Utd could sell in January as Solskjaer nails down final 25-man squad

Manchester United boss Solskjaer has said he could sanction more departures as he streamlines his squad for a Premier League title challenge, and Mirror Sport looks at the options


Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Tore Andre Flo & Gus Poyet name their best Chelsea memory

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Tore Andre Flo & Gus Poyet name their best Chelsea memory & best player they played with in Three's Connect With series


Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record

Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record


Wayne Rooney's 10 defining matches: Best and worst moments as Man Utd and England legend retires

Rooney earned 120 caps for England, scoring 53 goals, and won five Premier League titles with Manchester United, plus the Champions League in 2008


Liverpool 0-1 Burnley: Player ratings as Ashley Barnes ends Reds' 68-game unbeaten home record

Player ratings from Anfield as Ashley Barnes' late penalty secured all three points for Burnley and ended the Reds' incredible home record


Hamilton v Motherwell: Lanarkshire rivals assessed ahead of crunch derby clash

A closer look at the two sides ahead of a mouthwatering clash to kick-off 2021


Uefa considering holding Euro 2020 in just one country due to Covid-19

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge claims Uefa are considering staging Euro 2020 in just one country in the summer of 2021


Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie

Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie


Neil Lennon returns to Celtic day job as isolating stars pictured getting back to work at Lennoxtown

A host of big names returned to training as they look to keep the Hoops feint title hopes alive against Livingston.


Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham

Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham


Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust

Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust


Faf de Klerk: South Africa is the dream but I'll play anywhere to save Lions series

“Cancellation would be truly devastating. The Lions is a once in a lifetime opportunity"


Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty

Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty


Newspaper commemorating Philadelphia Union Supporters’ Shield win available for limited time

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


Superb Antonio gives West Ham 2-1 win over West Brom

Superb Antonio gives West Ham 2-1 win over West Brom


Leverkusen's Diaby terrorises Dortmund in 2-1 win

UK-SOCCER-GERMANY-B04-DOR-REPORT:Leverkusen's Diaby terrorises Dortmund in 2-1 win


Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty

Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty


Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari

Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari


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


Leicester considering shock move for Inter midfielder Christian Eriksen

Leicester City have joined the race for Inter midfielder Christian Eriksen, with Brendan Rodgers said to be eyeing up a loan move for the Denmark international


Amad Diallo has already identified reference point in Man Utd first team

The 18-year-old officially joined from Atalanta in the January transfer window after Manchester United struck a deal for the winger last summer


Udinese vs Inter Milan: Match Preview

From one black and white striped team to another


Scottish Cup draw: Motherwell handed away tie as Hamilton host familiar foes

Airdrie and Clyde were also in the hat for the third round draw


Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and pathway to England gives Hamilton kids hope, says Aaron Martin as he hails Scottish Premiership standard

The Accies defender raves about the standard of Scottish football and believes players can follow van Dijk pathway to top


Arsenal 3-0 Newcastle: 5 talking points as Gunners ease into top half of the table

Second half goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bukayo Saka and then Aubameyang again saw the Gunners ease past the Magpies to win for the fourth time in five league games


Declan Rice valuation could drop for summer 2021 - Chelsea joined by rivals in pursuit

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, who is wanted by Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool & Manchester City, could be available for £50m.


Remembering MLB legend Hank Aaron

MLB legend Hank Aaron through the years


Celtic and Rangers' 6 box-office transfer options as forgotten stars search for redemption

Even the most of detailed signing plans can change when a big-name option becomes available.


How will Barcelona line up against Cornella?

Time for a local derby on an artificial pitch


Everything you need to know about Chorley FC

As Chorley gear up for the biggest game in their history against Wolves in the FA Cup fourth round, here's everything you need to know about the club.


It's time to separate Frank Lampard the struggling manager from the Chelsea legend

Chelsea's supporters and hierarchy must separate Frank Lampard the club legend from the struggling manager as he faces the sack


Celtic and Rangers players unite in touching tribute to victims of the Ibrox disaster

Both sides of the Old Firm fell silent ahead of their crunch Premiership tie on the 50th anniversary of the stadium tragedy.


Robbie Neilson's 7 vital Hearts challenges as third force Premiership ambitions dominate winter window thinking

The Jambos hold a five-point lead in the Championship despite a second league defeat in 10 games but there's work to do if they want to become a force to be reckoned with next season.


Barca miss perfect opportunity to exorcise the ghosts

Not good enough on the night


Jamie Gillan hoping for minimal Cleveland Browns role as last Brit standing in NFL play-offs

Cleveland Browns have been the story of the NFL play-offs so far - and Scottish punter Jamie Gillan hopes they can pull off another upset against the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend


Mario Mandzukic could be a difference maker for AC Milan in the Serie A title race

Mandzukic signing could prove key as Milan chase their first Scudetto since 2011.


Everything said about Bruno Fernandes' Liverpool display ahead of Fulham vs Man Utd

There have been calls for Fernandes to be rested against Fulham after the talisman turned in a below-par performance at Anfield having played every Premier League game this season


Man Utd need a statement win over Liverpool in the FA Cup

Manchester United have a good chance of winning the FA Cup this season, even if they fall short in the Premier League, and must not lose focus vs Liverpool.


Finlay’s Report: Relive all of the action from Sunderland’s impressive win at Wimbledon

“Could this be the turning point in Sunderland’s 2020/2021 season?” asks Roker Report’s Junior Reporter Finlay Anderson.


The Rangers form carousel as Steven Gerrard's stars pass the starring role parcel during title charge

The Ibrox men have had several big names step up to the plate over the course of the season with excellent spells of form.