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CD Alcoyano: Meet the team that embarrassed Real Madrid

Who are Alcoyano? Meet the team that embarrassed Real Madrid and left Zidane on the brink


Match Preview: Everything you need to know about Sunderland v Plymouth Argyle!

Want to find out everything from kick-off time to the form guide and match odds ahead of our clash with Plymouth Argyle at the Stadium of Light? Look no further than our extensive match preview...


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"


Marcos Rojo closing in on Man Utd exit after agreeing Boca Juniors move

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has agreed personal terms with Boca Juniors and could leave Old Trafford on a free transfer.


Barca's Messi sees red as Bilbao claim Super Cup glory

Barca's Messi sees red as Bilbao claim Super Cup glory


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


McIlroy takes one-shot lead in Abu Dhabi first round

McIlroy takes one-shot lead in Abu Dhabi first round


Jose Mourinho hints at Dele Alli's Spurs ending with latest axe and Tanguy Ndombele comments

Once again Alli was nowhere to be seen as Tottenham comfortably beat Sheffield United 3-1 while Ndombele played a starring role in the victory


Manchester United leading chase for Brazilian wonderkid

Manchester United are working to get ahead of Barcelona, Manchester City and Juventus in the race for wonderkid Gabriel Veron


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.


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.


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.


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


Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie

Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie


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


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.


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

Breaking down Chelsea’s defeat the King Power


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

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


Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty

Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty


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


Leicester City to Face Brentford in Fourth Round of FA Cup

Get your Oprah gifs ready for this one.


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


Boca beat Banfield in shootout to win inaugural Maradona Cup

Boca beat Banfield in shootout to win inaugural Maradona Cup


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


Angry Thomas Muller snaps during interview as Bayern Munich embarrassed in German Cup shock

Bayern Munich were dumped out of the German Cup by second division Holstein Kiel on Wednesday night, with Hansi Flick's side's penalty shootout defeat ensuring their earliest DFB Pokal exit since the 2000-01 season


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


Starting XI: Is this the Sunderland side that will take on Port Vale this evening?

Who do you reckon will make the starting 11 when Sunderland look to progress in the Papa John’s Trophy tonight?


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

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


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


How long Kevin De Bruyne is set to miss with muscular injury

Kevin De Bruyne injury details, who could replace him in fantasy football and news of Kyle Walker's injury for Manchester City.


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.


Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari

Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari


Schalke close on unwanted record, Atletico defend Liga lead - what to watch in Europe this weekend

Struggling German giants Schalke have to win to avoid equalling an unwanted record, while a chastened Atletico Madrid return to their La Liga title quest and there are big games at the top of the table in Italy and Holland. However, in La Liga they are two points clear at the top from Real Madrid, and have two games in hand.


Leverkusen's Diaby terrorises Dortmund in 2-1 win

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


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


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


Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli

Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli


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.


Raphael Guerreiro Almost Signed for PSG in 2019

Our beloved Raphael Guerreiro nearly left the club for a reunion with Thomas Tuchel


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


Messi sees red, 'fearful' Juventus, PSG back top: Talking points from around Europe

Frustration got the better of Lionel Messi as he saw red in the Spanish Super Cup final, while Inter dealt a major blow to Juventus's Serie A title hopes but Paris Saint-Germain are back on top in France. AFP Sport rounds up some of the main talking points from across the continent: - Messi's first red card for Barca - Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in 753 appearances for Barcelona at the end of his side's 3-2 extra-time defeat by...


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.


Atletico Madrid keen to extend Diego Simeone's contract until 2024

Atletico Madrid are set to stick by Diego Simeone and extend his contract until 2024.


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


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.


Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust

Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust


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.


Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham

Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham


Cardiff star Sol Bamba speaks for first time since devastating cancer diagnosis

Bamba, who told his team-mates of his cancer diagnosis on Monday before the club released a public statement, wants to attend the training ground and Cardiff games as much as possible


Barca miss perfect opportunity to exorcise the ghosts

Not good enough on the night