Football

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


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


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


Elvedi header gives Gladbach 1-0 win against Bremen

Elvedi header gives Gladbach 1-0 win against Bremen


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


Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie

Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie


Sports figures we lost in 2021

The sports world lost MLB legend and former home run king Hank Aaron on Jan. 22.


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


Tactical Analysis: Solskjaer needs to be bolder against Big Six rivals

Solskjaer uses the same set up against another Big Six opponent, and gets the same result


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

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


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.


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

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


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.


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

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


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


Udinese vs Inter Milan: Match Preview

From one black and white striped team to another


Remembering MLB legend Hank Aaron

MLB legend Hank Aaron through the years


Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty

Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty


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.


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


Brian Rice hopes Premiership season can finish as clubs are warned about celebrating

The Accies manger discusses finishing the season, celebrations and having sympathy for lower leagues


Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record

Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record


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


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.


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.


How will Barcelona line up against Cornella?

Time for a local derby on an artificial pitch


Leverkusen's Diaby terrorises Dortmund in 2-1 win

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


Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham

Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham


Andy Murray ruled OUT of Australian Open as positive Covid test rocks Grand Slam bid

The Scottish tennis legend cannot travel to Melbourne due to strict Covid-19 self-isolation protocols after he tested positive for the virus last week.


Paul Pogba's new Man Utd role may have finally solved Bruno Fernandes problem

Manchester United are in the midst of a 13-game unbeaten run that has seen them move to the top of the league and finally get the best out of Paul Pogba.


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.


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.


Why Georginio Wijnaldum captained Liverpool vs Burnley despite contract stand-off

Wijnaldum faces an uncertain future at Liverpool, with former Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman desperate to bring the Dutch midfielder to Barcelona this summer


Mikel Arteta edges closer to top transfer "priority" with ruthless Arsenal move

Arsenal's resurgent Premier League form, which has seen them win four of their last five games, has seen fans start to look at a potential tilt at the top-four places


Man City underline title credentials with thumping victory over Crystal Palace

A brace from John Stones and superb strikes from Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling saw City romp to a superb 4-0 win


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.


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...


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


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.


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


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


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


Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli

Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli


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


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.


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.


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.


Liverpool transfer decision complicated by Virgil van Dijk return and Premier League rules

Liverpool supporters have been desperate to see their club add a new face at the back in the January window, but adding a new player to the squad isn't a simple equation