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Leicester go top with 2-0 win over Chelsea

Leicester go top with 2-0 win over Chelsea


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.


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


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


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


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.


AC Milan confirm signing of Mario Mandzukic on one-year deal

A year on from leaving Serie A side Juventus, Mario Mandzukic has returned to Italy as he signs a one-year deal with Milan, with an option of a further year


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.


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


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


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.


Chelsea keen on hiring German manager to replace Frank Lampard

Chelsea are looking to hire a German coach to replace current boss Frank Lampard, after the Blues suffered another disappointing defeat to Leicester City


Barca miss perfect opportunity to exorcise the ghosts

Not good enough on the night


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


Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari

Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari


5 bold Celtic transfer moves that could provide January spark to reignite 10 In A Row challenge

Neil Lennon is in a difficult spot but if he takes decisive action there is no reason why Celtic can't hit the ground running once again in the New Year.


How will Barcelona line up against Cornella?

Time for a local derby on an artificial pitch


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.


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

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


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


Tactical Analysis: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz

Dortmund peppered the visitors goal constantly, conceded a top class goal, and then seemed to run out of steam


SoM Prediction League: Round 26

Can Inter take full points in Friuli?


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


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.


Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie

Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie


Borussia Dortmund chief executive says Erling Haaland needs to replicate Robert Lewandowski

Erling Haaland has been strongly linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund, though Hans-Joachim Watzke has told the forward he needs to stay at the club


Leicester 2-0 Chelsea: Player Ratings as Foxes go top of Premier League

Leicester went top of the Premier League courtesy of a 2-0 win over Chelsea, with the result heaping further misery on Frank Lampard.


UEFA reveals 2020 men's & women's teams of the year

UEFA has named the men's and women's fans' teams of the year for 2020 - including Champions League winners from Bayern Munich & Lyon.


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


Jurgen Klopp gives latest Liverpool injury update on Joel Matip & Diogo Jota

Jurgen Klopp has given Diogo Jota injury news about when he expects key forward to return to action, as well the latest Joel Matip ahead of Burnley clash.


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.


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

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


Leverkusen's Diaby terrorises Dortmund in 2-1 win

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


Thomas contacts sponsors, to undergo training programme, after anti-gay slur

Golf's world number three Justin Thomas revealed on Wednesday he had written to all his sponsors after issuing a public apology over an anti-gay slur that was caught on television microphones. Thomas is making his maiden appearance at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, and on the eve of the first round he was asked if he was disappointed at Ralph Lauren’s decision despite the apology.


Possible destinations for Danny Ings - ranked

The possible destinations for Danny Ings, as he looks eager to move away from Southampton.


Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust

Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust


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

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


Premier League set to introduce concussion subs from 'next week'

Premier League to introduce separate concussion substitutions


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


Inter make Serie A title statement as Barella downs Juventus

Inter make Serie A title statement as Barella downs Juventus


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


Real Madrid agree to sign David Alaba on free transfer

Real Madrid have agreed to sign Bayern Munich's David Alaba on a free transfer once his contract expires.


Inter closing in on Rodrigo de Paul signing but need to shift Christian Eriksen

A deal which will see Rodrigo de Paul move to Inter this summer is thought to be nearing completion, though the move could yet be fast-tracked


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.


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...


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.


Liverpool 0-0 Man Utd: Player Ratings as defenders stand out but strikers struggle at Anfield

LIVERPOOL 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED: Neither side could find the breakthrough in their goalless draw at Anfield, in a result that will further emboldened Manchester City's title challenge.


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"


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


Boca beat Banfield in shootout to win inaugural Maradona Cup

Boca beat Banfield in shootout to win inaugural Maradona Cup