Soccer

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


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


Norwich boss Daniel Farke makes bold admission as he aims for Championship repeat

Farke lifted the Championship title two seasons ago and aims to repeat the feat as he discusses life at the top, plus his warning to Arsenal over why moving for star man Emi Buendia is pointless this month


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

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


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.


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


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


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.


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

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


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...


Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham

Pogba stunner sends Man Utd top with win at Fulham


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


Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli

Ronaldo on target as Juventus earn Supercup win over Napoli


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


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.


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.


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


Barca miss perfect opportunity to exorcise the ghosts

Not good enough on the night


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


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


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


Dele Alli asks to be granted Paris Saint-Germain move

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has asked Daniel Levy not to block a loan move to Paris Saint-Germain. PSG want an option to buy but Levy is reluctant to agree.


Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty

Bayern squeeze past Augsburg thanks to Lewandowski penalty


NHL fights from the 2021 season

Fisticuffs from the NHL's 2021 season


Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust

Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust


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


Zidane, Villas-Boas under the cosh, Zlatan boosts Milan - what to watch in Europe this weekend

Real Madrid hope to put an embarrassing midweek cup exit behind them, while Andre Villas-Boas's future is under scrutiny at Marseille and AC Milan look to keep their rivals in the rearview mirror with Zlatan Ibrahimovic back from injury. AFP Sport selects some of the standout football action in Europe this weekend: Pressure back on Zidane in Madrid Alaves v Real Madrid, Saturday 2000 GMT After successive defeats in the Spanish Super Cup and Copa...


Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record

Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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"


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.


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...


How will Barcelona line up against Cornella?

Time for a local derby on an artificial pitch


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


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


Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie

Southampton beat Shrewsbury to set up Arsenal FA Cup tie


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.


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


Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari

Ibrahimovic scores twice as leaders Milan ease past Cagliari


Leverkusen's Diaby terrorises Dortmund in 2-1 win

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


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.


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.