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Derby Della Capitale Will Shape The Rest of Roma’s Season

Draws against Inter are alright, but a win against Lazio is mission critical.


Boca beat Banfield in shootout to win inaugural Maradona Cup

Boca beat Banfield in shootout to win inaugural Maradona Cup


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.


Roker Roundup: DoF linked with ‘failed’ Mark Campbell Sunderland takeover finds himself a job

John Park - the man Mark Campbell wanted to install as Sunderland’s DoF in the event of a successful takeover - has found himself a job... in Poland.


Jose Mourinho fires Tottenham title warning after they fail to "kill" Fulham

Mourinho was very frustrated after Tottenham were held by Fulham despite a glut of first half chances before hitting the post in the second half


Ndombele stunner helps Tottenham win at Sheff United

Ndombele stunner helps Tottenham win at Sheff United


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.


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


West Ham in talks with Sevilla for striker Youssef En-Nesyri

West Ham have submitted a formal offer for Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri as they look to the transfer market to replace Sebastien Haller.


Last-gasp David strike earns Lille 2-1 win against Reims

Last-gasp David strike earns Lille 2-1 win against Reims


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.


Mohamed Salah hints he is happy to stay at Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has said he would be happy to stay at Liverpool but says his future depends on the club, having previously flirted with Real Madrid & Barcelona.


Timo Werner is struggling, but Chelsea fans can't give up on him just yet

Timo Werner still has time to justify his £47.5m transfer fee and Chelsea fans shouldn't give up on him just yet.


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 City to Face Brentford in Fourth Round of FA Cup

Get your Oprah gifs ready for this one.


The players who could replace Georginio Wijnaldum at Liverpool

With Georginio Wijnaldum's Liverpool future uncertain, here is a list of midfielders who could replace him at Anfield.


Oh, Hull! Another SOL stalemate for Sunderland

A draw at home to Hull left Lee Johnson waiting for his first home victory in three attempts – and the performance only served to illustrate the issues facing the new head coach.


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

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


Joan Laporta insists Lionel Messi 'will do everything in his power' to stay at Barcelona

Lionel Messi wants to stay at Barcelona beyond 2021 according to Joan Laporta.


Double for Stones as Man City crush Palace to go second

Double for Stones as Man City crush Palace to go second


The Rangers and Celtic touchline drama TV cameras missed and Kristoffer Ajer's emphatic celebration

It was another action packed derby at Ibrox as Steven Gerrard's side moved 19 points clear and we've rounded up five key moments.


Arsenal 0-0 Crystal Palace: 5 talking points as Gunners labour to Emirates bore draw

Arsenal could not break down Crystal Palace's stubborn resistance as Mikel Arteta's side failed to provide the spark required to see off the Eagles at the Emirates


Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust

Athletic's band of brothers trumps Barca stardust


Is Zidane’s counter-pressing finally taking shape?

Zinedine Zidane’s version of positional play might finally be complemented with a counter-pressing scheme of its own.


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.


Jaded Liverpool lack guile to open up solid United

Jaded Liverpool lack guile to open up solid United


Everton at Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview - key players missing as Toffees head to Molineux

Injuries are once again hampering Ancelotti’s team selection


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


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"


'They all defend with all they have' - Jurgen Klopp aims dig at Man Utd tactics

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was unimpressed with Manchester United's defensive tactics in their 0-0 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


Tactical Analysis: RB Leipzig vs. Borussia Dortmund

After a cagey first half stalemate, both Leipzig and Dortmund changed tactics and BVB got the better of the Red Bulls


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...


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.


Paul Scholes backs up Gary Neville's Man Utd January transfer plea

Manchester United can make a real statement in the title race, by beating Liverpool at Anfield and extending their gap at the top of the table


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.


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


Memphis Depay & Houssem Aouar want to join a 'top three club in the world'

Memphis Depay & Houssem Aouar want to leave Lyon and join one of the top three clubs in the world. Memphis is linked with Barcelona & Aouar with Juventus.


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.


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


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.


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


Fernando Torres is coaching Diego Simeone's other son in Atletico Madrid B

Fernando Torres promoted to coaching Atletico Madrid B team


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


Mason Mount repays Frank Lampard's faith with vital goal to save Chelsea's season

Frank Lampard has often relied on Mason Mount in his time of need, and the Chelsea youngster repaid his manager's faith with a huge display against Fulham


Leicester march on, Chelsea end slump

Leicester march on, Chelsea end slump


Who is Manor Solomon? Things to know about the coveted Israeli star

Manor Solomon is attracting interest from across Europe, including Arsenal. Here is everything to now about the Shakhtar Donetsk star.


Starting XI: Is this the Sunderland side that will take on Northampton this afternoon?

Who do you reckon will make the starting eleven when Sunderland play their rearranged game against Hull City tonight?


Mount strikes as Chelsea edge 10-man Fulham

Mount strikes as Chelsea edge 10-man Fulham


Inter make Serie A title statement as Barella downs Juventus

Inter make Serie A title statement as Barella downs Juventus