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With Two Goal Lead Over Braga, Roma Look to Advance to Europa League Round of 16

Getting up 2-0 on Braga was expected. Can the Giallorossi bring it at home and advance to the Round of 16?


Premier League highlights: 10 talking points from weekend as Liverpool suffer Everton loss

Liverpool suffered a costly defeat against Everton while Manchester City continued to assert their dominance with a win at Arsenal


Ronaldo double helps Juve cruise past Crotone to go third

Ronaldo double helps Juve cruise past Crotone to go third


Three players Jurgen Klopp may have been talking about when he dropped sly transfer hint

When Liverpool completed the signing of Japan international forward Takumi Minamino back in 2019, Jurgen Klopp suggested he could raid Salzburg again in the future


Raphinha strike crowns 3-0 win for Leeds over Southampton

Raphinha strike crowns 3-0 win for Leeds over Southampton


Roker Report Score Predictions: Can Sunderland pick up where they left off in League One?

After a midweek distraction in the EFL Trophy, Sunderland look to pick up where they left off against Doncaster Rovers in League One. Will our panel back a routine win for the Lads?


Newcastle's seven-man shortlist as Magpies weigh-up Steve Bruce exit

Steve Bruce has overseen 12 defeats in the last 16 games at Newcastle United, who now face a fight to stay in the Premier League. But who could replace Bruce is the bleak run of results continues?


Everton new stadium plans unanimously approved by Liverpool City Council

Bramley-Moore Dock plans given the green light


Ally McCoist in Frank Lampard to Celtic prediction as Rangers icon makes 'bigger league' claim

The Rangers legend can see the attraction but thinks the sacked boss will be remaining in England.


Atletico Madrid 0-1 Chelsea: Player ratings as Giroud overhead kick gives Blues victory

A wonderful overhead kick from Olivier Giroud gave Chelsea a 1-0 away win over Atletico Madrid, in the first leg of the pair's Champions League round of 16 tie.


Messi double helps Barca see off Elche

Messi double helps Barca see off Elche


Hamilton Accies' Ronan Hughes believes teammate Jamie Hamilton is one of the best

Both players progressed through Hamilton's prestigious youth academy before reaching first-team


How things stand in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup ahead of final games

How can the USWNT win the 2021 SheBelieves Cup? USA play Argentina in game three, with Canada playing Brazil.


What will it take for Manchester City to lift the Champions League?

Could Lionel Messi be the answer?


Acrobatic Giroud gives Chelsea advantage over Atletico

Acrobatic Giroud gives Chelsea advantage over Atletico


Benteke's last-gasp goal hands Crystal Palace win over Brighton

Benteke's last-gasp goal hands Crystal Palace win over Brighton


Monaco's Benoit Badiashile explains decision to reject Manchester United

Monaco centre-back Benoit Badiashile insists he does not regret rejecting the chance to join Manchester United for £22m in 2020.


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

Who do you reckon will make the starting eleven as Sunderland look to end a good week on a high against Burton Albion this afternoon?


Liverpool training update as Virgil van Dijk returns and Jurgen Klopp linked with exit

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have been on a poor run of form in recent weeks, but the welcome sight of Virgil van Dijk back on the training ground should perk the players up


2 Up, 2 Down: The good, the bad and the nervy pens as Sunderland reach the EFL Trophy final!

We look back at the positives and negatives from a performance that took us to the final of the EFL Trophy and a third trip to Wembley in three years!


Wolfsburg ease past Bielefeld 3-0 for sixth straight clean sheet

Wolfsburg ease past Bielefeld 3-0 for sixth straight clean sheet


The Real Madrid lineup that should start against Atalanta

Here is who could feature for Real Madrid against Atalanta in the Champions League, with star players Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos both out injured.


Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic manager

Neil Lennon has resigned as Celtic manager with immediate effect, with assistant John Kennedy to take over on an interim basis.


Suarez strikes fear into any opposition, says Atletico coach Simeone

Suarez strikes fear into any opposition, says Atletico coach Simeone


Fernandes double leads Man United rout of Sociedad

Fernandes double leads Man United rout of Sociedad


How will Barcelona line up against Elche?

Ronald Koeman’s side are in need of a win


Forest Green Rovers hope recycled coffee kit will prove a good fit

Forest Green Rovers hope recycled coffee kit will prove a good fit


Duncan Ferguson's remark that angered Jurgen Klopp as details of touchline row emerge

Duncan Ferguson and Jurgen Klopp were spotted rowing following a Liverpool penalty appeal, before Everton right-back Seamus Coleman stepped in to break up the duo


Paul Scholes puts his foot in it with Sky Sports comment while presenting on BT Sport

After Man Utd's win over Newcastle, former Red Devils star Scholes was tasked with analysing the game alongside BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey and commentator Jermaine Jenas


Inside Paul Pogba's £3million home with huge games room and fish tank wall

Manchester United and France footy star Paul Pogba is an out and out blinger as pictures show his incredible mansion with indoor football pitch and a wall turned into a fish tank


Gegenpress & Sunderland: How The Lads have utilised the press to full effect in a 4-3-3

It’s been a canny week on the pitch for Sunderland - what has Lee Johnson changed tactically to make his side look more effective both on and off the ball?


Barcelona's Clement Lenglet breaks down in tears in car after disappointing draw vs Cadiz

The French centre-back conceded a late penalty to allow Cadiz to equalise in Sunday's clash and put a massive dent in Barca's title ambitions


Porto's Nanu seriously hurt in sickening collision

Porto defender Nanu was knocked unconscious and "suffered a spinal cord injury" in a sickening collision in a Portuguese top-flight match on Thursday. "Nanu had a cerebral concussion and spinal cord injury with a loss of memory," Porto later tweeted.


Players who suffered the same ACL injury as Virgil van Dijk & how they performed afterwards

Virgil van Dijk stepped up his recovery from an ACL injury. To see how he might play after returning, we analysed how 10 other player performed after the knock.


Man Utd blow lead twice against Everton, Villa outgun Arsenal

Manchester United missed out on a share of top spot in the Premier League after twice throwing away leads in a 3-3 draw with Everton, while Arsenal's top-four chances are fading fast following a 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday. United looked set to move level on points with leaders Manchester City until Dominic Calvert-Lewin snatched a point for Everton in the 95th minute at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men continued their...


Every record Gianluigi Buffon holds - and could break in the future

Every record held by Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and the records he could still break, including most Serie A appearances, most clean sheets & more.


Lewandowski hits goal landmark as Bayern Munich hammer Lazio in Rome

Lewandowski hits goal landmark as Bayern Munich hammer Lazio in Rome


Inside story of Mike Ashley offering eight-year Alan Pardew contract in nightclub

Alan Pardew and his coaching staff landed eight year contracts after storming to fifth place, stunning rival managers. Now the full story of the boozy Friday night when Ashley made his generous move is told...


7 Champions League anxieties Rangers and Celtic face as radical UEFA overhaul looms large

Bold plans are on the table to reshape the world's top club competition from 2024 onward.


Jill Scott's best England moments

Jill Scott is England's second most capped player of all time as she reaches 150 caps in a friendly against Northern Ireland.


Francesco Totti claims he'd rather kill himself than leave Roma

AS Roma legend Francesco Totti has claimed he'd rather kill himself than leave the club forever, and admitted he now 'suffers on the outside' of I Giallorossi.


Dean Henderson & Nick Pope on Spurs wishlist if Hugo Lloris leaves

Tottenham are linked with Man Utd's Dean Henderson and Burnley's Nick Pope if Hugo Lloris leaves this summer to reunite with Mauricio Pochettino at PSG.


Dortmund crush Schalke 4-0 in Ruhr derby with Haaland double

UK-SOCCER-GERMANY-S04-DOR-REPORT:Dortmund crush Schalke 4-0 in Ruhr derby with Haaland double


Arsenal and Benfica play out 1-1 draw in Rome

Arsenal and Benfica play out 1-1 draw in Rome


SFA running scared of Hearts, says Clyde star in lower league shutdown blast

Clyde goalkeeper David Mitchell is frustrated with lack of communication and interest in lower leagues


Roker Roundup: Stadium of Lights! Report claims KLD investing in state of the art pitch lighting

The good news just keeps rolling in - a report in the Daily Mail claims that Kyril Louis-Dreyfus is planning to invest in state of the art pitch lighting for the Stadium of Light that will cost in the region of £500,000.


Who said what in sport this weekend

Who said what in sport this weekend: "He makes us all feel pretty rubbish. "I feel like that was a really ignorant statement to make."


Match Preview: Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Sunderland v Fleetwood Town!

Sunderland return to the Stadium of Light looking for a third straight league victory against Simon Grayson’s Fleetwood Town - here is everything you need to know ahead of kick-off!


Mikel Arteta has already hinted who he sees as his next Arsenal captain

Bellerin's exit would leave Arteta needing to appoint a new vice-captain - and comments made by the manager this season appear to suggest he already has his eye on one player


Club World Cup participants - can anyone stop Bayern Munich?

Bayern Munich jet off to Qatar this week targeting another title at the FIFA Club World Cup, taking their place in the six-team tournament as winners of last year's UEFA Champions League. Ulsan Hyundai The South Korean club return to Qatar barely six weeks after their Asian Champions League success.