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Latest Football News


Wenger hopes Welbeck stays a Gunner

22nd February 2018, 03:00

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is keen to keep Danny Welbeck despite the striker's injuries and lack of goals.


Courtois cools Real rumours

22nd February 2018, 02:30

Thibaut Courtois says talks are ongoing with Chelsea and has backtracked on comments suggesting his 'heart is in Madrid'.

Manchester United

Mourinho questions Reds medical team

22nd February 2018, 02:20

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho appeared to question his medical staff after Ander Herrera picked up a bad injury against Sevilla.

Real Madrid

Real vow to keep starlets

22nd February 2018, 02:20

Zinedine Zidane says Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio are not leaving after they starred in the 3-1 win over Leganes.

Milton Keynes Dons

Hill salutes Dale for not dropping off after FA Cup heroics

21st February 2018, 23:55

Rochdale manager Keith Hill praised his side's efforts after they drew 0-0 against fellow League One strugglers MK Dons at the Crown Oil Arena.

Bristol City

Fulham boss impressed by Mitrovic as striker nets Cottagers a point

21st February 2018, 23:23

Slavisa Jokanovic was full of praise for Aleksandar Mitrovic after the Serbian striker's first goal for Fulham earned a deserved point at Ashton Gate.

Derby County

Paul Heckingbottom hurting after Leeds concede late goal to Derby

21st February 2018, 23:23

Leeds head coach Paul Heckingbottom admitted he was "hurting" after Derby scored a last-gasp goal to draw 2-2 at Pride Park.

Bristol City

Reid on target as Robins hit back to earn point

21st February 2018, 22:19

Bobby Reid's 16th goal of the season earned Bristol City a 1-1 draw from a superb Championship clash against Fulham at Ashton Gate.

Cardiff City

Zohore strikes to boost Cardiff’s promotion prospects

21st February 2018, 22:03

Cardiff moved four points clear of the chasing pack in the Sky Bet Championship promotion race as Kenneth Zohore's scrambled goal earned a 1-0 win at Ipswich.

Derby County

Late Palmer goal denies Leeds and earns Derby a draw

21st February 2018, 22:03

Kasey Palmer rescued Derby with a stoppage time strike as a pulsating Sky Bet Championship game against Leeds ended 2-2 at Pride Park.

Milton Keynes Dons

Rochdale held to goalless draw by MK Dons

21st February 2018, 21:47

MK Dons succeeded where Tottenham in keeping Rochdale at bay in a goalless draw at the Crown Oil Arena.

Match Reports

Sevilla FC 0-0 Manchester United

21st February 2018, 21:45

Manchester United produced a controlled display to secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League last-16 first leg tie at Sevilla.


We believe we can complete job, says Celtic skipper Brown

21st February 2018, 19:55

Skipper Scott Brown revealed himself to be cautiously optimistic ahead of Celtic's Europa League second-leg clash against Zenit St Petersburg on Thursday night.


Wiggo hits out at Sky

21st February 2018, 18:29

Bradley Wiggins has warned young riders that it is a mistake to join Team Sky as they can "ruin" them.


Lyon boss calls for consistency

21st February 2018, 18:29

Bruno Genesio admits his Lyon side must become more consistent if they are to finish the season strongly.


Bellew expecting to outlast Haye

21st February 2018, 17:31

Tony Bellew believes is confident he will seal a second win over David Haye in May due to his superior fitness.

West Bromwich Albion

We can get out of trouble - Moore

21st February 2018, 17:30

West Brom coach Darren Moore has told the fans that the players have the belief and determination to get out of relegation trouble.


Coquelin relishing change of scenery

21st February 2018, 17:27

Francis Coquelin admits his move to Valencia has reinvigorated him after becoming stale at Arsenal.

Stoke City

Potters delaying season ticket news

21st February 2018, 17:26

Stoke's current battle to avoid relegation has resulted in the club delaying details of their season-ticket prices for 2018-19.

Paris Saint Germain

Emery won't throw in the towel

21st February 2018, 17:21

Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery has warned Real Madrid they will be in for a real battle in their Champions League last-16 clash.

Real Madrid

Courtois would speak to Real

21st February 2018, 17:08

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says he is "talking" to Chelsea about his future but would listen if Real Madrid made an offer.

Borussia Dortmund

Piszczek impressed by Batshuayi

21st February 2018, 17:02

Lukasz Piszczek has hailed the impact made by Michy Batshuayi since his January switch to Borussia Dortmund.

Cardiff City

Craig Bellamy in talks with Oxford over managerial post

21st February 2018, 16:59

Craig Bellamy is in talks with Oxford to become their new manager, Press Association Sport understands.


Title battle excites Khedira

21st February 2018, 16:27

Sami Khedira admits he is expecting plenty of drama as his Juventus side and Napoli go head-to-head for the Serie A title.


Kozak reveals Saints deal delight

21st February 2018, 16:23

Simon Kozak signed his first professional contract with Southampton and then revealed his desire to secure a first-team place.


Mancini warning for Hoops

21st February 2018, 15:51

Roberto Mancini has warned Celtic that Zenit St Petersburg will be better in the second leg of their Europa League tie.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Keeper eyes Southampton scalp

21st February 2018, 15:47

Brighton keeper Christian Walton says south coast rivals Southampton are "there for the taking" in the FA Cup.

Match Previews

Sevilla FC v Manchester United

21st February 2018, 15:39

Sevilla welcome Manchester United to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.


Triple return boost for Clarets

21st February 2018, 15:30

Burnely have been boosted after Tom Heaton, Chris Wood and Dean Marney returned to action in Burnley's 1-1 draw against Blackpool.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Cup progress a boost for Krul

21st February 2018, 15:24

Tim Krul claims Brighton's FA Cup run this season could help boost their prority of staying in the Premier League.


Zenit St Petersburg v Celtic – talking points

21st February 2018, 15:23

Celtic are in Russia for the second leg of their Europa League tie with Zenit St Petersburg with a 1-0 lead from the first game in Glasgow last week.

Hartlepool United

Craig Harrison sacked as Hartlepool boss

21st February 2018, 15:07

Hartlepool have sacked manager Craig Harrison after eight months in charge.

Crystal Palace

Eagles get Schlupp return boost

21st February 2018, 14:53

Crystal Palace have had some good news on the injury front with reports that Jeffrey Schlupp has returned to training.


Gers boosted by duo's return

21st February 2018, 14:52

Rangers have recieved an injury boost with the news that both Bruno Alves and Lee Wallace are fit.

Huddersfield Town

Jorgensen praises Wagner managerial qualities

21st February 2018, 14:36

Huddersfield boss David Wagner's honest and warm nature has won over the squad, according to defender Mathias Jorgensen.


Cherries winger hailed

21st February 2018, 14:35

Ryan Fraser has hailed the form of Bournemouth winger Junior Stanislas and claims he would be the first player on his team sheet.

Betfair Feature

Wenger - PL still the priority

21st February 2018, 14:06

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal's priority remains the Premier League, despite other competitions providing greater chances of silverware.


Gracia keeping Richarlison happy

21st February 2018, 14:04

Watford forward Richarlison says he is enjoying life under Javi Gracia and is not looking to follow Marco Silva out the door.


Defender linked wih Everton switch

21st February 2018, 13:50

Everton have been linked with a move for Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij but Manchester United are also keen.


Saints winger boost

21st February 2018, 13:47

Boss Mauricio Pellegrino says the return to form of winger Nathan Redmond will be a boost for Southampton's relegation run-in.

Tottenham Hotspur

Deschamps - Sissoko is a soldier

21st February 2018, 13:35

France boss Didier Deschamps has defended Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko, describing him as a "solider" for Les Bleus.

Bayer Leverkusen

Bailey happy to stay put

21st February 2018, 13:15

Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey says he is happy to bide his time at the club amid speculation regarding his future.

Leicester City

Sagna snub down to FFP

21st February 2018, 13:11

Bacary Sagna has revealed that Financial Fair Play scuppered his chances of moving to Leicester last summer.


Deulofeu hails Femenia's progress

21st February 2018, 12:53

Gerard Deulofeu cannot wait to play alongside Kiko Femenia at Watford and has praised the defender's progress.

Huddersfield Town

Hadergjonaj hails Wagner's impact

21st February 2018, 12:32

Huddersfield defender Flo Hadergjonaj has thanked manager David Wagner for giving him confidence to show his attacking prowess.

Newcastle United

Yedlin calls for relegation focus

21st February 2018, 12:24

DeAndre Yedlin says Newcastle can survive the "nuts" fight for survival in the Premier League if they remain focused.

Stoke City

Stoke strengths and weaknesses identified by Lambert

21st February 2018, 12:03

Stoke boss Paul Lambert believes he has got to know his players in depth after a month in charge and has identified their flaws.