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Sportsmail reporters submit their review for the season so far
As the Premier League enters it's final stretch, Sportsmail reporters have given their review of the season so far from player of the year to their wishes for the remainder of the campaign. [More]
Rangers must be patient with Graeme Murty, says Mark Warburton
Warburton believes expectation levels need to be tempered at Ibrox as Rangers struggle to challenge Celtic, who are well on their way to clinching a seventh consecutive league title. [More]
Liverpool's Wijnaldum says 'violent' diarrhoea caused fitness loss
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has revealed that a 'violent infection' lasting two weeks caused him to lose weight and kept him sidelined for almost a month. [More]
West Ham defender James Collins pulls up in friendly at Dagenham 
KIERAN GILL AT THE CHIGWELL CONSTRUCTION STADIUM: West Ham eased aside non-league Dagenham & Redbridge as James Collins pulled up injured. [More]
Jose Mourinho back with a smile on his face despite Man United woes
Jose Mourinho had a smile on his face again as he took on a side managed by Argentina legend Diego Maradona for a legends match on Wednesday. [More]
Lionel Messi and Co train as Argentina gear up for Italy clash
The Argentina squad touched down in Manchester on Tuesday and have now held two training sessions ahead of Friday's clash at the Etihad Stadium. [More]
England train for Holland friendly as they prepare for World Cup
Football doesn't always need to be a serious business, as the England squad proved with plenty of smiles on show as they trained at St George's Park ahead of their friendly clash with Holland. [More]
Harry Winks and Mason Holgate pull out of England Under 21 squad
Tottenham midfielder Winks has returned to Spurs for further assessment on his ankle injury while Holgate is back with Everton for minor ankle surgery. [More]
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can targets move to 'very big club'
The German midfielder's contract expires at the end of the season but Emre Can has yet to make a firm decision on his future in a bid to keep his options open to sides across the top European leagues. [More]
Usain Bolt adds Clarence Seedorf and Robert Pires to Soccer Aid XI
If Usain Bolt wants mentors ahead of his footballing debut at Old Trafford, the Jamaican has recruited smartly by signing up Clarence Seedorf and Robert Pires for Soccer Aid. [More]
Yaya Toure withdraws from Ivory Coast squad due to family reasons
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast squad due to family reasons.  Toure has not played for his country since Africa Cup of Nations glory in 2015. [More]
FA chief Neale Barry opens door for sin-bins to be introduced
FA head of refereeing Neale Barry has said sin-bins will 'almost certainly' be introduced to English football as the initiative has been successfully tested in Nottinghamshire local park leagues. [More]
Tunnel cam shows Mo Salah ruining Liverpool team-mates in warm-up
Some brilliant behind-the-scenes footage of Liverpool's 5-0 demolition of Watford has revealed Mo Salah running rings around his team-mates in the warm-up.  [More]
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio praises 'great player' Neymar
Marco Asensio has refused to rule out the prospect of Neymar joining him at Real Madrid this summer as the Spanish giants continue to work on a deal for the PSG star. [More]
Bentley claims Harry Redknapp ice bucket moment ended Spurs career
Back in May 2010, Spurs had just beaten Manchester City to qualify for the Champions League for the first time when the celebrations got a bit out of hand. [More]
Paul Clement on the brink of replacing Jaap Stam as Reading manager 
Paul Clement is expected to be named as Reading manager in the next 24 hours. The former Swansea boss is in advanced talks to take over from Jaap Stam. [More]
Alexis Sanchez admits he has struggled to adapt to life at Man Utd
Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez has admitted his performances at the Red Devils have been below par since his move from rivals Arsenal. [More]
FA Cup semi-final tickets set to be most expensive ever
The Football Association have confirmed that ticket prices for this season's FA Cup semi-finals and final will be increased for the first time in three years, just hours after the dates were confirmed for fans. [More]
Costa: 'It was not my fault' I ended up in exile from Chelsea
The striker went AWOL last summer after a major row with Antonio Conte and lost his place as a consequence. 'It is very clear that it was not my fault that I was in Brazil,' the striker said. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Portugal ahead of Egypt friendly
Cristiano Ronaldo was the centre of attention in training once again on Wednesday as Portugal continued their preparations for their upcoming friendly with Egypt in Zurich. [More]
Neymar will be fit for the World Cup, insists Brazil legend Ronaldo
Brazil legend Ronaldo is confident that compatriot Neymar will recover from his metatarsal injury in time to lead a 'very strong team' Selecao at this summer's World Cup in Russia. [More]
Ronaldinho to stand for parliament in Brazil in general election
Legendary Brazil forward Ronaldinho is to run for parliament in his homeland. The former Barcelona and AC Milan star has submitted his candidacy to stand for office. [More]
England stars plant trees in memory of 14 First World War players
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ashley Young and Joe Hart took time out as they helped plant trees in remembrance of 14 England internationals who served in the First World War. [More]
Man City star Bernardo Silva sends warning to rival players
Bernardo Silva believes there is room for improvement despite finally starting to show why Pep Guardiola brought him to the Premier League.  [More]
Man Utd's Paul Pogba blasted by Mourinho for interview interruption
Jose Mourinho was speaking to the BBC following the 2-1 victory on March 10 when Paul Pogba shook his hand, pulled him towards him and shouted 'come on' in the Old Trafford tunnel. [More]
England U19 4-1 Hungary U19: Young Lions take step towards Euros
England made the perfect start to the Elite Round of qualifying for this summer's UEFA Under-19 European Championships as they dispatched Hungary 4-1 in Skopje. [More]
Everton captain Jagielka believes Keane is regaining confidence
Everton captain Phil Jagielka has backed Michael Keane to rediscover his best form after sensing the defender's confidence returning in recent games. [More]
Man United legend Jesper Blomqvist opens up a pizza restaurant 
The Swede helped Alex Ferguson's United win a Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup treble in the 1998-99 campaign with 38 appearances in all competitions. [More]
Man United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic postpones betting company appearance
The Manchester United striker – who has not played since Boxing Day – was scheduled to be the celebrity face of a new company, BetHard, in the city on Monday. [More]
Russia's World Cup 2018 stadium in Samara still way behind schedule
FIFA warned on Wednesday that a huge amount of work still needs to be done to get the stadium in Samara ready for the World Cup which kicks off on June 14. [More]
Fulham given green light to expand Craven Cottage in summer 2019
Fulham have received a timely boost during their promotion push to the Premier League as their proposals to expand their stadium have been approved. [More]
Giovani dos Santos voted most overrated player in MLS
Giovani dos Santos has been voted the most overrated player in the MLS by his peers. The brutal verdict came out of a poll conducted by ESPN, who asked 104 players in the league for their verdict. [More]
Germany step up preparations ahead of friendly against Spain
Mesut Ozil, Leroy Sane and their team-mates were put through their paces as Joachim Low's Germany side ramped up their preparations ahead of their friendly clash with Spain on Friday night.  [More]
England manager Gareth Southgate bans food at Starbucks cafe
England manager Gareth Southgate has banned a Starbucks cafe inside the team hotel at St George's Park from serving food. The Three Lions squad are currently preparing for friendly games. [More]
Jaap Stam sacked by Reading with club three points off drop zone
Reading have sacked manager Jaap Stam with just eight games of the Championship season remaining. The club are three points clear of the drop zone with only eight fixtures remaining. [More]
Man United 'enter race to sign Juventus target Hector Bellerin'
The Spain right back is being linked with a move away from the Emirates this summer, with Massimiliano Allegri's side the favourites to secure his services. Arsenal are ready to let him go. [More]
Man United and Real Madrid given hope in Toby Alderweireld race
Mauricio Pochettino will not stand in Toby Alderweireld's way if the defender tries to force his way out of Tottenham to Manchester United or Real Madrid this summer. [More]
Atletico Madrid may have to DOUBLE transfer record to sign Dybala
Atletico Madrid would have to smash their transfer record by double this summer if they want to sign Paulo Dybala from Juventus to replace Barcelona-bound Antoine Griezmann. [More]
Malcom says 'it's time' to leave Bordeaux amid Bayern interest
Bordeaux forward Malcom has admitted that the time has come for him to depart the French club and realise his 'dream' for playing for a club like Bayern Munich. [More]
Real Madrid star Marco Asensio says Zidane was right to drop him
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio has admitted that he deserved to be dropped to the bench this season after working his way back into Zinedine Zidane's plans. [More]
Ex-Man United midifelder Ravel Morrison plans to play for Jamaica
Morrison was thought of highly at Old Trafford and was part of their FA Youth Cup-winning side alongside the likes of current stars Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard. [More]
Luke Shaw puts in extra Manchester United training sessions
Luke Shaw has been attending extra training sessions at Manchester United amid his latest public row with Jose Mourinho and while the majority of the squad head off on international duty. [More]
West Ham in dispute over who should pay for stadium beer and Sky TV
The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) and E20 have already irked West Ham over the stadium's capacity and continued refusal to change the running track cover. [More]
Leeds United open contract talks with midfielder Pablo Hernandez
The 32-year-old's deal expires at the end of the season, with the situation causing angst among the supporters. Sportsmail understands Hernandez has started discussions about extending his stay. [More]
Liverpool have nothing to fear playing Man City, says Aldridge
Liverpool have nothing to fear in their Champions League tie against Manchester City because the Etihad 'doesn't generate atmosphere', according to former Reds striker John Aldridge. [More]
Antoine Griezmann will make decision on his future before World Cup
The France striker has been continuously linked with a move away from Madrid, most notably with Barcelona and Manchester United, but nothing has yet come to fruition. [More]
Neymar, Dani Alves and Thiago Silva model Brazil's World Cup kits
Brazil's World Cup kits are always a thing of beauty, and this year's edition is no different as the Selecao gear up for Russia. There are nods to the vibrant 'Brasilian culture' throughout. [More]
Usain Bolt trains in full Dortmund kit as he prepares for Soccer Aid
The 100-metre world-record holder has long desired to play for Manchester United, and now that his athletics career is over, he is devoting more time to his other love. [More]
Raul to become Real Madrid youth coach after earning coaching badges
Raul is due to to gain his relevant coaching badges in April with the Spanish FA elite course that reserves places for former international players or those that have spent 10 years in La Liga. [More]
How have Jose Mourinho's eight Man United signings fared?
United fear Alexis Sanchez could turn out to be an Old Trafford flop following his move to the club during the January window. So how have all of Jose Mourinho's signings fared? [More]
Inside the Brazil camp as World Cup 2018 preparations continue
A communal dining table, samba jam sessions and books on inspirational leadership - these are the secret weapons Brazil hope will give them the edge at this summer's World Cup. [More]
Man Utd star Sanchez smiling again after linking up with Chile squad
Alexis Sanchez looked delighted to be back in the international fold after joining up with his Chile team-mates ahead of their friendly with Sweden. La Roja also face Denmark next week. [More]
Wales boss Ryan Giggs prepares to battle nerves ahead of first game
LAURIE WHITWELL IN NANNING: Ryan Giggs says he will battle more nerves on his debut as Wales manager than he ever did as a player. Wales take on China in his first game in charge. [More]
Chelsea's Fabregas and Morata dine at Salt Bae's restaurant in Dubai
With the majority of their team-mates on international duty, a quartet of Chelsea stars made the most of their free time with a visit to Salt Bae's famous Nusr-Et restaurant in Dubai. [More]
Barcelona 'to monitor Ajax's Matthijs de Ligt' during Holland games
Barca were linked with the young Dutchman during the January transfer window, but with all their efforts put into signing Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, a move never came to fruition. [More]
Barcelona star Luis Suarez gets warm welcome from fans in China
Luis Suarez was mobbed by adoring fans as he touched down in Nanning ahead of Uruguay's participation in the China Cup later this week. They will play the Czech Republic on Friday. [More]
Manchester United fans may get song sheets to boost atmosphere
Manchester United are considering handing out song sheets to supporters in a bid to boost the Old Trafford atmosphere following criticism from manager Jose Mourinho. [More]
2002 World Cup hairstyle was used to distract media, reveals Ronaldo
Ronaldo produced some of the best performances of his career at the global showpiece 16 years ago, notably bagging two crucial goals in the final against Germany to claim the trophy. [More]
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez fears for Premier League stars
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is concerned 'mental fatigue' caused by the lack of a Premier League winter break could wreck his team's World Cup chances. [More]
What Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson did next after retiring
IAN HERBERT: A random encounter with Ferguson in the foothills of France's Massif Central revealed how life had changed for the man approaching the fifth anniversary of his retirement. [More]
Scotland's Oli McBurnie admits it's his ambition to play for Rangers
The 21-year-old Swansea City striker was linked with loan interest from Ibrox at the end of the January transfer window before moving to Barnsley. [More]
Ian Wright: 'If Real Madrid come for Mo Salah, he'll take notice'
Salah has been the standout player in England this term, smashing an incredible 36 goals across all competitions for Jurgen Klopp's side, and has drawn much attention. [More]
Leicester's Harry Maguire encouraged by England selection
Just three months before the finals get under way in Russia, the Three Lions continue their preparations with warm-up friendlies against Holland and Italy. [More]
England players get suited and booted in their World Cup suits
Gareth Southgate’s men took time out of their training schedule ahead of the forthcoming friendlies against Holland and Italy to try on their tailor-made Marks and Spencer Alfred Brown three-piece suits. [More]
Lionel Messi lands in Manchester as Argentina train at the Etihad
Lionel Messi has landed in Manchester ahead of Argentina's showdown friendly against Italy on Friday. Messi touched down at Manchester Airport on Tuesday afternoon. [More]
Alexis Sanchez is Manchester United's £600,000-a-week misfit
Manchester United are concerned that Alexis Sanchez is struggling to settle at the club after his January move for Arsenal and fear a repeat of the Angel Di Maria fiasco. [More]
Jonathan Walters won't retire from Ireland duty says Martin O'Neill
CRAIG HOPE IN ANTALYA: It had been expected that the 34-year-old would follow the likes of John O'Shea and Daryl Murphy by stepping down after their failure to reach this summer's World Cup. [More]
Barca urged to drop ticket prices for Roma's Champions League visit
The newspaper published a copy of an open letter it sent to Barca's president Josep Maria Bartomeu in which it railed against prices for visiting supporters for the game at the Nou Camp. [More]
Arsenal ace Bellerin's maverick fashion sense raises eyebrows
Another day, another fashion statement by Hector Bellerin, the Premier League's most maverick dresser. Bellerin has developed a taste for expensive and outlandish outfits. [More]
Ryan Bertrand out of England squad to face Holland and Italy
The defender — first choice for his country in 2017 — did not train at St George’s Park and will return to his club. Southampton have a key match at fellow strugglers West Ham on March 31. [More]
Mcleish made a huge effort to get Scott McTominay to pick Scotland
McTominay broke into Manchester United's starting XI earlier this season amid Paul Pogba's poor form and has impressed his manager Jose Mourinho. [More]
Walter Smith says it's crunch time for Rangers
Walter Smith has warned the Rangers board there is no room for error over their next managerial appointment if they are to stand any chance of halting Celtic's march to ten-in-a-row. [More]
Ousmane Dembele must have right mentality to pass Barcelona test
The 20-year-old was brought to Spain back in the summer in a £96million deal from Borussia Dortmund and immediately had the pressure of stepping in Neymar's shoes. [More]
Man United midfielder Scott McTominay dreamed of Scotland call-up
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay admits he will be fulfilling a childhood dream when he makes his senior Scotland debut. [More]
Ruben Loftus-Cheek eyes Liverpool scalp at Selhurst Park
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has warned Liverpool they face a difficult match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on March 31 as the Eagles look to upset another top-six side at home. [More]
Liverpool star Mo Salah can win the Ballon D'Or claims Harry Kewell
Only current Ballon D'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more goals in Europe than Salah this season, and Kewell thinks the Liverpool man could beat him this year if he continues his form. [More]
Liam Kelly has ignored Ireland call up, reveals Martin O'Neill
CRAIG HOPE IN ANTALYA: The 22-year-old has scored six times for the Royals this season and boss Jaap Stam has likened him to Barcelona and Spain playmaker Andres Iniesta. [More]
Gareth Bale proves Wales dedication by taking 7,500-mile China trip
Gareth Bale showed his commitment to Wales by flying to China straight after scoring for Real Madrid and then turning out for training less than four hours after touching down. [More]
John-Joe O'Toole and Abu Ogogo sent off for fighting at Sixfields
Shrewsbury missed the chance to go top of League One as they were held to a draw at Northampton. Both sides ended the game with 10 men after John-Joe O'Toole and Abu Ogogo saw red. [More]
Blackpool U18 2-2 Arsenal U18: FA Youth Cup semi first leg drawn
Blackpool twice came from behind at Bloomfield Road to snatch a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their FA Youth Cup semi-final against Arsenal, the visitors also missing a penalty in the second half. [More]
James Tarkowski only saw playing for England despite Polish roots
Had things worked out differently for James Tarkowski he might have been heading to the World Cup with Poland, but the Burnley defender insists he feels as English as bangers and mash. [More]
Nick Pope did the rounds as a milkman before he joined cream of crop
The 25-year-old Burnley keeper, called up to the squad for the first time for the friendlies with Holland and Italy, revealed that he worked as a milkman while desperately trying to make the grade as a footballer. [More]
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pays heartfelt tribute to late grandmother
Arsenal's star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has shared an emotional message on his Instagram profile after the death of his grandmother. [More]
Football Yearbook shelved as Sky end support for revered almanac
CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: Football's bible — known in its heyday as the Rothmans — is set to cease publication after 48 years following the loss of its key backer. [More]
PSG star Kylian Mbappe jokes as French stars train ahead of Colombia
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe was more than happy to joke around with his French team-mates during Tuesday's training session. [More]
Man City midfielder Yaya Toure yet to report for Ivory Coast duty
The Manchester City midfielder was recalled by Ivory Coast for their upcoming friendlies against Togo and Moldova in France, on March 24 and 27 respectively, after a three-year absence. [More]
Mino Raiola livid after Mario Balotelli is left out of Italy squad
Mario Balotelli's agent Mino Raiola has been left livid after the striker was left out of the latest Italy squad despite his recent fine form. Balotelli has scored 22 goals in 31 appearances. [More]
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard takes a tour round Melwood
Steven Gerrard has taken a trip down memory lane on a tour of Liverpool's Melwood training ground, where he went every day between the ages of 16 and 35. [More]
Ashley Young: Man Utd team-mate Luke Shaw can be 'one of the best'
The 22-year-old left-back has endured his fair share of ups and downs since joining from Southampton in 2014, fresh from becoming the youngest player to feature at the World Cup in Brazil. [More]
Nick Pope eyeing starting spot for England at World Cup
Nick Pope admits he had to pinch himself after earning his first England call-up but the Burnley goalkeeper is eyeing a starting place at this summer's World Cup. [More]
Alisson's agent reveals they've had no contact from Liverpool
Alisson's agent insists his client is happy playing for Roma and has denied that the club have received any approach from Liverpool. The Brazilian has impressed in the Italian capital this season. [More]
Liverpool legend Jerzy Dudek enjoys bizarre breakfast in Spain
The 44-year-old, whose heroics in goal helped Liverpool lift the Champions League trophy in 2005, enjoyed the weirdest of meals to start his day. [More]
Barcelona's Lionel Messi opens up about childhood hormone injections
Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone disorder, otherwise known as idiopathic short stature, which resulted in him having to inject his own legs every night. [More]
EFL join together in day of action supporting local communities
Jack Grealish led the way as 72 Football League clubs across the country united for a day to support their communities. Grealish linked up with Aston Villa's 'Generation Gain's programme. [More]
Raiola drops hint Donnarumma could be leaving Milan
Mino Raiola has dropped a big hint Gianluigi Donnarumma could leaven AC Milan this summer, after bizarrely tipping the club's target Pepe Reina to take the No 1 spot. [More]
Giorgio Chiellini expected to face Real Madrid in Champions League
The centre back, who has withdrawn from Italy's squad for their upcoming friendlies against Argentina and England, has a 'niggling injury' to the flexor muscles of his right thigh. [More]
Justin Kluivert could make his Holland debut against England
18-year-old Justin Kluivert, son of Patrick, has made a pretty stunning start to life at Ajax and has now earned a first call-up to the Holland national team. But will he be able to emulate his dad's success? [More]
England train as Southgate calls Alexander-Arnold over to join in
England manager Gareth Southgate called over Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold from the Under 21s to get involved with senior training this week. [More]
Barcelona icon Lionel Messi to train at rivals Real Madrid's base
Next week's friendly will take place at Wanda Metropolitano, the home of Atletico Madrid, but the Argentine FA have opted to prepare at Los Blancos' training base as opposed to their city neighbours'. [More]
Chilean player produces one of the most blatant dives ever
Universidad de Concepcion forward Jean Meneses pulled off one of the most blatant dives of all time to help his side beat Colo Colo in the Chilean Primera Division on Sunday. [More]
Nathaniel Chalobah invited to continue his rehabilition with England
The Three Lions' 27-man squad are at St George's Park preparing to face Holland and Italy as manager Southgate weighs up his options ahead of the World Cup. [More]
N'Golo Kante commits future to Chelsea amid PSG interest
N'Golo Kante joined Chelsea in the summer of 2016 from Leicester and has excelled ever since in the heart of midfield, helping the Blues to the Premier League title last season. [More]
Ronald Koeman watches on as Holland squad prepare for England clash
Holland are preparing themselves to take on England at the start of a new era for the Dutch national side. Ronald Koeman's first match in charge of the Oranje comes against England. [More]
Maurizio Sarri close to agreeing contract extension at Napoli
Maurizio Sarri has revealed he is close to signing a new contract extension at Napoli despite interest from Chelsea in the manager replacing Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal team-mates set to work at Lisbon
Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal team-mates set to work ahead of Friday's friendly against Egypt. The captain stretched off with Bruno Alves as Fernando Santos's side went through a light session. [More]
Everton winger Theo Walcott insists he is happy with contribution
Walcott was the third highest scoring English player last season with 19 but the goals dried up in the first half of the campaign when he struggled for game time with Arsenal. [More]
Spain step up preparations ahead of friendly against Germany
Diego Costa, David de Gea and their Spanish team-mates were put through their paces by Julen Lopetegui as they trained at the national centre in Madrid on Tuesday. [More]
Seamus Coleman trains with Ireland for first time since leg break
The Everton right back underwent surgery on a fractured right tibia and fibula he sustained in a tackle with Wales defender Neil Taylor last March. [More]
Christian Eriksen among best midfielders in Europe: Age Hareide
Christian Eriksen is better than every Real Madrid and Barcelona central midfielder, according to his Denmark manager Age Hareide. The Tottenham playmaker is enjoying a great season. [More]
Arsenal target Nabil Fekir could leave Lyon in the summer
Arsenal target Nabil Fekir has ambitions of playing for a top-10 club in European football and could leave current side Lyon in the summer, his agent Jean-Pierre Bernes has revealed. [More]
Mohamed Salah insists jab at Man United was just a joke
The Liverpool forward trolled Manchester United on Twitter following their shock exit from the Champions League at the hands of Spanish outfit Sevilla last week. [More]
Marcello Lippi keen for reunion with former adversary Ryan Giggs
Marcello Lippi is eager for a reacquaintance with Ryan Giggs when China host Wales but the veteran manager insists he does not need to offer any advice to his younger adversary. [More]
Neymar hits the town for birthday party of girlfriend's sister
Neymar hit the town to celebrate his girlfriend's sister's birthday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The PSG forward was pictured arriving at a nightclub and stopped for photos. [More]
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opens up on why he chose Gabon over France
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has opened up on his decision to represent the Gabon national team, rather than France or Spain. [More]
Emre Can has no regrets over leaving Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich
The Germany international was struggling for game time under Guardiola back in 2013 and took the sizeable decision to move the BayArena. [More]
Argentina stars brave the cold during Manchester training session
Argentina stars were perhaps hoping for a bit of sun during the international break ahead of their pre Russia World Cup friendlies with Spain and Italy. [More]
Stevenage appoint Dino Maamria as manager after Darren Sarll axe
Stevenage have appointed Dino Maamria as their new first-team manager. Maamria, who has left his position as Nuneaton boss to take the role, replaces Darren Sarll, who was sacked earlier in the week. [More]
Manchester United's Paul Pogba admits he wants to play with Neymar
Struggling Manchester United and France star Paul Pogba has admitted it would be a 'pleasure' to play alongside Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar one day. [More]
Kepa Arrizabalaga opens up on 'life decision' to reject Real Madrid
Few players turn down a move to Real Madrid but Kepa Arrizabalaga bucked that trend to remain with boyhood club Athletic Bilbao.  [More]
Mo Salah has missed more Premier League big chances than anyone else
Mohamed Salah has been one of the standout stars of the Premier League this season but the Liverpool forward has also squandered more goalscoring chances than any other player. [More]
Football Association commit to BAME staff with every England team
The Football Association is planning to make it mandatory for all England teams to have a black, Asian and ethnic minority coach as a member of their staff. [More]
Rafa Benitez reveals he started his managerial career aged just 13
Rafa Benitez has given insight into his obsession with football management, revealing he started his career aged just 13 and still watches football when he returns home after 8pm. [More]
PSG to 'rival' Barcelona and Manchester United for Toby Alderweireld
Toby Alderweireld's Tottenham current contract expires in the summer of 2019 and the Belgian centre back is yet to agree a new long-term deal with the club. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo's new Nike CR7 Mercurial boots unveiled
Nike have released the latest pair of unique football boots to be worn by Cristiano Ronaldo, inspired by his role as captain of the Portugal national team. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'I'll always say I'm the best and I'll prove it'
Cristiano Ronaldo was named Portugal's player of 2017 on Monday in Lisbon as the Real Madrid superstar beat out competition from compatriots Bernardo Silva and Rui Patricio. [More]
Matt Le Tissier blasts Mourinho for 'destroying' Man Utd's Luke Shaw
Matt Le Tissier pulled no punches in condemning Jose Mourinho for his treatment of Luke Shaw. The former Southampton striker accused the Manchester United boss of 'destroying' Shaw. [More]
Police warn Liverpool fans with flares vs Man City could face prison
Police have warned that any supporters found in possession of flares and pyrotechnics at Liverpool's Champions League clash with Manchester City could be sent to prison. [More]
Argentina have been slammed for being 'friends of Lionel Messi'
PETE JENSON: It's only six months after Messi single-handedly landed Argentina in the World Cup finals and the accusations are flying that he wields too much influence and, in effect, picks the team. [More]
Liverpool players jet off for the international break
The international break has arrived and, with it, players have either jetted off to link up with their nations ahead of World Cup friendlies, or made for warmer climes. [More]
Lionel Messi says goodbye to sons before joining Argentina squad
Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo posted a heartfelt message with a picture of her husband and three sons before he left to join up with the Argentina squad in Manchester.  [More]
Injured Manchester City star Sergio Aguero soaks up the Dubai
Aguero sustained the injury in training and was ruled out of City's 2-0 win over Stoke last Monday. He now looks certain to miss Argentina's double header against Italy and Spain over the next week. [More]
Adidas unveils nine new away kits for the 2018 World Cup in Russia
Adidas has revealed nine new national team away kits ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia - and fans of stylish football shirts are likely to be drooling. [More]
Agent refuses to confirm Anthony Martial will stay at Man United
The forward hit the ground running at the start of the season but has fluttered in and out of Jose Mourinho's side since the arrival of Alexis Sanchez back in January. [More]
Aubameyang uses modern brain training and recovery techniques
The Gabon international posted photos which appeared to show him using Neurotracker. Aubameyang has also been using compression and cold therapy on his upper left leg. [More]
Hatem Ben Arfa is out of favour at PSG... a familiar scenario
He is at loggerheads with his manager, his representatives have taken aim at the owners and he is being made to train with the reserves. He has been ostracised by his football club. [More]
Chelsea head the queue to rescue Luke Shaw from Man United nightmare
Shaw’s future at United has been thrown into doubt once again after he was substituted at half-time against Brighton at the weekend and then subjected to more criticism from Jose Mourinho. [More]
Liverpool's Andrew Robertson: 'I never gave up on my dream'
INTERVIEW BY DOMINIC KING: Andrew Robertson was standing outside Jurgen Klopp's office, getting his words in order before knocking on the door. [More]
Rojo reaction to Sanchez joining Man United: 'F****** hell no'  
Most Manchester United fans were delighted when Alexis Sanchez put pen to paper at Old Trafford. But Marcos Rojo had a completely different reaction, saying: 'Oh, f****** hell no', [More]
Liverpool's Mo Salah proving himself to be the new king of the Kop
With four sublime goals against Watford, Mohamed Salah continued to blaze a trail beyond everybody's expectation and entered uncharted territory for debut season heroics. But how does he compare? [More]
Alvaro Morata must improve form for World Cup spot, warns Spain boss
Alvaro Morata still has a chance to play at the World Cup despite his lack of form, says Spain boss Julen Lopetegui. The Chelsea forward has been left out for the upcoming friendlies. [More]
If Luke Shaw feels bullied, it may say more about him than Mourinho
MARTIN SAMUEL: The first interview I conducted for a national newspaper was with Jack Simmons, the Lancashire all-rounder. 'Flat Jack' was an off-break bowler of great consistency. [More]
Liverpool will not sell Mo Salah even if Real Madrid come calling
Liverpool have no intention of selling Mohamed Salah this summer and will robustly turn away any unwanted interest in their talisman. Salah's four-year contract is worth £90,000 a week. [More]
Manchester City to express 'serious concerns' over Liverpool fans
EXCLUSIVE BY MIKE KEEGAN: Manchester City will contact police after it emerged that Liverpool fans are planning a hostile reception for their team bus ahead of next month's Champions League clash. [More]
Man United's Luke Shaw and Jose Mourinho have reached breaking point
Nothing sums up Jose Mourinho's contradictory — and often controversial — management of Manchester United better than the case of Luke Shaw. [More]
Benjamin Mendy hands Pharrell Williams a Manchester City shirt
Benjamin Mendy has gifted American musician Pharrell Williams a Manchester City jersey with the Frenchman's name and number on the back. The duo were both at an Adidas event. [More]
You think McTominay can't be Scottish, admits Scotland No 2 Grant
A first sighting was all it took for Peter Grant to be smitten by Scott McTominay's talent. Working out whether he might actually be eligible for Scotland took a little longer. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo 'asked about life in China' claims Scolari
Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move to the Chinese Super League if he leaves Real Madrid, and former Brazil manager Luis Felipe Scolari has fanned these flames once again. [More]
Eden Hazard will not be a 'false nine' for Belgium, insists Martinez
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has rejected the idea of following Chelsea boss Antonio Conte's lead and deploying star man Eden Hazard as a 'false nine'. [More]
The remarkable life of Ivor Broadis, England's oldest living player
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CRAIG HOPE: It feels almost like time travel. Ivor Broadis, England’s oldest surviving international, pulls on the navy blazer he wore during the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland. [More]
Ronald Koeman has got his zest back as Holland manager
EXCLUSIVE BY DOMINIC KING: The last time we saw him, the painful end was coming. He knew it, we knew it. It was October 22 and Everton had just been pummelled by Arsenal. [More]
Tottenham ready to make £40million summer move for Wilfried Zaha
Roy Hodgson’s Palace will argue their 25-year-old winger is worth significantly more, particularly given the role he has played in their fight for survival. [More]
Christensen used Chelsea icon John Terry to iron out costly mistakes
The serene progress was halted by a hamstring injury and, upon his return, a clanger against Barcelona which gifted Messi an equaliser at Stamford Bridge, in the first leg. [More]
Owen Oyston offers Blackpool to former club president Valeri Belokon
EXCLUSIVE BY JACK GAUGHAN: Owen Oyston has taken his first steps to finally relinquishing control of Blackpool by offering the club to Valeri Belokon, Sportsmail can reveal. [More]
Mayweather makes bizarre claim to buy Newcastle and sign Ronaldo
Floyd Mayweather has come out with the bizarre claim he could buy Newcastle United and in turn bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to the Premier League.  [More]
Brazil stars Roberto Firmino and Gabriel Jesus train in Moscow
Brazil are among the favourites to go all the way and win the World Cup in Russia this summer - so they are making sure they are used to their surroundings, taking on the hosts in a friendly. [More]
McLeish tells Scotland's next generation to seize Euro 2020 chance
Peter Grant has revealed how Alex McLeish delivered a rousing address to his new wave of Scotland recruits and urged them to seize the chance to become Euro 2020 heroes. [More]
Joey Barton takes aim at Scott Brown in 'cheating' accusation
Kipre was red-carded during Sunday’s 0-0 Premiership draw in Lanarkshire after kicking out in reaction to a push from Brown. Motherwell confirmed they have appealed the decision. [More]
Portugal release new Nike home kit for 2018 World Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo and Co will wear the classic deep red number in Russia, topped off with celebratory gold splashes to mark their victory in France two years ago. [More]
Jack Wilshere and James Tarkowski join England team-mates training
The international fortnight has begun in earnest for Gareth Southgate as he welcomed his 27-man squad to the national base ahead of the upcoming fixtures. [More]
Ryan Giggs wants to create his own 'Class of 92' with Wales
Ryan Giggs wants to create his own Class of 92 with Wales by blooding the country's youngsters as early as possible should their talent demand. Wales are due to play in the China Cup. [More]
Thomas Tuchel suggests bus attack hastened Borussia Dortmund exit
Borussia Dortmund's ex-coach Thomas Tuchel has testified at the trial of a man accused of bombing the German soccer club's bus that the attack was partly responsible for his departure. [More]
Branislav Ivanovic stripped of the Serbia captaincy before World Cup
'Kolarov, the new captain, and Nemanja Matic, his deputy, have the power to follow in Ivanovic's footsteps,' the manager told a news conference ahead of their friendly with Morocco on Friday. [More]
Paul Pogba 'cannot be happy' at Man United, claims Didier Deschamps
The 25-year-old midfielder, who has been called up by Deschamps for France's upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Russia, has missed several important games in recent weeks. [More]
Messi avoids chocolate and fizzy drinks to stop vomiting in matches
The Argentina ace brought attention to his issue in 2014 when he was sick during a friendly against Romania in Bucharest where he later confessed it was not an isolated incident. [More]
Jose Mourinho treatment of Manchester Utd's Luke Shaw 'a disgrace'
Shaw has struggled for game time under United manager Mourinho, with the pair having a frosty relationship. This reared its head again when Mourinho questioned Shaw's attitude. [More]
Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho warned to stop nutmegging people
Borussia Dortmund starlet Jadon Sancho has admitted that he has been told to stop nutmegging people in training after his Bundesliga team-mates grew furious at his skillful antics. [More]
Luigi Di Biagio claims the door is still open for Mario Balotelli
Italy's interim coach Luigi Di Biagio says the door is still open for maverick striker Mario Balotelli. Despite scoring regularly for Nice, Balotelli was once again overlooked for this month's friendlies. [More]
Balotelli rates Suarez performance better than Messi and Ronaldo
Mario Balotelli heaped praise on Barcelona forward Luis Suarez as he believes the Uruguayan is performing better than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. [More]
Watford's Miguel Britos wants to forget Mohamed Salah show ASAP
Britos played just his third match of 2018 on Saturday and he did not enjoy it. The Watford defender was tasked with stopping red-hot Liverpool superstar Salah but he failed miserably. [More]
Gianluigi Buffon to play for Italy in tribute to Davide Astori
Gianluigi Buffon revealed he linked up with the Italy national squad for upcoming friendlies against Argentina and England to pay tribute to his late international team-mate Davide Astori. [More]
Derbyshire Police were not consulted over Derby postponement
Derby's decision to postpone Sunday's home Sky Bet Championship game against Cardiff was made independently, Derbyshire Police have confirmed. [More]
Manchester United pair use City's training ground on Argentina duty
Two Manchester United players went behind enemy lines on Monday as Argentina used Manchester City's training facilities to prepare for Friday night's friendly against Italy. [More]
Barcelona target Verratti insists he's staying at PSG next season
Marco Verratti has refuted claims his management tried to orchestrate a move to Barcelona, while insisting he will still be playing his football with PSG next season. [More]
England manager Gareth Southgate welcomes squad to St George's Park
Gareth Southgate was on hand to show a number of new faces around England's St George's Park as he welcomed his latest squad to their headquarters ahead of the international break. [More]
Minute's silence for young fan disrupted by referee forcing kick-off
A minute’s silence in a game between two women’s teams in Spain went ahead despite the referee prohibiting it and forcing the players to kick-off. [More]
Luke Shaw 'can be the best in the world if he leaves Manchester Utd'
Shaw, 22, has struggled for game time under Jose Mourinho amid a frosty relationship with the United manager. He is widely expected to leave the club in the summer, with Tottenham linked. [More]
Ex-Man United and England star Ravel Morrison to commit to Jamaica 
After reviving his career in Mexico with Atlas Guadalajara, Jamaican officials have extended an invitation to the player should he wish to represent the island. [More]
Paul Pogba meets with Manchester United's nemesis Wissam Ben Yedder
The 25-year-old has dyed his Mohawk half blue and half blonde as well as his traditional pattern on the side of his head. Pogba showed off his new eccentric look on his Instagram account. [More]
BT Sport presenter apologises for live FA Cup draw gaffe
Lynsey Hipgrave hosted the draw - which was shown on BT as well as the BBC - as Petr Cech and Gianfranco Zola plucked out the balls to determine the fixtures of the final four. [More]
Arsenal and Real Madrid agree to charity matches between legends
Arsenal and Real Madrid have agreed to matches between club legends where proceeds will go towards charity. The Bernabeu will host the first game before a return clash at the Emirates. [More]
Arsenal star Per Mertesacker accused of 'disrespecting' the club
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker has been accused of disrespecting Arsenal, Arsene Wenger and the club's fans by admitting he would prefer to sit in the stands than play on the pitch. [More]
Lyon face European ban after UEFA charge for racism and violence
Lyon are facing a ban from European football after racist behaviour, throwing objects and setting off fireworks among other disturbances in their Europa League quarter-final. [More]
Footballers head on holiday during the international break
When the international break comes around it only means one thing for those stars not selected by their nation... holiday time. In the congested football calendar, it's important to get away and relax... [More]
John Gregory wears interesting outfit after Indian League triumph
Former Aston Villa manager John Gregory has celebrated winning the Indian Super League title by posting an image of himself alongside the trophy... dressed in an interesting gown. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo made bold 'bet' he'd outscore Lionel Messi
Ronaldo continued his superb scoring streak on Sunday night with four goals in Real Madrid's 6-3 win over Girona. The Portuguese has now netted in eight straight games in all competitions. [More]
Liverpool: Roberto Firmino under no pressure to catch Mo Salah
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino says he feels no pressure to keep pace with the goal tally of team-mate Mohamed Salah and insists they are very much focused on the collective effort. [More]
Brazil sign agreement with Tottenham to use club facilities
Brazil have signed an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur to use the Premier League club's facilities ahead of this year's World Cup in Russia. [More]
Tom Heaton eyeing England place at World Cup after injury troubles
The Burnley goalkeeper has been out with a shoulder injury since September and therefore missed out on the England squad for the games against Holland and Italy. [More]
Memphis Depay admits consistency stopped him becoming world's best
The 24-year-old was interviewed by French news outlet Canal Football Club , and insisted he could be on of the world's best if he could show some more consistent performances. [More]
Manchester United's Ashley Young makes his way to England training
Ashley Young has revealed he is 'England bound' after posting a picture of himself on his way to training with the national team. England are set to face the Netherlands and Italy in friendlies. [More]
MARK LAWRENSON: Mohamed Salah isn't an Anfield legend... yet
MARK LAWRENSON: An image is stuck in my mind about Mohamed Salah this season. It was in the final minute of the game against Tottenham at Anfield, [More]
Jurgen Klopp hails lightning pace of Liverpool star Mo Salah
Mo Salah's searing pace against Watford was comparable to the Olympic Games 100-metre final, says Jurgen Klopp. he Liverpool boss was unsurprisingly full of praise for the Egyptian. [More]
Mo Salah boasts best disciplinary record -10 THINGS WE LEARNED
10 THINGS WE LEARNED - RALPH ELLIS: There was plenty of action this weekend with the FA Cup and a handful of Premier League fixtures taking centre stage.   [More]
Mo Salah giving Liverpool confidence just like Suarez did: Henderson
Manager Jurgen Klopp said Salah was close to the same level as Lionel Messi after the Egyptian scored four goals in Saturday's 5-0 Premier League victory over Watford, [More]
Puma reveal 10 new away kits with 4 teams to wear them at World Cup
They will be introduced for the first time for this Friday's friendlies, with Switzerland confirming they will debut their new away strip when they take on Greece in Athens. [More]
Mo Salah is on course for record 35 Premier League goals this season
Prolific Liverpool forward Mo Salah is in the form of his life and on course for an incredible scoring feat. After slotting four past Watford at the weekend, Salah's strike rate is 0.93 goals per game. [More]
Stambouli lifts the lid on playing with 'crazy' Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Stambouli spent one season in Ligue 1 with Ibrahimovic before moving onto Schalke where he has remained since 2016, but their short time together still seems to have left a sizeable scar. [More]
Manchester United's McTominay enjoys first Scotland training session
The Manchester United midfielder was caught in a tug-of-war between England manager Gareth Southgate and Scotland boss Alex McLeish, before eventually opting for the latter. [More]
Chiellini OUT of Argentina and England friendlies with thigh strain
The Azzurri are due to face Argentina in Manchester on March 23 followed by England at Wembley four days later under the watchful eye of interim coach Luigi Di Biagio. [More]
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck will not face any action for alleged dive
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck will not face any retrospective action over his alleged dive against AC Milan last Thursday. The Gunners went on to win 3-1 after Welbeck equalised from the spot. [More]
Fiorentina rename training ground after Davide Astori
Fiorentina president Mario Cognigni has announced plans to rename the club's training ground after Astori, who was the club's captain before he died from a cardiac arrest in his sleep earlier this month. [More]
Ryan Bertrand insists going back to basics can stave off relegation
Mark Hughes has stripped Southampton back to basics during his first few days in charge. The new manager told his players to start mastering the fundamentals in their fight for survival. [More]
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk insists he is getting better and better
Virgil van Dijk insists he has finally found his rhythm as the world's most expensive defender has targeted a huge end to the season. His recent form has been overshadowed by the front three. [More]
Luke Shaw and Danny Rose: The curious case of faltering full-backs
KIERAN GILL: One left-back at his club is being continually hung out to dry by a controlling boss. While the other’s relationship with his own head coach has been on the rocks. [More]
Lionel Messi doesn't get punished for dissent - Marco Verratti
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has claimed Lionel Messi gets away with far more dissent than he ever does, but accepts that he needs to 'improve' his attitude towards referees. [More]
When Jose Mourinho attacks his own Manchester United players
'What is said in the dressing room, stays in the dressing room' has been a managerial mantra for many years, but Jose Mourinho has readily tossed it out the window this season. [More]
Tottenham would profit to the tune of £175m if they sold Harry Kane
Tottenham Hotspur would stand to make a profit of £175million if they sold Harry Kane - the largest value added to any player in Europe's top five leagues and more than Barcelona's Lionel Messi. [More]
Leicester 1-2 Chelsea (AET): Pedro plays the FA Cup hero
MATT BARLOW AT KING POWER STADIUM: Antonio Conte spent all winter in pursuit of a big man with an aerial threat only to find his season saved by a header from a 5ft 6ins Spaniard. [More]
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte plotting FA Cup redemption
MATT BARLOW AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Alvaro Morata and Pedro scored the goals as the Premier League champions won 2-1 after extra time at Leicester. [More]
Leo Messi bracing himself for difficult transition into retirement
The Argentine turned 30 last June and is moving ever-closer into the latter phases of his career and towards the inevitable fate that every professional athlete must face sooner or later. [More]
FA Cup semi-final draw: Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur
United face Spurs at Wembley in the semi-final as the two highest ranked sides left in the cup were drawn together. The games will take place on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of April. [More]
Man Utd stars shocked at Jose Mourinho's 'bullying' of Luke Shaw
Jose Mourinho hauled Luke Shaw off at half-time of Saturday's FA Cup victory over Brighton in his first start for a month, claiming the left-back neglected his defensive responsibilities. [More]
Barcelona 2-0 Athletic Bilbao: Lionel Messi and Paco Alcacer strike
PETE JENSON: First half goals from Paco Alcacer and Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a 2-0 victory at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday [More]
Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates with Ana Ivanoic birth of son
Bastian Schweinsteiger and Ana Ivanovic have announced the birth of their first child after posting a series of heartwarming pictures of their baby boy on social media. [More]
Real Madrid may be persuaded to offer Cristiano Ronaldo new deal
PETE JENSON: After a stunning recent spurt of goals and the milestone of a 50th career hat-trick, Real Madrid may have to offer Cristiano Ronaldo another mega money contract. [More]
Zidane praises Cristiano Ronaldo's form after putting 4 past Girona
Ronaldo's four goals took his La Liga tally to 22 goals - only three behind Lionel Messi - in Sunday's 6-3 thrashing of Girona, despite having only one league goal to his name by mid-November. [More]
Jose Mourinho continues Manchester United blame game
Luke Shaw may as well start planning a leaving-do with Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind. And Ander Herrera, Anthony Martial, Juan Mata and Chris Smalling can't be sure they will be staying. [More]
Man Utd star Alexis Sanchez enjoys Italian meal out with friends
The Chile international was spotted coming out of Cibo, a Cheshire-based restaurant that specializes in Italian cuisine, with his friend on Sunday afternoon. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 50th hat-trick of his career
Many strikers have a shelf or perhaps a cabinet to show off their hat-trick match balls. Cristiano Ronaldo needs a garage for his. He hit the 50th hat-trick of his career in Real Madrid's win over Girona. [More]
Martin Allen named manager of League Two side Barnet for FIFTH time
EXCLUSIVE: Former West Ham and QPR midfielder Allen, nicknamed Mad Dog, last departed the club in 2016 for a doomed role at Eastleigh. He had been lined up for a role on radio station Love Sport. [More]
PSG captain is 'sure' Neymar will stay despite Real Madrid interest
Silva, however, is adamant the forward will not leave.  'Neymar has a contract with PSG, I hope that he will stay with us,' he told Canal+ after their 2-1 away victory against Nice. [More]
Real Madrid 'agree deal in principle' to sign Robert Lewandowski
Madrid president Florentino Perez decided to make a move for the Bayern striker as he waits to see how the potential deal to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain evolves. [More]
Real Madrid 6-3 Girona: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick in thriller
PETE JENSON: Anyone who had 2018 in the sweepstake for the year Ronaldo would go to seed should tear up their ticket. He has 21 goals since the turn of the year, more than any other player. [More]
Lionel Messi will 'give up' on Argentina if they don't win World Cup
Lionel Messi has hinted he will 'give up' on the national team if Argentina don't win this summer's World Cup in Russia. Major international honours have so far eluded the Barca star. [More]
Aubameyang has imported part of his car collection worth £850,000
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is known for his flashy lifestyle and the striker's collection of supercars is evidence of his wealth. [More]
Premier League and FA Cup Cup fans' verdict: Mo Salah 4-goal haul
FAN VERDICTS: The FA Cup ran side-by-side with the Premier League this weekend with Mohamed Salah stealing the show for Liverpool while four teams booked a date at Wembley in the semi-final. [More]
MARTIN KEOWN: Jose Mourinho risks losing Man United dressing room
MARTIN KEOWN: Sometimes Mourinho can seem spiteful, but this assessment was more controlled. By demanding more character, desire and personality, he was trying to get a reaction. [More]
On the road: History beckons for Accrington Stanley
The late Eric Whalley, without whom there would be no Stanley, had a match-day ritual as chairman that is as relevant now as ever. He would sit behind his desk with eyes fixed on CCTV. [More]
Former Man United boss Louis van Gaal slams unprofessional players
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed many of his players were 'unprofessional' during his time in England. Van Gaal has also revealed the one signing he wanted. [More]
League One verdict: Dan Micciche's plan finally coming together
After another busy weekend of League Two action, Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY reflects on the thrills and spills... Plymouth, with 29 from a possible 36, have won the most points in 2018. [More]
Championship verdict: Garry Monk takes step forward at Birmingham
Following another busy weekend of Championship action, Sportsmail's AMITAI WINEHOUSE selects his highlights... [More]
Steve Clarke would be a great fit for Rangers (and Celtic)
KRIS COMMONS: It baffles me, the job he's doing at Kilmarnock with the players he's got, with Saturday's win at Ibrox just the latest great result. [More]
Marseille 2-3 Lyon: Memphis Depay scores winner in frantic match
The match ended with players pushing and shoving after the final whistle. Away defender Marcelo mockingly brandished a Lyon jersey in front of Marseille's players. [More]
Should Adam's challenge have been punished with an orange card?
LAURIE WHITWELL AT BET 365 STADIUM: There will be those who say Charlie Adam’ s foul on Wayne Rooney was an obvious red card. Then there are others who judge it a yellow. [More]
League Two verdict: Coventry make a late push for promotion
After another busy weekend of League Two action, Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY reflects on the thrills and spills including Coventry's promotion push and Grimsby's winless run. [More]
Napoli 1-0 Genoa: Defender Raul Albiol reignites Serie A title hopes
Napoli moved within two points of Serie A leaders Juventus, who were held to a 0-0 draw at SPAL on Saturday. In the 72nd minute, Albiol deflected in a corner at the near post with his back to the goal. [More]
Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson takes aim at Craig Thomson
Stephen Robinson has accused referee Craig Thomson of getting his fifth Motherwell red card of the season badly wrong after showing his second dubious red card of the season to Cedric Kipre. [More]
Wembley won't favour Tottenham in FA Cup, claims Eric Dier
The irony is not lost on Dier that Wembley has switched from being Tottenham's house of horrors into a fortress. The question is whether they will have an unfair advantage in the FA Cup. [More]
Russell Martin won't be intimidated by yobs after supermarket abuse
A video was posted on social media of the defender - who on Sunday withdrew from Scotland squad for the friendlies against Costa Rica and Hungary - being subjected to sectarian insults. [More]
A Shot in Time: Arsenal goalscoring hero Ted Drake, the knockout hit
MICHAEL WALKER - A SHOT IN TIME: Rampaging Arsenal striker Ted Drake once scored seven goals in a match at Aston Villa. It was the season after he had scored 42 in the league. [More]
Celtic's Kieran Tierney pulls out of Scotland squad with calf injury
Brendan Rodgers was forced to revert to a three-man defence featuring Dedryck Boyata, Kristoffer Ajer and Hendry after the Scotland left-back suffered a calf problem at the end of last week. [More]
Traore's excellent form helps Middlesbrough in push for promotion
HARRY SLAVIN AT GRIFFIN PARK: Adama Traore is finally hitting his stride in England. The Middlesbrough winger, a product of Barcelona’s La Masia academy, has excelled this season [More]
Fulham rewrite club record books but are frustrated with QPR draw
ADAM SHERGOLD AT CRAVEN COTTAGE: Fulham rewrote the club record books here but nobody was in the mood to celebrate.This draw was their 16th match unbeaten in the league [More]
Pochettino says winning FA Cup would not make Spurs a winning club
Important but not that important, he reasoned. Nice for the fans but it won't tick the bigger box. Never let it be said that Pochettino's relationship with the Cup is anything less than complex. [More]
Motherwell 0-0 Celtic: Leaders held to goalless draw by 10 men
STEPHEN MCGOWAN: Present Cedric Kipre with a flash of green and white and the French defender is likely to see red. Put Craig Thomson in charge and it's pretty much certain. [More]
Man Utd's Nemanja Matic says Jose Mourinho is difficult to work for
Midfielder Matic admits it is 'difficult' working under Mourinho and has warned his fellow Manchester United players to be ready to meet the challenge laid down by their manager at Old Trafford. [More]
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho isn't happy... and none of it's his fault
Mourinho had lots to say after Manchester United booked their place in the FA Cup semi-finals with an unimpressive 2-0 win over Brighton. His post-match ramblings included plenty of criticism. [More]
Villarreal 2-1 Atletico Madrid: Title hopes fade for Simeone's side
Second-placed Atletico looked set to keep pace with Barcelona through Antoine Griezmann's penalty until Enes Unal led Villarreal to a come-from-behind win with two late goals. [More]
Wigan 0-2 Southampton: Hojbjerg and Cedric seal FA Cup semi spot
IAN HERBERT AT THE DW STADIUM: Exiting to fourth tier and third tier sides would have been unprecedented and new manager Mark Hughes was the most relieved man in the stadium. [More]
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is as dangerous as Lionel Messi
It was so cold at Anfield on Saturday that the wind felt as if it was slicing through you. Usually, with three points comfortably secured, Liverpool supporters would've made early darts for the exit. [More]
Ashley Williams will be picked on Wales form not Everton: Ryan Giggs
Williams is staying as Wales captain under Giggs and flew out to Nanning, China with the squad on Sunday night for a Far East friendly tournament. [More]
Andros Townsend hails Wilfried Zaha as Crystal Palace winger returns
Andros Townsend has been here before. The Palace winger bears the scars of 2016 with Newcastle United, which ended with the Geordies plunging through the trap door. [More]
Poll: Adam decision correct but refs need sin bin option
GRAHAM POLL: The idea that this could have been an ‘orange card’ tackle is wrong.Referee Martin Atkinson was absolutely right to dismiss Charlie Adam. [More]
Junior Stanislas shows practice pays with late Bournemouth free-kick
The sight of Bournemouth scoring their first free-kick in the Premier League may have left manager Eddie Howe feeling ever so slightly smug on Saturday evening. [More]
RB Leipzig 2-1 Bayern Munich: Werner earns first win over Bayern
A stirring performance by the home side led to Naby Keita levelling just before half-time, before Werner's winner ended RB Leipzig's luckless record against their would-be title rivals. [More]
Mauricio Pochettino cannot dismiss FA Cup plus team of the weekend
JAMIE REDKNAPP: How does a team create a winning mentality? Pochettino has said repeatedly that it is developed by consistent success in the Premier League, not by trophies. [More]
Mark Hughes sees FA Cup win as springboard to Southampton survival
Having only signed a short-term deal until June, Hughes is seen as a quick fix and needs one himself. It is perhaps why he looked quite so animated at full-time, punching the air and pumping his fists. [More]
Jamie Vardy vs VAR and Willian in tights as Chelsea beat Leicester
Chelsea reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup by edging past Leicester. ROB SUMMERSCALES was watching the action closely and has picked out six things that you may have missed. [More]
Leicester vs Chelsea LIVE score updates - FA Cup quarter-final
Antonio Conte's side are 25 points off Manchester City and were dumped out of the Champions League by Lionel Messi and Barcelona this week. Follow all the from live with Sportsmail's ADAM SHERGOLD. [More]
Alvaro Morata nets first goal of 2018 in FA Cup win at Leicester
TIM EVERSHED AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Alvaro Morata repaid the faith of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte with his first goal of 2018 in their FA Cup quarter-final with Leicester City. [More]
PSG boss Emery heartened by team's response since Real Madrid defeat
Paris St Germain boss Unai Emery demanded more of the same after seeing his team move a step closer to the Ligue 1 title with victory at Nice. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo believes 'no-one will be compared with him'
The Real Madrid superstar is a five-time Ballon d'Or winner and although the debate over whether he or Lionel Messi is better will continue to rage on, Ronaldo believes he is No 1 in plenty of categories. [More]
Nice 1-2 PSG: Dani Alves makes it nine wins in a row for leaders
Alves struck with a header eight minutes from time to complete a comeback which secured a ninth successive league win after Mario Balotelli had rattled the crossbar at the other end. [More]
McCarey called up as O'Neill finalises Republic of Ireland squad
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has finalised his 25-man squad for next Friday's friendly in Turkey. O'Neill named a provisional 30-man party earlier this month, but has released six players. [More]
Hughes praises the 'talent' in his newly-inherited Southampton side
Mark Hughes believes his side made a 'statement of intent' as they beat previous giant killers Wigan to book their place in the semi-finals of this season's FA Cup. [More]
Barcelona 2-0 Athletic Bilbao, RECAP: Relive the La Liga action
First half goals from Paco Alcacer and Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a 2-0 victory at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday as they took another step towards the La Liga title. Relive all the action here. [More]
Stevenage sack Darren Sarll as manager after one win in eight games
Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace said: 'Darren has given his all for us but our poor league form and points-per-game ratio of less than one since October is not something we can allow to continue. [More]
Dortmund 1-0 Hannover: Chelsea striker Batshuayi nets eighth goal
Michy Batshuayi scored yet another goal on his successful loan spell from Chelsea as Borussia Dortmund snuck past Hannover on Sunday afternoon. [More]
Newcastle 1-1 Royal Antwerp: Matt Ritchie scores in friendly
Newcastle United brought an end to their four-day warm weather training camp in Spain with a friendly against Belgian side Royal Antwerp, which ended 1-1 after three 45-minute periods. [More]
Mark Hughes needs Manolo Gabbiadini goals to keep Southampton in PL
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE DW STADIUM: The headlines were omissions of James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond but perhaps the most telling decision of Mark Hughes' first game came up front. [More]
Sampdoria 0-5 Inter Milan: Mauro Icardi scores four for visitors
Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi truly led from the front as he blew Sampdoria away on Sunday afternoon. The Argentine scored four goals as his side thumped their Serie A rivals 5-0. [More]
Mo Salah apologises to Orestis Karnezis after scoring four past him
Mo Salah put Watford to the sword on Saturday night but that still didn't stop him from showing compassion towards the visitors. The excellent Egyptian scored four goals for Liverpool on Saturday. [More]
Wigan Athletic vs Southampton LIVE score - FA Cup quarter-final
Manchester United and Tottenham booked their place in the last-four with respective victories over Swansea and Brighton on Saturday. Who will join them? Follow all the action with ADAM SHERGOLD. [More]
Sanchez works out in the gym after United beat Brighton in FA Cup
The Manchester United forward uploaded photographs on Instagram that showed him working up a sweat less than 24 hours after Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic helped United reach the last-four. [More]
Warnock SLAMS 'scandalous' decision to call off Cardiff vs Derby
The Championship clash was called off less than four hours before kick-off, with the midlands club claiming snow had rendered conditions 'unsafe for supporters, staff and officials'. [More]
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez hails 'indescribable' Mohamed Salah
Defender Joe Gomez admits Liverpool's players enjoy watching forward Mohamed Salah in full flow as much as their fans do. The young full-back cannot put into words the season of the Egyptian. [More]
Everton striker Cenk Tosun heaps praise on Duncan Ferguson
Tosun took his tally to four goals in three games with a pair of second-half efforts in a 2-1 victory over the Potters that earned Sam Allardyce's side their first away victory since December 13. [More]
Lukaku reveals Mourinho is planning big Manchester United signings
Manchester United’s £75million star striker Romelu Lukaku has claimed he and manager Jose Mourinho are both ‘looking forward’ to more new players arriving at Old Trafford this summer. [More]
Tottenham feel at home at Wembley - it suits us, says Jan Vertonghen
Jan Vertonghen admits Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semi-finals being staged at their temporary Wembley home. [More]
Jose Mourinho's 12-minute speech was self-pitying claptrap
OLIVER HOLT: It was 12 minutes of me, me, me. Twelve minutes of excuses for that lame, laboured, dour apology of a performance against Sevilla last Tuesday [More]
Derby County's Championship clash with Cardiff postponed due to snow
The only game in the Championship on Sunday is no more due to adverse weather conditions.Play-off chasing Derby had been due to face fellow promotion hopefuls Cardiff at midday. [More]
Alan Pardew admits West Brom are running out of time
However, he has no intention of walking away from the club having signed a contract until the end of the 2019/20 season when replacing Tony Pulis at The Hawthorns in late November. [More]
Fenerbahce 0-0 Galatasaray: The Intercontinental Derby ends goalless
It was honours as bitter rivals Fenerbahce and Galatasaray fought out a goalless draw. Galatasaray arrived at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium looking to win their first match there in 19 years. [More]
Juventus chief admits Emre Can is the club's 'primary objective'
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta has openly admitted the Italian giants have made Liverpool midfielder Emre Can their 'primary objective' in the summer. [More]
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson calls for unbeaten run
Roy Hodgson has targeted another long unbeaten run after Crystal Palace's 2-0 win at relegation rivals Huddersfield kick-started their survival bid. [More]
Man United stars Matic and Lukaku do business after Mourinho praise
Fittingly, it was the two players exempted from criticism during Mourinho's extraordinary pre-match rant that ensured the heritage he is creating at Old Trafford could include this season's FA Cup. [More]
Livermore is Southgate's posterboy for England team togetherness
For those who regard loyalty as an outdated concept in modern football, England manager Gareth Southgate begs to disagree. The inclusion of West Brom's Jake Livermore in his squad [More]
Jose Mourinho slams Man Utd display in FA Cup win over Brighton
A sterling performance from Nemanja Matic helped United limp over the line on Saturday evening as they unconvincingly beat a spirited and resilient Brighton side 2-0. [More]
West Ham secure meeting with Sadiq Khan about stadium operators
West Ham have finally secured a meeting with the Mayor of London for crisis talks about the London Stadium four months after their first approach. [More]
Manchester United trigger Ashley Young's one-year contract extension
Manchester United have triggered a 12-month contract extension to keep in-form England international Ashley Young at Old Trafford until 2019. [More]
Wigan on full power to see off Southampton in the FA Cup
Meeting a footballer called Max Power builds expectation, so it is good to see his name written on the gymnasium board as winner of the Wigan Athletic players’ triathlon challenge. [More]
Balotelli left out of Italy squad to face Argentina and England
Patrick Cutrone and Federico Chiesa, both 20-year-old forwards, have received their first call-ups to Italy's squad for friendlies against Argentina and England. [More]
Klopp: Salah is 'on the way' to being compared to Messi
Jurgen Klopp claimed Mohamed Salah would not like the comparison - but the Liverpool manager agrees the Egyptian bears similarities to Lionel Messi. Liverpool forward Salah was likened to the star [More]
Jordan Pickford vs Jack Butland... who should be England's No 1?
The top two contenders for England's No 1 spot at the World Cup went head-to-head at the bet365 Stadium as Jordan Pickford's Everton beat Jack Butland's Stoke City. So how did each perform? [More]
Giggs won't pull any punches in his TV swansong as World Cup pundit
Ryan Giggs is going to the World Cup as an television pundit and will not tone down his criticism despite now being Wales manager. Giggs plans to travel to Russia as part of ITV’s team of analysts. [More]
Southgate: I will take my family to Russia despite security fears
Gareth Southgate has signalled his backing for England fans travelling to Russia this summer by revealing his own family are planning to be at the World Cup to support him and the team. [More]
Mourinho watch: Manchester United boss puts on defiant show
He said he wouldn't hide in the tunnel and Jose Mourinho was good to his word. With that speech still reverberating around the club, the Manchester United boss was first down the touchline [More]
Conte happy with Chelsea: 'It's not important' if we win FA Cup
In isolation, Antonio Conte’s words seem stark in the aftermath of the Champions League exit to Barcelona and with his team fifth in the Premier League. [More]
Mahrez backed by Puel to fire Leicester to victory against Chelsea
Claude Puel has backed Riyad Mahrez to rise to the occasion of facing Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-final to put Leicester a step closer to earning silverware. [More]
Mark Hughes promises to get to root of the problem at Southampton
Mark Hughes wants to sit down with his players for one-on-one meetings to work out where they have been going wrong. Hughes has had three days to prepare for their FA Cup tie with Wigan. [More]
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere vows to justify England recall
Jack Wilshere knows his return to the England fold will be subject to intense scrutiny but the Arsenal midfielder has vowed to repay manager Gareth Southgate for finally recalling him. [More]