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Victor Lindelof awful as Man United lose at Huddersfield
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE JOHN SMITH'S STADIUM: Swedish summer signing Lindelof is the £31million central defender who does not seem to fancy committing to tackles or heading footballs. [More]
Barcelona vs Malaga, La Liga LIVE: Follow all the action
Barcelona's quest to maintain their lead at the top of the table continues on Saturday night when they host Malaga. Follow all the action from the Nou Camp as it happens with Sportsmail. [More]
Southampton 1-0 West Brom: Sofiane Boufal nets late winner
KIERAN GILL AT ST MARY'S: A day of excitement in the Premier League looked like it would end with a result that was rather expected between two sides struggling to score. [More]
Championship round-up: John Terry nets in Aston Villa win
John Terry scored his first goal for Aston Villa in a 2-1 home win over Fulham in Saturday's action. The former England and Chelsea captain nodded in to set Villa on their way to victory. [More]
Sergio Aguero will get Man City record chance in EFL Cup
Aguero, playing for the first time in three weeks after a car accident, netted for the 177th time in his City career in Saturday’s 3-0 win against Burnley to equal the club record set by 1930s star Eric Brook. [More]
Newcastle 1-0 Crystal Palace: Merino nets late winner
CRAIG HOPE AT ST JAMES' PARK: Rafa Benitez thinks Newcastle United could threaten the top six with new investment - he's not doing a bad job without such backing. [More]
Man Utd 'deserved' to lose vs Huddersfield - Jose Mourinho
United have dropped five points in a week to fall further behind City and Mourinho was left seething. He demanded his players front up after hearing Ander Herrera bemoan a lack of passion [More]
Stoke 1-2 Bournemouth: Surman and Stanislas goals earn win
JANINE SELF AT THE BET365 STADIUM: Imagine how many hours Mark Hughes spent on the training ground this week, hoping his words would help exorcise the 7-2 thrashing at Man City. [More]
Wolves 3-2 Preston: Match report
TOM FARMERY AT MOLINEUX: ‘Anyone would think they had won the Premier League,’ said Steve Bruce of how Wolves fans celebrated after his Aston Villa side were beaten at Molineux. [More]
Southampton 1-0 West Brom, Premier League LIVE
West Brom travel to the south coast looking to halt their recent poor run of form. Follow all the action from St Mary's as it happens with Sportsmail's BEN NAGLE. Kick-off is at 5.30pm. [More]
Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Frankfurt
The slip allows Bayern Munich a chance to go level on points with them if they can get past Hamburg in the Bundesliga evening match. [More]
Man City 3-0 Burnley: Leroy Sane and Nicolas Otamendi net
JOE BERNSTEIN AT THE ETIHAD: Despite the final scoreline, this was stuttering rather than scintillating Manchester City. But in a heavy downpour they passed the test of champions. [More]
League Two: Accrington Stanley climb into promotion places
Accrington Stanley climbed into the Sky Bet League Two automatic promotion places after a 2-0 win at 10-man Crewe Alexandra. [More]
League One round-up: Shrewsbury preserve top spot
LEAGUE ONE ROUND-UP: It looked like the Shrews were set to be frustrated before Nsiala nodded in from a corner with just two minutes left, while Wigan remain two points adrift. [More]
Jose Fonte apologises to West Ham fans after Brighton loss
Hammers boss Bilic admitted his job could be on the line after a humiliating loss at home to the newly-promoted Seagulls, but defender Fonte said the players must take responsibility. [More]
Huddersfield 2-1 Man Utd: Mooy and Depoitre earn shock win
ROB DRAPER AT THE JOHN SMITHS STADIUM: The occasion was so momentous, and Huddersfield are so hospitable, they arranged a brass band to play for Manchester United. [More]
USA 1-4 England: Brewster leads Lions to World Cup semi
Brewster, who comes highly recommended by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, scored his brace before half time and completed the hat trick with a penalty minutes before full time. [More]
Real Madrid asked Tottenham for Harry Kane asking price
A Spanish radio station has claimed Real Madrid were quoted 200 million euros when asking Tottenham for a valuation of Harry Kane ahead of their Champions League fixture this week. [More]
Swansea 1-2 Leicester: Winning start for Michael Appleton
ADAM SHERGOLD AT THE LIBERTY STADIUM: Michael Appleton made a winning start as Leicester City caretaker manager on Saturday by picking up three Premier League points at Swansea. [More]
Sergio Aguero equals Eric Brook's Man City scoring record
CHRIS WHEELER AT THE ETIHAD: Goal No 177 for Manchester City, level with Eric Brook’s club record that has stood for the last 78 years. Brook’s career was cut short by a car crash in 1939. [More]
Bristol City 0-3 Leeds: Saiz and Lasogga earn overdue win
Two first-half goals from Samuel Saiz set Leeds on course for a 3-0 Championship win at Bristol City. Pierre-Michel Lasogga completed a convincing victory with a second-half header. [More]
Man Utd vs Huddersfield RESULT plus rest of Premier League
Huddersfield Town recorded the result of the day in the Premier League as they stood firm to beat Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium. [More]
Chelsea 4-2 Watford: Michy Batshuayi hits late winner
OLIVER HOLT AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Antonio Conte sat behind a table, talking about pressure and Chelsea’s great escape against Watford. [More]
Richarlison 'like a young Ronaldo' says Jamie Redknapp
Jamie Redknapp has lavished praise on Watford forward Richarlison - despite his two key missed in the Hornets' 4-2 defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo films son scoring a screamer
The Portuguese striker held up his end of the bargain as he has continued to terrify defenders with the Ronaldo name and now it seems his son is the next to continue the tradition. [More]
Chelsea 4-2 Watford: Nine things you missed
Defending Premier League champions Chelsea ended a run of four games without a win after coming from behind to beat Marco Silva’s high-flying Watford side 3-2. [More]
Zinedine Zidane angered by Gary Lineker's Benzema comments
Hitting back at Lineker, Zidane said: 'For people who know about football to say that, is a disgrace; for me he is the best there is. I don't know if people think the No 9 has to score 50 goals.' [More]
Arsenal stars train ahead of Sunday clash with Everton
Their long term commitment to Arsenal may be under question, but Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez remain crucial to the Gunners' ambitions this season - at least until January. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo sets the pace in Real Madrid training
Cristiano Ronaldo was among the Real Madrid superstars out on the Valdebebas training ground on Saturday as they prepared for this weekend's big La Liga clash. [More]
Antonio Conte praises Chelsea's desire in Watford win
Antonio Conte admitted confidence was low when Chelsea went 2-1 down against Watford but praised the desire of his players after they staged a late comeback to secure a 4-2 victory. [More]
Chelsea stars stepped up for Antonio Conte against Watford
SAMI MOKBEL AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Have we finally found a group of Chelsea players prepared to put their heads above the parapet for a manager? It appears that may be the case. [More]
PLAYER RATINGS: Azpilicueta and Batshuayi save Chelsea
DAN LUDLAM AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Here's how the players fared in another goal-frenzy in west London as Chelsea beat Watford. [More]
Graeme Souness: 'I won't go back to football'
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY MARTIN SAMUEL: There is very little Graeme Souness does not understand about the modern game. There are elements that bemuse or irritate him. [More]
Referee reveals how he mocked Everton boss Ronald Koeman
A fierce and feisty Europa League clash, which involved a brawl including fans and both sets of players, ended with five minutes of added time, but Koeman was not happy with the decision. [More]
Hibernian 2-4 Celtic: Dembele brace fires Hoops into final
NATHAN SALT AT HAMPDEN PARK: A brace in either half from defender Michael Lustig and substitute striker Moussa Dembele ensured Celtic’s ticket to next month’s final. [More]
Chelsea 4-2 Watford Premier League RESULT
Chelsea dug deep to secure a 4-2 victory over Watford which lightens the pressure on manager Antonio Conte and his players. [More]
Barcelona want to stay in La Liga, insists president
Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont wrote to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy threatening a formal declaration of independence which has endangered Barcelona's La Liga membership. [More]
Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City are playing like Brazil
Brazil international Gabriel Jesus feels Manchester City are playing beautiful football this season under Pep Guardiola and compares his club's style to that played by his country. [More]
Jesus, Mbappe and Dembele make up Golden Boy's final three
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is one of the three remaining players on the shortlist for the European Golden Boy award. Jesus joins Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele in the final three. [More]
Marco Verratti reveals why he stayed at PSG over Barcelona
The Italy international was a target for Barcelona and, after a poor season for the Parc des Princes club last term, the prospect of a move to the La Liga giants appeared attractive. [More]
Barcelona couldn't have signed Kylian Mbappe - Valverde
And when Paris Saint-Germain smashed the transfer record to prise away Neymar from the Nou Camp for a lofty £198m, Mbappe's agent revealed that his client wanted to fill the void. [More]
Chris Smalling defends Jose Mourinho's defensive tactics
Chris Smalling has hit back at criticism of Manchester United's tactics under manager Jose Mourinho by insisting most teams will struggle to stop his side from scoring. [More]
Mesut Ozil to Man United… would the Arsenal star fit in?
KIERAN GILL - THE NUMBERS GAME: Jose Mourinho got the best out of Mesut Ozil at Real Madrid. It was in 2011-12 when they wrestled the title from Barcelona as Ozil topped the assists. [More]
Manchester United pursue Benfica left back Alex Grimaldo
Manchester United's midweek win at Benfica may have moved them a step closer towards Champions League knockout qualification, but for Jose Mourinho it meant more. [More]
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he has no fear of Wembley
As Borussia Dortmund boss the German lost the 2013 Champions League final to arch-rivals Bayern Munich following a late Arjen Robben winner and lost a penalty shoot-out against Manchester City. [More]
Liverpool send scouts to watch Benfica winger Nuno Santos
Liverpool sent scouts to watch Benfica youngster Nuno Santos play in the UEFA Youth League, according to reports in Portugal. Santos scored twice in a 5-1 win over CSKA Moscow. [More]
Hibernian boss Neil Lennon looks to prey on anxious Celtic
Neil Lennon has urged his Hibs players to prey on any hint of anxiety in Celtic' s ranks at Hampden on Saturday - and secure victory that would prevent their unbeaten domestic run reaching 60 matches. [More]
Jozo Simunovic injury sees Celtic seek reinforcement
The Bosnian sat out the 3-0 Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich and is expected to the miss the Hallowe’en rematch against the Germans following an MRI scan of his hamstring. [More]
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha takes vow of silence
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha says he will have no distractions ahead of Betfred Cup semi-final with Motherwell after taking a vow of silence over the Kenny Miller saga. [More]
Real Madrid keen on Real Sociedad's Alvaro Odriozola
The back-to-back European champions are looking at the one-cap Spanish international following an impressive start to the season in San Sebastian, with his release clause set at £36million. [More]
Man City star Kevin de Bruyne can emulate Ronaldo - Silva 
De Bruyne has taken his game up a notch this season and fired City to the top of the Premier League with his expert range of passing and deadly right foot. [More]
West Ham 0-3 Brighton: Match report
MATT BARLOW AT THE LONDON STADIUM: The closest thing to a positive for Slaven Bilic came an hour before kick-off when David Sullivan settled down for an interview with Gary Neville. [More]
Premier League team news, odds and stats for this weekend 
Ahead of another weekend in the Barclays Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks. [More]
Ronald Koeman has lost control at Everton
English football clubs should think hard before they get rid of proven managers. There aren’t enough of them to go around. Does Ronald Koeman fall into that bracket? [More]
Tottenham may go for 'what the eff' lineup with Liverpool
The Tottenham Hotspur manager revealed on Friday how his line-up for their Champions League group game in Madrid made a close friend question where his mind was at. [More]
Stoke's Maxim Choupo-Moting on art, fashion and Leroy Sane
JACK GAUGHAN: Maxim Choupo-Moting is a novelty in his look and attitude. Spray cans lie around his house, reserved for the afternoons away from Stoke and football. [More]
Joe Hart should have saved Brighton's second goal
West Ham were rocked at the London Stadium as Brighton inflicted more misery on Slaven Bilic with a comprehensive victory. Glenn Murray scored a goal either side of Jose Izquierdo's strike. [More]
France 1-0 England: Lionesses loss a sideshow in FA farce
ADAM CRAFTON AT STADE DU HAINAUT: A football match played out between England, the third highest ranked team in the world, and France who sit once place below them. Yet it felt incidental. [More]
Glenn Murray believes big Brighton victory had been coming
Glenn Murray feels Brighton had been building towards a standout display after bagging a brace that inspired the Seagulls to a 3-0 victory over a shell-shocked West Ham. [More]
Huddersfield help to set up breakfast club for youngsters
IAN LADYMAN: It was a chance meeting with a six-year-old boy in 2012 that helped shape the way Huddersfield Town owner Dean Hoyle viewed his club's place in his home town. [More]
Chelsea ace Alvaro Morata does magic trick on Instagram
On the day that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte claimed to be a 'magician', striker Alvaro Morata showed that he too has a gift for wizardry. He used a red light to show off his trickery and slight of hand. [More]
Benitez: Newcastle can move to next level with takeover
Rafa Benitez says Newcastle United are not reaching their potential at present under Mike Ashley and new ownership could take the club to another level. [More]
Louis Moult bids to make history for Motherwell
At 25, Moult stands at the door not only to a Betfred Cup semi-final against Rangers but to a transfer that would ensure the future of his family. [More]
Antonio Conte tells players to face up to injury crisis
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea’s players they must play without fear to have any chance of keeping their Premier League title defence alive, starting on Saturday. [More]
Darren McCormack gets four-year ban for failing drugs test
The 29-year-old Brechin City defender was tested by UK Anti-Doping after he was an unused substitute in a 3-1 defeat to Airdrie at the Excelsior Stadium in April. [More]
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hits back at critics
The Portuguese tactician defended himself after coming under fire for his tactics in a 0-0 draw at Liverpool. Mourinho believes other bosses are afforded an easier ride. [More]
FA to name Mark Sampson successor before New Year
Sampson was sacked in September for what the FA deemed 'inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour' in a previous role, leaving Mo Marley in interim charge. [More]
Pep Guardiola: 'Impossible' for Man City to maintain form
Pep Guardiola expects Manchester City’s scintillating start to the season falter, and only then will find out if his players have what it takes to win the Premier League title this campaign. [More]
Tottenham icon Harry Kane: 'I'd love to be a one-club man'
Loyalty is rare in modern football, but Kane has suggested that he could follow in the footsteps of players like Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Spurs legend Ledley King by being a 'one-club man'. [More]
Rangers and Leeds' Battle of Britain was 25 years ago
Rangers against Leeds in the rebranded Champions League put the title winners from north and south of the border in opposite corners with a place in the group stage the prize for the winner. [More]
Stoke v Bournemouth: Team news, KO time, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Stoke and Bournemouth at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday. [More]
Ashley Williams insists Everton are up for the fight
Ashley Williams has vowed struggling Everton will take the fight to Arsenal, despite being at the heart of the ugly incident which led to a UEFA charge and a life ban for one fan. [More]
Tottenham v Liverpool: Team news, odds, KO time and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Tottenham and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. [More]
Liverpool not '500 miles away' from Man City: Jurgen Klopp
The showpiece game of this Premier League weekend takes place at Wembley on Sunday and both Liverpool and Tottenham head into the collision with their confidence soaring. [More]
Everton v Arsenal: Team news, line-ups, KO, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon. [More]
Southampton v West Brom: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Southampton and West Brom on Saturday. [More]
Swansea vs Leicester: Team news, KO time, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Swansea and Leicester at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. [More]
Chelsea v Watford: Team news, line ups, KO, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday lunchtime. [More]
Huddersfield v Manchester Utd team news, KO, odds & stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Huddersfield and Manchester United at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday. [More]
Manchester City v Burnley: Team news, KO, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Manchester City and Burnley at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. [More]
Newcastle v Crystal Palace team news, time, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Newcastle and Crystal Palace at St James' Park on Saturday. [More]
Everton boss Ronald Koeman insists he's 'still the man'
The morning after the grim night before, but Ronald Koeman was determined not to show signs of feeling the strain. Over the past week, Everton's manager has looked increasingly stressed. [More]
Slaven Bilic takes full responsibility for West Ham defeat
KIERAN GILL AT LONDON STADIUM: Two goals by Glenn Murray and a super strike by Jose Izquierdo secured Brighton their first away win in the top flight since March 1983. [More]
Everton players may be called as witnesses by police
Everton players may be called as witnesses after the club vowed to ban for life the yob who shamed them against Lyon. [More]
West Ham 0-3 Brighton & Hove Albion, Premier League RESULT
Slaven Bilic suffered surely the worst defeat of his spell as West Ham boss as they were thrashed 3-0 at home to Brighton. Relive the action as it happened with Tom Bassam's live updates. [More]
Slaven Bilic will stay at West Ham until end of the season
The Croat signed a three-year deal when he took over from Sam Allardyce in 2015, with his contract running out at the end of the current campaign. [More]
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde hoping for quieter times
Valverde has overseen 10 wins and a draw in his 11 matches in charge of the club, putting them four points clear at the top of LaLiga and on course for the knock-out stages of the Champions League. [More]
Christian Eriksen is turning into Tottenham's danger man
JAMIE REDKNAPP'S BIG MATCH PREVIEW: We all know about Christian Eriksen's ability to score 25-yarders and free-kicks. But now he's getting into the box an awful lot more. [More]
England Women goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall sent home
Kendall was not on the bench for Friday night's friendly against France in Valenciennes, with men's Under 21 goalkeeping coach Tim Dittmer arriving a few hours before kick off. [More]
Bobby Adekanye abuse earns Spartak stadium closure order
Spartak Moscow have been hit with a partial stadium closure by UEFA for 'racist behaviour' towards Liverpool striker Bobby Adekanye during last month's Youth League match. [More]
Kobe Bryant performs kick-ups with PSG's Kylian Mbappe
Paris Saint-Germain stars were treated to a visit from Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Friday as the NBA icon arrived at the club's Camp des Loges training complex. [More]
Eni Aluko shares encouraging message after 'tough' week
Eni Aluko took to social media on Friday to express her relief after a 'tough but memorable week' drew to an end. The Chelsea striker gave evidence at the House of Commons on Wednesday. [More]
Liverpool star Emre Can dismisses commitment issues
Can insists he is concentrating on playing for Liverpool, for whom he has started six of eight Premier League matches this season as well as all three of their Champions League group games. [More]
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino expects home anxiety
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino believes it is only 'normal' for his players to feel anxiety at not being able to produce winning performances at home ahead of this weekend. [More]
Jurgen Klopp puts Liverpool through their paces at Melwood
Jurgen Klopp's side are looking to return to winning ways in the league and build on their morale-boosting thrashing of Maribor in midweek. [More]
Harry Kane meets Jimmy Greaves at Spurs training ground
Harry Kane may be on top form but he still has some distance to go before he matches up to the man he welcomed to Hotspur Way on Friday. Jimmy Greaves was the guest of honour at the training ground. [More]
Diego Costa takes up boxing as he tries to get fit
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is pulling out all the stops in attempts to race back to fitness. Costa took to the ring this week for a sparring session as he continues to try and get himself in shape. [More]
England Under-17s soak up the atmosphere ahead of q-final
England Under-17s squad visited the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Friday afternoon ahead the Young Lion's World Cup quarter-final clash against the United States. [More]
Cesc Fabregas only fit midfielder for Chelsea: Conte
Antonio Conte fears Cesc Fabregas will be his only fit senior midfielder to face Watford and says he knows 'nothing' of his players' fitness in Chelsea's current injury crisis. [More]
Everton fan holding boy hits Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes
The ugly scenes were sparked by a Williams foul on Lopes, who was then pushed in the melee towards the advertising hoardings where an irate fan carrying a young child slapped him. [More]
Man United arrive at Lowry Hotel where Rooney is spotted
Club legend Wayne Rooney turned up at the Lowry on Friday afternoon just half an hour before his former Manchester United team-mates arrived ahead of their Premier League trip to Huddersfield. [More]
Former Southampton boss Claude Puel enters Leicester race
Leicester’s hierarchy are expected to meet the former Southampton manager to discuss the position. The club are looking for a successor to Craig Shakespeare after his sacking on Tuesday. [More]
West Ham blocked from aiding players by painting ground
Manager Slaven Bilic is convinced that it would aid his squad if they were allowed to change the colour of the area around the field to claret - and West Ham are prepared to spend £200,000 on it. [More]
Chelsea stars put injury crisis to one side in training
Antonio Conte may be suffering something of an injury crisis ahead of this weekend -but the fit players in his squad certainly appeared to be in high spirits nonetheless. [More]
Why do Premier League sides wear away kits with no clash?
Most fans want to see their team donning their home strips as much as they possibly can - after all, the club colours are part of the identity for every team around the country and the top flight. [More]
David Luiz dropped from Brazil squad for England friendly
Brazil will play Japan on November 10 in the French city of Lille, and four days later face England in London. All of the teams have qualified for the World Cup finals in Russia next year. [More]
David Wagner: Huddersfield do not have unrealistic goals
Huddersfield head coach David Wagner believes Saturday's home game against Manchester United serves as an ideal reminder that this is an extraordinary time in the club's history. [More]
Jurgen Klopp gives Tottenham a warning about Harry Kane
Kane has scored 15 goals in 15 appearances for club and country this season to maintain his rich vein of goalscoring form over the last three seasons - which has led to links with Real Madrid. [More]
West Ham v Brighton: Team news, KO time, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between West Ham and Brighton at the London Stadium on Friday night. [More]
Olivier Giroud knew what he was doing for Arsenal winner
The French striker has previous when it comes to acrobatic finishes, following his 'scorpion' goal against Crystal Palace in January, and insisted he was fully in control. [More]
Manchester United earned £40m from Europa League triumph
Manchester United's Europa League success earned the club £40million as well as a crucial spot in this season's Champions League campaign.  [More]
Miller the first to be retrospectively banned for diving
The 30-year-old striker will serve a two-match suspension after an independent regulatory commission hearing found he had committed a clear act of simulation against Wycombe in League Two. [More]
Sergio Aguero ready for Manchester City return vs Burnley
Aguero has been sidelined since the end of September after the car accident, which occurred in Amsterdam just two days before City's match against Chelsea. He suffered a fractured rib. [More]
Scott McTominay pens new Manchester United contract
The 20-year-old academy product has been with the club since the age of five and made his competitive debut at Arsenal towards the end of last season. [More]
Rafa Benitez believes Newcastle can attract big investors
Rafa Benitez says the 'massive potential' of Newcastle United will be attractive to investors amid talk of a takeover at the club. Owner Mike Ashley officially put the club up for sale this week. [More]
Wayne Rooney can show fire still burns against Arsenal
MERSEY BEAT: Amid the fury and frustration that have clouded recent weeks, the opportunity to wallow in nostalgia was happily taken. October 19 was the day to do it. [More]
Manchester City tactical analysis: Why they are the best
Manchester City top the Premier League with a staggering 29 goals to their name after just eight matches. They have been the best side in the division and look like probable champions. [More]
Everton board are worried about form - Ronald Koeman
Everton's desperate run of form now reads as two wins from their last 12 matches and patience amongst supporters is wearing thin, with a growing number clamouring for change. [More]
Manchester United stars pose with fans at charity event
Manchester United's stars posed for photos with fans during the club's charity event at the Aon Training Complex. The club host the event which enables seriously ill children and adults to meet their idols. [More]
'Jose Mourinho was my enemy', says Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas
As the man who brought the Spaniard to Stamford Bridge - and beating former club Arsenal to the punch - it's fair to say Mourinho and Fabregas have had an up-down relationship. [More]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to return from injury before 2017 ends
Jose Mourinho confirmed Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be back before the end of the year. The Swede has been back at Carrington for a number of weeks and is taking part in light ball work. [More]
Wales set for first international friendly with Panama
Wales will play 2018 World Cup qualifiers Panama in a friendly next month. The Football Association of Wales announced that the fixture will take place on Tuesday, November 14. [More]
Man United last visited Huddersfield in October 1971
It's been 46 years since a Manchester United team headed east over the Pennines and stopped off to play in the town of Huddersfield. [More]
Bournemouth boss insists Defoe has crucial role to play
Jermain Defoe will play a pivotal role in propelling Bournemouth up the Premier League table this season, according to Cherries manager Eddie Howe. [More]
Real Madrid agree deal to sign Brazilian wonderkid Alan
The Sao Paulo born teenager, full name Alan Souza, is currently playing No 10 for Palmeiras and for Brazil Under 17s. Diario AS claim he will sign in 2018 and play for Madrid's B team. [More]
Swansea City boss Paul Clement wary of Leicester backlash
Paul Clement has warned his Swansea players to expect a Leicester backlash following the sacking of Craig Shakespeare. [More]
Craig Shakespeare sacked due to emotional owners: Hughes
Stoke manager Mark Hughes believes emotion was a factor in the sacking of Craig Shakespeare.  Leicester dismissed Shakespeare eight Premier League games into a three-year contract. [More]
Nicklas Bendtner endures moment to forget in Europa League
Nicklas Bendtner is remembered fondly in north London, but not always for the right reasons... and the ex-Arsenal forward has been back in the headlines this week.  [More]
Barcelona to meet with Philippe Coutinho agents
Coutinho's contract was only extended last season and due to run until 2022, but Mundo Deportivo have reported that Barcelona are due to meet with the Brazilian's agents next week. [More]
Erik Lamela to make Tottenham return against West Ham
The Argentinian is battling with a serious hip injury and has not appeared since a 2-1 loss to Liverpool on October 25, 2016, but is set to return to the pitch one year to the day of his injury. [More]
MailOnline Fantasy Football: Boost team with 6 transfers
The Premier League returns for a full-set of fixtures and along with it comes the MailOnline's Fantasy Football game. Sportsmail takes a look at the surprise transfers you should consider. [More]
Man City v Burnley best odds plus Premier League tips
It's Burnley's turn to try to stop the Manchester City goal machine. Here's the best bets for Saturday's game at the Etihad plus the rest of the tips and Premier League predictions. [More]
Leicester blow as Chris Coleman edges closer to Wales deal
The Wales manager wants full-time deals for assistant Kit Symons and Ryland Morgans as well as other structural improvements and was given given cause to be satisfied. [More]
Daniels and Mawson to share wages with Juan Mata's charity
Manchester United star Juan Mata believes the support of two Premier League players, announced on Friday, is a significant step forward for his Common Goal foundation. [More]
Manchester City do not have Jadon Sancho sell-on clause
Sancho, the England Under 17 international, swapped the Etihad Stadium for the Bundesliga on deadline day, with Dortmund landing one of the Premier League's most highly-rated young players. [More]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is aiming to play before the new year
Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants to star in at least one of Manchester United's Champions League group games as he steps up rehabilitation from the knee injury that could have ended his career. [More]
Antonio Conte finds training regime under pressure
The 48-year-old is meticulous in his preparation for matches. As well as putting players through physically demanding tests, Conte has them sit through tactical and video sessions. [More]
Mesut Ozil: How would he fit in at Manchester United?
Mourinho has used a number of players in the No 10 role with varying degrees of success. Each one brings his own attributes but none, you could argue, have the subtlety of Ozil. [More]
Bayern Munich drop out race for Monaco star Thomas Lemar
Lemar was highly sought-after last summer and eventually opted to stay at the French champions, but he is expected to move on in the near future. His next club is unlikely to be to Bayern Munich, though. [More]
UEFA open disciplinary proceeding over Roma monkey chants
Antonio Rudiger, a former Roma player who moved to Stamford Bridge in the summer, is said to have been the target on monkey chants during the game which eventually ended in a 3-3 draw. [More]
Putin’s World Cup 2018 invitation to Sepp Blatter accepted
Blatter was suspended - and banned for six years - by the association's ethics committee amid allegations of corruption in 2015, ending a 17-year spell as the head of football's governing body. [More]
FA were asked SEVEN times by victim to pursue sexism case
EXCLUSIVE: FA executives were asked seven times for help by a victim of sex discrimination in football before telling her they would not pursue the case, Sportsmail can reveal. [More]
Leroy Sane hangs out with Danny Simpson and Danny Williams
Leroy Sane will be hoping Huddersfield can defeat Manchester United on Saturday and it appears he gave his friend Danny Williams a pep talk ahead of the fixture.  [More]
Manchester City's Raheem Sterling puts in hard graft
Sterling is already seeing the rewards for his efforts and is clearly keen not to take a step back. He lifted the lid on what kind of work he has been putting in, sharing several clips of a recent gym session. [More]
Andros Townsend looking forward to St James' Park return
Andros Townsend returns to Newcastle with Crystal Palace striving to avoid the relegation he suffered at St James' Park. He excelled under Rafael Benitez during their short spell together. [More]
Alex Ferguson thought Class of '92 were 'off their heads'
The legendary boss was at Salford's Moor Lane ground on Thursday to officially open their renovated ground, with the club now two promotions away from League football. [More]
Neymar announced move from Barca to PSG at Messi’s wedding
Neymar revealed his world record move to PSG at Lionel Messi's wedding according to former Barcelona teammate Xavi. The Brazilian left the Catalan club for a world-record £200 million fee. [More]
Sir Alex Ferguson opens new Salford City stadium
The National League North club have unveiled a new 5,000 capacity ground, entitled the 'Peninsula Stadium', with Ferguson joined by members of the Class of 92. [More]
HOT OR NOT: Heurelho Gomes and Sheffield Wednesday
It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's IAN LADYMAN reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week. It was an excellent week for Watford keeper Gomes. [More]
Tony Pulis optimistic over West Brom goalkeeper crisis
West Brom boss Tony Pulis is hoping to avoid a goalkeeping crisis against Southampton on Saturday. Pulis faces a wait to see if either Ben Foster or Boaz Myhill will be fit to play at St Mary's. [More]
12 billion reasons why Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup
MARTIN SAMUEL: Have you ever wondered why Qatar are still going to host the 2022 World Cup? Why, after all the allegations of slavery, covert support for terrorism and corruption. [More]
Barcelona technical director 'watches Anthony Martial'
Barcelona technical director Robert Fernandez missed his team's victory this week to scout Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, according to reports in Spain. [More]
Everton star Ashley Williams tries to play down Lyon brawl
Ashley Williams has attempted to play down his part in a mass brawl between Lyon and Everton players, which was sparked when he appeared to shove Anthony Lopes. [More]
Kevin De Bruyne believes title race is not two-horse race
Kevin de Bruyne believes it's a little too early to say the Premier League title race will be a straight shoot-out between his Manchester City and rivals Manchester United. [More]
Barcelona line up January move for Matthijs de Ligt
Barcelona will make a move for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt in January, according to reports in Spain. Ernesto Valverde wants to bolster the La Liga leader's back line. [More]
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United
Unless there is a dramatic turnaround in the coming months, Mesut Ozil will become a free agent ahead of next season after telling Arsenal he is not prepared to sign a new contract. [More]
Southampton: Nathan Redmond on goals for charity pledge
Generous Nathan Redmond is desperate to add to goal-shy Southampton's strike rate to raise money for charity. The forward will donate cash for every goal and assist he gets this season. [More]
Celtic's Callum McGregor: Scotland call-up was 'massive'
Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor believes his recent Scotland experience was 'massive' for his development despite still awaiting his first cap after two international call-ups. [More]
Europa League round-up: AC Milan suffer more frustration
Milan's six-match winning run in Europe was ended with a 0-0 draw against AEK Athens, piling the pressure on manager Vincenzo Montella. The Rossoneri failed to create a clear-cut opportunity. [More]
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will keep attacking in Europe
Brendan Rodgers insists people have got 'the wrong man' if they expect his Celtic team to park the bus in a bid to nick Champions League points. Celtic were thrashed by Bayern 3-0. [More]
Dynamo Kiev star Domagoj Vida suffers horror injury
Dynamo Kiev star Domagoj Vida was left oozing blood after a sickening clash of heads with Young Boys midfielder Moumi Ngamaleu cracked his head open. [More]
Motherwell's Steve Robinson hits out at cup TV promo 
The commercial showed the names of Rangers and Celtic in huge print, while those of their respective Hampden opponents Motherwell and Hibs were depicted in much smaller lettering. [More]
Arsene Wenger praises spirit of young Arsenal side
Arsene Wenger praised the character of his inexperienced players in a hostile environment at Red Star Belgrade as they took a step towards the Europa League last 32. [More]
Milan coach Vincenzo Montella urges patience from fans
Vincenzo Montella has urged Milan's frustrated fans to stick with him and show patience after an uninspiring 0-0 draw with AEK Athens in the UEFA Europa League. [More]
Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben 'in no rush' to pen deal
Arjen Robben is refusing to rush into signing a new contract at German giants Bayern Munich as the 33-year-old Dutchman is relaxed about his future.  [More]
FA chiefs prove they aren't fit to govern English football
TREVOR SINCLAIR: How can anyone trust the FA after this? How can any ethnic minority or female player have confidence that the FA will resolve a grievance? [More]
Ronald Koeman admits he is starting to feel the pressure
Everton manager Ronald Koeman has admitted that he is starting to feel the pressure after watching his side disappoint yet again. Everton lost 2-1 to Lyon at Goodison Park on Thursday. [More]
Everton 1-2 Lyon: Ashley Williams sparks brawl in defeat
DOMINIC KING AT GOODISON PARK: If Ronald Koeman is to take any solace from this latest miserable night it is this: Everton's players are still fighting for him - quite literally. [More]
Everton and Ashley Williams will surely face UEFA action
GRAHAM POLL: Williams was cautioned for the push on Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes and that was probably correct. But surely referee Bas Nijhuis will reference what followed in his match report? [More]
Jack Wilshere sees 'what mere mortals can only dream of'
Arsenal playmaker Jack Wilshere is so gifted when it comes to picking out a team-mate that 'mere mortals can only dream of' of having his ability, according to Martin Keown. [More]
Six things you missed from Red Star Belgrade v Arsenal
A dire game in Serbia was decided by a moment of quality as Olivier Giroud's overhead kick earned Arsenal a 1-0 win at Red Star Belgrade. Arsenal, with a makeshift line-up, toiled for long periods. [More]
Red Star Belgrade 0-1 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud wins it late
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT THE RAJKO MITIC STADIUM: The jury remains out on the first string but it would be hard for Troy Deeney to criticise the ‘cojones’ of the back-up boys. [More]
Manchester City take action after daredevils break in
The youngsters filmed themselves free-running around the stadium on August 27, with footage showing a pair of legs dangling over the roof before they were escorted away by police. [More]
Lee Wallace hopes Rangers and Kenny Miller can end dispute
The furore surrounding the veteran striker flared up again this week after his agent, Dave Baldwin, took to social media to complain about the treatment his client has received. [More]
Italian midfielder flashed at away fans during match
An Italian footballer has been banned for five matches for urinating and making obscene gestures at away fans during a match in Serie D - Italy's fourth tier. [More]
The Secret Scout on Coventry City winger Jodi Jones
THE SECRET SCOUT: Teenager Jodi Jones has been making waves at Coventry City this season since a move from Dagenham & Redbridge, where he came through the ranks. [More]
James deletes tweets about Aluko after Stormzy attack
David James has deleted tweets about Eni Aluko after rapper Stormzy launched a scathing attack on the former England goalkeeper and the Football Association over the racism scandal [More]
Arsenal's Theo Walcott poses alongside Serbian riot police
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott posed alongside Serbian riot police on Thursday night, crediting them with ensuring his side were 'well looked after' during their win over Red Star Belgrade. [More]
Carlos Bacca: I played for worst AC Milan side in history
Though Bacca enjoyed himself in front of goal in two years at Milan, scoring 34 times in 76 games, they were far from successful in his time there, finishing seventh and sixth in Serie A. [More]
The FA probe coach Lee Kendall over Eniola Aluko claims
The FA have launched an investigation into England women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall after striker Eni Aluko claimed he used a mock Caribbean accent when speaking to her. [More]
Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer ready to end injury hell
Dyer's fortunes over the last two years sum up the highs and lows of football, with a place on Leicester City's memorable bus tour celebrations followed by a lengthy spell on the sofa injured. [More]
Manchester United ready to extend Ander Herrera contract
Manchester United will activate the 12-month option on Ander Herrera’s contract if negotiations over a new deal continue to drag on. United believe he will agree terms and stay at Old Trafford. [More]
Premier League games on Christmas Eve officially off
Plans to play games on December 24 were in the pipeline, with Arsenal versus Liverpool and Leicester against Manchester United among the games considered for the date. [More]
Appleton: Leicester players 'wanted questions answering'
Leicester's caretaker boss Michael Appleton revealed players ‘cheesed off’ by Craig Shakespeare’s sacking demanded answers in a tense team meeting before training. [More]
Jack Wilshere will get his chance in the Premier League
Arsene Wenger insists Jack Wilshere will soon get a chance to impress in the Premier League after he spearheaded another Europa League victory as Arsenal won at Red Star Belgrade. [More]
Burnley: Sean Dyche labels Leicester move a 'paper story'
Burnley boss Sean Dyche said speculation linking him with the Leicester vacancy was 'a paper story' and insists that no approach had been made to his club. [More]
Bertrand Traore's winner bitter pill to swallow for Conte
Antonio Conte’s recent grumpiness won’t have been improved by another striker sent away by Chelsea becoming a match-winning hero on Thursday night at Goodison Park. [More]
How could FA chiefs deny any knowledge of Lucy Ward?
IAN HERBERT: To be fair, Martin Glenn had just taken one hell of a beating by MPs. But the look of utter bewilderment in his eyes late on Wednesday said everything about the organisation he runs. [More]
Man United are defenders of a lost art under Jose Mourinho
JEFF POWELL: Jose Mourinho has been charged with all manner of offences, from killing football to betraying the spirit of Old Trafford. Now he is asking: ’Is it a crime to defend well?’ [More]
James Milner won't be sold by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool have ended the prospect of James Milner leaving in January after his impressive return to action in the Champions League. Milner had not played since September and had been frustrated. [More]
Everton 1-2 Lyon Europa League clash RESULT
Everton will look to kickstart their Europa League campaign when they host Lyon at Goodison Park to mark the halfway point of this season's group stage. Follow it live here. [More]
Luiz Felipe Scolari set to leave Guangzhou Evergrande
Scolari has won two league titles, one Chinese Cup, two super cups and an Asian Champions League title since joining in 2015 and is one game away from winning the league for a third time. [More]
Davy Klaassen Everton's scapegoat with latest poor display
There have been plenty of scapegoats for Everton’s car crash season; from Farhad Moshiri and Ronald Koeman at the top to new signings Ashley Williams, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Michael Keane. [More]
Nice 1-3 Lazio: Manchester United target Sergej seals win
Sergej scored twice as Lazio fought back from going behind to Mario Balotelli's fourth minute header to maintain their 100 per cent record in the Europa League. [More]
Nelson shows fighting spirit McGregor would be proud of
Reiss Nelson had been told about the atmosphere at Red Star Belgrade's Rajko Mitić Stadium. Those who told him needn't have bothered. This was an assured performance. [More]
MARKO ARNAUTOVIC on Mourinho, Balotelli, West Ham and more
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY IAN LADYMAN: At 28, Marko Arnautovic is West Ham's record signing but is not yet the footballer he wants to be or feels he should be. Not this season, not ever. [More]
Richarlison on his dramatic path from Brazil to Watford
Watford star Richarlison has been an instant hit at Vicarage Road but his journey from Brazil to the Premier League was anything but smooth. A trip to Chelsea is unlikely to faze the 20-year-old. [More]
Manchester United sign memorandum with Saudi Arabia
Manchester United have signed a memorandum of understanding with the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia to help develop football industry in the country. [More]
Red Star Belgrade 0-1 Arsenal Europa League RESULT
Olivier Giroud scored a brilliant late goal as Arsenal punished 10-man Red Star Belgrade and continued their perfect start to this season's Europa League. [More]
Slaven Bilic defends West Ham United's disciplinary record
The Hammers boss will be without Andy Carroll against Brighton on Friday night after the striker's red card, for two elbows in just over two minutes, during the 1-1 draw at Burnley last weekend. [More]
Bournemouth fans warn Jermain Defoe about gym technique
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe had his gym technique critiqued after sharing a video of himself doing a leg press on Thursday. Concerned fans urged him to avoid locking his knees. [More]
Liverpool carpool karaoke with Sturridge, Gomez and Clyne
Liverpool quartet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Daniel Sturridge, Nathaniel Clyne and Joe Gomez produced a heartfelt rendition of the club anthem during a carpool karaoke session. [More]
Rangers defender Bruno Alves backs Pedro Caixinha
Pedro Caixinha's new-look team dropped points in four of their opening seven Ladbrokes Premiership matches before scoring seven goals in their subsequent two wins. [More]
Marco Silva unhappy with Troy Deeney for Arsenal criticism
Watford manager Marco Silva has given Troy Deeney a dressing down after his controversial public criticism of Arsenal. The Hornets striker implied that Arsene Wenger's side lacked fight. [More]
Arsenal face a daunting walk through intimidating tunnel
If the Arsenal players are not aware of what they will be up against at this stage, they certainly will be when they take a walk down the stadium's lengthy tunnel before entering the stadium bowl. [More]
Everton branded dirtiest team in Premier League history
Everton have been branded the dirtiest team in Premier League history, according to a new study. The Toffees came above Chelsea and Arsenal, while Derby hold highest average for yellows. [More]
Leicester 'will avoid relegation fight': Craig Shakespeare
As first revealed exclusively by Sportsmail , Shakespeare left Leicester on Tuesday, just four months and 10 games after signing a three-year contract at the King Power Stadium. [More]
Paul Scholes admits he 'lost out' on Oldham job
Paul Scholes had his managerial interest piqued by Oldham and has not ruled out applying for more jobs in the future. The boyhood Latics fan missed out to caretaker boss Richie Wellens. [More]
Nemanja Matic insists boss Jose Mourinho is the best
Jose Mourinho's appetite for success means 'sometimes it isn't easy to work with' the Manchester United manager, but Nemanja Matic has never played under a better boss. [More]
Paul Pogba uses Instagram post to show he nears return
The French midfielder and former world-record signing has been out of action since September 12 after suffering a hamstring injury against Basle in the Champions League. [More]
Manchester United boost from big away win - Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes believes Manchester United should push to beat their title rivals away from home to give themselves a psychological advantage. [More]
Paul Merson's comeback ends early due to floodlights
The 49-year-old saw his return to the pitch halted after his side had taken a 3-2 lead against Pontyclun due to faulty floodlights at Caerau Athletic Ground. [More]
PSG star Neymar hopes to emulate Messi with Kylian Mbappe
The two summer signings look worth every penny of their combined £364m price tag — once Mbappe's move is made permanent next summer — by netting 13 times between them. [More]
Karim Benzema wants Real Madrid stay over Arsenal move
Karim Benzema has no desire to swap Real Madrid for suitors Arsenal despite being linked with a move to north London during the past few weeks. [More]
Abraham will not be recalled by Chelsea, insists Clement
Abraham's five goals in 10 Swansea games - four of them coming in the Premier League - has led to speculation that the champions will recall their striker for the second half of the season. [More]
Will English club win the Champions League? - TACKLE KEOWN
Sportsmail columnist Martin Keown answered your questions ahead of this weekend's Premier League action. Among the items on the agenda this week were Tottenham's draw at Real Madrid. [More]
Two Premier League players to join Common Goal project
The two Premier League stars have come forward in recent weeks after learning of Mata's campaign to donate one percent of his salary to help underprivileged children [More]
Bayern Munich vet Thomas Muller back on form - Heynckes
The interim manager saw Thomas Muller, who has struggled since the start of this campaign and over the entirety of last season, open the scoring against Celtic on Wednesday night. [More]
Newcastle for sale: 'Number of parties' have come forward
Amanda Staveley, one of the City's leading dealmakers, has mounted a £300million bid to buy Newcastle United that would see her become the new face of the club. [More]
Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City eye Lenny Pintor
The Brest teenager impressed for France U17s during the World Cup in India, scoring against Spain. He also caught the eye of staff from Premier League duo Arsenal and Chelsea. [More]
Man Utd's Nicky Butt slams youth recruitment process
There is a growing concern within the game over the age at which kids are recruited by clubs and the manner in which many are set up for an inevitable fall when they are released. [More]
Roy Hodgson trying to keep Crystal Palace grounded
The Eagles visit Newcastle on Saturday hoping to build on last weekend's 2-1 win over champions Chelsea, where they put their first points and first goals on the board at the eighth attempt. [More]
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale could see return to Tottenham
Gareth Bale could be set for a sensational return to Tottenham Hotspur, with Real Madrid ready to offload the Welsh winger according to don balon, with the Spanish club frustrated by his injuries. [More]
Red Star Belgrade guide ahead of Arsenal Europa League tie
They are one of Eastern Europe's more well-known teams but have been out of the eye of the majority of football fans across Europe for much of the last two decades since their European Cup win. [More]
FA set to hand first ever 'retrospective ban' for diving
The 30-year-old has been charged with 'successful deception of a match official', a new offence which came into force from the start of the season and carries a two-match suspension. [More]
Ramires will swap from Chinese Super League to Inter Milan
Inter are set to sign former Chelsea player Ramires in January, after agreeing a loan swoop for the Brazilian midfielder. The 30-year-old left Chelsea in 2016 to seal a move to CSL side Jiangsu Suning. [More]
Tottenham star Hugo Lloris: I was right to staying at club
Hugo Lloris joined Spurs from Lyon in 2012 but after two turbulent seasons, which included the sackings of Andre Villas-Boas and Tim Sherwood, he was considering his future. [More]
Manchester City star Garbiel Jesus reveals new tattoo
First came his goal celebration, 'Hello, mother', then his mother. The Brazilian has become notorious for his unique tattoo inspirations and goal celebrations since his £27million in 2016. [More]
Chelsea mood is not the best, admits Cesar Azpilicueta
Chelsea, since securing an impressive victory away to Atletico Madrid last month, have lost successive Premier League games to Manchester City and Crystal Palace. [More]
Arsenal against Liverpool WILL NOT be on Christmas Eve
Sky Sports were keen to show the game on Christmas Eve but a significant backlash from fans meant that the Premier League have decided against allowing that to happen. [More]
Memphis Depay returns to north-west with Lyon
JOE BERNSTEIN: Those who remember Memphis Depay's 18 months at Man United may have rolled their eyes at the Dutchman's claim this week that playing for Real Madrid is a 'serious goal'. [More]
Manchester United return home from Lisbon after CL win
It was far from vintage Manchester United, but Jose Mourinho's side got the job done as they beat Benfica 1-0 in Lisbon to keep their stranglehold on Champions League group A. [More]
Barcelona star Lionel Messi 'takes glucose tablet'
Lionel Messi hit the headlines on Wednesday night when his 100th European goal helped Barcelona beat Olympiacos 3-1 in the Champions League. [More]
Marcus Rashford has become a true game-changer
There was a good reason Jose Mourinho looked so anxious when Marcus Rashford limped off late in Manchester United 1-0 Champions League win over Benfica. [More]
Ernesto Valverde defends Gerard Pique after red card
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde felt Gerard Pique's handball in the Champions League victory against Olympiacos was instinctive, rather than an attempt to deceive. [More]
Chris Hughton: West Ham should give Slaven Bilic more time
Brighton boss Chris Hughton believes under-fire West Ham manager Slaven Bilic deserves more time to turn things around as the pair prepare to meet at the London Stadium. [More]
Scott Brown urges Celtic fans to scare Bayern on Halloween
Celtic lost 3-0 in their Champions League encounter, with goals from Thomas Muller, Joshua Kimmich and Mats Hummels. Brown wants the fans to play a part in the return on October 31. [More]
Lionel Messi praised by Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has hailed Lionel Messi after the Argentine star scored his 100th goal in European club competitions against Olympiacos. [More]
Carlo Ancelotti watches former sides Chelsea and Roma
Carlo Ancelotti is one man who would have been happy it ended honours even at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night due to his allegiances to Chelsea and Roma. [More]
Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri hits out at Serie A schedulers
Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri is unhappy at facing Inter Milan so soon after visiting Manchester City in the Champions League while his opponents had a free midweek. [More]
Barcelona eye Tottenham's Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen
The Nou Camp club sent sporting director Robert Fernandez to watch as Mauricio Pochettino's side managed an impressive 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday night. [More]
Liverpool icon Steven Gerrard hails Ben Woodburn attitude
Ben Woodburn, the youngest goalscorer in Liverpool's history, made nine appearances for the Reds' first team last season but has made just one appearance in the current campaign. [More]
Craig Bellamy: Manchester Utd in danger of losing identity
Manchester United are at risk of losing their identity under Jose Mourinho, according to Craig Bellamy. The former striker has not been impressed by Mourinho's approach in big games. [More]
PSG forward Kylian Mbappe favoured Barcelona move
The 18-year-old eventually left last season's french champions Monaco to join PSG which will see the Paris side pay another £166m next summer after an original loan spell. [More]
Blair Spittal can see the light at the end of the tunnel
Partick Thistle's slow start to the season has left fans at Firhill with little to cheer about. But at least the form of winger Blair Spittal has been a welcome ray of light. [More]
Adrian determined to fight for West Ham place
West Ham United back-up goalkeeper Adrian believes he has not been given a chance to prove himself this season but is determined to fight for a place in the starting line-up. [More]
Kylian Mbappe highest scoring teen in Champions League
On Wednesday night, the PSG forward Kylian Mbappe became the highest scoring teenager in Champions League history, notching his eighth goal in just 12 games in against Anderlecht. [More]
Romelu Lukaku consoles Benfica youngster after error
Romelu Lukaku may have had a night to forget against Benfica on Wednesday but he gave fans a moment to remember come the end of the game. [More]
Paul Scholes smirks at Steven Gerrard on BT Sport
Few better understand the intensity of the rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool than Paul Scholes. And the enmity clearly remains strong even after retirement. [More]
Chelsea 3-3 Roma: Eden Hazard rescues a point
SAMI MOKBEL AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Three weeks after Pep Guardiola’s side defeated Chelsea in their own backyard, two former City players tore the Blues apart on Wednesday night. [More]
Borussia Dortmund eager for rebound - Marcel Schmelzer
Dortmund, who top the Bundesliga, had taken the domestic competition by storm with six wins from their first seven matches before suffering their first loss of the season, to RB Leipzig, last week. [More]
Man United made a point at Liverpool but so did Burnley
THE DEBATE this week is all about Man United’s draw at Liverpool and my assertion it might not prove a good away point for Jose Mourinho. There's also some blinding reggae from Bangladesh. [More]
Eniola Aluko still in contention for England recall
England interim manager Mo Marley insists Eniola Aluko could still be in contention for an England return despite this week's explosive parliamentary showdown between FA officials and the striker. [More]
Nathan Dyer says Swansea must make Liberty a fortress
Swansea winger Nathan Dyer has urged the club to become tougher to beat at the Liberty Stadium after they registered their first Premier League home win of the season last Saturday. [More]
Arsenal star Jack Wilshere hits back at Troy Deeney
If Arsenal had defended their goal on Saturday with the enthusiasm that Arsene Wenger and Jack Wilshere defended their character on Wednesday night then maybe Troy Deeney would have kept quiet. [More]
Ex-AC Milan star Kaladze runs for mayor of Georgia capital
Now 39 years old, Kaladze, who played for AC Milan and Dynamo Kiev, is running as a candidate for the ruling Georgian Dream party against seven other opponents. [More]
Leicester star Danny Simpson drives £400,000 Lamborghini
The Foxes right back, who earns £35,000 a week, treated himself to the luxury motor last week and took it for a spin to Deansgate in Manchester's city centre. [More]
How can players of any colour or gender have faith in FA? 
MARTIN SAMUEL: They offered up Mark Sampson, they offered up a few apologies, and they thought that would do. It did not do. It never could. The FA are in too deep now. [More]
Man City Benjamin Mendy use pulse massage to speed rehab
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy is turning to high-tech remedies when it comes to his knee ligament injury, hoping cutting edge science will speed up his return to the football pitch. [More]
Barcelona 3-1 Olympiacos: Lionel Messi bags 100th goal
Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European football for Barcelona to leave them home and dry in the qualifying stage despite a pre-match monsoon and a Gerard Pique red card. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo shirt swap delights Harry Kane
With another coat of self-belief applied to Tottenham’s progress, Harry Kane made eye contact with Cristiano Ronaldo, the pair embraced and agreed to exchange shirts. [More]
Benfica 0-1 Manchester United: Keeper blunder gifts win
CHRIS WHEELER AT THE ESTADIO DA LUZ: One by one they hugged Svilar who looked close to tears. Players in both red and black embraced Benfica’s No.1 and offered words of comfort. [More]
Antonio Conte urges Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea
Antonio Conte blasted Jose Mourinho on Wednesday night after the Manchester United manager appeared to call the Chelsea manager a whinger. [More]
Amanda Staveley makes £300m bid to buy Newcastle United
JAMES BURTON - CITY CORRESPONDENT: Amanda Staveley, one of the City's leading dealmakers, has mounted a bid for Newcastle that would see her become the new face of the club. [More]
Chelsea crisis as Tiemoue Bakayoko and David Luiz injured
The hectic 3-3 draw on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge saw Luiz start as a holding midfielder alongside £40m summer signing Bakayoko. However both have suffered knocks.  [More]
Chelsea 3-3 Roma PLAYER RATINGS: Eden Hazard shines
Eden Hazard and Edin Dzeko both scored twice in the Stamford Bridge showdown. Here, DANIEL MATTHEWS runs the rule over the two sets of players and two managers from the European thriller. [More]
BT Sport pundits Lampard and Hoddle heap praise on Dzeko
Edin Dzeko scored twice for Roma on Wednesday night as they drew 3-3 against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. His first goal of the evening to bring Roma back level was something very special. [More]
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho defends tactics in Benfica win
Jose Mourinho took a swipe at those who question his tactics after Manchester United put one foot into the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Benfica. [More]
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers urges for European realism
Brendan Rodgers has urged a sense of realism about the challenge Celtic face in the Champions League after suffering a three-goal reverse at the Allianz Arena. [More]
Giorgio Chiellini: Juventus still plenty of work to do
Giorgio Chiellini acknowledged Juventus have work to do to get back to their best after a late winner against Sporting in the Champions League. [More]
Spurs 'belong with top teams in Europe', says Roy Keane
The days of a flimsy Tottenham are over and they must be regarded as one of Europe's best teams, according to Roy Keane. Spurs were impressive in earning a 1-1 draw at Real Madrid. [More]
Hartlepool star Michael Maidens remembered 10 years on
Every morning, seven-year-old Noah Maidens walks past the framed Hartlepool United shirt worn by his uncle at the top of the stairs and says, ‘Hiya Mick’. Noah never got to meet his uncle. [More]
Champions League things you missed: Mbappe record breaker
At the half-way point of this year’s Champions League group stages, English sides appear to be a force to be reckoned with. Sportsmail takes a look at some of the finer details you missed... [More]
Accrington Stanley stunned by death of Jordan Moseley
Accrington Stanley have been left in shock after academy player Jordan Moseley died suddenly on Tuesday. [More]
The FA left looking careless and oafish over Eni Aluko
IAN HERBERT IN WESTMINSTER: The FA came out swinging, but all you were left wondering was where on earth was the humility, the contrition; the slightest sense of self-awareness. [More]
Leicester will have to fork out £2.5m to take Sean Dyche
Leicester City face paying significant compensation for Sean Dyche should the club appoint him as Craig Shakespeare’s successor, because he secretly signed an improved Burnley contract. [More]
Ronald Koeman insists he has backing from Everton board
Ronald Koeman feels he has retained the Everton board's backing having met with majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri on Friday, though the Dutchman accepts his position is dependent on results. [More]
Man City's Kevin De Bruyne explains David Silva argument
Kevin De Bruyne has joked he argues with Manchester City team-mate David Silva just like he argues with his wife. The pair were squabbling as they left the field at half-time during the 2-1 win against Napoli. [More]
Bayern Munich 3-0 Celtic: Mats Hummels header seals win
MARK WILSON IN MUNICH: They put on a spectacular light show in the Allianz Arena. When each name in the Bayern team is announced, this magnificent arena is plunged into darkness. [More]
Qarabag 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Two-time finalists frustrated
Two years ago Atletico came within a penalty shoot-out of winning the Champions League - now they risk failing to even reach the knock-out stages. They have two points from three games. [More]
More misery for FA as talent-spotter Richard Allen quits
EXCLUSIVE BY DOMINIC KING: The Football Association have been dealt a significant blow after the highly-regarded Richard Allen surprisingly quit his role as head of talent identification. [More]
Man United: Jose Mourinho fears for Marcus Rashford injury
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has raised fears over an injury to Marcus Rashford after revealing he was withdrawn against Benfica after feeling 'something' go in his knee. [More]
Wijnaldum knew Liverpool would get back among the goals
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum insists he and his team-mates were always confident the goals would return despite a frustrating run. The Reds beat Maribor 7-0 on Tuesday night. [More]
Amanda Staveley is interested in buying Newcastle United
Ashley released a statement earlier this week in which he confirmed that he would listen to offers for the club he has controlled for a decade, with the aim of selling up by Christmas. [More]
Man Utd flop Memphis Depay refuses to discuss Old Trafford
The 23-year-old winger left Old Trafford for the Ligue 1 club in January following a disappointing 18 months where he scored just seven times, all of those goals coming in his first campaign. [More]
Anderlecht 0-4 PSG: Mbappe, Cavani and Neymar all score
Paris Saint-Germain's all-star attacking trident chipped in with goals as they swept Anderlecht aside to keep themselves ahead of Bayern Munich in their Champions League group. [More]
Liverpool's Sadio Mane to resume training next week: Cisse
Liverpool and Senegal could be heading for a collision over Sadio Mane after it emerged that the forward will be picked for the games that decide their World Cup destiny. [More]
Nemanja Matic praised by Liverpool hero Steven Gerrard
Matic has become a key part of the United midfield in a strong start to the season for the club. Ex-Liverpool captain Gerrard said Matic was one of the most difficult players he faced in his career. [More]
Juventus 2-1 Sporting: Miralem Pjanic rescues hosts
Mario Mandzukic's 84th-minute header earned Juventus a much-needed home victory over Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League on Wednesday night. [More]
Chelsea 3-3 Roma RESULT plus other Champions League games
Chelsea and Roma contested a six-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge on a night that brought Champions League wins for Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain. [More]
Benfica vs Manchester Utd: Champions League 2017 RESULT
It's been a highly positive start to the week for English sides in Europe, and it continued as Manchester United eased past Benfica. Relive the action as it happened here. [More]
Prince William and Kate visit West Ham's London Stadium
Prince William and Kate visited West Ham's London Stadium on Wednesday as they attended the graduation of 150 sporting apprentices. [More]
Coventry fan explains why he invaded the pitch
Carpet fitter Kedzierski became a viral sensation after he was filmed wandering onto the playing surface during the League Two defeat by Forest Green. [More]
San Diego 1904 born as club unveil name, crest and colours
The club is due to begin life in the North American Soccer League (NASL) next season and has now been given a name and picked its colours. But it has got people talking about Anchorman. [More]
Man City defender Benjamin Mendy bends his injured knee
City's first-choice left back Mendy could miss the rest of his first season in England after he sustained a ruptured cruciate ligament in only his fifth appearance last month. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo tops Forbes' Rich List of sport stars
Cristiano Ronaldo is the richest sports personality in Europe, according to the latest Forbes' Rich List, with only one Englishman - Lewis Hamilton - making the Top 20. [More]
Arsenal star Theo Walcott works up a sweat in training
Theo Walcott is fighting hard for his Arsenal future, and clearly wants everyone on his Instagram to know it. After falling down the pecking order under Arsene Wenger and, he has upped his game. [More]
Harry Kewell: Liverpool made the right decision to sign me
Harry Kewell has backed Gerard Houllier's claim that he did not need to sign Cristiano Ronaldo back in 2003 because he already had the Australian international. [More]
Chorley appeal for new players on Twitter ahead of FA Cup
It's a tale truly befitting of the FA Cup: Non-League club, preparing for first-round tie, send out an SOS for players just days before the game. And it brings back memories of a very special Cup story. [More]
PSG's Hatem Ben Arfa could make Premier League return
The skillful Paris Saint-Germain winger was told he could leave the club in the summer but refused, with his lawyer threatening to take legal action when he was asked to train with the second string. [More]
Dulwich Hamlet given 14 days to come up with £150,000
One of the best-supported clubs in non-league football and known for developing players, Dulwich are caught in the middle of a row between Southwark Council and Meadow Residential. [More]
Manchester United man Marouane Fellaini flees PSG hotel
The Manchester United midfielder sustained a knee ligament strain whilst on international duty with Belgium as they concluded their 2018 World Cup qualifying with a 4-0 win over Cyprus. [More]
Real Madrid must move for Harry Kane says former president
After Spurs left the Santiago Bernabeu with a 1-1 draw on Tuesday nights, Kane will be wondering what could have been after a the striker saw a clear-cut chance denied. [More]
PSG's Edinson Cavani hints he is not friends with Neymar
The pair clashed when summer signing Neymar, who arrived from Barcelona for a world record £198million, attempted to take a spot-kick ahead of regular taker Edinson Cavani. [More]
Denmark Women's World Cup qualifier with Sweden cancelled
The Danish Football Association (DBU) announced on Wednesday that it had informed its Swedish counterpart that Friday's match in Gothenburg was off. [More]
Alexis Sanchez appears to snub Wenger in Arsenal training
Sanchez headed towards a group of his team-mates instead of approaching Wenger, though the Gunners manager did not offer his hand to his star striker and appeared to say 'I've already done you'. [More]
Bayern Munich stars feeling crack of Jupp Heynckes' whip
KIT HOLDEN: The last time Jupp Heynckes set foot on the Champions League stage, he left it holding the trophy. Just over four years later, Heynckes returns as his Bayern side host Celtic. [More]
Oldham appoint Richie Wellens as permanent manager
MIKE KEEGAN: Sportsmail revealed that the League One club had turned to their coach on Wednesday morning following a hugely impressive spell as caretaker manager. [More]
Jay Rodriguez bidding to make England's World Cup squad
The West Bromwich Albion forward has revived his career following his £12million summer transfer from Southampton and that has alerted England manager Gareth Southgate. [More]
Manchester City straight back to training after Napoli win
The Manchester City players were straight back to work following their Champions League victory over Napoli as they headed to the training field on Wednesday just hours after their 2-1 win. [More]
Everton eye up Wolves defender Ruben Vinagre
The Portugal Under 19 international is considered a bit light physically but has shown good technique and prowess going forward, scoring in the 4-0 win over Burton Albion last month. [More]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to Manchester United training
The Swede suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury against Anderlecht in April forcing an early end to his debut season at Old Trafford and missing out on their Europa League win. [More]
Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery continues knee rehab
Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is hard at work to complete his comeback from injury before the end of the year, after tearing his LCL in the Bundesliga clash against Hertha Berlin. [More]
Oxlade-Chamberlain needs to keep learning at Liverpool
He accepts there will need to be an element of patience as he looks to secure a starting role but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is ready for the fight and is determined to prove that he can be a key player. [More]
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are pulling their weight
Both Sanchez and Ozil are in the final year of their contracts at the Emirates Stadium and the pair have been linked with January moves away from the club. But their application levels haven't dropped. [More]
Ex-Man Utd duo Memphis Depay and Rafael land in Liverpool
Memphis Depay and Rafael, who could both start at Goodison Park, were pictured arriving at Liverpool's John Lennon Airport with the rest of their Lyon team-mates ahead of the Group E fixture. [More]
Everton stars train ahead of Lyon Europa League clash
Everton's players geared up for their huge Europa League clash against Lyon with a final training session on Wednesday morning as they bid to turn around their poor start to the season. [More]
Victor Lindelof has endured slow start to Man United life
If Jose Mourinho needs insider info on Manchester United's Champions League opponents Benfica ahead of Wednesday night, he knows the ideal man to ask. [More]
Shay Given makes Newcastle United revelation
Shay Given was unable to fulfil his wish to finish his career at Newcastle United because of Mike Ashley's cost-cutting. The Irish keeper departed St James' Park for Manchester City in 2009. [More]
Hugo Lloris and David de Gea - who is the better keeper? 
CRAIG HOPE: It is no secret that Real Madrid are in the market for a new custodian, and it would appear that the Premier League is the aisle in which they’re shopping for a No 1. [More]
Mesut Ozil makes the impression he's annoyed Arsenal
'Ozil is a warrior who wants to win something, and currently he makes the impression that he's annoyed Arsenal have not assembled a squad which can win something,' Pires told ESPN. [More]
Danny Rose thanks Tottenham fans for singing his name
Danny Rose admits he expected a negative reception from Tottenham fans when he came on against Real Madrid. The defender suggested in the summer that he wanted to leave the club. [More]
Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool need to keep 'training hard'
Philippe Coutinho insists that Liverpool cannot afford to rest on their laurels after a crushing victory over Maribor got their Champions League campaign back on track. [More]
Roma striker Edin Dzeko should worry Antonio Conte's side
The Bosnian will lead the Roma attack against Chelsea in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge as he faces English opposition for the first time since his move to Italy [More]
PSG 'will try to lure' Jose Mourinho from Manchester Utd
PSG's admiration for Jose Mourinho is no secret, having failed with a move for the Portuguese before he took the reins at United, and the mega-rich French club are set to tempt him once again. [More]
Pep Guardiola demands Man City players speak in English
City's squad is made up of eleven different nationalities but despite a particularly strong Spanish and Portuguese presence, Guardiola insists the players communicate in English. [More]
Spur's Pochettino and Harry Kane impress Real Madrid media
PETE JENSON: If Mauricio Pochettino does harbor a desire to one day coach Real Madrid, he did himself the power of good with his team's assured, intelligent display at the Bernabeu on Tuesday. [More]
Harry Winks on 'special' experience of playing Luka Modric
Tottenham took a valuable point away from the Spanish capital, with Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty cancelling out an own goal, but Winks' performance was one of the most eye-catching. [More]
Leicester manager's job interests Burnley's Sean Dyche
Dyche has established a reputation as one of the brightest young British managers in the game with his brilliant work at Turf Moor. But a move to the Midlands would represent a significant step forward. [More]
Liverpool arrive back in England after record-breaking win
Liverpool landed back home in the early hours of Wednesday morning after their record-breaking Champions League away win in Slovenia. [More]
Alvaro Morata is key for Chelsea, insists Tore Andre Flo
Antonio Conte's side are currently nine points behind leaders Manchester City after eight matches, prompting fans to wonder if they have already fallen too far adrift in the title race. [More]
Flashback to Jose Mourinho's three months at Benfica
Jose Mourinho takes most things personally, but Manchester United's Champions League meeting with Benfica on Wednesday night means even more to him than usual. [More]
USA are 'arrogant, obnoxious and egotistical' says Reyna
The United States finished just outside of qualifying in their CONCACAF final group and will miss the tournament for the first time since 1986, and Reyna didn't hold back in his criticism. [More]
Barcelona are 'following' Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn
Don Balon claim the 18-year-old Wales international, who only made his senior team breakthrough last season, is being scouted by the Spanish giants. [More]
Arsenal keeper Petr Cech shows off cat-like reflexes
The Gunners are looking to maintain their Europa League unbeaten start at Serbian side Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night, with 35-year-old Cech looking sharp ahead of the clash. [More]
Coventry fan lambasts his side for losing to Forest Green
We all have our own way of coping when our beloved team is not playing up to the standards we expect. Some scream at the TV, some yell from the terraces. [More]
Gabriel Jesus has gone nearly 12 months without defeat
Gabriel Jesus has almost forgotten how it feels to lose after Manchester City's 2-1 victory against Napoli on Tuesday. He has now gone 26 club matches in competitve fixtures without defeat. [More]
How prevalent are relationships within women's football?
SAM CUNNINGHAM: Currently, there is no code of conduct or indeed an guidance from the Football Association as to what is deemed an ‘appropriate’ relationship in women’s football [More]
Mohamed Salah happy to see Liverpool find scoring touch
Salah and striker Roberto Firmino grabbed a brace each as Liverpool pounded Maribor 7-0 on Tuesday night to record their biggest away European win. Afterwards Salah voiced his relief. [More]
Mauricio Pochettino can manage Real Madrid: Jamie Redknapp
The Tottenham boss enhanced his growing reputation on Tuesday night as his side held European champions Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu. [More]
Tottenham's Hugo Lloris 'is one of the best in the world'
All the attention in the build-up to the match was on Harry Kane and his battle with Cristiano Ronaldo, but it was Hugo Lloris who stole the show at the Santiago Bernabeu. [More]
Man City talks aren't a distraction to Kevin De Bruyne
The Belgian midfielder has been in brilliant form in the first two months of the season and delivered another masterful performance as City beat Napoli 2-1 in the Champions League. [More]
Claudio Ranieri WAS the genius all along
MARTIN SAMUEL: Claudio Ranieri, we now know, was the brains of the operation. Not Craig Shakespeare, not Steve Walsh — whose transfer market insight currently has Everton pegged 16th. [More]
Tottenham must pay Harry Kane the going, says Ferdinand
Tottenham must offer Harry Kane a major increase in his contract if they are to stop him from leaving the club, according to Rio Ferdinand.  [More]
Champions League biggest wins after Liverpool thrashing
Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold were on the scoresheet as the Reds ran riot in Maribor on Tuesday. [More]
Liverpool, Spurs and Man City: 6 Champions League moments
As Tottenham earned a draw at the Bernabeu, City battled to a win over Napoli and Liverpool went goal crazy in Slovenia, any fan could be forgiven for missing some of the finer details on Tuesday. [More]
Roma lowdown: Chelsea face a side with a new style
SHERIDAN BIRD: It still seems bizarre that it took 56 years for a team from the English capital to win the Champions League. Italy's capital, Rome, still awaits similar joy. [More]
Luis Figo and Steve McManaman reunite at Bernabeu
Former Real Madrid team-mates Luis Figo and Steve McManaman enjoyed a lovely reunion on Tuesday night as the pair met up at the Santiago Bernabeu.  [More]
Police investigating after Chelsea fan throws bottle
EXCLUSIVE: Police are investigating after a bottle thrown by a Chelsea supporter came close to hitting assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis at Selhurst Park on Saturday. [More]
The BT Sport Goals Show is football's best kept secret
AMITAI WINEHOUSE: BT Sport might have football’s best kept secret tucked away. Ask the average Champions League fan and they might never have heard of the Goals Show. They should have. [More]
Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham: Spurs withstand heavy pressure
MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE BERNABEU: Forget Harry Kane for just one moment. After this, the player Tottenham may have to keep out of the clutches of Real Madrid next summer is Hugo Lloris. [More]
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp backs Reds to keep scoring
DOMINIC KING IN SLOVENIA: Jurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool's record-breakers and urged them to take their calm and clinical finishing into the remainder of the season. [More]
Maurizio Sarri: Manchester City can win Champions League
Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri says he believes Manchester City are now at the same level as Barcelona and Real Madrid and can go on to win the Champions League this season. [More]
James Rodriguez 'could cut short Bayern Munich loan'
James Rodriguez's downward career spiral could continue in January with his loan from Real Madrid to Bayern Munich cancelled in favour of a switch to the USA, according to reports. [More]
Celtic without Jozo Simunovic against Bayern Munich
MARK WILSON IN MUNICH: There is scarcely a square foot of wall space in Allianz Arena that is not covered by reminders of Bayern Munich’s magnificence. [More]
Man City concede Champions League pen after saving last 6
When Amadou Diawara tucked away his penalty for Napoli past Man City goalkeeper Ederson, it ended one of the most extraordinary runs in Champions League football.  [More]
Heynckes back for 45+ year rivalry between Bayern v Celtic
MARK WILSON IN MUNICH: When this remarkable German coach faces Celtic on Wednesday night, it will be his first European game since securing a second title four years ago [More]
Manchester United scouting Espanyol full-back Aaron Martin
Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Espanyol's Spanish left-back Aaron Martin as Jose Mourinho looks to bring stability to the position. [More]
Juan Mata snubs mega offer to leave Manchester United
Manchester United star Juan Mata has reportedly turned down a staggering £375,000-a-week after tax to join the Chinese Super League. [More]
Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin says he must start scoring
Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin is happy to be making an impact for the Premier League club but is frustrated at not getting on the scoresheet more often this season. [More]
Ederson thanked by Man City team mates for Napoli win
JACK GAUGHAN: Ederson saved a Dries Mertens penalty and turned in a man-of-the-match display as Pep Guardiola’s side moved closer to the Champions League last 16. [More]
Maribor 0-7 Liverpool: Salah and Firmino bag braces
DOMINIC KING AT THE STADION LJUDSKI: Bold citrus, they call it. Others would say it was a sight to make sore eyes. Either way Liverpool made a statement when sporting their new third kit. [More]
Women’s progress ‘shattered’ by firing of Mark Sampson
An England player has told Sportsmail she regrets that Mark Sampson was sacked because the turmoil around the women’s team has ‘shattered’ the foundations he built. [More]
Man City 2-1 Napoli: Sterling and Jesus win it
IAN LADYMAN AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM: Manchester City got what they wanted from this game. That’s nine points out of nine and that means they have done the hard yards of qualification. [More]
League Two review: Luton go top by beating Exeter
Luton romped to a 4-1 win at Exeter to take over at the top of Sky Bet League Two from Notts County, who lost at Crewe. [More]
APOEL 1-1 Borussia Dortmund: Sokratis rescues point
APOEL netted after the hour when Lorenzo Ebecilio found Mickael Pote in the box just after the hour before the Beninese forward slotted past Roman Burki in the Dortmund goal. [More]
Mauricio Pochettino spreads his magic as Tottenham draw
Mauricio Pochettino returned from the tunnel, looked up to the heavens and saluted the 4,000 Tottenham supporters as they danced in the aisles in tiers four and five of the Santiago Bernabeu. [More]
Kenny Miller's agent launches attack on Rangers
Kenny Miller's agent has launched a furious attack on Rangers over what he alleges to be their ‘embarrassing’ treatment of the striker. [More]
Hungary boss Bernd Storck leaves after World Cup failure
President Sandor Csanyi said the HFA had lost faith with the team's progress under Storck and the German coach agreed his time was up after they failed to qualify for the finals in Russia. [More]
Manchester City 2-1 Napoli — FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM: Sportsmail is on hand to provide you with some things we learned during the win for Pep Guardiola's men. [More]
Man City came through 'tough test' v Napoli: John Stones
City stormed out of the traps with goals inside the opening 13 minutes but Napoli wasted a gilt-edged chance to half the deficit when Dries Mertens' penalty was saved by Ederson. [More]
Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham PLAYER RATINGS
ROB DRAPER AT THE BERNABEU: Hugo Lloris stole the show as the Frenchman's stunning save helped earn Tottenham a memorable draw with Real Madrid. [More]
Champions League round-up: Spartak Moscow demolish Sevilla
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Spartak Moscow pulled off one of the biggest surprises on Tuesday evening as they demolished Sevilla in comprehensive fashion at the Otkrytiye Arena. [More]
League One review: Shrewsbury back on top
Shrewsbury climbed back to the top of Sky Bet League One after a 4-0 home win against Bristol Rovers extended their unbeaten start to 14 matches. [More]
Chelsea stars will play 'angry' for Roma, says Edin Dzeko
Roma striker Edin Dzeko expects to face an 'angry' Chelsea in Wednesday's Champions League Group C clash at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea were beaten 2-1 by Crystal Palace last Saturday. [More]
Victor Lindelof will succeed at Man United: Rui Vitoria
Things have not started smoothly for Lindelof. Expected to go straight into Mourinho's starting line-up, the 23-year-old is being eased in due to the rigours and demands of Premier League football. [More]
Tottenham sent out a message with Real Madrid draw
Tottenham have sent out a huge message to their Premier League title rivals by earning an impressive point at the home of Champions League holders Real Madrid, claims Rio Ferdinand. [More]
RB Leipzig 3-2 Porto: Germans claim first ever CL victory
KIT HOLDEN AT THE RED BULL ARENA: Goals from Willi Orban, Emil Forsberg and Jean-Kevin Augustin sealed victory for RB Leipzig in their Champions League clash with Porto. [More]
Glenn Hoddle: Tottenham should have been awarded a penalty
Casemiro's challenge on Fernando Llorente in the Real Madrid area should have been a penalty to Tottenham, according to Glenn Hoddle. Llorente was brought to ground with the game goalless. [More]