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Sevilla plan to ‘tie up’ Sanchez, jokes boss

Sevilla plan to ‘tie up’ Sanchez, jokes boss

Alexis Sanchez joined Manchester United from Arsenal in January, in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan Sevilla boss Vincenzo Montella has joked his team may have to “tie up” Alexis Sanchez to stop the Manchester United forward in Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 first-leg. Sanchez, 29, has scored just once in five appearances since joining United […]

Pogba in line for Man Utd return at Sevilla

Pogba in line for Man Utd return at Sevilla

Paul Pogba (centre) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (right) took part in a Manchester United training session on Tuesday BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is in contention to play in the first leg of his […]

Roma’s Under in ‘sensational’ form for Shakhtar test

Roma’s Under in ‘sensational’ form for Shakhtar test

Paulo Fonseca’s Shakhtar beat Premier League leaders Manchester City and Serie A leaders Napoli en route to the Champions League last 16 BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Roma manager Eusebio di Francesco has praised the “sensational” form of […]

Mistake allows Messi to salvage draw for Barca at Chelsea

Mistake allows Messi to salvage draw for Barca at Chelsea

Lionel Messi’s goal was his 28th of the season for Barcelona, but his first in six matches Lionel Messi’s first goal in nine Champions League games against Chelsea gave Barcelona a vital away goal as they rode their luck to earn a draw in this last-16 tie at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea had subdued Messi and […]

Aguero avoids FA punishment over altercation with fan

Media playback is not supported on this device Aguero in altercation with fan on pitch Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will not be punished by the Football Association following a post-match confrontation with a fan after Monday’s FA Cup defeat by Wigan. Television footage appeared to show Aguero pushing a supporter and he later claimed […]

Bayern Munich equal record winning run by thrashing Besiktas

Bayern Munich equal record winning run by thrashing Besiktas

Thomas Muller gives Bayern the lead just before half-time with his first of two goals taking his tally for the season to nine Bayern Munich put five past 10-man Besiktas to equal their longest winning run and take a convincing lead in their Champions League last-16 tie. The hosts won their 14th consecutive game after […]

West Ham: Premier League club charged over anti-doping breach

West Ham: Premier League club charged over anti-doping breach

West Ham have been charged by the FA for misconduct in relation to anti-doping regulations West Ham have been charged by the Football Association in relation to anti-doping regulations. “It is alleged the club failed to ensure ‘club whereabouts’ information was accurate on three occasions within 12 months,” the FA said. The Premier League club […]

‘When I saw the Man City line-up, I did not give Wigan a chance’

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Wigan 1-0 Man City Wigan’s win over Manchester City was an amazing game to witness and it has to go down as one of the greatest FA Cup shocks of all time. When the Latics beat City in the 2013 final it was a big enough […]

West Brom’s week to forget – what is going on at The Hawthorns?

West Brom’s week to forget – what is going on at The Hawthorns?

West Brom are five points adrift at the bottom of the Premier League At the end of a week to forget, it says a lot for West Brom that they did not close the door on the BBC and its Football Focus programme on Saturday. In the space of five days, there had been a […]

Neville names Asante in first England women squad

Neville names Asante in first England women squad

Anita Asante joined Chelsea in December after a four-year stint with Swedish side Rosengard England women head coach Phil Neville has named Chelsea’s Anita Asante in his first squad for the SheBelieves Cup in the United States next month. Defender Asante, who was last called-up in 2015, was one of several players who said they […]