Raheem Sterling not good enough for big move, says Phil Neville
Raheem Sterling would struggle to get into another top Premier League side if he left Liverpool, says BBC Match of the Day pundit Phil Neville. The forward, 20, told BBC Sport this week how he had refused a ��100,000-a-week contract offer from his club.
BBC Sport app on Windows Phone
In the past year we have seen a significant increase in Windows Phone usage. The number of Windows Phone users accessing the BBC Sport mobile site has increased 54% year-on-year. Last month BBC Sport had over��.
At 90, Giants Trainer Decides He Will Retire After Sunday’s Game
John Johnson, who is now 90, had devoted most of his life to trying to make the Giants feel better, one sore body part at a time.
The Zombies of Walking Dead Take Over Sunday Night
. The crowded Sunday-night television schedule is a bonanza for viewers, but The Walking Dead is still the main player.
Back-Scratching With a Global Reach
The United States is the best candidate to host the 2022 World Cup of soccer. But that may not be enough to win the bid when FIFA selects hosts for 2018 and ’22 in Zurich on Thursday.
Cristiano Ronaldos hat-trick was his 24th in La Liga, equal with rival Lionel.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored five goals, including a first-half hat-trick, as Real Madrid thrashed Granada at the Bernabeu. The world player of the years first three came within eight minutes following Gareth Bales opener, putting Real 4-0 up at the break.
FIFAs Farcically Shady Behavior
An investigative report on the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups brought closure to nothing and has led to calls for boycotts.. Editorial contends FIFA, overseer of international soccer, is under deserved attack after publishing investigative report clearing Russia and Qatar of corruption in their bids to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments; holds summary is specious and superficial and urges Europeans to take strong action against the organization.
Celta Vigo v Barcelona
So thats that. Come back tomorrow for a full Football League programme (we will have a live text dedicated to that) and Crystal Palace v Manchester City. Celta Vigo 0-1 Barcelona. Posted at 22:06. Not playing well in tough away game but stealing win.
France Ties England Amid Heavy Security
Interviews with fans of England and France attending their Euro 2012 match in Donetsk, Ukraine, said they had generally been treated well so far in the host countries.. England holds on for a 1-1 tie with France in the opening round at soccers European Championships.
Capello Resigns as England Coach
Englands preparations for this summers European Championship were thrown into tumult Wednesday when Fabio Capello, the Italian coach of the national team, resigned.. Fabio Capello, the Italian coach of Englands national team, resigned Wednesday.
FIFA Develops a Salt Lake City Look, Without Doorknobs
Eight of the 24 members of FIFA’s executive committee have been accused of seeking or accepting bribes in return for World Cup votes.. Jere Longman On Soccer column on World Cup bribery accusations against officials with world soccer governing body FIFA.
How Charlie Adams wonder goal for Stoke City shook the country
The Scotland midfielder collected the ball in his own half before unleashing a shot from around 65 yards which flew over Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who was caught off his line, and into the net. Here BBC Sport looks at the best of the.
BBC set to lose Football League highlights show to Channel 5
The Football League is set to announce that the BBC has lost the rights to the weekly highlights show to Channel 5.
Series of Gaffes Ends Soccers Big Year
Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA, oversaw a successful World Cup in South Africa but could not escape persistent accusations of corruption in his organization.
Real Madrid refuse to turn off BBC as pressure builds to.
The BBC is not what it used to be and the league has switched over to the other side. Bale. The front cover of the pro-Real Madrid sports daily AS lead on a photo of the ball hitting the net, beyond Iker Casillass hand. ���There��.
Fenerbahce want league suspended after bus shooting
I was on the phone with my brother when I heard the loud sound and I thought one of our tyres had busted because the bus was swerving on the road, the Nigeria international told BBC Sport. But when I found our security officer in front of the bus I.
Alan Pardew gets behavioural help from sports psychologist
But Pardew told BBC Radio 5 live that the incident with Meyler showed him he had to change his ways and through the League Managers Association, he started working with Snape. The former Leicestershire captain played 10 one-day internationals for .
Sundays Scottish gossip
Rangers are lining up a move for 26-year-old Dutch defender Sander Fischer who is the captain of Excelsior in his homeland. (Various). If Stuart McCall stays on as Rangers boss, he wants to keep loan star Haris Vuckic. (Various). Extra police and.
Dion Dublin: Aston Villa legend to host BBC hit show Homes.
Yep, big Dion has just been signed up to host BBC show Homes Under the Hammer in perhaps the most bizarre post-football move ever. The 45-year-old turned out for clubs as varied as Manchester United, Aston Villa,��.
BBC to snub Bradford again by not showing FA Cup tie with.
The BBC released a statement on Monday saying it was in discussions with the Football Association about how to make it easier to choose the most exciting FA Cup fixtures to broadcast live as it had to make its fifth-round��.
Putin Sees Conspiracy in Criticism of FIFA
Vladimir V. Putin, responded angrily to allegations of corruption in world soccer’s governing body, suggesting that some members of the body were being “smeared.”
BBC Sport Win The Internet With Brilliant April Fools Day.
BBC Sport Win The Internet With Brilliant April Fools Day Football Hoax. by Chris | 1st, April 2015.. about us. Since 2006 Who Ate All The Pies has been the tasty football website. More information. blogroll. A Football Report | Arseblog | The��.
Saturdays Scottish gossip
Having been confirmed as Kilmarnock manager, Gary Locke has been set the task of bringing European football back to Rugby Park. (Daily Express). Niall McGinn is happy to risk burnout if it means continued success for Aberdeen and Northern Ireland, .
PRO FOOTBALL Rams Release Landeta Sean Landeta, who has punted longer and farther than anyone in the N.F.L., was released yesterday by the St. Louis Rams. The Rams replaced the 42-year-old Landeta with Kevin Stemke, 26, who has two games of N.F.L. experience, with the Oakland Raiders in 2002.. St Louis Rams release punter Sean Landeta (S)
Video Review Withers on the Vine
The International Football Association Board, the body that administers the rules of world soccer, on Saturday agreed to a one-year extension of testing for goal-line technology systems.. Soccer officials announced a one-year extension of testing of goal-line technology systems, but time is running out to have them in place for the next World Cup.
Sepp Blatter declines BBC and Sky invitation to Fifa.
Sky and the BBC wrote to Blatter and his three rivals ��� the Portuguese former world footballer of the year, Lu��s Figo, the Jordanian Fifa vice-president, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, and the Dutch Football Associations president,��.
You wont see a better goal all season - but which one?
Chris Mitchell via #bbcfootball: Stunning hit from Adam. An absolute worldy. QPRs Matt Phillips the only person who didnt jump up the minute it hit the net!! Haider Munir via #bbcfootball: What a day for amazing goals. Ozil, Zamora, Sanchez, Rooney.
South Africa Calls BBC Racist, Declares Country Soccer-Safe
The African National Congress, the ruling party of South Africa under president Thabo Mbeki, and BBC World, the BBCs 24-hour international news channel, are engaged in a bit of a war of words at the moment -- stemming, it seems, from a recent BBC World report that described Johannesburg as succumbing to the ravages of violent crime.. A BBC World segment on crime in South Africa elicits a scathing response from the ruling party in that country -- not least because the country is gearing up to host a deluge of soccer fans in 2010.
Premier League and Football League: Ups and downs
BBC Sport outlines the promotion and relegation issues - and the race for Europe - in England and Scotland. PREMIER LEAGUE. The top three teams qualify for the Champions League group stage, with the fourth-placed team entering the preceding play-off .
Blatter Tries to Clear Air on Qatar and Vote Trading
Sepp Blatter, the frequently backtracking FIFA president, tried to clarify his recent comments on two major soccer talking points Monday, but his new statements will probably only increase the focus on both issues.. The FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, tried to clarify his comments on two major soccer talking points Monday, but his new statements will probably only increase the focus on both issues.
Push Notifications for Football teams in BBC Sport app
We know how people are keen to keep in touch with the action while on the move ��� for example, at weekends as much 71% of total BBC Sport traffic comes from non-desktop browsing with football being a big driver of this,��.
Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool boss says top four key for new players
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits failure to qualify for the Champions League will make it more difficult to attract top quality signings. A 4-1 defeat at Arsenal on Saturday left Liverpool in fifth place, seven points behind fourth-placed.
BBC - Travel - Setting footballs greatest stage
With its incomparable natural beauty, Rio is wonderfully seductive. As the World Cup and the Olympics near, the city prepares for its role as the centre of the sporting universe.
Look inside Donetsks now-empty football stadium
The football club Shakhtar Donetsk have won the Ukrainian premier league for five years running. Three years ago their ground hosted the England versus Ukraine match in the Euro 2012 championships. But now the future of the club is uncertain. Their.
Gossip column: Falcao, Henderson, Rodgers, Pellegrini
Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has been questioning if Tottenham midfielder Andros Townsend is good enough for England. Former Arsenal man Merson reignited the argument after Townsend played just seven minutes at Burnley on Sunday, tweeting: Just .
Calls Grow for FIFA to Delay World Cup Vote
As corruption allegations in the selection process mount, some are seeking a postponement of the vote on Thursday for the 2018 and 2022 soccer tournament hosts.
Russia Is Fined and Could Be Docked Points for Fans’ Outbursts
UEFA imposed a $150,000 fine and said it could deduct 6 points from Russia in the next round of Euro qualifying if its fans again turn unruly.
Raheem Sterling explains why Liverpool talks are on hold
In an interview with the BBC, Sterling appeared to offer what could be perceived, on the one hand, as a warning to Liverpool to build a team to compete for trophies, or he was simply making potential suitors aware he is unsure of his future. Its not about the money at all, it never has been. I talk about. I dont want to be perceived as a money-grabbing 20-year-old, Im just a kid that loves playing football. Thats how it has been since I was a young kid. Ive never ever��.
FIFA Official Urges Worker Protections
Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan said Thursday that soccer’s governing body needs to support workers rights and World Cup projects in Qatar.. FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan calls for global soccer’s governing body to insist on minimum standards of worker protection on World Cup projects amid allegations of abuse that have troubled construction projects for the 2022 finals in Qatar.
FA End Plan for Combined British Team at Rio Games-Report
The English Football Association have scrapped plans to send a combined British football team to compete at next years Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of opposition from other home nations, the BBC reported on Monday.
His actions are a DISGRACE: Jamie Carragher BLASTS.
On Wednesday he gave an interview with the BBC which was unsanctioned by Liverpool officials in which he claimed he was trying to kill off stories and change how he was perceived. Sterling still has two years to run on his��.
BBC in talks with FA after criticism over Bradford City TV.
In a 770-word statement, the BBCs football editor, Mark Cole, wrote: ���As the game unfolded yesterday at Valley Parade, we shared the frustration of fans and would have loved to have been broadcasting the match live.
Live Text Commentary
Attempt missed. George Boyd (Burnley) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Lukas Jutkiewicz with a headed pass. 87:11. Offside, Burnley. Ashley Barnes tries a through ball, but Danny Ings is.
The BBC retain the rights to show Premier League.
THE BBC has guaranteed the rights to show Premier League highlights on Match of the Day. By Joe Short. PUBLISHED: 16:32, Thu, Jan 29, 2015. Football general shot GETTY. MOTD will keep its coverage of football until 2018/19.
Capello and England Tumble Toward Trouble
It seems strange that, for a man appointed on the basis of his reputation as a disciplinarian, Fabio Capellos behavior has become an issue for England.. England and its coach, Fabio Capello, may be headed for a divorce after he went on television to criticize the decision to strip John Terry of the captains armband.
Gossip column: Cabaye, Khedira, Falcao, Gaya, Pellegrini, Cech
Former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye, 29, is a ��10m target for Arsenal after failing to secure a regular first-team place at Paris St-Germain. (Sunday Mirror). Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Germany midfielder Sami Khedira, .
Caf accept ruling to give Morocco 2017 Nations Cup place
But on Friday Cafs director of communications Junior Binyam told BBC Sport: There are many meetings to be held before the way forward is known. Lets see what will happen. The draw is supposed to take place on 8 April. On Sunday, the Confederation.
Spanish newspaper Marca attacks BBC over accusations in.
The Spanish newspaper Marca has issued a scathing attack on the BBC in reference to a recent article about Gareth Bale, claiming the British broadcasters comments were wholly unfounded and unjust. Carlo Ancelotti targets more improvements before El Cl��sico. Gareth Bale scored both goals for Real Madrid in Sundays 2-0 win over Levante, ending a nine-match run without a goal. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters. Guardian sport. Monday 16 March 2015��.
FIFA Official Hinted Qatar Bought World Cup
The FIFA general secretary, Jérôme Valcke, is under fire because of an e-mail in which, he concedes, he suggested that Qatar bought the right to host the 2022 World Cup.
Dion Dublin named as new presenter for BBCs Homes Under
Dion Dublin. The former Manchester United striker Dion Dublin has been unveiled as a new presenter for the BBCs Homes Under the Hammer Photograph: John Phillips/PA. Guardian sport. Wednesday 25 March 2015 09.01��.
Transparency Is a Road Not Yet Traveled by FIFA
As for dealing with recent scandals bedeviling FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, its president, Sepp Blatter, on Friday offered no clear solutions, but more committees to study the problems.
BBC Football Reporter Forced To Take Over As Emergency.
By Chris Wright Poor old BBC reporter Matt Mesiano got a damn sight more than he bargained for when he toddled along to observe local side Hemel.