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Tony Mowbray: Birmingham City name ex-Sunderland boss as manager

Birmingham City have named Tony Mowbray as their new manager on a two-and-a-half year deal, six days after sacking Wayne Rooney.Ex-England captain Rooney managed just two wins from his 15 games in charge.Mowbray is the club's third boss this season a

Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa: Matty Cash hits deflected 87th-minute winner

Aston Villa won an FA Cup tie for the first time since 2016 after Matty Cash hit a late winner at Middlesbrough. Championship club Boro were close to earning a replay when Cash's attempt from outside the box took a heavy deflection and beat Tom Glove

Mario Zagallo: Brazil’s four-time World Cup winner dies aged 92

Brazilian football legend Mario Zagallo, who won four World Cups as a player and coach, has died aged 92.Zagallo was a winger in the Brazil team who won back-to-back World Cups in 1958 and 1962, starting in both finals.He managed the side widely rega

Sunderland v Newcastle: Eddie Howe hoping season can turn on FA Cup tie

Dates: 4-8 January Coverage: Watch four live games including Middlesbrough v Aston Villa (17:30 GMT kick-off) live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app on Saturday, 6 January, and Arsenal v Liverpool (16:30 kick-off) live on BBC One, BB

Kylian Mbappe: Paris St-Germain forward says he has not made up mind on future

Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe says he has not made a decision about his future.The 25-year-old France captain's deal with the Ligue 1 champions runs out in the summer and he has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid.Mbappe told PSG

FA Cup third round on TV: Watch four live games on the BBC including Arsenal v Liverpool

Last updated on 59 minutes ago59 minutes ago.From the section FA CupDates: 4-8 January Coverage: Watch four live games including Middlesbrough v Aston Villa (17:30 GMT kick-off) live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app on Saturday, 6 J

Wayne Rooney: Birmingham City sack manager after just 15 games in charge

Birmingham City have sacked manager Wayne Rooney after just 83 days in charge of the Championship club.The 38-year-old was appointed on 11 October following the controversial decision to dismiss John Eustace, with Blues sixth in the table. Since then

Fulham 2-1 Arsenal: ‘Lost’ Gunners ‘need a new striker’ in January transfer window

Following Arsenal's 2-1 defeat at Fulham on New Year's Eve, manager Mikel Arteta bullishly claimed they would not need new signings in January."We have to do what we did in the previous 19 games," he told Sky Sports after the loss in their 20th Premi

Manchester United: Erik ten Hag’s side ‘back to worst’ in Nottingham Forest loss

A season to forget so far for Manchester United brought a predictably dismal end to 2023.Proposed new club director Sir Dave Brailsford sat next to legendary former manager Sir Alex Ferguson for the latest painful staging post in an awful campaign th

Cardiff City 0-2 Leicester City: Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and James Justin strike as leaders triumph

James Justin's glorious long-range strike helped leaders Leicester City extend their unbeaten Championship run to nine games with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Cardiff City.Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall's sharp finish gave Leicester reward for their early dom

Premier League title race: Arsenal slip up to give Man City & Liverpool advantage

The Premier League title race has taken another twist.In October, Tottenham came flying out of the traps to top the table under new manager Ange Postecoglou.Then, in November, Manchester City were threatening to run away with it before finding themse

Everton 1-3 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola and Sean Dyche question football laws

Managers Pep Guardiola and Sean Dyche experienced differing emotions at Goodison Park on Wednesday - but both left the ground questioning the laws of football.Manchester City defender John Stones limped off with an ankle injury sustained after the as

Man Utd 3-2 Aston Villa: Rasmus Hojlund’s first Red Devils goal marks start of new era

He didn't know it at the time but, as Erik ten Hag looked across the home dressing room during the interval of his side's Premier League meeting with Aston Villa, the message he was about to deliver would be a symbolic one for Manchester United."I sa

Sir Jim Ratcliffe at Man Utd: Transfer window; Erik ten Hag; Jadon Sancho – what happens next?

Last updated on 24 December 202324 December 2023.From the section Man UtdSir Jim Ratcliffe's Ineos Group have finally agreed a deal to buy 25% of Manchester United. It is the first time since the Glazers assumed control of United in 2005 that any gro

Manchester United: Sir Jim Ratcliffe agrees deal to buy 25% stake

Last updated on 24 December 202324 December 2023.From the section Man UtdBritish billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe has agreed to buy a 25% stake in Manchester United for about $1.3bn (£1.03bn).Ratcliffe's Ineos Group will take control of football operat