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Uefa and PL condemn breakaway plan
18/04/2021 | sport | football | 10,778
Uefa and the Premier League have strongly condemned 12 major European clubs, including the 'big six' from England, signing up to a breakaway European Super League.
Evans reaches semi-final in Monte Carlo
16/04/2021 | sport | tennis | 193
British number one Dan Evans comes from a set down to beat David Goffin and reach the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.
Rampant Arsenal reach Europa League last four
15/04/2021 | sport | football | 616
Arsenal impressively sweep aside Slavia Prague to reach the Europa League semi-finals with a fine away victory in the second leg.
Matsuyama 'forever a hero' after storming to Masters win
12/04/2021 | sport | other | 466
Hideki Matsuyama's victory at Augusta National will resonate throughout the whole of the Far East after he became the first Japanese man to win a major, writes Iain Carter.
West Brom ease past Southampton
12/04/2021 | sport | football | 478
Sam Allardyce says "people's ears are starting to prick up" after West Brom make it back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time this season with victory over Southampton.
Rose storms into Masters lead on day one
09/04/2021 | sport | golf | 391
England's Justin Rose hits a seven-under 65 to open a four-stroke lead on the opening day of the Masters as Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood struggle.
Slavia Prague stun Arsenal with stoppage time equaliser
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,015
Slavia Prague score a dramatic stoppage time equaliser to leave Arsenal's Europa League ambitions hanging in the balance.
Spieth's win adds to Masters appeal
05/04/2021 | sport | golf | 260
While Masters week is always eagerly anticipated, Jordan Spieth's first victory in four years at last week's Texas Open adds to the appeal, writes Iain Carter.
'West Ham mixing it with top teams'
05/04/2021 | sport | football | 939
Jesse Lingard scores a brilliant solo goal before West Ham hold off a Wolves fightback to secure a victory that moves them into the Premier League top four.
Liverpool cruise to victory at Arsenal
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,608
Liverpool thrust themselves firmly back into the battle for a place in the Premier League's top four as they outclass abject Arsenal 3-0.
'I just try to stick to what I'm good at'
31/03/2021 | sport | golf | 109
Booming drives, accurate wedges, unerring putts - when he is on song there is no more tuneful figure in the modern game than world number one Dustin Johnson, writes Iain Carter.
Adams scores as Scotland thrash Faroes
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 484
Che Adams nets his first goal for Scotland as they thrash Faroe Islands at Hampden and claim a first win in World Cup 2022 qualifying Group F.
Decision on Champions League format delayed
30/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,264
A decision on a planned new Champions League format, with a 10-match first phase from 2024, is delayed.
'The inspirational women's major celebrating 50 years'
29/03/2021 | sport | golf | 82
This week's ANA Inspiration - the first major of 2021 - is a tournament that was fundamental to the growth of women's professional golf when it was first played in 1972, writes Iain Carter.
Fraser strike earns point for Scotland
28/03/2021 | sport | football | 335
Ryan Fraser's deft finish earns Scotland a point as they fight back in their second World Cup qualifier against Israel in Tel Aviv.
Wales win title as Scotland beat France
26/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,580
Wales clinch the Six Nations as 14-man Scotland snatch their first victory in Paris since 1999 to wreck France's title hopes.
Who are England's best attacking options?
22/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,083
England boss Gareth Southgate is spoilt for choice in attack this summer - this is who you and our pundits think should play with Harry Kane.
WGC Matchplay to whet amateur appetites
22/03/2021 | sport | golf | 138
This week's event sees the world's best players competing head-to-head in an event that will inspire hundreds of thousands of amateurs looking forward to a return to playing next week, writes Iain Carter.
This game will give me nightmares - Arteta
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 901
Mikel Arteta says his side's performance will "give me nightmares" after Arsenal come from 3-0 down to draw at West Ham.
Wales denied Grand Slam in epic finale
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,494
France inflict heartbreak on Wales as they seal a 32-30 victory in dramatic fashion to deny Wayne Pivac's side a Grand Slam in Paris.
Man Utd face Granada in Europa League
19/03/2021 | sport | football | 814
Manchester United will play Granada in the Europa League quarter-finals, while Arsenal will face Slavia Prague.
Bamford helps Leeds defeat Fulham
19/03/2021 | sport | football | 639
Patrick Bamford scores one and sets up the other goal as Leeds beat Fulham to move up to 11th in the Premier League.
Scotland to get 500,000 fewer Covid vaccine doses
18/03/2021 | news | uk | 2,912
Despite the supply issues, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the government expects to meet its mid-April targets.
Pogba winner sees Man Utd edge past Milan
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,293
Paul Pogba scores the winner on his Manchester United return as they edge past AC Milan to reach the Europa League quarter-finals.
'Major still within Westwood’s grasp but Thomas proved mind and body have to be spot on'
15/03/2021 | sport | golf | 204
An elusive major is still not beyond Lee Westwood but his narrow loss to Justin Thomas at the Players Championship is evidence you need mind and body working spot on to succeed, writes Iain Carter.
Quarterback Brees announces NFL retirement
14/03/2021 | sport | other | 27
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees announces his retirement after 20 seasons in the NFL.
Thomas edges Westwood to win Players
14/03/2021 | sport | golf | 506
Justin Thomas emerges on a hectic final day to win the Players Championship by two strokes as Lee Westwood finishes runner-up.
Brighton sink Saints to boost survival bid
14/03/2021 | sport | football | 417
Brighton claim an important victory in their quest to avoid relegation from the Premier League and leave Southampton far from safe.
Arsenal beat Spurs despite Lamela rabona goal
14/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,840
Tottenham's Erik Lamela scores a stunning rabona goal but is later sent off as Arsenal come from behind to win a thrilling derby.
Own goal helps Man Utd edge past Hammers
14/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,537
Craig Dawson's own goal was the difference as Manchester United beat West Ham to boost their top-four hopes.
Manager Wilder to leave Sheffield Utd
12/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,844
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is set to leave his role after almost five years in charge.
New Sawgrass rule thwarts DeChambeau
10/03/2021 | sport | golf | 395
The PGA Tour introduces an internal out-of-bounds at Sawgrass to ensure Bryson DeChambeau does not take an unusual route to the 18th green at this week's Players Championship.
Bay Hill thriller 'superb appetiser'
08/03/2021 | sport | golf | 418
Bryson DeChambeau's victory over Lee Westwood at Bay Hill sets up this week's Players Championship which is followed by a major in each month up to July, writes Iain Carter
West Ham a 'special place to be' - Rice
08/03/2021 | sport | football | 801
Midfielder Declan Rice says there is a "real buzz" about West Ham after victory over Leeds maintains their push for a Champions League place.
New Zealand beat Australia to win series
07/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 75
Martin Guptill and Devon Conway share 106 for the first wicket as New Zealand beat Australia by seven wickets to win the Twenty20 series.
Southampton beat Blades to halt winless run
06/03/2021 | sport | football | 274
Southampton win for the first time in 10 Premier League matches as Che Adams' spectacular strike helps Ralph Hasenhuttl's side claim all three points at Sheffield United.
How Horan's helping steer golf in right direction
01/03/2021 | sport | golf | 235
Former One Direction singer Niall Horan is an ideal ambassador to help steer golf towards towards a more enlightened path, writes Iain Carter.
Ancelotti wants Everton to 'touch' top four
01/03/2021 | sport | football | 884
Richarlison continues his good form as Everton keep their European ambitions on track with victory over out-of-form Southampton.
Referee lost control of game - Dunk
27/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,062
Brighton captain Lewis Dunk says the decision to disallow his goal in the defeat by West Brom is "embarrassing and horrendous".
Man City secure 20th straight victory
27/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,793
Premier League leaders Manchester City overcome a resilient West Ham United to extend their winning run to 20 matches.
Late Aubameyang goal sees Arsenal advance
25/02/2021 | sport | football | 572
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores a dramatic late winner to help Arsenal edge past Benfica into the last 16 of the Europa League.
Poor Leicester shocked by Slavia Prague
25/02/2021 | sport | football | 410
Leicester are dumped out of the Europa League in a shock home defeat by Slavia Prague.
Man Utd ease into Europa League last 16
25/02/2021 | sport | football | 916
Shola Shoretire becomes the youngest player to appear for Manchester United in Europe as they reach the Europa League last 16.
Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea win
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 956
Olivier Giroud's spectacular goal gives Chelsea the advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie with Atletico Madrid.
Bamford helps Leeds to victory over Southampton
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 703
Patrick Bamford scores his 13th goal of the season as Leeds end a run of back-to-back defeats with victory over a Southampton side without a win in eight.
Why misfiring McIlroy needs Sunshine State swing
22/02/2021 | sport | golf | 421
Rory McIlroy missed the cut last week for the first time in 30 PGA Tour events but while underlying statistics suggest a deterioration in form, here's why the Florida-swing offers cause for optimism.
Sponsorship change to benefit amateurs
22/02/2021 | sport | golf | 61
Amateur golfers will be allowed to accept sponsorship without restriction if significant changes just published are given the go ahead.
Late Benteke goal stuns Brighton
22/02/2021 | sport | football | 779
Christian Benteke's late goal gives Crystal Palace a dramatic Premier League win at rivals Brighton, who are now in threat of being drawn into a relegation battle.
West Ham up to fourth but 'yet to hit top gear'
21/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,143
West Ham move into the top four of the Premier League with a narrow victory over Tottenham that increases the pressure on Spurs manager Jose Mourinho.
Fulham win boosts survival hopes
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 498
Ademola Lookman's goal boosts Fulham's hopes of Premier League survival as they claim a vital win over fellow strugglers Sheffield United.
Arsenal can't put a foot wrong - Saka
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 236
Bukayo Saka warns his Arsenal team-mates that they cannot put a foot wrong when they face Benfica in the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie after his goal earns them a draw in the first game in Rome.
Three players with lockdown frustrations
15/02/2021 | sport | golf | 86
European Tour player Matthew Jordan, two-time LET winner Meghan MacLaren and two-time senior major winner Roger Chapman speak about their Covid-19 lockdown experiences.
Spieth maintains lead at Pebble Beach
14/02/2021 | sport | golf | 179
Jordan Spieth still leads the Pebble Beach Pro-Am after firing a one-under 71 on day three in California.
Wales edge out 14-man Scots in thriller
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,003
Wales edge out 14-man Scotland in a mesmeric thriller at Murrayfield to maintain their 100% start to their Six Nations campaign.
Chelsea beat Barnsley to set up Sheff Utd tie
11/02/2021 | sport | football | 751
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says his side failed to show "enough courage" in their narrow FA Cup win over Championship side Barnsley.
Is Moyes' reputation now fully restored?
09/02/2021 | sport | football | 826
David Moyes has West Ham flying, so is it time to acknowledge the Scot's reputation is now fully restored?
Solskjaer praises Man Utd mentality
09/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,688
Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises his players' mentality in their FA Cup win against West Ham; while Hammers' Issa Diop becomes first concussion substitute.
Spieth showing shades of return to top
08/02/2021 | sport | golf | 185
With Dustin Johnson on a relentless run, Iain Carter assesses the challenge of former world number ones Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose and Brooks Koepka, who are all returning to form.
'Champions Liverpool on a worrying slide'
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,066
Liverpool have won too much under Jurgen Klopp to be mired in talk of a crisis, but there is no escaping they are on a worrying slide, writes Phil McNulty.
'Foden a huge talent but can improve'
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 249
Phil Foden is a "huge talent" but can "still improve", says Pep Guardiola after the midfielder's star showing in Manchester City's 4-1 win at Liverpool.
'Clubs falling to pieces with injuries'
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 277
Steve Bruce says clubs "are falling to pieces" after three of his players suffer injuries in Newcastle's win over Saints
Scots end 38-year wait for Twickenham win
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,000
Scotland claim a first win at Twickenham since 1983 as fly-half Finn Russell orchestrates a shock Six Nations victory against England.
Real come from behind to beat Huesca
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 77
Raphael Varane scores twice as Real Madrid come from behind to beat bottom club Huesca and ease the pressure on manager Zinedine Zidane.
Newcastle hold on for win with nine men
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 577
Newcastle hold on to beat Southampton despite finishing with nine men with Miguel Almiron scoring twice for the hosts.
Late Calvert-Lewin goal denies Man Utd
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,476
Dominic Calvert-Lewin secures a dramatic point for Everton in stoppage time as they twice come from behind to hold Manchester United.
Soucek red card 'embarrassing' - Moyes
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,175
West Ham boss David Moyes calls referee Mike Dean's decision to send off Tomas Soucek "embarrassing" as the Hammers draw with Fulham.
Bournemouth sack manager Tindall
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 577
Championship club Bournemouth sack manager Jason Tindall after just six months in charge.
How do you recover from a 9-0 loss... twice?
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 865
Southampton suffer two 9-0 defeats in 16 months - they recovered once, how do they do it again?
'Lingard can make Euros squad' after debut double
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 562
David Moyes says Jesse Lingard can make England's Euros squad after he scores twice on his West Ham debut.
Man Utd beat nine-man Southampton 9-0
02/02/2021 | sport | football | 3,167
Manchester United equal the Premier League record by putting nine goals past nine-man Southampton - the second time Saints have lost 9-0 in as many seasons.
Mustafi leaves Arsenal for Schalke
01/02/2021 | sport | football | 122
Germany defender Shkodran Mustafi leaves Arsenal to sign for Bundesliga club Schalke on a six-month contract.
Kabak joins Liverpool on loan as Davies signs
01/02/2021 | sport | football | 783
Liverpool complete a loan deal for Schalke's Turkey central defender Ozan Kabak after signing Ben Davies from Preston.
'Reed's reputation precedes him'
01/02/2021 | sport | golf | 597
Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy followed similar protocols when dealing with an embedded ball last week but the American is under more scrutiny because reputations matter, writes Iain Carter.
Bamford inspires Leeds win at Leicester
31/01/2021 | sport | football | 780
Patrick Bamford has a role in all three goals as Leeds fight back to beat Leicester - but reveals he was not even his own fantasy football team captain.
Salah double helps Liverpool up to third
31/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,957
Mohamed Salah scores for the first time in seven Premier League games as his brilliant double at West Ham helps send Liverpool third.
Barkley heads winner for Villa at Saints
30/01/2021 | sport | football | 538
Ross Barkley heads the winner as Aston Villa reignite their European hopes with victory over Southampton in the Premier League.
No changes to Scottish income tax rates in budget
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,684
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes says she wants to provide "stability and certainty" for people and businesses.
Arsenal sign Real's Odegaard on loan
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 738
Arsenal sign Real Madrid and Norway attacking midfielder Martin Odegaard on loan for the rest of the season.
Chelsea held by Wolves in Tuchel's first game
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 835
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea reign gets off to a frustrating start as Wolves secure a point in a drab stalemate at Stamford Bridge.
Hatton underlines world class credentials
26/01/2021 | sport | golf | 120
Three wins since recovering from wrist surgery a little over a year ago have seen England's Tyrrell Hatton cement himself as one of the world's best, writes Iain Carter.
Covid in Scotland: Unemployment in Scotland fell slightly in autumn
26/01/2021 | news | uk | 397
The number people looking for work decreased by about 1,000 between September and November.
Hammers still improving - Moyes
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 691
West Ham David Moyes feels his side are improving but have "not scratched the surface yet" as they beat Crystal Palace to continue their flawless start to 2021.
Chelsea sack manager Lampard
25/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,805
Chelsea sack manager Frank Lampard after 18 months in charge, with former Paris St-Germain and Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel expected to replace him.
Villa beat Newcastle to increase pressure on Bruce
23/01/2021 | sport | football | 839
Aston Villa move into eighth in the Premier League with a win over Newcastle, which increases pressure on manager Steve Bruce.
Superb Vitinha goal seals Wolves win
22/01/2021 | sport | football | 531
Vitinha's superb goal sees Wolves into the fifth round of the FA Cup at the expense of non-league Chorley.
Why Leicester must be taken seriously
20/01/2021 | sport | football | 517
Great front-runners and a well-oiled machine, why Leicester must now be considered serious contenders in an unpredictable Premier League title race.
Moyes keen to take West Ham to next level
19/01/2021 | sport | football | 483
David Moyes says he wants to take West Ham to the next level after they beat West Brom to move within two points of a Champions League place.
'Postman' Poulter to deliver again?
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 267
Europe captain Padraig Harrington warns that some of Europe's older players may miss out on the delayed Ryder Cup but with qualifying resuming this week, Iain Carter predicts who will be in the 12.
Arsenal beat Newcastle to go 10th
18/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,109
Arsenal beat Newcastle to move into the top 10 of the Premier League and increase the pressure on Magpies boss Steve Bruce.
'England recall would mean everything'
17/01/2021 | sport | football | 153
Manchester City's John Stones says an England recall "would mean everything" after capping his recent good form with two goals.
Moyes hails 'new West Ham' after win
16/01/2021 | sport | football | 318
David Moyes proclaims "the new West Ham" after his side defeat Burnley to move to within three points of the Champions League places.
O'Sullivan beaten by Higgins at Masters
15/01/2021 | sport | snooker | 416
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is beaten 6-3 by John Higgins in a remarkable Masters quarter-final.
Stubborn Palace end Arsenal's winning run
14/01/2021 | sport | football | 938
Arsenal's recent resurgence is checked by a stubborn Crystal Palace, who claim a hard-fought draw at Emirates Stadium.
Sheff Utd end six-month winless run
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 185
Sheffield United avoided tough "consequences" by finally ending their six-month winless run with an FA Cup victory at Bristol Rovers, manager Chris Wilder says.
Late goals take Arsenal past Newcastle
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 696
Extra-time goals from Emile Smith Rowe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ensure holders Arsenal beat a stubborn Newcastle side in the FA Cup third round.
McTominay ensures Man Utd beat Watford
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 769
Scott McTominay celebrates captaining Manchester United for the first time with an early winner to see off Watford in the FA Cup third round.
Covid in Scotland: Students' return to universities delayed
08/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,661
Teaching for the vast majority of students will be online only until at least the end of February.
Smith ends 16-month wait for Test hundred
08/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 435
India reach 96-2 after Steve Smith's 131 helps Australia's post 338 on day two of the third Test in Sydney.
Williamson scores 238 as NZ take charge
05/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 207
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson hits his fourth Test double century as his side take charge of the second Test against Pakistan.
Son and Sissoko send Spurs to Wembley
05/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,375
Moussa Sissoko and Son Heung-min score either side of half-time to send Tottenham into the Carabao Cup final.
Covid in Scotland: Scots ordered to stay at home in new lockdown
04/01/2021 | news | uk | 4,454
Mainland Scotland faces tougher restrictions from midnight, and schools will remain closed until February.
Covid in Scotland: First doses of Oxford vaccine administered
04/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,428
The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine programme is being rolled out less than a week after it became the second approved in the UK.
Man City cruise past Chelsea to go fifth
03/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,719
Manchester City produce a ruthless attacking display to beat Chelsea and increase the pressure on manager Frank Lampard.
Pochettino named Paris St-Germain boss
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 787
Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is named Paris St-Germain boss following Thomas Tuchel's sacking.
Sheff Utd need incredible run - Wilder
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 677
Manager Chris Wilder says Sheffield United must "find a win from somewhere" after defeat at Crystal Palace extended their winless start to the season.
Arsenal see off Baggies in ruthless display
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,160
Arsenal continue their Premier League resurgence with a ruthless victory over strugglers West Brom at The Hawthorns.
Bamford hits early winner for Leeds
27/12/2020 | sport | football | 848
Leeds bounce back from their heavy defeat at Old Trafford with a hard-earned victory over Burnley at Elland Road.
Next week crucial for Arsenal - Arteta
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 859
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the next seven days will be crucial for the Gunners if they are to avoid a relegation battle.
Everton go second with win at Sheff Utd
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 684
Everton move up to second in the Premier League after edging a tight contest against Sheffield United at rain-lashed Bramall Lane.
Man City see off Newcastle to go fifth
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 477
Manchester City comfortably see off Newcastle United to climb up to fifth in the Premier League table.
Arsenal beat Chelsea to end winless run
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,419
Arsenal beat Chelsea to end a seven-game winless run in the Premier League and ease the pressure on boss Mikel Arteta.
'We have to start lifting trophies' says Maguire
23/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,298
Captain Harry Maguire said Manchester United "have to start lifting trophies" after they set up a Carabao Cup semi-final against rivals Manchester City with a late win at Everton.
Bruce 'accepts criticism' after cup loss
22/12/2020 | sport | football | 466
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says he is "frustrated, disappointed and bitterly upset" after their EFL Cup quarter-final loss to Brentford.
Holders Man City hammer Arsenal to book EFL Cup semi-final spot
22/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,019
Holders Manchester City score four goals to pile on the misery for Arsenal and reach the Carabao Cup semi-finals.
Covid in Scotland: Schools to remain open this week, says Swinney
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 368
The deputy first minister says the prevalence of the virus is much lower than other parts of the UK.
Top 10 reasons golf made us smile in 2020
21/12/2020 | sport | golf | 150
Despite the Covid-enforced cancellation of The Open and Ryder Cup postponement, golf in 2020 provided welcome cheer in this largely miserable year, writes Iain Carter.
Covid in Scotland: Police will investigate 'flagrant' breaches of travel ban
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,176
Officers in Scotland "will act" if they believe there is a "flagrant" breach of travel restrictions.
Abraham scores twice as Chelsea beat Hammers
21/12/2020 | sport | football | 671
Tammy Abraham scores twice as Chelsea end their recent mini-slump by beating West Ham to move up to fifth in the Premier League.
Covid in Scotland: Businesses warn they need 'extraordinary' support
20/12/2020 | news | uk | 263
Retail and hospitality industry leaders say more financial help is needed as they prepare for three weeks of tough restrictions.
Man Utd hammer Leeds to go third
20/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,967
Manchester United climb to third in the Premier League with a thumping victory over Leeds at Old Trafford.
Arsenal fall to eighth league defeat
19/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,679
Arsenal fall to their eighth defeat of the season against Everton and are without a win in their last seven Premier League games.
Struggling West Brom sack manager Bilic
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 849
West Brom manager Slaven Bilic is sacked after 18 months in charge, with the club next to bottom of the Premier League.
No fans at PDC worlds from Wednesday
14/12/2020 | sport | other | 40
No crowds from Wednesday, a return of old friends and a belated debut - what can we expect from the 2021 PDC World Darts Championship?
Westwood win bucks golf's youthful trend
14/12/2020 | sport | golf | 196
Lee Westwood's longevity and continued excellence in a sport that grows ever more youthful is quite staggering, writes Iain Carter.
People in Scotland told to 'cut down contacts' before Christmas
14/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,904
Nicola Sturgeon says Scots planning to meet up at Christmas should cut down on "unnecessary contacts" now.
Man Utd face Sociedad in Europa League
14/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,097
Manchester United will face David Silva's La Liga leaders Real Sociedad in the last 32 of the Europa League.
Exeter overpower Glasgow in Champions Cup
13/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 288
Exeter begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence in dominant style, keeping Glasgow scoreless as fans return to Sandy Park.
Westwood wins third Race to Dubai
13/12/2020 | sport | golf | 241
Lee Westwood wins the Race to Dubai after an extraordinary finish to the European Tour season at the DP World Tour Championship.
Saints cruise past Blades to go third
13/12/2020 | sport | football | 553
Southampton move into the Premier League's top four by sweeping aside bottom club Sheffield United.
Sigurdsson penalty hands Everton win
12/12/2020 | sport | football | 829
Everton earn a much-needed victory at Goodison Park which ends Chelsea's 17-game unbeaten run.
Moyes says VAR making 'terrible decisions' after West Ham beat Leeds
11/12/2020 | sport | football | 897
West Ham come from behind to beat Leeds in a thrilling Premier League contest at Elland Road.
Arsenal top group with 100% record
10/12/2020 | sport | football | 392
Arsenal finish their Group B Europa League campaign with a 100% record as they overcome Dundalk at the Aviva Stadium.
Covid in Scotland: Second wave reignited by summer holidays
09/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,519
A new report identifies that UK and foreign travel was the trigger for the second wave of the pandemic.
'A unique and youthful Women's US Open'
08/12/2020 | sport | golf | 99
A major in December, being played over two courses, with an average age for the 156 players of 26 all adds up to a unique US Women's Open, writes Iain Carter.
Man Utd out of Champions League after defeat
08/12/2020 | sport | football | 3,036
Manchester United's season suffers a huge blow as they are knocked out of the Champions League after being outclassed by RB Leipzig.
Jorginho penalty earns Blues point
08/12/2020 | sport | football | 262
Midfielder Jorginho scores from the spot as Chelsea finish their successful Champions League Group E campaign with a point against Krasnodar.
Ronaldo double as Juve beat 'scared' Barca
08/12/2020 | sport | football | 327
Cristiano Ronaldo scores two penalties to take his Champions League goal tally to 134 as Juventus beat Barcelona to seal top spot in Group G.
Home nations find out World Cup qualifiers
07/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,036
England will face Poland while Wales meet Belgium as the qualifying draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is made.
'Dubai a fitting finale for 2020 season'
07/12/2020 | sport | golf | 97
The European Tour deserves huge praise for crafting a season out of the ruins of 2020's coronavirus-dominated year, writes Iain Carter.
Brighton victims of 'random' VAR decision
07/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,095
Danny Ings returns from injury to score the winner with a penalty as Southampton come back to edge an entertaining Premier League encounter at Brighton.
Mercedes 'impressed but not surprised' as Russell shines
05/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 988
Mercedes "impressed but not surprised" by George Russell's impressive performance through practice and qualifying for the Sakhir Grand Prix.
Second-half fightback takes Man Utd fourth
05/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,770
Manchester United stage another Premier League fightback to beat West Ham United and climb to fourth in the table.
Chelsea go top after comeback win
05/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,233
Chelsea go top of the Premier League as they come from behind to beat Leeds United in front of 2,000 fans at Stamford Bridge.
How Hasenhuttl shook up Southampton
04/12/2020 | sport | football | 215
Ralph Hasenhuttl survived the Premier League's heaviest defeat and is now, quite literally, rewriting the rule book at Southampton.
Van der Walt 'taken game to new level'
03/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 677
Edinburgh's Jaco van der Walt has "taken his game to another level", says Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend, as the fly-half prepares to make his debut against Ireland on Saturday.
Leicester undone by late winner
03/12/2020 | sport | football | 124
Leicester's hopes of sealing top spot in Europa League Group G with a game to spare are dashed by Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk.
'Special night' as Arsenal win in front of fans
03/12/2020 | sport | football | 293
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says the return of fans to Emirates Stadium as they outclassed Rapid Vienna made it a "very special night".
Covid in Scotland: First vaccinations to start next week
02/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,819
People in Scotland could start receiving the Covid-19 vaccine from next Tuesday, Nicola Sturgeon says.
Giroud scores four as Chelsea sink Sevilla
02/12/2020 | sport | football | 421
Olivier Giroud scores all four goals in a comprehensive Chelsea victory over Sevilla that ensures the Blues take top spot in Champions League Group E.
Man Utd beaten at home by PSG
02/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,629
Manchester United's Champions League campaign is hanging in the balance as two goals from Neymar help Paris St-Germain win at Old Trafford.
English football ready for return of fans
01/12/2020 | sport | football | 235
After being barred from most matches since March, some supporters in England will return to stadiums on Wednesday.
Covid in Scotland: No change to virus alert levels
01/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,589
Ministers will continue to "look carefully" at Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, but both will remain in level two.
Jones hits winner as Liverpool beat Ajax to advance
01/12/2020 | sport | football | 904
A goalkeeping error gifts Liverpool a victory over Ajax which secures the Reds a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with one game to spare.
Alliance of Tours poses more questions
30/11/2020 | sport | golf | 59
The collaboration of the European and PGA Tours would appear to make plenty of sense but what it actually means for players and fans is still unclear, writes Iain Carter.
West Ham go fifth after pulsating win over Villa
30/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,007
Jarrod Bowen scores one and makes one as West Ham move fifth with victory at the London Stadium.
Spurs a pony in a horse race - Mourinho
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 574
Tottenham Hotspur "are a pony" who are not in the title race, says boss Jose Mourinho as they go top of the Premier League table.
'Ravenous' Cavani shows he still has hunger
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 541
Edinson Cavani's deadline-day arrival at Old Trafford was widely questioned, but against Southampton he showed why he was signed.
Arteta 'not worried' about his future
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,098
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he is not worried about his position despite a 2-1 defeat by Wolves condemning his side to their worst start to a season since 1981.
Raphinha's goal for Leeds sinks Everton
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 647
Raphinha scores his first goal for Leeds to sink Everton and earn his side a fourth win since promotion to the Premier League.
Bilic praises 'crucial' West Brom win
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 380
West Bromwich Albion boss Slaven Bilic says beating Sheffield United was more important for the psychological boost than the three points as his side won for the first time this season.
Joelinton finding his strength - Bruce
27/11/2020 | sport | football | 465
Callum Wilson and Joelinton score in the final two minutes as Newcastle United beat Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Vardy sends Leicester into last 32
26/11/2020 | sport | football | 207
Jamie Vardy scores a dramatic injury-time goal to send Leicester into the knockout stages of the Europa League with a draw against Braga.
Arteta praises Pepe after Arsenal win
26/11/2020 | sport | football | 224
Mikel Arteta challenges Nicolas Pepe to improve his consistency after the winger scored at Molde to help Arsenal cruise into the Europa League last 32.
Atalanta shock Liverpool at Anfield
25/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,673
Atalanta score twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield in the Champions League.
Could Haaland be the world's best?
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 351
Erling Braut Haaland just cannot stop scoring. Is the Norway and Borussia Dortmund striker destined to dominate world football?
Haaland & Sancho score in Dortmund win
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 23
Erling Braut Haaland becomes the fastest player to reach 15 Champions League goals as Borussia Dortmund brush aside Club Bruges.
Chelsea seal early qualification to last 16
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 347
Chelsea reach the Champions League knockout stage with two games to spare as Olivier Giroud's late header seals victory at Rennes.
'It doesn't matter who takes penalties'
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,205
Bruno Fernandes scores twice as Manchester United beat Istanbul Basaksehir but says he turned down the chance of a treble to keep his word to Marcus Rashford.
Walcott scores as Saints draw at Wolves
23/11/2020 | sport | football | 310
Southampton miss the chance to go third as Theo Walcott's first goal since rejoining the club is only enough for a draw at Wolves.
Superb Haller strike seals West Ham win
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 364
Sebastien Haller's superb strike consigns winless Sheffield United to another Premier League defeat as West Ham move into the top half of the table.
Has Mourinho won over the Tottenham fans?
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 865
He was not a popular appointment, but has Jose Mourinho's performance during his first year won over the Spurs support?