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Townsend to be Lions attack coach
13/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,189
Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
PSG reach last four with away-goals win
13/04/2021 | sport | football | 731
Paris St-Germain are beaten on the night but hold on to claim an away-goals victory over holders Bayern Munich that takes them through to the last four of the Champions League.
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.
Brighton edge towards safety with draw
12/04/2021 | sport | football | 374
Brighton edge a point closer to Premier League safety with a goalless draw against Everton at Amex Stadium.
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.
Euro 2020 host cities reveal fan plans
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 248
As the deadline passes for Euro 2020's 12 host cities to reveal their plans for accepting fans, BBC Sport takes a look at each country's position.
Man Utd too strong for Granada in first leg
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,267
Manchester United take a big step towards reaching the Europa League semi-finals with an away first-leg win over Granada.
Chelsea bounce back to beat Porto in Champions League
07/04/2021 | sport | football | 869
Chelsea bounce back from a testing few days to secure a crucial first leg quarter-final away win over Porto in the Champions League.
How Gundogan defied rejection aged eight to become Man City's driving force
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 476
Ilkay Gundogan was rejected by his hometown team aged eight but is now a driving force in Manchester City's quadruple bid.
Liverpool outclassed by Real Madrid in first leg
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 2,677
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool made it "too easy" for Real Madrid to win the quarter-final first leg between the sides.
Foden scores late as City beat Dortmund
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,071
Phil Foden scores a late winner as Manchester City beat Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie at the Etihad.
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.
Batshuayi leveller denies Everton win
05/04/2021 | sport | football | 652
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says his side remain in the fight for European qualification after drawing against Crystal Palace.
Carabao Cup final to have 8,000 fans
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,152
The Carabao Cup final between Tottenham and Manchester City will have 8,000 fans in attendance after it is confirmed as a pilot event to test the return of big crowds.
Late Willock goal earns Newcastle point
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,032
Newcastle earned a vital point in their fight for Premier League survival thanks to a late equaliser against Tottenham from on-loan Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock at St James' Park.
'We're not streetwise enough' - Parker
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 355
Fulham boss Scott Parker accuses his players of not being "streetwise enough" as their relegation fears intensify after a 3-1 defeat at Aston Villa.
Saints seal comeback win over Burnley
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 306
Southampton fight back from 2-0 down to beat Burnley and claim a crucial three points in the battle for Premier League survival.
Greenwood seals comeback win for Man Utd
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,524
Mason Greenwood scores just his second Premier League goal of the season as Manchester United come from behind to beat Brighton at Old Trafford.
Man City four wins from title after victory at Leicester
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,896
Runaway leaders Manchester City move to within four wins of the Premier League title after two second-half goals see off third-placed Leicester.
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.
Nurmagomedov hoping to follow in cousin Khabib's footsteps
01/04/2021 | sport | other | 75
Usman Nurmagomedov says he is hoping to "follow in the footsteps" of his cousin Khabib going into his Bellator debut on Friday, which will be shown live on BBC iPlayer.
England are entertaining team - Rice
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 845
Declan Rice believes England are an "entertaining team to watch" as he responds to critics suggesting Gareth Southgate's side are too cautious.
Your England starting XI to face Poland
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 142
Who made it into your England starting XI to face Poland in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier?
Northern Ireland held by Bulgaria
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 83
Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifying hopes are dented by a disappointing 0-0 draw against Bulgaria in Belfast.
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.
England U21s out of Euro Championship
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 631
England concede a late goal and fail to advance to the quarter-finals of the Euro Under-21 Championship.
IPL v England 'could be danger in future'
30/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 335
England could lose their best players in the future if they are not allowed to play in the IPL, says director of cricket Ashley Giles.
Scotland election 2021: Leaders go head-to-head in first TV debate
30/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,407
The leaders of Scotland's five larger political parties will take part in the BBC Scotland debate.
Westbrook makes record triple-double
30/03/2021 | sport | other | 15
Russell Westbrook makes an historic triple-double to power Washington Wizards to a 132-124 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
James seals win against Czech Republic
30/03/2021 | sport | football | 495
Daniel James' late header gives Wales victory over the Czech Republic in a fiery World Cup qualifier in which both teams had a man sent off.
Aguero set to leave Man City
29/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,667
Argentine striker Sergio Aguero will leave Manchester City when his contract runs out at the end of the season.
FA Cup semi-final to have spectators
29/03/2021 | sport | other | 407
One of next month's FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley will be among the pilot events to trial the return of crowds to UK venues.
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.
Is Euros selection getting tougher for Southgate?
25/03/2021 | sport | football | 855
England manager Gareth Southgate selects his Euro 2020 squad in two months - and that selection is not getting any easier.
NHS staff in Scotland to be offered 4% pay rise
25/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,301
The Scottish government praised staff for their "service and dedication" during the Covid pandemic.
Watkins scores on debut as England win
25/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,044
Ollie Watkins scores on his debut as England deliver the expected easy win over San Marino in their opening World Cup 2022 qualifying game at Wembley.
Are Portugal a better team without Ronaldo?
24/03/2021 | sport | football | 430
Portugal manager Fernando Santos has a dilemma on his hands - embrace the next generation, trust in his country's greatest player or try to combine both approaches?
UK seeks to drill more oil and gas from North Sea
24/03/2021 | news | science | 1,081
More oil and gas wells are to be drilled in the North Sea, the UK government announces.
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.
Who are England's best attacking options?
22/03/2021 | sport | football | 971
England manager Gareth Southgate appears spoilt for choice with attacking options this summer, who do you think he should take?
'It is in Man Utd manager's job description to win trophies'
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,623
A first trophy as Manchester United manager remains elusive for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as another opportunity slips through his team's grasp.
Okolie beats Glowacki to win world title
21/03/2021 | sport | boxing | 159
Lawrence Okolie produces a superb display before knocking out Krzysztof Glowacki to become a world champion for the first time.
Messi scores on Barca record appearance
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 235
Lionel Messi scores two goals on his record-breaking 768th appearance for Barcelona as the Spanish giants beat Real Sociedad 6-1 in La Liga.
Chelsea move into FA Cup semi-finals
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 525
Eight-time winners Chelsea move into the FA Cup semi-finals with a hard-fought home win against Sheffield United.
Leicester see off Man Utd to reach semis
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,322
Leicester City move into the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1981-82 as they eliminate Manchester United at the King Power Stadium.
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.
Impressive Ireland thump dismal England
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,011
Ireland produce an outstanding display to overcome an ill-disciplined England 32-18 in the Six Nations despite Bundee Aki's red card.
Leeds great Lorimer dies aged 74
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,367
Leeds United's all-time record goalscorer Peter Lorimer dies aged 74.
Newcastle 'need to save our season' after defeat at Brighton
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,030
Brighton ease their relegation concerns at the expense of fellow strugglers Newcastle as Graham Potter's side move six points clear of the Premier League's bottom three.
Saints ease into FA Cup semi-finals
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 268
Southampton put their Premier League troubles to one side as they reach the FA Cup semi-finals by brushing past Championship hosts Bournemouth.
Late goals take Man City through to semi-finals
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,267
Late goals from Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin de Bruyne keep Manchester City on course for a quadruple with an FA Cup quarter-final win at Everton.
Liverpool face Real in Champions League
19/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,964
Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, while Manchester City will play Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea will face Porto.
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.
Lingard, Shaw & Stones return for England
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,055
England boss Gareth Southgate recalls Jesse Lingard, Luke Shaw and John Stones to his squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers later this month.
Scotland's train operator ScotRail to be nationalised
18/03/2021 | news | uk | 2,095
The Scottish government says ScotRail will be taken into public ownership in March 2022.
Arsenal lose but progress to last eight
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 453
Arsenal are given a scare by Olympiakos but win on aggregate to reach the last eight of the Europa League.
Sorry Spurs stunned by Dinamo Zagreb
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,736
Tottenham let slip a two-goal first-leg lead as they are knocked out of the Europa League by Mislav Orsic's hat-trick for Dinamo Zagreb.
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.
Chelsea beat Atletico to reach Champions League last eight
17/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,041
Chelsea move into the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in seven years with a 3-0 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid.
Lewandowski scores as Bayern progress
17/03/2021 | sport | football | 197
Robert Lewandowski is on the scoresheet again as Bayern Munich cruise into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with victory over Lazio.
Real ease into Champions League last eight
16/03/2021 | sport | football | 208
Goals from Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos and Marco Asensio ease Real Madrid past Atalanta and into the Champions League quarter-finals.
Man City advance in Champions League
16/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,586
Manchester City move into the Champions League quarter-finals for a fourth successive season by eliminating Borussia Monchengladbach.
'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.
Messi equals Xavi's Barcelona record
15/03/2021 | sport | football | 191
Lionel Messi scores twice and makes another on the day he equals Xavi's record for most Barcelona appearances.
Jota scores Liverpool winner on Wolves return
15/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,319
Diogo Jota rekindles Liverpool's Premier League top-four hopes with the winning goal on his return to Molineux in a game that ends with a worrying head injury to Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio.
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.
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.
Wales eye Grand Slam after Italy rout
13/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,391
Wales score seven tries against Italy in Rome to set up a Grand Slam chance against France in Paris next weekend.
Leeds and Chelsea play out stalemate
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 641
Thomas Tuchel's unbeaten run stretches to 12 games as Chelsea are held in a gripping encounter at Leeds.
McNeil stunner boosts Burnley's survival hopes
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 622
Dwight McNeil's stunning strike aids Burnley's Premier League survival hopes at the expense of Champions League-hopefuls Everton at Goodison Park.
Aguero scores as Man City win at Fulham
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 878
Sergio Aguero scores his first Premier League goal since January 2020 as Manchester City extend their lead at the top of the table with a win at struggling Fulham.
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.
Newcastle snatch late draw with Villa
12/03/2021 | sport | football | 600
Jamaal Lascelles scores in stoppage time to rescue a point for relegation-threatened Newcastle following a dramatic finale against Aston Villa at St James' Park.
England's Malins to start against France
11/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,527
Max Malins will make his first start for England after being named at full-back for Saturday's Six Nations match with France at Twickenham.
Odegaard helps Arsenal to commanding lead
11/03/2021 | sport | football | 353
Martin Odegaard sets Arsenal on their way to a commanding first-leg lead over Olympiakos in their Europa League last-16 tie.
Kane double puts Spurs in control
11/03/2021 | sport | football | 514
Harry Kane scores twice as Tottenham put one foot in the Europa League quarter-finals with a clinical win against Dinamo Zagreb.
Late AC Milan equaliser denies Man Utd win
11/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,198
AC Milan score a late equaliser to cancel out Amad Diallo's first Manchester United goal in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.
CL reforms 'devastating' for English football
10/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,323
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says the proposed Champions League reforms would have "a devastating effect" on English football.
Man City bounce back to thump Saints
10/03/2021 | sport | football | 792
Manchester City return to winning ways in style with a thumping win over Southampton that moves them 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League table.
Fabinho is 'one of best at number six'
10/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,815
Fabinho is "one of the best in the world at number six", says Jurgen Klopp after the Brazil midfielder helps Liverpool beat RB Leipzig to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
Haaland fires Dortmund into quarter-finals
09/03/2021 | sport | football | 449
Erling Braut Haaland scores his 19th and 20th goals in 14 Champions League appearances as Borussia Dortmund secure their quarter-final place with a 5-4 aggregate win over Sevilla.
Porto shock Juventus to advance after extra time
09/03/2021 | sport | football | 473
Sergio Oliveira's 115th-minute strike shocks Juventus to send Porto through in a stunning tie in the Champions League.
Havertz 'stepped up' for Chelsea - Tuchel
08/03/2021 | sport | football | 987
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel praises forward Kai Havertz after he plays a vital role as the Blues defeat top-four rivals Everton.
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.
Man Utd 'not thinking' about title
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,696
Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United are not thinking about overhauling Premier League leaders Manchester City despite victory at Etihad Stadium.
Bale and Kane inspire Spurs to easy win
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 712
Gareth Bale and Harry Kane both score twice to inspire Tottenham to a third consecutive Premier League win at the expense of Crystal Palace.
Fulham win as Liverpool lose sixth straight home game
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 3,639
Liverpool's incredible slide continues with a sixth successive Premier League home defeat as Fulham earn a crucial win over the reigning champions.
'Important' draw after difficult week - Bruce
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 624
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce praises his side for claiming an "important" point in Sunday's goalless draw at West Brom after a week dominated by off-field issues.
Leicester grab late winner at Brighton
06/03/2021 | sport | football | 547
Daniel Amartey scores an 87th-minute winner as Leicester come from behind to beat Brighton and boost their bid for Champions League qualification.
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.
Xhaka error gifts Burnley point
06/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,415
Granit Xhaka's error presents Chris Wood with a bizarre equaliser to deprive Arsenal of victory against Burnley at Turf Moor.
Villa held by Wolves in West Midlands derby
06/03/2021 | sport | football | 365
Aston Villa's European hopes suffer another setback as they are held to a goalless draw by Wolves in their West Midlands derby.
Is Aguero on the way out at Man City?
05/03/2021 | sport | football | 700
Sergio Aguero has not scored a Premier League goal since January 2020 and his contract expires in the summer, so is he approaching the end at Manchester City?
'Fallen champions making mockery of title defence'
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,857
Brilliant Chelsea can be confident of a top-four finish but the same cannot be said of floundering Liverpool, writes Phil McNulty.
Liverpool 'cannot rely on the past'
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,824
Andy Robertson says Liverpool cannot "rely on the past" after Chelsea inflict a fifth successive home defeat on the champions for the first time.
Spurs edge to victory against Fulham
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 826
Tottenham beat Fulham at Craven Cottage to record consecutive Premier League victories for the first time since November.
Everton 'dreaming' of Champions League
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 476
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti admits he is "dreaming" of Champions League qualification, but says his side's performances must improve.
Klopp has international duty concerns
03/03/2021 | sport | football | 531
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says players cannot be allowed to travel for March's international break if they have to quarantine when they return.
We need to find our spark - Solskjaer
03/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,483
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United need to find their "spark" again after they were held to a third goalless draw in a row by Crystal Palace.
Part-time return for all secondary pupils in Scotland from 15 March
02/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,764
As part of the phased return of pupils across Scotland, children in P4-P7 will also return full time.
World Cup 2030 bid backed by government
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 875
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is the "right time" to bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the plan is backed by football associations across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
'An iconic Liverpool figure who went on to illuminate TV screens'
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 667
Ian St John, who has died aged 82, was one of the iconic figures in Liverpool's history before going on to enjoy a hugely successful career in TV.
Have Sporting unearthed the next Fernandes?
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 455
Sporting Lisbon appear to have struck gold with a former Wolves youngster who has a better scoring record than Bruno Fernandes.
'Remarkable Man City came through hell'
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 3,188
Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City have "come through hell to do something incredible" by extending their winning run to 21 games with victory against Wolves.
Covid in Scotland: Contact tracing after Brazilian strain detected
01/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,757
Three Scottish oil workers tested positive while in isolation after flying to Aberdeen from Brazil.
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.
Is Bale enjoying renaissance at Spurs?
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 467
A fully fit Gareth Bale could get in any team, says Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho after his match-winning performance against Burnley - is this his renaissance?
Bale inspires Spurs to win over Burnley
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 687
Gareth Bale scores twice and makes another as Tottenham cruise to an easy Premier League win over Burnley.
Chelsea held by Man Utd in dour draw
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,873
Chelsea and Manchester United boost their top four hopes with a goalless draw as VAR continues to make headlines.
Wasteful Fulham frustrated by Crystal Palace
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 280
Fulham miss the chance to move within a point of fellow strugglers Newcastle and Brighton after being held to a goalless draw at Crystal Palace.
Arsenal going in right direction - Arteta
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 914
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says his side are "taking a direction I like" after an impressive comeback victory at high-flying Leicester.
England must accept ref calls - Jones
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
England's coach and captain both refuse to lay blame on defeat by Wales on two controversial refereeing calls.
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.
Henderson ruled out for up to 10 weeks
26/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,372
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is ruled out for up to 10 weeks as a result of the groin injury he suffered against Everton.
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.
Can Alli help revive Spurs' season?
24/02/2021 | sport | football | 384
Boss Jose Mourinho says it is "amazing" to have Dele Alli back, so can the midfielder help revive Tottenham's form?
Dominant Man City win 19th game in a row
24/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,679
Manchester City make it 19 wins in a row with another utterly dominant display against Borussia Monchengladbach
Alli impresses as Spurs cruise through
24/02/2021 | sport | football | 572
Dele Alli scores a spectacular overhead kick as Tottenham cruise into the Europa League last 16 with an 8-1 aggregate win over Wolfsberger.
Everton's Bramley-Moore Dock stadium given council approval
23/02/2021 | news | uk | 490
The development will be a "world-class addition" to Liverpool's waterfront, says the club.
10,000 fans could return to stadiums by May
23/02/2021 | sport | other | 1,125
Up to 10,000 fans could be back in stadiums by mid-May as part of the government's plans to move England out of lockdown.
How Simeone has reinvented Atletico Madrid
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 303
Renowned for building a team with grit and resilience, Diego Simeone has revitalised Atleti with attacking football - how has he done it?
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.
Covid in Scotland: Youngest pupils return as schools reopen
22/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,029
Schools across the country have been closed to the vast majority of pupils since December.
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.
Djokovic wins ninth Australian Open
21/02/2021 | sport | tennis | 673
Novak Djokovic continues his dominance of the Australian Open by overwhelming Daniil Medvedev to win a record-extending ninth men's title.
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.
Guardiola surprised by Man City winning run
21/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,701
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he is surprised by his side's imperious form "when everyone is suffering in this world" as they make it 18 wins in a row with victory at Arsenal.
Hasenhuttl hopes draw will spark Saints
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 664
Ralph Hasenhuttl hopes Southampton's 1-1 draw with Chelsea is the start of his side returning to their normal selves as they ended a run of six successive defeats in the Premier League.
One of best-ever 10-man displays - Allardyce
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 448
West Brom boss Sam Allardyce says his side produced one of the best performances by 10 men he has seen as they are held to a goalless draw by Burnley.
Everton earn first Anfield win since 1999
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 5,167
Everton secure a first Premier League win at Anfield in 22 years as goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson deal a blow to Liverpool's top four hopes.
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.
Leeds robbed of a point - Bamford
19/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,133
Patrick Bamford feels Leeds were "robbed of a point" after the striker had an equalising goal ruled out by VAR in Friday's 1-0 defeat at Wolves.
Louis-Dreyfus completes Sunderland takeover
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 624
Kyril Louis-Dreyfus becomes Sunderland chairman at the age of 23 after buying a controlling interest in the club.
How 'patient' Ipswich fan base has turned
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 362
With Ipswich facing the prospect of a third season in League One, BBC Sport looks at where things have gone wrong at Portman Road.
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.
Bale scores and assists in Europa win
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 487
Gareth Bale scores and assists a Tottenham goal in the same game for the first time since 2013 as they beat Wolfsberger in the Europa League.
Leicester held to goalless draw in Prague
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 130
Leicester City come away with a goalless draw in their Europa League last 32 tie against Slavia Prague.
We're out to correct mistakes, says Solskjaer
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,666
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his Manchester United side are out to correct last season's Europa League mistakes after they thrash Real Sociedad 4-0 in Turin.
Man City beat Everton to open up 10-point lead
17/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,831
Manchester City open up a 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League with victory at Everton.
Mbappe upstages Messi at Nou Camp
16/02/2021 | sport | football | 349
Kylian Mbappe nets a sublime Champions League hat-trick for Paris St-Germain to upstage Barcelona's Lionel Messi on his own turf and draw comparisons with Brazilian Ronaldo.
Mbappe nets hat-trick as PSG thump Barca
16/02/2021 | sport | football | 443
Kylian Mbappe scores a stunning hat-trick as Paris St-Germain rip Barcelona apart in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Nou Camp.
Liverpool defied expectation - Klopp
16/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,027
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says his side defied many people's expectations with their first-leg victory over RB Leipzig in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Werner ends goal drought in Chelsea win
15/02/2021 | sport | football | 998
Timo Werner scores and assists as he ends a 14-game goal drought to help Chelsea to victory over Newcastle in the Premier League.
West Ham beat Sheff Utd and move up to fifth
15/02/2021 | sport | football | 736
West Ham are level on points with fourth-placed Chelsea as Sheffield United's survival hopes suffer a setback.
Man Utd will 'put up fight' in title race
14/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,728
Manchester United "have to put up a fight" and will not "give away" the Premier League title early, insists manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Maja's joy at 'dream debut' in Fulham win
14/02/2021 | sport | football | 510
Josh Maja says he saw a dream become reality by marking his full debut with two goals to help Fulham boost their Premier League survival hopes.
Man Utd held to draw at West Brom
14/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,947
Bruno Fernandes' stunning volley salvages a point for Manchester United at struggling West Brom, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side lose further ground in the Premier League title race.
VAR is destroying game - Hasenhuttl
14/02/2021 | sport | football | 809
Ralph Hasenhuttl says video refereeing is "destroying the game" after a controversial penalty decision in Southampton's defeat by Wolves.
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.
Liverpool title defence is over - Klopp
13/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,306
Liverpool's title defence is over, says manager Jurgen Klopp after his side's late capitulation at Leicester.
Lowton scores stunner as Burnley hammer Palace
13/02/2021 | sport | football | 258
Burnley take advantage of some woeful defending to brush aside a limp Crystal Palace and move further clear of the Premier League's bottom three.
Man City go seven points clear after Spurs win
13/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,782
Manchester City strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League table after beating Tottenham to open up a seven-point lead.
Leicester beat error-strewn Liverpool
13/02/2021 | sport | football | 3,800
Goalkeeper Alisson and his defence suffer a second-half nightmare as Leicester beat Liverpool to move into second in the Premier League.
Brighton frustrated in draw with Villa
13/02/2021 | sport | football | 308
Brighton are left frustrated as they have to settle for a goalless home draw against Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Scottish dental students forced to repeat a year
12/02/2021 | news | uk | 251
Students have not been able to get enough clinical experience because of Covid restrictions.
Temperature of -23C in Braemar is UK's lowest in 25 years
11/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,163
The Met Office says Braemar in Aberdeenshire recorded the coldest night since December 1995.
Wilson out for six to eight weeks
11/02/2021 | sport | football | 222
Newcastle's Callum Wilson will miss six to eight weeks with a hamstring injury, with Fabian Schar and Javier Manquillo out for similar periods.
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.
Covid: Don't book holiday yet, government warns
10/02/2021 | news | politics | 4,934
Boris Johnson urges people to "be patient", after the transport secretary says summer breaks are in doubt.
A look at the best players out of contract this summer
10/02/2021 | sport | football | 631
With Europe's best players returning to action next week in the Champions League, BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stellar names out of contract this summer.
Iheanacho winner sends Leicester through
10/02/2021 | sport | football | 175
Kelechi Iheanacho scores a 94th-minute winner as Leicester edge past Brighton to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Bernard goal sees Everton edge classic
10/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,340
Bernard's extra-time strike settles a classic FA Cup tie as Everton edge past Tottenham into the quarter-finals.
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.
Bamford reaches 100 goals in Leeds win
08/02/2021 | sport | football | 738
Patrick Bamford scores the 100th goal of his career as Leeds gain a deserved win over Crystal Palace to move 10th in the Premier League.
'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.
Substitute Messi scores as Barca edge Betis
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 65
Lionel Messi scores three minutes after coming off the bench as Barcelona come from behind to win at Real Betis in La Liga.
Chelsea win at Sheff Utd to move up to fifth
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 474
Chelsea recover from Antonio Rudiger's own goal to move up into fifth in the Premier League with a win at Sheffield United.
Man City put four past Reds at Anfield
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 4,944
Two errors from Liverpool keeper Alisson gift leaders Manchester City a 10th straight Premier League win and a 10-point lead over the champions.
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.
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.
Which Premier League club would suit Haaland best?
04/02/2021 | sport | football | 864
BBC Sport takes a detailed look at which Premier League club would benefit most from signing Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland.
Guardiola has 'no doubts' over Jesus
04/02/2021 | sport | football | 214
Pep Guardiola has "no doubts" about Gabriel Jesus' ability to lead Manchester City's attack - and the Brazilian might be proving his boss right.
Brighton shock Liverpool at Anfield
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,588
Brighton move 10 points clear of the relegation zone with a surprise victory, as Liverpool's recent struggles at Anfield continue.
Leicester beat Fulham to strengthen top-four push
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 140
Leicester strengthen their position in the Premier League's top four with victory over Fulham, whose survival hopes suffer a further blow at Craven Cottage.
Wolves beat nine-man Arsenal at Molineux
02/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,165
Arsenal have two players sent off as they throw away a lead and lose at Wolves - who win for the first time in nine Premier League games.
Palace fight back to beat Newcastle
02/02/2021 | sport | football | 319
Crystal Palace record back-to-back wins in the Premier League for the first time since September with victory at Newcastle.
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.
Blades claim important win over West Brom
02/02/2021 | sport | football | 506
Sheffield United fight back to claim a priceless Premier League victory over fellow strugglers West Brom.
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.
Brighton sign Ecuador midfielder Caicedo
01/02/2021 | sport | football | 83
Brighton sign 19-year-old Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo from Independiente del Valle for £4m on a deal until June 2025.
Tuchel claims first win as Chelsea boss
31/01/2021 | sport | football | 561
Emphatic finishes from Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso see off Burnley to give Thomas Tuchel his first victory as Chelsea boss.
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.
Brighton's best game in two years - Potter
31/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,564
Brighton boss Graham Potter says his side's 1-0 win over Tottenham was their best performance for two years.
'Braver' Newcastle see off Everton
30/01/2021 | sport | football | 863
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says a pressure-relieving win at Everton came from a "braver" approach crowned by Callum Wilson's double.
Jesus earns Man City victory over Sheff Utd
30/01/2021 | sport | football | 919
Manchester City consolidate their position at the top of the Premier League with a narrow victory over bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United.
Man Utd held by Arsenal in Emirates stalemate
30/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,813
Manchester United drop points for the third time in four Premier League games with a goalless draw against under-strength Arsenal.
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.
Is Fernandes the best January signing?
29/01/2021 | sport | football | 972
It has been one year since Bruno Fernandes signed for Manchester United, BBC Sport assesses the impact the Portuguese has had since joining.
'Liverpool show they are here to stay in title race'
28/01/2021 | sport | football | 819
Liverpool have been so impressive for so long under Jurgen Klopp that their recent blip raised rare questions, which they answered in style at Tottenham, writes Phil McNulty.
Boris Johnson says independence debate 'irrelevant' to most Scots
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 14,052
Boris Johnson says most people in Scotland are focused on defeating Covid rather than another referendum.
Liverpool end poor run with win at Spurs
28/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,232
Liverpool reignite their Premier League title defence by ending a five-match winless run with a comfortable win at Tottenham.
'Full steam ahead for big Ryder Cup party'
27/01/2021 | sport | golf | 143
Europe captain Padraig Harrington talks about Ryder Cup preparations, Rory McIlroy and Tyrrell Hatton's form and the emergence of a junior Woods.
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.
Unpredictable Premier League title races
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 686
A number of teams will fancy winning a wide open Premier League this season. We have taken a look back at some other unpredictable years.
Blades stun Man Utd at Old Trafford
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 3,296
Bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United cause a stunning upset with a Premier League victory over title-chasing Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Brighton held by fellow strugglers Fulham
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 110
Brighton's long winless run at home continues as they are held by fellow Premier League strugglers Fulham.
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.
Leicester battle to point at Everton
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 374
Leicester prove their appetite for a Champions League challenge after coming from behind to earn a battling point at Everton.
Chelsea appoint Tuchel as manager
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,151
Thomas Tuchel is appointed Chelsea's new manager on an 18-month contract after the sacking of Frank Lampard.
Covid: UK virus deaths exceed 100,000 since pandemic began
26/01/2021 | news | health | 2,612
Another 7,700 registered with coronavirus on the death certificate brings the total to nearly 104,000.
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.
Bruce encouraged despite 'worst run'
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 949
Steve Bruce says he may be on his worst run of results in 20 years as a manager but is encouraged by his Newcastle side's second-half display in the home defeat to Leeds.
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.
Who has been your team's star so far?
25/01/2021 | sport | football | 318
With lots of Premier League teams at the halfway point in their season, which players have impressed fans the most so far?
'Spurs won't give up any competition'
25/01/2021 | sport | football | 769
Jose Mourinho says Tottenham will "not give up any competition" after overcoming a stubborn Wycombe side to reach the FA Cup fifth round.
Man Utd beat Liverpool in cup thriller
24/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,967
Bruno Fernandes comes off the bench to fire Manchester United past fierce rivals Liverpool in a pulsating FA Cup fourth-round tie.
Leicester overcome Brentford scare
24/01/2021 | sport | football | 186
Premier League high-flyers Leicester City come from behind to avoid an FA Cup upset at Championship promotion hopefuls Brentford.
Burnley cruise past Fulham in FA Cup
24/01/2021 | sport | football | 108
Jay Rodriguez's double helps secure Burnley's progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable win over struggling Fulham.
Dominant Barnsley beat shot-shy Norwich
23/01/2021 | sport | football | 25
Callum Styles' goal sees Barnsley beat Championship leaders Norwich City to set up a potential fifth-round tie with Chelsea.
Sheffield United end Plymouth's cup run
23/01/2021 | sport | football | 100
Premier League strugglers Sheffield United gain only their third win of the season as they beat Plymouth Argyle in their FA Cup fourth-round tie.
West Ham cruise past Doncaster in cup
23/01/2021 | sport | football | 182
West Ham gain a routine win over League One Doncaster to set up an FA Cup fifth-round tie against either Manchester United or Liverpool.
McGregor v Poirier II: All you need to know
22/01/2021 | sport | other | 322
Everything you need to know about Conor McGregor's return to the octagon in a rematch against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 this weekend.
'I ignore job speculation' - Lampard
22/01/2021 | sport | football | 167
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says he pays no attention to rumours his job is under threat.
De Bruyne out for four to six weeks
22/01/2021 | sport | football | 972
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will be sidelined for four to six weeks with a hamstring injury, says manager Pep Guardiola.
Liverpool's unbeaten home run ended by Burnley
21/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,449
Liverpool's 68-game unbeaten home run in the Premier League comes to an end as Ashley Barnes fires home a late winner from the penalty spot to secure a famous victory for Burnley.
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.
Pogba fires Man Utd back to the top
20/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,359
Paul Pogba scores a superb winner as Manchester United reclaim top spot in the Premier League by coming from behind for a club-record equalling away win at Fulham.
Man City top briefly after beating Villa
20/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,179
Manchester City beat Aston Villa to lead the Premier League for the first time this season - for a couple of hours before neighbours United regain top spot.
Saints through to FA Cup fourth round
19/01/2021 | sport | football | 55
Southampton earn a straightforward win over Shrewsbury in their rearranged FA Cup third-round tie at St Mary's.
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.
Leicester go top with win over Chelsea
19/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,344
Leicester go top of the Premier League as goals from Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison secure victory against Chelsea.
Man Utd 'missed opportunity' against Liverpool
17/01/2021 | sport | football | 3,797
Leaders Manchester United are thwarted by the second-half heroics of keeper Alisson in a goalless draw with title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.
Maddison & Barnes send Leicester second
16/01/2021 | sport | football | 369
Leicester City edge a keenly contested Premier League encounter with Southampton to maintain their push for a top-four place.
Fernandes wants to extend United title lead
15/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,084
Bruno Fernandes thinks it would be "fun" for the fans if Manchester United could extend their lead in the title race when they face Liverpool on Sunday.
Bruce 'won't give in' despite criticism
15/01/2021 | sport | football | 744
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says criticism of his tenure has been “personal from day one” but he “won’t give in”.
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.
Should footballers be hugging?
13/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,721
BBC Sport explores the debate around footballers' celebrations amid tighter coronavirus restrictions in the sport.
Man Utd ready for Anfield - Pogba
12/01/2021 | sport | football | 464
Paul Pogba urges new leaders Manchester United to "keep calm" for the "big moment" when Manchester United face champions Liverpool on Sunday.
Man Utd to face Liverpool in FA Cup
11/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,610
Manchester United will host Premier League champions Liverpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Rams win would have been 'fairytale'
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 446
Derby County's stand-in boss Pat Lyons says his decimated side were unable to pull off a "fairytale" as they lose to non-league Chorley.
Blackpool shock WBA in FA Cup shootout
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 485
Sam Allardyce's wait for a West Bromwich Albion win goes on as Blackpool shock the Baggies in an FA Cup penalty shootout.
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.
Liverpool overcome inexperienced Villa
08/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,042
Liverpool reach the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 win over a Covid-affected Aston Villa - but they are made to work hard by a team that had no first-team experience.
Traore stunner sends Wolves through
08/01/2021 | sport | football | 167
Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Crystal Palace in the FA Cup with "a special goal from a special player", says boss Nuno Espirito Santo.
'Liverpool unlikely to sign centre-back'
07/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,102
Jurgen Klopp says it is unlikely Liverpool will sign a centre-back in January because of the economic issues arising from the pandemic.
Man City beat Man Utd to reach EFL Cup final
06/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,333
Manchester City will look to win the EFL Cup for the fourth year in a row after beating Manchester United to reach the final.