Frank de Boer has been sacked as Crystal Palace manager after five games and 77 days in charge. Former England boss Roy Hodgson will replace him, BBC Sport understands. The Eagles are 19th in the Premier League after losing 1-0 at Burnley on Sunday – and failed to score in their four league matches under […]

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Jon Moss’ decision to send the 25-year-old off before half-time has been widely debated, but killed Jurgen Klopp’s side off in the encounter. So then, the Premier League’s most exhilarating fixture produced its most “rubbish decision” of the campaign thus far – to borrow Gary Lineker’s words. Sadio Mane, the division’s Player of the Month […]

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Even if it was not always the a fluent performance and the full-time score was flattering, the potential that the Parisian side boast is frightening It was fitting that on Kylian Mbappe’s Paris Saint-Germain debut, the capital side were wearing gold, for everything the teenager seems to touch seems to go that way. If there […]

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England scored three late goals to overcome Malta’s stubborn resistance and stay in control of their qualifying group for next summer’s World Cup. Gareth Southgate’s side struggled to break down physical, resilient opponents and it was 53 minutes before Harry Kane broke the deadlock with a calm close-range finish from Dele Alli’s pass. As Malta […]

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The second day of the Italian GP has been disrupted by heavy rain with Practice Three delayed indefinitely by the conditions. Friday’s forecast rain arrived at Monza 24 hours late and Saturday’s Qualifying session may be pushed back if it fails to clear by its scheduled 1pm BST start time. On the possibility of Saturday’s […]

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Manchester City will make an offer for Alexis Sanchez this week and could offer Arsenal Raheem Sterling as part of the deal, Sky sources understand. Pep Guardiola and his club remain desperate to sign the 29-year-old Sanchez before the window closes on Thursday, having pursued him for most of the summer. Chilean media T13 have […]

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s entourages have been dealt a reminder about their behaviour during fight week. McGregor paid a reduced fine of $25,000 to the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier this year relating to a chaotic press conference with UFC rival Nate Diaz in which plastic bottles were thrown. Mayweather has also appeared before […]

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Crowd trouble during Everton’s Europa League victory over Hajduk Split at Goodison Park on Thursday night is set to be investigated by UEFA. Trouble flared in the 33rd minute of Everton’s 2-0 win in the qualifying play-off first leg, with missiles thrown and advertising boards kicked over as supporters surged towards the pitch. As stewards […]

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Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez says the club are in talks to sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho. On Thursday, Reds manager Jurgen Klopp said “nothing had changed” despite comments from Barca’s general manager Josep Segura suggesting a deal for the Brazilian was moving closer to completion. Barcelona have already had two bids – the latest […]

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