'Everton loss leaves a bad taste in the mouth' – Unsworth on 'unacceptable capitulation'

David Unsworth has now lost four of his six games in caretaker charge of EvertonEverton's 5-1 Europa League loss to Atalanta leaves "a bad taste in the mouth" of their…

Sadio Mane: How Senegal's quiet but steely star has shone for club and country

African Footballer of the Year 2017: Sadio Mane profileRewind to 28 January 2017. In the remote eastern Gabonese town of Franceville, a murky night was about to get a lot…

Humiliated under Neville, how Valencia's 'rejects' became title contenders

Valencia gained just 14 points from Gary Neville's 16 league games in charge"Seven goals and a funeral" ran the headline of Spanish newspaper Marca after Barcelona defeated Valencia in the…

Ozil wants £330K a week from Barcelona – gossip

Transfer newsArsenal's German playmaker Mesut Ozil wants Barcelona to pay him 370,000 euros (£329,559) a week to join them in January. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is willing to let the…

Motherwell now a tougher opponent for Celtic – Carl McHugh

Carl McHugh missed out against Celtic last season through injury and suspensionScottish League Cup final: Motherwell v CelticVenue: Hampden Park, Glasgow Date: Sunday 26 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMTCoverage: BBC Radio…

Davis Cup final: France drop Nicolas Mahut for doubles against Belgium

David Goffin (left) and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are scheduled to meet on Sunday with the Davis Cup at stakeDavis Cup Final: France v BelgiumVenue: Pierre Mauroy Stadium, Lille, France Dates: 24-26…

Ostersunds reach European knockout stage for first time

Curtis Edwards moved to Sweden after playing for Northern League semi-professional side ThornabyEnglish midfielder Curtis Edwards scored as Ostersunds qualified for the knockout stages of a European competition for the…

Robinho given nine-year prison sentence for rape

Robinho scored 28 goals in 100 games for BrazilBrazilian footballer Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for taking part in the gang rape of a woman in…