Premier League title race: excitement builds at the top of the table
Manchester United and Manchester City are contenders for the Premier League title
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Premier League title race: excitement builds at the top of the table

At the midway stage of the season the lead is changing hands on a regular basis 
21 Jan 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus against Lionel Messi of Barcelona
In Depth

Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records

A look at how the two superstar footballers compare
21 Jan 2021
Lampard on the brink as Tuchel is linked with Chelsea job 
Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard
View from the terraces

Lampard on the brink as Tuchel is linked with Chelsea job 

Reports claim the Blues could appoint a German speaker as their next head coach
20 Jan 2021
Should the Premier League carry on playing?
Manchester City players celebrate their goal in the 1-0 win over Brighton on 13 January
Today’s big question

Should the Premier League carry on playing?

Concerns grow over player goal celebrations, fixture changes and effects of long-Covid
14 Jan 2021
Man Utd: Ole’s ‘at the wheel’ but for how much longer?
Ole Gunnar
In Brief

Man Utd: Ole’s ‘at the wheel’ but for how much longer?

After the Pogba saga and Champions League exit, it’s the Manchester derby up next for Solskjaer’s side
9 Dec 2020
‘An emotional night’: fans applauded on return to stadiums
One-thousand Wycombe fans watched the match against Stoke City
In Brief

‘An emotional night’: fans applauded on return to stadiums

Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth leads the praise for supporters
3 Dec 2020
Head injuries: ‘how many warnings does football need?’
Arsenal’s David Luiz and Wolves’s Raul Jimenez lie injured after their clash of heads
In Depth

Head injuries: ‘how many warnings does football need?’

Wolves striker Raul Jiménez suffered a fractured skull after clash with Arsenal’s David Luiz
1 Dec 2020

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Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’
Diego Maradona celebrates after scoring a goal for Argentina.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 26 November
26 Nov 2020
Maradona: ‘I did not cheat - it was cunning, craftiness’
Diego Maradona
In Depth

Maradona: ‘I did not cheat - it was cunning, craftiness’

World mourns the death of the Argentine football icon
26 Nov 2020
Zlatan vs. EA Sports: image rights row breaks out over Fifa
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic plays club football for AC Milan in Italy
In Brief

Zlatan vs. EA Sports: image rights row breaks out over Fifa

Milan striker and Spurs star Gareth Bale call for an investigation
25 Nov 2020
Fans to return but Premier League warns of financial losses
In a test event at the Amex Stadium in August fans watched Brighton’s pre-season friendly with Chelsea
In Brief

Fans to return but Premier League warns of financial losses

Even with 4,000 supporters all 20 top-flight teams would lose vast sums of money
24 Nov 2020
‘Inarguable link’: Hurst speaks out on dementia in football
Geoff Hurst scored a hat-trick for England in the 1966 World Cup final
In Brief

‘Inarguable link’: Hurst speaks out on dementia in football

England World Cup hero reflects on ‘unbelievably brutal’ year after deaths of Nobby Stiles and Jack Charlton
18 Nov 2020
Southgate urges Premier League to rethink five subs rule
England manager Gareth Southgate
In Brief

Southgate urges Premier League to rethink five subs rule

Player welfare concerns England head coach after a number of injuries
17 Nov 2020
Premier League star accused of rape and false imprisonment
A premier league football.
In Brief

Premier League star accused of rape and false imprisonment

Sports star arrested over alleged attack at his home
13 Nov 2020
Premier League to scrap unpopular pay-per-view scheme
Liverpool take on Manchester United in a Premier League match.
In Brief

Premier League to scrap unpopular pay-per-view scheme

£14.95 charge for additional games expected to be dropped after fan backlash
6 Nov 2020
‘Stick to the football’: activist Rashford hits hat-trick
Marcus Rashford scored a hat-trick in Man Utd’s 5-0 win over RB Leipzig
In Brief

‘Stick to the football’: activist Rashford hits hat-trick

After his petition to end child food poverty hits one million signatures the Man Utd star scores first senior treble
29 Oct 2020
Ozil’s Arsenal exile: footballing reasons or political?
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil
In Depth

Ozil’s Arsenal exile: footballing reasons or political?

German playmaker questions the club’s loyalty after omission from the Premier League squad
22 Oct 2020
European Premier League: radical breakaway plot is revealed
Liverpool and Man Utd are reportedly in talks to join the European Premier League
In Brief

European Premier League: radical breakaway plot is revealed

Liverpool and Man Utd are reportedly in talks to join new Fifa-backed tournament
21 Oct 2020
EPL pay-per-view: are fans being priced out of football?
West Bromwich Albion drew 0-0 with Burnley in a Premier League pay-per-view match
In Depth

EPL pay-per-view: are fans being priced out of football?

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic airs his concerns and Newcastle fans launch ‘Charity Not PPV’ campaign
20 Oct 2020
Van Dijk injury: Liverpool’s title defence suffers huge blow
Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk was injured following this tackle by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford
In Brief

Van Dijk injury: Liverpool’s title defence suffers huge blow

Dutch defender requires knee surgery and faces many months on the sidelines
19 Oct 2020
‘When Harry met Silly’: Maguire’s nightmare season continues
England defender Harry Maguire was sent off for two bookings against Denmark at Wembley
In Depth

‘When Harry met Silly’: Maguire’s nightmare season continues

Southgate and Kane back the England defender after his red card against Denmark
15 Oct 2020
Palladium yes, stadium no: ‘inconsistencies’ frustrate fans
Cardboard cutouts of football fans at St Andrew’s stadium in Birmingham
In Brief

Palladium yes, stadium no: ‘inconsistencies’ frustrate fans

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden says behind-closed-doors events are ‘positively hateful’ but unavoidable
14 Oct 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Project Big Picture
Liverpool beat Man Utd 2-0 in the Premier League clash at Anfield on 19 January 2020
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Project Big Picture

Liverpool and Man Utd drive ‘biggest shake-up in a generation’ but critics accuse big clubs of a ‘power grab’
12 Oct 2020
All at sixes and sevens: a mad day in Premier League history
Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian bumps fists with Aston Villa hat-trick hero Ollie Watkins
In Depth

All at sixes and sevens: a mad day in Premier League history

Aston Villa hammer champions Liverpool and Spurs humiliate Man Utd
5 Oct 2020
2020-21 Champions League draw: groups and key dates
Uefa Champions League trophy
In Brief

2020-21 Champions League draw: groups and key dates

Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea and Man Utd find out their group opponents
1 Oct 2020
Man City: can £65m Ruben Dias solve Pep’s defensive woes?
Portuguese defender Ruben Dias had completed a £65m move to Man City
In Depth

Man City: can £65m Ruben Dias solve Pep’s defensive woes?

Centre-half arrives just days after City lost 5-2 at home against Leicester
30 Sep 2020
‘Nonsense’: football’s lost the plot with new handball rule
Peter Bankes awaits confirmation of a penalty from VAR during the Premier League match between Tottenham and Newcastle
In Depth

‘Nonsense’: football’s lost the plot with new handball rule

Managers and the media slam decision-making by officials and VAR
28 Sep 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Wrexham AFC
Welsh football club Wrexham play their home games at the Racecourse Ground
In Brief

Why everyone’s talking about Wrexham AFC

Hollywood actors are in talks to invest in the Welsh football club
24 Sep 2020
Football is ‘unsustainable’ without fans in stadiums
Aylesbury Vale Dynamos vs. Bovingdon FC at an empty Greenfleets Stadium
In Depth

Football is ‘unsustainable’ without fans in stadiums

How the English leagues and clubs reacted to the government’s announcement
22 Sep 2020
Gay Premier League footballer too scared to come out
Stonewall rainbow plinth with the Premier League logo
In Brief

Gay Premier League footballer too scared to come out

In a letter via the Justin Fashanu Foundation the player says football has ‘not moved on’
21 Sep 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Alex Scott and QoS
Ex-Arsenal Ladies and England footballer Alex Scott is a pundit for BBC Sport and Sky Sports
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Alex Scott and QoS

Scott is being ‘lined up’ to replace Sue Barker as host of the BBC’s sports quiz show
17 Sep 2020
Aubameyang: Arsenal seal their biggest signing in years
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal
In Depth

Aubameyang: Arsenal seal their biggest signing in years

Gunners fans and club legends celebrate the skipper’s new three-year deal
16 Sep 2020
In pictures: top ten highest-paid footballers in 2020
Lionel Messi plays for FC Barcelona and Argentina
In Brief

In pictures: top ten highest-paid footballers in 2020

There’s a familiar face at No.1, but who else is on the Forbes football rich list?
15 Sep 2020
Premier League 2020-21 predictions: champions and relegation
Premier League 2020-2021 season predictions
In Review

Premier League 2020-21 predictions: champions and relegation

A look at what the football media has to say ahead of the new season
11 Sep 2020
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