Chelsea to issue severe sanctions if racist abuse of Sterling is proven

The Stamford Bridge club have suspended four fans alleged to have targeted the Manchester City forward.

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Mauricio Pochettino not focused on Barcelona team as Tottenham seek to advance

Spurs have to match Inter Milan’s result against PSV Eindhoven – no mean feat considering Barca have Group B wrapped up.

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Spurs have no fears but Messi awaits

As if Tottenham’s task in trying to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League is not hard enough, Mauricio Pochettino has to contend with an injury situation ...

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Restricting racism debate to football grounds insulates us from harsher truth

Successive Premier League weekends have catapulted the ongoing issues of racism in football back into the headlines. For those misguided enough to believe racism ...

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Everton draw tough to accept, admits Watford boss Javi Gracia

Lucas Digne scored his first Everton goal in the sixth minute of added time to snatch a point for the hosts.

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Anfield all set for another famous rollercoaster night

Even at a club where there are many great European nights to choose from, this feels a bit special. Liverpool’s match against Napoli tonight, for a place in ...

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Kieran Sadlier exits Cork City to complete move to Doncaster

Kieran Sadlier has completed a move back to English football after last night competing a move to League One side Doncaster Rovers from Cork City.

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Klopp: Liverpool not afraid to concede against Napoli but aware of implications

After losing three away matches in their group for the first time the Reds have to beat their visitors 1-0 or by two clear goals to advance.

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Lucas Digne’s last-gasp equaliser rescues Everton

The defender’s perfectly-placed free-kick earned Marco Silva’s side a point against his former club.

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Sterling told me about ‘vicious’ abuse at Euro 2016, reveals Neville

Former England coach Neville said the level of criticism Sterling has had to deal with is different to that suffered by the likes of David Beckham.

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Hazard hints again at possible Madrid move

The Belgian has a contract at Chelsea until 2020.

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Foden signs new City contract

The academy product has committed his future to the Premier League champions.

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Neymar expected to return as Paris St Germain take on Red Star Belgrade

The Brazil international has been out of action with a groin problem.

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Chelsea ban fans over alleged racist abuse of Raheem Sterling

Manchester City said they welcomed Chelsea’s actions.

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A closer look at Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti’s history with Liverpool

Ancelotti was a serious consideration to replace Brendan Rodgers in 2015.

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Tottenham won’t face Luis Suarez in crucial Champions League tie in Barcelona

Suarez will not play but Messi may.

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Gomez thrilled to pen new Liverpool deal

The 21-year-old’s new contract will keep him at Anfield until 2024.

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Klopp: We will get what we deserve against Napoli

Reds need a win in the Champions League.

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Racists don’t deserve a reaction, says Klopp

German felt Raheem Sterling handled the abuse directed at him in the ideal way.

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Perez ‘can’t wait’ for VAR and hopes Newcastle will be in top flight to benefit

The Magpies found themselves on the wrong end of two key decisions.

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Kyle Walker-Peters signs new Tottenham deal until 2023

The 21-year-old full-back will see his new deal run until 2023.

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5 talking points as clubs complete Champions League group campaign

Liverpool and Tottenham are among the sides looking to seal progress to the last 16.

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Barnes not surprised by Sterling incident

Barnes suffered racial abuse during his playing days.

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Gomez thrilled to pen new Liverpool deal

Defender’s improved contract comes when he is out injured.

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Football rumours from the media

Could Richarlison be heading to Spain?

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Terrace Talk: You need a microscope to nit-pick nowadays

“Thanks, Chelsea”; that’s near the top of any list of things you thought you’d never say.

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Terrace Talk: City result restored a bit of faith but...

If ever there was a week that summed up Chelsea Football Club, then the happenings of the past seven days was it.

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Terrace Talk: Yuletide miracle at Anfield top of Santa wish list

Terrace Man Utd What? Two entertaining United games — in a row?! It must be Christmas, because it’s just what we wanted. In fact, Santa’s come ...

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Terrace Talk: That sound you hear? Excited Liverpool fans...

Excelling at things over a long period of time can sometimes breed complacency. It is a natural enough progression. If you are in charge of a government, you don’t ...

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River Plate celebrate Copa Libertadores with 'It's a Long Way to Tipperary' tune

What's more, there's a Tipperary link to River's defeated rivals Boca Juniors too.

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River Plate win Copa Libertadores by beating Superclásico rivals in Madrid

River Plate won the Copa Libertadores by coming from behind to beat rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra-time of their controversially rearranged final in Madrid.

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Dele Alli thinks win over Barcelona would be among Tottenham’s best results

Tottenham are second in Group B ahead of their final game in Barcelona.

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Lukaku believes he has left post-World Cup slump behind him

The Manchester United striker scored in the 4-1 win against Fulham at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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Klopp insists he was never worried over Salah matching last season’s highs

The Egyptian hit an incredible 41 goals last season but has not been quite so prolific this term.

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Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez: We need VAR right now

The Spaniard was fuming as key decisions went against the Magpies in the 2-1 defeat at home to Wolves.

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Talking points in the Premier League this weekend

Manchester City saw their unbeaten run come to an end but Liverpool continue to go from strength to strength.

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Matt Doherty grabs Wolves winner in stoppage time to see off 10-man Newcastle

The Magpies succumbed at the death after DeAndre Yedlin was dismissed.

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Everton players love working with Silva, says Toffees star Sigurdsson

Silva’s side sit seventh in the Premier League table ahead of the clash with his former club Watford.

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Gareth Bale scores the winner as Real Madrid scrape past Huesca

Bale scored early but Real also had Thibaut Courtois to thank for their three-point haul.

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Patrice Evra dismayed by Raheem Sterling abuse

Former Manchester United star was on the receiving end of racist abuse from Luis Suarez in 2011.

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Racism in football needs to be dealt with at the top, says Kick it Out founder

Sterling has received widespread support for his comments.

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West Ham striker Javier Hernandez enjoying football again

Hernandez scored his third goal in the space of a week against the Eagles.

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Xhaka delighted with ‘perfect week’ for Arsenal

Arsenal extended their unbeaten run to 21 games by beating Huddersfield 1-0.

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Hasenhuttl: Southampton are already adopting my approach

The Austrian only had two days with his new players before losing his first game in charge.

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Support for Sterling as police probe claims he was racially abused during match

Sports stars and politicians have voiced support for the Manchester City and England forward after rival fans appeared to abuse him during a game.

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Mauricio Pochettino expecting no presents from Barcelona

Tottenham beat Leicester ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League game in Barcelona.

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Chelsea defender Luiz accepts criticism is part of the job

Goals from N’Golo Kante and Luiz saw Chelsea inflict Manchester City’s first loss of the season.

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Listen to Ranieri and we’ll avoid relegation, says Schurrle

Fulham remain bottom of the Premier League after Manchester United beat them 4-1 at Old Trafford.

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Mata wants more of the same after hailing ‘complete performance’ against Fulham

United secured a timely victory against rock-bottom Fulham.

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Klopp hails Liverpool’s improved control as unbeaten run goes on

The Liverpool manager believes his side have made huge strides since losing to Bournemouth in 2016.

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