Sheffield United

Blackburn Rovers will not be a soft touch, warns Hull City boss Nigel Adkins

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins has warned his side not to take Blackburn Rovers lightly when last season’s League One runners-up arrive at the KCOM …

Soccer

Aston Villa Ladies season opener: New signings could feature

Aston Villa Ladies kick off their season on Saturday night when they take on Sheffield United Women at Boldmere St Michaels FC.<p>A Continental League …

Soccer

Kenedy misses penalty for 10-man Newcastle in goalless draw at Cardiff

If Cardiff’s sojourn in the Premier League is to last, they need to find a goalscoring solution and fast. For the second successive match, they fired blanks but earned their first point of the season after Neil Etheridge saved Kenedy’s stoppage-time penalty to prevent 10-man Newcastle from …

Soccer

Leicester City v Wolves live - Morgan dropped as Claude Puel makes four changes to side that lost at Manchester United

14:39<p>Chairman's notes<p>Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha speaks in the matchday programme ahead of the first game of the season.<p>14:20<p>Mendy's first start since...<p>…

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Tottenham v Fulham, Leicester v Wolves and more: clockwatch – live!

• Live scoreboard! Follow all of today’s goals and games<br>• Jokanovic urges Sessegnon to drive Fulham’s top-flight return<br>• And feel free to email Barry or tweet him to get in touch<p>3.45pm BST<p><b>Premier League:</b> Lucas Moura curls a chot in off the post to give Tottenham a well deserved lead against Fulham. …

Soccer

Chelsea vs Arsenal has rarely been more important, as Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery dream of escaping Champions League wilderness

THE rich recent history of their rivalry may have been downgraded.<p>Think of David Dein talking of Roman Abramovich parking his tanks on Arsenal’s lawn.<p>…

Unai Emery

Sheffield United v Norwich preview

Sheffield United will check on midfielder Mark Duffy as an illness bug has hit the squad ahead of the Sky Bet Championship clash against …

Soccer

Bristol City boss on Aden Flint's Middlesbrough move: 'We couldn't stand in his way'

Lee Johnson admits he couldn’t stand in Aden Flint’s way when Middlesbrough made an approach.<p>The strapping defender moved from Bristol City to Boro …

Bristol City

Neil Warnock calls an end to long feud with Rafa Benitez over historical Sheffield United relegation

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has admitted that his long feud with Rafa Benitez is finally over, after the former Sheffield United manager held …

Soccer

Championship weekend preview: Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa wary of Rotherham test

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa feels derby-rivals Rotherham could pose a different set of problems for his players on Saturday.<p>A much-changed Leeds …

Soccer

Nigel Adkins reveals Hull City latest team news as Reece Burke battles injury

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins admits he will be forced to make changes to the team to face Blackburn Rovers tomorrow.<p>Reece Burke picked up a thigh …

Hull City AFC

Hull City drawn at home to Derby County in Carabao Cup second round

Hull City have been drawn at home to Frank Lampard’s Derby County in another all-Championship tie in the second round of the Carabao Cup.<p>The Rams …

Soccer

Thursday’s Liverpool News & Rumour Roundup

<b>We round up the latest Liverpool news and transfer rumours on Tuesday, as the Reds continue their preparations for Monday’s trip to Crystal …

Soccer

Much-travelled Senegal striker Henri Camara quits at 41

<b>Senegal legend Henri Camara has confirmed his retirement from football at the age of 41.</b><p>Since 2010 he has played for several teams in Greece and spent last season at third-tier side Fostiras.<p>He is Senegal's most-capped played with 99 appearances and leading goals scorer with 29 goals having played …

Soccer

Wilson eyes permanent Man Utd exit after Mourinho silence

The forward - who has joined Aberdeen on a season-long loan deal - has not spoken to the Red Devils boss and sees his future away from Old Trafford<p>Manchester United forward James Wilson has admitted he is looking to use his loan move to Aberdeen as an opportunity to put himself in the shop …

Soccer

League Cup wrap: Final round pre-Premier League clubs rolls on

Premier League teams know all but one of the teams they could draw in the EFL Cup following a wild Tuesday in England.<p>Ten ties went to penalty kicks …

Soccer

xV: Only time will tell whether Villa’s start is a harbinger of upcoming success or failure

Aston Villa have three wins to start the season, which is great. They’ve also struggled in each of the matches against inferior competition. Is this a good sign or a bad one for the rest of the season? Maybe a bit of both?<p><i>Welcome to Expected Villa (xV), a column about the stats and metrics behind</i> …

Soccer

Ranked! Every Championship club by their summer transfer business

24. Sheffield Wednesday<p>Hemmed in by a transfer embargo, Sheffield Wednesday have focused on offloading fringe players from a large squad as they look …

Soccer

Premier League at 26-years-old... from Gordon Strachan to Vinnie Jones, where are the stars of the first-ever season?

WE'RE now 26 full seasons into the Premier League's existence, if you can believe that.<p>Since the current format's inception in the 1992-93 season, …

Nottingham Forest

'Everything was good tonight': Frank Lampard praises Mason Mount as loanee helps Derby progress to the Carabao Cup second round with win over League Two Oldham

Frank Lampard praised Chelsea loanee Mason Mount as Derby rebounded from a 4-1 home thrashing by Leeds United with a comfortable Carabao Cup victory …

Soccer

Sir Cliff Richard privacy case: BBC will not go to Court of Appeal

<b>The BBC will not challenge a ruling over its coverage of a police raid at Sir Cliff Richard's home in 2014 at the Court of Appeal.</b><p>A High Court judge ruled the BBC had infringed the singer's privacy, awarding him £210,000 in damages in July, and refused leave to appeal.<p>The corporation will now seek …

Entertainment (UK)

TALES FROM THE STANDS: Memories of Roker Park - the early days of becoming a Sunderland fanatic

We asked you, our dear readers, to share your earliest memories of Roker Park and watching the Lads. Today we’re reminiscing about the 50s, 60s & 70s... Here’s a collection of our favourite responses!<p>Paul Lund<p>I was in the old Roker End - probably in the late 70s - and after a particular heavy …

Sunderland AFC

Liverpool’s loaned youngsters experience mixed League Cup fortunes

A number of Liverpool youngsters were in League Cup action for their temporary clubs on Tuesday night, with some progressing […]

Soccer

BATW | Gavin Whyte scores on first start for Oxford United | IFA

Winger Gavin Whyte marked his first start for Oxford United with a second-half goal to help them seal a place in the second round of the Carabao Cup …

Sport (N. Ireland)

AEK Athens knock Celtic out of Champions League plus Carabao Cup clockwatch – as it happened

Celtic tumbled out of the Champions League with a 2-1 defeat to AEK Athens, while back home Plymouth beat Bristol City and Exeter knocked out Ipswich<p>10.07pm BST<p>It’s been busy, and fun – although <b>Celtic</b> fans might disagree in particular with the latter. Thanks for your company, and see you again soon!<p>…

Soccer

Sheffield United 1-1 Hull City (4-5 pens): Oliver Norwood blazes over in shootout as Tigers claim cup win

Former Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart was the hero as his winning penalty sent Hull City through to the second round of the Carabao Cup.<p>Stewart …

Soccer

Success for Socceroos in League Cup first round

Aston Villa were made to work hard for their 1-0 victory over League Two Yeovil at Huish Park. Alex Fisher missed a penalty for the Glovers before …

Soccer

Jennifer's mountain-top tribute to her brother

If all goes according to plan, the team will conclude their 5,895 metre ascent five years to the day since Jennifer’s brother died – but though the …

Mental Health

How QPR are expected to line up against Peterborough United in the Carabao Cup

QPR face a particularly tough Carabao Cup first round clash with Peterborough United this evening.<p>The League One side have high hopes of challenging …

Soccer

Liverpool U23s' Spurs clash a bargain trip to Anfield

<b>Liverpool U23s face their first home game of the season on Friday night, with Anfield hosting the youngsters’ Premier League 2 clash with …

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