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Gary Rowett: Stoke City name Derby County boss as their new manager

Gary Rowett: Stoke City name Derby County boss as their new manager

Gary Rowett’s Derby County were beaten in the Championship play-off semi-finals by Fulham Stoke have appointed Derby boss Gary Rowett as their new manager. Rowett, 44, replaces Paul Lambert who left the Potters following their relegation from the Premier League. Rowett, who has signed a three-year deal, was linked with Stoke in January but signed […]

Fourth Champions League final has ‘blown expectations out of water’ – Bale

Fourth Champions League final has ‘blown expectations out of water’ – Bale

Bale scored in the 2014 Champions League final win over Atletico Madrid Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says reaching a fourth Champions League final has “blown any expectations I had out of the water”. Bale, 28, became the world’s most expensive player when he joined Real from Tottenham for £85m in 2013. Real face Premier […]

Unai Emery: Arsenal message appears on manager’s official website

Unai Emery: Arsenal message appears on manager’s official website

The image appeared on the manager’s official website before being removed a short time later The official website of Unai Emery has carried an image bearing the slogan: “Proud to be part of the Arsenal family.” The former Paris St-Germain manager is set to be unveiled as Arsene Wenger’s successor this week. The London club […]

Current Liverpool team better than my 2005 winners – Benitez

Current Liverpool team better than my 2005 winners – Benitez

Liverpool beat Roma 7-6 on aggregate in the semi-final – they have scored 40 goals in this season’s campaign Former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez says the current Reds squad is better than the side he won the Champions League with. Liverpool, who face Real Madrid in this year’s final on Saturday, beat AC Milan on […]

England can win World Cup, says new captain Kane

England can win World Cup, says new captain Kane

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘It’s not an excuse that we’re young’ – England captain Kane New England captain Harry Kane says the team can win the World Cup in Russia and “anything else is not good enough”. Striker Kane, 24, was informed about being made skipper by manager Gareth Southgate a […]

World Cup: Harry Kane named England captain for Russia 2018 tournament

World Cup: Harry Kane named England captain for Russia 2018 tournament

Kane has captained England four times previously Striker Harry Kane will captain England at the World Cup in Russia, manager Gareth Southgate has announced. Kane, 24, scored 41 goals in all competitions last season as Tottenham finished third in the Premier League. Spurs team-mate Eric Dier and Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson have also skippered England […]

West Ham: Manuel Pellegrini named new manager at London Stadium

West Ham: Manuel Pellegrini named new manager at London Stadium

Pellegrini led Man City to the semi-final of the Champions League in 2016 West Ham have appointed one of the world’s “most respected” football coaches in Manuel Pellegrini, according to joint chairman David Sullivan. Pellegrini, 64, has signed a three-year deal at the London Stadium. The former Manchester City and Real Madrid manager left his […]

Arsenal set to appoint former PSG boss Emery as new manager

Arsenal set to appoint former PSG boss Emery as new manager

Unai Emery is set to join Arsenal after two years with Paris St-Germain Arsenal are set to appoint Unai Emery as their new manager. Manchester City assistant manager and former Gunners captain Mikel Arteta was strong favourite to succeed Arsene Wenger. Emery emerged as the unanimous choice following a recruitment process in which all candidates […]

Champions League 2017-18: The moments of this season’s tournament

Champions League 2017-18: The moments of this season’s tournament

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 15 goals in this season’s Champions League going into Saturday’s final with Liverpool With only one game of this season’s competition remaining, BBC Sport gathered the thoughts of several European football journalists on the moments that shaped the 2017-18 Champions League. Here’s what BBC Euro Leagues Football Show regulars Mina Rzouki, […]

Liverpool must be brave to match Real experience – Klopp

Liverpool must be brave to match Real experience – Klopp

Emre Can returned to training on Monday after two months out with a back injury Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s “desire, attitude and work-rate” can help them beat “experienced” 12-time European champions Real Madrid. Five-time winners Liverpool face the Spanish giants, who are attempting to win their third straight Champions League, in Saturday’s final in Kiev. […]

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