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Media playback is not supported on this device Bulgaria v England: Gareth Southgate 'incredibly proud' of all England playersEngland players wanted to thrash Bulgaria to make their fans "suffer" for their racist abuse, said Three Lions midfielder Jordan Henderson.Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia was stopped twice as home fans were warned about racist behaviour…
David de Gea started in Sweden after being left on the bench against Norway last weekGoalkeeper David de Gea is a doubt for Manchester United's Premier League game against Liverpool on Sunday after coming off injured on Spain duty.The 28-year-old appeared to hurt his hamstring during his country's Euro 2020 qualifier in Sweden.He was replaced…
13,17513,175viewing this pageGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive ReportingBy Gary RoseAll times stated are UKhe said. “I have seen Ireland play and they are so bad."If the Irish players needed any more motivation to win...Shameless plug,…
Media playback is not supported on this device Bulgaria v England: Tyrone Mings heard racist abuse before warming upThe "football family and governments" need to "wage war on the racists", says Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin after the abuse of England players by home fans in Bulgaria.Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier between the sides was halted twice…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption LeBron James is known for speaking up about social issues like police brutality Basketball superstar LeBron James has weighed in on a row between the NBA and China, saying a team manager who caused uproar with a tweet about Hong Kong "wasn't educated" on the situation.In a now-deleted tweet, Houston…
Katarina Johnson-Thompson won heptathlon gold at the Doha World Championships in OctoberBritain's world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson has been nominated for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.Johnson-Thompson won her first global outdoor title at the World Championships in Doha with a British record 6,981 points.The 26-year-old won the European indoor pentathlon title in…
Mitchell Marsh has made 32 Test appearances for AustraliaMitchell Marsh will miss the start of Australia's Test summer after punching a wall and breaking his bowling hand.The incident occurred after the Western Australia all-rounder was dismissed in a Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania on Sunday.Marsh said it was an "uncharacteristic" and "isolated" incident that would…
England players and officials considered leaving the field but chose to stay on in SofiaThe Bulgarian prime minister has called for the head of the country's football association to resign after England players were racially abused in a European qualifier in Sofia on Monday.The match was halted twice because of racist behaviour by home fans.Prime…
Karl Braidwood challenges football boot collector Jakob Michaelsen, aka Jay Mike, to a quiz on his specialist subject - iconic football boots.WATCH MORE: 'Welcome to every football boot nerd's dream'Watch MOTDx, available now on BBC iPlayer.
Media playback is not supported on this device Watch 'history unfold' as Kipchoge runs marathon in under two hoursTo get an idea of the challenging place athletics finds itself in right now, the media centre at Chicago's Hilton hotel immediately after the city's marathon on Sunday was an instructive place to be.On a platform sat…
Olivier Giroud scored his 38th goal for FranceWorld champions France were held to a 1-1 draw by Turkey in Paris to delay their qualification for Euro 2020. Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud headed home an Antoine Griezmann corner four minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute. Kaan Ayhan pulled Turkey level five minutes later as…
Some fans in the Bulgaria section of the stadium appeared to make Nazi salutesEngland defender Tyrone Mings says he could hear the racist abuse "as clear as day" but "everybody made the decision" to continue the Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia.Play was halted twice in the first half because of abuse from supporters.In…
Ronaldo's goal was his 95th for PortugalCristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifier at Ukraine.The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1.His 700 goals so far have come from 973 matches - and he has scored at least once in 458 of…
The referee spoke to England boss Gareth Southgate after the second incidentEngland's Euro 2020 qualifying win over Bulgaria in Sofia was halted twice in the first half with fans warned about racist behaviour.The first pause came in the 28th minute with England leading 2-0.A stadium announcement then condemned the abuse before stating the match would…
Bulgarian police were on patrol before the Bulgaria v England Euro 2020 qualifierA British man has died in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia before England's Euro 2020 qualifier.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said it was "supporting the family of a British man who died following an incident in Sofia".Another British man suffered a minor…