Ex-England international defender Trevor Cherry has died "suddenly and unexpectedly" aged 72, his former club Leeds United have confirmed. The defender joined Leeds from Huddersfield in 1972 and won a league championship in 1974 and made 486 appearances for the club. He played 27 games for England, captained the side once and was part of the 1980 European Championship squad.
Cherry, was also player-manager at Bradford, where he played 92 matches.
From ian 29-04-2020 (12:10:57)
Coronavirus and football: Fifa medical chair does not want restart this season.
Fifa's chief doctor has warned against restarting the interrupted 2019-20 campaign and suggested governing bodies prepare for action next season instead.
Michel d'Hooghe said "as a doctor" he would be "sceptical" about continuing leagues amid the coronavirus pandemic.
European leagues have until 25 May to tell European governing body Uefa whether they want to complete or cancel their seasons.
From ian 24-04-2020 (10:20:00)
Coronavirus: How will pandemic affect football's transfer market?
Perhaps it is force of habit, perhaps it is hope or maybe just a desire for normality.
Football may have shut down because of coronavirus, but the demand for transfer news is still a constant if BBC Sport website figures are anything to go by.
Each day, the gossip column - which lists transfer news in the daily newspapers - is still among the most-read pages, even in these uncertain times.
From ian 02-04-2020 (11:58:10)
All Champions League and Europa League matches have been suspended "until further notice" by Uefa because of the global coronavirus pandemic.
From ian 31-03-2020 (20:30:26)
Coronavirus: National League's three divisions suspended indefinitely.
From ian 29-03-2020 (19:50:25)
Turkey's former goalkeeper Rustu Recber in hospital with coronavirus
From ian 27-03-2020 (09:59:24)
All football in England below the three divisions that make up the National League will end immediately and all results will be expunged. It means there will be no promotion or relegation in these leagues.
The same will happen in the women's game below the Women's Super League and Championship level.
From ian 25-03-2020 (10:27:51)
Pep Guardiola: Manchester City manager donates 1m euros to fight coronavirus
From Ian King 19-03-2020 (10:51:05)
The Premier League is expected to reiterate its commitment to completing the season in Thursday's emergency board meeting held via conference call.
From ian 18-03-2020 (09:29:57)
Euro 2020 postponed until next summer -
Euro 2020 has been postponed by one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
European football's governing body made the decision during an emergency video conference involving major stakeholders on Tuesday.
The tournament, due to take place from 12 June-12 July this summer, will now run from 11 June to 11 July next year.
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