From ian 03-12-2019 (10:07:40) Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player for a record sixth time.
From Ian 27-11-2019 (13:00:31) Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his side can now focus on the Premier League after qualifying for the Champions League last 16 with a group match to spare.
From ian 15-11-2019 (12:01:04) England celebrated their 1,000th game in style as they secured qualification for Euro 2020 and won Group A with an emphatic demolition of Montenegro at Wembley.
From ian 06-11-2019 (12:00:58) Jürgen Klopp says "we cannot carry on like this" after it was decided his Liverpool side will play two games in two days in December.
The Reds face Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup quarter-final on 17 December before playing the Club World Cup semi-final in Qatar the next day.
"We have to find solutions," said Klopp. "The problems are obvious.
From ian 31-10-2019 (04:05:40) Liverpool's dramatic penalty shootout victory over Arsenal sealed their place in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after 10 goals were scored in a thrilling contest at Anfield.
Full rearranged fixtures - (All times GMT)
Saturday, 21 December: Everton v Arsenal (12.30, live on BT Sport); Manchester City v Leicester (17:30, live on Sky Sports).
Sunday, 22 December: Watford v Manchester United (14:00, Sky Sports); Tottenham v Chelsea (16:30, Sky Sports).
Thursday, 26 December: Tottenham v Brighton (12:30), Manchester United v Newcastle United (17:30), Leicester v Liverpool (20:00) - all three matches live on Amazon Prime Video.
Friday, 27 December: Wolves v Man City (19:45, Amazon Prime Video).
Saturday, 28 December: Brighton v Bournemouth (12.30, Sky Sports); Norwich v Tottenham (17.30, Sky Sports); West Ham v Leicester* (17:30 - not being televised live in the UK); Burnley v Manchester United (19:45, BT Sport).
Sunday, 29 December: Arsenal v Chelsea (14:00, Sky Sports); Liverpool v Wolves (16:30, Sky Sports); Manchester City v Sheffield United** (18:00 - not being televised live in the UK).
Wednesday, 1 January: Brighton v Chelsea (12:30), Burnley v Aston Villa (12:30), Man City v Everton (17:30), Norwich v Crystal Palace (17:30), West Ham v Bournemouth (17:30), Arsenal v Manchester United (20:00) - all matches live on BT Sport.
Thursday, 2 January: Liverpool v Sheffield United (20:00, BT Sport).
*kick-off pushed back because of Leicester's Boxing Day match with Liverpool starting at 20:00.
**match pushed back by 24 hours back because of Manchester City's game at Wolves taking place on 27 December.
From ian 07-10-2019 (10:46:29) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says "the distance is big" but still believes his team can catch Liverpool in the Premier League title race.
City's 2-0 defeat by Wolves means they are now eight points behind the Reds.
It is the biggest lead any side has had after eight games in the Premier League era - the previous biggest was Chelsea in 2014, who went on to win the title.
"I know these guys," said Guardiola. "They are still incredibly involved and they can still do it."
From ian 01-10-2019 (12:16:46) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Manchester United face a "steep learning curve" after they failed to hold on to another lead in their 1-1 draw with Arsenal.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's equaliser means United have now failed to win three league games this season in which they have led 1-0 at half-time.
United are enduring their worst league start in 30 years.
From ian 06-09-2019 (10:23:56) Head coach Steve Clarke says Scotland are overdue "a big win" as they prepare to host Russia in Friday's crucial Euro 2020 qualifier.
Scotland trail the second-place Russians by three points after four matches in Group I.
Champions League draw: Liverpool drawn with Napoli, Tottenham to meet Bayern Munich
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