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Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

Eric Bailly was the first player to sign for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho took over as manager Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 23-year-old centre-back has not played for his club since the 1-0 defeat […]

Michael O’Neill: Northern Ireland manager indicates he will remain in job

Michael O’Neill: Northern Ireland manager indicates he will remain in job

Media playback is not supported on this device Michael O’Neill hints at Northern Ireland stay Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill hopes to take the team to Euro 2020 after revealing he has not spoken to any other national teams. The Scottish FA was granted permission to talk with O’Neill, who has also been linked with […]

Why Tottenham have a point to prove at Man City – Jenas analysis

Why Tottenham have a point to prove at Man City – Jenas analysis

You can watch highlights of Manchester City v Tottenham and six other Premier League games on Match of the Day at 22:20 GMT on Saturday on BBC One and the BBC Sport website. Tottenham’s title hopes are over and, whatever happens when they play Manchester City on Saturday, they are just fighting to finish in […]

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss asked to clarify comments about Man City

Media playback is not supported on this device What happened after the Manchester derby at Old Trafford? Guardiola and Mourinho have their say. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked to clarify the comments he made before Sunday’s derby defeat by Manchester City. The Football Association has requested observations from the Portuguese regarding his […]

Wales FA boss will not face action over next manager ‘definitely not English’ comment

Media playback is not supported on this device Wales’ new manager will ‘definitely not’ be English The Football Association of Wales (FAW) will not take action against chief executive Jonathan Ford for saying the next Wales manager could be “foreign”, but “definitely not English”. The FAW had set up a three-person panel to investigate a […]

Premier League: Man City’s record-breaking run in numbers

Premier League: Man City’s record-breaking run in numbers

Media playback is not supported on this device Man City ‘one of the best teams ever’ Manchester City’s snowballing winning form shows no sign of letting up as we head towards Christmas. The Premier League leaders pulled apart Swansea on Wednesday to extend their record for successive top-flight victories to 15. They have an incredible […]

Premier League predictions: Lawro v actor & WWE star John Cena

Premier League predictions: Lawro v actor & WWE star John Cena

Tottenham took four points off Manchester City last season – could they be the team to end Pep Guardiola’s long winning run? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson says: “Spurs need to come up with a decent display and preferably result against one of the other top six teams from last season. “Otherwise they are […]

Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender’s ankle injury is ‘serious’

Eric Bailly was the first player to sign for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho took over as manager Manchester United defender Eric Bailly may need surgery on a “serious” ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 23-year-old centre-back, who Mourinho said was injured while on international duty with the Ivory Coast, has not played for […]

Silva is an ‘animal’ says Guardiola after Man City’s record 15th win

Silva is an ‘animal’ says Guardiola after Man City’s record 15th win

Manchester City’s David Silva scored for the third consecutive game Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised the will to win of “animal” David Silva after his goals helped the Premier League leaders thrash Swansea and extend their record run of consecutive top-flight wins to 15. Silva scored twice, and further goals from Kevin de Bruyne […]

Premier League: Man City’s record-breaking run in numbers

Media playback is not supported on this device Man City ‘one of the best teams ever’ Manchester City’s snowballing winning form shows no sign of letting up as we head towards Christmas. The Premier League leaders pulled apart Swansea on Wednesday to extend their record for successive top-flight victories to 15. The only points dropped […]