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Ex-Wales boss Coleman appointed Sunderland manager

Former Wales manager Chris Coleman is named as the boss of struggling Championship side Sunderland.

Leeds beat Middlesbrough in Monk's return to Elland Road

Garry Monk's return to Elland Road as Middlesbrough manager ends in defeat by his former club Leeds United.

Invincibles in waiting? Man City 'best team in Europe', says Puel

Could Pep Guardiola's Manchester City be the first team to win 100 points in the Premier League?

Pogba is 'different class' - Man Utd boss praises midfielder after 4-1 win

Paul Pogba is labelled "different class" by Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho after returning from injury with a goal and an assist.

Juventus lose to Sampdoria after resting Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon is left on the Juventus bench in their defeat by Sampdoria because he "needs time to get over" Italy's World Cup exit.

Doolan earns Partick a point at Hearts

Kris Doolan scores the equaliser as Partick Thistle fight back to draw 1-1 and deny Hearts a winning return to Tynecastle.

Real's Ramos broke nose in Madrid derby

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos broke his nose in the goalless draw with Atletico Madrid, the club say.

Valencia keep heat on Barcelona with eighth win in a row

Valencia make it a club-record eight La Liga wins in a row as they beat Espanyol to keep the pressure on leaders Barcelona.

Hapless Benevento break Man United's record for worst start

Benevento break Manchester United's record for the worst ever start in the top five European leagues after conceding in added time to Sassuolo.

Tony Pulis: West Brom boss says he 'will plough on' as manager after loss to Chelsea

Tony Pulis says he will "plough on" as the West Brom manager if the club's board "want him to" after his side's 4-0 loss to Chelsea.

Paul Pogba: 'If I didn't believe we could win, I would stop playing football'

Paul Pogba says he would take off his boots and "stop playing football" if he didn't believe his Manchester United side could still win the Premier League.

Gossip: Man Utd plan £136m move for La Liga pair

Manchester United line up £136m move for La Liga pair, Real Madrid plan £53m Aguero bid, Manchester City want Van Aanholt, plus more.

Watch former Afoty winner Drogba's stunning 2006 spin against Liverpool

Watch archive footage as former African Footballer of the Year Didier Drogba scores with a stunning spin for Chelsea against Liverpool in 2006.

Man City's Stones set for six-week injury lay-off

Defender John Stones could be out for up to six weeks after injuring his thigh during Manchester City's win at Leicester on Saturday.

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil want to stay at Arsenal, says manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez want to stay, despite their contracts nearing an end.

Harry Kewell: Crawley head coach says reports of fan confrontation 'exaggerated'

Crawley boss Harry Kewell apologises after a confrontation with fans but says reports of the incident have been "exaggerated".

Match of the Day: Tottenham must win a trophy soon - Alan Shearer

Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer says Tottenham need to win a trophy soon to prove they are a league-winning team.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The return of a lion - 5 reasons why Zlatan has been missed!

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in Manchester United's match-day squad for the first time this season - BBC Sport picks out five reasons why fans have missed him.

Leicester 0-2 Man City: John Stones will be out for six weeks - Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says John Stones will be out for six weeks after picking up an apparent hamstring injury in the first-half.

Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle United: Jose Mourinho pleased by 'dominant' response

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is pleased with his side's "dominant" reaction after they fought back from a goal behind to beat Newcastle United 4-1.

West Brom 0-4 Chelsea: Antonio Conte hails Morata-Hazard partnership

Antonio Conte says Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard have forged a "great partnership" after their contribution to Chelsea's convincing 4-0 win at West Brom.

Football Focus: Man City will go all season unbeaten - Martin Keown

Football Focus pundit Martin Keown feels Manchester City will remain unbeaten this season and match Arsenal's 2003-04 'invincible' side, which he featured in.

Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham: Arsene Wenger 'very proud' of Gunners performance

Arsene Wenger says he is "very proud" of his team's performance, after Arsenal's convincing 2-0 victory over rivals Tottenham at the Emirates.

Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino says Mustafi goal was offside

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says the decisions which led to Arsenal's first goal were incorrect, and Shkodran Mustafi's "offside" goal changed the game.

Liverpool 3-0 Southampton Jurgen Klopp praises Reds' mood

Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool's patience and positive during their convincing 3-0 win against Southampton at Anfield.

West Brom 0-4 Chelsea: Defeat does not change my position - Tony Pulis

Tony Pulis says his position at West Brom has not changed following their 4-0 home defeat by Chelsea, amid speculation around the Welshman's future at the club.

Successor as Wales manager must be passionate Welshman, says Chris Coleman

Departing Wales manager Chris Coleman says he would like to see a "passionate Welshman" succeed him.

Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle United: Rafael Benitez proud of Magpies' performance

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says his side played "really well" in taking a surprise lead at Old Trafford before succumbing to a 4-1 defeat by by Manchester United.

Leicester 0-2 Man City: Foxes beaten by best team in Europe - Claude Puel

Claude Puel says Leicester were beaten by the "best team in Europe" as Manchester City produced another dominant performance at the King Power.

Wales job - the contenders to replace Coleman

BBC Sport Wales examines the key contenders to replace Chris Coleman as national team coach.

A 70-yard screamer and Coleman's Christmas lights - stories from the EFL

Sunderland set an unwanted record and Luton score from a "different postcode" - five EFL things you might have missed.

Lawro's predictions v Anchorman star Will Ferrell

Mark Lawrenson takes on actor and Anchorman star Will Ferrell in the next round of Premier League matches.

Play the Premier League Predictor

After more than 200,000 people took part last season, BBC Sport's Premier League Predictor game is back for the new campaign.

Price of Football: What do the results mean for fans, clubs & the sport?

We look at what the results of the BBC's Price of Football 2017 study might mean for fans, clubs and the future of the sport.

The next generation: Future Afoty nominees?

The shortlist for the 2017 BBC African Footballer of the Year is a blend of youth and experience, but who might follow in their footsteps in future years?

African Footballer of the Year vote open - who should win?

Voting for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 has opened. Find out more about the five shortlisted players and cast your vote now.

Manager ins and outs - November 2017

Track the managerial ins and outs and a list of every boss in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.

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