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Costa must change, says Pellegrini

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Chelsea striker Diego Costa must change after being banned for stamping.

Chelsea close to £23m Cuadrado deal

Fiorentina's Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado agrees personal terms with the Premier League leaders.

Partick Thistle v St Mirren

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Scottish Premiership game between Partick Thistle and St Mirren.

Bournemouth v Watford

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Bournemouth and Watford.

Police probe Roy Keane 'incident'

Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident in Greater Manchester involving former footballer Roy Keane.

Huth banned over gender comments

Stoke City defender Robert Huth is banned and fined by the FA for comments on social media related to gender reassignment.

Sinclair joins Aston Villa on loan

Aston Villa sign Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair on loan until the end of the season, with a view to a permanent transfer.

Fletcher having West Ham medical

Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher is undergoing a medical at West Ham as he moves closer to a move to Upton Park.

Brown welcomes global Old Firm focus

Celtic's Scott Brown is relishing the prospect of playing against Rangers again in front of a worldwide audience.

Spurs fixture pile-up is 'unfair'

Tottenham's fixture congestion before the League Cup final has been described as unfair by head coach Mauricio Pochettino.

Ings will not leave insist Clarets

Burnley say Danny Ings will not leave before the transfer deadline including any deals to sell and loan back the striker.

Carlisle leaves hospital after crash

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle leaves hospital, six weeks after being involved in a collision with a lorry

Gabriel 'could cost goals' - Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says new signing Gabriel Paulista's lack of English could cost goals as he settles in.

No Man Utd offer for Clyne - Koeman

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says Manchester United have made no enquiries for right-back Nathaniel Clyne.

Hull set to appoint Phelan as coach

Former Manchester United and Norwich coach Mike Phelan is to join Hull as assistant manager, BBC Humberside understands.

Chelsea's Costa gets three-match ban

Chelsea's Diego Costa is banned for three matches for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can and misses the Manchester City clash.

We need a turning point, says Poyet

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says Saturday's match against relegation rivals Burnley must be a "turning point".

Injured Carrick out for four weeks

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will be out for around four weeks with a ruptured muscle.

Blatter tips Australian World Cup

Fifa president Sepp Blatter opens his re-election campaign by saying Australia deserves to host a World Cup.

Man Utd sign Salford City trialist

Libya-born defender Sadiq El Fitouri has joined Manchester United from Evo-Stik First Division side Salford City.

Ward-Prowse signs new Saints deal

Southampton academy graduate James Ward-Prowse, 20, has signed a new five-and-a-half year contract with the Premier League club.

Real Madrid v Real Sociedad

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad.

Redknapp still chasing loan deals

QPR boss Harry Redknapp says he is chasing loan signings in a bid to bring in new faces before the end of the transfer window.

Bolton sign Amos and keep Danns

Bolton sign Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Amos on a one-month loan and agree a new deal with midfielder Neil Danns.

Bolton's Spearing joins Blackburn

Blackburn Rovers sign Bolton Wanderers midfielder Jay Spearing on loan until the end of the season.

Hunt joins Rotherham from Palace

Rotherham United sign full-back Jack Hunt on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season.

Wigan confirm Pearce and Mckay deals

Wigan sign Leeds defender Jason Pearce and Inverness Caledonian Thistle striker Billy Mckay, both for undisclosed fees.

Smith 'honoured' to be Wembley guest

Matt Smith is "honoured" to be invited to travel with Bristol City for the JP Trophy final, despite being ineligible.

Asian Cup: Fixtures & Results

Latest fixtures and results from the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia

VIDEO: Celtic v Rangers - Through The Years

BBC Scotland's Alasdair Lamont looks back at the history of the Old Firm encounter between Celtic and Rangers.

VIDEO: Archive: Crystal Palace 3-3 Man Utd

Watch highlights of the 1990 FA Cup final, contested by Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium.

VIDEO: 'Silva v Hazard is like Messi v Ronaldo'

BBC football analyst Pat Nevin compares the skills and playing styles of influential forwards David Silva and Eden Hazard, ahead of Manchester City's trip to Chelsea on Saturday.

VIDEO: Armfield recounts Matthews' story

Former England captain Jimmy Armfield recounts a story about Sir Stanley Matthews on the 100th anniversary of the player's birth.

VIDEO: Mark Ronson's football predictions

Musician, DJ and producer Mark Ronson gives his Premier League predictions ahead of the weekend's action.

VIDEO: Archive: Owen brace seals 2001 cup win

Liverpool face Arsenal in the 2001 FA Cup final, the first to be held in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

VIDEO: Outrageous 40-yard, five-second goal

Watch as FC St Pauli's Julian Koch scores an amazing goal just five seconds after the opposition kick off.

VIDEO: Clough inspired by Bradford upset

Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough is inspired by Bradford's win over Chelsea in the FA Cup fourth round.

VIDEO: Archive: Coventry in FA Cup history

Watch highlights of the 1987 FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium when Coventry City beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 to lift the trophy.

VIDEO: Rochdale 1-4 Stoke City

Stoke City brush aside League One Rochdale 4-1 at Spotland to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup.

VIDEO: Rochdale 0-1 Stoke (Bojan 4')

Stoke City's Bojan Krkic scores a stunner to open the scoring against Rochdale in the FA Cup fourth round.

VIDEO: Clumsy Lineker's FA Cup draw antics

Match of the Day's Gary Lineker drops a ball during the rehearsal of the fifth round FA Cup draw on The One Show.

VIDEO: Archive: Arsenal survive Cup scare

Arsenal need an 89th-minute winner from Alan Sunderland to beat Manchester United 3-2 in the 1979 FA Cup final.

VIDEO: Manchester City 0-2 Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough, of The Championship, secured a famous 0-2 win over Premier League contenders Manchester City at The Etihad Stadium.

VIDEO: Brighton 2-3 Arsenal

Defending champions Arsenal reached the FA Cup fifth round after a 3-2 victory against Brighton.

VIDEO: Aston Villa 2-1 Bournemouth

Aston Villa progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup after a 2-1 win at home against Bournemouth.

VIDEO: Sturridge on family dominoes battles

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge talks to BBC Sport's Kevin Kilbane about the family dominoes rivalry with his uncle, former Derby striker Dean.

VIDEO: Cahill defends 'handful' Costa

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill defends team-mate Diego Costa, describing the Spain international striker as a "handful".

AUDIO: Livid Lincoln boss's 11-second apology

A furious Chris Moyses apologises for Lincoln City's performance in an 11-second interview following the 4-0 loss against Chester in the Conference Premier on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Sacking managers 'a false narrative'

Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox says he "struggles" with the "false narrative" that manager Paul Lambert is solely to blame for the club's poor form.

VIDEO: Lineker & Chapman discuss FA Cup draw

Mark Chapman is joined by Gary Lineker to react to the fifth round draw as Bradford's prize for beating Chelsea is a home tie against Sunderland or Fulham.

VIDEO: Smith proud to lead Walsall to Wembley

Walsall boss Dean Smith tells BBC Midlands Today's Ian Winter that he is proud to become the first manager in the club's 127-year history to lead a team to Wembley.

VIDEO: The best goals from FA Cup round four

Watch the best goals scored in the FA Cup on fourth round weekend.

VIDEO: Chelsea 2-4 Bradford

Watch highlights as League One Bradford cause one of the biggest shocks in FA Cup history by beating Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge.

VIDEO: Irish League Show: League Cup Special

Joel Taggart and Chris Morgan discuss Cliftonville's League Cup final victory over Ballymena and Friday's Irish Premiership games.

VIDEO: First 'zero vision' football coach

Visually impaired Paul Matheson becomes qualified football coach

VIDEO: One second, two goals, two shocks

Watch the moment when both Premier League leaders Chelsea and champions Manchester City are dumped out of the FA Cup with goals scored in the same second.

VIDEO: Archive: Man City win from 3-0 down

Manchester City produce an incredible comeback in a 2004 fourth round replay to beat Tottenham 4-3 at White Hart Lane with 10 men having trailed 3-0 at half-time.

VIDEO: The greatest FA Cup shock?

Match of the Day pundit Robbie Fowler describes Bradford's 4-2 fourth round win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge as the greatest ever FA Cup shock.

VIDEO: When a Bristol City fan told off Big Sam

Mark Watson remembers when then-Blackpool manager Sam Allardyce got told off by a Bristol City fan for an over-zealous celebration.

VIDEO: Southampton 2-3 Crystal Palace

Watch highlights as Crystal Palace secure an FA Cup fifth round place with an entertaining 3-2 win against Southampton.

VIDEO: Van Gaal's bizarre new football phrase

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal coins a new phrase to describe the anxieties of football management ahead of his side's FA Cup tie against Cambridge United.

Managing the Old Firm - views of past bosses

Old Firm managers of yesteryear highlight some of the unique experiences awaiting Ronny Deila and Kenny McDowall.

Lawro's predictions v Mark Ronson

BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on DJ, musician and producer Mark Ronson in his Premier League predictions.

Afcon 2015: Team of the group stages

BBC Sport takes a look at the stats to see which players have been the stars of the group stages in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Che Adams: Who is Blades' double scorer?

The 18-year-old only had 136 minutes of professional football under his belt before the League Cup semi-final.

Is Costa becoming a divisive figure?

Diego Costa steals the headlines on a difficult night for referee Michael Oliver as Liverpool stand up to be counted.

From Premier League to Wessex League

Former Stoke and Portsmouth striker Vincent Pericard comes out of retirement to play for Wessex League side Moneyfields.

Drummers, DJs and Tendulkar as my boss

Jamie McAllister is back with Exeter, weeks after playing for Sachin Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters in front of 60,000 fans.

What latest Ashley loan means for Rangers

BBC Scotland's Richard Wilson looks at how Mike Ashley's £10m loan to Rangers will affect the club.

Defour 'Red or Dead' banner explained

How a controversial banner depicting an Anderlecht player's decapitated head came to be unfurled at a game in Belgium.

Vexed Mexes: Europe's angriest footballer?

AC Milan's Philippe Mexes grabs the throats of two Lazio players after being sent off in fiery Serie A clash.

LeRoy: French coach but African legend

BBC Sport looks at Claude LeRoy, the French coach who has reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals seven times.

Transfer deals - January 2015

Track all the latest signings day by day throughout January in England, Scotland and across Europe.

Manager ins and outs - January 2015

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

Accies' Hendrie signs for West Ham

Hamilton Accies left-back Stephen Hendrie signs for West Ham but will stay at New Douglas Park until the end of the season.

Swans sign Cork from Southampton

Swansea City complete a deal to sign Southampton's 25-year-old midfielder Jack Cork.

Baxter wary of Dungannon threat

Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter believes an improving Dungannon Swifts side will provide a tough test for the league leaders.

Ginola out of Fifa presidential race

Ex-Premier League player David Ginola is out of the Fifa presidential election race after failing to secure nominations.

How Chelsea can make title statement

Robbie Savage on how Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side have weaknesses, but will still be too strong for Manchester City on Saturday.