Barton to return to Rangers training after ban

Rangers have announced that midfielder Joey Barton “will return to full-time training” following a club imposed suspension. The 34-year-old midfielder has been absent from the club since a training-ground row in the wake of September’s 5-1 loss at Celtic Park. With agent Eddy Jennings, he attended a meeting with club officials last week. Barton has

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Coleman and Ranieri head Fifa's coach of the year shortlist

Wales manager Chris Coleman and Leicester City’s boss Claudio Ranieri are on Fifa’s 10-man nominations shortlist for Men’s Coach of 2016. Wales made the European Championships semi-finals, their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup. Ranieri’s Leicester stunned football by winning the 2015-16 Premier League. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) and Mauricio

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Arsenal fight back to reach last 16

Mesut Ozil scored a stunning late goal as a resilient Arsenal came back from 2-0 down to beat at Ludogorets Razgrad and reach the Champions League knockout stages. Ozil was a picture of composure as he ran through on goal, chipped the keeper and cut inside two defenders before slotting in from close range for

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