Watford to discuss Flores future

Watford say they will discuss the future of manager Quique Sanchez Flores at the end of the season. The Spaniard, 51, was appointed in June of last year following the club’s promotion from the Championship. The Hornets are 12th in the Premier League but have won just twice in 11 league games and lost their

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Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich

BBC coverage How to follow: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Atletico Madrid are without influential centre-back Diego Godin (hamstring) for their Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich. Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres should start after scoring five goals in six games. Bayern Munich have named defender Jerome Boateng,

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The world's most calamitous punter?

One Leicester City fan has been called the “world’s most calamitous punter” – after losing 5p on a bet on the Foxes to win the Premier league. The unnamed gambler put 50p on Claudio Ranieri’s team to finish top before the season began at odds of 5,000-1. But he cashed out after an opening day

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May praises Hillsborough families

Home Secretary Theresa May has praised the “extraordinary dignity and determination” of the Hillsborough families. She was speaking after inquests concluded that 96 Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed in the disaster. “The terrible events of Saturday 15 April 1989 shocked this country and devastated a community,” she said. David Cameron also paid tribute in the

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Sakho unlikely to play this season

Mamadou Sakho is unlikely to play for Liverpool again this season after failing a drugs test. The club and player agreed the France defender, 26, will remain unavailable while a Uefa investigation takes place. Sakho had until Tuesday to request analysis of a B sample and explain the alleged presence of a prohibited substance in

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Hibernian 4-0 Dumbarton

Hibernian drew level on points with Falkirk in the battle to secure second place in the Scottish Championship after a comfortable win over Dumbarton. James Keatings scored twice in the opening 13 minutes. The Sons steadied themselves but fell further behind to a Kevin Cawley own goal and Anthony Stokes’ late strike. Alan Stubbs’ side

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Alli charged after Yacob 'punch'

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. Television footage appeared to show Alli punching Claudio Yacob during his side’s draw with West Brom on Monday. The incident was not included in the referee’s report on the 1-1 draw, which dealt a blow to Spurs’ title hopes. Violent conduct

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VIDEO: What happened at Hillsborough?

In two years of inquest evidence, a detailed picture has built up of how an FA Cup match at Sheffield Wednesday’s ground turned into a disaster that claimed 96 lives and left hundreds more injured. The jury was shown CCTV and other footage and heard testimony from hundreds of witnesses. Ben Schofield reports how events

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Petrov hoping to play again as a pro

Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov is in training with a view to coming out of retirement four years after being diagnosed with leukaemia. The Bulgarian, 36, wants to play professionally again and says the relegated club is his “priority”. Petrov played for Wychall Wanderers in the West Midlands Central League in 2014 having retired

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Tottenham's Alli could face ban

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli could face a three-match ban after footage appeared to show him punching West Brom’s Claudio Yacob in the stomach. The PFA young player of the year made contact with the Baggies midfielder during a first-half set-piece in Monday’s 1-1 draw . The Football Association might act retrospectively after studying the video

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