Aston Villa’s Paul Lambert has signed a contract extension with the club. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has extended his contract at the club until June 2018. Lambert has had two difficult seasons at Villa Park since he j(...)

 Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Cardiff manager is in doubt as the Norwegian held talks with the club’s hierarchy in London today.Press Association (...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard (centre) in action against Swansea’s goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski (left)   at Stamford Bridge last wekend. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has called on Eden Hazard to prove he is one of the greatest players of his generation. The Blues boss expects the Belgi(...)

Hull City’s Abel Hernandez  heads the opening goal past West Ham’s James Tomkins  at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Hull City 2 West Ham 2: Debut goals from Hull pair Abel Hernandez and Mohamed Diame were only good enough for a draw against West Ham as a Curtis Davi(...)

  Radamel Falcao (centre) replaces Juan Mata  to make his his Man Utd debut against QPR. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Radamel Falcao hopes to bag his first Premier League goal against Leicester next weekend after drawing a blank on his Manchester United debut.Angel d(...)

Danny Welbeck  during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Arsenal’s signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United was a curious example of a deal that seemed to leave both sides disappointed. Arsène Wenger’(...)

Alison Miller in action against New Zealand

(...) levels of support enjoyed by men’s soccer and rugby teams, you could probably count on one hand the(...)

Rio Ferdinand: “Moyes has been gone about 20 minutes, we’re on the bikes warming up for the first training session and one of the lads says: ‘You know what? We’ve got to get on to Giggsy. We’ve got to get him to get us our f****** chips back.”’

Rio Ferdinand has highlighted a series of mistakes which he believes David Moyes made during his dismal Manchester United tenure — starting with the b(...)

Highlights English Premier League GAA RTE 1, 9.40pm-11.15pm Discussion Up For The Match SOCCER BBC 1, 11(...)

Manchester United’s Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring the opening  goal against Queens Park Rangers. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Manchester United 4 QPR 0 It has taken longer than they would have liked but, finally, there is the sense that Manchester United have turned up. They (...)