Derby have sacked head coach Steve McClaren, the Championship club have announced.

Derby County have announced that they have terminated the contract of manager Steve McClaren with immediate effect.The former England manager, who joi(...)

John Carver says he is willing to press almost any button in the hope of provoking a response from his squad. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP

John Carver will never forget the look on Alan Shearer’s face immediately after Newcastle United were relegated at Aston Villa six years ago and is f(...)

Newcastle fans vent their frustration as the club battles relegation having lost eight league games in a row under caretaker manager John Carver. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

In the corner shops of Tyneside, Thursday’s Newcastle Evening Chronicle brought a story from the vaults. It concerned May 7th, 1955, and Jackie Milbur(...)

Newcastle United fans continue to voice their displeasure at how Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley runs the club. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Sports Direct, the sporting goods company founded by Mike Ashley, the Newcastle United owner and Rangers shareholder, has been visited by the police a(...)

Eden Hazard celebrates scoring Chelsea’s opener during their League Cup quarter-final win overDerby County ( Photograph: REUTERS/Darren Staples)

Derby County 1 Chelsea 3José Mourinho is closing in on a sixth major trophy that would end the “drought” of his second Chelsea tenure. The passage to (...)

Cyrus Christie qualifies for Ireland through his grandmother, who now lives in England but grew up in Dublin’s North Wall, and whom Christie used to visit when she lived in Clontarf and Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

EMMET MALONE Quite how Cyrus Christie made it this far without being more actively engaged by the FAI seems something of a mystery as he stands pitch(...)

Martin O’Neill: juggling his options in advance of the visit to Celtic Park.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill was last night forced to delay the naming of his final squad for Friday’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier agai(...)

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has admitted he would consider managing England in future after previously turning down the advances of the Football Associ(...)

Queens Park Rangers’ Bobby Zamora fires home the winning goal despite the challenge of Derby County skipper Richard Keogh during the   Championship play-off final at Wembley.  Photograph: John Walton/PA

QPR 1 Derby County 0: Bobby Zamora struck a dramatic last-minute winner to sink Derby and fire QPR back into the Premier League.The 33-year-old, on as(...)

Juan Mata, centre, has been told he will not be sold in the January transfer window by Jose Mourinho. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Jose Mourinho has insisted he wants to keep Juan Mata and Kevin De Bruyne at Chelsea and told any players who wish to leave Stamford Bridge this month(...)