Jamie Vardy celebrates his wonder goal against Liverpool during the week, with Dejan Lovren’s face saying it all. Leicester meet Manchester City and Arsenal in their next two games but after that will play five of the current bottom seven. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

‘It gets closer. It gets ever harder.” Sam Allardyce said that. He said it with some exasperation on Tuesday night after his Sunderland side had made (...)

Arsenal have announced the signing of Polish 17-year-old Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of the teenage midfielder Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw for a fee understood to be close to £3.25m.The Poland y(...)

Celtic’s coach Ronny Deila must take his side to the San Siro in February. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Inpho

Celtic were handed a fearsome Europa League last-32 draw against Inter Milan while Liverpool will return to Istanbul, the scene of their memorable (...)

Poland’s Sebastian Mila (centre) celebrates with coach Adam Nawalka (left) after scoring against Germany  at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday. Photograph: Kacper Pempel / Reuters

Poland manager Adam Nawalka has no fears that his players will still be distracted by their historic win over world champions Germany when they take o(...)

Our reader complains of paying 5 cent more for treat-sized Twirl bars that are 33 per cent smaller

Twirls seem to be getting smaller and dearer Hilary Spurgeon asked us to highlight the increasing cost of a Cadbury Twirl. “They have introduc(...)

 Callum McGregor has signed a new five-year contract with Celtic. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Tottenham will be looking to replicate local rivals Arsenal’s recent success against Besiktas after being paired with the Turkish side in Group C of(...)

Celtic’s Efe Ambrose reacts during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play Off, second leg match at Celtic Park, Glasgow, last night. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire

Celtic were handed a reprieve in the last round against Legia Warsaw but against Maribor there was nothing for the Hoops to cling on to. This time the(...)

Morales Tavares of NK Maribor celebrates after scoring against Celtic in the  Uefa  Champions League Play-Offs Round, second leg, at   at Celtic Park. Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Celtic 0 NK Maribor 1 (agg 1-2) Celtic dramatically crashed out of the Champions League for the second time this season with a 1-0 play-off defeat by (...)

 Celtic manager Ronny Delia. Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Ronny Deila claimed his Celtic side should beaten Maribor following their well-deserved 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League play-off (...)

Celtic manager Ronny Delia will hope his side can finish the job at home.  Photograph:  Getty Images

Maribor 1 Celtic 1 Celtic breathed further life into their resuscitated European campaign with a confident performance in Slovenia that wiped away the(...)