Clarke Carlisle is awake in hospital following a collision with a lorry last December. (Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Former Premier League defender Clarke Carlisle, who was seriously injured in a collision with a lorry last month, is awake in hospital.His wife, Gemma(...)

PFA chief executive Gordon taylor has apologised for drawing comparisons between the Hillsborough justice campaign and Ched Evans. (Photograph: Phil Noble/PA Wire)

The Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive, Gordon Taylor, has apologised to the Hillsborough families for comparing their campaign for(...)

Ched Evans: ‘Mob rule’ tactics have had the desired effect on sponsors. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

After five days of febrile debate, League One club Oldham Athletic have abandoned a controversial attempt to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans, claimi(...)

Ched Evans proposed move to Oldham Athletic has fallen through following threats from sponsors and threats made to family members of club employees. (Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Ched Evans’s move to Oldham has collapsed with the convicted rapist blaming ‘mob rule’ for preventing the League One club signing him.Evans, who also (...)

Oldham Athletic are set to make an announcement on Ched Evans with the player’s camp increasingly confident the convicted rapist will be offered a contract. (Jon Buckle/PA Wire)

Oldham Athletic owner and chairman Simon Corney has said that the club expects to sign the convicted rapist Ched Evans before the end of the week.“We (...)

 Ched Evans is set to join  a League One club, according to PFA chief Gordon Taylor. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

A League One club will hold a press conference on Monday in relation to the signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, the Professional Footballers’ Ass(...)

Convicted rapist ched Evans has been told he will not be allowed to train with League One club Oldham Athletic or League Two outfit Tranmere Rovers

Oldham Athletic have denied they have offered convicted rapist Ched Evans the chance to train with the club.Reports on Sunday linked Evans with the Le(...)

 Ched Evans, former striker at Sheffield United. Photograph: Jon Buckle/PA Wire.

Sheffield United’s withdrawal of an offer allowing former player and convicted rapist Ched Evans to train with the club has been welcomed by opponents(...)

 Sheffield United have said they are “not prepared” to make a decision on whether to re-sign convicted rapist Ched Evans but will permit their former striker to start training at the club with immediate effect. Photograph: Jon Buckle/PA Wire

Sheffield United have said they are “appalled” by the abuse being aimed at people who have criticised the club’s decision to allow convicted rapist Ch(...)

Luis Suárez: “Once you are a goal down against them it’s virtually impossible”. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Luis Suárez has claimed that one of Chelsea’s players expressed misgivings about José Mourinho’s time-wasting tactics when they played at Anfield las(...)