BBC Football News
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Fifa holds secret talks with Blatter
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:55:08 GMT - Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football's governing body.
Austin is going nowhere - Redknapp
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:33:48 GMT - Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says QPR must retain the services of leading scorer Charlie Austin.
McCoist leaves Rangers manager post
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:25:44 GMT - Ally McCoist leaves his position as Rangers boss, with assistant manager Kenny McDowall taking charge until the summer.
Reds can make top four - Rodgers
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:24:22 GMT - Boss Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool can finish in the Premier League top four after their 2-2 draw against Arsenal.
Monday's gossip column
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:55:11 GMT - Trio chase Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, Man City after Kevin De Bruyne, Mats Hummels alerts Man Utd, plus more.
Johnson was going to subbed - Poyet
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:51:37 GMT - Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he was going to replace Adam Johnson before the midfielder's winner at Newcastle.
Ronaldo statue erected in Madeira
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:00:24 GMT - Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo unveils a statue of himself in his hometown of Funchal on the island of Madeira.
Athletic Bilbao 1-4 Atletico Madrid
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:59:25 GMT - Spanish champions Atletico Madrid end a remarkable 2014 on a high with a 4-1 comeback win at Athletic Bilbao.
Hartlepool rule out signing Evans
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:56:37 GMT - League Two club Hartlepool rule out the signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, who was released in October.
Stoke City v Chelsea
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:57:00 GMT - Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea.
Newcastle United 0-1 Sunderland
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:30:40 GMT - Adam Johnson scores in the 90th minute to give Sunderland their fourth successive win over rivals Newcastle.
Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:34:55 GMT - Martin Skrtel's header in the seventh minute of stoppage-time earns 10-man Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal at Anfield.
Dundee United 2-1 Celtic
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:08:30 GMT - Dundee United beat Celtic 2-1 to go second in the Premiership and move to within four points of the league leaders.
Inter Milan 2-2 Lazio
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:14:47 GMT - Inter Milan stage a stirring comeback from 2-0 down to earn a draw against Lazio at the San Siro.
Video bans for diving a 'disaster'
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:02:00 GMT - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says retrospective bans for diving in the Premier League would be a disaster.
Marseille 2-1 Lille
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:20:02 GMT - Marseille go two points clear at the top of Ligue 1 as Lyon also win to leapfrog PSG and move into second.
Sunderland defeat hurts, says Pardew
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:56:34 GMT - Alan Pardew says he is hurt at being the first Newcastle manager to lose four straight Tyne-Wear derbies against Sunderland.
Dortmund look like idiots - Klopp
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:36:29 GMT - Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp says his team look like "idiots" because of their struggles this season.
Draw costly to title hope - Van Gaal
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:45:02 GMT - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win the league.
Ancelotti hails 'unforgettable' 2014
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:55:59 GMT - Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says winning the Club World Cup is the perfect end to an "unforgettable" year.
Women's World Cup prize money lift
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:27:36 GMT - Prize money for next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada is set for a big increase with the winners earning nearly Â£1.3m.
West Ham 'are breaking barriers'
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:33:56 GMT - West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says his club are "breaking barriers" in the Premier League as they are fourth in the table.
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