BBC Football News
The latest stories from the Football section of the BBC Sport web site.
Carroll passes West Ham medical
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:29:25 GMT - Liverpool and England striker Andy Carroll passes a medical at West Ham on Tuesday prior to a potential Â£15m move.
Pearce to leave as England U21 coach
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:26:20 GMT - England Under-21 coach Stuart Pearce will not be offered a new contract by the FA when his deal expires this month.
Hearts rejected late investment bid
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:13:11 GMT - BBC Scotland learns that Hearts rejected an offer of Â£500,000 hours before going to court to begin administration.
Italy U21 2-4 Spain U21
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:19:19 GMT - Thiago Alcantara scores a first-half hat-trick as Spain defeat Italy 4-2 to retain the European Under-21 Championship.
Scolari calls for calm from protestors
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:06:06 GMT - Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari calls for calm after demonstrations rock the country during the Confederations Cup.
Stoke change mind on Pennant release
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:35:40 GMT - Stoke City opt to hand winger Jermaine Pennant a one-year deal, 12 days after deciding to release him.
Newcastle confirm Kinnear return
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:40:41 GMT - Newcastle confirm former manager Joe Kinnear is appointed as their new director of football.
League reveals anniversary fixtures
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:00:13 GMT - Burnley face Bolton on the first day of the new season to mark the Football League's 125th anniversary.
Villa sign Denmark forward Helenius
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:05:26 GMT - Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert makes Aalborg and Denmark striker Nicklas Helenius his fourth summer signing.
Brazil v Mexico
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:30:24 GMT - Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's game between Brazil and Mexico in the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Italy v Japan
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:16:59 GMT - Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's game between Italy and Japan in the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Kinnear 'more intelligent' than critics
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:28:17 GMT - Joe Kinnear says he has "more intelligence" than any of the critics who have questioned his return to Newcastle.
Reid signs new deal with West Brom
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:23:40 GMT - West Bromwich Albion defender Steven Reid signs a new one-year contract at the club after an injury-hit season.
Ethiopia FA admits ineligible player
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:35:11 GMT - The president of the Ethiopia FA, Sahilu Gebremariam, admits his side fielded an ineligible player in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.
Togo admit World Cup player error
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:13:49 GMT - Togo admit fielding an ineligible player in a World Cup qualifier, which could hand Cameroon a World Cup lifeline.
Players hope Laudrup stays - Davies
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:55:09 GMT - Swansea defender Ben Davies says he and his team-mates are in the dark about manager Michael Laudrup's future but are desperate for him to stay.
Australia, Iran & S Korea in World Cup
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:43:09 GMT - Australia, South Korea and Iran qualify from the Asian Football Confederation for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Liverpool want Armenian midfielder
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:26:36 GMT - Liverpool push ahead with plans to make Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan their major summer signing.
French footballers' trial adjourned
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:50:05 GMT - The trial of French footballers Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema on charges of paying for sex with an under-age prostitute is adjourned in Paris.
Salford owner wants football club
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:21:24 GMT - Salford City Reds owner Dr Marwan Koukash says he is looking to take over a football club.
Rangers complete deal for Smith
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:14:48 GMT - Former Rangers defender Stevie Smith agrees to rejoin the club after signing a two-year deal.
VIDEO: Highlights: Tahiti 1-6 Nigeria
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:06:52 GMT - Nnamdi Oduamadi scores a hat-trick as Nigeria beat Tahiti 6-1 in the Confederations Cup.
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