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The latest sport with coverage and debate, featuring commentaries on the big games and sporting events




FA Dementia study is a 'big day' for football - Shearer

Will Perry hear from Alan Shearer and BBC Sport Editor Dan Roan to look into the FA's announcement that a long awaited study will begin in January. The research will investigate links between playing the game and brain damage but some people say that it still is not going far enough.

Duration: 00:07:23

Mourinho's tactics not to blame for Basel defeat – Wright

A lack of intensity was to blame for Manchester United's defeat to Basel - not Jose Mourinho's tactics. That's the view of Ian Wright who was alongside Danny Mills to reflect on Wednesday's Champions League games, which also saw a win for Chelsea and another heavy defeat for Celtic. Plus, they discuss Marouane Fellaini's future with PSG reportedly interested in signing the midfielder.

Duration: 00:25:57

'What a transformation' Liverpool let three goal slip

Reaction to Liverpool's draw in Seville as they let a three goal lead slip.Manchester City and Tottenham top their group beating Feyenoord and Borussia Dortmund respectively.

Duration: 00:19:53

'Pulis won't be short of offers'

“Thanks for the stability, Tony, but we also want a dash of entertainment.” Those are the thoughts of one West Bromich Albion fan after the club’s decision to sack Tony Pulis as manager. Former player Steve Claridge and commentator Jonathan Pearce have their say on whether or not the Baggies have made the right decision, plus reaction to Monday’s entertaining Premier League game between Brighton and Stoke.

Duration: 00:31:45

‘Really disappointed with overall performance’ - Moyes

Reaction to a poor start to David Moyes' tenure at West Ham as his side lose at Watford. Meanwhile, Leeds get one over former boss Garry Monk as they beat Middlesbrough in the Championship.

Duration: 00:08:20

Arsenal absolutely fantastic, Spurs so disappointing – Neville

It’s Arsenal who scoop the north London bragging rights after a comfortable 2-0 win over Tottenham. Hear from both Arsene Wenger and Mauricio Pochettino. Elsewhere, Manchester City keep on winning but Pep Guardiola is not happy with Gareth Southgate following an injury to John Stones, plus we speak to a feisty Tony Pulis as the pressure mounts on him at West Brom after they were thrashed 4-0 by Chelsea. We’ll round up all of the Premier League action, as well as the top stories in Scotland...

Duration: 00:41:06

Coleman's taking on a humungous job at Sunderland - Jenas

“Welcome to Sunderland - you must be mad, but great to have you here” - that’s the view of one fan following the news that Chris Coleman has left his position as Wales boss to become the Black Cats’ new manager. Jermaine Jenas and Darren Fletcher bring you reaction to that news, plus a look ahead to the weekend's Premier League fixtures. Special guests include West Ham defender Jose Fonte, who offers his initial impression of new Hammers boss David Moyes, and Radio 1xtra DJ Trevor Nelson,...

Duration: 02:02:50

‘Scottish FA determined to appoint Michael O’Neill'

The Scottish FA has their sights set on Michael O’Neill, but what does the future hold for the Northern Ireland manager? There’s also reaction to the BBC’s Price of Football study which shows 18 to 24-year-old fans believe matches are still too expensive to attend, and more people are engaging with football through video games than playing in a team.

Duration: 00:30:40

'Gomez has put his marker down to go to Russia' - Phil Neville

Kelly Cates, Chris Waddle and Phil Neville have reaction to England's goalless draw with Brazil, with Neville being particularly impressed by Liverpool defender Joe Gomez. There's also reaction to the Republic of Ireland's World Cup exit, following a 5-1 play-off defeat to Denmark. And was a 1-1 draw with Panama Chris Coleman's last game as Wales boss?

Duration: 00:31:53

Can anyone stop Man City?

Jonathan Overend rounds-up the day's Premier League action, as Man City went eight points clear at the top of the table. Chelsea gave themselves a boost by defeating City's nearest rivals Man United, while Spurs and Everton also picked up wins.

Duration: 00:10:27

'Man Utd have gone from title contenders to top four at best' – Neville

Reaction as Huddersfield Town end Manchester United's 12-match unbeaten run with a 2-1 win, Chelsea leave it late to beat Watford in a six-goal thriller, and Manchester City go five points clear at the top after they comfortably see off Burnley. We'll bring you the full details of all those games, plus the top stories from the Football League and the Scottish League Cup semi-finals.

Duration: 00:47:13

Liverpool rampant, City victorious, Spurs hold Real

Mark Pougatch, Danny Mills and Charlie Adam look back on a good night in Europe for Britain's Champions League sides, as Liverpool and Man City both win, while Tottenham pick up a point at the Bernabeu. There's also reaction from Leicester supporters after the sacking of their manager Craig Shakespeare.

Duration: 00:46:52

Will Woodburn follow in Giggs and Bale’s footsteps?

Former Wales striker John Hartson says 17year-old Ben Woodburn could be a special talent. Hear reaction from Hartson on Wales’ 1-0 victory and from Terry Butcher as England’s attention switches to Monday’s qualifier against Slovakia. And BBC World Service’s John Bennett brings us the latest on Barcelona’s claim Liverpool wanted more than £180m for Philippe Coutinho, something the Reds flatly deny.

Duration: 00:22:46