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Asian footballers call out ‘systemic racism’ in grassroots football

'Grassroots football is still very, very racist,' says Sporting Bengal's Foysal Ali"I've been called a P***. I've been told I smell like curry. It doesn't sound nice, but I just took it on the chin."Foysal Ali, 35, plays under the shadow of the wealth of the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf, for one of the most…

Hajduk Split v Dinamo Zagreb: Flares, fires, faith & football at...

Hajduk Split host rivals Dinamo Zagreb in a Croatian league match in February 2013As soon as the game begins, the Hajduk Split ultras start to bounce. Four thousand supporters pulsate as one thronging mass at one end of the ground. On a desk 200 yards away, a glass of water shakes like the famous scene…

Jonathan Walters: Former Burnley and Ireland defender on retirement from football...

Walters made his final Republic of Ireland appearance against Wales last SeptemberRetirement bites us all at some point, but for Jonathan Walters, it is "heartbreaking".The former Republic of Ireland forward announced his retirement on Friday, an Achilles injury literally becoming his Achilles heel and "finishing him off", as he wrote in a statement on social…

BeIN to take legal action against AFC over Saudi football rights

Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports has said it will take legal action against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), accusing the governing body of breaching a multi-million-dollar rights deal by streaming its matches in Saudi Arabia online. On Tuesday, the AFC said it would start streaming its games involving Saudi teams in the country for free on…

Dog makes amazing frisbee catch at half-time of American football game...

Spectators were treated to a dog making an amazing 83-yard frisbee catch during half-time of the Orlando Apollos v Memphis Express game.WATCH MORE: Six Nations Shuffle: History makers, huge hits & a try-machine

Champions League reaction and football latest

Live ReportingBy Elizabeth HudsonAll times stated are UKPosted at 7:187:18How Spurs got the better of DortmundAfter a tight first half at Wembley, it took Spurs two minutes of the second half to make the breakthrough.Son Heung-min netted with a side-foot volley from Jan Vertonghen's cross.It was his ninth goal in 11 games in all competitions…

Is a European Super League the future of club football? –...

BBC Sport explores the issue of a potential European Super League. Could it ever become a reality? Do Europe's top clubs want to form one? And would fans be in favour of it happening?

Ten die in Rio football club fire

A fire has engulfed a dormitory at the youth team training centre of one of Brazil's biggest football clubs, killing 10 people, local media report.Three people were also injured when the fire broke out at Ninho de Urubu, the training ground of Flamengo football club, in +.The fire reportedly broke out as players were sleeping…

Man City go top and Brighton move into fifth round –...

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryMan City win at Everton to return to top of the Premier LeagueLiverpool had chance to go seven points clear last WednesdayBrighton win replay at West Brom to reach FA Cup…

President Donald Trump says he’d have ‘hard time’ letting son play...

The Associated Press Published 9:58 a.m. ET Feb. 3, 2019 | Updated 10:21 a.m. ET Feb. 3, 2019CLOSE SportsPulse: Our experts predict the one key that's going to make or break the game and who will be holding the Lombardi Trophy in the end. USA TODAYPALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump wouldn’t steer…

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