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Soccer-Bolivia name new coach amid federation wrangles
The troubled Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has named former World Cup midfielder Julio Cesar Baldivieso as coach a week before a friendly against Argentina in Houston, Texas. On top of that, Baldivieso needs to rush through a visa application to be able to travel on Wednesday with the team for next Friday's match and may be too short of time, local media reported. "It is officially announced that Julio Cesar Baldivieso is the new head coach of the Bolivian national team," the FBF said on its website (www.fbf.com.ba) on Friday.
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Football - Aston Villa battling sickness bug ahead of Sunderland visit
Tim Sherwood has revealed a sickness bug has swept through the Aston Villa camp ahead of their clash with Sunderland.
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Soccer-Newcastle must be better on the ball, says McClaren
Manager Steve McClaren wants Newcastle United to be "better on the ball" when they host title hopefuls Arsenal at St James' Park on Saturday. After picking up one point from his first two games in charge, the former England boss was delighted to come away from Manchester United with a 0-0 stalemate last week. "To beat any of the top four teams you need to defend well, be compact and heroic," McClaren told a news conference on Friday.
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Football - Bradford sign Devante Cole from Manchester City
Bradford have signed Devante Cole on a two-year deal from Manchester City.
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John Stones debate: Are Everton right to reject £38m bid from Chelsea after star defender hands in transfer request?  
JOHN STONES DEBATE: Everton's hard-line stance in flatly rejecting every Chelsea bid for John Stones has been both admirable and questionable in equal measure.
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Football - Yannick Bolasie available for Crystal Palace after the death of his father
Yannick Bolasie is available for Crystal Palace at Chelsea after missing the midweek Capital One Cup clash with Shrewsbury following the death of his father.
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Football - Bojan in line for Stoke return as Xherdan Shaqiri prepares for home debut
Bojan Krkic could make his first Barclays Premier League appearance of the season in Stoke's clash with West Brom on Saturday, while fellow playmaker Xherdan
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Football - Bayern midfielder Hojbjerg loaned to Schalke
Bayern Munich midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has gone on loan to Schalke 04 for the rest of the season in order to get more match practice, the German
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Transfer News LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea plus more from Premier League and rest of Europe
The Premier League is well and truly under way but there is still plenty of activity in the transfer window as managers attempt to put the finishing touches to their squads before the window shuts.
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Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City: How he compares to Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and other £50m plus men?
Kevin De Bruyne is on the verge of joining Manchester City in a deal worth £54m... but what lessons can the young Belgian learn from football's 12 other £50m men?
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Football - Rodgers' Reds on the defensive ahead of Hammers clash
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has paid more attention to defensive matters this season but insists it will not compromise the team's attacking fluency.
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Saido Berahino to Tottenham could yet be on as Tony Pulis failed to rule out a move 
Tony Pulis has still not ruled out losing Saido Berahino this transfer window despite West Bromwich Albion chairman Jeremy Peace insisting the striker will not be sold.
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UEFA Europa League draw: Tottenham face Anderlecht, Monaco and long-haul trip to Azerbaijan while Liverpool get Rubin Kazan and Celtic are handed Fenerbahce and Ajax
Tottenham face a 12-hour round trip to Azerbaijan after being handed a tough group in the Europa League along with Anderlecht and Monaco. Liverpool will play Rubin Kazan and Bordeaux.
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Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony suffers cut leg and will miss Watford clash
Wilfried Bony will miss table-topping Manchester City's clash against Watford after suffering a nasty gash to his leg. He was seen wearing a large protective boot on Friday.
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Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday, Aug 28
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday: ATHLETICS World championships (to 30) Schippers takes 200m gold BEIJING - Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers won the 200 metres gold on day seven of the championships. (ATHLETICS-WORLD/ (PIX, TV), moved, by Nick Mulvenney, 500 words) - - - - FIFA Platini gives first news conference since launching FIFA bid MONACO - UEFA president Michel Platini gives his first news conference since announcing that he will stand for the FIFA presidency. ...
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Celtic bid for Inverness' Christie
Celtic table a £500,000 offer for Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Scotland Under-21 midfielder, Ryan Christie.
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Football - Bolivia name new coach amid federation wrangles
The troubled Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has named former World Cup midfielder Julio Cesar Baldivieso as coach a week before a friendly against Argentina
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Kevin De Bruyne has an astonishing offer from Manchester City, reveals Wolfsburg chief Klaus Allofs ahead of £54m transfer
Klaus Allofs admitted his side could not compete with the financial muscle of the Premier League - and City in particular after their salary offer of more than £200,000-a-week to Kevin De Bruyne.
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Football - New signing Son eyes immediate impact at Tottenham
New Tottenham signing Son Heung-min has vowed to light up White Hart Lane after agreeing a five-year deal with the north London club.
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Football - Aston Villa v Sunderland
Tim Sherwood has revealed a sickness bug has swept through the Aston Villa camp ahead of Saturday's clash with Sunderland.
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Football - Ross County's Raffaele De Vita not yet dreaming of a top-six Premiership finish
Ross County midfielder Raffaele De Vita refuses to listen to predictions of a top-six position.
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Football - Boss Brendan Rodgers insists new arrivals have helped Reds regain their appetite
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes this summer's signings have given his side a hunger they lost last season.
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Football - Newcastle must be better on the ball, says McClaren
Manager Steve McClaren wants Newcastle United to be "better on the ball" when they host title hopefuls Arsenal at St James' Park on Saturday.
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Liga - Benitez mocks Bale 'problems'
Rafa Benitez has poured scorn on claims Gareth Bale is a “problem” player, ridiculing criticism of the Real Madrid winger's displays in the No. 10 role.
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Marcos Lopes completes £8m switch to Monaco despite Manuel Pellegrini insisting Manchester City youngster would be loaned
Monaco have signed Manchester City's Portugese playmaker Marcos Lopes on a permanent deal despite Manuel Pellegrini saying the player would only be allowed to leave on loan.
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