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Atlético Femenino update: Supercopa win, another new signing, and moving up the rankings

Despite an injury-hit campaign, Atlético have won a trophy and have other objectives within reach.


Reader’s Corner: In defence of George Dobson

Welcome to Reader’s Corner, where we invite YOU, the good folk who skim these pages, to offer your own articles up for our website. Today, RR reader Jack Dodds explains why he believes George Dobson’s getting the rough end of the stick – and that if the midfielder leaves Sunderland it won’t be the last we see of him.


Udinese vs Inter Milan: Match Preview

From one black and white striped team to another


Messi sees red, 'fearful' Juventus, PSG back top: Talking points from around Europe

Frustration got the better of Lionel Messi as he saw red in the Spanish Super Cup final, while Inter dealt a major blow to Juventus's Serie A title hopes but Paris Saint-Germain are back on top in France. AFP Sport rounds up some of the main talking points from across the continent: - Messi's first red card for Barca - Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in 753 appearances for Barcelona at the end of his side's 3-2 extra-time defeat by...


Eddie Jones picks brains of Sir Dave Brailsford and Arsene Wenger on dynasty building

England rugby boss interested in "how you manage teams and, the longer you stay in the job, what you have got to do to keep your team growing”


Mikel Arteta edges closer to top transfer "priority" with ruthless Arsenal move

Arsenal's resurgent Premier League form, which has seen them win four of their last five games, has seen fans start to look at a potential tilt at the top-four places


Holders Arsenal knocked out, Man City survive Cheltenham scare

Holders Arsenal knocked out, Man City survive Cheltenham scare


Chelsea should not dismiss Rafa Benitez as a short-term fix

Chelsea should consider Rafa Benitez as an emergency replacement for Frank Lampard if they sack the current manager.


Ed Woodward’s ’15 minute demand’ says a lot about how Man Utd do transfer business

A LOOK BACK: Man Utd chief Ed Woodward gave Bournemouth just 15 minutes to make a decision after tabling a transfer bid for Josh King last January before moving on to sign Odion Ighalo


Starting XI: Is this the Sunderland side that will take on Shrewsbury Town this afternoon?

Who do you reckon will make the starting eleven when Sunderland look to bounce back against Shrewsbury this afternoon?


Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty

Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty


Everything said about Bruno Fernandes' Liverpool display ahead of Fulham vs Man Utd

There have been calls for Fernandes to be rested against Fulham after the talisman turned in a below-par performance at Anfield having played every Premier League game this season


How will Barcelona line up against Cornella?

Time for a local derby on an artificial pitch


Schalke 0-4 Bayern Munich: Player ratings as Die Roten extend lead at top of Bundesliga

Thomas Muller, Robert Lewandowski and David Alaba all scored as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich beat rivals Schalke 4-0.


Conte sees red as Inter Milan are held to Udinese stalemate

Conte sees red as Inter Milan are held to Udinese stalemate


Newspaper commemorating Philadelphia Union Supporters’ Shield win available for limited time

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


Watkins breaks goal drought as Villa sink Newcastle

Watkins breaks goal drought as Villa sink Newcastle


Edin Dzeko: Potential destinations for the AS Roma star

With Edin Dzeko linked with a move away from AS Roma, 90min assesses five possible clubs the Bosnian striker could join this winter


Roker Report Score Predictions: What do our writers predict for Sunderland v Shrewsbury?

We’re back on the bog that is our pitch at the Stadium of Light and this time it’s Shrewsbury Town who are the visitors - let’s see what our panel think and let you agree!


Former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez leaves Dalian Yifang

Former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has left his post as manager of Chinese side Dalian Professional, partly due to concerns over his family's health


Arsenal's midfield loanees of the 21st century - ranked

Ranking the success of Arsenal's five midfield loan signings of the 21st century, including Dani Ceballos, Denis Suarez, Yossi Benayoun & more.


Raphael Varane considering Real Madrid exit in search of new challenge

Raphael Varane may seek new challenge away from Real Madrid as he feels he needs a new step in his career


Tactical Analysis: Solskjaer needs to be bolder against Big Six rivals

Solskjaer uses the same set up against another Big Six opponent, and gets the same result


Robbie Neilson's 7 vital Hearts challenges as third force Premiership ambitions dominate winter window thinking

The Jambos hold a five-point lead in the Championship despite a second league defeat in 10 games but there's work to do if they want to become a force to be reckoned with next season.


De Jong leads Barca to Elche win without Messi

De Jong leads Barca to Elche win without Messi


Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and pathway to England gives Hamilton kids hope, says Aaron Martin as he hails Scottish Premiership standard

The Accies defender raves about the standard of Scottish football and believes players can follow van Dijk pathway to top


Fernandes strikes knockout blow on Liverpool, Chelsea safely through

Fernandes strikes knockout blow on Liverpool, Chelsea safely through


On This Day – 22 Jan 2008: Sunderland sign Manchester United full back

Thirteen years ago today, Roy Keane eventually got his man – after 12 months of trying.


The Rangers form carousel as Steven Gerrard's stars pass the starring role parcel during title charge

The Ibrox men have had several big names step up to the plate over the course of the season with excellent spells of form.


Man Utd & Liverpool tipped to go 'head-to-head' for RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano

Liverpool and Manchester United are keen on signing Dayot Upamecano when his £38m release clause kicks in in the summer.


Chelsea 3-1 Luton: 6 talking points as Tammy Abraham hat-trick sends Blues through

Abraham hit all three goals in the FA Cup clash at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea overcome a stern challenge from Luton to set up a fifth round tie with Barnsley


Man Utd legend Lou Macari proving to be just as much a hero off the pitch as he was on it

EXCLUSIVE: The former Red Devils midfielder tells Mirror Sport about the homeless shelter he has been running in Stoke for the last four years


Gladbach break Borussia Dortmund jinx to go fourth in Bundesliga

Gladbach break Borussia Dortmund jinx to go fourth in Bundesliga


Hazard ends drought, Benzema scores twice as Real rout Alaves

Hazard ends drought, Benzema scores twice as Real rout Alaves


Steven Lawless returns to Motherwell as one of the leagues most creative players after Livi exploits

Motherwell have added one of the most creative players in the league last season in Steven Lawless


Brian Rice hopes Premiership season can finish as clubs are warned about celebrating

The Accies manger discusses finishing the season, celebrations and having sympathy for lower leagues


7 players Man Utd could sell in January as Solskjaer nails down final 25-man squad

Manchester United boss Solskjaer has said he could sanction more departures as he streamlines his squad for a Premier League title challenge, and Mirror Sport looks at the options


Every record Cristiano Ronaldo has broken

Every record Cristiano Ronaldo has set during his illustrious career for club and country.


Why Georginio Wijnaldum captained Liverpool vs Burnley despite contract stand-off

Wijnaldum faces an uncertain future at Liverpool, with former Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman desperate to bring the Dutch midfielder to Barcelona this summer


Brendan Rodgers makes Leicester transfer admission after Christian Eriksen linked

Rodgers' Leicester side are riding high in the Premier League after beating Chelsea and visit Brentford in the FA Cup on Sunday


Mikel Arteta vows to keep faith with under-fire duo Willian & Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has stressed his support for expensive wingers Nicolas Pepe and Willian, who have both struggled since joining the club.


Celtic and Rangers players unite in touching tribute to victims of the Ibrox disaster

Both sides of the Old Firm fell silent ahead of their crunch Premiership tie on the 50th anniversary of the stadium tragedy.


Manchester United 3-2 Liverpool: Player ratings as Bruno Fernandes sends Red Devils to FA Cup 5th round

A free kick from substitute Bruno Fernandes gave Manchester United a 3-2 win over Liverpool with the Red Devils booking their place in the FA Cup fifth round.


Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record

Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record


Tactical Analysis: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz

Dortmund peppered the visitors goal constantly, conceded a top class goal, and then seemed to run out of steam


Neil Lennon returns to Celtic day job as isolating stars pictured getting back to work at Lennoxtown

A host of big names returned to training as they look to keep the Hoops feint title hopes alive against Livingston.


5 things Jurgen Klopp must fix to address Liverpool's slump and revive title defence

Liverpool are in danger of falling behind their rivals in the title race after a fifth game without a win and the end of their unbeaten league run at Anfield


Scottish Cup draw: Motherwell handed away tie as Hamilton host familiar foes

Airdrie and Clyde were also in the hat for the third round draw


Toothless Wolves edge Chorley thanks to Vitinha stunner

Toothless Wolves edge Chorley thanks to Vitinha stunner


Celtic defensive groundhog day as lightning strikes 22 times to set 10 In A Row chances ablaze

The Parkhead outfit have been dreadful from dead balls in this nightmare season.