Pep Guardiola is unlikely to be punished by Uefa despite wearing a pro-Catalan independence symbol during his side’s Champions League win over Feyenoord.
Everton and West Brom are among the five clubs who have pressed the panic button early – because their owners fear they could do a Sunderland and drop like a stone if relegated
Five Premier League managers have lost their jobs so far this season before we are a third of the way in, and looking at the bottom three in particular the figure could still rise again before Christmas.
To put that into context, this time last season only one manager had been sacked, Francesco Guidolin almost inevitably failing to live up to expectations at Swansea, and it would take until late February and the tear-jerking removal of Claudio Ranieri at Leicester to take the tally to five.
• Match kicked off with nearly half away section empty owing to delays
• Unverified claims on social media of fans being assaulted by police
Liverpool are investigating claims that fans were mistreated by Spanish police with some allegedly assaulted and denied entry to the stadium before the 3-3 Champions League draw in Seville.
The match kicked off with almost half the away section still empty with reports of delays getting in and supporters being turned away or let in and being told to sit in any seat rather than the one they had been allocated. There were also claims on social media, which have not been verified, of fans being assaulted by police.
Everton winger Yannick Bolasie returns to training, 11 months after injuring his knee in their game against Manchester United.
Former Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester, Blackburn and Nigeria strikes Yakubu retires from football.
Liverpool are investigating claims stewards in Sevilla were violent and denied fans entry to Tuesday’s Champions League fixture.
BBC Essex meets the two sets of identical twins from FA WPL Southern Division side C&K Basildon Ladies who have their team-mates seeing double.
• Punches thrown after melee in second half of friendly match
• Leeds Under-23 coach Carlos Corberan ‘proud’ of players’ behaviour
Rhyl FC have launched an investigation after a friendly with Leeds Under-23s was abandoned in the second half following a brawl. Video footage appeared online on Tuesday showing a melee involving both sides, with punches being thrown, mainly by Rhyl’s No4, who is named as Tony Davies on the teamsheet.
Leeds were reported to have then left the field and the game was called off with the game goalless.
The ex-England footballer is also accused of drink-driving and racially aggravated public order offences.
The 20-year-old, in Roma’s squad to face Atlético Madrid, opens up on meeting Francesco Totti, overcoming language difficulties and how he hopes to be an ambassador for Turkish footballers abroad
“I had no idea what he was saying but it did not matter.”
Cengiz Under had arrived for this first training session with Roma, without a translator, and there, waiting for him, was none other that Francesco Totti. “I still can’t quite believe it,” the 20-year-old Turkish international says, looking back at that day in August when the rest of the Roma first-team squad were in the United States on the club’s summer tour.