Former Liverpool striker John Barnes believes Steven Gerrard’s best form is “still good enough” for the Anfield club.
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is to appeal after being disqualified by the Football League and asked to resign.
Yacine Brahimi is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014 and becomes the first Algerian to win the award.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer are named on a three-man shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or prize.
Shaun Murphy and Ricky Walden join Judd Trump and John Higgins in the last 16 of the UK Championship in York.