Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has signed Werder Bremen’s Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan for the rest of the season
Northampton and England hooker Dylan Hartley is banned for three weeks for elbowing Leicester’s Matt Smith.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says ex-manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s “belief” in him has made his job easier.
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is left “shaken” following a blow to the head from a bouncer during nets.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli admits he was “naive” over a social media post that brought him a one-match ban.
Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter will go head-to-head with brother-in-law Scott Parker of Fulham on Boxing Day.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini hopes to resolve the future of Frank Lampard “within the next few days”.
Georgia Hall, from Dorset, speaks to BBC South Today of her relief at securing her maiden card for next year’s Ladies European Tour.
Jonas Gutierrez could return to Newcastle’s first team in January after overcoming testicular cancer, says boss Alan Pardew.
PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not happy at finishing second to tennis legend Bjorn Borg in list of top sporting Swedes.