Striker Shane Long believes criticism of Southampton’s recent losing run was mis-placed after a return to winning ways.
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says QPR must retain the services of leading scorer Charlie Austin.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football’s governing body.
From villains to unlikely heroes, strange moments and anti-climaxes, soap operas and spats, Tom Fordyce hands out his gongs.
Day 22 of BBC Sport’s advent calendar looks back at when Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was stopped by a security guard.