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Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez will make his comeback for Newcastle in an Under-21s game on Monday after overcoming cancer.
Gutierrez back playing after cancer
22 Dec 2014, 10:58 am

Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez will make his comeback for Newcastle in an Under-21s game on Monday after overcoming cancer.

AFC Telford United name former Guiseley boss Steve Kittrick as their new manager, nine days after sacking Liam Watson.
Kittrick named new Telford manager
22 Dec 2014, 10:45 am

AFC Telford United name former Guiseley boss Steve Kittrick as their new manager, nine days after sacking Liam Watson.

Liverpool are showing signs of recovery and could still finish in the top four, says former player and BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson.
Reds starting to recover - Lawrenson
22 Dec 2014, 10:42 am

Liverpool are showing signs of recovery and could still finish in the top four, says former player and BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson.

Trio chase Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, Man City after Kevin De Bruyne, Mats Hummels alerts Man Utd, plus more.
Monday's gossip column
22 Dec 2014, 10:32 am

Trio chase Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, Man City after Kevin De Bruyne, Mats Hummels alerts Man Utd, plus more.

Long-serving Hull defender Paul McShane could have played his last game for the club following Twitter comments.
McShane's Hull future in doubt
22 Dec 2014, 9:37 am

Long-serving Hull defender Paul McShane could have played his last game for the club following Twitter comments.

Striker Shane Long believes criticism of Southampton's recent losing run was mis-placed after a return to winning ways.
Critics don't have a clue - Long
22 Dec 2014, 9:34 am

Striker Shane Long believes criticism of Southampton's recent losing run was mis-placed after a return to winning ways.

Swansea captain Ashley Williams says Bafetimbi Gomis can cover for Wilfried Bony when he plays in African Cup of Nations.
Williams sure of Gomis goal threat
22 Dec 2014, 9:09 am

Swansea captain Ashley Williams says Bafetimbi Gomis can cover for Wilfried Bony when he plays in African Cup of Nations.

Rangers hope to be given the go-ahead to launch a new share issue at the club's AGM on Monday.
Rangers look to launch share issue
22 Dec 2014, 9:06 am

Rangers hope to be given the go-ahead to launch a new share issue at the club's AGM on Monday.

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says QPR must retain the services of leading scorer Charlie Austin.
Austin is going nowhere - Redknapp
22 Dec 2014, 8:33 am

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says QPR must retain the services of leading scorer Charlie Austin.

From villains to unlikely heroes, strange moments and anti-climaxes, soap operas and spats, Tom Fordyce hands out his gongs.
The alternative 2014 sport awards
22 Dec 2014, 7:17 am

From villains to unlikely heroes, strange moments and anti-climaxes, soap operas and spats, Tom Fordyce hands out his gongs.

...from BBC Sport
Premier League
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Chelsea 16 39
2 Man City 16 36
3 Man Utd 16 31
4 West Ham 16 28
5 Southampton 16 26
6 Arsenal 16 26
Championship
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Bournemouth 21 39
2 Middlesbrough 22 39
3 Derby 21 38
4 Ipswich 21 38
5 Brentford 21 37
6 Watford 21 35
Scottish Premier League
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Celtic 16 38
2 Inverness CT 16 32
3 Dundee Utd 16 31
4 Aberdeen 16 31
5 Hamilton 16 30
6 St Johnstone 16 23
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