|FOOTBALL NEWS - DECEMBER 6TH 21:20|
|England given tough World Cup draw|
06 December 2013 | 19:05
England are drawn alongside Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
|Spain face Dutch in repeat of final|
06 December 2013 | 19:03
Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
|England face tough task - Hodgson|
06 December 2013 | 19:32
Manager Roy Hodgson says England face a tough task to advance past the group stage of the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals.
|Moyes vows to get it right at Man Utd|
06 December 2013 | 18:03
Manchester United manager David Moyes is confident he will get things right at Old Trafford after an unimpressive start.
|Mandela tributes at weekend matches|
06 December 2013 | 13:10
A minute's applause in tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela will be held at weekend football matches.
|'Fifa favours TV over player health'|
06 December 2013 | 17:49
Fifpro says Fifa considers the demands of TV companies of "greater importance" than the health and safety of the players.
|Low looks forward to Klinsmann clash|
06 December 2013 | 21:16
Germany coach Joachim Low says he is looking forward to facing his predecessor Jurgen Klinsmann and his USA team at the World Cup.
|Allardyce 'will not rush Carroll back'|
06 December 2013 | 13:50
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce says he "won't panic" into playing Andy Carroll following his return from injury.
|Hangeland out for six more weeks|
06 December 2013 | 19:18
Injured Fulham defender Brede Hangeland will miss six weeks more weeks after surgery to clear sciatic nerve trouble.
|Sampson is new England women boss|
06 December 2013 | 11:54
Bristol Academy boss Mark Sampson is appointed new England women head coach by the Football Association.
|Ferdinand part of BBC World Cup team|
06 December 2013 | 00:02
Rio Ferdinand is to be part of the BBC punditry team for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, BBC Sport announces.
|Newcastle's Pardew manager of month|
06 December 2013 | 11:03
Alan Pardew is named Premier League manager of the month while his Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul wins the player award.
|English players guilty of match fixing|
06 December 2013 | 07:49
Two English footballers and a Malaysian ringleader are convicted for match fixing in Australia.
|Saints' Wanyama faces injury lay-off|
06 December 2013 | 11:26
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama may face a lengthy absence after suffering a hairline leg fracture.
|Morata quashes Arsenal loan rumours|
06 December 2013 | 10:31
Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata says he wants to remain with the Spanish club after being linked to Arsenal.
|Club sack match-fixing charge pair|
06 December 2013 | 15:02
Two non-league footballers charged with conspiracy to defraud as part of a match fixing investigation are sacked by their club.
|Warnock out of running for Owls job|
06 December 2013 | 10:58
Neil Warnock is ruled out of the running for the manager's job at Sheffield Wednesday.
|Pompey close in on Barker as manager|
06 December 2013 | 12:43
Portsmouth make ex-Crawley boss Richie Barker their preferred choice to be their new manager, reports BBC Radio Solent.
|Manager Wright departs Southport|
06 December 2013 | 15:44
Southport boss Alan Wright leaves the Conference Premier side by mutual consent with the club 18th in the table.
|Crystal Palace v Cardiff City|
06 December 2013 | 12:00
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Cardiff City.
|Liverpool v West Ham United|
06 December 2013 | 13:22
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Liverpool and West Ham United.
|Manchester United v Newcastle United|
05 December 2013 | 16:58
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United.
|Southampton v Manchester City|
06 December 2013 | 11:36
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City.
|Stoke City v Chelsea|
06 December 2013 | 12:57
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea.
|Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur|
06 December 2013 | 12:09
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur.
|West Bromwich Albion v Norwich City|
06 December 2013 | 12:29
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City.
|VIDEO: Pundits react to World Cup draw|
06 December 2013 | 17:48
Match of the Day's Alan Shearer and Everton boss Roberto Martinez react to the tough draw facing England at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
|VIDEO: Hodgson 'positive' despite tough draw|
06 December 2013 | 18:14
Roy Hodgson says England will face a "tough group" with "two number one seeds" at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
|VIDEO: Spain beat Netherlands in 2010 final|
06 December 2013 | 17:57
Andres Iniesta's goal four minutes from the end of extra time gives Spain a 1-0 victory over Netherlands, earning them their first World Cup triumph. (UK users only)
|VIDEO: Klinsmann ready for Low's Germany|
06 December 2013 | 19:50
USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his team are ready to take on "the challenge of a World Cup" and his home country Germany at Brazil 2014.
|VIDEO: Brilliant Brazil at the World Cup|
06 December 2013 | 14:05
Ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup draw, BBC Sport takes a look back at some of host nation Brazil's finest World Cup moments.
|VIDEO: World Cup weather|
01 December 2013 | 18:07
As the World Cup draw approaches, Darren Bett takes a look at how the Brazilian climate could affect match conditions during the tournament.
|VIDEO: Revisit World Cup's toughest groups|
05 December 2013 | 16:42
As 32 nations wait to learn their fate in the World Cup draw, BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the toughest groups in the tournament's history.
|VIDEO: Advent calendar: The boy from Brazil|
06 December 2013 | 08:05
On the day the draw is made for the 2014 World Cup, BBC Sport's 2013 advent calendar celebrates the talents of Brazil's Neymar
|VIDEO: England fear no-one - Hodgson|
05 December 2013 | 20:36
Head coach Roy Hodgson says England have no reason to "fear" any team ahead of the 2014 World Cup draw on Friday.
|VIDEO: Begovic's Bosnian World Cup 'joy'|
05 December 2013 | 12:01
Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic shares his "joy" at Bosnia-Herzegovina's first-ever qualification for the World Cup.
|VIDEO: Martinez praises 'outstanding' Everton|
04 December 2013 | 22:21
Everton manager Roberto Martinez praises his team's "outstanding performance" after Everton beat Manchester United at Old Trafford for the first time in 21 years.
|VIDEO: Arsenal performance delights Wenger|
04 December 2013 | 22:54
Arsene Wenger is delighted by Arsenal's "absolutely outstanding" passing and movement following a 2-0 win over Hull.
|VIDEO: Moyes laments ?very disappointing' defeat|
04 December 2013 | 22:19
David Moyes says Manchester United's 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford to his former club Everton is "very disappointing".
|VIDEO: Pardew regrets 'blatant' penalty|
04 December 2013 | 23:31
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew says that his side should have had a "blatant" penalty in their 3-0 loss to Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.
|VIDEO: Poyet proud of Sunderland display|
04 December 2013 | 23:39
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is proud of his side's performance but blames poor defending for their 4-3 loss at home to Chelsea.
|VIDEO: Allardyce 'frustrated and angry' at loss|
03 December 2013 | 23:04
Manager Sam Allardyce is "frustrated and angry" as West Ham "gift" Crystal Palace the only goal in a 1-0 win.
|VIDEO: Walcott: Of course Arsenal can win title|
06 December 2013 | 17:24
Theo Walcott tells Football Focus that Arsenal's young players have "stepped up" and can win the Premier League title this season.
|VIDEO: Man Utd still in title race - Mourinho|
06 December 2013 | 19:40
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are still contenders for the Premier League title, despite the Red Devils falling 12 points behind leaders Arsenal.
|VIDEO: 'England need to dream they can win'|
05 December 2013 | 18:56
Brazil and Chelsea defender David Luiz thinks England "need to dream" they can win the World Cup to stand a chance of lifting the trophy
|VIDEO: World Cup qualifying in numbers|
05 December 2013 | 06:35
BBC Sport rounds up the key statistics from the 820 qualifying matches ahead of the draw for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
|VIDEO: Chaos at the 1982 World Cup draw|
05 December 2013 | 19:46
BBC Sport looks back at the draw for the 1982 World Cup, which suffered from a number of mishaps and technical problems.
|VIDEO: Arsenal or Man City for title - Savage|
05 December 2013 | 20:09
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage tackles the week's football talking points in Savage Says.
|VIDEO: Suarez equal to world's best - Rodgers|
04 December 2013 | 22:43
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Luis Suarez is as good as the world's best after scoring four in goals in a 5-1 win over Norwich.
|VIDEO: Bruce happy to 'avoid embarrassment'|
04 December 2013 | 23:04
Steve Bruce says Hull "showed great resilience" to avoid an "embarrassing" scoreline after suffering a 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.
|VIDEO: Mourinho applauds 'fantastic' Chelsea|
04 December 2013 | 22:47
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes his side's 4-3 win against Sunderland was their best away performance of the season so far.
|VIDEO: Spurs character pleases Villas-Boas|
04 December 2013 | 23:44
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas says his team showed "great character and attitude" as they ended a four-match winless streak to come from behind and beat Fulham 2-1
|VIDEO: Meulensteen praises 'phenomenal' Berbatov|
05 December 2013 | 00:04
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen praises Dimitar Berbatov's 'phenomenal' performance in his side's 2-1 loss to Tottenham.
|VIDEO: Hughton laments poor Norwich defending|
04 December 2013 | 23:10
Norwich manager Chris Hughton is disappointed by the manor of the goals his side conceded in their 5-1 defeat at Anfield in which the Uruguayan scored four goals.
|VIDEO: Saints will bounce back - Pochettino|
04 December 2013 | 23:19
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino says that his team will bounce back despite a third consecutive Premier League defeat.
|VIDEO: Away victory pleases Pellegrini|
05 December 2013 | 00:35
Manuel Pellegrini insists Manchester City will "continue playing the same way" away from home after picking up a 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion.
|VIDEO: 'Soft' goals disappoint Clarke|
05 December 2013 | 00:37
West Brom head coach Steve Clarke was disappointed to concede 'soft' goals to Manchester City as they were beaten 3-2 at the Hawthorns.
|VIDEO: Highlights - Rangers 6-1 Forfar Athletic|
04 December 2013 | 17:34
Nicky Clark scores four times as Rangers record a high-scoring win against Forfar Athletic in Scottish League One.
|VIDEO: Freestyler tests World Cup football|
04 December 2013 | 11:59
Football freestyler Dan Magness tests the Brazuca ball that will be used for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
|'A group that should excite England'|
06 December 2013 | 20:49
Match of the Day pundits react to the tough draw facing England at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil
|X marks the spot: Fifa denies French conspiracy|
06 December 2013 | 12:36
The World Cup draw may have cost over £10m to stage, but Fifa is already facing tough questions over its new format
05 December 2013 | 18:47
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr
|From under-15s team to FA Cup heroes|
06 December 2013 | 15:38
Welling United, originally formed as a Sunday league under-15 side, bid to make the FA Cup third round for the second time
|Martinez succeeds where Moyes feared to tread|
05 December 2013 | 08:04
The flaws in David Moyes's Manchester United are exposed by the strides his former side Everton are taking under Roberto Martinez
|Ex-footballer Roget set for boxing|
05 December 2013 | 16:50
Former Southend and Oxford defender Leo Roget will make his professional boxing debut on Saturday at the age of 36.
|Boardroom battle for Ibrox continues|
06 December 2013 | 15:53
Chairman David Somers defends the current board after criticism from a group trying to gain control of Rangers.
|Cardiff City: Bellamy back in reckoning|
06 December 2013 | 16:03
Former Wales captain Craig Bellamy is back in contention for Cardiff's trip to Crystal Palace after overcoming a hamstring strain.
|Friars injury blow for Portadown|
06 December 2013 | 14:54
Portadown suffer a setback ahead of the league game with Ballymena United after Emmett Friars sustains a serious knee injury.
|The history of the World Cup match ball|
04 December 2013 | 16:00
Brazuca joins a list of World Cup match balls that includes such names as Tango, Top Star, Fevernova, Jabulani and Telstar
|2014 Fifa World Cup draw & fixtures|
06 December 2013 | 17:22
2014 Fifa World Cup: Fixtures for the tournament in Brazil
|Lineker's guide to the World Cup seeds|
06 December 2013 | 18:09
MOTD's Gary Lineker assesses at the eight seeded teams at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil