|FOOTBALL NEWS - JULY 25TH 19:14|
|Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea|
25 July 2014 | 17:27
Chelsea re-sign veteran striker Didier Drogba on a one-year deal after the Ivorian left Galatasaray.
|£20m Lovren to have Liverpool medical|
25 July 2014 | 17:09
Southampton defender Dejan Lovren will undergo a medical with Liverpool this weekend after the clubs agree a £20m fee.
|Injured Carroll faces four months out|
25 July 2014 | 11:08
West Ham striker Andy Carroll could be out for four months after tearing ligaments in his ankle and requiring surgery.
|Sunderland close to Van Aanholt deal|
25 July 2014 | 10:56
Sunderland are close to a deal to sign Chelsea's Dutch left-back Patrick van Aanholt, reports BBC Newcastle.
|Spurs appoint Ehiogu as under-21 boss|
25 July 2014 | 11:32
Tottenham announce that former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu will coach their under-21 side.
|Saints exits offer warning - Pardew|
25 July 2014 | 12:59
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says Southampton's summer exits show what can happen to clubs if they miss out on Europe.
|Ranieri appointed new Greece coach|
25 July 2014 | 13:22
Former Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri is appointed the new coach of Greece after agreeing a two-year deal.
|Wright hails St Johnstone heroes|
24 July 2014 | 23:49
Tommy Wright praises the character of his men as St Johnstone defeat Swiss side Luzern on penalties in the Europa League.
|Do not underestimate Dons - McInnes|
24 July 2014 | 23:54
Derek McInnes warns Real Sociedad not to underestimate his side after Aberdeen defeat Groningen 2-1 in the Europa League.
|Lions sign ex-Everton striker Gueye|
25 July 2014 | 11:45
Millwall sign striker Magaye Gueye on a free transfer as the former Everton man agrees an initial one-year deal.
|Four sent off early in Coventry friendly|
25 July 2014 | 16:08
Four players are sent off in the opening 29 minutes of Coventry City's pre-season friendly with Greek side AEL Kalloni.
|Reina wants to end career in Spain|
25 July 2014 | 15:37
Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina wants to finish his career in his native Spain but says there are few chances to return.
|Mangala 'signs' for Man City in video|
24 July 2014 | 22:32
Manchester City's website releases a video that appears to show £32m defender Eliaquim Mangala signing for the club.
|Nurture children from age two - coach|
25 July 2014 | 00:09
Asia-based youth coach Tom Byer will tell the FA that children as young as two must be "nurtured" to help future England sides.
|Dundee Utd accept Hull Robertson bid|
24 July 2014 | 22:18
Dundee United accept an improved bid from Hull City for Scotland left-back Andrew Robertson.
|VIDEO: Spanish league most exciting - Bale|
24 July 2014 | 09:19
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says the Spanish league is "the most exciting" league and home to the "world's top players".
|VIDEO: Van Gaal vents over Man Utd schedule|
23 July 2014 | 18:55
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal criticises his club's pre-season schedule, blaming "commercial activities" for the large amount of travel his players face.
|VIDEO: Is this the most ridiculous kit ever?|
23 July 2014 | 17:59
Spanish lower league side Cultural Leonesa have revealed their new kit for the forthcoming season - a black and white shirt designed to look like a tuxedo.
|VIDEO: Madrid fans' joy at Rodriguez signing|
23 July 2014 | 03:52
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.
|VIDEO: Rodriguez's six World Cup goals|
13 July 2014 | 22:59
BBC Sport looks back at the six goals that secured Colombia's James Rodriguez the 2014 World Cup Golden Boot.
|VIDEO: Rooney gets shooting tips from Van Gaal|
23 July 2014 | 17:45
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal pulls up Wayne Rooney and Antonio Valencia during pre-season training to give them tips on shooting.
|VIDEO: Gerrard explains England retirement|
21 July 2014 | 16:23
England captain Steven Gerrard explains his retirement from international football, saying: "I've had to think of me this time".
|VIDEO: Qatar World Cup 'will be in winter'|
22 July 2014 | 12:43
FA Chairman Greg Dyke has said he believes there is "no chance" Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup during the summer and that the tournament will more likely be staged in November or December.
|VIDEO: WSL round-up: Liverpool go second|
21 July 2014 | 20:46
Liverpool climb to second place in the Women's Super League table after a 3-1 victory at Bristol Academy but Birmingham are top.
|VIDEO: Van Gaal on 'big challenge' ahead|
17 July 2014 | 17:38
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he can't make predictions but hopes to fulfil expectations this season.
|VIDEO: World Cup stars, villains and fails|
15 July 2014 | 08:00
Find out the winners in BBC Sport's alternative World Cup awards, with categories including leading man, best manager and lifetime achievement.
|VIDEO: Bizarre moments of the World Cup|
15 July 2014 | 07:57
BBC Sport looks back at some of the more bizarre moments from the 2014 World Cup including Luis Suarez's bite and Will Ferrell gatecrashing a fan party in Recife.
|VIDEO: All the goals from World Cup 2014|
14 July 2014 | 07:26
Watch all 171 goals from the 2014 Fifa World Cup in under three minutes, including Germany's winner against Argentina in the final.
|VIDEO: Highlights: Germany 1-0 Argentina (aet)|
13 July 2014 | 22:46
Germany win the 2014 World Cup thanks to Mario Gotze's superb extra-time winner against Argentina at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.
|VIDEO: Gotze's World Cup winning goal|
13 July 2014 | 22:34
Watch Mario Gotze's brilliant extra-time winner for Germany against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final.
|Guns, riots & tigers: Football's craziest tour|
24 July 2014 | 14:34
"We knew we could get shot or a Bengali tiger was going to attack us" - the story behind football's strangest pre-season.
|Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?|
22 July 2014 | 10:12
Simon Stone goes out and about in Los Angeles to find out if football is just a passing fix for Americans.
|Major challenges for World Cup 2018|
22 July 2014 | 14:16
After what was largely considered to be a successful World Cup in Brazil, international attention now turns to Russia.
|Transfers - July 2014|
16 July 2014 | 23:27
Track all the latest signings day by day throughout the close season.
|Manager ins and outs - July 2014|
05 July 2014 | 19:23
Track the managerial ins and outs and a list of every boss in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.
|Nash appointed as Rangers director|
25 July 2014 | 18:18
Financial consultant Philip Nash is elevated to the Rangers board and is a close ally of chief executive Graham Wallace
|Swansea complete winger Montero deal|
24 July 2014 | 14:25
Ecuadorian international winger Jefferson Montero joins Swansea City on a four-year contract.
|AIK 2-0 Linfield (agg 2-1)|
24 July 2014 | 20:11
Belfast club Linfield are out of the Europa League after conceding two second-half goals away to AIK Solna.
|Gerrard's England career in pictures|
21 July 2014 | 15:43
A look back at Steven Gerrard's England career as the captain announces his retirement from international football.
|The good, the bad and the quirky: World Cup in stats|
15 July 2014 | 18:00
A look at the best statistics from the 2014 Fifa World Cup, featuring the impressive and the downright dismal.
|Friday's gossip column|
25 July 2014 | 16:33
AC Milan to swap Balotelli for Arsenal's Campbell, Liverpool eye Gaitan, Di Maria staying, plus more.
|Norwich sorry for getting opponents wrong|
25 July 2014 | 17:07
Norwich City apologise to an Italian club they thought they had beaten 13-0 in a pre-season mix-up.