Willian & Giroud give Conte 'good doubts' in FA Cup win – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Olivier Giroud and Willian helped Chelsea thrash Hull City to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals – and boss Antonio Conte says they have given him “good doubts” about his team to face Barcelona on Tuesday. Willian was fantastic throughout against the Championship strugglers and scored the opener…

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West Brom players 'stole taxi in Barcelona'

Four senior West Brom players were interviewed by police after allegedly stealing a taxi outside a fast-food restaurant in Barcelona on Thursday. Catalonia police told BBC Sport the players – who have not been named – were interviewed but not arrested after the incident in the early hours. The Premier League club said it was…

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How to follow the FA Cup fifth round on the BBC

Media playback is not supported on this device The FA Cup reaches the fifth round this weekend and you can follow all the action from every match on BBC Sport. Sunday’s match on BBC One sees Tottenham visit League One side Rochdale (kick-off 16:00 GMT). And on Monday, again on BBC One, you can watch…

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FA Cup fifth-round predictions – Lawro takes on eight-year-old Tekkerz Kid

It is League One versus Premier League in the FA Cup this weekend – and will there be any surprises?’ Rochdale v Tottenham (16:00 GMT, Sunday) and Wigan v Man City (19:55 GMT, Monday) are the two FA Cup fifth-round ties live on the BBC. Lawro is pitting his wits against a different guest for…

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McLeish appointed for second spell as Scotland manager

Alex McLeish has agreed to become Scotland manager for the second time – 11 years after leaving the post. McLeish, 59, will sign a deal until 2020 and is the unanimous choice of the Scottish FA board. He replaces his former Aberdeen and Scotland team-mate Gordon Strachan, who left in October after the country did…

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Arsenal ease to first-leg Europa League win at Ostersunds FK

Arsenal as good as guaranteed their place in the last 16 of the Europa League with a comfortable away win over Swedish side Ostersunds FK. Gunners left-back Nacho Monreal scored from close range when Ostersund goalkeeper Aly Keita fumbled Alex Iwobi’s strike. Then the home side’s centre-back Sotirios Papagiannopoulos diverted Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s cross into his…

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Bennell convicted of seven more offences after abusing boys 'on industrial scale'

Three of Barry Bennell’s victims have told how he turned their dreams into a “horrendous nightmare” after the former youth football coach was convicted of 43 sex assaults on boys. Bennell, who worked at Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra, was found guilty of abusing 11 boys aged eight to 15. Speaking outside Liverpool Crown Court,…

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101 and counting – how Ronaldo's remarkable Champions League record was made

Welcome to the 100 club, Cristiano Ronaldo. Members? One. With two goals to help Real Madrid come from behind to beat Paris St-Germain 3-1 in their last-16 first-leg tie on Wednesday night, Ronaldo became the first player to score more than 100 Champions League goals for a single club. The forward has now scored 21…

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Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to late victory against PSG

A Cristiano Ronaldo double helped Real Madrid come from behind to boost their hopes of a third straight Champions League crown during a pulsating last-16 encounter with Paris St-Germain. The Portuguese forward scored a late close-range strike after his penalty had cancelled out Adrien Rabiot’s opener at the end of a thrilling first half. Brazilian…

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Liverpool thrash Porto to close in on quarters

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Liverpool marked their first Champions League knockout game for nine years with an emphatic victory at Porto in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie. Mane opened the scoring when home goalkeeper Jose Sa failed to hold his placed strike. Mohamed Salah then showed wonderful composure to steer the ball…

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