Zinedine Zidane returns to Real Madrid: Guillem Balague assesses the challenges he faces

Guillem Balague is the host of BBC Radio 5 Live’s Football Daily podcast on Thursdays covering European football. Here he gives his view on Real Madrid’s current situation. Just 10 months after telling Real Madrid “I would stay but as you don’t want to follow my lead, I better go”, Zinedine Zidane has returned to the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat. He left after winning three … Continue reading Zinedine Zidane returns to Real Madrid: Guillem Balague assesses the challenges he faces

Football Scottish Premiership: St Mirren v Kilmarnock – Saints captain McGinn injured in warm up

MON 11 Mar 2019Scottish PremiershipSt Mirren19:45KilmarnockVenue: Simple Digital Arena, ScotlandLiveLiveScottish Premiership: St Mirren v KilmarnockBBC Radio Scotland FMBBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/onlineGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryGET INVOLVED #bbcsportscotKilmarnock have won six of the past seven in… Continue reading Football Scottish Premiership: St Mirren v Kilmarnock – Saints captain McGinn injured in warm up

Football Hibs fan admits confronting Rangers player

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Man confronts Rangers captain Tavernier during draw with HibernianA Hibernian fan who confronted Rangers captain James Tavernier at the side of the pitch during a match has admitted a breach of the peace charge.Cameron Mack, from Port Seton, climbed over an advertisment hoarding at the Easter… Continue reading Football Hibs fan admits confronting Rangers player

Football Nations Championship: World Rugby ‘flexible’ on plans after opposition

By Chris Jones BBC rugby union correspondent Media playback is not supported on this device Danny Care needs some help with the proposed World League. Chris and Ugo oblige.World Rugby are prepared to be flexible on the format of the proposed Nations Championship after opposition from players, unions and clubs.Plans for the new tournament include… Continue reading Football Nations Championship: World Rugby ‘flexible’ on plans after opposition

Football Bolton Wanderers: Players say wages still not paid and ask for PFA assistance

Bolton Wanderers are five points adrift of safety in the Championship with 10 games to playBolton’s players have asked for help from the Professional Footballers’ Association, claiming owner Ken Anderson failed to meet a promise to pay their February wages on Monday.The squad was told they would be paid if a proposed takeover of the… Continue reading Football Bolton Wanderers: Players say wages still not paid and ask for PFA assistance

Football Snooker: Ronnie O’Sullivan’s fastest 147 at 1997 World Championship – BBC Sport

Watch Ronnie O’Sullivan’s record-breaking 147 break at the 1997 World Snooker Championship.Regarded as probably the greatest break in the sport’s history, O’Sullivan rattled in a Crucible maximum in five minutes and 20 seconds in his first-round match against Mick Price.WATCH MORE: Rule breaker, mischief maker: Why we can’t keep our eyes off RonnieAvailable to UK… Continue reading Football Snooker: Ronnie O’Sullivan’s fastest 147 at 1997 World Championship – BBC Sport

Football Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid set to reappoint Frenchman to replace Santiago Solari

Zinedine Zidane played for Real Madrid from 2001 to 2006 and originally managed them from 2016 to 2018Zinedine Zidane said he is “very happy to be home” after returning as Real Madrid manager just 10 months after leaving the Spanish giants.The Frenchman replaces Santiago Solari, who was sacked after less than five months in charge.Former… Continue reading Football Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid set to reappoint Frenchman to replace Santiago Solari