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Giroud: 'Impossible to be openly gay in football'

France's World Cup-winning striker Olivier Giroud believes it is "impossible" for a professional footballer to come out as gay.

What’s the state of play in the Nations League and who needs what?

Who can be promoted and relegated in the Nations League, can England win it and what do the home nations need to do?

Refs plan to use rock, paper, scissors in support of suspended official

Referees at some grassroots football matches are planning to use the rock, paper, scissors game at kick-off to show support for a suspended official.

Richard Scudamore: Departing Premier League chief to receive £5m farewell gift

Outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore will get a £5m farewell bonus paid by clubs, the Premier League confirms.

VAR in the Premier League: How Charlie Austin MIGHT react

BBC Sport imagines how Southampton striker Charlie Austin might react to the news that VAR will be used in the Premier League from next season.

McGinn becomes seventh player to pull out of Scotland squad

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn becomes the latest player to drop out of the Scotland squad to face Albania and Israel through injury.

Wayne Rooney on England, leaving the Premier League, and life in the US

Wayne Rooney talks to Football Focus about England, leaving the Premier League, and life in the US playing for DC United.

Mbappe personality like Messi, Ronaldo and Zlatan – Matuidi

Blaise Matuidi praised French teammate Kylian Mbappe, comparing him to some of the world's best players.


Bournemouth 1-3 Brighton & Hove Albion in FA Cup third round

Brighton exploit an error-strewn display by Bournemouth to reach the FA Cup fourth round with a fine away win at the Vitality Stadium.