Craig Shakespeare: 'Criticism hurt Leicester City players'Leicester caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare admits that the criticism aimed at his players gave them extra fire in their belly heading into their 3-1 win over Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp: 'We are all playing for our future'Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp warns that everyone at the club is playing for their futures following their 3-1 defeat at the hands of Leicester City.
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool deserve criticism'Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that his side deserve to be criticised after their poor form continued with a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Leicester City.
Danny Drinkwater: 'Leicester City must build on win over Liverpool'Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater urges his side to build on their win over Liverpool having gone "back to basics" during their 3-1 triumph.
Jamie Vardy hits out at "unfair" criticismLeicester City striker Jamie Vardy hits out at the "unfair" criticism the players received in the wake of Claudio Ranieri's sacking from the club.
Jamie Carragher hails "special" Zlatan IbrahimovicFormer Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has proved his doubters wrong having scored 26 goals already in his debut campaign in England.
Gary Neville: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic is carrying Manchester United'Former Manchester United full-back Gary Neville admits that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is "carrying" the team at the moment.
Result: Jamie Vardy brace breathes new life into Leicester CityJamie Vardy scores twice to help Leicester City to a 3-1 win over Liverpool - their first victory of 2017 and enough to lift them out of the relegation zone.
Arsene Wenger 'rejects £30m-a-year offer from Chinese Super League'Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reportedly turns down a £30m-a-year move to the Chinese Super League which would make him the world's best-paid manager.
Tony Bellew: 'I will steam right through David Haye'Tony Bellew claims that David Haye will not have the stamina to compete during Saturday's heavyweight bout at the O2 Arena.
David Haye vows to end Tony Bellew's careerDavid Haye vows to end Tony Bellew's career during their heavyweight bout at the O2 Arena on Saturday.
Andries Jonker 'surprised' by Wolfsburg approachNew Wolfsburg head coach Andries Jonker admits that he was surprised by the club's decision to appoint him following the sacking of Valerien Ismael.
Ashley Williams hails "world-class" Romelu LukakuEverton defender Ashley Williams hails Romelu Lukaku as "world class" following his record-equalling 60th Premier League goal for the club.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I will retire at the top'Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows to retire at the top of his game amid increasing speculation over his future.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic non-committal over Manchester United futureManchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic refuses to confirm or deny whether he will stay at the club beyond the end of the current season.
Brad Friedel hails "wonderful" Harry KaneFormer Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Brad Friedel heaps praise on the "wonderful" and "outstanding" Harry Kane following his hat-trick against Stoke City.
Rafael Benitez dismisses reports of move to ChinaNewcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reiterates his intention to stay with the club amid speculation linking him with a move to the Chinese Super League.
Alex Hales to join up with England squadEngland opening batsman Alex Hales will join up with the squad to continue his rehabilitation from a broken hand on their tour of the West Indies.
Massimiliano Allegri laughs off Barcelona linkJuventus manager Massimiliano Allegri laughs off reports that he will take over at Barcelona at the end of the season.
Inter Milan 'planning move for homesick Chelsea manager Antonio Conte'Inter Milan are reportedly considering a shock swoop for Chelsea manager Antonio Conte at the end of the season amid reports that the Italian is homesick in London.
Everton legend Alex Young dies, aged 80Former Everton, Hearts and Scotland winger Alex Young passes away at the age of 80.
Team News: Emre Can in for injured Jordan HendersonEmre Can replaces injured captain Jordan Henderson for Liverpool's Premier League trip to managerless champions Leicester City.
Live Commentary: Leicester City 3-1 Liverpool - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Leicester City's 3-1 win over Liverpool, as the Foxes picked up their first win of 2017 in style.
Nottingham Forest duo Joe Worrall and Ryan Yates sign new dealsNottingham Forest confirm that 20-year-old defender Joe Worrall and 19-year-old midfielder Ryan Yates have signed new contracts at the City Ground.
Report: Chelsea to hijack AC Milan bid for Villarreal defender Mateo MusacchioChelsea are set to muscle in on AC Milan's £21m move for Villarreal and Argentina defender Mateo Musacchio, according to reports.
Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna charged with violent conductThe Football Association charges Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna with violent conduct following his dismissal against Derby County on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze sidelined with "metabolic disturbances"Borussia Dortmund announce that they will be without Mario Gotze for the foreseeable future after the discovery of a metabolism disorder.
Report: Craig Shakespeare in line for long-term Leicester City dealCraig Shakespeare is reportedly in contention for the Leicester City manager's job on a longer-term basis following Claudio Ranieri's sacking.
Result: Roger Federer breezes past Benoit Paire in Dubai OpenRoger Federer begins his quest for an eighth title at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Benoit Paire.
David Wagner, Garry Monk banned and fined by Football Association for altercationHuddersfield Town boss David Wagner and Leeds United counterpart Garry Monk both receive bans and fines from the Football Association.
Deportivo La Coruna sack head coach Gaizka GaritanoDeportivo La Coruna confirm the sacking of head coach Gaizka Garitano with the club just two points above the La Liga relegation zone.
Mino Raiola refuses to shed light on Zlatan Ibrahimovic futureMino Raiola, the agent of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, refuses to shed light on whether his client will remain at Manchester United next season.
N'Golo Kante pays tribute to former manager Claudio RanieriChelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante pays tribute to former manager Claudio Ranieri after the Italian was sacked by Leicester City last Thursday.
Gerard Pique accuses La Liga referees of favouring Real MadridBarcelona defender Gerard Pique believes that La Liga's referees have been making decisions which have benefitted Real Madrid and hindered the Blaugrana.
Anderlecht: 'Everton must pay big money for Youri Tielemans'Anderlecht sporting director Herman Van Holsbeeck tells Everton that they must spend big money in order to sign midfielder Youri Tielemans.
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Marco Amelia completes move to VicenzaItalian goalkeeper Marco Amelia signs for Serie B side Vicenza on a free transfer, over eight months after he was released by Chelsea.
Blackburn Rovers miss out on Celtic defender Efe AmbroseBlackburn Rovers miss out on the signing of Celtic defender Efe Ambrose after failing to secure a work permit.
Result: Dan Evans overcomes Andy Murray in Dubai doubles clashDan Evans and Gilles Muller overcome Andy Murray and Nenad Zimonjic in their first-round doubles clash in Dubai.
Steven Davis: 'Southampton's good display in EFL Cup final is no consolation'Southampton midfielder Steven Davis admits that "everyone is down" after suffering a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United in the EFL Cup final.
Eric Dier: 'Dele Alli will learn from Gent dismissal'Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier says that teammate Dele Alli will learn from the red card he received for a studs-up challenge against Gent in the Europa League.