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Met Police launch investigation into child sex abuse allegationsThe Metropolitan Police becomes the latest force to launch an investigation into widespread child sex abuse allegations in football, focusing solely on clubs in London.
Football Association announces televised FA Cup gamesThe Football Association reveals which FA Cup third-round fixtures will be televised in January, with West Ham United's game with Manchester City kicking off the weekend.
Lawrie McMenemy "horrified" by abuse allegationsFormer Southampton manager Lawrie McMenemy says that he is "disgusted and horrified" by the allegations of child sex abuse at the club.
Bob Higgins 'showered naked' with young playersFormer Southampton youth officer Bob Higgins is accused of routinely showering naked with young players during his time with the Malta FA.
Joey Barton back in Burnley team WhatsApp groupJoey Barton reveals that he has rejoined the Burnley squad's WhatsApp group as he continues to train with his former side.
Conor McGregor set for 'Game of Thrones' roleUFC champion Conor McGregor has reportedly earned a role in the new season of Game of Thrones.
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne announces engagement to girlfriendManchester City star Kevin De Bruyne announces engagement to partner Michelle Lacroix after two years together.
Chapecoense air crash survivor Alan Ruschel begins recovery in hospitalChapecoense footballer Alan Ruschel takes his first steps in recovery after surviving the devastating plane crash which killed 19 of his teammates.
Report: Dario Gradi to be quizzed by FA over ex-Chelsea scout Eddie HeathThe Football Association are reportedly set to interview Dario Gradi over allegations of helping to 'smooth over' a complaint of an alleged child sex assault at Chelsea.
Dec 7, 18:34
Former Queens Park Rangers player comes forward with child abuse allegationsA former Queens Park Rangers player anonymously claims that he was sexually abused as a 15-year-old by the club's ex-chief scout Chris Gieler.
Dec 7, 17:51
Former Celtic kit man Jim McCafferty arrested over child sex abuse claimsJim McCafferty, a former kit man at Celtic, Hibernian and Falkirk, is arrested in Northern Ireland after confessing to sexual abuse of children in the 1980s and 1990s.
Dec 7, 15:44
Celtic fan throws burger at police horseA Celtic fan is arrested four hours before kickoff in his side's game with Manchester City for throwing a hamburger at a police horse while drunk.
Dec 7, 11:44
Liverpool squad on "bonding trip" to BarcelonaLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp takes his players on a two-day "bonding trip" to Barcelona.
Dec 7, 10:35
Anne-Lise Caudal's caddie dies after collapsing on course with heart problemAnne-Lise Caudal's caddie dies after collapsing on the course with a heart problem during the first round of the Dubai Ladies Masters.
Dec 7, 09:05
Matt Le Tissier given 'naked massage' by man at centre of abuse scandalMatt Le Tissier reveals that a former Southampton coach at the centre of the sexual abuse scandal once gave him a "naked massage".
Dec 6, 21:07
Chapecoense 'refuse relegation immunity'Stricken club Chapecoense reportedly reject calls to grant the club relegation immunity next term.
Dec 6, 19:56
Cristiano Ronaldo facing "minimum six years" in prisonReal Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo could face a minimum of six years in prison if found guilty of tax fraud totalling £127m.
Dec 6, 16:40
QPR respond to sexual abuse allegations against former chief scout Chris GielerQueens Park Rangers announce that they will cooperate with any investigation into allegations of historic child sexual abuse against former chief scout Chris Gieler.
Dec 6, 10:36
England's Euro 2016 failure most-tweeted about event in UK this yearEngland's early exit from Euro 2016 was the most-tweeted about event in the UK this year.
Dec 6, 10:13
Clive Sheldon QC to lead FA review into child sex abuse in footballThe FA announces that Clive Sheldon QC will lead a review into allegations of historic child sexual abuse, replacing Kate Gallafent just one week after she was appointed.
Dec 6, 09:21
Report: Liverpool paid Mario Balotelli £1m for avoiding three red cards in one seasonLiverpool reportedly gave former striker Mario Balotelli a £1m bonus for not being sent off more than three times in a season.
Dec 5, 18:44
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy 'sickened' by child sex abuse scandal in footballLeicester City striker Jamie Vardy describes the historic child sex abuse scandal in football as "sickening".
Dec 5, 10:59
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho denies money laundering allegationsManchester United manager Jose Mourinho denies allegations of money laundering.
Dec 5, 09:23
Ex-Southampton coach accused of abuse 'not vetted'A former Southampton youth coach accused of sexual abuse by six players was reportedly not police checked before taking on another coaching position elsewhere.
Dec 4, 22:47
Chelsea apologise to sex abuse victim Gary JohnsonChelsea intend to launch an external review into why an investigation was not carried out exploring Gary Johnson's claims that he was sexually abused while at the club.
Dec 3, 22:12
Ex-Southampton abuser 'still active in football'One of the men accused of sexually assaulting young footballers is said to be still active in the sport.
Dec 3, 13:56
Report: Yaya Toure charged with drink drivingManchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is allegedly charged for drink driving.
Dec 3, 13:43
Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo accused of laundering millionsCristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho are embroiled in a supposed "tax evasion" scheme, which has come to light following an investigation by 12 European media outlets.
Dec 2, 23:11
Manchester City defender John Stones gets tattoo of childhood sweetheartJohn Stones further declares his love for long-term partner Millie Savage by getting her face tattooed on his arm, just a few days after being accused of cheating on her.
Dec 2, 20:47
Silvio Berlusconi: "Chinese bureaucracy" delaying AC Milan saleAC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi claims that the impending sale of the club is being delayed by "Chinese bureaucracy".
Dec 2, 12:44
Chelsea 'offer Gary Johnson £50,000 to keep sexual abuse claims quiet'Former Chelsea player Gary Johnson says that he was paid £50,000 by the club to keep his claims of child sexual abuse quiet.
Dec 2, 09:23
UEFA confirms minute's silence for Chapecoense in Champions League, Europa League gamesUEFA president Aleksander Ceferin confirms that all Champions League and Europa League matches next week will observe a minute's silence to commemorate Chapecoense.
Dec 1, 15:44
Police: '350 victims of sexual abuse in football clubs come forward'Police announce that around 350 people have come forward to report allegations of sexual abuse in football clubs.
Dec 1, 14:49
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey to have racial abuse hearing before ChristmasNewcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey will argue against an FA charge of racist abuse at a hearing beginning in the week of December 19.
Dec 1, 13:01
Gareth Southgate commends "bravery" of abuse victimsNew England manager Gareth Southgate commends the 'exceptional bravery' of the former players who have come forward to reveal their sexual abuse as youngsters.
Dec 1, 12:02
Ex-Newcastle United player David Eatock claims he was sexually abusedFormer Newcastle United footballer David Eatock claims that he was sexually abused by coach George Ormond between the ages of 18 and 21.
Dec 1, 10:48
PSG star Edinson Cavani booked after paying tribute to Chapecoense victimsParis Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani is controversially booked for paying tribute to the victims of the Chapecoense air disaster.
Dec 1, 09:48
Five more police forces open historical sexual abuse probesFive more police forces open investigations into reports of historical sexual abuse in football.
Nov 30, 21:35
Chapecoense plane 'ran out of fuel during flight'The tragic flight which crashed with members of the Chapecoense football team on board is said to have run out of fuel.
Nov 30, 20:26
Man United's David de Gea mourns death of ex-teammate in Chapecoense plane crashManchester United goalkeeper David de Gea reveals that one of the victims of the tragic plane crash in Colombia was a former teammate of his.
Nov 30, 10:24