Sam McEvoy

Rio Ave's Brazilian midfielder Diego Lopes celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League football match Rio Ave FC vs FC Steaua Bucharest at the Arcos stadium in Vila do Conde on November 6, 2014
Result: Rio Ave comfortably beat 10-man Arouca
Rio Ave comfortably beat 10-man Arouca, as Gege scores an own goal and picks up a first-half red card.
Dec 12, 18:11
Marc Richards of Northampton Town celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Luton Town and Northampton Town at Kenilworth Road on December 12, 2015
League Two roundup: Northampton Town victorious in seven-goal thriller to go top
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Northampton Town go top after they were victorious in a seven-goal thriller over Luton Town.
Dec 12, 17:01
Juventus' coach Massimiliano Allegri gestures during the Italian Serie A football match between Genoa and Juventus on September 20, 2015
Massimiliano Allegri: 'Low expectations have helped Fiorentina'
Massimiliano Allegri says that Fiorentina's low expectations before the start of the season have helped them achieve their current lofty position in Serie A.
Dec 12, 16:02
Marquinhos of PSG and Thiago Silva of PSG celebrate following their team's victory during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge on March 11, 2015
Thiago Silva: 'Paris Saint-Germain are trying harder this season'
Thiago Silva claims that his Paris Saint-Germain teammates are playing at a higher level compared to last season.
Dec 12, 15:00
Karim Benzema for Real Madrid on November 26, 2014
Rafael Benitez: 'Karim Benzema is an excellent person'
Rafael Benitez hails Karim Benzema as an "excellent person" after the French striker experiences another troubled week.
Dec 12, 14:38
Neymar (C) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates Luis Suarez (L) and Lionel Messi of FC Barcelonaa after scoring his team's third goal of FC Barcelonaduring the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on November
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar all start for Barcelona
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all start for Barcelona as new Valencia head coach Gary Neville watches from the stands.
Dec 5, 18:36
Serbia head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic during an international friendly match against Colombia on August 14, 2013
Sinisa Mihajlovic: 'AC Milan not getting the same recognition as Juventus'
Sinisa Milhajlovic bemoans AC Milan's lack of credit for their recent form, which has been similar to that of Juventus.
Dec 5, 18:25
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Jack Butland good enough to replace David de Gea'
Michael Owen insists that Jack Butland is a good enough replacement for David de Gea.
Dec 5, 17:59
Adam Rooney of Aberdeen FC reacts during the UEFA Europa League third round qualifying first leg match between Real Sociedad and Aberdeen FC at Estadio Anoeta on July 31, 2014
Scottish Premiership roundup: Aberdeen close the gap on leaders Celtic
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's Scottish Premiership action as Aberdeen close the gap on leaders Celtic and bad weather postpones three games.
Dec 5, 16:52
Michael Paton of Aberdeen runs with the ball during the pre-season friendly, match between Aberdeen and Manchester United at Pittodrie Stadium on July 12, 2008
Result: Dunfermline Athletic go top with comfortable win over Brechin City
Dunfermline Athletic have gone top of the Scottish League One table, after they comfortably beat Brechin City 3-1.
Dec 5, 16:51
New generic football image
Result: Darren Smith completes comeback for Stirling Albion against Elgin City
Stirling Albion score two late goals to come from a goal down to beat Elgin City 3-1.
Dec 5, 16:50
Dumbarton Goalkeeper Danny Rogers in action during the Scottish Championship League Match between Rangers and Dumbarton, at Ibrox Stadium on August 23, 2014
Result: Mark Docherty, Grant Gallagher second-half strikes win it for Dumbarton
Mark Docherty's and Grant Gallagher's second-half strikes win all three points for Dumbarton away to Alloa Athletic.
Dec 5, 16:47
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match Nice (OGC Nice) vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on December 4, 2015
Laurent Blanc: 'People who doubt Zlatan Ibrahimovic have no clue about football'
Laurent Blanc hits out at Zlatan Ibrahimovic's doubters, claiming that they 'have no clue about football'.
Dec 5, 15:38
Internazonale Milano's coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio San Paolo on November 30, 2015 in Naples, Italy.
Roberto Mancini: 'Could Pep Guardiola succeed at a mid-table club?'
Roberto Mancini questions whether Pep Guardiola's methods would work at a mid-table club.
Dec 5, 15:14
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy watches from the stands during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion on December 26 2013
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Daniel Levy makes many sacrifices for Tottenham Hotspur'
Mauricio Pochettino praises Daniel Levy for the sacrifices he makes for the club.
Dec 5, 10:08
New Cricket generic
India extend lead to 329 runs over South Africa
India extend their lead over South Africa to 329 runs at tea on the third day of the fourth Test.
Dec 5, 09:19
Gerard Deulofeu of Everton celebrates his goal during the Capital One Cup Quarter Final match between Middlesbrough v Everton at The Riverside Stadium on December 01, 2015 in Middlesbrough, England.
Gerard Deulofeu: 'Everton's mix of youth and experience is amazing'
Gerard Deulofeu praises Everton's mix of youth and experience as "amazing".
Dec 5, 08:49
Roy Krishna of the Wellington Phoenix celebrates after Rolieny Bonevacia of the Wellington Phoenix scored attacks goal during the round nine A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory at QBE Stadium on December 5, 2015
Result: Wellington Phoenix cruise past Melbourne Victory
Wellington Phoenix cruise past Melbourne Victory after two first-half goals from Roy Krishna and Roly Bonevacia secure all three points.
Dec 5, 08:19
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on September 19, 2015
Kurt Zouma: 'Chelsea want top four as a minimum'
Kurt Zouma reveals that Chelsea will not settle for anything less than a top-four place come the end of the season.
Dec 5, 07:50
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (R) celebrates after scoring during a UEFA Champions league Group D football match between Manchester City and Sevilla at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on October 21, 2015.
Kevin De Bruyne: 'I did not expect to play so much'
Kevin De Bruyne admits that he was surprised to be starting so many games for Manchester City since his big-money move this summer.
Dec 5, 07:31
Goalkeeper Dino Zoff in action for Italy on July 01, 1982.
Former Juventus goalkeeper Dino Zoff recovering from health issues
World Cup-winning goalkeeper Dino Zoff is recovering from health difficulties, according to his former club Juventus.
Nov 28, 18:06
Head Coach Rudi Garcia of Roma looks on during the Serie A match between US Citta di Palermo and AS Roma at Stadio Renzo Barbera on October 4, 2015 in Palermo, Italy.
Rudi Garcia: 'Roma must bounce back after Barcelona thrashing'
Rudi Garcia urges that his side must bounce back from the 6-1 thrashing to Barcelona in midweek when they play Atalanta on Sunday.
Nov 28, 17:43
Danny Hylton of Oxford United celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Dagenham & Redbridge at Kassam Stadium on August 30, 2014
League Two roundup: Danny Hylton puts Oxford United top
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as a Danny Hylton goal puts Oxford United top of the table.
Nov 28, 17:00
Gareth Bale congratulates Cristiano Ronaldo during the game between Real Madrid and Espanyol on September 12, 2015
Rafael Benitez: 'Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo free to play where they want'
Rafael Benitez explains that he has given free roles to Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
Nov 28, 16:21
John Hughes of Hibernian during the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League match between Dundee United and Hibernian at Tannadice Park on May 9, 2010
Inverness boss John Hughes aims to exploit Celtic's 'weaknesses'
Inverness boss John Hughes will look to exploit Celtic's 'weaknesses' after the Scottish champions crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday evening.
Nov 28, 15:44
Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda smiles as he walks through the paddock after practice for the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on March 27, 2015
McLaren: 'Fernando Alonso may take a sabbatical next year'
McLaren admit that Fernando Alonso could take a sabbatical in 2016.
Nov 28, 15:05
Milan's Philippe Mexes celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Cagliari on September 1, 2013
Philippe Mexes: 'AC Milan need to qualify for the Champions League every year'
Philippe Mexes urges AC Milan that they must not settle for anything less than the Champions League.
Nov 28, 14:40
David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates as Juan Mata of Manchester United (not pictured) scores their first and equalising goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old
Bastian Schweinsteiger: 'David de Gea one of the best goalkeepers in the world'
Bastian Schweinsteiger describes David de Gea as one of the best goalkeepers in the world after Manchester United beat Watford 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
Nov 21, 18:02
Francis Coquelin sits injured during the game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 19, 2015
Francis Coquelin, Mikel Arteta add to Arsenal's growing injury list
Francis Coquelin and Mikel Arteta add to Arsenal's growing injury list, after both midfielders pick up injuries in their 2-1 defeat to West Brom.
Nov 21, 17:47
Kemar Roofe of Oxford United in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Northampton Town at Kassam Stadium on April 14, 2015 in Oxford, England.
League Two roundup: Oxford United close gap on league leaders Plymouth Argyle
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League Two action as Oxford United close the gap on leaders Plymouth Argyle.
Nov 21, 17:01
Head coach Diego Pablo Simeone of Atletico de Madrid claps during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Astana at Vicente Calderon stadium on October 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Diego Simeone 'not interested' in Clasico result
Diego Simeone reveals that he has "no interest" in the Clasico result as he prefers to focus solely on his own team.
Nov 21, 16:03
Jeremain Lens of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sam Allardyce: 'Jeremain Lens must work harder'
Sam Allardyce reveals that Jeremain Lens needs to work harder if the Dutch forward is to claim his place in the starting XI.
Nov 21, 15:27
FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico on September 16, 2015
Luis Enrique "satisfied" with Barcelona performance
Luis Enrique refuses to criticise his players after their 0-0 draw with semi-professional Villanovense in the Copa del Rey.
Oct 28, 23:07
Lorient's French midfielder Romain Philippoteaux and Lorient's French Portuguese defender Raphael Guerreiro celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Nantes and Lorient on May 16, 2015
Coupe de la Ligue roundup: Lorient edge past Montpellier into last 16
Sports Mole rounds up Wednesday evening's Coupe de la Ligue action as Lorient reach the last 16 after beating Montpellier.
Oct 28, 22:40
Caen's French midfielder Jordan Adeoti celebrates with teammates after scoring during the French Cup round of 64 football match between Caen and Dijon at the Michel d'Ornano stadium in Caen, northwestern France, on January 4, 2015
Result: Dijon advance to last 16 of Coupe de la Ligue
Dijon advance into the last 16 of the Coupe de la Ligue with a 2-1 win over Reims at the Stade Gaston Gerard.
Oct 28, 20:52
A detailed view of the waterlogged pitch after play is suspended due to bad weather during the UEFA EURO 2012 group D match between Ukraine and France at Donbass Arena on June 15, 2012
Result: GFC Ajaccio, Guingamp Coupe de la Ligue match abandoned
Ajaccio's Coupe de la Ligue match with Guingamp is abandoned due to a heavily waterlogged pitch.
Oct 28, 20:20
Real Madrid's French assistant coach Zinedine Zidane looks on before the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 18, 2013
Zinedine Zidane: 'Comparing Anthony Martial to Thierry Henry is unfair'
Zinedine Zidane says that it is unfair to compare Anthony Martial to Thierry Henry, as it creates unnecessary pressure.
Oct 28, 19:34
Rennes' Polish forward Kamil Grosicki celebrates after scoring a goal during the French cup semifinal football match between Rennes and Angers on April 15, 2014
Result: Kamil Grosicki free kick rescues point for Rennes against Lorient
Kamil Grosicki's second-half free kick rescues a point for Rennes against Lorient, with both sides seeing a man sent to the stands for two bookable offences.
Oct 24, 17:56
Walsall's English defender James O'Connor (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their first goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Walsall and Chelsea at The Banks's Stadium in Walsall, central England on September 23,
League One roundup: James O'Connor nets equaliser in eight-goal thriller for Walsall
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's League One action as Walsall and Colchester United share the points in an eight-goal thriller.
Oct 24, 17:02
Neymar celebrates scoring for Barcelona on February 15, 2015
Luis Enrique: 'Neymar consistently great'
Luis Enrique praises Neymar for his consistently great performances since joining from Santos in 2013.
Oct 24, 16:15