LIVE Football News: All Tuesday's Biggest Stories And Build-Up To Women's UCL

The Sportsman brings you all of the day's biggest news
09:26, 05 Oct 2021
Last Updated: 16:48, 05 Oct 2021

Welcome back to The Sportsman's live football blog! We're expecting another busy day in the beautiful game including the return of the Women's Champions League which sees Arsenal travel to Barcelona.

We'll keep you up to date on everything from the Premier League to the Football League and everything in between - stick with us throughout the day! 

Updates
3 weeks ago
Martinez not given much thought to Barca job

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez insists that he has not given much thought about the Barcelona job. He is one of the favourites to take over should Ronald Koeman be relieved of his duties.

Martinez insists he 'has not really thought about' the Barcelona job
Martinez insists he 'has not really thought about' the Barcelona job
3 weeks ago
Newcastle supporters trust urge Bruce to quit

Newcastle United Supporters Trust have urged Steve Bruce to resign after a winless start to the season.

NUST urge Steve Bruce to resign after winless start to the season
NUST urge Steve Bruce to resign after winless start to the season
3 weeks ago
Mbappe on his future
3 weeks ago
Riise urges Liverpool to sign Haaland

Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise has urged the club to sign Erling Braut Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.

John Arne Riise urges former club Liverpool to sign Erling Haaland
John Arne Riise urges former club Liverpool to sign Erling Haaland
3 weeks ago
Ivanovic: The Greatest Premier League Right-Back

After The Sportsman decided former Chelsea defender Branislav deserved a place in the Premier League's greatest XI, take a look back at the Serbian's impact in England's top-flight here.

Ivanovicjpg
3 weeks ago
Lucas Moura on the social media blackout
3 weeks ago
Perez hints Mbappe deal is done

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has hinted that a deal to bring PSG's Kylian Mbappe to the Bernabeu is already done.

Perez hints deal to sign Mbappe is already done before backtracking
Perez hints deal to sign Mbappe is already done before backtracking
3 weeks ago
Vlahovic refuses to sign new Fiorentina contract

Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic has refused to sign a new contract with the club amidst links to clubs in the Premier League, such as Tottenham Hotspur.

3 weeks ago
Rudiger insists he's happy at Chelsea

With the future of Antonio Rudiger up in the air, and his contract set to run out at the end of the season, he insists he's happy at Chelsea amidst reported interest from Bayern Munich in his native Germany.

3 weeks ago
James Ward-Prowse called up to England

Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse has been recalled to the Three Lions side by Gareth Southgate. He has replaced Kalvin Phillips who has withdrawn through injury.

3 weeks ago
FIFPRO calls for compulsory breaks

Football players' union FIFPRO has called for compulsory breaks to prevent player burnout.

3 weeks ago
Women's Champions League preview

Tonight kicks off matchday one of the UEFA Women's Champions League. Here is the lowdown on Arsenal and Chelsea's matches.

WomensChampionsLeagueBarcelona2021jpg
3 weeks ago
Haaland struggling to walk with injury

Norway international Erling Braut Haaland has suffered an injury that has ruled him out of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers which has left him struggling to walk.

Haaland injury so bad he is struggling to WALK as he misses World Cup qualifiers
Haaland injury so bad he is struggling to WALK as he misses World Cup qualifiers
3 weeks ago
Manager Merry Go-Round at Watford

Once again Watford have a new manager, here is The Sportsman's take on the situation at Vicarage Road.

XiscoMunozjpg
3 weeks ago
Kai Rooney learning off his Dad
3 weeks ago
Barcelona still paying off Coutinho transfer

Financially-stricken Barcelona are still paying Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho as they owe £98million to other clubs.

Cash-strapped Barcelona still paying off Coutinho transfer fee to Liverpool
Cash-strapped Barcelona still paying off Coutinho transfer fee to Liverpool
3 weeks ago
The Sportsman's Greatest Premier League Right-Back

It is the second day of The Sportsman's Greatest Premier League XI and our choice at right-back is Branislav Ivanovic. You can read all about his selection here.

Ivanovicpl1jpg
x
Suggested Searches:
Manchester United
Liverpool
Manchester City
Marcus Rashford
Premier League
Sportsman HQ
72-76 Cross St
Manchester M2 4JG
We will not ask you to provide any personal information when using The Sportsman website. You may see advertisement banners on the site, and if you choose to visit those websites, you will accept the terms and conditions and privacy policy applicable to those websites. The link below directs you to our Group Privacy Policy, and our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at: DataProtection@Betfred.com

All original material is Copyright © 2019 by The Sportsman Communications Ltd.
Other material is copyright their respective owners.