Guus Hiddink reveals maintained Chelsea links

Guus Hiddink has revealed he has acted as an adviser to Chelsea since his spell as caretaker manager two years ago as he continues to be linked with a possible return to Stamford Bridge.

Salcido unsettled by home robbery

Carlos Salcido could end his short career at Craven Cottage after a robbery at his house resulted in his family leaving England, Mark Hughes has revealed.

Defoe late equaliser grabs a point for Spurs

Tottenham 1 Blackpool 1

Smith: Fans must heed warning on sectarian songs

Walter Smith believes Rangers fans must heed the lesson of Thursday's sanctions imposed by Uefa for sectarian singing, although the manager was relieved that the punishment was not as severe as the club had feared.

Rangers' away fans banned for sectarian chants

Uefa have banned Rangers fans from one European away game after finding the Glasgow club guilty of two counts of sectarian chanting in Europa Legue games against PSV Eindhoven last month.

Rangers fans banned by Uefa

UEFA have imposed a two-match away ban - one of which is suspended - on Rangers fans after the club were found guilty of charges relating to discriminatory behaviour by their supporters.

Ally McCoist fears Rangers fans will be banned

Rangers assistant manager Ally McCoist believes it would be a "real blow" is the are forced to play European games behind closed doors next season.

Platini shows support for Lennon in 'the fight against sectarianism'

'Despicable and cowardly' campaign results in parcel bombs being sent to three figures associated with Celtic

Anti-racism body denies 'target' claim

Football against Racism in Europe (Fare) has denied claims made by Rangers of a "deliberate and targeted campaign" against them.

Uefa hit Rangers with sectarian chanting charge

Rangers believe they are the victims of an organised campaign after being hit with a second UEFA disciplinary charge in eight days.

Champions League vital to retaining Gareth Bales says Heurelho Gomes

Heurelho Gomes admits Tottenham may find it hard to keep hold of Gareth Bale if they do not make it into next year's Champions League.

Sectarian songs at PSV investigated by Uefa

Rangers have vowed to fight any Uefa disciplinary action over sectarian singing after claiming "disproportionate focus" had been directed towards their fans. The club reacted with "utter dismay" after Uefa confirmed its control and disciplinary committee would discuss an alleged case of discriminatory chanting among supporters at the away leg of their Europa League game against PSV Eindhoven last month.

Chelsea's Brazilian revolution has them believing they are back in the title hunt...

The arrival of David Luiz and Ramires is just the start as Abramovich eyes a new era at the Bridge, writes Mark Fleming

Portuguese trio avoid each other in Europa League draw

All three Portuguese sides avoided each other in today's draw for the Europa League quarter-finals.

Carroll fails to deliver on debut as Liverpool are ousted by Braga

Liverpool 0 Braga 0 (Braga win 1-0 on aggregate)
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system