Chelsea 2-0 Man City: Pep Guardiola has 'no regrets' after defeat at Stamford Bridge

10-12-2018 Man City boss Pep Guardiola says his side were "fantastic" during their 2-0 defeat by Chelsea and has "no regrets" over the way they played.

Jürgen Klopp: I was not for one second worried about Mohamed Salah’s form

10-12-2018 • Forward set a high bar, says coach after Bournemouth hat-trick• Klopp calls on fans to turn up the noise for Napoli visitJürgen Klopp says he was “not worried for one second” about Mohamed Salah’s form this season but admits both club and player have to learn to deal with the raised levels of expectation that mean the forward’s record-breaking haul in 2017-18 is the yardstick by which he is judged.Klopp was speaking after Salah scored a brilliant hat-trick in Liverpool’s emphatic 4-0 victory over Bournemouth, taking his league tally for the season into double figures as Liverpool racked up a fifth straight top-flight win and supplanted Manchester City at the top of the table. Continue reading...

World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 22-28 October

10-12-2018 A selection of the most striking sports photographs from around the world this week.

Pernille Harder: Guardian's female footballer of the year in 60 seconds – video

10-12-2018 Pernille Harder has been voted as the Guardian's best female footballer in the world 2018. The Danish striker won the Uefa women's player of the year 2017-18 and spearheaded Wolfsburg's run to the Women's Champions League final, where she scored the opening goal. She has scored 32 goals in 42 appearances since joining Wolfsburg in 2017, as well as finding the net 53 times in over 100 international appearances for Denmark.The 100 best female footballers in the world 2018 Continue reading...

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

10-12-2018 Our picture editors choose their favourite images from the weekend’s Premier League actionView the Dozen archive Continue reading...

UK Snooker Championship 2018: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Allen - best shots

10-12-2018 Watch the best shots as Ronnie O'Sullivan secures a record seventh UK Championship and 19th Triple Crown title, beating Mark Allen 10-6.

Sunderland 'Til I Die: Netflix series charts pain, prayers and passion for the club – trailer

10-12-2018 Netflix has released a trailer for Sunderland 'Til I Die, a new docu-series following the club's first season back in the Championship after the team crashed out of the Premier League in 2017.The fly-on-the-wall style series, following the 2017-18 season as the club suffered a second consecutive relegation, features interviews with the club’s manager, players and dedicated fans.All eight episodes of the Netflix series will be released globally on 14 December.Sunderland’s Jack Ross: ‘I’ll never regret accepting this job, whatever happens’ Continue reading...

Why calls for athletes to compete as a homogenised group should be resisted | Sean Ingle

10-12-2018 In response to the impact of transgender athletes some advocate the sexes competing together, a move others argue would banish women from top-level sportCan you imagine sport without separate men’s and women’s categories? A world where Serena Williams never got a sniff of 23 majors – not with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in her path – and the golden British women’s hockey team of Rio 2016 never even took to the field. It sounds like a dystopian nightmare. In fact it was an idea mooted on Radio 4 last week in a Woman’s Hour discussion about whether transgender women should play women’s sports.When it was put to the psychologist Dr Beth Jones that it could lead to no woman playing for a British team again, her response was startling. “They may, they may not. That is all in the future to be determined,” she said. Told that the idea would seem a “horrifying prospect” for those who believe in the importance of female sport, Jones replied that women might also push themselves more. “There is a bit of an argument, academically, that perhaps women cap their capability psychologically because they are competing against other women,” she added. “If they feel they’re then competing against men – perhaps they would up their performance and be competing on more of that level.” Continue reading...

WSL: Brighton 0-4 Chelsea highlights

10-12-2018 Watch highlights as Chelsea beat Brighton to maintain the pressure on WSL leaders Arsenal and Manchester City.

Racism in football: have you witnessed abuse at a match in the UK?

10-12-2018 After a troubling week with two high-profile incidents in the Premier League, we want to hear from fansRaheem Sterling says sections of the media “fuel racism” in football after being the subject of alleged racist abuse during a Premier League match on Saturday. The England and Manchester City forward wrote on his Instagram account that young black footballers are treated differently to their white counterparts and, because of reporting like this, he expects no better from fans. Related: Raheem Sterling has kicked up a storm but as ever the outrage will pass | Stan Collymore Continue reading...

Garth Crooks' team of the week: Alisson, David Luiz, Mohamed Salah

10-12-2018 Who was David Miliband interested in? Who may need to walk out of Old Trafford? And who is back to his best?