Derby delight: From all-important Manchester derby to clash of Milan titans, big rivalries on show this week
From a Manchester derby that could end with Manchester City being crowned champions to a Milan derby that involves the fallen giants of Italian football vying for a place in next season's Champions League, on the cards, the fixtures couldn't have been better planned.
Antonio Conte labelled Jose Mourinho "a little man" as the Chelsea manager's feud with the Manchester United boss escalated following his team's FA Cup goalless draw against Norwich on Saturday.
FA Cup: Manchester United rely on last minute goals to beat Derby County in entertaining third-round encounter
Jesse Lingard's latest wonder strike and substitute Romelu Lukaku's late effort secured Manchester United a 2-0 victory over Championship high-fliers Derby in the third round of the FA Cup on Friday.
Jose Mourinho has laughed off the suggestion that his decision to live in a city centre hotel shows a lack of commitment to his role as manager of Manchester United.
Clashes between rival football fans after derby in eastern Algeria leaves one dead, injures several others
Fans threw projectiles at each other in the stands, invaded the pitch and later clashed outside the stadium.
Redknapp was sacked after losing 3-1 to Preston North End at the weekend, his sixth defeat in a row.
Harry Redknapp thinks his career as manager is all but over after getting sacked from Birmingham City
The 70-year-old Redknapp left his post after just 13 games in charge following Saturday's 3-1 home defeat by Preston North End.
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj says India will bank on 'home conditions' in semi-final against Australia
Mithali Raj scored 69 in defeat to the Australians earlier in the competition but feels that counts for nothing when India meet the reigning world champions.
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: When and where to watch India vs Sri Lanka, coverage on TV and live streaming
Find out where to watch the live streaming and coverage on television of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 fixture between India and Sri Lanka here.
Cesc Fabregas made an emphatic point to Chelsea manager Antonio Conte as his double sealed a 4-2 win at Leicester, while Everton and Bournemouth suffered shock third-round exits from the English Football League Cup on Tuesday.
Nothing less than victory will do for Manchester City in Saturday's feisty Premier League derby against Manchester United, playmaker David Silva has said.
South Korean Do Dong-hyun struck twice, including once from a hotly-contested penalty, as East Bengal beat arch-rivals and defending champions Mohun Bagan 2-1 in a high voltage and drama-filled I-League derby match between the two Kolkata giants in Siliguri on Saturday.
City, six points behind Chelsea in third, is going through a poor run of form that continued with a surprise loss to Newcastle in the League Cup on Wednesday.
"I am the one who picks the team," Moyes, portrayed on one Old Trafford banner as the "Chosen One", said after the latest in a series of debilitating setbacks.
Here are three things to know ahead of this weekend's Premier League matches.
That exasperation had built up because of City's sheer dominance all over the pitch, particularly in midfield where Toure, Fernandinho and the impressive Nasri had total control.
Read what the English papers had to say about United losing 1-4 to City.