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Wenger puts more pressure on himself with Sanchez decision

Arsene Wenger reckoned that leaving his leading marksman Alexis Sanchez on the substitutes bench had been a "debatable" decision but it was one that appeared to backfire on the Arsenal...

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

Bayern beat Werder for record 13th straight time

Bayern Munich edged past Werder Bremen 2-1 on Saturday for a Bundesliga record 13th consecutive win over them to stay three points clear at the top of the table.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Aus captain Smith ruled out of NZ one-dayers

Australia captain Steve Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming one-day international series in New Zealand after he picked up a minor ankle injury in the ODI victory over Pakistan in Adelaide on...

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Manchester United edge past spirited Hull

Manchester United reached the League Cup final but were made to sweat as Hull City won the second leg of their last-four encounter 2-1 on Thursday to come within one goal of forcing extra time.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Barca thrash Real Sociedad

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were on target as holders Barcelona thrashed Real Sociedad 5-2 to reach the King's Cup semi-finals for the seventh successive year with a 6-2 aggregate victory on...

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Venus vanquishes Vandeweghe to reach final

Venus Williams drew on the experience of 73 grand slam campaigns to come from a set down for a 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 victory over fellow American Coco Vandeweghe on Thursday to set up a possible...

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Juve hang on against 10-man Milan

Holders Juventus struck twice in the first half hour but nearly let the game slip against 10 men in the second half as they hung on for a 2-1 win over AC Milan in their Coppa Italia quarter-final...

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Brazil beat Colombia in Chape benefit game

Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a benefit match for the families of those killed in the Chapecoense air disaster but Wednesday's game in Rio de Janeiro was marred by a disappointing turnout.

January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017

Everyone to blame for Liverpool's leaky defence

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has spread the blame for their leaky defence across the team as he prepares to pitch Cameroonian defender Joel Matip into Wednesday's League Cup semi-final,...

January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017

Wawrinka beats Tsonga to reach semi-finals

Former champion Stan Wawrinka engaged in a war of words with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga but won the argument that counted to storm into the Australian Open semi-finals with a 7-6(2) 6-4 6-3 win over the...

January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017

Toure criticises referee after Man City denied penalty

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has risked angering the English Football Association by criticising referee Andre Marriner's refusal to award his team a penalty in their 2-2 Premier...