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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 manager in the 3-1 defeat at Liverpool on Saturday.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

Aus captain Wade to return from NZ tour

Australia captain Matthew Wade has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day series against New Zealand and will return home for treatment on a back injury to ensure he is fit for the tour of India, the team said on Wednesday.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

Santner wants repeat of tight bowling against Aus

New Zealand need to bowl as well as they did at the start of Australia's innings in the first one-day international in Auckland if they are to wrap up the series on Thursday, according to all-rounder Mitchell Santner.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

Lazio end Inter's winning run to reach Coppa semis

Inter Milan's run of nine successive wins in all competitions ended when they lost 2-1 at home to Lazio in their Italian Cup quarter-final on Tuesday.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Familiarity breeds contentment for Moyes

Sunderland manager David Moyes hopes that signing players he has previously worked with will help them settle quicker and boost the club's fight for Premier League survival but has denied his policy is to only target familiar faces.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

Nick Kyrgios struggled to deal with the furore over his shock second round meltdown at the Australian Open but said the return to a team environment with Davis Cup had helped him through it.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

‘Balance of power shifting towards clubs’

European Club Association (ECA) president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge described FIFA's 48-World Cup as "nonsense" on Monday and warned soccer's governing body that the balance of power in the sport was shifting towards his members.

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 Thursday.

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 Thursday.