England conceded two late goals to slip to a 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands in their Argentina Hockey World League Pool A match.
Arsenal became the first English team to win at Borussia Dortmund with the victory, so how did the players rate at the Westfalenstadion.
Celtic’s Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they slumped to the bottom of Group H with a narrow defeat to Ajax in Amsterdam.
Aaron Ramsey’s technique is no surprise now, but the sharpness of his instinct impresses.
Chris Robshaw will know things are going wrong against Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday if the crowd slip into Mexican wave mode before half-time. “We don’t want to wait 45 minutes before playing with the ball,” the England captain said yesterday, acutely aware that despite the victory over the Wallabies five days ago, there was a good deal of public dissatisfaction over his side’s first-half performance.
One centre-forward’s misfortune at Chelsea is another’s opportunity and for Samuel Eto’o, his first Champions League goals for the club tonight will once again change the way that Jose Mourinho thinks about his squad of players.
Aaron Ramsey has hailed Arsenal’s defensive performance in their 1-0 Champions League victory at Borussia Dortmund.
One day last summer, Michael Carberry expressed his surprise at being selected again for the England Lions side. This, in effect, is the second team and at 32 he had assumed that his time had briefly come and gone.
What, you might ask, is Tiger Woods doing whacking golf balls across a bridge over the Bosphorus? Like any independent trader, yes that’s how Woods described himself in Turkey, the world no.1 golfer goes where the money is.
Arsenal will have a score to settle against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League Group F clash at the Singal Iduna Park tonight after suffering late home defeat courtesy of a Robert Lewandowski goal.
England seem certain to have a new opening batsman for the Ashes. Michael Carberry might have departed for the tour of Australia a fortnight ago as one of the batting reserves but his assured century in the tour match against Australia A today has completely altered his status.
The former Manchester United players Roy Keane and Ray Wilkins have hit out at Manchester United’s Ashley Young, accusing him of “conning” the referee by winning yet another dubious penalty for his club, with Wilkins declaring that his actions had been “pathetic.”
Arsenal have returned to the country where their current buoyancy began determined to prove their pre-eminence is not based on hot air.
Arsenal have returned to the country where their current buoyancy began determined to prove their pre-eminence is not based on hot air.
The rugby union lexicon is full of blood-curdling adjectives relating to life in the front row, “cruel” and “horrible” being among the milder ones. The England tight-head prop Dan Cole came up with a new and surprising offering as he girded his loins for this weekend’s brutally hard set-piece contest with Argentina at Twickenham.
Gareth Bale scored his first goal in the Champions League for Real Madrid, but the Spanish side still lost their 100 per cent record in Group B as they were held 2-2 by Juventus.
The rain-streaked night had been bad enough before Ashley Young made it worse, in a desperately familiar way. Against a team whose manager had proclaimed the opposition to be the “magnificent Manchester United” Young compounded his reputation for penalty theatrics by earning yet another dubious one.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed striker Fernando Torres will miss Wednesday’s Champions League meeting with Schalke with a muscular injury.
Hugo Lloris will report to Tottenham’s training ground on Wednesday to be assessed ahead of the club’s Europa League game against Sheriff Tiraspol.
Manchester United will have to defy the history books to come away from Real Sociedad’s Anoeta Stadium with three points. The last time the Red Devils defeated a Spanish side on their own turf in European competition was back in 2002 when goals from David Beckham and Ruud van Nistelrooy were enough to seal a first-leg quarter-final victory over Deportivo La Coruna.