Category: International Sports

Welbeck puts Arsenal in semis

Welbeck puts Arsenal in semis

Danny Welbeck scored the winner on his return to Old Trafford to give Arsenal a 2-1 victory over Manchester United and book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals. The United academy graduate was deemed surplus to requirements last summer by Louis van Gaal but came back to haunt his former side by netting the [&hellip

Dhawan leads India to victory

Dhawan leads India to victory

​Shikhar Dhawan scored his second hundred of the tournament as India won their fifth straight World Cup game, beating Ireland by eight wickets in Hamilton. Dhawan (100) hit 11 fours and five sixes in a blistering 85-ball knock as he and his opening partner Rohit Sharma (64) notched India’s highest ever opening partnership in a [&hellip

Wenger: More than a cup tie

Wenger: More than a cup tie

​Arsene Wenger thinks the result of Arsenal’s FA Cup quarter-final tie at Manchester United on Monday may have a huge psychological bearing for both clubs during the remainder of the season. The Gunners head to Old Trafford to contest the biggest tie of the sixth round, with both sides currently holding a top four position [&hellip

Real suffer setback at Bilbao

Real suffer setback at Bilbao

Real Madrid suffered a huge blow to their Primera Division title bid as they were beaten 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao thanks to a first-half header by Aritz Aduriz. The European champions lacked their usual intensity and attacking flair, above all in the first half, and drop points for the second match running, following last weekend’s [&hellip

Muamba feared worst over Gomis

Muamba feared worst over Gomis

Former Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba revealed he feared the worst when he learned that Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis had collapsed at White Hart Lane. Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest while playing for Bolton in an FA Cup quarter-final at Tottenham in March 2012, his heart stopping for 78 minutes. The 26-year-old, who is currently carving [&hellip

Cisse and Evans charged by FA

Cisse and Evans charged by FA

​Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse and Manchester United defender Jonny Evans have been charged by the Football Association following the ‘spitting’ incident in Wednesday’s game. Television pictures appeared to show Evans spitting at Cisse as the Senegal international rose from the turf after the pair tussled for the ball with the game goalless. Cisse stretched out [&hellip

Man Utd edge ugly encounter

Man Utd edge ugly encounter

​Manchester United gained a vital 1-0 victory against Newcastle thanks to Ashley Young’s late strike, but the match was overshadowed by allegations of spitting against Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse. Tim Krul’s inspired form kept the visitors at bay until the 89th minute but it was the Dutchman’s error that handed three points to the [&hellip

Di Maria ‘could peak next year’

Di Maria ‘could peak next year’

Louis van Gaal says Manchester United fans may have to wait until next season before they see the best of Angel Di Maria. The Argentine, who signed for a British transfer record fee of £59.7million from Real Madrid last summer, has faded following a promising start. Di Maria, 27, has not scored in the Premier [&hellip

Chelsea hold on at West Ham

Chelsea hold on at West Ham

​Chelsea were made to dig deep as they maintained their five point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 victory at West Ham. The Blues overcame a stern test of their title credentials thanks to Eden Hazard’s first-half header and a string of fine saves from goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. West Ham [&hellip

Villa’s long wait for win ends

Villa’s long wait for win ends

Tim Sherwood recorded his first win as Aston Villa manager as Christian Benteke’s last-minute penalty helped beat West Bromwich Albion 2-1 in the west Midlands derby on Tuesday night. Saido Berahino had struck his 18th goal of the season midway through the second half to cancel out Gabriel Agbonlahor’s 22nd-minute opener and put the visitors [&hellip