Wenger gamble on Arsenal's golden oldies pays off

Arsene Wenger took a risk by picking Arsenal's old guard against West Ham on Tuesday but it paid off with a 3-1 win.



Manchester United are willing to offer Toni Kroos £260,000 per week to move to Old Trafford.


Former Barcelona and Argentina coach Cesar Luis Menotti believes Lionel Messi is fighting to overcome a case of mental burnout.


Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has dismissed speculation suggesting he is poised to leave the relegation-threatened club.


  • Tennis

Follow game-by-game scoring of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Laura Robson has been advised to have a wrist injection which would rule her out of tennis until early June.


  • Formula 1

Ferrari is showing no signs of easing up in its unhappiness about the new Formula 1, publishing fresh criticisms of the rules.


  • Formula 1

Juan Pablo Montoya believes new Formula 1 entrant Gene Haas's plan to run his team from America is "mad".


  • Football

Two Irishmen have been jailed for racially abusing former Manchester United star Andrew Cole.


Manchester City04:45Sunderland

Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Manchester City and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.


Everton04:45Crystal Palace

Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park.


Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has no regrets about playing captain Vincent Kompany againt Liverpool.


Arsenal3 - 1West Ham United

Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from behind to beat West Ham 3-1 and keep the pressure on Everton in the race for the fourth Champions League place.


Borussia Dortmund's injured midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by one year to 2016.


Paul Parker loves the swashbuckling style of Liverpool, but has urged their players not to lose focus in their push for the Premier League title.

  • Tennis

Novak Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo Masters title defence with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Spanish qualifier Albert Montanes.


  • Athletics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown.


Arsene Wenger understands how Arsenal could have become complacent in expecting Champions League football as an automatic right.


Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea.


Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona after failing to recover from knee and thigh injuries.


  • Athletics
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  • Pistorius case

Oscar Pistorius read out a Valentine's card Reeva Steenkamp had intended to give him before he shot her dead.


Liverpool's players will be in attendance as Anfield hosts the annual memorial service for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.


  • Snooker

Liverpool are lining up a sensational £38 million summer move for highly-rated Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.


  • Formula 1

The FIA has been warned it risks 'financial disaster' for Formula 1 if it does not rethink its decision to abandon a cost cap.


  • Athletics

Barcelona, Doha and Eugene, Oregon have all thrown their hats in the ring to host the 2019 world athletics championships.


  • Football

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has warned that players won't be considered for the World Cup if they are sent off or caught misbehaving in club matches.


Zinedine Zidane sought to become manager of the French national team, the former French Football Association has confirmed.


Manuel Pellegrini insists he is not worried by the possibility of Manchester City being sanctioned by UEFA for breaching financial fair play (FFP) rules.


  • Football
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  • Concacaf Football

A consortium of local firms have opposed David Beckham's plans to build his football franchise's stadium at the port of Miami.


Didier Deschamps will make his France World Cup squad selection with the 2016 European Championship in mind.


  • Formula 1

The International Court of Appeal rejected Red Bull's appeal over Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian GP.


  • Boxing

A further allocation of tickets will shortly be available for Carl Froch vs. George Groves II at Wembley Stadium on May 31.


The French Open prize money pool has risen to €25 million (£20m) after the French Tennis Federation announced a cash boost.


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