Manchester United's conquerors the MK Dons were handed a favourable draw in the third round of the Capital One Cup with a home tie against fellow League One side Bradford.

Nervy Arsenal hang on to reach Champions League group stage

Arsenal scraped into the group stage of the Champions League on a night of high anxiety at the Emirates Stadium that saw Alexis Sanchez open his Gunners account.

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Alonso leaves international scene

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football.

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Spurs sign Sevilla defender

Tottenham have completed the signing of Argentinian defender Federico Fazio from Primera Division outfit Sevilla

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Evans progresses in World Badminton Championships

Ireland's Scott Evans has progressed to the last 16 of the World Badminton Championships.

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Alec Baldwin showed off his reflexes at the US Open

US actor Alec Baldwin looked absolutely delighted with himself yesterday after snagging a stray ball at the US Open.

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Cavan striker scores beauty in the Champions League

Cavan native Cillian Sheridan scored a great goal for Cypriot side APOEL FC last night as they beat Aalborg 4-0 and progressed to the group stages of the Champions ...

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Leinster CEO confirms Sexton offer

Leinster Rugby remain tight lipped on a possible return to former playmaker Jonathan Sexton, but their CEO Mick Dawson has confirmed that they have talked to him.

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Keegan appeals controversial red card

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has appealed the red card he received in the first half of last Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final draw with Kerry.

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Former policeman defends claims about fans at Hillsborough

A former police officer has denied he vastly exaggerated the behaviour of Liverpool fans after a police chief told him “drunken, ticketless” supporters were to blame ...

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Warnock returns to Palace

Neil Warnock has been appointed Crystal Palace’s new manager, the club have announced.

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AC Milan make offer for Torres

AC Milan are hoping to acquire Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window.

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Shane Long with brilliant dummy pass last night*

*Although we’re not sure how intentional it was.

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Warnock in the frame for Palace job

Crystal Palace are closing in on their new manager and are considering a stunning return for Neil Warnock.

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Di Maria: I hoped to stay at Real

New Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has refuted claims that he wanted to leave Real Madrid this summer.

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Punter wins £1250 - after backing MK Dons by accident

One football fan from Cheshire got a very unexpected windfall last night.

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Twitter went into meltdown nearly as fast as United last night

Di Maria to his agent, "Yeah. Yeah. I got Manchester bit but City, right ? It was City we signed to?"

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Ex boxing champ Jermain Taylor held after shooting

Former world boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested following a shooting at his Arkansas home.

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Van Gaal: Keep the faith

Louis van Gaal told Manchester United fans to their keep faith in him despite Tuesday night’s humiliating 4-0 defeat to MK Dons.

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