Arsenal 4 Galatasaray 1Danny Welbeck plundered a hat-trick as Arsenal got their Champions League campaign up and running with a 4-1 victory over Galatasaray at the Emirates Stadium, where play was halted in the first half after the Turkish away supporters threw flares onto the pitch.

Things go from bad to worse for Rodgers and Liverpool

Basle 1 Liverpool 0Liverpool became the latest big-name English scalp to be claimed by Basle who capitalised on the Reds’ well-known vulnerability at set-pieces.

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McGinley reveals Ryder Cup emotions

Paul McGinley has revealed how fans have reacted to Europe’s Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles and his emotions at finally getting the chance to see highlights of ...

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Soccer ref gets smashed in the face by ball

Clip shows the perils of refereeing a lower league match.

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Dettori vies for world rule in Arc

One more piece of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe jigsaw slotted into place on Wednesday when Frankie Dettori was confirmed as the rider of Ruler Of The World.

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Rio would welcome chat with Moyes

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has said he would welcome the chance to speak to ex-manager David Moyes.

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City fans defend low Etihad crowd

Manchester City supporters have hit back at criticism from former United players Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand over the lack of atmosphere at the Etihad Stadium.

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The greatest sports knit ever

Kilkenny may have won the match, but Tipp won the fashion prize with this - possibly the most magnificent jumper of all time.

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Francesco Totti and the 2014 sporting veterans

And we don’t use the word ‘evergreen’ once.

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Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour award

World number one Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three seasons.

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10 things we learnt from Europe’s victory in the Ryder Cup

Europe won the Ryder Cup for the eighth time in the last 10 contests last week at Gleneagles - we look at the 10 things we learnt from the victory of Paul McGinley's ...

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Wednesday's horseracing tips

Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

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Two year ban proposed for Galvin attacker

The man accused of invading a GAA pitch and attacking Paul Galvin with a hurley at the weekend is facing a two-year ban.

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Bayern Munich fans win at being fans

They spent thousands of euros on an office overlooking the stadium just so they could watch their team.

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Tommy Walsh confirms he is returning to Kerry

“I’ll be going back to my club Kerins O’Rahilly’s and I don’t know, but maybe Kerry as well.”

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Scholes: Man City fans don't realise how lucky they are to be in Champions League

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has strongly criticised the atmosphere at Manchester City’s Champions League tie against Roma.

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Man City pay price for tweet tempting fate

Manchester City’s social media team were left with egg on their face after this tweet welcoming the Roma team and their iconic captain Francesco Totti to England.

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Players '100% behind Pardew'

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson insists the squad remain "100%" behind under-fire boss Alan Pardew despite lurching to another Premier League defeat on Monday ...

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Phelps 'deeply sorry' after DUI arrest

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps said he is “deeply sorry” after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

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Rodgers warns Hodgson not to pick Sturridge for qualifiers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Daniel Sturridge is not fit enough to play for England in their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers later this month.

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Chelsea ends Sporting’s 16-match unbeaten home run

Sporting Lisbon 0 Chelsea 1Nemanja Matic’s first-half header was enough for Chelsea to record a first victory of Champions League Group G, but it should have been ...

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City too sluggish to put Roma away

Manchester City 1 Roma 1Roma’s Francesco Totti became the oldest goalscorer in Champions League history as Manchester City escaped with a draw from their Group E ...

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