December 14, 2017

Fergie under fire for FA blast

Manchester United take on under fire Arsenal in the Premier League clash of the weekend at Old Trafford. With a string of injuries worries, plus suspensions, Sunday’s match against the current Champions couldn’t have come at a worse time for Arsene Wenger. But the Gooners will be buoyed by midweek win in Italy which saw […]

Arsenal seal much needed win

A 2-1 win in Udinese allowed Arsenal to book their place in the UEFA Champions League and offered some respite for beleaguered boss Arsene Wenger. Priceless away goals from Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott saw the Gunners through 3-1 on aggregate, after Antonio Di Natale had given them a scare on Wednesday night by […]

England avoid Irish upset

England avoided another embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ireland as they recorded an 11-run win via the Duckworth-Lewis method at Clontarf. In a game affected badly by rain the visitors made 201-8 from 42 overs, Jonathan Trott and captain Eoin Morgan making contrasting half-centuries. Ireland reached 42-2 in their revised run chase in the […]

Samir Nasri completes Manchester City move

MANCHESTER UK, (AP): Samir Nasri has completed his move from Arsenal to Manchester City for a reported £25m (CI$33m) – and said he was delighted to be joining a club with “more passionate” fans. Nasri, 24, said: “Arsenal have good fans but not that passionate since they moved from Highbury. “City fans are really passionate. […]

NASCAR’s Busch banned from driving

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch lost his driver’s license for 45 days on Tuesday for driving 128 mph on a road close to a day-care centre and church in a nearly $400,000 car. His lawyer said his client was not treated “like any other citizen.” Busch, who doesn’t need a license […]

Gonzalez homers twice as Red Sox beat Rangers 11-5

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez rediscovered his power stroke and Jacoby Ellsbury made an immediate impact in his return to the lineup for the Boston Red Sox, who finally won a game in Texas. Gonzalez homered twice after going deep only once in 155 at-bats over the previous 39 games, and Boston beat the […]

Premiership kicks off

Manchester United are firm favourites to win the Premiership as the English season gets underway this week. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men are hoping for a 20th title but face competition from big spenders and neighbours Manchester City. Pundits feel it will be a tough season ahead for Arsenal who have lost their influential captain Cesc […]