December 9 2013 Latest news:
London-born Blackburn Rovers forward DJ Campbell is one of the six people arrested in connection with a football spot-fixing investigation, sources said.
Jose Mourinho appears to be rapidly running out of patience with his strikers but admits he doesn’t know how to get the best out of them and doubts he’ll be able to buy new ones in January.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger challenged his side to maintain the positive attidude which has put them five points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Alastair Cook will ask his England team to look into their “inner souls” in defence of the Ashes, after their second successive landslide Test defeat.
Talented lock forward Hayden Smith has returned to Saracens after spending 18 months with the American Football franchise New York Jets.
Dimitar Berbatov has Rene Meulensteen’s full trust to spearhead Fulham’s drive for Premier League survival.
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill conceded defeat by Stoke was a slip-up they could ill afford.
BBL Championship: London Lions 101 Birmingham Knights 72
Premier League: Fulham 2 Aston Villa 0
Romford ended a run of six consecutive defeats with a hard fought point against Tilbury on Saturday in a 1-1 draw in the Ryman One North.
Police have arrested six people in connection with a second investigation into football spot-fixing following allegations that a player rigged a Championship game for cash.
While it was not a maximum point’s haul, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger was nevertheless pleased to have at least maintained momentum ahead of next week’s Champions League trip to Napoli and then the showdown at Manchester City next weekend.
Joe Root played arguably his best innings yet to help push the Adelaide Test into a final day but insisted it will only rank highly for him if England somehow close out a stalemate.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was happy to have five points between his side and closest challengers Liverpool and Chelsea.
Dejected Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert was left to rue slim pickings for his side, with striker Christian Benteke’s goalless streak stretching to nine games.
Premier League: Arsenal 1 Everton 1
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen paid tribute to Dimitar Berbatov after he inspired the Whites to victory against Aston Villa.
Crystal Palace will play Premier League rivals West Brom at the Hawthorns in the third round of the FA Cup.
Charlton will face either Oxford or Wrexham at The Valley in the FA Cup third round.
West Ham will travel to Nottingham Forest in the third round of the FA Cup.
Leyton Orient have been drawn to face Yeovil away in the FA Cup third round.
Millwall have been drawn to face Southend away in the FA Cup third round.