December 12 2013 Latest news:
Jose Mourinho hopes Chelsea are drawn against Didier Drogba’s Galatasaray in the last-16 of the Champions League after securing top spot in Group E with a lacklustre 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted his frustration at not being able to finish the job off after his team lost 2-0 at Napoli and finished second in Champions League Group F.
Champions League Group E: Chelsea 1 Steaua Bucharest 0
Champions League Group F: Napoli 2 Arsenal 0
The Government makes “no apology” for the new immigration rules which prevented former boxing champion and convicted rapist Mike Tyson from entering the UK, Immigration Minister Mark Harper said.
Chelsea captain John Terry insisted the Blues can make some improvements despite going through as Group E winners with a 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker believes complacency played a part in the Gunners’ 2-0 Champions League defeat at Napoli but the German is happy to be in the draw for the first knockout stage.
With the World Cup on the horizon and his contract up at the end of the season, London24 Sport looks at how England international Ashley Cole fared as he helped lacklustre Chelsea to a 1-0 victory against Steaua Bucharest.
Jack Wilshere, Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey all start on the Arsenal bench for tonight’s final Champions League Group F tie away to Napoli.
Ashley Cole returns at left-back in a Chelsea side showing seven changes for the Champions League clash at home to Steaua Bucharest, where a win will guarantee the Blues top spot in Group E.
Two south London footballers have appeared in court charged in connection with a National Crime Agency inquiry into alleged match-fixing.
Sports minister Helen Grant does not believe the law needs changing to make match-fixing a specific criminal offence.
Defender Kevin Feely has returned to Charlton Athletic for treatment on a hamstring problem that has prevented him from making his AFC Wimbledon debut.
Mitchell Johnson is not the only left armer with express pace that has left England battered and bruised this winter Down Under.
West Ham sit just above the relegation zone on goal difference while defeats to Crystal Palace and Liverpool have apparently placed manager Sam Allardyce in the sack race. Here a fan blogger dissects his current shortcomings.
Leyton Orient have devised a brilliant new warm-up exercise for their goalkeepers - and it’s not for the faint hearted.
Cathie Sabin has been confirmed as the first female president of the Lawn Tennis Association.
Danny Rose and Christian Eriksen are due to return from injury in tomorrow’s Europa League clash against Anzhi, while Vlad Chiriches’ knee injury is not as bad as the club first feared.
Arsenal take on Napoli in their final Champions League Group F match tonight. Here, London24 Sport takes a look at some of the key battles ahead at Stadio San Paolo.
Matt Prior is unequivocally reassured to have Alastair Cook - destined to be “probably the greatest England cricketer” - in charge for the critical third Ashes Test at the WACA.
England still believe “100 percent” they can win the Ashes from 2-0 down, and are planning to start the series all over again in Perth.
Tottenham defender Danny Rose has returned to first-team training and could make his long-awaited comeback in Thursday’s Europa League match against Anzhi Makhachkala.
Gonzalo Higuain has revealed that he never spoke to Arsenal about a transfer move and that it was Napoli who showed the greater desire to sign him - which is why he moved to Italy.
Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are showing few signs of fatigue as they embark on a run of fixtures which will test their hopes of progressing both in Europe and in the Premier League.
The Rugby Football Union believes the English game has yet to be affected by spot-fixing but is determined to remain vigilant to prevent it occurring.