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Football
Liverpool will be under pressure to see off Group B minnows Ludogorets Razgrad tonight, with tricky ties against Real Madrid and Basel just around the corner. Their opening encounter sees Brendan Rogers` side return to Champions League football after an absence of five years, with Bulgarian side Razgrad making their debut in the group stage of the competition.
Football
Arsene Wenger`s Arsenal travel to Borussia Dortmund`s Signal Iduna Park tonight in the teams` opening Champions League Group D game.The away side`s expectations should be tempered. It has been a month since the Gunners last tasted victory in the Premier League (a 2-1 over Crystal Palace) and must look to overcome this faltering form with something of a makes...
Tennis
World number three Roger Federer secured his country a place at its first Davis Cup final in 22 years yesterday (14th September), its last appearance back in 1992 as runners-up to the United States. A comprehensive 3-2 victory over Italy sees the Swiss face France in the final. Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga`s doubles victory over the Czech Republic`s Tomas...
Horse Racing
The Prix de l`arc de Triomphe awaits Kingston Hill after comfortably winning Saturday`s (13th September) St. Leger despite ongoing ground concerns. The victory providing both his trainer Roger Varian and jockey Andrea Atzeni with their first ever Classic wins.Twelve ran in the spectacular renewal of Britain`s oldest Classic, the field shrinking by one as Ode...
Football
Tonight sees Sam Allardyce`s West Ham United head to Hull, the Yorkshire side being a team against whom the Hammers have consistently picked up points. From their seven previous encounters the Newham-based side have emerged with five wins, a draw and a solitary loss though will have to be at their best to stem the pressure on under-fire manager, Allardyce. D...
Football
Playing at home will be no advantage to Louis Van Gaal`s Manchester United with a jaded crowd still waiting to see their team pick up their first win of the season. Queen`s Park Rangers travel to Old Trafford taking confidence from the performance of fellow new boys Burnley who held the thirteen-time Premier League champions to a goalless draw.Perhaps sensin...
Football
Tonight`s late kick-off (5:30) sees an Aston Villa side yet to taste defeat travel to Anfield to face their toughest opposition of the season so far.Paul Lambert`s Villa have made a healthy start to their 23rd consecutive Premier League season, sitting in third place. Having earned seven points from a trio of potential end of the season mid-table rivals, the...
Football
Having made it through the qualifying round, although not very convincingly, Arsenal find themselves once again in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League. Drawn in what can be considered one of the more difficult groups, Arsenal will face home and away games against Anderlecht of Belgium, Galatasary of Turkey and open off their fixtures with any away trip t...
Football
Bayern Munich and Manchester City fans will know the route to each others grounds like the back of their hand come the end of this season`s UEFA Champions League as the teams have yet again been paired together in the group stages.Despite being favourites to both qualify from the group, AS Roma will be looking to cause a shock and make their way in to the kn...
Football
Juventus play their first home match of the season this weekend, with Udinese being the visitors to the Juventus Stadium. Despite taking all three points last time out away to Chievo, Juventus didn`t have things all their own way and although the Old Lady hit the woodwork three times, they were thankful to Gianluigi Buffon who denied Maxi Lopez an equalising goal ...
Football
The first fixture to be played after the international break in the English Premier League is arguably the biggest match of the whole weekend with Arsenal squaring up against title rivals Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.Both teams will be going into this game following on from very disappointing results in their previous games. Arsenal only managed ...
Football
This week`s top of the table clash between high-scoring Chelsea and second placed Swansea City is marred by a number of injuries to key players picked up during the international break. Both teams are looking to end the undefeated run of the other, though both face doing so without important names on their teamsheets. The home side see both Diego Costa and E...